Selected Publications



  • Binder JR, Desai RH, Graves WH, Conant LL. (in press) Where is the Semantic System? A Critical Review and Meta-Analysis of 120 Function Neuroimaging Studies Cerebral Cortex


  • Eckert MA, Lombardino LJ, Walczak AR, Bonihla L, Leonard CM, Binder JR. Manual and automated measures of superior temporal gyrus asymmetry: Concordant structural predictors of verbal ability in children. NeuroImage 41Binder JR, Swanson SJ, Hammeka TA, Sabsevitz SD. (2008). A Comparison of five fMRI protocols for mapping speech comprehension systems. Epilepsia, 49, 12.


  • Binder JR. (in press). Effects of word imageability on semantic access: Neuroimaging studies. In: The Neural Basis of Semantic Memory, Hart J, ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  • Humphries C, Binder JR, Medler DA, Liebenthal E (in press). Time course of semantic processes during sentence comprehension: An fMRI study. NeuroImage.


  • Binder JR. (2006). FMRI could, in principle, replace the Wada test. In: Epilepsy Surgery. Principles and Controversies., Miller JW, Silbergeld DL, eds. Taylor & Francis, New York, p. 342-344.
  • Binder JR, Medler DA, Westbury CF, Liebenthal E, Buchanan L (2006). Tuning of the human left fusiform gyrus to sublexical orthographic structure. NeuroImage, 33, 739-748.
  • Binder JR, Raghavan M. (2006). Functional MRI in epilepsy. In D'Esposito ME, (ed), Functional Mri: Applications in Clinical Neurology And Psychiatry, Informa Healthcare, pp. 81-114.
  • Desai R, Conant LL, Waldron E, Binder JR. (2006). FMRI of past tense processing: the effects of phonological complexity and task difficult. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18,278-297.
  • Eckert M, Leonard CM, Possing ET, Binder JR (2006). Uncoupled leftward asymmetries for planum morphology and functional language processing. Brain and Language, 98, 102-111.
  • Humphries C, Binder JR, Medler DA, Liebenthal E. (2006) Syntactic and semantic modulation of neural activity during auditory sentence comprehension. Journal of Cognitive Neurosience, 18,665-679.
  • McKiernan KA, D'Angelo BR, Kaufman JN, Binder JR (2006). Interrupting the "stream of consciousness": An fMRI investigation. Neuroimage, 29,1185-1191.
  • Sabri M, Liebenthal E, Waldron EJ, Medler DA, Binder JR (2006). Attentional modulation in the detection of irrelevant deviance: a simultaneous ERP/fMRI study Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience,18,689-700.
  • Swanson SJ. (2006). Neuropsychological testing is of limited value for predicting the epileptogenic zone. In: Epilepsy Surgery. Principles and Controversies., Miller JW, Silbergeld DL, eds. Taylor & Francis, New York, p. 215-220.


  • Binder JR. (2005). Functional imaging of language systems: methods and applications. In: Functional MRI: Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Applications, Faro SH, Mohammed FB, eds. Springer-Verlag, New York.
  • Binder JR (2005). Comments on a case of pure word deafness (Editorial). Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 11, 455.
  • Binder JR, Bellgowan PSF, Hammeke TA, Possing ET, Frost JA. (2005). A comparison of two fMRI protocols for eliciting hippocampal activation. Epilepsia. 46, 1061-1070.
  • Binder JR, Medler DA, Desai R, Conant LL, Liebenthal E. (2005). Some neurophysiological constraints on models of word naming. Neuroimage. 27, 677-693.
  • Binder JR, Westbury CF, McKiernan KA, Possing ET, Medler DA. (2005). Distinct brain systems for processing concrete and abstract concepts. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 17, 905-917.
  • Desai R, Liebenthal E, Possing ET, Waldron E, Binder JR. (2005). Volumetric vs. surface-based alignment for localization of auditory cortex activation. Neuroimage. 26, 1019-1029.
  • Hammeke TA, Kortenkamp SJ, Binder JR. (2005). Normative data on 372 stimuli for descriptive naming. Epilepsy Research.66, 45-57.
  • Liebenthal E, Binder JR, Spitzer SM, Possing ET, Medler DA. (2005). Neural substrates of phonetic perception. Cerebral Cortex. 15, 1621-1631.
  • Sabsevitz DA, Medler DA, Seidenberg M, Binder JR. (2005). Modulation of the semantic system by word imageability Neuroimage. 27, 188-200.


  • Binder J.R., Detre J.A. (2004). Functional MRI in epilepsy. In: MRI in Epilepsy. Jackson G., Kuzniecky R., eds. p. 281-298.
  • Binder J.R., Liebenthal E., Possing E.T., Medler D.A., Ward B.D. (2004). Neural correlates of sensory and decision processes in auditory object identification. Nature Neuroscience. 7, 295-301.
  • Binder J.R., Mohr J.P. (2004). Posterior cerebral artery disease. In: Stroke. Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Managment, 4th Edition, Barnett J.J.M., Mohr J.P., Stein B.M., Yatsu F.M., eds. New York, Churchill Livingstone. p. 167-192.
  • Ellingson ML, Liebenthal E, Spanaki MV, Prieto TE, Binder JR, Ropella KM. (2004). Ballistocardiogram artifact reduction in the simultaneous acquisition of auditory ERPs and fMRI. Neuroimage. 22, 1534-1542.
  • Hammeke T.A., Mueller W.M., Swanson S.J., Binder J.R. (2004). Functional MRI in epilepsy surgery. In: Youmans Neurological Surgery, 5th edition (Vol. 2), Winn H.R., ed. Philadelphia, PA, W.B. Saunders Company. p. 2511-2523


  • Binder, J.R., McKiernan K.A., Parsons M., Westbury C.F., Possing E.T., Kaufman J.N., Buchanan L (2003). Neural correlates of lexical access during visual word recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 15, 372-393.
  • Liebenthal E., Binder J.R., Piorkowski R.L., Remez R.E. (2003). Short-term reorganization of auditory cortex induced by phonetic experience. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 15, 549-558.
  • Liebenthal E., Ellingson M.L., Spanaki M.V., Prieto T.E, Ropella K.M., Binder J.R. (2003). Simultaneous ERP and fMRI of the auditory cortex in a passive oddball paradigm. Neuroimage. 19, 1395-1404
  • McKiernan K.A., Kaufman J.N., Kucera-Thompson J., Binder J.R. (2003). A parametric manipulation of factors affecting task-induced deactivation in functional neuroimaging. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 15, 394-408.
  • Sabsevitz D.S., Swanson S.J., Hammeke T.A., Spanaki M.V., Possing E.T., Morris G.L.,Mueller W.M., Binder JR. (2003). Use of preoperative functional neuroimaging to predict language deficits from epilepsy surgery . Neurology. 60, 1788-1792.


  • Binder, J.R. (2002). Wernicke's aphasia: A disorder of central language processing. In: Neurological Foundations of Cognitive neuroscience, D'Esposito ME, ed. MIT Press, p. 175-238.
  • Binder, J.R, Achten, E., Constable, R.T., Detre, J.A., Gaillard, W.D., Jack, C.R., Loring, D.W. (2002). Functional MRI in epilepsy. Epilepsia. 43 (Suppl 1), 51-63.
  • Szaflarski, J.P., Binder, J.R., Possing, E.T., McKiernan, K.A., Ward, B.D., Hammeke, T.A. (2002). Language lateralization in left-handed and ambidextrous people: FMRI data. Neurology. 59, 238-244.


  • Binder J.R. (2001). The Wernicke-Lichtheim model of language processing. In: The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition, Vol. 4, Craighead WE, Nemeroff CB, eds. New York, John Wiley & Sons, p. 1760-1763.
  • Binder, J., Price, C. (2001). Functional imaging of language. In: Handbook of Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition, Cabeza R, Kingstone A, eds. Cambridge, MA; MIT Press, p. 187-251.


  • Alsaadi, T., Binder, J. R., Lazar, R. M., Doorani, T., & Mohr, J. P. (2000). Pure Topographical disorientation: A distinctive syndrome with varied localization. Neurology, 54, 1864-1866.
  • Binder, J.R. (2000). The new neuroanatomy of speech perception (Editorial). Brain, 123, 2371-2372.
  • Binder, J.R., Frost, J.A., Hammeke, T. A., Bellgowan, P. S. F., Springer, J. A., Kaufman, J. N., & Possing, E. T. (2000). Human temporal lobe activation by speech and nonspeech sounds. Cerebral Cortex, 10, 512-528.
  • Binder, J.R., Frost, J.A., Hammeke, T. A., Springer, J.A., Bellgowan, P. S. F., Rao, S.M., Cox, R.W. (2000). Language processing in both sexes: evidence from brain studies (Reply to J. Harasty). Brain, 123, 405-406.
  • Hammeke, T.A., Bellgowan, P.S.F., Binder, J.R. (2000). FMRI: Methodology: Cognitive functional mapping. In: Functional Imaging in the Epilepsies, Advances in Neurology, 83, Henry TR, Duncan JS, Berkovic SF, eds. Philadelphia; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, p.221-223.
  • Zatorre, R.R., Binder, J.R. (2000). Functional and structural imaging of the human auditory system. In: Brain Mapping: The Systems, Toga AW, Mazziotta JC, eds. San Diego, CA; Academic Press, p.365-402.


  • Binder, J. R., (1999). Functional MRI of the language system. In: Functional MRI, Moonen CTW, Bandettini PA,eds. Berlin, Springer-Verlag, p.407-419.
  • Binder, J. R., Frost, J. A., Hammeke, T. A., Bellgowan, P. S. F., Rao, S. M., & Cox R. W. (1999). Conceptual processing during the conscious resting state: A functional MRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 11, 80-93.
  • Frost, J. A., Binder, J. R., Springer, J. A., Hammeke, T. A., Bellgowan, P. S. F., Rao, S. M., & Cox, R. W. (1999). Language processing is strongly left lateralized in both sexes: Evidence from FMRI. Brain, 122, 199-208.
  • Springer, J. A., Binder, J. R., Hammeke, T. A., Swanson, S. J., Frost, J. A., Bellgowan, P. S., Brewer, C. C., Perry, H. M., Morris, G. L., & Mueller, W. M. (1999). Language dominance in neurologically normal and epilepsy subjects: A functional MRI study. Brain, 122, 2033-2045.


  • Bellgowan, P. S. F., Binder, J. R., Swanson, S. J., Hammeke, T. A., Springer, J. A., Frost, J. A., Mueller, W. M., & Morris, G. L. (1998). Side of seizure focus determines left medial temporal lobe activation during verbal encoding. Neurology, 51, 479-484.
  • Benbadis, S. R., Binder, J. R., Swanson, S. J., Fischer, M., Hammeke, T. A., Morris, G. L., Frost, J. A., & Springer, J. A. (1998). Is speech arrest during Wada testing a valid method for determining hemispheric representation of language? Brain and Language, 65, 441-446.
  • Binder, J.R., Frost, J.A. (1998). Functional MRI studies of language processes in the brain. Neuroscience News, 1, 15-23.


  • Binder, J. R. (1997). Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Language mapping. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America. 8,383-392.
  • Binder, J. R. (1997). Neuroanatomy of language processing studied with functional MRI. Clinical Neuroscience. 4(2), 87-94.
  • Binder, J. R., Frost, J. A., Hammeke, T. A., Cox, R. W., Rao, S. M., & Prieto, T. (1997). Human brain language areas identified by functional magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Neuroscience. 17(1), 353-62.


  • Bandettini, P.A., Binder, J.R., DeYoe, Hyde, J.S. (1996). Brain: Sensory activation-induced hemodynamic changes observed in the human brain with echo planar MRI. In: Encyclopedia of NMR, Vol. 1, Grant DM, Harris RK, eds. New York; John Wiley & Sons, p. 1051-1056.
  • Binder, J. R., Frost, J. A., Hammeke, T. A., Rao, S. M., & Cox, R. W. (1996). Function of the left planum temporale in auditory and linguistic processing. Brain. 119, 1239-47.
  • Binder, J. R., Swanson, S. J., Hammeke, T. A., Morris, G. L., Mueller, W. M., Fischer, M., Benbadis, S., Frost, J. A., Rao, S. M., & Haughton, V. M. (1996). Determination of language dominance using functional MRI: A comparison with the Wada test. Neurology. 46(4), 978-84.


  • Bandettini, P. A., Binder, J.R., DeYoe, E.A., Rao, S.M., Hammeke, T.A., Jesmanowicz, A., Wong, E.C., Haughton, V.M., Hyde, J.S. (1995). Functional MRI using the BOLD approach: Applications. In: Perfusion and Diffusion: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, LeBihan D, Rosen B, eds. New York, Raven Press, p. 351-362
  • Bandettini, P.A., Wong, E.C., Binder, J.R., Rao, S.M., Jesmanowicz, A., Aaron, E., Lowry, T., Forster, H., Hinks, R.S., Hyde, J.S. (1995). Functional MRI using the BOLD approach: Dynamics and data analysis techniques. In: Perfusion and Diffusion: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, LeBihan D, Rosen B, eds. New York, Raven Press, p. 335-349
  • Binder, J. R. (1995). Functional magnetic resonance imaging of language cortex. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology. 6, 280-288.
  • Binder, J. R., Rao, S. M., Hammeke, T. A., Frost, J. A., Bandettini, P. A., Jesmanowicz, A., & Hyde, J. S. (1995). Lateralized human brain language systems demonstrated by task subtraction functional magnetic resonance imaging. Archives of Neurology. 52(6), 593-601


  • Binder, J.R., Rao, S.M. (1994). Brain Mapping with functional magnetic resonance imaging. In: Localization and Neuroimaging in Neuropsychology, Kertesz A, ed. Orlando, Academic Press, p. 185-212
  • Binder, J. R., Rao, S. M., Hammeke, T. A., Frost, J. A., Bandettini, P. A., & Hyde, J. S. (1994). Effects of stimulus rate on signal response during functional magnetic resonance imaging of auditory cortex. Cognitive Brain Research. 2(1), 31-8.
  • Binder, J. R., Rao, S. M., Hammeke, T. A., Yetkin, F. Z., Jesmanowicz, A., Bandettini, P. A., Wong, E. C., Estkowski, L. D., Goldstein, M. D., Haughton, V. M., et al. (1994) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of human auditory cortex. Annals of Neurology. 35(6), 662-72.
  • Hammeke, T. A., Yetkin, F. Z., Mueller, W. M., Morris, G. L., Haughton, V. M., Rao, S. M., & Binder, J. R. (1994). Functional magnetic resonance imaging of somatosensory stimulation. Neurosurgery. 35(4),677-81.