Relevant publications

Publications  (selected)

Piretti, L., Pappaianni, E., Rumiati, R.I., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (under review). The neural signature of shame and guilt: a voxel-based meta-analysis on functional neuroimaging studies and a conceptual proposal.

Grecucci, A., Sorella, S., Consolini, J. (under review). Decoding Individual Differences in Controlling, Expressing and Inhibiting Anger from Structural Brain Networks: a Supervised Machine Learning Approach. Brain Sciences

Zanella, F. Monachesi, B. Grecucci, A. (2022). Resting-state BOLD temporal variability in sensorimotor and salience networks underlies trait Emotional Intelligence and explains differences in Emotion regulation strategies. Scientific Reports

Messina, I., Spataro, P., Grecucci, A., Moskow, D.M., Marogna, C., Dixon-Gordon, K.L. 2022). Difficulties in Interpersonal Regulation of Emotions (DIRE) Questionnaire: Psychometric Properties of the Italian Version and Associations with Psychopathological Symptoms. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment

Consolini J., Sorella S., Grecucci A. (2022). Evidence for lateralized functional connectivity patterns at rest related to the tendency of externalizing or internalizing anger. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience

Lapomarda, G., Valer, S., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (2022). Built to last: Theta and Delta changes in resting-state EEG activity after regulating emotions. Brain and Behavior

 Dadomo, H., Salvato, G., Lapomarda, G., Ciftci, Z., Messina, I., Grecucci, A. (2022). Structural features predict sexual trauma and interpersonal problems in Borderline personality disorder but not in controls: a Multi-voxel pattern analysis. Frontiers in Neuroscience
Grecucci, A., Lapomarda, G., Messina I., Monachesi, B., Sorella, S., Siugzdaite, R (2022). Structural features related to affective instability correctly classify the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. A Supervised Machine Learning approach. Frontiers in Psychiatry

Sorella, S., Vellani, V., Siugzdaite, R., Feraco, P., Grecucci, A. (2021) Structural and functional brain networks of individual differences in trait anger and anger control: an unsupervised machine learning study. European Journal of Neuroscience

Piretti, L., Pappaianni, E., Rumiati, R., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (2021). Dissociating the role of dlPFC and dACC/dmPFC in emotional processing using tDCS

Lapomarda, G., Pappaianni, E., Siugzdaite, R., Sanfey, A.G., Rumiati, R.I., Grecucci, A. (2021). Out of control: An altered parieto-occipital-cerebellar network for impulsivity in bipolar disorder. Behavioural Brain Research
Lapomarda, G., Grecucci, A., Messina, I., Pappaianni, E., Dadomo H. (2021). Common and different gray and white matter alterations in Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorder. Brain Research

Messina, I., Grecucci, A., Viviani, R., (2021). Neurobiological Models of Emotion Regulation: a Meta- analysis of Neuroimaging Studies of Acceptance as an Emotion Regulation Strategy. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience.

Sorella, S., Grecucci, A., Piretti, L., Job, R. (2021). Do anger perception and the experience of anger share common neural mechanisms? Coordinate-based meta-analytic evidence of similar and different mechanisms from functional neuroimaging studies. NeuroImage

Giorgetta, C., Grecucci, A., Graffeo, M., Bonini, N., Ferrario, R., Sanfey, A.G. (2021). Expect the Worst! Expectations and Social Interactive Decision Making. Brain Sciences

Messina, I., Scottà, F., Marchi, A., Grecucci, A., Enrico, B., Sambin, M. (2021). Individualization of psychotherapy on the basis of Ego strength: contrasting two clinical cases of young adults treated with Intensive Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy. Frontiers in Psychology. 

Grecucci, A., Neresini, A., Job, R. (2021). The moral algorithm. Toward a neuropsychological model of shame. In Giacomoni, P., Valentini, N., Dellantonio, S. Eds. The Dark Side: Philosophical Reflections on the “Negative Emotions. Springer
Chiffi, D., Pietarinen, A.V., Grecucci, A. (2021). Meaning and Affect in Placebo Effect. Journal of Medicine & Philosophy

Feruglio, S., Matiz, A., Grecucci, A., Pascut, S., Fabbro, F., & Crescentini, C (2020). Differential Effects of Mindfulness Meditation Conditions on Repetitive Negative Thinking and Subjective Time Perspective: a Randomized Active-Controlled Study. Psychology and health.

Sulpizio, S., Grecucci, A., Job, R. (2020). Tune in to the theta frequency. Oscillatory brain dynamics during the regulation of unpleasant images and words. 

Grecucci, A., Giorgetta C., Lorandini, S., Sanfey, A.G., Bonini, N. (2020). Changing decisions by changing emotions: behavioral and physiological evidence of two emotion regulation strategies. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics.

Saviola, F., Pappaianni, E., Monti, A., Grecucci, A., Jovicich, J., De Pisapia, N. (2020). Separating Trait and State Anxiety in the brain: evidence from Source-Based Morphometry and Functional Connectivity study. Scientific reports, 10:11112.

Grecucci, A., Messina, I., Amodeo, L., Lapomarda, G., Crescentini, C., Dadomo, H., Panzeri, M., Theuninck, A., Frederickson, J. (2020). A dual route model for regulating emotions: Comparing models, techniques and biological mechanisms. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 930.

Feraco, P., Nigro, S.A., Passamonti, L., Grecucci, A., Caligiuri, M.E., Gagliardo, C., Giannì, C., Bacci, A. (2020). Neurochemical correlates of brain atrophy in fibromyalgia syndrome: a magnetic resonance spectroscopy and cortical thickness study. Brain Sciences, 10, 395.
Piretti, L., Pappaianni, E., Lunardelli, A., Zorzenon, I., Ukmar, M., Pesavento, V., Rumiati, R.I., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (2020). The role of amygdala in self-conscious emotions in a patient with acquired bilateral damage. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14:677.

Messina, I., Grecucci, A., Marogna, C., Calvo, V. (2020). Relational Exposure as Mechanisms of Change in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Convergences between Psychotherapy Research and Affective Neuroscience. TPM – Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 27(1),1-14 

Pappaianni, E., De Pisapia, N., Siugzdaite, R., Crescentini, C., Calcagnì, A., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (2019). Less is more: morphometric and psychological differences between low vs high reappraisers. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience
Sorella, S., Lapomarda, G., Messina, I., Siugzdaite, R., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (2019). Testing the expanded continuum hypothesis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Neural and psychological evidence for shared and distinct mechanisms. NeuroImage: Clinical
Grecucci, A., Sulpizio, S., Vespignani, F., Job, R. (2019). Seeing emotions, reading emotions: behavioral and ERPs evidence of the regulation of visual and linguistic stimuli. Plos One
De Panfilis, C., Schito, G., Generali, I., Gozzi, L., Ossola, P., Marchesi, C., Grecucci, A. (2019). Emotions at the border: Increased punishment behavior during fair interpersonal exchanges in Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology

Frederickson, J., Messina, I., Grecucci, A. (2018). Dysregulated Affects and Dysregulating Defenses: toward an emotion regulation informed dynamic psychotherapy. Frontiers in Psychology.

Pappaianni, E., Siugzdaite, R. Vettori, S., Venuti, P., Job, R., Grecucci, A. (2018). Three shades of grey: detecting brain abnormalities in children with autism by using Source-, Voxel- and Surface-based Morphometry. European Journal of Neuroscience, 47(6), 690-700.

Grecucci, A., Messina, I., Dadomo, A. (2018). Decoupling internalized dysfunctional attachments: a combined ACT and Schema Therapy approach. Frontiers in Psychology.

Chiffi, D., Pietarinen, A.V., Grecucci, A. (in press). Meaning and Affect in Placebo Effect. Journal of Medicine & Philosophy

Dadomo, H., Panzeri, M. Caponcello, D., Carmelita, A., Grecucci, A., (2018). Schema therapy for emotional dysregulation in personality disorders: a review. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 31(1), 43-49

Bonini, N., Grecucci, A., Nicolè, M., Savadori, L. (2018). Reduced risk-taking after prior losses in pathological gamblers under treatment and healthy control group but not in problem gamblers. Journal of Gambling Studies, 4(2), 429-447

Grecucci, A., Siugzdaite, R., Job, R. (Editors) (2017). Advanced Neuroimaging Methods for Studying Autism Disorder. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Special issue.

Grecucci, A., Job, R., Frederickson, J. (Editors) (2017). Advances in Emotion Regulation: from Neuroscience to Psychotherapy. Frontiers in Psychology, Special issue.
Carpentari, S., Grecucci, A., Giorgetta, C. (2017). Parkinson Disease: A study on shame and cognitive reappraisal. Proceedings of Rome Workshop on Experimental Psychopathology 2017.

Dadomo, H., Grecucci, A., Giardini, I., Ugolini, E., Carmelita, A., Panzeri, M. (2016). Schema Therapy for Emotional Dysregulation: Theoretical Implication and Clinical Application. Frontiers in Psychology, 7

Grecucci, A., Chiffi, D., Di Marzio, F., Frederickson, J., Job, R. (2016). Anxiety and its regulation: Neural mechanisms and regulation techniques according to the Experiential-Dynamic approach. Durbano, F., Marchesi, B. (Ed). New Developments in Anxiety Disorders. InTech publishing. ISBN 978-953-51-2792-5

Grecucci, A., Rubicondo D., Siugzdaite, R., Surian, L., Job, R. (2016). Uncovering social deficits in autistic individuals: A source based morphometry study. Frontiers in Neuroscience
Pappaianni, E., Siugzdaite, R., Grecucci, A. (2016). An abnormal cerebellar network in children with autistic spectrum disorder: a morphometric study. Autism Open Access, 6, 3.
Grecucci, A., Thneuick, A., Frederickson, J., Job, R. (2015). Mechanisms of social emotion regulation: from neuroscience to psychotherapy. In Bryant, M.L. (editor), “Handbook on Emotion Regulation: Processes, Cognitive Effects and Social Consequences”. Nova Publishing.
Grecucci, A., Job, R. (2015). Rethinking reappraisal: insights from Affective Neuroscience. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, e102.
Grecucci, A., De Pisapia, N., Venuti, P., Palladino, M.P. Job, R. (2015). Baseline and strategic mindful regulation: behavioral and physiological investigation. Plos One, 10(1): e0116541.

Grecucci, A., Pappaianni E., Siugzdaite, R.,  Thneuick, A., Job, R. (2015). Mindful emotion regulation: psychological and neural mechanisms. BioMed Research, 2015:670724.
Grecucci, A. Sanfey, A.G. (2014). Emotion Regulation and Decision Making. In Gross J.J. (Eds) “Handbook of Emotion Regulation”. The Guilford Press.

Grecucci, A., Giorgetta, C., Rattin, A., Guerreschi, C., Sanfey, A.  Bonini, N. (2014). Time devours things: how time and impulsivity affect temporal decisions in pathological gambling. Plos One, 9(10), e109197.

Giorgetta, C., Grecucci, A., Rattin, A. Guerreschi, C., Sanfey, A., Bonini, N. (2014). To play or not to play: A personal dilemma in pathological gambling. Psychiatry Research, 219(3), 562-9

Grecucci, A., Giorgetta, C., M. Bonini, N., Sanfey, A. (2013). Reappraising social emotions: the role of inferior frontal gyrus, temporo-parietal junction and insula in interpersonal regulation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 523.

Grecucci, A., Giorgetta, C., van Wout, M., Bonini, N., Sanfey, A. (2013). Reappraising the Ultimatum: an fMRI study of emotion regulation and decision-making. Cerebral Cortex, 23(2), 399-410

Grecucci, A., Giorgetta, C., Brambilla, P., Zanon, S., Perini, L. Balestrieri, M. Bonini, N., Sanfey, A., (2013). Anxious Ultimatums. How Anxiety Affects Socio-economic Decisions. Cognition & Emotion. 27(2), 230-44
Grecucci, A., Rumiati, R., R. Siugzdaite, Londero, D., Fabbro, F., Brabilla, P. (2013). Emotional resonance deficits in autistic children. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 43(3),616-28.

Grecucci, A., Giorgetta, C., Bonini, N., Sanfey, A.  (2013). Living emotions, avoiding emotions: behavioral investigation of the regulation of socially driven emotions. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 616.
Grecucci, A. (2012). Il Conflitto Epistemologico. Psicoanalisi e Neuroscienze dei Processi Anticonoscitivi. Edizioni Psychostore, Francavilla al Mare, Italia. ISBN: 9788889845752

Giorgetta, C., Grecucci, A., Bonini, N., Coricelli, G., Sanfey, A. (2012). Waves of regret: a MEG study of emotion and decision making. Neuropsychologia, 51(1), 38-51.

Giorgetta, C., Grecucci, A., Zanon, S., Perini, L. Balestrieri, M. Bonini, N., Sanfey, A., Brambilla, P. (2012). Reduced risk-taking behaviour as a trait feature of anxiety. Emotion, 12(6), 1373-83.

Crescentini, C., Mengotti, P., Grecucci, A., Rumiati, R.I. (2011) The effect of observed biological and non biological movements on action imitation: an fMRI study. Brain Research, 1420, 80-92.

Grecucci, A., Koch, I., Rumiati, I.R. (2011). The role of emotional context in facilitating imitative actions. Acta Psychologica. 138(2), 311-315.

Roshtstein, P. Soto, D., Grecucci, A., Geng, J.J., Humphreys, G.W. (2011). The role of the pulvinar in resolving competition between memory and visual selection: A functional connectivity study. Neuropsychologia, 49(6), 1544-52.

Grecucci, A., Soto, D., Rumiati, R., Humphreys, G.W., Roshtstein, P. (2010). The Interrelations between Verbal Working Memory and Visual Selection of Emotional Faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(6), 1189-1200.

Grecucci, A., Siugzaidte, R., Crescentini, C. (2008). Vicarius function in the motor cortex: a computational study. Neuroscience letters, 434(2), 185-190.

Grecucci, A., Cooper, R., Rumiati, I.R. (2007). A computational model of action resonance and its modulation by emotional stimulation. Cognitive Systems Research, 8(3), 143-160.