Vizioli, L., Bratch, A., Lao, J., Ugurbil, K., Muckli, L., & Yacoub, E. (2018). Temporal Multivariate Pattern Analysis (tMVPA): a single trial approach exploring the temporal dynamics of the BOLD signal. bioRxiv, 273110.

Jones, B. C., Hahn, A. C., Fisher, C. I., Wang, H., Kandrik, M., Lao, J., Han, C., ... & DeBruine, L. M. (2018). No evidence that more physically attractive women have higher estradiol or progesterone. bioRxiv, 136515.

Eulerich, M., Theis, JC., Lao, J., & Ramon, M. (2017) Do Fine Feathers Make a Fine Bird? The Influence of Attractiveness on Fraud-Risk Judgments by Internal Auditors. Available at SSRN:

Lao, J. (2016). Reproducible Research with End-to-end Machine Inference Using Deep Learning and Bayesian Statistics. Journal of Brief Ideas. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.203086

Journal Articles

Ramon, M., Sokhn, N., Lao, J., & Caldara, R. (2018). Decisional space determines saccadic reaction times in healthy observers and acquired prosopagnosia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, doi: 10.1080/02643294.2018.1469482. [PDF]

Malaspina, M., Albonico, A., Lao, J., Caldara, R., & Daini, R. (2018). Mapping self-face recognition strategies in congenital prosopagnosia. Neuropsychology, 32(2), 123-137. doi: 10.1037/neu0000414. [PDF]

Lakens, D., Adolfi, F. G., …, Lao, J., …, Zwaan, R. A. (2018). Justify Your Alpha. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 168-171. doi: 10.1038/s41562-018-0311-x. [PDF] [preprint v1]

Turano, M. T.1, Lao, J.1, Richoz, A-R., de Lissa, P., Degosciu, S. B., Viggiano, M. P., & Caldara, R. (2017). Fear boosts the early neural coding of faces. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(12), 1959-1971. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsx110. [PDF]

(1joint first authors)

Stoll, C., Palluel-Germain, R., Caldara, R., Lao, J., Dye, M. W. G., Aptel, F., & Pascalis, O. (2017). Face Recognition is Shaped by the Use of Sign Language. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 23(1), 62-70. doi: 10.1093/deafed/enx034. [PDF]

Papinutto, M., Lao, J., Ramon, M., Caldara, R., & Miellet, S. (2017). The Facespan—the perceptual span for face recognition. Journal of Vision, 17(5), 16. doi: 10.1167/17.5.16. [PDF] [Supplementary Information]

Garcia-Burgos, D., Lao, J., Munsch, S., & Caldara, R. (2017). Visual attention to food cues is differentially modulated by gustatory-hedonic and post-ingestive attributes. Food Research International, 97, 199-208. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.04.011. [PDF]

Lao, J., Miellet, S., Pernet, C., Sokhn, N., & Caldara, R. (2017). iMap4: An Open Source Toolbox for the Statistical Fixation Mapping of Eye Movement data with Linear Mixed Modeling. Behavior Research Methods, 49, 559-575. doi: 10.3758/s13428-016-0737-x. [PDF]

Ruffieux, N.1, Ramon, M.1, Lao, J.1, Colombo, F., Stacchi, L., Borruat, FX., Accolla, E., Annoni JM., & Caldara, R. (2016). Residual Perception of Biological Motion in Cortical Blindness. Neuropsychologia, 93, 301-311, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.11.009. [PDF]

(1joint first authors)

Geangu, E.1, Ichikawa, H.1, Lao, J.1, Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Caldara, R.2, & Turati, C2. (2016). Culture shapes 7-month-olds perceptual strategies in discriminating facial expressions of emotion. Current Biology, 26, R663–R664. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.05.072. [PDF] [Supplementary Information]

(1joint first authors and 2joint last authors)

Bovet, J., Lao, J., Bartholomée, O., Caldara, R., & Raymond, M. (2016). Mapping female bodily features of attractiveness. Scientific Reports, 6, 18551. doi: 10.1038/srep18551. [PDF] [Supplementary 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. doi: 10.1068/p7682. [PDF]

Lao, J., Vizioli, L., & Caldara, R. (2013). Culture modulates the temporal dynamics of global/local processing. Culture and Brain, 1(2), 158-174. doi:10.1007/s40167-013-0012-2. [PDF]

Romeo, M., Vizioli, L., Breukink, M., Aganloo, K., Lao, J., Cotrufo, S., Caldara, R., & Morley, S. (2013). A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Paradigm to Identify Distinct Cortical Areas of Facial Function: A Reliable Localizer. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 131(4), 527e-533e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182818b68. [PDF]

Miellet, S., Zhou, X., He, L., 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, 1-12. doi: 10.16910/jemr.5.2.5. [PDF]

Zhou, X., He, L., Yang, Q., Lao, J., & Baumeister, R. F. (2012). Control deprivation and styles of thinking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102(3), 460. doi: 10.1037/a0026316. [PDF]