Emiliano Ricciardi

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Increased BOLD variability in the parietal cortex and enhanced parieto-occipital connectivity during tactile perception in congenitally blind individuals
    Andrea Leo
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Neural Plast 2012:720278. 2012
  2. pmc The effects of visual control and distance in modulating peripersonal spatial representation
    Chiara Renzi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa Medical School, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e59460. 2013
  3. pmc Beyond motor scheme: a supramodal distributed representation in the action-observation network
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dept of Surgery, Medical, Molecular, and Critical Area Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e58632. 2013
  4. pmc Cholinergic enhancement reduces functional connectivity and BOLD variability in visual extrastriate cortex during selective attention
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, AOUP Santa Chiara, Via Roma, 67 I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Neuropharmacology 64:305-13. 2013
  5. doi request reprint New light from the dark: what blindness can teach us about brain function
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:357-63. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Do we really need vision? How blind people "see" the actions of others
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 29:9719-24. 2009
  7. pmc Cholinergic modulation of visual working memory during aging: a parametric PET study
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 79:322-32. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of visual experience on the development of functional architecture in hMT+
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Experimental Pathology, Medical Biotechnologies, Infectivology, and Epidemiology, University of Pisa Medical School, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 17:2933-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Differential modulation of neural activity throughout the distributed neural system for face perception in patients with Social Phobia and healthy subjects
    Claudio Gentili
    Unit of Clinical Psychology, AUO Pisa, Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 77:286-92. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological modulation of prefrontal cortical activity during a working memory task in young and older humans: a PET study with physostigmine
    Ulderico Freo
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 55, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2061-70. 2005

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  1. pmc Increased BOLD variability in the parietal cortex and enhanced parieto-occipital connectivity during tactile perception in congenitally blind individuals
    Andrea Leo
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Neural Plast 2012:720278. 2012
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  2. pmc The effects of visual control and distance in modulating peripersonal spatial representation
    Chiara Renzi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa Medical School, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e59460. 2013
    ..Conversely in the absence of visual feedback, encoding of space may demand multisensory remapping processes, even in the case of more proximal targets...
  3. pmc Beyond motor scheme: a supramodal distributed representation in the action-observation network
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dept of Surgery, Medical, Molecular, and Critical Area Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e58632. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Cholinergic enhancement reduces functional connectivity and BOLD variability in visual extrastriate cortex during selective attention
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, AOUP Santa Chiara, Via Roma, 67 I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Neuropharmacology 64:305-13. 2013
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Cognitive Enhancers'...
  5. doi request reprint New light from the dark: what blindness can teach us about brain function
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Opin Neurol 24:357-63. 2011
    ..To what extent is vision truly necessary to 'see' the world around us?..
  6. ncbi request reprint Do we really need vision? How blind people "see" the actions of others
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Neurosci 29:9719-24. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Cholinergic modulation of visual working memory during aging: a parametric PET study
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 79:322-32. 2009
    ..Moreover, the use of the parametric design allowed us to uncover group specific effects in lateral visual processing areas where increasing cholinergic function produced opposite effects on neural activity in the two age groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of visual experience on the development of functional architecture in hMT+
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Experimental Pathology, Medical Biotechnologies, Infectivology, and Epidemiology, University of Pisa Medical School, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Cereb Cortex 17:2933-9. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Differential modulation of neural activity throughout the distributed neural system for face perception in patients with Social Phobia and healthy subjects
    Claudio Gentili
    Unit of Clinical Psychology, AUO Pisa, Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 77:286-92. 2008
    ..These results indicate a differential modulation of neural activity throughout the different parts of the distributed neural system for face perception in SPP as compared to HC...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological modulation of prefrontal cortical activity during a working memory task in young and older humans: a PET study with physostigmine
    Ulderico Freo
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 55, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Am J Psychiatry 162:2061-70. 2005
    ..The current study was designed to determine how healthy aging influences the neural response to working memory before and during pharmacological potentiation of the cholinergic system...
  11. pmc Beyond sensory images: Object-based representation in the human ventral pathway
    Pietro Pietrini
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa Medical School, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:5658-63. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate that the representation of objects in the ventral visual pathway is not simply a representation of visual images but, rather, is a representation of more abstract features of object form...
  12. doi request reprint Tactile flow explains haptic counterparts of common visual illusions
    Antonio Bicchi
    Interdepartmental Research Center E Piaggio, University of Pisa, Via Diotisalvi, 2 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 75:737-41. 2008
    ..Results of this analysis have impact on the engineering of better haptic and multimodal interfaces for human-computer interaction...
  13. doi request reprint Cholinergic enhancement differentially modulates neural response to encoding during face identity and face location working memory tasks
    Giacomo Handjaras
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa 56126, Italy
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 238:999-1008. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Where the brain appreciates the final state of an event: the neural correlates of telicity
    Domenica Romagno
    Department of Linguistics T Bolelli, University of Pisa, Italy
    Brain Lang 123:68-74. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Beyond amygdala: Default Mode Network activity differs between patients with social phobia and healthy controls
    Claudio Gentili
    Unit of Clinical Psychology, AUO Pisa, Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnologies, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 79:409-13. 2009
    ..Moreover, the abnormal modulation of activity in the DMN may reflect persistent rumination or anxiety-related thoughts that are not modulated by the switch from rest to task...
  16. doi request reprint Covert brand recognition engages emotion-specific brain networks
    Silvia Casarotto
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Surgery, Medical, Molecular, and Critical Area Pathology, University of Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Biol 150:259-73. 2012
    ..In conclusion, this work identified the neural correlates of brands within cognitive and affective processes of consumers...
  17. doi request reprint Functional inhibition of the human middle temporal cortex affects non-visual motion perception: a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation study during tactile speed discrimination
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Experimental Pathology, BMIE, University of Pisa Medical School, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 236:138-44. 2011
    ..These results indicate that the recruitment of hMT+ is necessary for tactile motion processing, and thus corroborate the hypothesis of a 'supramodal' functional organization for this sensory motion processing area...
  18. doi request reprint Decomposing metaphor processing at the cognitive and neural level through functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Valentina Bambini
    Laboratorio di Linguistica G Nencioni, Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 86:203-16. 2011
    ..The results have several implications for the field of neuropragmatics, especially on the neuropsychological side and on the right hemisphere hypothesis...
  19. doi request reprint Evidence of a direct influence between the thalamus and hMT+ independent of V1 in the human brain as measured by fMRI
    Anna Gaglianese
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa Medical School, Pisa, Italy
    Neuroimage 60:1440-7. 2012
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  20. pmc Effects of Visual Experience on the Human MT+ Functional Connectivity Networks: An fMRI Study of Motion Perception in Sighted and Congenitally Blind Individuals
    Lorenzo Sani
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Syst Neurosci 4:159. 2010
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  21. pmc Is Social Phobia a "Mis-Communication" Disorder? Brain Functional Connectivity during Face Perception Differs between Patients with Social Phobia and Healthy Control Subjects
    Sabrina Danti
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital of Pisa Pisa, Italy
    Front Syst Neurosci 4:152. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc How skill expertise shapes the brain functional architecture: an fMRI study of visuo-spatial and motor processing in professional racing-car and naïve drivers
    Giulio Bernardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Clinical Psychology Branch, University of Pisa, AOUP Santa Chiara, Pisa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e77764. 2013
    ..These results provide novel evidence in favor of an increased 'neural efficiency' in the brain of highly skilled individuals. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Mind the blind brain to understand the sighted one! Is there a supramodal cortical functional architecture?
    Emiliano Ricciardi
    Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Surgery, Medical, Molecular, and Critical Area Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy Research Center E Piaggio, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 41:64-77. 2014
    ..Altogether, studying the blind brain is opening our eyes on how the brain develops and works. ..