Publications

Journal Articles

Maas, E., Mailend, M., and Guenther, F.H. (submitted). Feedforward and feedback control in Apraxia of Speech (AOS): Effects of noise masking on vowel production. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders.

Guenther, F.H. (in press). Auditory feedback control is involved at even sub-phonemic levels of speech production. Commentary on Hickok, G., The architecture of speech production and the role of the phoneme in speech processing, Language and Cognitive Processing.

Cai, S., Beal, D.S., Ghosh, S.S., Guenther, F.H., and Perkell, J.S. (2014) (link). Impaired timing adjustments in response to time-varying auditory perturbation during connected speech production in persons who stutter. Brain and Language, 129, pp. 24-29. PMCID:PMC3947674

Stephen, E.P., Lepage, K.Q., Eden, U.T., Brumberg, J.S., Guenther, F.H., and Kramer, M.A. (2014) (link). Assessing dynamics, spatial scale, and uncertainty in task-related brain network analyses. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience,8, pp. 31. PMCID:PMC3958753

Terband, H., Maassen, B., Guenther, F.H., and Brumberg, J. (2014) (link). Auditory-motor interactions in pediatric motor speech disorders: Neurocomputational modeling of disordered development. Journal of Communication Disorders, 47, pp. 17-33. PMCID:PMC3971843

Civier, O., Bullock, D., Max, L., and Guenther, F.H. (2013). [link] Computational modeling of stuttering caused by impairments in a basal ganglia thalamo-cortical circuit involved in syllable selection and initiation. Brain and Language, 126, pp.263-278. PMCID: PMC3775364

Niziolek, C. and Guenther, F.H. (2013). [link] Vowel category boundaries enhance cortical and behavioral responses to speech feedback alterations. Journal of Neuroscience, 33, pp. 12090-12098. PMCID: PMC3713738

Peeva, M., Tourville, J.A., Agam, Y., Holland, B., Manoach, D.S., and Guenther, F.H. (2013) (link). White matter impairment in the speech network of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. NeuroImage: Clinical, 3, pp. 234-241. PMCID: PMC3815014

Cai, S., Beal, D.S., Ghosh, S.S., Tiede M.K., Guenther, F.H., and Perkell, J.S. (2012). [link] Weak responses to auditory feedback perturbation during articulation in persons who stutter: Evidence for abnormal auditory-motor transformation. PLoS One, 7 (7), pp. e41830+. PMCID: PMC3402433

Guenther, F.H. and Vladusich, T. (2012). [pdf] A neural theory of speech acquisition and production. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 25, pp. 408-422. PMCID: PMC3375605

Tourville, J.A. and Guenther, F.H. (2011). [link] The DIVA model: A neural theory of speech acquisition and production. Language and Cognitive Processes, 25, pp. 952-981. PMCID:PMC3650855

Cai, S., Ghosh, S.S., Guenther, F.H., and Perkell, J.S. (2011). [link] Focal manipulations of formant trajectories reveal a role of auditory feedback in the online control of both within-syllable and between-syllable speech timing. Journal of Neuroscience, 31, pp. 16483-90. PMCID: PMC2981117

Brumberg, J.S., Wright, E.J., Andreasen, D.S., Guenther, F.H., and Kennedy, P.R. (2011). [link] Classification of intended phoneme production from chronic intracortical microelectrode recordings in speech motor cortex. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 5, Article 65. PMCID: PMC3096823

Beal, D.S. (2011).  The Advancement of Neuroimaging Research Investigating Developmental Stuttering. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders, 21, pp. 88-95.

Golfinopoulos E., Tourville J.A., Bohland J.W., Ghosh S.S., Guenther F.H. (2011). [pdf] fMRI investigation of unexpected somatosensory feedback perturbation during speech. NeuroImage 55,  pp.1324-1338. PMCID:PMC3065208

Tourville, J.A. and Guenther, F.H. (2011). [pdf] The DIVA model: A neural theory of speech acquisition and production. Language and Cognitive Processes. 25 (7), pp. 952-981. PMDIC:PMC3650855

Golfinopoulos E., Tourville J.A., Guenther F.H. (2010). [pdf] The integration of large-scale neural network modeling and functional brain imaging in speech motor control. NeuroImage 52, pp. 862-874. PMCID:PMC2891349

Peeva, M.G., Guenther, F.H., Tourville, J.A., Neito-Castanon, A., Anton, J.L., Nazarian, B. and Alario, F.X. (2010). [pdf] Distinct representations of phonemes, syllables, and supra-syllabic sequences in the speech production network. Neuroimage. 50, pp. 626-638. PMCID:PMC2840383

Civier, O., Tasko, S., Guenther, F.H. (2010) [link] Overreliance on auditory feedback may lead to sound/syllable repetitions: Simulations of stuttering and fluency-inducing conditions with a neural model of speech production. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 35 (3), pp. 246-279. PMCID:PMC2939043

Brumberg, J.S., Nieto-Castanon, A., Kennedy, P.R. and Guenther, F.H. (2010) [pdf] Brain-computer interfaces for speech communication. Speech Communication, 52 (4), 367-379. PMCID:PMC2829990

Bohland, J.W., Bullock, D. and Guenther, F.H. (2010).  [pdf] Neural Representations and Mechanisms for the Performance of Simple Speech Sequences. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (7), pp. 1504-1529. PMCID:PMC2937837

Guenther, F.H., Brumberg, J.S., Wright, E.J., Nieto-Castanon, A., Tourville, J.A., Panko, M., Law, R., Siebert, S.A., Bartels, J.L., Andreasen, D.S., Ehirim, P., Mao, H., and Kennedy, P.R. (2009) [link] A wireless brain-machine interface for real-time speech synthesis. PLoS ONE, 4 (12), e8218. PMCID:PMC2784218

Ghosh S.S., Tourville, J.A., and Guenther F.H. (2009) [link] A neuroimaging study of premotor lateralization and cerebellar involvement in the production of phonemes and syllables. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51(5), pp. 1183-1202. PMCID:PMC26522040

Tourville, J.A., Reilly, K.J., and Guenther, F.H. (2008) [pdf]. Neural mechanisms underlying auditory feedback control of speech. NeuroImage, 39(3), pp. 1429-1443. PMCID:PMC3658624

Villacorta, V.M., Perkell, J.S., and Guenther, F.H. (2007). Sensorimotor adaptation to feedback perturbations of vowel acoustics and its relation to perception. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 122 (4), pp. 2306-2319.  [pdf] PMID:17902866

Bohland, J.W., and Guenther, F.H. (2006) [pdf]. An fMRI investigation of syllable sequence production. NeuroImage, 32(2), pp. 821-841. PMID:16730195

Guenther, F.H. (2006) [pdf]. Cortical interactions underlying the production of speech sounds. Journal of Communication Disorders, 39, pp. 350-365. PMID:16887139

Guenther, F.H., Ghosh, S.S., and Tourville, J.A. (2006) [pdf]. Neural modeling and imaging of the cortical interactions underlying syllable production. Brain and Language, 96(3), pp. 280-301. PMCID:PMC1473986

Nieto-Castanon, A., Guenther, F.H., Perkell, J.S., Curtin, H.D. (2005) [pdf]. A modeling investigation of articulatory variability and acoustic stability during American English /r/ production. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117(5), pp. 3196-3212. PMID:15957787

Guenther, F.H., Nieto-Castanon, A., Ghosh, S.S., and Tourville, J.A. (2004) [pdf].  Representation of sound categories in auditory cortical maps.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 47(1), pp.46-57. PMID:15072527

Max, L., Guenther, F.H., Gracco, V.L., Ghosh, S.S., and Wallace, M.E. (2004) [pdf]. Unstable or insufficiently activated internal models and feedback-biased motor control as sources of dysfluency: A theoretical model of stuttering. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 31, pp. 105-122.

Nieto-Castanon, A., Ghosh, S.S., Tourville, J.A., and Guenther, F.H. (2003)  [pdf]. Region-of-interest based analysis of functional imaging data. NeuroImage, 19, pp. 1303-1316. PMID:12948689

Guenther, F.H., and Bohland, J.W. (2002) [pdf]. Learning sound categories: A neural model and supporting experiments. Acoustical Science and Technology, 23(4), pp. 213-220.

Guenther, F.H. (2000) [pdf]. An analytical error invalidates the “depolarization” of the perceptual magnet effect. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 107, pp. 3576-3580. PMID:10875406

Guenther, F.H., Espy-Wilson, C.Y., Boyce, S.E., Matthies, M.L., Zandipour, M., and Perkell, J.S. (1999) [link]. Articulatory tradeoffs reduce acoustic variability during American English /r/ production. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 105, pp. 2854-2865. PMID:10335635

Guenther, F.H., Husain, F.T., Cohen, M.A., and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (1999) [pdf]. Effects of categorization and discrimination training on auditory perceptual space. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 106, pp. 2900-2912. PMID:10573904

Guenther, F.H., Hampson, M., and Johnson, D. (1998) [pdf]. A theoretical investigation of reference frames for the planning of speech movements. Psychological Review, 105, pp. 611-633. PMID:9830375

Guenther, F.H., and Gjaja, M.N. (1996) [pdf]. The perceptual magnet effect as an emergent property of neural map formation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 100, pp. 1111-1121. PMID:8759964
Guenther, F.H. (1995) [pdf]. Speech sound acquisition, coarticulation, and rate effects in a neural network model of speech production. Psychological Review, 102, pp. 594-621. PMID:7624456

Guenther, F.H. (1994) [pdf]. A neural network model of speech acquisition and motor equivalent speech production. Biological Cybernetics, 72, pp. 43-53. PMID:7880914

Book Chapters

Guenther, F.H., Tourville, J.A., and Bohland, J.W. (in press). Speech production. In A.W. Toga and R.A. Poldrack (eds.), Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. Oxford: Elsevier.

Tourville, J.T., Peeva, M.G., and Guenther, F.H. (2014).  Perception-production interactions and their neural bases. In: Goldrick, M., Ferreira, V., and Miozzo, M. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Language Production. Oxford University Press.

Guenther, F.H., and Perkell, J.S. (2004) [pdf ].  A neural model of speech production and its application to studies of the role of auditory feedback in speech. To appear in: B. Maassen, R. Kent, H. Peters, P. Van Lieshout, and W. Hulstijn (eds.), Speech Motor Control in Normal and Disordered Speech, pp. 29-49. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Guenther, F.H. (2003) [pdf].  Neural control of speech movements.  In: A. Meyer and N. Schiller (eds.), Phonetics and Phonology in Language Comprehension and Production: Differences and Similarities.  Berlin:  Mouton de Gruyter.

Guenther, F.H., and Micci Barreca, D. (1997) [pdf]. Neural models for flexible control of redundant systems. In: P.G. Morasso and V. Sanguineti (eds.), Self-organization, Computational Maps and Motor Control (pp. 383-421). Amsterdam: Elsevier-North Holland.

Conference Proceedings

Tourville, J.A., Nieto-Castanon, A., and Guenther, F.H. (2014). [pdf] Functional parcellation of cortical regions that contribute to speech motor control. Program of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston MA. Supplement of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. p. 219:F118.

Segawa, J.A., Tourville, J.A., Beal, D.S., and Guenther, F.H. (2014). Neural and behavioral correlates of speech motor sequence learning. Program of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston MA. Supplement of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. p. 145:D73.

Tourville, J.A., Nieto-Castanon, A., and Guenther, F.H. (2013). [pdf]. Large N analyses of neuroimaging data on speech production. Neuroimage. 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Seattle, WA.

Segawa, J.A., Tourville, J.A., Beal, D.S., and Guenther, F.H. (2013). [pdf] The representation of syllabic frame structures and phonological content in the brain. Neuroimage. 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Seattle, WA.

Tourville, J.A., Cai, S., and Guenther, F.H. (2013). Exploring auditory-motor interactions in normal and disordered speech. Proceedings of Meeting on Acoustics. 9:060180.  165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America,  Montreal, Quebec.

Tourville, J.T. and Guenther, F.H. (2012). Automatic cortical labeling system for neuroimaging studies of normal and disordered speech. 42nd Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA.

Cai, S., Beal, D.S., Guenther, F.H., Perkell, J.S., Ghosh, S.S. (2012).   fMRI resting state connectivity of the brain in stuttering. 42nd Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA.

Beal, D.S., Segawa, J., Tourville, J.A., Cai, F., and Guenther, F.H. (2012). Speech motor sequence learning difficulties in persistent developmental stuttering: an fMRI study. Meeting Planner, 42nd Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA. Program No. 681.07.

Segawa, J.A., Tourville, J.A., Beal, D.S., and Guenther, F.H. (2012). Dissociated neural representations of phonological content and syllabic frame structure. Meeting Planner, 42nd Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA. Program No. 681.01.

Stephen, E.P., Kramer, M.A., Lepage, K.Q., Eden, U.T., Brunner, P., Guenther, F.H., Schalk, G., and Brumberg, J.S. (2012). Characterizing the dynamically evolving functional networks of speech. 42nd Annual Meeting for the Society for Neuroscience. New Orleans, LA.

Maas, E., Mailend, M.-L., and Guenther, F.H. (2011). The role of auditory feedback during speech production in apraxia of speech. Proceedings of the Conference on Motor Speech, Santa Rosa, CA.

Cai, S., Beale, D., Ghosh, S.S., Tiede, M., Guenther, F.H., and Perkell, J.S. (2011).  Comparing auditory-motor interaction in static and time-varying articulation between stutterers and normal speakers. Neurobiology of Language Conference.

Cai, S., Beal, D., Tiede, M., Perkell, J., Guenther, F., and Ghosh, S.S. (2011). Relating the kinematic variability of speech to MRI-based structural integrity of brain white matter in people who stutter and people with fluent speech. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

Maas, E., Mailend, M.-L., Story, B.H., and Guenther, F.H. (2011). The role of auditory feedback in apraxia of speech: Effects of feedback masking on vowel contrast. 6th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Segawa, J.A., Tourville, J.A., Guenther, F.H. (2011). [pdf] Neural correlates of subsyllabic speech motor sequence learning. 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Québec City, Canada.

Segawa, J.A., Tourville, J.A., Guenther, F.H. (2011). Neuroimaging evidence for changes in phonological and structural frame representations in subsyllabic speech motor sequence learning. International Seminar on Speech Production 2011, Montreal, Canada.

Beal, D., Tourville, J.A., Segawa, J.A., Cai, S. and Guenther, F.H. (2011). An fMRI study of speech-sequence learning in people who stutter. Program of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. San Diego, CA.

Civier, O., Bullock, D., Max, L., and Guenther, F. H. (2011). [pdf]. Both dopamine excess and white matter impairment induce dysfluencies in a neural queuing model of multi-syllabic speech. Talk at the the 9th Oxford Dysfluency Conference. St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK.

Civier, O., Tasko, S. M., and Guenther, F. H. (2011). [pdf]. Using acoustic and kinematic measures to test a neural model of over-reliance on auditory feedback in stuttering. Talk at the Junior Researcher Forum of the 9th Oxford Dysfluency Conference. St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK.

Civier, O., Bullock, D., Max, L., and Guenther, F. H. (2011). [pdf]Dopamine excess may delay selection of syllabic motor programs: A modeling study of stuttering. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Hong Kong, China.

Civier, O., Bullock, D., Max, L., and Guenther, F. H. (2011). [pdf] A neural modeling study of stuttering and fluency enhancement by drugs that partially block dopamine action. Proceedings of the 9th Congress for People Who Stutter. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Brumberg, J. S., Kennedy, P. R. and Guenther, F. H. (2009) [pdf]. Artificial speech synthesizer control by brain-computer interface. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2009), Brighton, U. K.: International Speech Communication Association.

Civier, O., Bullock, D., Max, L., and Guenther, F.H. (2009) [pdf]. Simulating neural impairments to syllable-level command generation in stuttering. Poster presented at the 6th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Civier, O. and Guenther, F.H. (2005) [pdf]. Simulations of feedback and feedforward control in stuttering. Proceedings of the 7th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University.

Bohland, J.W. and Guenther, F.H. (2004) [pdf]. An fMRI investigation of the neural bases of sequential organization for speech production. 2004 Human Brain Mapping Meeting, Budapest, Hungary.

Guenther, F.H., Ghosh, S.S., and Nieto-Castanon, A. (2003) [pdf]. A neural model of speech production. Proceedings of the 6th International Seminar on Speech Production, Sydney, Australia.

Guenther, F.H. and Ghosh, S.S. (2003) [pdf]. A model of cortical and cerebellar function in speech. Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences; Barcelona: 15th ICPhS Organizing Committee.

Ghosh, S.S., Bohland, J., and Guenther, F.H. (2003). Comparisons of brain regions involved in overt production of elementary phonetic units. Poster presented at the 2003 Organization of Human Brain Mapping Conference.

Guenther, F.H. (2001) [pdf]. Neural modeling of speech production. Proceedings of the 4th International Nijmegen Speech Motor Conference, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Guenther, F.H., Nieto-Castanon, A., Tourville, J.A., and Ghosh, S.S. (2001). The effects of categorization training on auditory perception and cortical representations. Proceedings of the Speech Recognition as Pattern Classification (SPRAAC) Workshop, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Ghosh, S.S., Nieto-Castanon, A., Tourville, J.A., and Guenther, F.H. (2001) . ROI-based Analysis of fMRI Data Incorporating Individual Differences in Brain Anatomy. Poster presented at the 2001 Organization of Human Brain Mapping Conference.

Guenther, F.H., Nieto-Castanon, A., Tourville, J.A., and Ghosh, S.S. (2000). [pdf ]. The representation of prototypical and non-prototypical vowels in peri-sylvian cortical areas. Poster presented at the 2000 Society for Neuroscience Meeting.

Guenther, F.H. (1995) [pdf ]. A modeling framework for speech motor development and kinematic articulator control. Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (vol. 2, pp. 92-99). Stockholm, Sweden:. KTH and Stockholm University.

Technical Reports

Tourville, J.A. and Guenther, F.H. (2003) [pdf]. A cortical and cerebellar parcellation system for speech studies. Boston University Technical Report CAS/CNS-03-022. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Hampson, M. Guenther, F.H., Cohen, M.A., and Nieto-Castanon, A. (2003)  [pdf]. Changes in the McGurk Effect across phonetic contexts.  Boston University Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-03-006. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Dissertations

Segawa, J.A. (2013). [pdf] NEURAL REPRESENTATIONS USED BY BRAIN REGIONS UNDERLYING SPEECH PRODUCTION.  Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Golfinopoulos, E. (2013) [pdf]. FROM PROSODIC STRUCTURE TO ACOUSTIC SALIENCY: AN fMRI INVESTIGATION OF SPEECH RATE, CLARITY, AND EMPHASIS. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Civier, O. (2010) [pdf]. COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF THE NEURAL SUBSTRATES OF STUTTERING AND INDUCED FLUENCY. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Brumberg, J. S. (2008) [pdf]. AN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF HUMAN MOTOR CORTEX AND ITS APPLICATION TO SPEECH RESTORATION. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Tourville, J.A. (2008). [pdf]. NEURAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING AUDITORY FEEDBACK CONTROL OF SPEECH. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Bohland, J. W. (2007) [pdf ]. NEUROIMAGING AND COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF SYLLABLE SEQUENCE PRODUCTION. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Nieto-Castanon, A. (2004) [pdf]. AN INVESTIGATION OF ARTICULATORY-ACOUSTIC RELATIONSHIPS IN SPEECH PRODUCTION. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.

Ghosh, S.S. (2004). UNDERSTANDING CORTICAL AND CEREBELLAR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SPEECH PRODUCTION THROUGH MODELING AND FUNCTIONAL IMAGING. Boston University Thesis. Boston, MA: Boston University.