Anosognosia

Anosognosia for hemiplegia as a tripartite disconnection syndrome.

9 agosto 2019
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Authors: Pacella V, Foulon C, Jenkinson PM, Scandola M, Bertagnoli S, Avesani R, Fotopoulou A, Moro V, Thiebaut de Schotten M. Abstract The syndrome of Anosognosia for Hemiplegia (AHP) can provide unique insights into the neurocognitive processes of motor awareness. Yet, prior studies have only explored predominately discreet lesions. Using advanced structural neuroimaging methods in 174 patients with a right-hemisphere stroke, we...

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BRNet 2018

12 giugno 2018
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At the Body Representation Network Workshop, held in Edinburgh, 29th June 2018, organized by Gianna Cocchini, Elisa Raffaella Ferre and Anna Sedda, Valentina Pacella presented her work “Neural Correlates of Anosognosia for Hemiplegia: A White Matter Disconnection Study”.

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MeeTo 2018

28 maggio 2018
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At the MeeTo conference, held in Turin, Italy, from the 25th to the 27th May, 2018, Valentina Pacella presented “The role of white matter disconnections in anosognosia for hemiplegia”, while Michele Scandola presented “Moving in space in a wheelchair the embodiment of one’s own wheelchair and its effects on navigational space representation in people...

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Next Seminar: “Rehabilitation protocols in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia

22 febbraio 2018
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The seminar will be held March, the 8th at 16:30, at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Deborah Luxon, B.Sc. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join. The seminar will be held in English

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Next Seminar: “The role of white matter disconnections in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia”

13 febbraio 2018
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The seminar will be held Friday 16 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 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. flier

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Next Seminar: “The Sense of Agency”

10 febbraio 2018
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The seminar will be held 21 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 Debbie Luxon, M.Sc. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join. The seminar will be held in English

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“Our” recently graduated physiotherapists

21 novembre 2017
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“Our” recently graduated physiotherapists

Our students successfully defended their theses: all of them graduated with honors! Congratulations to (in alphabetical order): Edoardo Bongiovanni Giulia Caffini Gianluca Dalla Chiusa Ilaria Dus Annica Stanzial Good luck for the future!

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Modulating Anosognosia for hemiplegia: the role of dangerous actions in emergent awareness

12 maggio 2017
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Authors:   D. D’Imperio, C. Bulgarelli, S. Bertagnoli, R. Avesani, V. Moro Abstract Anosognosia for hemiplegia is a lack of awareness of motor deficits following a right hemisphere lesion. Residual forms of awareness co-occur with an explicit denial of hemiplegia. The term emergent awareness refers to a condition in which awareness of motor deficits...

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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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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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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