Alejandro Perez

Dr Alejandro Perez



Research interests

Research projects




  1. Pérez, A; Davis, MH (2023) Speaking and listening to inter-brain relationships. Cortex, doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2022.12.002

  2. Pérez, A; Davis, MH (2022) Using earables platforms to study verbal communication. Introducing earables to psycholinguistic research. In Proceedings of the 2022 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp/ISWC ’22 Adjunct), September 11-15, 2022, Cambridge, United Kingdom. doi:10.1145/3544793.3563414 (link)

  3. Pérez, A; Davis, MH; Ince, RAA, Zhang, H; Fu, Z; Lamarca, M; Lambon Ralph, MA; Monahan, PJ (2022) Timing of brain entrainment to the speech envelope during speaking, listening and self-listening. Cognition, doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2022.105051

  4. Monahan, PJ; Schertz, J; Fu, Z; Pérez, A (2022) Unified Coding of Spectral and Temporal Phonetic Cues: Electrophysiological Evidence for Abstract Phonological Features. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01817

  5. Pérez, A; Monahan, PJ; Lambon Ralph, MA (2021) Joint recording of EEG and audio signals in hyperscanning and pseudo-hyperscanning experiments. MethodsX, 8, 101347. doi:10.1016/j.mex.2021.101347

  6. Barraza, P; Pérez, A; Rodríguez, E (2020) Brain-to-Brain Coupling in the Gamma-Band as a Marker of Shared Intentionality. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14:295. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2020.00295 

  7. Liu, H; Zhang, M; Pérez, A; Xie, N; Li, B; Liu, Q (2019) Role of language control during interbrain phase synchronization of cross-language communication. Neuropsychologia, 131, 316-324. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.05.014

  8. García-Pentón, L; Fernández, Y; Duñabeitia, JA; Pérez, A; Carreiras, M (2019) Neuroanatomical Correlates in Bilinguals: The Case of Children and Elderly. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/586768

  9. Pérez, A & Duñabeitia, JA (2019) Speech perception in bilingual contexts: neuropsychological impact of mixing languages at the inter-sentential level. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 51, 258-267. doi:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2019.04.002

  10. Barraza, P; Dumas, G; Liu, H; Blanco-Gomez, G; van den Heuvel, MI; Baart, M; Pérez, A (2019) Implementing EEG hyperscanning setups. MethodsX, 6, 428-436. doi:10.1016/j.mex.2019.02.021

  11. Pérez, A; Dumas, G; Karadag, M; Duñabeitia, JA (2019) Differential brain-to-brain entrainment while speaking and listening in native and foreign languages. Cortex, 111, 303-315. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2018.11.026

  12. Li, B; Liu, H; Pérez, A; Xie, N (2018) Cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation over right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex improves language control during language switching. Behavioural Brain Research, 351, 34-41. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2018.05.026

  13. Martin, C; Niziolek, CA; Duñabeitia, JA; Pérez, A; Hernandez, D; Carreiras, M; Houde, JF (2018) Online Adaptation to Altered Auditory Feedback Is Predicted by Auditory Acuity and Not by Domain-General Executive Control Resources. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12:91. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2018.00091

  14. Pérez, A; Carreiras, M; Duñabeitia, JA (2017) Brain-to-brain entrainment: EEG interbrain synchronization while speaking and listening. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 4190. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04464-4

  15. Pérez, A; Carreiras, M; Gillon Dowens, M; Duñabeitia, JA (2015) Differential oscillatory encoding of foreign speech. Brain & Language, 147, 51-57. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2015.05.008

  16. Casaponsa, A; Antón, E; Pérez, A; Duñabeitia, JA (2015) Foreign language comprehension achievement: insights from the cognate facilitation effect. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:588. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00588

  17. Acha, J; Pérez, A; Davidson, DJ; Carreiras, M (2015) Cognitive characterization of children with Dravet syndrome: A neurodevelopmental perspective. Child Neuropsychology, 21:5, 693-715, doi:10.1080/09297049.2014.959480

  18. 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. Neuropsychologia, 68, 209-217. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.01.021

  19. García-Pentón, L; Pérez, A; Iturria-Medina, Y; Gillon-Dowens, M; Carreiras, M (2014). Anatomical Connectivity Changes in the Bilingual Brain. NeuroImage, 84: 495-504. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.08.064

  20. Pérez, A; García-Pentón, L; Canales-Rodríguez, EJ; Lerma-Usabiaga, G; Iturria-Medina, Y; Román, FJ; Davidson, DJ; Alemán-Gómez, Y; Acha, J; Carreiras, M (2014) Brain morphometry of Dravet Syndrome. Epilepsy Research, 108, 1326-1334. doi:10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2014.06.006

  21. Monsalve, IF; Pérez, A; Molinaro, N (2014) Item parameters dissociate between expectation formats: A regression analysis of time-frequency decomposed EEG data. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:847. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00847

  22. Molinaro, N; Barber, HA; Pérez, A; Parkkonen, L; Carreiras, M (2013) Left fronto-temporal dynamics during agreement processing: Evidence for feature-specific computations. Neuroimage, 78, 339-352. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.025

  23. Pérez, A; Molinaro, N; Mancini, S; Barraza, P; Carreiras, M (2012) Oscillatory dynamics related to the Unagreement pattern in Spanish. Neuropsychologia, 50(11), 2584-2597. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.07.009

  24. Iturria-Medina, Y; Pérez, A; Morris, DM, Canales, EJ; Haroon HA, García-Pentón, L; Augath, M; Galán, L; Logothetis, N; Parker, GJ; Melie, L (2011) Brain Hemispheric Structural Efficiency and Interconnectivity Rightward Asymmetry in Human and Nonhuman Primates. Cerebral Cortex, 21(1), 56-67. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhq058

  25. Iturria-Medina, Y; Pérez, A; Valdés, P; García-Pentón, L; Canales-Rodríguez, EJ; Melie, L; Lage, A; Ontivero, M (2011) Automated Discrimination of Brain Pathological State Attending to Complex Structural Brain Network Properties: the Shiverer Mutant Mouse Case. PLoS ONE, 6(5): e19071. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019071

  26. Pérez, A; García-Pentón, L; Valdés-Sosa, M; Jaśkowski, P (2011) Influence of the learnt direction of reading on temporal order judgments. Psychology, vol.2, No.2, 103-108. doi:10.4236/psych.2011.22017

  27. García-Pentón, L; Pérez, A; Bobes, MA; Acosta, Y; Galán L; Iturria-Medina, Y; Leh, SE; Valdés-Sosa, M (2010) Neural activation while perceiving biological motion in dynamic facial expressions and point-light body action animations. Neural Regeneration Research. 5 (14), 1076-1083. doi:10.3969/j.issn.1673-5374.2010.14.007

  28. Pérez, A; Peers, PV; Valdés-Sosa, M; Galán, L; García-Pentón, L; Martínez-Montes, E (2009) Hemispheric modulations of alpha-band power reflect the rightward shift in attention induced by enhanced attentional load. Neuropsychologia, 47, 41-49. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.08.017

  29. Pérez, A; García-Pentón, L; Lage, A; Leh, SE; Valdés-Sosa, M (2008) Right impairment of temporal order judgments in dyslexic children. Laterality. Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 13, 545-560. doi:10.1080/13576500802095790

  30. Pérez, A; García-Pentón, L; Valdés-Sosa, M (2008) Rightward shift in temporal order judgments in the wake of the attentional blink. Psicológica. International Journal of Methodology and Experimental Psychology, 29, 35-55. (pdf)

  31. Valdés-Sosa, M; Bobes, MA; Rodríguez, V; Acosta, Y; Pérez, A; Iglesias, J & Borrego, M (2004) The influence of scene organization on attention: Psychophysics and electrophysiology. In Kanwisher, N & Duncan, J (Eds.), Functional Neuroimaging of Visual Cognition. Attention and Performance XX (pp. 321-344). Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pdf)