Bellot E., Abassi E., Papeo L. (2021). Moving toward versus away from another: How body motion direction changes the representation of bodies and actions in the visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex, in press »Go to article »Preprint on BioRxiv

Papeo L. (2020). Twos in human visual perception. Cortex, 132, 473-478. »Go to article »Preprint on OSF

Abassi E., Papeo L. (2020). The representation of two-body shapes in the human visual cortex. the Journal of Neuroscience, 40(4): 852-863 »Go to article »Go to preprint on BioRxiv

Papeo L., Goupil N., Soto-Faraco A. (2019). Visual search for people among people. Psychological Science, 30(10), 1483-1496 »Go to article »Preprint on PsyArxiv

Papeo L., Agostini B., Lingnau A. (2019). The large-scale organization of gestures and words in the middle temporal gyrus. the Journal of Neuroscience. 2668-18 »PDF »Link

Papeo L., Abassi E. (2019). Seeing social events: The visual specialization for dyadic human-human interactions. The Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. In press »PDF

Agostini B., Papeo L., Galusca C.I., Lingnau A. (2018). A norming study of high-quality video clips of pantomimes, emblems and meaningless gestures. Behavior Research Methods. »Download the library »PDF

Papeo L., Wurm M.F., Oosterhof N.N., Caramazza A. (2017). The neural representation of humans versus nonhuman bipeds and quadrupeds. Scientific Reports, 7:14040 » PDF » External Link

Papeo L., Stein T., Soto-Faraco S. (2017). The two-body inversion effect. Psychological Science, 28(3), 369-379 » PDF

Papeo L., Hochmann J.R., Battelli L. (2016). The default computation of negated meanings. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28(12), 1980-1986 » PDF

Papeo L., Tessari A., Rumiati R.I. (2016). Also patients with dementia need motor examination, but do we need more examination tools? Reply to “Why patients with dementia need a motor examination”. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, E-Letter, 13 July 2016 » External Link

Papeo L., Lingnau, A., Agosta, S., Pascual-Leone, A., Battelli, L., & Caramazza, A. (2015). The origin of word-related motor activity. Cerebral Cortex, 25(6), 1668-1675 » external link

Papeo L., Lingnau A. (2015). First-person and third-person verbs in visual motion-perception regions. Brain and Language, 141, 135-141 » PDF

Papeo L., Cecchetto C., Mazzon G., Granello G., Cattaruzza T., Verriello L., Eleopra R., Rumiati R.I. (2015). The processing of actions and action-words in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Cortex, 64, 136-147 » PDF

Hochmann J.R, Papeo L. (2014). The invariance problem in infancy: a pupillometry study. Psychological Science, 25(11), 2038-2046 » External Link

Papeo L., Caramazza A. (2014). When “ultrarapid” word-related motor activity is not faster than “early”. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 64, 136-147 » External Link

Papeo L., Pascual-Leone A., Caramazza, A. (2013). Disrupting the brain to validate hypotheses on the neurobiology of language. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience » External Link

Papeo L., Rumiati R.I. (2013). Lexical and gestural symbols in left-brain damaged patients. Cortex, 49, 1668-1678 » PDF

Papeo L., Rumiati R.I., Cecchetto C., Tomasino B. (2012). On-line Changing of Thinking about Words: The Effect of Cognitive Context on Neural Responses to Verb Reading. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 424, 2348-2362 » PDF

Papeo L., Hochmann J.R. (2012). A cross-talk between brain-damage patients and infants on action and language. Neuropsychologia, 50, 1222-1234 » PDF

Cecchetto C., Papeo L., Mazzon G., Granello G., Cattaruzza T., Verriello L., Eleopra R., Rumiati R.I. (2012). Action and Language Processing in Patients with Motor Neuron Disease. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 61, 4

Papeo L., Corradi-Dell’Acqua C., Rumiati R.I. (2011). “She” is not like “I”: The tie between language and action is in our imagination. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3939-3948 » PDF

Papeo L., Negri G.A.L., Zadini A., Rumiati R.I. (2011). Action performance and action-word understanding: Evidence of double dissociations in left-damaged patients. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 27, 428-461 » PDF

Papeo L., Longo M.R., Feurra M., Haggard P. (2010). The role of the right temporoparietal junction in intersensory conflict: Detection or resolution? Experimental Brain Research, 06, 129-139 » PDF

Rumiati R.I., Papeo L., Corradi-Dell’Acqua C. (2010). Higher-level motor processes. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1191, 219-241 » PDF

Papeo L., Vallesi A., Isaja A., Rumiati R.I.(2009). Effects of TMS on different stages of motor and non-motor verb processing in the primary motor cortex. PLoS ONE, 4(2): e4508 » PDF. Factor 8.0 “Must read” » Faculty of 1000 Biology

Papeo L., Vallesi A., Isaja A., Rumiati R.I. Effect of TMS on different stages of motor and non-motor verb processing in the primary motor cortex. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Annual Meeting 2008, A supplement of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, p.214.

Current Manuscripts

Papeo L., Goupil N., Hochmann J.R. Visual perception grounding of social cognition in preverbal infants. »Preprint on OSF

Galusca C.I., Papeo L., Bonatti L.L. The effect of ostensive communication on action pattern acquisition. In preparation.

Book Chapters

Papeo L., Manuel de Vega Rodriguez (2019). The neurobiology of lexical and sentential negation. In V. M. Deprez and M. T. Espinal Farre (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Negation. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. »PDF


Unrequested apology for COVID-unrelated research, The European Research Council magazine, April 28, 2020

“We cannot know where those lines of research will take us” -Liuba Papeo is prompted to reevaluate her life’s work, The Psychologist magazine of the British Psychological Society, April 23, 2020

Considerations on “Women and academia” appeared on the Italian magazine La27esimaOra – Corriere della Sera, January 30, 2018

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