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Manuel Carreiras

Manuel Carreiras

Ikerbasque Research Professor

  • Doctor in Psychology. 1984. from the Univeristy of La Laguna
  • 25 yeas of research experience in centers in Spain, USA, United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia
  • Research line: Psycholinguistics. Neurocognition of Language
  • Comes from the University of La Laguna. Spain
  • www.bcbl.eu



Hansen, L.B., Morales, J., Macizo, P., Duñabeitia, J.A., Saldaña, D., Fuentes, L.J., Carreiras, M., & Bajo, M.T. (2017)
Reading comprehension and immersion schooling: Evidence from component skills
Developmental Science

Oliver, M., Carreiras, M., & Paz-Alonso, P.M. (2017)
Functional dynamics of dorsal and ventral reading networks in bilinguals
Cerebral Cortex

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.

Geizen, M., Costello, B., & Carreiras, M. (2017)
Why space is not one-dimensional: Location may be categorical and imagistic.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Mancini, S., Quiñones, I., Molinaro, N., Hernandez-Cabrera, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2017)
Disentangling meaning in the brain: left-temporal involvement in agreement processing

Roux, F., Armstrong, B.C., & Carreiras, M. (2017)
Chronset: An automated tool for detecting speech onset
Behavior Research Methods

May, L., Gervain, J., Carreiras, M., & Werker, J.F. (2017)
The Specificity of the Neural Response To Speech at Birth
Developmental Science

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
Developlemental Cognitive Neuroscience

Dias, P., Villameriel, S., Giezen, M.R., Costello, B., & Carreiras, M. (2017)
Language switching across modalities: evidence from bimodal bilinguals
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Baart, M., Armstrong, B. C., Martin, C. D., Frost, R., & Carreiras, M. (2017)
Cross-modal noise compensation in audiovisual words
Scientific Reports

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


Gutierrez, E., Costello, B., Baus, C. & Carreiras, M. (2016)
LSE-Sign: A Lexical Database for Spanish Sign Language
Behavior Research Methods

García-Pentón, L., Fernández-García, Y., Costello, B., Duñabeitia, J.A. & Carreiras, M. (2016)
The neuroanatomy of bilingualism: how to turn a hazy view into the full picture.
Language, Cognition & Neuroscience

Perea, M., Gil-López, C., Beléndez, V. & Carreiras, M. (2016)
Do handwritten words magnify lexical effects in visual-word recognition?
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Villameriel, S., Dias, P., Costello, B. & Carreiras, M. (2016)
Cross-language and cross-modal activation in hearing bimodal bilinguals
Journal of Memory & Language

García-Pentón, L., Fernández García, Y., Costello, B., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M (2016)
‘Hazy’ or ‘jumbled’? Putting together the pieces of the bilingual puzzle
Language, Cognition & Neuroscience

Lallier, M., Acha, J. & Carreiras, M. (2016)
Cross-linguistic interactions influence reading development in bilinguals: a comparison between early balanced French-Basque and Spanish-Basque bilingual children.
Developmental Science

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

Molinaro, N., Lizarazu, M., Lallier, M., Bourguignon, M., & Carreiras, M. (2016)
Out-of-synchrony speech entrainment in developmental dyslexia
Human Brain Mapping

Molinaro, N., Su, J.J., & Carreiras, M. (2016)
Stereotypes override grammar: Social knowledge in sentence comprehension
Brain & Language

Molnar, M., Carreiras, M., & Gervain, J. (2016)
Language dominance shapes non-linguistic rhythmic grouping in bilinguals.

Awadh, F, H., Phénix, T., Antzaka, A., Lallier, M., Carreiras, M., & Valdois, S. (2016)
Cross-language modulation of visual attention span: An Arabic-French-Spanish comparison in adult skilled readers
Frontiers in Psychology

Hansen, L.B., Macizo, P., Duñabeitia, J.A., Saldaña, D., Carreiras, M., Fuentes, L.J., & Bajo, M.T. (2016)
Emergent bilingualism and Working Memory development in school aged children
Language Learning

Massol, S., Carreiras, M., & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2016)
Consonantal overlap effects in a perceptual matching task
Experimental Brain Research

Martin, C., Molnar, M. & Carreiras, M. (2016)
The proactive bilingual brain: Using interlocutor identity to generate predictions for language processing
Scientific Reports

Perea, M., Abu Mallouh, R., Mohammed, A., Khalifa, B., & Carreiras, M. (2016)
Do diacritical marks play a role at the early stages of word recognition in arabic?
Frontiers in Psychology

Antón, E., Fernández-García, Y., Carreiras, M., & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2016)
Does bilingualism shape inhibitory control in the elderly?
Journal of Memory & Language


Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., Caffarra, S., & Carreiras, M. (2015)
On the left anterior negativity (LAN): The case of morphosyntactic agreement

Carreiras, M., Quiñones, I., Hernández-Cabrera, J.A. & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2015)
Orthographic coding: Brain activation for letters, symbols and digits.
Cerebral Cortex

Acha, J., Perez, A., Davidson, D., & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Cognitive characterization of children with Dravet syndrome: A neurodevelopmental perspective.
Child Neuropsychology: A Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence.

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

Caffarra, S., Molinaro, N., Davidson, D. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Second language syntactic processing revealed through event-related potentials: an empirical review.
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews

Molinaro*, N., Paz-Alonso*, P.M., Duñabeitia, J.A. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Combinatorial semantics strengthens angular-anterior temporal coupling.

Massol, S., Molinaro, N. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Lexical inhibition of neighbors during visual word recognition: an unmasked priming investigation.
Brain Research

Duñabeitia, J.A., Lallier, M., Paz-Alonso, P.M., & Carreiras, M. (2015)
The impact of literacy on position uncertainty.
Psychological Science

Frost, R., Quiñones, I., Veldhuizen, M., Alava, J.I., Small, D., & Carreiras, M. (2015)
What can the brain teach us about winemaking?  An fMRI study of alcohol level preferences.

Lallier, M., Acha, J. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Cross-linguistic interactions influence reading development in bilinguals: A comparison between early balanced French-Basque and Spanish-Basque bilingual children
Developmental Science

Molnar, M., Ibañez-Molina, A. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Interlocutor identity affects language activation in bilinguals
Journal of Memory and Language

De Baene, W., Duyck, W., Brass, M. & Carreiras, C. (2015)
Brain circuit for cognitive control is shared by task and language switching.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Salillas, E., Barraza, P. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Oscillatory Brain Activity Reveals Linguistic Prints in the Quantity Code

Pérez, A., Carreiras, M., Gillon Dowens, M. & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2015)
Differential oscillatory encoding of foreign speech.
Brain & Language

Duñabeitia, J.A. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
The bilingual advantage: acta est fabula?

Carreiras, M., Quiñones, I., Mancini, S., Hernández, J.A. & Barber, H. (2015)
Verbal and nominal agreement: an fMRI study.

Pérez, A., Carreiras, M., Gillon Dowens, M. & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2015)
Differential oscillatory encoding of foreign speech
Brain & Language

Carreiras, M., Monahan, P.J., Lizarazu, M., Duñabeitia, J.A. & Molinaro, N. (2015)
Numbers are not like words: Different pathways for literacy and numeracy

Casaponsa, A., Carreiras, M., & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2015)
How do bilinguals identify the language of the word they read?
Brain Research

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

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
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Pelegrina, S., Lechuga, M.T., García Madruga, J.A., Elosua, M.R., Macizo,P., Carreiras, M., Fuentes, L.J., & Bajo, T. (2015)
Normative data on the n-back task for children and young adolescents
Frontiers in Psychology

Hanulikova, A. & Carreiras, M. (2015)
Electrophysiology of subject-verb agreement mediated byspeakers’ gender
Frontiers in Psychology

Rueckl, J.G., Paz-Alonso, P.M., Molfese, P.J., Kuo, W-J., Bick, A., Frost, S.J., Hancock, R., Wu, D.H., Mencl, W.E., Duñabeitia, J.A., Lee, J-R., Oliver, M., Zevin, J.D., Hoeft, F., Carreiras, M., Tzeng, O., Pugh, K.R., & Frost, R. (2015)
A universal brain signature of proficient reading: Evidence from four contrasting languages.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America


Carreiras, M., Armstrong, B.C., Perea, M. & Frost, R. (2014)
The What, When, Where, and How of Visual Word Recognition
Trends in Cognitive Sciences

Filiaci, F., Sorace, A. & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Anaphoric biases of Null and Overt Subjects in Italian and Spanish: a cross-linguistic comparison
Language and Cognitive Processes

Duñabeitia, J.A., Hernández, J.A., Antón, E., Macizo, P., Estévez, A., Fuentes, L.J., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
The inhibitory advantage in bilingual children revisited: myth or reality?
Experimental Psychology

García-Pentón, L., Pérez Fernández, A., Iturria-Medina, Y., Gillon-Dowens, M., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Anatomical Connectivity Changes in the Bilingual Brain

Molnar, M., Gervain, J. & Carreiras, M.  (2014)
Within rhythm class native language discrimination abilities of Basque-Spanish monolingual and bilingual infants at 3.5 months of age.

Quiñones, I., Molinaro, N., Mancini, S., Hernández-Cabrera J.A. & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Where agreement merges with disagreement: fMRI evidence of subject-verb integration

Salillas, E. & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Core Number Representations Are Shaped by Language.

Molavi, B., May, L., Gervain, J. Carreiras, M., Werker, J. & Dumont, G. (2014)
Analyzing the resting state functional connectivity in the human language system using near infrared spectroscopy.
Frontiers in Neurosciences

Duñabeitia, J.A., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Revisiting letter transpositions within and across morphemic boundaries
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Duñabeitia, J.A., Orihuela, K., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Orthographic coding in illiterates and literates
Psychological Science

Acuña-Fariña, J.C., Meseguer, E., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Gender and number agreement in comprehension in Spanish

Casaponsa, A., Carreiras, M., & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2014)
Discriminating languages in bilingual contexts: The impact of orthographic markedness
Frontiers in Psychology

Antón, E., Duñabeitia, J.A., Estévez, A., Hernández, J.A., Castillo, A., Fuentes, L.J., Davidson, D.J., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Is there a bilingual advantage in the ANT task? Evidence from children.
Frontiers in Psychology

Perea, M., abu Mallouh, R. & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Are root letters compulsory for lexical access in Semitic languages? The case of masked form-priming in Arabic

Molnar, M., Lallier, M. & Carreiras, M. (2014)
The Amount of Language Exposure Determines Nonlinguistic Tone Grouping Biases in Infants From a Bilingual Environment
Language Learning

Martin, A.E., Nieuwland, M.S., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Agreement attraction during comprehension of grammatical sentences: ERP evidence from ellipsis.
Brain and Language

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,

Pérez, A., García-Pentón, L., Canales-Rodríguez, E.J., Lerma-Usabiaga, G., Iturria-Medina, Y., Román, F.J., Davidson, D., Alemán-Gómez, Y., Acha, J. & Carreiras, M. (2014)
Brain morphometry of Dravet Syndrome
Epilepsy Research

Baus, C., Gutiérrez, E., & Carreiras, M (2014)
The role of syllables in sign language production.
Frontiers in Psychology


Molinaro, N., Barraza, P., & Carreiras, M. (2013)
Long-range neural synchronization supports fast and efficient reading: EEG correlates of processing expected words in sentences.

Mancini, S. Molinaro, N., Carreiras, M. (2013)
Anchoring Agreement in Comprehension
Language & Linguistics Compass

Perea, M., abu Mallouh, R., & Carreiras, M. (2013)
Early access to abstract representations in developing readers: Evidence from masked priming.
Developmental Science.

Baus, C., Costa, A. & Carreiras, M. (2013)
On the effects of second language immersion on first language production
Acta Psychologica

Duchon, A., Perea, M., Sebastián-Gallés, N., Martí, A., Carreiras, M. (2013)
EsPal: One-stop Shopping for Spanish Word Properties
Behavior Research Methods

Lallier, M., Carreiras, M., Tainturier, M.J.,Savill, N., Thierry, G. (2013)
Orthographic transparency modulates the grain size of orthographic parsing: Behavioral and ERP evidence from bilingualism
Brain Research

Duñabeitia, J.A., Dimitropoulou, M., Estévez, A., & Carreiras, M. (2013)
The influence of reading expertise in mirror-letter perception: Evidence from beginning and expert readers
Mind, Brain and Education.

Nieuwland, M. S., Martin, A. E., & Carreiras, M (2013)
Event-related brain potential evidence for animacy processing asymmetries during sentence comprehension
Brain and Language

Baus, C., Carreiras, M., & Emmorey, K. (2013)
When does Iconicity in Sign Language Matter?
Language and Cognitive Processes

Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., Pérez, A., Parkkonen, L., & Carreiras, M. (2013)
Left fronto-temporal dynamics during agreement processing: Evidence for feature-specific computations

Massol, S., Duñabeitia, J.A., Carreiras, M. & Grainger, J. (2013)
Evidence for letter-specific position coding mechanisms
PLOs one

Carreiras, M., Perea, M., Gil-López, C., Abu Mallouh, R. & Salillas, E. (2013)
Neural correlates of visual vs. abstract letter processing in Roman and Arabic scripts
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience


Beyersmann, E., Duñabeitia, J.A., Carreiras, M., Coltheart, M., & Castles, A. (2012)
Early morphological decomposition of suffixed words: Masked priming evidence with transposed-letter nonword primes.
Applied Psycholinguistics.

Carreiras, M., Pattamadilok, C., Meseguer, E., Barber, H. & Devlin, J.T. (2012)
Broca's area plays a causal role in morphosyntactic processing.

Gutierrez E., Muellerr, O., Baus, C., & Carreiras, M. (2012)
Electrophysiological evidence for phonological priming in Spanish Sign

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 & Language

Martin, A.E., Nieuwland, M., & Carreiras, M. (2012)
Event-related brain potentials index cue-based retrieval interference during sentence comprehension.

Bock, J. K., Carreiras, M., & Meseguer, E. (2012)
Number meaning and number grammar in English and Spanish.
Journal of Memory and Language.

Nieuwland, M.S., Martin, A.E. & Carreiras, M. (2012)
Brain regions that process case: Evidence from Basque
Human Brain Mapping

Silva-Pereyra, D.J., Gutierrez-Sigut, E. & Carreiras, M. (2012)
An ERP study of coreference in Spanish: Semantic and grammatical gender cues.

Molinaro, N., Carreiras, C., & Duñabeitia, J.A. (2012)
Semantic combinatorial processing of non-anomalous expressions.

Duñabeitia, J.A., Dimitropoulou, M., Grainger, J., Hernandez, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2012)
Differential sensitivity of letters, numbers and symbols to character transpositions.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2012)
Perceptual uncertainty is a property of the cognitive system.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Carreiras, M., Perea, M. & Abu Mallouh, R. (2012)
Priming of abstract letter representations may be universal: The case of Arabic.
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.

Perez, A., Molinaro, N., Mancini, S., Barraza, P. & Carreiras, M. (2012)
Oscillatory dynamics related to the Unagreement pattern in Spanish

Carreiras, M. (2012)
Lectura y Dislexia: Un viaje desde la Neurociencia a la Educación
Participación Educativa


Gil-López, C., Perea, M., Moret-Tatay, C. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Can masked priming effects be obtained with handwritten words?
Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, DOI 10.3758/s13414-011-0174-y

Van der Meij, M., Cuetos, F., Carreiras, M., Barber, H. (2011)
Electrophysiological correlates of language switching in second language learners

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Masked translation priming effects with low proficient bilinguals
Memory and Cognition

Duñabeitia, J.A., Kinoshita, S., Carreiras, M., & Norris, D. (2011)
Is morpho-orthographic decomposition purely orthographic? Evidence from masked priming in the same-different task.
Language and Cognitive Processes

Perea, M., Abu Mallouh, R., García-Orza, J. and Carreiras, M. (2011)
Masked priming effects are modulated by expertise in the script
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Vergara-Martí­nez, M., Perea, M., Marín, A. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
The processing of consonants and vowels during letter identity and letter position assignment in visual-word recognition: An ERP study
Brain & Language

Duñabeitia, J.A., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Through the looking-glass: Mirror reading

Carreiras, M., & Perea, M. (2011)
Efectos de la estructura silábica en el priming silábico.
Revista de Logopedia, Foniatría y Audiología.

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Phonology by itself: Masked phonological priming effects with and without orthographic overlap.
Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Dufau, S., Duñabeitia, J.A., Moret-Tatay, C., McGonigal, A., Peeters, D., Alario, F.-X., Balota, D.A., Brysbaert, M., Carreiras, M., Ferrand, L., Ktori, M., Perea, M., Rastle, K., Sasburg, O., Yap, M.J., Ziegler, J.C., & Grainger, J. (2011)
Smart phone, smart science: how the use of smartphones can revolutionize research in cognitive science.

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Two words, one meaning: Evidence of automatic co-activation of translation equivalents.
Frontiers in Psychology

Janssen, N., Carreiras, M. & Barber, H.A. (2011)
Electrophysiological effects of semantic context in picture and word naming

Cacciari, C., Corradini P., Padovani R. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Pronoun resolution in Italian: The role of grammatical gender and context
Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., Rizzi, L. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
A person is not a number: discourse involvement in subject-verb agreement computation.
Brain Research

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Transliteration and transcription effects in bi-scriptal readers: The case of Greeklish
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
The relative position priming effect depends on whether letters are vowels or consonants
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.

Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., Rizzi, L. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
When persons disagree: an ERP study of Unagreement in Spanish

Perea, M., Moret-Tatay, C., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Facilitation vs. Inhibition in the masked priming same-different matching task
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Gillon Dowens, M., Guo, T., Guo, J., Barber, H. & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Gender and Number processing in Chinese Learners of Spanish - Evidence from Event Related Potentials

Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Grammatical agreement processing in reading: ERP findings and future directions

García-Orza, J., Perea, M., Abu Mallouh, R., & Carreiras, M. (2011)
Physical similarity (and not quantity representation) drives perceptual comparison of numbers: Evidence from two Indian notations.
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review.


Duñabeitia, J.A., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
Masked translation priming effects with highly proficient simultaneous bilinguals.
Experimental Psychology

Duñabeitia, J.A., Cholin, J., Corral, J., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
SYLLABARIUM: An online application for deriving complete statistics for Basque and Spanish syllables.
Behavior Research Methods

Guillon-Dowens, M., Vergara, M., Barber, H. A., Carreiras, M. (2010)
Morpho-syntactic processing in late L2 learners.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Müller, O., Duñabeitia, J. A., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
Orthographic and associative neighborhood density effects: What is shared, what is different?

Conrad, M. Tamm, S., Carreiras, M., & Jacobs, A. (2010)
Simulating syllable frequency effects within an interactive activation framework
European Journal of Cognitive Psychology.

Carreiras, M., Carr, L., Barber, H., Hernández, A. (2010)
Where syntax meets math: Right Intraparietal Sulcus activation in response to grammatical number agreement violations

Molinaro, N., Conrad, M., Barber, H., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
On the functional nature of the N400: Contrasting effects related to visual word recognition and contextual semantic integration
Cognitive Neuroscience

Perea, M., Abu Mallouh, R., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
The search of an input coding scheme: Transposed-letter priming in Arabic
Psychonomic Bulletin and Review

Carreiras, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., Vergara, M., de la Cruz-Paví­a, I., Laka, I. (2010)
Subject relative clauses are not universally easier to process: Evidence from Basque

Molinario, N., Carreiras, M. (2010)
Electrophysiological evidence of interaction between contextual expectation and semantic integration during the processing of collocations
Biological Psychology

Molinaro, N., Duñabeitia, J.A., Marín-Gutiérrez, A., and Carreiras, M. (2010)
From numbers to letters: Feedback regularization in visual word recognition

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., Carreiras, M. (2010)
Influence of prime lexicality, frequency and pronounceability on the masked onset priming effect
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Riba, J.,  Heldmann, M., Carreiras, M., & Münte, T. (2010)
A neuroimaging study of conflict during word recognition

Candidi, M., Leone, B., Barber, H., Carreiras, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (2010)
Hands on the future: facilitation of cortico-spinal hand-representation when reading the future tense of hand-related action verbs
European Journal of Neuroscience

Carreiras, M. (2010)
Language across the mind and brain
Frontiers in Psychology

Carreiras, M. (2010)
Sign Language Processing
Language and Linguistics Compass

Duñabeitia, J.A., Dimitropoulou, M., Uribe-Etxebarria, O., Laka, I., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
Electrophysiological correlates of the masked translation priming effect with highly proficient simultaneous bilinguals
Brain Research

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., Avilés, A., Corral, J., & Carreiras, M. (2010)
Subtitle-based word frequencies as the best estimate of reading behaviour: the case of Greek.
Frontiers in Language Sciences


Vergara-Martínez, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., Laka, I. & Carreiras, M. (2009)
ERP correlates of inhibitory and facilitative effects of constituent frequency in compound word reading
Brain Research

Saldaña, D., Carreiras, M., & Frith, U. (2009)
Orthographic and Phonological Pathways to Word Reading in Hyperlexic Readers with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Developmental Neurospychology

Duñabeitia, J.A., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
There is no clam with coats in the calm coast: Delimiting the transposed-letter priming effect.
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Duñabeitia, J.A., Molinaro, N., Laka, I., Estévez, A., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
N250 effects for letter transpositions depend on lexicality: Casual or causal?

Duñabeitia, J.A., Avilés, A., Afonso, O., Scheepers, C., & Carreiras, M.. (2009)
Qualitative differences in the representation of abstract versus concrete words: Evidence from the visual-world paradigm.

Carreiras, M., Riba, J., Vergara, M., Heldmann, M., & Münte, T. (2009)
Syllable congruency and word frequency effects on brain activation.
Human Brain Mapping

Carreiras, M., Perea, M., Vergara, M., & Pollatsek, A. (2009)
The time course of orthography and phonology: ERP correlates of masked priming effects in Spanish.

Carreiras, M., Duñabeitia, J. A. & Molinaro, N. (2009)
Consonants and vowels contribute differently to visual word recognition: ERPs of relative position priming.
Cerebral Cortex

Carreiras, M., Gillon-Dowens, M., Vergara, M. & Perea, M. (2009)
Are vowels and consonants processed differently? ERP evidence with a delayed letter paradigm
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Carreiras, M., Vergara, M., & Perea, M. (2009)
ERP correlates of transposed-letter priming effects: The role of vowels vs. consonants

Conrad, M., Carreiras, M., Tamm, S., Jacobs, A. M. (2009)
Syllables and Bigrams: Orthographic Redundancy and Syllabic Units Affect Visual Word Recognition at Different Processing Levels
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance

Dimitropoulou, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., Blitsas, P., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
A standardized set of 260 pictures for Modern Greek: Norms for name agreement, age of acquisition and visual complexity
Behavior Research Methods

Duñabeitia, J.A., Laka, I., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Is Milkman a superhero like Batman? Constituent morphological priming in compound words
European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Duñabeitia, J.A., Marín, A., Avilés, A., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Constituent priming effects: Evidence for preserved morphological processing in healthy old readers.
European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Duñabeitia, J.A., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Eye movements when reading words with $YM?OL$ and NUM83R5: There is a cost
Visual Cognition

Meseguer, E., Acuña-Fariña, C. & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Processing ambiguous Spanish /se/ in a minimal chain
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Perea, M., Acha, J., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Eye movements when reading text messaging (txt msgng)
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Perea, M., Acha, J., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Lnguaj SMS: ¿cost o bnficio?
Ciencia Cognitiva

Betancort M., Carreiras M., Sturt P. (2009)
The processing of subject and object relative clause in Spanish: An eye-tracking study.
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Duñabeitia, J.A., Marín, A., & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Associative and orthographic neighborhood density effects in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease.

Perea, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., Pollatsek, A. & Carreiras, M. (2009)
Does the brain regularize digits and letters to the same extent?
Quaterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Carreiras, M., Seghier, M., Baquero, S., Estévez, A., Lozano, A., Devlin, J.T., and Price, C. J. (2009)
An anatomical signature for literacy.


Duñabeitia, J.A., Avilés, A., & Carreiras, M. (2008)
NoA's Ark: Influence of the Number of Associates in visual word recognition.
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

Baus, C., Gutiérrez-Sigut, E., Quer, J., & Carreiras, M. (2008)
Lexical Access in Catalan Signed Language (LSC) production.

Carreiras, M., Baquero, S., & Rodriguez, E. (2008)
Syllabic processing in visual word recognition in Alzheimer patients, the elderly and young adults

Duñabeitia, J.A., Carreiras, M., & Perea, M. (2008)
Are coffee and toffee served in a cup? Ortho-phonologically mediated associative priming
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Duñabeitia, J.A., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2008)
Does darkness lead to happiness? Masked suffix priming effects
Language and Cognitive Processes

Frost, R., Grainger, J., & Carreiras, M. (2008)
Advances in morphological processing
Language and Cognitive Processes

Perea, M., & Duñabeitia, J.A., Carreiras, M. (2008)
Transposed-letter priming effects for close versus distant transpositions
Experimental Psychology

Perea, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Carreiras, M. (2008)
Transposed-letter priming effects for close vs. distant transpositions.
Experimental Psychology.

Books and book chapters


  • M. T. Bajo, L. J. Fuentes, J. Lupiañez, y R. Rueda (Coords.) (2016)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Mente y cerebro: De la psicología experimental a la neurociencia cognitiva
    Chapter: Procesamiento del lenguaje
    Page numbers: 20
    ISBN: 978-84-9104-233-4 | Madrid | Editors: Alianza
  • Mancini, S., Molinaro, N., & Carreiras, M. (2013)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Language Down the Garden Path
    Chapter: Anchoring agreement
    Page numbers: 280-293
    ISBN: 978-0-19-967713-9 | United Kingdom | Editors:
  • Carreiras, M., Duñabeitia, J.A., & Molinaro, N. (2012)
    Type: chapters
    Book: The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics
    Chapter: Reading Words and Sentences in Spanish
    Page numbers: 803-826
    ISBN: 1405198826 | Wiley-Blackwell | Editors: In J.I. Hualde, A. Olarrea & E. O'Rourke (Eds)

In press

  • Acha, J., & Carreiras, M. (2014)
    Type: chapters
    Book: Words & Constructions: Language Complexity in Linguistics and Psychology. A Special Issue of The Mental Lexicon, 9(2)
    Chapter: Exploring the mental lexicon: a methodological approach to understanding how printed words are represented in our minds.
    Page numbers: 35
    ISBN: x | x | Editors: J. Järvikivi, P. Pyykkönen-Klauck & M. Laine (Eds.)
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