Matthew H Davis

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hearing speech sounds: top-down influences on the interface between audition and speech perception
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Hear Res 229:132-47. 2007
  2. pmc Phase-locked responses to speech in human auditory cortex are enhanced during comprehension
    Jonathan E Peelle
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Cereb Cortex 23:1378-87. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Does semantic context benefit speech understanding through "top-down" processes? Evidence from time-resolved sparse fMRI
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:3914-32. 2011
  4. pmc Dissociating speech perception and comprehension at reduced levels of awareness
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16032-7. 2007
  5. pmc Learning and consolidation of novel spoken words
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:803-20. 2009
  6. pmc A complementary systems account of word learning: neural and behavioural evidence
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:3773-800. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Form and meaning in early morphological processing: Comment on Feldman, O'Connor, and Moscoso del Prado Martin (2009)
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:749-55. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Generalization of perceptual learning of vocoded speech
    Alexis G Hervais-Adelman
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:283-95. 2011
  9. pmc Units of representation in visual word recognition
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:14687-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural responses to morphological, syntactic, and semantic properties of single words: an fMRI study
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Brain Lang 89:439-49. 2004

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Hearing speech sounds: top-down influences on the interface between audition and speech perception
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Hear Res 229:132-47. 2007
    ..We propose that top-down interactive mechanisms within auditory networks play an important role in explaining the perception of spoken language...
  2. pmc Phase-locked responses to speech in human auditory cortex are enhanced during comprehension
    Jonathan E Peelle
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Cereb Cortex 23:1378-87. 2013
    ..This suggests a biological framework for speech comprehension in which acoustic and linguistic cues reciprocally aid in stimulus prediction...
  3. doi request reprint Does semantic context benefit speech understanding through "top-down" processes? Evidence from time-resolved sparse fMRI
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:3914-32. 2011
    ..Behavioral and neural evidence that sentence content influences perception of degraded speech does not necessarily imply "top-down" neural processes...
  4. pmc Dissociating speech perception and comprehension at reduced levels of awareness
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16032-7. 2007
    ..These results have important implications for understanding the relationship between speech comprehension and awareness in the healthy brain in patients receiving sedation and in patients with disorders of consciousness...
  5. pmc Learning and consolidation of novel spoken words
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:803-20. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc A complementary systems account of word learning: neural and behavioural evidence
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:3773-800. 2009
    ..Results provide unique support for the CLS account since hippocampal responses change during initial learning, whereas cortical responses to pseudowords only become word-like if overnight consolidation follows initial learning...
  7. doi request reprint Form and meaning in early morphological processing: Comment on Feldman, O'Connor, and Moscoso del Prado Martin (2009)
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 17:749-55. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Generalization of perceptual learning of vocoded speech
    Alexis G Hervais-Adelman
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:283-95. 2011
    ..g., noise, periodicity)...
  9. pmc Units of representation in visual word recognition
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:14687-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural responses to morphological, syntactic, and semantic properties of single words: an fMRI study
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Brain Lang 89:439-49. 2004
    ..Results suggest that semantic as well as syntactic factors should be considered when assessing the neural systems involved in single word comprehension...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical processing in spoken language comprehension
    Matthew H Davis
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom CB2 2EF
    J Neurosci 23:3423-31. 2003
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  12. doi request reprint The continuity illusion does not depend on attentional state: FMRI evidence from illusory vowels
    Antje Heinrich
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2675-89. 2011
    ..An additional finding was that the sensitivity of primary auditory cortex to the number of sound onsets in the stimulus was modulated by attention...
  13. ncbi request reprint Illusory vowels resulting from perceptual continuity: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Antje Heinrich
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1737-52. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Residual auditory function in persistent vegetative state: a combined PET and fMRI study
    Adrian M Owen
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 15:290-306. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Predictive top-down integration of prior knowledge during speech perception
    Ediz Sohoglu
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 32:8443-53. 2012
    ..We argue that these data are best explained within the framework of predictive coding in which sensory activity is compared with top-down predictions and only unexplained activity propagated through the cortical hierarchy...
  16. doi request reprint Perceptual learning of noise vocoded words: effects of feedback and lexicality
    Alexis Hervais-Adelman
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:460-74. 2008
    ..Similar processes may facilitate comprehension of speech in an unfamiliar accent or following cochlear implantation...
  17. doi request reprint Why clowns taste funny: the relationship between humor and semantic ambiguity
    Tristan A Bekinschtein
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, CB2 7EF Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 31:9665-71. 2011
    ..These results allow a more precise account of how the neural and cognitive processes that are involved in ambiguity resolution contribute to the appreciation of jokes that depend on semantic ambiguity...
  18. doi request reprint Individual differences in premotor and motor recruitment during speech perception
    Gayaneh Szenkovits
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, England, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:1380-92. 2012
    ..This is consistent with a resource-allocation approach in which recruitment of the dorsal speech processing pathway depends on both individual abilities and specific task demands...
  19. doi request reprint Individual sequence representations in the medial temporal lobe
    Kristjan Kalm
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK kristjan kalm mrc cbu cam ac uk
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:1111-21. 2013
    ..Hence, the present results go beyond conventional univariate fMRI methods in showing a critical contribution of medial-temporal lobe memory systems to establishing long-term representations of verbal sequences...
  20. ncbi request reprint Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to detect covert awareness in the vegetative state
    Adrian M Owen
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England
    Arch Neurol 64:1098-102. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Neural response suppression predicts repetition priming of spoken words and pseudowords
    Eleni Orfanidou
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:1237-52. 2006
    ..Based on the current results, these processes are sufficiently abstract to display priming despite changes in the physical form of the stimulus and operate equivalently for words and pseudowords...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differentiating morphology, form, and meaning: neural correlates of morphological complexity
    Mirjana Bozic
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1464-75. 2007
    ..Morphological effects were observed separately from processing form and meaning and we propose that they reflect segmentation of complex derived words, a process triggered by surface morphological structure of complex words...
  23. ncbi request reprint Detecting awareness in the vegetative state
    Adrian M Owen
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Science 313:1402. 2006
    ..When asked to imagine playing tennis or moving around her home, the patient activated predicted cortical areas in a manner indistinguishable from that of healthy volunteers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Modulation of brain activity by multiple lexical and word form variables in visual word recognition: A parametric fMRI study
    Olaf Hauk
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 42:1185-95. 2008
    ..N correlated positively with brain activity in left and right middle temporal gyri as well as right inferior frontal gyrus. Thus, our analysis revealed multiple distinct brain areas involved in visual word processing within one data set...
  25. ncbi request reprint Using a hierarchical approach to investigate residual auditory cognition in persistent vegetative state
    Adrian M Owen
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Prog Brain Res 150:457-71. 2005
    ..Preliminary results in a small series of patients provide a strong basis for the systematic study of possible residual cognitive function in persistent vegetative state...
  26. pmc Evaluating an acoustically quiet EPI sequence for use in fMRI studies of speech and auditory processing
    Jonathan E Peelle
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 52:1410-9. 2010
    ..Together, these results suggest that the Quiet sequence is suitable, and perhaps preferable, for many auditory studies. However, its applicability depends on the specific brain regions of interest...
  27. pmc Lexical influences on auditory streaming
    Alexander J Billig
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK
    Curr Biol 23:1585-9. 2013
    ..Our results show that auditory stream formation is influenced not only by the acoustic properties of speech sounds, but also by higher-level processes involved in recognizing familiar words...
  28. doi request reprint Can cognitive models explain brain activation during word and pseudoword reading? A meta-analysis of 36 neuroimaging studies
    J S H Taylor
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, England
    Psychol Bull 139:766-91. 2013
    ..This article thus provides a firm empirical foundation from which to improve integration between cognitive and neural accounts of the reading process...
  29. pmc Temporal predictive codes for spoken words in auditory cortex
    Pierre Gagnepain
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Curr Biol 22:615-21. 2012
    ..This prediction error signal explains the efficiency of human word recognition and simulates neural responses in auditory regions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lexical information drives perceptual learning of distorted speech: evidence from the comprehension of noise-vocoded sentences
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Exp Psychol Gen 134:222-41. 2005
    ..Similar processes may facilitate comprehension of speech in an unfamiliar accent or following cochlear implantation...
  31. pmc Imagery or meaning? Evidence for a semantic origin of category-specific brain activity in metabolic imaging
    Olaf Hauk
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 27:1856-66. 2008
    ..Our approach can be applied to any event-related data using single-stimulus presentation, and allows a detailed characterization of the functional role of category-specific activation patterns...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mix, a program for pseudorandomization
    Maarten van Casteren
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England
    Behav Res Methods 38:584-9. 2006
    ..A Mix executable for Windows, a complete manual, and terms of use are available at www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/personal/maarten.van-casteren/Mix.htm. Use is limited to academic or other nonprofit applications...
  33. ncbi request reprint Permutation testing of orthogonal factorial effects in a language-processing experiment using fMRI
    John Suckling
    Brain Mapping Unit, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:425-33. 2006
    ..The small size of the BOLD effect necessitates sensitive methods of detection of brain activation. Permutation methods permit the necessary flexibility to develop novel test statistics to meet this challenge...
  34. ncbi request reprint Match: a program to assist in matching the conditions of factorial experiments
    Maarten van Casteren
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England
    Behav Res Methods 39:973-8. 2007
    ..The program was able to come up with better-matching item sets than those hand-selected by the authors of the original study, and in a fraction of the time originally taken up with stimulus matching...
  35. ncbi request reprint Do vegetative patients retain aspects of language comprehension? Evidence from fMRI
    Martin R Coleman
    Impaired Consciousness Study Group, Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre, University of Cambridge, UK
    Brain 130:2494-507. 2007
    ..These results provide further evidence that a subset of patients fulfilling the behavioural criteria for the vegetative state retain islands of preserved cognitive function...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of successful semantic processing during propofol sedation
    Ram M Adapa
    Division of Anesthesia, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:2935-49. 2014
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms underlying the grouping effect in short-term memory
    Kristjan Kalm
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Hum Brain Mapp 33:1634-47. 2012
    ..Thus neural signatures of grouping seem to reflect more structured processing in parietal areas instead of reliance on perceptual-auditory processing in temporal regions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Distinct neural specializations for learning to read words and name objects
    J S H Taylor
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 26:2128-54. 2014
    ..In contrast, parietal cortices preferentially process componential visual-verbal mappings, a process that is crucial for early reading development. ..
  39. doi request reprint Effortful listening: the processing of degraded speech depends critically on attention
    Conor J Wild
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    J Neurosci 32:14010-21. 2012
    ..We suggest this response is a neural marker of effortful listening. Together, our results suggest that attention enhances the processing of degraded speech by engaging higher-order mechanisms that modulate perceptual auditory processing...
  40. ncbi request reprint The neural mechanisms of speech comprehension: fMRI studies of semantic ambiguity
    Jennifer M Rodd
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Cereb Cortex 15:1261-9. 2005
    ..Given the ubiquity of semantic ambiguity, we conclude that these brain regions form an important part of the network that is involved in computing the meaning of spoken sentences...
  41. ncbi request reprint Change detection in children with autism: an auditory event-related fMRI study
    Marie Gomot
    Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 29:475-84. 2006
    ..Abnormalities involved a cortical network known to have a role in attention switching and attentional resource distribution. These results throw light on the neurophysiological processes underlying autistic 'resistance to change'...
  42. ncbi request reprint On the complexities of measuring naming
    Kathleen Rastle
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 28:307-14. 2002
    ..Analyses of the performance of each voice key are carried out, and implications for studies of naming latency are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Is there an anatomical basis for category-specificity? Semantic memory studies in PET and fMRI
    Joseph T Devlin
    Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and the Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford, UK
    Neuropsychologia 40:54-75. 2002
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings, arguing that they are most consistent with a semantic system undifferentiated by category at the neural level...
  44. ncbi request reprint The broth in my brother's brothel: morpho-orthographic segmentation in visual word recognition
    Kathleen Rastle
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:1090-8. 2004
    ..Implications of these findings for computational models of reading are discussed...