Rocío A. López-Zunini

Rocío A. López-Zunini

Postdoctoral researcher
Juan de la Cierva (Form.) Fellow 2019-2020

Language, semantic processes, memory, event related potentials, aging

Tel.: +34 943 309 300 Ext. 299
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  • López Zunini, R.A., Morrison, C., Kousaie, S., & Taler, V., ( In Press ) Task switching and bilingualism in young and older adults: A behavioral and electrophysiological investigation. Neuropsychologia, 133. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.107186.
  • Knoefel, F., Gaudet, C., López Zunini, R.A., Breau, M., Sweet, L., Wallace, B., Goubran, R., &Taler, V., ( 2018 ) Implementation of a brain training pilot study for people with mild cognitive impairment. Canadian Geriatrics Journal, 21(3), 264-268. doi:10.5770/cgj.21.304
  • Wallace, B., Knoefel, F., Goubran, R., López Zunini, R.A., Ren, Z., & Maccosham, A., ( 2017 ) EEG/ERP: Within episodic assessment framework for cognition. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 66(10), 2525-2534. doi:10.1109/TIM.2017.2668618
  • López Zunini, R.A., Renoult, L., & Taler, V., ( 2017 ) N400 semantic richness effects can be modulated by task demands. Neuropsychology, 31(3), 277-291.
  • Taler, V., López Zunini, R.A., & Kousaie, S., ( 2016 ) Effects of Semantic Richness on Lexical Processing in Monolinguals and Bilinguals. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:382. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00382
  • López Zunini, R.A., Knoefel, F., Lord C., Dzuali, F., Breau, M., Sweet, L, Goubran, R., & Taler, V., ( 2016 ) Event-Related Potentials elicited during working memory are altered in Mild Cognitive Impairment. International Journal of Psychophysiology 109, pp. 1-8
  • López Zunini, R.A., Knoefel, F., Lord C., Breau, M., Sweet, L, Goubran, R., & Taler, V., ( 2016 ) P300 amplitude alterations during inhibitory control in people with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Brain Research, 1646, 241–248.
  • Kousaie, S., Laliberté, C., López Zunini, R.A., & Taler, V., ( 2015 ) A behavioral and electrophysiological investigation of the effect of bilingualism on lexical ambiguity resolution in young adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:682. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00682
  • López Zunini, R.A., Muller-Gass, A., & Campbell, K., ( 2014 ) The effects of total sleep deprivation on semantic priming: Event-related potential evidence for automatic and controlled processing strategies. Brain and Cognition, 84(1), 14-25.
  • López Zunini, R.A., Thivierge, J.P., Kousaie, S., Sheppard, C., & Taler, V., ( 2013 ) Alterations in resting-state activity relate to performance in a verbal recognition task. PLoS One, 8(6):e65608
  • López Zunini, R.A., Scherling, C., Wallis, N., Collins, B., MacKenzie, J., Bielajew, C., & Smith, A.M., ( 2013 ) Differences in verbal memory retrieval in breast cancer chemotherapy patients compared to healthy controls: A prospective fMRI study. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 7(4), 460-477
  • Taler, V., Kousaie, S., & López Zunini, R.A., ( 2013 ) ERP measures of semantic richness: The case of multiple senses. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(5). Doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00005
  • Smith, A.M., López Zunini, R.A., Anderson, C.D., Longo, C.A., Cameron, I., Hogan, M.J., & Fried, P.A., ( 2011 ) Marijuana’s impact on response inhibition: an fMRI study in young adults. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 1, 124-133. doi:10.4236/jbbs.2011.13017.