Guillaume Thierry

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Demand on verbal working memory delays haemodynamic response in the inferior prefrontal cortex
    Guillaume Thierry
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U455, Hopital Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Hum Brain Mapp 19:37-46. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint An event-related potential component sensitive to images of the human body
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Neuroimage 32:871-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Dissociating verbal and nonverbal conceptual processing in the human brain
    Guillaume Thierry
    University of Wales Bangor, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1018-28. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Event-related potential study of attention capture by affective sounds
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Neuroreport 18:245-8. 2007
  5. pmc Brain potentials reveal unconscious translation during foreign-language comprehension
    Guillaume Thierry
    Economic and Social Research Council Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2DG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12530-5. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The right hemisphere fails to orient to the negative valence of visually presented words
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, United Kingdom
    Neuroreport 19:1231-4. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Controlling for interstimulus perceptual variance abolishes N170 face selectivity
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, Penrallt Road, University of Wales, Bangor, LL57 2AS, UK
    Nat Neurosci 10:505-11. 2007
  8. pmc Unconscious effects of language-specific terminology on preattentive color perception
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4567-70. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Event-related potential characterisation of the Shakespearean functional shift in narrative sentence structure
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Neuroimage 40:923-31. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric dissociation in access to the human semantic system
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
    Neuron 38:499-506. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Demand on verbal working memory delays haemodynamic response in the inferior prefrontal cortex
    Guillaume Thierry
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U455, Hopital Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Hum Brain Mapp 19:37-46. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint An event-related potential component sensitive to images of the human body
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Neuroimage 32:871-9. 2006
    ..Thus, the N190 generalizes to some degree to schematic depictions of the human form. Overall, our findings are consistent with intertwined, but functionally distinct, neural representations of the human face and body...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dissociating verbal and nonverbal conceptual processing in the human brain
    Guillaume Thierry
    University of Wales Bangor, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1018-28. 2006
    ..Thus, the neuroanatomical basis of a verbal/nonverbal conceptual processing dissociation is established...
  4. ncbi request reprint Event-related potential study of attention capture by affective sounds
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Neuroreport 18:245-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that affective environmental sounds spontaneously capture human attention but fail to modulate early perceptual processing when sound peak intensity is controlled...
  5. pmc Brain potentials reveal unconscious translation during foreign-language comprehension
    Guillaume Thierry
    Economic and Social Research Council Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2DG, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12530-5. 2007
    ..Finally, we replicated this pattern of results in the auditory modality by using a listening comprehension task. These findings demonstrate that native-language activation is an unconscious correlate of second-language comprehension...
  6. doi request reprint The right hemisphere fails to orient to the negative valence of visually presented words
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, United Kingdom
    Neuroreport 19:1231-4. 2008
    ..The results suggest relative insensitivity on the part of the right hemisphere in registering the negative emotional valence of written words...
  7. ncbi request reprint Controlling for interstimulus perceptual variance abolishes N170 face selectivity
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, Penrallt Road, University of Wales, Bangor, LL57 2AS, UK
    Nat Neurosci 10:505-11. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate early ERP category effects in the visual domain, call into question the face selectivity of the N170 and establish ISPV as a critical factor to control in experiments relying on multitrial averaging...
  8. pmc Unconscious effects of language-specific terminology on preattentive color perception
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:4567-70. 2009
    ..These findings establish an implicit effect of language-specific terminology on human color perception...
  9. doi request reprint Event-related potential characterisation of the Shakespearean functional shift in narrative sentence structure
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Neuroimage 40:923-31. 2008
    ..We propose that this dissociation between syntactic and semantic evaluation enabled Shakespeare to create dramatic effects without diverting his public away from meaning...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric dissociation in access to the human semantic system
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
    Neuron 38:499-506. 2003
    ..While semantic processing involves widely distributed networks in both hemispheres, our results support the hypothesis of a dual access route specific for verbal and nonverbal material, respectively...
  11. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological comparison of grammatical processing and semantic processing of single spoken nouns
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:535-47. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Familiar words capture the attention of 11-month-olds in less than 250 ms
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Neuroreport 14:2307-10. 2003
    ..A significant modulation of the first negative peak (N200), known to index implicit change detection in adults, was induced by word familiarity in the infants...
  13. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological evidence for language interference in late bilinguals
    Guillaume Thierry
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, Wales, UK
    Neuroreport 15:1555-8. 2004
    ..These findings demonstrate that Chinese participants unconsciously translate words into Chinese while reading English...
  14. doi request reprint Chinese-English bilinguals reading English hear Chinese
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 30:7646-51. 2010
    ..These results suggest that processing second language activates the sound, but not the spelling, of native language translations...
  15. doi request reprint Perceptual shift in bilingualism: brain potentials reveal plasticity in pre-attentive colour perception
    Panos Athanasopoulos
    School of Linguistics and English Language, Bangor University, UK
    Cognition 116:437-43. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Decoding ability makes waves in reading: deficient interactions between attention and phonological analysis in developmental dyslexia
    Nicola J Savill
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:1553-64. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Is the N170 peak of visual event-related brain potentials car-selective?
    Benjamin Dering
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Neuroreport 20:902-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we found evidence for category selectivity and task dependence in the P1 range. These results support the idea that N170 face selectivity is formally questionable...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceptual and lexical effects in letter identification: an event-related potential study of the word superiority effect
    Clara D Martin
    INSERM U455, Hopital Purpan, F 31059, Toulouse Cedex, France
    Brain Res 1098:153-60. 2006
    ..e., during the extraction of letter-shape information. In addition, we show that this facilitatory top-down effect is sensitive to stimulus exposure duration...
  19. doi request reprint Event-related brain potentials reveal the time-course of language change detection in early bilinguals
    Jan Rouke Kuipers
    ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Bangor University, LL57 2AS Bangor, UK
    Neuroimage 50:1633-8. 2010
    ..Overall, highly proficient bilinguals appear to detect language changes very early on during speech perception and to consciously monitor language changes when they occur...
  20. doi request reprint Language selection in bilingual word production: electrophysiological evidence for cross-language competition
    Noriko Hoshino
    ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Brain Res 1371:100-9. 2011
    ..The results suggest that lexical alternatives from both languages compete for selection in the process of L2 speech planning in a predominantly L2 context...
  21. doi request reprint Orthographic transparency modulates the grain size of orthographic processing: behavioral and ERP evidence from bilingualism
    Marie Lallier
    School of Psychology, Adeilad Brigantia, Penrallt Road, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, Bangor, UK
    Brain Res 1505:47-60. 2013
    ..The present study shed light on how orthographic transparency constrains grain size and visual strategies underlying letter-string encoding, and how those constraints are influenced by bilingualism...
  22. doi request reprint Brain potentials dissociate emotional and conceptual cross-modal priming of environmental sounds
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, LL57 2AS Bangor, UK
    Cereb Cortex 22:577-83. 2012
    ..These results support the hypothesis that conceptual and emotional processes are functionally independent regardless of the specific cognitive focus of the comprehender...
  23. doi request reprint Interplay of orthography and semantics in reading: an event-related potential study
    Clara D Martin
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, UK
    Neuroreport 19:1501-5. 2008
    ..We conclude that morphological effects can be accounted for by the conjunction of orthography and semantics in a priming experiment...
  24. doi request reprint Category-sensitivity in the N170 range: a question of topography and inversion, not one of amplitude
    Stephan G Boehm
    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, Penrallt Road, Bangor University, LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychologia 49:2082-9. 2011
    ..Potential face-sensitivity in the N170 range may therefore rely on topographic differences and effects of inversion, rather than amplitude differences...
  25. ncbi request reprint Phonological oddballs in the focus of attention elicit a normal P3b in dyslexic adults
    Timothy Fosker
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, Gwynedd, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 24:467-75. 2005
    ..In light of previous P3a differences, these results suggest an important role for attention allocation in the manifestation of phonological deficits in developmental dyslexia...
  26. doi request reprint Functional characterisation of the extrastriate body area based on the N1 ERP component
    John C Taylor
    Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Bangor University, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 73:153-9. 2010
    ..We interpret these findings as evidence for EBA as the primary generator of the body-selective N1 component. Our results are an example of the use of functional criteria to distinguish among the possible neural sources of ERP markers...
  27. doi request reprint Written words supersede pictures in priming semantic access: a P300 study
    Dusana Dorjee
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK
    Neuroreport 21:887-91. 2010
    ..Critically, written word primes resulted in the largest P3b amplitudes whether elicited by written word or picture targets, suggesting a semantic priming supremacy of written words...
  28. doi request reprint How reading in a second language protects your heart
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, LL57 2AS Bangor, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 32:6485-9. 2012
    ..quot; These findings show that emotion conveyed by words determines language activation in bilinguals, where potentially disturbing stimuli trigger inhibitory mechanisms that block access to the native language...
  29. doi request reprint Literate humans sound out words during silent reading
    Nicola Savill
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Neuroreport 22:116-20. 2011
    ..This shows that phonological access during silent reading, which is critical for literacy acquisition, remains active in adulthood...
  30. doi request reprint Reading for sound with dyslexia: evidence for early orthographic and late phonological integration deficits
    Nicola J Savill
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Brain Res 1385:192-205. 2011
    ..Meanwhile, early differences in perceptual processing of phonological information may be driven by the strength of engagement with orthographic information...
  31. ncbi request reprint P300 investigation of phoneme change detection in dyslexic adults
    Timothy Fosker
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Neurosci Lett 357:171-4. 2004
    ..This result suggests that dyslexic adults fail to make shifts of attention to phonological cues in the same way that normal adult readers do...
  32. ncbi request reprint Renewal of the neurophysiology of language: functional neuroimaging
    Jean Francois Demonet
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U455, Hopital Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Physiol Rev 85:49-95. 2005
    ..In closing, we consider future developments for language research using functional imaging...
  33. doi request reprint Unconscious effects of grammatical gender during object categorisation
    Bastien Boutonnet
    ESRC Bilingualism Centre, Bangor, UK
    Brain Res 1479:72-9. 2012
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  34. doi request reprint Event-related potential correlates of language change detection in bilingual toddlers
    Jan Rouke Kuipers
    ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2GD, United Kingdom
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:97-102. 2012
    ..These results suggest that although bilingual individuals are sensitive to phonemic language cues already from an early age, language awareness and language monitoring mechanisms probably develop later in life...
  35. ncbi request reprint Computational mechanisms of object constancy for visual recognition revealed by event-related potentials
    E Charles Leek
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Vision Res 47:706-13. 2007
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  36. doi request reprint Unconscious translation during incidental foreign language processing
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Neuroimage 59:3468-73. 2012
    ..These results suggest fast and unconscious language nonselective access even when no language task is being performed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Verbatim and gist recall of sentences by dyslexic and non-dyslexic adults
    T R Miles
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Dyslexia 12:177-94. 2006
    ..Some theoretical issues arising from these results are discussed...
  38. doi request reprint How Shakespeare tempests the brain: neuroimaging insights
    James L Keidel
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales, UK
    Cortex 49:913-9. 2013
    ..These findings show how Shakespeare's grammatical exploration forces the listener to take a more active role in integrating the meaning of what is said...
  39. ncbi request reprint Age of acquisition modulates the amplitude of the P300 component in spoken word recognition
    Marie Josèphe Tainturier
    School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL572AS, UK
    Neurosci Lett 379:17-22. 2005
    ..An important implication of our findings is that AoA may need to be controlled in ERP studies of lexical processing, especially in designs in which it is likely to be a confound (e.g., studies of lexical category effects)...
  40. doi request reprint Developmental aspects of temporal and spatial visual attention: insights from the attentional blink and visual search tasks
    Frances Garrad-Cole
    University of Wales, Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom
    Child Neuropsychol 17:118-37. 2011
    ..This differential pattern of development between temporal and spatial attention is discussed in relation to visual working memory development, clinical populations, and general mechanisms of cortical development...
  41. pmc Face-sensitive processes one hundred milliseconds after picture onset
    Benjamin Dering
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, UK
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:93. 2011
    ..Critically, in all three experiments, P1 amplitude was modulated in a face-sensitive fashion independent of cropping or morphing. Therefore, P1 is a reliable event sensitive to face processing as early as 100 ms after picture onset...
  42. doi request reprint Seeing Objects through the Language Glass
    Bastien Boutonnet
    Bangor University, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1702-10. 2013
    ..This effect, which relates to the existence of two labels in English versus one in Spanish, substantiates the neurophysiological evidence that language-specific terminology affects object categorization. ..
  43. pmc Fast modulation of executive function by language context in bilinguals
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology and Economic and Social Research Council Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 33:13533-7. 2013
    ..Our findings introduce a new level of plasticity in bilingual executive control dependent on fast changing language context rather than long-term language experience. ..
  44. doi request reprint Semantic priming in the motor cortex: evidence from combined repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and event-related potential
    Jan Rouke Kuipers
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Neuroreport 24:646-51. 2013
    ..This finding provides strong evidence that the motor cortex is involved in semantic encoding of action verbs, and supports the 'embodied semantics' hypothesis. ..
  45. pmc Electrophysiological evidence for impaired attentional engagement with phonologically acceptable misspellings in developmental dyslexia
    Nicola J Savill
    School of Psychology, Bangor University Bangor, UK
    Front Psychol 2:139. 2011
    ..In our view, this result is consistent with deficiency in reading occurring from the point at which attention is oriented to phonological analysis, which may underlie broader difficulties in sublexical decoding...
  46. pmc Investigating bilingual processing: the neglected role of language processing contexts
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology, Bangor University Bangor, UK
    Front Psychol 1:178. 2010
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  47. pmc Event-related brain potential investigation of preparation for speech production in late bilinguals
    Yan Jing Wu
    School of Psychology, Bangor University Bangor, UK
    Front Psychol 2:114. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that second language production hinders, but does not seal off, activation of the first language, whereas native language production appears immune to competition from the second language...
  48. ncbi request reprint Speech-specific auditory processing: where is it?
    Cathy Price
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, London, WC1N 3BG, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:271-6. 2005
    ..This has implications for domain- vs. process-specific cognitive models, and for the relative importance of segregation and integration in functional anatomy...
  49. ncbi request reprint ERP evidence for the split fovea theory
    Clara D Martin
    Laboratoire Langage Cerveau et Cognition, Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS, 67 Bd Pinel, 69675 Bron Cedex, France
    Brain Res 1185:212-20. 2007
    ..IHTT was marginally shorter in control participants as compared to participants with developmental dyslexia, and the faster transfer to the left hemisphere seen in the former was not found in the latter...
  50. doi request reprint Impact of adverse events on outcomes in intensive care unit patients
    Maite Garrouste Orgeas
    Medical Surgical ICU, Saint Joseph Hospital Network, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 36:2041-7. 2008
    ..To examine the association between predefined adverse events (AE) (including nosocomial infections) and intensive care unit (ICU) mortality, controlling for multiple adverse events in the same patient and confounding variables...