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Department of Cognitive Science

Dr Claudio Mulatti

PhD Padova.

Contact Details

Phone : +39 049 827 6564
email : claudio.mulatti@unipd.it
Homepage : http://colab.psy.unipd.it/people-detail.php?ID=695

External Address

Department of Developmental Psychology
University of Padova, Italy

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Visits to Cognitive Science

  • 27th of January 2011 - 5th of March 2011

Grants Awarded

  • Università degli Studi di Padova (2015 - 2016) "What is orthographic depth? Behavioural and computational studies." Mulatti, C., Castles, A., Coltheart, M., Schmalz, X., & Marinus, E. ($69,762)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP120100327] (2012 - 2014) "Building a model of the reading system: Computational and experimental studies." Coltheart, M., Rastle, K., Mulatti, C., & Besner, D. ($240,000)

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Peressotti, F., & Mulatti, C. (2012). Il linguaggio: Processi di comprensione e produzione. In R. Job & R. Cubelli (Eds.), Psicologia dei processi cognitivi (pp. 189-239). Rome: Carocci Editore.
  • Job, R., Treccani, B., & Mulatti, C. (2011). Perceptual and motor-spatial representations in word recognition. In M. Cadinu, S. Galdi & A. Maass (Eds.), Social perception, cognition, and language (pp. 151-165). Padova: CLEUP.

Periodicals

  • Schmalz, X., & Mulatti, C. (In Press). Busting a myth with the Bayes Factor: Effects of letter bigram frequency in visual lexical decision do not reflect reading processes. Mental Lexicon.
  • Schmalz, X., Altoè, G., & Mulatti, C. (2016). Statistical learning and dyslexia: a systematic review. Annals of Dyslexia, 67(2), 147-162. doi:10.1007/s11881-016-0136-0
  • Mulatti, C., Ceccherini, L., & Coltheart, M. (2015). What can we learn about visual attention to multiple words from the word–word interference task? Memory & Cognition, 43(1), 121-132. doi:10.3758/s13421-014-0450-x
  • Schmalz, X., Treccani, B., & Mulatti, C. (2015). Distinguishing target from distractor in stroop, picture–word, and word–word interference tasks. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1858. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01858
  • Mulatti, C., & Coltheart, M. (2014). Color naming of colored non-color words and the response-exclusion hypothesis: A comment on Mahon et al. and on Roelofs and Piai. Cortex, 52, 120-122. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2013.08.018
  • Dellantonio, S., Mulatti, C., & Job, R. (2013). Artifact and tool categorization. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 4(3), 407-418.
  • Mulatti, C., & Coltheart, M. (2012). Picture-word interference and the response-exclusion hypothesis. Cortex, 48, 363-372.
  • Mulatti, C., Peresotti, F., Job, R., Saunders, S. & Coltheart, M. (2012). Reading aloud: The cumulative lexical interference effect. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 662-667.
  • Navarrete,E., Scaltritti, M., Mulatti, C., & Peressotti, F. (2012). Age-of-acquisition effects in delayed picture-naming tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20(1), 148-153.
  • Peressotti, F., Pesciarelli, F., Mulatti, C., & Dell’Acqua, R. (2012). Event-related potential evidence for two distinct sources of semantic priming effects in the attentional blink. PLoS ONE, 7(11), e49099.
  • Reynolds, M., Mulatti, C., & Besner, D. (2012). Reading nonwords aloud: Evidence for dynamic control in skilled readers. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 1135-1141.
  • Rossi, R., Gastaldi, M., Biondi, F., & Mulatti, C. (2012). Evaluating the impact on driving of the processing of spoken words: Experiments with a driving simulator. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2321, 66-72.
  • Mulatti, C., Cembrani, V., Peressotti, F., & Job, R. (2008). The turple effect is modulated by base word frequency: Implications for models of lexical and semantic access. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15(6), 1078-1082.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Schmalz, X., Mulatti, C., & Job, R. (2016, May). Letter bigram frequency effects in visual word recognition. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spain.
  • Schmalz, X., Porshnev, A., Mulatti, C., de Simone, E., & Marinus, E. (2015, August). Complex but transparent rules in Russian and Italian: Context-dependency of sublexical correspondences across orthographies. Paper presented at the 7th International Summer School on Literacy Acquisition, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands.
  • Ceccherini, L., Coltheart, M., Mulatti, C., & Saunders, S. (2014, November). Picture frequency and phonological relatedness in PWI and PNWI paradigms. Poster session presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, USA.
  • Ceccherini, L., Coltheart, M., Mulatti, C., & Saunders, S. (2014, April). Experimental and computational studies using the picture-nonword interference task: Implications for models of reading and speech production. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Brisbane.
  • Ceccherini, L., Coltheart, M., Mulatti, C., & Saunders, S. (2013, November). Is the phoneme position-coding relative or absolute? Failures from the actual SEM-DRC phoneme system. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Ceccherini, L., Mulatti, C., & Coltheart, M. (2013, August). On the distractor length effect in picture-nonword interference. Poster session presented at the 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Ceccherini, L., Mulatti, C., & Coltheart, M. (2013, February). The nonword distractor effect in picture naming: Insights from the semantic-DRC computational model. Paper presented at the Cognitive Science Arena for Beginners, Brixen, Italy.
  • Ceccherini, L., Cembrani, V., & Mulatti, C. (2011, September). Effetti del distrattore nonparola nel paradigma di interferenza figura - parola: Lunghezza e pronunciabilità. (Effects of nonword distractors in picture-word interference paradigm: Length and pronounceability). Poster session presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Italian Psychology Association, Catania, Italy.
  • Mulatti, C., Ceccherini, L., & Coltheart, M. (2011, September). Attivazione, identificazione e disattivazione del distrattore nel paradigma di interferenza parola-parola (Activation, identification and distractor deactivation in the word-word interference paradigm). Paper presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Italian Psychology Association, Catania, Italy.
  • Ceccherini, L., & Mulatti, C. (2011, February). Effetto di lunghezza dei distrattori nonparola nel paradigma di interferenza figura-parola (Length effect of nonword distractors in picture-word interference paradigm). Poster session presented at the MEMOLING: Caratteri e Capacità della Memoria di Lavoro e la sua Interazione con il Linguaggio (Working Memory Features and Capability and its Interaction With Language), Rovereto, Italy.
  • Mulatti, C., Leoncini, D., Cembrani, V., Peressotti, F., & Job, R. (2009, September). Denominazione di figure: il locus dell'effetto di frequenza del distrattore (Pictures naming: the locus of the distractor's frequency effect). Presentation given at the XV annual meeting of Italian Psychology Association, Chieti, Italy.
  • Mulatti, C., Peressotti, F., Cembrani, V., & Job, R. (2009, September). The effect of the lexical status of the distractor word in Stroop-like paradigms. Poster session presented at the XVI ESCOP Conference, Krakow, Poland.
  • Cembrani, V., Mulatti, C., & Job, R. (2008, September). Lunghezza e numero dei vicini ortografici nella lettura di nonparole (String length and orthographic neighborhood size in nonwords reading aloud). Poster session presented at the Italian Psychology Association, Padova, Italy.
  • Cembrani, V., Mulatti, C., & Job, R. (2007, September). Comprensione delle parole: gli effetti dei vicini ortografici in un compito di decisione semantica (Word comprehension: orthographic neighbors effects in a semantic decision task). Poster session presented at the Italian Psychology Association, Como, Italy.
  • Mulatti, C., Cembrani, V., Peressotti, F., & Job, R. (2007, July). What being similar to an animal implies: Further understanding of the processes underlying the semantic decision task. Poster session presented at the Experimental Psychology Society, Edinburgh, Scotland.

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