A Maravita

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Talking to the senses: modulation of tactile extinction through hypnotic suggestion
    Angelo Maravita
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milano, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:210. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Tools for the body (schema)
    Angelo Maravita
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:79-86. 2004
  3. doi 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
  4. pmc Looking at human eyes affects contralesional stimulus processing after right hemispheric stroke
    A Maravita
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione, 10, 20126, Milano, Italy
    Neurology 69:1619-21. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Tactile temporal processing in the auditory cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1201-11. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Talking to the senses: modulation of tactile extinction through hypnotic suggestion
    Angelo Maravita
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milano, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:210. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Tools for the body (schema)
    Angelo Maravita
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:79-86. 2004
    ..These relatively simple neural and behavioural aspects of tool-use shed light on more complex evolutionary and cognitive aspects of body representation and multisensory space coding for action...
  3. doi 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...
  4. pmc Looking at human eyes affects contralesional stimulus processing after right hemispheric stroke
    A Maravita
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione, 10, 20126, Milano, Italy
    Neurology 69:1619-21. 2007
    ..The seen gaze of the examiner may thus need to be considered during confrontation testing and may contribute to the effectiveness of that clinical procedure...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preattentive interference between touch and audition: a case study on multisensory alloesthesia
    Stephanie Ortigue
    Functional Brain Mapping Laboratory, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuroreport 16:865-8. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that auditory-tactile integration and multisensory alloesthesia not only depend on attentional mechanisms, but also on somatotopic preattentive mechanisms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Tool-use changes multimodal spatial interactions between vision and touch in normal humans
    Angelo Maravita
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London, UK
    Cognition 83:B25-34. 2002
    ..This phenomenon depended on active tool-use, developing with increased experience in using the tool. We relate these results to recent physiological and neuropsychological findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Seeing your own touched hands in a mirror modulates cross-modal interactions
    Angelo Maravita
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 13:350-5. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint The electrophysiology of tactile extinction: ERP correlates of unconscious somatosensory processing
    Martin Eimer
    Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 40:2438-47. 2002
    ..They also suggest that tactile extinction can be caused by attenuation rather than elimination of somatosensory responses in the damaged hemisphere, with an underlying deficit even on unilateral trials...
  16. ncbi request reprint Active tool use with the contralesional hand can reduce cross-modal extinction of touch on that hand
    Angelo Maravita
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London and Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Neurocase 8:411-6. 2002
    ..This can then overcome competition between stimuli presented on opposite sides of the body midline, thus modulating extinction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multisensory integration and the body schema: close to hand and within reach
    Angelo Maravita
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
    Curr Biol 13:R531-9. 2003
    ..These new results indicate that a modern cognitive neuroscience approach to the classical concept of the 'body schema' may now be within reach...
  18. ncbi request reprint Attentional load and sensory competition in human vision: modulation of fMRI responses by load at fixation during task-irrelevant stimulation in the peripheral visual field
    Sophie Schwartz
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 15:770-86. 2005
    ..These distinct mechanisms in selective visual processing may be integrated within posterior parietal areas, rather than earlier occipital cortex...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multisensory contributions to the 3-D representation of visuotactile peripersonal space in humans: evidence from the crossmodal congruency task
    Charles Spence
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    J Physiol Paris 98:171-89. 2004
    ..In this review, we detail the major findings from this research, and highlight areas of convergence with other cognitive neuroscience disciplines...
  20. ncbi request reprint Audiotactile temporal order judgments
    Massimiliano Zampini
    Crossmodal Research Group, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 118:277-91. 2005
    ..Thus, relative spatial position seems to be a less important factor in determining performance for audiotactile TOJ than for other modality pairings (e.g., audiovisual and visuotactile)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is the intact side really intact? Perseverative responses in patients with unilateral neglect: a productive manifestation
    Maria Luisa Rusconi
    Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 40:594-604. 2002
    ..Perseveration in exploratory tasks constitutes a main instance of the productive manifestations of spatial neglect...