Scandola, M., & Tidoni, E. (2024). Reliability and feasibility of Linear Mixed Models in fully crossed experimental designs.

Gasparini, M., Scandola, M., Amato, S., Salati, E., Facci, E., Gobbetto, V., Bruno, G., Vanacore, N., Gambina, G., & Moro, V. (2024). Normative data beyond the total scores: a process score analysis of the Rey’s 15 word test in healthy aging and Alzheimer’s Disease. Neurological sciences : official journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, 10.1007/s10072-024-07330-0. Advance online publication.

Fusco, G., Scandola, M., Lin, H., Inzlicht, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (2023). Modulating preferences during intertemporal choices through exogenous midfrontal transcranial alternating current stimulation: A registered report. Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior171, 435–464. Advance online publication.


Moro, V., Beccherle, M., Scandola, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (2023). Massive body-brain disconnection consequent to spinal cord injuries drives profound changes in higher-order cognitive and emotional functions: A PRISMA scoping review. Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews154, 105395.

Moro, V., Scandola, M., Gobbetto, V., Bertagnoli, S., Beccherle, M., Besharati, S., Ponzo, S., Fotopoulou, A., & Jenkinson, P. M. (2023). Examining the role of self-reported somatosensory sensations in body (dis)ownership: A scoping review and empirical study of patients with a disturbed sense of limb ownership. Neuropsychologia194, 108776. Advance online publication.

Beccherle, M., Gobbetto, V., Bertagnoli, S., Bulgarelli, C., Rossato, E., & Moro, V. (2023). Illusory hand movements in the absence of asomatognosia, spatial neglect and anosognosia for hemiplegia. Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior168, 176–180.

Pyasik, M., Beccherle, M., Faraoni, F., Pezzetta, R., & Moro, V. (2023). Effects of the social context on the neurophysiological correlates of observed error monitoring. Neuropsychologia, 108503.

Scandola, M., Cross, E. S., Caruana, N., & Tidoni, E. (2023). Body Form Modulates the Prediction of Human and Artificial Behaviour from Gaze Observation. International Journal of Social Robotics, 1-21.


Pacella, V., Scandola, M., Bà, M., Smania, N., Beccherle, M., Rossato, E., Volpe, D., Moro, V. (2022). Temporal judgments of actions following unilateral brain damage. Scientific Reports.

Gianna Cocchini, Michele Scandola, Valeria Gobbetto, Maria Cristina Cioffi, Angela Bartolo, James Moore, Valentina Moro (2022). The ‘healthy side’ of anosognosia for hemiplegia: Increased sense of agency for the unimpaired limb or motor compensation? Neuropsychologia.

Alessandra Monni, Michele Scandola, Sébastien Hélie, L. Francesca Scalas (2022). Cognitive flexibility assessment with a new Reversal learning task paradigm compared with the Wisconsin card sorting test exploring the moderating effect of gender and stress. Psychological Research.

Scandola, M. (2022). Body, action, and space representations in people affected by spinal cord injuries. In R. Rajendram, V. Preedy, & C. Martin (Eds.), Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury (1st ed., pp. 27–39). Elsevier.

Moro, V., Scandola, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (2022). What the study of spinal cord injured patients can tell us about the significance of the body in cognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Bertagnoli, S., Pacella, V., Rossato, E., Jenkinson, P. M., Fotopoulou, A., Scandola, M., & Moro, V. (2022). Disconnections in personal neglect. Brain Structure and Function.

Tidoni, E., Holle, H., Scandola, M., Schindler, I., Hill, L., & Cross, E. S. (2022). Human but not robotic gaze facilitates action prediction. IScience, 25(6), 104462.

Moro V, Pacella V, Scandola M, Besharati S, Rossato E, Jenkinson PM, Fotopoulou A (2022) A fronto-insular-parietal network for the sense of body ownership. Cereb. Cortex. 2022 Mar 2;bhac081. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhac081

Beccherle M, Facchetti S, Villani F, Zanini M, Scandola M (2022) Peripersonal Space from a multisensory perspective: the distinct effect of the visual and tactile components of Visuo-Tactile stimuli. Exp. Brain Res. 2022 Feb 18. doi: 10.1007/s00221-022-06324-8.

Scandola M, Pietroni G, Landuzzi G, Polati E, Schweiger V, Moro V (2022) Bodily Illusions and Motor Imagery in Fibromyalgia. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 20 January 2022. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.798912


Gasparini M, Moro V, Amato S, Vanacore N, Gambina G. (2021) The evaluation of capacity in dementia: ethical constraints and best practice. A systematic review. Ann Ist Super Sanita. Jul-Sep;57(3):212-225. doi: 10.4415/ANN_21_03_04.

Romano D, Tosi G, Gobbetto V, Pizzagalli P, Avesani R, Moro V, Maravita A. (2021) Back in control of intentional action: Improvement of ideomotor apraxia by mirror box treatment. Neuropsychologia. Sep 17;160:107964. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.107964.

Moro, V., Pacella, V., Luxon D and Cocchini G. (2021). Rehabilitation and Modulation aimed at ameliorating awareness in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia. Acta Neuropsychologica, 19(2), pp. 231-256.  doi: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.9341

Kirsch LP, Mathys C, Papadaki C, Talelli P, Friston K, Moro V, Fotopoulou A. Updating beliefs beyond the here-and-now: the counter-factual self in anosognosia for hemiplegia. Brain Commun. 2021 May 21;3(2):fcab098. doi: 10.1093/braincomms/fcab098.

Scandola, M., Gobbetto, S., Bertagnoli, S., Bulgarelli, C., Cansano, L., Aglioti, S.M., & Moro, V. (2021). Gesture errors in left and right hemisphere damaged patients: A behavioural and anatomical study. Neuropsychologia

Moro, V., Corbella, M., Ionta, S., Ferrari, F., & Scandola, M. (2021). Cognitive Training Improves Disconnected Limbs’ Mental Representation and Peripersonal Space after Spinal Cord Injury. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Pacella, V., Ricciardi, G. K., Bonadiman, S., Verzini, E., Faraoni, F., Scandola, M., & Moro, V. (2021). The Role of White Matter Disconnection in the Symptoms Relating to the Anarchic Hand Syndrome: A Single Case Study. Brain Sciences

Moro, V., Besharati, S., Scandola, M., Bertagnoli, S., Gobbetto, V., Ponzo, S., Bulgarelli, C., Fotopoulou, A., & Jenkinson, P.M. (2021) The Motor Unawareness Assessment (MUNA): A new tool for the assessment of Anosognosia for hemiplegia, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology,

Marucci, M., Di Flumeri, G., Borghini, G., Sciaraffa, N., Scandola, M., Pavone, E.F., Babiloni, F., Betti, V., & Aricò, P. (2021). The impact of multisensory integration and perceptual load in virtual reality settings on performance, workload and presence. Scientific Reports, 11, 4831.

Scandola, M., & Romano, D. (2021). Bayesian Multilevel Single Case Models using ‘Stan’. A new tool to study single cases in Neuropsychology. Neuropsychologia. pre-print:

Fusco, G., Scandola, M., Lin, H., Inzlicht, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (Registered Report: 2021, February 15). Modulating preferences during intertemporal choices through exogenous midfrontal theta transcranial alternating current. Cortex in-principle acceptance


Anosognosia for theory of mind deficits: A single case study and a review of the literature.
Pacella V, Scandola M, Beccherle M, Bulgarelli C, Avesani R, Carbognin G, Agostini G, Thiebaut de Schotten M, Moro V.
Pubmed link

Role of LCF scale as an outcome prognostic index in patients with traumatic brain injury.
Rossato E, Verzini E, Scandola M, Ferrari F, Bonadiman S.
Neurological Sciences
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Welcoming back my arm: affective touch increases body ownership following right-hemisphere stroke.
Jenkinson PM, Papadaki C, Besharati S, Moro V, Gobbetto V, Crucianelli L, Kirsch LP, Avesani R, Ward NS, Fotopoulou A.
Brain Communications
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Correction to: Comprehension of written texts for the assessment of clinical competence and decision making in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease.
Moro V, Valbusa V, Corsi N, Bonazzi A, Condoleo MT, Broggio E, Scandola M, Gambina G.
Neurological Sciences
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Recovery from tactile agnosia: a single case study.
D’Imperio D, Avesani R, Rossato E, Aganetto S, Scandola M, Moro V.
Pubmed link

Damage to the right insula disrupts the perception of affective touch.
Kirsch LP, Besharati S, Papadaki C, Crucianelli L, Bertagnoli S, Ward N, Moro V, Jenkinson PM, Fotopoulou A.
Pubmed link

Anosognosia for limb and bucco-facial apraxia as inferred from the recognition of gestural errors
Michele ScandolaLoredana CanzanoRenato AvesaniMara LederSara BertagnoliValeria GobbettoSalvatore M AgliotiValentina Moro
Journal of Neuropsychology
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Visuo-motor and interoceptive influences on peripersonal space representation following spinal cord injury
Michele ScandolaSalvatore Maria AgliotiGiovanna LazzeriRenato AvesaniSilvio IontaValentina Moro
Scientific Reports
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Anosognosia for hemiplegia as a tripartite disconnection syndrome.
Pacella VFoulon CJenkinson PMScandola MBertagnoli SAvesani RFotopoulou AMoro VThiebaut de Schotten M.
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Embodying their own wheelchair modifies extrapersonal space perception in people with spinal cord injury.
Scandola MTogni RTieri GAvesani RBrambilla MAglioti SMMoro V
Experimental Brain Research
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Anticipation of wheelchair and rollerblade actions in spinal cord injured people, rollerbladers, and physiotherapists.
Scandola MAglioti SMAvesani RBertagnoni GMarangoni AMoro V.
PLoS One
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Neurocognitive benefits of physiotherapy for spinal cord injury
Scandola MDodoni LLazzeri GArcangeli CA Avesani RMoro VIonta S.
Journal of Neurotrauma
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Reading the Mind in the Touch: Neurophysiological Specificity in the Communication of Emotions by Touch
Kirsch LP, Krahé C, Blom N, Crucianelli L, Moro V, Jenkinson PM, Fotopoulou A.
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Midfrontal theta transcranial alternating current stimulation modulates behavioural adjustment after error execution.
Fusco GScandola MFeurra MPavone EFRossi SAglioti SM.
European Journal of Neuroscience
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Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 492 patients in a vegetative state in 29 Italian rehabilitation units. What about outcome?
Avesani RDambruoso FScandola MFormisano RDe Tanti AFerro SSmania NRoncari LRossato E.
Functional Neurology
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Modulation of somatoparaphrenia following left-hemisphere damage
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Modulating anosognosia for hemiplegia: The role of dangerous actions in emergent awareness
D. D’Imperio, C. Bulgarelli, S. Bertagnoli, R. Avesani, V. Moro
Sciencedirect linkPdf

Corporeal illusions in chronic spinal cord injuries
Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Avesani R, Bertagnoni G, Marangoni A, Moro V.
Consiousness and Cognition
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Visual and cross-modal cues increase the identification of overlapping visual stimuli in Balint’s syndrome
Daniela D’Imperio, Michele Scandola, Valeria Gobbetto, Cristina Bulgarelli, Matteo Salgarello, Renato Avesani & Valentina Moro
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
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Self-grounded vision: hand ownership modulates visual location through cortical beta and gamma oscillations
Nathan Faivre, Jonathan Doenz, Michele Scandola, Herberto Dhanis, Javier Bello Ruiz, Fosco Bernasconi, Roy Salomon and Olaf Blanke
Journal of Neuroscience
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Motor imagery in spinal cord injured people is modulated by somatotopic coding, perspective taking, and post-lesional chronic pain.
Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Pozeg P, Avesani R, Moro V
Journal of neuropsychology
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Apparent Biological Motion in First and Third Person Perspective
Emmanuele Tidoni, Michele Scandola, Veronica Orvalho, Matteo Candidi
i-Perception linkPdf

Motor Versus Body Awareness: Voxel-based Lesion Analysis in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia and Somatoparaphrenia Following Right Hemisphere Stroke.
Valentina Moro, Simone Pernigo, Manos Tsakiris, Renato Avesani, Nicola M.J. Edelstyn, Paul M. Jenkinson, Aikaterini Fotopoulou
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Spinal cord lesions shrink peripersonal space around the feet, passive mobilization of paraplegic limbs restores it.
Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Bonente C, Avesani R, Moro V.
Nature Scientific Reports
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The Representation of Objects in Apraxia: From Action Execution to Error Awareness.
Loredana Canzano, Michele Scandola, Valeria Gobbetto, Giuseppe Moretto, Daniela D’Imperio and Valentina Moro
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
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Influence of Warmth and Competence on the promotion of safe in-group selection: SCM and social categorization of faces
Ponsi G, Panasiti MS, Scandola M, Aglioti SM.
The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
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Empathy in Mild Cognitive Impairment patients, an experimental study (provisional title)
Pernigo S, Gambina G,  Moro preparation

Visual training in a prosopoagnosic patient (provisional title)
Scandola M, Bulgarelli C, Avesani R, Moro preparation

Behavioural and neural correlates of visual emotion discrimination and empathy in Mild Cognitive Impairments
Pernigo S, Gambina G, Valbusa S, Broggio E, Condoleo MT, Beltramello A, Moretto G, Moro V
Human Brain Mapping


The Italian Validation of the Anosognosia Questionnaire for Dementia in Alzheimer’s Disease.
Gambina G, Valbusa V, Corsi N, Ferrari F, Sala F, Broggio E, Condoleo MT, Surdo V, Errera P, Cagnin AC, Moretto G, Moro V.
American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias.
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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.
Moro V, Pernigo S, Scandola M, Mainente M, Avesani R, Aglioti SM.
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Cognitive Stimulation of Executive Functions in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Specific Efficacy and Impact in Memory.
Moro V, Condoleo MT, Valbusa V, Broggio E, Moretto G, Gambina G.
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 
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Another perspective on anosognosia: Self-observation in video replay improves motor awareness.
Besharati S, Kopelman M, Avesani R, Moro V, Fotopoulou AK.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. 
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Error-based training and emergent awareness in anosognosia for hemiplegia
Moro V, Scandola M, Bulgarelli C, Avesani R, Fotopoulou A.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. 
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Another perspective on anosognosia: Self-observation in video replay improves motor awareness
Besharati SKopelman MAvesani RMoro VFotopoulou AK.
Neuropsychol Rehabil. 
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La reinvenzione del quotidiano nei tetraplegici
Moro V, Dall’Ora C, Scandola M, Piasere L.
Antropologia Medica

Anosognosia for apraxia: experimental evidence for defective awareness of one’s own bucco-facial gestures
Canzano L, Scandola M, Pernigo S, Aglioti SM, Moro V.
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Rubber hand illusion induced by touching the face ipsilaterally to a deprived hand: evidence for plastic ‘somatotopic’ remapping in tetraplegics
Scandola MTidoni EAvesani RBrunelli GAglioti SMMoro V.
Front Hum Neurosci.
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Cognitive stimulation of executive functions in MCI: specific efficacy and impact in memory
Moro V, Condoleo MT, Valbusa V, Broggio E, Moretto G, Gambina G.
American Journal of Alzheimer Disease and other dementia, in press

Awareness of cognitive deficits and clinical competence in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease: their relevance in clinical practice.
Gambina GBonazzi AValbusa VCondoleo MBortolami OBroggio ESala FMoretto GMoro V.
Neurol Sci.
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The interaction between implicit and explicit awareness in anosognosia: emergent awareness.Moro V.
Cogn Neurosci.
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Massive somatic deafferentation and motor deefferentation of the lower part of the body impair its visual recognition: a psychophysical study of patients with spinal cord injury.
Pernigo SMoro VAvesani RMiatello CUrgesi CAglioti SM.
Eur J Neurosci.
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Visual body recognition in a prosopagnosic patient.
Moro VPernigo SAvesani RBulgarelli CUrgesi CCandidi MAglioti SM.
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Cognitive stimulation in a-MCI: an experimental study.
Moro VCondoleo MTSala FPernigo SMoretto GGambina G.
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen.
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Phenomenology and neural correlates of implicit and emergent motor awareness in patients with anosognosia for hemiplegia.
Moro VPernigo SZapparoli PCordioli ZAglioti SM.
Behav Brain Res.
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The neural basis of body form and body action agnosia.
Moro VUrgesi CPernigo SLanteri PPazzaglia MAglioti SM.
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Selective deficit of mental visual imagery with intact primary visual cortex and visual perception.
Moro VBerlucchi GLerch JTomaiuolo FAglioti SM.
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Finger recognition and gesture imitation in Gerstmann’s syndrome.
Moro VPernigo SUrgesi CZapparoli PAglioti SM.
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Mapping implied body actions in the human motor system
Urgesi CMoro VCandidi MAglioti SM.
J Neurosci.
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Suggestive evidence for an involvement of the right hemisphere in the recovery from childhood aphasia: a 3-year follow-up case study.
Peru AMoro VTellini PTassinari G.
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Gravitational influences on reference frames for mapping somatic stimuli in brain-damaged patients.
Peru AMoro VSattibaldi LMorgant JSAglioti SM.
Exp Brain Res.
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Changes in spatial position of hands modify tactile extinction but not disownership of contralesional hand in two right brain-damaged patients.
Moro VZampini MAglioti SM.
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Illusory movements of the contralesional hand in patients with body image disorders.
Zampini MMoro VAglioti SM.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
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Dissociation between taste and tactile extinction on the tongue after right brain damage.
Berlucchi GMoro VGuerrini CAglioti SM.
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Temporary and permanent signs of interhemispheric disconnection after traumatic brain injury.
Peru ABeltramello AMoro VSattibaldi LBerlucchi G.
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Tactile salience influences extinction.
Aglioti SM, Smania NMoro VPeru A.
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Influence of perceptual and semantic conflicts between the two halves of chimeric stimuli on the expression of visuo-spatial neglect.
Peru AMoro VAvesani RAglioti SM.
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Overt and covert processing of left-side information in unilateral neglect investigated with chimeric drawings.
Peru AMoro VAvesani RAglioti SM.
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol
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