About David Caplan, MD, PhD

My subspeciality is Cognitive Disorders, especially language disorders

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Locations

Neurology & Stroke Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
617-726-2273
Fax: 617-724-7836

Medical Education

  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MD, McGill University Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency, Longwood Rehabilitation Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Research

My research is on syntactic processing in sentence comprehension, using fMRI, MEG and morphometric analysis of lesions in correlation studies with task performance in nuerologically intact individuals and individuals with neurological disease.

Publications

    • Caplan, D. (2006). fMRI studies of syntactic processing, Current Medical Imaging Reviews,
    • Caplan, D. (2007). Functional neuroimaging studies of syntactic processing in sentence comprehension: A critical selective review. Language and Linguistic Compass, 1, 32 47.
    • Caplan, D. (2009) Experimental Design and Interpretation of Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Cognitive Processes, Human Brain Mapping, 30, 59-77
    • Caplan, D (2010) BOLD signal correlates of implicit syntactic processing and their implications for effects of task on parsing and interpretation, Language and Cognitive Processes