Director of Developmental Neuropsychology Lab
Texas Center for Learning Disabilities
Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics
Ph.D., University of Houston
Health & Biomedical Sciences Building (HBSB), Room 480
Dr. Cirino will be reviewing graduate student applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application deadline is Dec 1, 2017. Please see Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data for details.
- Developmental Neuropsychology
- Math and Reading Learning Difficulties and Disabilities
- Attention, Working Memory, and Executive Functions
- Measurement and Metholodology
- PSYC 7338: Cognitive Disorders and Lifespan Neuropsychology: II (graduate)
- PSYC 6356: Clinical Assessment I (graduate)
- PSYC 6357: Clinical Assessment II (graduate)
- PSYC 3301: Introduction to Psychological Statistics (undergraduate)
Selected Publications (past 3 years)
Cirino, P.T., Miciak, J., *Gerst, E., Barnes, M.A., Vaughn, S., *Child, A., & *Huston-Warren, E. (in press, 2016). Executive function, self-regulated learning, and reading comprehension: A training study. Journal of Learning Disabilities.
*Gerst, E., Cirino, P.T., Yoshida, H., & Fletcher, J.M. (in press, 2015). Cognitive and behavioral rating measures of executive function as predictors of academic outcomes in children. Child Neuropsychology.
*Martin, R., Cirino, P., Hiscock, M., Schultz, R., Collins, R., & Chapieski, L. (2016). Risks and benefits of epilepsy surgery in a pediatric population: Consequences for memory and academic skills. Epilepsy & Behavior, 62, 189-196.
Cirino, P.T., Tolar, T.D., Fuchs, L.S., & *Huston-Warren, E. (2016). Cognitive and numerosity predictors of mathematical skills in middle school. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 145, 95-119.
Dennis, M., Cirino, P.T., Simic, N., Juranek, J., Taylor, P., & Fletcher, J.M. (in press, 2016). White and grey matter relations to simple, choice, and cognitive reaction time in spina bifida. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 10(1), 238-251.
Miciak, J., Williams, J.L., Taylor, W.P., Cirino, P.T., Fletcher, J.M., & Vaughn, S. (2015). Do processing patterns of strengths and weaknesses predict differential treatment response? Journal of Educational Psychology, 108(6), 898-909.
*Raghubar, K.P., Taylor, H., Landry, S., Cirino, P.T., Dennis, M., & Barnes, M.A. (2015). Neurocognitive predictors of mathematical processing in school-aged children with spina bifida and their typically developing peers: Attention, working memory, and fine motor skills. Neuropsychology, 29(6), 861-873.
Cirino, P.T., Fuchs, L.S., *Elias, J.T, Powell, S.R., & Schumacher, R. (2015). Cognitive and mathematical profiles for different forms of learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 48(2), 156-175.
Fuchs, L.S., Powell, S.R., Cirino, P.T., Schumacher, R.F., Marrin, S., Hamlett, C.L., Fuchs, D., Compton, D.L., & Changas, P.C. (2014). Does calculation or word-problem instruction provide a stronger route to pre-algebraic knowledge? Journal of Educational Psychology, 106(4), 990-1006.
*Ware, A.L., Juranek, J., *Williams, V.J., Cirino, P.T., & Fletcher, J.M. (2014). Anatomical and diffusion MRI of deep gray matter in pediatric spina bifida. Neuroimage: Clinical, 5, 120-127.
*Martin, R.B., Cirino, P.T., Barnes, M.A., & Sharp, C. (2014). Number and counting skills in kindergarten as predictors of grade 1 mathematical skills. Learning and Individual Differences, 34, 12-23.