Silver Professor of Linguistics and Psychology;
Areas of Research/Interest:
Universal Grammar, Syntax, Morphology, Language Acquisition, Neurolinguistics.
Selected PublicationsMarantz, Alec. Morphology Lectures: Streaming Video. Lectures at the DEC of the ENS, Paris, October, 2006
Marantz, Alec. to appear. Phases and Words
Marantz, Alec & Morris Halle. to appear. Clarifying “Blur”: Paradigms, Defaults and Inflectional Classes In A. Bachrach & A. Nevins, eds., The Bases of Inflectional Identity, OUP
Embick, David and Alec Marantz submitted. Architecture and Blocking
Embick, David and Alec Marantz. Cognitive neuroscience and the English past tense: Comments on the paper by Ullman et al. 2005, Brain and Language, 93.2, 243-247.
Marantz, Alec. Generative linguistics within the cognitive neuroscience of language. 2005, The Linguistic Review 22, 429-445
Stockall, Linnaea and Alec Marantz. A single route, full decomposition model of morphological complexity: MEG evidence. 2006, The Mental Lexicon 1:1
Sekihara K, Nagarajan SS, Poeppel D, Marantz A. Asymptotic SNR of scalar and vector minimum-variance beamformers for neuromagnetic source reconstruction. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2004 Oct;51(10):1726-34.
Stockall L, Stringfellow A, Marantz A. The precise time course of lexical activation: MEG measurements of the effects of frequency, probability, and density in lexical decision. Brain Lang. 2004 Jul-Sep;90(1-3):88-94.
Pylkkanen L, Feintuch S, Hopkins E, Marantz A. Neural correlates of the effects of morphological family frequency and family size: an MEG study. Cognition. 2004 Apr;91(3):B35-45.
Sekihara K, Nagarajan SS, Poeppel D, Marantz A. Performance of an MEG adaptive-beamformer source reconstruction technique in the presence of additive low-rank interference. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2004 Jan;51(1):90-9.
Pylkkanen L, Marantz A. Tracking the time course of word recognition with MEG. Trends Cogn Sci. 2003 May;7(5):187-189.
Sekihara K, Nagarajan SS, Poeppel D, Marantz A. Performance of an MEG adaptive-beamformer technique in the presence of correlated neural activities: effects on signal intensity and time-course estimates. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2002 Dec;49(12 Pt 2):1534-46.
Pylkkanen L, Stringfellow A, Marantz A. Neuromagnetic evidence for the timing of lexical activation: an MEG component sensitive to phonotactic probability but not to neighborhood density. Brain Lang. 2002 Apr-Jun;81(1-3):666-78.
Sekihara K, Nagarajan SS, Poeppel D, Marantz A, Miyashita Y. Application of an MEG eigenspace beamformer to reconstructing spatio-temporal activities of neural sources. Hum Brain Mapp. 2002 Apr;15(4):199-215.
Sekihara K, Nagarajan SS, Poeppel D, Marantz A, Miyashita Y. Reconstructing spatio-temporal activities of neural sources using an MEG vector beamformer technique. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2001 Jul;48(7):760-71.
Phillips C, Pellathy T, Marantz A, Yellin E, Wexler K, Poeppel D, McGinnis M, Roberts T. Auditory cortex accesses phonological categories: an MEG mismatch study. J Cogn Neurosci. 2000 Nov;12(6):1038-55.
Embick D, Hackl M, Schaeffer J, Kelepir M, Marantz A. A magnetoencephalographic component whose latency reflects lexical frequency. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2001 Jan;10(3):345-8.
Embick D, Marantz A, Miyashita Y, O'Neil W, Sakai KL. A syntactic specialization for Broca's area. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 May 23;97(11):6150-4.
Liu J, Higuchi M, Marantz A, Kanwisher N. The selectivity of the occipitotemporal M170 for faces. Neuroreport. 2000 Feb 7;11(2):337-41.
Sekihara K, Poeppel D, Marantz A, Koizumi H, Miyashita Y. MEG spatio-temporal analysis using a covariance matrix calculated from nonaveraged multiple-epoch data. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1999 May;46(5):515-21.
Sekihara K, Poeppel D, Marantz A, Koizumi H, Miyashita Y. Comparison of covariance-based and waveform-based subtraction methods in removing the interference from button-pressing finger movements. Brain Topogr. 1998 Winter;11(2):95-102.
Sekihara K, Poeppel D, Marantz A, Phillips C, Koizumi H, Miyashita Y. MEG covariance difference analysis: a method to extract target source activities by using task and control measurements. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1998 Jan;45(1):87-97.
Sekihara K, Poeppel D, Marantz A, Koizumi H, Miyashita Y. Noise covariance incorporated MEG-MUSIC algorithm: a method for multiple-dipole estimation tolerant of the influence of background brain activity. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1997 Sep;44(9):839-47. PMID: 9282476
Poeppel D, Phillips C, Yellin E, Rowley HA, Roberts TP, Marantz A. Processing of vowels in supratemporal auditory cortex. Neurosci Lett. 1997 Jan 17;221(2-3):145-8.
Poeppel D, Yellin E, Phillips C, Roberts TP, Rowley HA, Wexler K, Marantz A. Task-induced asymmetry of the auditory evoked M100 neuromagnetic field elicited by speech sounds. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 1996 Nov;4(4):231-42.
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