Prof. Castro’s research focuses on word retrieval in aging adults and adults with language impairments (e.g., aphasia, dementia), with a particular focus on how words are organized in memory. Her research uses behavioral studies and computational modeling
- Vitevitch, M. S., & Castro, N. (2015). Using network science in the language sciences and clinic. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 17(1), 13-25.
- Castro, N. & Siew, C. S. Q. (2020). Contributions of modern network science to the cognitive sciences: Revisiting research spirals of representation and process. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 476(2238), 20190825.
- Castro N., Stella, M., & Siew, C. S. Q. (2020). Quantifying the interplay of semantics and phonology during failures of word retrieval by people with aphasia using a multiplex lexical network. Cognitive Science, 44(9), e12881.
- Ashaie, S., & Castro, N. (2021). Exploring the complexity of aphasia with network analysis. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 64(10), 3928-3941.
- Castro, N., Nadeau, S. E., & Kendall, D. L. (2022). The challenge of achieving greater generalization in phonological treatment of aphasia. Aphasiology, 36(2), 170-197.
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