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*Bousquet, K., Swaab, T.Y., & Long, D.L. (In Press). The use of context in resolving syntactic ambiguity: Structural and semantic influences. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience


*Dave, S., Brothers*, T., & Swaab, T.Y. (2018). 1/f Neural Noise and Electrophysiological Indices of Contextual Prediction in Normative Aging. Brain Research. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2018.04.007.

Dave, S., Brothers, T., Traxler, M.J., Henderson, J.M., Ferreira, F. & Swaab, T.Y. (2018) Electrophysiological Evidence for Preserved Primacy of Lexical Prediction in Normative Aging. Neuropsychologia, 117, 135-147

*Karimi, H., Swaab, T.Y., & Ferreira, F.  (i2018). Electrophysiological Evidence for an Independent Effect of Memory Retrieval on Referential Processing. Journal of Memory and Language, 102, 68-82


*Brothers, T., Swaab, T.Y., & Traxler, M.J., (2017). Goals and strategies influence lexical prediction during sentence comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 93, 203-216.

Choi, W., Lowder, M.W., Ferreira, F., Swaab, T.Y. &  Henderson, J.M.  (2017). Effects of word predictability and preview lexicality on eye movements during reading:  A comparison between young and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 32(3), 232-242.

*Boudewyn, M.A., Carter, C.S., Long, D.L., Traxler, M.J., Lesh, T.A., Mangun, G.R., & Swaab, T.Y. (2017). Language Context Processing Deficits in Schizophrenia: the Role of Attentional Engagement. Neuropsychologia, 96, 262-273.

Li X, Zhang Y, Xia J, Swaab TY. (2017). Internal mechanisms underlying anticipatory language processing: Evidence from event-related-potentials and neural oscillations. Neuropsychologia, 102, 70-81.

*Hoversten, L.J., *Brothers, T., Swaab, T.Y., & Traxler, M.J. (2017). Early processing of orthographic language membership information in bilingual visual word recognition: Evidence from ERPs. Neuropsychologia, 103, 183-190


Kappenman, E. S., Luck, S. J., Kring, A. M., Lesh, T. A., Mangun, G. R., Niendam, T., Ragland, J. D., Ranganath, C., Solomon, M., Swaab, T. Y., & Carter, C. S. (2016). Electrophysiological evidence for impaired control of motor output in schizophrenia. Cerebral Cortex, 26 (5), 1891-1899.


Brothers, T., Swaab, T.Y., and Traxler, M. (2015). Effect of prediction and contextual support on lexical processing: Prediction takes precedence. Cognition, 136, 135–149.

Hoversten, L, *Brothers, T., Swaab, T.Y., and Traxler, M. (2015). Language membership identification precedes semantic access: Suppression during bilingual word recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(11), 2108-16.

*Boudewyn, M.A., Long, D.L., Traxler, M.J., Lesh, T., *Dave, S., Mangun, G.R., Carter, C.S. & Swaab, T.Y.  (2015). Sensitivity to Referential Ambiguity in Discourse: the Role of Attention, Working Memory and Verbal Ability. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(12), 2309-2323.

 *Boudewyn, M.A., Long, D.L. & Swaab, T.Y. (2015). Graded Expectations: Predictive Processing and the Adjustment of Expectations during Spoken Language Comprehension. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 15 (3), 607-624.

Ragland, J.D., Ranganath, C., Phillips, J., Boudewyn, M.A., Kring, A.M., Lesh, T.A., Long, D.L., Luck, S.J., Niendam, T.A., Solomon, M., Swaab, T.Y., Carter, C.S. (2015). Cognitive Control of Episodic Memory in Schizophrenia: Differential Role of Dorsolateral and Ventrolateral Prefrontal Cortex. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2015, 9:604.


Johns, C., Gordon, P.C., Long, D.L. & Swaab, T. Y. (2014). Memory availability and referential access. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 29(1), 60-87

Boudewyn, M.A., Zirnstein, M., Swaab, T.Y., & Traxler, M.J. (2014). Priming Prepositional Phrase Attachment: Evidence from Eye-tracking and ERPs. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 467(3), 424-54.

Minzenberg, M., Gomez, G, C. Yoon, J.H., Swaab, T.Y., Carter, C. S. (2014). Disrupted Action Monitoring in Recent-Onset Psychosis Patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 221 (1), 114-121


Tooley, K.M., Swaab, T.Y., Boudewyn, M.A., Zirnstein, M. & Traxler, M.J. (2013). Evidence for Priming across Intervening Sentences during Online Sentence Comprehension. Language and Cognitive Processes, 129(3), 289-311

Vergara-Martinez, M., Perea, M. ,Gómez, P. & Swaab, T.Y. (2013). ERP correlates of letter identity and letter position are modulated by lexical frequency. Brain and Language, 125, 11-27

Boudewyn, M.A., Long, D.L., & Swaab, T.Y. (2013). Effects of working memory span on processing of lexical associations and congruence in spoken discourse. Frontiers in Psychology, 4 (60), 1-16

Swaab, T.Y., Boudewyn, M.A., Long, D.L., Luck, S.L., Kring, A., Ragland, D., Ranganath, C., Lesh, T., Niendam, T.A., Solomon, M. Mangun, G.R. & Carter, C. (2013). Spared and Impaired Spoken Discourse Processing in Schizophrenia: Effects of Local and Global Language Context. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(39), 15578-87

Swaab, T.Y. (2013). Language (Chapter 11). (2014). In: Gazzaniga, M.S., R., Ivry and G.R. Mangun, Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind. (4th Edition). W.W. Norton Pub.: New York (Textbook).


Swaab, T.Y., Ledoux, K., Camblin, C.C., & Boudewyn, M.A. (2012) Language related ERP components. (Book Chapter). In: Luck, S. J. & Kappenman, E.S. (Eds.), pp 397-440. Oxford Handbook of Event-Related Potential Components. New York: Oxford University Press

Boudewyn, M.A., Carter, C. & Swaab, T.Y. (2012). Cognitive Control and Discourse Comprehension in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research and Treatment, 1- 7. doi:10.1155/2012/484502

Qiu, L., Swaab, T.Y., Chen, H., & Wang, S. (2012). The Role of Gender Information in Pronoun Resolution: Evidence from Chinese. PloS one. 7(5): e36156. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036156

Vergara-Martínez, M. & Swaab, T.Y. (2012). Orthographic neighborhood effects as a function of word frequency: An Event-Related Potential study. Psychophysiology, 49, 1277–1289

Boudewyn, M.A., Long, D.L., & Swaab, T.Y. (2012). Cognitive Control Influences the use of Meaning Relations during Spoken Sentence Comprehension. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2659-2668


Boudewyn, M.A., Gordon, P.C., Long, D., Polse, L. & Swaab, T.Y. (2011). Does discourse congruence influence spoken language comprehension before lexical association? Evidence from event-related potentials. Language and Cognitive Processes. DOI:10.1080/01690965.2011.577980


Nakano, H., Saron, C., & Swaab, T.Y. (2010). Speech and Span: Working memory capacity impacts the use of animacy but not of world knowledge during spoken sentence comprehension. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (12), 2886–2898


Tooley, K., Traxler, M. & Swaab, T.Y. (2009). Electrophysiological and Behavioral Evidence of Syntactic Priming in Sentence Comprehension. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Language, Memory and Cognition, 35, 19-45.

Swaab, T.Y. (2009). Language (Chapter 10). In: Gazzaniga, M.S., R., Ivry and G.R. Mangun, Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind. (3rd Edition). W.W. Norton Pub.: New York (Textbook).


Ledoux, K., Gordon, P.C., Camblin, C.C. & Swaab, T.Y (2007). Coreference and lexical repetition: Neural mechanisms of discourse integration. Memory and Cognition. 35 (4), 801-815

Diaz, M. & Swaab, T.Y. (2007). Electrophysiological differentiation of phonological and semantic integration in word and sentence contexts. Brain Research. 1146, 85-100

Camblin C.C., Gordon, P.C. & Swaab, T.Y. (2007). The interplay of discourse congruence and lexical association during sentence processing: Evidence from ERPs and eye tracking. Journal of Memory and Language. 56, 103–128

Ledoux, K., Traxler, M.J., & Swaab, T.Y. (2007). Syntactic Priming in Comprehension: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials. Psychological Science. 18, 135-143

Camblin, C.C., Ledoux, K, Boudewyn, M., Gordon, P.C., & Swaab, T.Y. (2007). When and How do Readers and Listeners establish Coreference with Repeated Names? Brain Research. 1146, 174-184.


Ledoux, K., Camblin, C.C., Swaab, T.Y., & Gordon, P.C (2006). Reading words in discourse: The modulation of intralexical priming effects by message-level context. Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Reviews, 5, 107-127


Kaan, E., Wijnen, F., & Swaab, T.Y. (2004). Gapping: Electrophysical Evidence for Immediate Processing of “Missing” Verbs in Sentence Comprehension. Brain and Language, 89, 584-592.

Giesbrecht, B., Camblin, C.C., & Swaab, T.Y. (2004). Separable effects of semantic priming and imageability on word processing in human cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 14, 521-529.

Swaab, T.Y., Camblin, C.C., & Gordon. P.C. (2004). Reversed lexical repetition effects in language processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 715-726.

Gordon, P.C., Camblin, C.C. & Swaab, T.Y . (2004). On-line measures of coreferential processing. In: M. Carreiras & C. Clifton (Eds.), The On-line Study of Sentence Comprehension: Eyetracking, ERP and Beyond, New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Kaan, E. & Swaab, T.Y. (2003). Repair, revision and complexity in syntactic analysis: An electrophysiological differentiation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15, 98-110.

Swaab, T.Y., Brown, C.M., & Hagoort, P. (2003). Understanding words in sentence contexts: the time course of ambiguity resolution. Brain and Language, 86, 326-343.

Kaan, E. & Swaab, T.Y. (2003). Electrophysiological evidence for serial sentence processing: A comparison between non-preferred and ungrammatical continuations. Cognitive Brain Research, 17, 621-635.

Swaab, T.Y., Baynes, K., & Knight, R.T. (2002). Separable effects of priming and imageability on word processing: An ERP study. Cognitive Brain Research, 15, 99-103.

Kaan, E. & Swaab, T.Y. (2002). The brain circuitry of syntactic comprehension. Trends in Cognitive Science, 6, 350-356.

Swaab, T.Y. (2002). Language and Brain (Chapter 9). In: Gazzaniga, M.S., R., Ivry and G.R. Mangun, Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind. (2nd Edition). W.W. Norton Pub.: New York (Textbook).

Swaab, T.Y. (1999). The Neurocognition of Language. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3, 488-489. (Invited Book Review)

Swaab, T.Y. (1998). Event-related potentials in cognitive neuropsychology: Methodological considerations and an example from studies of aphasia. Behavior, Research Methods, Instruments and Computers, 30, 157-170.

Swaab, T.Y., Brown, C., & Hagoort, P. (1998). Understanding ambiguous words in sentence contexts: Electrophysiological evidence for delayed contextual selection in Broca’s aphasia. Neuropsychologia, 36, 737-761.

Swaab, T.Y. (1998). Language and Brain (Chapter 8). In: Gazzaniga, M.S., R., Ivry and G.R. Mangun, Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of the Mind. (1st Edition). W.W. Norton Pub.: New York (Textbook).

Swaab, T.Y., Brown, C., & Hagoort, P. (1997). Spoken sentence comprehension in aphasia: Event-related potential evidence for a lexical integration deficit. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 9, 39-66.

Hagoort P., Brown, C. & Swaab, T.Y. (1996). Lexical-semantic event-related potential effects in patients with left hemisphere lesions and aphasia, and patients with right hemisphere lesions without aphasia. Brain, 119, 627-649

Brown, C., Hagoort, P., & Swaab, T.Y. (1996). Neurophysiological evidence for a temporal disorganization in aphasic patients with comprehension deficits. In W. Widdig, I.M. Ohlendorff and J.-P. Malin (Eds.). Current Aphasia Therapy. Freiburg: Hochschulverlag. (p 89-122).

Swaab, T.Y. (1996). The functional locus of comprehension deficits in aphasia: An electrophysiological approach. Afasiologie, 18 (5), 255 263.