Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Angela D. Friederici
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Department of Neuropsychology


Journal Article (770)

  1. Journal Article
    Bornkessel, I.; Fiebach, C. J.; Friederici, A. D.: On the cost of syntactic ambiguity in human language comprehension: An individual differences approach. Cognitive Brain Research 21 (1), pp. 11 - 21 (2004)
  2. Journal Article
    Fiebach, C. J.; Vos, S. H.; Friederici, A. D.: Neural correlates of syntactic ambiguity in sentence comprehension for low and high span readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16 (9), pp. 1562 - 1575 (2004)
  3. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Event-related brain potential studies in language. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports 4 (6), pp. 466 - 470 (2004)
  4. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Alter, K.: Lateralization of auditory language functions: A dynamic dual pathway model. Brain and Language 89 (2), pp. 267 - 276 (2004)
  5. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Processing local transitions versus long-distance syntactic hierarchies. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 8 (6), pp. 245 - 247 (2004)
  6. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Meyer, M.: The brain knows the difference: Two types of grammatical violations. Brain Research 1000 (1-2), pp. 72 - 77 (2004)
  7. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Gunter, T. C.; Hahne, A.; Mauth, K.: The relative timing of syntactic and semantic processes in sentence comprehension. NeuroReport 15 (1), pp. 165 - 169 (2004)
  8. Journal Article
    Friedrich, M.; Weber, C.; Friederici, A. D.: Electrophysiological evidence for delayed mismatch response in infants at-risk for specific language impairment. Psychophysiology 41 (5), pp. 772 - 782 (2004)
  9. Journal Article
    Friedrich, C. K.; Kotz, S. A.; Friederici, A. D.; Gunter, T. C.: ERPs reflect lexical identification in word fragment priming. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16 (4), pp. 541 - 552 (2004)
  10. Journal Article
    Friedrich, M.; Friederici, A. D.: N400-like semantic incongruity effect in 19-month-olds: Processing known words in picture contexts. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16 (8), pp. 1465 - 1477 (2004)
  11. Journal Article
    Friedrich, C. K.; Kotz, S. A.; Friederici, A. D.; Alter, K.: Pitch modulates lexical identification in spoken word recognition: ERP and behavioral evidence. Cognitive Brain Research 20 (2), pp. 300 - 308 (2004)
  12. Journal Article
    Frisch, S.; beim Graben, P.; Schlesewsky, M.: Parallelizing grammatical functions: P600 and P345 reflect different costs of reananlysis. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 14 (2), pp. 531 - 549 (2004)
  13. Journal Article
    Frisch, S.; Hahne, A.; Friederici, A. D.: Word category and verb-argument structure information in the dynamics of parsing. Cognition 91 (3), pp. 191 - 219 (2004)
  14. Journal Article
    Gallinat, J.; Winterer, G.; Herrmann, C. S.; Senkowski, D.: Reduced oscillatory gamma-band responses in unmedicated schizophrenic patients indicate impaired frontal network processing. Clinical Neurophysiology 115 (8), pp. 1863 - 1874 (2004)
  15. Journal Article
    Gunter, T. C.; Bach, P.: Communicating hands: ERPs elicited by meaningful symbolic hand postures. Neuroscience Letters 372 (1-2), pp. 52 - 56 (2004)
  16. Journal Article
    Hahne, A.; Eckstein, K.; Friederici, A. D.: Brain signatures of syntactic and semantic processes during children's language development. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16 (7), pp. 1302 - 1318 (2004)
  17. Journal Article
    Heinke, W.; Kenntner, R.; Gunter, T. C.; Sammler, D.; Olthoff, D.; Koelsch, S.: Sequential effects of increasing propofol sedation on frontal and temporal cortices as indexed by auditory event-related potentials. Anesthesiology 100 (3), pp. 617 - 625 (2004)
  18. Journal Article
    Heinke, W.; Fiebach, C. J.; Schwarzbauer, C.; Meyer, M.; Olthoff, D.; Alter, K.: Sequential effects of propofol on functional brain activation induced by auditory language processing: An event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging study. British Journal of Anaesthesia 92 (5), pp. 641 - 650 (2004)
  19. Journal Article
    Hernandez, A. E.; Kotz, S. A.; Hofmann, J.; Valentin, V. V.; Dabretto, M.; Bookheimer, S. Y.: The neural correlates of grammatical gender decisions in Spanish. NeuroReport 15 (5), pp. 863 - 866 (2004)
  20. Journal Article
    Herrmann, C. S.; Klaus, A.: Autapse turns neuron into oscillator. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering 14 (2), pp. 623 - 633 (2004)
  21. Journal Article
    Herrmann, C. S.; Lenz, D.; Junge, S.; Busch, N. A.; Maess, B.: Memory-matches evoke human gamma-responses. BMC Neuroscience 5, 13 (2004)
  22. Journal Article
    Herrmann, C. S.; Senkowski, D.; Röttger, S.: Phase-locking and amplitude modulations of EEG alpha: Two measures reflect different cognitive processes in a working memory task. Experimental Psychology 51 (4), pp. 311 - 318 (2004)
  23. Journal Article
    Koelsch, S.; Kasper, E.; Sammler, D.; Schulze, K.; Gunter, T. C.; Friederici, A. D.: Music, language and meaning: Brain signatures of semantic processing. Nature Neuroscience 7 (3), pp. 302 - 307 (2004)
  24. Journal Article
    Koelsch, S.; Wittfoth, M.; Wolf, A.; Müller, J.; Hahne, A.: Music perception in cochlear implant users: An event-related potential study. Clinical Neurophysiology 115 (4), pp. 966 - 972 (2004)
  25. Journal Article
    Köster, D.; Gunter, T. C.; Wagner, S.; Friederici, A. D.: Morphosyntax, prosody, and linking elements: The auditory processing of German nominal compounds. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16 (9), pp. 1647 - 1668 (2004)
  26. Journal Article
    Kotz, S. A.; Elston-Güttler, K. E.: The role of proficiency on processing categorical and associative information in the L2 as revealed by reaction times and event-related brain potentials. Journal of Neurolinguistics 17 (2-3), pp. 215 - 235 (2004)
  27. Journal Article
    Mansard, C. D.; Soulas, E. P. C.; Anwander, A.; Chaabane, L.; Neyran, B.; Serfaty, J. M.; Magnin, I. E.; Douek, P. C.; Orkisz, M.: Quantification of multicontrast vascular MR images with NLSnake, an active contour model: In vitro validation and in vivo evaluation. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 51 (2), pp. 370 - 379 (2004)
  28. Journal Article
    Meyer, M.; Steinhauer, K.; Alter, K.; Friederici, A. D.; von Cramon, D. Y.: Brain activity varies with modulation of dynamic pitch variance in sentence melody. Brain and Language 89 (2), pp. 277 - 289 (2004)
  29. Journal Article
    Müller, K.; Lohmann, G.; Neumann, J.; Grigutsch, M.; Mildner, T.; von Cramon, D. Y.: Investigating the wavelet coherence phase of the BOLD signal. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 20 (1), pp. 145 - 152 (2004)
  30. Journal Article
    Nagano-Saito, A.; Kato, T.; Arahata, Y.; Washimi, Y.; Nakamura, A.; Abe, Y.; Yamada, T.; Iwai, K.; Hatano, K.; Kawasumi, Y. et al.; Kachi, T.; Dagher, A.; Ito, K.: Cognitive- and motor-related regions in Parkinson's disease: FDOPA and FDG PET studies. NeuroImage 22 (2), pp. 553 - 561 (2004)
  31. Journal Article
    Nagano-Saito, A.; Washimi, Y.; Arahata, Y.; Iwai, K.; Kawatsu, S.; Ito, K.; Nakamura, A.; Abe, Y.; Yamada, T.; Kato, T. et al.; Kachi, T.: Visual hallucination in Parkinson's disease with FDG PET. Movement Disorders 19 (7), pp. 801 - 806 (2004)
  32. Journal Article
    Nakamura, A.; Maess, B.; Knösche, T. R.; Gunter, T. C.; Bach, P.; Friederici, A. D.: Cooperation of different neuronal systems during hand sign recognition. NeuroImage 23, pp. 25 - 34 (2004)
  33. Journal Article
    Opitz, B.; Friederici, A. D.: Brain correlates of language learning: The neuronal dissociation of rule-based versus similarity-based learning. The Journal of Neuroscience 24 (39), pp. 8436 - 8440 (2004)
  34. Journal Article
    Roehm, D.; Schlesewsky, M.; Bornkessel, I.; Frisch, S.; Haider, H.: Fractionating language comprehension via frequency characteristics of the human EEG. NeuroReport 15 (3), pp. 409 - 412 (2004)
  35. Journal Article
    Saddy, D.; Drenhaus, H.; Frisch, S.: Processing polarity items: contrastive licensing costs. Brain and Language 90 (1-3), pp. 495 - 502 (2004)
  36. Journal Article
    Schirmer, A.; Zysset, S.; Kotz, S. A.; von Cramon, D. Y.: Gender differences in the activation of inferior frontal cortex during emotional speech perception. NeuroImage 21 (3), pp. 1114 - 1123 (2004)
  37. Journal Article
    Schirmer, A.: Timing speech: A review of lesion and neuroimaging findings. Cognitive Brain Research 21 (2), pp. 269 - 287 (2004)
  38. Journal Article
    Schlesewsky, M.; Bornkessel, I.: On incremental interpretation: Degrees of meaning accessed during sentence comprehension. Lingua 114 (9-10), pp. 1213 - 1234 (2004)
  39. Journal Article
    Supp, G. G.; Schlögl, A.; Gunter, T. C.; Bernard, M.; Pfurtscheller, G.; Petsche, H.: Lexical memory search during N400: Cortical couplings in auditory comprehension. NeuroReport 15 (7), pp. 1209 - 1213 (2004)
  40. Journal Article
    Wagner, S.; Gunter, T. C.: Determining inhibition: Individual differences in the 'lexicon context' trade-off during lexical ambiguity resolution in working memory. Experimental Psychology 51 (4), pp. 290 - 299 (2004)
  41. Journal Article
    Weber, C.; Hahne, A.; Friedrich, M.; Friederici, A. D.: Discrimination of word stress in early infant perception: Electrophysiological evidence. Cognitive Brain Research 18 (2), pp. 149 - 161 (2004)
  42. Journal Article
    Kotz, S. A.: Neurolinguistic evidence for bilingual language representation: A comparison of reaction times and event-related brain potentials. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 4 (2), pp. 143 - 154 (2001)
  43. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Hickok, G.; Swinney, D.: Brain imaging and language processing. An introduction to special issue papers. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 30 (3), pp. 221 - 224 (2001)
  44. Journal Article
    Hahne, A.; Friederici, A. D.: Processing a second language: Late learners' comprehension strategies as revealed by event-related brain potentials. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 4, pp. 123 - 141 (2001)
  45. Journal Article
    Emmorey, K.; Bellugi, U.; Friederici, A. D.; Horn, P.: Effects of age of acquisition on grammatical sensitivity: Evidence from online and off-line tasks. Applied Psycholinguistics 16, pp. 1 - 23 (1995)
  46. Journal Article
    Jarema, G.; Friederici, A. D.: Processing articles and pronouns in agrammatic aphasia: Evidence from French. Brain and Language 46, pp. 683 - 694 (1994)
  47. Journal Article
    Kilborn, K. W.; Friederici, A. D.: Cognitive penetrability of syntactic priming in Broca's aphasia. Neuropsychology 8, pp. 83 - 90 (1994)
  48. Journal Article
    Mecklinger, A.; Friederici, A. D.; Güssow, T.: Confinement affects the detection of low frequency events: An event-related potential analysis. Journal of Psychophysiology 8, pp. 98 - 113 (1994)
  49. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Pfeifer, E.; Hahne, A.: Event-related brain potentials during natural speech processing: Effects of semantic, morphological and syntactic violations. Cognitive Brain Research 1, pp. 183 - 192 (1993)
  50. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Wessels, J. M. I.: Phonotactic knowledge of word boundaries and its use in infant speech perception. Perception & Psychophysics 54, pp. 287 - 295 (1993)
  51. Journal Article
    Jusczyk, P. W.; Friederici, A. D.; Wessels, J. M. I.; Svenkerud, V.; Jusczyk, A. M.: Infants' sensitivity to the sound patterns of native language words. Journal of Memory and Language 32, pp. 402 - 420 (1993)
  52. Journal Article
    Rösler, F.; Pütz, P.; Friederici, A. D.; Hahne, A.: Event-related brain potentials while encountering semantic and syntactic constraint violations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 5, pp. 345 - 362 (1993)
  53. Journal Article
    Schneider, W. X.: Space-based visual attention models and object selection: Constraints, problems, and possible solutions. Psychological Research 56 (1), pp. 35 - 43 (1993)
  54. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Wessels, J.; Emmorey, K.; Bellugi, U.: Sensitivity to inflectional morphology in aphasia: A real-time processing perspective. Brain and Language 43, pp. 747 - 763 (1992)
  55. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Frazier, L.: Thematic analysis in agrammatic comprehension: Syntactic structures and task demands. Brain and Language 42, pp. 1 - 29 (1992)
  56. Journal Article
    Schriefers, H.; Friederici, A. D.; Graetz, P.: Inflectional and derivational morphology in the mental lexicon: Symmetries and asymmetries in repetition priming. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A: Human Experimental Psychology 44, pp. 373 - 390 (1992)
  57. Journal Article
    Frazier, L.; Friederici, A. D.: On deriving the properties of agrammatic comprehension. Brain and Language 40, pp. 51 - 66 (1991)
  58. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Weissenborn, J.; Kail, M.: Pronoun comprehension in aphasia: A comparison of three languages. Brain and Language 41, pp. 289 - 310 (1991)
  59. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: On the properties of cognitive modules. Psychological Research 52, pp. 175 - 180 (1990)
  60. Journal Article
    Weissenborn, J.; Kail, M.; Friederici, A. D.: Language particular or language independent factors in acquisition? Children's comprehension of object pronouns in Dutch, French and German. First Language 10, pp. 141 - 166 (1990)
  61. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Kilborn, K.: Temporal constraints on language processing: Syntactic priming in Broca's aphasia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 1, pp. 262 - 272 (1989)
  62. Journal Article
    Wulfeck, B.; Bates, E.; Juarez, L.; Opie, M.; Friederici, A. D.; MacWhinney, B.; Zurif, E.: Pragmatics in aphasia: Crosslinguistic evidence. Language and Speech 32, pp. 315 - 336 (1989)
  63. Journal Article
    Bates, E.; Friederici, A. D.; Wulfeck, B. B.; Juarez, L. A.: On the preservation of word order in aphasia: Cross-linguistic evidence. Brain and Language 33, pp. 323 - 364 (1988)
  64. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Agrammatic comprehension: Picture of a computational mismatch. Aphasiology 2, pp. 279 - 282 (1988)
  65. Journal Article
    Bates, E.; Friederici, A. D.; Wulfeck, B.: Comprehension in aphasia: A cross-linguistic study. Brain and Language 32, pp. 19 - 67 (1987)
  66. Journal Article
    Bates, E.; Friederici, A. D.; Wulfeck, B.: Grammatical morphology in aphasia: Evidence from three languages. Cortex 23, pp. 545 - 574 (1987)
  67. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Graetz, P. A. M.: Processing passive sentences in aphasia: Deficits and strategies. Brain and Language 30, pp. 93 - 105 (1987)
  68. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Levelt, W. J. M.: Resolving perceptual conflicts: The cognitive mechanism of spatial orientation. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 58 (9), pp. A164 - A169 (1987)
  69. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Levels of processing and vocabulary types: Evidence from online comprehension in normals and agrammatics. Cognition 19, pp. 133 - 166 (1985)
  70. Journal Article
    Kolk, H. H. J.; Friederici, A. D.: Strategy and impairment in sentence understanding by Broca's and Wernicke's aphasics. Cortex 21, pp. 47 - 67 (1985)
  71. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Aphasics' perception of words in sentential context: Some real-time processing evidence. Neuropsychologia 21, pp. 351 - 358 (1983)
  72. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Children's sensitivity to function words during sentence comprehension. Linguistics 21, pp. 717 - 739 (1983)
  73. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Syntactic and semantic processes in aphasic deficits: The availability of prepositions. Brain and Language 15, pp. 249 - 258 (1982)
  74. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Schoenle, P. W.; Garrett, M. F.: Syntactically and semantically based computations: Processing of prepositions in agrammatism. Cortex 18, pp. 525 - 534 (1982)
  75. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.: Production and comprehension of prepositions in aphasia. Neuropsychologia 19, pp. 191 - 199 (1981)
  76. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Schoenle, P. W.; Goodglass, H.: Mechanisms underlying writing and speech in aphasia. Brain and Language 13, pp. 212 - 222 (1981)
  77. Journal Article
    Friederici, A. D.; Schoenle, P. W.: Computational dissociation of two vocabulary types: Evidence from aphasia. Neuropsychologia 18, pp. 11 - 20 (1980)

Book (7)

  1. Book
    Friederici, A. D.: Language in our brain. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (2017)
  2. Book
    Bihler, S. M. E.; Langer, M.; Müller, U.: Familie im Profil - Vergleich der Familienorientierung ost- und westdeutscher Hochschulen. CHE gemeinnütziges Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung, Gütersloh (2010)
  3. Book
    Friederici, A. D.; Thierry, G. (Eds.): Early language development: Bridging brain and behaviour. John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam [et al.] (2008), 277 pp.
  4. Book
    Bornkessel, I.; Schlesewsky, M.; Comrie, B.; Friederici, A. D. (Eds.): Semantic role universals and argument linking: Theoretical, typological and psycholinguistic perspectives. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin (2006)
  5. Book
    Schubotz, R. I.; Fiebach, C. J. (Eds.): Integrative models of Broca's area and the ventral premotor cortex. Elsevier/Masson, Milano (2006)
  6. Book
    Fiebach, C. J.: Gehirn und Sprache. Fischer, Frankfurt/Main (2004)
  7. Book
    Müller, M. M.; Jescheniak, J.; Friederici, A. D.; Gunter, T. C.; Herrmann, C. S.: Evoked potentials international conference. Leipziger Universitätsverlag, Leipzig (2004)

Book Chapter (75)

  1. Book Chapter
    Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I.; Schlesewsky, M.: Sentence processing: Toward a neurobiological approach. In: The Oxford handbook of neurolinguistics, pp. 676 - 709 (Eds. de Zubicaray, G. I.; Schiller, N. O.). Oxford University Press, Oxford (2019)
  2. Book Chapter
    Friederici, A. D.; Brauer, J.: The neural bases of language acquisition. In: International Handbook on Language Acquisition, 1st Ed. Ed., pp. 20 - 32 (Eds. Horst, J. S.; von Koss Torkildsen , J.). Routledge, London (2019)
  3. Book Chapter
    Skeide, M. A.; Friederici, A. D.: Neurolinguistic studies of sentence comprehension. In: The Handbook of Psycholinguistics, pp. 438 - 456 (Eds. Fernandez, E.; Cairns, H.). Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken (2018)
  4. Book Chapter
    Udden, J.; Männel, C.: Artificial grammar learning and its neurobiology in relation to language processing and development. In: Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics, 2nd ed. Ed., pp. 755 - 783. Oxford University Press, Oxford (2018)
  5. Book Chapter
    Atasoy, S.; Vohryzek, J.; Deco, G.; Carhart-Harris, R. L.; Kringelbach, M. L.: Common neural signatures of psychedelics: Frequency-specific energy changes and repertoire expansion revealed using connectome-harmonic decomposition. In: Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 242, pp. 97 - 120. Elsevier, Amsterdam (2018)
  6. Book Chapter
    Friedrich, M.: ERP indices of word learning: What do they reflect and what do they tell us about the neural representations of early words? In: Early Word Learning, pp. 123 - 137 (Ed. Westermann, G.). Routledge, London , United Kingdom (2018)
  7. Book Chapter
    Teixidó, M.; François, C.; Bosch, L.; Männel, C.: The role of prosody in early speech segmentation and word-referent mapping: Electrophysiological evidence. In: Prosodic development in first language acquisition. John Benjamins, Amsterdam (accepted)
  8. Book Chapter
    Friederici, A. D.: The neuroanatomical pathway model of language: Syntactic and semantic networks. In: Neurobiology of Language, pp. 349 - 356 (Eds. Small, S.; Hickok, G.). Elsevier, Amsterdam (2016)
  9. Book Chapter
    Kotz, S. A.; Schwartze, M.: Motor-timing and sequencing in speech production: A general-purpose framework. In: Neurobiology of language, pp. 717 - 724 (Eds. Hickock, G.; Small, S.). Elsevier, Amsterdam (2016)
  10. Book Chapter
    Meyer, L.; Friederici, A. D.: Neural systems underlying the processing of complex sentences. In: Neurobiology of Language, pp. 597 - 606 (Eds. Hickok, G. S.; Small, S. L.). Elsevier, Amsterdam (2016)
  11. Book Chapter
    Friederici, A. D.; Skeide, M. A.: Neurocognition of language development. In: The Cambridge Handbook of Child Language, 2nd Ed. Ed., pp. 61 - 88 (Eds. Bavin, E. L.; Naigles, L. R.). Cambridge University Press, New York (2015)
  12. Book Chapter
    Friederici, A. D.: White-matter pathways for speech and language processing. In: Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Vol. 129. The human auditory system: Fundamental organization and clinical disorders, pp. 177 - 186 (Eds. Aminoff, M. J.; Boller, F.; Swaab, D. J.). Elsevier, Amsterdam (2015)
  13. Book Chapter
    Kotz, S. A.: Electrophysiological indices of speech processing. In: Encyclopedia of computational neuroscience, pp. 1074 - 1078 (Eds. Jaeger, D.; Jung, R.). Springer, New York (2015)
  14. Book Chapter
    Mueller, J. L.; Männel, C.; Friederici, A. D.: Biological preconditions for language development. In: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Vol. Vol. 2, 2nd Ed. Ed., pp. 650 - 655 (Ed. Wright, J. D.). Elsevier Press, Oxford (2015)
  15. Book Chapter
    Schmidt-Kassow, M.; Rothermich, K.; Kotz, S. A.: The role of default stress patterns in German monolingual and L2 sentence processing. In: Rhythm in cognition and grammar: A germanic perspective, pp. 83 - 110 (Eds. Vogel, R.; Vijver, R.). de Gruyter, Berlin (2015)
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