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Department of Cognitive Science

Professor Naama Friedmann

MA Tel Aviv, PhD Tel Aviv.

Visiting Professor

Contact Details

email : naamafr@post.tau.ac.il
Homepage : http://www.tau.ac.il/~naamafr/

External Address

School of Education and Sagol School of Neuroscience,
Tel Aviv University, Israel

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Visits to Cognitive Science

  • 20th of July 2016 - 25th of August 2016
  • 3rd of August 2015 - 4th of September 2015
  • 28th of July 2014 - 31st of August 2014
  • 18th of July 2011 - 28th of August 2011
  • 24th of August 2009 - 2nd of October 2009

External Appointments

  • Editorial Board, Applied Psycholinguistics. (2015 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Biolinguistics. (2015 continuing)
  • Advisory Board, North Holland Linguistic Variation Series, Elsevier. (2015 continuing)
  • Advisory Board, Language Faculty and Beyond Series, John Benjamins. (2015 continuing)
  • Consulting Committee, Literacy and Language (in Hebrew). (2015 continuing)
  • Editor, Language and Brain (in Hebrew). (2015 continuing)
  • Associate Editor, Cortex. (2015 continuing)
  • Special Issue Editor, "Specific Language Impairment (SLI) across languages: Properties and possible loci", Lingua. (2011)
  • Special Issue Editor, "Developmental dyslexia and dysgraphia", Cortex. (2010)
  • COST action A33 Work Group Coordinator. (2007)

External Memberships

  • World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Aphasia and Cognitive Disorders
  • Israeli Society for Neuropsychology
  • Israeli Association for Theoretical Linguistics
  • International Reading Association
  • Young Scholars Forum in the Israel Academy of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • COST action A33 Management Committee
  • COST action IS0804 Management Committee
  • SCRIPT
  • Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Awards

  • Mifal Hapais Landau Prize for the Sciences and Research (2016), Friedmann, N.
  • Winner, Arnold P. Gold Foundation Poster Competition, 6th Fred J. Epstein International Symposium on New Horizons in Pediatric Neurology (2015), Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski A.
  • Adams Super Center for Brain Studies Distinguished Mentor Award (2014), Friedmann, N.
  • Michael Bruno Memorial Award (2013), Friedmann, N.

Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2014) "When FORM becomes FROM: Inducing letter position dyslexia in the laboratory." Castles, A., Sowman, P., Kohnen, S., Savage, G., Friedmann, N., & Kezilas, Y. ($11,091)

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Friedmann, N., & Coltheart, M. (In Press). Types of developmental dyslexia. In A. Bar-On, & D. Ravid (Eds.), Handbook of Communication Disorders: Theoretical, Empirical and Applied Linguistic Perspectives. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Friedmann, N., Yachini, M., & Szterman, R. (2015). Relatively easy relatives: Children with syntactic SLI avoid intervention. In E. Di Domenico, C. Hamann, & S. Matteini (Eds.), Structures, Strategies and Beyond: Studies in Honour of Adriana Belletti (pp. 303-320). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins.
  • Haddad-Hanna, M., & Friedmann, N. (2015). On the acquisition of relative clauses and wh questions in Palestinian Arabic speaking children. In G. Russo-Zimet, M. Ziv, & A. Masarwah (Eds.), Young Children in the Arab Society in Israel (pp. 134-167). Tel Aviv, Israel: The Mofet Institute.
  • Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2014). Disentangling responses to Wh-questions: TOM and syntactic abilities. In C. Contemori & L. Dal Pozzo (Eds.), Inquiries into Linguistic Theory and Language Acquisition (pp. 6-14). Siena: CISCL Press.
  • Friedmann, N., & Haddad-Hanna, M. (2014). Types of developmental dyslexia in Arabic. In E. Saiegh-Haddad & M. Joshi (Eds.), Handbook of Arabic literacy: Insights and perspectives (Literacy studies series) (pp. 119-152). The Netherlands: Springer.
  • Haddad-Hanna, M., & Friedmann, N. (2014). On the comprehension and production of sentences with syntactic movement in Palestinian Arabic speakers with hearing impairment. In T. Most & D. Ringwald (Eds.), Topics in rehabilitation and education of children with hearing impairment (pp. 295-351). Tel Aviv, Israel: The Mofet Institute.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014). On the syntactic abilities of school-aged children with hearing impairment and their implications for reading comprehension. In T. Most & D. Ringwald (Eds.), Topics in Rehabilitation and Education of Children with Hearing Impairment (pp. 239-294). Tel Aviv, Israel: The Mofet Institute.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013). Verb movement to C: From agrammatic aphasia to syntactic analysis. In L.L.-S. Cheng & N. Corver (Eds.), Diagnosing syntax: Perspectives, procedures and tools (pp. 75-86). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Friedmann, N., & Castles, A. (2013). Reading impairments: Dyslexias in Hebrew. In G. Khan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. Boston: Brill Academic.
  • Friedmann, N., Biran, M., & Dotan, D. (2013). Lexical retrieval and breakdown in aphasia and developmental language impairment. In C. Boeckx, & K.K. Grohmann (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics (pp. 350-374). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N (2013). Aphasia: Acquired language pathology. In G. Khan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. Boston, USA: Brill USA.
  • Haddad-Hanna, M., & Friedmann, N. (2013). On the acquisition of relative clauses and Wh questions in Palestinian Arabic speaking children. In G. Russo-Zimet, M. Ziv, & A. Masarwah (Eds.), Young Children in the Arab Society in Israel. Tel Aviv, Israel: The Mofet Institute.
  • Costa, J., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Children acquire unaccusatives and A-movement very early. In M. Everaert, M. Marelj & T. Siloni (Eds.), The theta system: Argument structure at the interface (pp. 354-378). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012). Intervention and locality in agrammatic aphasia. In V. Bianchi & C. Chesi (Eds.), Enjoy Linguistics! Papers offered to Luigi Rizzi on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Siena: CISCL Press.
  • Friedmann, N., & Costa, J. (2011). Last resort and no resort: Resumptive pronouns in Hebrew and Palestinian Arabic hearing impairment. In A. Rouveret (Ed.), Resumptive pronouns at the interfaces (pp. 223-239). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins.
  • Friedmann, N., & Lukov, L. (2011). Subtypes of developmental surface dyslexia and its manifestations in Hebrew. In O. Korat, & D. Aram (Eds.), Literacy and language: Interactions, bilingualism, and difficulties (pp. 414-442). Jerusalem: Magnes.
  • Kerem, N., Friedmann, N., & Winter, Y. (2011). Typicality effects and the logic of reciprocity. In S. Ito & E. Cormany (Eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory, SALT XIX (pp. 257-274). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

Periodicals

  • Balaban, N., Belletti, A., Friedmann, N., & Rizzi, L. (2016). Disentangling principle C: A contribution from individuals with brain damage. Lingua, 169, 1-20. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2015.09.004
  • Varlokosta, S., Belletti, A., Costa, J., Friedmann, N., Gavarró, A., [...], Sauerland, U., Sevcenco, A., Smoczynska, M., Theodorou, E., van der Lely, H., Veenstra, A., Weston, J., Yachini, M., & Yatsushiro, K. (2016). A cross-linguistic study of the acquisition of clitic and pronoun production. Language Acquisition, 23(1), 1-26. doi:10.1080/10489223.2015.1028628
  • Varlokosta, S., Belletti, A., Costa, J., Friedmann, N., Gavarró, A., Grohmann, K., Guasti, M.T., [...], Sauerland, U., et al., & Yatsushiro, K. (2016). A cross-linguistic study of the acquisition of clitic and pronoun production. Language Acquisition, 23(1), 1-26. doi:10.1080/10489223.2015.1028628
  • Friedmann, N., & Rusou, D. (2015). Critical period for first language: The crucial role of language input during the first year of life. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 35, 27-34. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2015.06.003
  • Friedmann, N., Gvion, A., & Nisim, R. (2015). Insights from letter position dyslexia on morphological decomposition in reading. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 143. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00143
  • Lukov, L., Friedmann, N., Shalev, L., Khentov-Kraus, L., Shalev, N., Lorber, R., & Guggenheim, R. (2015). Dissociations between developmental dyslexias and attention deficits. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1501. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01501
  • Reznick, J., & Friedmann, N. (2015). Evidence from neglect dyslexia for morphological decomposition at the early stages of orthographic-visual analysis. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 497. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00497
  • Biran, M., & Friedmann, N. (In Press). The crane is lifting the car: Access the grammatical gender of nouns in words and sentences. Language and Brain.
  • Castles, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014). Developmental dyslexia and the phonological deficit hypothesis: A commentary on Dehaene (2009). Mind & Language, 29(3), 270-285.
  • Costa, J., Friedmann, N., Silva, C., Yachini, M. (2014). The boy that the chef cooked: Acquisition of PP relatives in European Portuguese and Hebrew. Lingua, 150, 386-409. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2014.08.005
  • Dotan, D., & Friedmann, N. (2014). Steps towards understanding the phonological output buffer and its role in the production of numbers, morphemes, and function words. Cortex, 63, 317-351. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2014.08.014
  • Dotan, D., Friedmann, N., & Dehaene, S. (2014). Breaking down number syntax: Spared comprehension of multi-digit numbers in a patient with impaired digit-to-word conversion. Cortex, 59, 62-73. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.07.005
  • Dotan, D., Friedmann, N., & Dehaene, S. (2014). Non-verbal comprehension of multi-digit numbers. Language and Brain, 11, 25-47.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014). Compound reading in Hebrew text-based neglect dyslexia: The effects of the first word on the second word and of the second on the first [Special Issue]. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 31(1-2), 106-122. doi: 10.1080/02643294.2014.884059
  • Friedmann, N., & Haddad-Hanna, M. (2014). The comprehension of sentences derived by syntactic movement in Palestinian Arabic-speaking children with hearing impairment. Applied Psycholinguistics, 35(3), 473-513. doi: 10.1017/S0142716412000483
  • Friedmann, N., & Rahamim, E. (2014). What can reduce letter migrations in letter position dyslexia? Journal of Research in Reading, 37(3), 297–315. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9817.2011.01525.x
  • Shetreet, E., & Friedmann, N. (2014). The processing of different syntactic structures: fMRI investigation of the linguistic distinction between wh-movement and verb movement. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 27(1), 1-17. doi:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2013.06.003
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014). Relative clause reading in hearing impairment: Different profiles of syntactic impairment. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 5, 1229. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01229
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). A selective deficit in imageable concepts: A window to the organization of the conceptual system. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(226), 1-13. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00226
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013). Developmental and acquired surface dyslexia and anomia as a result of a shared deficit in phonological output lexicon. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 94, 205-206.
  • Belletti, A., Friedmann, N., Brunato, D., & Rizzi, L. (2012). Does gender make a difference? Comparing the effect of gender on children's comprehension of relative clauses in Hebrew and Italian. Lingua, 122(10), 1053-1069. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2012.02.007
  • Biran, M., & Friedmann, N. (2012). The representation of lexical-syntactic information: Evidence from syntactic and lexical retrieval impairments in aphasia. Cortex, 48(9), 1103-1127. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2011.05.024
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2012). An even more universal model of reading: Various effects of orthography on dyslexias. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 35(5), 23-24. doi:10.1017/S0140525X12000167
  • Friedmann, N., & Haddad-Hanna, M. (2012). Letter position dyslexia in Arabic: From form to position. Behavioural Neurology, 25(3), 193-203. doi:10.3233/BEN-2012-119004
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Phonological short term memory in conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3-4), 579-614. doi:10.1080/02687038.2011.643759
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Does phonological working memory limitation affect sentence comprehension? A study of conduction aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(3-4), 494-535. doi:10.1080/02687038.2011.647893
  • Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., Castles, A., Friedmann, N., & McArthur, G. (2012). When ‘slime’ becomes ‘smile’: Developmental letter position dyslexia in English. Neuropsychologia, 50(14), 3681–3692. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.07.016
  • Shetreet, E., & Friedmann, N. (2012). Stretched, jumped, and fell: An fMRI investigation of reflexive verbs and other intransitives. Neuroimage, 60, 1800-1806. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.01.081
  • Barbieri, E., Marelli, M., Zonca, G., Saletta, P., Friedmann, N., & Luzzatti, C. (2011). Three sides of a same coin? An investigation of phonological dyslexia in a group of Italian aphasic patients. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23, 82-83. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.09.180
  • Cohen-Shalev, S., & Friedmann, N. (2011). A rose is a rose but a daffodil is a flower: prototypicality and naming procedures in deep dyslexia. Language and Brain, 10, 107-137.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski, A. (2011). The crucial role of thiamine in the development of syntax and lexical retrieval: A study of infantile thiamine deficiency. Brain, 134(6), 1720-1739. doi:10.1093/brain/awr068
  • Friedmann, N., & Costa, J. (2011). Acquisition of SV and VS Order in Hebrew, European Portuguese, Palestinian Arabic, and Spanish. Language Acquisition, 18(1), 1-38.
  • Friedmann, N., & Novogrodsky, R. (2011). Which questions are most difficult to understand? The comprehension of wh questions in three subtypes of SLI. Lingua, 121, 367-382. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2010.10.004
  • Friedmann, N., & Szterman, R. (2011). The comprehension and production of wh questions in children with hearing impairment. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 16(2), 212-235. doi:10.1093/deafed/ENQ052
  • Friedmann, N., Aram, D., & Novogrodsky, R. (2011). Definitions as a window to the acquisition of relative clauses. Applied Psycholinguistics, 32, 687-710. doi:10.1017/S0142716411000026
  • Friedmann, N., Biran, M., & Dotan, D. (2011). Lexical retrieval and various types of acquired and developmental anomia. Language and Brain, 10, 139-168.
  • Friedmann, N., Biran, M., & Gvion, A. (2011). Patterns of visual dyslexia. Journal of Neuropsychology, 6(1), 1-30. doi:10.1111/j.1748-6653.2011.02000.x
  • Friedmann, N., Tzailer-Gross, L., & Gvion, A. (2011). The effect of syntax on reading in neglect dyslexia. Neuropsychologia, 49(10), 2803-2816. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.05.023
  • Keidar, R., & Friedmann, N. (2011). Does Methylphenidate help readers with letter position dyslexia and attentional dyslexia? Language and Brain, 10, 195-214.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2011). Dyslexia in vowel letters (DIVL). Language and Brain, 10, 65-106. [Link]
  • Schulz, P., & Friedmann, N. (2011). Specific Language Impairment (SLI) across languages: Properties and possible loci [Special Issue]. Lingua, 121, 333-338. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2010.10.002
  • Schulz, P., & Friedmann, N. (2011). Specific Language Impairment (SLI) across languages: Properties and possible loci [Special issue]. Lingua, 121(3).
  • Shetreet, E., & Friedmann, N. (2011). Induced letter migrations between words and what they reveal about the orthographic-visual analyzer. Neuropsychologia, 49(3), 339-351. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.11.026
  • Friedmann, N., & Zoccolotti, P. (2010). Developmental dyslexia and dysgraphia [Special issue]. Cortex, 46(10).

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Costa, J., Friedmann, N., Silva, C., & Yachini, M. (2015). The acquisition of PP relatives in Hebrew and European Portuguese: Another window into the atoms of intervention. In C. Hamann, & E. Ruigendijk (Eds.), Language acquisition and development: Proceedings of GALA 2013 (pp. 35-48). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Lakretz, Y., Chechik, G., Friedmann, N., & Rosen-Zvi, M. (2015). Probabilistic graphical models of dyslexia. In L. Cao, & C. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (pp. 1919-1928). New York, USA: ACM.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2015). Insights into the syntactic deficit of children with hearing impairment from a sentence repetition task. In C. Hamann, & E. Ruigendijk (Eds.), Language acquisition and development: Proceedings of GALA 2013 (pp. 492-505). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Balaban, N., Schulz, P., & Friedmann, N. (2015, October). What triggers exhaustivity in answers to wh-questions? Evidence from TOM impairment after right hemisphere damage. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Israeli Association for Theoretical Linguistics (IATL 31), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Traficante, D., Friedmann, N., & Luzzatti, C. (2015, October). La rilevazione di indici di rischio nella lettura di parole e non-parole: Proposta di un nuovo strumento di screening. Paper presented at the XXIV Congresso Nazionale AIRIPA, Pesaro, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., Yachini, M., & Szterman, R. (2015, September). On the nature of the Wh-movement impairment in syntactic SLI. Paper presented at the 12th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA 12), Nantes, France.
  • Sukenik, N., Friedmann, N., Tuller, L., & Morin, E. (2015, September). Coconuts and curtain cakes: Wh-question production in children with ASD. Paper presented at the 12th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA 12), Nantes, France.
  • Lakretz, Y., Chechik, G., Friedmann, N., & Rosen-Zvi, M. (2015, August). Probabilistic graphical models of dyslexia. Paper presented at the 21st ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Sydney.
  • Biran, I., & Friedmann, N. (2015, July). Conversion disorders that adhere to neurological rules. Poster session presented at the 16th International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, July). Reading comprehension difficulties in children with hearing loss: The role of syntactic abilities. Poster session presented at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED 2015), Athens, Greece.
  • Friedmann, N., & Szterman, R. (2015, July). The effect of reduced language input in hearing impairment on the development of syntax: Critical period for first language acquisition. Poster session presented at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED 2015), Athens, Greece.
  • Biran, I., & Friedmann, N. (2015, May). Conversion disorders that adhere to neurological rules. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Association for Psychiatry, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, May). Types of dyslexia. Invited colloquium at the MILANGUAGE Spring School, Milano Bicocca, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, May). Interactions between dyslexias and language. Invited colloquium at the MILANGUAGE Spring School, Milano Bicocca, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, May). Syntactic impairment in SLI, hearing impairment, and intellectual disability. Poster session presented at the Advances in the Sciences of Language Disorders, Limassol, Cyprus.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2015, May). The effect of syntactic difficulties in hearing impairment on oral reading and comprehension of texts with and without syntactic movement. Invited colloquium at the MILANGUAGE Spring School, Milano Bicocca, Italy.
  • Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2015, May). Developmental graphemic buffer dysgraphia. Invited colloquium at the MILANGUAGE Spring School, Milano Bicocca, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, April). Developmental syntactic impairment: Syntactic SLI. Invited colloquium at the CRS Amplifon Centre for Research and Studies, Rome, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, April). Is there a relation between language and reading impairments? Invited colloquium at the CRS Amplifon Centre for Research and Studies, Rome, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, April). The building blocks of human syntax and their underlying cortical networks. Invited paper presented at the Bridging Neural Mechanisms and Cognition Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Dotan, D., & Friedmann, N. (2015, March). Reducing interference improves the memorization of multiplication fact. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference of the Israeli Association for Learning Disabilities Experts (EGDAL), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski A. (2015, March). Further considerations on the role of thiamine deficiency in infancy. Poster session presented at the 6th Fred J. Epstein International Symposium on New Horizons in Pediatric Neurology, Eilat, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, March). Syntactic impairment: Frequent in the field, rare in diagnosis. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference of the Israeli Association for Learning Disabilities Experts (EGDAL), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, March). Vowel letter dyslexia. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference of the Israeli Association for Learning Disabilities Experts (EGDAL), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, March). What exactly is impaired in the wh-movement impairment in SLI. Invited colloquium at the Seminari del Laboratorio di Ricerca Linguistica, CISCL, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy.
  • Guggenheim, R., & Friedmann, N. (2015, March). Developmental phonological output dyslexia. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference of the Israeli Association for Learning Disabilities Experts (EGDAL), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Kesselman, A., Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2015, March). Dyslexia and SLI: A double dissociation. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference of the Israeli Association for Learning Disabilities Experts (EGDAL), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Salner, N., Friedmann, N., & Chajut, E. (2015, March). Spatial attention affects letter position errors in reading in short exposure. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference of the Israeli Association for Learning Disabilities Experts (EGDAL), Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Balaban, N., Belletti, A., Friedmann, N., & Rizzi, L. (2015, February). Using syntax and context in reference resolution. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Dotan, D., & Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Three distinct components in the visual parsing of numbers. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Diagnosis and remediation of various types of dyslexia. Invited colloquium at the Collčge de France, Paris, France.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Minicourse in syntactic and lexical-syntactic impairments. Invited paper presented at the Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale (CUSO), Sciences du language, Gruyčres, Switzerland.
  • Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Letter position encoding and letter-to-word binding are separate functions: Evidence from dyslexia. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Guggenheim, R., & Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Phonological output buffer and its specific role in reading. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., Friedmann, N., & Nissim, R. (2015, February). Insights from letter position dyslexia on morphological decomposition in reading. Poster session presented at the 51st Annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Salner, N., Friedmann, N., & Chajut, E. (2015, February). Spatial attention affects letter position errors in short exposure. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Sukenik, N., & Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Reading in autism is not always hyperlexia. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., Kesselman, A., & Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Dyslexia and SLI are two separate deficits: Evidence from double dissociations between reading, syntax, and lexical retrieval. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2015, February). Reading from a different angle. Poster session presented at the 2nd Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Balaban, N., Schulz, P., & Friedmann, N. (2014, November). Wh questions in TOM impairment: Exhaustivity in single and paired questions. Invited paper presented at the TAU-GU Workshop on Relative Clauses, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, November). Syntactic impairments: Characterization, directions for diagnosis and treatment. Invited paper presented at the Annual meeting on Meuchedet Speech-language Therapy, Ramat Gan, Israel.
  • Ruigendijk, E., & Friedmann, N. (2014, November). Relative clauses in typical acquisition and in individuals with hearing impairment. Invited paper presented at the TAU-GU Workshop on Relative Clauses, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, November). Relative clauses in hearing impairment: Evidence from sentence repetition. Invited paper presented at the TAU-GU Workshop on Relative Clauses, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Yachini, M., Szterman, R., Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2014, November). Relative clauses in SLI: The role of intervention. Invited paper presented at the TAU-GU Workshop on Relative Clauses, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, September). The manifestations of various types of dyslexia in Arabic and Hebrew. Invited paper presented at the Dyslexia Across Languages and Writing Systems workshop, Wassenaar, The Netherlands.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, August). Between naming and reading: Acquired and developmental surface dyslexia in the phonological output lexicon. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, August). Syntactic difficulties of children with hearing impairment: The critical role of the critical period for syntax. Invited paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Balaban, N., Biran, M., Dayan, I., Gil, M., Sacher, Y., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Brain damage, theory of mind, and language. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Dotan, D., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Phonological pathways of speech production: Lexical information in post-lexical stages. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Dotan, D., Dehaene, D., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Breaking down number syntax: Dissociation between naming and comprehension of two-digit numbers. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Eilon, I., Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Theory of Mind impairment and linguistic abilities in autism. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, July). Anomia in the phonological output lexicon: Another source for surface dyslexia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Guggenheim, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Developmental phonological output dyslexia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). To bee or not to bea: Two subtypes of surface dysgraphia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Kesselman, A., Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Dyslexia & SLI: A double dissociation. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Vowel letter dyslexia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Lorber, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Does Methylphenidate (Ritalin) help dyslexias with attentional bases? Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Salner, N., Friedmann, N., & Chajut, E. (2014, July). Spatial attention affects letter position errors in reading in short exposure. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Trinczer, I.L., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Who moved the middle? Effect of reading direction and morphology on visual perception of written words. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., Khentov-Kraus, L., Gvion, A., Guggenheim, R., Lorber, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, July). Vowel letter dysgraphia. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, June). Working memory and syntactic comprehension. Invited paper presented at the Generative Initiatives in Syntactic Theory (GIST) conference, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, June). Syntactic impairments: Word order and movement. Invited paper presented at the CLUNL, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, June). Write or rong?: Two subtypes of surface dysgraphia. Invited colloquium at the Macquarie University Reading Disorders Research Group (MURDR), Sydney.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2014, June). Vowel letter dyslexia. Poster session presented at the 1st HBP Education Workshop on New Frontiers in Neuroscience and Methods of Transdisciplinary Education, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, May). Syntactic difficulties in Hebrew- and Palestinian Arabic-speaking children with hearing impairment. Invited paper presented at the "Rehabilitation and education for children and adolescents with hearing impairment: Theory and practice" conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, April). Argument structure in the brain: Aphasia, online processing and fMRI. Invited colloquium at the Seminari del Laboratorio di Ricerca Linguistica, CISCL, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., Costa, J., Yachini, M., & Silva, C. (2014, March). Do grammatical function and grammatical category matter for intervention in relative clauses? The acquisition of PP relatives in Hebrew and European Portuguese. Poster session presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Linguistics (DGfS), Marburg, Germany.
  • Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). A linguistic expression of acquired damage to theory of mind (TOM). Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Dotan, D., Friedmann, N., & Dehaene, S. (2014, February). Comprehension of two-digit numbers does not require digit-to-verbal transcoding. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Eylon, I., Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). "Someone didn’t give me something": The effect of theory of mind impairment on the language of ASD children. Poster session presented at the 50th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, .
  • Faran, M., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). The genetics of developmental dyslexia and dysgraphia: Evidence from phenotypes of families. Poster session presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N., & Gvion, A. (2014, February). On the relation between word reading and naming: Surface dyslexia and anomia in the phonological output lexicon. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Guggenheim, R., Shalev-Mevorach, L., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Visuo-spatial selective attention and reading. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). On the relation between phonological short term memory and language comprehension: Evidence from developmental cases. Poster session presented at the 50th annual conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Keidar, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Does Methylphenidate (Ritalin) help dyslexias with attentional bases? Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Vowel letter dyslexia. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Salner, N., Friedmann, N., & Chajut, E. (2014, February). The effect of attention allocation on letter transpositions in reading. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Salner, N., Friedmann, N., & Chajut, E. (2014, February). The effect of attention allocation on letter transpositions in reading. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Shalev, N., Ophir, E., Gvion, A., Gil, M., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Dissociations between production processes of numbers and words. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Sukenik, N., Friedmann, N., & Brock, J. (2014, February). Individual differences in homograph reading among Hebrew-speaking individuals with autism. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Even poor reading aloud may not result from reading impairments: The comprehension of written relative clauses in hearing impairment. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Between syntax and reading: The effect of the syntactic deficit on reading and reading comprehension of children with hearing impairment. Poster session presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2014, February). Graphemic buffer dysgraphia. Poster session presented at the 1st Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, Akko, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2014, January). The effect of the different orthographies of a multi-lingual reader on the manifestation of dyslexias: directions for diagnosis. Keynote paper presented at the Communication Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations workshop, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Berman Z., Keidar, R., Friedmann, N., & Tarrasch, R. (2013, December). Mindful reading: Mindfulness meditation positively affects reading, attention and brain activity among dyslexic students. Poster session presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Neuroscience (ISFN), Eilat, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, December). Between reading and language, between language and reading. Keynote paper presented at the Between Language & Communication workshop: "Current issues in research of normal and impaired populations", Haifa, Israel.
  • Hofstetter, S., Friedmann, N., & Assaf, Y. (2013, December). Diffusion MRI study of cortical plasticity induced by a short linguistic task. Poster session presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Neuroscience (ISFN), Eilat, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013, October). Developmental and acquired surface dyslexia and anomia as a result of a shared deficit in phonological output lexicon. Poster session presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Lucerne, Switzerland.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, September). Language impairment in hearing impaired children. Keynote paper presented at the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA 2013), Oldenburg, Germany.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, September). Language impairments and working memory. Keynote paper presented at the 47th International Congress of Societa di Linguistica Italiana (SLI), Salerno, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N., Costa, J., Yachini, M., & Silva, C. (2013, September). The acquisition of PP relatives in Hebrew and European Portuguese: Another window to the atoms of intervention. Paper presented at the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA 2013), Oldenburg, Germany.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2013, September). Relative clause reading in hearing impairment: Different profiles of syntactic impairment. Paper presented at the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA 2013), Oldenburg, Germany.
  • Arduino, L.S., Trinzcer, I.L., Marinelli, C.V., & Friedmann, N. (2013, August). How different reading habits influence word bisection: Evidence from Italian and Hebrew. Paper presented at the 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Salner, N., Friedmann, N., & Chajut, E. (2013, August). The effect of attention allocation on letter transpositions in reading. Paper presented at the 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, July). A comparative study of the sources of difficulties in relative clauses in syntactic SLI, hearing impairment, and agrammatic aphasia. Paper presented at the Linguistic Theory and its Applications: Comparative Applied Studies Symposium, 19th International Congress of Linguists (19ICL), Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013, July). The connection between lexical retrieval and reading: Evidence from anomia and developmental and acquired surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Literacy and Language, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Kesselman, A., Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2013, July). Dyslexia and syntactic SLI: Together or separate? Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Literacy and Language, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2013, July). Vowel letter dyslexia. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Literacy and Language, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Koch, C., Friedmann, N., & Schulz, P. (2013, June). What's wrong with relative clauses? Answers from SLI in German? Paper presented at the Child Language Seminar Conference, Manchester, UK.
  • Kohnen, S., Castles, A., Nickels, L., Friedmann, N., & McArthur, G.M. (2013, June). When bread grows on men's faces: Letter Position Dyslexia in English reading children. Invited colloquium at the Language & Developmental Seminar Series, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  • Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., Castles, A., Friedmann, N., & McArthur, G. (2013, June). When 'slime' becomes 'smile': Developmental letter position dyslexia in English. Invited poster session presented at the Royal Society's satellite meeting at Chicheley Hall on Language in developmental and acquired disorders, Chicheley, UK.
  • Brock, J., Sukenik, N., & Friedmann, N. (2013, May). Individual differences in homograph reading amongst Hebrew-speaking autistic children. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, May). Dyslexia and language. Keynote paper presented at the Italian Association of Dyslexia's Annual Conference on Dyslexia, Modena, Italy.
  • Hofstetter, S., Friedmann, N., & Assaf, Y. (2013, April). Diffusion MRI study of cortical plasticity induced by a short linguistic task. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA.
  • Koch, C., Schuler, R., Friedmann, N., & Schulz, P. (2013, April). Are relative clauses impaired in German-speaking children with SLI? Paper presented at the Linguistic Evidence - Berlin Special Conference, Berlin, Germany.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, March). The effect of nutrition on the development of syntax and lexical retrieval. Invited presentation given at the Seminari del Laboratorio di Ricerca Linguistica, CISCL, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, March). Is there a relation between language and reading impariments? It depends. Invited presentation given at the Seminari del Laboratorio di Ricerca Linguistica, CISCL, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.
  • Shetreet, E., & Friedmann, N. (2013, March). Unergatives, unaccusatives, and the effect of word order on brain activations. Paper presented at the 11th Symposium of Psycholinguistics, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
  • Sukenik, N., & Friedmann, N. (2013, March). A comparison of syntactic skills in children with autism or SLI: Similar performance, but different errors. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski, A. (2013, February). Language abilities of 8-9 year old children who suffered thiamine-deficiency in infancy. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech, Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, February). Relative clause production and repetition: Tasks distinguishing between monolingual TD and SLI, bilingual TD and SLI, and syntactic and lexical SLI. Invited paper presented at the Bilingual SLI Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2013, February). Is there interaction between lexical retrieval and oral reading? Evidence from acquired and developmental anomia and surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech, Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, January). The effects of morphology and orthography on the manifestation of acquired and developmental dyslexia in Hebrew and Arabic. Paper presented at the European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, Italy.
  • Friedmann, N. (2013, January). The effects of infantile thiamine deficiency on the development of syntax, lexical retrieval, and reading: A nutritional basis for syntactic SLI, anomia, and dyslexia. Paper presented at the Department of Psychology Seminar Series, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski, A. (2012, November). Study of the language abilities of 8-9 year old children who suffered thiamine-deficiency in infancy. Paper presented at the Biannual Conference of the Israeli Association for Child Development and Rehabilitation, The Dead Sea, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, October). Types of developmental dyslexia: directions for diagnosis and treatment. Keynote paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Italian Cognitive Developmental Disorders Association, Bari, Italy.
  • Biran, M., Friedmann, N., & Fisher, S. (2012, September). aPASia in aphasia: Assessment and treatment of impairment in complementation information. Paper presented at the 13th International Science of Aphasia Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, September). The interaction between lexical retrieval and oral reading: Evidence from acquired and developmental anomia and surface dyslexia. Paper presented at the 13th International Science of Aphasia Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Ruigendijk, E., & Friedmann, N. (2012, September). Sentence comprehension and production in hearing impaired and normal hearing children, comparing canonical and non-canonical word order. Colloquium at the Workshop on Early Language, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Sukenik, N., & Friedmann, N. (2012, August). Comprehension, production and reading of complex sentences in children and adolescents with ASD. Presentation given at the International Center for Autism Research and Education, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Costa, J., Friedmann, N., Silva, C., & Yachini, M. (2012, July). Acquiring PP relatives: Romance and semitic. Presentation given at the Romance Turn, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, July). Neurolinguistic and psycholinguistic aspects of resumption. Invited paper presented at the International Conference on the Syntax and Semantics of Resumptive Pronouns, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, July). Between language and reading. Paper presented at the 2nd Aphasia Conference "Between two hemispheres: Language, communication, and aphasia", Haifa, Israel.
  • Shlomy, A., Medemon-Frug, L., Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, July). Diacritics as a treatment for developmental surface dyslexia. Presentation given at the Israel Association for Literacy and Language, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, June). The syntactic impairment in syntactic SLI and other types of SLI. Invited paper presented at the 2nd Innovative Research in Autism (IRIA) Conference, Tours, France.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, June). On subtypes of dyslexia, and their relation (and lack thereof) to language impairments. Invited presentation given at the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP) Conference of the Child Language Committee, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, May). Testing relative clause production: Task and results from SLI and normal development. Invited presentation given at the Berlin Meeting of biSLI (COST IS0804), Berlin, Germany.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, May). One person, one dyslexia, two languages: On the manifestation of different dyslexias in bilingual readers. Keynote paper presented at the Workshop on Second Language Acquisition: From Brain Plasticity to Cognition, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski, A. (2012, March). Infantile thiamine deficiency and its role in language impairment in children. Paper presented at the Advances and Controversies in B-Vitamins and Choline Conference, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Syntax and pragmatics after acquired damage to theory of mind: Pronouns and reference terms. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Theory of mind and reference after right hemisphere damage. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Berman, Z., Keidar, R., Friedmann, N., & Tarrasch, R. (2012, February). The mindful reader: On the effects of mindfulness meditation on attention and reading abilities among dyslexic students. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Biran, N., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Syntactic information in the lexicon: Verb complementation frames and grammatical gender in aphasia. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Dotan, D., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Understanding the phonological output buffer: The case of numbers, morphemes and function words. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski, A. (2012, February). Infantile thiamine deficiency and its role in language impairment in children. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Fattal, I., Friedmann, N., & Fattal-Valevski, A. (2012, February). The role of infantile thiamine deficiency in developmental language impairment. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2012, February). A nutritional basis for SLI: Tasks, results and methodological aspects of assessing syntax, lexical retrieval, and reading. Invited paper presented at the Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research VII, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Nasalexia: when bat xen becomes man xed, and marak taim becomes barak naim. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Conference of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Dyscravia: Writing "daple" for "table". Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Subtypes of developmental dyslexia. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Keidar, R., Friedmann, N., & Shalev-Mevorach, L. (2012, February). How does meyhylphenidate affect dyslexia and attention disorders? Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Keidar, R., Friedmann, N., & Shalev-Mevorach, L. (2012, February). Does meyhylphenidate help individuals with letter position dyslexia and attentional dyslexia who have attention disorders? Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). DIVL: Dyslexia in vowel letters. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Khentov-Kraus, L., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). DIVL: Dyslexia in vowel letters. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Lukov, L., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Developmental surface dyslexia: Dyslexia or dyslexias? Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Ruigendijk, E., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Comprehension and production of relative clauses, wh-sentences and OVS sentences in children with hearing impairment. Presentation given at the Spracherwerb bei Schwerhörigen Kindern Workshop, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany.
  • Shetreet, E., Palti, D., Hadar, U., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). An fMRI study of verb processing: Number of complements, number of complementation options, and the representation of optional complements. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Shmueli, Y., Balaban, N., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). The relation between TOM and language abilities in teenagers with learning disability. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Szterman, R., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Wh questions and relative clauses in Hebrew-speaking children with hearing impairment who were not exposed to language in the critical period for syntax. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Graphemic buffer dysgraphia in Hebrew. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Yachini, M., & Friedmann, N. (2012, February). Developmental graphemic buffer dysgraphia. Paper presented at the Israeli Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Sukenik, N., Friedmann, N., & Brock, J. (2012, January). Individual differences in autistic children's reading of sentences with homographs. Presentation given at the Brain Plasticity Symposium, Inauguration of the Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., Castles, A., Friedmann, N., & McArthur, G. (2011, August). When a diary is "something from a cow": Developmental Letter Position Dyslexia in English. Paper presented at the Australian Cognitive Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuropsychiatry (ACNCN) Research Forum, Sydney.
  • Balaban, N., Shmueli, Y., Friedmann, N., & Ziv, M. (2011, July). The linguistic consequences of acquired damage to "Theory of Mind". Poster session presented at the Israel Association for Literacy and Language, Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2011, July). Types of acquired dyslexia after brain damage: Characteristics and diagnosis. Invited paper presented at the Neurological deficits, Neurorehabilitation and Participation Across the Life Span Conference, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
  • Biran, N., & Friedmann, N. (2011, June). From lexical retrieval to sentence building: What can we learn from grammatical gender information about the speech production process? Poster session presented at the Aphasia between Science and the Clinic: Current Findings of Language Research and their Implication for the Treatment Room, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel.
  • Dotan, D., & Friedmann, N. (2011, June). Different processing routes in lexical retrieval for words, numbers, and function words, and the selection between them. Poster session presented at the Aphasia between Science and the Clinic: Current Findings of Language Research and their Implication for the Treatment Room, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2011, June). Where is predicate argument structure? Data from agrammatic aphasia, anomia, SLI and fMRI. Invited paper presented at the The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center Workshop: "Brain Imaging of Language Functions", Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2011, June). Agrammatism, anomia, and SLI: They only seem similar. Invited presentation given at the Aphasia between Science and the Clinic: Current Findings of Language Research and their Implication for the Treatment Room, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel.
  • Gvion, A., & Friedmann, N. (2011, June). Is there a relation between verbal working memory and sentence comprehension? Poster session presented at the Aphasia between Science and the Clinic: Current Findings of Language Research and their Implication for the Treatment Room, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel.
  • Friedmann, N. (2011, May). Dyslexia types: Directions for diagnosis and treatment. Keynote paper presented at the 6th Turkish National Congress of Language and Speech Disorders, Eskisehir, Turkey.
  • Friedmann, N., Shvimer, L., Kerbel, N., Rahamim, E., Gvion, A. & Kohnen, S. (2010, July). Treatment directions for letter position dyslexia and attentional dyslexia. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Conference of the Society for Scientific Studies, Reading, Berlin, Germany.

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