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Welcome to my personal university page. To access teaching materials and information for one of my classes, click the "Teaching" tab on the left. To download my full academic CV, click the "CV" link below. Alternatively, to access PDFs of individual articles, click on the article titles below. 

EMAIL: estes@unibocconi.it

OFFICE: room 4.c1.09, Grafton Building (via Rontgen)

CURRICULUM VITAE: CV

TEDx presentation of some of my research with Martina Cossu and James Adelman

Short video of some of my research with Mathias Streicher

Strange video of me answering a series of silly questions for Bocconi

PUBLICATIONS

Adelman, J. S., Estes, Z., & Cossu, M. (2018). Emotional sound symbolism: Languages rapidly signal valence via phonemes. Cognition, 175, 122-130.

Estes, Z. & Barsalou, L. W. (2018). A comprehensive meta-analysis of spatial interference from linguistic cues: Beyond Petrova et al. (2018). Psychological Science, 29, 1558-1564.

Estes, Z., Brotto, L., & Busacca, B. (2018). The value of art in marketing: An emotion-based model of how artworks in ads improve product evaluations. Journal of Business Research, 85, 396-405.

Guest, D., Estes, Z., Gibbert, M., & Mazursky, D. (2016). Brand suicide? Memory and liking of negative brand names. PLoS ONE, 11(3): e0151628.

Guest, D., Gibbert, M., Estes, Z., Mazursky, D., & Lam, M. (2016). Modulation of taxonomic (versus thematic) similarity judgments and product choices by inducing local and global processing. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. Forthcoming.

Streicher, M. C., & Estes, Z. (2016-a). Multisensory interaction in product choice: Grasping a product affects choice of other seen products. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 26, 558-565. Supplementary Materials: 1, 2

Streicher, M. C., & Estes, Z. (2016-b). Shopping to and fro: Ideomotor compatibility of arm posture and product choice. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 26, 325-336.

Adelman, J. S., & Estes, Z. (2015). Why to treat subjects as fixed effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 41, 1602-1605.

Estes, Z., Verges, M., & Adelman, J. S. (2015). Words, objects, and locations: Perceptual matching explains spatial interference and facilitation. Journal of Memory and Language, 84, 167-189.

Jones, L. L. & Estes, Z. (2015). Convergent and divergent thinking in verbal analogy. Thinking & Reasoning, 21, 473-500.

Streicher, M. C., & Estes, Z. (2015). Touch and go: Merely grasping a product facilitates brand perception and choice. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 29, 350-359.

Adelman, J. S., Sabatos-DeVito, M. G., Marquis, S. J., & Estes, Z. (2014). Individual differences in reading aloud: A mega-study, item effects, and some models. Cognitive Psychology, 68, 113-160.

Cirrincione, A., Estes, Z., & Carù, A. (2014). The effect of ambient scent on the experience of art: Not as good as it smells. Psychology & Marketing, 31, 615-627.

Kuperman, V., Estes, Z., Brysbaert, M., & Warriner, A. B. (2014). Emotion and language: Valence and arousal affect word recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 1065-1081.

Mather, E., Jones, L. L., & Estes, Z. (2014). Priming by relational integration in perceptual identification and Stroop colour naming. Journal of Memory and Language, 71, 57-70.

Adelman, J. S., & Estes, Z. (2013). Emotion and memory: A recognition advantage for negative and positive words independent of arousal. Cognition, 129, 530-535.

Adelman, J. S., Marquis, S. J., Sabatos-DeVito, M. G., & Estes, Z. (2013). The unexplained nature of reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 1037-1053.

Arbore, A., & Estes, Z. (2013). Loyalty program structure and consumers’ perceptions of status: Feeling special in a grocery store? Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 20, 439-444. 

Badham, S. P., Estes, Z., & Maylor, E. A. (2012). Integrative and semantic relations equally alleviate age-related associative memory deficits. Psychology and Aging, 27, 141-152.

Estes, Z. & Felker, S. (2012). Confidence mediates the sex difference in mental rotation performance. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 557-570.

Estes, Z., Gibbert, M., Guest, D., & Mazursky, D. (2012). A dual-process model of brand extension: Taxonomic feature-based and thematic relation-based similarity independently drive brand extension evaluation. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 22, 86-101.

Estes, Z., Jones, L. L., & Golonka, S. (2012). Emotion affects similarity via social projection. Social Cognition, 30, 582-607.

Gibbert, M., Hampton, J. A., Estes, Z., & Mazursky, D. (2012). The curious case of the refrigerator-TV: Similarity and hybridization. Cognitive Science, 36, 992-1018.

Greenberg, S. N., Tokarev, J., & Estes, Z. (2012). Affective orientation influences memory for emotional and neutral words. American Journal of Psychology, 125, 71-80.

Jones, L. L. & Estes, Z. (2012). Lexical priming: Associative, semantic, and thematic influences on word recognition. In J. S. Adelman (Ed.), Visual Word Recognition, Volume 2. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Stinton, C., Tomlinson, K., & Estes, Z. (2012). Examining reports of mental health in adults with Williams syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33, 144-152.

Estes, Z., Golonka, S., & Jones, L. L. (2011). Thematic thinking: The apprehension and consequences of thematic relations (pp. 249-294). In B. Ross (Ed.), Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 54. Burlington: Academic Press.

Pasterski, V. L., Zwierzynska, K., & Estes, Z. (2011). Sex differences in semantic categorization. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 1183-1187.

Thompson, P. D., & Estes, Z. (2011). Sound symbolic naming of novel objects is a graded function. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 2392-2404.

Estes, Z. & Jones, L. L. (2009). Integrative priming occurs rapidly and uncontrollably during lexical processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 138, 112-130.

Golonka, S. & Estes, Z. (2009). Thematic relations affect similarity via commonalities. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 35, 1454-1464.

Estes, Z. & Adelman, J. S. (2008-a). Automatic vigilance for negative words in lexical decision and naming: Comment on Larsen, Mercer, and Balota (2006). Emotion, 8, 441-444.

Estes, Z. & Adelman, J. S. (2008-b). Automatic vigilance for negative words is categorical and general. Emotion, 8, 453-457.

Estes, Z. & Jones, L. L. (2008). Relational processing in conceptual combination and analogy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 385-386. [Commentary on Leech, Mareschal, & Cooper, 2008.]

Estes, Z. & Verges, M. (2008). Freeze or flee? Negative stimuli elicit selective responding. Cognition, 108, 557-565.

Estes, Z., Verges, M., & Barsalou, L. W. (2008). Head up, foot down: Object words orient attention to the objects’ typical location. Psychological Science, 19, 93-97.

Jones, L. L., Estes, Z., & Marsh, R. L. (2008). An asymmetric effect of relational integration on recognition memory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 1169-1176.

Simmons, S. & Estes, Z. (2008). Individual differences in the perception of similarity and difference. Cognition, 108, 781-795.

Hampton, J. A., Estes, Z., & Simmons, S. (2007). Metamorphosis: Essence, appearance and behavior in the categorization of natural kinds. Memory & Cognition, 35, 1785-1800.

Estes, Z. & Jones, L. L. (2006). Priming via relational similarity: A copper horse is faster when seen through a glass eye. Journal of Memory and Language, 55, 89-101.

Jones, L. L. & Estes, Z. (2006). Roosters, robins, and alarm clocks: Aptness and conventionality in metaphor comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 55, 18-32.

Simmons, S. & Estes, Z. (2006). Using latent semantic analysis to estimate similarity. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society.

Hampton, J. A., Estes, Z. & Simmons, C. L. (2005). Comparison and contrast in perceptual categorization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 31, 1459-1476.

Jones, L. L. & Estes, Z. (2005). Metaphor comprehension as attributive categorization. Journal of Memory and Language, 53, 110-124.

Estes, Z. (2004). Confidence and gradedness in semantic categorization: Definitely somewhat artifactual, maybe absolutely natural. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 1041-1047.

Estes, Z. & Hasson, U. (2004). The importance of being nonalignable: A critical test of the structural alignment theory of similarity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 30, 1082-1092.

LeBoeuf, R. A. & Estes, Z. (2004). Fortunately, I’m no Einstein: Comparison relevance as a determinant of behavioral assimilation and contrast. Social Cognition, 22, 607-636.

Estes, Z. (2003-a). A tale of two similarities: Comparison and integration in conceptual combination. Cognitive Science, 27, 911-921.

Estes, Z. (2003-b). Attributive and relational processes in nominal combination. Journal of Memory and Language, 48, 304-319.

Estes, Z. (2003-c). Domain differences in the structure of artifactual and natural categories. Memory & Cognition, 31, 199-214.

Estes, Z. & Alix-Gaudreau, R. (2003). The misattribution of relations in similarity judgments of person concepts. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 372-377.

Estes, Z. & Ward, T. B. (2002). The emergence of novel attributes in concept modification. Creativity Research Journal, 14, 149-156.

Estes, Z. & Glucksberg, S. (2000-a). Interactive property attribution in concept combination. Memory & Cognition, 28, 28-34.

Estes, Z. & Glucksberg, S. (2000-b). Similarity and attribution in concept combination: Reply to Wisniewski. Memory & Cognition, 28, 39-40.

Glucksberg, S. & Estes, Z. (2000). Feature accessibility in conceptual combination: Effects of context-induced relevance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 7, 510-515.

Estes, Z. & Glucksberg, S. (1999). Relevance and feature accessibility in combined concepts. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 149-154.

Estes, Z. & Glucksberg, S. (1998). Contextual activation of features of combined concepts. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 333-338.

Last change 26/11/2018