Roel M Willems

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi A dissociation between linguistic and communicative abilities in the human brain
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen
    Psychol Sci 21:8-14. 2010
  2. doi Neural dissociations between action verb understanding and motor imagery
    Roel M Willems
    Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2387-400. 2010
  3. doi Cerebral lateralization of face-selective and body-selective visual areas depends on handedness
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 20:1719-25. 2010
  4. doi Differential roles for left inferior frontal and superior temporal cortex in multimodal integration of action and language
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 47:1992-2004. 2009
  5. pmc Add a picture for suspense: neural correlates of the interaction between language and visual information in the perception of fear
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:404-16. 2011
  6. doi Body-specific representations of action verbs: neural evidence from right- and left-handers
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 21:67-74. 2010
  7. doi Early decreases in alpha and gamma band power distinguish linguistic from visual information during spoken sentence comprehension
    Roel M Willems
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1219:78-90. 2008
  8. doi The function of words: distinct neural correlates for words denoting differently manipulable objects
    Shirley Ann Rueschemeyer
    Donders Centre for Cognition, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1844-51. 2010
  9. doi Seeing and hearing meaning: ERP and fMRI evidence of word versus picture integration into a sentence context
    Roel M Willems
    FC Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1235-49. 2008
  10. ncbi Neural evidence for the interplay between language, gesture, and action: a review
    Roel M Willems
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Brain Lang 101:278-89. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi A dissociation between linguistic and communicative abilities in the human brain
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen
    Psychol Sci 21:8-14. 2010
    ..These findings show that communicative and linguistic abilities rely on cerebrally (and computationally) distinct mechanisms...
  2. doi Neural dissociations between action verb understanding and motor imagery
    Roel M Willems
    Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2387-400. 2010
    ....
  3. doi Cerebral lateralization of face-selective and body-selective visual areas depends on handedness
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 20:1719-25. 2010
    ..Our findings indicate that hemispheric specialization is not fixed but can vary considerably across individuals even in areas engaged relatively early in the visual system...
  4. doi Differential roles for left inferior frontal and superior temporal cortex in multimodal integration of action and language
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 47:1992-2004. 2009
    ..In conclusion, pSTS/MTG and LIFG are differentially involved in multimodal integration, crucially depending upon the semantic relationship between the input streams...
  5. pmc Add a picture for suspense: neural correlates of the interaction between language and visual information in the perception of fear
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:404-16. 2011
    ..We conclude that the right anterior temporal pole serves a binding function of emotional information across domains such as visual and linguistic information...
  6. doi Body-specific representations of action verbs: neural evidence from right- and left-handers
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 21:67-74. 2010
    ....
  7. doi Early decreases in alpha and gamma band power distinguish linguistic from visual information during spoken sentence comprehension
    Roel M Willems
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1219:78-90. 2008
    ....
  8. doi The function of words: distinct neural correlates for words denoting differently manipulable objects
    Shirley Ann Rueschemeyer
    Donders Centre for Cognition, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1844-51. 2010
    ..Specifically, how an object is used functionally rather than whether an object can be displaced with the hand is reflected in semantic representations in the brain...
  9. doi Seeing and hearing meaning: ERP and fMRI evidence of word versus picture integration into a sentence context
    Roel M Willems
    FC Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1235-49. 2008
    ..This study adds to the growing insight that the language system incorporates (semantic) information coming from linguistic and extralinguistic domains with the same neural time course and by recruitment of overlapping brain areas...
  10. ncbi Neural evidence for the interplay between language, gesture, and action: a review
    Roel M Willems
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Brain Lang 101:278-89. 2007
    ..This interaction however shares general properties with other domains in which there is interplay between language and action...
  11. doi Communicating without a functioning language system: implications for the role of language in mentalizing
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 49:3130-5. 2011
    ..Our results show that aspects of the ability to communicate remain present even when core capacities of the language system are dysfunctional...
  12. ncbi On-line integration of semantic information from speech and gesture: insights from event-related brain potentials
    Asli Ozyürek
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:605-16. 2007
    ..The neural evidence for similar integration of information from speech and gesture emphasizes the tight interconnection between speech and co-speech gestures...
  13. ncbi When language meets action: the neural integration of gesture and speech
    Roel M Willems
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 17:2322-33. 2007
    ..These findings provide direct evidence that action and language processing share a high-level neural integration system...
  14. doi Hand preference influences neural correlates of action observation
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1269:90-104. 2009
    ..Basic differences in the way we act upon the world are not only reflected in neural correlates of action production, but can also influence the brain basis of action observation...
  15. doi Embodied language in first- and second-language speakers: Neural correlates of processing motor verbs
    Sophie De Grauwe
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, Netherlands Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 56:334-49. 2014
    ..These results indicate that L2 semantic representations are rich enough for motor-related activations to develop in motor and somatosensory areas. ..
  16. pmc Flexibility in embodied language understanding
    Roel M Willems
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Front Psychol 2:116. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi The neural construction of a Tinkertoy
    Roel M Willems
    F C Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 27:1509-10. 2007