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Mireia Hernández

Mireia Hernández

Postdoctoral Researcher

Neuropsychology, aphasia, dementia, category-specific semantic deficits, category-specific grammatical deficits, bilingual language processing, impact of bilinbgualsim on general cognition, gramatical organization in the bilingual brain, late L2 learning, lexical access, verbs and action concepts.

E-Mail: m.hernandez@bcbl.eu
Tel.: +34 943 309 300 Ext.: 233

Publications

  • Calabria, M., Cattaneo, G., Marne, P., Hernández, M., Juncadella, M., Gascón-Bayarri, J., Sala, I., Lleó, A., Ortiz-Gil, J., Ugas, L., Blesa, R., Reñé, R., & Costa, A. , ( In Press ) Language deterioration in bilingual Alzheimer’s disease patients: A longitudinal study. Journal of Neurolinguistics. DOI:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2016.06.005
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., & Arnon, I. , ( 2016 ) More than words: Multiword frequency effects in non-native speakers. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 31(6) 785–800. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2016.1152389
  • Costa, A., Hernández, M., & Calabria, M. , ( 2015 ) On invisibility and experimental evidence. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 18, 25–26. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1366728914000492
  • Hernández, M., Fairhall, S.L., Lenci, A., Baroni, M., & Caramazza, A. , ( 2014 ) Predication drives verb cortical signatures. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(8), 1829–1839. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00598
  • Hernández, M., Martin, C.D., Sebastian-Gallés, N., & Costa, A., ( 2013 ) Bilingualism beyond language: On the impact of bilingualism on executive control. Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics (Boeck, x., Grohmann, K., eds.). Cambridge University Press.pp 160-177. ISBN: 978-0-521-76153-6.
  • Calabria, M., Branzi, F.M., Marne, P., Hernández, M., & Costa, A., ( 2013 ) Age-related effects over bilingual language control and executive control. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 1-14.
  • Hernández, M., Martin, C.D., Barcelo, F., & Costa, A. , ( 2013 ) Where is the bilingual advantage in task-switching? Journal of Memory and Language, 69, 257-276. DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2013.06.004.
  • Costa, A., Calabria, M., Marne, P., Hernández, M., Juncadella, M., Gascón-Bayarri, J., Lleó, A., Ortiz-Gil, J., Ugas, L., Blesa, R., & Reñé, R., ( 2012 ) On the parallel deterioration of lexico-semantic processes in the bilinguals’ two languages: Evidence from Alzheimer’s disease Neuropsychologia, 50(5), 740–753. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.01.008
  • Abutalebi, J., Della Rosa, P., Green, D.W., Hernández, M., Scifo, P., Keim, R., Cappa, S., & Costa, A., ( 2012 ) Bilingualism tunes the anterior cingulate cortex for conflict monitoring. Cerebral Cortex, 22(9), 2076–2086. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhr287
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., & Humphreys, G. W. , ( 2012 ) Escaping capture: Bilingualism modulates distraction from working memory. Cognition. 122 (1), 37–50. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2011.08.002
  • Calabria, M., Hernández, M., Branzi, F.M., & Costa, A., ( 2012 ) Qualitative differences between bilingual language control and executive control: evidence from task-switching. Frontiers in Psychology. 2(399):1-10.
  • Calabria, M., Sabio, A., Martin, C.D., Hernández, M., Juncadella, M., Gascón-Bayarri, J., Reñé, R., Ortiz-Gil, J., Ugas, L., & Costa, A. , ( 2012 ) The missing link between faces and names: Evidence from Alzheimer’s disease patients. Brain and Cognition, 80(2):250-6.
  • Garbin, G., Costa, A., Sanjuan, A., Forn, C., Rodriguez-Pujadas, N., Ventura, N., Belloch, V., Hernández, M., & Ávila, C., ( 2011 ) Neural bases of language switching in high and early proficient bilinguals Brain and Language, 119 (3), 129–135. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandl.2011.03.011
  • Martin, C.D., Barcelo, F., Hernández, M., Costa, A. , ( 2011 ) The time course of the asymmetrical “local” switch cost: Evidence from event-related potentials. Biological Psychology, 86(3) 210-8.
  • Calabria, M., Hernández, M., Martin, C.D., & Costa, A. , ( 2011 ) When the tail counts: the advantage of bilingualism through the ex-Gaussian distribution analysis. Frontiers in Language Sciences, 2:250.
  • Garbin, G., Sanjuán, A., Forn, C., Bustamante, J. C., Rodríguez-Pujadas, A., Belloch, V., Hernández, M., Costa, A. & Ávila, C. , ( 2010 ) Bridging Language and Attention: Brain basis of the impact of bilingualism on cognitive control Neuroimage, 53 (4), 1272-1278
  • Miozzo, M., Costa, A., Hernández, M., & Rapp, B., ( 2010 ) Lexical processing in the bilingual brain: Evidence from grammatical/morphological deficits. Aphasiology, 24 (2), 262–287. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02687030902958381
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., Caño, A., Juncadella, M., & Reñé, R., ( 2010 ) On the translation routes in early and highly proficient bilingual people: Evidence from an individual with semantic impairment Aphasiology, 24 (2), 141–169. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02687030902958266
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., Fuentes, L. J., Vivas, A. B., & Sebastián-Gallés, N., ( 2010 ) The impact of bilingualism on the executive control and orienting networks of attention. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 13 (3), 315–325. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1366728909990010
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., & Humphreys, G. W., ( 2010 ) The size of an attentional window affects working memory guidance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 72 (4), 963–972. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/APP.72.4.963
  • Caño, A., Hernández, M., Ivanova, I., Juncadella, M., Gascón-Bayarri, J., Reñé, R., & Costa, A., ( 2010 ) When one can write SALTO as noun but not as verb: A grammatical category-specific, modality-specific deficit Brain and Language, 114 (1), 26–42. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandl.2010.03.003
  • Costa, A., Hernández, M., Costa-Faidella, J., & Sebastián-Gallés, N., ( 2009 ) On the bilingual advantage in conflict processing: Now you see it, now you don’t. Cognition, 113, 135–149. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2009.08.001
  • Costa, A., Hernández, M., & Sebastian-Gallés, N., ( 2008 ) Bilingualism aids conflict resolution: Evidence from the ANT task Cognition, 106, 59–86. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2006.12.013
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., Juncadella, M., Sebastián-Gallés, N., & Reñé, R., ( 2008 ) Category-specific semantic deficits in Alzheimer’s disease: A semantic priming study. Neuropsychologia, 46 (4), 935–946. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2007.11.018
  • Reñé, R., Campdelacreu, J., Escrig, A., Gascón-Bayarri, J., Hernández, M., Jaumà, S., & Rubio, F., ( 2008 ) Frontotemporal lobar degeneration: a descriptive study of 42 patients Neurología, 23(8), 511–517
  • Hernández, M., Caño, A., Costa, A., Sebastián-Gallés, N., Juncadella, M., & Gascón-Bayarri, J., ( 2008 ) Grammatical category-specific deficits in bilingual aphasia. Brain and Language, 107, 68–80. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandl.2008.01.006
  • Gascón-Bayarri, J., Reñé, R., Del Barrio, J.L., De Pedro-Cuesta, J., Ramón, J.M., Manubens, J.M., Sánchez, C., Hernández, M., Estela, J., Juncadella, M., & Rubio, F.R. , ( 2007 ) Prevalence of dementia subtypes in El Prat de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain: the PRATICON study Neuroepidemiology, 28, 224–234. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000108597
  • Hernández, M., Costa, A., Sebastián-Gallés, N., Juncadella, M., & Reñé, R., ( 2007 ) The organization of nouns and verbs in bilingual speakers: A case of bilingual grammatical category-specific deficit. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 20, 285–305. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroling.2006.10.002