Publications

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2022

Drew, A., Torralba, M., Ruzzoli, M., Morís Fernández, L., Sabaté, A., Pápai, M.S., & Soto-Faraco, S. (2022). Conflict monitoring and attentional adjustment during binocular rivalry. European Journal of Neuroscience, 55(1), 138-153. Doi:10.1111/ejn.15554
Fondevila, S., Hernández-Gutiérrez, D., Espuny, J., Jimenez-Ortega, L., Casado, P., Muñoz, F.M., Sánchez-García, J., & Martín-Loeches, M. (2022). Subliminal Priming Effects of Masked Social Hierarchies During a Categorization Task: An Event-Related Brain Potentials Study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16. Doi:10.3389/fnhum.2022.862359
Geng, S., Molinaro, N., Timofeeva, P., Quiñones, I., Carreiras, M., & Amoruso, L. (2022). Oscillatory dynamics underlying noun and verb production in highly proficient bilinguals. Scientific Reports, 12(1). Doi:10.1038/s41598-021-04737-z
Keitel, C., Ruzzoli, M., Dugué, L., Busch, N.A., & Benwell, C.S.Y. (2022). Rhythms in cognition: The evidence revisited. European Journal of Neuroscience, 55(11-12), 2991-3009. Doi:10.1111/ejn.15740
Ríos-López, P., Molinaro, N., Bourguignon, M., & Lallier, M. (2022). Right-hemisphere coherence to speech at pre-reading stages predicts reading performance one year later. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 34(2), 179-193. Doi:10.1080/20445911.2021.1986514
Ristic, B., Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., & Staub, A. (2022). Maintenance Cost in the Processing of Subject–Verb Dependencies. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 48(6), 829-838. Doi:10.1037/xlm0000863

2021

Amoruso, L., Geng, S., Molinaro, N., Timofeeva, P., Gisbert-Muñoz, S., Gil-Robles, S., Pomposo, I., Quiñones, I., & Carreiras, M. (2021). Oscillatory and structural signatures of language plasticity in brain tumor patients: A longitudinal study. Human Brain Mapping, 42(6), 1777-1793. Doi:10.1002/hbm.25328
Caffarra, S., Lizarazu, M., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2021). Reading-related brain changes in audiovisual processing: Cross-sectional and longitudinal MEG evidence. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(27), 5867-5875. Doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3021-20.2021
Klimovich-Gray, A., Barrena, A., Agirre, E., & Molinaro, N. (2021). One Way or Another: Cortical Language Areas Flexibly Adapt Processing Strategies to Perceptual and Contextual Properties of Speech. Cerebral Cortex, 31(9), 4092-4103. Doi:10.1093/cercor/bhab071
Kocagoncu, E., Klimovich-Gray, A., Hughes, L.E., & Rowe, J.B. (2021). Evidence and implications of abnormal predictive coding in dementia. Brain, 144(11), 3311-3321. Doi:10.1093/brain/awab254
Lizarazu, M., Carreiras, M., Bourguignon, M., Zarraga, A., & Molinaro, N. (2021). Language Proficiency Entails Tuning Cortical Activity to Second Language Speech. Cerebral Cortex, 31(8), 3820-3831. Doi:10.1093/cercor/bhab051
Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., Bourguignon, M., Carreiras, M., & Molinaro, N. (2021). Impaired neural response to speech edges in dyslexia. Cortex, 135, 207-218. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2020.09.033
Lizarazu, M., Scotto di Covella, L., van Wassenhove, V., Rivière, D., Mizzi, R., Lehongre, K., Hertz-Pannier, L., & Ramus, F. (2021). Neural entrainment to speech and nonspeech in dyslexia: Conceptual replication and extension of previous investigations. Cortex, 137, 160-178. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2020.12.024
Molinaro, N., Lizarazu, M., Baldin, V., Pérez-Navarro, J., Lallier, M., & Ríos-López, P. (2021). Speech-brain phase coupling is enhanced in low contextual semantic predictability conditions. Neuropsychologia, 156. Doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.107830
Nara, S., Lizarazu, M., Richter, C.G., Dima, D.C., Cichy, R.M., Bourguignon, M., & Molinaro, N. (2021). Temporal uncertainty enhances suppression of neural responses to predictable visual stimuli. NeuroImage, 239. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118314

2020

Aurtenetxe, S., Molinaro, N., Davidson, D., & Carreiras, M. (2020). Early dissociation of numbers and letters in the human brain. Cortex, 130, 192-202. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2020.03.030
Bourguignon, M., Baart, M., Kapnoula, E.C., & Molinaro, N. (2020). Lip-reading enables the brain to synthesize auditory features of unknown silent speech. Journal of Neuroscience, 40(5), 1053-1065. Doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1101-19.2019
Bourguignon, M., Molinaro, N., Lizarazu, M., Taulu, S., Jousmäki, V., Lallier, M., Carreiras, M., & De Tiège, X. (2020). Neocortical activity tracks the hierarchical linguistic structures of self-produced speech during reading aloud. NeuroImage, 216. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116788
Delogu, F., Jachmann, T., Staudte, M., Vespignani, F., & Molinaro, N. (2020). Discourse Expectations Are Sensitive to the Question Under Discussion: Evidence From ERPs. Discourse Processes, 57(2), 122-140. Doi:10.1080/0163853X.2019.1575140
Klimovich-Gray, A., & Molinaro, N. (2020). Synchronising internal and external information: a commentary on Meyer, Sun & Martin (2020). Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35(9), 1129-1132. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2020.1743875
Lizarazu, M., Gil-Robles, S., Pomposo, I., Nara, S., Amoruso, L., Quiñones, I., & Carreiras, M. (2020). Spatiotemporal dynamics of postoperative functional plasticity in patients with brain tumors in language areas. Brain and Language, 202. Doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2019.104741
Molinaro, N. (2020). “Words and emotions in sentence context”: a commentary on Hinojosa, Moreno and Ferré (2019). Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35(7), 862-864. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2019.1647346
Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., Soto, D., & Molinaro, N. (2020). Electrophysiology of statistical learning: Exploring the online learning process and offline learning product. European Journal of Neuroscience, 51(9), 2008-2022. Doi:10.1111/ejn.14657
Ríos-López, P., Molinaro, N., Bourguignon, M., & Lallier, M. (2020). Development of neural oscillatory activity in response to speech in children from 4 to 6 years old. Developmental Science, 23(6). Doi:10.1111/desc.12947
Ristic, B., Mancini, S., & Molinaro, N. (2020). Finding identity in the midst of ambiguity: case and number disambiguation in Basque. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35(10), 1272-1282. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2020.1734639

2019

Gussow, A.E., Kapnoula, E.C., & Molinaro, N. (2019). Any leftovers from a discarded prediction? Evidence from eye-movements during sentence comprehension. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34(8), 1041-1058. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2019.1617887
Klimovich-Gray, A., & Bozic, M. (2019). Domain-general and domain-specific computations in single word processing. NeuroImage, 202. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116112
Lallier, M., Lizarazu, M., Molinaro, N., Bourguignon, M., Ríos-López, P., & Carreiras, M. (2019). From Auditory Rhythm Processing to Grapheme-to-Phoneme Conversion: How Neural Oscillations Can Shed Light on Developmental Dyslexia. Reading and Dyslexia: From Basic Functions to Higher Order Cognition, 16. Doi:DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-90805-2_8
Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., & Molinaro, N. (2019). Phase−amplitude coupling between theta and gamma oscillations adapts to speech rate. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1453(1), 140-152. Doi:10.1111/nyas.14099
Mancini, S., Massol, S., Duñabeitia, J.A., Carreiras, M., & Molinaro, N. (2019). Agreement and illusion of disagreement: An ERP study on Basque. Cortex, 116, 154-167. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2018.08.036
Martin, C.D., Underwood, A., & Molinaro, N. (2019). I'm doing better on my own: Social inhibition in vocabulary learning in adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(JUN). Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01350
Ríos-López, P., Molinaro, N., & Lallier, M. (2019). Tapping to a beat in synchrony predicts brain print sensitivity in pre-readers. Brain and Language, 199. Doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2019.104693

2018

Bourguignon, M., Molinaro, N., & Wens, V. (2018). Contrasting functional imaging parametric maps: The mislocation problem and alternative solutions. NeuroImage, 169, 200-211. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.12.033
Giannelli, F., & Molinaro, N. (2018). Reanalyzing language expectations: Native language knowledge modulates the sensitivity to intervening cues during anticipatory processing. Psychophysiology, 55(10). Doi:10.1111/psyp.13196
Martorell, J. (2018). Merging generative linguistics and psycholinguistics. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(NOV). Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02283
Molinaro, N., & Lizarazu, M. (2018). Delta(but not theta)-band cortical entrainment involves speech-specific processing. European Journal of Neuroscience, 48(7), 2642-2650. Doi:10.1111/ejn.13811
Molinaro, N., & Monsalve, I.F. (2018). Perceptual facilitation of word recognition through motor activation during sentence comprehension. Cortex, 108, 144-159. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2018.07.001
Monsalve, I.F., Bourguignon, M., & Molinaro, N. (2018). Theta oscillations mediate pre-activation of highly expected word initial phonemes. Scientific Reports, 8(1). Doi:10.1038/s41598-018-27898-w
Quiñones, I., Molinaro, N., Mancini, S., Hernández-Cabrera, J.A., Barber, H., & Carreiras, M. (2018). Tracing the interplay between syntactic and lexical features: fMRI evidence from agreement comprehension. NeuroImage, 175, 259-271. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.069

2017

Caffarra, S., Barber, H., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2017). When the end matters: influence of gender cues during agreement computation in bilinguals. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 32(9), 1069-1085. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2017.1283426
Caffarra, S., Martin, C.D., Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., Zarraga, A., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2017). Word and object recognition during reading acquisition: MEG evidence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 21-32. Doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2017.01.002
Canal, P., Pesciarelli, F., Vespignani, F., Molinaro, N., & Cacciari, C. (2017). Basic composition and enriched integration in idiom processing: An EEG study. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 43(6), 928-943. Doi:10.1037/xlm0000351
Lallier, M., Molinaro, N., Lizarazu, M., Bourguignon, M., & Carreiras, M. (2017). Amodal Atypical Neural Oscillatory Activity in Dyslexia: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Clinical Psychological Science, 5(2), 379-401. Doi:10.1177/2167702616670119
Mancini, S., Quiñones, I., Molinaro, N., Hernandez-Cabrera, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2017). Disentangling meaning in the brain: Left temporal involvement in agreement processing. Cortex, 86, 140-155. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2016.11.008
Molinaro, N., Giannelli, F., Caffarra, S., & Martin, C. (2017). Hierarchical levels of representation in language prediction: The influence of first language acquisition in highly proficient bilinguals. Cognition, 164, 61-73. Doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2017.03.012
Ríos-López, P., Molnar, M.T., Lizarazu, M., & Lallier, M. (2017). The role of slow speech amplitude envelope for speech processing and reading development. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01497

2016

Molinaro, N., Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., Bourguignon, M., & Carreiras, M. (2016). Out-of-synchrony speech entrainment in developmental dyslexia. Human Brain Mapping, 37(8), 2767-2783. Doi:10.1002/hbm.23206
Molinaro, N., Monsalve, I.F., & Lizarazu, M. (2016). Is there a common oscillatory brain mechanism for producing and predicting language?. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 31(1), 145-158. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2015.1077978
Molinaro, N., Su, J.J., & Carreiras, M. (2016). Stereotypes override grammar: Social knowledge in sentence comprehension. Brain and Language, 155-156, 36-43. Doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2016.03.002
Ristić, B., Molinaro, N., & Mancini, S. (2016). Agreement attraction in Serbian: Decomposing markedness. Mental Lexicon, 11(2), 242-276. Doi:10.1075/ml.11.2.04ris
Su, J.J., Molinaro, N., Gillon-Dowens, M., Tsai, P.S., Wu, D.H., & Carreiras, M. (2016). When "He" Can also be "She": An ERP study of reflexive pronoun resolution in written Mandarin Chinese. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00151

2015

Caffarra, S., Molinaro, N., Davidson, D., & Carreiras, M. (2015). Second language syntactic processing revealed through event-related potentials: An empirical review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 51, 31-47. Doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2015.01.010
Canal, P., Pesciarelli, F., Vespignani, F., Molinaro, N., & Cacciari, C. (2015). Electrophysiological correlates of idiom comprehension: Semantic composition does not follow lexical retrieval. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1347, 98-101.
Carreiras, M., Monahan, P.J., Lizarazu, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Molinaro, N. (2015). Numbers are not like words: Different pathways for literacy and numeracy. NeuroImage, 118, 79-89. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.06.021
Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., Molinaro, N., Bourguignon, M., Paz-Alonso, P.M., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., & Carreiras, M. (2015). Developmental evaluation of atypical auditory sampling in dyslexia: Functional and structural evidence. Human Brain Mapping, 36(12), 4986-5002. Doi:10.1002/hbm.22986
Massol, S., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2015). Lexical inhibition of neighbors during visual word recognition: An unmasked priming investigation. Brain Research, 1604, 35-51. Doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2015.01.051
Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., Caffarra, S., & Carreiras, M. (2015). On the left anterior negativity (LAN): The case of morphosyntactic agreement: A Reply to Tanner etal.. Cortex, 66, 156-159. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2014.06.009
Molinaro, N., Paz-Alonso, P.M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2015). Combinatorial semantics strengthens angular-anterior temporal coupling. Cortex, 65, 113-127. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2015.01.004
Pagnotta, M.F., Zouridakis, G., Li, L., Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2015). Low frequency overactivation in dyslexia: Evidence from resting state Magnetoencephalography. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 2015-November, 6959-6962. Doi:10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319993
Pérez, A., Gillon Dowens, M., Molinaro, N., Iturria-Medina, Y., Barraza, P., García-Pentón, L., & Carreiras, M. (2015). Complex brain network properties in late L2 learners and native speakers. Neuropsychologia, 68, 209-217. Doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.01.021

2014

Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., Davidson, D.J., Avilés, A., & Carreiras, M. (2014). Person and the syntax-discourse interface: An eye-tracking study of agreement. Journal of Memory and Language, 76, 141-157. Doi:10.1016/j.jml.2014.06.010
Monsalve, I.F., Pérez, A., & Molinaro, N. (2014). Item parameters dissociate between expectation formats: A regression analysis of time-frequency decomposed EEG data. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(AUG). Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00847
Quiñones, I., Molinaro, N., Mancini, S., Hernández-Cabrera, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2014). Where agreement merges with disagreement: FMRI evidence of subject-verb integration. NeuroImage, 88, 188-201. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.11.038

2013

Duñabeitia, J.A., & Molinaro, N. (2013). The wide-open doors to lexical access. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(JUL). Doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00471
Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2013). Anchoring Agreement in Comprehension. Linguistics and Language Compass, 7(1), 1-21. Doi:10.1111/lnc3.12008
Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., Pérez, A., Parkkonen, L., & Carreiras, M. (2013). Left fronto-temporal dynamics during agreement processing: Evidence for feature-specific computations. NeuroImage, 78, 339-352. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.025
Molinaro, N., Barraza, P., & Carreiras, M. (2013). Long-range neural synchronization supports fast and efficient reading: EEG correlates of processing expected words in sentences. NeuroImage, 72, 120-132. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.01.031
Molinaro, N., Canal, P., Vespignani, F., Pesciarelli, F., & Cacciari, C. (2013). Are complex function words processed as semantically empty strings? A reading time and ERP study of collocational complex prepositions. Language and Cognitive Processes, 28(6), 762-788. Doi:10.1080/01690965.2012.665465

2012

Leone-Fernandez, B., Molinaro, N., Carreiras, M., & Barber, H.A. (2012). Objects, events and " to be" verbs in Spanish - An ERP study of the syntax-semantics interface. Brain and Language, 120(2), 127-134. Doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2010.12.006
Molinaro, N. (2012). Yuxtaposiciones lingüísticas que activan el cerebro. Mente y Cerebro, Spanish edition of the Scientific American, 55, 43.
Molinaro, N., Carreiras, M., & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2012). Semantic combinatorial processing of non-anomalous expressions. NeuroImage, 59(4), 3488-3501. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.11.009
Pérez, A., Molinaro, N., Mancini, S., Barraza, P., & Carreiras, M. (2012). Oscillatory dynamics related to the Unagreement pattern in Spanish. Neuropsychologia, 50(11), 2584-2597. Doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.07.009

2011

Duñabeitia, J.A., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2011). Through the looking-glass: Mirror reading. NeuroImage, 54(4), 3004-3009. Doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.10.079
Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., Rizzi, L., & Carreiras, M. (2011). A person is not a number: Discourse involvement in subject-verb agreement computation. Brain Research, 1410, 64-76. Doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2011.06.055
Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., Rizzi, L., & Carreiras, M. (2011). When persons disagree: An ERP study of Unagreement in Spanish. Psychophysiology, 48(10), 1361-1371. Doi:10.1111/j.1469-8986.2011.01212.x
Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., & Carreiras, M. (2011). Grammatical agreement processing in reading: ERP findings and future directions. Cortex, 47(8), 908-930. Doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2011.02.019
Molinaro, N., Vespignani, F., Zamparelli, R., & Job, R. (2011). Why brother and sister are not just siblings: Repair processes in agreement computation. Journal of Memory and Language, 64(3), 211-232. Doi:10.1016/j.jml.2010.12.002

2010

Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2010). Electrophysiological evidence of interaction between contextual expectation and semantic integration during the processing of collocations. Biological Psychology, 83(3), 176-190. Doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2009.12.006
Molinaro, N., Conrad, M., Barber, H.A., & Carreiras, M. (2010). On the functional nature of the N400: Contrasting effects related to visual word recognition and contextual semantic integration. Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(1), 1-7. Doi:10.1080/17588920903373952
Molinaro, N., Duñabeitia, J.A., Marìn-Gutièrrez, A., & Carreiras, M. (2010). From numbers to letters: Feedback regularization in visual word recognition. Neuropsychologia, 48(5), 1343-1355. Doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.12.037

2009

Carreiras, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Molinaro, N. (2009). Consonants and vowels contribute differently to visual word recognition: ERPs of relative position priming. Cerebral Cortex, 19(11), 2659-2670. Doi:10.1093/cercor/bhp019
Duñabeitia, J.A., Molinaro, N., Laka, I., Estévez, A., & Carreiras, M. (2009). N250 effects for letter transpositions depend on lexicality: 'Casual' or 'causal'?. NeuroReport, 20(4), 381-387. Doi:10.1097/WNR.0b013e3283249b1c