Luigi Anzivino

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Psychotomimetic N-methyl-d-aspartate/glutamate receptor antagonists, such as phencyclidine (PCP), have been shown to produce a spectrum of behavioral, neurochemical and anatomical changes in rats that are relevant to aspects of schizophrenia, including impairments of working memory and visual attention. The alpha2 noradrenergic receptor agonist clonidine(More)
AIMS To evaluate occupational exposure to toxic pollutants at municipal waste incinerators (MWIs). METHODS Twenty nine male subjects working near the furnaces in two MWIs, and 17 subjects not occupationally exposed to combustion generated pollutants were studied. Individual air samples were taken throughout the shift; urine samples were collected before(More)
There has been a significant increase in commercial interest in wearable technologies, spearheaded by Google's Glass project, and also by the success of a new generation of fitness oriented biosensors such as the Fitbit, the Bodymedia Fit, and the Misfit Shine. Concurrently, there has been a proliferation of embodied interfaces for digital games such as(More)
The neurophysin vasopressin is thought to play an important role in emotional behavior and aspects of cognition in the rat, and the pathophysiology of this system has been implicated in two neurodevelopmental disorders, namely autism and schizophrenia. Genetic deficiency of vasopressin in rats, resulting from a null mutation of the vasopressin gene, causes(More)
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