Jonas Obleser

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Expectancy constraints in degraded speech modulate the language comprehension network
    Jonas Obleser
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 20:633-40. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Now you hear it, now you don't: transient traces of consonants and their nonspeech analogues in the human brain
    Jonas Obleser
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Cereb Cortex 16:1069-76. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The brain dynamics of rapid perceptual adaptation to adverse listening conditions
    Julia Erb
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:10688-97. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Oscillatory phase dynamics in neural entrainment underpin illusory percepts of time
    Björn Herrmann
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition and Department of Neuropsychology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:15799-809. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Narrowed expectancies under degraded speech: revisiting the N400
    Antje Strauß
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1383-95. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Left parietal alpha enhancement during working memory-intensive sentence processing
    Lars Meyer
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Cortex 49:711-21. 2013
  7. pmc Speech comprehension aided by multiple modalities: behavioural and neural interactions
    Carolyn McGettigan
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:762-76. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Suppressed alpha oscillations predict intelligibility of speech and its acoustic details
    Jonas Obleser
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 22:2466-77. 2012
  9. pmc A sparse neural code for some speech sounds but not for others
    Mathias Scharinger
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e40953. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Disentangling syntax and intelligibility in auditory language comprehension
    Angela D Friederici
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:448-57. 2010

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Expectancy constraints in degraded speech modulate the language comprehension network
    Jonas Obleser
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 20:633-40. 2010
    ..These findings offer an important contribution toward the understanding of the functional neuroanatomy in speech comprehension...
  2. ncbi request reprint Now you hear it, now you don't: transient traces of consonants and their nonspeech analogues in the human brain
    Jonas Obleser
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Cereb Cortex 16:1069-76. 2006
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  3. ncbi request reprint The brain dynamics of rapid perceptual adaptation to adverse listening conditions
    Julia Erb
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:10688-97. 2013
    ..The present data highlight differential upregulation and downregulation in auditory-language and executive networks, respectively, with important subcortical contributions when successfully adapting to a challenging listening situation. ..
  4. doi request reprint Oscillatory phase dynamics in neural entrainment underpin illusory percepts of time
    Björn Herrmann
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition and Department of Neuropsychology at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:15799-809. 2013
    ..The results provide insight on how illusory percepts of time are coded for by neural oscillatory dynamics. ..
  5. doi request reprint Narrowed expectancies under degraded speech: revisiting the N400
    Antje Strauß
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1383-95. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Left parietal alpha enhancement during working memory-intensive sentence processing
    Lars Meyer
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Cortex 49:711-21. 2013
    ..We suggest that the function of left parietal cortex underlying verbal working memory storage during sentence processing is to inhibit the premature release of verbal information that will subsequently be integrated...
  7. pmc Speech comprehension aided by multiple modalities: behavioural and neural interactions
    Carolyn McGettigan
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:762-76. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint Suppressed alpha oscillations predict intelligibility of speech and its acoustic details
    Jonas Obleser
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 22:2466-77. 2012
    ..Results suggest that both magnitude and topography of late alpha suppression in response to single words can indicate a listener's sensitivity to acoustic features and the ability to comprehend speech under adverse listening conditions...
  9. pmc A sparse neural code for some speech sounds but not for others
    Mathias Scharinger
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e40953. 2012
    ..The results foster the neurocomputational reality of 'representationally sparse' models of speech perception that are compatible with more general predictive mechanisms in auditory perception...
  10. doi request reprint Disentangling syntax and intelligibility in auditory language comprehension
    Angela D Friederici
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 31:448-57. 2010
    ..Our data demonstrate that the mid-to-anterior STS activation is associated with increasing speech intelligibility, while the mid-to-posterior STG/STS is more sensitive to syntactic information within the speech...
  11. doi request reprint Auditory filter width affects response magnitude but not frequency specificity in auditory cortex
    Björn Herrmann
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstraße 1A, 04103 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    Hear Res 304:128-36. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Semantic versus perceptual interactions in neural processing of speech-in-noise
    Narly Golestani
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR London, UK
    Neuroimage 79:52-61. 2013
    ..Our findings help to further elucidate neural mechanisms underlying the interaction of context-driven and signal-driven factors during the perception of degraded speech, and this specifically at the semantic level...
  13. doi request reprint Linking ordering in Broca's area to storage in left temporo-parietal regions: the case of sentence processing
    Lars Meyer
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 62:1987-98. 2012
    ..We conclude that the abstract notion of sentence processing can be captured by the interplay of concrete cognitive concepts such as ordering and storage...
  14. doi request reprint Dissociable neural imprints of perception and grammar in auditory functional imaging
    Björn Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, MEG Group, Muldentalweg 9, 04828 Bennewitz, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:584-95. 2012
    ..Instead, our data provide clear evidence for a distinction between regions involved in pure perceptual processes and regions involved in initial syntactic processes...
  15. pmc Dynamic range adaptation to spectral stimulus statistics in human auditory cortex
    Björn Herrmann
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 34:327-31. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Frequency-specific adaptation in human auditory cortex depends on the spectral variance in the acoustic stimulation
    Björn Herrmann
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstraße 1A, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 109:2086-96. 2013
    ..Thus the present findings reveal context-dependent auditory cortex adaptation and point toward a flexibly adjusting auditory system that changes its response properties with the spectral requirements of the acoustic environment...
  17. doi request reprint Facilitation of inferior frontal cortex by transcranial direct current stimulation induces perceptual learning of severely degraded speech
    Bernhard Sehm
    Department of Neurology, and Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany, Clinic of Cognitive Neurology, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany, and Department of Linguistics, University of Erfurt, 99089 Erfurt, Germany
    J Neurosci 33:15868-78. 2013
    ..Our results supply first evidence that neural facilitation of higher-order language areas can induce perceptual learning of severely degraded speech...
  18. pmc Frequency modulation entrains slow neural oscillations and optimizes human listening behavior
    Molly J Henry
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:20095-100. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Auditory skills and brain morphology predict individual differences in adaptation to degraded speech
    Julia Erb
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 50:2154-64. 2012
    ..Thus, individual non-speech auditory skills and left thalamus grey matter volume can predict how quickly a listener adapts to degraded speech...
  20. doi request reprint Dynamic assignment of neural resources in auditory comprehension of complex sentences
    Jonas Obleser
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 56:2310-20. 2011
    ..This finding provides evidence for dynamic resource assignments along the neural pathways in auditory language comprehension...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bilateral speech comprehension reflects differential sensitivity to spectral and temporal features
    Jonas Obleser
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 28:8116-23. 2008
    ..Applying direct manipulations to the speech signal rather than to low-level surrogates, the results lend plausibility to the notion of complementary roles for the left and right superior temporal sulci in comprehending the speech signal...
  22. doi request reprint Pre-lexical abstraction of speech in the auditory cortex
    Jonas Obleser
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:14-9. 2009
    ..We suggest that integration of insights from cognitive science, neurophysiology and functional imaging is necessary for furthering our understanding of pre-lexical abstraction in the cortex...
  23. doi request reprint Multiple brain signatures of integration in the comprehension of degraded speech
    Jonas Obleser
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 55:713-23. 2011
    ..Results also emphasize the non-redundant contributions of phase-locked (evoked) and non-phase-locked (induced) oscillatory brain dynamics in auditory EEG...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alpha and theta brain oscillations index dissociable processes in spoken word recognition
    Antje Strauß
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstraβe 1A, 04103 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    Neuroimage 97:387-95. 2014
    ..To this end, a joint analysis of both frequency bands provides neural evidence for parallel processes in achieving spoken word recognition...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prior experience with negative spectral correlations promotes information integration during auditory category learning
    Mathias Scharinger
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Mem Cognit 41:752-68. 2013
    ..These results suggest that prior experience with such correlations might shape short-term auditory category learning...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adverse listening conditions and memory load drive a common α oscillatory network
    Jonas Obleser
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:12376-83. 2012
    ..The results set the stage for future studies on how chronic or acute degradations of sensory input affect mechanisms of executive control...
  27. pmc Spatiotemporal dynamics of argument retrieval and reordering: an FMRI and EEG study on sentence processing
    Lars Meyer
    Department of Neuropsychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Leipzig, Germany
    Front Psychol 3:523. 2012
    ..These results provide fine-grained evidence for spatiotemporally separable sub-processes of argument retrieval and reordering in sentence processing...
  28. pmc How bodies and voices interact in early emotion perception
    Sarah Jessen
    Minerva Research Group Neurocognition of Rhythm in Communication, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e36070. 2012
    ..Overall, results show that ecologically valid, complex stimuli such as joined body and vocal expressions are effectively integrated very early in processing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Functional integration across brain regions improves speech perception under adverse listening conditions
    Jonas Obleser
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 27:2283-9. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that increasing functional connectivity between high-order cortical areas, remote from the auditory cortex, facilitates speech comprehension when the clarity of speech is reduced...
  30. pmc Dissociable neural response signatures for slow amplitude and frequency modulation in human auditory cortex
    Molly J Henry
    Max Planck Research Group Auditory Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e78758. 2013
    ..These cortical signatures potentially provide an efficient means to dissect simultaneously communicated slow temporal and spectral information in acoustic communication signals. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Auditory-evoked magnetic field codes place of articulation in timing and topography around 100 milliseconds post syllable onset
    Jonas Obleser
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Neuroimage 20:1839-47. 2003
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  32. ncbi request reprint Magnetic brain response mirrors extraction of phonological features from spoken vowels
    Jonas Obleser
    University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, PO Box D25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:31-9. 2004
    ..In sum, results suggest that both N100m latency and source location as well as their interaction reflect properties of speech stimuli that correspond to abstract phonological features...
  33. pmc Attentional influences on functional mapping of speech sounds in human auditory cortex
    Jonas Obleser
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 5:24. 2004
    ..Auditory evoked fields were recorded using 148-channel magnetoencephalography (MEG), and magnetic source imaging was obtained for 17 subjects...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vowel sound extraction in anterior superior temporal cortex
    Jonas Obleser
    Fachgruppen Psychologie und Linguistik, Universitat Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:562-71. 2006
    ..These findings also support the notion of an auditory "what" stream, with highly object-specialized areas anterior to primary auditory cortex...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cortical representation of vowels reflects acoustic dissimilarity determined by formant frequencies
    Jonas Obleser
    University of Konstanz, Department of Clinical Psychology, P O Box D25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 15:207-13. 2003
    ..This pattern of results was reliably found in a second experimental session after at least 5 days. The results suggest the preservation of spectral dissimilarities as mapped in a F(1)-F(2) vowel space in a cortical representation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Auditory evoked fields differentially encode speech features: an MEG investigation of the P50m and N100m time courses during syllable processing
    Kambiz Tavabi
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Munster, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 25:3155-62. 2007
    ..Moreover, the observations substantiate the assumption that the N100m response reflects a more abstract phonological representational stage during speech perception...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in hemispheric asymmetry of syllable processing: left-lateralized magnetic N100 varies with syllable categorization in females
    Jonas Obleser
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Psychophysiology 41:783-8. 2004
    ..Only in females did the degree of left-lateralization predict successful syllable categorization from short syllable bursts: Results suggest gender-specific differences in spectro-temporal analysis of speech...
  38. ncbi request reprint Intra-subject replication of brain magnetic activity during the processing of speech sounds
    Carsten Eulitz
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Giessberg 10, P O Box D25, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 19:82-91. 2004
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  39. ncbi request reprint Multiple stages of auditory speech perception reflected in event-related FMRI
    Jonas Obleser
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:2251-7. 2007
    ..Multistage hierarchical processing of speech sounds is thus revealed with fMRI, providing evidence for a role of the PT in the fundamental stages of the acoustic analysis of complex sounds, including speech...
  40. pmc Brain regions essential for improved lexical access in an aged aphasic patient: a case report
    Marcus Meinzer
    University of Konstanz, Department of Psychology, Universitätsstr 10, P O Box 23, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Neurol 6:28. 2006
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