M Tervaniemi

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Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The musical brain: brain waves reveal the neurophysiological basis of musicality in human subjects
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 226:1-4. 1997
  2. doi request reprint Musicians--same or different?
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:151-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Parameter-specific modulation of the mismatch negativity to duration decrement and increment: evidence for asymmetric processes
    Rika Takegata
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, University of Helsinki, Finland and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1515-23. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint From air oscillations to music and speech: functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence for fine-tuned neural networks in audition
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Neurosci 26:8647-52. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sound processing in amateur musicians and nonmusicians: event-related potential and behavioral indices
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 17:1225-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Expertise in folk music alters the brain processing of Western harmony
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:147-51. 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Test-retest stability of the magnetic mismatch response (MMNm)
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1897-905. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Lateralization of auditory-cortex functions
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 43:231-46. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint The musical brain: brain waves reveal the neurophysiological basis of musicality in human subjects
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 226:1-4. 1997
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Musicians--same or different?
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:151-6. 2009
    ..The present contribution will review the evidence available about the various neurocognitive profiles these different kinds of musicians display...
  3. doi request reprint Parameter-specific modulation of the mismatch negativity to duration decrement and increment: evidence for asymmetric processes
    Rika Takegata
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, University of Helsinki, Finland and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1515-23. 2008
    ..Some asymmetries were reported in the previous studies; yet no systematical study has been conducted...
  4. ncbi request reprint From air oscillations to music and speech: functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence for fine-tuned neural networks in audition
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Neurosci 26:8647-52. 2006
    ..They indicate that not only the sound category (speech/music) but also the sound parameter (pitch/duration) can be selectively encoded...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sound processing in amateur musicians and nonmusicians: event-related potential and behavioral indices
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 17:1225-8. 2006
    ..This suggests that when compared with nonmusicians, even amateur musicians have neural sound processing advantages with acoustic information most essential to their musical genre...
  6. doi request reprint Expertise in folk music alters the brain processing of Western harmony
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:147-51. 2012
    ..This result, obtained by using early right anterior negativity (ERAN) as an index of harmony processing, suggests that tonal processing is advanced in folk musicians by their long-term exposure to both Western and non-Western music...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Test-retest stability of the magnetic mismatch response (MMNm)
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1897-905. 2005
    ..We investigated the replicability of the magnetically measured mismatch negativity (MMNm)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lateralization of auditory-cortex functions
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 43:231-46. 2003
    ..right auditory areas contribute to sound encoding...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pitch discrimination accuracy in musicians vs nonmusicians: an event-related potential and behavioral study
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki Brain Research Centre, PO Box 9, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Exp Brain Res 161:1-10. 2005
    ..These results suggest that musical expertise may exert its effects merely at attentive levels of processing and not necessarily already at the preattentive levels...
  13. doi request reprint Top-down modulation of auditory processing: effects of sound context, musical expertise and attentional focus
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1636-42. 2009
    ..In other words, the processing of sounds is realized by a dynamically adapting network considering type of sound, expertise and attentional demands, rather than by a strictly modularly organized stimulus-driven system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pre-attentive processing of spectrally complex sounds with asynchronous onsets: an event-related potential study with human subjects
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 227:197-200. 1997
    ..In summary, the present results support the existence of pre-perceptual integration mechanism of 100-200 ms duration and emphasize its importance in switching attention towards the stimulus change...
  15. doi request reprint Importance of the left auditory areas in chord discrimination in music experts as demonstrated by MEG
    Mari Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 34:517-23. 2011
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  16. 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
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  17. ncbi request reprint The processing of sound duration after left hemisphere stroke: event-related potential and behavioral evidence
    T M Ilvonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 38:622-8. 2001
    ..Especially by recording MMN to monaural stimuli, the discrimination accuracy can be separately determined for the left and right temporal lobes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Practice strategies of musicians modulate neural processing and the learning of sound-patterns
    M Seppanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 87:236-47. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Are different kinds of acoustic features processed differently for speech and non-speech sounds?
    M Jaramillo
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 13, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 12:459-66. 2001
    ..This result might reflect enhanced processing of duration features in the Finnish language in which phoneme duration plays a critical role...
  20. 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...
  21. 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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  22. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of mismatch negativity for duration, frequency and intensity changes
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:1388-93. 1999
    ..The test-retest reliabilities of the mismatch negativity (MMN) elicited by deviances in sound duration, frequency, and intensity were compared...
  23. ncbi request reprint Harmonic partials facilitate pitch discrimination in humans: electrophysiological and behavioral evidence
    M Tervaniemi
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 279:29-32. 2000
    ..Together these data indicate that pre-attentive and attentive pitch discrimination is facilitated with spectrally rich sounds in comparison to pure sinusoidal tones...
  24. ncbi request reprint Basic auditory dysfunction in dyslexia as demonstrated by brain activity measurements
    T Kujala
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 37:262-6. 2000
    ..This failure can be traced to early cortical mechanisms that process auditory information independently of attention...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fast vigilance decrement in closed head injury patients as reflected by the mismatch negativity (MMN)
    M L Kaipio
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neuroreport 12:1517-22. 2001
    ..However, the MMN amplitude for the pitch deviant decreased in the patient group during the experiment considerably faster than in controls, suggesting a faster vigilance decrement in the patients...
  28. 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
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Background acoustic noise and the hemispheric lateralization of speech processing in the human brain: magnetic mismatch negativity study
    Y Shtyrov
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 251:141-4. 1998
    ..However, in noisy conditions the involvement of the left hemisphere's auditory cortex in speech discrimination is considerably decreased, while that of the right hemisphere increases...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Musical training facilitates the neural discrimination of major versus minor chords in 13-year-old children
    P Virtala
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 49:1125-32. 2012
    ..Thus, the conceptual discrimination skills are present already in the preattentive processing level of the auditory cortex, and musical training can advance these skills...
  33. ncbi request reprint Frequency specific impairment of automatic pitch change detection by fMRI acoustic noise: an MEG study
    N Novitski
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki Brain Research Center, Finland
    J Neurosci Methods 155:149-59. 2006
    ..It is recommended that in the MMN protocols using continuous fMRI acquisition the sound stimuli should be spectrally separated from the fMRI scanner noise spectrum...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint The development of aesthetic responses to music and their underlying neural and psychological mechanisms
    S Nieminen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Cortex 47:1138-46. 2011
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  38. ncbi request reprint Musical sound processing in the human brain. Evidence from electric and magnetic recordings
    M Tervaniemi
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:259-72. 2001
    ..These data thus suggest that despite the focus of listeners' conscious attention, relatively complex sound phenomena can be encoded by neural mechanisms that are specialized for musical sounds...
  39. ncbi request reprint Heschl's gyrus, posterior superior temporal gyrus, and mid-ventrolateral prefrontal cortex have different roles in the detection of acoustic changes
    Marc Schönwiesner
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Neurophysiol 97:2075-82. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Auditory sensory memory disorder in dyslexic adults as indexed by the mismatch negativity
    T Kujala
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, and Finland Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 13, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 17:1323-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest impaired cortical discrimination of sounds and lowered tolerance for the masking effects of rapidly following sounds in dyslexia...
  41. doi request reprint Music and speech listening enhance the recovery of early sensory processing after stroke
    Teppo Särkämö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2716-27. 2010
    ..The neural mechanisms potentially underlying this effect are discussed...
  42. 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...
  43. 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)...
  44. doi request reprint Cognitive deficits associated with acquired amusia after stroke: a neuropsychological follow-up study
    Teppo Särkämö
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Neuropsychologia 47:2642-51. 2009
    ..Together, these results suggest the ability to perceive music is closely linked to other higher cognitive functions...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Amusia and cognitive deficits after stroke: is there a relationship?
    Teppo Särkämö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:441-5. 2009
    ..These findings thus suggest that domain-general attention, executive, and working memory processes are associated with amusia after stroke...
  48. doi request reprint Music listening enhances cognitive recovery and mood after middle cerebral artery stroke
    Teppo Särkämö
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, and Helsinki Brain Research Centre, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain 131:866-76. 2008
    ..These findings demonstrate for the first time that music listening during the early post-stroke stage can enhance cognitive recovery and prevent negative mood. The neural mechanisms potentially underlying these effects are discussed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Implicit, intuitive, and explicit knowledge of abstract regularities in a sound sequence: an event-related brain potential study
    Titia L van Zuijen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1292-303. 2006
    ..Intuitive deviant detection was not accompanied by P3 elicitation whereas subjects who developed explicit knowledge of the sound sequence during the training did show a P3 to the detected deviants...
  50. ncbi request reprint The mismatch negativity in cognitive and clinical neuroscience: theoretical and methodological considerations
    Teija Kujala
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Biol Psychol 74:1-19. 2007
    ..Thereafter, issues which need to be taken into account in MMN investigations as well as new improved recording paradigms are discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Grouping of sequential sounds--an event-related potential study comparing musicians and nonmusicians
    Titia L van Zuijen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:331-8. 2004
    ..These results suggest that some forms of auditory grouping depend on musical skill and that not all aspects of auditory grouping are universal...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Auditory organization of sound sequences by a temporal or numerical regularity--a mismatch negativity study comparing musicians and non-musicians
    Titia L van Zuijen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 9 Siltavuorenpenger 20 C, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:270-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the auditory system of professional musicians can encode a numerical regularity without attention being required reflecting the functional importance of beat tracking in the perceptual organization of music...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric lateralization of cerebral blood-flow changes during selective listening to dichotically presented continuous speech
    Kimmo Alho
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:201-11. 2003
    ..Evidence was also found for attentional tuning of the left and right auditory cortices to select information from the contralateral auditory hemispace...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Selective attention to human voice enhances brain activity bilaterally in the superior temporal sulcus
    Kimmo Alho
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1075:142-50. 2006
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. 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
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  62. ncbi request reprint Long-term exposure to noise impairs cortical sound processing and attention control
    Teija Kujala
    Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Psychophysiology 41:875-81. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate that long-term exposure to noise has long-lasting detrimental effects on central auditory processing and attention control...
  63. doi request reprint Informal musical activities are linked to auditory discrimination and attention in 2-3-year-old children: an event-related potential study
    V Putkinen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Cognitive Science, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, PO Box 9, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Neurosci 37:654-61. 2013
    ..Our results highlight the significance of informal musical experiences in enhancing the development of highly important auditory abilities in early childhood...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint From symbols to sounds: visual symbolic information activates sound representations
    Andreas Widmann
    Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Psychophysiology 41:709-15. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the auditory system can establish a representation of an expected stimulus on the basis of visual symbolic information...
  66. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the mismatch negativity (MMN) to vowel duration changes in native speakers of Finnish and German as a result of language experience
    Ursula Kirmse
    Institut fur Psychologie I, Universitat Leipzig, Seeburgstrasse 14 20, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Psychophysiol 67:131-43. 2008
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  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Linguistic processing in visual and modality-nonspecific brain areas: PET recordings during selective attention
    Victor A Vorobyev
    Institute of the Human Brain, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 20:309-22. 2004
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  69. ncbi request reprint Roughness perception in sounds: behavioral and ERP evidence
    Wouter De Baene
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 67:319-30. 2004
    ..93) and did not increase monotonously with increasing modulation index. We conclude that perceived roughness rather than its physical correlate in sounds is reflected by the MMN and that roughness is thus preattentively encoded...
  70. ncbi request reprint Sound perception affected by nonlinear variation of accuracy in memory trace
    Hirooki Yabe
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki 036 8562, Japan
    Neuroreport 15:2813-7. 2004
    ..In sum, the discriminative sensitivity nonlinearly declined toward the end of the TWI, suggesting that the time-wise accuracy of the neural trace nonlinearly varies in sensory memory...
  71. ncbi request reprint Exploration of roughness by means of the mismatch negativity paradigm
    Wouter De Baene
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:170-2. 2003
    ..The results suggest that when the sounds are not attended to, roughness is reflected by the mismatch positivity as evidenced at the mastoid electrodes...
  72. ncbi request reprint Preattentive discrimination of across-category and within-category change in consonant-vowel syllable
    Wichian Sittiprapaporn
    Neuro Behavioural Biology Center, Institute of Science and Technology for Research and Development, Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhonpathom, Thailand
    Neuroreport 16:1513-8. 2005
    ..The results support the hypothesis that a part of the superior temporal gyrus contains neurons specialized for speech perception...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Preattentive auditory context effects
    Istvan Winkler
    Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:57-77. 2003
    ..The close correspondence found between the effects of auditory context on the perceptual and preattentive measures of auditory grouping suggests that a large part of contextual processing is preattentive...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Binding symbols and sounds: evidence from event-related oscillatory gamma-band activity
    Andreas Widmann
    Institute of Psychology I, University of Leipzig, Seeburgstrasse 14 20, D 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 17:2696-702. 2007
    ..Gamma-band responses were not present for unexpected incongruent sounds. A model explaining the anticipatory activation of cortical auditory representations and the match of experience against expectation is presented...
  77. ncbi request reprint Modification of dichotic listening (DL) performance by musico-linguistic abilities and age
    Riia Milovanov
    Department of English, University of Turku, 20014, Finland
    Brain Res 1156:168-73. 2007
    ..Thus, regular music practice may have a modulatory effect on the brain's linguistic organization and therefore, the beneficial effects of music on other cognitive skills should not be underestimated...
  78. ncbi request reprint Preattentive processing of lexical tone perception by the human brain as indexed by the mismatch negativity paradigm
    Wichian Sittiprapaporn
    Institute of Science Technology for Research and Development, Mahidol University at Salaya Campus, Nakhonpathom 73170, Thailand
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:199-203. 2003
    ..Hearing a native-language deviant significantly altered the elicited MMN in both amplitude and scalp voltage field distribution, reflecting the presence of a long-term memory trace for spoken words in tonal languages...