Sharon L Thompson-Schill

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Verb generation in patients with focal frontal lesions: a neuropsychological test of neuroimaging findings
    S L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, 3815 Walnut Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:15855-60. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of repetition and competition on activity in left prefrontal cortex during word generation
    S L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Neuron 23:513-22. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of structural similarity and name frequency on picture naming in Alzheimer's disease
    S L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6196, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:659-67. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint The frontal lobes and the regulation of mental activity
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 15:219-24. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Resolving conflict: a response to Martin and Cheng (2006)
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:402-8; discussion 409-11. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of frontal lobe damage on interference effects in working memory
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6196, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 2:109-20. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging studies of semantic memory: inferring "how" from "where"
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6196, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:280-92. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Fractionating the left frontal response to tools: dissociable effects of motor experience and lexical competition
    Irene P Kan
    University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:267-77. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Color, context, and cognitive style: variations in color knowledge retrieval as a function of task and subject variables
    Nina S Hsu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2544-57. 2011
  10. pmc Co-localization of stroop and syntactic ambiguity resolution in Broca's area: implications for the neural basis of sentence processing
    David January
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2434-44. 2009

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Publications56

  1. pmc Verb generation in patients with focal frontal lesions: a neuropsychological test of neuroimaging findings
    S L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, 3815 Walnut Street, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:15855-60. 1998
    ..Notably, these components did not include semantic retrieval per se...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of repetition and competition on activity in left prefrontal cortex during word generation
    S L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Neuron 23:513-22. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of structural similarity and name frequency on picture naming in Alzheimer's disease
    S L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6196, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:659-67. 1999
    ..The findings indicate that the processing of structural properties of objects is unaffected in early-stage AD, and suggest that word-retrieval impairments underlie the naming deficit in AD...
  4. ncbi request reprint The frontal lobes and the regulation of mental activity
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 15:219-24. 2005
    ..Recent attempts to understand how general regulatory mechanisms might operate across multiple domains (e.g. working memory, sentence comprehension) have been increasingly important in our understanding of the frontal lobes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Resolving conflict: a response to Martin and Cheng (2006)
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:402-8; discussion 409-11. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of frontal lobe damage on interference effects in working memory
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6196, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 2:109-20. 2002
    ..We propose that the left inferior frontal gyrus subserves a general, nonmnemonic function of selecting relevant information in the face of competing alternatives and that this function may be required by some working memory tasks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging studies of semantic memory: inferring "how" from "where"
    Sharon L Thompson-Schill
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6196, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:280-92. 2003
    ..Collectively, these studies demonstrate that functional neuroimaging can offer more than neuroanatomical localization information; in addition, these studies offer new insights into longstanding questions about semantic memory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fractionating the left frontal response to tools: dissociable effects of motor experience and lexical competition
    Irene P Kan
    University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:267-77. 2006
    ..Crucial to the interpretation of the premotor response, individual variation in motor experience was highly correlated with the magnitude of the response in the premotor cortex, but not in the prefrontal cortex...
  9. doi request reprint Color, context, and cognitive style: variations in color knowledge retrieval as a function of task and subject variables
    Nina S Hsu
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2544-57. 2011
    ..This illustration of some of the factors that can influence color knowledge retrieval leads to the conclusion that tests of conceptual and perceptual overlap must consider variation in both of these processes...
  10. pmc Co-localization of stroop and syntactic ambiguity resolution in Broca's area: implications for the neural basis of sentence processing
    David January
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2434-44. 2009
    ..These findings serve to clarify the role of Broca's area in, and the neural and psychological organization of, the language processing system...
  11. pmc Reduced short-term memory span in aphasia and susceptibility to interference: contribution of material-specific maintenance deficits
    Laura H F Barde
    Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA, United States University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Neuropsychologia 48:909-20. 2010
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  12. pmc The effect of object state-changes on event processing: do objects compete with themselves?
    Nicholas C Hindy
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosci 32:5795-803. 2012
    ..Results suggest that, when representing object state-change, multiple incompatible representations of an object compete, and the greater the difference between the initial state and the end state of an object, the greater the conflict...
  13. pmc Task-dependent semantic interference in language production: an fMRI study
    Katharina Spalek
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Brain Lang 107:220-8. 2008
    ..This study provides further evidence for the distinct roles of frontal and temporal cortex in language production, while highlighting the effects of competition, albeit from different sources, in both regions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of name agreement on prefrontal activity during overt and covert picture naming
    Irene P Kan
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6241, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:43-57. 2004
    ..These results provide further support for the idea that the LIFG mediates selection among competing alternatives and suggest a means for understanding the naming deficits observed in nonfluent aphasia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cognitive control and parsing: reexamining the role of Broca's area in sentence comprehension
    Jared M Novick
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:263-81. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Dorsal stream activation during retrieval of object size and shape
    Robyn T Oliver
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6196, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:309-22. 2003
    ..the ventral "what" pathway and the dorsal "where" pathway) are involved in the storage and/or retrieval of knowledge of object appearance but that, just as in vision, these two pathways may play different roles in conceptual processing...
  17. pmc Chromaticity of color perception and object color knowledge
    Nina S Hsu
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:327-33. 2012
    ..These results support sensorimotor theories but suggest important distinctions within the conceptual system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding words in context: the role of Broca's area in word comprehension
    Marina Bedny
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Brain Res 1146:101-14. 2007
    ..We conclude that context-dependent meaning selection is an integral part of word comprehension for both homonyms and polysemous words, and that the LIFG facilitates this selection process...
  19. ncbi request reprint Selection from perceptual and conceptual representations
    Irene P Kan
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:466-82. 2004
    ..In this article, we review the relevant literature from the attention domain as a springboard to understanding the mechanisms involved in conceptual selection...
  20. pmc Computer-mouse tracking reveals TMS disruptions of prefrontal function during semantic retrieval
    Nicholas C Hindy
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    J Neurophysiol 102:3405-13. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Dissociating semantic and phonological maintenance using fMRI
    Geeta Shivde
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:10-9. 2004
    ..These results show a frontal-temporal network involved in actively maintaining the meanings of words, and they indicate that semantic and phonological maintenance processes are dissociable within working memory...
  22. ncbi request reprint Role of the left inferior frontal gyrus in covert word retrieval: neural correlates of switching during verbal fluency
    Elizabeth A Hirshorn
    University of Pennsylvania, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropsychologia 44:2547-57. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint More attention when speaking: does it help or does it hurt?
    Nazbanou Nozari
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Goddard Labs, 3710 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2770-80. 2013
    ..Our results shed light on how selective attention affects language production, and more generally, on how selective attention affects production of a sequence over time. ..
  24. pmc Looking for meaning: eye movements are sensitive to overlapping semantic features, not association
    Eiling Yee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6241, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 16:869-74. 2009
    ..These findings lend support to theories in which semantic memory is organized according to semantic relatedness (e.g., distributed models) and suggest that association by itself has little effect on this organization...
  25. pmc A case for conflict across multiple domains: memory and language impairments following damage to ventrolateral prefrontal cortex
    Jared M Novick
    University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 26:527-67. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Letter selection and letter assembly in acquired dysgraphia
    Irene P Kan
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:225-36. 2006
    ..We explored the constituents of the graphemic buffer in a patient with acquired dysgraphia and tested the hypothesis that the graphemic buffer is composed of 2 dissociable components: letter selection and letter assembly...
  27. doi request reprint The evocative power of words: activation of concepts by verbal and nonverbal means
    Gary Lupyan
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:170-86. 2012
    ..These results inform the understanding of how human cognition is shaped by language and hint at effects that different patterns of naming can have on conceptual structure...
  28. pmc Dissociable brain states linked to common and creative object use
    Evangelia G Chrysikou
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:665-75. 2011
    ..The present experiment is the first to demonstrate a dynamic tradeoff between anterior frontal and posterior occipitotemporal regions brought about by the close- or open-ended task demands...
  29. doi request reprint Conceptual penetration of visual processing
    Gary Lupyan
    Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:682-91. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Learning places from views: variation in scene processing as a function of experience and navigational ability
    Russell A Epstein
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:73-83. 2005
    ..These results suggest that cortical scene representations evolve over time to become more viewpoint-invariant and that the quality of these representations directly impacts navigational ability...
  31. ncbi request reprint Models of functional organization of the lateral prefrontal cortex in verbal working memory: evidence in favor of the process model
    Laura H F Barde
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:1054-63. 2002
    ..These data are more consistent with the process model of the organization of lateral PFC in verbal working memory...
  32. pmc Semantic adaptation and competition during word comprehension
    Marina Bedny
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:2574-85. 2008
    ..We conclude that the lVLPFC is an executive mechanism within language processing...
  33. pmc Developmental "roots" in mature biological knowledge
    Robert F Goldberg
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:480-7. 2009
    ..These results suggest that mature biological knowledge relies on a developmental foundation that is not radically overwritten or erased with the profound conceptual changes that accompany mastery of the domain...
  34. pmc The price of fame: the impact of stimulus familiarity on proactive interference resolution
    Ranjani Prabhakaran
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:816-31. 2011
    ..Thus, models of memory retrieval--and of the cognitive control mechanisms that guide retrieval processes--should consider the impact of and interactions among sources of familiarity on multiple time scales...
  35. pmc Remembrance of things touched: how sensorimotor experience affects the neural instantiation of object form
    Robyn T Oliver
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, United States
    Neuropsychologia 47:239-47. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomically separable effects of imageability and grammatical class during single-word comprehension
    Marina Bedny
    Psychology Department, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 19104 6241, USA
    Brain Lang 98:127-39. 2006
    ..However, some regions previously thought to respond to grammatical class or imageability instead respond to the interaction of these variables...
  37. pmc Function follows form: activation of shape and function features during object identification
    Eiling Yee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:348-63. 2011
    ..We observed relatedness effects for both shape and function, but shape effects occurred earlier than function effects. We discuss the implications of these findings for current accounts of the representation of semantic memory...
  38. pmc fMRI-adaptation evidence of overlapping neural representations for objects related in function or manipulation
    Eiling Yee
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Neuroimage 50:753-63. 2010
    ..Further, the particular regions of overlap provide support for the existence of both sensorimotor and amodal/multimodal representations...
  39. pmc Parametric effects of syntactic-semantic conflict in Broca's area during sentence processing
    Malathi Thothathiri
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Brain Lang 120:259-64. 2012
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  40. pmc The neural correlates of visual and verbal cognitive styles
    David J M Kraemer
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6241, USA
    J Neurosci 29:3792-8. 2009
    ..Scores from the WAIS subtests did not reliably correlate with brain activity in either of these regions. These findings suggest that modality-specific cortical activity underlies processing in visual and verbal cognitive styles...
  41. ncbi request reprint Item analysis in functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Marina Bedny
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Neuroimage 35:1093-102. 2007
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  42. ncbi request reprint Conceptual representations of action in the lateral temporal cortex
    Joseph W Kable
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104 4283, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1855-70. 2005
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  43. ncbi request reprint Modulation of amygdalar activity by the conscious regulation of negative emotion
    Stacey M Schaefer
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 38715 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6196, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:913-21. 2002
    ..These results suggest that consciously evoked cognitive mechanisms that alter the emotional response of the subject operate, at least in part, by altering the degree of neural activity within the amygdala...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of sleep in forming a memory representation of a two-dimensional space
    Marc N Coutanche
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Hippocampus 23:1189-97. 2013
    ..These findings demonstrate that consolidation over a night of sleep begins to integrate relations into an interconnected complex representation, in a way that supports spatial relational inference...
  45. pmc Putting lexical constraints in context into the visual-world paradigm
    Jared M Novick
    Department of Psychology and Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, Suite 302C, 3401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cognition 107:850-903. 2008
    ..These findings cross-validate visual world and reading methods and support multiple-constraint theories of sentence processing in which individuals differ in their sensitivity to lexical contingencies...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortical response to conflict during semantic and phonological tasks
    Hannah R Snyder
    University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:761-75. 2007
    ..Thus, these results suggest an alternative explanation of previously reported phonology-specific effects in the pLIFG...
  47. pmc Reproducibility of functional network metrics and network structure: a comparison of task-related BOLD, resting ASL with BOLD contrast, and resting cerebral blood flow
    Matthew J Weber
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 13:627-40. 2013
    ..Implications for the practice of network analysis are discussed. ..
  48. pmc The advantage of brief fMRI acquisition runs for multi-voxel pattern detection across runs
    Marc N Coutanche
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimage 61:1113-9. 2012
    ..These results suggest that investigators looking to maximize the detection of subtle multi-voxel patterns across runs might consider employing short fMRI runs...
  49. pmc Localizing interference during naming: convergent neuroimaging and neuropsychological evidence for the function of Broca's area
    Tatiana T Schnur
    Department of Psychology, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:322-7. 2009
    ..These convergent findings provide strong support for the hypothesis that the region of cortex commonly known as Broca's area (i.e., the posterior LIFG) serves to bias competitive interactions during language production...
  50. pmc Consequences of cathodal stimulation for behavior: when does it help and when does it hurt performance?
    Nazbanou Nozari
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e84338. 2014
    ..Our findings show that the nature of the task during C-tDCS has a systematic influence on the outcome, while timing per se does not. ..
  51. pmc Informational connectivity: identifying synchronized discriminability of multi-voxel patterns across the brain
    Marc N Coutanche
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Front Hum Neurosci 7:15. 2013
    ..This new method allows investigators to ask questions that are not addressable through typical FC, just as multi-voxel pattern analysis (MVPA) has added new research avenues to those addressable with the general linear model (GLM)...
  52. pmc Multi-voxel pattern analysis of fMRI data predicts clinical symptom severity
    Marc N Coutanche
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimage 57:113-23. 2011
    ..These analyses illustrate that MVPA has the potential to act as a sensitive functional biomarker of patient severity...
  53. pmc Effect of congenital blindness on the semantic representation of some everyday concepts
    Andrew C Connolly
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8241-6. 2007
    ..There was also no evidence that either subject group used color knowledge in making decisions about HHI, nor was there an indication of any qualitative differences between blind and sighted subjects' judgments on HHI...
  54. pmc Functional neuroimaging can support causal claims about brain function
    Matthew J Weber
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2415-6. 2010
    ..Although popular portrayals of functional neuroimaging tend to attribute too much inferential power to the technique, we should restrain ourselves from ascribing it too little...
  55. ncbi request reprint Selection ability in Alzheimer's disease: investigation of a component of semantic processing
    Lynette J Tippett
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neuropsychology 18:163-73. 2004
    ..Selection deficits on verb generation were evident only relative to nonspeeded controls. Overall results indicate impaired semantic selection abilities in AD, which may contribute to poor performance on some semantic tasks...
  56. ncbi request reprint Interfering with theories of sleep and memory: sleep, declarative memory, and associative interference
    Jeffrey M Ellenbogen
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Feldberg 861, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 16:1290-4. 2006
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate that sleep protects declarative memories from subsequent associative interference, and it has important implications for understanding the neurobiology of memory consolidation...