Ayse Pinar Saygin

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neural resources for processing language and environmental sounds: evidence from aphasia
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0515, USA
    Brain 126:928-45. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Action comprehension in aphasia: linguistic and non-linguistic deficits and their lesion correlates
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0515, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1788-804. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Point-light biological motion perception activates human premotor cortex
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6181-8. 2004
  4. pmc Nonverbal auditory agnosia with lesion to Wernicke's area
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:107-13. 2010
  5. pmc A developmental ERP study of verbal and non-verbal semantic processing
    Alycia Cummings
    Project in Cognitive and Neural Development, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Brain Res 1208:137-49. 2008
  6. pmc Motion-sensitive cortex and motion semantics in American Sign Language
    Stephen McCullough
    Laboratory for Language and Cognitive Neuroscience, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuroimage 63:111-8. 2012
  7. pmc The thing that should not be: predictive coding and the uncanny valley in perceiving human and humanoid robot actions
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science and Neurosciences Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:413-22. 2012
  8. pmc Modulation of BOLD response in motion-sensitive lateral temporal cortex by real and fictive motion sentences
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2480-90. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint An on-line task for contrasting auditory processing in the verbal and nonverbal domains and norms for younger and older adults
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:99-110. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Grammaticality judgment in aphasia: deficits are not specific to syntactic structures, aphasic syndromes, or lesion sites
    Stephen M Wilson
    Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1761, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:238-52. 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Neural resources for processing language and environmental sounds: evidence from aphasia
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0515, USA
    Brain 126:928-45. 2003
    ..This suggests that language shares neural resources with those used for processing information in other domains...
  2. ncbi request reprint Action comprehension in aphasia: linguistic and non-linguistic deficits and their lesion correlates
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0515, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1788-804. 2004
    ..Similar findings have been reported in electrophysiological and neuroimaging studies. Our findings now also lend neuropsychological support to an embodied view of brain organization for action processing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Point-light biological motion perception activates human premotor cortex
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6181-8. 2004
    ..The finding that even point-light animations evoke activity in frontal regions suggests that the motor system of the observer may be recruited to "fill in" these simplified displays...
  4. pmc Nonverbal auditory agnosia with lesion to Wernicke's area
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:107-13. 2010
    ..This substantial reorganization of auditory processing likely supported the recovery of M's speech processing...
  5. pmc A developmental ERP study of verbal and non-verbal semantic processing
    Alycia Cummings
    Project in Cognitive and Neural Development, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Brain Res 1208:137-49. 2008
    ..Thus, while the semantic processing of single words is well established by 7 years of age, the processing of environmental sounds continues to improve throughout development...
  6. pmc Motion-sensitive cortex and motion semantics in American Sign Language
    Stephen McCullough
    Laboratory for Language and Cognitive Neuroscience, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuroimage 63:111-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that top down modulation of motion-sensitive cortex by linguistic semantics is not disrupted by the visual motion that is present in sign language sentences...
  7. pmc The thing that should not be: predictive coding and the uncanny valley in perceiving human and humanoid robot actions
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science and Neurosciences Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:413-22. 2012
    ..These results could reflect increased prediction error as the brain negotiates an agent that appears human, but does not move biologically, and help explain the 'uncanny valley' phenomenon...
  8. pmc Modulation of BOLD response in motion-sensitive lateral temporal cortex by real and fictive motion sentences
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2480-90. 2010
    ..These data are consistent with a view of language comprehension as an embodied process, with neural substrates as far reaching as early sensory brain areas that are specifically related to the represented semantics...
  9. ncbi request reprint An on-line task for contrasting auditory processing in the verbal and nonverbal domains and norms for younger and older adults
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:99-110. 2005
    ..In addition to the results reported here, the test can be useful to other researchers who are interested in systematically contrasting verbal and nonverbal auditory processing in other populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Grammaticality judgment in aphasia: deficits are not specific to syntactic structures, aphasic syndromes, or lesion sites
    Stephen M Wilson
    Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1761, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:238-52. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping
    Elizabeth Bates
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, California 92093, USA
    Nat Neurosci 6:448-50. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Listening to speech activates motor areas involved in speech production
    Stephen M Wilson
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center and Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:701-2. 2004
    ..Our findings support the view that the motor system is recruited in mapping acoustic inputs to a phonetic code...
  13. ncbi request reprint Language in an embodied brain: the role of animal models
    Frederic Dick
    Center for Research in Language, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0526, USA
    Cortex 40:226-7. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Lesion correlates of conversational speech production deficits
    Arielle Borovsky
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:2525-33. 2007
    ..These results represent the first voxel-based lesion analysis of speech production performance in aphasic patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint What is involved and what is necessary for complex linguistic and nonlinguistic auditory processing: evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging and lesion data
    Frederic Dick
    Birkbeck College, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:799-816. 2007
    ..Brain, 126, 928-945, 2003] were generally predictive of the extent of blood oxygenation level dependent fMRI activation across these regions for sounds and linguistic stimuli in young healthy subjects...
  16. doi request reprint The role of appearance and motion in action prediction
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Psychol Res 76:388-94. 2012
    ..We suggest that the selection of the internal sensorimotor model used for action prediction is influenced by the observed agent's appearance...
  17. pmc Smoothing and cluster thresholding for cortical surface-based group analysis of fMRI data
    Donald J Hagler
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science, 9500 Gilman Drive 0515, La Jolla, CA 92093 0515, USA
    Neuroimage 33:1093-103. 2006
    ..We generated an empirical heat diffusion kernel width function by performing surface-based smoothing simulations and found a large disparity between the expected and actual kernel widths...
  18. pmc Unaffected perceptual thresholds for biological and non-biological form-from-motion perception in autism spectrum conditions
    Ayse Pinar Saygin
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13491. 2010
    ..However, the literature on biological motion perception in ASC is heterogeneous and it is unclear whether deficits are specific to biological motion, or might generalize to form-from-motion perception...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantifying dissociations in neuropsychological research
    Elizabeth Bates
    Center for Research in Language, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0526, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:1128-53. 2003
    ..There are also qualitative differences between methods in the identity of those individuals who meet each definition...