Schnur Laboratory

(*Graduate and ^Undergraduate Student Collaborators)

*Geng, J., & Schnur, T.T. (in press). The role of features and categories in the organization of object knowledge: Evidence from adaptation fMRI. Cortex. DOI:

*Harvey, D., & Schnur, T.T. (in press). Distinct loci of lexical and semantic access deficits in aphasia: Evidence from voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping and
diffusion tensor imaging. Cortex. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2015.03.004. [PDF]

*Wei, T., & Schnur, T.T. (2016). Long-term interference at the semantic level: Evidence from blocked-cyclic picture matching. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42, 149-157.

*Geng, J. & Schnur, T.T. (2015). The representation of concrete and abstract concepts: categorical vs. associative relationships. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41, 22 - 41. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T. (2014). The persistence of cumulative semantic interference during naming. Journal of Memory and Language75, 27 – 44. DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2014.04.006. [PDF

Martin, R., *Yan, H., & Schnur, T.T. (2014). Working memory and planning during sentence production. Acta Psychologica, 152, 120 - 132 [PDF].

*Geng, J., Schnur, T.T., & Janssen, N. (2014). Relative speed of processing affects interference in Stroop and picture–word interference paradigms: evidence from the distractor frequency effectLanguage, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 29, 1100 – 1114. DOI: 10.1080/01690965.2013.846473. [PDF]

*Harvey, D.Y., *Wei, T., Ellmore, T.M., Hamilton, A.C., & Schnur, T.T. (2013). Neuropsychological evidence for the functional role of the uncinate fasciculus in semantic control. Neuropsychologia, 51, 789-801. [PDF]

*Geng, J., ^Kirchgessner, M., & Schnur, T. T. (2013). The mechanism underlying lexical selection: Evidence from the picture-picture interference paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,66:2, 261 – 276. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., & Martin, R. (2012). Semantic picture-word interference is a post-perceptual effect. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 1-8. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T. (2011). Phonological planning during sentence production: Beyond the verb. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:319, 1-15. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., Schwartz, M.F., Kimberg, D., Hirshorn, E., Coslett, H.B., & Thompson-Schill, S.L. (2009). Localizing interference during naming: Convergent neuroimaging and neuropsychological evidence for the function of Broca's area. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106 (1), 322-327. [PDF

Lee, E.Y., Schwartz M.F., Schnur, T.T., & Dell, G.S. (2009). Temporal characteristics of semantic perseverations induced by blocked-cyclic picture naming. Brain and Language, 108, 133 - 143. [PDF]  

Lee, E., Schnur, T.T., & Schwartz, M. (2007). The temporal analysis of semantic perseverations in blocked-cyclic naming. Brain and Language, 103 (1), 173 - 174. [PDF]

Thompson-Schill, S., Schnur, T.T., Hirshorn, E., Schwartz, M., & Kimberg, D. (2007). Regulatory functions of prefrontal cortex during single word production. Brain and Language, 103 (1), 171 - 172. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., Schwartz, M.F., Brecher, A., & Hodgson, C. (2006). Semantic interference during blocked-cyclic naming: Evidence from aphasia. Journal of Memory and Language 54 (2), 199-227. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., Costa, A., & Caramazza, A. (2006). Planning at the phonological level during sentence production. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 193 (1), 1 – 25. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., Lee, E., Coslett, H.B., Schwartz, M.F., & Thompson-Schill, S.L. (2005). When lexical selection gets tough, the LIFG gets going: A lesion analysis study of interference during word production. Brain and Language, 95(1), 12 – 13. [PDF]

Hodgson C, Schwartz MF, Schnur, T.T., & Brecher A. (2005). Facilitation and interference in phonological blocked-cyclic naming. Brain and Language, 95(1), 46 – 47.  [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., Brecher, A., Rossi, A., & Schwartz, M.F. (2004). Errors of lexical selection during high and low semantic competition. Brain and Language, 91(1), 7-8. [PDF]

Schnur, T.T., Costa, A., & Caramazza, A. (2002). Verb production and the semantic interference effect. Journal of Cognitive Science, 3(1), 1 – 26. [PDF]

Simons, D. J., Chabris, C. F., Schnur, T.T., & Levin, D. T. (2002).  Evidence for preserved representations in change blindness.  Consciousness and Cognition, 11, 78-97.  [PDF]

Perani, D., Cappa, S.F., Schnur, T., Tettamanti, M., Collina, S., Miguel-Rosa, M., Fazio, F. (1999). The neural correlates of verb and noun processing: a PET study. Brain, 122, 2337 - 2344. [PDF]

Perani, D., Schnur, T., Tettamanti, M., Gorno-Tempini, M., Cappa, S.F., Fazio, F. (1999). Word and picture matching: a PET study of semantic category effects. Neuropsychologia, 37, 293 – 306. [PDF]

Cappa, S.F., Perani, D., Schnur, T., Tettamanti, M., Fazio, F.  The effects of semantic category and knowledge type on lexical-semantic access: a PET study. (1998). Neuroimage, 8(4), 350 – 359. [PDF]

Osherson, D., Perani, D., Cappa, S.F., Schnur, T., Grassi, F., Fazio, F.  Distinct brain loci in deductive versus probabilistic reasoning.  (1998). Neuropsychologia, 36(4), 369 - 376. [PDF]

Poline, J.B., Vandenberghe, R., Holmes, A.P., Friston, K.J., Frackowiak, R.S.J. * Reproducibility of PET activation studies: Lessons from a multi-centre European experiment. (1996).  Neuroimage, 4, 34 - 54.  * Data collection from PET centres in: Cologne, Copenhagen, Duesseldorf, Essen London, Groningen, Leuven, Liege, Lyon, Milano:  (Bettinardi, V., Cappa, S.F., Fazio, F., Gorno-Tempini, M., Grassi, F., Perani, D., Schnur, TT, Striano G.), Orsay, and Stockholm. [PDF]