Natalia Rakhlin, Ph.D.

Natalia Rakhlin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 5057 Woodward Ave., Room 10303.3

Natalia Rakhlin, Ph.D.



Selected Publications


Progovac, L., Rakhlin, N., Anglell, W., Liddane, R., Tang, L., & Ofen, N. (2018). Diversity of Grammars and their Diverging Evolutionary and Processing Paths: Evidence from Functional MRI Study of Serbian. Frontiers in Psychology. 9, 278.

Rakhlin, N., Hein, S., Doyle, N., et al. (2017). Sources of homogeneity and heterogeneity in developmental outcomes of children with past and current experiences of institutionalization in Russia: A four-group comparison. Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(3), pp. 242-255. PubMed PMID: 27078048.
Tan, M., Hein, S., Rakhlin, N., Doyle, N., Hart, L., et al. (2017). Psychological and sociocultural adaptation of children adopted from Russia and their associations with pre-adoption risk factors and parenting. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26(10), pp. 2669–268.
Rakhlin, N., Kornilov, S., Kornilova, T., & Grigorenko, E. (2016). Syntactic complexity effects of Russian relative clause sentences in children with and without developmental language disorder. Language Acquisition: a Journal of Developmental Linguistics, 23(4), pp. 333-360. PubMed PMID: 28626347.
Kornilov, S., Rakhlin, N., Koposov, R., Lee, M., Yrigollen, C., Caglayan, A., Magnuson, J., Mane, S., Chang, J., Grigorenko, E. (2016). Genome-Wide Association and Exome Sequencing Study of Language Disorder in an Extended Pedigree. Pediatrics, 137(4): e20152469. PubMed PMID: 27016271.
Rakhlin, N., Hein, S., Doyle, N., Hart, L., et al. (2015). Language development of internationally adopted children: adverse early experiences outweigh the age of acquisition effect. Journal of Communication Disorders, 57, pp. 66-80. PubMed PMID: 26385197.
Rakhlin, N., Kornilov, S., Reich, J., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2015). Interpretation of anaphoric dependencies by Russian-speaking children with and without Developmental Language Disorder. Language Acquisition, 22(4), pp. 355-383. PubMed PMID: 26640354.
Kornilov, S.A., Magnuson, J.S., Rakhlin, N., Landi, N., & Grigorenko, E.L. (2015). Lexical processing deficits in children with developmental language disorder: an event-related potentials study. Development and Psychopathology, 27(2), 459-476. PubMed PMID: 25997765.
Kornilov, S. A., Landi, N., Rakhlin, N., Fang, S. Y., Grigorenko, E. L., & Magnuson, J. S. (2014). Attentional But Not Pre-Attentive Neural Measures of Auditory Discrimination Are Atypical in Children With Developmental Language Disorder. Developmental neuropsychology, 39(7), 543-567. PubMed PMID: 25350759.
Rakhlin, N., Cardoso-Martins, C., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2014). Phonemic Awareness Is a More Important Predictor of Orthographic Processing Than Rapid Serial Naming: Evidence From Russian. Scientific Studies of Reading, 18(6), 395-414. PubMed PMID: 25435759.
Rakhlin, N., Kornilov, S. A., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2014). Gender and Agreement Processing in Children With Developmental Language Disorder. Journal of Child Language, 41(2), 241-274. PubMed PMID: 23390959.
Rakhlin, N., Cardoso-Martins, C., Kornilov, S. A., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2013). Spelling well despite language impairment: what makes it possible? Annals of Dyslexia. 63(3 4), pp. 253-273. PubMed PMID: 23860907.
Rakhlin, N., Kornilov, S. A., Paleev, D., Koposov, R. D., Chang, J., & Grigorenko, E. L. (2012). The language phenotype of a small geographically isolated Russian-speaking population: implications for genetic and clinical studies of development language disorder, Applied Psycholinguistics. 24(4), 476-496.