Otten, M., Seth, A. K., & Pinto, Y. (2017). A social Bayesian brain: How social knowledge can shape visual perception. Brain and cognition112, 69-77.  pdf

Otten, M., Pinto, Y., Paffen, C., Seth, A.K. Kanai, R. (2017). The uniformity illusion: central stimuli can determine peripheral perception. Psychological science28(1), 56-68

Pinto, Y., Vandenbroucke, A.R., Otten, M., Sligte, I.G., Seth, A.K., Lamme, V.A.F. (2017). Conscious visual memory with minimal attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General146(2), 214.

Pinto, Y., Neville, D. A., Otten, M., Corballis, P. M., Lamme, V. A., de Haan, E. H., Foschi, N. & Fabri, M. (2017). Split brain: divided perception but undivided consciousness. Brain140(5), 1231-1237.

Otten, M., Mann, L., van Berkum, J. J., & Jonas, K. J. (2017). No laughing matter: How the presence of laughing witnesses changes the perception of insults. Social neuroscience12(2), 182-193. pdf

Otten, M. (2016) Race Guides Attention in Visual Search. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0149158. pdf

Otten, M., & Jonas, K.J. (2014). Humiliation as an intense emotional experience: Evidence from the electro-encephalogram.Social Neuroscience,9(1), 23-35 pdf

Jonas, K. J., Otten, M., & Doosje, B. J. (2014). Humiliation – underlying processes and effects of an extreme emotion on human thought and behavior. In Carsten de Dreu (Ed.),Social conflict within and between groups. Taylor & Francis.

Otten, M., & Jonas, K.J. (2013). Out of the group, out of control? The brain responds to social exclusion with changes in cognitive control.Social cognitive and affective neuroscience8(7), 789-794. pdf

Otten, M., & Banaji, M.R. (2012). Social categories shape the neural representation of emotion: Evidence from a visual face adaptation task. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6(9). full text

Pinto, Y., Otten, M., Cohen, M. A., Horowitz, T. S., & Wolfe, J. M., (2011). The boundary conditions for Bohr’s law: when is reacting faster than acting? Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73(2), 613-620

Otten, M., & Van Berkum, J. (2009). Does working memory capacity affect the ability to predict upcoming words in discourse? Brain research, 1291, 92-101. pdf

Van Berkum, J. J. A., Holleman, B., Nieuwland, M., Otten, M., & Murre, J. (2009). Right or Wrong? The Brain’s Fast Response to Morally Objectionable Statements. Psychological Science, 20(9), 1092-1099.  pdf

Otten, M., & Van Berkum, J. J. A. (2008). Discourse-based lexical anticipation: prediction or priming? Discourse Processes, 45(6), 464-496.  pdf

Otten, M., Nieuwland, M. S., & Van Berkum, J. J. A. (2007). Great expectations: Specific lexical anticipation influences the processing of spoken language. BMC Neuroscience, 8, 89. pdf

Van Berkum, J.J.A., Koornneef, A.W., Otten, M., & Nieuwland, M.S. (2007). Establishing reference in language comprehension: An electrophysiological perspective. Brain Research, 1146, 158-171. pdf

Otten, M., & Van Berkum, J. J. A. (2007). What makes a discourse constraining? Comparing the effects of discourse message and scenario fit on the discourse-dependent N400 effect. Brain Research, 1153, 166-177.  pdf

Nieuwland, M.S., Otten, M. & Van Berkum, J.J.A. (2007). Who are you talking about? Tracking discourse-level referential processing with ERPs. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 19, 228-236. pdf


Doctoral Thesis

Otten, M. (2008). Discourse-based lexical anticipation: The nature and contextual basis of predictions in language comprehension. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of Amsterdam.  pdf