Mathieu Pinelli

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This study was performed to evaluate the relation between a stable personality trait, a mood state and immune response to an examination stress. A self-reported measure of emotional stability (BFQ-ES scale) was obtained in a sample (n = 39) randomly selected from 277 cadets; this personality trait was also investigated by completing a neuroticism scale(More)
This study aimed to assess the relationships between the scores of subjective assessment (metamemory) and those of performance testing for memory, on the one hand, and the level of depression, on the other. A hundred and eighty elderly subjects (102 women and 78 men; mean age 65.7 years) were selected for the study. They showed neither intellectual(More)
In this study, we tested the hypothesis that social relationships affect the perception of distance. When participants imagined passing through a wall and a disliked-person, they perceived shorter aperture widths than when they intended to pass between a wall and a liked-person. This result was observed only for passable apertures suggesting that social(More)
The consistency of measures from informants' report and from objective testing, both incorporated into the CAMDEX interview, was tested for elderly persons with mild dementia (n = 46), with moderate dementia (n = 41), and without cognitive impairment (controls, n = 56). Informants' reports permitted grading severity of dementia and provided measures of(More)
This study aimed to assess the relationships among depression level, memory and metamemory scores on a large sample of elderly subjects (139 men and 147 women). Preliminary examination showed that none of the sampled subjects had intellectual impairment (as assessed by means of the Mini-Mental State Examination) or neuropsychiatric symptoms. Each subject(More)
Griffith psychometric test has been experimented on a group of 20 healthy newborn infants, monitored during their 1st year of life with quarterly check-ups. It was clear that the development general rates were constantly higher than the original values reported by the English author. In particular, in 12 months old infants, the rates appeared significantly(More)
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