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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Jodene Fine is an assistant professor of school psychology, a Licensed Psychologist, certified member of the National Register of Health Care Psychologists, and a nationally certified school psychologist. She studies developmental disorders and typical child development from the perspective of neuropsychological functioning within an educational context. Her work embraces the idea that child development rests on complex neural processes that begin in utero and develop in response to environmental and genetic influences. Dr. Fine's research uses behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to identify the neuropsychological processes that can impede optimal learning and behavior in children. Her laboratory is currently doing work on the influence of memory and attentional processes in mathematics and reading. Additionally, she studies social perception in children with high functioning autism disorders and nonverbal learning disability.
Semrud-Clikeman, M., Fine, J.G., Bledsoe, J. and Zhu, D. (In press). Amygdala and hippocampal differences in children with Asperger Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disability or healthy controls. International Journal of Neuroscience.
Fine, J.G., Semrud-Clikeman, M., Bledsoe, J. and Mushielak, K. (In press). A critical review of the literature on NLD as a developmental disorder. Child Neuropsychology. Prepublication on line March 2012: DOI 10.1080/09297049.2011.648923
Hasson, R. and Fine, J.G. (2012). Gender differences among children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder on continuous performance tests: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Attention Disorders. 16 (3): 190-198
Semrud-Clikeman, M., Fine, J.G. and Zhu, D. (2011). The role of right hemisphere for processing of social interactions in normal adults using fMRI. Neuropsychobiology. 64:47-51. DOI: 10.1159/00032507.
Pham, A., Fine, J.G. and Semrud-Clikeman, M. (2011). The influence of rapid automatized naming on reading performance. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 26(3), 214-224.
Semrud-Clikeman, M., Fine, J.G. and Bledsoe, J. (2011). Presence of cysts on MRI in children with Asperger's Disorder and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities. Journal of Child Neurology, 4, 471-475.
Fine, J.G., Semrud-Clikeman, M., and Zhu, D. (2009). Gender differences in BOLD activation to face photographs and video vignettes. Behavioral Brain Research, 201, 137-146.
Fine, J.G., Semrud-Clikeman, M., Butcher, B., Walkowiak, J. (2008). Brief report: Attention effect on a measure of social perception. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38, 1797-1802.
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