Emotion and Empathy

 

2018

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2018). Functional EEG connectivity during competition. BMC neuroscience19(1), 63.

Balconi, M., Crivelli, D., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2018). Neurophysiology of intra-and inter-species emotional interactions. Personality trait effect, P300 and N300 ERPs measures. NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TRENDS, (23), 97-114.

Balconi, M., Gatti, L., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2018). Cooperate or not cooperate EEG, autonomic, and behavioral correlates of ineffective joint strategies. Brain and behavior8(2), e00902.

Balconi, M., Gatti, L., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2018). EEG functional connectivity and brain-to-brain coupling in failing cognitive strategies. Consciousness and cognition60, 86-97.

 

2017

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2017). Cooperation and Competition with Hyperscanning Methods: Review and Future Application to Emotion Domain. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience11, 86.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2017). When cooperation was efficient or inefficient. Functional near-infrared spectroscopy evidence. Frontiers in systems neuroscience11, 26.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. EEG hyperscanning and behavioral synchronization during a joint action.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. M. E. (2017). Empathy in Negative and Positive Interpersonal Interactions. What is the Relationship Between Central (EEG, fNIRS) and Peripheral (Autonomic) Neurophysiological Responses?. Advances in cognitive psychology, 13(1), 105.

Vanutelli, M. E., Gatti, L., Angioletti, L., & Balconi, M. (2017). Affective Synchrony and Autonomic Coupling during Cooperation: A Hyperscanning Study. BioMed research international2017.

Vanutelli, M. E., Venturella, I., Angioletti, L., & Balconi, M. (2017). Mirroring the emotions of others by autonomic system: intra-species effect in children. NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TRENDS22(November), 109-119.

 

2016

Balconi, M., & Canavesio, Y. (2016). Is empathy necessary to comprehend the emotional faces? The empathic effect on attentional mechanisms (eye movements), cortical correlates (N200 event-related potentials) and facial behaviour (electromyography) in face processing. Cognition and Emotion30(2), 210-224.

Balconi, M., & Canavesio, Y. (2016). Is empathy necessary to comprehend the emotional faces? The empathic effect on attentional mechanisms (eye movements), cortical correlates (N200 event-related potentials) and facial behaviour (electromyography) in face processing. Cognition and Emotion30(2), 210-224.

Balconi, M., & Molteni, E. (2016). Past and future of near-infrared spectroscopy in studies of emotion and social neuroscience. Journal of Cognitive Psychology28(2), 129-146.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2016). EEG-fNIRS approach in emotions and empathic behaviour. KOGNITIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGIE DES MENSCHEN9(1), 9-10.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2016). Emotions and BIS/BAS components affect brain activity (ERPs and fNIRS) in observing intra-species and inter-species interactions. Brain imaging and behavior10(3), 750-760.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2016). Hemodynamic (fNIRS) and EEG (N200) correlates of emotional inter-species interactions modulated by visual and auditory stimulation. Scientific reports6, 23083.

Balconi, M., & Vanutelli, M. E. (2016). Vocal and visual stimulation, congruence and lateralization affect brain oscillations in interspecies emotional positive and negative interactions. Social neuroscience11(3), 297-310.

Balconi, M., Canavesio, Y., & Campanella, S. (2016). ID 28–Approach–attitude and rTMs on left DLPFC affect emotional face recognition and facial feedback (EMG). Clinical Neurophysiology127(3), e79.

Balconi, M., Pala, F., Manenti, R., Brambilla, M., Cobelli, C., Rosini, S., ... & Cotelli, M. (2016). Facial feedback and autonomic responsiveness reflect impaired emotional processing in Parkinson’s Disease. Scientific reports6, 31453.

Vanutelli, M. E., & Balconi, M. (2016). ID 46–Human and animal-directed empathy during social interactions: A multi-method approach with hemodynamic (fNIRS), electrocortical (EEG) and autonomic measures. Clinical Neurophysiology127(3), e51

Vanutelli, M. E., Nandrino, J. L., & Balconi, M. (2016). The boundaries of cooperation: sharing and coupling from ethology to neuroscience. Neuropsychol. Trends19, 83-104.

Vanutelli, M. E., Pezard, L., Nandrino, J. L., & Balconi, M. (2016). Intra and inter-brain connectivity during cooperation: a fNIRS-based connectivity analysis. NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TRENDS20(Novembre), 154-155.

 

2015

Balconi, M., Cobelli, C. rTMS on left prefrontal cortex contributes to memories for positive emotional cues: a comparison between pictures and words, «Neuroscience», 287, 93-103.

Balconi, M., Grippa, E., Vanutelli, M.E. What hemodynamic (fNIRS), electrophysiological (EEG) and autonomic integrated measures can tell us about emotional processing, «Brain and Cognition», 95, 67-76.

Balconi, M., Pagani, S. Social hierarchies and emotions: cortical prefrontal activity, facial feedback (EMG) and cognitive performance in a dynamic interaction, «Social Neuroscience», 10(2), 166-178.

Vanutelli, M. E., & Balconi, M. (2015). Empathy and prosocial behaviours. Insights from intra-and inter-species interactions. Rivista internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia, 6(1), 88-109.

Vanutelli, M. E., Lecci, G., & Balconi, M. (2015). Neuropsychological Perspectives in Understanding Affective and Cognitive Impairment in Asperger Syndrome: The Case of Facial Expression of Emotions.

 

2014

Amenta, S., Ferrari, C., Balconi, M. Facial expression decoding in autistic and Asperger children, in Comprehensive guide to autism (V.B. Patel, V. R. Preedy, C.R. Martin, Eds.). Springer, New York, 2014, pp. 1885-1904.

Balconi M., Lecci, G., Trapletti, V. What do facial expressions of emotion express in young children? The relationship between facial display and EMG measures, «Neuropsychological Trends», 15, 7-23.

Balconi, M. (2014). Self-report, personality and autonomic system modulation in response to empathic conflictual vs. non conflictual situation, Cognition and Emotion (in collaboration with A. Bortolotti).

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A., Self-report, personality and autonomic system modulation in response to empathic conflictual versus non conflictual situation, «Cognition and Emotion», 28(1), 153-162.

Balconi, M., Canavesio, Y, Finocchiaro, R. Transcranial magnetic stimulation modulates left premotor cortex activity in facial expression recognition as a function of anxiety level, «Translational Neuroscience», 5(3), 165-172.

Balconi, M., Canavesio, Y., High-frequency rTMS on DLPFC increases prosocial attitude in case of decision to support people, «Social Neuroscience», 9(1), 82-93.

Balconi, M., Cobelli, C., Motivational mechanisms (BAS) and prefrontal cortical activation contribute to recognition memory for emotional words. rTMS effect on performance and EEG (alpha band) measures, «Brain and Language», 137, 77-85.

Balconi, M., Pagani, S. Personality correlates (BAS-BIS), self-perception of social ranking, and cortical (alpha frequency band) modulation in peer-group comparison, «Physiology & Behavior», 133, 207-215.

Balconi, M., Vanutelli, M.E., Finocchiaro, R. Multilevel analysis of facial expressions of emotion and script: self-report (arousal and valence) and psychophysiological correlates, «Behavioral and Brain Functions», 10, Article Number 32 (1-14).

 

2013

Balconi, M. Mismatching feedback and punishment-reward system (BIS/BAS): Effects on FERN and P3 ERP modulation, in Mind and Body Research Summaries, Volume 2 (L.T. Cacioppo, Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2013, pp. 361-362.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A. Conscious and unconscious face recognition is improved by high-frequency rTMS on pre-motor cortex, «Consciousness and Cognition», 22, 771-778.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A. Emotional face recognition, empathic trait (BEES), and cortical contribution in response to positive and negative cues. The effect of rTMS on dorsal medial prefrontal cortex, «Cognitive Neurodynamics», 7, 13-21.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A., Crivelli, D. Self-report measures, facial feedback, and personality differences (BEES) in cooperative vs. noncooperative situations: contribution of the mimic system to the sense of empathy «International Journal of Psychology», 631-640.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A., The “simulation” of the facial expression of emotions in case of short and long stimulus duration. The effect of pre-motor cortex inhibition by rTMS, «Brain and Cognition», 83, 114-120.

Balconi, M., Canavesio, Y, Emotional contagion and trait empathy in prosocial behavior in young people. The contribution of autonomic (facial feedback) and Balanced Emotional Empathy Scale (BEES) measures. «Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology», 1, 41-48.

Balconi, M., Canavesio, Y. High-frequency rTMS improves the facial mimicry and detection responses in an empathic emotional task «Neuroscience», 236, 12-20.

Balconi, M., Canavesio, Y. Prosocial attitudes and empathic behavior in emotional positive versus negative situations. Brain response (ERPs) and source localization (LORETA) analysis. «Cognitive Processing», 14, 63-72.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. Left DLPFC rTMS stimulation reduced the anxiety bias effect or how to restore the positive memory processing in high-anxiety subjects. «Psychiatry Research», 209, 554-559.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on dorsolateral prefrontal cortex improves performance in emotional memory retrieval as a function of level of anxiety and stimulus valence, «Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences», 67, 210-218.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. The role of reward and inhibitory systems in subliminal and supraliminal processing of facial expression of emotions: Brain research contribution, in Mind and Body Research Summaries, Volume 2 (L.T. Cacioppo, Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2013, pp. 351-352.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C., Aversive vs. appetitive emotional stimulus elaboration: Subjective ratings and BIS and BAS effects on psychophysiological and ERPs correlates, in Mind and Body Research Summaries, Volume 2 (L.T. Cacioppo, Ed.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2013, pp. 359-360.

 

2012

Balconi, M, Consciousness and emotion: attentive vs. pre-attentive elaboration of face processing, in Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (N.M. Seel, Ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2012, pp.774-776.

Balconi, M. Amenta, S., Ferrari, C. Emotional decoding in facial expression, scripts and videos: A comparison between normal, autistic and Asperger children, «Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders», 6, 193-203.

Balconi, M. Neuropsychology of facial expressions. The role of consciousness in processing emotional faces. «Neuropsychological Trends», XI, aprile, 19-40.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A. Detection of the facial expression of emotion and self-report measures in empathic situations are influenced by sensorimotor circuit inhibition by low-frequency rTMS, «Brain Stimulation», 5, 330-336.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A. Resonance mechanism in empathic behavior. BEES, BIS/BAS and psychophysiological contribution, «Physiology & Behavior», 105, 298-304.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A., Empathy in cooperative versus non-cooperative situations: the contribution of self-report measures and autonomic responses «Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback», 37, 161-169.

Balconi, M., Falbo, L., Conte, A. V. BIS and BAS correlates with psychophysiological and cortical response systems during aversive and appetitive emotional stimuli processing, «Motivation and Emotion», 36, 218-231.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. Emotional memory retrieval. rTMS stimulation on left DLPFC increases the positive memories, «Brain Imaging and Behavior», 6, 454-461.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. rTMS stimulation on left DLPFC affects emotional cue retrieval as a function of anxiety level and gender, «Depression and Anxiety», 29, 976-982.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. rTMS stimulation on left DLPFC increases the correct recognition of memories for emotional target and distractor words, «Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience», 12, 589-598.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C., Subliminal and supraliminal processing of facial expression of emotions. Brain oscillation contribution «Brain Sciences» 2, 85-100.

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U. Encoding of emotional facial expressions in direct and incidental tasks. An ERP (event related potentials) N200 effect «Journal of Neurotherapy», 16, 92-109.

Campanella, S., Falbo, L., Rossignol, M., Grynberg, D., Balconi, M., Verbanck, P., Maurage, P., Sex differences on emotional processing are modulated by subclinical levels of alexithymia and depression. A preliminary assessment using event-related potentials, «Psychiatry Research, 197, 145-153.

 

2011

Balconi M., Crivelli, D. Bortolotti, A., Detection of facial expression of emotion and self-report measures in empathic situations are influenced by ACC inhibition: rTMS evidences, «Neuropsychological Trends», VIII, novembre, 95-99.

Balconi M., Ferrari, C., Amenta, S. Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex involvement in recognition memory. A rTMS study on stress-related words, «Neuropsychological Trends», VIII, novembre, 100-103.

Balconi, M. Frontal brain oscillations modulation in facial emotion comprehension: The role of reward and inhibitory systems in subliminal and supraliminal processing, «The Journal of Cognitive Psychology», 23, 723-735.

Balconi, M., Bortolotti, A., Gonzaga, L. Emotional face recognition, EMG response, and medial prefrontal activity in empathic behavior, «Neuroscience Research», 71, 251-259.

Balconi, M., Carrera, A., Cross-modal integration of emotional face and voice in congruous and incongruous pairs. The P2 ERP effect, «The Journal of Cognitive Psychology» 23, 132-139.

Balconi, M., Ferrari, C. DLPFC implication in memory processing of affective information. A look on anxiety trait contribution, «Neuropsychological Trends», XI, I, novembre, 53-70.

Balconi, M., In the face of fear: neuropsychological contributions and empirical evidences, in Psychology of fear: New Research (A.D Gervaise, Ed.). Nova Science Publisher, New York, 2011, pp. 31-51.

Balconi, M., Mazza, G., Lateralisation effect in comprehension of emotional facial expression: A comparison between EEG alpha band power and behavioural inhibition (BIS) and activation (BAS) systems, «Laterality», 15, 361-384.

 

2010

Balconi, M. (2010). Detection of facial expression of emotion and self-report measures in empathic situations are influenced by ACC inhibition.

Balconi, M. (2010). Detection of facial expression of emotion and self-report measures in empathic situations are influenced by ACC inhibition. rTMS evidences. Neuropsychological Trends, 8: 101-105. (in collaboration with A. Bortolotti – D. Crivelli).

Balconi, M. (2010). Empatia ed effetti della stimolazione subliminale/sovraliminale nella risposta mimica facciale. Uno studio rTMS, in Atti del Congresso «XVI Congresso annuale Associazione Italiana di Psicologia - Sez. Psicologia Sperimentale» (Bologna, 2-3 settembre 2010), AIP, Bologna (in collaboration with A. Bortolotti - C. Rizzetti).

Balconi, M. (2010). Self-report measures, facial response, and personality differences (BEES) in cooperative vs. non cooperative situations: contribution of the autonomic system to the sense of empathy, in Conference Proceedings «Second Meeting of the Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology» (Amsterdam, 22-24 september 2010), Amsterdam, 2010 (in collaboration with D. Crivelli).

Balconi, M. (2010). The effect of subliminal/supraliminal stimulation on empathy: an rTMS study on the perception of social cues, in Atti del Congresso «World Congress of Neurotechnology» (Roma, 12-14 ottobre 2010), WCNT, Roma 168 (in collaboration with D. Crivelli - A. Bortolotti).

Balconi, M., Prospettive multidimensionali della ricerca scientifica. dagli indici comportamentali alle misure psicofisiologiche nel decoding della mimica emotiva, in Epistemologie della complessità nella ricerca psicologica (C. Galimberti, G. Scaratti, a cura di), Vita & Pensiero, Milano 2010, 19-62.

Balconi. M. (2010). Self-report measures, facial response, and personality differences (BEES) in cooperative vs. non cooperative situations:

contribution of the autonomic system to the sense of empathy, in Atti del Congresso «Mid-Year Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society» (Cracovia, 30 giugno-3 luglio 2010), JINS, Ohio: 221-223 (in collaboration with A. Bortolotti).

rTMS evidences, in Atti del Congresso «Nuove prospettive della stimolazione magnetica transcranica: tra sperimentazione e clinica» (Brescia, 12 novembre 2010), SINC, Brescia: 6 (in collaboration with A. Bortolotti – D. Crivelli).

 

2009

Balconi, M. Brambilla, E., Falbo, L., Appetitive vs. defensive responses to emotional cues. Autonomic measures and brain oscillation modulation, «Brain Research», 1296, 72-84.

Balconi, M. Brambilla, E., Falbo, L., BIS/BAS, cortical oscillations and coherence in response to emotional cues, «Brain Research Bulletin», 80, 151-157.

Balconi, M. Mazza, G., Consciousness and emotion. ERP modulation and attentive vs. pre-attentive elaboration of emotional facial expressions by backward masking, «Motivation and Emotion», 33, 113-124.

Balconi, M., Crivelli, D., Trends in social neuroscience: from biological motion to joint actions, «Neuropsychological Trends», VI, novembre, 71-93.

Balconi, M., Falbo, L., Brambilla, E., BIS/BAS responses to emotional cues: Self-report, autonomic measure and alpha band modulation, «Personality and Individual Differences», 47, 858-863.

Balconi, M., Mazza, G., Brain oscillations and BIS/BAS (behavioral inhibition/activation system) effects on processing masked emotional cues. ERS/ERD and coherence measures of alpha band, «International Journal of Psychophysiology», 74, 158-165.

Balconi, M., Mazza, G., Lateralizzazione corticale nella comprensione di pattern mimici emotivi. Un confronto tra modulazione della banda EEG alfa e i sistemi comportamentali BIS/BAS, «Giornale di Psicologia», 3, 125-140.

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U., Arousal effect on emotional face comprehension. Frequency band changes in different time intervals, «Physiology and Behavior», 97, 455-462.

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U., Event-related oscillations (ERO) and event-related potentials (ERPs) in emotional face recognition. A regression analysis, «International Journal of Neuroscience», 118, 1412-1424.

 

2008

Balconi, M., Emotional face comprehension. Neuropsychological perspectives. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, 2008.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., Consciousness and arousal effects on emotional face processing as revealed by brain oscillations. A gamma band analysis, «International Journal of Psychophysiology», 67, 41-46.

 

2007

Balconi, M., Carrera, A. Emotional representation in facial expression and script: a comparison between normal and autistic children, «Research in Developmental Disabilities», 28, 409-422.

Balconi, M., Carrera, A. Integrazione intersensoriale visivo-uditiva per pattern emotivi. Uno studio psicofisiologico, «Ricerche di Psicologia», 2, 85-110.

Balconi, M., Carrera, A., Cross-modal perception (face and voice) in emotions. ERPs and behavioural measures, «Neuropsychological Trends», I, 43-65.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., Consciousness and emotional facial expression recognition. Subliminal/supraliminal stimulation effect on N200 and P300 ERPs, «Journal of Psychophysiology», 2, 100-108.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., Encoding of emotional facial expressions in direct and incidental tasks: Two event-related potential studies, «Australian Journal of Psychology», 59, 13-23.

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U., Event-related oscillations (EROs) and event-related potentials (ERPs) comparison in facial expression recognition, «Journal of Neuropsychology» 1, 283-294.

 

2006

Balconi, M., Carrera, A., Lessicalizzazione e concettualizzazione delle espressioni facciali delle emozioni. un confronto tra patterns mimici e script emotivi, «Età Evolutiva», 83, 18-31.

Balconi, M., Exploring consciousness in emotional face decoding: An event-related potential analysis, «Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs», 131, 41-69.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., EEG correlates (event-related desynchronization) of emotional face elaboration: a temporal analysis, «Neuroscience Letters», 1-2, 118-123.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., Indici psicofisiologici (potenziali corticali evento-correlati) nel decoding dell’espressione facciale delle emozioni. Effetto della stimolazione sovraliminale e subliminale, «Giornale Italiano di Psicologia», 4 721-754.

Balconi, M., Neuropsicologia dell’espressione facciale delle emozioni. Aracne Editrice, Roma, 2006.

Balconi, M., Neuropsychology and cognition of emotional face comprehension. Research Signpost, Kerala, 2006.

 

2005

Balconi, M. Decoding dell’espressione facciale delle emozioni, arousal e valenza edonica. Analisi mediante potenziali evocati corticali (ERPs), «Ricerche di Psicologia», 2, 7-34.

Balconi, M., An ERP study on facial expression of emotion: Comparison of linguistic and visual semantic decoding, «Perceptual and Motor Skills», 100, 129-134.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C. Consciousness, emotion and face: An event-related potential study, in Consciousness and emotion. Agency, conscious choice, and selective perception (R. Ellis, N. Newton, Eds.), John Benjamins: Philadelphia, 2005, pp.121-135.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., Event-related potentials related to normal and morphed emotional faces, «The Journal of Psychology. Interdisciplinary and Applied», 2, 176-192.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., In the face of emotions: event-related potentials in supraliminal and subliminal facial expression recognition, «Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs», 131, 41-69.

Balconi, M., Lucchiari, C., Morphed facial expressions elicited a N400 ERP effect. A domain-specific semantic module?, «Scandinavian Journal of Psychology», 46, 467-474.

 

2004

Balconi, M., Antonietti, A., Fabio, R.A., Fruizione multimediale, processi attentivi, e rendimento scolastico, «Rassegna di Psicologia», 3, 107-135.

Balconi, M., Neuropsicologia delle emozioni. Carocci Editore, Roma, 2004.

 

2003

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U. ERPs, semantic attribution and facial expression of emotion, «Consciousness and Emotion», 2, 63-80.

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U. Face-selective processing and the effect of pleasant and unpleasant emotional expression on ERP correlate, «International Journal of Psychophysiology», 49, 67-74.

Balconi, M., Pozzoli, U. Potenziali evocati corticali, N400 ed elaborazione di patterns visivi complessi. Analisi dei processi di codifica e riconoscimento di informazioni semantiche, «Ricerche di Psicologia», 2, 35-58.

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