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לבידור מיכל
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קורות חיים

Education

 

BA

The Hebrew Univesuty

Psychology and Computer Science

1988

MA

Bar-Ilan

Psychology

1994

PhD

Bar-Ilan

Psychology

1999

 

Master Thesis: Length effects in the two cerebral hemispheres

Advisor: Prof. Harvey Babkoff

 

PhD Thesis: Hemispheric processing of Language.

Advisor: Prof. Harvey Babkoff

 

 

 

 

פירסומים

 

 

Babkoff, H., Weller A. & Lavidor, M. (1996). Prospective and retrospective sleep assessments. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 49, 455-460.

 

Babkoff, H., Faust, M. & Lavidor, M. (1997). Lexical Decision, Visual Hemifield and Angle of orientation. Neuropsychologia, 35, 487-495..

 

Lavidor, M. & Ellis, A. W. (2001). Mixed case effects in lateralized word recognition. Brain and Cognition, 46, 192-195.

 

Lavidor, M., Babkoff H., & Faust M. (2001). Analysis of standard and non-standard visual word format in the two hemispheres. Neuropsychologia, 39, 430-439..

 

Lavidor, M., Ellis, A. W., Shillcock, R., & Bland, T. (2001). Evaluating a split processing model of visual word recognition: effect of word length. Cognitive Brain Research, 12, 265-272.

 

Lavidor, M., Ellis, A. W., & Pansky, A. (2002). Case alternation and length effects in lateralized word recognition: studies of English and Hebrew. Brain and Cognition, 50, 257-271..

 

Lavidor M. (2002). An examination of the lateralized abstractive/form specific model using MiXeD-CaSe primes. Brain and Cognition, 48, 413-417.

 

Lavidor, M., Weller, A., & Babkoff, H. (2002). Profiles of fatigue. British Journal of Health Psychology, 7, 67-75.

 

Lavidor, M. & Ellis, A. W. (2002). Orthographic Neighborhood Effects in the Right but Not in the Left Cerebral Hemisphere. Brain and Language, 80, 63-76.

 

Lavidor, M. & Ellis, A. W. (2002). Word Length and Orthographic Neighborhood Size Effects in the Left and Right Cerebral Hemispheres. Brain and Language, 80, 45-62.

 

Lavidor, M., & Ellis, A. W. (2003). Interhemispheric integration in a split-processing model of visual word recognition. Cortex, 39, 69-83..

 

Lavidor M., Ellison A., & Walsh, V. (2003). Examination of a split-processing model of visual word recognition: a magnetic stimulation study. Visual Cognition, 10, 341 - 362.

 

Lavidor, M., Weller, A., & Babkoff, H. (2003). How sleep is related to fatigue? British Journal of Health Psychology, 8, 95-105.

 

Faust M., & Lavidor, M. (2003). Semantically convergent and semantically divergent priming in the cerebral hemispheres: lexical decision and semantic judgment, Cognitive Brain Research, 17, 585-597.

 

Lavidor, M. & Ellis, A. W. (2003). Orthographic and phonological priming in the two cerebral hemispheres. Laterality, 8, 201-223..

 

Lavidor, M., & Walsh, V. (2003). A magnetic stimulation examination of orthographic neighbourhood effects in visual word recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15, 354-363.

 

Lavidor, M., Hayes, A., & Bailey, P. (2003). Handedness, measures of hemispheric asymmetry and lateralized lexical decision. Laterality, 8, 347 - 360.

 

Lavidor, M. (2003). Implicatons of the split fovea theory in divided visual field research: a reply to Lindell and Nicholls. Cortex, 39, 118-120..

 

Lavidor, M., & Walsh, V. (2004). Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation studies of foveal representation. Brain and Language, 88, 331-338.

 

Lavidor, M., Hayes, A., Shillcock, R. & Ellis, A. W. (2004). Evaluating a split processing model of visual word recognition: Effects of orthographic neighborhood size. Brain and Language, 88, 312-320..

 

Whitney, C., & Lavidor, M. (2004). Why Word Length Only Matters in the Left Visual Field. Neuropsychologia, 42, 1680-1688.

 

Lavidor M., & Walsh, V. (2004). The nature of foveal representation. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 5, 729-735.

 

Lavidor, M., Brinksman, V., & Gobel, S. (2004). Hemispheric asymmetry and the mental number line: Comparison of double-digit numbers. Neuropsychologia, 42, 1927-1933.

 

Chiang, T. C., Walsh, V., & Lavidor, M. (2004). The cortical representation of foveal stimuli: evidence from quadrantanopia and TMS-induced suppression. Cognitive Brain Research, 21, 309-316..

 

Ellis, A. W., Brooks, J., & Lavidor, M. (2005). Evaluating a split fovea model of visual word recognition: Effects of case alternation in the two visual fields and in the left and right halves of words presented at the fovea.  Neuropsychologia, 43, 1128-37.

 

Chiang, T. C., & Lavidor, M. (2005). Magnetic stimulation and the Crossed-Uncrossed difference (CUD) paradigm: Selective effects in the ipsi- and contra-lateral hemispheres. Experimental Brain Research, 160, 404-408.

 

Lavidor, M., & Whitney, C. (2005). Word length effects in Hebrew. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 127-32

 

Whitney, C. & Lavidor, M. (2005). Facilitative Orthographic Neighborhood Effects: The SERIOL Model Account. Cognitive Psychology, 51, 179-213.  

 

Lavidor, M., & Bailey, P. J. (2005). Dissociations between serial position and number of letters effects in lateralized visual word recognition. Journal of Research in Reading, 28, 258-273.

 

Lavidor, M., Johnston, R. S. & Snowling, M. J. (2006). When phonology fails: Orthographic neighbourhood effects in Dyslexia. Brain and Language. 96(3):318-329.

 

Hsiao, JH, Shillcock, RC,  & Lavidor M. (2006). A TMS Examination of Semantic Radical Combinability Effects in Chinese Character Recognition. Cognitive Brain Research,  1078(1):159-167

 

Skarratt, P. A., & Lavidor, M. (2006). Magnetic stimulation of the left visual cortex impairs expert word recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18(10):1749-58

 

Chiang, TC, Vaithianathan, T., Leung, T., Lavidor, M., Walsh, V., Delpy, D. T. (2007). Elevated haemoglobin levels in the motor cortex following 1 Hz transcranial magnetic stimulation - a preliminary study. Experimental Brain Research, 181(4): 555-60.

 

Hsiao, J. H. W., Shillcock, R., & Lavidor, M.  (2007). An examination of semantic radical combinability effects with lateralized cues in Chinese character recognition. Perception and Psychophysics, 69(3):338-44.

 

Pobric, G., Schweinberger, S. R. & Lavidor, M. (2007). Magnetic stimulation of the right visual cortex impairs form-specific priming. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19(6): 1013-20.

 

Siéroff, E., & Lavidor, M. (2007). Examination of the split fovea theory in a case of pure left hemialexia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 24, 243-259.

 

Cooper, TJ, Harvey, M. Lavidor M., Schweinberger SR. (2007).Hemispheric Asymmetries in Image-specific and Abstractive Priming of Famous Faces: Evidence from Reaction Times and Event-related Brain Potentials. Neuropsychologia, 45(13):2910-21.

 

Ellis, A. W., Ansorge, L., & Lavidor, M. (2007).  Words, hemispheres, and dissociable subsystems: effects of exposure duration, case alternation, priming and continuity of form on word recognition in the left and right visual fields. Brain and Language, 103(3):292-303

 

Ellis, A. W., Ansorge, L., & Lavidor, M. (2007).  Words, hemispheres, and processing mechanisms: A response to Marsolek and Deason. Brain and Language, 103(3):308-12.

 

Shamay-Tsoory S., Lavidor M., Aharon-Peretz  J. (2008). Social learning modulates the lateralization of emotional valence. Brain and Cognition. 67(3):280-91.

 

Pobric, G., Mashal, N., Faust, M., Lavidor M. (2008). The role of the right cerebral hemisphere in processing novel metaphoric expressions: A TMS study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20(1):170-81.

 

Cai, Q., Lavidor M., Brysbaert M., Paulignan Y., & Nazir, T. (2008). Cerebral lateralization during verb generation and lateralization of the posterior visual word processing system. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20(4):672-81.

 

Skarratt, P. A., McDonald, S. A. & Lavidor, M.  (2008). Evidence for word length coding during visual word recognition. The European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 20, 1-12.

 

Lavidor M., Alexander T., McGraw PV. (2009). Word recognition processes modulate the naso-temporal asymmetry of the human visual field. Perception , 38, 1536-1541.

 

Harpaz, Y. Levkovitz, Y., Lavidor M. (2009). Lexical ambiguity resolution in Wernicke's area and its right homologue. Cortex, 45(9):1097-103.

 

Fuggetta G, Rizzo S, Pobric G, Lavidor M, Walsh V. (2009). Functional Representation of Living and Nonliving Domains across the Cerebral Hemispheres: A Combined Event-related Potential/Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21, 403-414.

 

Levy, T., Walsh, V., & Lavidor, M.  (2010). Dorsal stream modulation of visual word recognition in skilled readers. Vision Research, 50, 883-888.

 

Hecht D., Walsh, V. & Lavidor M. (2010). Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) Facilitates Decision Making in a Probability Guessing Task. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 4241-4245.

 

Madrid GJ, Lavie N & Lavidor M. (2010). Asymmetrical perceptual load in lateralized word processing . European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 22(7), 1066 - 1077.

 

Tischler, H., Wolfus S., Friedman A., Perel E., Pashut T., Lavidor M., Korngreen, A., Yeshurun Y., Bar-Gad, I. (2011). Mini-coil for magnetic stimulation in the behaving primate, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 194, 242-251

 

Pashut T, Wolfus S, Friedman A, Lavidor M, Bar-Gad I,Yeshurun Y., & Korngreen A. (2011) Mechanisms of Magnetic Stimulation of Central Nervous System Neurons. PLoS Computational Biology 7(3): e1002022

 

Nemrodov D., Harpaz, Y., Javitt, DC., & Lavidor M. (2011). ERP evidence of hemispheric independence in visual word recognition. Brain and Language, 118(3), 72-80.

 

Lavidor M. (2011). Whole-word shape effect in dyslexia. Journal of Research in Reading, 34, 443-454

 

Berger U., Korngreen A., Bar-Gad I., Friedman, A., Wolfus, S., Yeshurun Y., & Lavidor M. (2011). Magnetic stimulation intensity modulates motor inhibition. Neuroscience Letters, 504, 93-97.

 

Jacobson, L., Javitt DC., & Lavidor M. (2011). Activation of inhibition: Diminishing impulsive behavior by direct current stimulation over the Inferior Frontal Gyrus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(11), 3380-3387.

 

Jacobson, L., Koslowsky M., & Lavidor M. (2012). tDCS polarity effects in motor and cognitive domains: A Meta- Analytical review. Experimental Brain Research, 216, 1-10.

 

Jacobson, L., Ezra A., Berger, U, & Lavidor M. (2012). Modulating oscillatory brain activity correlates of behavioral inhibition using transcranial direct current stimulation. Clinical Neurophysiology 123, 979-984.

 

Alexander T., Avirame K. & Lavidor M. (2012). Improving emotional prosody detection in the attending ear by cathodal tDCS suppression of the competing channel. Neurocience Letters, 508, 52-55.

 

Sela T., Kilim A., & Lavidor M. (2012). Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) increases risk taking behavior in the Balloon Analogue Risk Task, Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience. 6, 22.

 

Chouake T, Levy T., Javitt DC., & Lavidor M. (2012). Magnocellular training improves visual word recognition, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 14.

 

Jacobson L., Goren N., Lavidor M., & Levy DA. (2012). Oppositional transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of parietal substrates of attention during encoding modulates episodic memory. Brain Research, 1439, 66-72.

 

Harpaz Y & Lavidor M. (2012). Context modulates hemispheric asymmetries in the resolution of lexical ambiguity. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 24, 428-440.

 

Ditye T., Jacobson L., Walsh V., & Lavidor M. (2012). Modulating behavioral inhibition by tDCS combined with cognitive training Experimental Brain Research, 219, 363-368.

 

Weiss M., & Lavidor M. (2012). When less is more: Evidence for a facilitative cathodal tDCS effect in attentional abilities. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 24(9), 1826-1833.

 

Metuki N., Sela T., Lavidor M. (2012). Enhancing cognitive control components of insight problem solving by anodal tDCS of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Stimulation, 5, 110-115.

 

Sela T., Ivry RB., & Lavidor M. (in press). Prefrontal control during a semantic decision task that involves idiom comprehension: A Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation study. Neuropsychologia.

 

Meiron O., & Lavidor M. (in press). Unilateral prefrontal direct current stimulation effects are modulated by working memory load and gender. Brain Stimulation.

 

Vainiger D., Labruna L., Ivry, RB., & Lavidor M. (in press). Beyond words: evidence for automatic language-gesture integration of symbolic gestures but not dynamic landscapes. Psychological Research.

 

Metuki N., Sinkevich S., Lavidor M. (in press). Lateralization of semantic processing is shaped by exposure to specific mother tongues: the case of insight problem solving by bilingual and monolingual native Hebrew speakers, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

 

Weltman K., & Lavidor, M. (in press). Modulating lexical and semantic processing by transcranial Direct Current Stimulation. Experimental Brain Research.

 

Peretz, Y. & Lavidor, M. (in press). Enhancing lexical ambiguity resolution by brain polarization of the right posterior superior temporal sulcus. Cortex.

 

Meiron O., & Lavidor M. (in press). Prefrontal oscillatory stimulation modulates access to cognitive control references in retrospective metacognitive commentary. Clinical Neurophysiology.

 

Harpaz, Y., Lavidor, M. & Goldstein A. (in press). Right semantic modulation of early MEG components during ambiguity resolution. Neuroimage.

 

Metuki, N., & Lavidor M. (in press). Applying Advancements in Neurolinguistic Research to Enhance Semantic Processing Via Cognitive Training. Journal of Neurolinguistics.

 

Sela T., & Lavidor M. (in press). High-Level Cognitive Functions in Healthy Subjects. To appear in Roi Cohen-Kadosh (ed.), The Stimulated Brain, Elsevier.

 

Spitoni G.,  Pireddu G., Cimmino RL., Galati G., Priori A., Lavidor M., Jacobson L., Pissamiglio L . (in press). Right but not left angular gyrus modulates the metric component of the mental body representation: a tDCS study. Experimental Brain Research.

 

Mitcell RC., Sela T., Lavidor M. (in press). What is the importance and value of research on idiom comprehension in schizophrenia?. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.

 

Globerson E., Amir, N. Kisohn Rabin L., Golan O., & Lavidor M. (in press). Psychoacoustic abilities as predictors of vocal emotion recognition. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics

 

Hecht D., Walsh V., & Lavidor M. (in press). Bi-frontal direct current stimulation affects delay discounting choices. Cognitive Neuroscience.

 

תחומי מחקר

 מנחה מ.א. ודוקטורט

  • שפה וקבלת החלטות
  • הבדלים בין שתי ההמיספירות
  • Non invasive Brain Stimulation
  • קריאה ובעיות קריאה
  • העצמה קוגניטיבית

 

 

 

הישג מחקרי

ברכות על זכיה בקרן מחקר מטעם ה-  German Israeli Foundation