Publications 2011-2015

Laboratory Brain Plasticity Communication Ageing

Numerous scientific articles, book chapters and other publications were produced by researchers from the laboratory, favoring the transmission and sharing of knowledge.

Dre Ansaldo is a reviewer for many scientific journals of international acclaim, including Cortex, Neuroimage, Brain & Language, Brain and Cognition, etc.

Articles in journals with peer committees


Ansaldo, A.I. Ghazi-Saidi, L & Adrover-Roig, D. (2015) Interference Control in Elderly Bilinguals: Appearances can be misleading. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, (ahead –of-print), 2015 Feb, 2 :1-16 DOI: 10.1080/13803395.2014.990359.

Ghazi-Saidi, L., Dash, T., Ansaldo, A. I. (2015) Can a Second Language Help You in More Ways Than One? Commentary article. AIMS Neuroscience, 2(1):52-57.

Mina, D., Durand, É., Ghazi Saidi, L. & Ansaldo, A. I. (2015) Neuroplasticité induite par la thérapie du langage dans les cas d’aphasie: mieux comprendre le fonctionnement cérebral pour une intervention plus efficace. Revue de Neuropsychologie, 1(7):33-40.

Abbassi, E., Blanchette, I., Ansaldo, A. I., Ghassemzadeh, H., & Joanette, Y. (2015). Emotional words can be embodied or disembodied: the role of superficial vs. deep types of processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 975. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00975. Collection 2015. Review


Ansaldo, A.I., & Ghazi Saidi, L. (March 2014) Aphasia therapy in the age of globalisation: Cross-linguistic therapy effects in bilingual aphasia, Behavioural Neurology. Volume 2014, 10 pages. http://dx. doi: 10.1155/2014/603085. Epub 2014 Mar 11. PMID : 24825963. PubMed in process.

Anglade, C. Thiel, A. & Ansaldo, A.I. (2014) The Complementary Role of the Cerebral Hemispheres in Recovery from Aphasia After Stroke. A Critical Review of Literature. Brain Injury (2014) 28(2)138-45. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2013.859734.

Durand, E. & Ansaldo, A.I. (2014) Recovery from Anomia Following Semantic Feature Analysis: Therapy-induced Neuroplasticity Relies upon a Circuit Involving Language and Motor Processing Areas. The Mental Lexicon. Special Issue: The Neural Correlates of Lexical Processing (21), 195-215.

Marcotte, K. & Ansaldo, A.I. (2014) Age-Related Behavioural and Neurofunctional Patterns of Second Language Word learning: Different Ways of Being Successful. Brain and Language, 135 (9-19). August 2014.

Durand, E., Mina, D., Vauclare, E. Beaudoin-Landry, M., Tremblay, F. & Ansaldo, A.I. (décembre 2014) Imagerie par résonance magnétique fonctionnelle (IRMf) et orthophonie : Quelles applications cliniques ? Rééducation orthophonique, No 260 – Neuroimagerie et orthophonie : de la recherche à la pratique clinique, p. 151-169.


Marcotte, K., Perlbarg, V., Marrelec, G., Benali, H. & Ansaldo, A.I., (2013) Default-Mode Network Functional Connectivity in Aphasia: A Therapy-Induced Neuroplasticity and Prognosis value. Brain and Language, 124 (45-55).

Ghazi Saidi L., Perlbarg V., Marrelec G., Pélégrini-Issac M., Benali H. & Ansaldo AI. (2013) Functional connectivity changes in second language vocabulary learning. Brain Language, Jan; 124 (1):56-65.

Ghazi Saidi, L., Perlbarg, V., Marrelec, G., Pélégrini-Issac, M., Benali, H. & Ansaldo, A. I., (2013) Second Language Neural Networks at Low and High Proficiency Levels: A Functional Connectivity Study. Brain and Language, 124 (56-65).


Marcotte, K., Adrover-Roig, D., Damien, B., de Préaumont, M., Généreux, S., Hubert, M. & Ansaldo, A.I. (2012) Therapy-induced neuroplasticity in chronic aphasia. Neuropsychologia, Volume 50, 8, 1776-1786.

Fumagalli de Salles, J., Steffen Holderbaum, C., Mattos Pimenta Parente, A., Lessa Mansur, L. & Ansaldo, A.I (2012) Lexical-semantic processing in the semantic priming paradigm in aphasic patients. Archivos de Neuro-Psychiatrie, 70, 9, 718-726.

Scherer, L.C., Fonseca, R. P., Amiri, M., Adrover-Roig, D., Marcotte, K., Giroux, F., Senhadji, N., Benali, H., Lesage, F., & Ansaldo, A.I. (2012). Syntactic processing in bilinguals: a fNIRS study. In Joanette, Ansaldo & Lalahoui (Eds) Special Issue of Optical Imaging. Brain and Language, 121 (2), 144-151.

Wilson, M.; Joubert, S.; Ferré, P.; Belleville, S.; Ansaldo, A.I.; Joanette, Y.; Rouleau, I.; Brambati, S.M (2012) The role of the left ATL in exception word reading: reconciling patient and neuroimaging findings. Neuroimage, 1 60 (4), 2000-2007.

Ansaldo, A.I., Kahlaoui, K., Joanette, Y. (2012), Functional near-infrared spectroscopy: looking at the brain and language mystery from a different angle. Brain and Language, 121 (2) 77-78.

Salles, J. F.; Holderbaum, S, C.; Parente, M, A., Mattos, P.; Mansur, L. L.; Ansaldo,A. I. (2012), Lexical-semantic processing in the semantic priming paradigm in aphasic patients, Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 70(9), 718-726.

Scherer, L.C., Fonseca, R. P., Amiri, M., Adrover-Roig, D., Marcotte, K., Giroux, F., Senhadji, N., Benali, H., Lesage, F., & Ansaldo, A. I. (2012). Syntactic processing in bilinguals: a fNIRS study, Brain and Language, 121(2), 144-151 .


Raboyeau, G., Marcotte, K., Adrover-Roig, D. & Ansaldo, A.I. (2010) Brain Activation and Lexical Learning: The impact of Learning phase and word type. Neuroimage, Vol 49, 3, pp. 2850-2861.

Vitali, P., Tettamanti, M. Abutalebi, J., Ansaldo, A.I., Perani, D., Cappa, S. F., & Joanette, Y. (2010). Generalization of the effects of phonological training for anomia using structural equation modelling: A multiple singlecase study. Neurocase, 16: 2, 93-105.

Marcotte, K. & Ansaldo, A.I. (2010). The neural correlates of Semantic Feature Analysis in Broca’s aphasia: Discordant patterns according to etiology. Seminars in Speech and Language. Special Issue on Treatment of Chronic Aphasia: International Perspectives, 31 (No.1), 52-63.

Cotelli, M., Fertonani, A., Miozzo, A. Rosini, S., Manenti, R. Padovani, A., Ansaldo, A.I., Cappa, S.F. & Miniussi, C. (2011). Anomia training and brain stimulation in chronic aphasia. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. 21:2.5,717-741.

Adrover-Roig, D., Galparzoro-Izaguirre, N., Marcotte, K., Ferré, P., Wilson, M. & Ansaldo A.I (2011). Impaired L1 and executive control after left basal ganglia damage in a bilingual Basque-Spanish person with aphasia. In: Michel Paradis (Ed.) Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. Special Issue, on the Bilingual Aphasia Battery. Jun; 25 (6-7) 480-498; doi: 10.3109/02699206.2011.563338. Epub 2011 Mar 31.