S Coulson

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Getting it: human event-related brain response to jokes in good and poor comprehenders
    S Coulson
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 316:71-4. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Sentence context affects the brain response to masked words
    Seana Coulson
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Brain Lang 113:149-55. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint A special role for the right hemisphere in metaphor comprehension? ERP evidence from hemifield presentation
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, Mail Code 0515, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Brain Res 1146:128-45. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric asymmetry and pun comprehension: when cowboys have sore calves
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Brain Lang 100:172-87. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Right hemisphere activation of joke-related information: an event-related brain potential study
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:494-506. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Right hemisphere sensitivity to word- and sentence-level context: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Seana Coulson
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:129-47. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric asymmetries and joke comprehension
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:128-41. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Conceptual integration and metaphor: an event-related potential study
    Seana Coulson
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:958-68. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Handedness, hemispheric asymmetries, and joke comprehension
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, 0515, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 19:275-88. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint How iconic gestures enhance communication: an ERP study
    Ying Choon Wu
    Cognitive Science Department 0515, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Brain Lang 101:234-45. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Getting it: human event-related brain response to jokes in good and poor comprehenders
    S Coulson
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 316:71-4. 2001
    ..By contrast, poor joke comprehenders showed only a right frontal negativity (300-700 ms) to jokes. This pattern of effects does not map readily onto a two-stage model of joke comprehension...
  2. doi request reprint Sentence context affects the brain response to masked words
    Seana Coulson
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Brain Lang 113:149-55. 2010
    ..Data are interpreted as suggesting a link between the neural generators of the N400 and conceptual short-term memory, a dynamic process for conceptual activation and structuring that is triggered by perceptual input...
  3. ncbi request reprint A special role for the right hemisphere in metaphor comprehension? ERP evidence from hemifield presentation
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, Mail Code 0515, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Brain Res 1146:128-45. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric asymmetry and pun comprehension: when cowboys have sore calves
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Brain Lang 100:172-87. 2007
    ..By 500 ms, both meanings are active in both hemispheres...
  5. ncbi request reprint Right hemisphere activation of joke-related information: an event-related brain potential study
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:494-506. 2005
    ..The anterior positivity was observed with RVF but not LVF presentation, suggesting an important role for the left hemisphere in controlled retrieval in language comprehension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Right hemisphere sensitivity to word- and sentence-level context: evidence from event-related brain potentials
    Seana Coulson
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:129-47. 2005
    ..Results do not support the message-blind RH model but do suggest hemispheric asymmetries in the use of word and sentence context during real-time processing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric asymmetries and joke comprehension
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:128-41. 2005
    ..This finding suggests that semantic activations in the two hemispheres do differ, with RH semantic activation facilitating joke comprehension...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conceptual integration and metaphor: an event-related potential study
    Seana Coulson
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
    Mem Cognit 30:958-68. 2002
    ..Consistent with conceptual blending theory, the results suggest that the demands of conceptual integration affect the difficulty of both literal and metaphorical language...
  9. ncbi request reprint Handedness, hemispheric asymmetries, and joke comprehension
    Seana Coulson
    Cognitive Science Department, 0515, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 19:275-88. 2004
    ..Results support the portrait of more bilateral language representation among left-handers, and suggest language lateralization affects high-level language comprehension tasks such as joke comprehension...
  10. ncbi request reprint How iconic gestures enhance communication: an ERP study
    Ying Choon Wu
    Cognitive Science Department 0515, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Brain Lang 101:234-45. 2007
    ..These findings extend previous research on gesture comprehension by revealing how iconic co-speech gestures modulate conceptualization, enabling listeners to better represent visuo-spatial aspects of the speaker's meaning...
  11. doi request reprint Magnetoencephalography reveals early activation of V4 in grapheme-color synesthesia
    D Brang
    University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Neuroimage 53:268-74. 2010
    ..Results are discussed in the context of an updated version of the cross-activation model, the cascaded cross-tuning model of grapheme-color synesthesia...
  12. doi request reprint Is the sky 2? Contextual priming in grapheme-color synaesthesia
    D Brang
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0515, La Jolla, CA 92092, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:421-8. 2008
    ..The results suggest that grapheme-color synaesthesia is automatic and perceptual in nature and also suggest that the connections between colors and numbers are bidirectional...
  13. ncbi request reprint Iconic gestures prime related concepts: an ERP study
    Ying Croon Wu
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:57-63. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate sensitivity to semantic relations between iconic gestures and words in brain activity engendered during word comprehension...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cognitive, neurophysiological, and functional correlates of proverb interpretation abnormalities in schizophrenia
    Michael Kiang
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:653-63. 2007
    ..These results offer no support for disorganized associations in abnormal proverb interpretation in schizophrenia, but implicate WM deficits, perhaps as a part of a syndrome related to generalized frontal cortical dysfunction...
  15. doi request reprint Temporal sequences, synesthetic mappings, and cultural biases: the geography of time
    David Brang
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Conscious Cogn 19:311-20. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Meaningful gestures: electrophysiological indices of iconic gesture comprehension
    Ying Choon Wu
    Cognitive Science Department, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Psychophysiology 42:654-67. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that iconic gestures are subject to semantic processes analogous to those evoked by other meaningful representations, such as pictures and words...
  17. pmc Gestures modulate speech processing early in utterances
    Ying Choon Wu
    Center for Research in Language, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Neuroreport 21:522-6. 2010
    ..Gestures also increased sensitivity to picture probe relatedness. Effects of gestures on picture probe and spoken word analysis were inversely correlated, suggesting that gestures differentially impact verbal and image-based processes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Syntactic processing with aging: an event-related potential study
    Laura Kemmer
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
    Psychophysiology 41:372-84. 2004
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  19. doi request reprint Spatial cueing in time-space synesthetes: An event-related brain potential study
    Ursina Teuscher
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093 0515, United States
    Brain Cogn 74:35-46. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that in these time-space synesthetes cue validity influenced post-perceptual processes, such as stimulus evaluation and categorization, with no evidence for enhanced visual processing...
  20. pmc Knowing when to trust others: an ERP study of decision making after receiving information from unknown people
    Cheryl Boudreau
    Political Science Department, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:23-34. 2009
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