Selected Publications

Recent Posters

Fox, Neal (2012, March). Top-­down effects of syntactic category expectations on spoken word recognition.Poster presented at CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing 2012; City University of New York; New York, New York.

Bullock-Rest, N.E., Cerny, A., Sweeney, C., Palumbo, C., Kurowski, K., and Blumstein, Sheila (2011, October). Phonological Neighborhood Word Effects in Spoken Word Production in Aphasia. Poster presented at the
Academy of Aphasia Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Guediche, S., Salvata, C., Stritof, J., Blumstein, S.E. (2010). The influence of sentence context on word categorization: an fMRI investigation. Poster presented at the Neurobiology of Language 2010 Annual Meeting, San Diego CA. 


Recent Chapters & Journal Articles

Apfelbaum, K., Blumstein, S.E., and McMurray, B. 2011. Semantic priming is affected by real-time phonological competition: Evidence for continuous cascading systems, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 141-149.

Blumstein, S.E. 2011. Neural Systems Underlying Lexical Competition in Auditory Word Recognition and Spoken Word Production: Evidence from Aphasia and Functional Neuroimaging. In G. Gaskell & P. Zwitserlood. Lexical Representation: A Multidisciplinary Approach. The Hague: Mouton.

Mirman, D., Yee, E., Blumstein, S.E., and Magnuson, J. 2011. Theories of spoken word recognition deficits in aphasia: Evidence from eye-tracking and computational modeling. Brain and Language, 117 (2), 53-68.

Peramunage D, Blumstein SE, Myers EB, Goldrick M, Baese-Berk M. 2011.Phonological neighborhood effects in spoken word production: an fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience,  23(3),  593-603. Epub 2010 Mar 29.PMID: 20350185 [PubMed - in process]

Salvata, C., Blumstein, S.E., and Myers, E.B. 2011. Speaker invariance for phonetic information: an fMRI investigation. Language and Cognitive Processes, epub ahead of print.

Myung, J-Y, Blumstein, S.E., Yee, E., Sedivy, J. C., Thompson-Schill, S., and Buxbaum, L.J. 2010. Impaired Access to Manipulation Features in Apraxia: Evidence from Eyetracking and Semantic Judgment Tasks. Brain and Language, 112(2), 101-12. Epub 2010 Jan 12.PMID: 20064657 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Righi, G., Blumstein, S.E., Mertus, J.A., Worden, M.S. 2010. Neural Systems underlying Lexical Competition: An Eye Tracking and fMRI Study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(2), 213-24. PMID: 19301991

Blumstein, S.E. 2009. Auditory word recognition: evidence from aphasia and functional neuroimaging. Language and Linguistic Compass, 3 (4), 824-838. PMCID: 19915692

Blumstein, S.E. 2009. Reflections on the cognitive neuroscience of language. In M. Gazzaniga (Ed). The Cognitive Neurosciences IV, Cambridge: MIT Press.

Britton, Brendan, Blumstein, S.E., Myers, S.B., and Grindrod, C. 2009. The role of spectral and durational properties on hemispheric asymmetries in vowel perception, Neuropsychologia, 47. 1096-1106. PMID: 19162052 

Cohen, D.A., Kurowski, K., Stevens, M.S., Blumstein, S.E., and Pascual-Leone. 2009. Paradoxical facilitation: the resolution of foreign accent syndrome after cerebellar stroke. Neurology, 73 (7), 566-567.

Myers, E.B., Blumstein, S.E., Walsh, E., Eliassen, J. 2009. Inferior Frontal Regions Underlie the Perception of Phonetic Category Invariance, Psychological Science, 20 (7), 895-903.

Wallace, A. and Blumstein, S.E. 2009. Temporal integration in vowel perception. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America, 125, 1704-1711.  PMCID: PMC2677283

Bilenko, N., Grindrod, C., Myers, E.B. and Blumstein, S.E. 2008. Neural correlates of semantic competition during processing of ambiguous words. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, in press.

Hutchison, E.R., Blumstein, S.E., and Myers, E.B. 2008. An event-related investigation of voice-onset time discrimination. NeuroImage, 40, 342-352.

Myers, E.B. and Blumstein, S.E. 2008. The neural bases of the lexical effect: An fMRI investigation. Cerebral Cortex18, 346-355.

Ruff, I., Blumstein, S.E., Myers, E.B., and Hutchison, E. 2008.  Recruitment of anterior and posterior structures in lexical-semantic processing: An fMRI study comparing implicit and explicit tasks. Brain and Language105, 41-49.

Yee, E., Blumstein, S.E., and  Sedivy, J.C. 2008. Lexical-semantic Activation in Broca’s and Wernicke’s Aphasia: Evidence from Eye Movements. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 592-612.

 Blumstein, S.E. 2007. Word recognition in aphasia. In G. Gaskell (Ed.). Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics. Oxford University Press.

Kurowski, K., Blumstein, S.E., Palumbo, C.L., Waldstein, R., and Burton, M.W. 2007. Nasal production in anterior and posterior aphasics: Speech deficits and neuroanatomical correlates. Brain and Language100, 262-275.

Blumstein, S.E. and Kurowski, K. 2006. The foreign accent syndrome: A perspective. Journal of Neurolinguistics , 19, 346-355.

Goldrick, M. and Blumstein, S.E. 2006. Cascading activation from phonological planning to articulatory processes: Evidence from tongue twisters. Language and Cognitive Processes, 21, 649-683.

Kittredge, A., Davis, L. and Blumstein, S.E. 2006. Effects of non-linguistic auditory variations on lexical processing in Broca's aphasics. Brain and Language, 25-40. pdf

Myung, J-Y, Blumstein, S.E., and Sedivy, S. 2006. Playing on the typewriter, typing on the piano: Manipulation knowledge of objects. Cognition98, 199-314. pdf

Prabhakaran, R., Blumstein, S.E., Myers, E.B. and Hutchison, E. 2006. An event-related fMRI investigation of phonological-lexical competition, Neuropsychologia, 44, 2209-2221.

Blumstein, S.E., Myers, E.B., and Rissman, J. 2005. The perception of voice-onset time: An fMRI investigation of phonetic category structure. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience17, 1353-1366. pdf

Misiurski, C., Blumstein, S.E., Rissman, J. and Berman, D. 2005. The role of lexical competition and acoustic-phonetic structure in lexical processing: Evidence from normal subjects and aphasic patients. Brain and Language93, 64-75. pdf

Myers, E.B. and Blumstein, S.E. 2005. Selectional restriction and semantic priming effects in normals and Broca's aphasics. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 18, 277-296. pdf

Blumstein, S.E. 2004. Phonetic category structure and its influence on lexical processing. Proceedings of the Texas Linguistic Society, Cascadilla Press. pdf

Kurowski, K., Hazen,E., and. Blumstein, S.E. 2003. The nature of speech production impairments in anterior aphasics: An acoustic analysis of voicing in fricative consonants. Brain and Language 84 , 353-371. pdf

Milberg, W., Blumstein, S.E., and Misiurski, C.A. 2003. Summation priming in Broca's aphasia: Evidence for alterations in the integration of lexical and semantic activation. Brain and Cognition, 51, 31-47. pdf

Rissman, J., Eliassen, J. and Blumstein, S.E. 2003. An event-related fMRI investigation of implicit semantic priming. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience15, 1160-1175. pdf

McNellis, M.G. and Blumstein, S.E. 2001. Self-organizing dynamics of lexical access in normals and aphasics. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 13, 151-170. pdf

Utman, J.A., Blumstein, S.E., and Sullivan, K. 2001. Mapping from sound to meaning: Reduced lexical activation in Broca's aphasics. Brain and Language, 79, 444-472. pdf

Blumstein, S.E. and Milberg, W.P. 2000. Language deficits in Broca's and Wernicke's aphasia: A singular impairment. In Y. Grodzinsky, L. Shapiro, and D. Swinney (Eds.). Language and the Brain: Representation and Processing. Academic Press.

Burton, M.W., Small, S., and Blumstein, S.E. 2000. The role of segmentation in phonological processing: An fMRI investigation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12, 679-690. pdf

Kurowski, K. M., Blumstein, S.E., and Alexander, M. 1996.The foreign accent syndrome: A reconsideration. Brain and Language54, 1-25. pdf