Minna Huotilainen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does sleep quality affect involuntary attention switching system?
    Juha Salmi
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Child Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Lastenlinnantie 2, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 390:150-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The perception of phonological quantity based on durational cues by native speakers, second-language users and nonspeakers of Finnish
    Sari Ylinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Lang Speech 48:313-38. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Newborns discriminate novel from harmonic sounds: a study using magnetoencephalography
    Anke Sambeth
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:496-503. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Using magnetoencephalography in assessing auditory skills in infants and children
    Minna Huotilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 68:123-9. 2008
  5. pmc Atypical perceptual narrowing in prematurely born infants is associated with compromised language acquisition at 2 years of age
    Eira Jansson-Verkasalo
    Faculty of Humanities, Logopedics, University of Oulu, Finland
    BMC Neurosci 11:88. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Short-term memory functions of the human fetus recorded with magnetoencephalography
    Minna Huotilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, PO Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 16:81-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnetoencephalography of the newborn brain
    Minna Huotilainen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, P O Box 4, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 11:437-43. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Auditory magnetic responses of healthy newborns
    Minna Huotilainen
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 14:1871-5. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Fast multi-feature paradigm for recording several mismatch negativities (MMNs) to phonetic and acoustic changes in speech sounds
    Satu Pakarinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 82:219-26. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Auditory discrimination profiles of speech sound changes in 6-year-old children as determined with the multi-feature MMN paradigm
    Riikka Lovio
    Department of Psychology, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:916-21. 2009

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Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint Does sleep quality affect involuntary attention switching system?
    Juha Salmi
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Child Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Lastenlinnantie 2, 00250 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 390:150-5. 2005
    ..The correlation was higher in the posterior scalp areas. Our results suggest that the involuntary attention switching system, reflected by the P3a is sensitized as a function of decreased sleep quality...
  2. ncbi request reprint The perception of phonological quantity based on durational cues by native speakers, second-language users and nonspeakers of Finnish
    Sari Ylinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Lang Speech 48:313-38. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Newborns discriminate novel from harmonic sounds: a study using magnetoencephalography
    Anke Sambeth
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:496-503. 2006
    ..We investigated whether newborns respond differently to novel and deviant sounds during quiet sleep...
  4. doi request reprint Using magnetoencephalography in assessing auditory skills in infants and children
    Minna Huotilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 68:123-9. 2008
    ..Studying each of these auditory skills with MEG in particular stimulation paradigms is shortly reviewed, including two examples of data sets in children...
  5. pmc Atypical perceptual narrowing in prematurely born infants is associated with compromised language acquisition at 2 years of age
    Eira Jansson-Verkasalo
    Faculty of Humanities, Logopedics, University of Oulu, Finland
    BMC Neurosci 11:88. 2010
    ..To address this question, we investigated early neurophysiological phoneme discrimination abilities and later language skills in prematurely born infants and in healthy, full-term infants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Short-term memory functions of the human fetus recorded with magnetoencephalography
    Minna Huotilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, PO Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 16:81-4. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnetoencephalography of the newborn brain
    Minna Huotilainen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, P O Box 4, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 11:437-43. 2006
    ..The main advantage of ERFs, compared to ERPs, is detection of the signals with high accuracy both with respect to the noise level and estimation of the spatial location...
  8. ncbi request reprint Auditory magnetic responses of healthy newborns
    Minna Huotilainen
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 14:1871-5. 2003
    ..The modelling of the neural sources underlying the recorded responses suggests cortical sources in the temporal lobes...
  9. doi request reprint Fast multi-feature paradigm for recording several mismatch negativities (MMNs) to phonetic and acoustic changes in speech sounds
    Satu Pakarinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 82:219-26. 2009
    ..Thus, this new multi-feature paradigm with speech stimuli provides similar results as the oddball paradigm, and the MMNs recorded with the new paradigm were reproducible...
  10. doi request reprint Auditory discrimination profiles of speech sound changes in 6-year-old children as determined with the multi-feature MMN paradigm
    Riikka Lovio
    Department of Psychology, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:916-21. 2009
    ..Similar MMNs in the two paradigms would suggest that they tap the same processes. This would promote the usefulness of the more time-efficient multi-feature paradigm for future studies in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Training in Morse code enhances involuntary attentional switching to acoustic frequency: Evidence from ERPs
    Maria Uther
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9 FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1073:417-24. 2006
    ..These data are interpreted in terms of an attentional switching to unfamiliar changes that participants would not expect among the signals that they would grow to anticipate while receiving Morse code...
  12. doi request reprint No effects of mobile phone use on cortical auditory change-detection in children: an ERP study
    Myoung Soo Kwon
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku, Assistentinkatu 7, Turku, Finland
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:191-9. 2010
    ..However, it should be noted that the present study only had sufficient statistical power to detect a large effect size...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sleeping newborns extract prosody from continuous speech
    Anke Sambeth
    Brain and Music Team, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:332-41. 2008
    ..Behavioral experiments show that infants use both prosodic and statistical cues in acquiring language. However, it is not yet clear whether these prosodic and statistical tools are already present at birth...
  14. pmc Learning-induced neural plasticity of speech processing before birth
    Eino Partanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:15145-50. 2013
    ..Consequently, our results indicate neural commitment specifically tuned to the speech features heard before birth and their memory representations. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Is there a direct neural correlate for memory-trace formation in audition?
    Sari Ylinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 18:1281-4. 2007
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Fast parametric evaluation of central speech-sound processing with mismatch negativity (MMN)
    Satu Pakarinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 87:103-10. 2013
    ..The paradigm is especially useful for studying speech and language disorders in general, language development, and evolution of phoneme categories early in life, as well as brain plasticity during native or second language learning...
  17. pmc Statistical language learning in neonates revealed by event-related brain potentials
    Tuomas Teinonen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Neurosci 10:21. 2009
    ..To test the statistical learning skills at birth, we recorded event-related brain responses of sleeping neonates while they were listening to a stream of syllables containing statistical cues to word boundaries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neonatal frequency discrimination in 250-4000-Hz range: electrophysiological evidence
    Nikolai Novitski
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Brain Research Center, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:412-9. 2007
    ..The precision of sound frequency discrimination in newborn infants in the 250-4000-Hz frequency range was determined using the neonatal electrophysiological mismatch response (MMR), the infant equivalent of adult mismatch negativity (MMN)...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Children's brain responses to sound changes in pseudo words in a multifeature paradigm
    Eino Partanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1132-8. 2013
    ..The multifeature mismatch negativity (MMN) paradigm has previously been used to study MMN responses to changes in tones or isolated syllables. We tested 4-12 year old children's MMNs to changes in a naturally produced pseudo word context...
  21. ncbi request reprint Speech-sound discrimination in neonates as measured with MEG
    Anu Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 15:2089-92. 2004
    ..The present results indicate that auditory-cortex speech-sound discrimination may well be studied with magnetic recordings as early as in newborn infants...
  22. ncbi request reprint Measurement of extensive auditory discrimination profiles using the mismatch negativity (MMN) of the auditory event-related potential (ERP)
    Satu Pakarinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:177-85. 2007
    ..The mismatch negativity (MMN): towards the optimal paradigm. Clin Neurophysiol 2004;115:140-144]...
  23. doi request reprint Fast measurement of auditory event-related potential profiles in 2-3-year-olds
    Vesa Putkinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Dev Neuropsychol 37:51-75. 2012
    ..Statistically significant responses from individual children were obtained mainly for the novel sounds. Thus, the MFP shows promise as a time-efficient paradigm for investigating central auditory functions in toddlers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mismatch negativity (MMN) elicited by changes in phoneme length: a cross-linguistic study
    Sari Ylinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014, Finland
    Brain Res 1072:175-85. 2006
    ..The second-language users, however, did not seem to have automatic access to Finnish prototypes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Bilateral hemodynamic responses to auditory stimulation in newborn infants
    Kalle Kotilahti
    Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 16:1373-7. 2005
    ..28+/-0.59 microM) than in quiet sleep (0.76+/-0.32 microM). The latency of the oxygenated hemoglobin concentration response was significantly shorter (r=-0.70 and p=0.0023) for infants with higher gestational age...
  26. doi request reprint Numerical discrimination in newborn infants as revealed by event-related potentials to tone sequences
    Timo Ruusuvirta
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1620-4. 2009
    ..The findings suggest very early sensitivity to auditory numerical information in infancy...
  27. doi request reprint Brain responses to surprising sounds are related to temperament and parent-child dyadic synchrony in young children
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Dev Psychobiol 52:513-23. 2010
    ..The results demonstrate that temperament is related to P3a responses in early childhood, and that parent-child synchrony associates with both temperament and P3a responses in a theoretically meaningful way...
  28. doi request reprint Linguistic multifeature MMN paradigm for extensive recording of auditory discrimination profiles
    Eino Partanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 48:1372-80. 2011
    ..Our results show that assessing speech sound discrimination of several features in word context is possible in a short recording time (30 min) with the multifeature paradigm...
  29. ncbi request reprint Preperceptual human number sense for sequential sounds, as revealed by mismatch negativity brain response?
    Timo Ruusuvirta
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Cereb Cortex 17:2777-9. 2007
    ..4:0), suggesting some ability of the human brain to operate on the number of sequential sounds of specific frequencies at a preperceptual time scale...
  30. doi request reprint Preattentive auditory information processing under exposure to the 902 MHz GSM mobile phone electromagnetic field: a mismatch negativity (MMN) study
    Myoung Soo Kwon
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku, Assistentinkatu 7, Turku, Finland
    Bioelectromagnetics 30:241-8. 2009
    ..In the present study, we found no conclusive evidence that acute exposure to GSM mobile phone EMF affects cortical auditory change detection processing reflected by the MMN...
  31. doi request reprint Mismatch negativity reflects numbers of tones of specific frequencies in humans
    Timo Ruusuvirta
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 436:138-40. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The newborn human brain binds sound features together
    Timo Ruusuvirta
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki
    Neuroreport 14:2117-9. 2003
    ..Our finding suggests that the human brain is ready for auditory feature binding very soon after birth...
  33. ncbi request reprint The discrimination of and orienting to speech and non-speech sounds in children with autism
    Tuulia Lepistö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, University of Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Brain Res 1066:147-57. 2005
    ..This has been proposed to be one of the earliest symptoms to emerge, with pervasive effects on later development...
  34. ncbi request reprint Plastic cortical changes induced by learning to communicate with non-speech sounds
    Anu Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology Helsinki Brain Research Center, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 14:1683-7. 2003
    ..These plastic changes manifest, presumably, the close associations formed between the neural representations of the tone patterns and phonemes...
  35. doi request reprint Infants' brain responses for speech sound changes in fast multifeature MMN paradigm
    Eino Partanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1578-85. 2013
    ..We investigated whether newborn speech-sound discrimination can be studied in 40 min using fast multifeature mismatch negativity (MMN) paradigm and do the results differ from those obtained with the traditional oddball paradigm...
  36. ncbi request reprint Frequency discrimination at different frequency levels as indexed by electrophysiological and behavioral measures
    Nikolai Novitski
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 20:26-36. 2004
    ..8). The harmonical tones elicited MMN and P3a with shorter latencies and larger amplitudes, than did pure sinusoidal tones in all frequency bands. The results may have implication to pitch-perception theories...
  37. doi request reprint Effects of prosodic familiarity on the automatic processing of words in the human brain
    Sari Ylinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 73:362-8. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Newborn human brain identifies repeated auditory feature conjunctions of low sequential probability
    Timo Ruusuvirta
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 20:2819-21. 2004
    ..This finding suggests that humans are relatively hard-wired to preattentively identify repeated auditory feature conjunctions even when such conjunctions occur rarely among other similar ones...
  39. doi request reprint Behavioral and evoked potential measures of distraction in 5-year-old children born preterm
    Kaija Mikkola
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 77:8-12. 2010
    ..As one-fourth of the preterm children could not accomplish the paradigm, less demanding paradigms should be used in studying children with increased distractibility...
  40. ncbi request reprint Speech-sound duration processing in a second language is specific to phonetic categories
    Sari Nenonen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Lang 92:26-32. 2005
    ..However, for the sounds that have no Russian equivalent, new vowel categories independent of the native Russian language have apparently been established, enabling a native-like duration processing of Finnish...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Phoneme quality and quantity are processed independently in the human brain
    Sari Ylinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 16:1857-60. 2005
    ..This suggests that phoneme quality and quantity are processed by separate neural processes that, in a system model, may be regarded as different levels in the phonological system...
  43. doi request reprint Cortical processing of musical sounds in children with Cochlear Implants
    Ritva Torppa
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:1966-79. 2012
    ..We studied the neurocognitive mechanisms of musical instrument sound perception in children with Cochlear Implants (CIs) and in children with normal hearing (NH)...
  44. doi request reprint Implicit segmentation of a stream of syllables based on transitional probabilities: an MEG study
    Tuomas Teinonen
    Department of Psychology, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Psycholinguist Res 41:71-82. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Linguistic relevance of duration within the native language determines the accuracy of speech-sound duration processing
    Sari Nenonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 16:492-5. 2003
    ....
  46. doi request reprint The mismatch negativity (MMN) with no standard stimulus
    Satu Pakarinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1043-50. 2010
    ..In the present study, we tested whether the MMN can be recorded even without the standard stimulus, with the invariant properties of the deviant stimuli serving as a standard against which to detect the sound changes...
  47. ncbi request reprint The human brain processes repeated auditory feature conjunctions of low sequential probability
    Timo Ruusuvirta
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 355:97-100. 2004
    ..Differential scalp-recorded event-related potentials to deviants indicate that the standard variants were traced as repeated wholes despite their preperceptual distinctiveness and resulting rarity among one another...
  48. doi request reprint Breakfast high in whey protein or carbohydrates improves coping with workload in healthy subjects
    Nora Sihvola
    Institute of Biomedicine, Medical Nutrition Physiology, Pharmacology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 63, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Br J Nutr 110:1712-21. 2013
    ..We conclude that a breakfast drink high in whey protein or carbohydrates may improve coping with mental tasks in healthy subjects...
  49. ncbi request reprint Auditory ERPs reveal brain dysfunction in infants with plagiocephaly
    Polina Balan
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Craniofac Surg 13:520-5; discussion 526. 2002
    ..In the current study we demonstrated, for the first time, that the central sound processing, as reflected by ERPs, is affected in children with plagiocephaly...
  50. doi request reprint Could audiovisual training be used to improve cognition in extremely low birth weight children?
    Minna Huotilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 100:1489-94. 2011
    ..To study whether a dyslexia remediation programme, Audilex, improves cognition in extremely low birth (ELBW) children...
  51. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials associated with second language learning in children
    Anna Shestakova
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, University of Helsinki, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1507-12. 2003
    ..In this study, we investigated learning-related changes in auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) of Finnish-speaking 3-6-year-old children caused by learning French language...
  52. ncbi request reprint Auditory event-related potentials and cognitive function of preterm children at five years of age
    Kaija Mikkola
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, University of Helsinki, Tukholmankatu 8 A 5 krs, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1494-502. 2007
    ..In a study of the same subjects at age 5, our aim was to assess AERPs and their relationship to neuropsychological test results...
  53. ncbi request reprint The role of blind humans' visual cortex in auditory change detection
    Teija Kujala
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 379:127-31. 2005
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Perinatal cerebral insults alter auditory event-related potentials
    Jaana A Leipälä
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Finnish Office for Health Care Technology Assessment Finohta, Helsinki, Finland
    Early Hum Dev 87:89-95. 2011
    ..auditory event-related potentials (AERPs) can be used as indices of neural information processing. Altered AERPs have been reported in children and young adults with frontal lobe infarction...
  55. pmc Expressive timing facilitates the neural processing of phrase boundaries in music: evidence from event-related potentials
    Eva Istók
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e55150. 2013
    ..That is, expressive timing facilitates the structuring and parsing of continuous musical material even when the auditory input is unattended...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impaired temporal lobe processing of preattentive auditory discrimination in schizophrenia
    Eero Pekkonen
    Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Schizophr Bull 28:467-74. 2002
    ..These results suggest that patients with schizophrenia have impaired auditory processing in the temporal lobes underlying preattentive stimulus discrimination that is also selectively delayed in the left hemisphere...
  57. pmc Prenatal music exposure induces long-term neural effects
    Eino Partanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Finnish Center of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research, Deparment of Music, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e78946. 2013
    ..Our results show that extensive prenatal exposure to a melody induces neural representations that last for several months. ..
  58. doi request reprint A real-time detector system for precise timing of audiovisual stimuli
    Andreas Henelius
    Brain Work Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:554-7. 2012
    ..The hardware schematics and software for the audiovisual sensor are freely available from the webpage of the authors' lab...
  59. doi request reprint Individualising EEG frequency bands for sleep deprivation studies
    Andreas Henelius
    Brain Work Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:6083-6. 2011
    ..The proposed method can be used to enhance EEG spectral analysis of task-induced cognitive effort during sleep deprivation...
  60. doi request reprint Visual ERP P3 amplitude and latency in standalone and embedded visual processing task
    Jussi Korpela
    Brain Work Research Centre, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:781-4. 2011
    ..It was also found that P3 amplitude and reaction time correlated only under the high memory load condition. The results indicate that visual P3 to a simple processing task is affected by external working memory load...
  61. ncbi request reprint Magnetoencephalography in studies of infants and children
    Minna Huotilainen
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, University of Helsinki, Finland 00014
    Int Rev Neurobiol 68:25-50. 2005
  62. doi request reprint Brain research reveals automatic musical memory functions in children
    Minna Huotilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:178-81. 2009
    ..We present two brain research paradigms that can be used to assess the specialization of the brain for musical sounds, and show promising results with these paradigms in a group of young children who have music as their hobby...
  63. ncbi request reprint The promises of change-related brain potentials in cognitive neuroscience of music
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:29-39. 2003
    ..To some extent, musical expertise is also reflected in sound representation accuracy as indexed by the MMN paradigm...
  64. ncbi request reprint A kind of auditory 'primitive intelligence' already present at birth
    Vanessa Carral
    Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychobiology, University of Barcelona, P Vall d Hebron 171, 08035 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3201-4. 2005
    ..This finding suggests the early ontogenetic origin of 'primitive intelligence' in audition that eventually may form a prerequisite for later language acquisition...
  65. ncbi request reprint Auditory temporal grouping in newborn infants
    Gabor Stefanics
    Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
    Psychophysiology 44:697-702. 2007
    ..Also, for the first time, we observed oscillatory gamma-band activity in neonates, which was sensitive to infrequent pitch changes...
  66. ncbi request reprint Sound frequency change detection in fetuses and newborns, a magnetoencephalographic study
    Rossitza Draganova
    SARA Research Center, Ob Gynecology Department, 4301 West Markham Street, number 518 Little Rock, AR 72205 7199, USA
    Neuroimage 28:354-61. 2005
    ..The investigation of sound discrimination and related cortical activity of the fetus can help to identify and determine the nature of deficits caused by central processes in the auditory system at very early stages...
  67. ncbi request reprint Processing acoustic change and novelty in newborn infants
    Elena Kushnerenko
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, Henry Wellcome Building, London Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 26:265-74. 2007
    ..Results are discussed in terms of developmental refinement of the initially broadly tuned neonate auditory system...
  68. ncbi request reprint Effects of unilateral hippocampus-amygdala-partial temporal lobe resection on auditory EEG/MEG responses: a case study
    Heikki Hamalainen
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 48:367-73. 2007
    ..These results give support to the notions about the role of the amygdala and hippocampus in alerting and orienting, respectively, and of the temporal cortex in auditory discrimination...
  69. ncbi request reprint Top-down effects can modify the initially stimulus-driven auditory organization
    Elyse Sussman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1410 Pelham Parkway S, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:393-405. 2002
    ..The results demonstrate a top-down effect on the sound representation maintained in auditory cortex...
  70. doi request reprint Musical aptitude and second language pronunciation skills in school-aged children: neural and behavioral evidence
    Riia Milovanov
    Department of English, University of Turku, Finland
    Brain Res 1194:81-9. 2008
    ..Taken together, the results imply that musical and linguistic skills could partly be based on shared neural mechanisms...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cortical auditory event-related potentials in newborn infants
    Vineta Fellman
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 11:452-8. 2006
    ..Further research will elucidate the possibility of developing AERPs as a possible early screening method during infancy for later dyslexia or cognitive dysfunction...
  72. pmc Newborn infants can organize the auditory world
    Istvan Winkler
    Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, H 1394 Budapest, Hungary
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11812-5. 2003
    ..Its presence in newborn infants shows that the basic abilities required for the development of conceptual objects are available already at the time of birth...
  73. ncbi request reprint Recommended standards for fetal magnetocardiography
    Barbara Grimm
    Department of Obstetrics, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:2121-6. 2003
    ..This article provides recommended standards for FMCG in the fields of data acquisition and data analysis...