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Elena Plante conducts research primarily in the area of developmental language disorders. Her work concerns the accurate identification of adults and children with this condition, improvement of learning by these individuals, and understanding the neurobiological substraits of the disorder. She has been conducting neuroimaging research for over 20 years and she primarily uses fMRI as a tool for revealing recruitment of cognitive systems for language processing. Her work is currently funded by grants from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the National Institute on Aging and the Institute for Educational Science. Dr. Plante has numerous ongoing collaborations with researchers nationally and abroad.
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