Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore



Biassoni, F., Balzarotti, S., Abati, D., Salducco, A., Gnerre, M. (2023). Narratives on the present and the future in the time of COVID-19 pandemic: Uncertainty, subjective feeling and the role of positive anticipatory states. *Frontiers in Communication, 8*, art. no. 1165219. 10.3389/fcomm.2023.1165219

Anzuino I., Baglio F., Pelizzari L., Cabinio M., Biassoni F., Gnerre M., Blasi V., Silveri M.C., Di Tella S. Production of emotions conveyed by voice in Parkinson's disease: Association between variability of fundamental frequency and gray matter volumes of regions involved in emotional prosody. Neuropsychology. 2023 Jul 13. DOI: 10.1037/neu0000912

Gnerre, M., Malaspina, E., Di Tella, S., Anzuino, I., Baglio, F., Silveri, M. C., & Biassoni, F. (2023). Vocal Emotional Expression in Parkinson’s Disease: Roles of Sex and Emotions. Societies, 13(7), 157. MDPI AG. Retrieved from https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/soc13070157


Biassoni, F., Salducco, A., Abati, D. (2022). The COVID-19 “First Lockdown” Experience in Italy: The Role of Hope and Optimism and Their Impact on Psychological Well-Being and Risk Perception. *European Journal of Mental Health, 17(2)*, pp. 89-103. 10.5708/EJMH.17.2022.2.10


Colombo, B., Anctil, R., Balzarotti, S., Biassoni, F., Antonietti, A. (2021). The role of the mirror system in influencing musicians’ evaluation of musical creativity: A tDCS Study. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2021, 15, 624653.

S. Balzarotti (2021). The emotion regulation questionnaire: Factor structure and measurement invariance in an Italian sample of community dwelling adults. Current Psychology, 40(10), 4918-4929. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00426-3

Balzarotti, S., Cavaletti, F., D'Aloia, A., Antonietti, A., Eugeni, R. (2021). The editing density of moving images influences viewers’ time perception: The mediating role of eye movements. Cognitive Science, 45(4), e12969

Di Tella, S., Anzuino, S., Biassoni, F., Ciceri, M.R., Nemni, R., Cabinio, M., Baglio, F., Silveri, M.C. (2021). The role of the dorsal striatum in the recognition of emotions expressed by voice in Parkinson’s disease. Neurological Sciences, 42(5), pp. 2085-2089.

Armand, M.A., Biassoni, F., Corrias, A. (2021). Sleep, Well-Being and Academic Performance: A Study in a Singapore Residential College. Frontiers in Psychology, 12,672238. Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-85107851244


S. Balzarotti, S. Cesana, F. Biassoni, M.R. Ciceri (2020). Expressive suppression within task-oriented dyads: The moderating role of power. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 16(4), 561–587. Doi: https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.v16i4.1947


B. Colombo, S. Balzarotti, A. Greenwood (2019). Using a Reminiscence-based approach to investigate the cognitive reserve of a healthy aging population. Clinical Gerontologist, 42, 408-420. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/07317115.2018.1447526

F. Biassoni, G. Cassina, S. Balzarotti (2019). Autobiographical narration as a tool for the empowerment of older adults’ subjective and psychological wellbeing in nursing homes. Clinical Gerontologist, 42, 334-343. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07317115.2017.1381867

S. Balzarotti, B. Colombo, A. Christensen (2019). The Relationship between psychological distress and bio-behavioral processes in cardiovascular disease. In Govoni S., Politi, P., Vanoli, E., (a cura di), Brain and heart dynamics. Vol. 2019, pp. 1-11, Cham: Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-90305-7, https://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/978-3-319-90305-7_14-1


S. Miragoli, S. Balzarotti, E. Camisasca, P. Di Blasio (2018). Parents’ perception of child behavior, parenting stress, and child abuse potential: Individual and partner influences. Child Abuse and Neglect, 84, 146-156. doi: https://dx.doi.org//10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.07.034

Iannello, P., Biassoni, F., Bertola, L., Antonietti, A., Caserta, V.A., Panella, L. (2018). Self-Narration Training: The Role of Autobiographical Story-Telling during Rehabilitation among Hip-Fracture Geriatric Patients. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 14(2): 424–443. https://DX.DOI.ORG/10.5964/ejop.v14i2.1559

F. Biassoni, S. Balzarotti, P. Iannello (2018). Self-narratives about transition to nursing home: An intervention for the institutionalized elderly's wellbeing. Ricerche di Psicologia, 41, 103-112. https://dx.doi.org/10.3280/RIP2018-001008


S. Balzarotti, R. Ciceri (2017). Individual differences in cognitive reappraisal predict emotional experience prior to achievement situations: A prospective study. Journal of Individual Differences, 28, 144-54. dx.doi.org/10.1027/1614-0001/a000231

S. Balzarotti, F. Biassoni, B. Colombo, M.R. Ciceri (2017). Cardiac vagal control as a marker of emotion regulation in healthy adults: A review. Biological Psychology, 130, 54-66. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2017.10.008

Biassoni F., Rivolta L., Boga L., Ciceri M.R., Lang M. (2017). The Co-Construction of Interpersonal Recognition in the Clinical Dialogue of the Diagnostic Process. A Multilevel Analysis of the Verbal Content and Vocal Non-Verbal Dimension. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 81(4), pp. 314-340. dx.doi.org/10.1521/bumc_2017_81_06. Codice Scopus: 2-s2.0-85037812203

D. Villani, M. Caputo, S. Balzarotti, G. Riva (2017). Enhancing self-efficacy through a blended training: A pilot study with basketball players. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 15(2), 160-175.

Chirico, A., Cipresso, P., Yaden, D. B., Biassoni, F., Riva, G., & Gaggioli, A. (2017). Effectiveness of Immersive Videos in Inducing Awe: An Experimental Study. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 1218. dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01242-0


S. Balzarotti, F. Biassoni, D. Villani, A. Prunas, & P. Velotti (2016). Individual differences in cognitive emotion regulation: Implications for subjective and psychological well-being. Journal of Happiness Studies, 17, 125-143. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10902-014-9587-3.

B. Colombo, S. Balzarotti, N. Mazzucchelli. (2016). The influence of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex on attentional behavior and decision making. A t-DCS study on emotionally vs. functionally designed objects. Brain and Cognition, 104, 7-14. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2016.01.007.

S. Balzarotti, B. Colombo (2016). Effects of unilateral transcranial direct current stimulation of left prefrontal cortex on processing and memory of emotional visual stimuli. PloS one, 11(7), e0159555. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159555

F. Biassoni, M. Giamporcaro, S. Balzarotti, R. Ciceri. (2016). Hot or cold anger? Verbal and vocal expression of anger while driving in a simulated anger-provoking scenario. Sage Open, 6(3), 1-10. dx.doi.org/10.1177/2158244016658084

Fatigante, M., Biassoni, F., Marazzini, F., Diadori, P. (2016). Responsibility and Culpability in Apologies: Distinctive Uses of “Sorry” versus “I'm Sorry” in Apologizing. Discourse Processes, 53 (1-2), pp. 26-46. dx.doi.org/10.1080/0163853X.2015.1056696.


P. Velotti, S. Balzarotti, S. Tagliabue, T. English, G. C. Zavattini, & J. J. Gross (2015). Emotional suppression in early marriage: Actor, partner, and similarity effects on marital quality. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33(3), 277-302. dx.doi.org/10.1177/0265407515574466.

S. Balzarotti, B. Maviglia, F. Biassoni, & R. Ciceri (2015). Glass vs. plastic: Affective judgments of food packages after visual and haptic exploration. Procedia Manifacturing, 3, 2251-2258. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2015.07.369


S. Balzarotti, M.R. Ciceri (2014). News reports of catastrophes and viewers' fear: Threat appraisal of positively versus negatively framed events. Media Psychology, 17, 357-377. dx.doi.org/10.1080/15213269.2013.826588

S. Balzarotti, L. Piccini, G. Andreoni, & R. Ciceri (2014). “I know that you know how I feel”: Behavioral and physiological signals demonstrate emotional attunement while interacting with a computer simulating emotional intelligence. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 38, 283-299. dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10919-014-0180-6.

P. Iannello, S. Balzarotti (2014). Stress and coping strategies in the emergency room. Emergency Care Journal, 10: 3688. Doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.4081/ecj.2014.3788


S. Balzarotti, O.P. John, J.J. Gross (2010). An Italian Adaptation of the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (ERQ), European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 26(1):61-67. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000009