Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Psychologie

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rasha Abdel Rahman

Neurokognitive Psychologie (S)



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Fieder, N., Abdel Rahman, R. & Wartenburger, I. (In Press). Die Konkurrenz schläft nie! Evidenz für den lexikalischen Wettbewerb mit semantischen Nachbarn in der Wortproduktion bei älteren Sprachgesunden und aphasischen Personen. Herbsttreffen Patholinguistik [Abstract]. Spektrum Patholinguistik.

Hernández-Gutiérrez, D., Muñoz, F., Khosrowtaj Z., Sommer, W., Jiménez-Ortega, L., Abdel Rahman, R., Sánchez-García, J., Casado, P., Fondevila, S., Espuny, J., & Martín-Loeches, M. (in press). How the speaker's emotional facial expressions may affect language comprehension. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.

Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (in press). Joint language production: an electrophysiological investigation of simulated lexical access on behalf of task partner. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.18.303099.

Kuhlen, A.K. & Abdel Rahman, R. (in press). Mental Chronometry of Speaking in Dialogue: Semantic Interference Turns into Facilitation. Cognition

Lin, H.P., Kuhlen, A.K., Melinger, A., Aristei, S., & Abdel Rahman, R. ( in press). Concurrent semantic priming and lexical interference for close semantic relations in blocked-cyclic picture naming: Electrophysiological signatures. Psychophysiology

van Scherpenberg, C., Abdel Rahman, R., Regenbrecht, F., & Obrig, H. (in press). Semantic interference through multiple distractors in picture naming in people with aphasia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Vogt, A., Kaup, B., & Abdel Rahman, R. (in press). Experience-driven meaning affects lexical choices during language production. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology


2022


Aristei, S., Knoop, C. A., Lubrich, O., Nehrlich, T., Enge, A., Stark, K., Sommer, W., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2022). Affect as Anaesthetic: how emotional contexts modulate the processing of counterintuitive concepts. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2022.2085312

Döring, Anna-Lisa, Abdel Rahman, R., Zwitserlood, P., & Lorenz, A. (2022). Cumulative semantic interference is blind to morphological complexity and originates at the conceptual level. PLoS ONE, 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268915

Döring, Anna-Lisa, Abdel Rahman, R., Zwitserlood, P., & Lorenz, A. (2022). On the Lexical Representation(s) of Compounds: A Continuous Picture Naming Study. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 48(1), 43–59. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0001049

Maier, M., Blume, F., Bideau, P., Hellwich, O. & Abdel Rahman, R (2022). Knowledge-Augmented Face Perception: Prospects for the Bayesian Brain-Framework to Align AI and Human Vision. Consciousness and Cognition, Volume 101, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2022.103301.

Stark, K., van Scherpenberg, C., Obrig, H., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2022). Web-based language production experiments: Semantic interference assessment is robust for spoken and typed response modalities. Behavior Research Methods https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-021-01768-2


2021


Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Emotional news affects social judgments independent of perceived media credibility. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 16(3), 280–291. https://doi.org/10.1093/scan/nsaa164

Baum, J., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Negative news dominates fast and slow brain responses and social judgments even after source credibility evaluation. NeuroImage. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118572

Eiserbeck, A., Enge, A., Rabovsky, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Electrophysiological chronometry of graded consciousness during the attentional blink. Cerebral Cortex. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhab289

Enge, A., Abdel Rahman, R., & Skeide, M. A. (2021). A meta-analysis of fMRI studies of semantic cognition in children. NeuroImage. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118436

Hernández-Gutiérrez, D., Muñoz, F., Sánchez-García, J., Sommer, W., Abdel Rahman, R., Casado, P., Jiménez-Ortega, L., Espuny, J., Fondevila, S., & Martín-Loeches, M. (2021). Situating language in a minimal social context: How seeing a picture of the speaker’s face affects language comprehension. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 1-10. 10.1093/scan/nsab009..

Lin, H.-P., Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Ad-hoc thematic relations form through communication: effects on lexical-semantic processing during language production. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

Lin, H.-P., Kuhlen, A.K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Ad-hoc thematic relations form through communication: effects on lexical-semantic processing during language production. Language, Cognition & Neuroscience. https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2021.1900580

Lorenz, A., Zwitserlood, P., Bürki, A., Regel, S., Ouyang, G., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Morphological facilitation and semantic interference in compound production: An ERP study. Cognition, 209, 104518. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104518

Rabovsky, M., Schad, D. J., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Semantic richness and density effects on language production: Electrophysiological and behavioral evidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 47(3), 508–517. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000940

van Scherpenberg, C., Abdel Rahman, R., Regenbrecht, F., & Obrig, H. (2021). Semantic Interference through Multiple Distractors in Picture Naming in People with Aphasia. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 33(8), 1612–1633. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01731

Vogt, A., Hauber, R. C., Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Internet based language production research with overt articulation: Proof of concept, challenges, and practical advice. Behavior Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/cyvwf

Wudarczyk, O. A., Kirtay, M., Kuhlen, A. K., Abdel Rahman, R., Haynes, J. D., Hafner, V. V., & Pischedda, D. (2021). Bringing Together Robotics, Neuroscience, and Psychology: Lessons Learned From an Interdisciplinary Project. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15, 630789. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2021.630789.

Wudarczyk, O.A., Kirtay, M., Pischedda, D., Haynes, J. -D., Hafner, V. V., Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2021). Robots facilitate human language production. Scientific Reports, 11, 16737.

Xu, J., Abdel Rahman, R., & Sommer, W. (2021). Sequential adaptation effects reveal proactive control in processing spoken sentences: Evidence from event-related potentials. Brain and Language, 214, 104904. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandl.2020.104904.

Xu, J., Abdel Rahman, R., & Sommer, W. (2021). Who speaks next? Adaptations to speaker identity in processing spoken sentences. Psychophysiology, e13948. https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13948


2020


Baum, J., Rabovsky, M., Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2020). Clear judgments based on unclear evidence: Person evaluation is strongly influenced by untrustworthy gossip. Emotion, 20(2), 248–260. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000545

Eiserbeck, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2020). Visual consciousness of faces in the attentional blink: Knowledge-based effects of trustworthiness dominate over appearance-based impressions. Consciousness and Cognition, 83, 102977. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2020.102977.

Kirtay, M., Wudarczyk, O., Pischedda, D., Kuhlen, A., Abdel Rahman, R., Haynes, J. -D., & Hafner, V. V. (2020). Modeling robot co-representation: state-of-the-art, open issues, and predictive learning as a possible framework. Joint IEEE 10th International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob), pp.1-8. DOI:10.1109/ICDL-EpiRob48136.2020.9278031

Lupyan, G., Abdel Rahman, R., Boroditsky, L., & Clark, A. (2020). Effects of Language on Visual Perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 24(11), 930–944. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2020.08.005.

van Scherpenberg, C., Abdel Rahman, R., & Obrig, H. (2020). A novel multi-word paradigm for investigating semantic context effects in language production. PloS one, 15(4), e0230439. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230439.


2019


Abdel Rahman, R., & Melinger, A. (2019). Semantic processing during language production: an update of the swinging lexical network. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34, 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2019.1599970.

Lorenz, A., Zwitserlood, P., Regel, S., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2019). Age-related effects in compound production: Evidence from a double-object picture naming task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72(7), 1667-1681. doi: 10.1177/1747021818806491

Maier, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2019). No matter how: Top-down effects of verbal and semantic category knowledge on early visual perception. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 19(4), 859–876. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-018-00679-8.

Melinger, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2019). To re-tune or not to re-tune: Comments on the flexible criterion. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 36, 1-4. DOI:10.1080/02643294.2018.1562886.

Rose, S. B., Aristei, S., Melinger, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2019). The closer they are, the more they interfere: Semantic similarity of word distractors increases competition in language production. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 45(4), 753–763. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000592.

Weller, P. D., Rabovsky, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2019). Semantic Knowledge Enhances Conscious Awareness of Visual Objects. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31(8), 1216–1226. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01404.

Xu, J., Abdel Rahman, R., & Sommer, W. (2019). Perceived language competence modulates criteria for speech error processing: evidence from event-related potentials. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35, 1-14. DOI:10.1080/23273798.2018.1562558.

Zahedi, A., Abdel Rahman, R., Stürmer, B., & Sommer, W. (2019). Common and specific loci of Stroop effects in vocal and manual tasks, revealed by event-related brain potentials and posthypnotic suggestions. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 148(9), 1575–1594. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000574.


2018


Fieder, N., Wartenburger, I., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). A close call: Interference from semantic neighbourhood density and similarity in language production. Memory & Cognition, 47(1), 145-168. DOI: 10.3758/s13421-018-0856-y

Frömer, R., Maier, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). Group-level EEG-processing pipeline for flexible single trial-based analyses including linear mixed models. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12, 48. Doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00048

Hernández-Gutiérrez, D., Abdel Rahman, R., Martín-Loeches, M., Muñoz, F., Schacht, A., & Sommer, W. (2018). Does dynamic information about the speaker's face contribute to semantic speech processing? ERP evidence. Cortex, 104, 12-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2018.03.031

Lorenz, A., Zwitserlood, P., Regel, S., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). Age-related effects in compound production - Evidence from a double-object picture naming task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1747021818806491

Maier, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). Native Language Promotes Access to Visual Consciousness. Psychological Science, 29(11), 1757–1772. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797618782181

Rohr, L., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). Emotional language production: Time course, behavioral and electrophysiological correlates. Neuropsychologia, 117, 241-252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.05.025

Rohr, L., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2018). Loser! On the combined impact of emotional and person‐descriptive word meaning in communicative situations. Psychophysiology, 55(7), https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.13067


2017


Fieder, N., Wartenburger, I. & Abdel Rahman, R. (2017). Nearest but not dearest: Effects of semantic neighbourhood distance and density on word production. [Abstract]. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie, 22.

Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2017). Having a partner affects lexical retrieval: Spoken word production in shared task settings. Cognition, 166, 94-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2017.05.024.

Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2017). Having a task partner affects lexical retrieval: Spoken word production in shared task settings. Cognition, 166, 94-106. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2017.05.024

Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2017, June). Electrophysiological underpinnings of partner-elicited semantic interference. Retrieved from osf.io/nxze6


2016


Kuhlen, A. K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2016). Language processing in shared task settings: How a partner influences spoken word production. Pre-proceedings of Trends in Experimental Pragmatics, 82-86.

Ouyang, G., Sommer, W., Zhou, C., Aristei, S., Pinkpank, T., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2016). Articulation Artifacts During Overt Language Production in Event-Related Brain Potentials: Description and Correction. Brain Topography, 29(6), 791-813. DOI:10.1007/s10548-016-0515-1

Rabovsky, M., Schad, D. J., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2016). Language production is facilitated by semantic richness but inhibited by semantic density: Evidence from picture naming. Cognition, 146, 240-244. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2015.09.016

Rabovsky, M., Stein, T., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2016). Access to awareness for faces during continuous flash suppression is not modulated by affective knowledge. PLOS ONE, 11(4): e0150931. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150931

Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2016). Cumulative semantic interference for associative relations in language production. Cognition, 152, 20-31. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2016.03.013

Rose, S. B., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2016). Semantic similarity promotes interference in the continuous naming paradigm: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 1-14. doi:10.1080/2327379


2015


Rohr, L., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2015). Affective responses to emotional words are boosted in communicative situations. NeuroImage, 109, 273-282. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.01.031

Rose, S. B., Spalek, K., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2015). Listening to puns elicits the co-activation of alternative homophone meanings during language production. PLOS ONE, 10(6), 1-20. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130853

Suess, F., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2015). Mental imagery of emotions: Electrophysiological evidence. NeuroImage, 114, 147-157. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.03.063


2014


Lamke, J.-P., Daniels, J. K., Dörfel, D., Gaebler, M., Abdel Rahman, R., Hummel, F., Erk, S., & Walter, H. (2014). The impact of stimulus valence and emotion regulation on sustained brain activation: task-rest switching in emotion. PLOS ONE, 9(3), 1-10. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093098

Maier, M., Glage, P., Hohlfeld, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2014). Does the semantic content of verbal categories influence categorical perception? An ERP study. Brain and Cognition, 91(0), 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2014.07.008

Suess, F., Rabovsky, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2014). Perceiving emotions in neutral faces: expression processing is biased by affective person knowledge. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10(4), 531-536. doi:10.1093/scan/nsu088


2013


Aristei, S., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2013). Semantic interference in language production is due to graded similarity, not response relevance. Acta Psychologica, 144(3), 571-582. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.09.006


2012


Abdel Rahman, R., & Sommer, W. (2012). Knowledge scale effects in face recognition: An electrophysiological investigation. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 12(1), 161–174. doi:10.3758/s13415-011-0063-9

Aristei, S., Zwitserlood, P., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2012). Picture-induced semantic interference reflects lexical competition during object naming. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(28), 1-9. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00028

Ewald, A., Aristei, S., Nolte, G., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2012). Brain oscillations and functional connectivity during overt language production. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(166), 1-12. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00166

Melinger, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2012). Lexical Selection Is Competitive: Evidence From Indirectly Activated Semantic Associates During Picture Naming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 39(2), 348-364. doi:10.1037/A0028941

Rabovsky, M., Sommer, M., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2012). Implicit word learning benefits from semantic richness: Electrophysiological and behavioral evidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38(4), 1076-1083. doi: 10.1037/a0025646

Rabovsky, M., Sommer, W., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2012). Depth of conceptual knowledge modulates visual processes during word reading. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(4), 990-1005. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00117

Rabovsky, M., Sommer, W., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2012). The time course of semantic richness effects in visual word recognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6(11), 1-9. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2012.00011


2011


Abdel Rahman, R. & Melinger, A. (2011). The dynamic microstructure of speech production: Semantic interference built on the fly. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37(1), 149-161. doi: 10.1037/a0021208

Abdel Rahman, R. (2011). Facing good and evil: Early brain signatures of affective biographical knowledge in face recognition. Emotion, 11(6), 1397-1405. doi: 10.1037/a0024717

Aristei, S., Melinger, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2011). Electrophysiological chronometry of semantic context effects in language production. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(7), 1567-1586. doi: 10.1162/jocn.2010.21474

Wirth, M., Abdel Rahman, R., Künecke, J., König, T., Horn, H., Sommer, W., & Dierks, T. (2011). Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on behaviour and electrophysiology of language production. Neuropsychologia, 49(14), 3989-3998. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.10.015


2010


Abdel Rahman, R. & Aristei, S. (2010). Now you see it, … and now again: Semantic interference reflects lexical competition in speech production with and without articulation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17(5), 657-661. doi: 10.3758/PBR.17.5.657

Schacht, A., Martín-Loeches, M., Casado, P., Abdel Rahman, R., Sel, A., & Sommer, W. (2010). How is sentence processing affected by external semantic and syntactic information? Evidence from event-related potentials. PLOS ONE, 5(3), 1-12. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009742


2009


Abdel Rahman, R., & Melinger, A. (2009). Dismissing lexical competition does not make speaking any easier: A rejoinder to Mahon and Caramazza (2009). Language and Cognitive Processes, 24(5), 749-760. doi:10.1080/01690960802648491

Abdel Rahman, R., & Melinger, A. (2009). Semantic context effects in language production: A swinging lexical network proposal and a review. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24(5), 713-734. doi:10.1080/01690960802597250


2008


Abdel Rahman, R., & Melinger, A. (2008). Enhanced phonological facilitation and traces of concurrent word form activation in speech production: An object-naming study with multiple distractors. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61(9), 1410-1440. doi:10.1080/17470210701560724

Abdel Rahman, R., & Sommer, W. (2008). Seeing what we know and understand: How knowledge shapes perception. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15(6), 1055-1063. doi:10.3758/PBR.15.6.1055


2007


Abdel Rahman, R., & Melinger, A. (2007). When Bees Hamper the Production of Honey: Lexical Interference From Associates in Speech Production. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 33(3), 604-614. doi:10.1037/0278-7393.33.3.604


2004


Abdel Rahman, R., Sommer, W., & Olada, E. (2004). I recognize your face, but I can't remember your name: a question of expertise? The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A, 57(5), 819-834. doi: 10.1080/02724980343000503

Melinger, A., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2004). Investigating the interplay between semantic and phonological distractor effects in picture naming. Brain and Language, 90(1-3), 213-220. doi:10.1016/S0093-934X(03)00434-6


2003


Abdel Rahman, R., & Sommer, W. (2003). Does phonological encoding in speech production always follow the retrieval of semantic knowledge? Electrophysiological evidence for parallel processing. Cognitive Brain Research, 16(3), 372-382. doi:10.1016/S0926-6410(02)00305-1

Abdel Rahman, R., van Turennout, M., & Levelt, W. J. M. (2003). Phonological encoding is not contingent on semantic feature retrieval: An electrophysiological study on object naming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 29(5), 850-860. doi: 10.1037/0278-7393.29.5.850

Damian, M. F., & Abdel Rahman, R. (2003). Semantic priming in the naming of objects and famous faces. British Journal of Psychology, 94(4), 517-527. doi:10.1348/000712603322503079


2002


Abdel Rahman, R., Sommer, W., & Schweinberger, S.R. (2002). Parallel or sequential access to semantic information and names of familiar persons? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 28(2), 366-373. DOI:10.1348/000712605X38378

Abdel Rahman, R., Sommer, W., & Schweinberger, S. R. (2002). Brain-potential evidence for the time course of access to biographical facts and names of familiar persons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 28(2), 366-373. DOI:10.1037/0278-7393.28.2.366


2001


Abdel Rahman, R. (2001). Organisation semantischer und phonologischer Repräsentationen in der Gesichtererkennung und Sprachproduktion: Elektrophysiologische Indikatoren paralleler Verarbeitung. Aachen: Shaker.


1997


Sommer, W., Leuthold, H., Abdel Rahman, R. & Pfütze, E.M. (1997). Die Lokalisierung des Gruppierungseffektes bei überlappenden Aufgaben. Zeitschrift für Experimentelle Psychologie, 44(1), 103-116.