Nadia Bolognini

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Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sharing social touch in the primary somatosensory cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italy Laboratory of Neuropsychology, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Mercalli 32, 20122 Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:1513-7. 2014
  2. pmc Uncovering Multisensory Processing through Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milan, Italy
    Front Psychol 2:46. 2011
  3. pmc Bisecting real and fake body parts: effects of prism adaptation after right brain damage
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milan, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:154. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The sound-induced phosphene illusion
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 231:469-78. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Motor and parietal cortex stimulation for phantom limb pain and sensations
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Pain 154:1274-80. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Induction of mirror-touch synaesthesia by increasing somatosensory cortical excitability
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Neuropsychological Laboratory, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Curr Biol 23:R436-7. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding others' feelings: the role of the right primary somatosensory cortex in encoding the affective valence of others' touch
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, 20126 Milano, Italy
    J Neurosci 33:4201-5. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Multisensory processing after a brain damage: clues on post-injury crossmodal plasticity from neuropsychology
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, ed U6, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:269-78. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Touch to see: neuropsychological evidence of a sensory mirror system for touch
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 22:2055-64. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Neurophysiological and behavioral effects of tDCS combined with constraint-induced movement therapy in poststroke patients
    Nadia Bolognini
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:819-29. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sharing social touch in the primary somatosensory cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italy Laboratory of Neuropsychology, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Mercalli 32, 20122 Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:1513-7. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Uncovering Multisensory Processing through Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milan, Italy
    Front Psychol 2:46. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Bisecting real and fake body parts: effects of prism adaptation after right brain damage
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milan, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:154. 2012
    ..Multisensory information seems to render self bodily segments more resistant to the disruption brought about by right-hemisphere injury...
  4. ncbi request reprint The sound-induced phosphene illusion
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 231:469-78. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Motor and parietal cortex stimulation for phantom limb pain and sensations
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Pain 154:1274-80. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Induction of mirror-touch synaesthesia by increasing somatosensory cortical excitability
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Neuropsychological Laboratory, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Curr Biol 23:R436-7. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we show that individual differences in empathic capacity may modulate the ability to resonate with others' somatic feelings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding others' feelings: the role of the right primary somatosensory cortex in encoding the affective valence of others' touch
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, 20126 Milano, Italy
    J Neurosci 33:4201-5. 2013
    ..This novel evidence demonstrates the crossmodal role of right S1 in encoding the pleasant and aversive consequences of others' sensations evoked by touch...
  8. doi request reprint Multisensory processing after a brain damage: clues on post-injury crossmodal plasticity from neuropsychology
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, ed U6, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 37:269-78. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Touch to see: neuropsychological evidence of a sensory mirror system for touch
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 22:2055-64. 2012
    ..This disruptive effect is associated with the damage of the postcentral gyrus. Hence, a damage to the somatosensory system can lead to a dysfunctional visual processing, and an intact somatosensory processing can aid visual perception...
  10. doi request reprint Neurophysiological and behavioral effects of tDCS combined with constraint-induced movement therapy in poststroke patients
    Nadia Bolognini
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:819-29. 2011
    ..Recovery of motor function after stroke may depend on a balance of activity in the neural network involving the affected and the unaffected motor cortices...
  11. doi request reprint Enhancing multisensory spatial orienting by brain polarization of the parietal cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Viale dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1800-6. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Seeing touch in the somatosensory cortex: a TMS study of the visual perception of touch
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:2104-14. 2011
    ..These results are in line with the existence of a sensory mirror system mediating the embodied simulation concept...
  13. doi request reprint Neuromodulation of multisensory perception: a tDCS study of the sound-induced flash illusion
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 49:231-7. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Brain polarization of parietal cortex augments training-induced improvement of visual exploratory and attentional skills
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Brain Res 1349:76-89. 2010
    ..Overall, anodal PPC tDCS is a promising technique to enhance visuo-spatial abilities, when combined to a visual field exploration training task...
  15. pmc Auditory enhancement of visual phosphene perception: the effect of temporal and spatial factors and of stimulus intensity
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 477:109-14. 2010
    ..Overall, our findings reveal early auditory-visual interactions due to the enhancement of visual cortical excitability by auditory stimuli. These interactions may reflect an underlying anatomical connectivity between unisensory cortices...
  16. pmc Using non-invasive brain stimulation to augment motor training-induced plasticity
    Nadia Bolognini
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:8. 2009
    ..In this review we discuss how these techniques can enhance the effects of a behavioural intervention and the clinical evidence to date...
  17. doi request reprint TMS modulation of visual and auditory processing in the posterior parietal cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 195:509-17. 2009
    ..The possible role of alternative sites for the audio-visual advantage, such as the superior colliculus, is discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Tactile temporal processing in the auditory cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1201-11. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the involvement of auditory cortex in somatosensory processing supports the view that multisensory integration occurs at an early stage of cortical processing...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multisensory-mediated auditory localization
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Perception 36:1477-85. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the brain uses multiple strategies to integrate multisensory information...
  20. doi request reprint Cross-modal processing in the occipito-temporal cortex: a TMS study of the Müller-Lyer illusion
    Flavia Mancini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Building U9, Via dellʼInnovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1987-97. 2011
    ..This indicates that occipito-temporal cortex plays a cross-modal role in perception both of illusory and nonillusory shapes...
  21. doi request reprint Extension of perceived arm length following tool-use: clues to plasticity of body metrics
    Ambra Sposito
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 50:2187-94. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint The spatial encoding of body parts in patients with neglect and neurologically unimpaired participants
    Ambra V Sposito
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione, 10, 20126, Milano, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 48:334-40. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the double dissociation found in USN patients suggests that the metrics of body parts and of extrapersonal objects are supported by independent spatial processes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is audiovisual integration subserved by the superior colliculus in humans?
    Angelo Maravita
    Psychology Department, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Neuroreport 19:271-5. 2008
    ..These data suggest that audiovisual integration in humans occurs very early during sensory processing, in the SC...
  24. doi request reprint Neuromodulation of early multisensory interactions in the visual cortex
    Silvia Convento
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dellʼAteneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:685-96. 2013
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  25. ncbi request reprint Audiovisual integration in patients with visual deficit
    Francesca Frassinetti
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1442-52. 2005
    ..Thus, the present results show the important adaptive meaning of multisensory integration and are very promising with respect to the possibility of recovery from visual and spatial impairments...
  26. doi request reprint Visual perception of bodily interactions in the primary somatosensory cortex
    Angela Rossetti
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 36:2317-23. 2012
    ..This result suggests that SI is more suited to represent social touch, contributing to our understanding of the effect of interpersonal tactile interactions between people...
  27. ncbi request reprint Proprioceptive alignment of visual and somatosensory maps in the posterior parietal cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Curr Biol 17:1890-5. 2007
    ..This is the first causal evidence in humans that the PPC constantly updates the representation of the body in space in order to facilitate crossmodal interactions...
  28. doi request reprint Hearing shapes our perception of time: temporal discrimination of tactile stimuli in deaf people
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dellʼAteneoNuovo 1, Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:276-86. 2012
    ..Thus, early hearing experience seems to be crucial to develop an efficient temporal processing across modalities, suggesting that plasticity does not necessarily result in behavioral compensation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neuromodulation of parietal and motor activity affects motor planning and execution
    Silvia Convento
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Cortex 57:51-9. 2014
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  30. ncbi request reprint The early development of human mirror mechanisms: evidence from electromyographic recordings at 3 and 6 months
    Chiara Turati
    Department of Psychology, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Dev Sci 16:793-800. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Behavioural facilitation following brain stimulation: implications for neurorehabilitation
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, and IRCCS Auxological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:618-49. 2011
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  32. ncbi request reprint TDCS increases cortical excitability: Direct evidence from TMS-EEG
    Leonor J Romero Lauro
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, P za Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Cortex 58:99-111. 2014
    ..In sum, a diffuse rise of cortical excitability occurred, both during and after active tDCS. This evidence highlights the spreading of the effects of anodal tDCS over remote cortical regions of stimulated and contralateral hemispheres. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic time window of noninvasive brain stimulation for pain treatment: inhibition of maladaptive plasticity with early intervention
    Dafne C Andrade
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street 727, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 10:339-52. 2013
    ..The authors also present suggestions for clinical trial design using NIBS in the acute stage of illnesses...
  34. doi request reprint Grasping with the foot: goal and motor expertise in action observation
    Irene Senna
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:1750-60. 2014
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  35. ncbi request reprint Visual localization of sounds
    Nadia Bolognini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 43:1655-61. 2005
    ..The results showed that a visual stimulus strongly improves the patient's ability to localize the sounds, but only when it was presented in the same spatial position of the auditory target...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cross-modal localization in hemianopia: new insights on multisensory integration
    Fabrizio Leo
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Brain 131:855-65. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint "Acoustical vision" of below threshold stimuli: interaction among spatially converging audiovisual inputs
    Nadia Bolognini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi, Viale Berti Pichat 5, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 160:273-82. 2005
    ..An enhancement of the perceptual sensitivity (d') for luminance detection was found when the audiovisual stimuli followed a simple spatial and temporal rule, governing multisensory integration at the neuronal level...
  38. ncbi request reprint Visual search improvement in hemianopic patients after audio-visual stimulation
    Nadia Bolognini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Brain 128:2830-42. 2005
    ..These findings are very promising with respect to the possibility of taking advantage of human multisensory capabilities to recover from unimodal sensory impairments...
  39. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of visual perception by crossmodal visuo-auditory interaction
    Francesca Frassinetti
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 147:332-43. 2002
    ..An enhancement of the perceptual sensitivity (d') for luminance detection was found when the audiovisual stimuli followed a rather clear spatial and temporal rule, governing multisensory integration at the neuronal level...
  40. ncbi request reprint Somatic and motor components of action simulation
    Alessio Avenanti
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi 78, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    Curr Biol 17:2129-35. 2007
    ..The reported double dissociation suggests that vPMc and S1 play an active, differential role in simulating efferent and afferent components of observed actions...