Publications of Manuela Macedonia

Journal Article (33)

2022
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Mathias, B., Andrä, C., Schwager, A., Macedonia, M., & von Kriegstein, K. (2022). Twelve- and fourteen-year-old school children differentially benefit from sensorimotor- and multisensory-enriched vocabulary training. Educational Psychology Review, 34, 1739–1770.
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Macedonia, M., Greiner, J., Repetto, C., & Wriesnegger, S. C. (2022). Gesture based word (re)acquisition with a virtual agent in augmented reality: A preliminary study. Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine, 20, 83–86.
2021
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Repetto, C., Mathias, B., Weichselbaum, O., & Macedonia, M. (2021). Visual recognition of words learned with gestures induces motor resonance in the forearm muscles. Scientific Reports, 11. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-96792-9
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Mathias, B., Sureth, L., Hartwigsen, G., Macedonia, M., Mayer, K. M., & von Kriegstein, K. (2021). Visual sensory cortices causally contribute to auditory word recognition following sensorimotor-enriched vocabulary training. Cerebral Cortex, 31, 513–528.
2020
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Macedonia, M., Lehner, A. E., & Repetto, C. (2020). Positive effects of grasping virtual objects on memory for novel words in a second language. Scientific Reports, 10. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-67539-9
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Andrä, C., Mathias, B., Schwager, A., Macedonia, M., & von Kriegstein, K. (2020). Learning foreign language vocabulary with gestures and pictures enhances vocabulary memory for several months post-learning in eight-year-old school children. Educational Psychology Review. doi:10.1007/s10648-020-09527-z
2019
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Macedonia, M. (2019). Embodied learning: Why at school the mind needs the body. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02098
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Macedonia, M., Repetto, C., Ischebeck, A., & Mueller, K. (2019). Depth of encoding through observed gestures in foreign language word learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00033
2018
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Macedonia, M., Hammer, F., & Weichselbaum, O. (2018). Guided embodiment and potential applications of tutor systems in language instruction and rehabilitation. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00927
2017
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Repetto, C., Pedroli, E., & Macedonia, M. (2017). Enrichment effects of gestures and pictures on abstract words in a second language. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02136
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Mayer, K. M., Macedonia, M., & von Kriegstein, K. (2017). Recently learned foreign abstract and concrete nouns are represented in distinct cortical networks similar to the native language. Human Brain Mapping, 38, 4398–4412.
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Macedonia, M., & Repetto, C. (2017). Why your body can jog your mind. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00362
2016
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Repetto, C., Serino, S., Macedonia, M., & Riva, G. (2016). Virtual Reality as an embodied tool to enhance episodic memory in elderly. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01839
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Macedonia, M., & Mueller, K. (2016). Exploring the neural representation of novel words learned through enactment in a word recognition task. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00953
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Macedonia, M., & Repetto , C. (2016). Brief multisensory training enhances second language vocabulary acquisition in both high and low performers. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 15, 42–53.
2015
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Macedonia, M. (2015). Learning styles and vocabulary acquisition in second language: How the brain learns. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01800
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Mayer, K. M., Yildiz, I. B., Macedonia, M., & von Kriegstein, K. (2015). Visual and motor cortices differentially support the translation of foreign language words. Current Biology, 25, 530–535.
2014
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Macedonia, M. (2014). Bringing back the body into the mind: Gestures enhance word learning in foreign language. Frontiers in Psychology, 5. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01467
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Macedonia, M., Bergmann, K., & Roithmayr, F. (2014). Imitation of a pedagogical agent’s gestures enhances memory for words in second language. Science Journal of Education, 2, 162–169.
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Macedonia, M. (2014). Ein Billie für alle Fälle. Gehirn und Geist, 22–27.
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