Publications

 

Semantic processing/spatial navigation

Research Articles

Reviews and commentaries

Maths/quantity processing

Research Articles

  • G. Decarli, M. Piazza, and V. Izard (2022). “Are infants’ preferences in the number change detection paradigm driven by sequence patterns?”. Infancy, in press.

  • A.Guez, M. Piazza, P. Pinheiro-Chagas, H. Peyre, B. Heude, and F. Ramus (2022). “Preschool language and visuospatial skills respectively predict multiplication and addition/subtraction skills in middle school children”. Developmental Science, e13316.

  • D.C. Hyde, Y. Mou, I. Berteletti, E.S. Spelke, S. Dehaene, & M. Piazza (2022). “Testing the role of symbols in training preschool numeracy: An experimental, computer-based intervention study”. PLoSONE, 16 (11), e0259775.

  • E. Castaldi, M.Piazza, & E.Eger (2021). "Resources underlying visuo-spatial working memory enable veridical large numerosity perception". Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 683.

  • G. Decarli, E. Paris, C. Tencati, C. Nardelli, M. Vescovi, L. Surian & M. Piazza (2020). "Impaired large numerosity estimation and intact subitizing in developmental dyscalculia". PLoSONE,15 (12), e0244578.

  • E. Castaldi, M. Turi, S. Gassama, M. Piazza, & E. Eger (2020). "Excessive visual crowding effects in developmental dyscalculia". Journal of Vision, 20(8):7.

  • Y. Mou, B. Zhang, M. Piazza, & D. C. Hyde (2020). “Comparing measures of cardinal number knowledge in preschool children using latent variable modelling”. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 54, 125-135.

  • G. Decarli, L. Franchin, M. Piazza, and L. Surian (2020). “Infants’ use of motion cues in object individuation processes”. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. In press.

  • E. Castaldi, M. Piazza, S. Dehaene, A. Vignaud, and E. Eger. (2019). "Attentional amplification of neural codes for number independent of other quantities along the dorsal visual stream". Elife 8, e45160.

  • Lasne, G. Piazza, M., Dehaene, S., Kleinschmidt, A., & Eger, E. (2019). "Discriminability of numerosity-evoked fMRI activity patterns in human intra-parietal cortex reflects behavioral numerical acuity". Cortex, 114, 90-101. 

  • Borghesani, V. de Hevia, M. Viarouge, A., Pinheiro Chagas, P., Eger, E. & Piazza, M. (2019) “Processing number and length in the parietal cortex: sharing resources, not a common code”. Cortex, 114, 17-27.

  • Pinero Chagas, P., Piazza, M., and Dehaene, S. (2019). "Decoding the processing stages of mental arithmetic with MEG". Cortex, 114, 124-139.

  • Piazza, M., De Feo, V., Panzeri, S., & Dehaene, S. (2018). “Learning to focus on number”. Cognition, 181, 35-45.

  • Castaldi, E. Mirassou, A., Dehaene, S., Piazza, M., & Eger, E. (2018). “Asymmetrical interference between number and item size perception provide evidence for a domain specific impairment in dyscalculia”. PlosONE, 13 (12), e0209256.

  • Pinero Chagas, P., Dotan, D., Piazza, M., & Dehane, S. (2017). “Finger tracking reveals the covert stages of mental arithmetic”. Open Mind: Discoveries in Cognitive Science. 1, 30-41.

  • 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.

Book chapters

  • E. Castaldi, M. Piazza, T. Iuculano (2018). “Learning Disabilities: Developmental Dyscalculia”. In Neurodevelopmental and cognitive disabilities. Handbook of Clinical Neurology. Chapter 33. Elsevier.

  • 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-upTools 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.

  • E.M. Hubbard, M. Piazza, P. Pinel, and S. Dehaene. (2009). “Numerical and spatial intuitions: A role for posterior parietal cortex?”. In L. Tommasi, L. Nadel and M.A. Peterson (Eds.) Cognitive Biology: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on Mind, Brain and Behavior, pages 221-246. MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

  • M. Piazza and S. Dehaene (2004). “From number neurons to mental arithmetic: the cognitive neuroscience of number sense “. The Cognitive Neuroscience, 3rd Ed. by Gazzaniga et al. pp. 865-875.

  • S. Dehaene, M. Piazza, P. Pinel, and L. Cohen (2004). “Three parietal circuits for number processing”. In Handbook of Mathematical Cognition. Psychological press, New York.

  • M. Piazza (2002). “Les processus de quantification: subitizing, estimation et dénombrement”, Chapter 5; In “L’arithmétique cognitive”. Traités de Science Cognitive. X. Seron & M. Pesenti Ed. Hermes, Bruxelles.