D Caplan

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of syntactic structure and propositional number on patterns of regional cerebral blood flow
    D Caplan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Neuropsychology Laboratory, Boston MA, 02114, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 10:541-52. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Activation of Broca's area by syntactic processing under conditions of concurrent articulation
    D Caplan
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 9:65-71. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Verbal working memory and sentence comprehension
    D Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 22:77-94; discussion 95-126. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroimaging studies of syntactic processing
    D Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Psycholinguist Res 30:297-320. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Vascular responses to syntactic processing: event-related fMRI study of relative clauses
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Vincent Burnham 827, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 15:26-38. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of stroke, Part II: volumetric characteristics with implications for the local architecture of the cerebral perfusion system
    V S Caviness
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Stroke 33:2557-64. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and speed of processing on rCBF correlates of syntactic processing in sentence comprehension
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 19:112-31. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bold signal correlates of processing object-extracted relative clauses
    Evan Chen
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Cortex 42:591-604. 2006
  9. pmc Syntactic and thematic constraint effects on blood oxygenation level dependent signal correlates of comprehension of relative clauses
    David Caplan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:643-56. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Memory and encoding of spoken discourse following right hemisphere damage: evidence from the Auditory Moving Window (AMW) technique
    D Titone
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Brain Lang 77:10-24. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of syntactic structure and propositional number on patterns of regional cerebral blood flow
    D Caplan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Neuropsychology Laboratory, Boston MA, 02114, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 10:541-52. 1998
    ..They also suggest that this specialization is separate from the brain systems that are involved in utilizing the meaning of a sentence that has been understood to accomplish a task...
  2. ncbi request reprint Activation of Broca's area by syntactic processing under conditions of concurrent articulation
    D Caplan
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 9:65-71. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Verbal working memory and sentence comprehension
    D Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 22:77-94; discussion 95-126. 1999
    ..We present a theory of the divisions of the verbal working memory system and suggestions regarding its neural basis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Functional neuroimaging studies of syntactic processing
    D Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Psycholinguist Res 30:297-320. 2001
    ..It is argued that existing studies suggest a specialization for one aspect of syntactic processing in the left inferior frontal cortex in proficient language users, with variability in this localization across the entire population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vascular responses to syntactic processing: event-related fMRI study of relative clauses
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Vincent Burnham 827, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 15:26-38. 2002
    ..This study shows that a hemodynamic response associated with processing the syntactically complex portions of a sentence can be localized to one part of the dominant perisylvian association cortex...
  6. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of stroke, Part II: volumetric characteristics with implications for the local architecture of the cerebral perfusion system
    V S Caviness
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Stroke 33:2557-64. 2002
    ..We have derived parameters from these images that may give information on local perfusion competence and microvascular architecture because they influenced the contour of stroke at the time infarction occurred...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and speed of processing on rCBF correlates of syntactic processing in sentence comprehension
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 19:112-31. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the speed of syntactic processing, but not age per se is related to the neural location where one aspect of syntactic processing is carried out...
  8. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bold signal correlates of processing object-extracted relative clauses
    Evan Chen
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Cortex 42:591-604. 2006
    ..These results require a re-interpretation of previous results with the same materials using positron emission tomography...
  9. pmc Syntactic and thematic constraint effects on blood oxygenation level dependent signal correlates of comprehension of relative clauses
    David Caplan
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:643-56. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Memory and encoding of spoken discourse following right hemisphere damage: evidence from the Auditory Moving Window (AMW) technique
    D Titone
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Brain Lang 77:10-24. 2001
    ..Taken together, the encoding and recall results are consistent with the view that extracting passage gist under difficult listening conditions is especially vulnerable for patients with right hemisphere strokes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Aphasic deficits in syntactic processing
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cortex 42:797-804. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the data upon which such theories are based and argues that they may support only the latter type of model...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinct patterns of neural modulation during the processing of conceptual and syntactic anomalies
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:272-93. 2003
    ..This suggests that morphosyntactic and pragmatic information can be processed in different ways but by the same neural systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological distinctions in processing conceptual relationships within simple sentences
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Bldg 149, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:117-29. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest a qualitative neural distinction in processing these two types of conceptual anomalies within simple, unambiguous sentences...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using fMRI to discover cognitive operations
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cortex 42:393-5; discussion 422-7. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between age, processing speed, working memory capacity, and language comprehension
    Gloria Waters
    Boston University, Dept of Communication Disorders, 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Memory 13:403-13. 2005
    ..The data are argued to provide evidence that the WM system used to structure sentences syntactically is separate from that used in other aspects of language comprehension...
  16. pmc Task-dependent and task-independent neurovascular responses to syntactic processing
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cortex 44:257-75. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint On-line syntactic processing under concurrent memory load
    Gloria Waters
    Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:88-95. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint A study of syntactic processing in aphasia II: neurological aspects
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Brain Lang 101:151-77. 2007
    ..The data are consistent with a model in which the neural tissue that is responsible for the operations underlying sentence comprehension and syntactic processing is localized in different neural regions in different individuals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of stroke, Part I: an MRI-based topographic and volumetric System of analysis
    V S Caviness
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Stroke 33:2549-56. 2002
    ..We describe an MRI-based system of topographic and volumetric analysis that considers distribution of infarct with respect to neuroanatomic structures, superficial and deep perfusion compartments, and gray and white matter tissue types...
  20. ncbi request reprint A study of syntactic processing in aphasia I: behavioral (psycholinguistic) aspects
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Brain Lang 101:103-50. 2007
    ..The results indicate that the major cause of aphasic impairments of syntactically based comprehension are intermittent reductions in the processing capacity available for syntactic, interpretive, and task-related operations...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship between age, verbal working memory, and language comprehension
    Gayle DeDe
    Communication Disorders Program, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychol Aging 19:601-16. 2004
    ....
  22. pmc Experimental design and interpretation of functional neuroimaging studies of cognitive processes
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:59-77. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Cognitive conjunction and cognitive functions
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Neuroimage 21:751-6. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Question/statement judgments: an fMRI study of intonation processing
    Colin P Doherty
    Neuropsychology Laboratory and MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 23:85-98. 2004
    ..The study provides data relevant to the location of regions responsive to intonationally marked illocutionary differences between questions and statements...
  25. ncbi request reprint On-line syntactic processing in aphasia: studies with auditory moving window presentation
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Vincent Burnham 827, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Brain Lang 84:222-49. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Why is Broca's area involved in syntax?
    David Caplan
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cortex 42:469-71. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Working memory and online syntactic processing in Alzheimer's disease: studies with auditory moving window presentation
    Gloria Waters
    Department of Communication Disorders, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P298-311. 2002
    ..This provides evidence for a specialization within working memory for syntactic processing...
  28. ncbi request reprint Frequency of concrete words modulates prefrontal activation during semantic judgments
    Michael W L Chee
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 169856
    Neuroimage 16:259-68. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that retrieval effort modulates left prefrontal activity when deliberate access to semantics is required...
  29. ncbi request reprint How long does it take to find a cause? An online investigation of implicit causality in sentence production
    Michèle Guerry
    Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers, France
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 59:1535-55. 2006
    ..In the discussion, we suggest that this effort could be related to the number of constraints that an incongruent clause must satisfy to be consistent with the causal structure of the discourse...
  30. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in rCBF correlates of syntactic processing in sentence comprehension: effects of working memory and speed of processing
    Gloria Waters
    Department of Communication Disorders, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Neuroimage 19:101-12. 2003
    ..The results indicate that rCBF responses to syntactic comprehension tasks vary as a function of speed of sentence processing but not as a function of working memory...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comprehension of sentences with stylistic inversion by French aphasic patients
    François Rigalleau
    Laboratoire Langage et Cognition, CNRS UMR 6096, France
    Brain Lang 89:142-56. 2004
    ..The results are also relevant to models of normal syntactic structure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cognition, emotion and the cerebellum
    Jeremy D Schmahmann
    Ataxia Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    Brain 129:290-2. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint New arguments in favour of an automatic gender pronominal process
    François Rigalleau
    Universite de Poitiers, Poitiers, France
    Q J Exp Psychol A 57:893-933. 2004
    ..The four experiments confirm the existence of a nonstrategic gender coindexation process between a pronoun and the entity in the focus of a discourse...
  34. ncbi request reprint Training with cognitive sequences improves syntactic comprehension in agrammatic aphasics
    Michel Hoen
    Sequential Cognition and Language Group, Institut de Sciences Cognitives, Cedex, France
    Neuroreport 14:495-9. 2003
    ..72, <0.05). The specificity of this transfer indicates that language relies partially on functional and neural processes that are not language specific...
  35. ncbi request reprint Face encoding and psychometric testing in healthy dextrals with right hemisphere language
    Michael W L Chee
    Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Singapore General Hospital
    Neurology 59:1928-34. 2002
    ..To document how right hemisphere language dominance in neurologically normal right-handed individuals affects lateralization of face encoding and level of performance in neuropsychological tests...