Gina R Kuperberg

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased temporal and prefrontal activity in response to semantic associations in schizophrenia
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:138-51. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Building up linguistic context in schizophrenia: evidence from self-paced reading
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, and Massachusetts General Hospital, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:442-52. 2006
  4. pmc Neurocognitive abnormalities during comprehension of real-world goal-directed behaviors in schizophrenia
    Tatiana Sitnikova
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:256-77. 2009
  5. pmc Automatic semantic facilitation in anterior temporal cortex revealed through multimodal neuroimaging
    Ellen F Lau
    Department of Psychiatry and Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology and Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 20742, Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, Institut Mines Telecom, TELECOM ParisTech, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Laboratoire Traitment et Communication de l Information, 75013 Paris, France, and Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
    J Neurosci 33:17174-81. 2013
  6. pmc Dysfunction of a cortical midline network during emotional appraisals in schizophrenia
    Daphne J Holt
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, MA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:164-76. 2011
  7. pmc Functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals neuroanatomical dissociations during semantic integration in schizophrenia
    Gina R Kuperberg
    MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:407-18. 2008
  8. pmc The neural organization of semantic memory: Electrophysiological activity suggests feature-based segregation
    Tatiana Sitnikova
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:326-40. 2006
  9. pmc Neurophysiological correlates of comprehending emotional meaning in context
    Daphne J Holt
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2245-62. 2009
  10. pmc Dissociating N400 effects of prediction from association in single-word contexts
    Ellen F Lau
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:484-502. 2013

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Publications33

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased temporal and prefrontal activity in response to semantic associations in schizophrenia
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:138-51. 2007
    ..Loosening of associations has long been considered a core feature of schizophrenia, but its neural correlate remains poorly understood...
  3. ncbi request reprint Building up linguistic context in schizophrenia: evidence from self-paced reading
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, and Massachusetts General Hospital, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:442-52. 2006
    ..The relative insensitivity to these violations in patients with schizophrenia may arise from impairments in combining semantic and syntactic information to build up sentence context...
  4. pmc Neurocognitive abnormalities during comprehension of real-world goal-directed behaviors in schizophrenia
    Tatiana Sitnikova
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:256-77. 2009
    ..Thus, distinct neurocognitive abnormalities may underlie disorganization and goal-directed behavior deficits in schizophrenia...
  5. pmc Automatic semantic facilitation in anterior temporal cortex revealed through multimodal neuroimaging
    Ellen F Lau
    Department of Psychiatry and Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology and Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 20742, Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, Institut Mines Telecom, TELECOM ParisTech, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Laboratoire Traitment et Communication de l Information, 75013 Paris, France, and Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
    J Neurosci 33:17174-81. 2013
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  6. pmc Dysfunction of a cortical midline network during emotional appraisals in schizophrenia
    Daphne J Holt
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, MA, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:164-76. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that impaired functioning of cortical midline structures in schizophrenia may underlie faulty interpretations of social events, contributing to delusion formation...
  7. pmc Functional magnetic resonance imaging reveals neuroanatomical dissociations during semantic integration in schizophrenia
    Gina R Kuperberg
    MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:407-18. 2008
    ..Integration demands were manipulated by varying the nature (concrete vs. abstract) and the congruity (incongruous vs. congruous) of words within sentences...
  8. pmc The neural organization of semantic memory: Electrophysiological activity suggests feature-based segregation
    Tatiana Sitnikova
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:326-40. 2006
    ..The high temporal resolution of ERPs allowed us to demonstrate that differences in processing animals and tools occurred specifically within the time-window encompassing semantic analysis...
  9. pmc Neurophysiological correlates of comprehending emotional meaning in context
    Daphne J Holt
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2245-62. 2009
    ..negative) of words. Thus, emotional processing networks within the brain appear to exert a continuous influence, evident at several stages, on the construction of the emotional meaning of language...
  10. pmc Dissociating N400 effects of prediction from association in single-word contexts
    Ellen F Lau
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:484-502. 2013
    ..In summary, the results suggest that predictability modulates N400 amplitude to a greater degree than the semantic content of the context...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Eye movements modulate the spatiotemporal dynamics of word processing
    Simona Temereanca
    MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    J Neurosci 32:4482-94. 2012
    ..Together, these results suggest a complex interplay between visual and central saccadic mechanisms during reading...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of animacy and thematic relationships in processing active English sentences: evidence from event-related potentials
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, and Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Bldg 149, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Brain Lang 100:223-37. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that semantic-thematic relations, related to animacy constraints on verbs' arguments, are computed online and can immediately impact verb processing within active, English sentences...
  14. pmc Selective emotional processing deficits to social vignettes in schizophrenia: an ERP study
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Schizophr Bull 37:148-63. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that schizophrenia is associated with a specific neural deficit during the online evaluation of emotionally valent, socially relevant information...
  15. pmc When the truth is not too hard to handle: an event-related potential study on the pragmatics of negation
    Mante S Nieuwland
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:1213-8. 2008
    ..g., "A baby bunny's fur isn't very hard/soft..."). These results suggest that negation poses no principled obstacle for readers to immediately relate incoming words to what they hold to be true...
  16. pmc Electrophysiological correlates of complement coercion
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Departmentof Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2685-701. 2010
    ..We suggest that this effect reflected delayed attempts to retrieve the specific event(s) implied by coerced complement nouns...
  17. pmc Two neurocognitive mechanisms of semantic integration during the comprehension of visual real-world events
    Tatiana Sitnikova
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:2037-57. 2008
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  18. pmc Neuroanatomical distinctions within the semantic system during sentence comprehension: evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neuroimage 40:367-88. 2008
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  19. pmc What can Event-related Potentials tell us about language, and perhaps even thought, in schizophrenia?
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:66-76. 2010
    ..Further investigation of language dysfunction may also provide insights into other aspects of psychotic thought...
  20. pmc Neurocognitive mechanisms of conceptual processing in healthy adults and patients with schizophrenia
    Tatiana Sitnikova
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Psychophysiol 75:86-99. 2010
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  21. pmc Task and semantic relationship influence both the polarity and localization of hemodynamic modulation during lexico-semantic processing
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:544-61. 2008
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the specific neurocognitive processes thought to underlie implicit and explicit semantic processes. Hum Brain Mapp, 2008. (c) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  22. pmc Slow and steady: sustained effects of lexico-semantic associations can mediate referential impairments in schizophrenia
    Tali Ditman
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 11:245-58. 2011
    ..These results suggest that at least some types of referential impairments may be driven by sustained activation of contextually inappropriate lexico-semantic associations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of language comprehension: challenges to syntax
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Brain Res 1146:23-49. 2007
    ..Finally, I suggest that that these two processing streams may generalize beyond the language system to real-world visual event comprehension...
  24. ncbi request reprint Making sense of discourse: an fMRI study of causal inferencing across sentences
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Neuroimage 33:343-61. 2006
    ..We suggest that this network reflects the activation, retrieval and integration of information from long-term semantic memory into incoming discourse structure during causal inferencing...
  25. ncbi request reprint Making sense of sentences in schizophrenia: electrophysiological evidence for abnormal interactions between semantic and syntactic processing
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:251-65. 2006
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  26. pmc Building meaning in schizophrenia
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin EEG Neurosci 39:99-102. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint The misattribution of salience in delusional patients with schizophrenia
    Daphne J Holt
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02129, United States
    Schizophr Res 83:247-56. 2006
    ..In this study, we tested the hypothesis that delusional schizophrenia patients are more likely than non-delusional schizophrenia patients and healthy participants to assign affective meanings to neutral stimuli...
  28. ncbi request reprint Regionally localized thinning of the cerebral cortex in schizophrenia
    Gina R Kuperberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Charlestown, 02129, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:878-88. 2003
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  29. pmc An investigation of concurrent ERP and self-paced reading methodologies
    Tali Ditman
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:927-35. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint The time course of building discourse coherence in schizophrenia: an ERP investigation
    Tali Ditman
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Psychophysiology 44:991-1001. 2007
    ..Results suggest that schizophrenia patients, particularly those with positive thought disorder, fail to make immediate use of discourse context to build up semantic coherence in the brain...
  31. pmc An electrophysiological investigation of indirect semantic priming
    Donna A Kreher
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Psychophysiology 43:550-63. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of current theoretical models of semantic memory and semantic priming...
  32. ncbi request reprint A source-monitoring account of auditory verbal hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia
    Tali Ditman
    Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 13:280-99. 2005
    ..To draw firmer conclusions, however, it is imperative that future studies select patient populations precisely, match control groups, and use consistent criteria for defining hallucinators...
  33. pmc Neural evidence for faster and further automatic spreading activation in schizophrenic thought disorder
    Donna A Kreher
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Schizophr Bull 34:473-82. 2008
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