(* denotes equal contribution)


Sobrado, A., Palenciano, A. F., Gonzalez Garcia, C., & Ruz, M. The effect of task demands on the neural patterns generated by novel instruction encoding. BioRxiv. [url]

Desender, K.*, Teuchies, M.*, Gonzalez Garcia, C., De Baene, W., Demanet, J., & Brass, M. Metacognitive awareness of difficulty in action selection: the role of the cingulo-opercular network. BioRxiv. [url]


Formica, S., González-García, C., Senoussi, M., Brass, M. (in press). Neural oscillations dissociate between memorization and proceduralization of novel instructions. NeuroImage. [url] [pdf]

González-García, C., He, B. J. (2021). A Gradient of Sharpening Effects by Perceptual Prior across the Human Cortical Hierarchy. The Journal of Neuroscience. [url] [pdf]

González-García, C., Formica, S., Wisniewski, D., Brass, M. (2021). Frontoparietal action-oriented codes support novel task set implementation. NeuroImage. [url] [pdf] [blog post]


Vermeylen, L., Wisniewski, D., González-García, C., Hoofs, V., Notebaert, W., Braem, S. (2020). Shared Neural Representations of Cognitive Conflict and Negative Affect in the Medial Frontal Cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience. [url] [pdf]

Cracco, C.*, González-García, C.*, Hussey, I., Braem, S., Wisniewski, D. (2020). Cultural pressure and biased responding in free will attitudes. Royal Society Open Science, 7, 191824. [url] [pdf]

Díaz-Gutiérrez, P., Arco, J.E., Alguacil, S., González-García, C., Ruz, M. (2020). Neural representations of social valence bias economic interpersonal choices. Neuropsychologia, 147, 107584. [url] [pdf]

Van der Biest, M.*, Cracco, C.*, Wisniewski, D., Brass, M., González-García, C. (2020). Investigating the effect of trustworthiness on instruction-based reflexivity. Acta Psychologica, 207, 103085. [url] [pdf]

Botvinik-Nezer, R.*, Holzmeister, F.*, …, González-García, C., …, Nichols, T.E., Poldrack, R.A., Schonberg, T. (2020). Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams. Nature, 5, 1-7. [url] [pdf]

Formica S., González-García, C., Brass, M. (2020). The effects of declaratively maintaining and proactively proceduralizing novel stimulus-response mappings. Cognition, 201, 104295. [url] [pdf]

Kostandyan, M., Park, H.R.P., Bundt, C., González-García, C., Wisniewski, D., Krebs, R.M., Boehler, C.N. (2020). Are all behavioral reward benefits created equally? An EEG-fMRI study. NeuroImage, 116829. [url] [pdf]

González-García, C., García-Carrión, B., López-Benítez, R., Sobrado, A., Acosta, A., Ruz, M. (2020). Induced affective states do not modulate effort avoidance. Psychological Research, 1-13. [url] [pdf]

González-García, C., Formica, S., Liefooghe, B., Brass, M. (2020). Attentional prioritization reconfigures novel instructions into action-oriented task sets. Cognition, 194, 104059. [url] [pdf]


Palenciano, A.F., González-García, C., Arco, J.E., Ruz, M. (2019). Transient and Sustained Control Mechanisms Supporting Novel Instructed Behavior. Cerebral Cortex, 29(9), 3948-3960. [url] [pdf]

Palenciano, A.F., González-García, C., Arco, J.E., Pessoa, L., Ruz, M. (2019). Representational organization of novel task sets during proactive encoding. The Journal of Neuroscience,39(42), 8386-8397. [url] [pdf]

Flounders, M.W., González-García, C., Hardstone, R., He, B.J. (2019). eLife, 8, e41861. [url] [pdf]


Arco, J.E., González-García, C., Díaz-Gutiérrez, P., Ramírez, J., Ruz, M. (2018). Influence of activation pattern estimates and statistical significance tests in fMRI decoding analysis. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 308, 248-260. [url] [pdf]

González-García, C., Flounders, M.W., Chang, R., Baria, A.T., He, B.J. (2018). Content-specific activity in frontoparietal and default-mode networks during prior-guided visual perception. eLife, 7, e36068. [url] [pdf]


Palenciano, A.F., Díaz-Gutiérrez, P., González-García, C., Ruz, M. (2017). Neural mechanisms of cognitive control. Estudios de Psicología, 38(2), 311-337 [url] [pdf]

González-García, C., Arco, J.E., Palenciano, A.F., Ramírez, J., Ruz, M. (2017). Encoding, preparation and implementation of novel complex verbal instructions. NeuroImage, 148, 64-273. [url] [pdf]


González-García, C., Mas-Herrero, E., de Diego-Balaguer, R., Ruz, M. (2016). Task-specific preparatory neural activations in low-interference contexts. Brain Structure and Function, 221(8), 3997-4006. [url] [pdf]


González-García, C., Tudela, P., Ruz, M. (2015). Unconscious biases in task choices depend on conscious expectations. Consciousness and Cognition, 37, 44-56. [url] [pdf]


González-García, C., Tudela, P., Ruz, M. (2014). Functional Magnetic Resonance: Technical, statistical and theoretical implications in Human Neuroscience. Revista de Neurologia, 58(7), 318-325. [url] [pdf]