Bradford Z Mahon

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Lexical selection is not by competition: a reinterpretation of semantic interference and facilitation effects in the picture-word interference paradigm
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Department of PsychologyHarvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:503-35. 2007
  2. ncbi What is the role of motor simulation in action and object recognition? Evidence from apraxia
    Gioia A L Negri
    Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste, Italy
    Cogn Neuropsychol 24:795-816. 2007
  3. doi Action recognition: is it a motor process?
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento, I 38068 Rovereto, Italy
    Curr Biol 18:R1068-9. 2008
  4. doi A critical look at the embodied cognition hypothesis and a new proposal for grounding conceptual content
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Physiol Paris 102:59-70. 2008
  5. pmc Action-related properties shape object representations in the ventral stream
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto TN 38068, Italy
    Neuron 55:507-20. 2007
  6. pmc Concepts and categories: a cognitive neuropsychological perspective
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02318, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 60:27-51. 2009
  7. pmc Category-specific organization in the human brain does not require visual experience
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento, Rovereto, TN 38068, Italy
    Neuron 63:397-405. 2009
  8. doi Differential activity for animals and manipulable objects in the anterior temporal lobes
    Stefano Anzellotti
    University of Trento, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2059-67. 2011
  9. pmc The role of the dorsal visual processing stream in tool identification
    Jorge Almeida
    Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:772-8. 2010
  10. pmc The representation of tools in left parietal cortex is independent of visual experience
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento
    Psychol Sci 21:764-71. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi Lexical selection is not by competition: a reinterpretation of semantic interference and facilitation effects in the picture-word interference paradigm
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Department of PsychologyHarvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 33:503-35. 2007
    ..This conclusion has important implications for models of lexical access and interpretations of Stroop-like interference effects...
  2. ncbi What is the role of motor simulation in action and object recognition? Evidence from apraxia
    Gioia A L Negri
    Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste, Italy
    Cogn Neuropsychol 24:795-816. 2007
    ....
  3. doi Action recognition: is it a motor process?
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento, I 38068 Rovereto, Italy
    Curr Biol 18:R1068-9. 2008
    ....
  4. doi A critical look at the embodied cognition hypothesis and a new proposal for grounding conceptual content
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Physiol Paris 102:59-70. 2008
    ..This hypothesis combines the view that concepts are, at some level, 'abstract' and 'symbolic', with the idea that sensory and motor information may 'instantiate' online conceptual processing...
  5. pmc Action-related properties shape object representations in the ventral stream
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto TN 38068, Italy
    Neuron 55:507-20. 2007
    ..More generally, these data suggest that a basic organizing principle giving rise to "category specificity" in the ventral stream may involve similarity metrics computed over information represented elsewhere in the brain...
  6. pmc Concepts and categories: a cognitive neuropsychological perspective
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02318, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 60:27-51. 2009
    ..Those developments point toward a new approach for understanding category specificity in terms of the coordinated influences of diverse regions and cognitive systems...
  7. pmc Category-specific organization in the human brain does not require visual experience
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento, Rovereto, TN 38068, Italy
    Neuron 63:397-405. 2009
    ....
  8. doi Differential activity for animals and manipulable objects in the anterior temporal lobes
    Stefano Anzellotti
    University of Trento, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2059-67. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc The role of the dorsal visual processing stream in tool identification
    Jorge Almeida
    Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:772-8. 2010
    ..g., graspability), which influences the identification of manipulable objects, and is not either about the function of the object or function-specific...
  10. pmc The representation of tools in left parietal cortex is independent of visual experience
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento
    Psychol Sci 21:764-71. 2010
    ..More generally, some aspects of the organization of the dorsal object-processing stream develop independently of the visual information that forms the major sensory input to that pathway in sighted individuals...
  11. pmc The cumulative semantic cost does not reflect lexical selection by competition
    Eduardo Navarrete
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 134:279-89. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the cumulative semantic cost arises prior to lexical selection and that the effect arises due to incremental changes to the connection weights between semantic and lexical representations...
  12. pmc Semantic interference in a delayed naming task: evidence for the response exclusion hypothesis
    Niels Janssen
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:249-56. 2008
    ..In the context of other findings from the picture-word interference paradigm, the authors interpret these data as supporting the view that the semantic interference effect arises at a postlexical level of processing...
  13. pmc Unconscious processing dissociates along categorical lines
    Jorge Almeida
    Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:15214-8. 2008
    ..Our findings demonstrate that information computed by the dorsal stream is used in object categorization, but only for a category of manipulable objects...
  14. ncbi Heterogeneity is a fact of category-specific semantic deficits. so? comments on Rosazza, Imbornone, Zorzi, Farina, Chiavari, And Cappa (2003)
    Bradford Z Mahon
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neurocase 10:78-83; discussion 84-6. 2004
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