Spencer, C., Davison, K.E., Boucher A.R., & Zuk, J. Speech perception variability in children with childhood apraxia of speech. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools [in press].


Yu, X., Ferradal, S. L., Sliva, D. D., Dunstan, J., Carruthers, C., Sanfilippo, J., Zuk, J., Zöllei, L., Boyd, E., Gagoski, B., Ou, Y., Grant, P. E., & Gaab, N. (2021). Functional connectivity in infancy and toddlerhood predicts long-term language and pre-literacy outcomes. Cerebral Cortex.

Zuk, J., Yu, X., Sanfilippo, J., Figuccio, M., Dunstan, J., Carruthers, C., Turesky, T., Grant, E., Gaab, N. (2021). White matter in infancy is prospectively associated with language outcomes in kindergartenDevelopmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 50, 100973.

Zuk, J., Dunstan, J., Norton, E., Yu, X., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Wang, Y., Hogan, T., Gabrieli, J.D.E. & Gaab, N. (2021). Multifactorial pathways facilitate resilience among kindergarteners at risk for dyslexia: A longitudinal behavioral and neuroimaging study. Developmental Science, 24(1), e12983.


Yu, X., Zuk, J., Mauer, M., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Raney, T., Beach, S., Norton, E.S., Gabrieli, J.D.E., & Gaab, N. (2020). Putative protective neural mechanisms in prereaders with a family history of dyslexia who subsequently develop typical reading skills. Human Brain Mapping, 41(10), 2827-2845. 


Ozernov-Palchik, O., Norton, E.S., Wang, Y., Beach, S.D., Zuk, J., Wolf, M., Gabrieli, J.D.E., & Gaab, N. (2019). The relationship between socioeconomic status and white matter microstructure in pre-reading children: A longitudinal investigation.Human Brain Mapping, 1-14.


Zuk, J., Purdue, M., Becker, B., Yu, X., Chang, M., Raschle, N.R., & Gaab, N. (2018). Neural correlates of phonological processing: disrupted in children with reading disorders and enhanced in children with musical training. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 34, 82-91.
  Zuk, J., & Gaab, N. (2018). Evaluating the roles of predisposition and training in shaping the musician’s brain: a developmental perspective. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1423(1), 40-50.
  Yu, X., Zuk, J., & Gaab, N. (2018). What factors facilitate resilience in developmental dyslexia? Examining protective and compensatory mechanisms across the developmental trajectory. Child Development Perspectives, 12(4), 240-246.
  Zuk, J., Iuzzini, J., Cabbage, K., Green, J., Carrell, T., Hogan, T.P. (2018). Poor speech perception is not a core deficit of childhood apraxia of speech: preliminary findings. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(3), 583-592.
  Yu, X., Raney, T., Perdue, M.V., Zuk, J., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Becker, B.C., Raschle, N.M. & Gaab, N. (2018). Emergence of the neural network underlying phonological processing from the pre-reading to the emergent reading stage: a longitudinal study. Human Brain Mapping, 39(5), 2047-2063.
  Cabbage, K., Farquharson, K., Iuzzini-Siegel, J., Zuk, J., & Hogan, T. (2018). Exploring the overlap between dyslexia and speech sound production deficits. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49, 774-786.


Zuk, J., Bishop-Lieber, P., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Peysakovich, B., Moore, E., Overy, K., Welch, G., Gaab, N. (2017). Revisiting the ‘enigma’ of musicians with dyslexia: auditory sequencing and speech abilities. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146(4), 495-511.
  Langer, N., Peysakhovich, B., Zuk, J., Drottar, M., Sliva, D., Smith, S., Becker, B., Grant, E., & Gaab, N. (2017). White matter alterations in infants at risk for developmental dyslexia. Cerebral Cortex, 27(2), 1027-1036.


Clayton, K.K., Swaminathan, J., Yazdanbaksh, A., Zuk, J., Patel, A.D. & Kidd Jr, G. (2016). Executive function, visual attention and the cocktail party problem in musicians and non-musicians. PLoS ONE, 11(7), e0157638.


Zuk, J., Benjamin, C., Kenyon, A., & Gaab, N. (2014). Behavioral and neural correlates of executive functioning in musicians and nonmusicians. PLoS ONE, 9(6), e99868.
  Raschle, N.M., Smith, S., Zuk, J., Figuccio, M., & Gaab, N. (2014). Investigating the neural correlates of voice versus speech-sound directed information in pre-school children. PLoS ONE, 9(12), e115549.


Zuk, J., Ozernov-Palchik, O., Kim, H., Lakshminarayanan, K., Gabrieli, J.D.E., Tallal, P., & Gaab, N. (2013). Enhanced syllable discrimination thresholds in musicians. PLoS ONE, 8(12), e80546.
  Zuk, J., Estevan Andrade, P., Valeria C.A. Andrade, O., Gardiner, M., & Gaab, N. (2013). Musical, language, and reading abilities in early Portuguese readers. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(228), 1-12.


Raschle, N., Zuk, J., Ortiz-Mantilla, S., Sliva, D., Franceschi, A., Grant, E., Benasich, A., & Gaab, N. (2012). Pediatric neuroimaging in early childhood and infancy: challenges and practical guidelines. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1252, 43-50.
  Raschle, N. M., Zuk, J., & Gaab, N. (2012). Functional characteristics of developmental dyslexia in left-hemispheric posterior brain regions predate reading onset. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(6), 2156–2161.


Wan, C.Y., Bazen, L., Baars, R., Libenson, A., Zuk, J., Norton, A., & Schlaug, G. (2011). Auditory motor-mapping training as an intervention to facilitate speech output in nonverbal children with autism: a proof of concept study. PLoS ONE, 6(9), e25505.
  Loui, P., Kroog, K., Zuk, J., Winner, E., & Schlaug, G. (2011). Relating pitch awareness to phonemic awareness in children: implications for tone-deafness and dyslexia. Frontiers in Psychology, 2(111).