UCL Psychology and Language Sciences




Skipper JI (2022)

A voice without a mouth no more: The neurobiology of language and consciousness

Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 140 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104772

Kirk PA; Robinson OJ; Skipper JI (2022)

Anxiety and amygdala connectivity during movie-watching

Neuropsychologia, 169 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2022.108194

Shen X; Sarah A; Han Y; Skipper JI; Peng C (2022)

Finding core-periphery structures with node influences

IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering DOI: 10.1109/TNSE.2021.3138436

Ting C-M; Skipper JI; Noman F; Small SL; Ombao H (2022)

Separating Stimulus-Induced and Background Components of Dynamic Functional Connectivity in Naturalistic fMRI.

IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, PP DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2021.3139428


Skipper JI; Aliko S; Brown S; Jo YJ; Lo S; Molimpakis E; Lametti DR (2021)

Reorganization of the Neurobiology of Language After Sentence Overlearning

Cerebral Cortex DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhab354

Skipper JI; Lametti DR (2021)

Speech Perception under the Tent: A Domain-general Predictive Role for the Cerebellum

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 33 (8), 1517-1534 DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_01729

Zhang Y; Frassinelli D; Tuomainen J; Skipper JI; Vigliocco G (2021)

More than words: word predictability, prosody, gesture and mouth movements in natural language comprehension

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 288 (1955) DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0500


Scholes C; Skipper JI; Johnston A (2020)

The interrelationship between the face and vocal tract configuration during audiovisual speech.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2006192117

Aliko S; Huang J; Gheorghiu F; Meliss S; Skipper JI (2020)

A naturalistic neuroimaging database for understanding the brain using ecological stimuli

Scientific Data, 7 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41597-020-00680-2

Richardson DC; Griffin NK; Zaki L; Stephenson A; Yan J; Curry T; Noble R; Hogan J; Skipper JI; Devlin JT (2020)

Engagement in video and audio narratives: contrasting self-report and physiological measures.

Sci Rep, 10 (1), 11298-11298 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-68253-2


Möttönen R; Adank P; Skipper JI (2018)

Sensorimotor Speech Processing: A Brief Introduction to the Special Issue

Brain and Language, 187, 18-18 DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2018.11.001 


Skipper JI; Devlin JT; Lametti DR (2016)

The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue: Review of the role of the motor system in speech perception.

Brain Lang, 164, 77-105 DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2016.10.004


Skipper JI (2015) The NOLB model: a model of the natural organization of language and the brain

In Willems RM (Eds.), Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural Language Use

(pp. 101-134). : 1027650. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781107323667.006


Skipper JI (2014)

Echoes of the spoken past: how auditory cortex hears context during speech perception

Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 369 (1651), 20130297- DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0297

Skipper JI (2014)

Echoes of the spoken past: how auditory cortex hears context during speech perception.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 369 (1651) DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0297


Zevin JD; Datta H; Skipper JI (2012)

Sensitive periods for language and recovery from stroke: Conceptual and practical parallels

Developmental Psychobiology, 54 (3), 332-342 DOI: 10.1002/dev.20626


Fenn KM; Shintel H; Atkins AS; Skipper JI; Bond VC; Nusbaum HC (2011)

When less is heard than meets the ear: Change deafness in a telephone conversation

The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64 (7), 1442-1456 DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2011.570353


Zevin JD; Yang J; Skipper JI; McCandliss BD (2010)

Domain general change detection accounts for “dishabituation” effects in temporal-parietal regions in functional magnetic resonance imaging studies of speech perception

Journal of Neuroscience, 30 (3), 1110-1117 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4599-09.2010


Dick AS; Goldin-Meadow S; Hasson U; Skipper JI; Small SL (2009)

Co-speech gestures influence neural activity in brain regions associated with processing semantic information

Human Brain Mapping, 30 (11), 3509-3526 DOI: 10.1002/hbm.20774

Skipper JI; Goldin-Meadow S; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2009)

Gestures orchestrate brain networks for language understanding

Current Biology, 19 (8), 661-667 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.02.051


Hasson U; Skipper JI; Wilde MJ; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2008)

Improving the analysis, storage and sharing of neuroimaging data using relational databases and distributed computing

NeuroImage, 39 (2), 693-706 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.09.021


Hasson U; Skipper JI; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2007)

Abstract coding of audiovisual speech: Beyond sensory representation

Neuron, 56 (6), 1116-1126 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2007.09.037

Skipper JI; van Wassenhove V; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2007)

Hearing lips and seeing voices: How cortical areas supporting speech production mediate audiovisual speech perception

Cerebral Cortex, 17 (10), 2387-2399 DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhl147

Skipper JI; Goldin-Meadow S; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2007)

Speech-associated gestures, Broca’s area, and the human mirror system

Brain and Language, 101 (3), 260-277 DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2007.02.008


Skipper JI; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2006)

Lending a helping hand to hearing: Another motor theory of speech perception

In , (pp. 250-285). : 895929.


Skipper J; Small S (2005)

fMRI studies of language The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics, 496-511

Skipper JI; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2005)

Listening to talking faces: Motor cortical activation during speech perception

NeuroImage, 25 (1), 76-89 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2004.11.006


Skipper J; Nusbaum HC; Small SL (2001)

On the non-independence of language subcomponents

NEUROIMAGE, 13 (6), S605-S605

Nusbaum HC; Skipper JI; Small SL (2001)

A sensory-attentional account of speech perception

Behavioral and brain sciences, 24 (5), 995-996