O Hauk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The Body of Evidence: What Can Neuroscience Tell Us about Embodied Semantics?
    Olaf Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit Cambridge, UK
    Front Psychol 4:50. 2013
  2. pmc The lateralization of motor cortex activation to action-words
    Olaf Hauk
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council Cambridge, UK
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:149. 2011
  3. pmc The time-course of single-word reading: evidence from fast behavioral and brain responses
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 60:1462-77. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Q:] When would you prefer a SOSSAGE to a SAUSAGE? [A:] At about 100 msec. ERP correlates of orthographic typicality and lexicality in written word recognition
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:818-32. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Grapheme monitoring in picture naming: an electrophysiological study of language production
    O Hauk
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
    Brain Topogr 14:3-13. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint How the camel lost its hump: the impact of object typicality on event-related potential signals in object decision
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1338-53. 2007
  7. 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
  8. pmc The time course of action and action-word comprehension in the human brain as revealed by neurophysiology
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    J Physiol Paris 102:50-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Can I have a quick word? Early electrophysiological manifestations of psycholinguistic processes revealed by event-related regression analysis of the EEG
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Biol Psychol 80:64-74. 2009
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc The Body of Evidence: What Can Neuroscience Tell Us about Embodied Semantics?
    Olaf Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit Cambridge, UK
    Front Psychol 4:50. 2013
    ..We will conclude with suggestions on how this could be accomplished in future research...
  2. pmc The lateralization of motor cortex activation to action-words
    Olaf Hauk
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council Cambridge, UK
    Front Hum Neurosci 5:149. 2011
    ..We argue that this reflects the effect of left-hemispheric language dominance on the formation of semantic brain circuits on the basis of Hebbian correlation learning...
  3. pmc The time-course of single-word reading: evidence from fast behavioral and brain responses
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 60:1462-77. 2012
    ..Our results support models of word recognition that assume a continuous accumulation of task-related information from the stimulus, which might be described by Bayesian principles...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Q:] When would you prefer a SOSSAGE to a SAUSAGE? [A:] At about 100 msec. ERP correlates of orthographic typicality and lexicality in written word recognition
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:818-32. 2006
    ..The interaction of typicality and lexicality can be explained by integration of information from the early form-based system and lexicosemantic processes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Grapheme monitoring in picture naming: an electrophysiological study of language production
    O Hauk
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
    Brain Topogr 14:3-13. 2001
    ..The left-hemispheric activity focus in the TP task is assumed to indicate the encoding of the picture name, while frontal symmetrical activity in the PT task might indicate the involvement of working memory processes...
  6. ncbi request reprint How the camel lost its hump: the impact of object typicality on event-related potential signals in object decision
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1338-53. 2007
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. pmc The time course of action and action-word comprehension in the human brain as revealed by neurophysiology
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    J Physiol Paris 102:50-8. 2008
    ..The findings will be discussed in the general context of putative brain mechanisms of word and object recognition...
  9. doi request reprint Can I have a quick word? Early electrophysiological manifestations of psycholinguistic processes revealed by event-related regression analysis of the EEG
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Biol Psychol 80:64-74. 2009
    ..We discuss the implications of these results for the time line of word recognition processes, and emphasise the value of ERRCs in combination with source analysis in psycholinguistic and cognitive brain research...
  10. doi 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...
  11. pmc Comparison of noise-normalized minimum norm estimates for MEG analysis using multiple resolution metrics
    Olaf Hauk
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 54:1966-74. 2011
    ..We suggest that software packages for source estimation should include comprehensive tools for evaluating the performance of different methods...
  12. ncbi request reprint The sound of actions as reflected by mismatch negativity: rapid activation of cortical sensory-motor networks by sounds associated with finger and tongue movements
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 23:811-21. 2006
    ..Furthermore, tongue sounds produced activation in more inferior brain areas. Our data suggest that motor areas in the human brain are part of neural systems subserving the early automatic recognition of action-related sounds...
  13. ncbi request reprint The time course of visual word recognition as revealed by linear regression analysis of ERP data
    O Hauk
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Neuroimage 30:1383-400. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of data transformation procedures to enhance topographical accuracy in time-series analysis of the human EEG
    O Hauk
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    J Neurosci Methods 113:111-22. 2002
    ..Therefore, when relating wavelet power spectrum topographies to their neuronal generators, MN should be preferred...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological distinction of action words in the fronto-central cortex
    Olaf Hauk
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 21:191-201. 2004
    ..We interpret the findings in the framework of a neurobiological model of language and discuss the possible role of mirror neurons in the premotor cortex in language processing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Keep it simple: a case for using classical minimum norm estimation in the analysis of EEG and MEG data
    Olaf Hauk
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 21:1612-21. 2004
    ..g., single-trial data) are analyzed. For that purpose, an efficient and practical implementation of this method will be suggested and illustrated with simulations using a realistic head geometry...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of word length and frequency on the human event-related potential
    O Hauk
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1090-103. 2004
    ..This served two goals, namely (I) to clarify their possible effects as confounds in ERP experiments employing word-stimuli, and (II) to determine the point in time of lexical access in visual word recognition...
  18. ncbi request reprint The neurophysiological basis of the auditory continuity illusion: a mismatch negativity study
    Christophe Micheyl
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:747-58. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the latency of the MMN (less than approximately 200 msec postdeviance onset) places an upper limit on the stage of neural processing responsible for the illusion...
  19. pmc Grasping ideas with the motor system: semantic somatotopy in idiom comprehension
    Véronique Boulenger
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Cereb Cortex 19:1905-14. 2009
    ..These results indicate that semantic representations grounded in the sensory-motor system play a role in the composition of sentence-level meaning, even in the case of idioms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early semantic context integration and lexical access as revealed by event-related brain potentials
    Barbara Penolazzi
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Biol Psychol 74:374-88. 2007
    ..A methodological implication of this study is that, in order to obtain early psycholinguistic ERP effects, stimulus variance must be kept to a minimum...
  21. doi request reprint Distributed cell assemblies for general lexical and category-specific semantic processing as revealed by fMRI cluster analysis
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3837-50. 2009
    ....
  22. pmc Understanding in an instant: neurophysiological evidence for mechanistic language circuits in the brain
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, UK
    Brain Lang 110:81-94. 2009
    ..Activity spreading within circuits determined by between-area conduction delays accounts for comprehension-related regional activation differences in the millisecond range...
  23. doi request reprint The word processing deficit in semantic dementia: all categories are equal, but some categories are more equal than others
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2027-41. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Changes in the perceived duration of a narrowband sound induced by a preceding stimulus
    Robert P Carlyon
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, England
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1898-912. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in relation to the continuity illusion and models of duration encoding...
  25. ncbi request reprint Somatotopic representation of action words in human motor and premotor cortex
    Olaf Hauk
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuron 41:301-7. 2004
    ..This rules out a unified "meaning center" in the human brain and supports a dynamic view according to which words are processed by distributed neuronal assemblies with cortical topographies that reflect word semantics...
  26. doi request reprint Arabic morphology in the neural language system
    Sami Boudelaa
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:998-1010. 2010
    ..In languages with rich morphologies, morphemic processing seems to be supported by distinct neural networks, thereby providing evidence for a specific neuronal basis for morphology as part of the cerebral language machinery...
  27. doi request reprint In the eye of the beholder: individual differences in reward-drive modulate early frontocentral ERPs to angry faces
    Benoit Bediou
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Neuropsychologia 47:825-34. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Category-specific conceptual processing of color and form in left fronto-temporal cortex
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Cereb Cortex 16:1193-201. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Motor cortex maps articulatory features of speech sounds
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7865-70. 2006
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Category specificity in the processing of color-related and form-related words: an ERP study
    Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, CB2 2EF Cambridge, UK
    Neuroimage 29:29-37. 2006
    ..In line with previous studies, these differences can be related to the areas involved in the conceptual processing of sensory (visual) and action-related information...
  31. ncbi request reprint ERP correlates of the bilateral redundancy gain for words
    Bettina Mohr
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Neuropsychologia 45:2114-24. 2007
    ..Source estimation indicates that temporal areas, particularly in the left hemisphere, are the primary cortical loci where such stimulus-specific activity increases occurred...
  32. ncbi request reprint Therapy-related reorganization of language in both hemispheres of patients with chronic aphasia
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Neuroimage 28:481-9. 2005
    ..We suggest that the early word-evoked negativity might represent an index of reorganization of language after stroke and thus an aphasia recovery potential...
  33. ncbi request reprint Functional links between motor and language systems
    Friedemann Pulvermüller
    Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Medical Research Council, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 21:793-7. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Distributed neuronal networks for encoding category-specific semantic information: the mismatch negativity to action words
    Yury Shtyrov
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 19:1083-92. 2004
    ..We suggest that these results indicate activation of distributed neuronal assemblies that function as category-specific memory traces for words and may involve sensorimotor cortical structures for encoding action words...
  35. doi request reprint The role of sensory-motor systems for language understanding. Foreword
    Tatjana A Nazir
    L2C2 Institut des Sciences Cognitives, UMR 5230 CNRS Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, 67 Boulevard Pinel, 69675 Bron Cedex, France
    J Physiol Paris 102:1-3. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Experience-dependent plasticity of conceptual representations in human sensory-motor areas
    Markus Kiefer
    University of Ulm, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:525-42. 2007
    ..In line with modality-specific theories of conceptual memory, our study suggests that conceptual representations are established by the learning-based formation of cell assemblies in sensory-motor areas...
  37. ncbi request reprint Large-scale neural correlates of affective picture processing
    Andreas Keil
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Psychophysiology 39:641-9. 2002
    ..Sources of slow wave modulation were located in occipital and posterior parietal cortex, with a right-hemispheric dominance...