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Lorenzo Desideri

Professore a contratto

Dipartimento di Psicologia "Renzo Canestrari"

Curriculum vitae

Publications

2021

  • Lancioni, G., Singh, N., O’Reilly, M., Sigafoos, J., Desideri, L. (2021). Music Stimulation for People with Disorders of Consciousness: A Scoping Review. Brain Sciences, 11(7), 858. DOI: 10.3390/brainsci11070858

  • Lancioni, G., Desideri, L., Singh, N., O’Reilly, M, Sigafoos, J., De Caro, M.F., Taurisano P. (2021). Use of technology to sustain mobility in older people with cognitive impairment and dementia: a scoping review. Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Review. DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2021.1900935

  • Desideri, L., Pérez-Fuster, P., & Herrera, G. (2021). Information and Communication Technologies to Support Early Screening of Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review. Children, 8(2), 93. DOI: 10.3390/children8020093

  • Lancioni, G., Desideri, L., Singh, N., O'Reilly, M., & Sigafoos, J. (2021). Technology options to help people with dementia or acquired cognitive impairment perform multistep daily tasks: a scoping review. Journal of Enabling Technologies. DOI: 10.1108/JET-11-2020-0048

  • Lancioni, G., Desideri, L., Singh, N., O’Reilly, M, Sigafoos, J., De Caro, M.F., Taurisano P. (2021). Use of technology to sustain mobility in older people with cognitive impairment and dementia: a scoping review. Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2021.1900935

  • Di Sarro, R., Di Santantonio, A., Desideri, L., Varrucciu, N. (2021). Profiling planning skills and cognitive flexibility of adults with autism spectrum disorders: Preliminary results from an exploratory service-based study. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities. DOI: 10.1080/20473869.2020.1871311

2020

  • Lancioni, G., Singh, N., O’Reilly, M.F., Sigafoos, J., Grillo, G., Desideri, L., Alberti, G., Campodonico, F., Acquaviva, G., Chiariello, V., Desideri, L. (in press). Persons with Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities Activate via Non-verbal Responses a Smartphone’s Google Assistant to Access Preferred Stimulation International Journal of Developmental Disabilities. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities DOI: 10.1080/20473869.2020.1827213

  • Lancioni, G. E., Desideri, L., Singh, N. N., Sigafoos, J., & O’Reilly, M. F. (2020). A commentary on standards for single-case experimental studies. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 1-3. DOI: 10.1080/20473869.2020.1870420

  • Lancioni, G. E., Singh, N. N., O’Reilly, M. F., Sigafoos, J., Alberti, G., Chiariello, V., & Desideri, L. (2020). People with intellectual and visual disabilities access basic leisure and communication using a smartphone’s Google Assistant and voice recording devices. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 1-8. DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2020.1836047

  • Desideri, L., Bonifacci, P., Croati, G., Dalena, A., Gesualdo, M., Molinaro, G., Cesario, L., Gherardini, A., Ottaviani, C. (in press). The Mind in the Machine: Mind Perception Modulates Gaze Aversion During Child-Robot Interaction. International Journal of Social Robotics. DOI: 10.1007/s12369-020-00656-7

  • Desideri, L., Di Santantonio, A., Varrucciu, N., Bonsi, I., Di Sarro, R. (in press). Assistive Technology for Cognition to Support Executive Functions in Autism: A Scoping Review. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. DOI: 10.1007/s41252-020-00163-w

  • Carloni, J., Magni, R., Veglio, E., Ryan, S.E., Gherardini, A., Desideri, L. (in press). Translation and Preliminary Validation of the Italian Version of the Family Impact of Assistive Technology Scale for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (FIATS-AAC.it). Technology & Disability. DOI: 10.3233/TAD-200261

  • Lancioni, G., Singh, N., O’Reilly, M.F., Sigafoos, J., Grillo, G., Desideri, L., Alberti, G., Campodonico, F. (in press). A New Tablet-based Program to Support Leisure and Video Calls in People with Intellectual and Motor Disabilities. Technology & Disability. DOI: 10.3233/TAD-200268

  • Bonifacci, P., Tobia, V., Marra, V., Desideri, L., Baiocco, R., Ottaviani, C. (2020). Rumination and emotional profile in children with Specific Learning Disorders and their parents. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17(2), 389; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17020389

2019

  • Desideri, L. Good Practices in Assistive Technology Service Delivery for Children: A Commentary on van Niekerk et al. study. Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2019.1649476

  • Lancioni, G. E., O’Reilly, M. F., Sigafoos, J., Desideri, L., Alberti, G., Campodonico, F., & Chiariello, V. (2019). Smartphone-Based Technology to Support Functional Occupation and Mobility in People with Intellectual Disability and Visual Impairment. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s41252-019-00120-2

  • Hughes‐Roberts, T., Brown, D., Standen, P., Desideri, L., Negrini, M., Rouame, A., ... & Hasson, C. . Examining engagement and achievement in learners with individual needs through robotic‐based teaching sessions. British Journal of Educational Technology. DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12722

  • Desideri, L., Ottaviani, C., Malavasi, M., di Marzio, R., Bonifacci, P. (2018). Emotional processes in human-robot interaction during brief cognitive testing. Computers in Human Behavior. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2018.08.013

  • Desideri, L., Ottaviani, C., Cecchetto, C., Bonifacci, P. (2018). Mind wandering, together with test anxiety and self‐efficacy, predicts student's academic self‐concept but not reading comprehension skills. British Journal of Educational Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/bjep.12240

2018

  • Desideri, L., Negrini, M., Malavasi, M., Cutrone, M. C., Hoogerwerf, E-J., Bonifacci, P. (2018). Using a Humanoid Robot as a Complement to Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Study. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. DOI: 10.1007/s41252-018-0066-4

  • Desideri, L., Bonifacci, P. (2018). Verbal and Nonverbal Anticipatory Mechanisms in Bilinguals. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. DOI: 10.1007/s10936-017-9556-1

2017

  • Doyle, J., Hoogerwerf, EJ., Kuiper, J., Murphy, E., Hannigan, C., Dinsmore, J., van der Auwermeulen, T., Albert, J., Jacobs, A., Maluccelli, L.., Desideri, L., Fiordelmondo, V. Designing a Proactive, Person-Centred, Digital Integrated Care System. International journal of integrated care 17(5):211. DOI: 10.5334/ijic.3521

2016

  • Desideri, L., Tarabelloni, G., Nanni, I., Malavasi, M., Nori, R., Bonifacci, P. (2016). An eye-controlled version of the Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test 2 (KBIT-2) to assess cognitive functioning. Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 502-508. DOI 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.077

  • Desideri, L., Trioschi, D.;, Agusto, R., Bizzarri, M., Spagnolin, G., Cantelli, S., Paolini, C., Malavasi, M., Bitelli, C. (2016). The Provision of Powered Mobility Devices in Italy: Linking Process with Outcomes. Technologies, 4(3), 31. doi:10.3390/technologies4030031

  • Desideri, L., Bizzarri, M, Bitelli, C., Roentgen, U., Gelderblom, G. J., de Witte, L. (2016). Implementing a routine outcome assessment procedure to evaluate the quality of assistive technology service delivery for children with physical or multiple disabilities: Perceived effectiveness, social cost, and user satisfaction, Assistive Technology, 28(1):30-40

2015

  • Leeb, R., Tonin, L., Rohm, M., Desideri, L., Carlson, T., Millan, J. (2015). Towards independence: A BCI telepresence robot for People with severe motor disabilities, Proceedings of the IEEE, 103(6), 969 – 982.

  • Desideri, L., Stefanelli, B., Bitelli, C., Roentgen, U., Gelderblom, G-J., de Witte, L. (2015). Satisfaction of users with assistive technology service delivery: an exploratory analysis of experiences of parents of children with physical and multiple disabilities. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, early online.

  • Riccio, A., Holz, E., Aricò, P., Leotta, F., Aloise, F., Desideri, L., Rimondini, L., Kübler, L., Mattia, D., Cincotti, F. (2015). A hybrid P300-based Brain Computer Interface to improve usability for people with severe motor disability: Electromyographic signals for error correction during a spelling task. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96(3), S54-S61.

  • Bonifacci, P., Desideri, L., Ottaviani, C. (2015). Familiarity of faces: sense or feeling? An exploratory investigation with eye movements and skin conductance. Journal of Psychophysiology, 29(1), 20-25.

2014

  • Kübler, A, Holz, E, Riccio, A, Kaufmann, T, Zickler, C, Kleih, S, Staiger-Sälzer, P, Desideri L, Hoogerwerf, E-J, Mattia, D. The User-Centered Design in Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) research: A novel perspective for evaluating the usability of BCI- controlled applications (2014). PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112392

  • Desideri, L., Ioele, F. M., Roentgen, U., Gelderblom, G. J., & de Witte, L. (2014). Development of a team-based method for assuring the quality of assistive technology documentation. Assistive Technology, 26(4), 175-183.

  • Perdikis, S., Leeb, R., Williamson, J., Ramsay, A., Tavella, M., Desideri, L., ... & d R Millán, J. (2014). Clinical evaluation of BrainTree, a motor imagery hybrid BCI speller. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(3), 036003.

  • Pedrini, L., Sisti, D., Tiberti, A., Preti, A., Fabiani, M., Ferraresi, L…. per il PREMIA group. (2014). Chi, perché e in che modo si rivolge ai servizi di neuropsichiatria infantile? Giornale Italiano di Neuropsichiatria, 34, 180-190.

  • Desideri, L., Mingardi, A., Stefanelli, B., Tanzini, D., Bitelli, C., Roentgen, U., & de Witte, L. (2013). Assessing children with multiple disabilities for assistive technology: A framework for quality assurance. Technology and Disability, 25(3), 159-166.

2013

  • Desideri, L., Roentgen, U., Hoogerwerf, E. J., & de Witte, L. (2013). Recommending assistive technology (AT) for children with multiple disabilities: A systematic review and qualitative synthesis of models and instruments for AT professionals. Technology and Disability, 25(1), 3-13.

2012

  • Pedrini, L., Colasurdo, G., Costa, S., Fabiani, M., Ferraresi, L., Franzoni, E., ... de Girolamo, G. and the PREMIA Group (2012). The characteristics and activities of child and adolescent mental health services in Italy: a regional survey. BMC Psychiatry, 12(1), 7.

2011

  • Zickler, C., Riccio, A., Leotta, F., Hillian-Tress, S., Halder, S., Holz, E., Desideri, L, ... & Kübler, A. (2011). A brain-computer interface as input channel for a standard assistive technology software. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 42(4), 236-244.

  • Alighieri, S., Favero, F., Polmonari, A., Pedrini, L., Alvarez, M., Calati, R., Desideri, L ... & Sisti, D. (2011). le caratteristiche strutturali e le variabili di processo dei Servizi di neuropsichiatria dell’infanzia e dell’adolescenza in italia: uno studio regionale. Giornale di Neuropsichiatria dell’Età Evolutiva, 31, 1-11.

  • Calati, R., Pedrini, L., Alighieri, S., Alvarez, M. I., Desideri, L., Durante, D., ... & Polmonari, A. (2011). Is cognitive behavioural therapy an effective complement to antidepressants in adolescents? A meta‐analysis. Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 23(6), 263-271.
Refereed conferences and workshops

2019

  • Desideri, L, Salatino, C., Pigini, L. Using a standard procedure to assess assistive technology service delivery outcome: a proposal from the Italian Network of Independent AT Centers (GLIC). Oral presentation accepted for Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT) Consultation, World Health Organization (WHO), 22-23 August 2019, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Desideri, L., Bonifacci, P., Ottaviani, C., Croati, G, Molinaro, G, Dalena, A, Gesualdo, M. Uso dei robot sociali per la comprensione dell’effetto di evitamento dello sguardo nelle interazioni faccia a faccia. Presentazione orale accettata per il Congresso nazionale AIP, Sezione Sperimentale, XXV Congresso AIP Sezione Sperimentale - Milano-San Raffaele, 18-20 Settembre 2019.
  • Desideri, L., Gherardini, A., Fiordelmendo, V., Malavasi, M., Cesario., L., Montanari, C., Hoogerwerf, E. J. Advancing home-based integrated care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions: preliminary results from the Italian ProACT trial. Oral presentation accepted for the XV AAATE Conference, 27-30 August 2019, Bologna, Italy.
  • Salatino, C., Desideri, L., Andrich, R. Assistive technology outcome measures: a review of recent literature. Oral presentation accepted for the XV AAATE Conference, 27-30 August 2019, Bologna, Italy.
  • Desideri, L., Cesario, L., Gherardini, A., Malavasi, M., Hoogerwerf, E.J. Promoting the use of social robots to engage students with special education needs (SEN): development of a teacher-friendly app. Oral presentation accepted for the XV AAATE Conference, 27-30 August 2019, Bologna, Italy.
  • Lepore, C., Malavasi, M., Cesario, L., Colonna, A., Desideri, L. VIVO-Rehab: Coupling humanoid robots with motion sensing devices to support upper limb function assessment of children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). Oral presentation accepted for the XV AAATE Conference, 27-30 August 2019, Bologna, Italy.

2018

  • Desideri, L., Croati, G., Gherardini, A., Malavasi, M., Ottaviani, C., Bonifacci, P., Hoogerwerf, EJ. (2018). Gaze aversion and thinking: preliminary evidence from child-robot interaction. Poster presented at 4th Workshop on Virtual Social Interaction, 17-18 December 2018, London, UK

2017

  • Murphy, E., Doyle, J., Hannigan, C., Smith, S., Kuiper, J., Jacobs, A., … & Brady, A. M. (2017). Perceptions and Use of Technology to Support Older Adults with Multimorbidity. Studies in health technology and informatics, 242, 160.
  • Cunningham, S., Green, P., Christensen, H., Atria, J. J., Coy, A., Malavasi, M., … & Rudzicz, F. (2017). Cloud-Based Speech Technology for Assistive Technology Applications (CloudCAST). Studies in health technology and informatics, 242, 322.
  • Desideri, L., Negrini, M., Cutrone, M. C., Rouame, A., Malavasi, M., Hoogerwerf, E. J., … & Di Sarro, R. (2017). Exploring the Use of a Humanoid Robot to Engage Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Studies in health technology and informatics, 242, 501.
  • Malavasi, M., Turri, E., Atria, J. J., Christensen, H., Marxer, R., Desideri, L., … & Green, P. (2017). An Innovative Speech-Based User Interface for Smarthomes and IoT Solutions to Help People with Speech and Motor Disabilities. Studies in health technology and informatics, 242, 306.

2016

  • Green, P., Marxer, R., Cunningham, S., Christensen, H., Rudzicz, F., Yancheva, M., Coy, A., Malavasi, M., Desideri, L., Tamburini, F. (2016). CloudCAST - Remote Speech Technology for Speech Professionals. Interspeech 2016, 8-12 September, San Francisco, USA.

2015

  • Green, P., Marxer, R., Cunningham, S., Christensen, H., Rudzicz, F., Yancheva, M., Coy, A., Malavasi, M., Desideri, L. Remote Speech Technology for Speech Professionals - the CloudCAST initiative. paper accepted for 6th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies, Dresden, Germany, 11 September, 2015.
  • Bitelli, C., Desideri, L., Malavasi, M. (2015). A quality model for service delivery in AAL and AT provision. In B andò, P. Siciliano, V. Marletta, A. Monteriù (Eds), Ambient Assisted Living - Italian Forum 2014, pp. 3-10.
  • Trioschi, D., Desideri, L., Agusto, R., et al. Proposta di programma di valutazione e training delle abilità di guida per ausili elettronici per lo spostamento. [A proposal for a Programme for power mobility devices (PMD) selection and driving skills training]. Proceedings of SIMFER conference, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2014, Torino, Italy, p. 169-170.

2014

  • Cicione, I., Stefanelli, B., Desideri, L., Errani, L., Labanti, L., Hoogerwerf, E-J. Development education meets AAC: the design of a protocol for AAC-based learning activities on global issues. Poster presented at the 16th Biennial Conference of ISAAC, Lisbon July 19-24, 2014.

2013

  • Desideri, L., Bitelli, C., Brandan, V., de Witte, L. The Employment of KWAZO with Parents of Children with Disabilities in an Italian Region: Preliminary Data on Scale Adaptation and Validation. Proceedings of the 12th biennial European conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, AAATE 2013, Vilamoura, Portugal, September 2013: p. 1059 – 1063.
  • Hoogerwerf, E-J., Desideri, L., Malavasi, M., Rimondini, M., Kubler, A. Towards a Framework for User Involvement in Research and Development of Emerging Assistive Technologies. Proceedings of the 12th biennial European conference of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe, AAATE 2013, Vilamoura, Portugal, September 2013: p. 531 - 536.
  • Riccio, A., Holz, E., Aricò, P., Leotta, F., Aloise, F., Desideri, L., Rimondini, M., Kübler, A., Mattia, D., Cincotti, F. A hybrid control of a P300-based BCI: a solution to improve system usability?. Poster presented at the BCI Meeting 2013 Fifth International Meeting Asilomar, California June 2-3, 2013.
  • Riccio, A., Holtz, E., Aricò, P., Leotta, F., Aloise, F., Desideri, L., Hoogerwerf, E-J., Kubler, A., Mattia, D., Cincotti, F. Towards a Hybrid Control of a P300-based BCI for Communication in Severely Disabled End-Users. 4th Workshop of the TOBI Project: Practical Brain-Computer Interfaces for End-Users: Progress and Challenges. Sion, Switzerland, January 23-25, 2013.

2010

  • Desideri, L., Bonifacci, P., Bellocchi, S., Contento, S. Uno sguardo ai numeri: Processi di stima e bias attentivi attraverso un compito di movimenti oculari. Poster presentato al XVI Congresso Nazionale della Sezione di Psicologia Sperimentale, Bologna 2/3 Settembre 2010.
  • Bonifacci P., Bellocchi S., Desideri L., Contento S. (2010). La valutazione delle difficoltà di letto scrittura attuali e pregresse nel primo biennio della scuola superiore: uno studio nella provincia di Forlì-Cesena. XIX CONGRESSO NAZIONALE AIRIPA I DISTURBI DELL'APPRENDIMENTO Riassunti degli interventi. XIX CONGRESSO NAZIONALE AIRIPA I DISTURBI DELL'APPRENDIMENTO. IVREA. 15-16 Ottobre 2010. (pp. 91). PADOVA: Unipress (ITALY).

2008

  • Desideri, L., Bonifacci, P. Sguardi incongruenti creano conflitto? Varianti del compito ANT con stimoli ecologici. Poster presentato al XIV Congresso nazionale AIP, Sezione Sperimentale. Padova, 18\19\20 Settembre 2008.

2007

  • Bonifacci, P., Desideri, L., Contento S. Autonomic responses and eye movement patterns when looking at family members, friends, strangers and objects. Poster presentato alla 14° European Conference on Eye Movements. Potsdam, Germania, 19\23 Agosto 2007.
  • Desideri, L., Bonifacci, P. Conflict in the Family: a flanker task with familiar faces and gaze direction. Poster presentato al RAW - Rovereto Attention Workshop. Rovereto, 11\13 Ottobre 2007.
  • Bonifacci P., Desideri L., Contento S. (2007). Autonomic responses and eye movement patterns when looking at family members, friends, strangers and objects. Journal of Eye Movement Research, Special Issue: Abstract of the ECEM 2007 14th European Conference on Eye Movements, (PB-43) p. 156.
Book chapters
  • Hoogerwerf, E-J., Desideri, L., Malavasi, M., Rimondini, M., Donegan (2014). BCI as an emerging assistive technology (AT): the AT professionals’ perspective. In G. Grübler & E. Hildt (Eds.) Brain-Computer-Interfaces in their Ethical, Social and Cultural Contexts, Springer Berlin Heidelberg: pp. 63-75.
  • Holz, E. M., Kaufmann, T., Desideri, L., Malavasi, M., Hoogerwerf, E. J., & Kübler, A. (2012). User centred design in BCI development. In Towards practical brain-computer interfaces (pp. 155-172). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Whitepapers
  • Digital Inclusion: A white paper (2017). Available at:
  • http://www.entelis.net/sites/all/files/digital_inclusion-a_white_paper_final_0.pdf [http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.entelis.net%2Fsites%2Fall%2Ffiles%2Fdigital_inclusion-a_white_paper_final_0.pdf&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHPbpLVl3bw4i7qKNHfINmqyeo0fA]
World Health Organization
  • Promoting assistive technology service delivery (ATSD) outcome assessment in AT daily practice. Poster presented at Global Research, Education and Innovation in Assistive Technology (GREAT) Summit 2017 Promoted by the World Health Organization, 3-4 August 2017, Geneva, Switzerland. Available online at:
    http://www.who.int/phi/implementation/assistive_technology/great_summit/GS24_HOOGERWERF_ATSDOutcomeAssessment.pdf?ua=1 [http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.who.int%2Fphi%2Fimplementation%2Fassistive_technology%2Fgreat_summit%2FGS24_HOOGERWERF_ATSDOutcomeAssessment.pdf%3Fua%3D1&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNG7Moee94omCgl9LhyAo7W2InxSew]
PhD Thesis
  • Desideri, L (2015). Assistive Technology Service Delivery for Children with Multiple Disabilities A Family-Centred Approach to Assure Quality, Maastricht University Press. Available online at: https://hsr.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl/sites/intranet.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl/files/hsr_mumc_maastrichtuniversity_nl/Publications/PhD_dissertations/e-book_thesis_lorenzo_desideri.pdf [https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fhsr.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl%2Fsites%2Fintranet.mumc.maastrichtuniversity.nl%2Ffiles%2Fhsr_mumc_maastrichtuniversity_nl%2FPublications%2FPhD_dissertations%2Fe-book_thesis_lorenzo_desideri.pdf&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNEzT_38oQlAdkMaO6oSmNZLLm_kzA]