Publication

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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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 SCI-Research Group in the “L’informatore”

10 marzo 2016
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The SCI-Research Group in the “L’informatore”

In the “L’Informatore”, the ufficial magazine of G.A.L.M., the Group of Animation for patients with Spinal Cord Injury of Verona, reported in an article the first meeting of the SCI-Research Group members.

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The Representation of Objects in Apraxia: From Action Execution to Error Awareness

10 febbraio 2016
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Authors Loredana Canzano, Michele Scandola, Valeria Gobbetto, Giuseppe Moretto, Daniela D’Imperio and Valentina Moro Abstract Apraxia is a well-known syndrome characterized by the sufferer’s inability to perform routine gestures. In an attempt to understand the syndrome better, various different theories have been developed and a number of classifications of different subtypes have been proposed....

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Contextual bottom-up and implicit top-down modulation of anarchic hand syndrome: A single-case report and a review of the literature.

20 ottobre 2015
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Authors Moro V, Pernigo S, Scandola M, Mainente M, Avesani R, Aglioti SM. Abstract Anarchic hand syndrome (AHS) is a rare neurological condition characterized by seemingly purposeful, goal-directed hand movements which the person afflicted by the syndrome is not, however, in control of. By extensively examining a patient with AHS we provide novel neuropsychological...

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“Miglior Tesi” prize

28 luglio 2015
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Rosanna Mignolli, who graduated with our laboratory, won the “Miglior Tesi” prize. This prize is intended to appraise the best theses of Triveneto, especially in the physiotherapist field. The title of Rosanna Mignolli’s thesis is: “ALTERAZIONI DELLA RAPPRESENTAZIONE CORPOREA NEI SOGGETTI CON LESIONE MIDOLLARE: UNO STUDIO ESPLORATIVO”. Her supervisor was Prof. Valentina Moro and the external supervisor...

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The Italian Validation of the Anosognosia Questionnaire for Dementia in Alzheimer’s Disease

2 febbraio 2015
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Authors Gambina G, Valbusa V, Corsi N, Ferrari F, Sala F, Broggio E, Condoleo MT,  Surdo V, Errera P, Cagnin AC, Moretto G, Moro V Abstract Although the Anosognosia Questionnaire-Dementia (AQ-D) is one of the main instruments for assessing Awareness in Alzheimer’s Disease, the normative data were until now limited to  people from Argentina...

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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