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Tan, I-An, Nir Segal & Yosef Grodzinsky. 2024 . The domains of monotonicity processingJournal of Semantics.


Tan, I-An, Nitsan Kugler-Etinger & Yosef Grodzinsky. 2023. Do two negatives make a positive? Language and logic in language processing. Language, Cognition & Neuroscience.

Agmon, Galit, Yonatan Loewenstein and Yosef Grodzinsky. 2022. Negative sentences exhibit a sustained effect in delayed verification tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 48.1, 122–141.

Grodzinsky, Yosef, Peter Pieperhoff & Cynthia Thompson. 2021. Stable brain loci for the processing of complex syntax: a review of the current neuroimaging evidenceCortex, 142, 252-271.


Yosef Grodzinsky, Kim Behrent, Galit Agmon, Nora Bittner, Christiane Jockwitz, Svenja Caspers, Katrin Amunts & Stefan Heim. 2021. A linguistic complexity pattern that defies aging: The processing of multiple negations. Journal of Neurolinguistics vol. 58.

Grodzinsky, Yosef, Virginia Jaichenco, Isabelle Deschamps, María-Elina Sánchez, Martin Fuchs, Peter Pieperhoff, Yonatan Loewenstein, Katrin Amunts. 2020. Negation and the brain: experiments in health and in focal brain disease, and their theoretical implications. In Viviane Deprez & Maria Teresa Espinal, eds., Oxford Hanbook of Negation. NY: Oxford University Press.

Grodzinsky, Yosef, Isabelle Deschamps, Peter Pieperhoff, Francesca Iannilli, Galit Agmon, Yonatan Loewenstein & Amunts, K., 2020. Logical negation mapped onto the brainBrain Structure and Function, 225(1), 19-31. DOI:

Brian Buccola and Andreas Haida. 2019. Obligatory Irrelevance and the Computation of Ignorance InferencesJournal of Semantics, 36(4): 583-616.

Agmon, G, Loewenstein, Y, & Grodzinsky, Y. 2019. Measuring the cognitive cost of downward monotonicity by controlling for negative polarity. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 4(1), 36. DOI:

Grodzinsky, Y, Deschamps, I, Shapiro, L. 2019. Patients with Broca’s aphasia and Young Children can reconstruct elided VPs. In The Oxford Book Handbook of Ellipsis, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Tanja Temmerman, eds. NY: Oxford University Press.

Grodzinsky, Y, Agmon, G, Snir, K, Deschamps, I, Loewenstein, Y. 2018.  The Analysis of less-Comparatives: Evidence from the Processing Cost of Downward Entailingness . Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 22 , Berlin/Potsdam.

Haida A, Crnic, L, Grodzinsky, Y. 2018.  Linguistic barriers to logical reasoning: a new perspective on Aristotelian syllogisms . Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 22, Berlin/Potsdam.

Grodzinsky, Y. 2017. Rule-I, intensional predicates, and children's pronominal reference assignment. In 

LaCara, Nicholas, Moulton, Keir, & Tessier, Anne-Michelle, A Schrift to Fest Kyle Johnson. Linguistics Open Access Publications, 1, pp. 141-150.

Grodzinsky, Y.  2016.  Neural substrates for linguistic and musical abilities: a neurolinguist’s perspective. In Ida Toivonen, Piroska Csúri, Emile van der Zee, eds. Structures in the Mind: Essays on Language, Music, and Cognition in Honor of Ray Jackendoff, MIT Press, 2015.

Santi, A, Friederici A, Makuuchi M, Grodzinsky Y.  2015.  An fMRI study dissociating distance measures computed by Broca's area in movement processing: clause boundary vs. identityFrontiers in Psychology, 6: 654.

Deschamps, I, Agmon G, Loewenstein Y, Grodzinsky Y.  2015.  The Processing of Polar Quantifiers, and Numerosity Perception. Cognition. 143:115-128.

Grodzinsky, Y, Nelken I.  2014.  The Neural Code That Makes Us HumanScience, 343(978):978-979

Makuuchi, M, Grodzinsky Y, Amunts K, Santi A, Friederici AD. 2013.  Processing non-canonical sentences in Broca's region: Reflections of movement distance and type. Cerebral Cortex, 23:694-702.

Grodzinsky, Y.  2013.  The mirror theory of language: a neurolinguist’s perspective. In I. Laka, M. Sanz & M. Tanenhaus, eds., The Cognitive and Biological Basis for Linguistic Structure: New Approaches and Enduring Themes. New York: Oxford University Press.


Heim, S, Amunts K, Drai D, Eickhoff SB, Hautvast S, Grodzinsky Y.  2012.  The language–number interface in the brain: a complex parametric study of quantifiers and quantitiesFrontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience, 4:4.


Santi, A, Grodzinsky Y.  2012.  Broca’s area and sentence comprehension: A relationship parasitic on dependency, displacement or predictability? Neuropsychologia. 50:821-832.


Etcheverry, L, Seidel B, Grande M, Schulte S, Pieperhoff P, Südmeyer M, Minnerop M, Binkofski F, Huber W, Grodzinsky Y et al.  2012. The time course of neurolinguistic and neuropsychological symptoms in three cases of logopenic primary progressive aphasiaNeuropsychologia, 50:1708-1718.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2011.  Two puzzles in experimental syntax and semanticsCLS 47, Chicago Linguistic Society.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2010.  The picture of the linguistic brain: how sharp can it be? Reply to Fedorenko & Kanwisher. Language & Linguistics Compass, 4(8):605-622.


Grodzinsky, Y, Santi A.  2010.  fMRI adaptation dissociates syntactic complexity dimensionsNeuroImage, 51:1285-1293


Grodzinsky, Y.  2010.  Generative syntax in the brain. In J. Bricmont & J. Franck, eds., The Chomsky Notebook. New York: Columbia University Press.


Grodzinsky, Y, Santi A.  2009.  Reply to Willems & Hagoort: an imperfect theory gets you further than random factsTrends in Cognitive Sciences, 13(3):102.


Poirier, J, Shapiro LP, Love T, Grodzinsky Y.  2009.  The On-line Processing of Verb-phrase Ellipsis in AphasiaJournal of Psycholinguistic Research, 38(3):237-254.


Grodzinsky, Y, Santi A.  2008.  The battle for Broca’s regionTrends in Cognitive Sciences, 12(12):474-480.


Grodzinsky, Y, Santi A.  2007.  Working memory and syntax interact in Broca's areaNeuroImage, 37:8-17.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2007.  Coreference and self-ascription. Ms. McGill University. 


Grodzinsky, Y, Santi A.  2007.  Taxing Working Memory with Syntax: Bi-hemispheric ModulationsHuman Brain Mapping, 28:1089-1097.


Grodzinsky, Y, Friederici A.  2006.  Neuroimaging of syntax and syntactic processingCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology, 16(2):240-246.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2006.  A blueprint for a brain map of syntax. In Y. Grodzinsky & K. Amunts, eds., Broca’s Region. NY: Oxford University Press.

Grodzinsky, Y, Amunts, K, eds. 2006. Broca's Region. NY: Oxford University Press.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2006.  The language faculty, Broca’s region, and the mirror systemCortex, 42(4):464-468.


Drai, D, Grodzinsky Y.  2006.  A new empirical angle on the variability debate: Quantitative neurosyntactic analyses of a large data set from Broca’s Aphasia .Brain & Language. 96:117-128.


Drai, D, Grodzinsky Y.  2006.  The variability debate: More statistics, more linguisticsBrain & Language, 96:157-170.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2005.  Syntactic dependencies as memorized sequences in the brain. Canadian Journal of Linguistics, (special 50th anniversary issue):241-266.


Ben-Shachar, M, Palti D, Grodzinsky Y.  2004.  Neural correlates of syntactic movement: Converging evidence from two fMRI experimentsNeuroImage, 21:1320-1336.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2004.  Variation in Broca’s region: preliminary cross-methodological comparisons. Chapter 8 in Lyle Jenkins, ed., Variation and Universals in Biolinguistics. Oxford: Elsevier.

Grodzinsky, Y.  2003.  Imaging the Grammatical Brain. M. Arbib, ed., Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks, 2nd edition, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 551-556.


Ben-Shachar, M, Hendler T, Kahn I, Ben-Bashat D, Grodzinsky Y.  2003.  The Neural Reality of Grammatical Transformations: Evidence from fMRIPsychological Science, 14(5):433-440.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2002.  Neurolinguistics and Neuroimaging: Forward to the Future, or is it Back? Psychological Science, 13:189-193.


Drai, D, Grodzinsky Y, Zurif E.  2001.  Broca's aphasia is associated with a single pattern of comprehension performanceBrain & Language, 76:185-192.

Bastiaanse, R, Grodzinsky Y, eds.  2000. Grammatical disorders in aphasia: a neurolinguistic perspective. London: Whurr.

Balogh, JE, Grodzinsky Y.  2000.  Levels of linguistic representation in broca's aphasia: Implicitness and referentiality of arguments. In R. Bastiaanse & Y. Grodzinsky, eds., Grammatical disorders in aphasia: a neurolinguistic perspective


Grodzinsky, Y.  2000.  The neurology of syntax: language use without Broca's areaBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 23(1):1-71. Target article with 36 commentaries.


Grodzinsky, Y.  2000.  OverArching Agrammatism. In Grodzinsky, Y., L. Shapiro & D. Swinney, eds.,  Language and the Brain: Representation and Processing. Studies in honor of Edgar Zurif. NY: Academic Press.

Friedmann, N, Grodzinsky Y.  2000.  Split inflection in neurolinguistics. In M.-A. Friedemann & L. Rizzi, eds., The acquisition of syntax.


Drai, D, Grodzinsky Y.  1999.  Comprehension Regularity in Broca’s Aphasia? There’s More of It Than You Ever Imagined. Brain & Language, 70:139-143.


Grodzinsky, Y, Piñango M M, Zurif E, Drai D.  1999.  The critical role of group studies in neuropsychology: comprehension regularities in Broca's aphasiaBrain & Language, 67:134-147.


Fox, D, Grodzinsky Y.  1998.  Children's passive: a view from the by-phraseLinguistic Inquiry, 29(2):311-332.


Grodzinsky, Y, Finkel L.  1998. The Neurology of Empty Categories: Aphasics’ Failure to Detect UngrammaticalityJournal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10(2):281-292.

Friedmann N, Grodzinsky Y.  1997.  Tense and Agreement in agrammatic production: Pruning the syntactic treeBrain & Language, 56:397-425.


Grodzinsky, Y.  1995.  A restrictive theory of agrammatic comprehensionBrain & Language, 51:26-51.

Grodzinsky, Y.  1995.  Trace deletion, theta-roles, and cognitive strategiesBrain & Language, 51:467-497.

Friedmann, N, Grodzinsky Y.  1994.  A Linguistic Approach to Developmental DyslexiaBrain & Cognition, 26:249-254.


Grodzinsky, Y, Wexler K, Chien Y-C, Marakovitz S, Solomon J.  1993.  The breakdown of binding relationsBrain & Language, 45(3):396-422.


Grodzinsky, Y, Kave G.  1993.  Do children really know Condition A? Language Acquisition, 3(1):41-54.


Grodzinsky, Y, Reinhart T.  1993.  The innateness of binding and of coreference. Linguistic Inquiry, 24(1):69-101.


Grodzinsky, Y, Pierce A, Marakovitz S.  1991.  Neuropsychological reasons for a transformational analysis of verbal passiveNatural Language & Linguistic Theory, 9:431-453.


Grodzinsky, Y.  1990.  Theoretical Perspectives on Language Deficits. Cambridge, MA: MIT PREss.

Grodzinsky, Y.  1989.  Agrammatic comprehension of relative clausesBrain & Language, 37:480-499.


Grodzinsky, Y.  1988.  Syntactic representations in agrammatism: The case of prepositionsLanguage & Speech, 31(2):115-134.


Grodzinsky, Y, Marek A.  1988. Algorithmic and heuristic processes revisitedBrain & Language, 33:216-225.


Grodzinsky, Y.  1986.  Language deficits and the theory of syntaxBrain & Language, 27:135-159.


Grodzinsky, Y.  1986.  Cognitive deficits, their proper description and its theoretical relevanceBrain & Language, 27:178-191.


Grodzinsky, Y, Swinney D, Zurif E.  1985.  Agrammatism: Structural characterizations and antecedent processing disruptions. In M.-L. Kean (Ed.): Agrammatism. 65-81.


Grodzinsky, Y.  1984.  The syntactic characterization of agrammatismCognition, 20:99-120.


Zurif, E, Grodzinsky Y.  1983.  Sensitivity to grammatical structure in agrammatic aphasics: A reply to
Linebarger et al
Cognition, 15:207-213.

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