Structural Brain Differences Relating to Degree of Handedness

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S., Welcome, S., & Chiarello, C. Sex, hand preference and brain asymmetry. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Neurostructural Bases of Hemispheric Asymmetry and Relation to Individual Variation

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S.D., Welcome, S., Halderman, L., Otto, R., & Chiarello, C. Lateral asymmetry in shape of Heschl’s gyrus. Presented at Society for Neuroscience, 38th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 19, 2008.

Chiarello, C., Felton, A., Vazquez, D., & Leonard, C.M. A factor analysis of cortical surface area asymmetries. Presented at Society for Neurobiology of Language, 4th Annual Meeting, San Sebastian, Spain, Oct. 27, 2012.

Chiarello, C., Vazquez, D., Daily, A., Felton, A., & Leonard, C. A whole-brain view of cortical asymmetries. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 20th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 13, 2013.

Daily, A., Vazquez, D., Felton, A., & Chiarello, C. Do structurally asymmetrical regions of language-relevant cortex differ in gyrification? Presented Society for the Neurobiology of Language, 5th Annual Meeting, San Diego, Nov. 8, 2013.

Vazquez, D., Ranasinghe, O., Felton, A., Daily, A., & Chiarello, C. Individual variability in cortical structure I: Not uniform across cortical subregions. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 21st Annual Meeting, Boston, April 6, 2-14.

Chiarello, C., Vazquez, D., Felton, A., & Daily, A. Individual variability in cortical structure II: Investigating a potential role for degree of postnatal surface area expansion. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 21st Annual Meeting, Boston, April 6, 2014.

Daily, A., Vazquez, D., Felton, A., & Chiarello, C. Individual variability in cortical structure III: Variability predicts degree of structural hemispheric asymmetry. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 21st Annual Meeting, Boston, April 6, 2014.

Brain and Bilingualism

Chiarello, C., Ramos, A.I., Vazquez, D., Ravid, M., Daily, A., Felton, A., & Hernandez, A.E. Thickness asymmetry in language-relevant cortex: Effects of bilingualism. Presented at 6th Annual Meeting, Society of the Neurobiology of Language, Amsterdam, August 28, 2014.

Chiarello, C., Ramos, A.I., Vazquez, D., Greene, M.R., Felton, A., McDowell, A., & Hernandez, A.E. Bilinguals demonstrate increased corpus callosum volume. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 22nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 30, 2015.

Vaughn, K.A., Ramos-Nunez, A.I., Greene, M.R., Vazquez, D., Felton, A., Chiarello, C., & Hernandez, A.E. Cortical thickness in the cognitive control network, task switching, and bilingualism. Presented at Workshop on Bilingualism and Executive Function: An Interdisciplinary Approach. CUNY Graduate Center, New York, May 18, 2015.

Vazquez, D., Ramos, A.I., Felton, A., Greene, M.R., McDowell, A., Hernandez, A.E., & Chiarello, C. Structural indices of interhemispheric organization: Influence of bilingualism. Presented at Montreal Bilingual Brain Symposium 2015. Montreal Neurological Institute, May 28, 2015.

Individual Differences Relating to Creativity

Felton, A. & Chiarello, C. Hand preference, hand performance, and creativity. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 21st Annual Meeting, Boston, April 6, 2014.

Felton, A., & Chiarello, C. Handedness differences in personality and creativity. Presented at Western Psychological Association, 94th Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, April 24, 2014.

Cortical Gyrification

Vazquez, D., Daily, A., Felton, A., & Chiarello, C. Vertex- and parcellation-level analyses of IQ and cortical folding. Presented at the Psychonomic Society, 55th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, Nov. 2014.

Biological Substrates for Language

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S.D., Welcome, S., Halderman, L., Otto, R., & Chiarello, C.  Lateral asymmetry in shape of Heschl’s gyrus.  Presented at Society for Neuroscience, 38th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 19, 2008.

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S., Welcome, S., & Chiarello, C.  Sex, hand preference and brain asymmetry.  Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Chiarello, C., Welcome, S., & Leonard, C.M.  Atypical reading/laterality profile associated with reversed planum temporale asymmetry. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S., Welcome, S., Chiarello, C., & Kuldau, J.M.  Paracingulate asymmetry in schizophrenia.  Presented at International Congress on Schizophrenia Research, 12th Annual Meeting, San Diego, March 31, 2009.

Leonard, C.M., Towler, S.D., Welcome, S.E., & Chiarello, C.  Individual differences in the anatomy of Broca’s area. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 17th Annual Meeting, Montreal, April 19, 2010.

Leonard, C.M., Eckert, M.A., Welcome, S.E., & Chiarello, C.  Cortical asymmetries in the precuneus and fusiform gyri are associated with visual field asymmetries in word processing: A voxel based analysis. Presented at Neurobiology of Language Conference, 2nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 11, 2010.

Chiarello, C., Vazquez, D., Felton, A., & Leonard, C.M. Role of insular cortex in language lateralization. Presented at Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 19th Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 1, 2012.

Vingerhoets, G., Felton, A., Vazquez, D., Van der Haegen, L., & Chiarello, C. Different insular asymmetry patterns in individuals with typical and atypical speech dominance. Presented at Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 20th Annual Meeting, Hamburg, Germany, June 11, 2014.

Right Hemisphere Role in Language Processing

Tjokro, T., & Chiarello, C. Newly-learned stimuli: The effects on lateralized lexical decision.Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 15th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 14, 2008.

Tjokro, T., & Chiarello, C.  Right hemisphere role in new word acquisition and possible individual differences. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 17th Annual Meeting, Montreal, April 19, 2010.

Behavioral and Neuroanatomical Features of Reading Skill

Welcome, S. E., & Chiarello, C. Evidence for semantic facilitation in resilient, but not poor, readers. Presented at Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, 15th Annual Meeting, Asheville, North Carolina, July 11, 2008.

Welcome, S.E., Chiarello, C., Thompson, P., & Sowell, E.  A comparison of cortical anatomy between college students with different reading skills. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Chiarello, C., Welcome, S., & Leonard, C.M. Atypical reading/laterality profile associated with reversed planum temporale asymmetry. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 16th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, March 24, 2009.

Chiarello, C., Welcome, S., & Leonard, C.M.  A cluster analysis of individual differences in reading skill and behavioral lateralization: Associations with structural asymmetries. Presented at Neurobiology of Language Conference, 1st Annual Meeting, Chicago, Oct. 15, 2009.

Leonard, C., Low, P., Jonczak, E., Schmutz, K., Chiarello, C., Siegel, L., & Beaulieu, C.  Anatomical predictors of uneven cognitive profiles in dyslexia. Presented at  Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 16th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, June 7-8, 2010.

Chiarello, C., Felton, A., Vazquez, D., & Leonard, C.M. Gray matter correlates of adult reading skill: An exploratory voxel based analysis. Presented at Southern California Cognitive Neuroscience Meeting, Irvine, March 11, 2011.

Chiarello, C., Felton, A., Vazquez, D., & Leonard, C.M. Neurostructural correlates of adult reading skill. Presented at Psychonomic Society, 52nd Annual Meeting, Seattle, Nov. 5, 2011.

Chiarello, C., Felton, A., Vazquez, D., & Leonard, C.M. Gray matter correlates of variation in adult reading skill. Presented at Neurobiology of Language Conference, 3nd Annual Meeting, Annapolis, November 11, 2011.