Giancola M., Palmiero M., Bocchi A., Piccardi L., Nori R., D’Amico S. (2022) Divergent thinking in Italian elementary school children: the key role of probabilistic reasoning style. Cognitive Processing,

Piccardi L, Palmiero M, Cofini V, Verde P, Boccia M, Palermo L, et al. (2022) “Where am I?” A snapshot of the developmental topographical disorientation among young Italian adults. PLoS ONE 17(7): e0271334.

Nori, R.; Zucchelli, M.M.; Piccardi, L.; Palmiero, M.; Bocchi, A.; Guariglia, P. The Contribution of Cognitive Factors to Compulsive Buying Behaviour: Insights from Shopping Habit Changes during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Behav. Sci. 2022, 12, 260.

Palmiero, M., Di Vita, A., Teghil, A., Piccardi L. (2022): The Verbal Judgement Task: Normative data of verbal abstract reasoning in a sample of 18- to 40-years old, Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 29 (4) 562-569.

Giancola, M.; Palmiero, M.; Piccardi, L.; D’Amico, S. The Relationships between Cognitive Styles and Creativity: The Role of Field Dependence-Independence on Visual Creative Production. Behav. Sci. 2022, 12, 212.

Bocchi A, Palmiero M, Piccardi L. (2022) Walking on a minefeld: planning, remembering, and avoiding obstacles: preliminary fndings. Experimental Brain Research,

Boccia M, Piccardi L, Nori R. (2022) Congenital lack and extraordinary ability in object and spatial imagery: An investigation on sub-types of aphantasia and hyperphantasia Consciousness and Cognition, 103, 103360


allesteros S, Piccardi L. Goh JOS (2022) Editorial: Effects of Physical Exercise on Brain and Cognitive Functioning. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 16:939112. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2022.939112

Nori, R.; Zucchelli, M.M.; Giancola, M.; Palmiero, M.; Verde, P.; Giannini, A.M.; Piccardi, L. (2022) GPS Digital Nudge to Limit Road Crashes in Non-Expert Drivers. Behav. Sci., 12, 165. 10.3390/bs12060165

Di Vita A., Vecchione, F., Boccia, M., Bocchi, A., Cinelli, M.C., Mirino, P., Teghil, A., D’Antonio, F., de Lena, C., Piccardi, L., Giannini, A.M., Guariglia, C. (2022). DiaNe: A New First-Level Computerized Tool Assessing Memory, Attention, and Visuospatial Processing to Detect Early Pathological Cognitive Decline. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 86(2) 891-904. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-215294

Verde P, Guadagno AG, D’Angelo A, Di Vita A, Piccardi L (2022) A Controversial Assessment of Fitness to Fly After a Traumatic Brain Injury. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 93 (2), 116-122. DOI: 10.3357/AMHP.5978.2022


D'Antuono, G, Maini, M., Marin, D., Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. (2022) Effect of ageing on verbal and visuo-spatial working memory: Evidence from 880 individuals, Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 29:2, 193-202, DOI: 10.1080/23279095.2020.1732979

Mari, E. Quaglieri, A., Lausi, G., Boccia, M., Pizzo, A., Baldi, M., Barchielli, B., Burrai, J., Piccardi, L., Giannini, A.M. (2021) Fostering the Aesthetic Pleasure: The Effect of Verbal Description on Aesthetic Appreciation of Ambiguous and Unambiguous Artworks. Behav. Sci., 11, 144.

Zucchelli, MM., Piccardi, L., Nori, R. (2021) Agoraphobia disorder and spatial working memory. COGNITIVE PROCESSING 22 (SUPPL 1), S52-S53. [Conference Paper]

Bartonek, Å., Guariglia, C. Piccardi, L. (2021) Locomotion and Topographical Working Memory in Children With Myelomeningocele and Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita. Front. Psychiatry 12:729859.

doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.729859

Giancola M, Palmiero M, Piccardi L, D’Amico S. (2021) The contribution of planning to real-world creativity: The moderating role of agreeableness. Thinking Skills and Creativity 41 (2021) 100890.

Giancola, M., Verde, P., Cacciapuoti, L., Angelino, G., Piccardi, L., Bocchi, A., Palmiero, M., Nori, R. (2021) Do Advanced Spatial Strategies Depend on the Number of Flight Hours? The Case of Military Pilots. Brain Sci. 2021, 11, 851. https://

Martin, N., De Las Cuevas, I., Piccardi, L., Quintel, A., & Robles-Garcia, V. (2021). Adaptation of the Walking Corsi Test (WalCT) for 2- and 3-year-old preterm and term-born toddlers. Poster Presentation. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 63(S2), 44.


Nori, R., Boccia, M., Palmiero, M., Piccardi, L. (2021) The contribution of field independence in virtual spatial updating. Current Psychology, 1-10.

Bocchi, A., Palmiero, M., Redondo Cimadevilla, JM, Tascón, L., Nori, R., Piccardi, L. (2021) The role of gender and familiarity in a modified version of the Almeria Boxes Room Spatial Task. Brain Sciences 11 (6), 681.

Tascón, L, Di Cicco, C., Piccardi, L., Palmiero, M, Bocchi, JM Cimadevilla (2021) Sex differences in spatial memory: comparison of three tasks using the same virtual context. Brain Sciences, 11 (6) 757.

Zucchelli, MM, Piccardi, L, Nori, R. (2021) The fear to move in a crowded environment. Poor spatial memory related to agoraphobic disorder. Brain Sciences, 11 (6), 796.

Faedda, N, Guariglia, C., Piccardi, L, Natalucci, G, Rossetti, S, Baglioni, V, Alunni Fegatelli, D., Romani, M. Vigliante, M, Guidetti, V. (2021) Link between topographic memory and combined presentation of ADHD (ADHD-C): a pilot study. Front Psychiatry, 7;12:647243. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.647243.

Bartonek, A., Piccardi, L., Guariglia C. (2021). Topographical Working Memory in Children with Cerebral Palsy, Journal of Motor Behavior,53 (2) 200-208- DOI: 10.1080/00222895.2020.1748861

Piccardi L, Palmiero M, Guariglia P, Dacquino C, Cordellieri P, Giannini AM (2021) Is the Risk Behaviour Related to the Ordinary Driving Violations? Psychological Studies,

Bocchi A, Palmiero M, Piccardi L (2021) Travel planning in men and women. Who is better? Current Psychology, 1-8


Bondi D, Verratti V, Nori R, Piccardi L, Prete G, Pietrangelo T, Tommasi L (2021) Spatial abilities at high altitude: exploring the role of cultural strategies and hypoxia. HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE & BIOLOGY, DOI: 10.1089/ham.2020.0115.

Cordellieri P, Boccia M, Piccardi L, Kormakova D, Stoica LV, Ferlazzo F, Guariglia C., Giannini AM (2020) Gender Differences in Solving Moral Dilemmas: Emotional Engagement, Care and Utilitarian Orientation. Psychological Studies,

Piccardi L, Bocchi A, Palmiero M, Boccia M, D’Amico S, Nori R. (2020): Chatting while walking does not interfere with topographical working memory. Brain Sciences, 10 (11), 811.

Palmiero M, Nori R, Piccardi L, D’Amico S (2020): Divergent Thinking: The Role of Decision-Making Styles, Creativity Research Journal, DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2020.1817700

Palmiero, M., Piccardi, L. (2020) Is Visual Creativity Embodied? Thinking Aloud while Performing the Creative Mental Synthesis Task. Brain Sci. 2020, 10, 455; doi:10.3390/brainsci10070455

Palmiero , M., Di Vita , A. Teghil , A., Piccardi, L. (2020): The Verbal Judgement Task: Normative data of verbal abstract reasoning in a sample of 18- to 40-years old, Applied Neuropsychology: Adult

Boccia, M., Guariglia, P., Piccardi, L., De Martino, G., Giannini, A.M. (2020). The detail is more pleasant than the whole: Global and local prime affect esthetic appreciation of artworks showing whole-part ambiguity. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. 82(7): 3266-3272.

Nori, R., Palmiero, M., Giusberti, F., Gambetti, E., Piccardi, L. (2020) Web Searching and Navigation: Age, Intelligence, and Familiarity. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 71 (8) 902-915. DOI: 10.1002/asi.24314.


Quaglieri, A., Mari, E., Boccia,M., Piccardi,L., Guariglia, C., Giannini, AM (2020) Brain Network Underlying Executive Functions in Gambling and Alcohol Use Disorders: An Activation Likelihood Estimation Meta-Analysis of fMRI Studies. Brain Sci., 10, 353; doi:10.3390/brainsci10060353

Guariglia, P, Giaimo, F, Palmiero, M., Piccardi, L. (2020) Normative data and validation of the Italian translation of the Working Memory Questionnaire (WMQ). Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 27:4, 376-389, DOI: 10.1080/23279095.2018.1552147

Nori, R, Palmiero, M., Bocchi, A., Giannini, AM, Piccardi L. (2020) The specific role of spatial orientation skills in predicting driving behaviour. Transportation Research Part F, 71, 259-271.

Bartonek, A, Guariglia, C, Piccardi, L. (2020) Topographical working memory in children and adolescents with motor disabilities. Cogent Psychology, 7:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311908.2020.1757855

Bocchi, A., Palmiero, M., Boccia, M., Di Vita, A., Guariglia, C., Piccardi, L. (2020) Travel planning ability in right brain-damaged patients: two case reports. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 14:117. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2020.00117

Palermo, L, Cinelli, MC, Piccardi, L, De Felice, S, Ciurli, P, Incoccia, C, Zompanti, L, Guariglia, C. (2020) Cognitive functions underlying prospective memory deficits: A study on traumatic brain injury. Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 27:2, 158-172, DOI: 10.1080/23279095.2018.1501374

Baralla, F., Migliaccio, R., Sgalla, R., Palmiero, M, Piccardi, L., Giannini, AM (2020) Gender differences in colour representation of legal and illegal scenarios. PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION 57(2): 79-83.

Bocchi, A., Palermo, L., Boccia, M., Palmiero, M, D'Amico, S., Piccardi, L. (2020) Object recognition and location: Which component of object location memory for landmarks is affected by gender? Evidence from four to ten year-old children. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 9 (1), 31-40. doi: 10.1080/21622965.2018.1504218. 


Piccardi, L., Guariglia, P., Nori, R., Palmiero, M. (2020) The role of emotional landmarks in embodied and not-embodied tasks, Brain Sciences 10 (2), 58.

Palmiero, M., Guariglia, P., Crivello, R., Piccardi, L. (2020) The relationships between musical expertise and divergent thinking. Acta Psychologica, 203, 102990.

Piccardi, L, D’Antuono, G., Marin, D., Boccia, M., Ciurli, P., Incoccia, C., . Antonucci, G., Verde, P., Guariglia C. (2019) New evidence for gender differences in performing the Corsi Test but not the Digit Span: data from 208 individuals. Psychological Studies, 64 (4): 411-419. DOI: 10.1007/s12646-019-00512-3

Bocchi, A. Palmiero, M., Nori, R,. Verde, P., Piccardi, L. (2019) Does spatial cognitive style affect how navigational strategy is planned? Experimental Brain Research, 237 (10):2523-2533.

Palmiero, M., Piccardi, L Nori, R, Palermo, L, Salvi, C, Guariglia, C (2019) Editorial: Creativity: Education and Rehabilitation. Front. Psychol. | doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01500

Piccardi, L, Palmiero, M, Bocchi, A, Boccia, M, Guariglia, C (2019) How does environmental knowledge allow us to come back home? Exp Brain Res. 237: 1811-1820. doi: 10.1007/s00221-019-05552-9

Spaccavento, S, Marinelli, CV, Nardulli, R, Macchitella, L, Bivona, U, Piccardi, L, Zoccolotti, P Angelelli, P. (2019) Attention Deficits in Stroke Patients: The Role of Lesion Characteristics, Time from Stroke, and Concomitant Neuropsychological Deficits. Behavioural Neurology, Volume 2019, Article ID 7835710, 12 pages.

Palmiero, M, Piccardi, L, Boccia, M, Baralla, F, Cordellieri, P, Sgalla, R, Guidoni, U Giannini AM (2019). Neural Correlates of Simulated Driving While Performing a Secondary Task: A Review. Front Psychol. 10:1045.


De Luca, M, Pizzamiglio, MR, Di Vita, A, Palermo, L, Tanzilli, A, Dacquino, C, Piccardi, L. (2019) First the nose, last the eyes in congenital prosopagnosia: Look like your father looks. Neuropsychology, 33(6) 855-861 doi: 10.1037/neu0000556.

Piccardi, L De Luca, M, Di Vita, A, Palermo, L, Tanzilli, A, Dacquino, C, Pizzamiglio MR (2019) Evidence of taxonomy for Developmental Topographical Disorientation: Developmental Landmark Agnosia Case 1. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 8(2):187-198.

Palmiero, M, Giulianella, L, Guariglia, P, Boccia, M, D’Amico, S., Piccardi L. (2019) The Dancers’ Visuospatial Body Map Explains Their Enhanced Divergence in the Production of Motor Forms: Evidence in the Early Development. Front. Psychol. 10:768

Palmiero, M, Piccardi, L, Giancola, M, Nori, R, D'Amico, S, Olivetti Belardinelli M, (2019) The format of mental imagery: from a critical review to an integrated embodied representation approach. Cogn Process. 20 (3) 277-289. doi: 10.1007/s10339-019-00908-z.

Boccia, M., Di Vita, A., Diana, S., Margiotta, R., Imbriano, L., Rendace, L., Campanelli, A., D’Antonio, F., Trebbastoni, A., de Lena, C., Piccardi, L., Guariglia, C. (2019). Is Losing One’s Way a Sign of Cognitive Decay? Topographical Memory Deficit as an Early Marker of Pathological Aging.  Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 68(2)679-693. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-180890

Burattini, C, Piccardi, L, Curcio, G, Ferlazzo, F, Giannini, AM, Bisegna, F. (2019) Cold LED lighting affects visual but not acoustic vigilance. Building and Environment 151: 148-155

Boccia, M, Sulpizio, V, Teghil, A, Palermo, L , Piccardi, L, Galati, G., Guariglia, C. (2019) The dynamic contribution of the high-level visual cortex to imagery and perception. Hum Brain Mapp. 40 (8): 2449-2463


Boccia, M, Vecchione, F, Di Vita, A, D'Amico, S, Guariglia, C, Piccardi, L. (2019) Effect of Cognitive Style on Topographical Learning Across Life Span: Insights From Normal Development. Child Dev. 90 (2): 462-470.

DOI: 10.1111/cdev.13184

Boccia, M, Di Vita, A. Palermo, L., Committeri, G, Piccardi, L, Guariglia, C. (2018) The way to "left" Piazza del Popolo: damage to white matter tracts in representational neglect for places. Brain Imaging Behav. 12(6):1720-1729.

Spitoni, GF, Bevacqua, S, Cerini, C, Ciurli, P, Piccardi, L, Guariglia, P, Pezzuti, L, Antonucci , G. (2018) Normative Data for the Hayling and Brixton Tests in an Italian Population. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 33(4): 466-476.

Piccardi, L, Palmiero, M, Bocchi, A, Giannini, AM, Boccia, M, Baralla, F, Cordellieri, P, D'Amico, S. (2018) Continuous Environmental Changes May Enhance Topographic Memory Skills. Evidence From L'Aquila Earthquake-Exposed Survivors. Front Hum Neurosci. 7;12:318.

Bocchi, A, Giancola, M, Piccardi, L, Palmiero, M, Nori, R, D'Amico, S. (2018) How would you describe a familiar route or put in order the landmarks along it? It depends on your cognitive style! Exp Brain Res. 236(12):3121-3129.

Verde, P., Angelino, G, Piccolo, F, Carrozzo, P, Bottiglieri, A, Lugli, L Piccardi, L, Nori, R (2018) Spatial Orientation and Directional Judgments in Pilots vs. Nonpilots. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 89(10):857-862. DOI: 10.3357/AMHP.5023.2018

Bianchini, F, Verde, P, Colangeli, S., Boccia, M, Strollo, F, Guariglia, C, Bizzarro, G, Piccardi L(2018) Effects of oral contraceptives and natural menstrual cycling on environmental learning. BMC Womens Health. 18(1):179

Carrieri, M, Lancia, S, Bocchi, A, Ferrari, M, Piccardi, L, Quaresima V. (2018) Does ventrolateral prefrontal cortex help in searching for the lost key? Evidence from an fNIRS study. Brain Imaging and Behavior 12(3):785-797. DOI: 10.1007/s11682-017-9734-7


Nori, R, Palmiero, M, Bocchi, A, Piccardi L (2018) The enhanced cognitive interview: could individual differences in visuo-spatial working memory explain differences in recalling an event? Psychology, Crime and Law, 14 (10), 998-1015.

Nori, R, Piccardi, L, Maialetti, A, Goro, M, Rossetti, A, Argento, O, Guariglia, C. (2018) No Gender Differences in Egocentric and Allocentric Environmental Transformation After Compensating for Male Advantage by Manipulating Familiarity. Front Neurosci. 28;12:204.

Boccia, M Rosella, M, Vecchione, F, Tanzilli, A, Palermo, L, D'Amico, S, Guariglia, C, Piccardi L (2017) Enhancing Allocentric Spatial Recall in Pre-schoolers through Navigational Training Programme. Front Neurosci. 11:574.

Palmiero, M. Piccardi L (2017) Frontal EEG asymmetry of mood: mini review. Front Behav Neurosci. 6;11:224

D’Antuono, G, La Torre, FR, Marin, D, Antonucci, G, Piccardi, L, Guariglia, C. (2017) Role of working memory, inhibition, and fluid intelligence in the performance of the Tower of London task. Appl Neuropsychol Adult, 24 (6): 548-558.

Pizzamiglio, MR, Piccardi, L, Bianchini, F, Canzano, L, Palermo, L, Fusco, F, D’Antuono, G, Gelmini, C, Garavelli, L, Ursini MV (2017) Cognitive-behavioural phenotype in a group of girls from 1.2 to 12 years old with the Incontinentia Pigmenti syndrome: Recommendations for clinical management. Appl Neuropsychol Child, 6 (4): 327-334.

Giannini, AM, Cordellieri, P, Piccardi L (2017) Reading a Story: Different Degrees of Learning in Different Learning Environments. Front. Pharmacol. 8:701.

Piccardi, L, Palmiero, M, Nori, R, Baralla, F, Cordellieri, P, D’Amico, S, Giannini AM (2017) Persistence of Traumatic Symptoms After Seven Years: Evidence from Young Individuals Exposed to the L’Aquila Earthquake. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 22:6, 487-500.


Tascòn, L, Boccia, M, Piccardi, L, Cimadevilla JM (2017) Differences in Spatial Memory Recognition Due to Cognitive Style. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 8:550.

Boccia, M, Vecchione, F, Piccardi, C Guariglia (2017) Effect of Cognitive Style on Learning and Retrieval of Navigational Environments. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 8:496.

Boccia, M, Marin, D, D'Antuono, G, Ciurli, P, Incoccia, C, Antonucci, G, Guariglia, C, Piccardi L(2017) The Tower of London (ToL) in Italy: standardization of the ToL test in an Italian population. Neurol Sci.;38(7):1263-1270.

Palmiero, M, Piccardi, L. (2017) The Role of Emotional Landmarks on Topographical Memory. Front Psychol. 8:763.

Boccia, M. Dacquino, C., Piccardi, L., Corcellieri, P., Guariglia, C. Ferlazzo, F. Ferracuti, S, Giannini AM (2017) Neural foundation of human moral reasoning: an ALE meta-analysis about the role of personal perspective. Brain Imaging Behav, 11(1):278-292. DOI: 10.1007/s11682-016-9505-x

Di Vita, A., Palermo, L., Piccardi, L., Di Tella, J., Di Propato, F., Guariglia, C. (2017) Body Representation Alterations in Personal but Not in Extrapersonal Neglect Patients. Appl Neuropsychol Adult, 24 (4) 308-17.

Boccia, M, Verde, P, Angelino, G, Carrozzo, P, Vecchi, D, Piccardi, L, Colangeli, S, Ferlazzo, F, Giannini AM (2017) Effect of professional expertise and exposure to everyday life decision-making on moral choices. Neuroscience Letters, 654, 27: 80-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.06.036

Piccardi, L, Bocchi, A, Palmiero, M, Verde, P, Nori, R. (2017) Mental imagery skills predict the ability in performing environmental directional judgements. Experimental Brain Research, 235(7): 2225-2233 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-017-4966-8


Bocchi, A, Carrieri, M, Lancia, S, Quaresima, V, Piccardi, L. (2017) The Key of the Maze: The role of mental imagery and cognitive flexibility in navigational planning, Neuroscience Letters, 651, 146-150. DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.05.009

Boccia, M, Barbetti, S, Piccardi, L, Guariglia, C, Giannini AM (2017) Neuropsychology of Aesthetic Judgment of Ambiguous and Non-Ambiguous Artworks. Behav Sci (Basel). Mar 18;7(1). pii: E13.

Boccia, M, Piccardi, L, D'Alessandro, A, Nori, R, Guariglia C. (2017) Restructuring the navigational field: individual predisposition towards field independence predicts preferred navigational strategy. Exp Brain Res. 235(6) 1741-48 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-017-4936-1

Palmiero, M, Nori, R, Piccardi, L. (2017) Verbal and visual divergent thinking in aging. Exp Brain Res. 235(4):1021-1029.

Tedesco, AM, Bianchini, F, Piccardi, L, Clausi, S, Berthoz, A, Molinari, M, Guariglia, C, Leggio, M. (2017) Does the Cerebellum Contribute to Human Navigation by Processing Sequential Information? Neuropsychology. 31 (5): 564-74. DOI: 10.1037/neu0000354

Boccia, M, Sulpizio, V, Palermo, L, Piccardi, L, Guariglia, C, Galati G (2017) I can see where you would be: Patterns of fMRI activity reveal imagined landmarks. Neuroimage, 144, 174-82 (16)30420-7

Pizzamiglio, MR, De Luca, M, Di Vita, A, Palermo, L, . Tanzilli, A. Dacquino, C, . Piccardi, L. (2017) Congenital prosopagnosia in a child: neuropsychological assessment, eye-movement recordings and training. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 27: 369-408.

Lugli L, Ragni M, Piccardi L, Nori R. (2017) Hypermedia navigation: Differences between spatial cognitive styles. Computers in Human Behavior, 66, 191-200.


Colangeli, S., Boccia, M., Verde, P., Guariglia, P., Bianchini, F., Piccardi, L. (2016). Cognitive reserve in healthy aging and Alzheimer’s disease: a metaanalysis of fMRI studies. Am. J. Alzheimer’s Dis. Other Demen. 31, 443–449 doi: 10.1177/1533317516653826

Piccardi, L, Boccia, M, Colangeli, S, Bianchini, F, Marano, A Giannini, AM Palmiero, M D’Amico S (2016). Neuro-functional alterations due to PTSD after environmental disasters: fMRI evidence and clinical suggestions. Journal of Psychopathology, 22, 165-171

Curcio, G, Piccardi, L, Ferlazzo, F, Giannini, AM, Burattini, C, Bisegna F (2016) LED lighting effect on sleep, sleepiness, mood and vigor. EEEIC 2016-International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, 7555791.

Cordellieri, P, Baralla, F, Ferlazzo, F, Sgalla, R, Piccardi, L, Giannini AM (2016) Gender Effects in Young Road Users on Road Safety Attitudes, Behaviors and Risk Perception. Front Psychol. 27;7:1412.

Palmiero, M, Piccardi, L, Nori, R, Palermo, L, Salvi, C, Guariglia, C (2016) Editorial: Creativity and Mental Imagery. Front Psychol. 25;7:1280.

Piccardi, L, De Luca, M, Nori, R, Palermo, L, Iachini, F, Guariglia, C (2016) Navigational Style Influences Eye Movement Pattern during Exploration and Learning of an Environmental Map. Front Behav Neurosci. 29;10:140.

Piccardi, L, Matano, A D’Antuono, G Marin, D Ciurli, P Incoccia, C Verde, P Guariglia P (2016) Persistence of Gender Related-Effects on Visuo-Spatial and Verbal Working Memory in Right Brain-Damaged Patients. Front Behav Neurosci. 28;10:139

Palmiero, M. Nori, R. Piccardi L (2016) Visualizer cognitive style enhances visual creativity. Neurosci Lett, 615: 98-101.


Canzano, L,. Costa, A., Sabatini, U. Piccardi L (2016) Is prosopagnosia a clinical feature of heterotopia? Evidence from a single case report. Neurol Sci, 37: 1169-73. DOI: 10.1007/s10072-016-2514-0

Palmiero, M. Nori, R Rogolino, C. D’Amico, S Piccardi L (2016) Sex differences in visuospatial and navigational working memory: the role of mood induced by background music. Exp Brain Research, 234: 2381-9. OI: 10.1007/s00221-016-4643-3

Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Nori, R. Giusberti, F Guariglia C (2016) The impact of ageing and gender on visual mental imagery processes: A study of performance on tasks from the Complete Visual Mental Imagery Battery (CVMIB). J Clin Exp Neuropsychol, 38, 752-63.

Piccardi, L. Magnotti, L,. Tanzilli, A. Aloisi, M. Guariglia P (2016) Is the Patient Able to Watch TV or Read the Newspaper? A Functional Semi-Structured Scale to Observe Hemineglect Symptoms in Activities of Daily Living (H-ADL). Appl Neuropsychol Adult, 23, 418-25.

Verde, P. Boccia, M. Colangeli, S. Barbetti, S. Nori, R. Ferlazzo, F. Piccolo, F. Vitalone, R. Lucertini, E Piccardi L (2016) Domain-Specific Interference Tests on Navigational Working Memory in Military Pilots. Aerosp Med Hum Perform, 87 (6): 528-33. DOI: 10.3357/AMHP.4521.2016

Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. Di Marco, M. Pizzamiglio, L. Guariglia C (2016) Does field independence predict visuo-spatial abilities underpinning human navigation? Behavioural evidence. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 2799-807.

Boccia, M. Barbetti, S. Piccardi, L. Guariglia, C. Ferlazzo, F. Giannini, AM. Zaidel D (2016) Where does brain neural activation in aesthetic responses to visual art occur? Meta-analytic evidence from neuroimaging studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews, 60: 65-71. DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2015.09.009


Boccia, M Piccardi, L. Guariglia P (2016) How treatment affects the brain: meta-analysis evidence of neural substrates underpinning drug therapy and psychotherapy in major depression. Brain Imaging Behav, 10 (2): 619-27. OI: 10.1007/s11682-015-9429-x

Palermo, L. Cinelli, MC. Piccardi, L. Ciurli, P. Incoccia, C. Zompanti, L. Guariglia C (2016) Women outperform men in remembering to remember. Quarterly Journal of Memory Psychology, 69: 65-74.

Boccia, M, D’Amico, S., Bianchini, F., Marano, A., Piccardi, L. (2016) Different neural modifications underpin PTSD after different traumatic events: an fMRI meta-analytic study. Brain Imaging Behaviour, 10: 226-37.

Boccia, M., Acierno, M., Piccardi, L., (2015). Neuroanatomy of Alzheimer’s Disease and Late-life Depression: a coordinate-based meta-analysis of fMRI studies. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 86(2) 891-904. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-215294

Palmiero, M. Nori, R. Aloisi, M. Ferrara, M, Piccardi L (2015) Domain-Specificity of Creativity: A Study on the Relationship Between Visual Creativity and Visual Mental Imagery. Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 6, 1870

Colangeli, S. Boccia, M., Piccardi, L., Verde, P. Cordellieri, P., Ferlazzo, F. Giannini AM (2015) Moral decision-making in military pilots versus military personnel. Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, 13, 72.84.

Nori, R. Piccardi, L. Guidazzoli, F. De Luca, D. Giusberti F (2015) Perspective changing in WalCT and VR-WalCT: a gender difference study. Computers in Human Behavior, 53, 316-323

Committeri, G, Piccardi, L. Galati, G Guariglia C (2015) Where did you “left” Piazza del Popolo? At your “right” temporo-parietal junction. Cortex, 73: 106-111


Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. Palermo, L. Nori, R. Palmiero, M. (2015) Where do bright ideas occur in our brain? Meta-analytic evidence from neuroimaging studies of domain-specific creativity. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1195.

Palmiero, M. Nori, R. Rogolino, C. D’Amico, S. Piccardi L (2015) Situated navigational working memory: the role of positive mood. Cognitive Processing, 16 Suppl 1: 327-330. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-015-0670-4

Piccardi, L. Curcio, G. Palermo, L Pai MC (2015) Ageing and neurodegenerative disorders. Behavioural Neurology, 2015:149532

Piccardi, L. Nori, R. Palermo, L. Guariglia, C (2015) Age effect in generating mental images of building but not common objects. Neuroscience Letters, 602: 79-83

Di Vita, A. Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Guariglia C (2015) Peculiar body representation alterations in hemineglect: a case report. Neurocase, 21 (6), 697-706.

Piccardi, L. Nori, R. Boccia, M. Barbetti, S. Verde, P. Guariglia, C. Ferlazzo F (2015) A dedicated system for topographical working memory: evidence from specific-domain task interference. Experimental Brain Research, 233 (8): 2489-95 DOI: 10.1007/s00221-015-4320-y

Guariglia, P. Piccardi, L.. Giaimo, F. Micciché, G. Alaimo, S. Antonucci A (2015) The Eyes test is influenced more by artistic inclination and less by sex. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9:292.

Nori, R. Piccardi L (2015) I believe to be good in orienteering…but is that true? Cognitive Processing, 16 (3), 301-7. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-015-0655-3

Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. Guariglia P (2015) The meditative mind: a comprehensive meta-analysis of F-MRI studies. BMC Biomedical Research, Volume 2015, Article ID 419808, 11


Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. Cordellieri, P. Guariglia, C. Giannini AM (2015) EMDR therapy for PTSD after motor-vehicle accidents: meta-analytic evidence for specific treatment. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9:213.

Nori, R. Piccardi, L. Migliori, M. Guidazzoli, A. Frasca, F. De Luca, D. Giusberti F (2015) The virtual reality Walking Corsi Test. Computers and Human Behaviour, 48: 72-77.

Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. Palermo, L. Nemmi, F. Sulpizio, S. Galati, G. Guariglia C (2015) A penny for your thoughts!  Patterns of fMRI activity reveal the content of visual mental images. Human Brain Mapping, 36: 945-958.

Piccardi, L. Palermo, L. Bocchi, A. Guariglia, C., D’Amico S (2015) Does spatial locative comprehension predict landmark-based navigation? Plos One, 10(1): e0115432.

Verde, P Piccardi, L Bianchini, F Guariglia, C Carrozzo, P Morgagni, F Tomao E (2015) Gender has no effect on pilots’ navigational memory. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance, 86 (2): 103-111. DOI: 10.3357/AMHP.4024.2015

Nemmi, F Bianchini, F Piras, F Péran, P Palermo, L Piccardi, L Sabatini, U Guariglia C (2015) Finding my way, my own way: an fMRI single case study of a subject with Developmental Topographical Disorientation. Neurocase, 21 (5): 573-83. DOI: 10.1080/13554794.2014.960424

Bianchini, F Palermo, L Piccardi, L Incoccia, C Nemmi, F Sabatini, U Guariglia,C (2014). Where am I? A new case of developmental topographical disorientation. Journal of Neuropsychology, 8, 107–124. DOI: 10.1111/jnp.12007

Di Vita, A Boccia, M Bianchini, F Piccardi, L Guariglia C (2014) Neural modifications of PTSD after combat-related trauma: an fMRI meta-analytic study. Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, 11: 64-73.


Piccardi, L, Verde, P. Bianchini, F. Morgagni, F. Guariglia, C. Strollo, F. Tomao E (2014) Deficits in visuo-spatial but not in topographical memory during pregnancy and the postpartum state in an expert military pilot: a case report BMC Research Notes, 7:524.

Boccia, M. Piccardi, L. Palermo, L. Nemmi, F. Sulpizio, V. Galati, G. Guariglia C (2014) One's own country and familiar places in the mind's eye: different topological representations for navigational and non-navigational contents. Neuroscience Letters, 579:52-7.

Bianchini, F. Di Vita, A. Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Blundo, C. Guariglia C (2014) A selective egocentric topographical working memory deficit in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. American Journal of Alzheimer s Disease and Other Dementias, 29(8):749-54.

Guariglia, P. Matano, A. Piccardi L (2014) Bisecting or not bisecting: this is the neglect question. Line bisection performance in the diagnosis of neglect in right brain-damaged patients. PLOS ONE 9(6): e99700.

Palermo, L. Di Vita, A. Piccardi, L. Traballesi, M. Guariglia C (2014) Bottom-up and top-down processes in body representation: a study of brain-damaged and amputees patients. Neuropsychology, 28(5): 772-81.

Ferlazzo, F Piccardi, L. Burattini, C. Barbalace, M Giannini, AM Bisegna F (2014) Effects of new light sources on task switching and mental rotation performance Journal of Environmental Psychology, 39:92-100.

Palermo, L Piccardi, L Bianchini, F Nemmi, F Giorgio, V Incoccia, C Sabatini, U Guariglia C (2014) Looking for the compass in a case of developmental topographical disorientation: a behavioural and neuroimaging study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36 (5): 464-481.

Piccardi, L. Leonzi, M. D’Amico, S. Guariglia C (2014) Developmental of navigational working memory: evidence from 6- to 10- year-old children. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32, 205-217.


Piccardi, L Bianchini, F Nori, R Marano, A Iachini, F Lasala, L Guariglia C (2014) Spatial location and pathway memory compared in the reaching vs. walking domains. Neuroscience Letters, 566, 226-230.

Boccia, M. Cordellieri, P. Piccardi, L. Ferlazzo, F. Guariglia, C. Giannini AM (2014) Gender differences in solving moral dilemmas: are there any implications for aero-space flight experts? Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, 10:12-23.

Burattini, C. Piccardi, L. Ferlazzo, F. Giannini, AM Bisegna F (2014) Positive effects of blue light on executive functions: future implications for air traffic controllers. Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, 10:24-35.

Piccardi, L Palermo, L Leonzi, M Risetti, M Zompanti, L D’Amico, S Guariglia C (2014) The Walking Corsi Test (WalCT): normative study on topographical working memory in a 4 to 11-year old children sample. The Clinical Neuropsychologist 28(1): 84-96.

Pizzamiglio, MR, Piccardi, L, Bianchini, F, Canzano, L Palermo, L Fusco, F D’Antuono, G Gelmini, C Garavelli, L Ursini MV (2014) Incontinetia Pigmenti: learning disabilities are a fundamental hallmark of the disease. PLoS ONE 9(1): e87771.

Piccardi, L. Verde, P. Bianchini, F. Morgagni, F. Guariglia, C. Strollo F (2013) Mental rotation task in a pilot during and after pregnancy. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 84 (10): 1092-1094. DOI: 10.3357/asem.3629.2013

Guariglia, C. Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Iaria, G. Incoccia C (2013) Neglecting the left side of the public square but not the left side of its clock. Prevalence, characteristics and nature of representational neglect. PlosOne, 8 (7): e67390.

Verde, P. Piccardi, L. Bianchini, F. Trivelloni, P. Guariglia, C. Tomao E (2013) No gender differences in performing a mental rotation task among pilots. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 84 (7): 726-729.


Palermo, L. Nori, R. Piccardi, L. Zeri, F. Babino, A. Giusberti, F. Guariglia C (2013) Refractive errors affect vividness of visual mental images. PLoS One, 8(6):e65161.

Pizzamiglio, MR Volpe, C Piccardi L (2013) A longitudinal study in atypical Cri-du-Chat profile: A single case report. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2 (2): 100-107.

Nemmi, F Boccia, M Piccardi, L. Galati, G. Guariglia C (2013) Segregation of neural circuits involved in spatial learning in reaching and navigational space. Neuropsychologia, 51 (8): 1561-1570. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.03.031

Albano, S. Piccardi, L. Pizzamiglio, MR. Volpe, C. Morelli, D. D’Amico S (2013) Narrative discourse and socio-cognitive abilities of a child with Cri-du-Chat Syndrome. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 174 (1): 51-72. DOI: 10.1080/00221325.2011.639409

De Nigris, A. Piccardi, L. Bianchini, F. Palermo, L. Incoccia, C. Guariglia C (2013) Role of visuo-spatial working memory on navigational disorders in neglect. Cortex, 49 (4) 920-30.

Piccardi L, Bianchini F, Argento O, De Nigris A, Maialetti A, Palermo L, Guariglia C (2013) The Walking Corsi Test (WalCT): standardization of topographical memory in an Italian population. Neurological Sciences, 34 (6): 971-8. DOI: 10.1007/s10072-012-1175-x

Palermo L, Ranieri G, Boccia M, Piccardi L, Nemmi F, Guariglia C (2012) Map-following skills in left and right brain-damaged patients with and without neglect. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 34 (10): 1065-1079

Palermo L, Piccardi L, Nori R, Giusberti F, Guariglia C (2012) The roles of categorical and coordinate spatial relations in recognizing building Attention, Perception & Psychophisics, 74 (8), 1732-41. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-012-0353-5


Piccardi , L. Bianchini, F. Iasevoli, L. Giannone, G. Guariglia C (2011) Sex differences in a landmark environmental re-orientation task only during the learning phase. Neuroscience Letters, 503 (3): 181-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2011.08.031

Piccardi, L. Risetti, M. Nori R (2011) How well do you know your city? Effects of familiarity on environmental representations: A self-report study. Psychological Reports, 109 (1): 309-326.

Piccardi, L. Iaria, G. Bianchini, F. Zompanti, L. Guariglia C (2011) Dissociated deficits of visuo-spatial memory in near space and navigational space: Evidences from brain-damaged patients and healthy older participants. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 18 (3): 362-384.

Canzano, L. Piccardi, L. Bureca, I. Guariglia C (2011) Mirror writing resulting from an egocentric representation disorder: A case report. Neurocase, 17 (5): 447-60.

Piccardi, L. Risetti, M. Nori, R. Tanzilli, A. Bernardi, L. Guariglia C (2011) Perspective changing in primary and secondary learning: A gender difference study. Learning and Individual Differences, 21: 114-118.

Guariglia, C Piccardi L (2010) Environmental orientation and navigation in different forms of unilateral neglect. Experimental Brain Research, 206 (2): 163-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-010-2310-7

Piccardi, L. Berthoz, A. Baulac, M. Denos, M. Dupont, S. Samson, S. Guariglia C (2010) Different spatial memory systems are involved in small and large-scale environments: evidence from patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Experimental Brain Research, 206 (2): 171-7.

Bianchini, F., Incoccia C, Palermo L, Piccardi L, Zompanti L, Sabatini U, Guariglia C. (2010) Developmental topographical disorientation in a healthy subject. Neuropsychologia, 2010, 48 (6), 1563-1573.


Palermo, L. Nori, R. Piccardi, L. Giusberti, F. Guariglia C (2010) Environment and object mental images in patients with representational neglect: two case reports. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16 (5): 921-32.

Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Nori, R. Giusberti, F Guariglia C (2010) Does hemineglect affect visual mental imagery? Imagery deficits in representational and perceptual neglect. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 27 (2): 15-33.  10.1080/02643294.2010.503478

Palermo, L. Piccardi, L. Nori, R. Giusberti, F. Guariglia C (2009) Pure imagery neglect for places and objects. Cognitive Processing, 10 (2), 266.

Piccardi L (2009) Representational neglect patients and navigation in virtual space. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 26 (3): 247-265. DOI: 10.1080/02643290902978390

Piccardi, L. Bianchini, F. Iaria, G. Verde, P. Trivelloni, P. Guariglia C (2009) Do men really outeperform women in navigation? Italian Journal of Aerospace Medicine, 1 (2), 16-26.

Incoccia, C. Magnotti, L. Iaria, G. Piccardi, L. Guariglia C (2009) Topographical disorientation in a patient who never developed navigational skills: the (re)habilitation treatment. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 19 (2): 291-314.

Piccardi, L. Bianchini, F. Zompanti, L. Guariglia C (2008) Pure representational neglect and navigational deficits in a case with preserved visuo-spatial working memory. Neurocase, 14 (4) 329-42. DOI: 10.1080/13554790802366012

Piccardi, L. Iaria, G. Ricci, M. Bianchini, F. Zompanti, L. Guariglia C (2008) Walking in the Corsi Test: which type of memory do you need? Neuroscience Letters, 432, 127-131.


Nico, D Piccardi, L. Iaria, G. Bianchini, F. Zompanti L, Guariglia C (2008) Landmark based navigation in brain damaged patients with neglect. Neuropsychologia, 46, 1898-1907. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.01.013

Pizzamiglio, MR, Nasti,M, Piccardi, L. Vitturini, C. Guariglia C (2008) A visual-motor coordination computerised training improves the visuo-spatial performance in a child affected by Cri-du-Chat syndrome, International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 31 (2), 151-154. DOI: 10.1097/MRR.0b013e3282fbfbde

Pizzamiglio, MR. Nasti, M. Piccardi, L. Spitoni, G. Vitturini, C. Nanni, MV. Guariglia C (2008) Sensory-motor rehabilitation in Rett syndrome: a case report, Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 23 (1), 49-62.

Committeri, G. Pitzalis, S.. Galati, G. Patria, F. Pelle, G. Sabatini, U. Castriota-Scanderberg, A. Piccardi, L. Guariglia C, Pizzamiglio L (2007) Neural bases of personal and extrapersonal neglect in humans. Brain, 130 (2), 431-41. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awl265

Guariglia, C. Piccardi, L. Iaria, G. Incoccia, C. Nico D (2006) What happens when the brain fails: neuropsychological studies on spatial memories. Cogn. Process, 7 Suppl. 1, 154.

Piccardi L (2006) Neural substrates of visual and musical art: a book review of “Neuropsychology of Art: Neurologic, cognitive, and evolutionary perspectives” by Dahlia W. Zaidel Hove, UK: Psychology Press, 2005, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 19 (3), 172-173.

Piccardi, L. Nico, D. Bureca, I. Matano, A. Guariglia C (2006) Efficacy of visuo-spatial training in right-brain damaged patients with spatial hemineglect and attention disorders, Cortex, 42 (7), 973-82.


Di Russo, F. Committeri, C. Pitzalis, S. Spitoni, G Piccardi, L. Galati, G. Catagni, M. Nico, D. Guariglia, C. Pizzamiglio L (2006) Cortical Plasticity following surgical extension of lower limbs. NeuroImage, 30, 172-183. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2005.09.051

Iaria, G. Incoccia, C. Piccardi, L. Nico, D. Sabatini, U. Guariglia C (2005) Lack of orientation due to a congenital brain malformation: a Case Study. Neurocase, 11 (6), 463-74.
DOI: 10.1080/13554790500423602

Carota, A. Annoni, JM. Piccardi, L. Bogousslavsky J (2005) Syndromes majeurs de l’hemisphère mineur (Major syndromes of the minor hemisphere) Encyclopédie-Médico-Chirurgicale – Neurologie (EMC-Neurologie) 2, 475-504.

Guariglia, C. Piccardi, L. Iaria, G. Nico, D. Pizzamiglio L (2005) Representational neglect and navigation in real space, Neuropsychologia, 43, 1138-1143.

Cossu, MC. Nava, I. Leoni, S. Piccardi L (2005) Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in a case of Cornelia De Lange Syndrome, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 15 (2), 147-160. DOI: 10.1080/09602010443000092

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi, L. Nasti, M. Tomaiuolo, F. Sabatini U (2004) Language disorders in a child with an early thalamic lesion, Neurocase, 10 (4), 308-315.

Angelelli, P. Paolucci, S. Bivona, U. Piccardi, L. Ciurli, P. Cantagallo, A. Antonucci, G. Fasotti, L. Ladavas, E. Pizzamiglio L (2004) Development of neuropsychiatric disorders in post-stroke patients: a cross sectional study, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 110, 55-63.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi, L. Guariglia C (2003) Asymmetries in neuropsychological profile in Cri-du-Chat syndrome. Cognitive Processing, 4(Suppl) 20.


Marangolo, P. Piccardi, L. Rinaldi MC (2003) Dissociation between personal and extrapersonal neglect in a crossed aphasia study, Neurocase, 9 (5), 414-20. DOI: 10.1076/neur.9.5.414.16554

Guariglia, C. Piccardi, L. Puglisi Allegra, MC Traballesi M (2002) Is autotopoagnosia real? EC says yes. A case study. Neuropsychologia, 40, 1744-49.

Books & Monographs

Di Vita, A. Palermo, L. Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi L (2021) Training per i deficit nel riconoscimento di volti ed emozioni. Giochi e attività per bambini e adulti. Erickson.

D’Amico, S., Piccardi L. (a cura di)(2019) Psicologia per insegnare. Un percorso di formazione. Zanichelli.

Piccardi L (a cura di) (2011) Pizzamiglio MR, Bianchini F, Palermo L, Risetti M, Zompanti L, Guariglia C, D’Amico S. Come impariamo a muoverci nell’ambiente? Esercizi per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni. Springer.

Piccardi, L. Vitturini, C. Figliozzi, F. Pizzamiglio MR (2010) Training di coordinazione visuo-motoria computerizzato (TCCVM) Strumento per la riabilitazione di gravi disturbi della coordinazione occhio-mano in età evolutiva. Springer-Verlag.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi, L. Zotti A (2007) Lo spettro autistico. Definizione, valutazione e riabilitazione in neuropsicologia, FrancoAngeli, Milano.

Pizzamiglio, MR Piccardi, L. Mattioli M (2005) Il Parlagioco. Uno strumento per comunicare attraverso il gioco. Springer-Verlag.


Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi, L. Massarelli, C. Leoni, S. Boschetti, V. Saraco R (2000) Protocollo di trattamento neuropsicologico per i bambini con sindrome Cri-du-chat. S. Lucia I quaderni n. 19, ed. Erre.

Book chapters

Cimadevilla, JM, Piccardi L (2020) Spatial skills. Handb. Clin. Neurol. 175, 65-79 doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64123-6.00006-0.

Nori, R Spitoni, G Piccardi L (2019). Intelligenza, ragionamento e problem solving. In S. D’Amico e L. Piccardi (Eds.). Psicologia per insegnare. Zanichelli: Bologna, pp. 1-20.

Guariglia, P Nori, R Piccardi L (2019). Emozioni, motivazione e apprendimento. In S. D’Amico e L. Piccardi (Eds.). Psicologia per insegnare. Zanichelli: Bologna, pp. 21-38

Piccardi, L Guariglia C (2018) I disordini dell’orientamento spaziale In Denes G; Pizzamiglio L; Guariglia C; Cappa S; Grossi D; Luzzatti C (Eds.) Manuale di neuropsicologia. Normalità e patologia dei processi cognitivi. Zanichelli, Cap 27 pp. 646-661

Guariglia, C Piccardi L (2018) Ariadne’s thread and the unravelling of navigational skills development In : Les arts de la mémoire et les images mentales [Berthoz, A; Scheid, J. Eds.]. Paris : Collège de France, 2018 (généré le 28 septembre 2018). Disponible sur Internet :<>. ISBN : 9782722604988.

Piccardi, L Tanzilli, A Rosella, M, Bartonek, Å D’Amico, S Guariglia C (2017) Topographical Working Memory: Differences in Pointing versus Performing a Pathway in 4-5 Years Old Children. In A. Costa & E Villalba (Eds), Horizon in Neuroscience Research, ISBN 978-1-63485-928-8 Chapter 5 pp. 101-116.


Palmiero, M Nori, R Piccardi L (2016). The relationship between visual creativity
and visual mental imagery in ageing. In Moneta G.B., and Rogaten J. (Eds.), Psychology of Creativity: Cognitive, Emotional, and Social Processes (Chapter 4; pp. 69-81). New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-63484-934-0

Giannini, AM Piccardi, L Cordellieri, P Baralla, F Sgalla, R Guidoni, U Tizzani, E Vedovi S (2016) Personality traits and coping strategies for contrasting the occurrence of traumatic reactions in emergency rescuers. In Ghassan El-Baalbaki & Christophe Fortin (Eds.) A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice, ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1. Chapter 7 pp. 147-166.

Piccardi, L Palermo, L Nori, R Giusberti, F. Guariglia C (2012) Landmark recognition and mental route navigation disorders in imagery neglect compared with perceptual neglect. In: Y Spiteri & Galea EM (Eds). Psychology of Neglect. NOVAPUBLISCHER, New york, 81-104.

Nori, R Piccardi, L Palermo, L Guariglia, C Giusberti F (2012). Working memory load elicits gender differences in mental imagery. S. McGeown (Eds.) Psychology of Gender Differences. Novapublisher, New York, 161-173.

Nori, R. Piccardi L (2011) Familiarity and Spatial Cognitive Style: How Important Are They for Spatial Representation? In: Jacob B. Thomas (Ed) Spatial Memory: Visuospatial Processes, Cognitive Performance and Developmental Effects, pp. 103-124, NEW YORK: NOVAPUBLISHER

Piccardi, L, . Nori R (2011) Effects of visuo-spatial working memory on wayfinding ability. Levin E.S. (ed.) Working Memory: Capacity, Developments and Improvement Techniques, Nova Science publishers, New York, pp. 81-108.


Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi L (2010) Le funzioni esecutive in età evolutiva. In: Cantagallo A, Spitoni G, Antonucci G (eds) La riabilitazione delle funzioni esecutive. Carrocci Faber, pp. 53-69.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi, L. Cossu MC (2003) Il ritardo mentale, in M.R. Pizzamiglio (a cura di) La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 17-21.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi L (2003) Strumenti di valutazione neuropsicologica, in: M.R. Pizzamiglio (a cura di) La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 22-54.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi, L. Leoni, S. Massarelli C, Boschetti V (2003) Sindrome Cri-du-Chat, in: M.R. Pizzamiglio (a cura di) La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 87-97.

Pizzamiglio MR, Piccardi L (2003) Disturbo generalizzato dello sviluppo non altrimenti specificato (DGS-NAS), in: M.R. Pizzamiglio (a cura di) La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 171-181.

De Angelis, D. Pizzamiglio, MR. Nanni, L. Piccardi e M. C. Cossu (2003) Le paralisi cerebrali infantili, in: M.R. Pizzamiglio (a cura di) La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 206-218.

Piccardi, L. De Angelis, D. Pizzamiglio MR. Nasti M (2003) Patologie vascolari, in: M.R. Pizzamiglio (a cura di) La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 219-234.

Others publications:


Piccardi, L. Marano, A. Geraci, MA. Legge, E. D’Amico S (2016). Differenze nella scelta delle strategie di coping in preadolescenti esposti e non esposti al sisma dell’Aquila del 6 aprile 2009. Epidemiologia & Prevenzione, 40, 53-58.

Nori, R. Piccardi L (2012) Il senso dell’orientamento: quanto conta la familiarità con l’ambiente? Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 39 (2), 343-368.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi L. Guariglia C (2010) Profili cognitivo e comunicativo-linguistico nella sindrome Cri-du-Chat. Handicap Grave- ritardo mentale e pluriminorazioni sensoriali, 11 (3), pp. 35-46

Pizzamiglio, MR. Rizzi, C. Zotti, A. Musicco, M. Di Pietro, D. Menghini, G Piccardi L(2010) Indagine conoscitiva su un campione di soggetti con disturbi dello spettro autistico (DSA) di età compresa tra i 17 e i 33 anni. Autismo e Disturbi dello Sviluppo, 2010, 8, 1, pp. 117-132.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Zotti, A. Piccardi, L. Nanni MV Morelli D (2009) Strumenti di valutazione cognitiva nella Sindrome di Rett. Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo, 13 (2), 327-354.

Piccardi, L Pizzamiglio, MR Guariglia C (2005) Sviluppo del linguaggio in soggetti affetti da Cri-du-chat. Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo, 9 (1), 117-128.

Angelelli, P. Bivona, U. Serio, M. Piccardi, L. Antonucci, G. Cantagallo, A. Grasso, MG S. Paolucci, S. Pizzamiglio. L (2001) Prevalenza ed evoluzione dei disturbi neuropsichiatrici nell’ictus: dati preliminari. Rivista di Neurobiologia, 48 (4), 251-257.

Pizzamiglio, MR. Piccardi L (2000) Terapia Neuropsicologica in un caso di Disturbo Generalizzato dello Sviluppo Non Altrimenti Specificato (DGS-NAS). Psichiatria dell’Infanzia e dell’Adolescenza, 67, 481-492.