Publications of Ulrike Toepel

Journal Article (4)

Journal Article
Mietz, A., Toepel, U., Ischebeck, A., & Alter, K. (2008). Inadequate and infrequent are not alike: ERPs to deviant prosodic patterns in spoken sentence comprehension. Brain and Language, 104, 159–169.
Journal Article
Meyer, M., Toepel, U., Keller, J., Nussbaumer, D., Zysset, S., & Friederici, A. D. (2007). Neuroplasticity of sign language: Implications from structural and functional brain imaging. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 25, 335–351.
Journal Article
Pannekamp, A., Toepel, U., Alter, K., Hahne, A., & Friederici, A. D. (2005). Prosody-driven sentence processing: An event-related brain potential study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 407–421.
Journal Article
Alter, K., Rank, E., Kotz, S. A., Toepel, U., Besson, M., Schirmer, A., & Friederici, A. D. (2003). Affective encoding in the speech signal and in event-related brain potentials. Speech Communication, 40, 61–70.

Book Chapter (1)

Book Chapter
Toepel, U., & Alter, K. (2004). On the independence of information structural processing from prosody. In A. Steube (Ed.), Information structure: Theoretical and empirical aspects (Vol. Language, Context and Cognition, pp. 227–240). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Meeting Abstract (3)

Meeting Abstract
Pannekamp, A., Toepel, U., Hahne, A., & Friederici, A. D. (2003). The brain's response to hummed sentences. In Proceedings of the 15th Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 877–879). Adelaide [Australia]: Causal Productions.
Meeting Abstract
Toepel, U., & Alter, K. (2003). How mis-specified focus accents can distress our brain. In Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 619–622). Adelaide [Australia]: Causal Productions.
Meeting Abstract
Toepel, U., & Alter, K. (2002). Cerebral strategies in the segmentation and interpretation of speech. In Proceedings Speech Prosody 2002 (pp. 71–76). Aubenas d'Ardeche/France: Imprimerie Lienhart.

Teaching (1)

Toepel, U. Neurokognition der Gebaerdensprache. Courseware_lecture presented at the Lecture, Humboldt Universität Berlin. Retrieved from

Thesis - PhD (1)

Thesis - PhD
Toepel, U. (2006). Contrastive topic and focus information in discourse – Prosodic realisation and electrophysiological brain correlates (PhD Thesis). Max Planck Insitute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig. Retrieved from
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