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Presentations  

In press

  • Ponari, M., Norbury, C. F., Vigliocco, G. (in press). Acquisition of abstract concepts is influenced by emotional valence. Developmental Science

2010-2015

  • Ponari, M., Rodriguez-Cuadrado, S., Vinson, D., Fox, N., Costa, A., Vigliocco, G. (2015). Processing advantage for emotional words in bilingual speakers. Emotion, 15(5), 644-652. Download PDF
  • Grossi, D., Soricelli, A., Ponari, M., Salvatore, E., Quarantelli, M., Prinster, A., Trojano, L. (2014). Structural connectivity in a single case of progressive prosopagnosia: the role of the right Inferior Longitudinal Fasciculus. Cortex, 56, 111-120. Publisher URL

  • Vinson, D., Ponari, M., Vigliocco, G. (2014). How does emotional content affect lexical processing? Cognition and Emotion, 28(4), 737-746. Publisher URL

  • Conson, M., Ponari, M., Monteforte, E., Ricciato, G., Sarà, M., Grossi, D., Trojano, L. (2013). Explicit recognition of emotional facial expressions is shaped by expertise: evidence from professional actors. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:382. Download PDF

  • Ponari, M., Trojano. L., Grossi, D., Conson, M. (2013). Avoiding or approaching eyes? Introversion/extraversion affects the gaze-cueing effect. Cognitive Processing. 14(3), 293-299. Download PDF

  • Ponari, M., Conson, M., D'Amico, N. P., Grossi, D., Trojano, L. (2012). Mapping Correspondence Between Facial Mimicry and Emotion Recognition in Healthy Subjects. Emotion, 12(6):1398-403. Publisher URL

  • Pistoia, F., Conson, M., Trojano, L., Grossi, D., Ponari, M., Colonnese, C., Pistoia, M. L., Carducci, F., Sara, M. (2010). Impaired Conscious Recognition of Negative Facial Expressions in Patients with Locked-in Syndrome. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(23), 7838-7844. Download PDF

Conference papers

  • Vinson, D., Ponari, M., Vigliocco, G. How does emotional content affect lexical processing? In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Cooperative Minds: Social Interaction and Group Dynamics - Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1540-1545). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Publisher URL

  • Trojano, L., Ponari, M., Conson, M. (2011). Facial expressions and eye gaze: fundamental cues for social interactions. In B. Apolloni, S. Bassis, A. Esposito, & C. F. Morabito (Eds.), Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications: Proceedings of the 21th Italian Workshop on Neural Nets. (Vol. 234 pp. 220-227). IOSPress. Publisher URL

Presentations

  • Ponari, M., Norbury, C., Vigliocco, G. The role of emotion in processing and acquisition of abstract concepts. Talk given at ESCOP2015, Paphos (Cyprus), 17th-20th September 2015.
  • Ponari, M., Vinson, D., Vigliocco, G. Love in a second language: affective processing in bilingual speakers. Poster presented at 2014 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Long Beach (California, US), 20th-22nd November 2014. Show Abstract or Poster
  • Vigliocco, G., Clarke, R., Ponari, M., Vinson, D., Fucci, E. Feeling Visible and Invisible Words: Emotional Processing is Modulated by Awareness in first and second language. Talk given at 2013 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Toronto (Ontario, Canada), 13th-17th November 2013. Show Abstract
  • Ponari, M., Vinson, D., Bahrami, B., Vigliocco, G. Feeling the invisible: the emotional grounding of abstract concepts. Poster presented at 2013 Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, Toronto (Ontario, Canada), 13th-17th November 2013. Show Abstract or Poster
  • Ponari, M., Vigliocco, G., Vinson, G., Anderson, A., Ratoff, W., Lau, S.L., Vaghi, M., Bahrami, B. Feeling the invisible: the emotional grounding of abstract concepts. Poster presented at Embodied Language II, Christ College, Cambridge (UK), 2nd-4th September 2013.
  • Ponari, M., Vigliocco, G., Vinson, G., Anderson, A., Ratoff, W., Lau, S.L., Vaghi, M., Bahrami, B. Feeling the invisible: the emotional grounding of abstract concepts. Poster presented at Concepts, Actions and Objects. Functional and Neural perspectives (CAOS2013), Rovereto (TN, Italy), 23rd-26th May 2013.
  • Clarke, R., Vinson, D., Ponari, M., Vigliocco, G. Exploring differences in conscious and preconscious processing of the emotional content of words. Poster presented at 1st Conference of the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (ESCAN), Marseille (France). 9th – 12th May 2012. Show Poster
  • Vinson, D., Ponari, M., Vigliocco, G. Making sense of emotion effects in lexical processing. Poster presented at 1st Conference of the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (ESCAN), Marseille (France). 9th – 12th May 2012. Show Poster
  • Ponari M. Il riconoscimento delle espressioni facciali emotive in soggetti con comportamento antisociale. Poster presented at Giornate Scientifiche di Ateneo (SUN) 2011. 28th July 2011.
  • Ponari, M., Conson, M., D'Amico, N.P., Grossi, D., Trojano, L. Mapping correspondence between facial mimicry and emotion recognition: a study on healthy subjects. Poster presented at Second Meeting of the Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology (ESN), Amsterdam. 22nd - 24th Sept 2010. 
  • Ponari M. Imitare per riconoscere. Relazione tra mimica facciale e riconoscimento delle emozioni nei soggetti normali. Poster presented at Giornate Scientifiche di Ateneo (SUN) 2010. Naples, 7th -10th July 2010.
  • Ponari M., Conson M., Trotta P., Grossi D., Trojano L. Differenze individuali nel livello di introversione modulano la rilevazione della minacciosita'. Poster presented at Giornate Scientifiche di Ateneo (SUN) 2009, Naples, 8th – 9th July 2009.
  • Ponari M., Conson M., Trotta P., & Trojano L. Individual differences in arousal modulate attention orienting by gaze direction cues. Talk given at University of Peking, Beijing (PRC). 15Th - 19th April 2009.
  • Ponari M., De’santis A., Postiglione A., & Grossi D. Neuropsychological study on two siblings with congenital prosopagnosia. Poster presented at First Meeting of the Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology (ESN), Edinburgh. 2nd – 5th September 2008.
  • Ponari M., De’santis A., Postiglione A., & Grossi D. Studio neuropsicologico su due fratelli con prosopoagnosia congenita. Poster presented at Giornate Scientifiche di Ateneo (SUN) 2008, Naples, 2nd – 4th July 2008.