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Beyond the right hemisphere: brain mechanisms mediating vocal emotional processing
Vocal perception is particularly important for understanding a speaker's emotional state and intentions because, unlike facial perception, it is relatively independent of speaker distance and viewingExpand
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Concreteness in emotional words: ERP evidence from a hemifield study
Event-related potentials (ERP) were recorded in two experiments to examine the effects of concreteness and emotionality on visual word processing. Concrete and abstract words of negative, neutral orExpand
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On the lateralization of emotional prosody: An event-related functional MR investigation
In order to investigate the lateralization of emotional speech we recorded the brain responses to three emotional intonations in two conditions, i.e., "normal" speech and "prosodic" speech (i.e.,Expand
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Modulation of the Lexical–Semantic Network by Auditory Semantic Priming: An Event-Related Functional MRI Study
The current event-related fMRI study specifies the neuroanatomical correlates of semantic priming and differences in semantic relation types using an auditory primed lexical decision task, in its “pure” or “primed” version. Expand
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Zooming into L2: global language context and adjustment affect processing of interlingual homographs in sentences.
In a semantic priming study, we investigated the processing of German-English homographs such as gift (German = "poison", English = "present") in sentence contexts using a joint reaction timeExpand
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Sex differentiates the role of emotional prosody during word processing.
The meaning of a speech stream is communicated by more than the particular words used by the speaker. For example, speech melody, referred to as prosody, also contributes to meaning. In a cross-modalExpand
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The brain basis of syntactic processes: functional imaging and lesion studies
Language comprehension can be subdivided into three processing steps: initial structure building, semantic integration, and late syntactic integration. The two syntactic processing phases areExpand
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How aging affects the recognition of emotional speech
To successfully infer a speaker's emotional state, diverse sources of emotional information need to be decoded. The present study explored to what extent emotional speech recognition of 'basic'Expand
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Why the P600 is not just a P300: the role of the basal ganglia
One of the important issues in event-related brain potential research is whether the language-related P600 and the P300 oddball effect are distinct components or not. We addressed this question byExpand
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Factors in the recognition of vocally expressed emotions: A comparison of four languages
We investigated how language influences the vocal communication of emotion in four language contexts—English, German, Hindi, and Arabic. Expand
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