Below are a list of publications by lab members since the start of 2011 when the CNLab was founded. Please email the relevant author for reprints.
In press

Alday, P.M., Schlesewsky, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (in press). Discovering prominence and its role in language processing: An individual (differences) approach. Linguistics Vanguard. doi: 10.1515/lingvan-2014-1013 E-pub

Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Schlesewsky, M., Small, S.L., & Rauschecker, J.P. (in press). Neurobiological roots of language in primate audition: common computational properties. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2014.12.008 E-pub
Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., & Schlesewsky, M. (in press). The Argument Dependency Model. In G.S. Hickok, & S.L. Small (Eds.), Neurobiology of Language. Elsevier.
Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., & Schumacher, P.B. (to appear). Towards a neurobiology of information structure. In C. Féry, & S. Ishihara (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure. Oxford University Press.
Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Staub, A., & Schlesewsky, M. (in press). The timecourse of sentence processing in the brain. In G.S. Hickok, & S.L. Small (Eds.), Neurobiology of Language. Elsevier.
Frenzel, S., Schlesewsky, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (in press). Two routes to actorhood: Lexicalized potency to act and identification of the actor role. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00001 E-pub
Feuerriegel, D., Churches, O., Hofmann, J., & Keage, H.A.D. (2014). The N170 and face perception in psychiatric and neurological disorders: A systematic review. Clinical Neurophysiology. E-pub

Feuerriegel., D., Churches, O.F., Keage, H.A.D.  (in press).  Adaptation of visual ERP components in face and object perception: effects of stimuli category, adaptor stimulus duration and interstimulus interval. International Journal of Psychophysiology

Immanuel SI, Kohler M, Martin J, Kennedy D, Pamula Y, Kabir MM, Saint DA, Baumert M. (2014). Increased thoracoabdominal asynchrony during breathing periods free of discretely scored obstructive events in children with upper airway obstruction. Sleep and Breathing, in press. E-pub

Keage, H.A.D., Muniz, G., Kurylowicz, L., Van Hooff, M., Clark, L., Searle, A.K., Sawyer, M., Baghurst, P., McFarlane, A. (in press). Age seven intelligence and paternal education appear best predictors of educational attainment: the Port Pirie Cohort Study. Australian Journal of Psychology. E-pub
Muralikrishnan, R., Schlesewsky, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (to appear). Animacy-based predictions in language comprehension are robust: contextual cues modulate but do not nullify them. Brain Research. PubMed
Sassenhagen, J., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (in press). The P600 as a correlate of ventral attention network reorientation. Cortex (Registered Report).

Thiessen, M., Kohler, M., Churches, O., Coussens, S., & Keage, H.A.D. (in press). Brainy-type: a look at how the brain processes typographic information. Visible Language.


Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Malchukov, A., & Richards, M. (Eds.) (2015). Scales and hierarchies: A cross-disciplinary perspective. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. E-book


Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., & Schlesewsky, M. (2015). Scales in real-time language comprehension: A review. In I. Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, A.L. Malchukov, & M. Richards, Scales and Hierarchies. A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective (pp. 321-352). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.


Alday, P.M., Schlesewsky, M., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2014). Towards a computational model of actor-based language comprehension. Neuroinformatics, 12, 143-179. PubMed

Arbib, M., Bonaiuto, J., Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Kemmerer, D., MacWhinney, B., Årup Nielsen, F., & Oztop, E. (2014). Action and Language Mechanisms in the Brain: Data, Models and Neuroinformatics. Neuroinformatics, 12, 209-225. PubMed


Bakker MJ, Hofmann J, Churches OF,  Badcock NA, Kohler M,  Keage HAD. (2014). Cerebrovascular function and cognition in childhood: a systematic review of transcranial doppler studies. BMC Neurology 14, pp. 43 PubMed


Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., & Schlesewsky, M. (2014). Competition in argument interpretation: Evidence from the neurobiology of language. In B. MacWhinney, A. Malchukov, & E. Moravcsik (Eds.), Competing motivations in grammar and usage (pp.107-126). Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I., Schlesewsky, M., & Small, S.L. (2014). Implementation is crucial but must be neurobiologically grounded. Comment on "Toward a computational framework for cognitive biology: Unifying approaches from cognitive neuroscience and comparative cognition" by W. Tecumseh Fitch. Physics of Life Reviews, 11, 365-366. PubMed

Churches O, Nicholls M, Thiessen M, Kohler M, Keage H. (2014). Emoticons in mind: An event-related potential study. Social Neuroscience 9(2), pp. 196-202. PubMed

Churches, O.F., Feuerriegel, D., Callahan, R., Wells, J., Keage, J., Keage, H.A.D, , Kohler, M., Thomas, N.A., & Nicholls, M.  Facing up to stereotypes: Surgeons and physicians are no different in their emotional expressiveness.  Laterality. PubMed


Coussens, S., Baumert, M., Kohler, M., Martin, J., Kennedy, D., Lushington, K., & Pamula, Y. (2014). Movement Distribution: A New Measure of Sleep Fragmentation in Children with Upper Airway Obstruction. Sleep. 37(12):2025-34. PubMed

Dröge, A., Maffongelli, L., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2014). Luigi piace a Laura? Electrophysiological evidence for thematic reanalysis with Italian dative object experiencer verbs. In A. Bachrach, I. Roy, & L. Stockall (Eds). Structuring the argument (pp. 83-118). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. link


Keage, H.A.D., Hunter, S., Matthews, F.E., Ince, P.G., Hodges, J., Hokkanen, S., Highley, R., Dening, T., & Brayne, C on behalf of the CC75C. (2014). TDP-43 in the population: prevalence and associations with dementia and age. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 42(2), 641-50. PubMed

Keage, H.A.D., Coussens, S., Kohler, M., Thiessen, M., & Churches, O.F. (2014). Investigating letter recognition in the brain by varying typeface: an event-related potential study. Brain and Cognition, 88, 83-9 PubMed

Martindale, F., Mikocka-Walus, A.A., Keage, H.A.D., Walus, B.P., & Andrews, J. (in press). The Effects of a Designer Music Intervention on Patient's Anxiety, Pain and Experience of Colonoscopy: A Short Report on a Pilot Study. Gastroenterology Nursing. PubMed
Sassenhagen, J., Schlesewsky, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2014). The P600-as-P3 hypothesis revisited: Single-trial analyses reveal that the late positivity following linguistically deviant material is reaction time aligned. Brain and Language, 137, 29-39. PubMed

Tune, S., Schlesewsky, M., Small, S. L., Sanford, A. J., Bohan, J., Sassenhagen, J., and Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2014). Cross-linguistic variation in the neurophysiological response to semantic processing: Evidence from anomalies at the borderline of awareness. Neuropsychologia, 56, 147-166. PubMed


Chatburn A, Coussens S, Lushington K, Kennedy D, Baumert M, Kohler M. Sleep Spindle Activity and Cognitive Performance in Healthy Children. Sleep, 2013; 36(2):237-43. PubMed

Kohler MJ, Kennedy JD, Martin AJ, Lushington K. Parent versus teacher report of daytime behavior in snoring children. Sleep Breath. 2013; 17(2): 637-45. PubMed
McDonnell, M.N., Berry, N.M., Cutting, M.A., Keage, H.A., Buckley, J.D., Howe, P.R.C. (2013). Transcranial doppler ultrasound to assess cerebrovascular reactivity: reliability, reproducibility and effect of posture. Peer J, 1:e65. PubMed

Catarino, A., Andrade,A., Churches, O., Wagner, A., Baron-Cohen, S., Ring, H. (2013) Task-related functional connectivity in autism spectrum conditions: an EEG study using the wavelet coherence transform coherence. Molecular Autism 2013, 4:1. PubMed

Keage, H.A.D., Hunter, S., & Brayne, C. (2013). Integrating novel neuropathological markers into longitudinal population-based dementia studies. Australian Epidemiologist, 20(1), 13-14.

McCallum, S., Mikocka-Walus, A., Keage, H.A.D., Churches, O.F., & Andrews, J. (2013). A novel treatment resource for co-occurring symptoms. Advances in Dual Diagnosis, 6(4).


Immanuel SA, Pamula Y, Kohler M, Martin J, Kennedy D, Kabir MM, Saint DA, Baumert M. (2012) Respiratory timing and variability during sleep in children with sleep disordered breathing. J Appl Physiol. 113(10):1635-42. PubMed

Kohler M, Chapter four: The brain and behaviour. In Passer M & Smith R, Psychology: The science of mind and behaviour. 2012. Sydney: McGraw Hill.

Cooper P, Kohler M, Blunden S. Sleep and academic performance in Indigenous Australian children from a remote community. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2012; 48(2): 122-127. PubMed

Davis, D.H.J., Muniz Terrera, G., Keage, H., Rahkonen, T., Oinas, M., Matthews, F.E., Cunningham, C., Polvikoski, T., Sulkava, R., MacLullich, A.M.J., Brayne, C. (2012). Delirium is a strong risk factor for dementia in the oldest-old: a population-based cohort study. Brain. 135 (9): 2809-2816. PubMed

Keage, H.A.D., Banks, S., Yang, K.L., Morgan, K., Brayne, C., & Matthews, F.E. on behalf of the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. (2012). What sleep characteristics predict cognitive decline in the elderly? Sleep Medicine. Volume 13, Issue 7, August 2012, Pages 886–892. PubMed

Perera, S., Crewther, D., Croft, R., Keage., H.A.D., Hermens, D., Clark, C.R. (2012). Comorbid externalising behaviour in AD/HD: Evidence for a distinct pathological entity in adolescence. PLoS ONE. 7(9): e41407. PubMed

Churches, O., Callahan, R., Michalski, D., Brewer, N., Turner, E., Keage, H.A.D, Thomas, N.A, Nicholls, M.E.R (2012) How academics face the world: A study of 5829 homepage pictures. PLoS One 7(7): e38940. PubMed

Churches, O., Damiano, C., Baron-Cohen, S., Ring, H.(2012) Getting to know you: The acquisition of new face representations in autism spectrum conditions. NeuroReport. 23(11):668-72. PubMed

Keage, H., Churches, O., Kohler, M., Pomeroy, D., Luppino, R., Bartolo, M., Elliot, S. (2012). Cerebrovascular function in aging and dementia: a systematic review of transcranial doppler studies. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra. 2:258-270 PubMed

Megnin O, Flitton A, Jones CR, de Haan M, Baldeweg T, Charman T. (2012) Audiovisual speech integration in autism spectrum disorders: ERP evidence for atypicalities in lexical-semantic processing. Autism Res.5(1):39-48. PubMed

Churches, O., Baron-Cohen, S., & Ring, H. (2012). The psychophysiology of narrower face processing in autism spectrum conditions. Neuroreport, 23(6), 395-399. PubMed

Bruni O, Kohler M, Novelli L, Kennedy D, Lushington K, Martin J, Ferri R. (2012) The role of NREM sleep instability in child cognitive performance. SLEEP 35(5):649-656. PubMed

Keage, H.A.D., Matthews, F.E., Ince, P.G., Wharton, S., & Brayne, C. (2012). Impact of less common and “disregarded” neurodegenerative pathologies on dementia burden in a population-based cohort. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 28(2), 485-93. PubMed

Cooper P, Kohler M, Blunden S. (2012) Sleep and academic performance in Indigenous Australian children from a remote community. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(2), 122-127. PubMed


Piteo, A.M., Kennedy, J.D., Roberts, R.M., Martin, A.J., Nettelbeck, T., Kohler, M.J. & Lushington, K. (2011) Snoring and cognitive development in infancy. Sleep Medicine, 12(10): 981-7. PubMed

Piteo AM, Lushington K, Roberts RM, Martin AJ, Nettelbeck T, Kohler MJ, Kennedy JD. Parental-reported snoring from the first month of life and cognitive development at 12 months of age. Sleep Med. 2011; 12(10): 975-80. PubMed

Piteo A, Lushington K, Roberts R, van den Heuvel C, Nettelbeck T, Kohler M, Martin A, Kennedy J. (2011) Prevalence of snoring and associated factors in infancy. Sleep Medicine, 12(8):787-92. PubMed

Catarino, A., Churches, O., Baron-Cohen, S., Andrade, A., & Ring, H. (2011). Atypical EEG complexity in autism spectrum conditions: A multiscale entropy analysis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122(12), 2375-2383. PubMed

Kabir MM, Kohler M, Abbott D, Baumert M. Quantification of cardio-respiratory interactions in healthy children during night-time sleep using joint symbolic dynamics. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011: 1459-62. PubMed
Baumert M, Kohler M, Kabir M, Sanders, P, Kennedy D, Martin J, Pamula Y. Altered cardio-respiratory response to spontaneous cortical arousals in children with upper airway obstruction. Sleep Medicine. 2011;12:230-238. PubMed
Damiano, C., Churches O., Ring, H., Baron-Cohen S. (2011) The Development of Perceptual Expertise for Faces and Objects in Autism Spectrum Conditions, Autism Research 4(4):297-301 PubMed

Keage, H.A.D., Gupta, S., & Brayne, C. (2011). Risk for dementia and age at measurement. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 26(3), 329-30