Chantel Prat, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Stocco, A., Prat, C. S., & Graham, L. K. (revision under review). Individual differences in reinforcement learning predict fluid reasoning abilities. Cognitive Science.
Seo, R., & Prat, C. S. (under revision). Investigating Local and Global Control Mechanisms in Bilingual Grammatical Processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology, Language, Memory, and Cognition.
MacInnes, J. J., Adcock, A., Prat, C. S. Rao, R. P. N., Dickerson, K. C., & Stocco, A. (revision under revision). Pyneal: Open Source Real-time fMRI Software. Frontiers in Neuroscience-Brain Imaging Methods.
Bice, K., Yamasaki, B. L., & Prat, C. S. (in press). Bilingual Language Experience Shapes Resting-State Brain Rhythms. Neurobiology of Language.
Yamasaki, B. L., & Prat, C. S. (in press). Predictors and Consequences of Individual Differences in Cross-Linguistic Interactions: A Model of Second Language Reading Skill. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.
Prat, C. S. Madhyastha, T., Mottarella, M. M., & Kuo, C. (2020). Computer Whisperers: Programming Aptitude is more related to Language than to Numeracy. Scientific Reports.
Ceballos, J.M., Stocco, A., & Prat, C. S. (2020). The Role of Basal Ganglia Reinforcement Learning in Lexical Ambiguity Resolution. Topics in Cognitive Science, 12 (1), 402-416.
Zhou, P., Prat, C. S., Yamasaki, B. L., & Stocco, A. (2020). Monitoring of Attentional Oscillations Through Spectral Similarity Analysis Predicts Reading Comprehension. Brain and Language, 200, 104709.
Yamasaki, B. L., Stocco, A., Liu, A. S., & Prat, C. S. (2019). Effects of bilingual language experience on basal ganglia computations: A dynamic causal modeling test of the conditional routing model. Brain and Language, 197, 104665.
Seo, R. & Prat, C. S. (2019). Proactive and Reactive Language Control in the Bilingual Brain. Brain Sciences, 9(7), 161.
Jian, L., Stocco, A., Losey, D. M., Abernethy, J. A., Prat, C. S., & Rao, R. P. N. (2019). BrainNet: A Multi-Person Brain-to-Brain Interface for Direct Collaboration Between Brains, Scientific Reports, 9(1), 6115.
Prat, C. S., Yamasaki, B. L., & Peterson, E. R. (2019). Individual Differences in Resting-State Brain Rhythms Uniquely Predict Second Language Learning Rate and Speaking Accuracy in Adult Learners. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31(1), 78-94.
Seo, R., Stocco, A., & Prat, C. S. (2018). The Bilingual Language Network: Differential Involvement of Anterior Cingulate, Basal Ganglia and Prefrontal Cortex in Preparation, Monitoring, and Execution. Neuroimage, 174, 44-56.
Yamasaki, B. L., Stocco, A., & Prat, C. S. (2018). Relating individual differences in bilingual language experiences to executive attention. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 1-24.
Stocco, A., Yamasaki, B. L., & Prat, C. S. (2018). Human performance across decision making, selective attention, and working memory tasks: Experimental data and computer simulations. Data in Brief, 17, 907-914.
Mehravari, A. S., Emmorey, K., Prat, C. S., Klarman, L., & Osterhout, L. (2017). Brain-Based Individual Difference Measures of Reading Skill in Deaf and Hearing Adults. Neuropsychologia, 101, 153-168.
Stocco, A., Murray, N., L. Yamasaki, B. L., Renno, T., J., Nguyen, J., & Prat, C. S. (2017). Individual differences in the Simon effect are underpinned by differences in competitive dynamics in the basal ganglia: An experimental verification and a computational model. Cognition, 164, 31-45.
Prat, C. S., Stocco, A., Neuhaus, E., & Kleinhans, N. K. (2016). Basal ganglia impairments lead to abnormal signal routing to prefrontal cortex in autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychologia, 91, 268-281.
Prat, C. S., Yamasaki, B.Y., Kluender, R., and Stocco, A. (2016). Resting-State EEG Predicts Rate of Second Language Learning in Adults. Brain and Language, 157, 44-50.
Becker, T. M., Prat, C. S., & Stocco, A. (2016). A Network-Level Analysis of Cognitive Flexibility Reveals Differential Influence of the Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Bilinguals versus Monolinguals, Neuropsychologia, 85, 62-73.
Yang, Y., Tompkins, C., Meigh, K., & Prat, C. S., (2015). Voxel-based lesion symptom mapping of coarse coding and suppression deficits in right-hemisphere-damaged patients. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 24(4), S939-S952.
Stocco, A., Prat, C.S., Losey, D. Cronin, J., Wu, J., Abernethy, J. A., & Rao, R. P. N. (2015). Playing 20 Questions with the Mind: Collaborative Problem Solving by Humans using a Brain-to-Brain Interface. Plos One, 10 (9).
Rao, R. P. N., Stocco, A., Bryan, M., Sarma, D. Yongquist, T., Wu, J., & Prat, C. S. (2014). A Direct Brain-to-Brain Interface in Humans. PLOS One, 9 (11).
Yamasaki, B. L. & Prat, C. S. (2014). The importance of managing interference for second language reading ability: An individual differences investigation. Discourse Processes, 51, 445-467.
Stocco, A., & Prat, C. S. (2014). Bilingualism trains specific brain circuits involved in flexible rule selection and application. Brain and Language, 137, 50-61.
Stocco, A., Yamasaki, B., Natalenko, R., & Prat, C. S. (2014). Bilingual brain training: A neurobiological framework of how bilingual experience improves executive function. International Journal of Bilingualism, 18(1), 67-92.
Mason, R. A., Prat, C. S., & Just, M. A. (2014). Neurocognitive brain response to transient impairment of Wernicke’s area. Cerebral Cortex, 24(6), 1474-1484.
Buchweitz, A. & Prat, C. S. (2013). Pushing the boundaries of language in the bilingual brain: A reply to commentary on "The bilingual brain: Flexibility and control in the human cortex," Physics of Life Reviews, 10(4), 454.
Buchweitz, A. & Prat, C. S. (2013). The bilingual brain: Flexibility and control in the human cortex, Physics of Life Reviews, 10(4), 428-443.
Prat, C. S., Mason, R. A., & Just, M. A. (2012). An fMRI investigation of analogical mapping in metaphor comprehension: The influence of context and individual cognitive capacities on processing demands. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38, 282-94.
Prat, C. S., & Stocco, A. (2012). Information routing in the basal ganglia: Highways to abnormal connectivity in autism? Comment on “Disrupted cortical connectivity theory as an explanatory model for autism spectrum disorders” by Kana et al. Physics of Life Reviews 9:11(1), 1-2.
Prat, C. S. (2011). The Brain Basis of Individual Differences in Language Comprehension Abilities. Language and Linguistic Compass, 5(9), 635-649. Click here to receive a reprint
Prat, C. S., Mason, R. A., & Just, M. A. (2011). Individual differences in the neural basis of Causal Inferencing. Brain and Language, 116, 1-13. Click here to receive a reprint
Prat, C. S. & Just, M. A. (2011). Exploring the cortical dynamics underpinning individual differences in sentence comprehension. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 1747-1760. Click here to receive a reprint
Prat, C. S. & Just, M. A. (2008). Brain bases of individual differences in cognition. Psychological Science Agenda, 22(5). Click here to receive a reprint
Prat, C. S., Keller, T. A., & Just, M. A. (2007). Individual differences in sentence comprehension: An fMRI investigation of syntactic and lexical processing demands. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19(12), 1950-1963. Click here to receive a reprint
Prat, C. S., Long, D. L., & Baynes, K. (2007). The representation of discourse in the two hemispheres: An individual differences investigation. Brain and Language, 100(3), 283-294. Click here to receive a reprint
Mills, D., Plunkett, K., Prat. C., & Schaffer, G. (2005). Watching the infant brain learn words: Effects of vocabulary size and experience. Cognitive Development, 10, 19-31. Click here to receive a reprint
Mills, D. L., Prat, C., Zangl, R., Stager, C. L., Neville, H. J., & Werker, J. F. (2004). Language experience and the organization of brain activity to phonetically similar words: ERP evidence from 14- and 20-month-olds. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16(8). 1452-1464.
Long, D. L., & Prat, C. S. (2002). Working memory and Stroop interference: An individual differences investigation. Memory & Cognition, 30, 294-301.