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Next Seminar: “Affective touch nelle lesioni spinali: pleasant touch e empatia per il dolore”

10 febbraio 2017
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The seminar will be held 14 February at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Michele Scandola, Ph.D., and Martina Costamagna, M.D. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Next Seminar: “Arnaldo ed i suoi lobi frontali. Discussione di un caso.”

5 febbraio 2017
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The seminar will be held 8 February at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Cristina Bulgarelli and Martina Costamagna. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join.

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Visual and cross-modal cues increase the identification of overlapping visual stimuli in Balint’s syndrome

12 gennaio 2017
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Authors Daniela D’Imperio, Michele Scandola, Valeria Gobbetto, Cristina Bulgarelli, Matteo Salgarello, Renato Avesani & Valentina Moro Abstract Introduction: Cross-modal interactions improve the processing of external stimuli, particularly when an isolated sensory modality is impaired. When information from different modalities is integrated, object recognition is facilitated probably as a result of bottom-up and top-down processes....

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Next Seminar: “Percezione della temporalità dell’azione nei pazienti cerebrolesi destri”

5 gennaio 2017
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The seminar will be held 12 January at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Valentina Pacella, Ph.D. student at the University of Roma “La Sapienza”. The meeting will be held in English. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join.

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Self-grounded vision: hand ownership modulates visual location through cortical beta and gamma oscillations

7 novembre 2016
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Authors: Nathan Faivre, Jonathan Doenz, Michele Scandola, Herberto Dhanis, Javier Bello Ruiz, Fosco Bernasconi, Roy Salomon and Olaf Blanke Abstract: Vision is known to be shaped by context, defined by environmental and bodily signals. In the Taylor illusion, the size of an afterimage projected on one’s hand changes according to proprioceptive signals conveying hand...

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Conferenza Internazionale sulle lesioni midollari

5 ottobre 2016
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Conferenza Internazionale sulle lesioni midollari

Il 29 Novembre, ala Fondazione “Santa Lucia” a Roma, si terrà la conferenza dal titolo “Rappresentazione cerebrale di Corpo, Movimento e Spazio dopo lesioni del midollo spinale. Implicazioni cliniche e riabilitative”, che rappresenterà la seconda conferenza che illustrerà lo stato d’avanzamento dei lavori del SCI-Research Group. La partecipazione è gratuita, l’iscrizione è obbligatoria a...

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Apparent Biological Motion in First and Third Person Perspective

29 settembre 2016
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Authors Emmanuele Tidoni, Michele Scandola, Veronica Orvalho, Matteo Candidi Abstract Apparent biological motion is the perception of plausible movements when two alternating images depicting the initial and final phase of an action are presented at specific stimulus onset asynchronies. Here, we show lower subjective apparent biological motion perception when actions are observed from a...

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Motor Versus Body Awareness: Voxel-based Lesion Analysis in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia and Somatoparaphrenia Following Right Hemisphere Stroke

19 luglio 2016
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Authors Valentina Moro, Simone Pernigo, Manos Tsakiris, Renato Avesani, Nicola M.J. Edelstyn, Paul M. Jenkinson Aikaterini Fotopoulou Abstract Anosognosia for hemiplegia (AHP) is informative about the neurocognitive basis of motor awareness. However, it is frequently associated with concomitant symptoms, such as hemispatial neglect and disturbances in the sense of body ownership (DSO). Although double...

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Local media on “Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it”

11 aprile 2016
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Local media on “Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it”

Our latest article, Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it, has attracted the attention of local media. Radio interview

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Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it.

7 aprile 2016
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Authors Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Bonente C, Avesani R, Moro V. Abstract Peripersonal space (PPS) is the space surrounding us within which we interact with objects. PPS may be modulated by actions (e.g. when using tools) or sense of ownership (e.g. over a rubber hand). Indeed, intense and/or prolonged use of a tool may...

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The VR Pain Scale Validation

We are validating a new pain scale which discriminates among muscolo-skeletal, neuropathic and visceral pain in spinal cord injury patients.

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Books and Monographs

Il test di coordinazione motoria di Charlop-Atwell: la standardizzazione italiana.
Colella R, Quadri G, Boscaini F, Moro V, Albaret JM, 2014

Tornare a scuola dopo una grave cerebrolesione Moro Valentina, Rodolfi Chiara, 2012

La plasticità cerebrale. Alle radici del cambiamento
Moro Valentina, Filippi Barbara, 2010

L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica
Moro Valentina, 2005

Valentina Moro and Riccardo Sartori are directors for the SEID editor of the series "Strumenti in Psicologia, Educazione e Formazione" [Tools in Psychology, Education and Training].
The purpose of this series is to publish materials and tools for the intervention and evaluation in:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Training
  • Psychomotricity