Language Research

This page contains a selective list of my recent major publications in language research.

  1. Ruscheweyh, R., Deppe, M., Lohmann, H., Wersching, H., Korsukewitz, C., Duning, T., Bluhm, S., Stehling, C., Keller, S.S., Knecht, S., 2013. Executive performance is related to regional gray matter volume in healthy older individuals. Hum.Brain Mapp. 34, 3333-3346.
  2. Keller, S.S., Deppe, M., Herbin, M., Gilissen, E., 2012. Variability and asymmetry of the sulcal contours defining Broca’s area homologue in the chimpanzee brain. J.Comp Neurol. 520, 1165-1180.
  3. Mohammadi, S., Keller, S.S., Glauche, V., Kugel, H., Jansen, A., Hutton, C., Floel, A., Deppe, M., 2012. The Influence of Spatial Registration on Detection of Cerebral Asymmetries Using Voxel-Based Statistics of Fractional Anisotropy Images and TBSS. PLoS.One. 7, e36851.
  4. Floel, A., Meinzer, M., Kirstein, R., Nijhof, S., Deppe, M., Knecht, S., Breitenstein, C., 2011. Short-term anomia training and electrical brain stimulation. Stroke 42, 2065-2067.
  5. Keller, S.S., Roberts, N., Garcia-Finana, M., Mohammadi, S., Ringelstein, E.B., Knecht, S., Deppe, M., 2011. Can the language-dominant hemisphere be predicted by brain anatomy? J.Cogn Neurosci. 23, 2013-2029.
  6. Jansen, A., Liuzzi, G., Deppe, M., Kanowski, M., Olschlager, C., Albers, J.M., Schlaug, G., Knecht, S., 2010. Structural correlates of functional language dominance: a voxel-based morphometry study. J.Neuroimaging 20, 148-156.
  7. Meinzer, M., Mohammadi, S., Kugel, H., Schiffbauer, H., Floel, A., Albers, J., Kramer, K., Menke, R., Baumgartner, A., Knecht, S., Breitenstein, C., Deppe, M., 2010. Integrity of the hippocampus and surrounding white matter is correlated with language training success in aphasia. Neuroimage. 53, 283-290.
  8. Menke, R., Meinzer, M., Kugel, H., Deppe, M., Baumgartner, A., Schiffbauer, H., Thomas, M., Kramer, K., Lohmann, H., Floel, A., Knecht, S., Breitenstein, C., 2009. Imaging short- and long-term training success in chronic aphasia. BMC.Neurosci. 10, 118.
  9. Jansen, A., Lohmann, H., Scharfe, S., Sehlmeyer, C., Deppe, M., Knecht, S., 2007. The association between scalp hair-whorl direction, handedness and hemispheric language dominance: is there a common genetic basis of lateralization? Neuroimage. 35, 853-861.
  10. Jansen, A., Deppe, M., Schwindt, W., Mohammadi, S., Sehlmeyer, C., Knecht, S., 2006. Interhemispheric dissociation of language regions in a healthy subject. Arch.Neurol. 63, 1344-1346.
  11. Sommer, J., Jansen, A., Drager, B., Steinstrater, O., Breitenstein, C., Deppe, M., Knecht, S., 2006. Transcranial magnetic stimulation–a sandwich coil design for a better sham. Clin.Neurophysiol. 117, 440-446.
  12. Breitenstein, C., Jansen, A., Deppe, M., Foerster, A.F., Sommer, J., Wolbers, T., Knecht, S., 2005. Hippocampus activity differentiates good from poor learners of a novel lexicon. Neuroimage. 25, 958-968.
  13. Floel, A., Jansen, A., Deppe, M., Kanowski, M., Konrad, C., Sommer, J., Knecht, S., 2005. Atypical hemispheric dominance for attention: functional MRI topography. J.Cereb.Blood Flow Metab 25, 1197-1208.
  14. Jansen, A., Floel, A., Van, R.J., Konrad, C., Rotte, M., Forster, A.F., Deppe, M., Knecht, S., 2005. Crossed cerebro-cerebellar language dominance. Hum.Brain Mapp. 24, 165-172.
  15. Knecht, S., Sommer, J., Deppe, M., Steinstrater, O., 2005. Scalp position and efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation. Clin.Neurophysiol. 116, 1988-1993.
  16. Lohmann, H., Drager, B., Muller-Ehrenberg, S., Deppe, M., Knecht, S., 2005. Language lateralization in young children assessed by functional transcranial Doppler sonography. Neuroimage. 24, 780-790.
  17. Deppe, M., Knecht, S., Lohmann, H., Ringelstein, E.B., 2004. A method for the automated assessment of temporal characteristics of functional hemispheric lateralization by transcranial Doppler sonography. J.Neuroimaging 14, 226-230.
  18. Deppe, M., Ringelstein, E.B., Knecht, S., 2004. The investigation of functional brain lateralization by transcranial Doppler sonography. Neuroimage. 21, 1124-1146.
  19. Jansen, A., Floel, A., Deppe, M., Van, R.J., Drager, B., Kanowski, M., Knecht, S., 2004. Determining the hemispheric dominance of spatial attention: a comparison between fTCD and fMRI. Hum.Brain Mapp. 23, 168-180.
  20. Lohmann, H., Deppe, M., Jansen, A., Schwindt, W., Knecht, S., 2004. Task repetition can affect functional magnetic resonance imaging-based measures of language lateralization and lead to pseudoincreases in bilaterality. J.Cereb.Blood Flow Metab 24, 179-187.
  21. Floel, A., Knecht, S., Lohmann, H., Deppe, M., Sommer, J., Drager, B., Ringelstein, E.B., Henningsen, H., 2001. Language and spatial attention can lateralize to the same hemisphere in healthy humans. Neurology 57, 1018-1024.
  22. Knecht, S., Drager, B., Floel, A., Lohmann, H., Breitenstein, C., Deppe, M., Henningsen, H., Ringelstein, E.B., 2001. Behavioural relevance of atypical language lateralization in healthy subjects. Brain 124, 1657-1665.
  23. Deppe, M., Knecht, S., Papke, K., Lohmann, H., Fleischer, H., Heindel, W., Ringelstein, E.B., Henningsen, H., 2000. Assessment of hemispheric language lateralization: a comparison between fMRI and fTCD. J.Cereb.Blood Flow Metab 20, 263-268.
  24. Drager, B., Floel, A., Deppe, M., Lohmann, H., Henningsen, H., Knecht, S., 2000. Association and dissociation of language dominance and handedness – possible impact on recovery from aphasia. Journal of Neurolinguistics 13, 279-282.
  25. Floel, A., Knecht, S., Sommer, J., Deppe, M., Lohmann, H., Drager, B., Henningsen, H., 2000. Functional significance of bilateral language dominance. Journal of Neurolinguistics 13, 286-289.
  26. Knecht, S., Deppe, M., Drager, B., Bobe, L., Lohmann, H., Ringelstein, E., Henningsen, H., 2000. Language lateralization in healthy right-handers. Brain 123 ( Pt 1), 74-81.
  27. Knecht, S., Drager, B., Deppe, M., Bobe, L., Lohmann, H., Floel, A., Ringelstein, E.B., Henningsen, H., 2000. Handedness and hemispheric language dominance in healthy humans. Brain 123 Pt 12, 2512-2518.
  28. Knecht, S., Drager, B., Deppe, M., Lohmann, M.H., Floel, A., Henningsen, H., 2000. Variability of the side and extent of language lateralization in the healthy population. Journal of Neurolinguistics 13, 297-300.
  29. Deppe, M., Knecht, S., Papke, K., Henningsen, H., Ringelstein, E.B., 1999. Functional TCD: Comparison with functional magnetic resonance imaging. Klinische Neurophysiologie 30, 292-298.
  30. Knecht, S., Deppe, M., Ringelstein, E.B., 1999. Determination of cognitive hemispheric lateralization by „functional“ transcranial Doppler cross-validated by functional MRI. Stroke 30, 2491-2492.
  31. Knecht, S., Deppe, M., Ringelstein, E.B., Wirtz, M., Lohmann, H., Drager, B., Huber, T., Henningsen, H., 1998. Reproducibility of functional transcranial Doppler sonography in determining hemispheric language lateralization. Stroke 29, 1155-1159.
  32. Knecht, S., Deppe, M., Ebner, A., Henningsen, H., Huber, T., Jokeit, H., Ringelstein, E.B., 1998. Noninvasive determination of language lateralization by functional transcranial Doppler sonography: a comparison with the Wada test. Stroke 29, 82-86.
  33. Deppe, M., Knecht, S., Henningsen, H., Ringelstein, E.B., 1997. AVERAGE: a Windows program for automated analysis of event related cerebral blood flow. J.Neurosci.Methods 75, 147-154.
  34. Knecht, S., Henningsen, H., Deppe, M., Huber, T., Ebner, A., Ringelstein, E.B., 1996. Successive activation of both cerebral hemispheres during cued word generation. Neuroreport 7, 820-824.