Sara Bottiroli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Theory of Mind in aging: Comparing cognitive and affective components in the faux pas test
    Sara Bottiroli
    C Mondino National Neurological Institute, Pavia, Italy Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 62:152-62. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Can computer familiarity regulate the benefits of computer-based memory training in normal aging? A study with an Italian sample of older adults
    Sara Bottiroli
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 16:401-18. 2009
  3. pmc Promoting transfer in memory training for older adults
    Elena Cavallini
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:314-23. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Age and subcultural differences on personal and general beliefs about memory
    Elena Cavallini
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Piazza Botta 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Aging Stud 27:71-81. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Beyond false belief: theory of mind in young, young-old, and old-old adults
    Elena Cavallini
    University of Pavia, Italy
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 76:181-98. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Promoting theory of mind in older adults: does age play a role?
    Alessia Rosi
    a Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Aging Ment Health 20:22-8. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Self-help memory training for healthy older adults in a residential care center: specific and transfer effects on performance and beliefs
    Elena Cavallini
    Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 30:870-80. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Training older adults on Theory of Mind (ToM): transfer on metamemory
    Serena Lecce
    Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 60:217-26. 2015
  9. pmc Does task affordance moderate age-related deficits in strategy production?
    Sara Bottiroli
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 17:591-602. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Theory of Mind in aging: Comparing cognitive and affective components in the faux pas test
    Sara Bottiroli
    C Mondino National Neurological Institute, Pavia, Italy Electronic address
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 62:152-62. 2016
    ..affective ToM. Second, we investigated the extent to which the effect of aging on cognitive vs. affective ToM is mediated by age-related differences in executive functions...
  2. doi request reprint Can computer familiarity regulate the benefits of computer-based memory training in normal aging? A study with an Italian sample of older adults
    Sara Bottiroli
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 16:401-18. 2009
    ..Furthermore, no link resulted between computer familiarity and memory benefits. These findings support the application of the computer-based memory training with older adults, independently of them being computer users or not...
  3. pmc Promoting transfer in memory training for older adults
    Elena Cavallini
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:314-23. 2010
    ..Unfortunately, the benefits of training can rarely be generalized to other tasks for which adults were not specifically trained. We investigated the benefits of instruction-based training in promoting transfer effects in older adults...
  4. doi request reprint Age and subcultural differences on personal and general beliefs about memory
    Elena Cavallini
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Piazza Botta 6, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Aging Stud 27:71-81. 2013
    ..The two subcultural groups differed in terms of memory performance, with Sardinian individuals outperforming the Milanese. Findings are discussed in relation to the view of aging in different subcultural contexts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Beyond false belief: theory of mind in young, young-old, and old-old adults
    Elena Cavallini
    University of Pavia, Italy
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 76:181-98. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest a specific impairment in inferring mental states starting from 60 years of age that seems to be independent of changes in executive functions...
  6. doi request reprint Promoting theory of mind in older adults: does age play a role?
    Alessia Rosi
    a Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Aging Ment Health 20:22-8. 2016
    ..The present study was designed to examine the efficacy of a ToM training on practiced (ToM Strange Stories) and transfer tasks (ToM Animations) in both young and older adults...
  7. doi request reprint Self-help memory training for healthy older adults in a residential care center: specific and transfer effects on performance and beliefs
    Elena Cavallini
    Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 30:870-80. 2015
    ..Cognitive flexibility has repeatedly been shown to improve after training programs in community-dwelling older adults, but few studies have focused on healthy older adults living in other settings...
  8. doi request reprint Training older adults on Theory of Mind (ToM): transfer on metamemory
    Serena Lecce
    Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 60:217-26. 2015
    ..To address this gap we tested the efficacy of a conversation-based ToM training with age-appropriate ToM tasks and its transfer effects on metamemory...
  9. pmc Does task affordance moderate age-related deficits in strategy production?
    Sara Bottiroli
    Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 17:591-602. 2010
    ..Most important, age-related deficits in strategy use were greater for the former task and nonexistent for the latter one, suggesting that task affordance moderates age differences in strategy use...