Publications

Design and empirical validation of effectiveness of LANGA, an online game-based platform for second-language learning
Usai, F., O’Neil, K., and Newman, A.J..
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. In press.
doi: 10.1109/TLT.2017.2762688
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Neurocognitive assessment of acute pain in infants: A scoping review of research methods.
Benoit, B., Martin-Misener, R., Newman, A., Latimer, M., and Campbell-Yeo, M.
Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child. 106(7), 1053–1066. (2017).
doi: 10.1111/apa.13839

An electrophysiological investigation of emotionally arousing words in single and dual-task rapid serial visual presentation
MacLeod, J.,Stewart, B.M., Newman, A.J, and Arnell, K.
Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 17(3), 592-611. (2017)
doi: 10.3758/s13415-017-0499-7 Free-Access PDF

Using CForest to Analyze DTI Data: A Study of White Matter Integrity in Healthy Aging
McWhinney, S.R., Tremblay, A., Chevalier, T.M., Lim, V.K., and Newman, A.J..
Brain Connectivity 6(10), 747-758. (2016)
doi: 10.1089/brain.2016.0451 Download PDF

Preliminary Investigation of the Passively-Evoked N400 for Estimating Speech in Noise Thresholds
Jamison, C., Aitken, S.J., Kiefte, M., Newman, A.J., Bance, M., and Schulthorpe- Petley, L..
American Journal of Audiology 25, 344-358. (2016)
doi: 10.1044/2016_AJA-15-0080  Download PDF

What the networks tell us about serial and parallel processing
Tremblay, A., Asp, E., Johnson, A., Zarzycka Migdał, M., Bardouille, T., and Newman, A.J..
The Mental Lexicon, 11(1), 115-160. (2016)
doi: 10.1075/ml.11.1.06tre  Download PDF

Asymmetric Weighting to Optimize Regional Sensitivity in Combined fMRI-MEG Maps
McWhinney, S.R., Bardouille, T., D’Arcy, R.C.N., and Newman, A.J.
Brain Topography, 29(1) (2016)
doi: 10.1007/s10548-015-0457-z  Download PDF

Neural systems supporting linguistic structure, linguistic experience, and symbolic communication in sign language and gesture
Newman, A.J., Newport, E.L., Supalla, T., Fernandez, N., and Bavelier, D.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 112(37), 11684–11689. (2015)
doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510527112 Download PDF

Modelling non-linear relationships in ERP data using mixed-effects regression with R examples
Tremblay, A., and Newman, A.J..
Psychophysiology52(1), 124-139. (2015)
doi: 10.1111/psyp.12299 Download PDF Supplementary data

Handles of manipulable objects attract covert visual attention: ERP evidence
Matheson, H., Newman, A., Satel, J., and McMullen, P..
Brain and Cognition86, 17-23. (2014)
doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2014.01.013 Download PDF

Multimodal neuroimaging of frontal white matter microstructure in early phase schizophrenia: the impact of early adolescent cannabis use
Bernier, D., Cookey, J., McAllindon, D., Bartha, R., Hanstock, C.C., Newman, A.J., Stewart, S., Crocker, C., Good, K.P.M., and Tibbo, P.G..
BMC Psychiatry13, 264. (2014)
doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-264 Download PDF

Electrophysiological markers of biological motion and human form recognition
White, N., Fawcett, J.M., and Newman, A.J.
NeuroImage84(1), 854-867. (2014)
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.09.026 Download PDF

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (book chapter)
Newman, A.J.
in VanPatten, B., & Jegerski, J. (Eds.), Research Methods in Second Language Psycholinguistics (2013). Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-51826-0
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Sensitivity to White Matter fMRI Activation Increases with Field Strength
Mazerolle, E.L., Gawryluk, J.R., Dillen, K.N.H., Patterson, S.A., Feindel, K.W., Beyea, S.D., Stevens, M.T.R., Newman, A.J., Schmidt, M.H., and D’Arcy, R.C.N.
PLoS ONE, 8(3) (2013)
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058130 Open Acces

Can skilled readers perform a second task in parallel? A functional connectivity MRI study
Newman, A.J., Kenny, S., Saint-Aubin, J., and Klein, R.M.
Brain and Language, 124(1), 84-95 (2013)
doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2012.11.009 Download PDF

Refractory Effects and Distribution of the N1 Event-Related Potential in Experienced Cochlear Implant Patients
Cowper-Smith, C., Green, J., Maessen, H., Bance, M., and Newman, A.J.
International Journal of Audiology, 52(2), 104-112 (2013)
doi: 10.3109/14992027.2012.743044 Download PDF (preprint)

Effects of intensive aphasia therapy on the N400: Evidence from chronic aphasics
Wilson, K.R., O’Rourke, H.M., Wozniak, L., Kostopoulos, E., Marchand, Y., and Newman, A.J.
Brain and Language, 123(2), 94-103. (2012)
doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2012.06.005  Download PDF

Communicative and Non-Communicative Point-Light Actions Featuring High-Resolution Representation of the Hands and Fingers
Zaini, W.H., White, N.C., Fawcett, J., and Newman, A.J..
Behavior Research Methods (2012)
doi:10.3758/s13428-012-0273-2 Download PDF Download supplementary material (stimulus bank) for this paper (20MB)

Spatial MEG Laterality maps for language: Clinical applications in epilepsy
D’Arcy, R. C. N., Bardouille, T., Newman, A. J., McWhinney, S. R., Debay, D., Sadler, R. M., Clarke, D. B., and Esser, M. J..
Human Brain Mapping (2012)
doi: 10.1002/hbm.22024 Download PDF

The influence of language proficiency on lexical semantic processing in native and late learners of English
Newman, A. J., Tremblay, A., Nichols, E. S., Neville, H. J., and Ullman, M. T.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(5), 1205–23 (2012)
doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00143  Download PDF

The Impact of Emotions on Divergent Thinking Processes: A Consideration for Inquiry- Oriented Teachers
Ritchie, K.C., Shore, B. M., LaBanca, F., and Newman, A. J.
LEARNing Landscapes, 5(1), 211-226 (2012). Download PDF

Interplay between morphology and frequency in lexical access: The case of the base frequency effect
Vannest, J., Newport, E.L., Newman, A.J., and Bavelier, D.
Brain Research, 1373(10), 144-159 (2011)
doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2010.12.022 Download PDF

Sensitivity of the human binaural cortical steady state response to interaural level differences
Massoud, S., Aiken, S. J., Newman, A. J., Phillips, D. P., and Bance, M.
Ear and Hearing, 32(1), 114-20 (2011)
doi: 10.1097/AUD.0b013e3181ec5d7a Download PDF

Dissociating neural subsystems for grammar by contrasting word order and inflection
Newman, A.J., Suaplla, T., Hauser, P., Newport, E., and Bavelier, D.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A.. 107 (16): 7539-7544 (2010)
doi: 10.1073/pnas.1003174107 Download PDF

Processing Narrative Content in American Sign Language: An fMRI study
Newman, A.J., Supalla, T., Hauser, P., Newport, E., and Bavelier, D.
NeuroImage, 52(2), 669-676 (2010)
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.03.055 Download PDF

Brain systems mediating semantic and syntactic processing in deaf native signers: Biological invariance and modality specificity
Capek., C.M., Grossi, G., Newman, A.J., McBurney, S.L., Corina, D., Roeder, B., & Neville, H.J.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A.. 106(21): 8784-8789 (2009)
doi: 10.1073/pnas.0809609106  Download PDF

Shared short-term memory network for signers and speakers, but differential engagement as encoding, rehearsal and recall unfolds
Bavelier, D., Newman, A.J., Boutla, M., Hauser, P., Mukherjee, M., Kemeny, S., & Braun, A.
Cerebral Cortex.18, 2263-2274 (2008)
doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhm248 Download PDF  

An ERP study of regular and irregular past tense inflection
Newman, A.J., Pancheva, R., Waligura, D.L., & Neville, H.J., and Ullman, M.T.
NeuroImage 34:435-445 (2007)
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.09.007 Download PDF  

The functional organization of audio-visual sentence processing: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging study at 4T
Capek, C.M., Bavelier, D., Corina, D., Newman, A.J., Jezzard, P., & Neville, H.J.
Cognitive Brain Research20(2), 111-119 (2004)
doi: 10.1016/j.cogbrainres.2003.10.014 Download PDF

A critical period effect for right hemisphere recruitment in American Sign Language Processing
Newman, A.J., Bavelier, D., Corina, D., Jezzard, P., and Neville, H.J.
Nature Neuroscience, 5(1): 76-80 (2002)
doi: 10.1038/nn775  Download PDF

An event-related fMRI study of syntactic and semantic violations
Newman, A.J., Pancheva, R., Ozawa, K., Neville, H.J., and Ullman, M.T.
Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 30(3), 337-361 (2001)
doi: 10.1023/A:1010499119393  Download PDF

How the mass counts: An electrophysiological approach to the processing of lexical features
Steinhauer, K., Pancheva, R., Newman, A.J., Neville, H.J., and Ullman, M.T.
NeuroReport, 12(5): 999-1005 (2001)
PMID: 11303776 Download PDF