Curricilum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Psychology (2016)

University of Iowa, U.S.A.

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M.A. in Psychology (2013)

University of Iowa, U.S.A.

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M.Sc. in Basic and Applied Cognitive Science (2009)

University of Athens, Greece

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B.A. in Psychology (2007)

University of Athens, Greece

Selected Publications

Kapnoula, E.C., & Samuel, A.G. (2022). Reconciling the contradictory effects of production on word learning: Production may help at first, but it hurts later. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 48(3), 394-415. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray B. (2021). Idiosyncratic use of bottom-up and top-down information leads to differences in speech perception flexibility: Converging evidence from ERPs and eye-tracking. Brain and Language, 223, 105031. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., Edwards, J., & McMurray, B. (2021). Gradient activation of speech categories facilitates listenersí recovery from lexical garden paths, but not perception of speech-in-noise. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 47(4), 578-595. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., & Samuel, A.G. (2019). Voices in the mental lexicon: Words carry indexical information that can affect access to their meaning. Journal of Memory and Language, 107, 111-127. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., Protopapas, A., Saunders, S. & Coltheart, M. (2017). Lexical and sublexical effects on visual word recognition in Greek: Comparing human behavior to the Dual Route Cascaded (DRC) model. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience.32(10), 1290-1304. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., Winn M., Kong, E., Edwards, J. & McMurray, B. (2017). Evaluating the sources and functions of gradiency in phoneme categorization: An individual differences approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(9), 1594-1611. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray B. (2016). Training alters the resolution of lexical interference: Evidence for plasticity of competition and inhibition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145(1), 8-30. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., Packard, S., Gupta, P., & McMurray B. (2015). Immediate lexical integration of novel word forms. Cognition, 134, 85-99. pdf



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Selected Conference Presentations

Kapnoula, E.C. & Samuel, A.G. (2022). Immediate (but not delayed) production hurts word learning. Oral presentation at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, London, UK (hosted virtually).

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray, B. (2019). What can continuous responses tell us about phoneme categorization? Oral presentation at the 21st Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Tenerife, Spain.

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Kapnoula, E.C. (2017). Is it a word yet? Discussing the definition of lexicality in the context of word learning. Invited talk at the Workshop on Conversational Speech and Lexical Representations, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray, B. (2015). Immediate integration of novel word forms: Evidence from eye movements. Invited talk in Weighall, A. (chair) Timescales of word learning: From immediate to long-term representations across development presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, Leeds, UK.

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Kapnoula, E.C. & McMurray, B. (2014). Evidence for experience-based changes in inter-lexical inhibition. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, USA. pdf

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Kapnoula, E.C., McMurray, B., Kong, E., Winn M., & Edwards, J. (2014). Individual differences in phoneme categorization. Oral presentation at the 19th Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference, Madison, WI, USA. pdf

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Protopapas, A. & Kapnoula, E.C. (2013). Exploring word recognition with selected stimuli: The case for decorrelated parameters. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Cognitive Science Conference, Berlin, Germany. pdf

Research Experience

Staff scientist (tenure-track) | Ikerbasque Research Fellow at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, 2022-present

Post-doctoral researcher at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, 2016-2021

(Group Leader: Dr. Arthur Samuel)

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Graduate research assistant at the University of Iowa

MACLab (Supervisor: Dr. Bob McMurray), 2011-2016

Language and Memory Lab (Supervisor: Dr. Prahlad Gupta), 2010-2011

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Visiting research assistant at the University of York, UK

Psycholinguistics Research Group (Supervisor: Dr. Silvia Gennari), September, 2009

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Graduate research assistant at the University of Athens, Greece

Language and Learning Lab (Supervisor: Dr. Athanassios Protopapas), 2007-2009

Teaching Experience

Instructor at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language

Mental Lexicon

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Instructor at the University of Iowa

Elementary Psychology

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Teaching Fellow at the University of Iowa

Mixed-Effects Modeling in Psychology

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Head Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa

Elementary Psychology

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Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa

Elementary Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

Professional Membership

Psychonomic Society

DeLTA Center

European Society for Cognitive Psychology

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