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Feder, A., Cohen-Gutman, S, Lozin, M., & Pinhas, M. (2024). Place-value and physical size converge in automatic processing of multi-digit numbers. Memory and Cognition.


Pinhas, M. (2023). Perceiving infinity: An interplay between numerical and physical magnitude. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Zukerman, G., Pinhas, M. & Icht, M. (2023). Hypervigilance or shutdown? Electrophysiological processing of trauma-unrelated aversive stimuli after traumatic life events. Experimental Brain Research.

Pinhas, M., Paulsen, D. J., Woldorff, M. G., & Brannon, E. M. (2023). Neurophysiological signatures of approximate number system acuity in preschoolers. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 30, 100197.

Lozin, M., & Pinhas, M. (2022). Differential processing of “small” and “large” multi-digit numbers. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 48(3), 375–393.

Zagury, Y., Zaks-Ohayon, R., Tzelgov, J., & Pinhas, M. (2022). Sometimes nothing is simply nothing: Automatic processing of empty sets. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 75(10), 1810–1827.

Zaks-Ohayon, R., Pinhas, M., & Tzelgov, J. (2022). Nonsymbolic and symbolic representations of null numerosity. Psychological Research, 86, 386–403.



Pinhas, M., Zaks-Ohayon, R., & Tzelgov, J. (2021). The approximate number system represents rational numbers: The special case of an empty set. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, E202.

Zaks-Ohayon, R., Pinhas, M., & Tzelgov, J. (2021). On the indicators for perceiving empty sets as zero. Acta Psychologica, 213, 103237.

Feder, A., Lozin, M., & Pinhas, M. (2021). No power: Exponential expressions are not processed automatically as such. Psychological Research, 85, 2079–2097.

Zukerman, G., Pinhas, M., Ben-Itzchak, E., & Fostick, L. (2019). Reduced electrophysiological habituation to novelty after trauma reflects heightened salience network detection. Neuropsychologia, 134, 107226.

Shaki, S., Pinhas, M., & Fischer, M. H. (2018). Heuristics and biases in mental arithmetic: Revisiting and reversing operational momentum. Thinking and Reasoning, 24(2), 138-156.

Pinhas, M., Buchman, C., Lavro, D., Mesika, D., Tzelgov, J., & Berger, A. (2015). The neural signatures of processing semantic end values in automatic number comparisons. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 645.

Pinhas, M., Shaki, S., & Fischer, M. H. (2015). Addition goes where the big numbers are: Evidence for a reversed operational momentum effect. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 22(4), 993-1000.

Tzelgov, J., Ganor-Stern, D., Kallai, A. Y., & Pinhas, M. (2015). Primitives and non-primitives of numerical representations. In R. Cohen Kadosh & A. Dowker (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Mathematical Cognition. Oxford University Press, UK.

Pinhas, M., Donohue, S. H., Woldorff, M. G., & Brannon, E. M. (2014). Electrophysiological evidence for the involvement of the approximate number system in preschoolers’ processing of spoken number words. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(9), 1891-1904.

Pinhas, M., Shaki, S., & Fischer, M. H. (2014). Heed the signs: Operation signs have spatial associations. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(8), 1527-1540.

Pinhas, M., Pothos, E. M., Tzelgov, J. (2013). Zooming in and out from the mental number line: Evidence for a number range effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 39(3), 972-976.

Pinhas, M., & Tzelgov, J. (2012). Expanding on the mental number line: Zero is perceived as the “smallest”. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 38(5), 1187-1205.

Pinhas, M., Tzelgov, J. & Ganor-Stern, D. (2012). Estimating linear effects in ANOVA designs: The easy way. Behavior Research Methods, 44(3), 788-794.

Ganor-Stern, D., Pinhas, M., Kallai, A., & Tzelgov, J. (2010). Holistic representation of negative numbers is formed when needed for the task. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63(10), 1969-1981.

Pinhas, M., Tzelgov, J. & Guata-Yaakobi, I. (2010). Exploring the mental number line via the size congruity effect. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64(3), 221-225.

Tzelgov, J., & Pinhas, M. (2009). In search of nonabstract representation of numbers: Maybe on the right track, but still not there. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 353-354.

Ganor-Stern, D., Pinhas, M., & Tzelgov, J. (2009). Comparing two-digit numbers: the importance of being presented together. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62(3), 444-452.

Pinhas, M., & Fischer, M. H. (2008). Mental movements without magnitude? A study of spatial biases in symbolic arithmetic. Cognition, 109(3), 408-415.

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