Roberto Dell'Acqua

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Padova

Location
Padova, Italy
Discipline
Psychology
Interests
Visual attention and visual short-term memory
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About

Born in Milan (IT) on July 4, 1966.
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Publications

The distractor frequency effect in the colour-naming Stroop task: An overt naming event-related potential study.

Navarrete E, Sessa P, Peressotti F, Dell'Acqua R

Journal of Cognitive Psychology (2015)

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The attentional blink impairs detection and delays encoding of visual information: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Dell'Acqua R, Dux P, Wyble B, Doro M, Sessa P, Meconi F et al.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2015)

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Taking one's time in feeling other-race pain: An event-related potential investigation on the time-course of cross-racial empathy.

Sessa P, Meconi F, Castelli L, Dell'Acqua R

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (2014)

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The attentional blink freezes spatial attention allocation to targets, not distractors: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Pomerleau V, Fortier-Gauthier U, Corriveau I, McDonald J, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

Brain Research (2014)

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Colour-specific differences in attentional deployment for equiluminant pop-out colours: Evidence from lateralised potentials.

Pomerleau V, Fortier-Gauthier U, Corriveau I, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

International Journal of Psychophysiology (2014)

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On the costs of lag-1 sparing.

Dux P, Wyble B, Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (2014)

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Number-space interactions in the human parietal cortex: Enlightening the SNARC effect with functional near-infrared spectroscopy.

Cutini S, Scarpa F, Scatturin P, Dell'Acqua R, Zorzi M

Cerebral Cortex (2014)

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The "red-alert" effect in visual search: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Fortier-Gauthier U, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

Psychophysiology (2013)

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N1pc reversal following repeated eccentric visual stimulation.

Casiraghi M, Fortier-Gauthier U, Sessa P, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

Psychophysiology (2013)

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A reference-channel based methodology to improve estimation of event-related hemodynamic response from fNIRS measurements.

Scarpa F, Brigadoi S, Cutini S, Scatturin P, Zorzi M, Dell'Acqua R et al.

NeuroImage (2013)

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Event-related potential evidence for two functionally dissociable sources of semantic effects in the attentional blink.

Peressotti F, Pesciarelli F, Mulatti C, Dell'Acqua R

PLoS ONE (2012)

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Electrophysiological evidence of multitasking impairment of attentional deployment reflects target-specific processing, not distractor inhibition.

Corriveau I, Fortier-Gauthier U, Pomerleau V, McDonald J, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

International Journal of Psychophysiology (2012)

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Exploring the role of primary and supplementary motor areas in simple motor tasks with fNIRS.

Brigadoi S, Cutini S, Scarpa F, Scatturin P, Dell'Acqua R

Cognitive Processing (2012)

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Contralateral cortical organisation of information in visual short-term memory: Evidence from lateralized brain activity during retrieval.

Fortier-Gauthier U, Moffat N, Dell'Acqua R, McDonald J, Jolicœur P

Neuropsychologia (2012)

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Sparing from the attentional blink is not spared from structural limitations.

Dell'Acqua R, Dux P, Wyble B, Jolicœur P

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2012)

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Surfing the attentional waves during visual curve tracing: Evidence from the sustained posterior contralateral negativity.

Lefebvre C, Dell'Acqua R, Roelfsema P, Jolicœur P

Psychophysiology (2011)

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Look out for strangers! Sustained neural activity during visual working memory maintenance of other-race faces is modulated by implicit racial prejudice.

Sessa P, Tomelleri S, Luria R, Castelli L, Reynolds M, Dell'Acqua R

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (2012)

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What phonological facilitation tells about semantic interference: A dual-task study.

Ayora P, Peressotti F, Alario F, Mulatti C, Pluchino P, Job R et al.

Frontiers in Psychology (2011)

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Unitary attention in callosal agenesis.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P, Lassonde M, Angrilli A, De Bastiani P, Pascali A

Cognitive Neuropsychology (2005)

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Interhemispheric ERP asymmetries over inferior parietal cortex reveal differential visual working memory maintenance for fearful versus neutral facial identities.

Sessa P, Luria R, Gotler A, Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Psychophysiology (2011)

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Bayesian filtering of human brain hemodynamic activity elicited by visual short-term maintenance recorded through functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS).

Scarpa F, Cutini S, Scatturin P, Dell'Acqua R, Sparacino G

Optics Express (2010)

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Selective activation of the superior frontal gyrus in task-switching: An event-related fNIRS study.

Cutini S, Scatturin P, Menon E, Bisiacchi P, Gamberini L, Zorzi M et al.

NeuroImage (2008)

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A hemodynamic correlate of lateralized visual short-term memories.

Cutini S, Scarpa F, Scatturin P, Jolicœur P, Pluchino P, Zorzi M et al.

Neuropsychologia (2011)

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Visual short-term memory capacity for simple and complex objects.

Luria R, Sessa P, Gotler A, Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2010)

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Visual encoding of patterns is subject to dual-task interference.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

Memory & Cognition (2000)

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Attentional requirements for the selection of words from different grammatical categories.

Ayora P, Janssen N, Dell'Acqua R, Alario F

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition (2009)

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Reevaluating encoding-capacity limitations as a cause of the attentional blink.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P, Luria R, Pluchino P

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (2009)

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ERP evidence for ultra-fast semantic processing in the picture-word interference paradigm.

Dell'Acqua R, Sessa P, Pesciarelli F, Mulatti C, Navarrete E, Grainger J

Frontiers in Psychology (2010)

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Short-term consolidation of individual identities leads to lag-1 sparing.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P, Pascali A, Pluchino P

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (2007)

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Attentional blink and selection in the tactile domain.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P, Sessa P, Turatto M

European Journal of Cognitive Psychology (2006)

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Attentional control and capture in the attentional blink paradigm: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Jolicœur P, Sessa P, Dell'Acqua R, Robitaille N

European Journal of Cognitive Psychology (2006)

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Selective effect of closed-head injury on central resource allocation: Evidence from dual-task performance.

Dell'Acqua R, Stablum F, Galbiati S, Spannocchi G, Cerri C

Experimental Brain Research (2001)

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Multitasking costs in close-head injury patients: A fine-grained analysis.

Dell'Acqua R, Pashler H, Stablum F

Experimental Brain Research (2003)

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Central processing overlap modulates P3 latency.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P, Vespignani F, Toffanin P

Experimental Brain Research (2005)

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The demonstration of short-term consolidation.

Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Cognitive Psychology (1998)

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Unconscious semantic priming from pictures.

Dell'Acqua R, Grainger J

Cognition (1999)

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Naming times and standardized norms for the Italian PD/DPSS set of 266 pictures: Direct comparisons with American, English, French, and Spanish published databases.

Dell'Acqua R, Lotto L, Job R

Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers (2000)

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P3 latency shifts in the attentional blink: Further evidence for second target processing postponement.

Sessa P, Luria R, Verleger R, Dell'Acqua R

Brain Research (2007)

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Short-term consolidation of visual patterns interferes with visuo-spatial attention: Converging evidence from human electrophysiology.

Robitaille N, Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R, Sessa P

Brain Research (2007)

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Semantic and repetition priming within the attentional blink: An event-related brain potential (ERP) investigation study.

Pesciarelli F, Kutas M, Dell'Acqua R, Peressotti F, Job R, Urbach T

Biological Psychology (2007)

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The attentional blink within and across the hemispheres: Evidence from a patient with a complete section of the corpus callosum.

Ptito A, Brisson B, Dell'Acqua R, Lassonde M, Jolicœur P

Biological Psychology (2009)

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Four-dot masking produces the attentional blink.

Dell'Acqua R, Pascali A, Jolicœur P, Sessa P

Vision Research (2003)

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Electrophysiological evidence of enhanced cortical activity in the human brain during visual curve tracing.

Lefebvre C, Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Vision Research (2010)

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Attentional and structural constraints on visual encoding.

Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Psychological Research (1999)

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Is global shape sufficient for automatic object identification?

Dell'Acqua R, Job R, Grainger J

Visual Cognition (2001)

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A neuropsychological assessment of dual-task costs in closed-head injury patients using Cohen's effect size estimation method.

Dell'Acqua R, Sessa P, Pashler H

Psychological Research (2006)

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On the control of visual spatial attention: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Jolicœur P, Sessa P, Dell'Acqua R, Robitaille N

Psychological Research (2006)

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On the representation of words and nonwords in visual short-term memory: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Predovan D, Prime D, Arguin M, Gosselin F, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

Psychophysiology (2009)

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Spatial layout of letters in nonwords affects visual short-term memory load: Evidence from human electrophysiology.

Prime D, Dell'Acqua R, Arguin M, Gosselin F, Jolicœur P

Psychophysiology (2011)

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Spatial attention freezes during the attention blink.

Dell'Acqua R, Sessa P, Jolicœur P, Robitaille N

Psychophysiology (2006)

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The interdependence of spatial attention and lexical access as revealed by early asymmetries in occipito-parietal ERP activity.

Dell'Acqua R, Pesciarelli F, Jolicœur P, Eimer M, Peressotti F

Psychophysiology (2007)

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Object-substitution masking modulates spatial attention deployment and the encoding of information in visual short-term memory: Insights from occipito-parietal ERP components.

Prime D, Pluchino P, Eimer M, Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P

Psychophysiology (2011)

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Attentional capture by visual singletons is mediated by top-down task set: New evidence from the N2pc component.

Kiss M, Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R, Eimer M

Psychophysiology (2008)

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Cross-modal attentional deficits in processing tactile stimulation.

Dell'Acqua R, Turatto M, Jolicœur P

Perception & Psychophysics (2001)

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Electrophysiological evidence of visual encoding deficits in a cross-modal attentional blink paradigm.

Dell'Acqua R, Jolicœur P, Pesciarelli F, Job R, Palomba D

Psychophysiology (2003)

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Is object recognition automatic?

Dell'Acqua R, Job R

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (1998)

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The picture-word interference effect is not a Stroop effect.

Dell'Acqua R, Job R, Peressotti F, Pascali A

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2007)

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Bidirectional semantic priming in the attentional blink.

Potter M, Dell'Acqua R, Pesciarelli F, Job R, O'Connor D

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2005)

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Selective influence of second target exposure duration and task-1 load effects in the attentional blink phenomenon.

Jolicœur P, Dell'Acqua R

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2000)

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Orienting attention to objects in visual short-term memory.

Dell'Acqua R, Sessa P, Toffanin P, Luria R, Jolicœur P

Neuropsychologia (2010)

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Professional experience

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Padova

January 2006 - Present

Education history

University of Padova

Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology

February 1995 - February 1998 (3 years)