Hirotani, M, Terry, J.M., & Sadato N. (2016). Processing Load Imposed by Line Breaks in English Temporal Wh-Questions. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1–10.
Fox, J., & Hirotani, M. (2016). Detecting Incremental Changes in Oral Proficiency in Neuroscience and Language Testing: Advantages of Interdisciplinary Collaboration. In V. Aryadoust & J. Fox (Eds.), Current Trends in Language Testing in the Pacific Rim and the Middle East: Policies, Analyses, and Diagnoses (pp. 89-120), Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Cencen, V., Hirotani, M., Chan, A.D.C. (2016) Comparison of Active and Passive Electrodes in their Optimized Electroencephalography Amplifier System, 2016 IEEE EMBS International Student Conference (ISC), pp. 1-4. doi: 10.1109/EMBSISC (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society).2016.7508603.
Okazaki, S., Hirotani, M., Koike, T., Bosch-Bayard, J., Takahashi, H.K., Hashiguchi, M., & Sadato, N. (2015). Unintentional Interpersonal Synchronization Represented as a Reciprocal Visuopostural Feedback System: A Multivariate Autoregressive Modeling Approach. PLoS ONE, 10, e0137126. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137126.
Shimada, K., Hirotani, M., Yokokawa, H., Yoshida, H., Makita, K., Yamazaki-Murase, M., Tanabe, H.C., & Sadato, N. (2015). Proficiency-dependent Cortical Activation Associated with Speech Production and Comprehension in Second Language Learners. Neuroscience 300(6), 474-492.
White, S.J., Hirotani, M., & Liversedge S.P. (2012). Eye Movement Behaviour during Reading of Japanese Sentences: Effects of Word Length and Visual Complexity. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
Hirotani, M. (2012). Prosodic phrasing of wh-questions in Tokyo Japanese. In T. Borowsky, S. Kawahara, T. Shinya and M. Sugahara (Eds.), Prosody Matters, Essays in Honor of Lisa Selkirk, Series: Advances in Optimality Theory, Equinox: London, UK.
Hirotani, M. (2012). What do We Study Japanese Sentence Processing? “Rethinking the Role of Broca’s Area in Sentence Processing, Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences (pp. 29-32).
Hirotani, M., Makuuchi, M., Rueschemeyer, S., & Friederici, A.D. (2011). Who was the Agent? The Neural Correlates of Reanalysis Processes during Sentence Comprehension. Human Brain Mapping 32(11), 1775-1787.
Hirotani, M. & Schumacher, P. (2011). The role of context and topic marking during discourse processing in Japanese: Evidence from ERPs. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 24, 276-292.
Hirotani, M. (2010). Use of Pitch for Processing Emotions. Canadian Acoustics, 38(3), 110-111.
Hirotani, M., Stets, M., Striano, T., & Friederici, A.D. (2009). Joint attention helps infants learn new words: Event-related Potential Evidence. NeuroReport, 20, 600-605.
Wolff, S., Schlesewsky, M., Hirotani, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2008). The neural mechanisms of word order processing revisited: Electrophysiological evidence from Japanese. Brain and Language, 107, 133-157.
Hirotani, M. (2007). Prosody and LF interpretation: Processing Japanese wh-questions. Phonological Studies, Vol. 10 (pp. 67-68). Kaitakusha: Tokyo.
Hirotani, M. & Burkhardt, P. (2007). Encoding given and new Information during discourse processing in Japanese. IEICE Technical Report (pp. 111-113). The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers: Tokyo.
Mueller, J., Hirotani, M., & Friederici, A.D. (2007). ERP evidence for different Strategies in the processing of case markers in native speakers and non-native learners. BMC Neuroscience, 8, 1471-2202.
Hirotani, M., Frazier, L., & Rayner, K. (2006). Punctuation and intonation effects on sentence and clause wrap-up: Evidence from eye movements. Journal of Memory and Language, 54, 425-443 .