Degree/Date: B.S. 1984 Institution: Georgetown University Specialization: Psychology
Degree/Date: M.A. 1992 Institution: City College of New York Specialization: Psychology
Degree/Date: Ph.D. 1994 Institution: City College of New York Specialization: Experimental Cognition, Neuropsychology
Post-Doctoral Training 1996 Institution: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Specialization: Pediatric Electrophysiology
Research Interests/Activities: Causes of language impairments in children.
Professional Activities: Electrophysiological research with children and supervising neuropsychological evaluations of children.
Current Projects: examining the attentional processes in children with language impairments in contrast to typically developing children and children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Neumann,Y., Obler, L. K., Gomes, H., & Shafer, V. (in
press), Phonological vs. sensory contributions to age effects in naming: An
electrophysiological study. Aphasiology
Meehan, K.B., Ueng-McHale, J.Y., Reynoso, J.S., Harris,
B.H., Wolfson, V., Gomes, H. & Tuber, S. B. (2008).Self-regulation and internal resources in
school-aged children with ADHD symptomatology: an investigation using the Rorschach
inkblot method. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 72, 259-82.
Barnhardt, J., Ritter, W., & Gomes, H (2008), Perceptual
Load Affects Spatial and Nonspatial Visual Selection Processes: An
Event-Related Brain Potential Study. Neuropsychologia, 46, 2071-8.
Dunn, M., Gomes, H., & Gravel, J. (2008). Mismatch negativity in
autistic and typically developing children. Journal of Autism and other
Developmental Disorders, 38, 52-71.
Gomes, H., Barrett, S., Duff, M., Barnhardt, J., &
Ritter, W. (2008). The effects of interstimulus interval on the Nd component:
An auditory selective attention test of perceptual load theory. Clinical
Neurophysiology, 119, 542-55.
Massa, J., Gomes, H., Tartter, V., Wolfson,
V., & Halperin, J. (2008). The concordance rates between parent and teacher
Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals Observational Rating Scales. International Journal of Language and
Gomes, H., Duff, M., Barnhardt, J., Barrett, S., &
Ritter, W. (2007). Development of auditory selective attention: Event-related
potential measures of channel selection and target detection. Psychophysiology,
Gomes, H., Wolfson, V., & Halperin, J. (2007). Is there
a selective relationship between language functioning and auditory attention in
children? An investigation of auditory and visual attention in children using
continuous performance tasks (CPTs). Journal of Clinical and Experimental
Neuropsychology, 29, 660-668.
Gomes, H., LoBosco, J., Deacon, D., & Ritter, W. (2004). Feature versus
gestalt representation of stimuli in the mismatch negativity system of 7-to-9
year old children. Psychophysiology, 41, 385-93.
Tartter, V. C.,
Gomes, H., Dubrovsky, B., Molholm, S., & Stewart, R. V. (2002). Novel
metaphors appear anomalous at least momentarily: Evidence from N400. Brain
and Language, 80, 488-509.
Gomes, H., Dunn, M., Ritter, W., Kurtzberg, D., Brattson, A., Kreuzer,
J. A., & Vaughan, H. (2001). Spatiotemporal Maturation of the Central and
Lateral N1 components to Tones. Developmental Brain Research, 129,
Molholm, S., Gomes, H., & Ritter, W. (2001). The detection of
constancy amidst change in children: A dissociation of preattentive and
intentional processing. Psychophysiology, 38, 969-978.
Gomes, H., Molholm, S., Ritter, W., Kurtzberg, D., Vaughan, H. G., Jr.,
& Cowan, N. (2000). Mismatch negativity in children and adults, and effects
of an attended task. Psychophysiology, 37, 807-816.
Deacon, D., Gomes, H.,
Nousak, J. M., Ritter, W., & Javitt, D. (2000). Effect of frequency
separation and stimulus rate on the mismatch negativity:an investigation of the issue of
refractoriness in humans. Neuroscience Letters, 287, 167-170.
Gomes, H., Molholm, S., Christodoulou, C., Ritter, W., & Cowan, N.
(2000). The development of auditory attention in children. Frontiers in
Bioscience, 5, 108-120.
Gomes, H., Sussman, E., Ritter, W., Kurtzberg, D., Vaughan, H. G., Jr.,
& Cowan, N. (1999). Developmental changes in an electrophysiological
measure of auditory sensory memory. Developmental Psychology, 35,
Sussman, E., Gomes, H., Nousak, J. M. K., Ritter, W., & Vaughan, H.
G. Jr. (1998). Feature conjunctions and auditory sensory memory. Cognitive
Brain Research, 793, 95-102.
Ritter, W., Gomes, H., Cowan, N., Sussman, E, Vaughan, H. G. Jr. (1998).
Reactivation of a dormant representation of an auditory stimulus feature. Journal
of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 605-614.
Gomes, H., Ritter, W., Tartter, V. C., Vaughan, H. G., Jr. & Rosen,
J. J. (1997).Lexical processing of
visually and auditorily presented nouns and verbs: Evidence from reaction time
and N400 priming data. Cognitive Brain Research, 6, 121-134.
Gomes, H., Bernstein, R., Ritter, W., Vaughan, H. G., Jr., & Miller,
J. (1997). Storage of feature conjunctions in transient auditory memory. Psychophysiology,
Dunn, M., Gomes, H., & Sebastian, M. (1996). Prototypicality of
responses of autistic and language disordered children in a word fluency task. Child
Neuropsychology, 2, 99-108.
Ritter, W., Deacon, D., Gomes, H., Javitt, D. C., & Vaughan, H. G.,
Jr. (1995). The mismatch negativity of event-related potentials as a probe of
transient auditory memory: A review. Ear and Hearing, 16, 52-67.
Gomes, H., Ritter, W., & Vaughan, H. G. Jr. (1995). The nature of
pre‑attentive storage in the auditory system. Journal of Cognitive
Neuroscience, 7, 81-94.
Tartter, V.C., Gomes, H., & Litwin, E. (1993). Some acoustic effects
of listening to noise on speech production. Journal of the Acoustic Society
Cunningham, J., Gomes, H., Seino, Y., & Chase, L. R. (1983).
Abnormal 24‑hydroxylation of 25‑hydroxyvitamin D in the X‑linked
hypophosphatemic mouse. Endocrinology, 112, 633‑638.