Dettaglio docente

Il ricevimento studenti della Prof.ssa Bottini avrà luogo tutti i mercoledì alle ore 9,15 presso il suo studio sito in Piazza Botta, 11 (primo piano) previo appuntamento via mail all'indirizzo g.bottini@unipv.it

Professore Straordinario  per il settore disciplinare M/PSI-02 – Psicobiologia e Psicologia Fisiologica, Corso di Laurea in Psicologia, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Pavia.

Responsabile Struttura Semplice Dipartimentale “Centro di Neuropsicologia Cognitiva” dell’ Azienda Ospedaliera Ca’ Granda Niguarda, Milano.

2001-2012

Professore ASSOCIATo  per il settore disciplinare M/PSI-02 – Psicobiologia e Psicologia Fisiologica, Corso di Laurea in Psicologia, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Pavia.

1994-2000

Aiuto Neurologo-, Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Milano.

1992-1994

Research Fellow - MRC Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, Londra, Gran Bretagna.

1990-1992

Assistente Neurologo - Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Milano.

1986-1988                 

Medico Interno, Istituto di Neurologia, Università Statale di Milano.                        

1979-1981                 

Studente Interno,  Istituto di Neurologia, Università  Statale di Milano.

 

Istruzione e formazione

1991        Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze Neurologiche.

1986        Specializzazione in Neurologia, Università Statale Milano.

1982        Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia, Università Statale di Milano. Con lode.

1975        Maturità classica, Liceo Classico C. Beccaria, Milano.

Articoli su riviste a diffusione internazionale

Sedda A., Ferrè E.R., Striemer C., Bottini G. Neglect’s perspective on the Ponzo Illusion (Accepted Exp Brain Res)

Borghese NA, Bottini G, Sedda A. Videogame based neglect rehabilitation: a role for spatial remapping and multisensory integration? Front Hum Neurosci. 2013;7:116. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00116. Epub 2013 Apr 2.

Romano D, Sedda A, Dell'aquila R, Dalla Costa D, Beretta G, Maravita A, Bottini G. Controlling the alien hand through the mirror box. A single case study of Alien Hand Syndrome.  Neurocase. 2013 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Romano D, Bottini G, Maravita A. Perceptual effects of the mirror box training in normal subjects. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2013 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Mainetti R, Sedda A, Ronchetti M, Bottini G, Borghese NA. Duckneglect: Video-games based neglect rehabilitation. Technol Health Care. 2013 Jan 1;21(2):97-111. doi: 10.3233/THC-120712.

Fiori F, Sedda A, Ferrè ER, Toraldo A, Querzola M, Pasotti F, Ovadia D, Piroddi C, Dell'aquila R, Lunetta C, Corbo M, Bottini G. Exploring motor and visual imagery in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.  Exp Brain Res. 2013 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Sedda A.*, Rivolta D.*, Scarpa P., Burt M.D., Frigerio E., Zanardi G., Piazzini A., Turner K., Canevini M.P., Francione S., Lorusso G., Bottini G. Ambiguous emotions recognition in temporal lobe epilepsy: the role of expression intensity. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2013 Feb 21

Zapparoli L, Invernizzi P, Gandola M, Verardi M, Berlingeri M, Sberna M, De Santis A, Zerbi A, Banfi G, Bottini G, Paulesu E. Mental images across the adult lifespan: a behavioural and fMRI investigation of motor execution and motor imagery.  Exp Brain Res. 2013 Feb;224(4):519-40.

Berlingeri M, Danelli L, Bottini G, Sberna M, Paulesu E. Reassessing the HAROLD model: is the hemispheric asymmetry reduction in older adults a special case of compensatory-related utilisation of neural circuits? Exp Brain Res. 2013 Feb;224(3):393-410. doi: 10.1007/s00221-012-3319-x.

Sedda A, Borghese NA, Ronchetti M, Mainetti R, Pasotti F, Beretta G, Bottini G. Using virtual reality to rehabilitate neglect. Behav Neurol. 2012 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Invernizzi P, Gandola M, Romano D, Zapparoli L, Bottini G, Paulesu E. What is mine? Behavioral and anatomical dissociations between somatoparaphrenia and anosognosia for hemiplegia. Behav Neurol. 2012 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Danelli L, Cossu G, Berlingeri M, Bottini G, Sberna M, Paulesu E. Is a lone right hemisphere enough? Neurolinguistic architecture in a case with a very early left hemispherectomy. Neurocase. 2012 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Danelli L, Berlingeri M, Bottini G, Ferri F, Vacchi L, Sberna M, Paulesu E. Neural intersections of the phonological, visual magnocellular and motor/cerebellar systems in normal readers: Implications for imaging studies on dyslexia.  Hum Brain Mapp. 2012 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Ferrè ER, Bottini G, Iannetti GD, Haggard P. The balance of feelings: Vestibular modulation of bodily sensations. Cortex. 2012 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Bottini G, Berlingeri M, Basilico S, Passoni S, Danelli L, Colombo N, Sberna M, Franceschi M, Sterzi R, Paulesu E. GOOD or BAD responder? Behavioural and neuroanatomical markers of clinical response to donepezil in dementia. Behav Neurol. 2012;25(2):61-72.

Sedda A, Passoni S, Bottini G. Perseverations and non-verbal confabulations on the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test in a fronto-temporal dementia single case study. Neurocase. 2012 Oct;18(5):366-76.

Ferrè ER, Bottini G, Haggard P. Vestibular inputs modulate somatosensory cortical processing. Brain Struct Funct. 2012 Oct;217(4):859-64.

Sedda A, Manfredi V, Bottini G, Cristani M, Murino V. Automatic human interaction understanding: lessons from a multidisciplinary approach. Front Hum Neurosci. 2012;6:57.

Arduino LS, Marinelli CV, Pasotti F, Ferrè ER, Bottini G. Representational neglect for words as revealed by bisection tasks. J Neuropsychol. 2012 Mar;6(1):43-64.

Ferrè ER, Bottini G, Haggard P. Vestibular modulation of somatosensory perception. Eur J Neurosci. 2011 Oct;34(8):1337-44.

Gandola M, Invernizzi P, Sedda A, Ferrè ER, Sterzi R, Sberna M, Paulesu E, Bottini G. An anatomical account of somatoparaphrenia. Cortex. 2012; 48 (9): 1165-78.

Passoni S, Mazzà M, Zanardi G, Bottini G. Levels of burden of Alzheimer disease caregivers]. G Ital Med Lav Ergon. 2010 Jul-Sep;32(3 Suppl B):B37-42. Italian.

Sedda A, Monaco S, Bottini G, Goodale MA. Integration of visual and auditory information for hand actions: preliminary evidence for the contribution of natural sounds to grasping. Exp Brain Res. 2011 Mar;209(3):365-74.

Sedda A, Manfredi V, Parente A, Bottini G. Motion influences emotion, but also structural facial features recognition. Behav Neurol. 2010;23(4):253-4.

Berlingeri M, Sacheli L, Danelli L, Ferri F, Traficante D, Basilico S, Sberna M, Sterzi R, Bottini G, Paulesu E. Neurofunctional and neuromorphological evidence of the lack of compensation in pathological aging. Behav Neurol. 2010;23(4):185-7.

Ferrè ER, Sedda A, Gandola M, Bottini G. How the vestibular system modulates tactile perception in normal subjects: a behavioural and physiological study. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Oct 23.

Berlingeri M, Bottini G, Danelli L, Ferri F, Traficante D, Sacheli L, Colombo  N, Sberna M, Sterzi R, Scialfa G, Paulesu E. With time on our side? Task-dependent compensatory processes in graceful aging. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Sep;205(3):307-24.

Paulesu E, Sambugaro E, Torti T, Danelli L, Ferri F, Scialfa G, Sberna M, Ruggiero GM, Bottini G, Sassaroli S. Neural correlates of worry in generalized anxiety disorder and in normal controls: a functional MRI study. Psychol Med. 2010 Jan;40(1):117-24.

Marzi CA, Paulesu E, Bottini G. (2009). The physiology of mind. Exp Brain Res, vol. 192; p. 303-306.

Bottini G, Sedda A, Ferrè ER, Invernizzi P, Gandola M, Paulesu E. Productive symptoms in right brain damage. Curr Opin Neurol. 2009 Dec;22(6):589-93.

Berlingeri M, Bottini G, Basilico S, Silani G, Zanardi G, Sberna M, Colombo N,Sterzi R, Scialfa G, Paulesu E. Anatomy of the episodic buffer: a voxel-based morphometry study in patients with dementia. Behav Neurol. 2008; 19(1-2): 29-34.

Scarpa P, Piazzini A, Pesenti G, Brovedani P, Toraldo A, Turner K, Scotti S,Dal Lago C, Perelli V, Brizzolara D, Canger R, Canevini MP, Bottini G. Italian neuropsychological instruments to assess memory, attention and frontal functions for developmental age. Neurol Sci. 2006 Dec; 27(6): 381-96.

Vallar G, Zilli T, Gandola M, Bottini G. Productive and defective impairments in the neglect syndrome: graphic perseveration, drawing productions and optic prism exposure. Cortex. 2006 Aug; 42(6): 911-20. Erratum in: Cortex. 2006 Oct; 42(7): 1058.

Bartorelli L, Giraldi C, Saccardo M, Cammarata S, Bottini G, Fasanaro AM,Trequattrini A; Upgrade Study Group. Effects of switching from an AChE inhibitor to a dual AChE-BuChE inhibitor in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Curr Med Res Opin. 2005 Nov; 21(11): 1809-18.

Bottini G, Paulesu E, Gandola M, Loffredo S, Scarpa P, Sterzi R, Santilli I, Defanti CA, Scialfa G, Fazio F, Vallar G. Left caloric vestibular stimulation ameliorates right hemianesthesia. Neurology. 2005 Oct 25; 65(8): 1278-83.

Berti A, Bottini G, Gandola M, Pia L, Smania N, Stracciari A, Castiglioni I,Vallar G, Paulesu E. Shared cortical anatomy for motor awareness and motor control. Science. 2005 Jul 15; 309(5733): 488-91.

Toraldo A, Gandola M, Loffredo S, Rancati A, Zanardi G, Bottini G. Canceling out both the real and the spectral lines. Brain Cogn. 2005 Apr; 57(3): 226-35.

Deblieck C, Pesenti G, Scifo P, Fazio F, Bricolo E, Lo Russo G, Scialfa G,Cossu M, Bottini G, Paulesu E. Preserved functional competence of perilesional areas in drug-resistant epilepsy with lesion in supplementary motor cortex: fMRI and neuropsychological observations. Neuroimage. 2003 Dec; 20(4): 2225-34.

Bottini G, Toraldo A. The influence of contralesional targets on the cancellation of ipsilesional targets in unilateral neglect. Brain Cogn. 2003 Nov; 53(2): 117-20.

Vallar G, Bottini G, Paulesu E. Neglect syndromes: the role of the parietal cortex. Adv Neurol. 2003; 93: 293-319.

Vallar G, Bottini G, Sterzi R. Anosognosia for left-sided motor and sensory deficits, motor neglect, and sensory hemiinattention: is there a relationship? Prog Brain Res. 2003; 142: 289-301.

Bottini G, Bisiach E, Sterzi R, Vallar G. Feeling touches in someone else's hand. Neuroreport. 2002 Feb 11; 13(2): 249-52.

Rusconi ML, Maravita A, Bottini G, Vallar G. Is the intact side really intact? Perseverative responses in patients with unilateral neglect: a productive manifestation. Neuropsychologia. 2002; 40(6): 594-604.

Bottini G, Karnath HO, Vallar G, Sterzi R, Frith CD, Frackowiak RS, PaulesuE. Cerebral representations for egocentric space: Functional-anatomical evidence from caloric vestibular stimulation and neck vibration. Brain. 2001 Jun; 124(Pt 6): 1182-96.

Geminiani G, Bottini G, Sterzi R. Dopaminergic stimulation in unilateral neglect. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1998 Sep; 65(3): 344-7.

Francione S, Priano F, Ferrari A, Bottini G, Rodriguez G, Rosadini G, Munari C. Neuropsychological study during video-EEG recording of successive partial seizures of right temporo-central origin. Ital J Neurol Sci. 1997 Aug; 18(4): 209-14.

Bottini G, Ovadia D, Scarpa P, Basilico S, Toraldo A, Di Luca A, Pecchio P,Cazzaniga I, Pesenti G. [Cognitive evaluation of patients with temporal epilepsy, candidates for surgery]Chir Ital. 1996; 48(6): 31-4. Italian.

Bottini G, Paulesu E, Sterzi R, Warburton E, Wise RJ, Vallar G, Frackowiak RS, Frith CD. Modulation of conscious experience by peripheral sensory stimuli. Nature. 1995 Aug 31; 376(6543): 778-81.

Bottini G, Cappa SF, Sterzi R, Vignolo LA. Intramodal somaesthetic recognition disorders following right and left hemisphere damage. Brain. 1995 Apr; 118 ( Pt 2): 395-9.

Bottini G, Corcoran R, Sterzi R, Paulesu E, Schenone P, Scarpa P, Frackowiak RS, Frith CD. The role of the right hemisphere in the interpretation of figurative aspects of language. A positron emission tomography activation study. Brain. 1994 Dec; 117 ( Pt 6): 1241-53.

Bottini G, Sterzi R, Paulesu E, Vallar G, Cappa SF, Erminio F, Passingham RE, Frith CD, Frackowiak RS. Identification of the central vestibular projections in man: a positron emission tomography activation study. Exp Brain Res. 1994; 99(1): 164-9.

Sterzi R, Bottini G, Celani MG, Righetti E, Lamassa M, Ricci S, Vallar G. Hemianopia, hemianaesthesia, and hemiplegia after right and left hemisphere damage. A hemispheric difference. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1993 Mar; 56(3): 308-10.

Vallar G, Bottini G, Rusconi ML, Sterzi R. Exploring somatosensory hemineglect by vestibular stimulation. Brain. 1993 Feb; 116 ( Pt 1): 71-86. Erratum in: Brain 1993 Jun; 116(Pt 3): 756.

Bottini G, Vallar G, Cappa S, Monza GC, Scarpini E, Baron P, Cheldi A, Scarlato G. Oxiracetam in dementia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Acta Neurol Scand. 1992 Sep; 86(3): 237-41.

Bottini G, Sterzi R, Vallar G. Directional hypokinesia in spatial hemineglect: a case study. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1992 Jul; 55(7): 562-5.

Geminiani G, Bottini G. Mental representation and temporary recovery from unilateral neglect after vestibular stimulation. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1992 Apr; 55(4): 332-3.

Bottini G, Cappa SF, Vignolo LA. Somesthetic-visual matching disorders in right and left hemisphere-damaged patients. Cortex. 1991 Jun; 27(2): 223-8.

Vallar G, Bottini G, Sterzi R, Passerini D, Rusconi ML. Hemianesthesia, sensory neglect, and defective access to conscious experience. Neurology. 1991 May; 41(5): 650-2.

Vallar G, Sterzi R, Bottini G, Cappa S, Rusconi ML. Temporary remission of left hemianesthesia after vestibular stimulation. A sensory neglect phenomenon. Cortex. 1990 Mar; 26(1): 123-31.

Bottini G, Cappa S, Geminiani G, Sterzi R. Topographic disorientation--a case report. Neuropsychologia. 1990; 28(3): 309-12.

Pizzamiglio L, Cappa S, Vallar G, Zoccolotti P, Bottini G, Ciurli P, Guariglia C, Antonucci G. Visual neglect for far and near extra-personal space in humans. Cortex. 1989 Sep; 25(3): 471-7.

Perani D, Di Piero V, Vallar G, Cappa S, Messa C, Bottini G, Berti A, Passafiume D, Scarlato G, Gerundini P, et al. Technetium-99m HM-PAO-SPECT study of regional cerebral perfusion in early Alzheimer's disease. J Nucl Med. 1988 Sep; 29(9): 1507-14.

Scarpini E, Baron PG, Bet L, Bottini G, Bresolin N, Meola G, Pezzoli G, Vallar G, Monza GC, Scarlato G. Low doses of ketazolam in anxiety: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Neuropsychobiology. 1988; 20(2): 74-7. 

 

Capitoli di libri a diffusione internazionale

 

Vallar G., Basso A., Bottini G. Phonological processing and sentence comprehension: a neuropsychological case study  in Neuropsychological impairments of Short Term Memory. G.Vallar and T.Shallice Eds. N.Y. Cambridge Press, 1990.      

Bottini G., E. Paulesu, C.D. Frith, R.S.J. Frackowiak. Functional anatomy of the vestibular cortex. in: Le cortex vestibulaire. Vestibular Cortex, M. Collard, M. Jeannerod, Y. Crysten, (Eds). Paris: Irvinn. pp: 25-46. (1996)

Paulesu E., G. Bottini, and R. Frackowiak. Cognitive neurology and the contribution of neuroimaging in “Contemporary Behavioral Neurology” (M. Trimble and J. Cummings, eds.), pp. 49-89, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, 1996.

Paulesu E., Frackowiak R., and Bottini G. Maps of Somatosensory Systems in “Human Brain Function” (R. Frackowiak, ed.), pp. 183-242, Academic Press, San Diego, 1997.

Bottini G. and E. Paulesu, “Functional neuroanatomy of spatial perception, spatial processes and attention,” in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology, P. Halligan and J. Marshall, Eds. Oxford: Orford University Press, (2004).

Bottini G, Gandola M, Pia L, Berti A. The impairment of the body image in the unilateral neglect syndrome. In T. Vecchi & G. Bottini (Eds.), Imagery and spatial cognition: Methods, models and clinical assessment (pp. 363-379). John Benjamins Publishers: Amsterdam and Philadelphia, The Netherlands/USA, 2006.

Toraldo A, Bottini G. (2006). Omission vs. shift of details in spatial representations. In: Vecchi T, Bottini G. Imagery and spatial cognition: methods, models and clinical assessment (pp. 395-415). John Benjamins Publishers: Amsterdam and Philadelphia, The Netherlands/USA, 2006.

Bottini G and Gandola M “Somesthesic recognition disorders” in “ Neuropsychological Research. A review. Pp. 285-303. P.Marien and J. Abutalebi, Eds. Psychology Press (2008).

Bottini G., Paulesu E, Gandola M, Pia L, Invernizzi P, Berti A (2010). Anosognosia for hemiplegia and models of motor control: insights from lesional data and functional imaging. In: George P. Prigatano. Advances in the Study of Anosognosia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Libri a diffusione nazionale

 

Bottini G, Passoni S, Sedda A (2012)"Fragilità della malattia di Alzheimer nell'emergenza clinica: difficoltà del paziente e ruolo del caregiver". Libellula Edizioni (Lecce). ISBN 978-88-67350-33-9.

A. Portale in collaborazione con A Sedda & G. Bottini (2012). "All'origine del bullismo". Casi emblematici e approfondimenti neuroscientifici. Erickson Live. ISBN 978-88-590-0003-7.

 

Volumi

Berti A., Bottini G., Neppi Mòdona M. Elementi di Neuroscienze Cognitive. Carocci Editore, Firenze. 2007.