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Carolyn McGettigan

        Research Interests

Neural mechanisms of speech perception and production; individual 
differences in speech processing; perceptual 
learning of distorted speech; 
cochlear implants; interactions of working memory and speech processing systems; integration of information (auditory, visual, linguistic) in speech comprehension; speech rhythm.

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McGettigan C, Evans S, Rosen S, Agnew ZK, (2011) Shah P, Scott, SK An Application of Univariate and Multivariate Approaches in fMRI to Quantifying the Hemispheric Lateralization of Acoustic and Linguistic Processes, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Agnew,Z.K., McGettigan,C., Scott,S.K. (2011). Discriminating between auditory and motor cortical responses to speech and nonspeech mouth sounds, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00106.

  • Eisner,F., McGettigan,C., Faulkner,A., Rosen,S., Scott,S.K. (2010)Inferior frontal gyrus activation predicts individual differences in perceptual learning of cochlear-implant simulations. Journal of Neuroscience 30, 7179-7186.
  • McGettigan,C., Agnew,Z.K., Scott,S.K. (2010)Are articulatory commands automatically and involuntarily activated during speech perception? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107 (12), E42
  • McGettigan,C., Warren,J.E., Eisner,F., Marshall,C.R., Shanmugalingam,P., Scott,S.K. (Forthcoming)Neural correlates of sublexical processing in phonological working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience . ISSN: 0898-929X
  • Garrido,L., Eisner,F., McGettigan,C., Stewart,L., Sauter,D., Hanley,J.R., Schweinberger,S.R., Warren,J.D., Duchaine,B. (2009)Developmental phonagnosia: a selective deficit of vocal identity recognition.Neuropsychologia 47(1), 123-131. ISSN: 0028-3932 
  • Scott,S.K., McGettigan,C., Eisner,F. (2009)A little more conversation, a little less action: candidate roles for motor cortex in speech perception. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 10(4), 295-302. ISSN: 1471-003X
  • Eisner,F., McGettigan,C., Rosen,S., Faulkner,A., Scott,S.K. (2008)Cross-modal perceptual learning of spectrally degraded speech: Behavioral and neuroimaging studies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123, 3331. ISSN: 0001-4966
  • McGettigan,C., Rosen,S., Scott,S.K. (2008)Investigating the perception of noise-vocoded speech - an individual differences approach. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123(5), 3330-3330. ISSN: 0001-4966
  • McGettigan,C., Eisner,F., Rosen,S., Faulkner,A., Scott,S.K. (2007)Speech recognition and perceptual learning in simulations with noise-vocoded speech: Behavioural and neuroimaging studies. Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses 2007
  • Davis,M.H., Johnsrude,I.S., Hervais-Adelman,A., McGettigan,C., Taylor,K. (2005)Lexical Information Drives Perceptual Learning of Distorted Speech: Evidence From the Comprehension of Noise-Vocoded Sentences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 134(2), 222-241. ISSN: 0096-3445

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