Selected CYCLE References


Amici, S., Brambati, S.M., Wilkins, D., Ogar, J., Dronkers, N.F., Miller, B.L., Gorno-Tempini,   M.L. 2007. Anatomical correlates of sentence comprehension and verbal working memory in neurodegenerative disease, Journal of Neuroscience, 27(23), 6282-6290.

Axel-Mueller, R. 1996. Innateness, autonomy, universality? Neurobiological approaches to language.” Brain, Behavioral Sciences, 19 (4): 611-675.

Bellugi, U.  Lichtenberger, L, Jones, W., Lai,  Z., and St. George, M. L, 2000. “The neurocognitive profile of Williams syndrome: A complex pattern of strengths and weaknesses. J . of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12, 7-29.

Benasich, A., Curtiss, S., and Tallal, P.  1993.  Language, learning, and behavioral disturbances in childhood:  A longitudinal perspective. J. of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology, 32, 3. 585-594.

Caplan, R., Curtiss, S., Chugani, H. and Vinters, H. 1996. Pediatric Rasmussen Encephalitis: Social communication, language, PET, and pathology before and after hemispherectomy. Brain; Cognition, 32, 45-66.

Cheng, J. 2005. Method and Device for enhancing the recognition of speech among speech-impaired individuals., http:/

Curtiss, S.. 2015. The Case of Chelsea: The effects of late age at exposure to language on language performance and evidence for the modularity of mind. In C. Schutze and L. Stockall (Eds.) Connectedess: Papers by and for Sarah van Wagenen. Lulu Press. 115-146.

Curtiss, S. 2013. Revisiting modularity: Using language as a window to the mind. In M. Piatelli-Palmarini and R.C. Berwick (Eds.) Rich Languages from Poor Inputs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 68-90.

Curtiss, S. 2011. Revisiting Modularity. In Y. Otsu (Ed.), The Proceedings of the Eleventh Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics.Tokyo: Hituzi Sybo Publishing. 1-34.

Curtiss, S. 1995. Language as a cognitive system. In N. Chomsky (Ed.) Critical Assessment. Routledge, 211-255.

Curtiss, S. 1988. Abnormal language acquisition. In F.J. Newmeyer (Ed.) Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey, Volume II Linguistic Theory: Extensions and Implications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 96-116.

Curtiss, S. 1988. The special talent of grammar acquisition. In L. Obler and L. Menn (Eds.) Exceptional Language and Linguistics (Perspectives in Neurolinguistics, Neuropsychology, and Psycholinguistics). New York, NY: Academic Press, 364-386.

Curtiss, S. 1988. The special talent of grammar acquisition. In L. Obler and D. Fein (Eds.), The Exceptional Brain.  New York:  The Guilford Press.

Curtiss, S. 1982. Developmental dissociations of language and cognition. In L. Obler and L. Menn (Eds.) Exceptional Language and Linguistics (Perspectives in Neurolinguistics, Neuropsychology, and Psycholinguistics). New York, NY: Academic Press, 285-312

Curtiss, S. 1981. Dissociations between language and cognition:  Cases and implications. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 11, 15-30.

Curtiss, S. 1977. Genie: A psycholinguistic study of a modern-day “Wild Child.” New York: Academic Press.

Curtiss, S. and de Bode, S. 2003. How normal is grammatical development in the right hemisphere following hemispherectomy? The root infinitive stage and beyond.Brain and Language, 86, 193-206.

Curtiss, S. and de Bode, S. 1999. Age and etiology as predictors of language outcome following hemispherectomy. Developmental Neuroscience, 21, 174-181.

Curtiss, S. and de Bode, S. 1998. Language outcomes for hemispherectomized children. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual BUCLD, vol. 1, 121-133.

Curtiss, S., de Bode, S., and Mathern, G.W. 2001. Spoken language outcomes after hemispherectomy: Factoring in etiology. Brain and Language, 79, 3, 379-96.


Curtiss, S., Fromkin, V.A. and Krashen, S.D. 1978. Language development in the mature (minor) right hemisphere. ITL: Review of Applied Linguistics, 39-40, 23-37.

Curtiss, S., Fromkin, V., Krashen, S., Rigler, D. and Rigler, M. 1974. The linguistic development of Genie. Language, 50, 3, 528-554.

Curtiss, S., Fromkin, V., Rigler, D., Riger, M. and Krashen, S. 1975. An update on the linguistic development of Genie. In Dato, D.P. (Ed.) Developmental Psycholinguistics: Theory and Applications. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 145-153.

Curtiss, S., Katz, W. and Tallal, P. 1992. Delay versus deviance in the language acquisition of normal and language-impaired children. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 35, 2, 373-383.

Curtiss, S., Kempler, D., and La Rue, A. 1981.  Language and cognition in dementia. UCLA Working Papers in Cognitive Linguistics, 3, 161-176.

Curtiss, S. and Schaeffer, J. 2005. Syntactic development in children with hemispherectomy: The I-, D-, and C-systems. Brain and Language, 94, 2, 147-66.

Curtiss, S. and Schaeffer, J.  1997.  Syntactic development in children with hemispherectomy:  The INFL-system.  In E. Hughes et al., (Eds.), BUCLD 21 Proceedings.  Somerville, MA:  Cascadilla Press. 103-114.

Curtiss, S. and Tallal, P.  1991.  On the nature of the impairment in language impaired children.  In J. Miller (Ed.), New Directions in Research on Child Language Disorders.  Boston, MA:  College-Hill Press.

Curtiss, S, and Tallal, P. 1991.  On the nature of the impairment in language impaired children. In J. Miller (Eds.) Research on child language disorders: A decade of progress.   Austin:  Pro-ed.

Curtiss, S. and Yamada, J. 1981.  Selectively intact grammatical development in a retarded child. UCLA Working Papers in Cognitive Linguistics, 3., 61-92.

de Bode, S. and Curtiss. S. 2000. Language after hemispherectomy. Brain and Cognition, vol. 43, 135-205

de Bode, S. and Curtiss, S. 2000. How the brain copes with a phantom hemisphere and supports language development. In A. Greenhill, H. Littlefield, & C. Tano (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24th Annual BUCLD, vol. 1, Somerville, MA:  Cascadilla Press, 232-41

de Bode, S.  and Curtiss, S. 1999.  Neurobiological mechanisms of language acquisition in Sturge-Weber syndrome. In A. Greenhill, H. Littlefield, C. Tano (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA:  Cascadilla Press, 150-161.

de Bode, S. and Curtiss, S.  1999.  The relationship between linguistic outcomes and etiologies of lesions leading to hemispherectomy.  Brain and Cognition.

DeLeon J, Gesierich B, Besbris M, Ogar J, Henry ML, Miller, BL, Gorno-Tempini ML, Wilson SM. 2012. Elicitation of specific syntactic structures in primary progressive aphasia. Brain and Language, 123: 183-90. 36.

Dick, F., Bates, E., Wulfeck, B., Ulman, JA., Dronkers, N. and Gemshbacher, MA.  2001. Language deficits, localization and grammar: evidence for a distributive model of language breakdown in aphasic patients and neurologically intact individuals. Psychological Review, 108 (4) 759-788.

Dronkers, N.F., Wilkins, D.P., Van Valin, R.D. Jr., Redfern, B.B. & Jaeger, J.J. 2004. Lesion analysis of the brain areas involved in language comprehension. Cognition, 92,145-177.

Friel-Patti, S., Frome Loeb, D. and Gillam, R.B. 2001. Looking ahead: An introduction to five exploratory studies of Fast ForWord. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 195-202.

Fromkin, V., Krashen, S., Curtiss, S., Rigler, D. and Rigler, M. 1974. The development of language in Genie: A case of language acquisition beyond the Critical Period. Brain and Language,1, 81-107.

Gorno-Tempini, M.L, Dronkers, N.F., Rankin, K.P., Ogar, J.M., Phenegrasamy, L., Rosen, H.J., Johnson, J.K., Weiner, M.W., Miller, B.L. 2004. Cognition and anatomy in three variants of primary progressive aphasia.  Annals of Neurology, 55 (3), 335-346.

Grinstead, J., MacSwan, J., Curtiss, S. and Gelman, R. 1998. The independence of language and number. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual BUCLD, vol. 1, 303-313

Jackson, C., Kempler, D., Hanson, W., Curtiss, S., Metter, J., and Van Lancker, D.  1990. Syntactic facility in fluent aphasia.  Clinical Aphasiology, 18, 357-367.

Johnston, J., Miller, J., Curtiss, S., and Tallal, P. 1994. Conversations with children who are language impaired:  Asking questions. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 36, 973-978.

Jonas R, Nguyen S, Hu B, Asarnow R, LoPresti C., Curtiss S, de Bode S., Yudovin S,  Shields W, Vinters H, Mathern G. 2004. Cerebral hemispherectomy: Hospital course, seizure, developmental, language and motor outcomes.
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Kempler, D., Curtiss, S., Metter, E.J., Jackson, C.A., Hanson, W.R. 1991. Grammatical comprehension. Aphasic syndromes and neuroimaging. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 6, 301-318.

Kempler, D. and Curtiss, S. 1981. A note on the cognitive profile associated with Turner’s syndrome.  UCLA Working Papers in Cognitive Linguistics, 3, 117-120.

Knightly, L., Jun, S-A., Oh. J. and Au, T. 2003. Production benefits of adulthood overhearing. J. Acoustical. Society of. America. 114 (1), 465-474.

Lillehaugen, B.D.  2004. The acquisition of body part prepositions in Valley Zapotec Proceedings of the Conference on Indigenous Languages, 25. 1-23.

Rondal, J. 2005. Atypical language development in individuals with mental retardation: theoretical implications. http:/

Rondal, J. 1995. Exceptional language development in Down Syndrome. Cambridge monographs and texts in Applied Psycholinguistics. Cambridge MA: Cambridge U. Press.

Tallal, P., Curtiss, S., and Kaplan, R.  1988. The San Diego longitudinal study:  Evaluating the outcomes of preschool impairment in language development. In. S. Gerber and G. Mendier (Eds.), International Perspectives on Communication Disorders.  Gallaudet University Press. 86-126.

Tallal, P., Curtiss, S. and Kaplan, R. 1988. The San Diego longitudinal study: Evaluating the outcomes of preschool impairment in language development. In S. Gerbe and G. Mencher, (Eds.), International Perspectives on Communication Disorders, Gallaudet University Press: Washington, D.C., 86-126.

Temple, E., Dronkers, NF. Deutsch, GK., Poldrack, RA., Milller, SL., Tallal, P., Merzanich, MM., and Gabrell, JD. 2003. Neural deficits in children with dyslexia ameliorated by behavioral mediation: Evidence from functional MRI. Proceedings of the Natlonal Academy of Sciences, U S A. Mar 4;100(5). 2860-2865. Epub 2003 Feb 25.

Turken, A.U. and Dronkers, N.F. 2011. The neural architecture of the language comprehension network: converging evidence from lesion and connectivity analyses.Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 5, 1-20.

Wilson, SM., Henry, ML., Besbris, M., Ogar, JM., Dronkers, NF., Jarrold, W., Miller, BL, and Gorno-Tempini, ML. 2010. Connected speech production in three variants of primary progressive aphasia. Brain, 133, 2069-88.

Wilson, SM., Dronkers, NF., Ogar, JM., Jang, J,, Growdon, M,, Agosta, F., Henry, M,, Miller, BL., and Gorno-Tempini, ML. 2010. Neural correlates of syntactic processing in the non-fluent variant of primary progressive aphasia. Journal of Neuroscience, 30. 16845-16854.

Wilson, SM., Brambati, SM., Henry, RG., Handwerker, DA., Agosta, F., Miller, BL, Wilkins, DP., Ogar, JM., and Gorno-Tempini, ML. 2009. The neural basis of surface dyslexia in semantic dementia. Brain, 132. 71-86

Yamada, J. 1990. Laura:  A case study for the modularity of language. Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Yamada, J. and Curtiss, S. 1981. Language and cognition in a case of Turner’s syndrome.  UCLA Working Papers in Cognitive Linguistics, 3, 93-116.