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The time course of lexical access in morphologically complex words (2010)
Journal Article
Holle, H., Gunter, T. C., & Koester, D. (2010). The time course of lexical access in morphologically complex words. NeuroReport, 21(5), 319-323. doi:10.1097/WNR.0b013e328335b3e0

Compounding, the concatenation of words (e.g. dishwasher), is an important mechanism across many languages. This study investigated whether access of initial compound constituents occurs immediately or, alternatively, whether it is delayed until the... Read More

Integration of iconic gestures and speech in left superior temporal areas boosts speech comprehension under adverse listening conditions (2010)
Journal Article
Holle, H., Obleser, J., Rueschemeyer, S., & Gunter, T. C. (2010). Integration of iconic gestures and speech in left superior temporal areas boosts speech comprehension under adverse listening conditions. NeuroImage, 49(1), (875-884). doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.08.058. ISSN 1053-8119

Iconic gestures are spontaneous hand movements that illustrate certain contents of speech and, as such, are an important part of face-to-face communication. This experiment targets the brain bases of how iconic gestures and speech are integrated duri... Read More