Publications by authors named "Maria Leggio"

48Publications

Cerebellar dentate nucleus functional connectivity with cerebral cortex in Alzheimer's disease and memory: a seed-based approach.

Neurobiol Aging 2020 05 15;89:32-40. Epub 2020 Jan 15.

Neuroimaging Laboratory, Fondazione Santa Lucia-IRCCS, Rome, Italy; Clinical Imaging Sciences Center, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK.

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May 2020

The Cerebellar Cognitive Affective/Schmahmann Syndrome: a Task Force Paper.

Cerebellum 2020 Feb;19(1):102-125

Ataxia Unit, Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit, Laboratory for Neuroanatomy and Cerebellar Neurobiology, Department of Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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February 2020

Non-linear spelling in writing after a pure cerebellar lesion.

Neuropsychologia 2019 09 11;132:107143. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

Ataxia Laboratory, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy; Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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September 2019

The sequencing process generated by the cerebellum crucially contributes to social interactions.

Med Hypotheses 2019 Jul 13;128:33-42. Epub 2019 May 13.

Division of Neurosciences, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain. Electronic address:

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July 2019

From cerebellar alterations to mood disorders: A systematic review.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2019 08 10;103:21-28. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

Ataxia Laboratory, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Via Ardeatina 306-354, 00179, Rome, Italy; Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2019

Depression disorder in patients with cerebellar damage: Awareness of the mood state.

J Affect Disord 2019 02 6;245:386-393. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Ataxia Lab, Fondazione Santa Lucia IRCCS, Rome, Italy; Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

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February 2019

The cerebellar topography of attention sub-components in spinocerebellar ataxia type 2.

Cortex 2018 11 31;108:35-49. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Ataxia Laboratory, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy; Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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November 2018

Topography of the cerebellum in relation to social brain regions and emotions.

Handb Clin Neurol 2018 ;154:71-84

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy; Ataxia Laboratory, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy; Neuroimaging Laboratory, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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September 2018

Lobular patterns of cerebellar resting-state connectivity in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Eur J Neurosci 2018 03 14;47(6):729-735. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Ataxia Laboratory, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Via Ardeatina 306, 00179, Rome, Italy.

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March 2018

Atrophic degeneration of cerebellum impairs both the reactive and the proactive control of movement in the stop signal paradigm.

Exp Brain Res 2017 10 17;235(10):2971-2981. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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October 2017

Cerebellar damage impairs the self-rating of regret feeling in a gambling task.

Front Behav Neurosci 2015 5;9:113. Epub 2015 May 5.

Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome Rome, Italy ; Ataxia Laboratory, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation Rome, Italy.

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May 2015

Monitoring mood states in everyday life: a new device for patients with cerebellar ataxia.

Psychiatry Res 2014 Dec 1;220(1-2):719-21. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Ataxia Lab, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy; Department of Psychology, 'Sapienza' University of Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Cerebellar damage impairs executive control and monitoring of movement generation.

PLoS One 2014 17;9(1):e85997. Epub 2014 Jan 17.

Department of Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy ; Ataxia Research Lab, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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September 2014

The cerebellar cognitive profile.

Brain 2011 Dec 27;134(Pt 12):3672-86. Epub 2011 Oct 27.

Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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December 2011

The neuropsychological profile of cerebellar damage: The sequencing hypothesis.

Cortex 2011 Jan 6;47(1):137-44. Epub 2009 Sep 6.

Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

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January 2011

On whether the environmental enrichment may provide cognitive and brain reserves.

Brain Res Rev 2009 Oct 23;61(2):221-39. Epub 2009 Jul 23.

Department of Psychology, University Sapienza of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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October 2009

State estimation, response prediction, and cerebellar sensory processing for behavioral control.

Cerebellum 2009 Sep 20;8(3):399-402. Epub 2009 May 20.

IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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September 2009

Cerebellum and detection of sequences, from perception to cognition.

Cerebellum 2008 ;7(4):611-5

Experimental Neurorehabilitation and Ataxia Labs, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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May 2009

Phonological short-term store impairment after cerebellar lesion: a single case study.

Neuropsychologia 2008 7;46(7):1940-53. Epub 2008 Feb 7.

Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.

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August 2008

Cerebellar information processing and visuospatial functions.

Cerebellum 2007 ;6(3):214-20

IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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December 2007

Is the cerebellum involved in the visuo-locomotor associative learning?

Behav Brain Res 2007 Nov 29;184(1):47-56. Epub 2007 Jun 29.

University of Naples Parthenope, Italy.

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November 2007

The cerebellum and neural networks for rhythmic sensorimotor synchronization in the human brain.

Cerebellum 2007 ;6(1):18-23

Experimental Neurorehabilitation Lab, I.R.C.C.S. Santa Lucia Foundation, Via Ardeatina 306, 00179 Rome, Italy.

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May 2007

NMDA receptor activity in learning spatial procedural strategies II. The influence of cerebellar lesions.

Brain Res Bull 2006 Oct 5;70(4-6):356-67. Epub 2006 Jul 5.

Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, IRCCS S. Lucia, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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October 2006

Sensorimotor transduction of time information is preserved in subjects with cerebellar damage.

Brain Res Bull 2005 Nov 29;67(6):448-58. Epub 2005 Aug 29.

I.R.C.S.S. Santa Lucia Foundation, Department of Neurorehabilitation, University of Rome, Via Ardeatina 306, 00179 Rome, Italy.

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November 2005

Neurobiology of rhythmic motor entrainment.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2003 Nov;999:313-21

I.R.C.C.S. Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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November 2003

A new paradigm to analyze observational learning in rats.

Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 2003 Oct;12(2):83-90

Department of Psychology, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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October 2003

Watch how to do it! New advances in learning by observation.

Brain Res Brain Res Rev 2003 Jun;42(3):252-64

Department of Psychology, University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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June 2003