Recent Publications


Beal, D. S., Lerch, J. P., Cameron, B., Henderson, R., Gracco, V. L., & De Nil, L. F. (2015). The trajectory of gray matter development in Broca’s area is abnormal in people who stutter.  PDF Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9.

Berken, J. A., Gracco, V. L., Chen, J. K., Watkins, K. E., Baum, S., Callahan, M., & Klein, D. (2015). Neural Activation in Speech Production and Reading Aloud in Native and Non-Native Languages. PDF NeuroImage. 


Ito, T., Gracco, V. L., & Ostry, D. J. (2014). Temporal factors affecting somatosensory–auditory interactions in speech processing. PDF Frontiers in psychology, 5.

Deschamps, I., Baum, S. R., & Gracco, V. L. (2014). On the role of the supramarginal gyrus in phonological processing and verbal working memory: Evidence from rTMS studiesNeuropsychologia53, 39-46.

Klepousniotou, E., Gracco, V. L., & Pike, G. B. (2014). Pathways to lexical ambiguity: fMRI evidence for bilateral fronto-parietal involvement in language processing. Brain and language.


Mollaei F, Shiller D, Gracco VL (2013). Sensorimotor adaptation of speech in Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders, 28(12), 1668-1674. doi: 10.1002/mds.25588.

Arnaud L, Sato M, Menard L Gracco VL (2013). Repetition Suppression for Speech Processing in the Associative Occipital and Parietal Cortex of Congenitally Blind Adults. PDF PLoS ONE 8(5): e64553. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064553

Brajot, F. X., Mollaei, F., Callahan, M., Klein, D., Baum, S. R., & Gracco, V. L. (2013, June). Articulatory phonetics of coronal stops in monolingual and simultaneous bilingual speakers of Canadian French and English. PDF In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (Vol. 19, No. 1, p. 060064). Acoustical Society of America.

Grabski K, Tremblay P, Gracco VL, Girin L, Granjon L, Sato M (2013). A mediating role of the auditory dorsal pathway in selective adaptation to speech: a state-dependent transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Brain Research,

Smits-Bandstra S, Gracco VL (2013). Verbal Implicit Sequence Learning in Persons who Stutter and Persons with Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Motor Behavior, 45(5), 381-393. doi: 10.1080/00222895.2013.812058.

Sato M. Troille E, Menard L, Cathiard M-A, Gracco VL (2013). Silent articulation modulates auditory and audiovisual speech perception. Experimental Brain Research, 227(2), 275-288. doi: 10.1007/s00221-013-3510-8.

Tremblay, P., Deschamps, I., & Gracco, V. L. (2013). Regional heterogeneity in the processing and the production of speech in the human planum temporaleCortex49(1), 143-157.


Beal D, Gracco VL, Brettschneider J, Kroll RM, DeNil L (2012). A voxel-based morphometry (VBM) analysis of regional grey and white matter volume abnormalities within the speech production network of children who stutter. Cortex, doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2012.08.013.

Klepousniotou E, Pike GB, Steinhauer K, Gracco VL (2012). Not all ambiguous words are created equal: An EEG investigation of homonymy and polysemy. Brain &Language, 123(1): 1-7.


Feng Y, Gracco VL, & Max L (2011). Integration of auditory and somatosensory error signals in the neural control of speech movements. Journal of Neurophysiology.106(2), 667-679.

Tremblay P, Deschamps I, & Gracco,VL (2011). Regional heterogeneity in the processing and the production of speech in the human planum temporale. Cortex, doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2011.09.004

Shum M, Shiller D, Baum S, & Gracco V (2011). Sensorimotor integration for speech motor learning involves the inferior parietal cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 34(11), 1817-1822.

Beal, D., Quraan, M., Cheyne, D., Taylor M., Gracco, V.L. & DeNil, L. (2011). Speech-induced suppression of evoked auditory fields in children who stutter. NeuroImage, 54(4), 2994-3003.


Shiller D., Gracco V.L. & Rvachew S. (2010). Auditory-motor learning during speech production in 9-11 year-old children. PLOS-One, 5:9, e12975.

Beal, D., Cheyne, D., Gracco, V.L. & DeNil, L. (2010). Auditory evoked responses to vocalization during passive listening and active generation in adults who stutter. NeuroImage, 52, 1645-1653.

Tremblay, P. & Gracco, V.L. (2010). On the selection of words and oral motor responses: evidence of a response-independent fronto-parietal network. Cortex, 46(1), 15-28.


Sato, M., Tremblay, P. & Gracco, V.L. (2009). A mediating role of the premotor cortex in phoneme segmentation. Brain and Language, 111, 1-7.

Tremblay, P. & Gracco, V.L. (2009). The essential role of the pre-SMA in the production of words and non-speech oral motor gestures, as revealed by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). Brain Research, 1268, 112-24.

Shiller, D., Sato, M., Gracco, V.L. & Baum, S.R. (2009). Perceptual recalibration of speech sounds following speech motor learning. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(2), 1103-1113.


DeNil, L.F., Beal, D.S., Lafaille, S.J., Kroll, R.M., Crawley, A.P. & Gracco, V.L. (2008). The effects of simulated stuttering and prolonged speech on neural activation patterns of stuttering and nonstuttering speakers. Brain and Language, 107(2), 114-123.

Gracco, V.L., Klepousniotou, E., Itzhak, I. & Baum, S.R. (2008). Sensorimotor and motorsensory interactions in speech. In R. Sock, S. Fuchs, & Y. Laprie (Eds). Proceedings of the 8th International Seminar on Speech Production (pp. 1-6). Strasbourg, France: INRIA

Sato, M., Troille, E., Ménard, L., Cathiard, M.A. & Gracco, V.L. (2008). Listening while speaking: new behavioral evidence for articulatory-to-auditory feedback projections. Proceedings of the International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Tangalooma, Australia.

Tremblay, P., Shiller, D. & Gracco, V.L. (2008). On the time-course and frequency selectivity of the EEG for different modes of response selection: Evidence from speech production and keyboard pressing. Clinical Neurophysiology, 119(1), 88-99.


Beal, D.S., Gracco, V.L., Lafaille, S.J. & De Nil, L.F. (2007). Voxel-based morphometry of auditory and speech-related cortex in stutterers. Neuroreport, 18(12), 1257-60.


Tremblay, P. & Gracco, V.L. (2006). Contribution of the frontal lobe to externally and internally specified verbal responses: fMRI evidence. Neuroimage, 33(3), 947-57.


Max, L. & Gracco, V.L. (2005). Coordination of oral and laryngeal movements in the perceptually fluent speech of adults who stutter. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48(3), 524-42.

Gracco, V.L., Tremblay, P. & Pike, B. (2005). Imaging speech production using fMRI. Neuroimage, 26(1), 294-301.


Max, L., Guenther, F.H., Gracco, V.L., Ghosh, S.S. & Wallace, M.E. (2004). Unstable or insufficiently activated internal models and feedback-biased motor control as sources of dysfluency: A theoretical model of stuttering. Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 31, 105-122.