R Naatanen

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Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mismatch negativity (MMN): perspectives for application
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, P O Box 13 Meritullinkatu 1, 00014 University of Helsinki and the Academy of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 37:3-10. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain activity index of distractibility in normal school-age children
    V Gumenyuk
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 314:147-50. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Atypical pattern of discriminating sound features in adults with Asperger syndrome as reflected by the mismatch negativity
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Biol Psychol 75:109-14. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased distractibility by task-irrelevant sound changes in abstinent alcoholics
    J Ahveninen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:1850-4. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The perception of invariant speech features in children with autism
    T Lepistö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Biol Psychol 77:25-31. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Selective tuning of the left and right auditory cortices during spatially directed attention
    K Alho
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 7:335-41. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Global field power of auditory N1 correlates with impaired verbal-memory performance in human alcoholics
    J Ahveninen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 University of, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 285:131-4. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Speech- and sound-segmentation in dyslexia: evidence for a multiple-level cortical impairment
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2420-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Auditory perception and attention as reflected by the brain event-related potentials in children with Asperger syndrome
    T Lepistö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2161-71. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Language-specific phoneme representations revealed by electric and magnetic brain responses
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Nature 385:432-4. 1997

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Mismatch negativity (MMN): perspectives for application
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, P O Box 13 Meritullinkatu 1, 00014 University of Helsinki and the Academy of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Psychophysiol 37:3-10. 2000
    ..The MMN can be measured in the absence of attention and without any task requirements, which makes it particularly suitable for testing different clinical populations and infants...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brain activity index of distractibility in normal school-age children
    V Gumenyuk
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 314:147-50. 2001
    ..Moreover, differences in ERP amplitudes and in their correlations with the reaction times between younger (7-10 years) and older (11-13 years) children indicated developmental changes in attentional brain functions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Atypical pattern of discriminating sound features in adults with Asperger syndrome as reflected by the mismatch negativity
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Biol Psychol 75:109-14. 2007
    ..Our results suggest hypersensitive auditory change detection in Asperger syndrome, as reflected in the enhanced MMN for deviant sounds with a gap or shorter duration, and speeded MMN elicitation for frequency changes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased distractibility by task-irrelevant sound changes in abstinent alcoholics
    J Ahveninen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:1850-4. 2000
    ..The neural abnormalities that underlie such deficits in alcoholics were explored with event-related potential (ERP) components that disclosed different phases of detection and orienting to stimulus changes...
  5. ncbi request reprint The perception of invariant speech features in children with autism
    T Lepistö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Biol Psychol 77:25-31. 2008
    ..This suggests that children with autism lose their advantage in phoneme discrimination when the context of the stimuli is speech-like and requires abstracting invariant speech features from varying input...
  6. ncbi request reprint Selective tuning of the left and right auditory cortices during spatially directed attention
    K Alho
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 7:335-41. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Global field power of auditory N1 correlates with impaired verbal-memory performance in human alcoholics
    J Ahveninen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 University of, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 285:131-4. 2000
    ..5) with impaired memory performance in the alcoholics. The profound change in pre-attentive auditory processing, predicting impaired memory performance, might reflect impaired cerebral inhibitory transmission in alcoholics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Speech- and sound-segmentation in dyslexia: evidence for a multiple-level cortical impairment
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2420-7. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Auditory perception and attention as reflected by the brain event-related potentials in children with Asperger syndrome
    T Lepistö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2161-71. 2006
    ..We investigated auditory-discrimination and orienting in children with AS using an event-related potential (ERP) paradigm that was previously applied to children with autism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Language-specific phoneme representations revealed by electric and magnetic brain responses
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Nature 385:432-4. 1997
    ..Whole-head magnetic recordings located the source of this native-language, phoneme-related response enhancement, and thus the language-specific memory traces, in the auditory cortex of the left hemisphere...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of spectral complexity and sound duration on automatic complex-sound pitch processing in humans - a mismatch negativity study
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, P O Box 13, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 290:66-70. 2000
    ..The prolonged sound duration did not significantly enhance the MMN. This suggests that increased spectral rather than temporal information facilitates pitch processing of spectrally rich sounds...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pre-attentive discriminability of sound order as a function of tone duration and interstimulus interval: a mismatch negativity study
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Audiol Neurootol 4:303-10. 1999
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  13. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent suppression by ethanol of transient auditory 40-Hz response
    I P Jääskeläinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, Meritullinkatu 1, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 148:132-5. 2000
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  14. ncbi request reprint Selective tuning of cortical sound-feature processing by language experience
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 23:2538-41. 2006
    ..This result, obtained both by behavioural and neural indices at attentive and automatic levels of processing, indicates precise feature-specific tuning of the auditory-cortex functions by the mother tongue...
  15. pmc Superior formation of cortical memory traces for melodic patterns in musicians
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Learn Mem 8:295-300. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Mismatch negativity and behavioural discrimination in humans as a function of the magnitude of change in sound duration
    M Jaramillo
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 290:101-4. 2000
    ..Behavioural detection paralleled the MMN responses, suggesting a link between the processes underlying MMN and behavioural measures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological evidence for cortical discrimination impairment of prosody in Asperger syndrome
    T Kujala
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 383:260-5. 2005
    ..These findings were predominant over the right cerebral hemisphere. These results show impaired neurobiological basis for speech-prosody processing at an early, pre-attentive auditory discrimination stage in AS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Similarities in the phenotype of the auditory neural substrate in children with Asperger syndrome and their parents
    E Jansson-Verkasalo
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 22:986-90. 2005
    ..The present results suggest that complex genetic mechanisms may contribute to auditory abnormalities encountered in children with AS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic recordings reveal latency differences in speech and tone processing in humans
    H Tiitinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13 Meritullinkatu 1, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 8:355-63. 1999
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to previous observations on cortical processing of sinusoidal and vowel sounds and with regard to the glottal excitation in speech processing...
  20. ncbi request reprint The mismatch negativity (MMN) in basic research of central auditory processing: a review
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2544-90. 2007
    ..In addition, the MMN enables one to establish the brain processes underlying the initiation of attention switch to, conscious perception of, sound change in an unattended stimulus stream...
  21. ncbi request reprint Auditory event-related potential indices of increased distractibility in children with major depression
    T Lepistö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland and Helsinki Brain Research Center, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:620-7. 2004
    ..Using auditory event-related potentials (ERPs), we aimed to determine whether these problems could be caused by a dysfunction in auditory sensory memory, attentional orienting, or both...
  22. doi request reprint The neural basis of aberrant speech and audition in autism spectrum disorders
    T Kujala
    Cicero Learning, P O Box 9, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:697-704. 2013
    ..Furthermore, neural correlates of perception and some traits typical of subgroups of individuals on this spectrum have helped in understanding the diversity on this spectrum...
  23. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials associated with sound discrimination versus novelty detection in children
    R Ceponiene
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 41:130-41. 2004
    ..It might reflect cognitive, albeit preattentive, processing of sound change. The Nc1 appears to reflect cognitive attentive processing of salient stimuli and the Nc2 might reflect reorienting after distraction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial stress attenuates general sound processing and duration change detection
    V L Simoens
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 44:30-8. 2007
    ..We found that psychosocial stressor anticipation attenuates both general and deviance-specific sound processing, suggesting that cortisol interferes with cortical memory-trace formation...
  25. ncbi request reprint The mismatch negativity as an index of temporal processing in audition
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1712-9. 2001
    ..The relation of the mismatch negativity (MMN) elicitation with behavioral stimulus discrimination as well as the replicability of the MMN was evaluated for intervals between paired tones...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of multi-attribute auditory discrimination in dyslexia with the mismatch negativity
    T Kujala
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:885-93. 2006
    ..We determined the discrimination of 5 sound contrasts (pitch, duration, intensity, location, and the presence of a gap) in dyslexia with the mismatch negativity (MMN)...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of different noise types on the speech and non-speech elicited mismatch negativity
    H Kozou
    Department of Psychology, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Hear Res 199:31-9. 2005
    ..Babble and industrial noises dramatically reduced the MMN amplitudes for both stimulus types, while traffic noise affected only speech stimuli...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lateralized automatic auditory processing of phonetic versus musical information: a PET study
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Brain Mapp 10:74-9. 2000
    ..The data thus indicate that automatic activation of lateralized neuronal circuits requires sound comparison based on short-term sound representations...
  29. ncbi request reprint The mismatch negativity in evaluating central auditory dysfunction in dyslexia
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 25:535-43. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the MMN holds promise of showing plastic changes in the brain of dyslexic individuals underlying the alleviation or remediation of dyslexia in the course of a successful training programme...
  30. pmc Plastic neural changes and reading improvement caused by audiovisual training in reading-impaired children
    T Kujala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:10509-14. 2001
    ..Moreover, the fact that the present training effects were obtained by using a program including no linguistic material indicates that dyslexia is at least partly based on a general auditory perceptual deficit...
  31. ncbi request reprint Central auditory processing of durational changes in complex speech patterns by newborns: an event-related brain potential study
    E Kushnerenko
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Dev Neuropsychol 19:83-97. 2001
    ..The first negative wave peaked at about 150 msec and the second at about 350 msec after the change onset. At least one negative deflection, which was interpreted as evidence for stimulus change-detection, was observed in every infant...
  32. ncbi request reprint "Primitive intelligence" in the auditory cortex
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Dept of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Trends Neurosci 24:283-8. 2001
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of haloperidol on selective attention: a combined whole-head MEG and high-resolution EEG study
    S Kahkonen
    BioMag Laboratory, Medical Engineering Centre, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychopharmacology 25:498-504. 2001
    ..Taken together, haloperidol seemed to induce functional changes in neural networks accounting for both selective and involuntary attention, suggesting modulation of these functions by dopamine D2 receptors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence of enhanced distractibility in ADHD children
    V Gumenyuk
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 374:212-7. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the ERP and behavioral effects caused by the novel sounds reveal deficient control of involuntary attention in ADHD children that may underlie their abnormal distractibility...
  35. ncbi request reprint The additivity of the auditory feature analysis in the human brain as indexed by the mismatch negativity: 1+1 approximately 2 but 1+1+1<3
    P Paavilainen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 301:179-82. 2001
    ..The double-deviant MMNs were found to be additive but the triple-deviant MMN was clearly underadditive. The results suggest complex interactions between brain processes involved in analyzing several simultaneous deviant features...
  36. doi request reprint Dose-related effects of memantine on a mismatch negativity-like response in anesthetized rats
    D Tikhonravov
    Neuroscience Unit, Institute of Biomedicine Physiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroscience 167:1175-82. 2010
    ..The high dose of memantine, in contrast, blocked the generation of the auditory MMN-like response. The findings suggest that memantine may, with appropriate doses, facilitate already this early stage of auditory processing...
  37. pmc Speech-sound-selective auditory impairment in children with autism: they can perceive but do not attend
    R Ceponiene
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:5567-72. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that, first, auditory orienting deficits in autism cannot be explained by sensory deficits and, second, that orienting deficit in autism might be speech-sound specific...
  38. ncbi request reprint Event-related potential indices of auditory vowel processing in 3-year-old children
    R Ceponiene
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology and Helsinki Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:652-61. 2003
    ..To determine the ERP characteristics and ERP indices of central speech sound encoding and discrimination in young children...