Evelina Fedorenko

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reworking the language network
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:120-6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Direct evidence of memory retrieval as a source of difficulty in non-local dependencies in language
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cogn Sci 37:378-94. 2013
  3. pmc Sensitivity to musical structure in the human brain
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:3289-300. 2012
  4. pmc Lexical and syntactic representations in the brain: an fMRI investigation with multi-voxel pattern analyses
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, MIT, 43 Vassar Street, 46 4141C, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:499-513. 2012
  5. pmc Language-selective and domain-general regions lie side by side within Broca's area
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Curr Biol 22:2059-62. 2012
  6. pmc Syntactic processing in the human brain: what we know, what we don't know, and a suggestion for how to proceed
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Brain Lang 120:187-207. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Processing relative clauses in supportive contexts
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cogn Sci 36:471-97. 2012
  8. pmc Functional specificity for high-level linguistic processing in the human brain
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16428-33. 2011
  9. pmc New method for fMRI investigations of language: defining ROIs functionally in individual subjects
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:1177-94. 2010
  10. pmc Broad domain generality in focal regions of frontal and parietal cortex
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:16616-21. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Reworking the language network
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:120-6. 2014
    ..Framing the debate around network properties such as this may prove to be a more fruitful way to advance our understanding of the neurobiology of language. ..
  2. doi request reprint Direct evidence of memory retrieval as a source of difficulty in non-local dependencies in language
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cogn Sci 37:378-94. 2013
    ..In these conditions, the extraction effect was reduced in the comprehension accuracy data and eliminated in the reading time data. These results add to the body of evidence supporting memory-based accounts of syntactic complexity...
  3. pmc Sensitivity to musical structure in the human brain
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:3289-300. 2012
    ..These regions provide targets for future research investigating possible neural specialization for music or its associated mental processes...
  4. pmc Lexical and syntactic representations in the brain: an fMRI investigation with multi-voxel pattern analyses
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, MIT, 43 Vassar Street, 46 4141C, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:499-513. 2012
    ..We also show that several language regions reliably discriminate between "pure" lexical information and "pure" abstract syntactic information in their patterns of neural activity...
  5. pmc Language-selective and domain-general regions lie side by side within Broca's area
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Curr Biol 22:2059-62. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Syntactic processing in the human brain: what we know, what we don't know, and a suggestion for how to proceed
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Brain Lang 120:187-207. 2012
    ..g., Kanwisher, 2010) and social cognition (e.g., Saxe & Kanwisher, 2003)...
  7. doi request reprint Processing relative clauses in supportive contexts
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cogn Sci 36:471-97. 2012
    ..This effect, which we discuss in terms of expectations/lexico-syntactic priming, suggests that the enhancement of the extraction effect in supportive contexts is due to the facilitation of the subject-extracted condition...
  8. pmc Functional specificity for high-level linguistic processing in the human brain
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16428-33. 2011
    ..These data support a clear distinction between language and other cognitive processes, resolving the prior conflict between the neuropsychological and neuroimaging literatures...
  9. pmc New method for fMRI investigations of language: defining ROIs functionally in individual subjects
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:1177-94. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Broad domain generality in focal regions of frontal and parietal cortex
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:16616-21. 2013
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Info/information theory: speakers choose shorter words in predictive contexts
    Kyle Mahowald
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States
    Cognition 126:313-8. 2013
    ..Crucially, we show that this effect arises at least in part from active speaker choice...
  12. doi request reprint Structural integration in language and music: evidence for a shared system
    Evelina Fedorenko
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Mem Cognit 37:1-9. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence for an overlap in structural processing between language and music...
  13. doi request reprint Number as a cognitive technology: evidence from Pirahã language and cognition
    Michael C Frank
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cognition 108:819-24. 2008
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  14. pmc Subject-specific functional localizers increase sensitivity and functional resolution of multi-subject analyses
    Alfonso Nieto-Castanon
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 43 Vassar Street, Building 46, Room 3037G, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuroimage 63:1646-69. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint An algorithmic method for functionally defining regions of interest in the ventral visual pathway
    J B Julian
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Neuroimage 60:2357-64. 2012
    ..The tools necessary for using this method are available on our website (http://web.mit.edu/bcs/nklab/GSS.shtml)...
  16. pmc Language processing in the occipital cortex of congenitally blind adults
    Marina Bedny
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4429-34. 2011
    ..Innate microcircuit properties are not necessary for a brain region to become involved in language processing...
  17. ncbi request reprint Some Regions within Broca's Area Do Respond More Strongly to Sentences than to Linguistically Degraded Stimuli: A Comment on Rogalsky and Hickok ( 2011 )
    Evelina Fedorenko
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2632-5. 2011
    ..This reconsideration has important methodological and theoretical implications...