Publications


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Peer-reviewed publications in international scientific journals

Vallesi A., Mazzonetto I., Ambrosini E., Babcock L., Capizzi M., Arbula S., Tarantino V., Semenza C., Bertoldo A. (2017). Hemispheric asymmetries in the posterior inferior temporal cortex underlie verbal Stroop performance. Behavioural Brain Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2017.08.024

- Tarantino V., Mazzonetto I., Formica S., Causin F., Vallesi A. (2017). The neural bases of event monitoring across domains: a simultaneous ERP-fMRI study. Front Hum Neurosci, 11, 376. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00376

- Tarantino V., Bassetto F., Vindigni V., Pavan C., Vallesi A. (2017). Cognitive Control abilities in ex-obese patients. Biological Psychology, 127, 198-208. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2017.05.012

- Arbula, S., Pacella V., De Pellegrin S., Rossetto M., Denaro L., D’Avella D., Della Puppa A., Vallesi A. (2017). Dissociating decisional and attentional processes in response suppression contexts: evidence from brain tumors. Neuropsychologia, 100, 120-130. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.04.018.

- Babcock L., Capizzi M., Arbula S., & Vallesi A. (2017). Short-term memory improvement related to training in simultaneous interpretation. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. Doi: 10.1007/s41465-017-0011-x 

- Ambrosini E., Vallesi A. (2017). Domain-general Stroop performance and hemispheric asymmetries: a resting-state EEG study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(5), 769-779. Doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01076.


- Arbula S., Capizzi, M.G., Lombardo, N., Vallesi A. (2016). How air traffic control training shapes cognitive control strategies. Plos ONE 11(6), e0157731. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157731

- Capizzi M., Ambrosini E., Arbula S., Mazzonetto I., Vallesi A. (2016) Testing the domain-general nature of monitoring in spatial and verbal cognitive domains. Neuropsychologia, 89, 83-95. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.05.032.

- Tarantino V., Mazzonetto I., Vallesi A. (2016). Electrophysiological correlates of the cognitive control processes underpinning mixing and switching costs. Brain Res, 1646, 160–173. Doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.05.048

- Vallesi A., Mastrorilli E., Causin F., D’Avella D., Bertoldo A. (2016). White matter integrity and task-switching performance: a DTI study. Neuroscience, 329, 349–362. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.05.026.

- Vallesi A., D’Agati E., Grelloni C., Pasini A., Mazzotta G., Curatolo P. (in press). Effect of modified-release methylphenidate on cognition in children with ADHD: evidence from a temporal preparation task. Timing & Time Perception. Doi: 10.1163/22134468-00002067

- Capizzi M., Ambrosini E., Arbula S., Mazzonetto I., Vallesi A. (2016). Electrophysiological Evidence for Domain-general Processes in Task-switching. Front Hum Neurosci. 10:124. Doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00124

- Mento G., Vallesi A. (2016). Spatiotemporally dissociable neural signatures for generating and updating expectation over time in children: a High Density-ERP study. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 19, 98-106. Doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2016.02.008.

- Campanella F., Skrap M., Vallesi A. (2016). Speed-accuracy strategy regulations in prefrontal tumor patients. Neuropsychologia, 82, 1-10. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.01.008.


- Amico F., Ambrosini E., Guillem F., Mento G., Power D., Pergola G., Vallesi A. (2015) The virtual tray of objects task as a novel method to electrophysiologically measure visuo-spatial recognition memory. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 98(3), 477-489. Doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.10.006

- Babcock L., Vallesi A. (2015). Language control is not a one-size-fits-all languages process: Evidence from simultaneous interpretation students and the n-2 repetition cost Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1622. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01622.

- Ambrosini E., Vallesi A. (2016). Asymmetry in Prefrontal Resting-state EEG Spectral Power Underlies Individual Differences in Phasic and Sustained Cognitive Control. Neuroimage, 124(1), 843-857. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.09.035

- Vallesi A. (2006). Connectivity between ventromedial prefrontal cortex and posterior superior temporal sulcus (Commentary). Cognitive Neuroscience, 7(1-4),24-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17588928.2015.1075487


- Babcock L., Vallesi A. (in press, accepted on 6 - Oct 2015). Are simultaneous interpreters expert bilinguals, unique bilinguals, or both? Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. Doi: 10.1017/S1366728915000735

- Capizzi M., Feher K., Penolazzi B., Vallesi A. (2015). Task-switching preparation across semantic and spatial domains: an event-related potential study. Biological Psychology, 110, 148-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.06.011.

- Marin D., Pitteri M., Della Puppa A., Meneghello F., Biasutti E., Priftis K., Vallesi A. (2016). Mental time-line distortion in right brain damaged patients: evidence from a dynamic spatio-temporal task. Neuropsychology, 30(3), 338-45. Doi: 10.1037/neu0000211

- Vallesi A. (in press). Dual-task costs in aging are predicted by formal education. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. Accepted on the 14-05-2015. Doi: 10.1007/s40520-015-0385-5

- Della Puppa A., De Pellegrini S., Merola F., Rolma G., Vallesi A. (2015). Functional MRI and calculation processing: considerations on preliminary experience about intra-operative validation by electro-stimulation. Neurol Sci. Vol. 36 (9), pp 1729-1731. Doi: 10.1007/s10072-015-2255-5

- Martini A., Castiglione A., Bovo R., Vallesi A., Gabelli C. (2014; online Feb 2015). Aging, Cognitive Load, Dementia and Hearing Loss. Audiology and Neurotology, 19 (Suppl. 1), 2-5. DOI: 10.1159/000371593. ISSN: 1420-3030 (Print), eISSN: 1421-9700. Aging and Implantable Hearing Solutions 2014. Proceedings from the Cochlear™ Science and Research Seminar Munich, Germany, June 17–18, 2014.

- Vallesi A., Arbula S., Capizzi M., Causin F., D’Avella D. (2015). Domain-independent neural underpinning of task-switching: an fMRI investigation. Cortex, 65(4), 173-183. Doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2015.01.016

- Babcock L., Vallesi A. (2015). The interaction of process and domain in prefrontal cortex during inductive reasoning. Neuropsychologia, 67, 91-99. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.12.010. ISSN: 0028–3932.

- Di Rosa E., Sorarù G., Kleinbub J.R., Vallesi A., Querin G., Marcato S., Calvo V., Grasso I., Palmieri A. (in press). Theory of mind, empathy and neuropsychological functioning in X-linked Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy: a controlled study of 20 patients. Journal of Neurology, 262 (2), 394-401. Doi: 10.1007/s00415-014-7567-5. ISSN: 0340-5354.

- Vallesi A., Canalaz F., Balestrieri M., Brambilla P. (2015). Modulating Speed-Accuracy Strategies in Major Depression. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 60 (Jan), 103-108. Doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.09.017. ISSN: 0022-3956.

- Correa A., Cona G., Arbula S., Vallesi A., Bisiacchi P. (2014). Neural dissociation of automatic and controlled temporal preparation by transcranial magnetic stimulation. Neuropsychologia. 65 (Dec), 131-136. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.10.023. ISSN: 0028–3932.

- Mento G., Tarantino V., Vallesi A., Bisiacchi P. (in press). Spatiotemporal neurodynamics underlying internally- and externally-driven temporal prediction: a high spatial resolution ERP study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. Doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00715. ISSN: 0898–929X.

- Vallesi A. (2014). Monitoring mechanisms in visual search: an fMRI study. Brain Research, 1579, 65-73. Doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.07.018. ISSN: 0006–8993.

- Vallesi A. (2014). How developmental dissociations can inform cognitive theories. Open Access Neurosciences, 2(1), 3. ISSN: 2054-7358.

- Della Puppa, A., De Pellegrin S., Salillas E., Grego A., Lazzarini A., Grandis M., Vallesi A., Saladini M., Scienza R., Semenza C. (2014). Functional mapping of left parietal areas involved in simple addition and multiplication. A single-case study of qualitative analysis of errors. Journal of Neuropsychology. Doi: 10.1111/jnp.12043. ISSN: 1748-6653.

- Vallesi A., Arbula, S., Bernardis, P. (2014). Functional dissociations in temporal preparation: evidence from dual-task performance. Cognition, 130 (2), 141-151. Doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2013.10.006. ISSN: 0010-0277.


- Vallesi A., D'Agati E., Pasini A., Pitzianti M., Curatolo P. (2013). Impairment in flexible regulation of Speed-Accuracy Trade off in children with ADHD. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19 (9), 1016-1020. Doi: 10.1017/S1355617713000969. ISSN: 1355-6177.

- Vallesi A., Lozano V., Correa A. (2013). Dissociating temporal preparation processes as a function of the inter-trial interval duration. Cognition, 127 (1), 22-30. Doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2012.11.011. ISSN: 0010-0277.

- Costa do Carmo J., Rumiati R.I., Vallesi A. (2012). Understanding and imitating unfamiliar actions: Distinct underlying mechanisms. PLoS ONE, 7 (10), e46939 (1-8). Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046939. ISSN: 1932-6203.

- Puccioni, O., Vallesi, A. (2012). Conflict resolution and adaptation in normal aging: the role of verbal intelligence and cognitive reserve. Psychology & Aging, 27 (4), 1018-1026. Doi: 10.1037/a0029106. ISSN: 0882-7974.

- Puccioni, O., Vallesi, A. (2012). Sequential congruency effects: Disentangling Priming and Conflict Adaptation. Psychological Research, 76 (5), 591-600. Doi: 10.1007/s00426-011-0360-5. ISSN: 0340-0727.

- Vallesi, A. (2012). Organization of Executive Functions: Hemispheric Asymmetries. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 24 (4), 367-386. Doi: 10.1080/20445911.2012.678992. ISSN: 2044-5911.

- Crescentini, C., Allaei, S., Vallesi, A., Shallice, T. (2012) Two networks involved in producing and realizing plans. Neuropsychologia, 50 (7), 1521-1535. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.03.005. ISSN: 0028-3932.

- Vallesi, A., McIntosh, A.R., Crescentini, C., Stuss, D.T. (2012). FMRI investigation of speed-accuracy strategy switching. Human Brain Mapping, 33 (7), 1677-1688. Doi: 10.1002/hbm.21312. ISSN: 1097-0193.

- Vallesi, A., Crescentini, C. (2011). Right fronto-parietal involvement in monitoring spatial trajectories. Neuroimage, 57 (2), 558-564. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.04.061. ISSN: 1053-8119

- Vallesi, A., McIntosh, A.R., Stuss, D.T. (2011). Over-recruitment in the aging brain as a function of task demands: evidence for a compensatory view. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23 (4), 801-815. Doi: 10.1162/jocn.2010.21490. ISSN: 0898-929X

- Floden, D., Vallesi, A., Stuss D.T. (2011). Task Context and Frontal Lobe Activation in the Stroop Task. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23 (4), 867-879. Doi: 10.1162/jocn.2010.21492. ISSN: 0898-929X

- Vallesi, A., (2011). Targets and non-targets in the aging brain: a go/nogo Event-related Potential study. Neuroscience Letters. 487 (3), 313-317. Doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2010.10.046. ISSN: 0301-0511

- Vallesi, A., McIntosh, A.R., Stuss, D.T. (2011). How time modulates spatial responses. Cortex, 47 (2), 148-156. Doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2009.09.005. ISSN: 0010-9452

- Vallesi, A., McIntosh, A.R., Kovacevic, N. Chan, S.C.C., Stuss, D.T. (2010). Age effects on the asymmetry of the motor system: evidence from cortical oscillatory activity. Biological Psychology, 85 (2), 213-218. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2010.07.003. ISSN: 0301-0511

- Vallesi, A., Hasher, L., Stuss, D.T. (2010). Age-related changes in transfer costs: evidence from go/nogo tasks. Psychology & Aging, 25 (4), 963-967. Doi: 10.1037/a0020300. ISSN: 0882-7974

- Vallesi, A., Stuss, D.T. (2010). Excessive sub-threshold motor preparation for non-target stimuli in normal aging. Neuroimage, 50 (3), 1251-1257. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.01.022. ISSN: 1053-8119

- Kim, A.S.N., Vallesi, A., Picton, T.W., Tulving, E. (2009). Putting words into memory: event-related potentials during cognitive association formation. Neuropsychologia, 47 (14), 3162-3173. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.07.015. ISSN: 0028-3932
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- Vallesi, A., Umiltà, C.A. (2009). Decay of stimulus spatial code in horizontal and vertical Simon tasks. Journal of General Psychology, 136 (4), 1-24. Doi: 10.1080/00221300903266580. ISSN: 0022-1309

- Vallesi, A., McIntosh, A.R., Stuss, D.T. (2009). Temporal preparation in aging: a functional MRI study. Neuropsychologia, 47 (13), 2876-2881. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.06.013. ISSN: 0028-3932

- Vallesi, A., Mapelli, D., Cherubini, P. (2009). Neural correlates of inference-driven attention in perceptual and symbolic tasks: an Event-related Potential study. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62 (9), 1805-1831. Doi: 10.1080/17470210802596783. ISSN: 1747-0218

- Papeo, L., Vallesi, A., Isaja, A., Rumiati, R.I. (2009). Effects of TMS on Different Stages of Motor and Non-Motor Verb Processing in the Primary Motor Cortex. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004508. PlosOne, 4(2), e4508. ISSN: 1932-6203.

- Vallesi, A. McIntosh, A.R., Shallice, T., Stuss, D.T. (2009). When time shapes behaviour: fMRI evidence of brain correlates of strategic preparation over time. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21 (6), 1116-1126. Doi: 10.1162/jocn.2009.21098. ISSN: 0898-929X

- Vallesi, A., McIntosh, A.R., Alexander, M., Stuss, D.T. (2009). FMRI evidence of a functional network setting the criteria for withholding a response. Neuroimage, 45, 537-548. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2008.12.032. ISSN: 1053-8119

- Vallesi, A., Stuss, D.T., McIntosh, A.R., Picton, T.W. (2009). Age-related differences in processing irrelevant information: evidence from event-related potentials. Neuropsychologia, 47, 577-586. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.10.018. ISSN: 0028-3932

- Vallesi, A., Binns, M., Shallice, T. (2008). An effect of spatial-temporal association of response codes: Understanding the cognitive representations of time. Cognition, 107(2), 501-527. Doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2007.10.011. ISSN: 0010-0277

- Vallesi, A., Shallice, T. (2007). Developmental dissociations of preparation: deconstructing variable foreperiod phenomena. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33 (6), 1377-1388. Doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.33.6.1377. ISSN: 0096-1523

- Vallesi, A., Mussoni, A., Mondani, M., Budai, R., Skrap, M., Shallice, T. (2007). The neural basis of temporal preparation: insights from brain tumor patients. Neuropsychologia, 45(12), 2755-63. Doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2007.04.017. ISSN: 0028-3932

- Vallesi, A., Shallice, T., Walsh, V. (2007). Role of the prefrontal cortex in the foreperiod effect: TMS evidence for dual mechanisms in temporal preparation. Cerebral Cortex, 17(2), 466-74. Doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhj163. ISSN: 1047-3211

- Vallesi, A., Shallice, T. (2006). Prefrontal involvement in source memory: an electrophysiological investigation of accounts concerning confidence and accuracy. Brain Research, 1124(1), 111-125. Doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.09.076. ISSN: 0006-8993

- Schiff, S., Mapelli, D., Vallesi, A., Orsato, R., Gatta, A., Umilta, C., Amodio, P. (2006). Analysis of Top-down and Bottom-up processes in the extrastriate cortex of cirrhotic patients: An ERP study. Clinical Neurophysiology, 117 (8), 1728-36. Doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2006.04.020. ISSN: 1388-2457

- Vallesi, A., Mapelli, D., Schiff, S., Amodio, P., Umilta, C. (2005). Horizontal and Vertical Simon effect: two different underlying mechanisms? Cognition, 96 (1), B33-B43; Doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2004.11.009. Erratum in: Cognition (2005), 96 (3), p. B115. ISSN: 0010-0277

- Schiff, S., Vallesi, A., Mapelli, D., Orsato, R., Pellegrini, A., Umilta, C., Gatta, A., Amodio, P. (2005). Impairment of response inhibition precedes motor alteration in the early stage of liver cirrhosis. A behavioural and electrophysiological study. Metabolic Brain Disease, 20 (4), 381-392. Doi: 10.1007/s11011-005-7922-4. ISSN: 0885-7490.

Book Chapter

- Vallesi, A., (2010). Neuro-anatomical substrates of foreperiod effects. Chapter 22, in "Attention and Time" (pp. 303-316). Nobre A. and Coull J. (Eds.). Oxford University Press.