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Professor Dorothy Bishop

BA Oxon, MPhil IoP, PhD Oxon.

Dorothy Bishop

Partner Investigator

Contact Details

Phone : +44 1865 271 369
Fax : +44 1865 281 255
email : dorothy.bishop@psy.ox.ac.uk
Homepage : http://www.psy.ox.ac.uk/oscci/
ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2448-4033

External Address

Department of Experimental Psychology
University of Oxford, UK

Recent External Appointments

  • Fellow, The Royal Society. (2014 continuing)

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160101174] (2016 - 2019) "The role of early testosterone and brain laterality in language development." Whitehouse, A., Maybery, M., Bishop, D., Francks, C., Fisher, S., Keelan, J., Jacoby, P., & Murphy, A. ($415,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2015) "The effect of brain stimulation on reading training in dyslexia." McArthur, G., Sowman, P., Bishop, D., Savage, G., Caruana, N., & Francis, D. ($39,000)
  • Wellcome Trust Program Grant and Principal Research Fellowship (2011 - 2015) "Genetic, neurological and cognitive determinants of success and failure in learning a first language." Bishop, D.V.M. ($3,235,000)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Munafo, M.R., Nosek, B.A., Bishop, D.V.M., Button, K.S., Chambers, C.D., du Sert, N.P., Simonsohn, U., Wagenmakers, E.-J., Ware, J.J., & Ioannidis, J.P.A. (2017). A manifesto for reproducible science. Nature Human Behaviour, 1, 0021. doi:10.1038/s41562-016-0021
  • Bishop, D. (2016). Quality and longevity. The Psychologist, 29(7), 578-579.
  • Duff, F., Nation, K., Plunkett, K., & Bishop, D.V.M (2015). Early prediction of language and literacy problems: is 18 months too early? PeerJ, 3, 31098. doi:10.7717/peerj.1098
  • Bishop, D.V.M., Nation, K., & Patterson, K. (2014). When words fail us: Insights into language processing from developmental and acquired disorders. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B, 369, 1634. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0403
  • Groen, M.A., Whitehouse, A.O.J., Badcock, N.A., & Bishop, D.V.M (2013). Associations between handedness and cerebral lateralisation for language: A comparison of three measures in children. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e64876. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064876
  • Badcock, N.A., Bishop, D.V.M., Hardiman, M.J., Barry, J.G., & Watkins, K.E. (2012). Co-localisation of structural and functional brain abnormalities associated with Specific Language Impairment. Brain and Language, 120, 310-320. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2011.10.006
  • Badcock, N.A., Holt, G., Holden, A., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2012). dopOSCCI: A functional transcranial Doppler ultrasonography summary suite for Matlab. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 204(2), 383-388. doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2011.11.018
  • Badcock, N.A., Nye, A., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2012). Using functional transcranial Doppler ultrasonography to assess language lateralisation: Influence of task and difficulty level. Laterality, 17(6), 694-710. doi:10.1080/1357650X.2011.615128
  • Groen, M.A., Whitehouse, A.O.J., Badcock, N.A., & Bishop, D.V.M (2012). Does cerebral lateralization develop? A study using functional transcranial Doppler ultrasound assessing lateralization for language production and visuospatial memory. Brain and Behavior, 2(3), 256-269.
  • Rosch, R.E., Bishop, D.V.M., & Badcock, N.A. (2012). Lateralised visual attention is unrelated to language lateralisation, and not influenced by task difficulty – A functional transcranial doppler study. Neuropsychologia, 50(5), 810-815. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.01.015
  • Groen, M.A., Whitehouse, A.O.J., Badcock, N.A., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2011). Where were those rabbits? A new paradigm to determine cerebral lateralisation of visuospatial memory function in children. Neuropsychologia, 49(12), 3265-3271. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.07.031
  • Bishop, D.V.M., Badcock, N.A., & Holt, G. (2010). Assessment of cerebral lateralization in children using Functional Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound (fTCD). Journal of Visualised Experiments, 43, e2161. doi:10.3791/2161
  • Leggett, V., Jacobs, P., Nation, K., Scerif, G., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2010). Neurocognitive outcomes of individuals with a sex chromosome trisomy: XXX, XYY or XXY. A systematic review. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 52, 119-129.
  • Whitehouse, A.O.J., Groen, M.A., Badcock, N.A., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2009). Reliability of a novel paradigm for determining hemispheric lateralization of visuospatial function. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 27, 1-5. doi:10.1017/S1355617709990555
  • Bishop, D.V.M., & McArthur, G.M. (2005). Individual differences in auditory processing in specific language impairment: A follow-up study using event-related potentials and behavioural thresholds. Cortex, 41, 327-341.
  • Bishop, D.V.M., Reilly, J., & McArthur, G.M. (2005). Electrophysiological evidence implicates automatic low-level feature detectors in perceptual asymmetry. Cognitive Brain Research, 24, 177-179.
  • Bishop, D.V.M., Sheehan, K.A., & McArthur, G.M. (2005). Is discrimination training necessary to cause changes in the P2 auditory event-related brain potential to speech sounds? Brain Research, 25, 547-553.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2005). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment: A behavioural and electrophysiological study. Brain and Language, 94, 260-273.
  • Bishop, D.V.M., & McArthur, G.M. (2004). Immature cortical responses to auditory stimuli in specific language impairment: Evidence from ERPs to rapid tone sequences. Developmental Science, 7, F11-F18.
  • Hill, P.R., McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004). Phonological categorisation of vowels: A mismatch negativity study. NeuroReport, 15, 2195-2199.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004). Frequency discrimination deficits in people with specific language impairment: Reliability, validity, and linguistic correlates. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 47, 527-541.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004). Which people with specific language impairment have auditory processing deficits? Cognitive Neuropsychology, 21, 79-94.
  • McArthur, G.M., Bishop, D.V.M., & Proudfoot, M. (2003). Do video sounds interfere with auditory event-related potentials? Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 35, 329-333.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2002). Event-related potentials reflect individual differences in age-invariant auditory skills. NeuroReport, 13, 1079-1082.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2001). Auditory perceptual processing in people with reading and oral language impairments: Current issues and recommendations. Dyslexia, 7, 150-170.

Published Abstracts

  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 56, 204.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2002). Temporal resolution and frequency discrimination in people with a specific language impairment: Behavioural and electrophysiological evidence [Abstract]. Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Bishop, D. (2017, February). What’s wrong with our Universities, and will the Teaching Excellence Framework put it right? Keynote paper presented at the University of Southampton Distinguished Lecture, Southampton, UK. [Link]
  • Bishop, D. (2017, January). Why is it so hard to agree on definitions and terminology for children's language disorders? Keynote paper presented at the International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders Winter Lecture, London, UK. [Link]
  • Bishop, D. (2016, December). Children with an extra sex chromosome: A mirror on heterogeneity in autism. Keynote paper presented at the Australasian Society for Autism Research Conference, Perth.
  • Bishop, D. (2016, November). On the importance of WIPS not being wimps. Invited presentation given at the Birkbeck University of London, UK.
  • Bishop, D. (2016, May). What is the reproducibility crisis in science and what can we do about it? Keynote presentation given at the Rhodes Biomedical Association, Oxford, UK.
  • Bishop, D. (2016, May). Hacking a way through the garden of forking paths: A cause of poor reproducibility. Invited paper presented at the Replication and Reproducibility in Psychological Science Event, London, UK. [Link]
  • Badcock, N.A., Nye, A., Rosch, R., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2011, December). Lateralization of language and spatial skills is not affected by task difficulty: A functional Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography investigation. Paper presented at the Australasian Cognitive Neurosciences Conference (ACNC), Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • McArthur, G., Budd, T.W., & Bishop, D. (2007, July). Auditory processing in specific language impariment: Insights from the N1. Poster session presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), Prague, Czech Republic.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004, November). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the Hunter Valley Child and Family Health Colloquium Series, Wallsend Campus, Newcastle.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D. V. M. (2004, October). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society, Sydney.
  • McArthur , G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004, April). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Poster session presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Conference, Oxford, UK.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D. V. M. (2004, March). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Paper presented at the British Dyslexia Association Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004, March). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004, March). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the SHLRC Colloquium Series, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2004, March). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Perth.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D. V. M. (2004, January). Speech and non-speech processing in people with specific language impairment. Paper presented at the MACCS Research Symposium, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2003, July). Sound discrimination in people with specific language impairment. Poster session presented at the Experimental Psychology Society, Reading, UK.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D. V. M. (2003, June). discrimination in people with specific language impairment. Poster session presented at the the XVII IERASG Biennial Symposium, Tenerife, Spain.
  • McArthur, G. M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2002, September). Auditory perceptual processing in people with and without specific language impairments. Invited paper presented at the City University of New York, New York, USA.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2002, May). Auditory processing in children with reading and language problems. Invited paper presented at the de Veremiging voor Klinische Linguistiek (VKL) whokshop, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • McArthur, G.M., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2002, April). Temporal resolution and frequency discrimination in people with specific language impairment: Behavioural and electrophysiological evidence. Poster session presented at the ISCA Workshop on Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech, Aix-en-Provence, France.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2001, May). Auditory perceptual processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the Sensory Bases of Reading and Language Disorders conference, University of Essex, Essex, UK.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2001, April). Auditory perceptual processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the the British Dyslexia Association Conference, York University, York, UK.
  • McArthur, G. M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2001, February). Auditory processing in people with specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the Department of Psychology, York University, York, UK.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2000, November). Auditory perceptual processing in people with a specific language impairment. Invited paper presented at the Department of Experimental Psychology Colloquium, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
  • McArthur, G. M. & Bishop, D. V. M (2000, September). Auditory perceptual processing in people with a specific language impairment. Poster session presented at the Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2000, July). Auditory perceptual processing in people with specific language impairment. Paper presented at the Experimental Psychology Society, Cambridge, UK.
  • McArthur, G.M. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2000, February). Rate of auditory perceptual processing in children with specific language impairment and children with a specific reading disability. Invited paper presented at the Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK.

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