Scanning children, and research project: Ashley Nielsen

Ashley will talk to us about scanning children, and about one of her specific research projects:

Using task demand to further illuminate group differences in the neural strategy to accomplish a task: do children and adults accomplish single word comprehension in different ways?
 
Relevant papers:


Church, Jessica A., Steven E. Petersen, and Bradley L. Schlaggar. "The “Task B problem” and other considerations in developmental functional neuroimaging." Human brain mapping 31.6 (2010): 852-862. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hbm.21036/full


 
Krishnan, Saloni, et al. "Convergent and divergent fMRI responses in children and adults to increasing language production demands." Cerebral Cortex(2014): bhu120. 

http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/10/3261