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. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_JSLHR-20-00347

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2021.1907291

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2021.105759

Sheppard, S.M., Sebastian, R. (2021). Diagnosing and managing post-stroke aphasia. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 21(2), 221-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/14737175.2020.1855976

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2021.04.003

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. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000008870

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:///doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2019.1594152

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. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNN.0000000000000237

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.107197

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandl.2019.104677

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/13554794.2019.1625929

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2018.04.001

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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.00224

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2017.1390143

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.10.023