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·         L. Piccardi, G. Iaria, M. Ricci, F. Bianchini, L. Zompanti and C. Guariglia. Walking in the Corsi Test: which type of memory do you need? [Epub 2008 Jan 15]. Neuroscience Letters 2008 Feb 20;432(2):127-31.

·         D. Nico, L. Piccardi, G. Iaria, F. Bianchini, L. Zompanti and C. Guariglia. Landmark based navigation in brain damaged patients with neglect. (Epub 2008 Jan 31). Neuropsychologia 2008;46(7):1898-907.

·         L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, L. Zompanti and C. Guariglia. Pure representational neglect and navigational deficits in a case with preserved visuo-spatial working memory. Neurocase. 2008;14(4):329-342.

·         L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, G. Iaria, P. Verde, P. Trivelloni and C. Guariglia. Do men really outperform women in navigation? Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine. 2009; n. 2 December: 16-26.

·         F. Bianchini, C. Incoccia, L. Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Zompanti, U. Sabatini, P. Peran and C. Guariglia. Developmental topographical disorientation in a healthy subject.  [Epub 2010, Feb 5: doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.01.025]. Neuropsychologia  2010;48:1563–73;

·         L. Piccardi, G. Iaria, F. Bianchini, L. Zompanti and C. Guariglia. Dissociated deficits of visuo-spatial memory in near space and navigational space: Evidence from brain-damaged patients and healthy older participants. [Epub 2011, 09 May: DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2011.560243] Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition 18: 3, 362 — 384;

·         L. Piccardi, M.R. Pizzamiglio, F. Bianchini, M. Risetti, L. Palermo, L. Zompanti, S. D’Amico. Come impariamo a muoverci nell’ambiente? Sviluppo dell’orientamento topografico: esercizi propedeutici per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni (Testo didattico). Maggio 2011.

·         L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, L. Iasevoli, G. Giannone, C. Guariglia. Sex differences in a landmark environmental re-orientation task only during the learning phase. [Epub 2008 Jan 15]. Neuroscience Letters 2011 Oct 10;503(2):181-5. Epub 2011 Aug 24;

·         L. Palermo, F. Bianchini, Giuseppe Iaria, Antonio Tanzilli and C. Guariglia. Assessing topographical orientation skills in cannabis users. The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2012, Article ID 137071, 7 pages, doi:10.1100/2012/137071. Epub 2012 jan 3

·         A. De Nigris, L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, L. Palermo, C. Incoccia and C. Guariglia. Role of visuo-spatial working memory in path integration disorders in neglect. Cortex, 2012 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print].

·         A. Carota, F. Bianchini, Pizzamiglio L., Calabrese P. The Altitudinal Anton's Syndrome: coexistence of anosognosia, attention blindsight and left spatial inattention. Behav Neurol. 2012 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print] 2013;26(1-2):157-63. doi: 10.3233/BEN-2012-110224.

·         L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, O. Argento, A. De Nigris, A. Maialetti, L. Palermo., C. Guariglia. The Walking Corsi Test (WalCT): standardization of the topographical memory test in an Italian population. Neurol Sci. 2012 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]. Neurological Sciences 01/2013; 34:971-978.

·         F. Bianchini, L. Palermo, L. Piccardi, C. Incoccia, F. Nemmi, U. Sabatini and C. Guariglia.  Where Am I? A new case of developmental topographical disorientation. Journal of Neuropsychology 2013, Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/jnp.12007. [Epub ahead of print].

·         P. Verde, L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, P. Trivelloni, C. Guariglia, E. Tomao. Gender Effects on Mental Rotation in Pilots vs. Nonpilots. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 2013 Jul; 84(7)

·         L. Piccardi, P. Verde, F. Bianchini, F. Morgagni, C. Guariglia, F. Strollo. Mental Rotation Task in a Pilot During and After Pregnancy. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 2013 Oct; 84(10):1092-1094.

·         M. R. Pizzamiglio, L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, L. Canzano, L. Palermo, F. Fusco, G. D'Antuono, C. Gelmini, L. Garavelli and M. V. Ursini "Incontinentia pigmenti: learning disabilities are a fundamental hallmark of the disease. PLoS ONE 01/2014; 9(1):e87771.

·         L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, R. Nori, A. Marano, F. Iachini, L. Lasala and C. Guariglia. Spatial location and pathway memory compared in the reaching vs. walking domains. Neuroscience Letters. 2014 Apr 30;566:226-30. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2014.03.005. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

·         L. Palermo, L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, F. Nemmi, V. Giorgio, C. Incoccia, U. Sabatini, and Guariglia Cecilia. Looking for the compass in a case of developmental topographical disorientation: a behavioural and neuroimaging study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. DOI: 10.1080/13803395.2014.904843. 2014;36(5):464-81.. Epub 2014 Apr 17

·         F. Bianchini, A. Di Vita, L. Palermo, L. Piccardi, C. Blundo and C. Guariglia. A Selective Egocentric Topographical Working Memory Deficit in the Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease: A Preliminary Study. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 2014 Dec; 2 9 (8): 749-54. doi: 10.1177/1533317514536597. Epub 2014 Jun 5.

·         L. Piccardi, P. Verde, F. Bianchini, F. Morgagni, C. Guariglia, F. Strollo. Deficits in visuo-spatial but not in topographical memory during pregnancy and the postpartum state in an expert military pilot: a case report. BMC Research Notes 08/2014; 7(1):524. DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-524.

·         A. Di Vita., M. Boccia, F. Bianchini, L. Piccardi, C. Guariglia. Neural modifications of PTSD after combat-related trauma: an fMRI meta-analytic study. Italian Journal Of Aerospace Medicine; 2014, 11: 64-73.

·         P. Verde; L. Piccardi; F. Bianchini; C. Guariglia; P. Carrozzo; F. Morgagni; M. Boccia; G. Di Fiore; E. Tomao. Gender Differences in Navigational Memory: Pilots vs. Nonpilots. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance 2015 February Vol. 86, No. 2

·         F. Nemmi, F. Bianchini, F. Piras, P. Péran, L. Palermo, L. Piccardi, U. Sabatini, C. Guariglia. Finding my own way: an fMRI single case study of a subject with Developmental Topographical Disorientation. Neurocase. 2014 Oct 3:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]. Neurocase, 21 (5), 573-83

·         P. Verde, L. Piccardi, F. Bianchini, C. Guariglia, P. Carrozzo, F. Morgagni, E. Tomao. Gender has no effect on pilots’ navigational memory. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 86 (2): 103-111.

·         M. Boccia, S. D’Amico, F. Bianchini, A. Marano, L. Piccardi. Different neural modifications underpin PTSD after different traumatic events: an fMRI meta-analytic study. Brain Imaging Behaviour, 2016 10: 226-37.

·         MR Pizzamiglio, L Piccardi, F Bianchini, L Canzano, L Palermo, F Fusco, G D’Antuono, C Gelmini, L Garavelli, MV Ursini Cognitive-behavioural phenotype in a group of girls from 1.2 to 12 years old with the Incontinentia Pigmenti syndrome: Recommendations for clinical management. Appl Neuropsychol Child 2016 DOI: 10.1080/21622965.2016.1188388.

·         Piccardi L, Boccia M, Colangeli S, Bianchini F, Marano A, Giannini AM, Palmiero M, D’Amico S. Neurofunctional alterations due to PTSD after environmental disasters: fMRI evidence and clinical suggestions. Journal of Psychopathology 2016 , 22, 165-171.

·         Tedesco AM, Bianchini F, Piccardi L, Clausi S, Berthoz A, Molinari M, Guariglia C, Leggio M. Does the cerebellum contribute to human navigation by processing sequential information? Neuropsychology. Online First Publication, February 23, 2017.


·         Pizzamiglio, M.R., De Luca, M., Di Vita, A., Palermo, L., Tanzilli, A., Dacquino, C. & Piccardi, L. (z and training. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 27, 368-408, DOI:10.1080/09602011.2015.1084335.

·         Di Vita, A., Palermo, L., Piccardi, L., Di Tella J., Propato, F. & Guariglia C. (2017). Body representation alterations in Personal but not in extrapersonal neglect patients. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 24,308-317.

·         Di Vita, A., Boccia, M., Palermo, L. & Guariglia, C. (2016). To move or not to move, that is the question! Body schema and non-action oriented body representations: an fMRI meta-analytic study. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 16,1-10; DOI:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.05.005.

·         Di Vita, A., Palermo, L., Piccardi, L. & Guariglia, C. (2016). Peculiar body representation alterations in hemineglect: a case report. Neurocase, 21, 697-706.

·         Bianchini, F., Di Vita, A., Palermo, L., Piccardi, L., Blundo C. & Guariglia, C. (2014). A selective topographical working memory deficit in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 29, 749-54.

·         Grossi, D., Di Vita, A., Palermo, L., Sabatini, U., Trojano L. & Guariglia, C. (2014). The brain network for self-feeling: a symptom-lesion mapping study. Neurosychologia, 63, 92-98.

·         Palermo, L., Di Vita, A., Piccardi, L., Traballesi, M. & Guariglia, C. (2014). Bottom-up and top- down processes in body representation: a study of brain-damaged and amputee patients. Neurosychology, 28, 772-81.

·         Di Vita, A., Boccia, M., Bianchini, F., Piccardi, L. & Guariglia, C. (2014). Neural modifications of PTSD after combat-related trauma: an fMRI meta-analytic study. Italian Journal Of Aerospace Medicine, 11, 64-73.

·         Paolucci, S., Di Vita, A., Massicci, R., Traballesi, M., Bureca, I., Matano, A., Iosa, M. & Guariglia, C. (2012). Impact of participation on rehabilitation results: a multivariate study Eur J Phys Rehabil Med, 48, 1-2.

·         Calabrese, M., Pitteri, M., Farina, G., Bajrami, A., Castellaro, M., Magliozzi, R., and Monaco, S. (2017). Dimethyl fumarate: a possible exit strategy from natalizumab treatment in Multiple Sclerosis patients at risk for severe adverse events. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, [Epub] (IF 2016/2017: 6.431)

·         Chen, P., Pitteri, M., Gillen, G., and Ayyala, H. (2017). Ask the Experts how to Treat Individuals with Spatial Neglect: A Survey Study. Disability and Rehabilition, [Epub] (IF 2016/2017: 1.804)

·         Tonin, L., Pitteri, M., Leeb, R., Zhang, H., Menegatti, E., Piccione, F., and Millán, J del R. (2017). Behavioral and cortical effects during attention driven brain-computer interface operations in spatial neglect: A feasibility case study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11:336. (IF 2016/2017: 3.209)

·         Castellaro, M., Magliozzi, R., Palombit, A., Pitteri, M., Silvestri, E., Camera, V., Montemezzi, S., Pizzini, F.B., Bertoldo, A., Reynolds, R., Monaco, S., & Calabrese, M. (2017). Heterogeneity of cortical lesions susceptibility map in multiple sclerosis. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 38(6):1087-1095. (IF 2016/2017: 3.55)

·         Farina, G., Magliozzi, R., Pitteri, M., Reynolds, R., Rossi, S., Gajofatto, A., Benedetti, M.D., Facchiano, F., Monaco, S., and Calabrese, M. (2017). Increased cortical lesion load and intrathecal inflammation is associated with oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis patients: a combined CSF and MRI study. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 14:40. (IF 2016/2017: 5.102)

·         Pitteri, M., Romualdi, C., Magliozzi, R., Monaco, S., & Calabrese, M. (2017). Cognitive impairment predicts disability progression and cortical thinning in MS: An 8-year study. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 23(6):848-854. (IF 2016/2017: 4.84)

·         Pitteri, M., Marchetti, M., Priftis, K., & Grassi, M. (2017). Naturally together: pitch-height and brightness as coupled factors for eliciting the SMARC effect in non-musicians. Psychological Research, 81(1):243-254. (IF 2015/2016: 2.694)

·         Calabrese, M., Castellaro, M., Bertoldo, A., De Luca, A., Pizzini, F.B., Ricciardi, G.K., Pitteri, M., Zimatore, S., Magliozzi, R., Benedetti, M.D., Manganotti, P., Montemezzi, S., Reynolds, R., Gajofatto, A., & Monaco, S. (2017). Epilepsy in Multiple Sclerosis: The role of temporal pathology. Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 23(3):473-482. (IF 2016/2017: 4.84)

·         Blini, E., Romeo, Z., Spironelli, C., Pitteri, M., Meneghello, F., Bonato, M., & Zorzi, M. (2016). Multi-tasking uncovers right spatial neglect and extinction in chronic left-hemisphere stroke patients. Neuropsychologia, 92:147-157. (IF 2016: 3.197)

·         Benavides-Varela, S., Passarini, L., Butterworth, B., Rolma, G., Burgio, F., Pitteri, M., Meneghello, F., Shallice, T., & Semenza, C. (2016). Zero in the brain: A voxel-based lesion–symptom mapping study in right hemisphere-damaged patients. Cortex, 67:38-53. (IF 2016: 4.279)

·         Marin, D., Pitteri, M., Della Puppa, A., Meneghello, F., Biasutti, E., Priftis, K., & Vallesi, A. (2016). Mental time-line distortion in right brain damaged patients: Evidence from a dynamic spatio-temporal task. Neuropsychology, 30(3):338-345. (IF 2016: 3.286)

·         Calabrese, M., Reynolds, R., Magliozzi, R., Castellaro, M., Morra, A., Scalfari, A., Farina, G., Romualdi, C., Gajofatto, A., Pitteri, M., Benedetti, M.D., & Monaco, S. (2015). Regional distribution and evolution of gray matter damage in different population of multiple sclerosis patients. Plos ONE, 10(8):e0135428. (IF 2015: 3.057)

·         Ranzini, M., Lisi, M., Blini, E., Pitteri, M., Treccani, B., Priftis, K., & Zorzi, M. (2015). Larger, smaller, odd or even? Task-specific effects of optokinetic stimulation on the mental number space. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 27(4):459-470. [Special Topic] (IF 2015: 1.892)

·         Pitteri, M., Kerkhoff, G., Keller, I., Meneghello, F., & Priftis, K. (2015). Extra-powerful on the visuo-perceptual space, but variable on the number space: Different effects of optokinetic stimulation in neglect patients. Journal of Neuropsychology, 9(2): 299-318. (IF 2015: 3.537)

·         Benavides-Varela, S., Pitteri, M., Priftis, K., Passarini, L., Meneghello, F., & Semenza, C. (2014). Right-hemisphere (spatial?) acalculia and the influence of neglect. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:644. (IF 2014: 3.626)

·         Chen, P., Hreha, K., & Pitteri, M. (2014). Kessler Foundation Neglect Assessment Process: KF-NAP 2014 Manual. West Orange, New Jersey, USA: Kessler Foundation.

·         Pitteri, M., Arcara, G., Passarini, L., Meneghello, F., & Priftis, K. (2013). Is two better than one? Limb activation treatment combined with contralesional arm vibration to ameliorate signs of left neglect. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:460. [Special Topic] (IF 2013: 2.895)

·         Priftis, K., Passarini, L., Pilosio, C., Meneghello, F., & Pitteri, M. (2013). Visual scanning training, limb activation treatment, and prism adaptation for rehabilitating left neglect: Who is the winner? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:360. [Special Topic] (IF 2013: 2.895)

·         Priftis, K., Albanese, S., Meneghello, F., & Pitteri, M. (2013). Pure left neglect for Arabic numerals. Brain and Cognition, 81:118-123. (IF 2013: 2.683)

·         Pitteri, M., Venneri, A., Meneghello, F., & Priftis, K. (2013). How to differentiate hemianesthesia from left tactile neglect: A preliminary case report. Behavioural Neurology, 26:151-155. [Special Issue] (IF 2013: 1.642)

·         Priftis, K., Pitteri, M., Meneghello, F., Umiltà, C., & Zorzi, M. (2012). Optokinetic stimulation modulates neglect for the number space: Evidence from mental number interval bisection. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6:23. [Special Topic] (IF 2012: 2.906)

·    De Nigris A., Piccardi L., Bianchini F., Palermo L., Incoccia C., Guariglia C. “Role of visuo-spatial working memory in path integration disorders in neglect” Cortex: doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2012.03.009 (2012)

·  Piccardi L., Bianchini F., Argento O., De Nigris A., Maialetti A., Palermo L., Guariglia C. “The Walking Corsi Test (WalCT): standardization of the topographical memory test in an Italian population” Neurological Science: DOI 10.1007/s10072-012-1175-x (2012)

·        Giorgio V. & De Nigris A. "Cognitive profile of the aerospace pilot: an extensive neuropsychological examination" Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine: 60-68; 2011

·        Palermo L, Piccardi L, Bianchini F, Nemmi F, Giorgio V, Incoccia C, Sabatini U, Guariglia C.:  “Looking for the compass in a case of developmental topographical disorientation: A behavioral and neuroimaging study.”           J.  Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2014 Jun;36(5):464-81. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2014.904843. Epub    2014 Apr 17.

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