Journal Articles (* denotes key publications)

  1. Ivanova, M.V., Pappas, I., Inglis, B., Pracar, A., Herron T., Baldo J., Kayser, A., D’Esposito, M., & Dronkers, N.F. (under review) Cerebral perfusion in post-stroke aphasia and its relation to residual language abilities.
  2. Zhong, A., Dronkers, N.F,& Ivanova, M.V. (2022).The unique roles of the frontal aslant tract in language processing. NeuroImage: Clinical, 34, 103020, 1-11.
  3. Ivanova, M.V., & Dronkers, N.F. (2022). Aphasia: How our language system can “break”.  Frontiers for Young Minds, 10:626477. doi: 10.3389/frym.2022.626477
  4. Zyryanov, A., Stupina, E., Gordeyeva, E., Buivolova, O., Novozhilova, E., Akinina, Yu., … Ivanova, M.V., Dragoy, O. (2022). ‘Moderate global aphasia’: A generalized decline of language processing caused by glioma surgery but not stroke.  Brain and Language, 224, 105057.
  5. *Ivanova, M.V., Akinina, Yu.S., Soloukhina, O.A., Iskra, E.V., Buivolova, O.V., Charbazcz, A.V., Stupina, E.A., Khudyakova M.V., Akhutina, T.V., & Dragoy, O. (2021). The Russian Aphasia Test: The first comprehensive, quantitative, standardized, and computerized aphasia language battery in Russian. PLOS ONE, 16(11), 1–26.
  6. Kuptsova, S., Dragoy, O., & Ivanova M.V. (2021). Switching attention deficits in post-stroke individuals with different aphasia types. Aphasiology.
  7. *Ivanova M.V., Malyutina, S., & Dragoy, O. (2021) Advancing neurolinguistics in Russia: Experience and implications of building experimental research and evidence-based practices.Frontiers in Psychology, 12: 702038.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.702038
  8. Lwi, S.J., Herron, T.J., Curran, B.C., Ivanova, M.V., Schendel, K., Dronkers, N.F., & Baldo, J.V. (2021). Auditory comprehension deficits in post-stroke aphasia: Neurologic and demographic correlates of outcome and recovery. Frontiers Neurology, 12: 680248. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.680248
  9. *Ivanova, M.V., Zhong, A., Turken, A., Baldo, J.V. & Dronkers, N.F. (2021). Functional contributions of the arcuate fasciculus to language. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15: 672665. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.672665.
  10. Llorens, A., Tzovara, A., Bellier, L., Bhaya-Grossman, I., Bidet-Caulet, A., Chang, W.K., Cross, Z.R., Dominguez-Faus, R., Flinker, A., Fonken, Y., Gorenstein, M., Holdgraf, C., Hoy, C.W., Ivanova, M.V., Jimenez, R.T., Jun, S., Kam, J.W.Y., Kidd, C., Marcelle, E., … Dronkers,  N.F. (2021). Gender bias in academia: A lifetime problem that needs solutions.  Neuron, 109, 2047-74.
  11. Schendel, K., Herron, T.J., Curran, B., Dronkers, N.F., Ivanova, M.V., & Baldo, J.V. (2021).  Case study: A selective tactile naming deficit due to interhemispheric disconnection. NeuroImage: Clinical, 30, 102614.
  12. *Ivanova, M.V., Herron, T.J., Dronkers, N.F., & Baldo, J.V. (2021).  An empirical comparison of univariate versus multivariate methods for the analysis of brain-behavior mapping. Human Brain Mapping, 42, 1070-1101. doi: 10.1002/hbm.25278
  13. Akinina, Yu.S., Dragoy, O.V., Ivanova, M.V., Iskra, E.V., Petryshevskii, А.G, Fedinа, О.N., Turken, A., Shklovsky, V.M., & Dronkers, N.F. (2019).  Grey and white matter substrates of action naming. Neuropsychologia, 23, 249-265. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.05.015.
  14. *Ivanova, M.V., Dragoy, O.V., Kuptsova, S.V., Akinina, Yu.S., Petryshevskii, А.G, Fedinа, О.N., Turken, A., Shklovsky, V.M., & Dronkers, N.F. (2018).  Data from two different working memory tasks reveal distinct neural basis of verbal working memory: A VLSM study. Neuropsychologia, 115, 25-41. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.03.003. 
  15. Soloukhina, O.A., & Ivanova, M.V. (2018). Investigating comprehension of nouns and verbs: is there a difference? Aphasiology, 32, 183-203.
  16. Dronkers, N.F., Ivanova, M.V., & Baldo, J.V. (2017). What do language disorders reveal about the brain? From classic models to network approaches.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 23, 741-754. doi: 10.1017/S1355617717001126.
  17. Heuer, S., Ivanova, M.V., & Hallowell, B. (2017). More than the verbal stimulus matters: Visual attention in language assessment for people with aphasia using multiple-choice image displays. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 1348-1361. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-L-16-0087
  18. Ivanova, M. V., Kuptsova, S. V., & Dronkers, N. F. (2017). A comparison of two working memory tasks in aphasia. Aphasiology, 31, 265-281.
  19. *Ivanova, M. V., Isaev, D. Yu, Dragoy, O. V., Akinina, Yu. S., Petrushevsky, A. G., Fedina, O. N., Shklovsky, V.M., & Dronkers, D. F. (2016). Diffusion-tensor imaging of major white matter tracts and their role in language processing in aphasia.  Cortex, 85, 165-181. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2016.04.019 
  20. Malyutina, S., Dragoy, O., Ivanova, M., Laurinavichyute, A., Petrushevsky, A., Meindl, T., Pöppel, E., Gutyrchik, E. (2016). Fishing is not wrestling: Neural underpinnings of the verb instrumentality effect. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 40, 37–54.
  21. Akinina, Y., Malyutina, S., Ivanova, M.V., Iskra, E., Mannova, E., & Dragoy, O. (2015). Russian normative data for 375 action pictures and verbs. Behavior Research Methods, 47, 691-707. doi:10.3758/s13428-014-0492-9
  22. *Ivanova, M.V., Kuptsova, S.V., Dragoy, O.V., Ulicheva, A.S., & Laurinavichyute, A.K. (2015). The contribution of working memory to language comprehension: Differential effect of aphasia type. Aphasiology, 29, 645-664. DOI:10.1080/02687038.2014.975182
  23. Laurinavichyute, A.K., Ulicheva, A.S., Ivanova, M.V., Kuptsova S.V., & Dragoy, O.V. (2014). Processing lexical ambiguity in sentential context: Eye-tracking data from brain-damaged and non-brain-damaged individuals.  Neuropsychologia, 64, 360-373. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.09.040.
  24. Ivanova, M.V., & Hallowell, B. (2014). Controlling linguistic complexity and length to enhance validity of working memory assessment:  A new modified listening span task for people with and without aphasia. Journal of Communication Disorders, 52, 78-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2014.06.001
  25. *Ivanova, M.V., & Hallowell, B. (2013). A tutorial on aphasia test development in any language: Key substantive and psychometric considerations. Aphasiology, 27, 891-920. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2013.805728 (more than 70 citations)
  26. *Ivanova, M.V., & Hallowell, B. (2012).  Validity of an eye-tracking method to index working memory in people with and without aphasia. Aphasiology, 26, 556-578.
  27. Hallowell, B., & Ivanova, M.V. (2009). Development and standardization of a Multiple-Choice Test of Auditory Comprehension for aphasia in Russian. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 2, 83-98.
  28. Ivanova, M.V., & Hallowell, B. (2009). Short form of the Bilingual Aphasia Test in Russian: Psychometric data of persons with aphasia.  Aphasiology, 23, 544-556.


  1. Dronkers, N.D. & Ivanova M.V. (in press). The neuroscience of language & aphasia. In APA Handbook of Neuropsychology.
  2. Baldo, J.V., Ivanova, M.V., Herron, T.J., Wilson, S.M., & Dronkers, N.F. (2022). Voxel-based lesion symptom mapping. In D. Pustina & D. Mirman (Eds.) Lesion-to-symptom mapping: Principles and tools. Neuromethods, vol 180, Springer, New York, NY.