Papers (selection)

Papers in peer-reviewed international journals

1. Johannessen, J. B., Lundquist, B., Rodina, Y., Tengesdal, E., Kaldhol, N. H., Türker-Van der Heiden, E., & Fyndanis, V. (accepted). Cross-linguistic effects in grammatical gender assignment and predictive processing in Greek, Russian, and Turkish speakers of Norwegian as a second language. Second Language Research.

2. Lehtonen, M., Fyndanis, V., & Jylkkä, J. (2023). The relationship between bilingual language use and executive functions. Nature Reviews Psychology, 2, 360–373. DOI: 10.1038/s44159-023-00178-9

3. Fyndanis, V., Cameron, S., Hansen, P.B., Norvik, M. I., & Simonsen, H. G. (2023). Multilingualism and verbal short-term/working memory: Evidence from academics. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 26(3), 490–503. DOI: 10.1017/S1366728922000621

4. Fyndanis, V., Miceli, G., Capasso, R., Killmer, H. G., Malefaki, S., & Grohmann, K. K. (2023). Production of sentential negation in German and Italian non-fluent aphasia. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 52, 497–524. DOI: 10.1007/s10936-022-09894-4

5. Fyndanis, V., Masoura, E., Malefaki, S., Chatziadamou, E., Dosi, I., & Caplan, D. (2022). The role of working memory, short-term memory, speed of processing, education, and locality in verb-related morphosyntactic production: Evidence from Greek. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 13: 851440. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.851440

6. Themistocleous, C., Fyndanis, V., & Tsapkini, K. (2022). Sonorant spectra and coarticulation distinguish speakers with different dialects. Speech Communication, 142, 1–14. DOI: 10.1016/j.specom.2022.06.002

7. De Bot, K., Plejert, C., Simonsen, H. G., Fyndanis, V., Hansen, P., Norvik, M. I., Svendsen, B. A., & Svennevig, J. (2020). Multilingualism and ageing: An overview. Brill Research Perspectives in Multilingualism and Second Language Acquisition, 1(4), 1–98. DOI: 10.1163/2352877X-12340003

8. Garraffa, M., & Fyndanis, V. (2020). Linguistic theory and aphasia: An overview. Aphasiology, 34(8), 905–926. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2020.1770196

9. Fyndanis, V., Messinis, L., Nasios, G., Dardiotis, E., Martzoukou, M., Pitopoulou, M., Ntoskou, A., & Malefaki, S. (2020). Impaired verb-related morphosyntactic production in multiple sclerosis: Evidence from Greek. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 11: 2051. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.02051

10. Boumeester, M., Michel, M. C., & Fyndanis, V. (2019). Sequential multilingualism and cognitive abilities: Preliminary data on the contribution of language proficiency and use in different modalities. Behavioral Sciences, 9: 92. DOI: 10.3390/bs9090092

11. Fyndanis, V., & Themistocleous, C. (2019). Are there prototypical associations between time frames and aspectual values? Evidence from Greek aphasia and healthy ageing. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 33(1–2), 191–217. DOI: 10.1080/02699206.2018.1480657

12. Fyndanis, V., Arcara, G., Capasso, R., Christidou, P., de Pellegrin, S., Gandolfi, M., Messinis, L., Papathanasopoulos, P., Panagea, E., Smania, N., Semenza, C., & Miceli, G. (2018). Time reference in nonfluent and fluent aphasia: A cross-linguistic test of the PAst DIscourse LInking Hypothesis. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 32(9), 823–843. DOI: 1080/02699206.2018.1445291

13. Fyndanis, V., Arcara, G., Christidou, P., & Caplan, D. (2018). Morphosyntactic production and verbal working memory: Evidence from Greek aphasia and healthy aging. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 61(5), 1171–1187. DOI: 10.1044/2018_JSLHR-L-17-0103

14. Fyndanis, V., Arfani, D., Varlokosta, S., Burgio, F., Maculan, A., Miceli, G., Arcara, G., Palla, F., Cagnin, A., Papageorgiou, S., & Semenza, C. (2018). Morphosyntactic production in Greek- and Italian-speaking individuals with probable Alzheimer’s disease: Evidence from subject-verb agreement, tense/time reference, and mood. Aphasiology, 32(1), 61–87. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2017.1358352

15. Rofes, A., Zakariás, L., Ceder, K., Lind, M., Blom Johansson, M., De Aguiar, V., Bjekić, J., Fyndanis, V., … & Howard, D. (2018). Imageability ratings across languages. Behavior Research Methods, 50, 1187–1197. DOI: 10.3758/s13428-017-0936-0

16. Fyndanis, V., Lind, M., Varlokosta, S., Kambanaros, M., Soroli, E., Ceder, K., Grohmann, K. K., Rofes, A., Simonsen, H. G., Bjekić, J., Gavarró, A., Kuvač Kraljević, J., Martínez-Ferreiro, S., Munarriz, A., Pourquie, M., Vuksanović, J., Zakariás, L., & Howard, D. (2017). Cross-linguistic adaptations of The Comprehensive Aphasia Test: Challenges and solutions. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 31(7–9), 697–710. DOI: 10.1080/02699206.2017.1310299

17. Brady, M. C., Ali, M., Fyndanis, C., Kambanaros, M., Grohmann, K. K., Hernández-Sacristán, C., Laska, A. C., & Varlokosta, S., on behalf of the Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (2014). Time for a step change? Improving the efficiency, relevance, reliability, validity and transparency of aphasia rehabilitation research through core outcome measures, a common data set and improved reporting criteria. Aphasiology, 28(11), 1385–1392. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2014.930261

18. Fyndanis, V., Varlokosta, S., & Tsapkini, K. (2013). (Morpho)syntactic comprehension in agrammatic aphasia: Evidence from Greek. Aphasiology, 27(4), 398–419. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2013.770817

19. Fyndanis, V., Manouilidou, C., Koufou, E., Karampekios, S., & Tsapakis, E. M. (2013). Agrammatic patterns in Alzheimer’s disease: Evidence from tense, agreement, and aspect. Aphasiology, 27(2), 178–200. DOI: 10.1080/02687038.2012.705814

20. Fyndanis, V., Varlokosta, S., & Tsapkini, K. (2012). Agrammatic production: Interpretable features and selective impairment in verb inflection. Lingua, 122(10), 1134–1147. DOI: 10.1016/j.lingua.2012.05.004

21. Fyndanis, V., Varlokosta, S., & Tsapkini, K. (2010). Exploring wh-questions in agrammatism: Evidence from Greek. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 23(6), 644–662. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneuroling.2010.06.003

Chapters in Collective Volumes

22. Fyndanis, V. (accepted). Clinical linguistics: Adult neurogenic disorders. In E. Leivada & K. K. Grohmann (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Minimalism and Its Interdisciplinary Applications. Cambridge University Press.

23. Fyndanis, V., & Lehtonen, M. (2022). Pathological language-switching/mixing and its relationship to domain-general cognitive control. In U. Røyneland & R. Blackwood (Eds.), Multilingualism across the Lifespan (pp. 209–230). Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism (edited by M. Martin-Jones & J. Pujolar). New York & London: Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9781003125815-10

24. Fyndanis, V. (2019). Verbs. In J. S. Damico & M. J. Ball (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders (pp. 2041–2045). Thousand Oaks, USA: Sage Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781483380834 DOI: 10.4135/9781483380810.n661

25. Varlokosta, S., Stamouli, S., Karasimos, A., Markopoulos, G., Kakavoulia, M., Nerantzini, M., Fyndanis, V., Pantoula, A., Economou, A., & Protopapas, A. (2017). A Greek corpus of aphasic discourse: Design and multilevel annotation. In A. Christofidou (Ed.), Aspects of Corpus Linguistics: Principles, applications, challenges. – Δελτίο Επιστημονικής Ορολογίας και Νεολογισμών (pp. 181–205). Athens: Academy of Athens. (in Greek)

26. Fyndanis, V. (2012). Extending an interactive model of Working Memory and language. In Kalivas, G. & Petralia, S. F. (Eds.), Short-Term Memory: New Research (pp. 175–188). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Short papers/long abstracts in peer-reviewed international journals

27. Fyndanis, V., & Themistocleous, C. (2019). Morphosyntactic production in agrammatic aphasia: A cross-linguistic machine learning approach. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: Academy of Aphasia 56th Annual Meeting. DOI: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2018.228.00075

28. Terzi, A., Barampati, H., & Fyndanis, V. (2018). Syntactic comprehension in Parkinson’s disease: Type of embedding and canonicity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: Academy of Aphasia 56th Annual Meeting. DOI: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2018.228.00074

29. Fyndanis, V., Semenza, C., Capasso, R., Gandolfi, M., De Pellegrin, S., Arcara, G., Burgio, F., Maculan, A., Smania, N., & Miceli, G. (2015). Production of subject-verb agreement, tense, mood, and negation in Italian agrammatic aphasia. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2015.65.00011

30. Molympaki, E., Nerantzini, M., Fyndanis, V., Papageorgiou, S., & Varlokosta, S. (2013). Comprehension abilities in Greek-speaking individuals with probable Alzheimer’s Disease: Evidence from wh-questions and relative clauses. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 94, 131–132. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.063

31. Fyndanis, V. (2012). Basal ganglia and linguistic performance: A case study. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 61, 252–254. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.10.173

32. Fyndanis, V. (2010). Short-term memory and language processing: Extending an interactive model to capture sentence-level data. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6, 70–71. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.036

33. Fyndanis, V., Tsapkini, K., Varlokosta, S., Petropoulou, K., & Papathanasiou, I. (2006). Negation in agrammatism: Evidence from Greek. Brain and Language, 99, 162–163. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2006.06.090

Papers in peer-reviewed international Conference Proceedings

34. Varlokosta, S., Stamouli, S., Karasimos, A., Markopoulos, G., Kakavoulia, M., Nerantzini, M., Pantoula, A., Fyndanis, V., Economou, A., & Protopapas, A. (2016). A Greek corpus of aphasic discourse: Collection, transcription, and annotation specifications. In D. Kokkinakis (Ed.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) 2016 Workshop: Resources and Processing of Linguistic and Extra-Linguistic Data from People with Various Forms of Cognitive/Psychiatric Impairments (RaPID) 2016. Available PDF at

35. Fyndanis, V., Nerantzini, M., Choudala, I., & Tsapakis, E. M. (2014). Production of functional categories in agrammatic aphasia and task-related processing demands: The role of ±distant cues. In G. Kotzoglou et al. (Eds.), Selected Papers of the 11th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (pp. 428–438). Rhodes/Greece: University of the Aegean.

36. Fyndanis, V. (2012). Comprehension in Greek-speaking agrammatism: A case study. In Z. Gavriilidou, A. Efthymiou, E. Thomadaki, & P. Kambakis-Vougiouklis (Eds.), Selected Papers of the 10th ICGL (International Conference on Greek Linguistics) (pp. 265-274). Komotini/Greece: Democritus University of Thrace. Available on-line:

37. Fyndanis, V., Manouilidou, C., Koufou, E., & Tsapakis, E. M. (2012). Tense, subject-verb agreement and aspect in Alzheimer’s disease: Evidence from Greek. Studies in Greek Linguistics, 32, 89–99.

38. Fyndanis, V. & Galiussi, F. (2011) Networks of canonical and mirror neurons and language teaching. Studies in Greek Linguistics, 31, 554–564. (in Greek)

39. Fyndanis, V. (2009). Tense, agreement and aspect in Greek agrammatism. Studies in Greek Linguistics, 29, 566–577. (in Greek)

40. Manouilidou, C., Fyndanis, V., Kehayia, E., & Ralli, A. (2009). Processing thematic features: From Derivation to Compounding. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. University of Ioannina. Available on-line:

41. Nikolaidis, Y., Fyndanis, V., & Kostikas-Tselepis, P. (2005). Lingubot technology: Development of virtual agents. Studies in Greek Linguistics, 25, 404–414. (in Greek) [pdf]

42. Fyndanis, V. (2004). A psycholinguistic approach to the suffix –ών(ας) [όnas]. Studies in Greek Linguistics, 24, 775–785. (in Greek)

43. Fyndanis, V. (2003). The suffix –ών(ας) [όnas] in Modern Greek. Studies in Greek Linguistics, 23, 519–540. (in Greek)


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