Peer-reviewed journal publications 

 1.Dalboni da Rocha, J., Schneider, P., Benner, J., Santoro, R., Atanasova, T., Van de Ville, D. & Golestani, N. (2020). TASH: Toolbox for the automated segmentation of Heschl's gyrus. Scientific Reports, 10:3887 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-60609-y. pdf

 2.

Rutten, S., Santoro, R., Hervais-Adelman, A., Formisano, E.# & Golestani, N.# (2019). Cortical encoding of speech enhances task-relevant acoustic information. Nature Human Behaviour, 3, 974-987 (DOI:10.1038/s41562-019-0648-9).pdf

 3.

Hervais-Adelman, A. Egorova, N. & Golestani, N. (2018). Beyond Bilingualism: multilingual experience correlates with caudate volume. Brain Structure & Function, 223(7), 3495-3502, [IF: 5.6]. pdf

 4.

Momenian, M., Nilipour, R., Ghafar Samar, R., Cappa, S.# & Golestani, N.# (2018). Morphosyntactic complexity modulates brain activation in Persian-English bilinguals: an fMRI study. Brain and Language,185, 9-18 [IF: 3.4]. pdf

 5.

Vandermosten, M., Wouters, J., Ghesquière, P. & Golestani, N. (2018). Statistical learning of speech sounds in dyslexic and typical reading children (https://doi.org/10.1080/10888438.2018.1473404). Scientific Studies of Reading (SSR). [IF: 3.6]. pdf

 6.

Hervais-Adelman, A., Moser-Mercer, B. & Golestani, N. (2018). Commentary: Broca Pars Triangularis constitutes a "Hub" of the language-control network during simultaneous language translation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. [IF: 3.6]. pdf

 7.  

 

Hervais-Adelman, A., Moser-Mercer, B., Murray, M.M. & Golestani, N. (2017). Cortical thickness increases after simultaneous interpretation training. Neuropsychologia (Special Issue on Language Learning). [IF: 3.3]. pdf

 8.

 

Marie, D. & Golestani, N. (2016). Brain structural imaging of receptive speech and beyond: a review of current methods. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 32 (7), 870-890 [IF: 2.1]. pdf

 9.

Kartushina, N., Hervais-Adelman, A., Frauenfelder, U. & Golestani, N. (2016). Mutual influences between native and non-native vowels in production: evidence from short-term articulatory feedback training. Journal of Phonetics, 57, 21-39. [IF: 1.6] pdf

 10.

Kartushina, N., Frauenfelder, U. & Golestani, N. (2016). How and when does the second language influence the production of native speech sounds: A literature review. Language Learning, 66 (Suppl. 2), 155-186. [IF: 1.2]. pdf

 11.

Vandermosten, M., Price, C.J. & Golestani, N. (2016). Plasticity of white matter connectivity in phonetics experts. Brain Structure and Function, 221, 3825-3833. [IF: 5.6] pdf

 12. 

Golestani, N. Neuroimaging of phonetic perception in bilinguals (2015). Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.[IF: 1.9] pdf

 13.  

Kartushina, N., Hervais-Adelman, A., Frauenfelder, U., & Golestani, N. (2015). The effect of production training with visual feedback on the production and perception of foreign speech soundsJournal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138 (2), 817-832. [IF: 1.6] pdf

 14.

Hervais-Adelman, A., Moser-Mercer, B. & Golestani, N. (2015). Brain functional plasticity associated with the emergence of expertise in extreme language control. Neuroimage, 114, 264-274. [IF: 7.1] pdf

 15.

Hervais-Adelman, A., Moser-Mercer, B., Michel, C.M. & Golestani, N. (2015).  fMRI of simultaneous interpretation reveals the neural basis of extreme language control. Cerebral Cortex, 25(12), 4727-39. [IF: 7.5] pdf

 16.

Hervais-Adelman, A.*, Pefkou, M.*, & Golestani, N.  (2014). Bilingual speech-in-noise: neural bases of semantic context use in the native language.  Brain and Language, 132, 1-6. [IF: 3.8] pdf                                   

* The first two authors contributed equally

 17.

Scharnowski, F., Rosa, M.J., Golestani, N., Hutton, C., Josephs, O., Weiskopf, N. & Rees, G. (2014). Connectivity changes underlying neurofeedback training of visual cortex activity. PLOS ONE, 9(3). [IF: 3.7] pdf

 18.

Golestani, N.  (2014). Brain structural correlates of individual differences at low to high levels of the language processing hierarchy: A review of new approaches to bilingualism research. The International Journal of Bilingualism, 18(1), 6-34. [IF: 0.86] pdf

 19.

Evans, S., Kyong, J.S., Rosen, S., Golestani, N., Warren, J., McGettigan, C., Mourao-Miranda, J., Wise, R. J. and Scott, S.K. (2014). The pathways for intelligible speech: multivariate and univariate perspectives. Cerebral Cortex, 24(9), 2350-61. [IF: 7.5] pdf 

 20.

Golestani, N., Hervais-Adelman, A., Obleser, J., Scott, S.K. (2013). Semantic versus perceptual interactions in neural processing of speech-in-noise. Neuroimage, 79, 52-61. [IF: 7.1] pdf  

 21.

Hervais-Adelman, A., Moser-Mercer, B. & Golestani, N. (2011). Executive control of language in the bilingual brain: Integrating the evidence from neuroimaging to neuropsychology. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:234. [IF: 2.8] pdf

 22.

Golestani, N., Price, C.J., Scott, S. K.  (2011) Born with an ear for dialects? Structural plasticity in the ‘expert’ phonetician brain. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(11), 4213-4220. [IF: 7.1] pdf

 23.

Vandermosten, M., Boets, B., Luts, H., Poelmans, H., Golestani, N., Wouters, J., Ghesquière, P. (2010). Adults with dyslexia are impaired in categorizing speech and nonspeech sounds on the basis of temporal cues. PNAS, 107 (23), 10389-10394. [IF: 9.7] pdf

 24.

Golestani, N., Rosen, S., Scott, S. K. (2009). Native-language benefit for understanding speech-in-noise: the contribution of semantics, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 12(3), 385-392. [IF: 2.2] pdf

 25.

Golestani, N. & Zatorre, R.J. (2009).  Individual differences in the acquisition of second language phonology.  Brain & Language, 109, 55-67. [IF: 3.8] pdf

 26.

Douaud, G., Behrens, T.E., Poupon, C., Cointepas, Y., Jbabdi, S., Gaura, V., Golestani, N., Krystkowiak, P., Verny, C., Damier, P., Bachoud-Lévi, A.C., Hantraye, P., Remy, P.  (2009). In vivo evidence for the selective subcortical degeneration in Huntington’s disease. Neuroimage, 46(4), 958-966. [IF: 7.1] pdf

 27.

Golestani, N. & Pallier, C. (2007).  Anatomical correlates of foreign speech sound production. Cerebral Cortex. 17(4), 929-934. [IF: 7.5] pdf

 28.

Golestani, N., Molko, N., Pallier, C., Dehaene, S., & Le Bihan, D. (2007).  Brain structure predicts the learning of foreign speech sounds.  Cerebral Cortex, 17(3), 575-582. [IF: 7.5] pdf

 29.

Rodrigo, S., Naggara, O., Oppenheim, C., Golestani, N., Poupon, C., Cointepas, Y., Mangin, J.F., Le Bihan, D., & Meder, J.F. (2007). Human subinsular asymmetry studied by diffusion tensor imaging and fiber tracking.  American Journal of Neuroradiology, 28(8),1526-31. [IF: 3.2] pdf

 30.

Rodrigo, S., Oppenheim, C., Chassoux, F., Golestani, N., Cointepas, Y., Poupon, C., Semah, F., Mangin, J.F., Le Bihan, D., Meder, J.F. (2007).  Uncinate fasciculus fiber tracking in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Initial findings.  European Radiology, 17(7),1663-8. [IF: 3.5] pdf

 31.

Golestani, N., Alario, F.-X., Meriaux, S., Le Bihan, D., Dehaene, S., & Pallier, C. (2006).  Syntax production in bilinguals.  Neuropsychologia, 44(7), 1029-40. [IF: 4.4] pdf

 32.

Dodel, S., Golestani, N., Pallier, C., ElKouby, V., Le Bihan, D., & Poline, J.B. (2005) Condition-dependant functional connectivity: syntax networks in bilinguals.  Philosophical Transactions (Royal Society): Biological Sciences, special issue on brain connectivity, 360 (1457), 921-935. [IF: 6.2] pdf

 33.

Perrin, M, Poupon, C., Cointepas, Y., Rieul, B., Golestani, N., Pallier, C., Riviere, D., Constantinesco, A., Le Bihan, D., Mangin, J.F.  (2005). Fiber tracking in q-ball fields using regularized particle trajectories.  Information processing in medical imaging, 19, 52-63. pdf

 34.

El Kouby, V, Cointepas, Y, Poupon, C, Riviere, D, Golestani, N., Poline, JB, Le Bihan, D, Mangin, JF. (2005) MR diffusion-based inference of a fiber bundle model from a population of subjects.  International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, 8 (Pt 1), 196-204. [IF: N/A] pdf

 35.

Golestani, N. & Zatorre, R.J. (2004) Learning new sounds of speech: Reallocation of neural substrates. Neuroimage, 21(2), 494-506. [IF: 7.1] pdf

 36.

Golestani, N., Paus, T., & Zatorre, R.J. (2002).  Anatomical correlates of learning novel speech sounds.  Neuron, 35, 997-1010. [IF: 16.4] pdf

 37.

Ward, L.M., Armstrong, J., & Golestani, N. (1999).  Memory for psychophysical scaling judgements.  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 6(3), 472-478. [IF: 2.2] pdf

 38.

Ward, L.M., Armstrong, J., & Golestani, N. (1996). Intensity resolution and subjective magnitude in psychophysical scaling.  Perception & Psychophysics, 58(5), 793-801. [IF: 2.0] pdf

 

Book chapters

 1.

Ward, L.M., McDonald, J.A., & Golestani, N. (1998).  Cross-modal control of    attention shifts.  R. Wright (Ed.) Visual Attention.  New York: Oxford University Press, pp 232-268.

  

* The first two authors contributed equally

# Joint senior authors