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Alessio Avenanti

Full Professor

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/02 Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology

Director of Organisational Unit (UOS) Cesena of Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"


Gallo, Selene; Paracampo, Riccardo; Müller-Pinzler, Laura; Severo, Mario Carlo; Blömer, Laila; Fernandes-Henriques, Carolina; Henschel, Anna; Lammes, Balint Kalista; Maskaljunas, Tatjana; Suttrup, Judith; Avenanti, Alessio; Keysers, Christian; Gazzola, Valeria, The causal role of the somatosensory cortex in prosocial behaviour, «ELIFE», 2018, 7, Article number: e32740 , pp. 1 - 31 [Scientific article]Open Access

Paracampo, R., Pirruccio M., Costa, M., Borgomaneri, S., Avenanti, A., Visual, sensorimotor and cognitive routes to understanding others' enjoyment: An individual differences rTMS approach to empathic accuracy, «NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA», 2018, 116, pp. 86 - 98 [Scientific article]Open Access

Borgomaneri, Sara; Vitale, Francesca; Avenanti, Alessio, Behavioral inhibition system sensitivity enhances motor cortex suppression when watching fearful body expressions, «BRAIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION», 2017, 222, pp. 3267 - 3282 [Scientific article]

Vicario, Carmelo M.; Rafal, Robert D.; Martino, Davide; Avenanti, Alessio, Core, social and moral disgust are bounded: A review on behavioral and neural bases of repugnance in clinical disorders, «NEUROSCIENCE AND BIOBEHAVIORAL REVIEWS», 2017, 80, pp. 185 - 200 [Scientific article]

Fiori, Francesca; Chiappini, Emilio; Candidi, Matteo; Romei, Vincenzo; Borgomaneri, Sara; Avenanti, Alessio, Long-latency interhemispheric interactions between motor-related areas and the primary motor cortex: A dual site TMS study, «SCIENTIFIC REPORTS», 2017, 7, Article number: 14936 , pp. 1 - 10 [Scientific article]

Vicario, Carmelo M; Rafal, Robert D; Borgomaneri, Sara; Paracampo, Riccardo; Kritikos, Ada; Avenanti, Alessio, Pictures of disgusting foods and disgusted facial expressions suppress the tongue motor cortex, «SOCIAL COGNITIVE AND AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE», 2017, 12, Article number: nsw129 , pp. 352 - 362 [Scientific article]

Valchev, Nikola; Tidoni, Emmanuele; Hamilton, Antonia F. de C.; Gazzola, Valeria; Avenanti, Alessio, Primary somatosensory cortex necessary for the perception of weight from other people's action: A continuous theta-burst TMS experiment, «NEUROIMAGE», 2017, 152, pp. 195 - 206 [Scientific article]Open Access

Riccardo Paracampo; Emmanuele Tidoni; Sara Borgomaneri; Giuseppe di Pellegrino; Alessio Avenanti, Sensorimotor Network Crucial for Inferring Amusement from Smiles, «CEREBRAL CORTEX», 2017, 27, pp. 5116 - 5129 [Scientific article]Open Access

Bertossi, Elena; Peccenini, Ludovica; Solmi, Andrea; Avenanti, Alessio; Ciaramelli, Elisa*, Transcranial direct current stimulation of the medial prefrontal cortex dampens mind-wandering in men, «SCIENTIFIC REPORTS», 2017, 7, Article number: 16962 , pp. 1 - 10 [Scientific article]

Romei, Vincenzo; Chiappini, Emilio; Hibbard, Paul B.; Avenanti, Alessio, Empowering Reentrant Projections from V5 to V1 Boosts Sensitivity to Motion, «CURRENT BIOLOGY», 2016, 26, pp. 2155 - 2160 [Scientific article]

Fino, Edita; Menegatti, Michela; Avenanti, Alessio; Rubini, Monica, Enjoying vs. smiling: Facial muscular activation in response to emotional language, «BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY», 2016, 118, pp. 126 - 135 [Scientific article]Open Access

Fiori, Francesca; Chiappini, Emilio; Soriano, Marco; Paracampo, Riccardo; Romei, Vincenzo; Borgomaneri, Sara; Avenanti, Alessio, Long-latency modulation of motor cortex excitability by ipsilateral posterior inferior frontal gyrus and pre-supplementary motor area, «SCIENTIFIC REPORTS», 2016, 6, Article number: 38396 , pp. 1 - 11 [Scientific article]

Valchev, Nikola; Gazzola, Valeria; Avenanti, Alessio; Keysers, Christian, Primary somatosensory contribution to action observation brain activity-combining fMRI and cTBS, «SOCIAL COGNITIVE AND AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE», 2016, 11, pp. 1205 - 1217 [Scientific article]Open Access

Làdavas, Elisabetta; Giulietti, Sara; Avenanti, Alessio; Bertini, Caterina; Lorenzini, Eleonora; Quinquinio, Cristina; Serino, Andrea, A-tDCS on the ipsilesional parietal cortex boosts the effects of prism adaptation treatment in neglect, «RESTORATIVE NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE», 2015, 33, pp. 647 - 662 [Scientific article]Open Access

Mengarelli, Flavia; Spoglianti, Silvia; Avenanti, Alessio; di Pellegrino, Giuseppe, Cathodal tDCS Over the Left Prefrontal Cortex Diminishes Choice-Induced Preference Change, «CEREBRAL CORTEX», 2015, 25, pp. 1219 - 1227 [Scientific article]