Gianluca Ficca

Summary

Affiliation: Second University of Naples
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Good and Bad Sleep in Childhood: A Questionnaire Survey amongst School Children in Southern Italy
    Gianluca Ficca
    Department of Psychology, University of Naples II, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Disord 2011:825981. 2011
  2. pmc The effects of pre-sleep learning on sleep continuity, stability, and organization in elderly individuals
    F Conte
    Department of Psychology, University of Naples II Caserta, Italy
    Front Neurol 3:109. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint What in sleep is for memory
    Gianluca Ficca
    Department of Psychology, II University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:225-30. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Naps, cognition and performance
    Gianluca Ficca
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 14:249-58. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Diurnal variation of spontaneous eye blink rate in the elderly and its relationships with sleepiness and arousal
    Vittoria De Padova
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 463:40-3. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors involved in sleep satisfaction in the elderly
    Iole Zilli
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, S Niccoló 91, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:233-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Caveats on psychological models of sleep and memory: a compass in an overgrown scenario
    Francesca Conte
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43, Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 17:105-21. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Body movements during night sleep and their relationship with sleep stages are further modified in very old subjects
    Fiorenza Giganti
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via San Niccolò 93, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 75:66-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased spontaneous eye blink rate following prolonged wakefulness
    Giuseppe Barbato
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Physiol Behav 90:151-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous awakenings in preterm and term infants assessed throughout 24-h video-recordings
    Fiorenza Giganti
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via S Niccolò 93, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 82:435-40. 2006

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Publications11

  1. pmc Good and Bad Sleep in Childhood: A Questionnaire Survey amongst School Children in Southern Italy
    Gianluca Ficca
    Department of Psychology, University of Naples II, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Disord 2011:825981. 2011
    ..The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people.Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more"Woody Allen...
  2. pmc The effects of pre-sleep learning on sleep continuity, stability, and organization in elderly individuals
    F Conte
    Department of Psychology, University of Naples II Caserta, Italy
    Front Neurol 3:109. 2012
    ..The inverse correlation between recall scores and the measures of sleep continuity and stability provides further support to the role of these features in memory processes...
  3. ncbi request reprint What in sleep is for memory
    Gianluca Ficca
    Department of Psychology, II University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Med 5:225-30. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Naps, cognition and performance
    Gianluca Ficca
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 14:249-58. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Diurnal variation of spontaneous eye blink rate in the elderly and its relationships with sleepiness and arousal
    Vittoria De Padova
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 463:40-3. 2009
    ..Differently from the young, no significant differences were found in BR across the day, suggesting that an age-related modification of dopaminergic arousal mechanisms counteracting the rising sleep drive should be further explored...
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors involved in sleep satisfaction in the elderly
    Iole Zilli
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, S Niccoló 91, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:233-9. 2009
    ..In order to verify this hypothesis, our study aims to identify changes in sleep satisfaction predictors as a function of age...
  7. doi request reprint Caveats on psychological models of sleep and memory: a compass in an overgrown scenario
    Francesca Conte
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43, Caserta, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 17:105-21. 2013
    ..We will also discuss how these recent perspectives disclose a number of relevant methodological caveats to be carefully taken into account when conceiving experimental designs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Body movements during night sleep and their relationship with sleep stages are further modified in very old subjects
    Fiorenza Giganti
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via San Niccolò 93, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 75:66-9. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased spontaneous eye blink rate following prolonged wakefulness
    Giuseppe Barbato
    Department of Psychology, Second University of Naples, Via Vivaldi 43 81100 Caserta, Italy
    Physiol Behav 90:151-4. 2007
    ..Antidepressant effects of sleep deprivation might be related to activation of the physiological mechanisms which regulate wake maintenance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous awakenings in preterm and term infants assessed throughout 24-h video-recordings
    Fiorenza Giganti
    Department of Psychology, University of Florence, Via S Niccolò 93, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 82:435-40. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the developmental difference between awakenings starting with crying and awakenings starting with wakefulness suggests that two kinds of awakenings might be modulated by different factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Awakening from sleep
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep Med Rev 6:267-86. 2002
    ..Daytime functioning is shown in insomniac patients and compared to other pathologies like sleep apnea. A final section evokes links between some types of night waking and psychological factors...