Publications & Bibliography

Dr Patrick McNamara publications

  • McNamara, P. (2008). Nightmares: The science and solution of those frightening visions during sleep. Westport, CT: Praeger Perspectives.
  • McNamara, P. (2004). An evolutionary psychology of sleep and dreams. Westport, CT: Praeger/Greenwood Press.
  • Barrett, D., & McNamara, P. (Eds.). ( 2012). Encyclopedia of sleep and dreams (3 volumes). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  • McNamara, P., Nunn, C. L., & Barton, R. A. (Eds.). (2010). Evolution of sleep: Phylogenetic and functional perspectives. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Barrett, D., & McNamara, P. (Eds.). (2007). The new science of dreaming (3 volumes). Westport, CT and London: Praeger Perspectives.

Prof Bruno Bara publications

  • Ciaramidaro A., Becchio C., Colle L., Bara B.G., Walter H. (in press). 2013 Do you mean me? Communicative intentions recruit the mirror and the mentalizing system. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.First published online April 24, 2013, doi:10.1093/scan/nst062
  • Chiavarino C., Bianchino C., Brach-Prever S., Riggi C., Palumbo L, Bara B.G., BoscoF.M. 2013. Theory of mind deficit in adult patients with congenital heart disease. Journal of Health Psychology. in press.
  • Bosco F.M., Angeleri, R., Colle L., Sacco K., Bara B.G. 2013. Communicative abilities in children: An assessment through different phenomena and expressive mean. Journal of Child Language, 40, 741-778.
  • Colle L., Angeleri R., Vallana M., Sacco K., Bara B.G., Bosco F.M. 2013. Understanding the communicative impairments in schizophrenia: A preliminary study. Journal of Communication Disorders, 46, 294-308.
  • Angeleri, R., Bosco, F. M., Gabbatore, I., Bara, B.G., Sacco, K., 2012. Assessment battery for communication (ABaCo): Normative data. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 845-861.
  • Bambini V. & Bara B.G., 2012. Neuropragmatics. Handbook of Pragmatics, 1-22.
  • Bara B.G., 2012. Dimmi come sogni. Interpretazione emotiva dell’esperienza onirica. Mondadori, Milano, 1-188.
  • Bara B.G., 2012. In defense of cognitive pragmatics. A response to Cummings, Jaszczolt, Yokoyama, Carassa and Colobetti. Intercultural pragmatics, 9, 543-557.
  • Bosco F.M., Angeleri R., Zuffranieri M., Bara B.G., Sacco K., 2012. Assessment battery for communication: Development of two equivalent forms.Journal of Communication Disorders, 45, 290-303.
  • Bosco F.M., Bono, A., Bara, B.G., 2012 Recognition and repair of communicative failures: The interaction between Theory of Mind and cognitive complexity in schizophrenic patients. Journal of Communication Disorders, 145, 181-197.
  • Gabbatore I., Bosco F.M., Bara B.G., Sacco K., Angeleri, R., 2012. Assessment Battery for Communication: Normative data. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 845-861.
  • Rabellino D., Cavallero E, Gaita F., Ardito R., Chiavarino C., Bara B.G., Palumbo L., 2012. Emotional coping is a better predictor of cardiac prognosis than depression and anxiety. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 73, 473-475.
  • Rabellino, D., Morese, R., Ciaramidaro, A., Bara, B. G., Bosco, F.M., 2012. Third Party Punishment. La punizione altruistica nell’incontro fra culture.In: Rubinacci, Rega & Lettieri (eds.) Le scienze Cognitive in Italia 2011. AISC 2011., 166-168. Università Federico II, Napoli.
  • Bara B.G. 2011. Cognitive pragmatics: The mental processes of communication. Intercultural Pragmatics, 8, 3, 443–485.
  • 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, 1-11.
  • Bara B.G., Enrici I., Cappa S.,Tettamanti M., Adenzato M., 2011Processing 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. New Bulgarian University Press, Sofia.
  • 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.
  • Manera V., Becchio C., Schouten B., Bara B.G, Verfaillie K., 2011 Communicative interactions improve visual detection of biological motion.PLoS ONE, 6, e14594.
  • Manera V., Del Giudice M., Bara B.G., Verfaillie K., Becchio C., 2011 The second-agent effect: communicative gestures increase the likelihood of perceiving a second agent. PLoS ONE, 6, e22650.
  • Bambini V., Bara B.G., 2010 What is neuropragmatics? A brief note.Quaderni del Laboratorio di Linguistica della Scuola Normale Superiore, 9,1.
  • Bara B.G., 2010. Cognitive Pragmatics. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1-296.
  • Bara B.G., Ciaramidaro A., 2010 Intentions in the brain. Italian Journal of Linguistic, Special Issue on Neuropragmatics, 22, 89-105.
  • De Marco I., Giorcelli S., Testa S., Veglia F., Bara B.G., 2010 Contribution to an assessment of the validity of the subjective therapeutic report form (STReF) using second-order confirmatory factor analysis approach to multitrait-multimethod analysis. Bollettino di psicologia applicata, 260, 23-34.
  • Manera V., Schouten B., Becchio C., Bara B.G., Verfaillie K., 2010 Inferring intentions from biological motion: A stimulus set of point-light communicative interactions. Behaviour Reserch Methods, 42, 168-178.
  • Bara B.G., Ciaramidaro A., Adenzato M., Vasic N., Ardito R.B., Erk S., Walter H., 2009 Hyperintentionality in schizophrenia: An fMRI study. In: Taatgen, H. van Rijn, J. Nerbonne, L. Schomaker, eds. Proceedings of the Thirty-First Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, Inc., 2855-2859.
  • Sartori L., Becchio C., Bara B.G., Castiello U., 2009 Does the intention to communicate affect action kinematics? Consciousness and Cognition, 18, 766-772.
  • 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.ci Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 166-176.
  • Angeleri R., Bosco F.M., Zettin M., Sacco K., Colle L., Bara B.G., 2008 Communicative impairment in traumatic brain injury: A complete pragmatic assessment. Brain and Language, 107, 229-245.
  • Angeleri R., Bosco F.M., Zettin M., Sacco K., Colle L., Bara B.G., 2008 The role of cognitive functions in communication: The case of traumatic brain injury. In Sloutsky V., Love B., and McRae K. (Eds.) Proceedings of the XXX Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science, 805-810. Cognitive Science Society, Austin.
  • Colle L., Becchio C., Bara B.G., 2008 The non-problem of other mind: a neuro-developmental perspective on shared intentionally. Human development, 51, 336-348.
  • Sacco K., Angeleri R., Bosco F.M., Colle L., Mate D., Bara B.G., 2008 Assessment Battery for Communication – ABaCo: A new instrument for the evaluation of pragmatic abilities. Journal of Cognitive Science, 2, 111-157.
  • Bara B.G. 2007 Dinamica del cambiamento e del non cambiamento. Bollati Boringhieri, Torino, 1-229.
  • Bara B.G. 2007 Neuropragmatics: Mind/brain evidence for communicative intentions. In Artstein R., Vieu L., eds. Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, 7.
  • 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, 3105-3133.
  • Bara B.G., 1995 Cognitive science: A developmental approach to the simulation of the mind. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ & Hove, UK.

Brief Bibliography on Scientific Study of Dreams

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  • Antrobus, J. S. (1991). Dreaming: Cognitive processes during cortical activation and high afferent thresholds. Psychological Review, 98, 96-121
  • LaBerge, S.(2007).“Luciddreaming,” in The NewScienceofDreaming. Vol. 1: BiologicalAspects, edsD.Barrett and P.McNamara(Westport, CT:PraegerPerspectives), 307–328.
  • Marzano,C.,Ferrara,M.,Mauro, F.,Moroni,F.,Gorgoni,M., Tempesta,D.,etal.(2011).
  • Recallingandforgettingdreams: theta andalphaoscillationsduring sleep predictsubsequentdream recall. J. Neurosci. 31, 6674–6683. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0412- 11.2011
  • Winget, C., & Kramer, M. (1979). Dimensions of the dream. Gainsville, FL: University of Florida Press.
  • Solms, M.(1997). The Neuropsychology ofDreams:AClinico-Anatomical Study. Mahwah,NJ:Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Schwartz,S.,andMaquet,P.(2002). Sleep imagingandtheneuropsy- chologicalassessmentofdreams. TrendsCogn.Sci. 6, 23–30.doi: 10.1016/S1364-6613(00)01818-0
  • Schredl,M.(2010).Characteristics and contentsofdreams. Int. Rev.Neurobiol. 92, 135–154.doi: 10.1016/S0074-7742(10)92007-2
  • Schenck,C.(2005). ParadoxLost: MidnightintheBattlegroundof SleepandDreams. Minneapolis, MN:ExtremeNights,LLC.
  • Nir,Y.,andTononi,G.(2010). Dreamingandthebrain:fromphe- nomenologytoneurophysiology. TrendsCogn.Sci. 14, 88–100.doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2009.12.001
  • Nielsen,T.A.(2000).Areviewof mentation inREMandNREM sleep: “Covert”REMsleepasa possible reconciliationoftwo opposing models. Behav.BrainSci. 23, 851–866.doi:
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  • Kramer,M.(2007). The Dream Experience:ASystematic Exploration. NewYork;London: Routledge.
  • Hall,C.,andVandeCastle,R.(1966). The ContentAnalysisofDreams. NewYork,NY:Appleton-Century- Crofts.
  • Domhoff, G.W.(2003). The ScientificStudyofDreams: NeuralNetworks,Cognitive Development,andContentAnalysis. Washington,DC:American PsychologicalAssociation.doi: 10.1037/10463-000
  • Dang-Vu,T.T.,Schabus,M.,Desseilles, M., Schwartz,S.,andMaquet,P. (2007). “Neuroimagingofsleep and dreaming,”in The NewScience ofDreaming. Vol.1: Biological Aspects, eds D.BarrettandP. McNamara(Westport,CT:Praeger Perspectives),95–114.
  • Dement, W.C.,andKleitman,N. (1957). Therelationofeyemove- ments duringsleeptodreamactiv- ity:anobjectivemethodforthe studyofdreaming. J. Exp.Psychol. 53, 89–97.doi:10.1037/h0048189 Horikawa,T.,Tamaki,M.,Miyawaki, Y.,andKamitani,Y.(2013a).Neural decodingofvisualimagerydur- ing sleep. Science 340, 639–642. doi:10.1126/science.1234330doi: 10.1126/science.1234330 Horikawa,T.,Tamaki,M.,Miyawaki,
  • Hoss,R.J.(2010).Contentanalysison the potentialsignificanceofcolor in dreams:apreliminaryinvestiga- tion. Int.J.DreamRes. 3, 80–90.doi: 10.11588/ijodr.2010.1.508
  • Windt,J.M.(inpress). Dreaming: A ConceptualFrameworkfor PhilosophyofMindandEmpirical Research. Cambridge,MA;London: MIT Press.
  • Fosse, M. J., Fosse, R., Hobson, J. A., & Stickgold, R. (2003). Dreaming and episodic memory: A functional dissociation? Journal of Cognitive Neursocience, 15, 1-9.
  • Foulkes, D. (1982). Children’s Dreams: Longitudinal Studies. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Foulkes, D. (1985). Dreaming: A Cognitive-Psychological Analysis. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
  • Freud, S. (1900). Die Traumdeutung. Vienna.
  • Hartmann, E. (1998). Dreams and Nightmares: The New Theory on the Origin and Meaning of Dreams. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Hobson, J. A., Pace-Schott, E. F., & Stickgold, R. (2000b). Dreaming and the brain: toward a cognitive neuroscience of conscious states. Behav Brain Sci, 23(6), 793-842; discussion 904-1121.
  • Plihal, W., & Born, J. (1997). Effects of early and late nocturnal sleep on declarative and procedural memory. Journal of Cognitive Neursocience, 9(4), 534-547.
  • Revonsuo, A. (2000). The reinterpretation of dreams: an evolutionary hypothesis of the function of dreaming. Behav Brain Sci, 23(6), 877-901; discussion 904-1121.
  • Smith, C. (1995). Sleep states and memory processes. Behav Brain Res, 69(1-2), 137-145.
  • Strauch, I., & Meier, B. (1996). In Search of Dreams: Results of Experimental Dream Research. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
  • Trosman, H., Rechtschaffen, A., Offenkrantz, W., & Wolpert, E. (1960). Studies in psychophysiology of dreams. IV. Relations among dreams in sequence. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 3, 602-607.
  • Van de Castle, R. (1994). Our Dreaming Mind. New York: Ballantine.

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