M Ferrara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Time-course of sleep inertia upon awakening from nighttime sleep with different sleep homeostasis conditions
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Aviat Space Environ Med 71:225-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Selective slow-wave sleep deprivation and time-of-night effects on cognitive performance upon awakening
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Psychophysiology 37:440-6. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Voluntary oculomotor performance upon awakening after total sleep deprivation
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 23:801-11. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between frequency of rapid eye movements in REM sleep and SWS rebound
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    J Sleep Res 9:155-9. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Visual search performance across 40 h of continuous wakefulness: Measures of speed and accuracy and relation with oculomotor performance
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Physiol Behav 74:197-204. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Oculomotor impairment after 1 night of total sleep deprivation: a dissociation between measures of speed and accuracy
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78 00185, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1771-8. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Is the brain influenced by a phone call? An EEG study of resting wakefulness
    G Curcio
    Department of Psychology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Res 53:265-70. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint EEG arousals in normal sleep: variations induced by total and selective slow-wave sleep deprivation
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 24:673-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The boundary between wakefulness and sleep: quantitative electroencephalographic changes during the sleep onset period
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, Section of Neuroscience, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Neuroscience 107:1-11. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic sleep inertia of the awakening brain
    C Marzano
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Neuroscience 176:308-17. 2011

Collaborators

  • G Curcio
  • L De Gennaro
  • M Bertini
  • C Marzano
  • F Moroni
  • E Valentini
  • P Solero
  • S Farrace
  • M Casagrande
  • D Di Lisi
  • A Pira
  • R Musto
  • S Porcu
  • A Peri
  • P Cenni
  • C De Angelis
  • R Trezza
  • L Urbani
  • A Bellatreccia

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Time-course of sleep inertia upon awakening from nighttime sleep with different sleep homeostasis conditions
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Aviat Space Environ Med 71:225-9. 2000
    ..We assessed the time-course of sleep inertia during the first 75 min after morning awakening from regular nocturnal sleep, as well as from nighttime sleep episodes with altered sleep homeostasis conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Selective slow-wave sleep deprivation and time-of-night effects on cognitive performance upon awakening
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Psychophysiology 37:440-6. 2000
    ..The results show that cognitive performance upon awakening is adversely affected by sleep depth and that, during the sleep-wake transition, cognitive performance accuracy is more impaired than performance speed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Voluntary oculomotor performance upon awakening after total sleep deprivation
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 23:801-11. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The relationship between frequency of rapid eye movements in REM sleep and SWS rebound
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    J Sleep Res 9:155-9. 2000
    ..Stepwise regression also showed that the decrease in REM frequency is not correlated with the increase in AAT, the traditional index of sleep depth, but is correlated with SWS rebound...
  5. ncbi request reprint Visual search performance across 40 h of continuous wakefulness: Measures of speed and accuracy and relation with oculomotor performance
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Physiol Behav 74:197-204. 2001
    ..Such a performance worsening is evident on speed, but not on accuracy indices, and is strictly related to the deterioration of oculomotor performance, indicating a clear circadian effect...
  6. ncbi request reprint Oculomotor impairment after 1 night of total sleep deprivation: a dissociation between measures of speed and accuracy
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78 00185, Roma, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1771-8. 2000
    ..The present study examined the effects of 40 h of sleep deprivation and of time-of-day on saccadic and smooth pursuit oculomotor performance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is the brain influenced by a phone call? An EEG study of resting wakefulness
    G Curcio
    Department of Psychology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, I 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neurosci Res 53:265-70. 2005
    ..The present data lend further support to the idea that pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic fields can affect normal brain functioning, also if no conclusions can be drawn about the possible health effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint EEG arousals in normal sleep: variations induced by total and selective slow-wave sleep deprivation
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 24:673-9. 2001
    ..Aim of the present study was to assess changes in arousal rates after selective slow-wave (SWS) and total sleep deprivations...
  9. ncbi request reprint The boundary between wakefulness and sleep: quantitative electroencephalographic changes during the sleep onset period
    L De Gennaro
    Department of Psychology, Section of Neuroscience, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Neuroscience 107:1-11. 2001
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic sleep inertia of the awakening brain
    C Marzano
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome Sapienza, Via dei Marsi, 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Neuroscience 176:308-17. 2011
    ..Altogether these findings support the hypothesis that a generalized reduction in beta activity and increased delta activity in more posterior areas upon awakening may represent the EEG substratum of the sleep inertia phenomenon...
  11. ncbi request reprint The sleep inertia phenomenon during the sleep-wake transition: theoretical and operational issues
    M Ferrara
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Aviat Space Environ Med 71:843-8. 2000
    ..Finally, some possible countermeasures against the detrimental effects of SI to be applied in operational settings have been provided...
  12. ncbi request reprint Time-course of electromagnetic field effects on human performance and tympanic temperature
    G Curcio
    Department of Psychology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neuroreport 15:161-4. 2004
    ..There was a clear time-course of the reaction time and temperature data, indicating that performance and physiological measures need a minimum of 25 min of EMF exposure to show appreciable changes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields on humans: a comprehensive review
    E Valentini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:415-32. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Psychomotor performance is not influenced by brief repeated exposures to mobile phones
    G Curcio
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Bioelectromagnetics 29:237-41. 2008
    ..In summary, these data show an absence of effects with these particular exposure conditions; however, possible cognitive effects induced by different signal characteristics cannot be excluded...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduced sympathetic outflow and adrenal secretory activity during a 40-day stay in the Antarctic
    S Farrace
    CSV, Aerospace Medicine Department, Pratica di Mare AFB, 00040 Pomezia, Roma, Italy
    Int J Psychophysiol 49:17-27. 2003
    ..This pattern is suggestive of a trophotropic neurovegetative adaptive process...
  16. pmc Dysmorphism of the middle ear: case report
    P Solero
    Audiology and Phoniatric Clinic, Torino, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:292-5. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Performance, ability to stay awake, and tendency to fall asleep during the night after a diurnal sleep with temazepam or placebo
    S Porcu
    Divisione Aerea Studi Ricerche e Sperimentazioni, Reparto Medicina Aeronautica e Spaziale, Aeropoto di Pratica di Mare, Pomezia Roma, Italy
    Sleep 20:535-41. 1997
    ..Temazepam resulted in being an effective diurnal hypnotic, increasing total sleep time with no residual detrimental effects on sleepiness and performance and with an increase in the ability to stay awake...