Language Publications

In peer-reviewed international journals

Renvall H, Salmela E, Vihla M, Illman M, Leinonen E, Kere J, Salmelin R. Genome-wide linkage analysis of human auditory cortical activation suggests distinct loci on chromosomes 2, 3 and 8. J Neurosci 2012, in press.

Nora A, Hultén A, Karvonen L, Kim J-Y, Lehtonen M, Yli-Kaitala H, Service E, Salmelin R. Long-term phonological learning begins at the level of word form. Neuroimage 2012; 63: 789-799.

Renvall H, Staeren N, Siep N, Esposito F, Jensen O, Formisano E. Of cats and women: Temporal dynamics in the right temporoparietal cortex reflect auditory categorical processing of vocalizations. Neuroimage 2012; 62: 1877-1883.

Sudre G, Pomerleau D, Palatucci M, Wehbe L, Fyshe A, Salmelin R, Mitchell T. Tracking neural coding of perceptual and semantic features of concrete nouns. Neuroimage 2012; 62: 451-463.

Ruspantini I, Saarinen T, Belardinelli P, Jalava A, Parviainen T, Kujala J, Salmelin R. Corticomuscular coherence is tuned to the spontaneous rhythmicity of speech at 2-3 Hz. J Neurosci 2012; 32: 3786-3790.

Laaksonen H, Kujala J, Hultén A, Liljeström M, Salmelin R. MEG evoked responses and rhythmic activity provide spatiotemporally complementary measures of neural activity in language production. Neuroimage 2012; 60: 29-36.

Hari R, Salmelin R. Magnetoencephalography: From SQUIDs to neuroscience. Neuroimage 2012; 61: 386-396. [Neuroimage 20th Anniversary issue]

Kujala J, Vartiainen J, Laaksonen H, Salmelin R. Neural interactions at the core of phonological and semantic priming of written words. Cereb Cortex 2012; 22: 2305-2312.

Renvall H, Formisano E, Parviainen T, Bonte M, Vihla M, Salmelin R. Parametric merging of MEG and fMRI reveals spatiotemporal differences in cortical processing of spoken words and environmental sounds in background noise. Cereb Cortex 2012; 22: 132-143.

Parviainen T, Helenius P, Poskiparta E, Niemi P, Salmelin R. Speech perception in the child brain: cortical timing and its relevance to literacy acquisition. Human Brain Mapp 2011; 32: 2193-2206.

Vartiainen J, Liljeström M, Koskinen M, Renvall H, Salmelin R. fMRI BOLD signal and MEG evoked responses yield different neural functionality in reading. J Neurosci 2011; 31: 1048-1058.

Hultén A, Laaksonen H, Vihla M, Laine M, Salmelin R. Modulation of brain activity after learning predicts long-term memory for words. J Neurosci 2010; 30: 15160–15164.

Laine M, Salmelin R. Neurocognition of new word learning in the native tongue: lessons from the Ancient Farming Equipment paradigm. Lang Learn 2010; 60 (Suppl 2): 25-44.

Vartiainen J, Parviainen T, Salmelin R. Spatiotemporal convergence of semantic processing in reading and speech perception. J Neurosci 2009; 29: 9271-9280.

Helenius P, Parviainen T, Paetau R, Salmelin R. Neural processing of spoken words in SLI and dyslexia. Brain 2009; 132: 1918-1927.

Liljeström M, Hultén A, Parkkonen L, Salmelin R. Comparing MEG and fMRI views to naming actions and objects. Hum Brain Mapp 2009; 30: 1845-1856.

Salmelin R, Baillet S. Electromagnetic brain imaging. Hum Brain Mapp 2009; 30: 1753-1757.

Hultén A, Vihla M, Laine M, Salmelin R. Accessing newly learned names and meanings in the native language. Hum Brain Mapp 2009; 30: 976-989.

Laaksonen H, Kujala J, Salmelin R. A method for spatiotemporal mapping of event-related modulation of cortical rhythmic activity. Neuroimage 2008; 42: 207-217.

Liljeström M, Tarkiainen A, Parviainen T, Kujala J, Numminen J, Hiltunen J, Laine M, Salmelin R. Perceiving and naming actions and objects. Neuroimage 2008; 41: 1132-1141.

Kujala J, Gross J, and Salmelin R: Localization of correlated network activity at the cortical level with MEG. Neuroimage 2008; 39(4): 1706-1720.

Pernet C, Uusvuori J, Salmelin R: Parafoveal-on-foveal and foveal word priming are different processes: Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence. NeuroImage 2007, 38: 321–330.

Uusvuori J, Parviainen T, Inkinen M, and Salmelin R: Spatiotemporal interaction between sound form and meaning during spoken word perception. Cereb Cortex 2008, 18: 456-466.

Service E, Helenius P, Maury S, Salmelin R. Localization of syntactic and semantic brain responses using magnetoencephalography. J Cogn Neurosci 2007; 19: 1193-1205.

Salmelin R. Clinical neurophysiology of language: the MEG approach. Clin Neurophysiol 2007; 118: 237-254.

Kujala J, Pammer K, Cornelissen P, Roebroeck A, Formisano E, Salmelin R. Phase coupling in a cerebro-cerebellar network at 8-13 Hz during reading. Cerebral Cortex 2007; 17: 1476-1485.

Salmelin R, Kujala J. Neural representation of language: activation vs. long-range connectivity. Trends Cogn Sci 2006; 10: 519-525.

Vihla M, Laine M, Salmelin R. Cortical dynamics of visual/semantic vs. phonological analysis in picture confrontation. Neuroimage 2006; 33: 732–738.

Parviainen T, Helenius P, Poskiparta E, Niemi P, Salmelin R. Cortical sequence of word perception in beginning readers. J Neurosci 2006; 26: 6052-6061.

Kirveskari E, Salmelin R, Hari R. Neuromagnetic responses to vowels vs. tones reveal hemispheric lateralization. Clin Neurophysiol 2006; 117: 643-648.

Saarinen T, Laaksonen H, Parviainen T, Salmelin R. Motor cortex dynamics in visuomotor production of speech and non-speech mouth movements. Cereb Cortex 2006; 16: 212-222.

Bonte M, Parviainen T, Hytönen K, Salmelin R. Time course of top-down and bottom-up influences on syllable processing in the auditory cortex. Cereb Cortex 2006; 16: 115-123.

Liljeström M, Kujala J, Jensen O, Salmelin R. Neuromagnetic localization of rhythmic activity in the human brain: a comparison of three methods. Neuroimage 2005; 25: 734-745.

Biermann-Ruben K, Salmelin R, Schnitzler A. Right rolandic activation during speech perception in stutterers: an MEG study. Neuroimage 2005; 25: 793-801.

Parviainen T, Helenius P, Salmelin R. Cortical differentiation of speech and nonspeech sounds at 100 ms: implications for dyslexia. Cereb Cortex 2005; 15: 1054-1063.

Cornelissen K, Laine M, Renvall K, Saarinen T, Martin N, Salmelin R. Learning new names for new objects: cortical effects as measured by magnetoencephalography. Brain Lang 2004; 89: 617-622.

Salmelin R, Helenius P. Functional neuroanatomy of impaired reading in dyslexia. Sci Studies Reading (Special Issue) 2004; 8: 257-272.

Sörös P, Cornelissen K, Laine M, Salmelin R. Naming actions and objects: cortical dynamics in healthy adults and in an anomic patient with a dissociation in action/object naming. Neuroimage 2003; 19: 1781-1801.

Tuunanen PI, Kavec M, Jousmäki V, Usenius JP, Hari R, Salmelin R, Kauppinen RK. Comparison of BOLD fMRI and MEG characteristics to vibrotactile stimulation. Neuroimage 2003; 19: 1778-1786.

Wydell T, Vuorinen T, Helenius P, Salmelin R. Neural correlates of letter-string length and lexicality during reading in a regular orthography. J Cogn Neurosci 2003; 15: 1052-1062.

Tarkiainen A, Liljeström M, Seppä M, Salmelin R. The 3D topography of MEG source localization accuracy: effects of conductor model and noise. Clin Neurophysiol 2003; 114: 1977-1992.

Gross J, Timmermann L, Kujala J, Salmelin R, Schnitzler A. Properties of MEG tomographic maps obtained with spatial filtering. Neuroimage 2003; 19: 1329-1336.

Tarkiainen A, Helenius P, Salmelin R. Category-specific occipitotemporal activation during face perception in dyslexic individuals: an MEG study. Neuroimage 2003; 19: 1194-1204.

Cornelissen P, Tarkiainen A, Helenius P, Salmelin R. Cortical effects of shifting letter-position in letter-strings of varying length. J Cogn Neurosci 2003; 15: 731-746.

Cornelissen K, Laine M, Tarkiainen A, Järvensivu T, Martin N, Salmelin R. Adult brain plasticity elicited by anomia treatment. J Cogn Neurosci 2003; 15: 444-461.

Vihla M, Salmelin R. Hemispheric balance in processing attended and non-attended vowels and complex tones. Cogn Brain Res 2003; 16: 167-173.

Gross J, Timmermann L, Kujala J, Dirks M, Schmitz F, Salmelin R, Schnitzler A. The neural basis of intermittent motor control in man. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 2002; 99: 2299-2302.

Helenius P, Salmelin R, Service E, Connolly J, Leinonen S, Lyytinen H. Cortical activation during spoken-word segmentation in non-reading-impaired and dyslexic adults. J Neurosci 2002; 22: 2936-2944.

Tarkiainen A, Cornelissen P, Salmelin R. Dynamics of visual feature analysis and object-level processing in face vs. letter-string perception. Brain 2002; 125: 1125-1136.

Salmelin R, Sams M. Motor cortex involvement during verbal vs. non-verbal lip and tongue movements. Hum Brain Mapp 2002; 16: 81-91.

Vihla M, Kiviniemi K, Salmelin R. Auditory cortical activation in Finnish and Swedish speaking Finns: a magnetoencephalographic study. Neurosci Lett 2002; 322: 141–144.

Helenius P, Salmelin R, Richardson U, Leinonen S, Lyytinen H. Abnormal auditory cortical activation in dyslexia 100 ms after speech onset. J Cogn Neurosci 2002; 14: 603-617.

Gross J, Kujala J, Hämäläinen M, Timmermann L, Schnitzler A, Salmelin R. Dynamic imaging of coherent sources: studying neural interactions in the human brain. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 2001; 98: 694-699.

Vihla M, Lounasmaa OV, Salmelin R. Cortical processing of change detection: dissociation between natural vowels and two-frequency complex tones. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 2000; 97: 10590-10594.

Salmelin R, Helenius P, Service E. Neurophysiology of fluent and impaired reading - an MEG approach. J Clin Neurophysiol 2000; 17: 163-174.

Salmelin R, Schnitzler A, Schmitz F, Freund H-J. Single word reading in developmental stutterers and fluent speakers. Brain 2000; 123: 1184-1202.

Laine M, Salmelin R, Helenius P, Marttila R. Brain activation during reading in deep dyslexia: an MEG study. J Cogn Neurosci 2000; 12: 622-634.

Gootjes L, Raij T, Salmelin R, Hari R. Left-hemisphere dominance for processing of vowels: a whole-scalp neuromagnetic study. Neuroreport 1999; 10: 2987-2991.

Helenius P, Salmelin R, Service E, Connolly JF. Semantic cortical activation in dyslexic readers. J Cogn Neurosci 1999; 11: 535-550.

Helenius P, Tarkiainen A, Cornelissen P, Hansen PC, Salmelin R. Dissociation of normal feature analysis and deficient processing of letter-strings in dyslexic adults. Cereb Cortex 1999; 9: 476-483.

Numminen J, Salmelin R, Hari R. Subject's own speech reduces reactivity of the human auditory cortex. Neurosci Lett 1999; 265: 119-122.

Salmelin R, Helenius P, Kuukka K. Only time can tell - words in context. Behav Brain Sci 1999; 22: 300.

Salmelin R, Schnitzler A, Parkkonen L, Biermann K, Helenius P, Kiviniemi K, et al. Native language, gender, and functional organization of the auditory cortex. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 1999; 96: 10460-10465.

Tarkiainen A, Helenius P, Hansen PC, Cornelissen PL, Salmelin R. Dynamics of letter string perception in the human occipito-temporal cortex. Brain 1999; 122: 2119-2132.

Helenius P, Salmelin R, Service E, Connolly JF. Distinct time courses of word and sentence comprehension in the left temporal cortex. Brain 1998; 121: 1133-1142.

Mäkelä JP, Salmelin R, Kotila M, Salonen O, Laaksonen R, Hokkanen L, et al. Modification of neuromagnetic cortical signals by thalamic infarctions. Electroenceph Clin Neurophysiol 1998; 106: 433-443.

Narici L, Portin K, Salmelin R, Hari R. Responsiveness of human cortical activity to rhythmical stimulation: A three-modality, whole-head neuromagnetic investigation. Neuroimage 1998; 7: 209-223.

Portin K, Salenius S, Salmelin R, Hari R. Activation of the human occipital and parietal cortex by pattern and luminance stimuli. Cerebral Cortex 1998; 8: 253-260.

Salmelin R, Schnitzler A, Schmitz F, Jäncke L, Witte O, Freund H-J. Functional organization of the auditory cortex is different in stutterers and fluent speakers. Neuroreport 1998; 9: 2225-2229.

Salmelin RH. MEG studies of higher cortical functions: Language function and dysfunction. Jpn J Neuropsychol 1998; 14: 8-18.

Uutela K, Hämäläinen M, Salmelin R. Global optimization in the localization of neuromagnetic sources. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 1998; 45: 716-723.

Hari R, Salmelin R. Human cortical oscillations: a neuromagnetic view through the skull. Trends Neurosci 1997; 20: 44-49.

Hari R, Salmelin R, Mäkelä JP, Salenius S, Helle M. Magnetoencephalographic cortical rhythms. Int J Psychophysiol 1997; 26: 51-62.

Lehtelä L, Salmelin R, Hari R. Evidence for reactive magnetic 10-Hz rhythm in the human auditory cortex. Neurosci Lett 1997; 222: 111-114.

Levelt WJM, Praamstra P, Meyer AS, Helenius P, Salmelin R. An MEG study of picture naming. J Cogn Neurosci 1997; 10: 553-567.

Salenius S, Portin K, Kajola M, Salmelin R, Hari R. Cortical control of human motoneuron firing during isometric contraction. J Neurophysiol 1997; 77: 3401-3405.

Salenius S, Schnitzler A, Salmelin R, Jousmäki V, Hari R. Modulation of human cortical rolandic rhythms during natural sensorimotor tasks. Neuroimage 1997; 5: 221-228.

Lounasmaa OV, Hämäläinen M, Hari R, Salmelin R. Information processing in the human brain - magnetoencephalographic approach. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1996; 98: 8809-8815.

Salenius S, Salmelin R, Neuper C, Pfurtscheller G, Hari R. Human cortical 40-Hz rhythm is closely related to EMG rhythmicity. Neurosci Lett 1996; 213: 75-78.

Salmelin R, Service E, Kiesilä P, Uutela K, Salonen O. Impaired visual word processing in dyslexia revealed with magnetoencephalography. Ann Neurol 1996; 40: 157-162.

Salmelin R, Hämäläinen M, Kajola M, Hari R. Functional segregation of movement-related rhythmic activity in the human brain. Neuroimage 1995; 2: 237-243.

Salmelin R, Mäkelä J. Magnetic signals in the study of human brain dynamics. Rivista di Neuroradiologia 1995; 8: 329-344.

Hari R, Salmelin R, Tissari S. Visual stability during eyeblinks. Nature 1994; 367: 121-122.

Salmelin R, Hari R. Characterization of spontaneous MEG rhythms in healthy adults. Electroenceph Clin Neurophysiol 1994; 91: 237-248.

Salmelin R, Hari R. Spatiotemporal characteristics of sensorimotor MEG rhythms related to thumb movement. Neurosci 1994; 60: 537-550.

Salmelin R, Hari R, Lounasmaa O, Sams M. Dynamics of brain activation during picture naming. Nature 1994; 368: 463-465.

Sams M, Salmelin R. Evidence of sharp frequency tuning in the human auditory cortex. Hear Res 1994; 75: 67-74.

Mäkelä J, Ahonen A, Hämäläinen M, Hari R, Ilmoniemi R, Kajola M, et al. Functional differences between auditory cortices of the two hemispheres revealed by whole-head neuromagnetic recordings. Human Brain Mapping 1993; 1: 48-56.

In edited books

Virpioja S, Lehtonen M, Hultén A, Salmelin R, Lagus K. Predicting reaction times in word recognition by unsupervised learning of morphology. In: Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning - ICANN 2011, Vol. 6791 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, 275–282.

Parkkonen L, Salmelin R. Measurements. In: Hansen PC, Kringelbach ML, Salmelin R, editors. MEG. An Introduction to Methods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 65–74.

Salmelin R, Parkkonen L. Experimental design. In: Hansen PC, Kringelbach ML, Salmelin R, editors. MEG. An Introduction to Methods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 75–82.

Salmelin R. Multi-dipole modeling in MEG. In: Hansen PC, Kringelbach ML, Salmelin R, editors. MEG. An Introduction to Methods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 124–155.

Salmelin R. MEG and reading: from perception to linguistic analysis. In: Hansen PC, Kringelbach ML, Salmelin R, editors. MEG. An Introduction to Methods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 346–372.

Gross J, Kujala J, Salmelin R, Schnitzler A. Noninvasive functional tomographic connectivity analysis with magnetoencephalography. In: Hansen PC, Kringelbach ML, Salmelin R, editors. MEG. An Introduction to Methods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 216–243.

Service E, Helenius P, Salmelin R. Comparing normal and impaired reading using magnetoencephalography. In: Csépe V, editor. Neuropsychology and Cognition, Vol 23. Dyslexia: Different Brain, Different Behavior. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2003: 153-172.

Helenius P, Salmelin R. Neuromagnetic correlates of impaired reading in developmental dyslexia. In: Hjelmquist E and von Euler C, editors. Dyslexia and Literacy. London: Whurr Publishers, 2002:163-178.

Forss N, Nakasato N, Ebersole J, Nagamine, Salmelin R. Clinical uses of magnetoencephalography. In: Ambler Z, Nevsimalova S, Kadanka Z and Rossini PM, editors. Clinical Neurophysiology at the Beginning of the 21st Century. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science BV, 2000: 287-297.

Salmelin R. Cortical correlates of language function and dysfunction revealed by MEG. In: Yoshimoto T, Kotani M, Kuriki S, Karibe H and Nakasato N, editors. Recent Advances in Biomagnetism: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Biomagnetism. Sendai: Tohoku University Press, 1999: 624-627.

Salmelin R. MEG in the study of cortical dynamics. In: Herrmann HJ, Wolf DE and Pöppel E, editors. Supercomputing in Brain Research: form Tomography to Neural Networks: World Scientific, 1995: 27-43.

In Finnish journals of popularized science

Salmelin R. Aivot ja kielen ymmärtäminen. Tieteessä tapahtuu 2008; 1; 6-9.

Salmelin R. Miten aikuisen aivot oppivat uusia sanoja? Duodecim 2007, 123: 2901-2906.

Salmelin R. Afasia ja MEG - kielellisten aivotoimintojen kartoittaminen. AVH - aivoverenkiertohäiriöiden erikoislehti, 1/2003: 7-9.

Sams M, Salmelin R, Hari R. Kuvassa aivot. Tiede 2000, 1993: 37-41.