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The Mental Deterioration Battery: normative data, diagnostic reliability and qualitative analyses of cognitive impairment. The Group for the Standardization of the Mental Deterioration Battery.
This study aimed at investigating the clinical usefulness of the Mental Deterioration Battery (MDB) in the neuropsychological diagnosis and characterization of the dementia syndrome. In this paper,Expand
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Recognition of facial expressions of emotions in school‐age children: the intersection of perceptual and semantic categories
Recognition of the facial expressions of emotions is a critical communicative system early in development and continues to play an important role throughout adulthood. In the past, the results ofExpand
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Anosognosia for hemiplegia after stroke is a multifaceted phenomenon: a systematic review of the literature.
Anosognosia is the lack of awareness or the underestimation of a specific deficit in sensory, perceptual, motor, affective or cognitive functioning due to a brain lesion. This self-awareness deficitExpand
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Standardizzazione di due test di memoria per uso clinico: Breve Racconto e Figura di Rey
In this paper we report the normative and validity data of two episodic memory tasks, the first one based on verbal data (Short-Story recall), the second one on visuo-spatial data (Rey's Figure). InExpand
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Focal Stimulation of the Posterior Parietal Cortex Increases the Excitability of the Ipsilateral Motor Cortex
Paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been applied as a probe to test functional connectivity within distinct cortical areas of the human motor system. Here, we tested theExpand
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Hyperexcitability of parietal-motor functional connections in the intact left-hemisphere of patients with neglect.
Hemispatial neglect is common after unilateral brain damage, particularly to perisylvian structures in the right-hemisphere (RH). In this disabling syndrome, behaviour and awareness are biased awayExpand
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Aging of subcortical nuclei: Microstructural, mineralization and atrophy modifications measured in vivo using MRI
In the present study, we characterized the physiological aging of deep grey matter nuclei by simultaneously measuring quantitative magnetic resonance parameters sensitive to complementary tissueExpand
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Deontological and altruistic guilt: Evidence for distinct neurobiological substrates
The feeling of guilt is a complex mental state underlying several human behaviors in both private and social life. From a psychological and evolutionary viewpoint, guilt is an emotional and cognitiveExpand
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Hippocampal Volume Reduction in First-Episode and Chronic Schizophrenia
Several magnetic resonance imaging studies have reported hippocampal volume reduction in patients with schizophrenia, but other studies have reported contrasting results. In this review andExpand
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Forward and backward span for verbal and visuo-spatial data: standardization and normative data from an Italian adult population
The Digit span and Corsi span tasks are frequently used to assess verbal and visuo-spatial short-term memory. Forward versions of these tasks, in which sequences of items of increasing length have toExpand
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