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Dr Katie Alcock

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Measurement of expressive vocabulary in school-age children: Development and application of the Kilifi Naming Test (KNT)

    Kitsao-Wekulo, P., Holding, P., Kvalsvig, J., Alcock, K. J. & Taylor, H. G., 1/04/2019, In : Applied Neuropsychology: Child. 8, 1, p. 24-39 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. 2018
  4. E-pub ahead of print

    The role of the home environment in neurocognitive development of children living in extreme poverty and with frequent illnesses: a cross-sectional study

    Nampijja, M., Kizindo, R., Apule, B., Lule, S. A., Muhangi, L., Titman, A., Elliott, A., Alcock, K. J. & Lewis, C. N., 3/12/2018, In : Wellcome Open Research. 3, 17 p., 152.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. 2017
  6. Published

    Production is only half the story — First words in two East African languages

    Alcock, K. J., 30/10/2017, In : Frontiers in Psychology - Language Sciences. 8, 14 p., 1898.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. E-pub ahead of print

    Reading and Phonological Awareness in Africa

    Alcock, K. J., Ngorosho, D. S. & Jukes, M. C. H., 11/09/2017, In : Journal of Learning Disabilities. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Fractionating nonword repetition: The contributions of short-term memory and oromotor praxis are different

    Krishnan, S., Alcock, K. J., Carey, D., Bergstrom, L., Karmiloff-Smith, A. & Dick, F., 13/07/2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, 18 p., 0178356.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    Maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation and other biomedical and socioenvironmental influences on children's cognition at age 9–12 years in Indonesia: follow-up of the SUMMIT randomised trial

    Prado, E. L., Sebayang, S. K., Apriatni, M., Adawiyah, S. R., Hidayati, N., Islamiyah, A., Siddiq, S., Harefa, B., Lum, J., Alcock, K. J., Ullman, M. T., Muadz, H. & Shankar, A. H., 02/2017, In : Lancet Global Health. 5, 2, p. e217-e228 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Published

    Gesture screening in young infants with the UK-CDI: Highly sensitive to risk factors for communication delay

    Alcock, K. J., Rowland, C. F., Meints, K., Christopher, A. E., Just, J., Brelsford, V. & Summers, J., 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  11. 2016
  12. Published

    The effects of prenatal HIV exposure on language functioning in Kenyan children: establishing an evaluative framework

    Alcock, K. J., Ali, A., Newton, C. R. & Holding, P., 12/10/2016, In : BMC Research Notes. 9, 1, 6 p., 463.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    The Relative Association of Bio-Medical and Socio-Environmental Risk Factors with School-Age Child Cognition in Indonesia

    Prado, E. L., Sebayang, S. K., Apriatni, M., Hidayati, N., Adawiyah, S. R., Islamiyah, A., Siddiq, S., Harefa, B., Alcock, K. J., Ullman, M. T., Muadz, H. & Shankar, A. H., 04/2016, In : FASEB Journal. 30, Suppl. 1, 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  14. Published

    Gestural abilities of children with specific language impairment

    Wray, C., Norbury, C. & Alcock, K., 03/2016, In : International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 51, 2, p. 174-182 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. Published

    Construction and standardisation of the UK Communicative Development Inventory (UK-CDI ), Words and Gestures

    Alcock, K. J., Rowland, C. F., Meints, K., Christopher, A. E., Just, J., Brelsford, V. & Summers, J., 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  16. 2015
  17. Published

    Developmental inventories using illiterate parents as informants: Communicative Development Inventory (CDI) adaptation for two Kenyan languages

    Alcock, K., Rimba, K., Holding, P., Kitsao-Wekulo, P., Abubakar, A. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 07/2015, In : Journal of Child Language. 42, 4, p. 763-785 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. Published

    Williams syndrome: a surprising deficit in oromotor praxis in a population with proficient language production

    Krishnan, S., Bergstroem, L., Alcock, K. J., Dick, F. & Karmiloff-Smith, A., 01/2015, In : Neuropsychologia. 67, p. 82-90 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published

    The effect of age on the composition of the first 10 words produced: Evidence from the UK-CDI

    Just, J., Alcock, K. J., Meints, K. & Rowland, C. F., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  20. 2013
  21. Published

    Articulating novel words: children's oromotor skills predict non-word repetition abilities

    Krishnan, S., Alcock, K. J., Mercure, E., Leech, R., Barker, E., Karmiloff-Smith, A. & Dick, F., 12/2013, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 56, p. 1800-1812 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  22. Published

    Adaptation and validation of the MacArthur-Bates CDI Gesture Scale for the UK

    Christopher, A. E., Just, J., Meints, K., Rowland, C. & Alcock, K. J., 09/2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  23. Published

    Language development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Alcock, K. & Alibhai, N., 12/04/2013, Neuropsychology of Children in Africa. Boivin, M. J. & Giordani, B. (eds.). New York: Springer New York LLC, p. 155-180 26 p. Chapter 8

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNOther chapter contribution

  24. Published

    A parentally-administered cognitive development assessment for children from 10 to 24 months

    Baker, M., Schafer, G. & Alcock, K., 04/2013, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 36, 2, p. 279-287 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. 2012
  26. Published

    Impact of Anthelminthic Treatment in Pregnancy and Childhood on Immunisations, Infections and Eczema in Childhood: A Randomised Controlled Trial

    Ndibazza, J., Mpairwe, H., Webb, E. L., Mawa, P. A., Nampijja, M., Muhangi, L., Kihembo, M., Lule, S. A., Rutebarika, D., Apule, B., Akello, F., Akurut, H., Oduru, G., Naniima, P., Kizito, D., Kizza, M., Kizindo, R., Tweyongere, R., Alcock, K. J., Muwanga, M. & 1 others, Elliott, A. M., 7/12/2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 12, p. e50325 EP -

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    Early production of the passive in two Eastern Bantu languages

    Alcock, K., Rimba, K. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 11/2012, In : First Language. 32, 4, p. 459-478 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Effects of Maternal Worm Infections and Anthelminthic Treatment during Pregnancy on Infant Motor and Neurocognitive Functioning

    Nampijja, M., Apule, B., Lule, S., Akurut, H., Muhangi, L., Webb, E. L., Lewis, C., Elliott, A. M. & Alcock, K. J., 11/2012, In : Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 18, 6, p. 1019-1030 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    Maternal Multiple Micronutrient Supplements and Child Cognition: A Randomized Trial in Indonesia

    Prado, E. L., Alcock, K. J., Muadz, H., Ullman, M. T., Shankar, A. H. & SUMMIT Study Group, 1/09/2012, In : BMC Pediatrics. 130, 3, p. e536-e546 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    The Effect of Maternal Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation on Cognition and Mood during Pregnancy and Postpartum in Indonesia: A Randomized Trial

    Prado, E. L., Ullman, M. T., Muadz, H., Alcock, K. J., Shankar, A. H. & SUMMIT Study Grp, 12/03/2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 3, p. - 12 p., e32519.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. 2010
  32. Published

    Individual differences in language development : relationship with motor skill at 21 months.

    Alcock, K. J. & Krawczyk, K., 09/2010, In : Developmental Science. 13, 5, p. 677-691 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. Published

    Adaptation of Western measures of cognition for assessing 5-year-old semi-urban Ugandan children

    Nampijja, M., Apule, B., Lule, S., Akurut, H., Muhangi, L., Elliot, A. & Alcock, K. J., 03/2010, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 80, 1, p. 15-30 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. Published

    Test selection, adaptation, and evaluation: a systematic approach to assess nutritional influences on child development in developing countries

    Prado, E., Hartini, S., Rahmawati, A., Ismayani, E., Hidayati, A., Hikmah, N., Muadz, H., Apriatni, M. S., Ullman, M. T., Shankar, A. H. & Alcock, K. J., 03/2010, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 80, 1, p. 31-53 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    We don't have language at our house : disentangling the relationship between phonological awareness, schooling and literacy.

    Alcock, K. J., Ngorosho, D., Deus, C. & Jukes, M. C., 03/2010, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 80, 1, p. 55-76 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. 2009
  37. Published

    The quick brown fox run over one lazy geese : phonological and morphological processing of plurals in English.

    Alcock, K. J., 03/2009, In : Center for Research in Language Technical Report. 21, 1, p. 3-21 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. 2008
  39. Published

    Constructing tests of cognitive abilities for schooled and unschooled children.

    Alcock, K. J., Holding, P. A., Mung'ala-Odera, V. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 09/2008, In : Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 39, 5, p. 529-551 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. Unpublished

    What are they looking at? Techniques in Preferential Looking.

    Alcock, K. J. & Watts, S., 03/2008, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  41. Published

    Adapting Western developmental measures for use in resource poor settings: methodological issues.

    Abubakar, A., Alcock, K. J. & Holding, P., 01/2008, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 93, 1, p. 23-29 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    The Child Language Survey

    Pooley, N., Hardie, A., Rayson, P., Hoffmann, S., Alcock, K. & Cain, K., 01/2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  43. Published

    Adapting western developmental measures for use in resource poor settings.

    Abubakar, A., Alcock, K. J. & Holding, P., 2008.

    Research output: Working paper

  44. Unpublished

    Names that are not words : older infants still associate non-linguistic sounds with pictures.

    Alcock, K. J. & Krawczyk, K., 2008, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  45. 2007
  46. Published

    Learning to spell and learning phonology: the spelling of nasal consonants in Kiswahili.

    Alcock, K. J. & Ngorosho, D., 1/10/2007, In : Reading and Writing. 20, 7, p. 643-670 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Unpublished

    Development of Communicative Development Inventories for rural Africa.

    Alcock, K. J., Rimba, K., Abubakar, A. & Holding, P. A., 2007, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  48. 2006
  49. Published

    Effects of antiparasitic treatment on dynamically and statically tested cognitive skills over time.

    Grigorenko, E., Sternberg, R., Jukes, M., Alcock, K. J., Lambo, J., Ngorosho, D., Nokes, C. & Bundy, D. A., 11/2006, In : Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 27, 6, p. 499-526 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. Published

    Correlates of individual differences in language development at 21 months.

    Alcock, K. J. & Krawczyk, K., 2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Other

  51. Published

    Prevalence and risk factors of neurological disability and impairment in children living in rural Kenya.

    Mung'ala-Odera, V., Meehan, R., Njuguna, P., Mturi, N., Alcock, K. J. & Newton, C. R., 2006, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 35, 3, p. 683-688 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    The development of oral motor control and language.

    Alcock, K. J., 2006, In : Down Syndrome Research and Practice. 11, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. 2005
  54. Published

    First words in two East African languages.

    Alcock, K. J., Rimba, K., Abubakar, A. & Holding, P., 2005. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  55. Unpublished

    Learning the passive in natural(istic) settings.

    Alcock, K. J., Rimba, K., Tellaie, M. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 2005, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  56. Published

    Literacy in Kiswahili.

    Alcock, K. J., 2005, Handbook of Orthography and literacy. Joshi, R. M. & Aaron, P. G. (eds.). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, p. 405-420 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  57. 2004
  58. Published

    Interaction between phonological and grammatical processing in single word production in Kiswahili

    Alcock, K. J. & Ngorosho, D., 03/2004, In : Language and Speech. 47, 1, p. 1-30 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    Validity and reliability of the ‘Ten Questions’ questionnaire for detecting moderate to severe neurological impairment in children aged 6–9 years in rural Kenya

    Mung'ala-Odera, V., Meehan, R., Njuguna, P., Mturi, N., Alcock, K., Carter, J. A. & Newton, C. R. J. C., 01/2004, In : Neuroepidemiology. 23, 1-2, p. 67-72 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 2003
  61. Published

    Learning to spell a regularly spelled language is not a trivial task - patterns of errors in Kiswahili.

    Alcock, K. J. & Ngorosho, D., 10/2003, In : Reading and Writing. 16, 7, p. 635-666 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. 2002
  63. Unpublished

    Oral motor and language development.

    Alcock, K. J. & Gordon, E., 06/2002, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  64. Published

    Heavy schistosomiasis associated with poor short-term memory and slower reaction times in Tanzanian schoolchildren.

    Jukes, M. C., Nokes, C. A., Alcock, K. J., Lambo, J. K., Kihamia, C., Ngorosho, N., Mbise, A., Lorri, W., Yona, E., Mwanri, L., Baddeley, A. D., Hall, A. & Bundy, D. A., 02/2002, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 7, 2, p. 104-117 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  65. 2001
  66. Published

    A computerized test of speed of language comprehension unconfounded by literacy.

    May, J., Alcock, K. J., Robinson, L. & Mwita, C., 07/2001, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 15, 4, p. 433-443 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  67. Published

    The impact of infectious disease on cognitive development.

    Alcock, K. J. & Bundy, D. A. P., 2001, Environmental effects on cognitive abilities. Sternberg, R. J. & Grigorenko, E. L. (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: LEA, p. 221-253 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  68. 2000
  69. Published

    The development of reading tests for use in a regularly spelled language.

    Alcock, K. J., Nokes, K., Ngowi, F., Musabi, C., McGregor, S., Mbise, A., Mandali, R., Bundy, D. & Baddeley, A., 12/2000, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 21, 4, p. 525-555 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  70. Published

    Oral dyspraxia in inherited speech and language impairment and acquired dysphasia.

    Alcock, K. J., Passingham, R. E., Watkins, K. E. & Vargha-Khadem, F., 15/10/2000, In : Brain and Language. 75, 1, p. 17-33 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. Published

    Pitch and timing abilities in adult left-hemisphere-dysphasic and right-hemisphere-damaged subjects.

    Alcock, K. J., Wade, D., Anslow, P. & Passingham, R. E., 15/10/2000, In : Brain and Language. 75, 1, p. 47-65 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  72. Published

    Pitch and timing abilities in inherited speech and language impairment

    Alcock, K. J., Passingham, R. E., Watkins, K. & Vargha-Khadem, F., 15/10/2000, In : Brain and Language. 75, 1, p. 34-46 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  73. 1998
  74. Published

    Neural basis of an inherited speech and language disorder.

    Vargha-Khadem, F., Watkins, K. E., Price, C. J., Ashburner, J., Alcock, K. J., Connelly, A., Frackowiak, R. S. J., Friston, K. J., Pembrey, M. E., Mishkin, M., Gadian, D. G. & Passingham, R. E., 13/10/1998, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 95, 21, p. 12695-12700 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  75. 1997
  76. Published

    Secret suicides

    Alcock, K., 1/12/1997, In : New Scientist. 154, 2080, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  77. 1995
  78. Published

    Praxic and nonverbal cognitive deficits in a large family with a genetically transmitted speech and language disorder.

    Vargha-Khadem, F., Watkins, K., Alcock, K. J., Fletcher, P. & Passingham, R., 31/01/1995, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 92, 3, p. 930-933 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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