"All of us are very ignorant. What happens is
that not all are ignorant of the same things."

PRESENTATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES (SINCE 2004)

Ballesteros, S.(October 2016). Invited Conference “Memory and Executive Functions in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Alzheimer´s Disease Patients and Cognitively Healthy Older Adults”. Klinik für Orthopädie, Physikalische Medizin und Rehabilitation,Klinikum der Universität München, Germany.

Ballesteros, S. (Febrero 2016). Huarte de San Juan Invited Conference “Factores protectores del envejecimiento cognitivo y cerebral”. Facultad de Psicología. Universidad de Salamanca.

Ballesteros, S. (May 2016). Convener Symposium: “Physical activity and cognitive training for healthy brain aging”. Symposum SY13 “International Meeting of Psychonomic Society”, Granada, Spain.

Ballesteros, S., Ruíz, E., Prieto, A., Toril, P., Peinado, V., Mayas, J., & Reales, J.M. (November 2016). Video Game Training in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT). Oral presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting Psychonomics Society, November 17-20, 2016, Boston, MA (USA).

Ballesteros, S. (October 2016). Cognitive interventions for maintaining cognitive function in aging. Invited presentation at the session “Maintaining Functioning in Aging” in the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, October 6-8, 2016. Giessen (Germany).

Ballesteros, S., Redondo, M., & Reales, J.M. (July 2016). Executive and memory functions in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus and Alzheimer´s disease patients in comparison to cognitively healthy older adults. Oral presentation at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, July 24-29, 2016, Yokohama (Japan).

Toril, P., Reales, J.M., Mayas, J. & Ballesteros, S. (May 2016). Video game training enhances visuospatial working memory in older adults. Paper presented at the Invited Symposium International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, May 4-6, 2016, Granada (Spain).

Prieto, A., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (May 2016) Interactions between grouping principles in active touch: A behavioral and brain oscillations study. Poster presented at the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, May 4-6, 2016 Granada (Spain).

Toril, P., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (May 2016). Does chess training improve some cognitive abilities in children? A meta-analytic study. Poster presented at the International Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, May 4-6, Granada (Spain).

Ballesteros, S., Pita, C., Muñoz, F., & Mayas, J. (November, 2015). The attention networks: An electrophysiological study in older adults. Oral presentation. 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, United States, November 19-22.

Ballesteros, (September, 2015). Convener, Symposium: “Cognitive-motor performance as related to age, physical activity and physical fitness – process specific or processing speed?” International Conference of Active Healthy Aging, Magdeburg (Germany).

Ballesteros, S., Muiños, M. (September, 2015). Speed of processing made the difference in very older sedentary adults. Oral presentation at the Invited Symposium “Cognitive-motor performance as related to age, physical activity and physical fitness-process specific and process speed?” Active Healthy Aging International Conference, Magdeburg (Germany), September 2-5. 

Toril, P., Reales, J.M., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (July, 2015). Is video game training effective to improve working memory in older adults? Poster presented at the 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan (Italy), July, 7-10.

Prieto, A., Mayas, J., & Soledad Ballesteros (June, 2015). Grouping by similarity benefits visual working memory even in the absence of spatial proximity: An ERP study. Poster presented at the 6th Iberian Conference on Perception. Madrid (Spain), June 26-28.

Muiños, M., Palmero, F., & Ballesteros, S. (June 2015). Does processing speed modulates differences in the peripheral vision in old and very old ages? Oral presentation at the 6th Iberian Conference on Perception. Madrid (Spain), June 26-28.

Ballesteros, S. (June 25-26, 2015). Program Committee Member iWOAR 2015 - International Workshop on Sensor-based Activity Recognition and Interaction, Rostock, Germany, www.iwoar.org<http://www.iwoar.org

126. Ballesteros, S., & Mayas, J. (May, 2015). Selective attention, conceptual priming, and object recognition: A study with young and older adults. Oral presentation at the RECA, Madrid, (Spain), May 7-9.

Pita, C.,Mayas, J., Muñoz, F., &Ballesteros, S. (May, 2015). Modulaciones electrofisiológicas de las redes atencionales en adultos mayores sanos. Poster presented at RECA, Madrid (Spain), May 7-9.

Ballesteros, S., & Mayas, J., Prieto, A., Toril, P., Pita, C., Ponce de León, L., Reales, J.M., & Waterworth, J. (May 2015) A randomized controlled trial with non-action video game-based training in older adults: Effects at posttest and 3-month follow-up. Poster presented at ESCoN Summit and Neurogaming. San Francisco, CA, (USA), May 5-7.

Ballesteros, S., Kraft, E., Santana, S., & Tziraki, Ch. (April 2015). Investigating new avenues to promote healthy aging and independent living. Oral presentation at the Symposium “Methodologial approaches to and the underlying mechanisms of cognitive interventions to counter age-related cognitive decline”. 3rd Conference “Aging & Cognition. Dortmund, (Germany), April 23-25.

Ballesteros, S., Prieto, A., Mayas, J., Toril, P., Pita, C., Ponce, Laura, & Reales, J. M. Brain training with non-action video games: Results of the 3-month follow-up. Paper presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, California (USA), November 20-23, 2014.

Ballesteros, S.(November 2014). Session Chair “Cognitive Aging”. At the 55th  Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, United Sates.

Prieto, A., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (Invited presentation). Time course of grouping by proximity and similarity in touch: A behavioral and electrophysiological study. Tactile Research Group Meeting, Long Beach, CA (USA), November 20, 2014.

Ballesteros, S. (Noviembre 2014). Conferencia Invitada “Envejecimiento saludable: Utilización de la neuroplasticidad para mejorar las habilidades cognitivas”. IV Jornadas Científicas de Estrés y Salud. Facultad de Psicología, Universidad de Valencia.

Pita, C., Mayas, J., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros. S. (Octubre 2014). Efectos de facilitación e interferencia en la tarea de redes atencionales ANT (Attention Network Test) en mayores sanos. Poster presentado en Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Padilla, C., Mayas, J., Ballesteros, S., & Andrés, P.(Octubre 2014).¿Mejora la memoria con la práctica regular de deporte? Poster presentado en Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Toril, P., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S.(Octubre 2014). “Efecto del color en una tarea de memoria de trabajo viso-espacial: Un estudio con jóvenes y mayores”. Poster presentado en el Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Prieto, A., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (Octubre 2014). “El principio Gestáltico de similaridad mejora la memoria operativa visual incluso en ausencia de proximidad espacial”. Poster presentado en el Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Muiños, M., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (Octubre 2014).  “Efectos de la edad y el tipo de deporte en la agudeza visual dinámica”. Poster presentado en el Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Redondo Jiménez, M.T., Beltrán Brotons, J.L., Reales , J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (Octubre 2014).  Memoria explícita e implícita en ancianos diabéticos, enfermos de Alzheimer y mayores sanos”. Ponencia presentada en el Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Ballesteros, S., Prieto, A., Mayas, J., Toril, P., Pita, C., Ponce de León, L., & Reales, J.M. (Octubre 2014). “Neuroplasticidad en el envejecimiento: Un ensayo clínico sobre entrenamiento con video juegos”. Ponencia presentada en el Congreso SEPEX-SEPNECA. Murcia, 1-4 de Octubre.

Prieto, A., Mayas J., & Ballesteros, S. (2014). Time Course of Grouping by Proximity and Similarity in a Haptic Speeded Orientation Task. Poster presented at Eurohaptics 2014, June 24-26 de Versailles, France.

Ballesteros, S., & Muiños, M. (June 2014). Physical active lifestyle and processing speed in young and older martial arts athletes. Paper presented at the EGREPA Invited Symposium Physical Activity and Cognitive Functioning. The 3rd Wingate Congress of Exercise and Sport Sciences, June 12-15, The Zinman College, Natanya, Israel.

Ballesteros, S. & Mayas, J. (May 2014). The effects of selective attention in conceptual object priming and recognition: A behavioral and brain study with young and older adults. Paper presented at ESCAN 2014. European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, May 7-10, Dortmund, Germany.

Ballesteros, S. (April 2014). Program Committee Member, Second ESCAN 2014 Conference. European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Dortmund (Germany).

Ballesteros, S. (Enero 2014). Expert workshop AAL JP / JPND. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Reales, J.M., Toril, P., Pita, C., Prieto, A., & Ponce de León, L. (2013). Is training with videogames effective to enhance cognitive function in community-dwelling older adults. Paper presented at the Psychonomic Society 2013 Annual Meeting, November 14-17, Toronto, Canada.

Prieto, A., Pita, C., Toril, P., Laura Ponce de León, Reales, J.M., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (July 2013). Videogame training effects on episodic memory functions of older adults. Poster presented at the 13th European Congress of Psychology, July 9-12, Stockholm, Sweden.

Toril. P., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (July 2013). Videogame training effects on the cognitive function in older adults: A meta-analitic study. Poster presented at the 13th European Congress of Psychology, July 9-12, Stockholm, Sweden.

Ballesteros, S. (July 2013). Adaptive brains: A combined technology-based assisted ambient living and videogame training for successful aging. Oral presentation at the “The ageing mind and brain: Cognitive enrichment, new technologies and neural plasticity”. 13th European Congress of Psychology, July 9-12, Stockholm, Sweden.

Ballesteros, S. (July, 2013). Convener Invited Symposium “The aging mind and brain: Cognitive Enrichment” 13 European Congress of Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Mayas, J., Ponce de León, L., Toril, P., Pita, C., Prieto, A., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (June 2013). Brain training with videogames improves speed of processing in older adults. Oral presentation at the SARMAC X Conference, 26-29 June, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Parmentier, F.B.R., & Andrés, P. (June 2013). Can brain training with videogames improve attentional functions in older adults? Oral presentation at The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, June 23-27, Seoul, Korea.

Ballesteros, S. & Sathian, K. (June 2013). Session Co-Chairs “Spatial Perception”. International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF 2013), Jerusalem, Israel.

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Parmentier, F.B.R., & Andrés, P. (June 2013). Cognitive plasticity in older adults: Evidence of transfer to attention performance in a cross-modal oddball task after brain training. Oral presentation at the 14th International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF), 3-6 June, Jerusalem, Israel.

Ballesteros, S., Muñoz, F., Reales, J.M. & Prieto, A. (May 2013). Stimulus fragmentation and the Stroop color-word interference: A behavioural and electrophysiological study. Oral presentation at the Scientific Meeting on Attention (RECA 9), May 8-10, 2013.

Ballesteros, S. (May 2013). Session Chair “ Conflict and Attentional Control”. RECA 9. Palma de Mallorca (8-10 May, 2013).

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Toril, P., Prieto, A., Pita, C., Ponce de León, L., Reales, J.M. (April 2013). The role of information computing technology, networking and videogame training on age related cognitive changes. Aging & Cognition 2013 Congress, April 25-27, Dortmund, Germany.

Ballesteros, S. (April 2013). Session Chair “Interventions 3”, Second Conference Aging & Cognition 2013. Dortmund, Germany.

Ballesteros, S. (July, 2012). Invited Address. Cognitive and brain aging: Using information computing technology to reduce cognitive decline. The 30th International Congress of Psychology, July 22-27, Cape Town, South Africa.

Waterworth, E., Waterworth, J., Peter, C., Ballesteros, S. (June, 2012). Seniors in charge of ICT innovation. Paper presented at the PETRA´2012 Conference, June 6-8. Creta Island, Greece.

Ballesteros, S., Peter, C., Waterworth, E. & Waterworth, J.E. (June, 2012). The role of ICT and networking in healthy ageing. Paper presented at the PETRA´2012 Conference, June 6-8. Creta Island, Greece.

Ballesteros, S., Toril, P., Maya, J., Reales, J.M., Waterworth, J.E. and the AGNES Consortium (May 2012). The role of a new ICT Home environment in healthy aging. Paper presented at the BRAID Conference: Bridging Research in Ageing and ICT Development, May 28, Prague, Czech Republic.

Ballesteros, S. (May 2012). Cognitive and brain aging: The neural correlates of visual and haptic object priming and episodic memory. Invited Talk at the BIT´s 3rd Annual Congress of NeuroTalk-2012. Beijing, China.

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Reales, J. M., Sebastián, M., & Toril, P. (November, 2011). Cognitive decline in aging: Can ICT and social networking compensate? Paper presented at the 51 Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, United States, 3-6 November 2011.

Ballesteros, S. (November, 2011). Haptic memory and aging: Behavioral and brain activity results. Invited paper presented at the Tactile Research Group Meeting, Seattle, United States, November 3rd, 2011.

Ballesteros, S., Sebastián, M., Toril, P., Mayas, J., Reales, J.M., & John Waterworth (September, 2011). Cognitive enrichment effects in aging: Can new information technology and networking preserve and enhance cognitive functions and wellbeing of older adults? Paper presented at the 7th Congress of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society and 53 Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Geriatría y Gerontología, Málaga (Spain), 28-30 September 2011.

Sebastián, M., & Ballesteros, S. (July, 2011). Theta power modulations during the explicit recognition of unfamiliar 3D objects explored haptically.Poster presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology 2011, Istanbul (Turkey), 4-8 July 2011.

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Sebastián, M., Reales, J.M., Toril, P., & Ponce, L. (July 2011). Compensation factors of cognitive and brain ageing: The effects of social networking and cognitive engagement in healthy ageing. Paper presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology 2011, Istanbul (Turkey), 4-8 July 2011.

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Sebastián, M., Reales, J.M., & Waterworth, J. (April, 2011). The role of information computer technology and networking in healthy ageing. VII IAGG European Congress “Healthy and Active AgeingfFor all Europeans – II”. Bologna (Italy), 14-17 April 2011.

Ballesteros, S. (March 2011). Age-related behavioral changes and the potential role of ICT. Paper presented at the Workshop Designing and building new IT systems and devices that address the psychological and social needs and characteristics of elderly people living alone. HICT2011- International Forum on Health Care and Information Communication Technology, 8-10 March 2011, Barcelona (Spain).

Sebastián, M., Reales, & Ballesteros, S. (November, 2010). Age-related differences in surface potential scalp maps during haptic repetition priming.Electronic Multimedia Poster presented at the International Symposium “Multimodal imaging of the tissue microvasculature in health and disease”. Madrid, 25-26 November 2010.

Reales, J. M., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (November, 2010). Haptic and visual perception of familiar objects: An fMRI study with healthy adults.Electronic Multimedia Poster presented at the International symposium “Multimodal imaging of the tissue microvasculature in health and disease. Madrid, 25-26 November 2010.

Muñoz, F., Sebastián, M., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (July, 2010). Modulations in low-frequency EEG oscillations in the processing of tactile surfaces. Paper presented by S. Ballesteros at the Oral session 5:Texture, EuroHaptics 2010 Conference. Amsterdam (The Netherlands). De carácter Internacional.

Ballesteros, S., Bishop, G. N., Goh, J. y Park, D. C. (June 2010). Neural correlates of conceptual priming for objects in young and older adults. Poster presented at the Human Brain Mapping Meeting 2010, Barcelona (Spain). De carácter Internacional.

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Reales, J.M., & Heller, M. A. (April 2010). The horizontal-vertical illusion in the haptic modality across life span. Paper presented at the 1st Joint Conference o the EPS and SEPEX & 8th SEPEX Conference 2010, Granada (Spain). De carácter Internacional.

Mayas, J., Fuentes, L., & Ballesteros, S. (April 2010). Attention effects on long-term memories during retrieval. A study with young and older adults. Paper presented at the 1st Joint Conference o the EPS and SEPEX & 8th SEPEX Conference 2010, Granada (Spain).

Ballesteros, S., Mayas, J., Reales, J.M., & Heller, M. A. (November 2009). The horizontal-vertical illusion in touch: A study with adolescent, young adults and older adults Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Boston, MA, United States.

Ballesteros, S. (November, 2009). Invited Paper presented at the Tactile Research Group Meeting. Boston, MA, United States.

Heller, M. A., Mayas, J., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (July, 2009). The haptic horizontal-vertical illusion across adulhood. Paper presented at the Touch Symposium: Behavioral Data and Brain Activations. Organizers: Soledad Ballesteros and José Manuel Reales. 3rd Iberian Conference on Perception. Guimarais, Portugal.

Muñoz, F., Sebastián, M., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (July, 2009). Neural correlates of textured stimuli using a discrimination task: An electrophysiological study. Paper presented at the Touch Symposium: Behavioral Data and Brain Activations. Organizers: Soledad Ballesteros and José Manuel Reales. 3rd Iberan Conference on Perception. Guimarais, Portugal.

Sebastián, M., Muñoz, F., Reales, J.M., & Ballesteros, S. (July, 2009). Behavioural and neural correlates of haptic priming for 3D unfamiliar objects in young and older adults: An electrophysiological study. Paper presented at the Invited Symposium “Cognitive Aging: behavior and Neuroscience” Convener S.

Ballesteros, S. (Julio, 2009). Convener Invited Symposium “Cognitive Aging: Behaviour and Neuroscience” 11 European Congress of Psychology, Oslo, Norway.

Waterworth, J., Ballesteros, S, & Peter, C. (May, 2009). User-sensitive home-based systems for successful ageing. Paper presented at HST09. IEEE Computer Society, Catania, Italy.

Watherworth, J., Ballesteros, S., Peter, C. et al. (June, 2009). Ageing in a Networked Society. Social Inclusion and Mental Stimulation. Second International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), Corfu, Greece.

Ballesteros, S., Muñoz, F., Sebastián, M., García, B., & Reales, J.M. (April, 2009). ERP evidence of tactile texture processing: effects of roughness and movement. Paper presented at the Third Joint Eurohaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperation Systems. WorldHaptics 2009. Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

Ballesteros, S., Muñoz, F., Sebastián, M., Reales, J.M., & García, B. (November, 2008). Brain activation to attended stimuli varying in roughness. Paper presented at the Tactile Research Group Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Ballesteros, S., García, B., Sebastián, M., Muñoz, F., & Reales, J.M. (November 2008). Sensory-affective dimensions of haptically explored materials. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Mayas, J., Ballesteros, S., & Fuentes, L. J. (July, 2008). Influence of validity and IOR effects on implicit and explicit memory. Poster presented at the XXIX International Congress of Psychology. Berlin, Germany.

Ballesteros, S., Muñoz, F., Reales, J.M., García, B., & Sebastián, M. (July, 2008). Higher-order maps in the perception of touch. Paper presented at the Symposium “Mapping the phenomenal space in somatosensory and tactile perception: Concepts, methodology, and applications “. XXIX International Congress of Psychology. Berlin, Germany.

Sebastián, M., Mayas, J., Manso, A. J. & Ballesteros, S. (June, 2008). Working Memory for visual and haptic targets: A study using the interference paradigm. EuroHaptics 2008. Universidad Politécnica. Madrid. Spain.

Mayas, J., Sebastián, M., Muñoz, F., & Ballesteros, S. (April, 2008). The effects of aging on controlled attention in Stroop and negative priming tasks.Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference 2008. Atlanta, United States.

Osorio, A., Fay, S., Ballesteros, S. Pouthas, V. (April, 2008). Neural correlates of retrieval processing as a function of age and depth of processing. Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2008. San Francisco, United States.

Paz, S., Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (2007 March). Haptic and visual working memory in young adults, older healthy adults and mild cognitive impairment adults. Poster presented at WorldHaptics Conference 2007. Tsutuba, Japan.

Mayas, J., & Ballesteros, S. (2006, November). “Age-related changes in visual endogenous and exogenous attention tasks”. 47th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX, Estados Unidos.

Mayas, J & S. Ballesteros (Noviembre 2006). Atención endógena y exógena en jóvenes y mayores. Comunicación oral presentada en la VI Semana de Investigación de la Facultad de Psicología de la UNED, Madrid.

Paz, S., Mayas, J., & S. Ballesteros (Noviembre 2006). Memoria operativa visual y háptica en adultos jóvenes, mayores sanos y con deterioro cognitivo ligero. Comunicación oral presentada en la VI Semana de Investigación de la Facultad de Psicología de la UNED, Madrid.

García Rodríguez, B., Ballesteros, S., Lainsa, N., Gómez Candela, C., y Cos, A. (Julio, 2006). Sesgos de memoria implícita emocional en pacientes mayores con obesidad. Póster presentado en el VI Congreso de la SEPEX, Santiago de Compostela, España.

González, M., y Ballesteros, S. (Julio, 2006). Normas de identificación para 115 estímulos auditivos ambientales: Un estudio con jóvenes y mayores”. Póster presentado en el VI Congreso de la SEPEX, Santiago de Compostela, España.

Ballesteros, S., García Rodríguez, B., Mayas, J., González, M., Paz, S., y Reales, J.M. (Julio, 2006). Búsqueda de marcadores para predecir el deterioro cognitivo: Un estudio longitudinal. Comunicación oral presentada en el VI Congreso de la SEPEX, Santiago de Compostela, España.

Ballesteros, S., González, M., Paz, S., Mayas, J., García, B., & Reales, J.M. (2006, November). Physical fitness and cognitive functioning in the old age. Paper presented at the Simposium on Cognitive Aging: Genetics, Behavior, Neuroscience, and Technology organized by S. Ballesteros & L-G Nilsson. 47th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX, Estados Unidos.

Ballesteros, S., Paz, S., & Mayas, J. (2006, November). Haptic and visual working memory. A study with young and older adults. Invited paper presented at the Tactile Research Group Meeting. Houston, TX, United States.

Fusari, A., & Ballesteros, S. (2006, September). Identification of odors as affected by aging: Normative data and priming effects. Paper presented at the 17th Congress of the European Chemoreception Research Organization, ECRO 2006 Conference, Granada, Spain. Abstracts Book pp. 83-84.

Fusari, A., & Ballesteros, S. (2006, June). Olfactory perception is resistant to aging and long-lasting. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Ballesteros, S. (2005, December). Perceptual priming in young and older adults. is implicit memory hyperspecific? Paper presented at the Workshop on Converging Research in Cognitive Impairment and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Segovia, Spain.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., García, B., & Ponce de León, L. (2005 July). Dimentionality of texture perception. Paper presented at the First Iberian Congress of Perception, Barcelona, Spain.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., & Manga, D. (2005, November). Word fragmentation, cortical magnification, and visual eccentricity on Stroop effect. Paper presented at the Session Cuing Visual Attention chaired by S. Ballesteros, 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, CA.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J.M., González, M., & García, B. (July, 2005). Crossmodal priming in normal aging and Alzheimer´s disease. Paper presented at the Cognitive Aging Symposium organized by S. Ballesteros and L-G Nilsson, 9th European Congress of Psychology. Granada, Spain.

Solano, M., Ballesteros, S., Et Al., (Junio 2005). Evaluación de los programas de Educación a Distancia. Programa ALFA II, Contrato nº AML/B7-311/066/II- 153-A. XII Congreso de la IESAD, México DF. México.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J.M., González, M., & García, B. (June 2005). Priming between modalities in normal aging and dementia. Paper presented at the Invited Symposium Experiencing objects through vision and touch. 6th International Multisensory Research Forum. Roveretto, Italy.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J.M., Ponce De León, L., & García, B. (March 2005). The perception of ecological textures by touch: Does the perceptual space change under bimodal visual and haptic exploration? Poster presented at WorldHaptics Conference 2005. Pisa, Italy.

Ballesteros, S. (January 2005). A system created to provide the feeling of presence for the elderly. FET-INFO Day, Brussels, Belgium.

Ballesteros, S. (January 2005). Contribution to “Measuring the impossible”. NEST-INFO Day, Brussels, Belgium.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., García,. B., y Mayas, J. (Marzo, 2004). “Sistemas de memoria y atención selectiva en el envejecimiento normal y la enfermedad de Alzheimer”. Comunicación oral presentada en el V Congreso de la SEPEX, Madrid, España.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., García,. B., & Mayas, J. (August, 2004). Perceptual priming in normal aging and Alzheimer´s patients. Paper presented at Invited Symposium “New Developments in Applied Psychophysics”, 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., Mayas, J., Y García,. B. (Septiembre, 2004). Influencia de la atención selectiva en la identificación perceptiva de dibujos de objetos familiares en mayores sanos y enfermos de Alzheimer. Comunicación oral presentada en Simposio Invitado. Segundo Congreso Hispano-Portugués de Psicología, Lisboa, Portugal.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J.M., García, B., & Ponce De León, L. (October, 2004). Multidimensional scaling of surface textures explored by active touch and bimodally. Paper presented at the First International Workshop on Materials and Sensations, Pau, France.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., García, B., Ponce De León, L., y Mayas, J. (Noviembre 2004). Estructura dimensional de superficies de textura percibidas hápticamente por adultos jóvenes y mayores. Comunicación presentada en la V Semana de Investigación de la Facultad de Psicología, Madrid, España.

Ballesteros, S., Reales, J. M., Mayas, J., y García, B. (Noviembre 2004). “Priming visual en adultos, mayores y enfermos de Alzheimer”. Comunicación presentada en la V Semana de Investigación de la Facultad de Psicología, Madrid, España.

Reales, J.M., Mayas, J., González, M., & Ballesteros, S. (December 2004). Visual priming in young adults, healthy older adults and Alzheimer´s disease patients. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on Aging, Cognition and Neuroscience. Madrid, Spain.

García, B., Rodriguez, B., Ballesteros, S., & Reales, J.M. (December 2004). Implicit memory of emotions in Alzheimer´s disease patients and healthy adults. Poster presented at the 1st International Conference on Aging, Cognition and Neuroscience. Madrid, Spain.