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Elena Salillas

Elena Salillas

Staff Scientist
Marie Curie Fellowship 2011-2013

Math and language: number cognition in bilinguals. Numbers and space. Language processing: gender agreement, prosody and syntax. ERPs, TMS and behavioral measures

E-Mail: e.salillas@bcbl.eu
Tel.: +34 943 309 300

Publications

  • Semenza, C.*, Salillas, E.*, Di Pellegrin, S., & Della Puppa, A., ( In Press ) Balancing the two hemispheres in simple calculation. Evidence from direct cortical electrostimulation. Cerebral Cortex. *Equal contribution, corresponding authors.
  • Salillas, E., & Semenza, C. , ( In Press ) Mapping the Brain for Math. Reversible inactivation by direct cortical electrostimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation. In Cohen Kadosh R. & Dowker A. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Salillas, E., Barraza, P., & Carreiras, M., ( 2015 ) Oscillatory Brain Activity Reveals Linguistic Prints in the Quantity Code. PLoS ONE, 10(4): e0121434. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121434.
  • Della Puppa, A., De Pellegrin, S., Salillas, E., Grego, A., Lazzarini, A., Vallesi, A., Saladini, M., & Semenza, C., ( 2015 ) Functional mapping of left parietal areas involved in simple addition and multiplication. A single-case study of qualitative analysis of errors. Journal of Neuropsychology, 9 (2), 330-335. doi: 10.1111/jnp.12043.
  • Salillas, E., & Carreiras, M. , ( 2014 ) Core Number Representations Are Shaped by Language. Cortex, 52, 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2013.12.009.
  • Della Puppa, A., De Pellegrin, S., Salillas, E., & Semenza, C., ( 2013 ) Calculation processing in right parietal cortex. Possible implications for neurosurgery. Editorial: Functional mapping, Sagher, M.D. Journal of Neurosurgery, 119(5): 1105-1106. DOI: 10.3171/2013.4.JNS13560.
  • Carreiras, M., Perea, M., Gil-López, C., Abu Mallouh, R., & Salillas, E. , ( 2013 ) Neural correlates of visual versus abstract letter processing in Roman and Arabic scripts. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25:11, pp. 1975–1985. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00438.
  • Della Puppa, A., De Pellegrin, S., d´Avella, E., Gioffre, G., Munari, M., Saladini, M., Salillas, E., Scienza, R., & Semenza, C., ( 2013 ) Right parietal cortex and calculation processing. Intra-operative functional mapping of multiplication and addition. Journal of Neurosurgery, 119(5):1107-11. DOI: 10.3171/2013.6.JNS122445.
  • Salillas, E., & Wicha, N.Y.Y., ( 2012 ) Early learning shapes the memory networks for arithmetic: Evidence from brain potentials in bilinguals. Psychological Science, 23(7), 745– 755. DOI: 10.1177/0956797612446347.
  • Salillas, E., Semenza, C., Basso, D., Vecchi, T., & Siegal, M., ( 2012 ) Single pulse TMS induced disruption to right and left parietal cortex on addition 2 and multiplication. NeuroImage (59) 3159-3165. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.10.093.
  • Salillas, E., Graná, A., Rico, I., Juncadella, M., & Semenza, C. , ( 2009 ) Leftward motion restores numerical distance effect in neglect. Cortex 45(6):730-7.
  • Salillas, E., Basso, D., Baldi, M., Semenza, C., & Vecchi, T. , ( 2009 ) Motion in numbers: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on VIPS alters both numerical and motion processes. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 21 (11): 2129–2138
  • Salillas, E., Graná, A., El-Yagoubi, R., & Semenza, C. , ( 2009 ) Numbers in the Blind’s “Eye” PLoS ONE. 23;4(7): e6357.
  • Bernardis, P., Salillas, E., & Caramelli, N. , ( 2008 ) Behavioural and neurophysiological evidence of semantic interaction between iconic gestures and words (Special Issue – Integrative Approaches to Perception & Action). Cognitive Neuropsychology. 25(7-9) 1114-1128.
  • Salillas, E., El-Yagoubi, R, & Semenza, C. , ( 2008 ) Sensory and cognitive processes of shifts of spatial attention induced by numbers: An ERP study. Cortex. Apr; 44(4): 406-13.
  • Carreiras, M., Salillas, E., & Barber, H., ( 2004 ) Event related potentials elicited during parsing of ambiguous relative clauses in Spanish. Cognitive Brain Research, 20, 98-105. doi:10.1016/j.cogbrainres.2004.01.009
  • Barber, H., Salillas, E., & Carreiras, M. , ( 2003 ) Gender or gender agreement. In M. Carreiras & C. Clifton (eds). The online study of sentence comprehension. Eyetracking, ERP and beyond. Psychology Press.