Marcello Spinella

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Affiliation: The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Normative data and a short form of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:359-68. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypomania induced by herbal and pharmaceutical psychotropic medicines following mild traumatic brain injury
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Brain Inj 16:359-67. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of prefrontal systems in sexual behavior
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:369-85. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of the Executive Personal Finance Scale
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:301-13. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Measuring the executive regulation of emotion with self-rating scales in a nonclinical population
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    J Gen Psychol 134:101-11. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal substrates of empathy: psychometric evidence in a community sample
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Jim Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Biol Psychol 70:175-81. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-rated executive function: development of the executive function index
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 115:649-67. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Mood in relation to subclinical obsessive-compulsive symptoms
    Marcello Spinella
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 115:433-43. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal system dysfunction and credit card debt
    Marcello Spinella
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:1323-32. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary mismatch, neural reward circuits, and pathological gambling
    Marcello Spinella
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
    Int J Neurosci 113:503-12. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Normative data and a short form of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:359-68. 2007
    ..A 15-item short form of the BIS (BIS 15) is presented that retains the 3-factor structure (nonplanning, motor impulsivity, and attention impulsivity), and maintained good reliability and validity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypomania induced by herbal and pharmaceutical psychotropic medicines following mild traumatic brain injury
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Brain Inj 16:359-67. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint The role of prefrontal systems in sexual behavior
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:369-85. 2007
    ..Consistent with their role in other forms of cognition, emotion, and behavior, prefrontal systems serve in an executive capacity to regulate sexual behavior...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of the Executive Personal Finance Scale
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:301-13. 2007
    ..g., anxiety, impulse-spending, prestige). The EPFS shows good psychometric properties, is easy to use, and will make a convenient complement to other research methodologies exploring the neural basis of personal finance management...
  5. ncbi request reprint Measuring the executive regulation of emotion with self-rating scales in a nonclinical population
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    J Gen Psychol 134:101-11. 2007
    ..The findings corroborated those of other methodologies, supporting the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale (FrSBe) as a valid tool to measure prefrontal function in nonclinical populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal substrates of empathy: psychometric evidence in a community sample
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Jim Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Biol Psychol 70:175-81. 2005
    ..real versus fictional individuals). These studies parallel others using objective methodologies and suggest a graded relationship between prefrontal function and empathy and likely reflect normal variations in prefrontal-limbic function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-rated executive function: development of the executive function index
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 115:649-67. 2005
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  8. ncbi request reprint Mood in relation to subclinical obsessive-compulsive symptoms
    Marcello Spinella
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 115:433-43. 2005
    ..These likely reflect common neurobiological substrates for emotional and behavioral regulation in prefrontal-subcortical/limbic circuits, which show normal variations in the general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal system dysfunction and credit card debt
    Marcello Spinella
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:1323-32. 2004
    ..This suggests that processes of conceptualizing and organizing finances are most relevant to credit card debt, and implicates dorsolateral prefrontal dysfunction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary mismatch, neural reward circuits, and pathological gambling
    Marcello Spinella
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
    Int J Neurosci 113:503-12. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Correlations among behavioral measures of orbitofrontal function
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 112:1359-69. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint Correlations between orbitofrontal dysfunction and tobacco smoking
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Addict Biol 7:381-4. 2002
    ..While causality could not be determined, other research suggests that an orbitofrontal dysfunction predisposes one toward tobacco abuse...
  13. ncbi request reprint Executive personality traits and eating behavior
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:83-93. 2004
    ..These psychometric findings reinforce those of other methodologies, supporting a role for prefrontal systems in eating...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship between drug use and prefrontal-associated traits
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Addict Biol 8:67-74. 2003
    ..In summary, this study further supports a relationship between prefrontal dysfunction and drug use in normal individuals, convergently with other methodologies for studying addiction...
  15. ncbi request reprint A relationship between smell identification and empathy
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 112:605-12. 2002
    ..This study is the first to demonstrate a relationship between empathy and smell in normal subjects, suggesting common neural substrates...
  16. ncbi request reprint The importance of pharmacological synergy in psychoactive herbal medicines
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
    Altern Med Rev 7:130-7. 2002
    ..Examples are given that illustrate synergistic actions in St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), kava kava (Piper methysticum), and valerian (Valeriana officinalis)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral correlates of impulsivity: evidence of prefrontal involvement
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:95-104. 2004
    ..The results add to the validity of the BIS and support a role for prefrontal cortex in impulse control...
  18. ncbi request reprint Depression, anxiety, and personal finance behavior: implications for the classical economic conception of humans as rational decision-makers
    David Lester
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 99:833-4. 2006
    ..In a sample of 138 college students, the personal finance behaviors of impulse control and organization were negatively associated with the use of recreational drugs and with scores on measures of depression, mania, and anxiety...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortex dysfunction and income: a study in neuroeconomics
    Marcello Spinella
    The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:37-8. 2006
    ..The small association was stronger for men than for women. These results provide support for a neuroeconomic approach to the study of micro-economic variables...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predicting credit card behavior: a study in neuroeconomics
    Marcello Spinella
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 100:777-8. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Can money buy happiness?
    Marcello Spinella
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 99:992. 2006
    ..Income was negatively associated with the mood states of confusion and tense in a sample of 406 community residents, but controls for age, sex, and education eliminated these associations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Executive functions in morality, religion, and paranormal beliefs
    Omar Wain
    Neuropsychology Laboratory, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:135-46. 2007
    ..These findings concordantly support that prefrontal systems play a role in morality, religion, and paranormal beliefs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a brief credit card attitude scale
    Marcello Spinella
    The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:1392. 2004
    ..In a sample of 139 community residents, the three subscales from the brief Hayhoe, et al. credit card attitude scale were replicated in a factor analysis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gambling and delaying rewards as a function of frontal system dysfunction: a study in neuroeconomics
    Marcello Spinella
    The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 99:993-4. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Consistency of the Yamauchi/Templer Money Attitude Scale
    Marcello Spinella
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 97:962. 2005
    ..In a sample of 139 community residents, three of the four subscales from the Yamauchi and Templer Money Attitude Scale were replicated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Money attitudes and personality
    Marcello Spinella
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 96:782. 2005
    ..In a sample of 67 students, neuroticism scores were associated with money attitude scores. The higher the neuroticism score the higher the impulsivity and the lower the motivational drive, organization, and planning scores...
  27. ncbi request reprint Correlations among executive function scales and positive psychological attributes in college students
    William M Miley
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 100:24-6. 2007
    ..If replicated and extended, such data may predict academic success in college students as in 13- to 14-yr.-olds...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlations among measures of executive function and positive psychological attributes in college students
    William M Miley
    Department of Psychology, Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ 0840 0195, USA
    J Gen Psychol 133:175-82. 2006
    ..These findings suggest common psychological and neurobiological substrates for executive functions and positive psychology attributes, warranting further, more direct biobehavioral research...
  29. ncbi request reprint A paper-and-pencil measure of prefrontal subcortical dysfunction
    Marcello Spinella
    Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P O Box 195, Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 103:676. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint The executive personal finance scale: item analyses
    David Lester
    The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Psychol Rep 101:722. 2007
    ..On the whole, the factor analysis confirmed the subscale structure of the scale, but the Planning subscale appeared to consist of two distinct components, investment behavior and saving behavior...
  31. ncbi request reprint Associations among aspects of impulsivity and eating factors in a nonclinical sample
    Jennifer A Lyke
    Department of Psychology, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 36:229-33. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Compulsive behavior in tobacco users
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Jim Leeds Road, P O Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    Addict Behav 30:183-6. 2005
    ..The results are consistent with tobacco use as a form of self-medicating compulsive symptoms, likely through monoamine modulation of orbitofrontal-subcortical circuits...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hypersexuality and dysexecutive syndrome after a thalamic infarct
    Marcello Spinella
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240 0195, USA
    Int J Neurosci 114:1581-90. 2004
    ..In contrast to the few previous reports of hypersexuality following thalamic infarct, this case neither involved mania nor hemichorea. The relevance of the mediodorsal thalamic nucleus in limbic and prefrontal circuits is discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Credit card use and prefrontal cortex dysfunction: a study in neuroeconomics
    Bijou Yang
    Department of Economics and International Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:1267-8. 2004
    ..In a study of 100 students, no associations were found between a measure of the prefrontal system dysfunction personality with credit card use and attitudes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Neurotransmitter-related personality traits and money attitudes: a study in neuroeconomics
    Bijou Yang
    Department of Economics and International Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Rep 98:21-2. 2006
    ..In a sample of 82 undergraduates, the personality dimension of novelty seeking, which has been hypothesized to be influenced by levels of dopamine in the central nervous system, was associated with attitudes regarding money...