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Maria Dolores de Hevia
Member of the Perception/action group
Research Scientist
Address : 45, rue des Saints-Pères, 75006 Paris, France
Telephone(s) : +33(0)1.42.86.22.29
Fax : +33(0)1.42.86.33.22
Office : 605
 
Scientific interests : Representation of quantitative dimensions and use of space to represent non-spatial concepts; infants and newborns

PUBLICATIONS (by category, 1900 - 2017) by date -- 2005-2017

Journal article

de Hevia, M.D., Addabbo, M., Nava, E., Croci, E., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V.M. (2017). Infants’ detection of increasing numerical order comes before detection of decreasing number. Cognition, 158, 177-188. pdf

de Hevia, M.D., Castaldi, E., Streri, A., Eger, E., & Izard, V. (2017). Perceiving numerosity from birth. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, in press.

de Hevia, M.D., Lee, Y., & Streri, A. (2017). The temporal dimensions in the first year of life. Timing & Time Perception Reviews, in press.

Borghesani, V., de Hevia, M.D., Viarouge, A., Pinheiro-Chagas, P., Eger, E., & Piazza, M. (2016). Comparing magnitudes across dimensions: a univariate and multivariate approach. Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging, IEEE, 1-4. pdf

Bulf, H., de Hevia, M.D., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2016). Small on the left, large on the right: Numbers orient preverbal infants’ visual attention onto space. Developmental Science, 19, 394-401. pdf

de Hevia, M.D. (2016). Core mathematical abilities in infants: number and much more. Progress in Brain Research, 227, 53-74.

Macchi-Cassia, V.M., McCrink, K., de Hevia, M.D., Gariboldi, V., & Bulf, H. (2016). Operational Momentum and Size Ordering in Preverbal Infants. Psychological Research, 80, 360-367.

Rugani, R., & de Hevia, M.D. (2016). Number-space associations without language: Evidence from preverbal human infants and non-human animal species. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, in press.

Rugani, R., McCrink, K., de Hevia, M.D., Vallortigara, G., & Regolin, L. (2016). Ratio abstraction over discrete magnitudes by newly hatched domestic chicks (Gallus gallus). Scientific Reports, 6, 30114. pdf

Coubart, A., Streri, A., de Hevia, M.D., & Izard, V. (2015). Crossmodal Discrimination of 2 vs. 4 objects across Touch and Vision in 5-month-old infants. PLoS One, 10(3): e0120868. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120868. pdf

Streri, A., & de Hevia, M.D. (2015). Manual lateralization in infancy. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1575. pdf

Bulf, H., Macchi-Cassia, V.M., & de Hevia, M.D. (2014). Are numbers, size and brightness equally efficient in orienting visual attention? Evidence from an eye-tracking study. PLoS ONE, 9, e99499. pdf

de Hevia, M.D., Addabbo, M., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2014). Human infants' preference for left-to-right oriented increasing numerical sequences. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e96412. pdf

de Hevia, M.D., Izard, V., Coubart, A., Spelke, E.S., & Streri, A. (2014). Representations of space, time, and number in neonates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1323628111. pdf

Gariboldi, V., Bulf, H., de Hevia, M.D., & Macchi-Cassia, V.M. (2014). Ordinal judgments move attention along representational space in infancy: Evidence from the Operational Momentum. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 6, 611-622.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2013). Not all continuous dimensions map equally: Number-Brightness mapping in human infants. PLOS One, 8(11), e81241. pdf

Streri, A., de Hevia, M.D., Izard, V., & Coubart, A. (2013). What do we know about neonatal cognition? Behavioral Sciences, 3, 154-169. pdf

Viarouge, A., & de Hevia, M.D. (2013). The role of numerical magnitude and order in the illusory perception of size and brightness. Frontiers in Cognition, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00484. pdf

Chinello, A., de Hevia, M.D., Geraci, C., & Girelli, L. (2012). Finding the SNARC in signed numbers: Notational effects in accessing number representation. Functional Neurology, 27, 177-185.

de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2012). Minds without language represent number through space: Origins of the mental number line. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(466), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00466. pdf

de Hevia, M.D., Vanderslice, M., & Spelke, E.S. (2012). Cross-Dimensional Mapping of Number, Length and Brightness by Preschool Children. PLoS ONE, 7(4): e35530. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035530. pdf

Macchi-Cassia, V., Picozzi, M., Girelli, L., & de Hevia, M.D. (2012). Increasing magnitude counts more: Asymmetrical processing of ordinality in 4-month-old infants. Cognition, 124, 183-193.

de Hevia, M.D. (2011). Sensitivity to number: Reply to Gebuis and Gevers. Cognition, 121(2), 253-255.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2010). Number-space mapping in human infants. Psychological Science, 21, 653-660. pdf

Perrone, G., de Hevia, M.D., Bricolo, E., & Girelli, L. (2010). Numbers can move our hands: A spatial representation effect in digits handwriting. Experimental Brain Research, 205, 479-487.

Picozzi, M., de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2010). Seven-month-old infants detect ordinal numerical relationships within temporal sequences. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 107, 359-367.

Previtali, P., de Hevia, M.D., & Girelli, L. (2010). Placing order in space: The SNARC effect in serial learning. Experimental Brain Research, 201, 599-605.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2009). Spontaneous mapping of number and space in adults and young children. Cognition, 110, 198-207. pdf

de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., Bricolo, E., & Vallar, G. (2008). The representational space of magnitude: Illusions of length. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 1496-1514.

de Hevia, M.D., Vallar, G., & Girelli, L. (2008). Visualizing numbers in the mind’s eye: The role of visuo-spatial processing in numerical abilities. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 32, 1361-1372.

de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Vallar, G. (2006). Numbers and space: A cognitive illusion? Experimental Brain Research, 168, 254-264. pdf

 

Book chapter

de Hevia, M.D. (2015). Link between numbers and spatial extent from birth to adulthood. In Avishai Henik (Ed) Continuous issues in numerical cognition: How many or how much. (pp. in press). Elsevier.

de Hevia, M.D., Vallar, G., & Girelli, L. (2006). Visuo-spatial components of numerical representation. In T. Vecchi and G. Bottini (Ed) Imagery and Spatial Cognition: Methods, Models and Cognitive Assessment. (pp. 155-171). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

 


COMMUNICATIONS (1900 - 2017)

Oral communication

Bulf, H., de Hevia, M.D., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2015). Small on the left, large on the right: Evidence for a Posner-SNARC effect in preverbal infants. Paper presented at the Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Hungary.

Bulf, H., Gariboldi, V., de Hevia, M.D., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2015). Left-to-right orientation facilitates learning of abstract rules in 7-month-old infants. Paper presented at the Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Hungary.

Macchi-Cassia, V., Gariboldi, V., Bulf, H., de Hevia, M.D., & McCrink, K. (2015). Operational momentum during the representation of ordinal relations in 4- and 12-month-old infants. Paper presented at the Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Hungary.

Marie, J., Martin, L., Coubart, A., de Hevia, M.D., Streri, A., & Izard, V. (2015, March). Newborn infants detect correspondences in the numerical structure of visual vs. auditory sets. Paper presented at the SRCD, Philadelphia, PA, USA. pdf

Bulf, H., de Hevia, M.D., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2014). Magnitude information and oriented spatial codes in human infants. Paper presented at the Sympoisum on the Embodiment of abstract concepts: what’s special about space?, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy.

Bulf, H., Macchi-Cassia, V., & de Hevia, M.D. (2014). Do numbers orient visual attention in infants? Evidence from an eye-tracking study. Paper presented at the International Society for Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.

Gariboldi, V., Bulf, H., de Hevia, M.D., McCrink, K., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2014). Operational momentum during the representation of ordinal relations in 4- and 12-month-old infants. Paper presented at the Workshop on Cognition and Evolution CogEVO, Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy..

Macchi-Cassia, V., Gariboldi, V., Bulf, H., McCrink, K., & de Hevia, M.D. (2014). Operational momentum during magnitude ordering in 12-month-old infants. Paper presented at the International Society for Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.

Marie, J., Coubart, A., de Hevia, M.D., Streri, A., & Izard, V. (2014). Newborn infants detect correspondences in the numerical structure of visual vs. auditory sets. Paper presented at the Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Hongrie.

Addabbo, M., Quirito, S., Gariboldi, V., de Hevia, M.D., & Girelli, L. (2013). La discriminazione delle relazioni numeriche ordinali a 4 mesi di vita: nuove evidenze di un vantaggio per l'ordine crescente. Paper presented at the XXVI Congresso nazionale della sezione di psicologia dello sviluppo e dell’educazione, Milan, Italy.

de Hevia, M.D. (2013). What babies know about Space, Time, and Number. Paper presented at the College de France, Paris, France.

de Hevia, M.D., Marie, J., Coubart, A., Streri, A., & Izard, V. (2013). One-to-one correspondence cues for small sets enhance infants’ arithmetic abilities. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, USA.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2012, June). Not all continuous dimensions map equally: Number-Brightness mapping in infants. Paper presented at the International Society for Infant Studies, Minneapolis, USA.

de Hevia, M.D. (2011, June). Constructing a Mental Number Line. Paper presented at the Journée scientifique annuelle du GDR Neurosciences Cognitives du Développement, Paris.

de Hevia, M.D., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2011, April). Early precursors of a number line. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

de Hevia, M.D., Vanderslice, M., & Spelke, E.S. (2011, October). Cross-dimensional Mapping of Number, Length and Brightness by Preschool Children. Paper presented at the Cognitive Development Society, Philadelphia, USA.

Macchi-Cassia, V., Girelli, L., de Hevia, M.D., & Picozzi, M. (2011, April). Four-Month-Old Infants' Detection of Order: An Advantage for Increasing Non-Numerical Sequences. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

de Hevia, M.D., Picozzi, M., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2010, March). Left-to-right oriented number line: Infants’ use of space to represent number magnitude. Paper presented at the International Society for Infant Studies, Baltimore, USA.

Katz, R., de Hevia, M.D., Izard, V., & Spelke, E.S. (2010). High Tones and High Places: Infants' mapping across tonal and spatial dimensions. Paper presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore, Maryland.

Macchi-Cassia, V., de Hevia, M.D., Picozzi, M., Rumi, G., Perego, V., & Girelli, L. (2010, September). Increasing magnitude counts more: evidence from 4-month-old infants’ detection of non-numerical ordinal sequences. Paper presented at the British Psychological Association, Developmental Section Conference, London, UK.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2009, April). The Spatial-Numerical Link in Adults, Children, and Infants. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, USA.

Picozzi, M., de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2009, June). Are 4-month-olds able to discriminate non-numerical ordinal sequences? Paper presented at the Workshop on Cognition and Evolution CogEVO, Trento, Italy.

Picozzi, M., de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2009, June). Seven-month-old infants’ ability to detect ordinal numerical relationships within temporal and spatiotemporal sequences. Paper presented at the Workshop on Cognition and Evolution CogEVO, Trento, Italy.

Picozzi, M., de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Macchi-Cassia, V. (2009, April). Are 4-Month-Olds Able to Discriminate Ordinal Sequences of Non-Numerical Quantities? Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, USA.

de Hevia, M.D. (2008, April). Links between representations of number and space in early childhood and infancy. Paper presented at the Jacobs Foundation Conference, Marbach Castle, Germany.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2008). Connections between number and space in infancy. Paper presented at the International Society for Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.

Chinello, A., de Hevia, M.D., Geraci, C., & Girelli, L. (2007, September). Finding the SNARC in number signs: Notational effects in accessing number representation. Paper presented at the NUMBRA Summer School “Numeracy and Brain development: progress and prospects”,, Santorini, Greece.

de Hevia, M.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2007, March). The spatial representation of magnitude in children: Effects of number in the perception of a line. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, USA.

Girelli, L., Previtali, P., & de Hevia, M.D. (2007, August). Serial learning induces spatially-organized mental representation. Paper presented at the Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Marseille, France.

Perrone, G., de Hevia, M.D., & Girelli, L. (2007, September). The influence of numerical information on the representation of space. Paper presented at the Congresso Nazionale della Sezione di Psicologia Sperimentale, Como, Italy.

Perrone, G., de Hevia, M.D., & Girelli, L. (2007, September). Mapping numbers onto space: Further support for the cognitive illusion hypothesis. Paper presented at the Congresso Nazionale della Sezione di Psicologia Sperimentale, Como, Italy.

Perrone, G., de Hevia, M.D., Bricolo, E., & Girelli, L. (2006, September). Spatial effects on the writing of Arabic numbers. Paper presented at the Congresso Nazionale della Sezione di Psicologia Sperimentale, Rovereto, Italy.

de Hevia, M.D. (2005, July). The influence of the numerical magnitude in the representation of space. Paper presented at the NUMBRA / ESCOP Summer School “Neuroscience of number processing, Erice, Italy.

de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., Bricolo, E., & Vallar, G. (2005, April). The impact of numbers in the representational space: Mis-estimations of length. Paper presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Meeting, New York, USA.

de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., Bricolo, E., & Vallar, G. (2005, July). The impact of the numerical magnitude in the representation of space. Paper presented at the NUMBRA / ESCOP Summer School “Neuroscience of number processing”, Erice, Italy.

Perrone, G., de Hevia, M.D., Bricolo, E., & Girelli, L. (2005). Physical and symbolic distances in the representational space: Evidence from scanning visual images. Paper presented at the Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Leiden, Holland.

de Hevia, M.D., Girelli, L., & Vallar, G. (2003, September). Cognitive illusion of length induced by number magnitude. Paper presented at the Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Granada, Spain.