Aktualna lista publikacji

  • Rączy, K., Czarnecka, M., Paplińska, M., Hesselmann, G., Knops, A., Szwed, M. (2020). Tactile to visual number priming in the left intraparietal cortex of sighted Braille readers. Scientific Reports, 17571 (2020). [www][pdf]

  • Rączy, K., Czarnecka, M., Zaremba, D., Izdebska, K., Paplińska, M., Hesselmann, G., Knops, A., Szwed, M. (2020).  A shared cade for Braille and Arabic digits revealed by cross-modal priming in sighted Braille readers.  Acta Psychologica, 202(2020), 102960. [www][pdf]

  • Bola, Ł., Matuszewski, J., Szczepanik, M., Droździel, D., Sliwinska, M. W., Paplińska, M., Jednoróg, K., Szwed, M., & Marchewka, A. (2019). Functional hierarchy for tactile processing in the visual cortex of sighted adults. NeuroImage, 202, 116084. [www]

  • Rączy, K., Urbańczyk, A., Korczyk, M., Szewczyk, J. M., Sumera, E., & Szwed, M. (2019). Orthographic Priming in Braille Reading as Evidence for Task-specific Reorganization in the Ventral Visual Cortex of the Congenitally Blind. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 31(7), 1065-1078. [www] [pdf]

  • Bola, Ł., Siuda-Krzywicka, K., Paplińska, M., Sumera, E., Zimmermann, M., Jednoróg, K., Marchewka, A., & Szwed, M. (2017). Structural reorganization of the early visual cortex following Braille training in sighted adults. Scientific reports, 7(1), 17448. [www] [pdf]

  • Bola, Ł., Radziun, D., Siuda-Krzywicka, K., Sowa, J. E., Paplińska, M., Sumera, E., & Szwed, M. (2017). Universal Visual Features Might Be Necessary for Fluent Reading. A Longitudinal Study of Visual Reading in Braille and Cyrillic Alphabets. Frontiers in psychology, 8, 514. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Bola, Ł., & Zimmermann, M. (2017). Whether the hearing brain hears it or the deaf brain sees it, it’s just the same. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(31), 8135-8137. [www] [pdf]

  • Bola, Ł., Zimmermann, M., Mostowski, P., Jednoróg, K., Marchewka, A., Rutkowski, P., & Szwed, M. (2017). Task-specific reorganization of the auditory cortex in deaf humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(4), E600-E609. [www] [pdf]

    • see also a commentary by  Amedi, A., Hofstetter, S., Maidenbaum, S., & Heimler, B. (2017). Task selectivity as a comprehensive principle for brain organization. Trends in cognitive sciences, 21(5), 307-310. [www] [pdf]


  • Debowska, W., Wolak, T., Nowicka, A., Kozak, A., Szwed, M., & Kossut, M. (2016). Functional and structural neuroplasticity induced by short-term tactile training based on Braille reading. Frontiers in neuroscience, 10, 460. [www] [pdf]

  • Dipoppa, M., Szwed, M., & Gutkin, B.S. (2016). Controlling working memory operations by selective gating: the roles of oscillations and synchrony. Advances in cognitive psychology, 12(4), 209-232. [www] [pdf]


  • Bola, Ł., Siuda-Krzywicka, K., Paplińska, M., Sumera, E., Hańczur, P., & Szwed, M. (2016). Braille in the sighted: teaching tactile reading to sighted adults. PloS one, 11(5), e0155394. [www] [pdf]

  • Siuda-Krzywicka, K., Bola, Ł., Paplińska, M., Sumera, E., Jednoróg, K., Marchewka, A., Śliwińska, M.W., Amedi, A., & Szwed, M. (2016). Massive cortical reorganization in sighted Braille readers. Elife, 5, e10762. [www] [pdf]

  • Boros, M., Anton, J. L., Pech-Georgel, C., Grainger, J., Szwed, M., & Ziegler, J. C. (2016). Orthographic processing deficits in developmental dyslexia: Beyond the ventral visual stream. NeuroImage, 128, 316-327. [www] [pdf]

  • Jednoróg, K., Bola, Ł., Mostowski, P., Szwed, M., Boguszewski, P. M., Marchewka, A., & Rutkowski, P. (2015). Three-dimensional grammar in the brain: Dissociating the neural correlates of natural sign language and manually coded spoken language. Neuropsychologia, 71, 191-200. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Qiao, E., Jobert, A., Dehaene, S., & Cohen, L. (2014). Effects of literacy in early visual and occipitotemporal areas of Chinese and French readers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(3), 459-475. [www] [pdf]

  • Hamamé, C. M., Szwed, M., Sharman, M., Vidal, J. R., Perrone-Bertolotti, M., Kahane, P.,  Bertrand, O., & Lachaux, J. P. (2013). Dejerine's reading area revisited with intracranial EEG: selective responses to letter strings. Neurology, 80(6), 602-603. [www] [pdf]

  • Bagdasarian, K., Szwed, M., Knutsen, P. M., Deutsch, D., Derdikman, D., Pietr, M., Simony, E., & Ahissar, E. (2013). Pre-neuronal morphological processing of object location by individual whiskers. Nature neuroscience, 16(5), 622. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Vinckier, F., Cohen, L., & Dehaene, S. (2012). Towards a universal neurobiological architecture for learning to read. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 35(5), 308-309. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Ventura, P., Querido, L., Cohen, L., & Dehaene, S. (2012). Reading acquisition enhances an early visual process of contour integration. Developmental science, 15(1), 139-149. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Dehaene, S., Kleinschmidt, A., Eger, E., Valabrègue, R., Amadon, A., & Cohen, L. (2011). Specialization for written words over objects in the visual cortex. Neuroimage, 56(1), 330-344. [www] [pdf]

  • Reich, L., Szwed, M., Cohen, L., & Amedi, A. (2011). A ventral visual stream reading center independent of visual experience. Current Biology, 21(5), 363-368. [www] [pdf]

  • Qiao, E., Vinckier, F., Szwed, M., Naccache, L., Valabrègue, R., Dehaene, S., & Cohen, L. (2010). Unconsciously deciphering handwriting: subliminal invariance for handwritten words in the visual word form area. Neuroimage, 49(2), 1786-1799. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Cohen, L., Qiao, E., & Dehaene, S. (2009). The role of invariant line junctions in object and visual word recognition. Vision research, 49(7), 718-725. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., & Ahissar, E. (2006). Mapping the gates. Focus on “Relationship between physiological response type (RA and SA) and vibrissal receptive field of neurons within the rat trigeminal ganglion”. Journal of Neurophysiology, 95(5), 2729-2730. [www] [pdf]

  • Derdikman, D., Szwed, M., Bagdasarian, K., Knutsen, P. M., Pietr, M., Yu, C., Arieli, A., & Ahissar, E. (2006, January). Active construction of percepts about object location. In Novartis Foundation symposium (Vol. 270, p. 4). Chichester; New York; John Wiley; 1999. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Bagdasarian, K., Blumenfeld, B., Barak, O., Derdikman, D., & Ahissar, E. (2006). Responses of trigeminal ganglion neurons to the radial distance of contact during active vibrissal touch. Journal of Neurophysiology, 95(2), 791-802. [www] [pdf]

  • Bermejo, R., Szwed, M., Friedman, W., Ahissar, E., & Zeigler, H. P. (2004). One whisker whisking: unit recording during conditioned whisking in rats. Somatosensory & motor research, 21(3-4), 183-187. [www] [pdf]

  • Szwed, M., Bagdasarian, K., & Ahissar, E. (2003). Encoding of vibrissal active touch. Neuron, 40(3), 621-630. [www] [pdf]

  • Sobota, R., Szwed, M., Kasza, A., Bugno, M., & Kordula, T. (2000). Parthenolide inhibits activation of signal transducers and activators of transcription (STATs) induced by cytokines of the IL-6 family. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 267(1), 329-333. [www] [pdf]