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Dr BAKHTIAR, Mehdi

Dr BAKHTIAR, Mehdi

Assistant Professor

Academic Unit of Human Communication, Development, and Information Sciences


Qualification

PhD (HKU)
MSc (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
BSc (University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences)

Email

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Phone

(852) 3917 1592

Location

Room 766, Meng Wah Complex

Research Interests:

  • Psycholinguistics and neurocognitive aspects of communication disorders
  • Stuttering and fluency disorders
  • Speech and language assessment and intervention
  • tDCS

Teaching areas:

  • SHSC 1033 Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • SHSC 1034 Anatomy & Physiology for Speech and Hearing
  • SHSC 4034 Fluency, Laryngectomy, and Craniofacial Anomalies
  • PhD Fellowship Award, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2011.
  • Departmental Reward Scheme for Research Publications in Indexed Journals, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (2016-2021)
  • Young Researcher of the Year, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2007.

Refereed Journal Articles:

 

  • Zhang, Y., Pattamadilok, C., Lau, D. K. Y., Bakhtiar, M., Yim, L.-Y., Leung, K.-Y., and Zhang, C. (2021). Early auditory ERPs are modulated by alphabetic literacy skills in logographic Chinese readers.Frontiers in Psychology, 12:663166. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.663166

  • Bakhtiar M., Mokhlesin M., Pattamadilok C., Politzer-Ahles S., and Zhang C. (2021). The effect of orthographic transparency on auditory word recognition across the development of reading proficiency. Frontiers in Psychology. 12:691989. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.691989

  • Momenian M., Bakhtiar M., Chan YK., Cheung SL., Weekes B. (2021). Picture Naming in Bilingual Chinese Speakers: Capturing Similarity and Variability. Behavior Research Methods, 1-12.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Shao, J., Cheung M.N. & Zhang, C (2021). Categorical perception of the speech sounds in adults who stutter. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 35 (6), 560-576.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Wong, M. N., Tsui, E. K. Y., & McNeil, M. R. (2020). Development of the English Listening and Reading Computerized Revised Token Test Into Cantonese: Validity, Reliability, and Sensitivity/Specificity in People With Aphasia and Healthy Controls. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63, 3743–3759.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Zhang, C., & Ki, S. S. (2019). Impaired processing speed in categorical perception: Speech perception of children who stutter. PloS one, 14(4), e0216124.

  • Nilipour, R., Bakhtiar, M., Momenian, M., & Weekes, B. S. (2017). Object and action picture naming in brain-damaged Persian speakers with aphasia. Aphasiology, 31(4), 388-405.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Jafary, R., & Weekes, B. S. (2017). Aphasia in Persian: Implications for cognitive models of lexical processing. Journal of Neuropsychology, 11(3), 414-435.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Su I-F., Lee H. K., & Weekes, B. S. (2016). Neural correlates of age of acquisition on visual word recognition in Persian. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 39, 1-9.

  • Ahangar, A. A., Bakhtiar, M., Mohammadi, M., & Shakeri Kavaki, M. (2016). The Effect of Syntactic Complexity in Terms of Sentence and Clause Structure on the Stuttering Occurrence of Pre-school Persian Speaking Children. Journal of Modern Rehabilitation, 9(7), 115–124.

  • Bakhtiar, M., & Weekes, B. S. (2015). Lexico-semantic effects on word naming in Persian: Does age of acquisition have an effect? Memory & Cognition, 43, 298-313.

  • Reichel, K., Ademola-Sokoya G., Bakhtiar, M. et al. (2014). Frontiers of cluttering across continents: Research, clinical practices, self-help, and professional preparation. Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, 4, 42-50.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Nilipour, R., & Weekes, B.S. (2013). Predictors of timed picture naming in Persian. Behaviour Research Methods, 45, 834-841.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Ansari, H., & Packman, A. (2011). Translating the Stuttering Severity Instrument (SSI-3) into Persian: Response to Karimi, Nilipour, Shafiei & Howell. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 36, 249-250.

  • Seifpanahi, S., Bakhtiar, M., & Salmalian, T. (2011). Objective vocal parameters in Farsi-speaking adults with Down syndrome. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 63, 72-76.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Seifpanahi, S., Ansari, H., Ghanadzade, M., & Packman, A. (2010). Investigation of the reliability of the SSI-3 for preschool Persian-speaking children who stutter. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 35, 87-89.

  • Dehqan, A., Ansari, H., & Bakhtiar, M. (2010). Objective voice analysis of Iranian speakers with normal voices. Journal of Voice, 24, 161-167.

  • Bakhtiar, M., & Packman, A. (2009). Intervention with the Lidcombe Program for a bilingual school-age child who stutters in Iran. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 61, 300-304.

  • Seifpanahi, S., Dadkhah, A., Dehqan, A., Bakhtiar, M., & Salmalian, T. (2008). Motor control of speaking rate and oral diadochokinesis in hearing-impaired Farsi speakers. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, 33, 153-159.

  • Dehqan, A., Bakhtiar, M., Panahi, S.S., & Ashayeri, H. (2008). Relationship between stuttering severity in children and their mother's speaking rate Sao Paulo Medical Journal, 126, 29-33.

  • Bakhtiar, M., Abad Ali, D.A., & Sadegh, S.P.M. (2007). Nonword repetition ability of children who do and do not stutter and covert repair hypothesis. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences, 61, 462-470.