Center for Cognitive Science
Mauro Adenzato      Mauro Adenzato

Degree in Psychology
Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences
Associate Professor

tel: 0039 011 670.3039

Valutazione qualita' didattica (Psicologia generale, CdL Scienze e Tecniche Psicologiche)  
Valutazione qualita' didattica (Basi cognitive e neurali dell'interazione sociale, CdL Scienze del Corpo e della Mente)  
Valutazione qualita' didattica (Psicologia generale e della comunicazione, CdL Scienze della Comunicazione)  

>  Google Scholar profile
>  Academia profile
>  Research Gate profile

Selected publications

Adenzato M., Brambilla M., Manenti R., De Lucia L., Trojano L., Garofalo S., Enrici I., Cotelli M. (2017).
Gender differences in cognitive Theory of Mind revealed by transcranial direct current stimulation on medial prefrontal cortex.
Scientific Reports 7, 41219. doi: 10.1038/srep41219.
>  PDF
>  Journal link

Di Tella M., Enrici I., Castelli L., Colonna F., Fusaro E., Ghiggia A., Romeo A., Tesio V., Adenzato M. (2017).
Alexithymia, not fibromyalgia, predicts the attribution of pain to anger-related facial expressions.
Journal of Affective Disorders, 227, 272-279.
>  PDF

Enrici I., Mitkova A., Castelli L., Lanotte M., Lopiano L., Adenzato M. (2017).
Deep Brain Stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus does not negatively affect social cognitive abilities of patients with Parkinson's disease.
Scientific Reports 7, 9413. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09737-6.
>  PDF
>  Journal link

Mitkova A., Ardito R.B., Castelli L., Azzaro C., Adenzato M., Enrici I. (2017).
Parkinson's disease: Clinical profile and social cognition.
In: A. Simon (ed.),
Neurodegenerative Diseases: Overview, Perspectives and Emerging Treatments. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 35-69.

Poletti M., Cavallo M., Adenzato M. (2017).
Detecting dysexecutive syndrome in neurodegenerative diseases: Are we using an appropriate approach and effective diagnostic tools?
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 88, 195, doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2016-314744.
>  PDF

Tettamanti M., Vaghi M.M., Bara B.G., Cappa S.F., Enrici I., Adenzato M. (2017).
Effective connectivity gateways to the Theory of Mind network in processing communicative intention.
NeuroImage, 155, 169-176.
>  PDF

Bara B.G., Enrici I., Adenzato M. (2016).
At the core of pragmatics: The neural substrates of communicative intentions.
In: G.S. Hickok, S.L. Small (eds.),
Neurobiology of Language. New York, Elsevier/Academic Press, 675-685.

Brambilla M., Manenti R., De Girolamo G., Adenzato M., Bocchio-Chiavetto L., Cotelli M. (2016).
Effects of intranasal oxytocin on long-term memory in healthy humans: A systematic review.
Drug Development Research, 77, 479-488.
>  PDF

Di Tella M., Castelli L., Colonna F., Fusaro E., Torta R., Ardito R.B., Adenzato M. (2015).
Theory of Mind and emotional functioning in fibromyalgia syndrome: An investigation of the relationship between social cognition and executive function.
PLoS ONE, 10 (1): e0116542. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116542.
>  PDF
>  Journal link

Enrici I., Adenzato M., Ardito R.B., Mitkova A., Cavallo M., Zibetti M. Lopiano L., Castelli L. (2015).
Emotion processing in Parkinson's disease: A three-level study on recognition, representation, and regulation.
PLoS ONE, 10 (6): e0131470. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131470.
>  PDF
>  Journal link

Fontana E., Adenzato M. (2015).
The grammar of social relationships: From language to social cognition.
NeaScience: Neuroscienze, Psicologia e Riabilitazione, 9, 187-190.

Vicino B., Adenzato M., Ardito R.B. (2015).
Programmi di prevenzione e trattamento per madri di bambini nati pretermine: stato dell'arte e prospettive alla luce della teoria dell'attaccamento.
Quaderni di Psicoterapia Cognitiva, 36, 85-102.
>  PDF

Ardito R.B., Vicino B., Adenzato M. (2014).
Nascita pretermine e attaccamento: Stili di interazione e profili psicologici.
Attaccamento e Sistemi Complessi, 2, 43-56.
>  PDF

Vicari G., Adenzato M. (2014).
Is recursion language-specific? Evidence of recursive mechanisms in the structure of intentional action.
Consciousness and Cognition, 26, 169-188.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Poletti M. (2013).
Theory of Mind abilities in neurodegenerative diseases: An update and a call to introduce mentalizing tasks in standard neuropsychological assessments.
Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 10, 226-234.
>  PDF

Cavallo M., Trivelli F., Adenzato M., Bidoia E., Giaretto R.M., Oliva F., Ostacoli L., Sala A., Picci R.L. (2013).
Do neuropsychological and social cognition abilities in schizophrenia change after intensive cognitive training? A pilot study.
Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 10, 202-211.
>  PDF

Poletti M., Adenzato M. (2013).
Theory of Mind in non-autistic psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence.
Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 10, 188-195.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Garbarini F. (2012).
Embodied cognition.
In: Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. New York, Springer Science, 1114-1116.

Adenzato M., Todisco P., Ardito R.B. (2012).
Social cognition in anorexia nervosa: Evidence of preserved Theory of Mind and impaired emotional functioning.
PLoS ONE, 7 (8): e44414. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044414.
>  PDF
>  Journal link

Ardito R.B., Adenzato M. (2012).
Aspetti psico-neurobiologici dell'attaccamento.
Rivista per le Medical Humanities, 22, 24-28.
>  PDF

Ardito R.B., Adenzato M. (2012).
In: Dizionario Internazionale di Psicoterapia. Milano, Garzanti Editore.

Poletti M., Enrici I., Adenzato M. (2012).
Cognitive and affective Theory of Mind in neurodegenerative diseases: Neuropsychological, neuroanatomical and neurochemical levels.
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 36, 2147-2164.
>  PDF

Bara B.G., Ciaramidaro A., Walter H., Adenzato M. (2011).
Intentional minds: A philosophical analysis of intention tested through fMRI experiments involving people with schizophrenia, people with autism, and healthy individuals.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:7. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00007.
>  PDF
>  Journal link

Bara B.G., Enrici I., Cappa S., Tettamanti M., Adenzato M. (2011).
Processing communicative intentions recruits a common neural network regardless of the expressive modalities.
In: A. Karmiloff-Smith, B. Kokinov, N. Nersessian (eds.),
European Perspectives on Cognitive Science. Sofia, New Bulgarian University Press, 1-6.

Cavallo M., Adenzato M., MacPherson S.E., Karwig G., Enrici I., Abrahams S. (2011).
Evidence of social understanding impairment in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
PLoS ONE, 6 (10): e25948. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025948.
>  PDF
>  Journal link
>  On-line material  

Cavallo M., Enrici I., Adenzato M. (2011).
The comprehension of social situations in a small group of patients with frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Acta Neuropsychologica, 9, 167-176.
>  PDF
>  On-line material  

Enrici I., Adenzato M., Cappa S., Bara B.G., Tettamanti M. (2011).
Intention processing in communication: A common brain network for language and gestures.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 2415-2431.
>  PDF
>  On-line material  

Poletti M., Enrici I., Bonuccelli U., Adenzato M. (2011).
Theory of Mind in Parkinson's disease.
Behavioural Brain Research, 219, 342-350.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Cavallo M., Enrici I. (2010).
Theory of Mind ability in the behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementia: An analysis of the neural, cognitive, and social levels.
Neuropsychologia, 48, 2-12.
>  PDF

Bara B.G., Ciaramidaro A., Adenzato M., Vasic N., Ardito R.B., Erk S., Walter H. (2009).
Hyperintentionality in schizophrenia: An fMRI study.
In: N. Taatgen, H. van Rijn, J. Nerbonne & L. Schomaker (eds.),
Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX, Cognitive Science Society, Inc., 2855-2859.

Calabria M., Cotelli M., Adenzato M., Zanetti O., Miniussi C. (2009).
Empathy and emotion recognition in semantic dementia: A case report.
Brain and Cognition, 70, 247-252.
>  PDF

Cavallo M., Enrici I., Abrahams S., MacPherson S.E., Cotelli M., Frisoni G., Adenzato M. (2009).
Knowing how to behave properly: Preliminary evidence of defective 'social understanding' in neurodegenerative diseases.
Confinia Neuropsychiatrica, 4, 7-14.
>  PDF

Cavallo M., Enrici I., MacPherson S.E., Abrahams S., Adenzato M. (2009).
La Teoria della Mente nei disturbi neurodegenerativi: La comprensione del comportamento sociale altrui in persone con Malattia del Motoneurone.
Sistemi Intelligenti, 3, 455-471.
>  PDF
>  On-line material  

Walter H., Ciaramidaro A., Adenzato M., Vasic N., Ardito R.B., Erk S., Bara B.G. (2009).
Dysfunction of the social brain in schizophrenia is modulated by intention type: An fMRI study.
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 166-176.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Bucciarelli M. (2008).
Recognition of mistakes and deceits in communicative interactions.
Journal of Pragmatics, 40, 608-629.
>  PDF

Ciaramidaro A., Adenzato M., Enrici I., Erk S., Pia L., Bara B.G., Walter H. (2007).
The intentional network: How the brain reads varieties of intentions.
Neuropsychologia, 45, 3105-3113.
>  PDF

Tamietto M., Adenzato M., Geminiani G., de Gelder B. (2007).
Fast recognition of social emotions takes the whole brain: Interhemispheric cooperation in the absence of cerebral asymmetry.
Neuropsychologia, 45, 836-843.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Ardito R.B., Izard E. (2006).
Impact of maternal directiveness and overprotectiveness on the personality development of a sample of individuals with acquired blindness.
Social Behavior and Personality, 34, 17-26.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Garbarini F. (2006).
The As If in cognitive science, neuroscience and anthropology: A journey among robots, blacksmiths, and neurons.
Theory & Psychology, 16, 747-759.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Meini C., eds. (2006).
Psicologia evoluzionistica (pp. XXXIII+273) [Book]. Torino, Bollati Boringhieri.
>  Scheda libro
>  Recensione Sole 24 Ore  
>  Recensione Indice dei Libri  
>  Recensione Giornale di Filosofia
>  Intervista a Radio 24

Adenzato M., Meini C. (2006).
Darwin e la psicologia: un'alleanza possibile.
In: M. Adenzato, C. Meini (eds.),
Psicologia evoluzionistica. Torino, Bollati Boringhieri, XI-XXXIII.

Becchio C., Adenzato M., Bara B.G. (2006).
How the brain understands intention: Different neural circuits identify the componential features of motor and prior intentions.
Consciousness and Cognition, 15, 64-74.
>  PDF

Tamietto M., Torrini G., Adenzato M., Pietrapiana P., Rago R., Perino C. (2006).
To drive or not to drive (after TBI)? A review of the literature and its implications for rehabilitation and future research.
NeuroRehabilitation, 21, 81-92.
>  PDF

Tinti C., Adenzato M., Tamietto M., Cornoldi C. (2006).
Visual experience is not necessary for efficient survey spatial cognition: Evidence from blindness.
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 1306-1328.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Becchio C., Bertone C., Tuomela R. (2005).
Neural correlates underlying action-intention and aim-intention.
In: B.G. Bara, L. Barsalou, M. Bucciarelli (eds.),
Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 62-66.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Enrici I. (2005).
Comprendere le menti altrui: meccanismi neurocognitivi dell'interazione sociale.
Quaderni di Psicoterapia Cognitiva, 16, 14-28.
>  PDF

Ardito R.B., Adenzato M., Dell'Osbell G., Izard E., Veglia F. (2004).
Attachment representations in adults with congenital blindness: Association with maternal interactive behaviors during childhood.
Psychological Reports, 95, 263-274.
>  PDF

Garbarini F., Adenzato M. (2004).
At the root of embodied cognition: Cognitive science meets neurophysiology.
Brain and Cognition, 56, 100-106.
>  PDF

Walter H., Adenzato M., Ciaramidaro A., Enrici I., Pia L., Bara B.G. (2004).
Understanding intentions in social interactions: The role of the anterior paracingulate cortex.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 1854-1863.
>  PDF
>  On-line material  

Adenzato M. (2002).
Processi cognitivi nel riconoscimento dell'inganno: credenze condivise e livelli di complessita'.
Ricerche di Psicologia, 25, 31-72.

Adenzato M., Bara B.G., Cutica I., Tirassa M. (2002).
Competenza linguistica ed extralinguistica nel trauma cranio-encefalico chiuso.
Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 29, 591-609.
>  PDF

Adenzato M., Latini Corazzini L. (2002).
Percezione e attenzione.
In: G. Pravettoni, M. Miglioretti (eds.),
Processi cognitivi e personalita'. Introduzione alla Psicologia. Milano, Franco Angeli, 48-66.

Sacco K., Bucciarelli M., Adenzato M. (2002).
La comprensione dei connettivi in contesti certi e incerti.
Ricerche di Psicologia, 25, 95-120.

Adenzato M. (2001).
L'approccio della Psicologia evoluzionistica allo studio dell'architettura cognitiva umana. Il caso dell'inganno.
Sistemi Intelligenti, 13, 53-76.
>  PDF

Sacco K., Bucciarelli M., Adenzato M. (2001).
Mental models and the meaning of connectives: A study on children, adolescents and adults.
In: J.D. Moore, K. Stenning (eds.),
Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 875-880.
>  PDF

Adenzato M. (2000).
Gene-culture coevolution does not replace standard evolutionary theory. A commentary on ''Niche construction, biological evolution, and cultural change'' by Laland K.N., Odling-Smee J., Feldman M.W.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 146.
>  PDF

Bara B.G., Adenzato M. (2000).
L'evoluzione del metodo nella scienza cognitiva.
In: M. Di Giandomenico (ed.),
L'uomo e la macchina trent'anni dopo. Filosofia e informatica ieri e oggi. Bari, Laterza, 187-203.

Adenzato M., Ardito R.B. (1999).
The role of theory of mind and deontic reasoning in the evolution of deception.
In: M. Hahn, S.C. Stoness (eds.),
Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 7-12.
>  PDF

Ardito R.B., Adenzato M. (1998).
Lo stato dell'arte in psicoterapia cognitiva: un invito alla discussione.
Quaderni di Psicoterapia Cognitiva, 2, 74-85.

Copyright Notice
The documents distributed here have been provided as a means to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work on a noncommercial basis. Copyright and all rights therein are maintained by the authors or by other copyright holders. It is understood that all persons copying this information will adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. These works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

Center for Cognitive Science  ::  via Po, 14 10123 Torino, Italy  ::  tel (+39) 011 6703051 - fax (+39) 011 8146231