Journal Articles / Books / Chapters *

In Press / Accepted


Tamaoka, K., Sakai, H., Miyaoka, Y., Ono, H., Fukuda, M., Wu, Y. & Verdonschot, R.G. (2023). Sentential inference bridging between lexical/grammatical knowledge and text comprehension among native Chinese speakers learning Japanese. PLoS ONE. 18(4): e0284331. [pdf]

Wang, M., Shao, Z., Verdonschot, R.G., Chen, Y., & Schiller, N.O. (2023). Orthography Influences Spoken Word Production in Blocked Cyclic Naming. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 30(1), 383-392. [pdf]


Wanner-Kawahara, J., Yoshihara, M., Lupker, S.J., Verdonschot, R.G., & Nakayama, M. (2022). Morphological Priming Effects in L2 English Verbs for Japanese-English Bilinguals. Frontiers in Psychology. 13: 742965. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G., Phương, H.T.L., & Tamaoka, K. (2022). Phonological encoding in Vietnamese: an experimental investigation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 75(7), 1355-1366. [pdf]

Aldosimani. M, Verdonschot, R.G., Iwamoto, Y., Nakazawa, M., Mallya, S.M., Kakimoto, N., Toyosawa, S., Kreiborg, S., Murakami, S. (2022). Prognostic factors for lymph node metastasis from upper gingival carcinomas. Oral Radiology, 38, 389–396. [pdf]


Kinoshita, S., Yu, L., Verdonschot, R.G., Norris, D. (2021). Letter identity and visual similarity in the processing of diacritic letters. Memory & Cognition, 49, 815–825. [pdf]

Kinoshita, S. & Verdonschot, R.G. (2021). Phonological encoding is free from orthographic influence: Evidence from a picture variant of the phonological Stroop task. Psychological Research, 85, 1340–1347. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G., Han, J-I, & Kinoshita, S. (2021). The proximate unit in Korean speech production: phoneme or syllable? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 74(1), 187-198. [pdf]

Yoshihara, M., Nakayama, M., Verdonschot, R.G., Hino, Y. & Lupker, S. (2021). Orthographic Properties of Distractors do Influence Phonological Stroop Effects: Evidence from Japanese Romaji Distractors. Memory & Cognition, 49(3), 600-612. [pdf]

Konishi, M., Fujita, M., Takeuchi, Y., Kubo, K., Imano, N., Nishibuchi, I., Murakami, Y., Shimabukuro, K., Wongratwanich, P., Verdonschot, R.G., Kakimoto, N., & Nagata Y. (2021). Treatment outcomes of real-time intraoral sonography-guided implantation technique of 198Au grain brachytherapy for T1 and T2 tongue cancer. Journal of Radiation Research, 62(5) 871-876. [pdf]

Konishi, M., Verdonschot, R.G., & Kakimoto, N. (2021). An investigation of tooth loss factors in elderly patients using panoramic radiographs. Oral Radiology, 37, 436–442. [pdf]

Konishi, M., Fujita, M., Shimabukuro, K., Wongratwanich, P., Verdonschot, R.G., & Kakimoto, N. (2021). Intraoral ultrasonographic features of tongue cancer and the incidence of cervical lymph node metastasis. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 79(4), 932-939. [pdf]

Wongratwanich P., Shimabukuro K., Konishi M., Nagasaki T., Ohtsuka M., Suei Y., Nakamoto T., Verdonschot R.G., Kanazaki T., Sutthiprapaporn P., & Kakimoto N. (2021). Do various imaging modalities provide potential early detection and diagnosis of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw?: a review. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 49, 20200417. [pdf]


Yoshihara, M., Nakayama, M., Verdonschot, R.G. & Hino, Y. (2020). The Influence of Orthography on Speech Production: Evidence from Masked Priming in Word Naming and Picture Naming Tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 48(8), 1570-1589. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G. & Masuda, H. (2020). Sumacku or Smack? The value of analyzing acoustic signals when investigating the fundamental phonological unit of language production. Psychological Research. 84,547–557. [pdf]

Xiong, K., Verdonschot, R.G., & Tamaoka, K. (2020). The Time Course of Brain Activity in Reading Identical Cognates: An ERP Study of Chinese - Japanese Bilinguals. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 55, 100911. [pdf]

Hestvik, A., Shinohara, Y., Durvasula, K., Verdonschot, R.G. & Sakai, H. (2020). Abstractness of human speech sound representations. Brain Research, 1732, 146664. [pdf] [link]

Nakamoto, T., Hatsuta, S., Yagi, S., Verdonschot, R. G., Taguchi, A., & Kakimoto, N. (2020). Computer-aided diagnosis system for osteoporosis based on quantitative evaluation of mandibular lower border porosity using panoramic radiographs. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 49(4), 20190481. [link]


Kinoshita, S., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2019). On recognizing Japanese katakana words: Explaining the reduced priming with hiragana and mixed-kana identity primes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 45(11), 1513-1521. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G., Tokimoto, S., & Miyaoka, Y. (2019). The fundamental phonological unit of Japanese word production: an EEG study using the picture-word interference paradigm. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 51, 183-193. [pdf]

Han, J-I., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2019). Spoken-word production in Korean: a non-word masked priming and phonological Stroop task investigation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 72(4), 901-912. [pdf]

Spapé M.M., Verdonschot, R.G., & van Steenbergen, H. (2019) The E-Primer: An introduction to creating psychological experiments in E-Prime. Second edition updated for E-Prime 3. Leiden: Leiden University Press. ISBN: 9789087283209. [web]

Kinoshita, S., Schubert, T., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2019). Allograph priming is based on abstract letter identities: Evidence from Japanese kana. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 45(1), 183-190. [link] [note]

Konishi, M., Verdonschot, R.G., Shimabukuro, K., Nakamoto, T., Fujita, M., & Kakimoto, N. (2019). The effectiveness of various types of mouthwash on alleviating radiation-induced oral mucositis in head and neck cancer patients: a systematic review. Oral Radiology. 35,207–223. [pdf]

Nakamoto, T., Suei, Y., Konishi, M., Kanda, M., Verdonschot, R.G. & Kakimoto, N. (2019). A case of an abnormal positioning of the common carotid artery which was clinically diagnosed as a submandibular mass. Oral Radiology. 35(3), 331-334. [pdf]

Kakimoto, N., Shimamoto, H., Kitisubkanchana, J., Tsujimoto, T., Senda, Y., Iwamoto, Y., Verdonschot, R.G., Hasegawa, Y., Murakami, S. (2019). T2 relaxation times of the retrodiscal tissue in patients with temporomandibular joint disorders and healthy volunteers: A comparative study. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology. 128(3), 311-318. [pdf]

Nakamoto, T., Taguchi, A., Verdonschot, R.G., & Kakimoto, N. (2019). Improvement of region of interest extraction and scanning method of computer-aided diagnosis system for osteoporosis using panoramic radiographs. Oral Radiology. 35(2), 143-151. [pdf]


Felemban, D., Verdonschot, R.G., Iwamoto, Y., Uchiyama, Y., Kakimoto, N., Kreiborg, S., & Murakami, S. (2018). A quantitative experimental phantom study on MRI image uniformity. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology. 47(6), 20180077. [pdf]

Schiller, N.O., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2018). Morphological Theory and Neurolinguistics. In Audring, J. & Masini, F. (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory. Oxford University Press. [pdf]

Kiyama, S., Verdonschot, R. G., Xiong, K., & Tamaoka, K. (2018). Individual mentalizing ability boosts flexibility toward a linguistic marker of social distance: An ERP investigation. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 47, 1-15. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G. & Kinoshita, S. (2018). Mora or more? The phonological unit of Japanese word production in the Stroop color naming task. Memory & Cognition. 46:410-425. [pdf]


Yoshihara, M., Nakayama, M., Verdonschot, R. G., & Hino, Y. (2017). The phonological unit of Japanese Kanji compounds: A masked priming investigation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(7), 1303-1328. [pdf]

Mansbridge, M.P., Tamaoka, K., Xiong, K, & Verdonschot, R.G. (2017). Ambiguity in the processing of Mandarin Chinese relative clauses: One factor cannot explain it all. PLoS ONE. 12(6): e0178369 [pdf] [web]

Tamaoka, K., Makioka, S., Sanders, S. & Verdonschot, R.G. (2017). a new interactive online database for psychological and linguistic research on Japanese kanji and their compound words. Psychological Research, 81, 696-708. [pdf] [web]

Schiller, N.O., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2017). Is bilingual speech production language-specific or non-specific? The case of gender congruency in Dutch – English bilinguals. In H. Reckman, L.L.S. Cheng, M. Hijzelendoorn, R. Sybesma [eds]. Crossroads Semantics. Computation, Experiment and Grammar (pp. 139-154). John Benjamins Publishing Company. [pdf]

Murakami, S., Verdonschot, R. G., Kreiborg, S., Kakimoto, N., & Kawaguchi, A. (2017). Stereoscopy in Dental Education: An Investigation. Journal of Dental Education, 81(4), 450-457. [pdf]


Murakami, S., Verdonschot, R. G., Kataoka, M., Kakimoto, N., Shimamoto, H., & Kreiborg, S. (2016). A standardized evaluation of artefacts from metallic compounds during fast MR imaging. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 45(8), 20160094. [pdf]

Murakami, S., Verdonschot, R.G., Kakimoto, N., Sumida, I., Fujiwara, M., Ogawa, K., & Furukawa,S. (2016). Preventing complications from high-dose rate brachytherapy when treating mobile tongue cancer via the application of a modular lead-lined spacer. PLoS ONE. 11(4): e0154226. [pdf] [web]

Nakayama, M., Kinoshita, S., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2016). The Emergence of a Phoneme-sized Unit of Speech Planning in Japanese-English Bilinguals. Frontiers in Psychology. 7:175. [pdf] [web]

Wang, L., Verdonschot, R.G., & Yang, Y. (2016). The processing difference between person names and common nouns in sentence contexts: An ERP study. Psychological Research. 80, 94-108. [pdf]


Schiller, N.O., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2015). Accessing words from the lexicon. In J. Taylor (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Word. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-964160-4. [pdf] [web]

Verdonschot, R.G., Guillemaud, H., Rabenarivo, H., & Tamaoka, K. (2015). The Microsoft KINECT: a novel tool for psycholinguistic research. The Open Journal of Modern Linguistics. 5, 291-301. [pdf] [code]

Verdonschot, R.G. & Tamaoka, K. (2015). The production of speech sounds across languages (editorial). Japanese Psychological Research. 57, 1-3. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G., Lai, J., Feng, C., Tamaoka, K., & Schiller, N.O. (2015). Constructing initial phonology in Mandarin Chinese: syllabic or sub-syllabic? A masked priming investigation. Japanese Psychological Research. 57, 61-68. [pdf]


Lensink, S.E., Verdonschot, R.G., & Schiller, N.O. (2014). Morphological priming during language switching: an ERP study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8:995, 1-10. [pdf]

Nakayama, M., Verdonschot, R.G., Sears, C., & Lupker, S. (2014). The Masked Cognate Translation Priming Effect for Different-Script Bilinguals is Modulated by the Phonological Similarity of Cognate Words: Further Support for the Phonological Account. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 26, 714-724. [pdf]

Tamaoka, K., Saito, N., Kiyama, S., Timmer, K., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2014). Is pitch accent necessary for comprehension by native Japanese speakers? An ERP investigation. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 27, 31-40. [pdf]


Verdonschot, R.G., Nakayama, M., Zhang, Q-F., Tamaoka, K., & Schiller, N.O. (2013). The Proximate Phonological Unit of Chinese-English Bilinguals: Proficiency Matters. PLoS ONE. e61454. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G., La Heij, W., Tamaoka, K., Kiyama, S., You, W-P., & Schiller, N.O. (2013). The multiple pronunciations of Japanese kanji: a masked priming investigation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 2023-2038. [pdf]

Kajihara, T.*, Verdonschot, R.G.*, Sparks, J., & Stewart, L. (2013). Action-Perception Coupling in Violinists. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7:349. [pdf] * joint first author

Starreveld, P.A., La Heij, W., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2013). Time Course Analysis of the Effects of Distractor Frequency and Categorical Relatedness in Picture Naming: An Evaluation of the Response Exclusion Account. Language and Cognitive Processes, 28, 633-654. [pdf]

Stewart, L., Verdonschot, R.G., Nasralla, P., & Lanipekun, J., (2013). Automatic Perception-Action Coupling in Pianists. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 37-50. [pdf]

Spapé, M., Verdonschot, R.G., van Dantzig, S., & van Steenbergen, H. (2014). The E-Primer. An introduction to creating psychological experiments in E-Prime. Leiden University Press, May 2013. ISBN: 978-90-8728-183-0 [link]


Verdonschot, R.G., Middelburg, R., Lensink, S.E., & Schiller, N.O. (2012). Morphological priming survives a language switch. Cognition, 124, 343-349. [pdf]

You, W-P., Zhang, Q-F., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2012). Masked syllable priming effects in word and picture naming in Chinese. PLoS ONE, 7(10). [pdf]

Colzato, L.S., Zech, H., Hommel, B., Verdonschot, R.G., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hsieh, S. (2012). Loving-kindness brings loving-kindness: The impact of Buddhism on cognitive self-other integration. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 19, 541-545. [pdf]

Jepma, M., Verdonschot, R.G., van Steenbergen, H., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., & Nieuwenhuis, S. (2012). Neural mechanisms underlying the induction and relief of perceptual curiosity. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 6:5. [pdf]


Verdonschot, R.G., Kiyama, S., Tamaoka, K., Kinoshita, S., La Heij, W., & Schiller, N.O. (2011). The functional unit of Japanese word naming: evidence from masked priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. 37, 1458-1473. [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G., La Heij, W., Paolieri, D., Zhang, Q-F., & Schiller, N.O. (2011). Homophonic context effects when naming Japanese kanji: evidence for processing costs? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 64, 1836-1849. [pdf]

Ganushchak, L.Y., Verdonschot, R.G., & Schiller, N.O. (2011) When leaf becomes neuter: event-related potential evidence for grammatical gender transfer in bilingualism. Neuroreport. 22, 106-110. [pdf]


Verdonschot, R.G., La Heij, W., Schiller, N.O. (2010). Semantic context effects when naming Japanese kanji, but not Chinese hanzi, Cognition, 115, 512-518. [pdf]

Published abstracts*

Tamaoka, K., Kiyama, S., Saito, N., Timmer, K., & Verdonschot, R.G. (2012). Are pitch accent patterns necessary for lexical access by native Japanese speakers? In: Proceedings of the AMLAP Conference, Trento, Italy.

Kiyama, S., Tamaoka, K., Verdonschot, R.G., & Timmer, K. (2012). Attention switching trait in recognition of Japanese sentence-final particle 'ne': An ERP study. In: Proceedings of the AMLAP Conference, Trento, Italy.

Verdonschot, R.G., La Heij, W., Schiller, N.O. (2009). Semantic context effects when naming Japanese kanji, but not Chinese hànzì. In: Proceedings of the CUNY Conference, University of California, Davis, CA, USA.

Verdonschot, R.G., Poppe, C., Tamaoka, K., & Schiller, N. O. (2008). Japanese kanji characters prime multiple phonological representations. In P. Khader, K. Jost, H. Lachnit, & F. Rösler (Eds.), Beiträge zur 50. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP2008) [Contributions to the 50th conference of the experimentally working psychologists] (p. 48). Lengerich: Papst Science Publishers.

Readers / Dissertation *

Verdonschot, R.G. (2015). R for Beginners (reader belonging to a workshop given in July 2015). [pdf]

Verdonschot, R.G. (2011). Word processing in languages using non-alphabetic scripts: The cases of Japanese and Chinese. Doctoral Thesis. Leiden University. LOT Dissertation Series (277). ISBN : 978-94-6093-059-1 [link]


Tamaoka, K., Makioka, S., Sanders, S., & Verdonschot, R. G. (in preparation). The new 2136 Japanese Jōyō kanji web-accessible database. Already accessible at the web site:

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