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University of California, Los Angeles


Nuñez, S.C., Dapretto, M., Katzir, T., Starr, A., Bramen, J., Kan, E., Bookheimer, S.Y., & Sowell, E.R. (2011). fMRI of Syntactic processing in typically developing children: Structural correlates in the inferior frontal gyrus. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3), 313-323.

Roussotte, F.F., Bramen, J., Nuñez, S.C., Quandt, L.C., Smith, L., O’Connor, M.J., Bookheimer, S.Y., & Sowell, E.R. (2011). Abnormal brain activation during working memory in children with prenatal exposure to drugs of abuse: the effects of methamphetamine, alcohol, and polydrug exposure. Neuroimage, 54(4), 3067-75.

Nuñez, S.C., Roussotte, F.F., & Sowell, E.R. (2011). Structural and functional brain abnormalities in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcohol Research and Health, 34(1), 121-131.

Research Interests: 

Structural and functional MRI, typical brain development, neurodevelopmental disorders, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

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