FRANCESCO VESPIGNANI

Associate Professor
francesco.vespignani@unipd.it
francesco.vespignani@gmail.com

Research Areas

ERPs and sentence comprehension.

Selected Publications

2018

Biondo, Nicoletta ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Rizzi, Luigi ; Mancini, Simona

Widening agreement processing: a matter of time, features and distance Journal Article

Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 33 (7), pp. 890–911, 2018.

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2017

Canal, Paolo ; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Molinaro, Nicola ; Cacciari, Cristina

Basic composition and enriched integration in idiom processing: An EEG study. Journal Article

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43 (6), pp. 928, 2017.

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Kasparian, Kristina ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Steinhauer, Karsten

First Language Attrition Induces Changes in Online Morphosyntactic Processing and Re-Analysis: An ERP Study of Number Agreement in Complex Italian Sentences Journal Article

Cognitive science, 41 (7), pp. 1760–1803, 2017.

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2015

Caffarra, Sendy ; Siyanova-Chanturia, Anna ; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Cacciari, Cristina

Is the noun ending a cue to grammatical gender processing? An ERP study on sentences in Italian Journal Article

Psychophysiology, 52 (8), pp. 1019–1030, 2015.

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2013

Caffarra, S; Siyanova Chanturia, S; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Vespignani, F; Cacciari, Cristina

Gender-to-ending consistency and agreement processing in Italian: two independent effects? Journal Article

2013.

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Publications

2019

Delogu, Francesca ; Jachmann, Torsten ; Staudte, Maria ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Molinaro, Nicola

Discourse Expectations Are Sensitive to the Question Under Discussion: Evidence From ERPs Journal Article

Discourse Processes, pp. 1–19, 2019.

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Mascelloni, Matteo ; Zamparelli, Roberto ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Gruber, Thomas ; Mueller, Jutta L

Distinct neural processes for memorizing form and meaning within sentences Journal Article

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13 , pp. 412, 2019.

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Grecucci, Alessandro ; Sulpizio, Simone ; Tommasello, Elisa ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Job, Remo

Seeing emotions, reading emotions: Behavioral and ERPs evidence of the regulation of pictures and words Journal Article

PloS one, 14 (5), pp. e0209461, 2019.

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Biondo, Nicoletta ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Dillon, Brian

Attachment and concord of temporal adverbs: evidence from eye movements Journal Article

Frontiers in Psychology, 10 , 2019.

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2018

Biondo, Nicoletta ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Rizzi, Luigi ; Mancini, Simona

Widening agreement processing: a matter of time, features and distance Journal Article

Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 33 (7), pp. 890–911, 2018.

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Zappoli, Alessandra ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Baumann, Stefan ; Grice, Martine ; Schumacher, Petra B

The processing of German Pitch Accents by Italian learners of German.(Oral presentation at workshop The relation between prosodic and referential structure.) Journal Article

2018.

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2017

Canal, Paolo ; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Molinaro, Nicola ; Cacciari, Cristina

Basic composition and enriched integration in idiom processing: An EEG study. Journal Article

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43 (6), pp. 928, 2017.

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Kasparian, Kristina ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Steinhauer, Karsten

First Language Attrition Induces Changes in Online Morphosyntactic Processing and Re-Analysis: An ERP Study of Number Agreement in Complex Italian Sentences Journal Article

Cognitive science, 41 (7), pp. 1760–1803, 2017.

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2016

Sulpizio, Simone ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Job, Remo

On the time course of lexical stress priming in speech production: Behavioral and ERPs evidence from a free-stress language Journal Article

Brain research, 1648 , pp. 202–213, 2016.

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2015

Didino, Daniele ; Knops, Andr{'e} ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Suchada, Kornpetpanee

Asymmetric activation spreading in the multiplication associative network due to asymmetric overlap between numerosities semantic representations? Journal Article

Cognition, 141 , pp. 1–8, 2015.

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Caffarra, Sendy ; Siyanova-Chanturia, Anna ; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Cacciari, Cristina

Is the noun ending a cue to grammatical gender processing? An ERP study on sentences in Italian Journal Article

Psychophysiology, 52 (8), pp. 1019–1030, 2015.

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Scappini, Maria ; Delfitto, Denis ; Marzi, Carlo Alberto ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Savazzi, Silvia

On the non-incremental processing of negation: A pragmatically licensed sentence-picture verification study with Italian (dyslexic) adults Journal Article

Nouveaux cahiers de linguistique française, 32 , pp. 45–58, 2015.

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Sulpizio, Simone ; Fasoli, Fabio ; Maass, Anne ; Paladino, Maria Paola ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Eyssel, Friederike ; Bentler, Dominik

The Sound of Voice: Voice-Based Categorization of Speakers’ Sexual Orientation within and across Languages Journal Article

Plos One, 10 (7), pp. 1–38, 2015.

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2014

Didino, Daniele ; Lombardi, Luigi ; Vespignani, Francesco

Operand-Order Effect in Multiplication and Addition Journal Article

Experimental psychology, 61 (6), pp. 470–497, 2014.

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2013

Molinaro, Nicola ; Canal, Paolo ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Cacciari, Cristina

Are complex function words processed as semantically empty strings? A reading time and ERP study of collocational complex prepositions Journal Article

Language and Cognitive Processes, 28 (6), pp. 762–788, 2013.

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Vespignani, Francesco

Gli ERP nello studio dei processi di comprensione frasale Incollection

La ricerca sperimentale sul linguaggio: acquisizione, uso, perdita, pp. 15, Pavia University Press, 2013.

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Caffarra, S; Siyanova Chanturia, S; Pesciarelli, Francesca ; Vespignani, F; Cacciari, Cristina

Gender-to-ending consistency and agreement processing in Italian: two independent effects? Journal Article

2013.

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2011

Molinaro, Nicola ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Zamparelli, Roberto ; Job, Remo

Why brother and sister are not just siblings: Repair processes in agreement computation Journal Article

Journal of Memory and Language, 64 (3), pp. 211–232, 2011.

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2010

Canal, Paolo ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Molinaro, Nicola ; Cacciari, Cristina

Anticipatory mechanisms in idiom comprehension: Psycholinguistic and electrophysiological evidence Incollection

Neuropsychology of communication, pp. 131–144, Springer, Milano, 2010.

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Delogu, Francesca ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Sanford, Anthony J

Effects of intensionality on sentence and discourse processing: Evidence from eye-movements Journal Article

Journal of Memory and Language, 62 (4), pp. 352–379, 2010.

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Vespignani, Francesco ; Canal, Paolo ; Molinaro, Nicola ; Fonda, Sergio ; Cacciari, Cristina

Predictive mechanisms in idiom comprehension Journal Article

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22 (8), pp. 1682–1700, 2010.

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2009

Manara, Renzo ; Burlina, Alessandro P; Citton, Valentina ; Ermani, Mario ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Carollo, Carla ; Burlina, Alberto B

Brain MRI diffusion-weighted imaging in patients with classical phenylketonuria Journal Article

Neuroradiology, 51 (12), pp. 803–812, 2009.

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2008

Molinaro, Nicola ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Job, Remo

A deeper reanalysis of a superficial feature: An ERP study on agreement violations Journal Article

Brain research, 1228 , pp. 161–176, 2008.

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Molinaro, Nicola ; Kim, Albert ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Job, Remo

Anaphoric agreement violation: An ERP analysis of its interpretation Journal Article

Cognition, 106 (2), pp. 963–974, 2008.

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Molinaro, Nicola ; Vespignani, Francesco ; Canal, Paolo ; Fonda, Sergio ; Cacciari, Cristina

Cloze probability does not only affect N400 amplitude: The case of complex prepositions Journal Article

Psychophysiology, 45 (6), pp. 1008–1012, 2008.

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2005

Dell'Acqua, R; Jolicœur, P; Vespignani, F; Toffanin, P

Central processing overlap modulates P3 latency Journal Article

Exp Brain Res, 165 (1), pp. 54–68, 2005.

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2003

De Vincenzi, Marica ; Job, Remo ; Di Matteo, Rosalia ; Angrilli, Alessandro ; Penolazzi, Barbara ; Ciccarelli, Laura ; Vespignani, Francesco

Differences in the perception and time course of syntactic and semantic violations Journal Article

Brain and language, 85 (2), pp. 280–296, 2003.

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2002

Angrilli, Alessandro ; Penolazzi, Barbara ; Vespignani, Francesco ; De Vincenzi, Marica ; Job, Remo ; Ciccarelli, Laura ; Palomba, Daniela ; Stegagno, Luciano

Cortical brain responses to semantic incongruity and syntactic violation in Italian language: an event-related potential study Journal Article

Neuroscience letters, 322 (1), pp. 5–8, 2002.

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