Alice M Proverbio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Sex differences in the brain response to affective scenes with or without humans
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 47:2374-88. 2009
  2. pmc Observation of static pictures of dynamic actions enhances the activity of movement-related brain areas
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e5389. 2009
  3. doi RP and N400 ERP components reflect semantic violations in visual processing of human actions
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 459:142-6. 2009
  4. pmc A no-go related prefrontal negativity larger to irrelevant stimuli that are difficult to suppress
    Alice M Proverbio
    Dept, of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 5:25. 2009
  5. pmc New insights into name category-related effects: is the Age of Acquisition a possible factor?
    Roberta Adorni
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Viale dell Innovazione 11, 20125, Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 5:33. 2009
  6. doi Is there a left hemispheric asymmetry for tool affordance processing?
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2690-701. 2013
  7. pmc Can you catch a liar? How negative emotions affect brain responses when lying or telling the truth
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e59383. 2013
  8. pmc When a photograph can be heard: vision activates the auditory cortex within 110 ms
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Sci Rep 1:54. 2011
  9. doi Musical expertise affects neural bases of letter recognition
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 51:538-49. 2013
  10. pmc Who needs a referee? How incorrect basketball actions are automatically detected by basketball players' brain
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Sci Rep 2:883. 2012

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. doi Sex differences in the brain response to affective scenes with or without humans
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 47:2374-88. 2009
    ..These data indicate a sex-related difference in the brain response to humans, possibly supporting human empathy...
  2. pmc Observation of static pictures of dynamic actions enhances the activity of movement-related brain areas
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e5389. 2009
    ..ERPs were recorded from 128 sites in young male and female adults engaged in a secondary perceptual task...
  3. doi RP and N400 ERP components reflect semantic violations in visual processing of human actions
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 459:142-6. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc A no-go related prefrontal negativity larger to irrelevant stimuli that are difficult to suppress
    Alice M Proverbio
    Dept, of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 5:25. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc New insights into name category-related effects: is the Age of Acquisition a possible factor?
    Roberta Adorni
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Viale dell Innovazione 11, 20125, Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 5:33. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  6. doi Is there a left hemispheric asymmetry for tool affordance processing?
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2690-701. 2013
    ..The right supramarginal gyrus was also found to be crucially involved later in time...
  7. pmc Can you catch a liar? How negative emotions affect brain responses when lying or telling the truth
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e59383. 2013
    ..Our results conclude that the N400 amplitude is a reliable neural marker of deception...
  8. pmc When a photograph can be heard: vision activates the auditory cortex within 110 ms
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Sci Rep 1:54. 2011
    ..The primary auditory cortex (BA41) was also activated by sound images after approximately 200 ms...
  9. doi Musical expertise affects neural bases of letter recognition
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 51:538-49. 2013
    ..The evidence that the neural mechanism of letter processing differed in musicians and controls (being absolutely bilateral in musicians) suggests that musical expertise modifies the neural mechanisms of letter reading...
  10. pmc Who needs a referee? How incorrect basketball actions are automatically detected by basketball players' brain
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Sci Rep 2:883. 2012
    ....
  11. doi Tool perception suppresses 10-12Hz μ rhythm of EEG over the somatosensory area
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Biol Psychol 91:1-7. 2012
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  12. doi Sex differences in callosal transfer and hemispheric specialization for face coding
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 50:2325-32. 2012
    ..Overall, our findings also support the notion that the transfer time of visual inputs might be more rapid and symmetric in women than in men...
  13. pmc How are 'Barack Obama' and 'President Elect' differentially stored in the brain? An ERP investigation on the processing of proper and common noun pairs
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e7126. 2009
    ..In this study a semantic relatedness paradigm was devised to investigate neural processing of proper and common nouns...
  14. pmc The role of left and right hemispheres in the comprehension of idiomatic language: an electrical neuroimaging study
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, 20126, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 10:116. 2009
    ..Word length, abstractness and frequency of use, sentence comprehensibility, familiarity and cloze probability were matched across classes...
  15. doi C1 and P1 visual responses to words are enhanced by attention to orthographic vs. lexical properties
    A M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 463:228-33. 2009
    ....
  16. doi When neurons do not mirror the agent's intentions: sex differences in neural coding of goal-directed actions
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 48:1454-63. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Electrical neuroimaging evidence that spatial frequency-based selective attention affects V1 activity as early as 40-60 ms in humans
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 11:59. 2010
    ..However, the timing of attentional modulation of visual cortex during object-based attention remains a controversial issue...
  18. pmc Face coding is bilateral in the female brain
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e11242. 2010
    ..It is currently believed that face processing predominantly activates the right hemisphere in humans, but available literature is very inconsistent...
  19. doi Is it a baby? Perceived age affects brain processing of faces differently in women and men
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:3197-208. 2011
    ..The data suggest a sex difference in the brain response to faces of different ages and in the preferential response to infants, especially with regard to activation of the mesocorticolimbic system...
  20. doi 250 ms to code for action affordance during observation of manipulable objects
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 49:2711-7. 2011
    ..These data hint at an automatic access to motoric object properties even under conditions in which attention is devoted to other stimulus categories...
  21. pmc Neural coding of cooperative vs. affective human interactions: 150 ms to code the action's purpose
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e22026. 2011
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  22. ncbi From orthography to phonetics: ERP measures of grapheme-to-phoneme conversion mechanisms in reading
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:301-17. 2004
    ..Brain responses were larger over the left occipito-temporal regions during reading of words and pseudowords and over the left frontal regions during reading of letter strings...
  23. ncbi Electrophysiological measures of language processing in bilinguals
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:994-1017. 2002
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  24. ncbi Time course of brain activation during graphemic/phonologic processing in reading: an ERP study
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano 20126, Italy
    Brain Lang 87:412-20. 2003
    ..The first effect of phonologic/graphemic incongruity on the amplitude of ERPs was observed at lateral occipital/posterior temporal sites (N185), where physiologic responses were enhanced to incongruous syllables...
  25. ncbi Blue piglets? Electrophysiological evidence for the primacy of shape over color in object recognition
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 18:288-300. 2004
    ..Topographical mapping of difference voltages identified the posterior occipito/temporal region of the left hemisphere as the possible locus of conjoined color and shape processing. Overall, the data support object-based attention models...
  26. ncbi Language switching mechanisms in simultaneous interpreters: an ERP study
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 42:1636-56. 2004
    ..Interpreters were faster at reading and comprehending sentences in English ending with an Italian word than vice versa (L2 --> L1 switch)...
  27. ncbi Developmental changes in the linguistic brain after puberty
    Alice M Proverbio
    University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:164-7. 2005
    ..Interestingly, they found that the angular gyrus, which is involved in the mapping between phonological and orthographic representation, is automatically activated in adults during visual orthographic tasks not requiring this operation...
  28. pmc Gender differences in hemispheric asymmetry for face processing
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Viale dell Innovazione 10, 20126, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 7:44. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether this inconsistency might be due to gender differences in hemispheric asymmetry...
  29. ncbi Gender and parental status affect the visual cortical response to infant facial expression
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Viale dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 44:2987-99. 2006
    ..No major group differences were observed in cerebral responses to happy or comfortable expressions. These findings suggest that mere familiarity with infant faces does not explain group differences...
  30. pmc The emergence of semantic categorization in early visual processing: ERP indices of animal vs. artifact recognition
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 8:24. 2007
    ..Event related potentials (ERPs) were recorded in 18 healthy right-handed individuals as they performed a perceptual categorization task on 672 pairs of images of animals and man-made objects (i.e., artifacts)...
  31. ncbi Inter-individual differences in the polarity of early visual responses and attention effects
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 419:131-6. 2007
    ..These data provide evidence for an inversion of attention effects, in addition to inversion of C1 polarity, in people exhibiting negative C1 at mesial occipital sites...
  32. pmc Dissociating object familiarity from linguistic properties in mirror word reading
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Via dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 3:43. 2007
    ..abstract:..
  33. pmc Orthographic familiarity, phonological legality and number of orthographic neighbours affect the onset of ERP lexical effects
    Alice M Proverbio
    University of Milano Bicocca, Department of Psychology, Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 4:27. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  34. pmc Neural markers of a greater female responsiveness to social stimuli
    Alice M Proverbio
    Dept of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    BMC Neurosci 9:56. 2008
    ..Other findings show that women might be more empathic and sensitive than men to emotional facial expressions. However, no gender difference in the brain responses to persons and unanimated scenes has hitherto been demonstrated...
  35. doi The left fusiform area is affected by written frequency of words
    Alice M Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Viale dell Innovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 46:2292-9. 2008
    ..The results shed some light on the possible neural substrate of visual reading disabilities such as developmental surface dyslexia or pure alexia...
  36. doi Inferring native language from early bio-electrical activity
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Biol Psychol 80:52-63. 2009
    ..The fact that only L1 words were discriminated from pseudo-words at the earliest processing stage suggests a faster/more efficient access to lexicon for L1 than for later-acquired languages, regardless of proficiency...
  37. ncbi Processing valence and intensity of infant expressions: the roles of expertise and gender
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Scand J Psychol 48:477-85. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that in judging emotional facial expressions of infants, there is an interaction of biological (i.e., gender) and cultural factors that is independent of a woman's socioeconomic status...
  38. pmc Is that a belt or a snake? Object attentional selection affects the early stages of visual sensory processing
    Alberto Zani
    Electro Functional Brain Imaging unit EFBIu, Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology, CNR, Milan, Italy
    Behav Brain Funct 8:6. 2012
    ..No information is instead available, at present, for objects attentional selection...
  39. ncbi Selective attention to spatial frequency gratings affects visual processing as early as 60 msec. poststimulus
    Alberto Zani
    Institute of Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology, CNR, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, 20090 Segrate, Milan, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 109:140-58. 2009
    ..poststimulus, a range that likely corresponds to sensory activity in the striate cortex, although due to the small number of recording sites, the activity could not be precisely localized...
  40. ncbi Electrophysiological indexes of illusory contours perception in humans
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, Laboratory of Cognitive Electrophysiology, University of Trieste, Via S Anastasio 12, 34134 Trieste, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 40:479-91. 2002
    ..Present results confirm the hypothesis that the integration of contours arises at early stages of visual processing and highlight the primary role of edges continuity and boundary alignment in illusory contours perception...
  41. ncbi Early involvement of the temporal area in attentional selection of grating orientation: an ERP study
    Alice Mado Proverbio
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 13:139-51. 2002
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