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Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Zora, H., Bowin, H., Heldner, M., Riad, T., & Hagoort, P. (In press). The role of pitch accent in discourse comprehension and the markedness of Accent 2 in Central Swedish. Paper presented at Speech Prosody 2024, Leiden, Netherlands.

  • Zora, H., Wester, J., & Csépe, V (2023). Predictions about prosody facilitate lexical access: Evidence from P50/N100 and MMN components. International Journal of Psychophysiology.

  • Gussenhoven, C., Lu, Y., Lee-Kim, S., Liu, C., Rahmani, H., Riad, T., & Zora, H. (2022). The sequence recall task and lexicality of tone: Exploring tone “deafness”. Front. Psychol., 13:902569.  

  • Zora, H., & Csépe, V. (2021). Perception of simultaneous prosodic cues of linguistic and emotional origin: Evidence from early and late auditory event-related potentials. Front. Neurosci., 15: 797487. 

  • Zora, H., Riad, T., Ylinen, S., & Csépe, V. (2021). Phonological variations are compensated at the lexical level: Evidence from auditory neural activity. Front. Hum. Neurosci., 15:622904. [Invited contribution to the article collection on Phonological Representations and Mismatch Negativity Asymmetries. Eds. Arild Hestvik, Valerie L Shafer, Aditi Lahiri, and Mathias Scharinger]

  • Zora, H., Rudner, M., & Magnusson, A. (2020). Concurrent affective and linguistic prosody with the same emotional valance elicits a late positive ERP response. Eur. J. Neurosci., 51, 2236–2249.  

  • Persson, J., Szalisznyo, K., Antoni, G., Wall, A., Fällmar, D., Zora, H., & Bodén, R. (2020). Phosphodiesterase 10A levels are related to striatal function in schizophrenia: a combined positron emission tomography and functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Eur. Arch. Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci., 270, 451–459. 

  • Zora, H., Riad, T., & Ylinen, S. (2019). Prosodically controlled derivations in the mental lexicon. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 52. 

  • Zora, H., Riad, T., Schwarz, I.-C., & Heldner, M. (2016). Lexical specification of prosodic information in Swedish: Evidence from event-related potentials. Front. Neurosci., 10:533. 

  • Zora, H., Heldner, M., & Schwarz, I.-C. (2016). Perceptual correlates of Turkish word stress and their contribution to automatic lexical access: Evidence from early ERP components. Front. Neurosci., 10:7.  

  • Zora, H., Schwarz, I.-C., & Heldner, M. (2015). Neural correlates of lexical stress: mismatch negativity reflects fundamental frequency and intensity. Neuroreport, 26(13), 791–796. [The paper is ranked among the most popular articles in NeuroReport, with its topographic figures featuring on the cover page of the journal issue.]

Peer-reviewed conference contributions

  • Zora, H., Bowin, H., Heldner, M., & Hagoort, P. (2023). Relevance of prosodic information at the lexical and discourse levels: Evidence from psychometric and electrophysiological data. 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, 24–26 October, Marseille, France.

  • Zora, H., & Csépe, V. (2022). Inferential process of lexical access as evidenced by a mismatch negativity study. 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, 6–8 October, Philadelphia, USA.

  • Gussenhoven, C., Lu, Y., Lee-Kim, S., Liu, C., Rahmani, H., Riad, T., & Zora, H. (2021). The sequence recall task and lexicality of tone: Exploring tone “deafness”. 1st International Conference on Tone and Intonation (TAI) 6– 9 December 2021, Sonderborg, Denmark. https://event.sdu.dk/tai2021

  • Zora, H., Rudner, M., & Magnusson, A. (2019). The role of affective and linguistic prosody in the cognitive emotional appraisal of language. 5th International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication 9–12 June, Linköping, Sweden.

  • Zora, H., Magnusson, A., & Rudner, M. (2018). MMN signatures of symbolic and affective prosody. 8th Mismatch Negativity conference: MMN from basic science to clinical applications, 12–15 June, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Zora, H., Riad, T., & Ylinen, S. (2018). Prosodically controlled suffix alternation in the mental lexicon. 8th Mismatch Negativity conference: MMN from basic science to clinical applications, 12–15 June, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Zora, H., Magnusson, A., & Rudner, M. (2017). The effect of visual deprivation on prosodic processing. 4th International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication 18–21 June, Linköping, Sweden.

  • Zora, H. (2013). Suprasegmental features in spoken language processing. Bilingual Minds, Bilingual Machines, 24– 28 June, The Cognition Institute, School of Psychology, Plymouth University, UK.

Books & Editorials

  • Zora, H. (2016). Mapping prosody onto the lexicon: Memory traces for lexically specified prosodic information in the brain. (PhD Dissertation), Stockholm University, Stockholm.

  • Zora, H., Gussenhoven, C., Tremblay, A., & Liu, F. (Eds.) (2022). Crosstalk between intonation and lexical tones: Linguistic, cognitive and neuroscience perspectives. Research Topic in Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers in Communication, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 10 published articles. 

  • Zora, H., Gussenhoven, C., Tremblay, A., & Liu, F. (2022). Editorial: Crosstalk between intonation and lexical tones: Linguistic, cognitive and neuroscience perspectives. Front. Psychol., 13:1101499. 

Non peer-reviewed conference publications

  • Heldner, M., Riad, T., Sundberg, J., Wlodarczak, M., & Zora, H. (2021). Pride and prominence. Proceedings of Fonetik, 56. 

Invited talks

  • Zora, H. (2023). Relevance of prosodic information for spoken communication at the lexical and discourse levels: Evidence from psychometric and electrophysiological data. Scientific talk at the Research Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany. Invited by Prof. Bettina Braun.

  • Zora, H. (2022). Macro- Micro- and Nano-level Signatures of Prosodic Information Processing. Scientific talk at Language Symposium, The 9th Mismatch Negativity conference, 21–23 September, Fukushima, Japan. Invited by Prof. Thomas Jacobsen.

  • Zora, H. (2018). Neural correlates of symbolic and affective prosody. Scientific talk at the Sweden Korea Collaborative Symposium on Brain Research and Structural Biology, KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 9–10 May, Daejeon, Seoul, Korea. Invited by Assoc. Prof. Ji- Joon Song.

Popular science contributions

  • Our brains are exclusively tuned to the sound of warnings. Blog at Het Talige Brein. 2022, 10 May.

  • Long distance communication: From fire beacons to ósanwe in Middle Earth. Blog at MPI TalkLing. 2022, 11 July.

  • Beyin, dil ve duygu gelişimi. Youtube conversation with Dr. Elif Duygu Cindik from Neuro-Psychiatrisches Zentrum Riem, Munich, Germany, 2021, 1 Jun.

  • Çok dilli cocuklar hayatta daha avantajlı. Interview for Oksijen (Weekly newspaper in Turkish). 2021, 24 Sep.

  • Därför tar vi ton. Popular science article in Språktidningen. 2020, 1 Nov.

  • Hjärnan. Public lecture on language and brain. Broadcasted in Bildningspodden. 2020, 27 Feb. 

  • Hon kopplar språk och känslor. Interview for Språktidningen. 2019, 8 May.

  • Kutup Yıldızı III. IEEE YTÜ Basın-Yayın Komitesi Etkinlik, Istanbul Yıldız Teknik University, Turkey. 2019, 22 Oct.

  • Hjärnan tar fast på språkets melodi. Coverage for PhD research in Språktidningen. 2017, 29 Mar.

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