James R. Booth holds the John T. Jones, Jr. Centennial Professorship in Communication at The University of Texas at Austin. The overall goal of his research is to understand the mechanisms of brain development using advanced neuroimaging techniques. Dr. Booth is currently funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. The goals of these projects are not only to chart brain mechanisms of typical development, but also to understand atypical development in various populations including language impairment, reading and math disabilities, deafness, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Dr. Booth is a previous member of a standing study section at the National Institutes of Health and serves as an Associate Editor of Human Brain Mapping. Dr. Booth has published widely in journals such as Cerebral Cortex, Cortex, Child Development, Developmental Science, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroscience, Neuroimage, Psychological Review.
Brain Development Laboratory
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