Michael Beauchamp Lab



Ozker M, Yoshor D, Beauchamp MS. Converging Evidence from Electrocorticography and BOLD fMRI for a Sharp Functional Boundary in Superior Temporal Gyrus Related to Multisensory Speech Processing.

Ozker M, Yoshor D, Beauchamp MS. Frontal Cortex Selects Representations of the Talker's Mouth to Aid in Speech Perception. eLife.

Beauchamp MS. Forty Years of the McGurk Effect. Multisensory Research 31 (2018) 1–6.

Bosking WH, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D. Electrical Stimulation of Visual Cortex: Relevance for the Development of Visual Cortical Prosthetics. Annual Review of Vision 2017.3:141-166.

Magnotti JF, Basu Mallick D, Beauchamp MS. Reducing playback rate of audiovisual speech leads to a surprising decrease in the McGurk effect. Multisensory Research (in press).

Bosking WH, Sun P, Ozker M, Pei X, Foster B, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D. Saturation in phosphene size with increasing current levels delivered to human visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. July 26, 2017, 37(30):7188 –7197.

Ozker M, Schepers IM, Magnotti JF, Yoshor D, Beauchamp MS. A Double Dissociation between Anterior and Posterior Superior Temporal Gyrus for Processing Audiovisual Speech Demonstrated by Electrocorticography. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. June 2017, 29:6, pp. 1044–1060. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01110.

Zhu LL, Beauchamp MS. Mouth and Voice: A Relationship between Visual and Auditory Preference in the Human Superior Temporal Sulcus. Journal of Neuroscience 8 March 2017, 37 (10) 2697-2708; DOI:

Magnotti JF, Beauchamp MS. A Causal Inference Model Explains Perception of the McGurk Effect and Other Incongruent Audiovisual Speech. PLoS Computational Biology 2017 Feb 16;13(2):e1005229. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005229.

Olds, C, Pollonini, L, Abaya, H, Larky, J, Loy, M, Bortfeld, H, Beauchamp, MS, Oghalai, JS. Cortical Activation Patterns Correlate With Speech Understanding After Cochlear Implantation. Ear & Hearing 2016 May-Jun;37(3):e160-72.

Jiang F, Beauchamp MS, Fine I. Re-examining overlap between tactile and visual motion responses within hMT+ and STS. Neuroimage. 2015 Jun 26;119:187-196.

Magnotti JF, Basu Mallick D, Feng G, Zhou B, Zhou W, Beauchamp MS. Similar frequency of the McGurk effect in large samples of native Mandarin Chinese and American English speakers. Exp Brain Res. 2015 Sep; 233(9): 2581-6. doi: 10.1007/s00221-015-4324-7. Publisher's erratum: This paper was inadvertently published in a regular issue of Experimental Brain Research in 2015, even though it was earmarked for the Special Issue on Multisensory Processing. The Special Issue appeared in Experimental Brain Research in the May 2016 issue (Vol. 234, Issue 5).

Gurler D, Doyle N, Walker E, Magnotti J, Beauchamp MS. A link between individual differences in multisensory speech perception and eye movements. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-9. 2015 Mar 26. Pubmed PMID: 25810157.

Basu Mallick D, Magnotti JF, Beauchamp MS. Variability and stability in the McGurk effect: contributions of participants, stimuli, time, and response type. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. (2015) 22:1299–1307. DOI 10.3758/s13423-015-0817-4.

Baum SH, Beauchamp MS. Greater BOLD Variability in Older Compared with Younger Adults during Audiovisual Speech Perception. PLoS One. 2014 Oct 22;9(10):e111121. PubMed PMID: 25337918.

Magnotti, JF, Beauchamp, MS. The Noisy Encoding of Disparity Model of the McGurk Effect. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review (in press).

Lu, J, Kishida, K, De Asis-Cruz J, Lohrenz, T, Treadwell-Deering, D, Beauchamp, MS, Montague, PR. Single-stimulus fMRI produces a neural individual difference measure for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Clinical Psychological Science 2015, Vol. 3(3) 422–432.

Schepers IM, Yoshor D, Beauchamp MS. Electrocorticography Reveals Enhanced Visual Cortex Responses to Visual Speech. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Nov; 25(11): 4103–4110. First published 2014 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 24904069.

Pollonini, L, Old, C. Abaya, H, Bortfeld, H, Beauchamp, MS, Tonini, RE, Oghalai, JS. Auditory cortex activation to natural speech and simulated cochlear implant speech measured with functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Hearing Research March 2014 309:84-93.

Weisberg, J, Milleville SC, Kenworthy, L, Wallace, GL, Gotts SJ, Beauchamp MS, Martin A. Social Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Impaired Category Selectivity for Dynamic but not Static Images in Ventral Temporal Cortex. Cerebral Cortex January 2014;24:37–48 doi:10.1093/cercor/bhs276.

Magnotti, JF, Ma, W, Beauchamp MS. Causal inference of asynchronous audiovisual speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 13 November 2013 | doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00798.

Ro, T, Ellmore, TM, and Beauchamp, MS. A Neural Link Between Feeling and Hearing. Cerebral Cortex 2012 Jun 12.

Beauchamp, MS, Sun, P, Baum, SH, Tolias, A, and Yoshor, D. Electrocorticography Links Human Temporoparietal Junction to Visual Perception. Nature Neuroscience 15(7):957-9, 2012.

Baum, SH, Martin, RC, Hamilton, AC, and Beauchamp, MS. Multisensory Speech Perception Without the Left Superior Temporal Sulcus. Neuroimage 62:1825-32,2012.

Chen, G, Saad, ZS, Nath, AR, Beauchamp, MS and Cox, RW. FMRI Group Analysis Combining Effect Estimates and Their Variances. Neuroimage. 2011 Dec 30;60(1):747-765.

Nath, AR, Fava EE and Beauchamp, MS. Neural Correlates of Interindividual Differences in Children's Audiovisual Speech Perception. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011 Sept 28;31(39)13963-13971.

Beauchamp, MS, Beurlot, MR, Fava, EE, Nath, AR, Parikh, NA, Saad, ZS, Bortfeld, H, Oghalai, JS. The Developmental Trajectory of Brain-Scalp Distance from Birth through Childhood: Implications for Functional Neuroimaging. PLoS ONE, 21 Sep 2011 10.1371/journal.pone.0024981.

Nath, AR and Beauchamp, MS. A Neural Basis for Interindividual Differences in the McGurk Effect, a Multisensory Speech Illusion. Neuroimage. 2012 59: 781-787.

Nath, AR and Beauchamp, MS. Dynamic Changes in Superior Temporal Sulcus Connectivity During Perception of Noisy Audiovisual Speech. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011 Feb 2;31(5):1704-1714.

Sevy, ABG, Bortfeld, H, Huppert, TJ, Beauchamp, MS, Tonini, RE, Oghalai, JS. Neuroimaging with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Demonstrates Speech-Evoked Activity in the Auditory Cortex of Deaf Children Following Cochlear Implantation. Hearing Research. 2010 Dec; 270: 39-47.

Beauchamp MS, Pasalar S, Ro T. Neural substrates of reliability-weighted visual-tactile multisensory integration. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 2010 June;4(25).

Pasalar S, Ro T, Beauchamp MS. TMS of posterior parietal cortex disrupts visual tactile multisensory integration. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 May;31(10):1783-90.

Beauchamp MS, Nath AR, Pasalar S. fMRI-Guided transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals that the superior temporal sulcus is a cortical locus of the McGurk effect. J Neurosci. 2010 Feb 17;30(7):2414-7.

Frye RE, Liederman J, Malmberg B, McLean J, Strickland D, Beauchamp MS. Surface Area Accounts for the Relation of Gray Matter Volume to Reading-Related Skills and History of Dyslexia. Cereb Cortex. 2010 Feb 12.

Ellmore TM, Beauchamp MS, Breier JI, Slater JD, Kalamangalam GP, O'Neill TJ, Disano MA, Tandon N. Temporal lobe white matter asymmetry and language laterality in epilepsy patients. Neuroimage. 2010 Feb 1;49(3):2033-44.

Beauchamp MS, Laconte S, Yasar N. Distributed representation of single touches in somatosensory and visual cortex. Hum Brain Mapp. 2009 Oct;30(10):3163-71.

Ellmore TM, Beauchamp MS, O'Neill TJ, Dreyer S, Tandon N. Relationships between essential cortical language sites and subcortical pathways. J Neurosurg. 2009 Oct;111(4):755-66.

Dulay MF, Murphey DK, Sun P, David YB, Maunsell JH, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D. Computer-controlled electrical stimulation for quantitative mapping of human cortical function. J Neurosurg. 2009 Jun;110(6):1300-3.

Ro T, Hsu J, Yasar NE, Elmore LC, Beauchamp MS. Sound enhances touch perception. Exp Brain Res. 2009 May;195(1):135-43.

Murphey DK, Maunsell JH, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D. Perceiving electrical stimulation of identified human visual areas. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Mar 31;106(13):5389-93.

Frye RE, Beauchamp MS. Receptive language organization in high-functioning autism. J Child Neurol. 2009 Feb;24(2):231-6.

Saad ZS, Glen DR, Chen G, Beauchamp MS, Desai R, Cox RW. A new method for improving functional-to-structural MRI alignment using local Pearson correlation. Neuroimage. 2009 Feb 1;44(3):839-48.

Beauchamp MS, Ro T. Neural substrates of sound-touch synesthesia after a thalamic lesion. J Neurosci. 2008 Dec 10;28(50):13696-702.

Beauchamp MS, Yasar NE, Frye RE, Ro T. Touch, sound and vision in human superior temporal sulcus. Neuroimage. 2008 Jul 1;41(3):1011-20.

Murphey DK, Yoshor D, Beauchamp MS. Perception matches selectivity in the human anterior color center. Curr Biol. 2008 Feb 12;18(3):216-20.

Ro, T., Farne, A., Johnson, R., Wedeen, V., Chu, Z., Want, Z., Hunter, J., and Beauchamp, M.S.: Feeling sounds after a thalamic lesion. Ann Neurol. 2007 Nov;62(5):433-41.

Beauchamp, M. S., Yasar, N. E., Kishan, N., and Ro, T.: Human MST but not MT responds to tactile stimulation. J Neurosci 27:8261-8267, 2007.

Simmons, W. K., Ramjee, V., Beauchamp, M. S., McRae, K., Martin, A., and Barsalou, L. W.: A common neural substrate for perceiving and knowing about color. Neuropsychologia 45:2802-2810, 2007.

Beauchamp, M. S., and Martin, A.: Grounding object concepts in perception and action: evidence from fMRI studies of tools. Cortex 43:461-468, 2007.

Argall, B. D., Saad, Z. S., and Beauchamp, M. S.: Simplified intersubject averaging on the cortical surface using SUMA. Hum Brain Mapp 27:14-27, 2006.

Furey, M.L., Tanskanen, T., Beauchamp, M.S., Avikainen, S., Uutela, K., Hari, R., and Haxby, J.V.: Dissociation of face-selective cortical responses by attention. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103: 1065-1070, 2006.

Wheatley, T., Weisberg, J., Beauchamp, M.S., and Martin, A.: Automatic priming of semantically related words reduces activity in the fusiform gyrus. J Cognit Neurosci 17: 1871-1885, 2005.

Amedi, A., von Kriegstein, K., van Atteveldt, N.M., Beauchamp, M.S., and Naumer, M.J.: Functional imaging of human crossmodal identification and object recognition. Exp Brain Res 166: 559-571, 2005.

Beauchamp MS. See me, hear me, touch me: multisensory integration in lateral occipital-temporal cortex. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2005 Apr;15(2):145-53.

Van Boven, R.W., Ingeholm, J.E., Beauchamp, M.S., Bikle, P.C., and Ungerleider, L.G.: Tactile form and location processing in the human brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102: 12601-12605, 2005.

Beauchamp, M.S.: Statistical criteria in FMRI studies of multisensory integration. Neuroinformatics 3: 93-114, 2005.

Beauchamp, M.S., Argall, B.D., Bodurka, J., Duyn, J.H., and Martin, A.: Unraveling multisensory integration: patchy organization within human STS multisensory cortex. Nat Neurosci 7: 1190-1192, 2004.

Beauchamp, M.S., Lee, K.E., Argall, B.D., and Martin, A.: Integration of auditory and visual information about objects in superior temporal sulcus. Neuron 41: 809-823, 2004.

Petit, L., and Beauchamp, M.S.: Neural basis of visually guided head movements studied with fMRI. J Neurophysiol 89: 2516-2527, 2003.

Beauchamp, M.S., Lee, K.E., Haxby, J.V., and Martin, A.: FMRI responses to video and point-light displays of moving humans and manipulable objects. J Cogn Neurosci 15: 991-1001, 2003.

Beauchamp, M.S.: Detection of eye movements from fMRI data. Magn Reson Med 49: 376-380, 2003.

Beauchamp, M.S., Lee, K.E., Haxby, J.V., and Martin, A.: Parallel visual motion processing streams for manipulable objects and human movements. Neuron 34: 149-159, 2002.

Beauchamp, M.S.: fMRI for beginners [book review]. Nature Neuroscience 5(5):397-8, 2002.

Beauchamp, M.S., Petit, L., Ellmore, T.M., Ingeholm, J., and Haxby, J.V.: A parametric fMRI study of overt and covert shifts of visuospatial attention. Neuroimage 14: 310-321, 2001.

Lewis, J.W., Beauchamp, M.S., and DeYoe, E.A.: A comparison of visual and auditory motion processing in human cerebral cortex. Cereb Cortex 10:873-888, 2000.

Beauchamp, M.S., Haxby, J.V., Rosen, A.C., and DeYoe, E.A.: A functional MRI case study of acquired cerebral dyschromatopsia. Neuropsychologia 38:1170-1179, 2000.

Beauchamp, M.S., Haxby, J.V., Jennings, J.E., and DeYoe, E.A.: An fMRI version of the Farnsworth-Munsell 100-Hue test reveals multiple color-selective areas in human ventral occipitotemporal cortex. Cereb Cortex 9: 257-263, 1999.

Beauchamp, M.S., Cox, R.W., and DeYoe, E.A.: Graded effects of spatial and featural attention on human area MT and associated motion processing areas. J Neurophysiol 77: 516-520, 1997.