Publications

Katrien Segaert

Neuroscience of language lab

Preprint

 

Hardy, S., Segaert, K., Wheeldon, L. (BioRxiv Preprint). Healthy Ageing and Sentence Production: Disrupted Lexical Access in the Context of Intact Syntactic Planning. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/327304 (submitted to JEP:LMC for peer review) (PDF)

 

Hardy, S., Segaert, K., Wheeldon, L. (PsyArXiv Preprint). Age-related disruption in the use of lexical information during sentence production, despite preserved syntactic planning. (submitted for peer review) (PDF)


Heyselaar, E., Wheeldon, L., & Segaert, K. (BioRxiv Preprint). Structural priming is supported by different components of non-declarative memory: Evidence from priming across the lifespan. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/190355 (submitted to JEP:LMC for peer review) (PDF)

 

Sharoh, D., van Mourik, T., Bains, L.J., Segaert, K., Weber, K., Hagoort, P., Norris, D. (BioRxiv Preprint). Laminar Specific fMRI Reveals Directed Interactions in Distributed Networks During Language Processing. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/585844


2019


Hardy, S., Wheeldon, L., Segaert, K. (in press). Structural priming is determined by global syntax rather than internal phrasal structure: Evidence from young and older adults.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000754.   Preprint available on: 10.31234/osf.io/9ztrj (accepted in JEP:LMC) (PDF)


Schoot, L., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2019) Stronger syntactic alignment in the presence of an interlocutor. Frontiers in Psychology. 10:685. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00685 (PDF)


Poulisse, C., Wheeldon, L., Segaert, K. (2019). Evidence against preserved syntactic comprehension in healthy aging. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000707 (PDF)

 

Nieuwland, M.,  Barr, D.,  Bartolozzi, F.,  Busch-Moreno, S.,  Darley, E.,  Donaldson, D., Ferguson, H.J.,  Fu, X.,  Heyselaar, E.,  Huettig, F.,  Husband, E.M.,  Ito, A.,  Kazanina, N.,  Kogan, V.,  Kohut, Z.,  Kulakova, E.,  Meziere, D.,  Politzer-Ahles, S.,  Rousselet, G., Rueschemeyer, S.-A.,  Segaert, K.,  Tuomainen, J.,  Von Grebmer Zu Wolfsthurn, S. (in press) Dissociable effects of prediction and integration during language comprehension: Evidence from a large-scale study using brain potentials. Accepted by Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Preprint available on: https://doi.org/10.1101/267815 (PDF)

 

Segaert, K. (2019) Priming Effects. In: Zeigler-Hill V., Shackelford T. (eds) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_479-1 (PDF)

 

2018

 

Segaert, K., Lucas, S.J.E., Burley, C.V., Segaert, P., Milner, A.E., Ryan, M., Wheeldon, L.  (2018) Higher physical fitness levels are associated with less language decline in healthy ageing. Scientific Reports,  8:6715. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24972-1 (PDF)

 

Segaert, K., Mazaheri, A., & Hagoort, P. (2018). Binding language: Structuring sentences through precisely timed oscillatory mechanisms. European Journal of Neuroscience, 1-12. doi:10.1111/ejn.13816. (PDF)

 

Heyselaar, E.,   Mazaheri, A., Hagoort, P. & Segaert, K. (2018) Changes in alpha activity reveal that social opinion modulates attention allocation during face processing.  NeuroImage, 174, 432-440. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.034. (PDF)

 

Nieuwland M., Politzer-Ahles S., Heyselaar, E., Segaert, K., Darley, E., Kazanina, N., Von Grebmer Zu Wolfsthurn, S., Bartolozzi, F., Kogan, V., Ito, A., Mézière, D., Barr, D.J., Rousselet, G., Ferguson, H.J., Busch-Moreno, S., Fu, X., Tuomainen, J., Kulakova, E., Husband, E.M., Donaldson, D.L., Kohút, Z., Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Huettig, F. (2018) Large-scale replication study reveals a limit on probabilistic prediction in language comprehension.  eLife 2018;7:e33468. doi: https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.33468 (PDF)

 

Heyselaar, E. & Segaert, K. (2018) Memory encoding of syntactic information involves domain-general attentional resources. Evidence from dual-task studies.  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021818801249 (PDF)

 

Segaert, K.*, Mazaheri, A.*,  Olichney, J., Niu, J.-Q., Yang, J.-C., Shapiro, K., Bowman, H.  (2018) EEG oscillations during word processing predict MCI conversion to Alzheimer’s disease. NeuroImage Clinial, 17, 188-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2017.10.009 *Shared first authorship  (PDF)

 

2017

 

Heyselaar, E., Segaert, K., S. Walvoort, R. P. C. Kessels, Hagoort, P. (2017) The role of procedural memory in the skill for language: Evidence from syntactic priming in patients with amnesia. Neuropsychologia, 101, 97-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.04.033 (PDF)

 

Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., & Segaert, K. (2017) How social opinion influences syntactic processing - an investigation using Virtual Reality. PLoS One, 12(4): e0174405. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal  (PDF)

 

Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., & Segaert, K. (2017). In dialogue with an avatar, language behaviour is identical compared to dialogue with a human partner. Behavior Research Methods, 49: 46-60. doi:10.3758/s13428-015-0688-7 (PDF)

 

2016

 

Segaert, K., Wheeldon, L. & Hagoort, P.  (2016)  Unifying structural priming effects on syntactic choices and timing of sentence generation. Journal of Memory and Language, 91, 59–80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2016.03.011 (PDF)

 

Schoot, L., Hagoort, P., Segaert K. (2016) What can we learn from a two-brain approach to verbal interaction? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 454–459.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.06.009  (PDF)

 

Schoot, L., Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., & Segaert, K. (2016) Does syntactic alignment effectively influence how speakers are perceived by their conversation partner?  PLoS One, 11(4): e015352. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153521. (PDF)

 

2014

 

Segaert, K. & Hagoort, P. (book chapter accepted for publication) Syntactic priming experiments reveal the influence of contextual and interactional information on syntactic processing. New ways of analyzing syntactic variation.  Grondelaers, S. & van Hout, R. (editors). Publisher  De Gruyter  Mouton. (PDF)

 

Segaert, K., Weber, K., Cladder-Micus, M., & Hagoort, P. (2014). The influence of verb-bound syntactic preferences on the processing of syntactic structures.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40(5), 1448-1460. doi:10.1037/a0036796. (PDF)

 

Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., & Segaert, K. (2014). In dialogue with an avatar, syntax production is identical compared to dialogue with a human partner. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2014) (pp. 2351-2356). Austin, Tx: Cognitive Science Society. (PDF)

 

Schoot, L., Menenti, L., Hagoort, P., & Segaert, K. (2014). A little more conversation - The influence of communicative context on syntactic priming in brain and behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 208. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00208. (PDF)

 

2013

 

Segaert, K., Kempen, G., Petersson, K. M., & Hagoort, P. (2013). Syntactic priming and the lexical boost effect during sentence production and sentence comprehension: An fMRI study. Brain and Language, 124, 174-183. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2012.12.003. (PDF)

 

Segaert, K.*, Weber, K.*, De Lange, F., Petersson, K. M., & Hagoort, P. (2013). The suppression of repetition enhancement: A review of fMRI studies. Neuropsychologia, 51, 59-66. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.11.006. (PDF) *Shared first authors

 

2012

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., Weber, K., Petersson, K. M., & Hagoort, P. (2012). Shared syntax in language production and language comprehension — An fMRI study. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 1662-1670. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhr249. (PDF)

 

Menenti, L., Segaert, K., & Hagoort, P. (2012). The neuronal infrastructure of speaking. Brain and Language, 122, 71-80. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2012.04.012. (PDF)

 

Segaert, K. (2012). Structuring language: Contributions to the neurocognition of syntax. PhD Thesis, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. (PDF)

 

2011

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., Weber, K., & Hagoort, P. (2011). A paradox of syntactic priming: Why response tendencies show priming for passives, and response latencies show priming for actives. PLoS One, 6(10), e24209. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024209. (PDF)

 

Menenti, L., Gierhan, S., Segaert, K., & Hagoort, P. (2011). Shared language: Overlap and segregation of the neuronal infrastructure for speaking and listening revealed by functional MRI. Psychological Science, 22, 1173-1182. doi:10.1177/0956797611418347. (PDF)

 

2009

 

Segaert, K., Nygård, G. E., & Wagemans, J. (2009). Identification of everyday objects on the basis of kinetic contours. Vision Research, 49(4), 417-428. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2008.11.012. (PDF)

 

Conference talks, presentations and posters

Segaert, K. (2019)  [Public engagement talk]Using language with an ageing brain: How exercise can help you recall words. Pint of Science, Birmingham, UK.


Segaert, K. (2019)  [Talk in invited symposium]The contribution of declarative and nondeclarative memory to syntactic priming. Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, Liège, Belgium. 


Segaert, K. (2018)  [Invited speaker]. Speaking and understanding language with an ageing brain.  Event hosted by MMIN and CHBH at the University of Birmingham on Exploring Ageing: From medical imaging to human brain health.  Birmingham, UK.

 

Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2018). Ageing and sentence production: Impaired lexical access in the context of intact syntactic planning. 10th International Workshop on Language Production, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

 

Hardy, S. M., Segaert, K., & Wheeldon, L. (2018). Ageing and sentence production: Impaired lexical access in the context of intact syntactic planning. Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) Spring Meeting, Leicester, UK.

 

Hardy, S., Segaert, K., Wheeldon, L. (2017) Ageing and Sentence Production: Effects of Syntactic Planning and Lexical Access. AMLAP, Lancaster  UK.

 

Segaert, K., Lucas, S., Burley, C., Milner, A., Ryan, M., Wheeldon, L. (2017) Senior moments? Physical fitness can ameliorate age-related decline in language abilities. AMLAP, Lancaster UK.

 

Segaert, K. (2017)  [Invited speaker] Senior moments? Physical fitness ameliorates age-relate decline in language abilities. Invited presentation at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto, Canada.

 

Segaert, K. (2017)  [Invited speaker] Senior moments? Physical fitness ameliorates age-relate decline in language abilities. Invited presentation at the  Brain Sciences Rounds  of  the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada.

 

Mazaheri, A.*, Segaert, K.*, Olichney, J., Yang, J.-C., Niu, Y.-Q., Shapiro, K., Bowman, H. (2016) EEG oscillations during word processing predict MCI conversion to Alzheimer’s disease. Society for Neuroscience , San Diego, California.

 

Segaert, K. (2016)  [Invited speaker] Syntactic Priming Effects as measured in Syntactic Choices and the Timing of Sentence Generation. Presenation at a workshop on Language across the lifespan. Florianopolis, Brazil.

 

Segaert, K., Wheeldon, L., Hagoort, P. (2016) Unifying Structural Priming Effects on Syntactic Choices and Timing of Sentence Generation.   Presentation at the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spain.

 

Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2016) Encoding, But Not Retrieval, of Language Influenced by Attentional Resources.  Poster presented at the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spain.

 

Segaert, K. (2016) [Invited speaker] Syntactic processing and influences of the dialogue context and interlocutor characteristics. Sociolinguistic Variation and Language Processing, Virginia Tech in Blacksburg Virginia, US.

 

Heyselaar E., Hagoort P., Segaert K. (2016) How social opinion influences syntactic processing - an investigation using Virtual Reality. AMLAP, Bilbao,  Spain

 

Heyselaar E., Hagoort P., Segaert K. (2016) Visual attention influences language processing. AMLAP, Bilbao, Spain

 

Heyselaar E., Segaert K., Walvoort S.J.W., Kessels R.P.C., Hagoort P. (2016) The role of procedural memory in the skill for language: Evidence from syntactic priming in patients with amnesia. AMLAP, Bilbao, Spain

 

Belavina Kuerten, A., Mota, M., Segaert, K., & Hagoort, P. (2016). Syntactic priming effects in dyslexic children: a study in Brazilian Portuguese. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP 2016), Bilbao, Spain.

 

Schoot L., Heyselaar E., Hagoort P., Segaert K. (2016) Does syntactic alignment effectively influence how speakers are perceived by their conversation partner? AMLAP, Bilbao, Spain

 

Heyselaar E., Segaert K., Walvoort S.J.W., Kessels R.P..C., Hagoort P. (2016) The role of procedural memory in the skill for language: Evidence from syntactic priming in patients with amnesia. Society for the Neurobiology of Language, London, UK

 

Schoot, L. Hagoort, P. & Segaert, K. (2015). Social reciprocity in the production choice and speed of syntactic structures. Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLAP), September 3-5, Valetta, Malta

 

Heyselaar E, Segaert K, Walvoort SJW, Kessels RPC, Hagoort P (2015) Syntactic operations rely on implicit memory: Evidence from patients with amnesia Individual Differences Conference, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

Schoot, L. Hagoort, P. & Segaert, K. (2015) A top-down influence of social context on syntactic priming: I adapt to you if you adapt to me. Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning, June 25-27, San Sebastian, Spain

 

Schoot, L. Hagoort, P. & Segaert, K. (2015) Syntactic priming magnitude is influenced by how much your conversation partner is primed by you. Language in context: An ecological turn to embodied language, January 10-11, London, UK

 

Segaert, K. (2014) [invited keynote lecture]. The neurobiology of sentence processing. Language and Neuroscience Conference, Universidade de Santa Catarina Florianopolis, Brazil.

 

Segaert, K., Hagoort, P. (2014) Syntactic priming: a lexical boost, cumulativity, an inverse preference effect and... a positive preference effect. AMLAP, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

 

Schoot, L., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2014) Bidirectional syntactic priming in conversation: I am primed by you if you are primed by me. AMLAP, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

 

Segaert, K., Mazaheri, A., Scheeringa, R., Hagoort, P. (2014) Oscillatory dynamics of syntactic unification. Society for the Neuobiology of Language, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2014) Virtual agents as a valid replacement for human partners in sentence processing research. Society for the Neuobiology of Language, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

Schoot, L., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2014) Bidirectional syntactic priming in conversation: How much your conversation partner is primed by you determines how much you are primed by her. Society for the Neuobiology of Language, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

Fonteijn, H., Acheson, A., Petersson, K.M., Segaert, K., Snijders, T., Udden, J., Willems, R., Hagoort, P. (2014) Overlap and segregation in activation for syntax and semantics: a meta-analysis of 13 fMRI studies. Society for the Neuobiology of Language, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

Heyselaar, E., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2014) In dialogue with an avatar, syntax production is identical compared to dialogue with a human partner. 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

 

Schoot, L., Menenti, L., Hagoort, P., Segaert, K. (2013) Are you talkin' to me? An fMRI study on syntactic priming effects in a communicative context. Society for the Neuobiology of Language, San Diego, California

 

Segaert, K., Weber, K., Cladder-Micus, M. & Hagoort, P. (2013) The influence of verb-specific structure preferences on the processing of syntactic structures, AMLAP, Marseille, France.

 

Segaert, K. (2012) Effects of syntactic priming and the relative preference for constructional alternatives. New ways of analyzing syntactic variation, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (oral presentation).

 

Segaert, K., Kempen, G., Petersson, K.M., & Hagoort, P. (2011) Is there a lexical boost for syntactic repetition effects as measured by fMRI adaptation?Neurobiology of Language Conference, Annapolis, Maryland.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., Weber, K., Petersson K.M. & Hagoort, P. (2010) Syntax is shared between comprehension and production: An fMRI syntactic priming study across language modalities, PIF, Gent, Belgium (oral presentation).

 

Segaert, K., Menenti L., Weber, K. M., Petersson, K.M., & Hagoort, P. (2010) Shared syntactic processing between language production and language comprehension, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti L., Weber, K. M., Petersson, K.M., & Hagoort, P. (2010) Shared syntactic processing between language production and language comprehension, Neurobiology of Language Conference, San Diego, CA.

 

Hagoort, P., Segaert, K., Weber, K. M., De Lange, F. P. & Petersson, K. M. (2010) The suppression of repetition enhancement, FENS Forum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti L., Weber, K. M., Petersson, K.M., & Hagoort, P. (2010)Syntax is shared between language production and comprehension, FENS Forum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., & Hagoort, P. (2009) The paradox of syntactic priming: Why reaction times show priming for actives, and frequency of occurrence for passives, PIF, Antwerp, Belgium (oral presentation).

 

Segaert, K. (2009) The speaking brain. The mechanisms of syntactic priming in language production. Donders Proudly Presents, Nijmegen (oral presentation).

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., & Hagoort, P. (2009) Scanning speech with fMRI: Short and long term priming of syntax and verbs, CUNY conference on human sentence processing, Davis, California.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., & Hagoort, P. (2009) A paradox of syntactic priming: Why response tendencies show priming for passives, and reaction times show priming for actives, AMLAP, Barcelona, Spain.

 

Menenti, L., Segaert, K., & Hagoort, P. (2009). Scanning speech: Semantic, lexical and syntactic repetition suppression in sentence production. Human Brain Mapping, San Francisco, California.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., & Hagoort, P. (2009) Syntactic priming: behavioral outcomes and neural underpinning. Donders Discussions, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

 

Segaert, K., Menenti, L., & Hagoort, P. (2009) Syntactic priming: behavioral outcomes and neural underpinning. NWO Cognition Autumn School. Doorwerth, the Netherlands.

 

Menenti, L., Segaert, K., & Hagoort, P. (2008). Repetition suppression for syntax and semantics: overt speech in fMRI. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.

 

Segaert K., Nygard G., Wagemans, J. (2008) Identification of everyday objects on the basis of kinetic contours. Perception, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

 

Segaert K., Nygard G., Wagemans, J. (2007) “Recognizing bears and pears in the stars”: The effect of motion coherence of figural and background dots on the identification of kinetic contours derived from everyday objects. Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences, Liège, Belgium.

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