Publications by authors named "Stefano Ferraina"

40Publications

Dorsal Premotor Cortex Neurons Signal the Level of Choice Difficulty during Logical Decisions.

Cell Rep 2020 Jul;32(4):107961

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2020.107961DOI Listing
July 2020

The small scale functional topology of movement control: Hierarchical organization of local activity anticipates movement generation in the premotor cortex of primates.

Neuroimage 2020 02 16;207:116354. Epub 2019 Nov 16.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116354DOI Listing
February 2020

The Puzzling Relationship between Attention and Motivation: Do Motor Biases Matter?

Neuroscience 2019 May 12;406:150-158. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.03.011DOI Listing
May 2019

Visual salience of the stop signal affects the neuronal dynamics of controlled inhibition.

Sci Rep 2018 09 24;8(1):14265. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-32669-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6155270PMC
September 2018

Coding of Self and Other's Future Choices in Dorsal Premotor Cortex during Social Interaction.

Cell Rep 2018 08;24(7):1679-1686

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2018.07.030DOI Listing
August 2018

Persistence of cortical neuronal activity in the dying brain.

Resuscitation 2018 Sep 5;130:e5-e7. Epub 2018 Jul 5.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.07.001DOI Listing
September 2018

Neural activity in macaque medial frontal cortex represents others' choices.

Sci Rep 2017 10 4;7(1):12663. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12822-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5627293PMC
October 2017

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5027-zDOI Listing
October 2017

Visual salience of the stop-signal affects movement suppression process.

Exp Brain Res 2017 07 24;235(7):2203-2214. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-4961-0DOI Listing
July 2017

Evaluation of relational reasoning by a transitive inference task in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Neuropsychology 2017 02 21;31(2):200-208. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

Department of Neuroscience, Child Neuropsychiatry Unit, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/neu0000332DOI Listing
February 2017

Reaching-related Neurons in Superior Parietal Area 5: Influence of the Target Visibility.

J Cogn Neurosci 2016 Nov 5;28(11):1828-1837. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01004DOI Listing
November 2016

Neural Encoding of Self and Another Agent's Goal in the Primate Prefrontal Cortex: Human-Monkey Interactions.

Cereb Cortex 2016 12 13;26(12):4613-4622. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, SAPIENZA University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhv224DOI Listing
December 2016

Alpha- and beta-band oscillations subserve different processes in reactive control of limb movements.

Front Behav Neurosci 2014 5;8:383. Epub 2014 Nov 5.

Department Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University of Rome Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00383DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4220745PMC
November 2014

The influence of recent decisions on future goal selection.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2014 Nov;369(1655)

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Rome 00185, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0477DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4186230PMC
November 2014

The NMDAr antagonist ketamine interferes with manipulation of information for transitive inference reasoning in non-human primates.

J Psychopharmacol 2014 Sep 18;28(9):881-7. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269881114538543DOI Listing
September 2014

Correction and suppression of reaching movements in the cerebral cortex: physiological and neuropsychological aspects.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2014 May 13;42:232-51. Epub 2014 Mar 13.

Cognitive Neuropsychology and Neuroimaging Laboratory, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), 34136 Trieste, Italy; Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.03.002DOI Listing
May 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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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3895022PMC
September 2014

Shared action spaces: a basis function framework for social re-calibration of sensorimotor representations supporting joint action.

Front Hum Neurosci 2013 26;7:800. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00800DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3840313PMC
December 2013

Heterogeneous attractor cell assemblies for motor planning in premotor cortex.

J Neurosci 2013 Jul;33(27):11155-68

Department of Technologies and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4664-12.2013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3718385PMC
July 2013

Median nerve stimulation modulates extracellular signals in the primary motor area of a macaque monkey.

Neurosci Lett 2013 Aug 25;550:184-8. Epub 2013 Jun 25.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2013.06.024DOI Listing
August 2013

Neural variability in premotor cortex is modulated by trial history and predicts behavioral performance.

Neuron 2013 Apr;78(2):249-55

Laboratory of Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems-SPECS, Center for Autonomous Systems and Neuro-Robotics-N-RAS, Technology Department, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Roc Boronat 138, 08018 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2013.02.006DOI Listing
April 2013

Gaze orientation interferes with mental numerical representation.

Cogn Process 2012 Nov 1;13(4):375-9. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10339-012-0517-1DOI Listing
November 2012

Monkeys monitor human goals in a nonmatch-to-goal interactive task.

PLoS One 2012 23;7(2):e32209. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285654PMC
August 2012

Decision time and response accuracy in a conditional motor learning task are impaired independently in unilateral temporal lobe-resected patients.

Epilepsy Behav 2012 Mar 25;23(3):324-9. Epub 2012 Feb 25.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2011.11.020DOI Listing
March 2012

Cognitive control of movement in Down syndrome.

Res Dev Disabil 2011 Sep-Oct;32(5):1792-7. Epub 2011 Apr 8.

Department Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2011.03.008DOI Listing
October 2011

Dissociated multi-unit activity and local field potentials: a theory inspired analysis of a motor decision task.

Neuroimage 2010 Sep 25;52(3):812-23. Epub 2010 Jan 25.

Department of Technologies and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, I-00161 Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.01.063DOI Listing
September 2010

Context influences on the preparation and execution of reaching movements.

Cogn Neuropsychol 2008 Oct-Dec;25(7-8):996-1010

Department of Human Physiology, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02643290802003216DOI Listing
May 2009

Parietal encoding of action in depth.

Neuropsychologia 2009 May 30;47(6):1409-20. Epub 2008 Dec 30.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and CSFM, SAPIENZA, University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.12.028DOI Listing
May 2009

The presence of visual gap affects the duration of stopping process.

Exp Brain Res 2009 Jan 17;192(2):199-209. Epub 2008 Sep 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-008-1570-yDOI Listing
January 2009

Inhibitory control of reaching movements in humans.

Exp Brain Res 2006 Sep 25;174(2):240-55. Epub 2006 Apr 25.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-006-0456-0DOI Listing
September 2006

Integration of retinal disparity and fixation-distance related signals toward an egocentric coding of distance in the posterior parietal cortex of primates.

J Neurophysiol 2004 Jun 11;91(6):2670-84. Epub 2004 Feb 11.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00712.2003DOI Listing
June 2004

Comparison of cortico-cortical and cortico-collicular signals for the generation of saccadic eye movements.

J Neurophysiol 2002 Feb;87(2):845-58

Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 49, Rm. 2A50, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00317.2001DOI Listing
February 2002