December 2013

19 December: Two papers have been published recently and the details are below:

L.L. Cloutman, R. J. Binney, D.M. Morris, G.J.M. Parker, & M.A. Lambon Ralph (2013). "Using in vivo probabilistic tractography to reveal two segregated dorsal 'language-cognitive' pathways in the human brain." Brain & Language, 127, 230-240. [doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2013.06.005]

P. Hoffman, M.A. Lambon Ralph, & T.T. Rogers (2013). "Semantic diversity: A measure of semantic ambiguity based on variability in the contextual usage of words." Behavior Research Methods, 45,718-730. [DOI 10.3758/s13428-012-0278-x]

November 2013

11 November: Congratulations to Scott Cairney, who has just had the 2nd paper from his PhD accepted by SLEEP

Cairney, S.A., Durrant, S.J., Hulleman, J & Lewis, P.A. Targeted memory reactivation during slow-wave sleep facilitates emotional memory consolidation. SLEEP (in press)

4 November: Anna Schapiro's paper on unilateral vs bilateral damage has just appeared in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience:

A.C. Schapiro, J.L. McClelland, S.R. Welbourne, T.T. Rogers & M.A. Lambon Ralph (2013). "Why bilateral damage is worse than unilateral damage to the brain." Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25, 2107-2123 [doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00441]

October 2013

15 October: The following paper has just appeared in Cerebral Cortex. Details below. It has also been recommended by the Faculty 1000 (, which is a pleasant bonus:

D. Roberts, A.M. Woollams, E. Kim, P.M. Beeson, S.Z. Rapcsak, & M.A. Lambon Ralph (2013). "Efficient visual object and word recognition relies on high spatial frequency coding in the left posterior fusiform gyrus: Evidence from a case-series of patients with ventral occipito-temporal cortex damage." Cerebral Cortex, 23, 2568-2580 [doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs224]

2 October : ‘Cerebellar contribution to the prediction of self-initiated sounds.’ Franziska Knolle, Erich Schroeger & Sonja A. Kotz (2013). Cortex, 49, 2449-2461