Elvira Brattico

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Musical scale properties are automatically processed in the human auditory cortex
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1117:162-74. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Cognitive vs. affective listening modes and judgments of music--an ERP study
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 85:393-409. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Neural discrimination of nonprototypical chords in music experts and laymen: an MEG study
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2230-44. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Subjective appraisal of music: neuroimaging evidence
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:308-17. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Preattentive representation of feature conjunctions for concurrent spatially distributed auditory objects
    Rika Takegata
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Budapest, Hungary
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:169-79. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Orderly cortical representation of vowel categories presented by multiple exemplars
    Anna Shestakova
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 21:342-50. 2004
  7. doi request reprint 'I love Rock 'n' Roll'--music genre preference modulates brain responses to music
    Eva Istók
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 92:142-51. 2013
  8. pmc Cognitive control in auditory working memory is enhanced in musicians
    Karen Johanne Pallesen
    Neuroscience Unit, Institute of Biomedicine Physiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 5:e11120. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Representation of harmony rules in the human brain: further evidence from event-related potentials
    Sakari Leino
    Apperception and Cortical Dynamics, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1142:169-77. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous storage of two complex temporal sound patterns in auditory sensory memory
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Finland
    Neuroreport 13:1747-51. 2002

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Musical scale properties are automatically processed in the human auditory cortex
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1117:162-74. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that the relational properties of the musical scale are quickly and automatically extracted by the auditory cortex even before the intervention of focused attention...
  2. doi request reprint Cognitive vs. affective listening modes and judgments of music--an ERP study
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 85:393-409. 2010
    ..This is the first study to reveal the dissociation between neural processes occurring during affective vs. cognitive listening modes and judgments of music...
  3. doi request reprint Neural discrimination of nonprototypical chords in music experts and laymen: an MEG study
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2230-44. 2009
    ..Most likely, this results from a highly sophisticated auditory system in musicians allowing a more efficient discrimination of chords deviating from the conventional categories of tonal music...
  4. doi request reprint Subjective appraisal of music: neuroimaging evidence
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:308-17. 2009
    ..We finally draw the neuroscientist's attention to the sociocultural context as a relevant variable to study when considering music as an aesthetic domain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preattentive representation of feature conjunctions for concurrent spatially distributed auditory objects
    Rika Takegata
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Budapest, Hungary
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:169-79. 2005
    ..The discrepancy between the results obtained with and without focal attention suggests that illusory conjunctions may occur during voluntary access to the preattentively encoded object representations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Orderly cortical representation of vowel categories presented by multiple exemplars
    Anna Shestakova
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 21:342-50. 2004
    ..Our data further extend the notion of differential cortical representations in response to vowel categories, previously demonstrated by using only one or a few tokens representing each category...
  7. doi request reprint 'I love Rock 'n' Roll'--music genre preference modulates brain responses to music
    Eva Istók
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 92:142-51. 2013
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  8. pmc Cognitive control in auditory working memory is enhanced in musicians
    Karen Johanne Pallesen
    Neuroscience Unit, Institute of Biomedicine Physiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 5:e11120. 2010
    ..The results also suggest that superior working memory task performance in musicians rely on an enhanced ability to exert sustained cognitive control. This cognitive benefit in musicians may be a consequence of focused musical training...
  9. ncbi request reprint Representation of harmony rules in the human brain: further evidence from event-related potentials
    Sakari Leino
    Apperception and Cortical Dynamics, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1142:169-77. 2007
    ..In conclusion, violations of the harmony and tuning rules of Western tonal music were found to generate specific and distinct electric responses in the human brain...
  10. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous storage of two complex temporal sound patterns in auditory sensory memory
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Finland
    Neuroreport 13:1747-51. 2002
    ..The infrequent sound pattern elicited an MMN, indicating that multiple sound patterns are formed at an early, largely automatic stage of auditory processing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Electrical brain responses to descriptive versus evaluative judgments of music
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:155-7. 2003
    ..Results showed that aesthetic listening generated greater right frontocentral negativities than did descriptive listening, indicating distinct cortical mechanisms for aesthetic versus descriptive processing of music...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term exposure to occupational noise alters the cortical organization of sound processing
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 C, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:190-203. 2005
    ..Long-term exposure to noise may cause an altered hemispheric lateralization of speech processing even in silent conditions. We examined whether this lateralization shift is speech specific or occurs also for other sounds...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cortical correlates of acquired deafness to dissonance
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:158-60. 2003
    ..We additionally found that the electrical brain responses did not differentiate musical intervals in terms of their dissonance/consonance, consistent with the idea that this phenomenon depends on the integrity of cortical functions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Abstract phoneme representations in the left temporal cortex: magnetic mismatch negativity study
    Anna Shestakova
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, Finland
    Neuroreport 13:1813-6. 2002
    ..These results implicate the presence of long-term memory traces for vowels, which can recognize the vowel-specific invariant code enabling correct vowel percept even in the presence of realistic acoustic variation...
  15. doi request reprint Cognitive and motor loops of the human cerebro-cerebellar system
    Juha Salmi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2663-76. 2010
    ..On the basis of these results and theories of the function of the cerebellum, we suggest that the posterior cerebellar activity during a demanding cognitive task is involved with optimization of the response speed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of brief discrimination-training on the auditory N1 wave
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PL 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 14:2489-92. 2003
    ..After training N1 s were attenuated to all tones except the trained and repeated ones, indicating a refractory frequency effect, long-term habituation, and sensitization to the repeated and trained tones...
  17. doi request reprint Practiced musical style shapes auditory skills
    Peter Vuust
    Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:139-46. 2012
    ..These findings indicate that the characteristics of the style of music played by musicians influence their perceptual skills and the brain processing of sound features embedded in music...
  18. doi request reprint Detrimental noise effects on brain's speech functions
    Teija Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 81:135-43. 2009
    ..These results both stress the importance to re-evaluate which noise levels can be considered safe for brain functions and raise concerns on the speech and cognitive abilities of individuals living in noisy environments...
  19. pmc Toward a neural chronometry for the aesthetic experience of music
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland Finnish Center of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research, University of Jyväskylä Jyväskylä, Finland Brain and Mind Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Aalto University School of Science Helsinki, Finland
    Front Psychol 4:206. 2013
    ..These latter aesthetic stages often require attention, intentionality, and expertise for their full actualization...
  20. doi request reprint Modulated neural processing of Western harmony in folk musicians
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 50:653-63. 2013
    ..Hence, expertise in more than one music culture seems to modify chord processing by enhancing the ERAN to ambivalent chords and the P3a to incongruous chords, and by altering their perceptual attributes...
  21. pmc A Functional MRI Study of Happy and Sad Emotions in Music with and without Lyrics
    Elvira Brattico
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland
    Front Psychol 2:308. 2011
    ..These findings point to the role of acoustic cues for the experience of happiness in music and to the importance of lyrics for sad musical emotions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Abnormal electrical brain responses to pitch in congenital amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Neurol 58:478-82. 2005
    ..This abnormal brain response begins as early as 200 milliseconds after tone onset and may serve as a marker of an anomaly in music acquisition...
  23. ncbi request reprint Separate neural processing of timbre dimensions in auditory sensory memory
    Anne Caclin
    Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique Musique STMS IRCAM CNRS, Paris, France
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1959-72. 2006
    ..The results expand to timbre dimensions a property of separation of the representation in sensory memory that has already been reported between basic perceptual attributes (pitch, loudness, duration, and location) of sound sources...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emotion processing of major, minor, and dissonant chords: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Karen Johanne Pallesen
    Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:450-3. 2005
    ....