Michelle Y. Kibby

Dr. Michelle Y. Kibby

Department of Psychology

Southern Illinois University, USA



1998 Ph.D., The University of Memphis

1996 M.S., The University of Memphis

1989 B.S., Washington University in St. Louis

Publications (Selected)

  1. *Mesman, G. R. & Kibby, M.Y. (2011). Examining multiple theories’ contribution to orthographic functioning. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 44, 50-62.
  2. Kibby, M.Y., Kroese, J.M., *Krebbs, H., *Hill, C.E., & Hynd, G.W. (2009). The pars triangularis in dyslexia and ADHD: A comprehensive approach. Brain and Language, 111, 46-54.
  3. Kibby, M.Y. (2009). Memory functioning in dyslexia: An analysis using two clinical memory measures. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 24, 245-254.
  4. Kibby, M.Y. (2009). There are Multiple Contributors to the Verbal Short-term Memory Deficit in Children with Developmental Reading Disabilities. Child Neuropsychology, 15, 485-506.
  5. Kibby, M.Y., *Pavawalla, S.P., *Fancher, J.B., *Naillon, A.J., & Hynd, G.W. (2009). The relationship between cerebral hemisphere volume and receptive language functioning in dyslexia and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Child Neurology, 24, 438-448.
  6. Kibby, M.Y. & Cohen, M.J. (2008). Memory functioning in children with reading disabilities and/or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder:  A clinical investigation of their working memory and long-term memory functioning.Child Neuropsychology, 14, 525-546.
  7. Kibby, M.Y., *Fancher, J.B., *Markanen, R., & Hynd, G.W. (2008). A quantitative MRI analysis of the cerebellar deficit hypothesis of dyslexia. Journal of Child Neurology, 23, 368-80.
  8. *Craggs, J.G., *Sanchez, J., Kibby, M.Y., Gilger, J.W., & Hynd, G.W. (2006). Brain morphology and neuropsychological profiles in a family displaying dyslexia and superior nonverbal intelligence. Cortex, 42, 1107-1118.
  9. Kibby, M.Y., Kroese, J.M., Morgan, A.E., Hiemenz, J.R., Cohen, M.J., & Hynd, G.W. (2004). The relationship between perisylvian morphology and verbal short-term memory functioning in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Brain and Language, 89, 122-135.
  10. Kibby, M.Y., Marks, W., Morgan, S., & Long, C.J. (2004). Specific impairments in developmental reading disabilities:  A working memory approach. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 37, 349-363.
  11. Kibby, M.Y., Cohen, M.J., & Hynd, G.W. (2002). Clock face drawing in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 17, 531-546.
  12. Cohen, M.J., Riccio, C.R., Kibby, M.Y., & Edmonds, J.E.  (2000). Developmental progression of clock face drawing in children. Child Neuropsychology, 6, 64-76.
  13. Kibby, M.Y., Schmitter-Edgecombe, M.E., & Long, C.J. (1998). Ecological validity of neuropsychological tests:  Focus on the California Verbal Learning Test and the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 13, 523-534.
  14. Kibby, M.Y., Tyc, V.L., & Mulhern, R.K. (1998). Effectiveness of psychological intervention for children and adolescents with chronic medical illness:  A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 18, 103-117.
  15. Schmitter-Edgecombe, M.E., & Kibby, M.Y. (1998). Visual selection following severe closed head injury:  Focused and divided attention. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 4, 144-159.
  16. Kibby, M.Y., & Long, C.J. (1997). Effective treatment of minor head injury and understanding its neurological consequences. Applied Neuropsychology, 4, 34-42.
  17. Tyc, V.L., Hudson, M.M., Hinds, P., Elliot, V., & Kibby, M.Y. (1997). Tobacco use among pediatric cancer patients:  Recommendations for developing clinical smoking interventions. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 15, 2194-2204.
  18. Kibby, M.Y., & Long, C.J. (1996). Minor head injury:  Attempts at clarifying the confusion. Brain Injury, 10, 159-186.
  19. Long, C.J., & Kibby, M.Y. (1995). Ecological validity of neuropsychological tests:  A look at neuropsychology’s past and the impact that ecological issues may have on its future. Advances in Medical Psychotherapy, 8, 59-78.
  20. Kibby, M.Y. (in press). Working Memory Functioning in Developmental Dyslexia and ADHD. In G. Kalivas and S.F. Petralia (Eds.), Short-Term Memory: New Research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
  21. Kibby, M.Y., & Hynd, G.W. (2001). Neurobiological basis of learning disabilities. In B. Keogh and D. Hallahan (Eds.), Research and Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities (pp. 25-42). Mahwah, NJ: Earlbaum.
  22. Kibby, M., & Long, C.J. (1999). Effective treatment of mild traumatic brain injury and understanding its neurological consequences. In M.J. Raymond, T.L. Bennett, L.C. Hartlage, and C.M. Cullum (Eds.), Mild Traumatic Brain Injury:  A Clinician’s Guide. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.