Publications

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Word processing

Research Articles

  • Pezzelle, S., Bernardi, R. & Piazza, M. "Probing the mental representation of quantifiers". In preparation.
  • Borghesani, V., Buiatti, M., Eger, E. & Piazza, M. "Conceptual and perceptual dimensions of word meaning are recovered separately, rapidly, and in parallel during reading". In preparation.
  • Borghesani, V., Pedregosa, F., Buiatti, M., Alexis, A., Eger, E., & Piazza, M. (2016). “Word meaning in the ventral visual path: a perceptual to conceptual gradient of semantic coding”. NeuroImage. 143, 128-40.
  • M. Andres, M. Buiatti, C. Finocchiaro, and M. Piazza (2015). “Contribution of motor representations to action verb processing”.Cognition. 134, 174-184.
  • Borghesani, V., Pedregosa, F., Eger, E., Buiatti, M., & Piazza, M. (2014). “A perceptual-to-conceptual gradient of word coding along the ventral path”. International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging IEEE.

Reviews and commentaries

  • Borghesani, V., & Piazza, M (2017). “The neuro-cognitive representations of symbols:  the case of concrete words”. Neuropsychologia. Online 23 June 2017.

Number processing

Research Articles

  • Decarli, G., Piazza, M., Franchin, L., and Surian, L. "The primacy of dynamic over static cues in infants’ object individuation". Under revision.
  • Castaldi, E. Mirassou, A., Dehaene, M., Piazza, M, & Eger, E. "Numerosity and size perception in adults with and without dyscalculia". In preparation.
  • P. Pinero Chagas, D. Dotan, M. Piazza, and S. Dehane (2017). “Finger tracking reveals the covert stages of mental arithmetic”. Open Mind: Discoveries in Cognitive Science. In press.
  • A. Gomez, Alice, M. Piazza, A. Jobert, G. Dehaene-Lambertz, & C. Huron (2017). “Numerical abilities of school-age children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD): A behavioral and eye-tracking study”. Human Movement Science, 55, 315-326.
  • Borghesani, V., de Hevia, L., Viarouge, A., Pinheiro Chagas, P., Eger, E., & Piazza, M. (2016). “Comparing magnitudes across dimensions: a univariate and multivariate approach”. International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging IEEE.
  • A Gomez, M Piazza, A Jobert, G Dehaene-Lambertz, S Dehaene, and C. Huron (2015). “Mathematical difficulties in developmental coordination disorder: Symbolic and nonsymbolic number processing”.  Research in developmental disabilities. 43, 167-178.
  • Piazza, M., Pica, P., Izard, V., Spelke, E. S., & Dehaene, S. (2013). “Education Enhances the Acuity of the Nonverbal Approximate Number System”. Psychological Science, 24 (6), 1037 - 1043.
  • A. Knops, M.Piazza*, R. Sengupta, E.Eger, and D. Melcher*. (* equal contribution). (2014). “A shared, flexible neural map architecture underlies capacity limits in both working memory and enumeration”. The Journal of Neuroscience. 34 (30), 9857-9866.
  • M.Piazza, V. Izard, E.Spelke, P.Pica, and S. Dehaene. (2013) “Education enhances the acuity of the pre-verbal approximate number system”. Psychological Science, 24(6): 1037-1043.
  • A. Chinello, V. Cattani, C. Bonfiglioli, S. Dehaene, and M. Piazza. (2013) “Objects, numbers, fingers, space: clustering of ventral and dorsal functions in young children and adults”. Developmental Science, 16(3): 377-93.
  • D. Melcher and M. Piazza. (2011) “The role of attentional priority and saliency in determining capacity limits in enumeration and visual working memory”. PLoSONE. 6(12):e29296.
  • M. Piazza, A. Fumarola, A. Chinello, and D. Melcher. (2011) “Subitizing reflects visuo-spatial object indexing capacity". Cognition, 121(1): 147-153.
  • M.Piazza (2010) “Neurocognitive start-up tools for symbolic number representations”. Trends in Cognitive Science, Special issue: Space, Time, and Number. 14(12): 542-551.
  • M. Piazza, A. Facoetti, A.N. Trussardi, I. Berteletti, S. Conte, D. Lucangeli, S.Dehaene, and M. Zorzi (2010) ” Developmental trajectory of number acuity reveals a severe impairment  in developmental dyscalculia”. Cognition, 116(1): 33-41.
  • I. Berteletti, D. Lucangeli, M. Piazza, S. Dehaene, ad M. Zorzi (2010) “Numerical representations in preschoolers”. Developmental Psychology, 46(2): 545-551.
  • M. Ranzini, S. Dehaene, M. Piazza, and E. Hubbard (2009) “Neural mechanisms of attentional shifts due to irrelevant spatial and numerical cues”. Neuropsychologia, 47(12): 2615-2624.
  • E.M. Hubbard, M Ranzini, M. Piazza, and S. Dehaene (2009) “What information is critical to elicit interference in number-form synaesthesia?”. Cortex, 45(10): 1200-1216.
  • S.K. Revkin, M. Piazza, V. Izard, L. Zamarian; E. Karner, and M. Delazer (2008). “Verbal numerosity estimation deficit in the context of spared semantic representation of numbers: A neuropsychological study of a patient with frontal lesions”. Neuropsychologia, 46(10): 2459-2471.
  • S.K. Revkin, M. Piazza, V. Izard, L. Cohen, and S. Dehaene (2008). “Does subitizing reflect numerical estimation?”. Psychological Science, 19(6): 606-613.
  • M. Piazza, P.Pinel, D. LeBihan, and S. Dehaene (2007). “A magnitude code common to numerosity and number symbols in human intraparietal cortex”. Neuron. 53(2): 293-305.
  • M. Piazza, A. Mechelli, C. Price, and B. Butterworth (2006). “Exact and approximate judgments of visual and auditory numerosity: an fMRI study”. Brain Research, 1106(1): 177-188.
  • M. Piazza, P. Pinel, and S. Dehaene (2006). “Objective correlates of an unusual subjective experience: a single-case study of number-form synaesthesia”. Cognitive Neuropsychology. 23(8): 1162–1173.
  • E.M. Hubbard, M. Piazza, P. Pinel, and S. Dehaene (2005). “Interactions between number and space in parietal cortex”. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 6(6): 435-48.
  • M. Piazza, V. Izard, P. Pinel, D. LeBihan, and S. Dehaene (2004). ”Tuning curves for approximate numerosity in the human parietal cortex”. Neuron, 44(3): 547-555.
  • P. Pinel, M. Piazza, D. Le Bihan, and S. Dehaene (2004). “Distributed and overlapping representations of number, size, and luminance in parietal cortex during comparative judgments”. Neuron, 41(6): 983-993.
  • M. Piazza, E. Giacomini, D. Le Bihan, and S. Dehaene (2003). ”Single-trial classification of parallel pre-attentive and serial attentive processes using fMRI”. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological sciences, 270: 1237-1245.
  • S. Dehaene, M. Piazza, P. Pinel, and L. Cohen (2003). “Three parietal circuits for number processing”. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 20(3): 487-506.
  • M. Piazza, A. Mechelli, B. Butterworth and C. Price (2002). “Are subitizing and counting implemented as separate or functionally overlapping processes?”. NeuroImage, 15(2): 435-446.

Reviews and commentaries

  • Piazza M, Eger E (2016). “Neural foundations and functional specificity of number representations”. Neuropsychologia. 83:257-273.
  • M. Piazza (2014). “Comment la culture façonne le cerveau: mécanismes neuronaux de la lecture et du calcul”. In C. Chiland et J.P. Raynaud. Cerveau, psyché et développement. Pages 109-117. Odile Jacob.
  • M. Piazza (2013). “Start-up neurocognitivi dell’apprendimento dei numeri e del calcolo”. In Biancardi A., Mariani E. and Pieretti M. Intervento logopedico nei DSA- La discalculia. Pages 18-44. Erickson.
  • M. Piazza (2011). “Neurocognitive Start-up Tools for symbolic number representations”. In S. Dehaene and E. Brannon (Eds.). Space time and number in the brain. Searching for the foundations of mathematical thoughts. Pages 267-286. Academic Press.
  • M. Piazza and V. Izard (2009). “What is an (abstract) neural representation of quantity?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32: 348-349
  • M. Piazza & V. Izard (2009). “How humans count: numerosity and the parietal cortex”. The Neuroscientist. 15(3):261-73.