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Anne Helder

Post-Doc, Dr. Perfetti

Research Interests

Reading Comprehension, Discourse Processes, Word-Level Processes, Reading Development, and ERP

van den Broek, P., Espin, C.A., McMaster, K., & Helder, A. (in press). Developing reading comprehension skills: Perspectives from theory and practice. In E. Segers & P. van den Broek (Eds.), Continuities in language and literacy development. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Helder, A., van den Broek, P., Karlsson, J., & Van Leijenhorst, L. (2017). Neural correlates of coherence-break detection during reading of narratives. Scientific Studies of Reading, 21(6), 463-479.

van den Broek, P. & Helder, A. (2017). Cognitive processes in discourse comprehension: Passive processes, reader-initiated processes, and evolving mental representations. Discourse Processes, 54(5-6), 360-372.

Helder, A. (2016). Monitoring the coherence of texts: Coherence-break detection across development (Doctoral dissertation. Leiden University, the Netherlands).

Helder, A., Van Leijenhorst, L., & van den Broek, P. (2016). Coherence monitoring by good and poor comprehenders in elementary school: Comparing offline and online measures. Learning and Individual Differences, 48, 17-23.

Helder, A., Kraal, A., & van den Broek, P. (2015). De ontwikkeling van begrijpend lezen: Oorzaken van succes en falen vanuit een cognitief perspectief. In D. Schram (Ed.), Hoe maakbaar is de lezer? (pp. 59-78). Stichting Lezen: Eburon.

Kendeou, P., van den Broek, P., Helder, A., & Karlsson, J. (2014). A cognitive view of reading comprehension: Implications for reading difficulties. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 29(1), 10-16.

Helder, A., van den Broek, P., Van Leijenhorst, L., & Beker, K. (2013). Sources of comprehension problems during reading. In B. Miller, L. Cutting & P. McCardle (Eds.), Unraveling the behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic components of reading comprehension (pp. 43-53). Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishing.

van den Broek, P. W., Helder, A., & Van Leijenhorst, L. (2013). Sensitivity to structural centrality: Developmental and individual differences in reading comprehension skills. In M. A. Britt, S. R. Goldman & J-F Rouet (Eds.), Reading: From words to multiple texts (pp. 132-146). New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Best dissertation award (2014-2016). Institute of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

June 2016