Anna Banaszkiewicz, MSc
Ph.D. Student
a.banaszkiewicz@nencki.edu.pl
+48 22 5892 551

About me:

  • 2015 - 2020: PhD Studies Laboratory of Brain Imaging, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences
    Thesis: Neuroplasticity and sign language: Insights from longitudinal and cross-sectional multimodal studies of hearing learners and deaf signers
    Supervisor: prof. Artur Marchewka
  • 2008 - 2014: M. Sc. in Psychology Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw
    Thesis: Familial risk of developmental dyslexia: behavioural and structural brain differences associated with socioeconomic status
    Supervisors: prof. Katarzyna Jednoróg and prof. Wojciech Dragan

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Research interests:

brain plasticity, language/sign language, language learning, (bimodal) bilingualism

Selected publications:

Banaszkiewicz, A., Bola, Ł., Matuszewski, J., Szczepanik, M., Kossowski, B., Mostowski, P., Rutkowski, P., Śliwińska, M., Jednoróg, K., Emmorey, K. & Marchewka, A. (2021). The role of the superior parietal lobule in lexical processing of sign language: Insights from fMRI and TMS. Cortex, vol. 135, doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2020.10.025

Matuszewski, J., Kossowski, B., Bola, Ł., Banaszkiewicz, A., Paplińska, M., Gyger, L., Kheriff, F., Szwed, M., Frackowiak, R.S., Jednoróg, K., Draganski, B. & Marchewka, A. (2021). Brain plasticity dynamics during tactile Braille learning in sighted subjects: multi-contrast MRI approach. NeuroImage, vol. 227, doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117613

Kuper, C.*, Matuszewski, J.*, Banaszkiewicz, A., Bola, Ł., Szczepanik, M., Draps, M., Kordos, P., Szwed, M., Jednoróg, K. & Marchewka, A. (2021). Functional reorganization of the reading network in the course of foreign language acquisition. NeuroImage, vol. 226(1), doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117544

Banaszkiewicz, A., Matuszewski, J., Bola, Ł., Szczepanik, M., Kossowski, B., Rutkowski, P., Szwed, M., Emmorey, K., Jednoróg, K. & Marchewka, A. (2020). Multimodal imaging of brain reorganization in hearing late learners of sign language. Human Brain Mapping, doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25229

Łuniewska, M., Chyl, K., Dębska, A., Banaszkiewicz, A., Żelechowska, A., Marchewka, A., ... & Jednoróg, K. (2019). Children with dyslexia and familial risk for dyslexia present atypical development of the neuronal phonological network. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13, 1287, doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.01287

Plewko, J., Chyl K., Bola, Ł., Łuniewska, M., Dębska, A., Banaszkiewicz, A., Wypych, M., Marchewka, A., van Atteveldt, N., Jednoróg, K. (2018). Letter and Speech Sound Association in Emerging Readers With Familial Risk of Dyslexia. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol. 12, 1-13, doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2018.00393

Chyl, K., Kossowski, B., Dębska, A., Łuniewska, M., Banaszkiewicz, A., Żelechowska, A., Frost, S.J., Mencl, W.E., Wypych, M., Marchewka, A., Jednoróg, K. (2017). Prereader to beginning reader: changes induced by reading acquisition in print and speech brain networks. The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 59(1), 76-87, doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.12774

Dębska A., Łuniewska M., Chyl K., Banaszkiewicz A., Żelechowska A., Wypych M., Marchewka A., Pugh K.R., Jednoróg K. (2016). Neural basis of phonological awareness in beginning readers with familial risk of dyslexia—Results from shallow orthography. NeuroImage, vol. 132, 406–416, doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.02.063

Funding:

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