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Selective Peer Reviewed Publication

1) Kumar, U., Singh, A., & Mishra, M. (2020) White matter alteration in adults with prelingual deafness: A TBSS and SBM analysis of fractional anisotropy data. Brain and Cognition, 148, 105676.
2) Kumar, U., Arya, A. & Agarwal, V. (2020). Neural network connectivity in ADHD children: an independent component and functional connectivity analysis of resting state fMRI data.. Brain Imaging and Behavior. doi:10.1007/s11682-019-00242-0.
3) Hervais-Adelman, A., Kumar, U., Mishra, R. K., Tripathi, V. N., Guleria, A., Singh, J. P., ... & Huettig, F. (2019). Learning to read recycles visual cortical networks without destruction. Science Advances.
4) Kumar, U. & Padakannaya, P. (2019). The effect of written scripts’ dissimilarity over ventral and dorsal reading pathway: combined fMRI & DTI study. Interdisciplinary Journal of Reading & Writing.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-019-09952-9.
5) Kumar, U., & Mishra, M. (2018). Pattern of neural divergence in adults with prelingual deafness: based on structural brain analysis. Brain Research.
6) Kumar, U. (2017). The neural realm of taxonomic and thematic relation: an fMRI study. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1-11.
7) Skeide M A, Kumar U, Mishra R K, Guleria A, Singh J P, Tripathi VN, Eisner F, Huettig F (2017). Learning to Read Alters Intrinsic Cortico-Subcortical Cross-Talk in the Low-Level Visual System of Illiterates. Science Advance.
8) Kumar U, Arya A, & Agrawal V. (2017). Neuroanatomical changes in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: from cortical thickness and volumetric prospect. Brain & Development.
9) Kumar, U. (2016). Neural dichotomy of word concreteness: a view from functional neuroimaging. Cognitive processing, 17(1), 39-48.
10) Eisner, Frank, Kumar U, Ramesh K. Mishra, VivekaNandTripathi, AnupamGuleria, Jay Prakash Singh, and Falk Huettig. (2016) "Literacy acquisition drives hemispheric lateralization of reading." In the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. 
11) Kumar, U*., Guleria, A., &Khetrapal, C. L. (2015). Neuro-cognitive aspects of “OM” sound/syllable perception: A functional neuroimaging study. Cognition and Emotion, 29(3), 432-441.
12) Huettig, F., Kumar, U., Mishra, R. K., Tripathi, V., Guleria, A., Prakash Singh, J., & Eisner, F. (2015). The effect of learning to read on the neural systems for vision and language: A longitudinal approach with illiterate participants. In the 19th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP).
13) Eisner, Frank, Kumar U, Ramesh K. Mishra, VivekaNandTripathi, AnupamGuleria, Prakash Singh, and Falk Huettig. "The effect of literacy acquisition on cortical and subcortical networks: A longitudinal approach." In the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. 2015.
14) Kumar, U. (2014). Effect of orthography over neural regions in bilinguals: A view from neuroimaging. Neuroscience letters, 580, 94-99.
15) Guleria, A., Kumar, U*., Kishan, S. S. K., &Khetrapal, C. L. (2013). Effect of “SOHAM” meditation on the human brain: An fMRI study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 214(3), 462-465.
16) Prakash Padakannaya& Kumar U (2013). Orthography and reading: Perspective from neuroimaging studies. In Heather Winskel& Prakash Padakannaya (Eds.), South and South-East Asian Psycholinguistics. Cambridge University Press. 
17) Kumar, U., Guleria, A., Kishan, S. S. K., &Khetrapal, C. L. (2013). Effect of SOHAM Meditation on Human Brain: A Voxel‐Based Morphometry Study. Journal of Neuroimaging.
18) Kumar, U*., Padakannaya, P., Mishra, R. K., &Khetrapal, C. L. (2013). Distinctive neural signatures for negative sentences in Hindi: an fMRI study. Brain imaging and behavior, 7(2), 91-101.
19) Kumar U, Das T, Bapi RS, Padakannaya P, Joshi M, & Singh NC (2010).  Reading different orthographies:  an fMRI study of phrase reading in Hindi-English bilinguals.  Reading and Writing 23:  239-255.
20) Das T, Kumar U, Bapi RS, Padakannaya P, & Singh NC (2009).  Neural representation of an alphasyllabary script - the Devanagari story. Current Science 97:  1033-1038.
21) Kumar, U. (2009). Neural Network of Reading. Indian Linguistics, 70(1-4), 179-186.
22) Kumar U & Pandey V (2009).  Neural representation of native and second language in bilinguals.  I. J. D. L 38:  177-189.
22) Kumar U (2006).  Evaluating language skills of dyslexic children:  Semantic and syntactic context.  Share and Care 12:  30-35. IIE publication press.
23) Kumar U (2006).  Voice performance of the deaf children:  spectrographic analysis.  Share and Care 12:  21-28. IIE publication press.