Efthymia Kapnoula

Efthymia Kapnoula

Postdoctoral Researcher
Juan de la Cierva (Form.) Fellow 2018-2020

spoken and visual word recognition, word learning, speech perception, phoneme categorization, individual differences, visual world paradigm, electrophysiological measures of speech processing

Tel.: +34 943 309 300 Ext. (224)


  • 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
  • Behroozmand, R., Johari, K., Kelley, R.M., Kapnoula, E.C., Narayanan, N.S., & Greenlee, J.D.W., ( 2019 ) Effect of Deep Brain Stimulation on Vocal Motor Control Mechanisms in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, 63, 46–53. Doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2019.03.002
  • Kapnoula, E.C. & Samuel, A.G., ( 2019 ) Voices in the mental lexicon: Words carry indexical information that can affect access to their meaning. Journal of Memory and Language, 107, 111-127. Doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2019.05.001
  • Kapnoula, E.C., Winn M., Kong, E., Edwards, J. & McMurray, B., ( 2017 ) Evaluating the sources and functions of gradiency in phoneme categorization: An individual differences approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 43(9), 1594-1611. Doi: 10.1037/xhp0000410
  • Kapnoula, E.C., Protopapas, A., Saunders, J.S., & Coltheart, M., ( 2017 ) Lexical and sublexical effects on visual word recognition in Greek: Comparing human behavior to the dual route cascaded (DRC) model. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 32:10, 1290-1304, Doi: 10.1080/23273798.2017.1355059
  • Protopapas, A., Orfanidou, E., Taylor, J., Karavasilis, E., Kapnoula, E.C., Panagiotaropoulou, G., Velonakis, G., Poulou, L.S., Smyrnis, N., & Kelekis, D., ( 2016 ) Evaluating cognitive models of visual word recognition using fMRI: Effects of lexical and sublexical variables. NeuroImage, 128, 328-341
  • McMurray, B., Kapnoula, E.C., & Gaskell, M.G., ( 2016 ) Learning and integration of new word-forms: Consolidation, pruning and the emergence of automaticity. In G. Gaskell, & J. Mirkovic (Eds.), Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition. Psychology Press. pp. 116-142
  • Kapnoula, E.C., & McMurray B. , ( 2016 ) Newly learned word-forms are abstract and integrated immediately after acquisition. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23(2), 491-499.
  • Protopapas, A., & Kapnoula, E.C., ( 2016 ) Short-term and long-term effects on visual word recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 42(4), 542-565.
  • Kapnoula, E.C., & McMurray B., ( 2016 ) Training alters the resolution of lexical interference: Evidence for plasticity of competition and inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(1), 8-30.
  • Kapnoula, E.C., Packard, S., Gupta, P., & McMurray B., ( 2015 ) Immediate lexical integration of novel word forms, Cognition, 134, 85-99.
  • Terkourafi, M., Kapnoula, E.C., Panagiotopoulou, P., & Protopapas, A., ( 2013 ) Triangulating the GRID: A corpus-based cognitive linguistic analysis of five Greek emotion terms. In J. Fontaine, K. R. Scherer, & C. Soriano (Eds.) Components of emotional meaning: A sourcebook. Oxford University Press