McMaster University

McMaster University

Selected Publications

Acquired Brain Injury, Autism, Assessment, Methods | Reading | Speech

  • Choy, T.L. & Connolly, J.F. (2014). Control groups: not truly baseline. World Journal of Neuroscience, 4, 319-325. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/wjns.2014.44036
  • Troche, S.J., Houlihan, M.E., Connolly, J.F., Dick, B.D., McGrath, P.J., Finley, G.A. and G. (2014). The effect of pain on involuntary and voluntary capture of attention. European Journal of Pain, Article first published online: 23 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ejp.553
  • Harrison, A.H., Noseworthy, M.D., Reilly, J.P. & Connolly, J.F. (2014). Balistocardiogram correction in simultaneous EEG/fMRI recordings: A comparison of average artifact subtraction and optimal basis set methods using two popular software tools. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, (in press).
  • Harrison, A. & Connolly, J.F. (2013). Finding a way in: a review and practical evaluation of fMRI and EEG in disorders of consciousness. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 37(8):1403-1419. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.05.004.
  • Ojima, S., Otsu, Y., Connolly, J.F., & Thierry, G. (Eds.) (2012). Future Trends in the Biology of
    Language. Keio University Press, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Connolly, J.F. (2012). Communicating with the Non-Communicative: Assessing the Mental Life of Non-Verbal Individuals Using Neurophysiological Techniques. In S. Ojima, Y. Otsu, J. Connolly, & G. Thierry (Eds.) Future Trends in the Biology of Language, Keio University Press, Tokyo, Japan, pgs. 153-172.
  • Stemmer, B. & Connolly, J.F. (2012). The EEG/ERP technologies in linguistics research. In G. Libben, G. Jarema, & C. Westbury (Eds.) Methodological and Analytic Frontiers in Lexical Research, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, NL, pgs. 337-367.
  • Frishkoff, G., Sydes, J., Mueller, K., Frank, R., Curran, T., Connolly, J., Kilborn, K., Molfese,
    D., Perfetti, C., & Malony, A. (2011). Minimal Information for Neural Electromagnetic Ontologies (MINEMO): A standards-compliant method for analysis and integration of event-related potentials (ERP) data. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 5(2): 211–223. doi: 10.4056/sigs.2025347
  • Stemmer, B. & Connolly, J.F. (2011). The EEG/ERP technologies of linguistic research - An essay on the dooradvantages they offer and a survey of their purveyors. Mental Lexicon, 6, 141-170.
  • Gawryluk, J.R., D’Arcy, R.C.N., Connolly, J.F., & Weaver, D.F. (2010). Improving the clinical assessment of consciousness with advances in electrophysiological and neuroimaging techniques. BMC Neurology 2010, 10:11 (pgs.1-7).
  • Duncan, C. Barry, R., Connolly, J., Fischer, C., Michie, P., Näätänen, R., Polich, J., Reinvang, I., & Van Petten, C. (2009). Event-related potentials in clinical research: Guidelines for eliciting, recording, and quantifying mismatch negativity, P300, and N400. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120, 1883-1908.
  • Lefebvre, C., Marchand, Y., Smith, S. and Connolly, J. (2009). Use of event-related brain potentials (ERPs) to assess eyewitness accuracy and deception. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 73, 218–225.
  • Harker, K.T. & Connolly, J.F. (2007). Assessment of visual working memory using event-related potentials. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118, 2479–2488.
  • Lefebvre, C., Marchand, Y., Smith, SM., & Connolly, J.F. (2007). Determining eyewitness identification accuracy using event-related brain potentials (ERPs). Psychophysiology, 44 , 894-904.
  • Lefebvre, C., Marchand, Y., Smith, S. and Connolly, J. (2007). Assessing the use of brainwaves (event-related brain potentials) as a tool to determine eyewitness identification accuracy across various time delays [Invited Paper]. Crime Scene, vol. 14 (2), pp. 27-29.
  • Marchand, Y., Lefebvre, C., & Connolly, J.F. (2006). Correlating digit span performance and event-related potentials to assess working memory. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 62, 280-289.
  • Connolly, J.F, Marchand, Y., Major, A., & D’Arcy, R.C.N. (2006).  Event-related brain potentials as a measure of performance on WISC-III and WAIS-R NI Similarities sub-tests. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Neuropsychology, 28, 1327-1345.
  • Dick, B.D., Connolly, J.F., Houlihan, M.E., McGrath, P.J., Finley, G.A., Stroink, G., & Clark, A. J. (2006). Effects of experimental pain on Mismatch Negativity. Journal of Psychophysiology, 20(1), 21-31.
  • Lefebvre, C.D., Marchand, Y., Eskes, G.A., & Connolly, J.F. (2005).  Assessment of working memory abilities using an event-related brain potential (ERP)-compatible digit span backward task.  Clinical Neurophysiology, 116, 1665-1680. *Awarded the Brain Star by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
  • Young, G.B., Wang, J.T., & Connolly, J.F. (2004).  Prognostic determination in anoxic-ischemic and traumatic encephalopathies.  Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 21, 379-390.
  • Wang, J.T., Young, G.B., & Connolly, J.F. (2004).  Prognostic value of evoked responses and event-related brain potentials in coma. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 31, 438-450.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Ryner, L., Richter, W., Service, E., & Connolly, J.F. (2004). The fan effect in fMRI: left hemisphere specialization in verbal working memory.  NeuroReport, 15, 1851-1855.
  • Houlihan, M.E., McGrath, P.J., Connolly, J.F., Stroink, G., Finley G.A., Dick, B., & Phi, T.T. (2004). Assessing the effect of pain on demands for attentional resources using ERPs. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 51, 181-187.
  • Whittingstall, K., Stroink, G., Gates, L., Connolly, J.F., & Finley, A. (2003). Effects of dipole position, orientation and noise on the accuracy of EEG source localization. BioMedical Engineering Online, 2, 14.
  • Dick, B.D., Connolly, J.F., McGrath, P.J., Finley, G.A., Stroink, G., Houlihan, M.E., & Clark, A.J. (2003). The disruptive effect of chronic pain on mismatch negativity.  Clinical Neurophysiology, 114, 1497-1506.
  • D'Arcy, R.C.N., Marchand, Y., Eskes, G.A., Harrison, E.R., Phillips, S. J., Major, A., & Connolly, J.F. (2003). Electrophysiological assessment of language function following stroke.  Clinical Neurophysiology, 114, 662-672.
  • Marchand, Y., D'Arcy, R.C.N., & Connolly, J.F. (2002).  Linking neurophysiological and neuropsychological measures for aphasia assessment. Clinical Neurophysiology, 113, 1715-1722.
  • Byrne, J.M., Connolly, J.F., McLean, S.E., Beattie, T.L., Dooley, J.M., & Gordon, K.E. (2001). Brain activity and cognitive status in pediatric patients: development of a clinical assessment protocol.  Journal of Child Neurology, 16, 325-332.
  • Connolly, J.F., D’Arcy, R.C.N., Newman, R.L., & Kemps, R. (2000). The application of cognitive event-related brain potentials (ERPs) in language-impaired individuals: review and case studies (Invited Review:  Ed. Dr. J. Polich).  International Journal of Psychophysiology, 38, 55-70.
  • Connolly, J.F. (2000). Applying cognitive research in the Twenty-First century: event-related potentials in assessment.  Brain & Cognition, 42, 99-101.
  • Connolly, J.F. & D’Arcy, R.C.N. (2000). Innovations in neuropsychological assessment using event-related brain potentials (Invited Review: Ed. Dr. H. Berzeron-Mangina).  International Journal of Psychophysiology, 37, 31-47.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Connolly, J.F., & Eskes, G. A. (2000). Evaluation of reading comprehension with neuropsychological and event-related brain potential (ERP) methods.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 6, 556-567.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N. & Connolly, J.F. (1999). An event-related brain potential study of receptive speech comprehension using a modified Token Test. Neuropsychologia, 37, 1477-1489.
  • Connolly, J.F., Mate-Kole, C.C., & Joyce, B.M. (1999). Global aphasia: an innovative assessment approach. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80, 1309-1315.
  • Connolly, J.F., Major, A., Allen, S., & D’Arcy, R.C.N. (1999). Performance on WISC-III and WAIS-R NI vocabulary subtests assessed with event-related brain potentials: an innovative method of assessment. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 21, 444-464.
  • Byrne, J.M., Connolly, J.F., McLean, S.E., Dooley, J.M., Gordon, K.E., & Beattie, T.L. (1999). Brain activity and language assessment using event-related potentials: development of a clinical protocol. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 41, 740-747.
  • Connolly, J.F., Byrne, J.M., & Dywan, C.A. (1995).  Assessing adult receptive vocabulary with event-related potentials: an investigation of cross-modal and cross-form priming. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 17, 548-565.
  • Byrne, J.M., Dywan, C.A., & Connolly, J.F. (1995).  An innovative method to assess the receptive vocabulary of children with cerebral palsy using event-related brain potentials.  Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 17, 9-19.
  • Byrne, J.M., Dywan, C.A., & Connolly, J.F. (1995).  Assessment of children's receptive vocabulary using event-related brain potentials: development of a clinically valid test.  Child Neuropsychology, 1, 211-223

Reading

  • Stemmer, B. & Connolly, J.F. (2011). The EEG/ERP technologies of linguistic research - An essay on the advantages they offer and a survey of their purveyors. Mental Lexicon, 6, 141-170.
  • Whittingstall, K., Stroink, G., Gates, L., Connolly, J.F., & Finley, A. (2003). Effects of dipole position, orientation and noise on the accuracy of EEG source localization. BioMedical Engineering Online, 2, 14.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Connolly, J.F., & Eskes, G. A. (2000). Evaluation of reading comprehension with neuropsychological and event-related brain potential (ERP) methods.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 6, 556-567.
  • Helenius, P., Salmelin, R., Service, E., & Connolly, J.F. (1999). Semantic cortical activation in dyslexic readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 11, 535-550.
  • Helenius, P., Salmelin, R., Service, E., & Connolly, J.F. (1998).  Distinct time courses of word and context comprehension in the left temporal cortex. Brain, 121, 1133-1142.

Speech

  • Gallagher, A., Beland, R., Vannasing, P., Bringas, M.L., Valdes-Sosa, P., Trujillo-Barreto, N.J.,
    Connolly, J. & Lassonde, M. (2014).  Dissociation of the N400 component between verbal and nonverbal processing: a source analysis study. World Journal of Neuroscience, 4, 25-39.
  • Newman, R. L., Forbes, K., & Connolly, J.F. (2012). Event-related potentials and magnetic
    fields associated with spoken word recognition. In  M. Spivey, M. Joanisse & K. McRae (Eds.)
    Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England,
    pgs. 127-156.
  • Steinhauer, K. & Connolly, J.F. (2010). Event-related potentials in the study of language. In H.
    Whitaker, (Ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Brain and Language,  Elsevier, Oxford, pgs. 191-203.
  • Steinhauer, K.  & Connolly, J.F. (2008). Event-related Potentials in the Study of Language. In
    Stemmer, B. & Whitaker, H. (Eds.) Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language, Elsevier,
    Amsterdam, pgs. 91-104.
  • Stemmer, B. & Connolly, J.F. (2011). The EEG/ERP technologies of linguistic research - An essay on the advantages they offer and a survey of their purveyors. Mental Lexicon, 6, 141-170.
  • Lidji, P., Jolicœur, P.,  Kolinsky, R, Moreau, P., Connolly, J.F., & Peretz, I. (2010). Early integration of vowel and pitch processing: A mismatch negativity study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 121, 533-541.
  • Newman, R.L., & Connolly, J.F. (2009). Electrophysiological markers of pre-lexical speech processing: Evidence for bottom-up and top-down effects on spoken word processing. Biological Psychology, 80. 114-121.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Service, E., Connolly, J.F., & Hawco, C.S. (2005).  The influence of increased working memory load on semantic neural systems: a high-resolution event-related brain potential study. Cognitive Brain Research, 22, 177-191.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Ryner, L., Richter, W., Service, E., & Connolly, J.F. (2004). The fan effect in fMRI: left hemisphere specialization in verbal working memory.  NeuroReport, 15, 1851-1855.
  • Newman, R.L., & Connolly, J.F. (2004). Determining the role of phonology in silent reading using event-related brain potentials.  Cognitive Brain Research, 21, 94-105.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Connolly, J.F., Service, E., Hawco, C.S., & Houlihan, M.E. (2004).  Separating phonological and semantic processing in auditory sentence processing: a high-resolution event-related brain potential study. Human Brain Mapping, 22, 40-51.
  • Kujala, A., Alho, K., Service, E., Ilmoniemi, R.J., & Connolly, J.F. (2004).  Activation in the anterior left auditory cortex associated with phonological analysis of speech input: localization of the phonological mismatch negativity response with MEG.  Cognitive Brain Research, 21, 106-113.
  • Whittingstall, K., Stroink, G., Gates, L., Connolly, J.F., & Finley, A. (2003). Effects of dipole position, orientation and noise on the accuracy of EEG source localization. BioMedical Engineering Online, 2, 14.
  • Newman, R.L., Connolly, J.F., Service, E., & McIvor, K. (2003). Influence of phonological expectations during a phoneme deletion task: evidence from event-related brain potentials. Psychophysiology, 40, 640-647.
  • Helenius, P., Salmelin, R., Service, E., Connolly, J.F., Leinonen, S., & Lyytinen, H. (2002). Cortical activation during spoken-word segmentation in non reading-impaired and dyslexic adults. Journal of Neuroscience, 22, 2936-2944.
  • Connolly, J.F., Service, E., D’Arcy, R.C.N., Kujala, A., & Alho, K. (2001). Phonological aspects of word recognition as revealed by high-resolution spatio-temporal brain mapping. NeuroReport, 12, 237-243.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N., Connolly, J.F., & Crocker, S.F. (2000). Latency shifts in the N2b component track phonological deviations in spoken words. Clinical Neurophysiology, 111, 40-44.
  • D’Arcy, R.C.N. & Connolly, J.F. (1999). An event-related brain potential study of receptive speech comprehension using a modified Token Test. Neuropsychologia, 37, 1477-1489.
  • Alho, K. Connolly, J.F., Cheour, M., Lehtokoski, A., Huotilainen, M., Virtanen, J., Aulanko, T., & Ilmoniemi, R. (1998). Hemispheric lateralization in preattentive processing of speech sounds.  Neuroscience Letters, 258, 9-12.
  • Connolly, J.F., & Phillips, N.A. (1994).  Event-related potential components reflect phonological and semantic processing of the terminal word of spoken sentences. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 6, 256-266.
  • Connolly, J.F., Phillips, N.A., Stewart, S.H., & Brake, W.G. (1992).  Event-related potential sensitivity to acoustic and semantic properties of terminal words in sentences.  Brain and Language, 43, 1-18.
  • Connolly, J.F., Stewart, S.H., & Phillips, N.A. (1990).  The effects of processing requirements on neurophysiological responses to spoken sentences.  Brain and Language, 39, 302-318.

 

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