Richoz, A.-R., Quinn, P. C., Hillairet de Boisferon, A., Berger, B., Loevenbruck, H., Lewkowicz, D. J., Lee, K., Dole, M., & Caldara, R., & Pascalis, O. (2017). Audio-Visual Perception of Gender by Infants Emerges Earlier for Adult-Directed Speech. PLoS ONE, 12(1), 1-15. [PDF]


Ruffieux*, N., Ramon*, M., Lao*, J., Colombo, F., Stacchi, L., Bourrat, X., Accolla, E., Annoni, J.-M. & Caldara, R. (2016). Residual Perception of Biological Motion in Cortical Blindness. Neuropsychologia, 93, 301-311. [PDF]

*Joint first authors

Lao, J., Miellet, S., Pernet, C., Sokhn, N., & Caldara, R. (2016). iMap4: An Open Source Toolbox for the Statistical Fixation Mapping of Eye Movement data with Linear Mixed Modeling. Behavior Research Methods. [PDF]

Ramon M, Busigny T, Gosselin G & Rossion B (in press). All new kids on the block? Impaired holistic processing of personally familiar faces in a kindergarten teacher with acquired prosopagnosia. Visual Cognition. Preprint DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3183.4486

Ruffieux, N. Colombo, F., Gentaz, E., Annoni, J.-M., Chouiter, L., Roulin Hefti, S., Ruffieux, A., Bihl, T. (2016). Successful Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in a Patient With Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.

Geangu*, E., Ichikawa*, H., Lao*, C., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Caldara*, R., & Turati*, C. (2016). Culture shapes 7-month-olds perceptual strategies in discriminating facial expressions of emotion. Current Biology, 26. [PDF]

*Joint first and last authors

Lao, J., Miellet, S., Pernet, C., Sokhn, N., & Caldara, R. (2016). iMap4: An Open Source Toolbox for the Statistical Fixation Mapping of Eye Movement data with Linear Mixed Modeling. Behavior Research Methods. [PDF]

Ramon, M., Miellet, S., Dzieciol, A., Konrad, B., Dresler*, M., & Caldara*, R. (2016). Super-Memorizers are not Super-Recognizers. PLoS ONE, 11(3). [PDF]

*Joint last authors

Bovet, J., Lao, J., & Caldara*, R., & Raymond*, M. (2016). Mapping females' bodily features of attractiveness. Scientific Reports, 6:18551. [PDF]

*Joint last authors


de Ridder, J., Pihet, S., Suter, M., & Caldara, R. (2015). Empathy in institutionalized adolescents with callous-unemotional traits: an Ecological Momentary Assessment study of emotion recognition. Criminal Justice and Behavior. [PDF]


Rodger, H., Vizioli, L., Ouyang, X., & Caldara, R. (2015). Mapping the Development of Facial Expression Recognition. Developmental Science, 18(6), 926-939. [PDF]

Richoz, A.-R., Jack, R. E., Garrod, O. G. B., Schyns, P. G. & Caldara, R. (2015). Reconstructing Dynamic Mental Models of Facial Expressions in Prosopagnosia Reveals Distinct Representations for Identity and Expression. Cortex, 65, 50-64. [PDF]




Fleming, D., Giordano, B., Caldara, R., & Belin, P. (2014). Language-Familiarity Effect for Speaker Discrimination without Comprehension. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [PDF], Supporting Information

Miellet, S., Lao, J., Caldara, R. (2014). An appropriate use of iMap produces correct statistical results: a reply to McManus (2013) iMAP and iMAP2 produce erroneous statistical maps of eye-movement differences. Perception, 43, 451-457. [PDF]

Miellet*, S., Caldara*, R., Raju, M., Gillberg, C., Minnis, H (2014). Disinhibited Reactive Attachment Disorder symptoms impair social judgements from faces. Psychiatry Research, 215(3), 747-752. [PDF]

*Joint first authors



Lao, J., Vizioli, L., Caldara, R. (2013). Culture modulates the Temporal Dynamics of Global/Local Processing. Culture and Brain, 1(2), 158-174 [PDF]

Romeo, M., Vizioli, L., Breukink, M., Aganloo, K., Lao, J., Cotrufo, S., Caldara, R., Morley, S. (2013). A functional-MRI paradigm to identify distinct cortical areas of facial function: a reliable localizer. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 131(4), 527-533 [PDF]

Miellet, S., Vizioli, L., He, L., Zhou, X., & Caldara, R. (2013). Mapping face recognition information use across cultures. Frontiers in Perception Science, 4, 34. [PDF]

Kessler, K., & Miellet, S. (2013). Perceiving conspecifics as integrated "body gestalts" is an embodied process. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(3), 774-790   DOI: 10.1037/a0029617

Jack, R., Garrod, O., Yu, H., Caldara, R., & Schyns, P. G. (2013). Differences outweigh commonalities in the communication of emotions across human cultures. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(3), E181-182. [PDF]. Reply to Sauter and Eisner: Commonalities outweigh differences in the communication of emotions across human cultures. [PDF]

Ruffieux, N., Njamnshi, A. K., Wonkam, A., Hauert, CA., Chanal, J., Verdon, V., et al. (2013). Association between biological markers of sickle cell disease and cognitive functioning amongst Cameroonian children. Child Neuropsychology, 19(2): 143-60.

Ruffieux, N. & Hauert, CA (2013). The Neuropsychology of Sickle Cell Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa. In M. Boivin & B. Giordani (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Children in Africa: Perspectives on Risk and Resilience (pp. 313-328). Springer.


Miellet, S., He, L., Zhou, X., Lao, J. & Caldara, R. (2012). When East meets West: gaze-contingent Blindspots abolish cultural diversity in eye movements for faces. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 5(2):5, 1-12 [PDF]

Jack, R., Garrod, O., Yu, H., Caldara, R., & Schyns, P. G. (2012). Facial expressions of emotion are not culturally universal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109 (19), 7241-4. [PDF], Supporting Information, Supporting Movie 1, Supporting Movie 2

Harkin, B., Miellet, S., & Kessler, K. (2012). What checkers actually check: An eye tracking study of working memory and executive control. PLoS ONE, 7(9): e44689. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044689.

Murith, C., Colombo, F., Ruffieux, N., Zappala, A., Teichler, J., Haller, M., Grunt, S., Annoni, J.-M., Bihl, T. (2012). Rôle non moteur du cervelet:«dysmétrie» comportementale induite par lésion cérébelleuse? Forum Med Suisse, 12(46):897–898.

Ruffieux, N., Barras, P., Laurencet, P., Richard, S., Schmid, F., & Hauert, C.-A. (2012). Contribution to the assessment of executive functioning in preschool children. In, K. Barisnikov and Y. Zinchenko (Ed). From basic executive function to high psychological functions: research methodology concerns in psychology (pp-301-319 ). Lomonosov Moscow State University: Publ.House.


Rousselet, G. A., Pernet, C. R., Caldara, R., & Schyns, P. G. (2011). Visual object categorization in the brain: what can we really learn from ERP peaks?. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 5 -Commentary on- Dering, B., Martin, C. D., Moro, S., Pegna, A. J., & Thierry, G. (2011). Face-sensitive processes one hundred milliseconds after picture onset. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 5 [PDF]

Miellet, S., Caldara, R., & Schyns, P. (2011). Local Jekyll and global Hyde: The dual identity of face identification. Psychological Science, 22(12), 1518-1126 [PDF], Supporting Movie, Supporting Figure 1, Supporting Figure 2

Kelly, D. J., Jack, R., Miellet, S., De Luca, E., Foreman, K., & Caldara, R. (2011). Social experience does not abolish cultural diversity in eye movements. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, [PDF]

Kelly, D. J., Liu, S., Rodger, H., Miellet, S., Ge, L., & Caldara, R. (2011). Developing Cultural Differences in Face Processing. Developmental Science, 14(5), 1176-1184 [PDF], Supporting Figure 1, Supporting Figure 2a, Supportinf Figure 2b

Caldara, R., & Miellet, S. (2011). iMap: A Novel Method for Statistical Fixation Mapping of Eye Movement data. Behavior Research Methods, 43(3), 864-78 [PDF]

Jack, R., Caldara, R., & Schyns, P. (2011). Internal representations reveal cultural diversity in expectations of facial expressions of emotions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General [PDF]


Vizioli, L., Roussellet, G., & Caldara, R. (2010). Neural repetition suppression to identity is abolished by other-race faces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [PDF], Supporting Information

Rodger, H., Kelly, D. J., Blais, C., & Caldara, R. (2010). Inverting faces does not abolish cultural diversity in eye movements. Perception, 39(11), 1491-1503. [PDF]

Ruffieux, N., Njamnshi, A. K., Mayer, E., Sztajzel, R., Eta, S. C., Doh, R. F., et al. (2010). Neuropsychology in Cameroon: first normative data for cognitive tests among school-aged children. Child Neuropsychology, 16(1), 1-19.

Ruffieux et al. (2010). Détection des risques d’attaques cérébrales chez les enfants drépanocytaires camerounais : Adaptation d’une batterie de tests neuropsychologiques. Identité et spécificités de la psychologie différentielle. Rennes : PUR.

Caldara, R. (2010). Beyond smiles: The impact of culture and race in embodying and decoding facial expressions. Behav Brain Sci, 33(6), 438-439. -Commentary on- Niedenthal, P. M., Mermillod, M., Maringer, M., & Hess, U. (2010). The Simulation of Smiles (SIMS) model: Embodied simulation and the meaning of facial expression. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33(6), 417-433. [PDF]

Miellet, S., Zhou, X., He, L., Rodger, H., & Caldara, R. (2010). Investigating cultural diversity for extrafoveal information use in visual scenes. Journal of Vision. 10(6), 1-18. [PDF]

Hand, C., Miellet, S., O’Donnell, P., & Sereno, S.C. (2010). Word frequency and contextual predictability effects in reading: It depends where you’re coming from. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36(5), 1294-1313.

Caldara, R., Zhou, X., & Miellet, S. (2010). Putting Culture Under the ‘Spotlight’ Reveals Universal Information Use for Face Recognition. PLoS ONE, 5(3), e9708. [PDF], Supporting Figure 1, Supporting Movie 1

Kelly, D. J., Miellet, S., & Caldara, R. (2010). Culture shapes eye movements for visually homogeneous objects. Frontiers in Perception Science, 1. [PDF]

Morand, S. M., Grosbras, M.-H., Caldara, R., & Harvey, M. (2010). Looking away from faces: Influence of high-level visual processes on saccade programming. Journal of Vision, 10(3), 1-10. [PDF]

Vizioli, L., Foreman, K., Rousselet, G. A., & Caldara, R. (2010). Inverting faces elicits sensitivity to race on the N170 component: A cross-cultural study. Journal of Vision, 10(1), 1-23. [PDF], Supplementary Figure 1


Jack, R. E., Blais, C., Scheepers, C., Schyns, P. G., & Caldara, R. (2009). Cultural confusions show that facial expressions are not universal. Current Biology, 19(18), 1543-1548. [PDF], Supplemental Data

Caldara, R., & Seghier, M. L. (2009). The Fusiform Face Area responds automatically to statistical regularities optimal for face categorization. Human Brain Mapping, 30(5), 1615-1625. [PDF]

Miellet, S., O'Donnell, P.J., & Sereno, S.C. (2009). Parafoveal magnification: Visual acuity does not modulate the perceptual span in reading. Psychological Science, 20(6), 721-728.


Blais, C., Jack, R. E., Scheepers, C., Fiset, D., & Caldara, R. (2008). Culture shapes how we look at faces. PLoS ONE, 3(8), e3022. [PDF], Supporting Figure 1, Supporting Movie 1, 2, 3


Bentin, S., Taylor, M. J., Rousselet, G. A., Itier, R. J., Caldara, R., Schyns, P. G., et al. (2007). Controlling interstimulus perceptual variance does not abolish N170 face sensitivity. Nature Neuroscience, 10(7), 801-802. [PDF], Supplementary Figure 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Miellet, S., Sparrow, L., & Sereno, S.C. (2007). The effects of frequency and predictability in French: An evaluation of the E-Z Reader model. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14(4), 762-769.


Flykt, A., & Caldara, R. (2006). Tracking fear in snake and spider fearful participants during visual search: A multi-response domain study. Cognition & Emotion, 20, 1075-1091. [PDF]

Pascalis, O., Kelly, D. J., & Caldara, R. (2006). What can bees really tell us about the face processing system in humans? The Journal of Experimental Biology, 209(Pt 16), 3266. [PDF] -Commentary on- Dyer, A. G., Neumeyer, C., & Chittka, L. (2005). Honeybee (Apis mellifera) vision can discriminate between and recognise images of human faces. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 208(Pt 24), 4709-4714. [PDF] -Author reply- [PDF]

Caldara, R., Seghier, M. L., Rossion, B., Lazeyras, F., Michel, C., & Hauert, C.-A. (2006). The fusiform face area is tuned for curvilinear patterns with more high-contrasted elements in the upper part. NeuroImage,31, 313-319. [PDF]

Schiltz, C., Sorger, B., Caldara, R., Ahmed, F., Mayer, E., Goebel, R., & Rossion, B. (2006). Impaired face discrimination in acquired prosopagnosia is associated with abnormal response to individual faces in the right middle fusiform gyrus. Cerebral Cortex, 16, 574-586. [PDF]

Caldara, R., & Abdi, H. (2006) Simulating the 'other-race' effect with autoassociative neural networks: further evidence in favor of the face-space model. Perception, 35, 659-670. [PDF]

Michel, C., Rossion, B., Han, J., Chung, C. & Caldara, R. (2006). Holistic processing is finely tuned for faces of our own race. Psychological Science 17, 608-615. [PDF]

Michel, C., Caldara, R., & Rossion, B. (2006). Own-race faces are perceived more holistically than other-race faces. Visual Cognition, 14, 55-73. [PDF]


Caldara, R., Schyns. P., Mayer, E., Smith, M., Gosselin, F., & Rossion, B. (2005). Does prosopagnosia take the eyes out of face representations? Evidence for a defect in representing diagnostic facial information following brain damage. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 1652-1666. [PDF]

Deiber, M.-P., Ibanez, V., Caldara, R., Andrey, C., & Hauert, C.-A. (2005). Programming effectors and coordination in bimanual in-phase mirror finger movements. Cognitive Brain Research, 23, 374-386. [PDF]


Caldara, R., Jermann, F., Lopez, G., & Van der Linden, M. (2004). Is the N400 modality specific? A language and face processing study. Neuroreport, 15, 2589-2593. [PDF] [COLOR figures]

Caldara, R., Deiber, M.-P., Andrey, C., Michel, C. M., Thut, G., & Hauert, C.-A. (2004). Actual and mental motor preparation and execution: A spatiotemporal ERP study. Experimental Brain Research, 159, 389-399. [PDF]

Caldara, R., Rossion, B., Bovet, P., & Hauert, C.-A. (2004). Event-related potentials and time course of the 'other-race' face classification advantage. Neuroreport, 15, 905-910. [PDF]

Miellet, S., & Sparrow, L. (2004). Phonological codes are assembled before word fixation: Evidence from boundary paradigm in sentence reading. Brain and Language, 90, 299-310.


Caldara, R., Thut, G., Servoir, P., Michel, C., Bovet, P., & Renault, B. (2003) Face versus non-face object perception and the "other-race" effect: A spatio-temporal ERP study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 114(3), 515-528. [PDF]

Rossion, B., Caldara, R., Seghier, M., Schuller, A.-M., Lazeyras, F., & Mayer, J. (2003). A network of occipito-temporal face-sensitive areas besides the right middle fusiform gyrus is necessary for normal face processing. Brain, 126(11), 2381-2395. [PDF]

Sparrow, L., Miellet, S., & Coello, Y. (2003). The effects of frequency and predictability on eye fixations in reading. Commentary on E.D. Reichle, K. Rayner, & A. Pollatsek, The E-Z Reader model of eye-movement control in reading: Comparisons to other models. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26, 503-505.


Sparrow, L., & Miellet, S. (2002). Activation of phonological codes during reading: Evidence from eye movements and proofreading. Brain and Language, 81, 509-516.


Deiber, M.-P., Caldara, R., Ibanez, V., & Hauert, C.-A. (2001). Alpha band power changes in unimanual and bimanual movements, and during motor transitions. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112(8), 1419-1435. [PDF]


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