Peer review


Colás, I., Chica, A. B.,  Thiebaut de Schotten, M., Busquier, H., Olivares, G., Triviño, M. (2023). Impaired attentional mechanisms in confabulating patients: A VLSM and DWI study, Cortex,


Lopez-Gonzalez, J. A., Galdón, A., Olivares, G., Raman, S., Muñoz, D., Paolieri, D., … & Chica, A. B. (2022). Clinical Applications of Neuroscience: Locating Language Areas in Epileptic Patients and Restoring Speech in Paralyzed People. Proc. IberSPEECH 2022, 246-250.

Cobos M. I. & Chica A. B. (2022). Attention does not always help: the role of expectancy, divided, and spatial attention on illusory conjunctions. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology,75(11):2087-2104. doi: 10.1177/17470218221089625

Narganes-Pineda, C., Chica, A. B., Lupiáñez, J., & Marotta, A. (2022). Explicit vs. implicit spatial processing in arrow vs. eye-gaze spatial congruency effects. Psychological Research, 1-18. doi: 10.1007/s00426-022-01659-x

Rodríguez-San Esteban, P., Chica, A. B., & Paz-Alonso, P. M. (2022). Functional characterization of correct and incorrect feature integration. Cerebral Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhac147

Spagna, A., Bayle, D.J., Romeo, Z., Seidel-Malkinson, T., Liu, J., Yahia-Cherif, L., Chica, A.B., Bartolomeo, P. (2022). The cost of attentional reorienting on conscious visual perception: an MEG study, bhac192,


Muela, I., Chica, A. B., Garcia-Fernandez, P., & Castro, C. (2021). Visual attention in realistic driving situations: attentional capture and Hazard Prediction. Applied ergonomics, 90, 103235.


Martín-Signes, M., Cano-Melle, C., & Chica, A. B. (2020). Fronto-parietal networks underlie the interaction between executive control and conscious perception: Evidence from TMS and DWI. Cortex, 134, 1-15.


Colás, I., Chica, A. B., Rodenas, E., Busquier, H., Olivares, G., & Triviño, M. (2019). Conscious perception in patients with prefrontal damage. Neuropsychologia, 129, 284-293.

Martín-Arévalo, E., Lupiáñez, J., Narganes-Pineda, C., Marino, G., Colás, I., & Chica, A. B. (2019). The causal role of the left parietal lobe in facilitation and inhibition of return. cortex, 117, 311-322.

Martín-Signes, M., Paz-Alonso, P. M., & Chica, A. B. (2019). Connectivity of frontoparietal regions reveals executive attention and consciousness interactions. Cerebral Cortex, 29(11), 4539-4550.

Martín-Signes, M., Pérez-Serrano, C., & Chica, A. B. (2019). Causal contributions of the SMA to alertness and consciousness interactions. Cerebral cortex, 29(2), 648-656.

Muela, I., Chica, A. B., Garcia-Fernandez, P., & Castro, C. (2019). Attention capture in hazard prediction and its relation with the effect of driving experience. Traffic injury prevention, 20(Suppl 2), S205-S205.


Cobos, M.I., Guerra, P.M., Vila, J. & Chica, A.B. (2018). Heart-rate modulations reveal attention and consciousness interactions. Psychophysiology, e13295

Chica, A.B., Thiebaut de Schotten, M., Bartolomeo, P., and Paz-Alonso, P.M. (2018). White matter microstructure of attentional networks predicts attention and consciousness functional interactions. Brain Structure and Function. 223(2):653-668

Colás, I., Capilla, A., & Chica, A. B. (2018). Neural modulations of interference control over conscious perception. Neuropsychologia, 112, 40–49.


Martín-Signes, M., Pérez-Serrano, C. & Chica, A.B. (2017). Causal contributions of the Supplementary Motor Area to alertness and consciousness interactions. Cerebral Cortex, 1-9.

Ortiz-Tudela, J., Martín-Arévalo, E., Chica, A.B., & Lupiáñez, J. (2017). Semantic incongruity attracts attention at a pre-conscious level: evidence from a TMS study. Cortex. 102, 96-106

Colás, I., Triviño, M., & Chica, A. B. (2017). Interference Control Modulations Over Conscious Perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1–12.

Botta, F., Ródenas, E., & Chica, A. B. Target bottom-up strength determines the extent of attentional modulations on conscious perception. Experimental Brain Research. 235(7):2109-2124. doi:10.1007/s00221-017-4954-z.

Herreros, L., Lambert, A.J., & Chica, A. B., Orienting of attention with and without cue awareness. Neuropsychologia, 99,


Chica, A. B., Bayle, D.J., Botta, F., Bartolomeo, P., and Paz-Alonso, P.M. (2016) Interactions between phasic alerting and consciousness in the frontostriatal network. Scientific Reports. 6, 31868; doi: 10.1038/srep31868.

Henríquez, R.A., Chica, A.B., Billeke, P., Bartolomeo, P. (2016). Fluctuating Minds: Spontaneous Psychophysical Variability during Mind-Wandering. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0147174. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147174.

Martín-Arevalo, E., Chica, A.B.*, & Lupiáñez, J.* (2015). No single electrophysiological marker for facilitation and inhibition of return: A review. Behavioural Brain Research, 300: 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2015.11.030


Bourgeois, A., Chica, A.B., Migliaccio, R., Bayle, D.J., Duret, C., Pradat-Diehl, P., Lunven, M., Pouget, P., & Bartolomeo, P. (2015). Inappropriate rightward saccades after right hemisphere damage: Oculomotor analysis and anatomical correlates. Neuropsychologia, 73, 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.04.013.

Martín-Arevalo, E., Botta, F., Lupiáñez, J., & Chica, A.B. (2015). Endogenous attention modulates attentional and motor interference from distractors: Evidence from behavioral and electrophysiological results. Research Topic entitled «Surprising Events and Attention”. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00132.


Chica, A.B., Bourgeois, A., & Bartolomeo, P. (2014). On the role of the ventral attention system in spatial orienting. General comment on: “Attention and predictions: control of spatial attention beyond the endogenous-exogenous dichotomy”, by Macaluso and Doricchi (2013). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:235. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00235

Chica, A.B., Martín-Arevalo, E., Botta, F., & Lupiáñez, J. (2014). The Spatial Orienting paradigm: How to design and interpret cuing experiments. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 40, 35-51.

Martín-Arevalo, E., Chica, A.B., & Lupiáñez, J. (2014). Electrophysiological modulations of exogenous attention by intervening events. Brain and Cognition, 85, 239-250.

Botta, F., Lupiáñez, J., & Chica, A.B. (2014). When endogenous attention improves conscious perception: Effects of alerting and bottom-up activation. Consciousness and Cognition, 23, 63–73.

Chica, A.B., Valero-Cabré, A., Paz-Alonso, P.M., & Bartolomeo, P. (2014). Causal contribution of left Frontal Eye Field to spatial attention and conscious perception. Cerebral Cortex, 24(3), 745-53. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs357.


Bourgeois, A., Chica, A.B., Valero-Cabré, A., & Bartolomeo, P. (2013). Cortical control of Inhibition of Return: Exploring the causal contributions of the left parietal cortex. Cortex, 49(10), 2927–2934.

Martín-Arevalo, E., Chica, A.B., & Lupiáñez, J. (2013). Task dependent modulation of exogenous attention: effects of target duration and intervening events. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 75(6): 1148-60. doi: 10.3758/s13414-013-0481-6.

Lupiáñez, J., Martín-Arevalo, E., & Chica, A.B. (2013). Inhibition of Return: Attentional disengagement or Detection cost? Psicológica, 34, 221-252.

Bourgeois, A., Chica, A.B., Valero-Cabré, A., & Bartolomeo, P. (2013). Cortical control of inhibition of return: causal evidence for response-dependent modulation by regions of the right posterior parietal cortex in humans. Cortex, 49 (8), 2229–2238.

Chica, A.B., Bartolomeo, P, & Lupiáñez, J. (2013). Two cognitive and neural systems for endogenous and exogenous spatial attention. Behavioural Brain Research. 237: 107–123.

Chica, A.B., Paz-Alonso, P.M., Valero-Cabré, A., & Bartolomeo, P. (2013). Neural bases of the interactions between spatial attention and conscious perception. Cerebral Cortex. 23(6): 1269–79.


Bartolomeo, P., Thibeaut de Schotten, M., & Chica, A.B. (2012). Brain networks of visuospatial attention and their disruption in visual neglect. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6:110. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00110.

Chanes, L., Chica, A.B., Quentin, R., & Valero-Cabré, A. (2012). Manipulation of pre-target activity on the right Frontal Eye Field enhances conscious visual perception in humans. PLoS ONE 7(5): e 36232. doi: 10.1371 / journal.pone. 0036232.

Bourgeois, A., Chica, A.B., Migliaccio, R., Thibeaut de Schotten, M.T., & Bartolomeo, P. (2012). Cortical control of Inhibition of Return: Evidence from patients with inferior parietal damage and visual neglect. Neuropsychologia. 50(5):800-9.

Chica, A.B. & Bartolomeo, P. (2012). Attentional routes to conscious perception. Frontiers in Psychology. 3(1): doi: 10.3389 /fpsyg.2012.00001.

Chica, A.B., Botta, F., Lupiáñez, J., & Bartolomeo, P. (2012). Spatial attention and conscious perception: Interactions and dissociations between and within endogenous and exogenous processes. Neuropsychologia. 50(5):621-9.


Lasaponara, S., Chica, A.B., Lecce, F., Lupiáñez, J., & Doricchi, F. (2011). ERP evidence for selective drop in attentional costs in uncertain environments: challenging a purely premotor account of covert orienting of attention. Neuropsychologia. 49 (9), 2648-2657.

Tian, Y., Chica, A.B., Xu., P., & Yao, D. (2011). Differential consequences of orienting attention in parallel and serial search: An ERP Study. Brain Research. 1391: 81-92.

Gabay*, S., Chica*, A.B., Charras, P., Funes, M.J., & Henik, A. (2012). Cue and target processing modulate the onset of inhibition of return. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 38(1), 42-52. *Two first authors contributed equally.

Kusnir, F., Chica, A.B., Mitsumasu, M. & Bartolomeo, P. (2011). Phasic auditory alerting improves visual conscious perception. Consciousness and Cognition. 20 (4): 1201-1210.

Chica, A.B., Thibeaut de Schotten, M.T., Toba, M., Malhotra, P., Lupiáñez, J., & Bartolomeo, P. (2011). Attention networks and their interactions after right-hemisphere damage. Cortex. 48(6):654-63.

Chica, A.B., Lasaponara, S., Chanes, L., Valero-Cabré, A., Doricchi, F., Lupiáñez, J., & Bartolomeo, P. (2011). Spatial attention and conscious perception: The role of endogenous and exogenous orienting. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 73:1065–1081.

Chica, A.B., Bartolomeo, P., & Valero-Cabré, A. (2011). Dorsal and ventral parietal contributions to spatial orienting in the human brain. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(22): 8143– 8149.

López-Ramón, M.F., Chica, A.B., Bartolomeo, P., & Lupiáñez, J. (2011). Attentional orienting and awareness: Evidence from a discrimination task. Consciousness and Cognition. 20 (3), 745-755.


Chica, A.B., Lasaponara, S., Lupiáñez, J., Doricchi, F., & Bartolomeo, P. (2010). Exogenous attention can capture perceptual consciousness. NeuroImage. 51:1205-1212.

Chica, A.B., Klein, R.M., Rafal, R.D., & Hopfinger, J.B. (2010). Saccade preparation does not produce Inhibition of Return: Failure to replicate Rafal, Calabresi, Brennan, & Sciolto (1989). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 36 (5), 1193-1206.

Chica, A.B., & Bartolomeo, P. (2010). Unconscious strategies? Commentary on Risko and Stolz (2009): “The Proportion Valid Effect in Covert Orienting: Strategic Control or Implicit Learning?” Consciousness and Cognition. 19:443-444.

Chica, A.B., Taylor, T. L., Lupiáñez, J., & Klein, R. M. (2010). Two mechanisms underlying inhibition of return. Experimental Brain Research, 201(1), 25-35.

2009 and before

Chica, A.B., & Christie, J. (2009). Spatial attention does improve temporal discrimination.  Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71(2):273-80.

Chica, A.B., & Lupiáñez, J. (2009). Effects of endogenous and exogenous attention on visual processing: An Inhibition of Return study. Brain Research. 1278, 75-85.

Chica, A.B., Charras, P., & Lupiáñez (2008). Endogenous attention and Illusory Line Motion depend on task set. Vision Research, 48(21), 2251-2259.

Chica, A.B., Sanabria, D., Lupiáñez, J., & Spence, C. (2007). Comparing intramodal and crossmodal cuing in the endogenous orienting of spatial attention. Experimental Brain Research, 179(3), 353-364.

Chica, A.B., Lupiáñez, J., & Bartolomeo, P. (2006). Dissociating inhibition of return from the endogenous orienting of spatial attention: Task set modulation. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 23(7), 1015-1034.

Chica, A.B., & Lupiáñez, J. (2004). Inhibition of return without return of attention. Psicothema, 16(2), 248-254.

Book chapters

Lupiáñez, J., Callejas, A., Chica, A.B., Correa, A., Vivas, A. & Botella, J. Chapter IV: Attention. (2016). En M. T. Bajo, L. J. Fuentes, J. Lupiáñez, y R. Rueda (coords.), Mente y cerebro: De la psicología experimental a la neurociencia cognitiva. Madrid: Alianza Editorial.

Chica, A.B., and Checa, P. (2013). Atención, procesamiento de la información sensorial y sistemas atencionales. In Redolar (Eds.), Neurociencia Cognitiva. Editorial Panamericana.

Dukewich, K. & Chica, A.B. Inhibition of Return. In H. Pashler (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of the Mind. SAGE Publications, Inc.

Madrid, E., Ruz, M., Chica, A.B., Lupiáñez, J. & Tudela, P. (2004) Detección de conflicto e inhibición de respuestas en el control cognitivo: Correlatos electrofisiológicos de alta densidad en una tarea Go-Nogo (Conflict detection and response inhibition in cognitive control: Electrophysiological correlates in a go-no go task). En J. J. Ortells, C. Noguera, M.T. Daza y E. Carmona (Eds.). La Atención: un enfoque pluridisciplinar, Vol. III. Valencia: Promolibro.

Dissemination papers

Colás, I., Triviño, M., & Chica, A.B. (2015). Alteraciones de la conciencia tras el daño cerebral adquirido: Una revisión sobre la anosognosia. Ciencia Cognitiva, 9:2, 30-32.