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Personal profile

Research Interests

  • Developmental disorders of cognition and language.
  • Development of reading and component skills in children.  
  • Genetic and environmental influences on trajectories of brain structure and function
  • Educational Neuroscience


  • 2011-present, Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Aston Brain Centre
  • 2007-2011, Reader, Psychology, Aston University
  • 2003-2007: Senior Lecturer, Psychology, Aston University
  • 2001-2003: Lecturer, Psychology, Neurosciences Research Institute, Aston University
  • 1996-2001: Post-doctoral Fellow, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford University
  • 1996 Ph.D.: Experimental Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • 1989-1991: Masters Coursework in Psychology, Humboldt State University
  • 1988 BS: Psychobiology, University of California, Riverside

Membership of Professional Bodies

Society for Neuroscience, British Neuroscience Association, American Psychological Society

Contact Details

email: j.b.talcott@aston.ac.uk
telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 4083
fax: +44 (0) 121 204 4090

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of California Santa Cruz

External positions

Vice President


  • BF Psychology

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Research Output

Auditory frequency discrimination in developmental dyslexia: a meta-analysis

Witton, C., Swoboda, K., Shapiro, L. R. & Talcott, J. B., 1 Feb 2020, In : Dyslexia. 26, 1, p. 36-51 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Open Access
  • Genome-wide association scan identifies new variants associated with a cognitive predictor of dyslexia

    Gialluisi, A., Andlauer, T. F. M., Mirza-schreiber, N., Moll, K., Becker, J., Hoffmann, P., Ludwig, K. U., Czamara, D., St Pourcain, B., Brandler, W., Honbolygó, F., Tóth, D., Csépe, V., Huguet, G., Morris, A. P., Hulslander, J., Willcutt, E. G., Defries, J. C., Olson, R. K., Smith, S. D. & 25 others, Pennington, B. F., Vaessen, A., Maurer, U., Lyytinen, H., Peyrard-janvid, M., Leppänen, P. H. T., Brandeis, D., Bonte, M., Stein, J. F., Talcott, J. B., Fauchereau, F., Wilcke, A., Francks, C., Bourgeron, T., Monaco, A. P., Ramus, F., Landerl, K., Kere, J., Scerri, T. S., Paracchini, S., Fisher, S. E., Schumacher, J., Nöthen, M. M., Müller-myhsok, B. & Schulte-körne, G., 11 Feb 2019, In : Translational psychiatry. 9, 1, p. 77 77.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Long-term Effects of Cholestatic Liver Disease in Childhood on Neuropsychological Outcomes and Neurochemistry

    Talcott, J. B., Patel, T., Griffiths, G., Kelly, D. & Beath, S. V., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 69, 2, p. 145-151 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • On the neural basis of word reading: A meta-analysis of fMRI evidence using activation likelihood estimation

    Murphy, K., Talcott, J. B. & Jogia, J. R., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Neurolinguistics. 49, p. 71-83 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Thesis

    Beyond the forest and the trees : a cross-sectional investigation into local and global information processing in visual perception and language in typical development and autism spectrum disorder

    Author: Smith, D., 15 May 2018

    Supervisor: Talcott, J. (Supervisor) & Vulchanova, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    Biochemical correlates of cognition: exploring the relationships between blood, brain and behaviour

    Author: Patel, T., May 2011

    Supervisor: Talcott, J. B. (Supervisor) & Griffiths, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    Deficits in motor control: causes or correlates of reading disability?

    Author: Rochelle, K. S., 2006

    Supervisor: Talcott, J. B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    Developing multidimensional metrics for evaluating paediatric neurodevelopmental disorders

    Author: Nakubulwa, M., 1 Mar 2016

    Supervisor: Seri, S. (Supervisor) & Talcott, J. B. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy




    Joel Talcott (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Other distinction

    Vice-President (Honorary)

    Joel Talcott (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Other distinction


    • 1 Editorial activity
    • 1 Membership of council

    Dyslexia (Journal)

    Joel Talcott (Editor)

    1 Jan 2010 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Economic and Social Research Council (External organisation)

    Joel Talcott (Member)

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of council