Peer reviewed papers



  • El Bouzaïdi Tiali, S., Spinelli, E., Meunier, F., Palluel-Germain, R., & Perrone-Bertolotti, M. (2020, December 17). Influence of ambiguity resolution during auditory language comprehension on executive control processes: a dual-task paradigm. PsyArXiv.

  • Nalborczyk, L.*, Banjac, S.*, Baeyens, C., Grandchamp, R. , Koster, E., Perrone-Bertolotti, M. & Lœvenbruck, H (2021) International journal of psychophysiology. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 159C, 23-36. 


  1. Marcos Domic-Siede; Martín Irani; Joaquín Valdés; Marcela Perrone-Bertolotti* & Tomás Ossandón* (2020) Frontal midline theta reflects cognitive control during planning. Neuroimage

  2. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Alexandre, S., Job, A-S, De Palma, L., Brutti-Mairesse, M-P, Hoffmann, D., Minotti, L., Kahane, P. & David, O. (2020) Probabilistic mapping of language networks from high frequency activity induced by direct electrical stimulation. Human Brain Mapping.

  3. Burnel, M., Durrleman,S., Reboul, A.,  Carré, A.,  Baciu, M. & Perrone-Bertolotti, M (2020) Theory of mind during childhood: investigating syntactic and executive contributions. Social Development

  4. Banjac, S. , Roger, E.,  Cousin, E.,  Perrone-Bertolotti, M.,  Haldin, C.,  Pichat, C.,  Lamalle, L., Minotti, L.,  Kahane, P.,  & Baciu, M. (2020 Interactive mapping of language and memory with the GE2REC protocol​. Brain Imaging and Behavior in press.

  5. Nalborczyk, L.;  Grandchamp, R.; Koster, E. Perrone-Bertolotti, M & Loevenbruck, L (2020) Can we decode phonetic features in inner speech using surface electromyography? PlosOne.

  6. Cuisenier, P., Testud, B., Minotti, L., El Bouzaïdi Tiali, S.,  Martineau, L., Job, A-S., Trebuchon, A., Deman, P., Bhattacharjee, M. Hoffmann, D., Lachaux, J-P., Baciu, M., Kahane, P. & Perrone-Bertolotti, M. (2020) Relationship between Direct Cortical Stimulation and induced High Frequency Activity for language mapping during Stereo-EEG recording, Journal of Neurosurgery. DOI: 10.3171/2020.2.JNS192751

  7. Billeke, P., Ossandon, T., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kahane, P., Bastin, J., Lachaux, J-P. and Fuentealba, P. (2020) Human anterior insula encodes performance feedback and relays prediction error to the medial prefrontal cortex. Cerebral Cortex.

  8. M. Perrone-Bertolotti, S. El Buzaidi Tiali, AC. Croize, M.Petton,  JR. Vidal, P., Deman,  S. Rheims, L. Minotti, M. Bhattacharjee, M. Baciu, P. Kahane and  JP. Lachaux (2020) A real-time marker of object-based attention in the human brain. A possible component of a “gate-keeping mechanism” performing late attentional selection in the Ventro-Lateral Prefrontal Cortex. Neuroimage

  9. Kuzovkin, I., Vidal, J.R., Perrone-Bertolotti, M. et al. Identifying task-relevant spectral signatures of perceptual categorization in the human cortex. Sci Rep 10, 7870 (2020). 



  1. R., Grandchamp, L., Rapin, M., Perrone-Bertolotti, C., Pichat, C., Haldin, E., Cousin, J-P Lachaux, M., Dohen, P., Perrier, M., Garnier, M.,  Baciu, H., Loevenbruck (2019) The ConDialInt Model: Condensation, dialogality and intentionality dimensions of inner speech within a hierarchical predictive control framework . Frontiers in Psychology, section Cognitive Science.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.0201

  2. Nalborczyk, L.;  Grandchamp, R.; Koster, E. Perrone-Bertolotti, M & Loevenbruck, L (2019) Can we decode phonetic features in inner speech using surface electromyography? PsyArXiv

  3. M. Petton, M. Perrone-Bertolotti, D. Mac-Auliffe; O. Bertrand; P-EAguera; F. Sipp; M. Batthacharjee; J Isnard.; L. Minotti,; S Rheims, P. Kahane; V. Herbillon & J-P Lachaux. (2019) BLAST: a short computerized test to measure the ability to « stay on task ». Normative behavioral data and detailed cortical dynamics. Neuropsychologia

  4. M. Thieux, J. Jung, R. Bouet, D. Gerard, P. R. Bauer, O. Bertrand , M. Perrone-Bertolotti, A. Arzimanoglou, P. Kahane , J-P. Lachaux, J. De Bellescize and V. Herbillon  (2019 ) BLAST paradigm: a new test to assess brief attentional fluctuations in children with epilepsy, ADHD and normal developing children. Epilepsy & Behavior. (

  5. Roger, E., Pichat, C., Renard, F., Cousin, E., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Hot, P., Minotti, L., Job, AS., Kahane, P., Trebuchon, A., Krainik, A. & Baciu, M. (accepted). Multimodal assessment of language and memory reorganization: a proof of concept in two patients with drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy.  Epileptic Disorders.


  1. M. Petton; M. Perrone-Bertolotti, D. Mac-Auliffe; O. Bertrand; P-EAguera; F. Sipp; M. Batthacharjee; J Isnard.; L. Minotti,; S Rheims, P. Kahane; V. Herbillon & J-P Lachaux. (2018) BLAST: a short computerized test to measure the ability to « stay on task ». Normative behavioral data and detailed cortical dynamics. (see bioRxiv.

  2. V. Herbillon, J. De Bellescize, D. Gerard, M. Thieux, R. Bouet, J. Jung, M. Perrone-Bertolotti, C. Uginet, A. Arzimanoglou, P. Kahane & J-P. Lachaux (2018). Troubles de l’attention et impact des anomalies électroencéphalographiques paroxystiques intercritiques dans les épilepsies de l’enfant : présentation d’un nouveau test d’attention soutenue synchronisé à l’EEG. A.N.A.E. 157; 001-008

  3. Burnel, M., Perrone-Bertolotti M., Reboul, A., Baciu, M. & Durrleman, S. (2018). Reducing the language content in ToM tests: a developmental cale, Developmental Psychology, Nov 20. doi: 10.1037/dev0000429.

  4. Roger, E., Petit, L., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Job, AS., Minotti, L., Kahane, P. & Baciu, M. (2018). Structural connectivity and neurocognition: contribution to focal epilepsy. Epileptic Disorders doi: 10.1684/epd.2018.0958. 


  1. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Tassin, M. & Meunier, F.  (2017) Speech-in-speech perception and executive function involvement. PlosOne. Jul 14;12(7):e0180084. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180084. 

  2. Billeke, P.; Ossandon, T., Stockle, M., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kahane, P., Lachaux, J-P. and Fuentealba P. (2017) Brain state-dependent recruitment of high-frequency oscillations in the human hippocampus. Cortex, 94, 87-99

  3. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kauffmann, Pichat, C., Vidal, J.R., Baciu, M.  (2017) Ventral and dorsal stream modulation by phonological and semantic processing during visual word recognition. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 325.
  4. Nalborczyk, L., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Baeyens, C., Grandchamp, R., Polosan, M., Spinelli, E., Koster, E., & Lœvenbruck, H. (accepted). Orofacial electromyographic correlates of induced verbal rumination. Biological Psychology. 30;127:53-63. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2017.04.013
  5. Burnel, M., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Durrleman, S., Reboul, A., Baciu, M. (2017). Role of two embedded syntaxes for belief attribution in adults with or without Asperger syndrome. Frontiers in Psychology. May 12;8:743. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00743
  6. Lœvenbruck H., Nalborczyk L., Perrone-Bertolotti M., Baeyens C., Grandchamp R. (in press). Un cas d’incarnation linguistique : implication du système moteur orofacial dans les ruminations mentales. Recherches sur la philosophie et le langage, Numéro spécial « Cognition Incarnée ».
  7. Torlay, L., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Thomas, E., Baciu, M. (2017). Machine Learning XGBoost Analysis of language networks to classify patients with epilepsy. Brain Informatics. doi.10.10007/s40708-017-0065-7. 
  8. Combrisson, E., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Soto, JP; Alamian, G.,  Kahane, P., Lachaux, JP.,  Guillot, A.,  Jerbi, K. (2017) From intentions to actions: Neural oscillations encode motor processes through phase, amplitude and phase-amplitude coupling. NeuroImage, 147, 473-487.
  1. Tzourio-Mazoyer, N., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Jobard, G., Mazoyer, B., & Baciu, M. (2017). Multi-factorial modulation of hemispheric specialization and plasticity for language in healthy and pathological conditions: A review. Cortex, 86, 314-339. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2016.05.013.
  2. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Cerles,M., Ramdeen, K.T., Boudiaf, N., Pichat, C., Hot, P. & Baciu, M. (2016) The self-pleasantness judgment modulates the encoding performance and the Default Mode Network activity. Frontiers Human Neuroscience, 10:121.doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00121
  3. Bastin, J., Deman, P., David, O., Gueguen, M., Benis, D., Minotti, L., Hoffman , D., Combrisson, E., Kujala, J., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kahane, P., Lachaux, JP & Jerbi, K. Direct Recordings from Human Anterior Insula Reveal its Leading Role within the Error-Monitoring Network. 20116, Cerebral Cortex.
  4. Baciu, M., Boudiaf, N., Cousin, E., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Pichat, C., Fournet, N., Chainay, H., Lamalle & Krainik, A. (2016). Functional MRI evidence for the decline of word retrieval and generation during normal aging. Age, Journal of the American Aging Association, Feb; 38(1): 3. doi: 10.1007/s11357-015-9857-y. Epub 2015. 



  1. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Girard, C., Cousin, E., Vidal, J. R., Pichat, C., Kahane, P., & Baciu, M. (2015). NEREC, an effective brain mapping protocol for combined language and long-term memory functions. Epilepsy & Behavior, 53, 140-148.
  2. Baciu, M. & Perrone-Bertolotti, M. (2015) What do patients with epilepsy tell us about language dynamics? Reviews in the Neurosciences,  26(1) 1-19.
  3. Vidal, JR., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kahane, P. &  Lachaux, JP. (2015) Intracranial spectral amplitude dynamics of perceptual suppression in fronto-insular, occipito-temporal, and primary visual cortex. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.0154
  1. Mosca, C., Zoubrinetzky, R., Baciu, M., Aguilar, L., Minotti, L., Kahane, P., Perrone-Bertolotti, M. (2014) Rehabilitation of verbal memory by means of preserved non-verbal memory abilities after epileptic surgery. Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports, 2: 167–173.
  2. Müsch, K., Hamamé, C.M., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Minotti, L., Kahane, P., Engel, A.K., Lachaux, J-P, Schneider, T.R. (2014) Selective attention modulates high-frequency activity in the face-processing network. Cortex, 60:34-51.
  3. Vidal, J.R., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Jerbi, K, Levy, J., de Palma, L., Minotti, L., Kahane, P., Bertrand, O., Lutz, A., & Lachaux, J-P. (2014) Disentangling the Effects of Top-Down Sensory Predictions on Conscious and Unconscious Word Processing in the Ventral Occipito-Temporal Cortex. NeuroImage, 95:129-35.
  4. Hamamé, C.M., Vidal, J.R., Perrone-Bertolotti, M.,  Ossandon, T., Jerbi, K., Kahane, P., Bertrand, B., and Lachaux, J-P. (2014) Functional selectivity in the human occipitotemporal cortex during natural vision: evidence from combined intracranial EEG and eye-tracking. NeuroImage, 95:  276–286.
  5. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Rapin, L., Lachaux, J-P., Baciu, M.,  Loevenbruck, H. (2014)  What is that little voice inside my head? Inner speech phenomenology, its role in cognitive performance, and its relation to self-monitoring. Behavioural Brain Research,  261: 220–239.
  6. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Vidal, J.R., de Palma, L., Hamamé, C.M., Ossandon, T., Kahane, P., Minotti, L., Bertrand, O., & Lachaux, J-P. (2014). Turning visual shapes into sounds: early stages of reading acquisition revealed in the ventral occipitotemporal cortex. NeuroImage, 90: 298-307.
  1. Baciu, M., Perrone-Bertolotti, M. & Tzourio-Mazoyer, N. (2013). Langage et spécialisation hémisphérique. La Lettre des Neurosciences, 45: 16-19.
  2. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Dohen, M., Loevenbruck, H., Sato, M., Pichat, C., Baciu, M. (2013). Neural correlates of the perception of prosodic focus in French. An fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 34: 2574–2591.
  3. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Lemonnier, S., & Baciu, M. (2013) Behavioral evidence for inter-hemispheric cooperation during a lexical decision task: a divided visual field experiment. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 7: 316.
  4. Bastin, J., Vidal, J.R., Bouvier, S., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Benis, D., Kahane, P., David, O., Lachaux, JP & Epstein, R. (2013) Temporal components in the parahippocampal place area revealed by human intracerebral recordings.  The Journal of Neuroscience. 33(24): 10123-10131.
  5. Vercueil, L. & Perrone-Bertolotti, M. (2013) Short case Report: Ictal inner speech jargon. Epilepsy & Behavior, 27(2): 307-309.
  6. Hamamé, C.M, Szwed, M., Sharman, M., Vidal J.R., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kahane, P., Bertrand, O., Lachaux, J.P. (2013). Dejerines' reading area revisited with intracranial-EEG: selective responses to letter-strings. Neurology, 80: 602.
  7. Perrone-Bertolotti M., Lemonier, S., Bonniot, C. & Baciu, M. (2013) Hemisphere specialization and inter-hemispheric cooperation during a phonological task. Effect of  Lexicality as assessed by the Divided Visual Field approach. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 18(2): 216-30.
  1. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kujala, J.,  Vidal J. R., Hamame C. M., Ossandon T., Bertrand O., Minotti L., Kahane P., Jerbi K., and Lachaux J. P. (2012) How silent is silent reading? Intracerebral evidence for top-down activation of temporal voice areas during reading. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(49): 17554-17562. 
  2. Yvert, G., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Baciu, M. & Olivier D. (2012) Dynamic causal modeling of spatiotemporal integration of phonological and semantic processes: An electroencephalographic study. The Journal of neuroscience, 32(12):4297– 4306 •.
  3. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Zoubrinetzky, R., Yvert, G., Le Bas, JF., Baciu, M. (2012) Functional MRI and neuropsychological evidence for language plasticity, before and after surgery in a patient with left temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 23(1): 81-86.
  1. Juphard, A., Vidal, J., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Minotti, L., Kahane, P., Lachaux, JP. & Baciu, M. (2011). Direct evidence for two different neural mechanisms for reading familiar and unfamiliar words: an intra-cerebral EEG study. Front. Hum. Neurosci, 5:101.
  2. Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Yvert, G. & Baciu, M. (2011). Evaluation de la réorganisation cérébrale du langage chez les patients épileptiques. Apport de la psychologie cognitive. Les Cahiers d'Epilepsies, novembre 2011, p. 9-14.
  3. Perrone-Bertolotti M., Pichat, C., Baciu, A., Le Bas, JF, Baciu, M. (2011) Functional MRI evidence for modulation of the cerebral activity by grapheme-to phoneme regularity and gender in French, Journal of Neurolinguistics, 24(4): 507-520.
  4. Polosan, M., Baciu, M., Cousin, E., Perrone, M., Pichat, C., Segebarth, C. & Bougerol, T. (2011). An fMRI study of the social competition in healthy subject. Brain and Cognition. 77(3): 401-411
  1. Perrone, M., Cousin, E., Baciu, A. & Baciu, M. (2009). Modulation de la spécialisation hémisphérique du langage par le degré de transparence grapho-phonémique et le sexe. Etude comportementale en champ visuel divisé. Revue de Neurosychologie, 4(1) : 288-98.
  2. Cousin, E., Perrone, M., Baciu, M. (2009). Hemispheric specialization for phoneme detection according to phoneme transparency and gender. A divided visual field experiment in healthy subjects. Brain and  Cognition 69(3) :465-71.




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