Articles and chapters

  • Karatas, N. B., Özemir, O., Lovelett, J. T., Demir, B., Erkol, K., Veríssimo, J., Erçetin, G., & Ullman, M. T. (2021, online). Improving second language vocabulary learning and retention by leveraging memory enhancement techniques: A multidomain pedagogical approach. Language Teaching Research. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J., Verhaeghen, P., Goldman, N., Weinstein, M., & Ullman, M. T. (2021, online). Evidence that ageing yields improvements as well as declines across attention and executive functions. Nature Human Behaviour. [doi]

  • Marimon, M., Hofmann, A., Veríssimo, J., Männel, C., Friederici, A. D., Höhle, B., & Wartenburger, I. (2021). Children's learning of non-adjacent dependencies using a web-based computer game setting. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:734877. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J. (2021). Analysis of rating scales: A pervasive problem in bilingualism research and a solution with Bayesian ordinal models. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 24, 842–848. [doi] [preprint]

  • Veríssimo, J. (2021). BLC mini-series: New statistical approaches and research practices for bilingualism research [Editorial]. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 24, 799–800. [doi] [preprint]

  • Stone, K., Veríssimo, J., Schad, D., Oltrogge, E., Vasishth, S., & Lago, S. (2021). The interaction of grammatically distinct agreement dependencies in predictive processing. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 36, 1159–1179. [doi] [preprint]

  • Reifegerste, J., Veríssimo, J., Rugg, M. D., Pullman, M. Y., Babcock, L., Glei, D. A., Weinstein, M., Goldman, N., & Ullman, M. T. (2021). Early-life education may help bolster declarative memory in old age, especially for women. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 28, 218–252. [doi]

  • Reifegerste, J., Estabrooke, I. V., Russell, L. E., Veríssimo, J., Johari, K., Wilmarth, B., Pagan, F. L., Moussa, C., & Ullman, M. T. (2020). Can sex influence the neurocognition of language? Evidence from Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia, 148, 107633. [doi]

  • Pliatsikas, C., Meteyard ,L.*, Veríssimo, J.*, DeLuca, V., Shattuck, K., & Ullman, M. T. (2020). The effect of bilingualism on brain development from early childhood to young adulthood. Brain Structure and Function, 225, 2131–2152. [*Equal contribution] [doi] [preprint]

  • Pañeda, C., Lago, S., Vares, E., Veríssimo, J., & Felser, C. (2020). Island effects in Spanish comprehension. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 5, 21. [doi]

  • Ruberg, T., Rothweiler, M., Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2020). Childhood bilingualism and Specific Language Impairment: A study of the CP-domain in German SLI. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 23, 668–680. [doi]

  • Wulff, D. U., De Deyne, S., Jones, M. N., . . . Veríssimo, J., & Mata, R. (2019). New perspectives on the aging lexicon. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23, 686–698. [doi]

  • Clahsen, H., & Veríssimo, J. (2019, reprint). Investigating grammatical processing in bilinguals: The case of morphological priming. In I. A. Sekerina, L. Spradlin & V. Valian (Eds.), Bilingualism, executive function, and beyond: Questions and insights (pp. 117–130). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [From Clahsen & Veríssimo (2016) in Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism] [doi]

  • Bosch, S., Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2019). Inflectional morphology in bilingual language processing: An age-of-acquisition study. Language Acquisition, 26, 339–360. [doi]

  • Farhy, Y., & Veríssimo, J. (2019). Semantic effects in morphological priming: The case of Hebrew stems. Language and Speech, 62, 737–750. [doi]

  • Pliatsikas, C.*, Veríssimo, J.*, Babcock, L., Pullman, M. Y., Glei, D. A., Weinstein, M., Goldman, N., & Ullman, M. T. (2019). Working memory in older adults declines with age, but is modulated by sex and education. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72, 1308–1327. [*Equal contribution] [doi]

  • Jessen, A., Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2018). Variability and consistency in late bilinguals' morphology: An ERP production study. The Mental Lexicon, 13, 186–214. [doi]

  • Farhy, Y., Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2018). Do late bilinguals access pure morphology during word recognition? A masked priming study on Hebrew as a second language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21, 945–951. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J. (2018). Sensitive periods in both L1 and L2: Some conceptual and methodological suggestions [Commentary on Mayberry & Kluender, 2018]. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 21, 932–933. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J., Heyer, V., Jacob, G., & Clahsen, H. (2018). Selective effects of age of acquisition on morphological priming: Evidence for a sensitive period. Language Acquisition, 25, 315–326. [doi]

  • Farhy, Y., Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2018). Universal and particular in morphological processing: Evidence from Hebrew. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71, 1125–1133. [doi]

  • Jacob, G., Heyer, V., & Veríssimo, J. (2018). Aiming at the same target: A masked priming study directly comparing derivation and inflection in the second language. International Journal of Bilingualism, 22, 619–637. [doi]

  • Clahsen, H., & Veríssimo, J. (2016). Dual Morphology in the mental lexicon: Experimental evidence from the acquisition and processing of Greek and Portuguese. In P. Guijarro-Fuentes, M. Juan-Garau, & P. Larrañaga (Eds.), Acquisition of Romance languages: Old acquisition challenges and new explanations from a generative perspective (pp. 41–64). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. [doi]

  • Clahsen, H., & Veríssimo, J. (2016). Investigating grammatical processing in bilinguals: The case of morphological priming. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 6, 685–698. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J. (2016). Extending a Gradient Symbolic approach to the native versus non-native contrast: The case of plurals in compounds [Commentary on Goldrick, Putnam, & Schwarz, 2016]. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 900–902. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2014). Variables and similarity in linguistic generalization: Evidence from inflectional classes in Portuguese. Journal of Memory and Language, 76, 61–79. [doi]

  • Hedenius, M., Persson, J., Tremblay, A., Adi-Japha, E., Veríssimo, J., Dye, C. D., Alm, P., Jennische, M., Tomblin, J. B., & Ullman, M.T. (2011). Grammar predicts procedural learning and consolidation deficits in children with Specific Language Impairment. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 2362–2375. [doi]

  • Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2009). Morphological priming by itself: A study of Portuguese conjugations. Cognition, 112, 187–194. [doi]

Articles in other topics (ISDP project)

  • Schmitt, D. P., Allik, J., McCrae, R. R., Benet-Martínez, V., Alcalay, L., Ault, L., et al. (2007). The geographic distribution of Big Five personality traits: Patterns and profiles of human self-description across 56 nations. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 38, 173–212.

  • Schmitt, D. P., Alcalay, L., Allensworth, M., Allik, J., Ault, L., Austers, I., et al. (2004). Patterns and universals of adult romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions: Are models of self and of other pancultural constructs? Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 367–402.

  • Schmitt, D. P. & 121 Members of the International Sexuality Description Project (2004). Patterns and universals of mate poaching across 53 nations: The effects of sex, culture, and personality on romantically attracting another person's partner. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 560–584.

  • Schmitt, D. P. & 118 Members of the International Sexuality Description Project (2003). Universal sex differences in the desire for sexual variety: Tests from 52 nations, 6 continents, and 13 islands. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 85–104.

  • Schmitt, D. P., Alcalay, L., Allensworth, M., Allik, J., Ault, L., Austers, I., et al. (2003). Are men universally more dismissing than women? Gender differences in romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions. Personal Relationships, 10, 307–331.


  • Veríssimo, J., & Clahsen, H. (2005). Stem-formation processes in Portuguese: A dual-mechanism account. In B.G. Bara, L. Barsalou, and M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p. 2570.

PhD thesis

  • Veríssimo, J. (2010). Stems and rules: A dual-mechanism account of verbal stem formation in Portuguese (Doctoral dissertation). University of Essex, Colchester, UK.