Publications

Published original research articles in international ISI-listed peer-reviewed journals:

Wucherer, Barbara V. and Reiterer, Susanne M. (2016).
Language is a girlie thing, isn’t it? A psycholinguistic exploration of the L2 gender gap.
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism: in press.

Vaquero Lucia, Rodriguez-Fornells, Antoni and Reiterer, Susanne M (2017).
The Left, The Better: White-Matter Brain Integrity Predicts Foreign Language Imitation Ability. Cereb Cortex, 27 (8): 3906-3917.
doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw199

Christiner, Markus and Reiterer, Susanne M. (2015) A Mozart is not a Pavarotti: Singers outperform musicians on phonetic language learning tasks, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:482. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00482.
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Christiner, Markus and Reiterer Susanne M. (2013) Song and speech: examining the link between singing talent and speech imitation ability. Frontiers in Psychology (Cognitive Science), 4:874. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00874.
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Reiterer Susanne M, Hu Xiaochen, Sumathi T.A., Singh Nandini C. (2013) Are you a good mimic? Neuro-acoustic signatures for speech imitation ability. Frontiers in Psychology (Cognitive Science), 4,782: 1-13. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00782.
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D’Anselmo Anita, Reiterer Susanne, Zuccarini Francesca, Tommasi Luca, Brancucci Alfredo. (2013) Hemispheric asymmetries in bilinguals: Tongue similarity affects lateralization of second language. Neuropsychologia. doi:pii: S0028-3932(13)00088-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Xiaochen Hu, Hermann Ackermann, Jason Martin, Michael Erb, Susanne Winkler and Susanne M Reiterer. Language Aptitude for Pronunciation in Advanced Second Language (L2) Learners: Behavioural Predictors and Neural Substrates. Brain and Language: in press. Download

Reiterer S, Pereda E, Bhattacharya J (2011) On A Possible Relationship between Linguistic Expertise and EEG Gamma Band Phase Synchrony. Frontiers in Psychology (Cognition): 2, 334, 1-11. Download

Reiterer S, Hu X, Erb M, Rota G, Nardo D, Grodd W, Winkler S, Ackermann H. (2011) Individual differences in audio-vocal speech imitation aptitude in late bilinguals: functional neuro-imaging and brain morphology. Frontiers in Psychology (Language Sciences) 2:271, 1-12. Download

Pereda E, Reiterer S, Bhattacharya J. (2011). Topography of functional connectivity in human multichannel EEG during second language processing. In: Jose A. Lozano, Jose A. Gómez, Jose A. Moreno (eds). Current Topics in Artificial Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) 7023: 253-262. Download

Hu X, Erb M, Ackermann H, Martin JA, Grodd W, Reiterer SM (2011) Voxel-Based Morphometry Studies of Personality: Issue of Statistical Model Specification – Effect of Nuisance Covariates. NeuroImage, 54:1994-2005. Download

Mang SC, Busza A, Reiterer S, Grodd W, Klose U. (2012) Thalamus Segmentation Based on the Local Diffusion Direction: A Group Study. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: 67(1):118-26. Download

Reiterer S, Pereda E, Bhattacharya J. (2009) Measuring second language proficiency with EEG synchronization: How functional cortical networks and hemispheric involvement differ as a function of proficiency level in second language speakers. Journal of Second Language Research 25(1):77-106. Download

Reiterer S, Erb M, Grodd W, Wildgruber D. (2008) Cerebral processing of timbre and loudness: fMRI evidence for a contribution of Broca’s Area to basic auditory discrimination. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2(1): 1-10. Download

Ethofer T, Anders S, Erb M, Droll C, Royen L, Saur R, Reiterer S, Grodd W, Wildgruber D. (2006) Impact of Voice on Emotional Judgement of Faces: An event-related fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 27(9):707-14.

Reiterer S, Erb M, Droll C, Anders S, Ethofer T, Grodd W, Wildgruber D. (2005) Impact of Task Difficulty on Lateralization of Pitch and Duration discrimination: an fMRI study. NeuroReport, 16(3): 239-242. Download

Reiterer S, Hemmelmann C, Rappelsberger P, Berger ML. (2005) Characteristic functional networks in high- versus low second language speakers detected also during native language processing: An explorative EEG coherence study in 6 frequency bands. Cognitive Brain Research, 25: 566-578. Download

Reiterer S, Berger ML, Hemmelmann C, Rappelsberger P. (2005) Decreased EEG coherence between prefrontal electrodes: a correlate of high language proficiency? Experimental Brain Research, 163: 109-113. Download

Hemmelmann C, Horn M, Reiterer S, Schack B, Süsse T, Weiss S. (2004) Multivariate tests for the evaluation of high-dimensional EEG data. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 139: 111-120. Download

Published book chapters:

Reiterer S. (2010) The Cognitive Neuroscience of Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism. In: Kail M & Hickmann M. (Eds.) Language acquisition across linguistic and cognitive systems. John Benjamins, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, pp: 307–321.
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Reiterer S. (2009). Brain and Language Talent: A Synopsis. In: Dogil, G. & Reiterer, S. (eds.) Language Talent and Brain Activity. Trends in applied linguistics 1, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin-New York: 155-191.
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Hu X and Reiterer S (2009). Personality and pronunciation talent in second language acquisition. In: Dogil, G. & Reiterer, S. (eds.) Language Talent and Brain Activity. Trends in applied linguistics 1, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin-New York: 97-129.
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Rota G and Reiterer S (2009). Cognitive aspects of pronunciation talent: how empathy, mental flexibility, working memory and intelligence interact with phonetic talent. In: Dogil, G. & Reiterer, S. (eds.) Language Talent and Brain Activity. Trends in applied linguistics 1, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin-New York: 67-96.
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Nardo D and Reiterer S (2009). Musicality and phonetic language aptitude. In: Dogil, G. &∓ Reiterer, S. (eds.) Language Talent and Brain Activity. Trends in applied linguistics 1, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin-New York: 213-255.
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Published conference proceedings papers (refereed):

Reiterer S, Singh NC, Winkler S. (2012) Predicting speech imitation ability biometrically. In: Empirical Approaches to Linguistic Theory. Studies in Meaning and Structure. Edited by Stolterfoht, Britta and Featherston, Sam. Mouton de Gruyter: Berlin, New York.
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Mang SC, Reiterer S, Grodd W, Klose U. (2009) DTI-Based Thalamus Segmentation – A Group Study. In: Dössel O & Schlegel W (eds.) World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. IFMBE Proceedings, 25(4), Springer, Berlin – Heidelberg: 242-244.

Reiterer S. (2008). Approche neurocognitive de l’acquisition de la langue seconde et du bilinguisme. Les facteurs en jeu dans l’acquisition de la L2: apports de la neuro-imagerie. In: Kail, M., Fayol, M. & Hickmann, M. (eds.). Apprentissage des langues premières et secondes. Paris: CNRS Editions: 327-342.

Baumotte H, Lenz M, Dogil G & Reiterer S. (2007): Coarticulatory resistance as a basis for a foreign accent: V-to-V coarticulation in German VCV-sequences: A pilot study. In: Van Daele, S., Housen, A., Kuiken, F., Pierrard, M. & Vedder, I. (eds): Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Second Language Use, Learning & Teaching. Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van Belgie voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten. Wetteren: Universa Press: 11-25.

Jilka M, Anufryk V, Baumotte H, Lewandowski N, Rota G & Reiterer S. (2008): Assessing Individual Talent in Second Language Production and Perception. In: Rauber, A. S., Watkins, M. A. & Baptista, B. O. (eds): New Sounds 2007: Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech. Florianópolis (Brazil): Federal University of Santa Catarina: 243-258.

Lewandowski N, Jilka M, Rota G, Reiterer S & Dogil G. (2008). Phonetic Convergence as a paradigm of showing phonetic talent in foreign language. In H. Zimmer, C. Frings, A. Mecklinger, B. Opitz, M. Pospeschill and D. Wentura (Eds.): Cognitive Science 2007. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Society of Germany, Saarbrücken: 44-50.

Jilka, M., Baumotte, H., Lewandowski, N., Reiterer, S, Rota G. (2007): Introducing a comprehensive approach to assessing pronunciation talent. Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS). Saarbrücken (Germany): 1737-1740.

Journal and book editing:

Guest-editor (together with Julia Festman) of a special issue on “brain, multilingualism and individual differences” in the International Journal of Bilingualism (to appear in 2012).

Dogil, G. and Reiterer, SM. (eds.) Language Talent and Brain Activity. Trends in applied linguistics 1, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin-New York, published in 2009.

Published Book review about [24]:
Collier, Arden; Sameer, Ashaie and Obler, Loraine K. (2011) Language talent and brain activity (review). Language, Volume 87/1: 192-196.

Published abstracts:

D’Anselmo Anita, Reiterer Susanne, Brancucci Alfredo (2011) Hemispheric asymmetries in the processing of words in the first and second language: an Italian-German cross-cultural study. presented at the 8th IBRO (International Brain Research Organisation) World Congress in Florence, 10-14 July 2011.

Hu Xiaochen, Erb Michael, Martin Jason, Ackermann Hermann, Reiterer Susanne. (2011) Individual differences of second language pronunciation aptitude, its behavioural predictors and neurobiological underpinnings. Presented at the 11th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON XI), Mallorca, 25-29 September 2011.

Reiterer S, Singh NC, Hu X, Erb M, Grodd W, Ackermann H, Winkler S. (2010) Neuroscientific and computational-acoustic biomarkers of individual differences in accent imitation. NeuroImage, Supplement 1: 252.

Jilka M, Rota G and Reiterer S. (2009) Assessing phonetic talent in second language performance: The relationship between perception abilities in the native and the second language and production. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(4): 2755.

Jilka M, Rota G and Reiterer S. (2009). Exploring different manifestations of phonetic talent in second language performance. GURT, Georgetown University Round Table Discussions. Conference on “Implicit & explicit conditions, processes, and knowledge in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) & Bilingualism”. Georgetown University Press, U.S.A.

Reiterer S, Hu X, Erb M, Rota G, Jilka M, Grodd W & Ackermann H. (2009). Second language pronunciation “talent”: Individual differences between good and poor “pronouncers” of foreign language during speech production. An fMRI investigation”. NeuroImage, 47, Supplement 1: S118.

Hu X, Ackermann H, Erb M, Nardo D, Grodd W, Reiterer S. (2009) Mapping Brain Structure and Personality in an Adult Sample of Second Language Pronunciation Talent. NeuroImage, 47,Supplement1: S118.

Hu X, Reiterer S, Ackermann H. (2008) The neuropsychology of second language (L2) pronunciation talent. International Journal of Psychology, 43 (3-4): 315.

Reiterer S, Pereda E, Bhattacharya J. (2006) Human EEG Gamma Synchronization in bilinguals: individual differences revealed by high frequency EEG. NeuroImage, 31, Supplement1:S186.

Reiterer S, Erb M., Ethofer T, Anders S, Droll C, Grodd W, Wildgruber D. (2005) Discrimination of sound quality and volume: Differences and commonalities in fMRI Activation. NeuroImage, 26, Supplement1: S66.

Reiterer S, Erb M, Droll C, Anders S, Ethofer T, Grodd W, Wildgruber D. (2004) Common patterns for the processing of time and frequency information. New Evidence. from fMRI. NeuroImage 22, Supplement 1. Abstract.

Anders S, Reiterer S, Ethofer T, Lotze M, Birbaumer N, Grodf W, Wildgruber D. (2004) Dissoziazion kortikaler und subkortikaler Verarbeitung eines aversiven Stimulus bei partieller Rindenblindheit. Abstract. Aktuelle Neurologie, 31(S1): V40.

Reiterer S and Rappelsberger P. (2001) EEG-Coherence Analysis and Foreign Language Processing. Abstract, NeuroImage, 13(6), Supplement 1: 592.

Reiterer S and Rappelsberger P. (2001) Foreign Language Learning measured by EEG Coherence Analysis. BrainTopography, 13(4): 323.

Published articles in non-peer-reviewed journals:

Reiterer S. (2002) Neurocognition of Bilingualism: High proficiency level of English language students is reflected by their brain activity. Vienna English Working Papers (VIEWZ), 11(2): 27-52.

Reiterer S. (1999) Brain activity during foreign language processing: comparing students of English and students of other disciplines. Vienna English Working Papers (VIEWZ), 8(2): 72- 85.

Monographs (unpublished):

Reiterer, S. (2002) EEG-Coherence Analysis and Foreign Language Processing. Differences between Language Students (English) and Students of other Disciplines during the Processing of Natural Language Stimuli in British English, American English and German. Ph.D. thesis, University of Vienna, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences. Biological Psychology.

Reiterer, S. (1995) The Brain and Sensory Systems in Second Language Acquisition Research. Individual differences in learning styles, modality preferences and hemisphericity within the context of English as a second language. An interdisciplinary approach. Master’s thesis, University of Vienna, Faculty of Philosophy, English Linguistics.

Reviewer Activities for International journals

• Neuropsychologia – Elsevier
• Frontiers in Psychology – open access “Frontiers journals”
• Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (JOCN) – MIT Press
• Psychological Research – Springer
• Neuroscience Letters (NSL) – Elsevier
• Brain Research (BRES) – Elsevier
• Experimental Brain Research – Springer
• Brain Imaging and Behaviour (BIB) – Springer
• Brain and Language (BL) – Elsevier
• PLoS ONE – Plos Journals (free access)
• Mind, Brain and Education – Wiley, Blackwell
• Language, Interaction and Acquisition (LIA) – John Benjamins

Published conference proceedings papers (refereed):Published Book review about [24]:

Hu X, Ackermann H, Erb M, Nardo D, Grodd W, Reiterer S. (2009) Mapping Brain Structure and Personality in an Adult Sample of Second Language Pronunciation Talent. NeuroImage, 47,Supplement1: S118.

Reiterer S. (1999) Brain activity during foreign language processing: comparing students of English and students of other disciplines. Vienna English Working Papers (VIEWZ), 8(2): 72- 85. Brain Research (BRES) – Elsevier

Reiterer S. (2009). Brain and Language Talent: A Synopsis. In: Dogil, G. ∓Reiterer S, Pereda E, Bhattacharya J. (2006) Human EEG Gamma Synchronization in bilinguals: individual differences revealed by high frequency EEG. NeuroImage, 31, Supplement1:S186. • Brain and Language (BL) – Elsevier