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Lucia Amoruso

Postdoctoral Researcher

Cognitive Neuroscience, Proactive brain, Action prediction, Contextual modulations, Autism

E-Mail: l.amoruso@bcbl.eu
Tel.: +34 943 309 300 Ext.: 231

Publications

  • Finisguerra, A., Amoruso, L., Makris, S., Urgesi, C., ( 2017 ) Dissociated Representations of Deceptive Intentions and Kinematic Adaptations in the Observer’s Motor System Cerebral Cortex (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhw346).
  • Amoruso, L., Ibañez, A., Fonseca, B., Gadea, S., Sedeno, L., Sigman, M., Garcia, A.M., Fraiman, R., Fraiman, D. , ( 2017 ) Variability in functional brain networks predicts expertise during action observation. NeuroImage, pii: S1053-8119(16)30516-X.
  • Amoruso, L., Urgesi, C., ( 2016 ) Contextual modulation of motor resonance during the observation of everyday actions. NeuroImage, 134:74-84.
  • Amoruso, L., Finisguerra, A., Urgesi, C., ( 2016 ) Tracking the Time Course of Top-Down Contextual Effects on Motor Responses during Action Comprehension. The Journal of Neuroscience, 36(46):11590-11600.
  • Amoruso, L., Urgesi, C., ( 2015 ) Familiarity modulates motor activation while observing other species’ actions: A magnetic stimulation study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 43(6):765-72.
  • Amoruso, L., Sedeño L., Huepe D., Tomio A., Kamienkowsky J., Hurtado E., Cardona J.F., Alvarez-González M.A., Reiznik A., Sigman M., Manes F., Ibañez A., ( 2015 ) Time to Tango: Expertise and contextual anticipation during action observation. NeuroImage, 98:366-85.
  • Cardona, J.F., Kargieman, L., Sinay, V., Gershanik, O., Gelormini, C., Roca, M., Bekinschtein, T., Amoruso, L., Manes, F., Ibañez, A. , ( 2014 ) How embodied is action language? Cognition,131: 311-322.
  • Cardona, J.F., Sinay, V., Amoruso, L., Hesse, E., Manes, F., Ibañez, A. , ( 2014 ) The impact of neuromyelitis optica on the recognition of emotional facial expressions: A preliminary report. Social Neuroscience, 11: 1-6.
  • Cardona, J.F., Gershanik, O., Gelormini, C., Houck, A., Cardona, S., Kargieman, L., Trujillo-Orrego, N., Arévalo, A., Amoruso, L., Manes, F., Ibañez, A. , ( 2013 ) Action-Verb Processing in Parkinson’s disease: New pathways for Motor-Language Coupling. Brain structure & function, 218(6): 1355-1373.
  • Ibañez, A., Cardona, J.F., Dos Santos, Y., Blenkmann, A., Aravena, P., Roca, M., Hurtado, E., Nerguizian, M., Amoruso, L., Gómez Arévalo, A., Chade, A.R., Dubrovsky, A., Gershanik, O., Kochen, S., Glenberg, A., Manes, F., Bekinschtein, T., ( 2013 ) Motor-language coupling: Direct evidence from early Parkinson’s disease and intracranial cortical recordings. Cortex, 49(4): 968-984.
  • Amoruso, L., Gelormini, C., Aboitiz, F., Alvarez-González, M.A., Manes, F., Cardona, J.F., Ibañez, A. , ( 2013 ) N400 ERPs for actions: Building meaning in context. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7: 57.
  • Barttfeld, P., Amoruso, L., Ais, J., Cukier, S., Bavassi, L., Tomio, A., Manes, F., Ibañez, A., Sigman, M. , ( 2013 ) Organization of brain networks governed by long-range connections index autistic traits in the general population. J Neurodev Disord, 5(1): 16.
  • Amoruso, L., Cardona, J.F., Melloni, M., Sedeño, L., Ibañez, A. , ( 2012 ) Contextual Impairments in Schizophrenia and the FN400. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6: 191.
  • Ibañez, A., Riveros, R., Hurtado, E., Gleichgerrcht, E., Urquina, H., Herrera, E., Amoruso, L., Martin-Reyes, M., Manes, F. , ( 2012 ) The face and its emotion: Cortical Deficits in Structural Processing and Emotional Discrimination in Schizophrenic and Relatives. Psychiatry Research, 195(1-2): 18-26.
  • Amoruso, L., Couto, J.B., Ibañez, A. , ( 2011 ) Beyond extrastriate body area (EBA) and fusiform body area (FBA): Context integration in the meaning of actions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, (5): 124.