Giuseppe Vallar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spatial neglect, Balint-Homes' and Gerstmann's syndrome, and other spatial disorders
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    CNS Spectr 12:527-36. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Anosognosia for motor and sensory deficits after unilateral brain damage: a review
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 24:247-57. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Mind, brain, and functional neuroimaging
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Psychology Department, Milan Bicocca University, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Cortex 42:402-5; discussion 422-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Productive and defective impairments in the neglect syndrome: graphic perseveration, drawing productions and optic prism exposure
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Cortex 42:911-20. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Neglect dyslexia: a review of the neuropsychological literature
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Edificio U6, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 206:219-35. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Somatoparaphrenia: a body delusion. A review of the neuropsychological literature
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 192:533-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomy of cognition, neuroanatomy and cognition
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italia
    Cortex 40:223-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Anosognosia for left-sided motor and sensory deficits, motor neglect, and sensory hemiinattention: is there a relationship?
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Laboratorio di Neuroimmagini Cognitive e Cliniche, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Prog Brain Res 142:289-301. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Exploring the syndrome of spatial unilateral neglect through an illusion of length
    Roberta Daini
    Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Dipartimento di Psicologia, Edificio U 6, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 144:224-37. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Extrapersonal visual unilateral spatial neglect and its neuroanatomy
    G Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milan, 20126, Italy
    Neuroimage 14:S52-8. 2001

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Spatial neglect, Balint-Homes' and Gerstmann's syndrome, and other spatial disorders
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    CNS Spectr 12:527-36. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Anosognosia for motor and sensory deficits after unilateral brain damage: a review
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 24:247-57. 2006
    ..The syndrome of unawareness (anosognosia) for sensory and motor neurological deficits (hemiplegia, hemianaesthesia, and hemianopia), contralateral to the side of a hemispheric lesion, is reviewed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mind, brain, and functional neuroimaging
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Psychology Department, Milan Bicocca University, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Cortex 42:402-5; discussion 422-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Productive and defective impairments in the neglect syndrome: graphic perseveration, drawing productions and optic prism exposure
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Cortex 42:911-20. 2006
    ..Interpretations of perseveration behaviour in terms of allochiria and directional hypokinesia are considered, and their limits discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Neglect dyslexia: a review of the neuropsychological literature
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Edificio U6, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 206:219-35. 2010
    ..Different levels of representation of the letter string may be affected, giving rise to egocentric, stimulus-centred, and word-centred patterns of impairment. The anatomical correlates of ND include the temporo-parieto-occipital regions...
  6. doi request reprint Somatoparaphrenia: a body delusion. A review of the neuropsychological literature
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 192:533-51. 2009
    ..Finally, the rubber hand illusion, that brings about a bodily misattribution in neurologically unimpaired participants, as somatoparaphrenia does in brain-damaged patients, is briefly discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomy of cognition, neuroanatomy and cognition
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italia
    Cortex 40:223-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Anosognosia for left-sided motor and sensory deficits, motor neglect, and sensory hemiinattention: is there a relationship?
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Laboratorio di Neuroimmagini Cognitive e Cliniche, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Prog Brain Res 142:289-301. 2003
    ..The recovered intention to move may allow the detection by the patient of the presence of a residual primary motor deficit, through a feedback mechanism...
  9. ncbi request reprint Exploring the syndrome of spatial unilateral neglect through an illusion of length
    Roberta Daini
    Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Dipartimento di Psicologia, Edificio U 6, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 144:224-37. 2002
    ..Experiment 2 showed preserved illusory effects in patients with homonymous visual field defects without spatial unilateral neglect, suggesting that preserved spatial processing may compensate for unilateral visual field defects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Extrapersonal visual unilateral spatial neglect and its neuroanatomy
    G Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milan, 20126, Italy
    Neuroimage 14:S52-8. 2001
    ..These data concur with evidence from other domains (functional neuroimaging, neurophysiology) to suggest a highly multicomponential neural and functional architecture of spatial cognition...
  11. doi request reprint Listening to numbers affects visual and haptic bisection in healthy individuals and neglect patients
    Zaira Cattaneo
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 50:913-25. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint The representational space of numerical magnitude: illusions of length
    Maria Dolores de Hevia
    Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:1496-514. 2008
    ..These results support the hypothesis that visuo-spatial resources are involved in the representation of numerical magnitude...
  13. doi request reprint Cross-modal processing in the occipito-temporal cortex: a TMS study of the Müller-Lyer illusion
    Flavia Mancini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Building U9, Via dellʼInnovazione 10, 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1987-97. 2011
    ..This indicates that occipito-temporal cortex plays a cross-modal role in perception both of illusory and nonillusory shapes...
  14. doi request reprint Brain polarization of parietal cortex augments training-induced improvement of visual exploratory and attentional skills
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Brain Res 1349:76-89. 2010
    ..Overall, anodal PPC tDCS is a promising technique to enhance visuo-spatial abilities, when combined to a visual field exploration training task...
  15. doi request reprint Neuromodulation of multisensory perception: a tDCS study of the sound-induced flash illusion
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 49:231-7. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Rehabilitating patients with left spatial neglect by prism exposure during a visuomotor activity
    Paola Fortis
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca and Neuropsychological Laboratory, S Luca Hospital, Italian Auxological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychology 24:681-97. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Perseveration in left spatial neglect: drawing and cancellation tasks
    Roberta Ronchi
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Cortex 45:300-12. 2009
    ..Unilateral spatial neglect (the second component) may trigger and facilitate the production of perseveration errors, with a contra-ipsilateral gradient of increasing severity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Understanding others' feelings: the role of the right primary somatosensory cortex in encoding the affective valence of others' touch
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, 20126 Milano, Italy
    J Neurosci 33:4201-5. 2013
    ..This novel evidence demonstrates the crossmodal role of right S1 in encoding the pleasant and aversive consequences of others' sensations evoked by touch...
  19. ncbi request reprint Listening to white noise counteracts visual and haptic pseudoneglect
    Zaira Cattaneo
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Perception 41:1395-8. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Extension of perceived arm length following tool-use: clues to plasticity of body metrics
    Ambra Sposito
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 50:2187-94. 2012
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Numbers and space: a cognitive illusion?
    Maria Dolores de Hevia
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi Milano Bicocca, Edificio U6 Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126, Milano, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 168:254-64. 2006
    ..This seems to operate in a categorical fashion ("small/large"), and to be congruent with the assumption that relatively large numbers are associated with the right side of a mental representational space...
  22. ncbi request reprint Line bisection and cerebellar damage
    Roberta Daini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:214-20. 2008
    ..The cerebellum plays a role in higher-order cognitive processes, although the evidence concerning spatial cognition is not definite...
  23. doi request reprint Neuromodulation of early multisensory interactions in the visual cortex
    Silvia Convento
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dellʼAteneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:685-96. 2013
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Is gaze following purely reflexive or goal-directed instead? Revisiting the automaticity of orienting attention by gaze cues
    Paola Ricciardelli
    Psychology Department, University of Milano Bicocca, Edificio U6, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 224:93-106. 2013
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that gaze following is likely to be a product of both automatic and goal-driven orienting mechanisms...
  25. doi request reprint Spatial neglect and perseveration in visuomotor exploration
    Roberta Ronchi
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, 20126 Milano, Italy
    Neuropsychology 26:588-603. 2012
    ..arranged) of the star and letter cancellation tasks in eliciting omission and perseveration errors; the role of impairments of divided attentional resources; and the lesion correlates of perseveration...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parietal versus temporal lobe components in spatial cognition: Setting the mid-point of a horizontal line
    Massimiliano Oliveri
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Neuropsychol 3:201-11. 2009
    ..These rTMS data in unimpaired subjects constrain the evidence from lesion studies in brain-damaged patients, emphasizing the major role of a subset of relevant regions...
  27. doi request reprint Phonological recoding, visual short-term store and the effect of unattended speech: evidence from a case of slowly progressive anarthria
    Costanza Papagno
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Cortex 44:312-24. 2008
    ..This prevents visual-verbal material from accessing the phonological STS, that is, therefore, insulated from visual inputs...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Tapping effects on numerical bisection
    Zaira Cattaneo
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 208:21-8. 2011
    ..These findings offer novel support for the existence of bidirectional interactions between external and internal representations of space...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neglect syndromes: the role of the parietal cortex
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Adv Neurol 93:293-319. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Sharing social touch in the primary somatosensory cortex
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italy Laboratory of Neuropsychology, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Mercalli 32, 20122 Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:1513-7. 2014
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Visualizing numbers in the mind's eye: the role of visuo-spatial processes in numerical abilities
    Maria Dolores de Hevia
    Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 32:1361-72. 2008
    ..In this review behavioral, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging data concerning the close relationship between numerical abilities and visuo-spatial processes are considered...
  33. ncbi request reprint When the whole is more than the sum of the parts: evidence from visuospatial neglect
    A Gallace
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    J Neuropsychol 2:387-413. 2008
    ..e., a leftward relaxation of the spatial medium) concerns tasks where a more 'global' representation of the visual stimulus has to be set up. The different demands of the segmentation and bisection tasks are discussed...
  34. doi request reprint Behavioural facilitation following brain stimulation: implications for neurorehabilitation
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, and IRCCS Auxological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:618-49. 2011
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  35. doi request reprint Multisensory integration in the Muller-Lyer illusion: from vision to haptics
    Flavia Mancini
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:818-30. 2010
    ..Implications for multisensory processes are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cerebral representations for egocentric space: Functional-anatomical evidence from caloric vestibular stimulation and neck vibration
    G Bottini
    Laboratorio di Neuropsicologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda, Milan, Italy
    Brain 124:1182-96. 2001
    ..We propose that these anatomical sites contribute to egocentric representation of space...
  37. ncbi request reprint Understanding metaphors and idioms: a single-case neuropsychological study in a person with Down syndrome
    C Papagno
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Palermo, Italy
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 7:516-27. 2001
    ..F., and that some executive aspects of working memory and visuospatial and imagery processes may play a role...
  38. doi request reprint Cerebral correlates of visuospatial neglect: a direct cerebral stimulation study
    Giuseppe Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano, Italy Laboratorio di Neuropsicologia, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:1334-50. 2014
    ..To assess the role of the superior longitudinal fascicle, the inferior fronto-occipital fascicle, and the posterior parietal lobe in visuospatial attention in humans during awake brain surgery...
  39. doi request reprint The sound-induced phosphene illusion
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 231:469-78. 2013
    ....
  40. pmc Bisecting real and fake body parts: effects of prism adaptation after right brain damage
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milan, Italy
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:154. 2012
    ..Multisensory information seems to render self bodily segments more resistant to the disruption brought about by right-hemisphere injury...
  41. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of human memory
    Giuseppe Vallar
    University of Milano Bicocca, Department of Psychology, Milan, Italy
    Neurocase 11:151-3. 2005
  42. pmc Visuo-haptic interactions in unilateral spatial neglect: the cross modal judd illusion
    Flavia Mancini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milano, Italy
    Front Psychol 2:341. 2011
    ..Spatial neglect can be modality-specific, but visual and tactile sensory inputs are properly integrated...
  43. pmc Temporary interference over the posterior parietal cortices disrupts thermoregulatory control in humans
    Alberto Gallace
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e88209. 2014
    ..Such a function might be part of a larger neural circuit responsible for maintaining the integrity of the body at both a homeostatic and a psychological level. ..
  44. doi request reprint Line and word bisection in right-brain-damaged patients with left spatial neglect
    Laura Veronelli
    Department of Psychology, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 232:133-46. 2014
    ..In conclusion, partly different mechanisms, including both visuo-spatial and lexical factors, may support line and word bisection performance of right-brain-damaged patients with left spatial neglect, and healthy participants...
  45. doi request reprint Induction of mirror-touch synaesthesia by increasing somatosensory cortical excitability
    Nadia Bolognini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy Neuropsychological Laboratory, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Curr Biol 23:R436-7. 2013
    ..Furthermore, we show that individual differences in empathic capacity may modulate the ability to resonate with others' somatic feelings...
  46. pmc Different effects of numerical magnitude on visual and proprioceptive reference frames
    Elvio Blini
    Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca Milano, Italy Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization, University of Padova Padova, Italy
    Front Psychol 4:190. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the spatial effects induced by the activation of the mental number line extend to an egocentric frame of reference but only when a portion of horizontal space has to be "actively" explored...
  47. ncbi request reprint Gravitational inputs modulate visuospatial neglect
    L Pizzamiglio
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 117:341-5. 1997
    ..Any experimental manipulation that reduces the asymmetry of the intermediate representation such as the reduction of gravitational inputs may improve the dynamic integration of the egocentric coordinates...
  48. ncbi request reprint Touch-screen system for assessing visuo-motor exploratory skills in neuropsychological disorders of spatial cognition
    M Rabuffetti
    Centro di Bioingegneria, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi IRCCS Milano, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Med Biol Eng Comput 40:675-86. 2002
    ..77 to 1.90s; path crossing index from 7.0% to 59.5%), and the significantly negative USN patient latency gradient (-2.79 against a null control value) evidenced a worsening of performance towards the left side...
  49. doi request reprint Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious: how the brain learns words never heard before
    E Paulesu
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo 1, 20126 Milano, Italia
    Neuroimage 45:1368-77. 2009
    ..This evidence refines current models of memory function and supports theories which emphasise the importance of phonological competence in hemispheric dominance for language...
  50. pmc Spatial frames of reference and somatosensory processing: a neuropsychological perspective
    G Vallar
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 352:1401-9. 1997
    ..In line with this view, there is evidence that the sensory stimulations that modulate left somatosensory deficits affect left motor disorders in a similar, direction-specific, fashion...
  51. ncbi request reprint Left caloric vestibular stimulation ameliorates right hemianesthesia
    G Bottini
    Psychology Department, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Neurology 65:1278-83. 2005
    ..Conversely, no effect on right contralesional hemianesthesia in left-brain-damaged patients is seen with right CVS. This discrepancy is unexplained...
  52. ncbi request reprint Left neglect dyslexia and the effect of stimulus duration
    Lisa S Arduino
    Institute of Psychology, University of Urbino, Via Saffi, 15, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 44:662-5. 2006
    ....
  53. doi request reprint 3D left hyperschematia after right brain damage
    Gilles Rode
    Universite de Lyon, Universite Lyon 1, Inserm UMR S 864, Bron, France
    Neurocase 14:369-77. 2008
    ..Accordingly, symmetrical productions are compensatorily expanded leftwards, and the left sides of objects are perceived as smaller in horizontal extent. The disorder is largely independent of left spatial neglect...
  54. ncbi request reprint Hermann Zingerle's "Impaired perception of the own body due to organic brain disorders". 1913. An introductory comment, and an abridged translation
    Thomas Benke
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cortex 40:265-74. 2004
    ..An abridged translation of Zingerle's paper is provided. The clinical case reports and Zingerle's conclusions are discussed, with reference both to Bisiach's views, and to present knowledge of unilateral spatial neglect...
  55. ncbi request reprint Reading aloud and lexical decision in neglect dyslexia patients: a dissociation
    Lisa S Arduino
    Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione, CNR, Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 41:877-85. 2003
    ..The mechanisms underlying the preservation of lexical decision in patients with left neglect dyslexia are discussed in the light of dual route models of reading...
  56. ncbi request reprint Spatial awareness: a function of the posterior parietal lobe?
    John C Marshall
    University Department of Clinical Neurology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, England
    Cortex 38:253-7; discussion 258-60. 2002
  57. 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...