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Recent Publications

Goldberg, E. B., Meier, E. L., Sheppard, S. M., Breining, B. L., & Hillis, A. E. (2021). Stroke recurrence and its relationship with language abilities. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 64, 2022-2037.

Breining, B.L., Faria, A.V., Caffo, B., Meier, E.L., Sheppard, S.M., Sebastian, R., Tippett, D.C., & Hillis, A.E. 2021). Neural regions underlying object and action naming: Complementary evidence from acute stroke and primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 1-29.

Zezinka Durfee, A., Sheppard, S.M., Blake, M.L., & Hillis, A.E. (2021). Lesion loci of impaired affective prosody: A systematic review of evidence from stroke. Brain and Cognition, 152, 105759.

Sheppard, S.M., Sebastian, R. (2021). Diagnosing and managing post-stroke aphasia. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 21(2), 221-234.

Sheppard, S.M., Meier, E.L., Zezinka Durfee, A., Walker, A., Shea, J., Hillis, A.E. (2021). Characterizing subtypes and neural correlates of receptive aprosodia in acute right hemisphere stroke. Cortex, 141, 36-54.

Sheppard, S.M., Keator, L.M., Breining, B.L., Wright, A.E., Saxena, S., Tippett, D.C., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). The right hemisphere ventral stream for emotional prosody identification: Evidence from acute stroke. Neurology, 94(10), e1013-e2020.

Tippett, D.C., Breining, B., Goldberg, E., Meier, E, Sheppard, S.M., Sherry, E., Stockbridge, M., Suarez, A., Wright, A.E., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). Visuomotor Figure Construction and Visual Figure Delayed Recall and Recognition in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Aphasiology, 34(12), 1456-1470.

Odolil, A., Wright, A.E., Keator, L.M., Sheppard, S.M., Breining, B.L., Tippett, D.C., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). Leukoaraiosis severity predicts rate of decline in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 34(3), 365-375. https:///

Keator, L.M, Faria, A.V., Kim, K., Saxena, S., Wright, A., Sheppard, S.M., Breining, B.L., Tippett, D.C., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). An Efficient Bedside Measure Yields Prognostic Implications for Individuals with Acute Stroke. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 33(3), 192-200.

Meier, E.L., Breining, B.L., Sheppard, S.M., Goldberg, E.B., Tippett, D.C., Tsapkini, K., Faria, A.V., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). White matter hyperintensities contribute to language deficits in primary progressive aphasia. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 33(3), 179-191.

Meier, E.L., Sheppard, S.M., Goldberg, E.B., Head, C.R., Ubellacker, D.M., Walker, A., & Hillis, A.E. (2020). Naming errors and dysfunctional tissue metrics predict language recovery after acute left hemisphere stroke. Neuropsychologia, 148, 107651. https://10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107651

Sheppard, S.M., Love, T., Midgley, K.J., Shapiro, L.P., & Holcomb, P.J. (2019). Using prosody during sentence processing in aphasia: Evidence from temporal neural dynamics. Neuropsychologia, 134, 107197.

Kim, K., Adams, L., Wright, A., Wright, A., Sheppard, S.M., Breining, B.L., Rorden, C., Fridriksson, J., Bonilha, L., Rogalsy, C., Love, T., Hickok, G. & Hillis, A.E. (2019). Neural processing critical for distinguishing between speech sounds. Brain & Language, 197, 104677.

Keator, L.M., Wright, A.E., Saxena, S., Kim, K., Demsky, C., Sebastian, R., Sheppard, S.M., Breining, B., Hillis, A.E., & Tippett, D.C. (2019). Distinguishing logopenic from semantic and nonfluent variant primary progressive aphasia: Patterns of linguistic and behavioral correlations. Neurocase, 25(3), 98-105.

Wright A.E., Saxena, S., Sheppard, S.M., & Hillis, A.E. (2018). Selective impairments in components of affective prosody in neurologically impaired individuals. Brain and Cognition, 124, 29-36.

Patel, S., Oishi, K., Wright, A., Sutherland-Foggio, H., Saxena, S., Sheppard, S.M., & Hillis, A.E. (2018). Right hemisphere regions critical for expression of emotion through prosody. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9, 224.

Sheppard, S.M., Midgley, K.J., Love, T., Shapiro, L.P., & Holcomb, P.J. (2018). Electrophysiological evidence for the interaction of prosody and thematic fit during sentence comprehension. Language, Cognition, & Neuroscience, 33(5), 547-562.

Sheppard, S.M., Love, T., Midgley, K.J., Holcomb, P.J., & Shapiro, L.P. (2017). Electrophysiology of prosodic and lexical-semantic processing during sentence comprehension in aphasia. Neuropsychologia, 107, 9-24.

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