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Luca Rinaldi

Piazza Botta 6 – Sezione di Psicologia
Insegnamenti- Cognition (Laurea magistrale (MsC) in Neuroscience and Human Science) - Psicologia Cognitiva (Laurea triennale in Scienze e Tecniche Psicologiche)


Rappresentazione di concetti astratti (numeri e tempo). Processi visuo-spaziali. Controllo motorio. Modelli computazionali (applicati al linguaggio).
PubblicazioniLuca Rinaldi
Pubblicazioni Scientifiche
1. Rinaldi, L., Di Luca, S., Toneatto, C., & Girelli, L. (2020). The effects of hemispheric dominance, literacy
acquisition and handedness on the development of visuospatial attention: a study in preschoolers and
second graders. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2020.104830
2. Petilli, M.A., Rinaldi, L., Trisolini, D., Girelli, L., Vecchio, L.P. & Daini, R. (in press). How difficult is it for
adolescents to maintain attention? The differential effects of video games and sports. The Quarterly
Journal of Experimental Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021820908499
3. Lega, C., Cattaneo, Z., Ancona, N., Vecchi, T., & Rinaldi, L. (in press). Instrumental expertise and
musical timbre modulate the spatial representation of pitch. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental
Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021819897779
4. Rinaldi, L., & Marelli, M. (in press). The use of number words in natural language obeys Weber’s law.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. https://doi.org/ 10.1037/xge0000715
5. Günther, F., Rinaldi, L., & Marelli, M. (2019). Vector-based models of semantic memory: A review and
clarification of common misconceptions from a cognitive perspective. Perspectives on Psychological
Sciences, 14, 1006-1033. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691619861372
6. Ciricugno, A., Rinaldi, L., Vecchi, T., Merabet, L., & Cattaneo, Z. (2019). The role of binocular vision in
driving pseudoneglect in visual and haptic bisection: evidence from strabismic and monocular blind
individuals. Multisensory Research, 1, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1163/22134808-20191347
7. Nava, E., Rinaldi, L., Bulf, H., & Macchi Cassia, V. (2018). The developmental progress of the spatial
representation of numbers and time towards an adult-like pattern: a study in 6- and 10-yeard old
children. Cognitive Development, 48, 52-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2018.08.001
8. Rinaldi, L., Merabet, L., Vecchi, T., & Cattaneo, Z. (2018). The spatial representation of number, time,
and serial order following sensory deprivation: a systematic review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral
Reviews, 90, 371-380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.04.021
9. Rinaldi, L., Bertolini, G., Bockisch, C.J., Maravita, A., Girelli, L., & Brugger, P. (2018). More far is more
right: Manual and ocular line bisections, but not the Judd illusion, depend on radial space. Brain and
Cognition, 122, 34-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2018.01.009
10. Cattaneo, Z., Lega, C., Rinaldi, L., Merabet, L., Ferrari, C., & Vecchi, T. (2018). The Spatial Musical
Association of Response Codes does not depend on a normal visual experience: a study with early
blind individuals. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 80, 813-821. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-018-1495-x
11. Cattaneo, Z., Rinaldi, L., Geraci, C., Cecchetto, C., & Papagno, C. (2018). Spatial biases in deaf, blind and
deafblind individuals as revealed by a haptic line bisection task. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental
Psychology, 71, 2325-2333. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747021817741288
12. Rinaldi, L., Maggioni, E., Olivero, N., Maravita, A., & Girelli, L. (2018). Smelling the space around us:
Odor pleasantness shifts visuospatial attention in humans. Emotion, 18, 971-979.
13. Tobia, V., Rinaldi, L., & Marzocchi, G.M. (2018). Time processing impairments in preschoolers at risk of
developing difficulties in mathematics. Developmental Science, 21. doi/10.1111/desc.12526/full
14. Rinaldi, L., Vecchi, T., Fantino, M., Merabet, L., & Cattaneo, Z. (2017). The ego-moving metaphor of
time relies on visual experience: no representation of time along the sagittal space in the blind. Journal
of Experimental Psychology: General, 147, 444-450. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000373
15. Nava, E., Rinaldi, L., Bulf, H., & Macchi Cassia, V. (2017). Visual and proprioceptive feedback differently
modulate the spatial representation of number and time in children. Journal of Experimental Child
Psychology, 161, 161-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2017.04.012
16. Rinaldi, L., & Karmiloff-Smith, A. (2017). Intelligence as a Developing Function: A Neuroconstructivist
Approach. Journal of Intelligence, 5, 1-26. 10.3390/jintelligence5020018
17. Rinaldi, L., & Girelli, L. (2017). A bodily sense of magnitude. Commentary: From ‘sense of number’ to
‘sense of magnitude’ – The role of continuous magnitudes in numerical cognition. Frontiers in
Psychology, 8, 652. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00652
18. Rinaldi, L., Locati, F., Parolin, L., & Girelli, L. (2017). Distancing the present self from the past and
future: Psychological distance in anxiety and depression. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental
Psychology, 70, 1106-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2016.1271443