Marjolaine Cohen

Researcher

Academic Interests

Reading acquisition

Rapid naming

Reading expertise development

Lexical access

Dyslexia

Background

October 2017 – July 2018

Research assistant

December 2016 – November 2017

SNSF Doctoral Fellow Project “Challenging the Double-Deficit Hypothesis in reading disabled and typically developing school-aged children using behavioral and ERP approaches“ – SNSF grant 100019_169768

Advisors: Pascal Zesiger and Marina Laganaro

November 2013 – November 2016

SNSF Doctoral Fellow Project “Rapid naming and reading skills in school-aged children: A behavioral and ERP approach to the contribution of the lexical‐phonological processes” – SNSF grant 1000014_149595

Advisors: Pascal Zesiger and Marina Laganaro

June 2013 – November 2013

Research assistant NIH project “The path to literacy”

Advisor: Pascal Zesiger

Education

PhD in Speech Therapy

November 2013 – May 2018

Defense on May 2nd 2018

“Which processes are necessary to become an expert reader: eye-tracking and electroencephalographic investigations through childhood”

Neuro-Psycho-Linguistic Lab - Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPSE) - University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Advisors: Prof. P. Zesiger & Prof. M. Laganaro

Master in Speech Therapy

September 2011 – June 2013

MSc research - “Electrophysiological correlates of reading and picture naming in children from 7 to 12.” Advisors: Prof. P.Zesiger & Prof. M.Laganaro Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPSE) - University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Bachelor in Psychology

September 2008 – June 2011

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPSE) - University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Brief presentation of previous work experience and education ...

Awards/Scholarship

SNSF Grant - P2GEP1_184479 - "How does Rapid Automatized Naming intervention improve reading fluency?"

Advisor: Athanassios Protopapas

Publications

Cohen M., Mahé G., Zesiger P., & Laganaro M. (2018), Does the relation between Rapid Automatized Naming and reading depend on age or on reading level? A behavioral and ERP study . Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Cohen M., Zesiger P., Merlini L., de Haller R., & Fluss J. (2019), Modalities of reading acquisition in three siblings with infantile-onset saccade initiation delay (Cogan congenital ocular motor apraxia): A longitudinal study. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology

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