Angela Bartolo

Professeure des universités
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Angela Bartolo

Professeure des universités


In Press


  • Osiurak, F., & Bartolo, A. (2020). One century after Liepmann's work on apraxia: where are we now? Special Issue "Apraxia" Editorial. Cortex, 129, 526-528. [Q1]
  • Balconi, M., Fronda, G., & Bartolo, A. (2020). Affective, social and informative gestures reproduction in human interaction: hyperscanning and brain connectivity. Journal of Motor Behavior, 11: 1-20. [Q3]
  • Gigliotti, M. F., Sampaio, A., Bartolo, A., & Coello, Y. (2020). The combined effects of motor and social goals in the kinematic of object-directed motor actions. Scientific Reports, 10, 6369. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Della Sala, S., & Cubelli, R. (2020). Effect of test instructions : the example of pantomime production task. Brain and Cognition, 139, 105516. [Q1]
  • Ruotolo, F., Kelénine, S., & Bartolo, A. (2020). Activation of manipulation and function knowledge during visual search for objects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human, Perception and Performance, Jan;46(1):66-90. [Q1]



  • Lesourd, M., Osiurak, F., Baumard, J., Bartolo, A., Vanbellingen, T., & Reynaud, E. (2018). Cerebral correlates of imitation of intransitive gestures: an integrative review of neuroimaging data and brain lesion studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 95, 44-60. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Rossetti, Y., Revol, P., Urquizar, C., Pisella, L. & Coello, Y. (2018). Reachability judgment in optic ataxia: effect of peripheral vision on hand and target perception in depth. Cortex, Jan;98, 102-113. [Q1]


  • Collette, C., Bonnotte, I., Jacquemont, C., Kalènine, S., & Bartolo, A. (2016). The development of object function and manipulation knowledge: evidence from a semantic priming study. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognitive Sciences, Aug 23;7:1239. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., & Stieglitz Ham, H. (2016). A cognitive overview of limb apraxia. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, Aug;16(8):7. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Della Sala, S., & Cubelli, R. (2016). The sign of "Undue Contact" in the Object Use Test. Cortex, Feb;75, 235-6. [Q1]


  • Balconi, M., Vanutelli, M.E., Bartolo, A., & Cortesi, L. (2015). Transitive and intransitive gesture execution and observation compared to resting state. The hemodynamic measures (fNIRS). Cognitive Processing, 16 (1), 125-129. [Q2]
  • Dewaele, J., Bartolo, A., Macchi, L., & Cautillon, M-E. (2015). Relationship between limb dyspraxia and dyslexia in children with learning disabilities. Psychologie Française, 60(3): 285-300. [Q4]


  • Bartolo, A., Coello, Y., Delepoulle, S., Edwards, M.G., Endo, S., & Wing, A.M. (2014). Contribution of the motor system to the perception of reachable space: an fMRI study. European Journal of Neuroscience, 40(12):3807-17. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Carlier, M., Hassaini, S., Martin, Y., & Coello, Y. (2014). The perception of peripersonal space in right and left brain damage hemiplegic patients. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Jan 27;8:3. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., & Cubelli, R. (2014) The cognitive models of limb apraxia and the specific properties of meaningful gestures. Discussion forum on « Apraxia, the cognitive side of motor control, by Georg Goldenberg, Oxford University Press, 2013. Cortex, 57, 297-8. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Bonnotte, I., & Coello, Y. (2014). Les liens langage-action dans la production et la perception des actes moteurs volontaires. In V. Frak & T. Nazir (eds.), Le langage au bout des doigts: les liens fonctionnels entre la motricité et le langage (p. 105-136). Montréal, Presses universitaires de Montréal. ISBN 978-2-7605-4004-0.
  • Bartolo, A. (2014). Comprehension of humor. In S. Attardo (ed.) Encyclopedia of Humor Studies . London/New York, SAGE Publications Ltd. ISBN: 9781412999090.
  • Coello, Y., & Bartolo, A. (2014). Language and action in cognitive neuroscience. Hove: Psychology Press. ISBN: 978-1-84872-082-4.
  • Coello, Y., & Bartolo, A. (2014). Contribution of the motor system to language perception and comprehension: Evidence, controversy and new research avenues for the future. In Y. Coello & A. Bartolo (eds.), Language and action in cognitive neuroscience (p. 321-354). Hove, Psychology Press.ISBN: 978-1-84872-082-4 


  • Goel, V., Vartanian, O., Bartolo, A., Hakim, L., Ferraro, A.M., Isella, V., Appollonio, I., Drei, S., & Nichelli, P. (2013). Lesions to right prefrontal cortex impair real-world planning through premature commitments. Neuropsychologia, 51, 713-724. [Q1]


  • Stieglitz Ham, H., & Bartolo, A. (2012). Exploring the Relationship between gesture and language in ASD. Perspectives of Language Learning and Education (ASHA Journal), 19(2), 56-65.
  • Stieglitz Ham, H., & Bartolo, A. (2012). The relationship between gesture and language in brain damaged patients and individuals with autism. In Y. Coello & A. Bartolo (eds.), Language and action in cognitive neuroscience (p. 285-306). Hove, Psychology Press. ISBN: 978-1-84872-082-4


  • Stieglitz Ham, H., Bartolo, A., Corley, M., Rajendran, G., Szabo, A., & Swanson, S. (2011). Exploring the Relationship between Gestural Recognition and Imitation: Evidence of Dyspraxia in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(1), 1-12. [Q1]


  • Stieglitz Ham, H., Bartolo, A., Corley, M., Swanson, S., & Rajendran, T. (2010). Selective deficit in the production of intransitive gestures in an individual with autism. Cortex, 46(3), 407-409. [Q1]
  • Delevoye-Turrell, Y., Bartolo, A., & Coello, Y. (2010). Motor representations and the perception of space. In N. Gangopadhyay, M. Madary, & F. Spicer (eds.), Perception, action, and consciousness. Sensorimotor Dynamics and Two Visual Systems (p. 217-242). Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199551118


  • Coello, Y., Bartolo, A., Amiri, B., Houdayer, E., Devanne, H., & Derambure, P. (2008). Perceiving what is reachable depends on motor representations: Evidence from a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. PlosOne, 3(8), 1-12. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Cubelli, R., & Della Sala, S. (2008). Cognitive approach to the assessment of limb apraxia. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 22(1), 27-45. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Drei, S., Cubelli, R. & Della Sala, S. (2008). Approccio cognitivo alla valutazione dell’aprassia degli arti: presentazione di una nuova batteria. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, XXXV(2), 435-460. [Q4]
  • Bartolo, A., Drei, S., Cubelli, R., & Della Sala, S. (2008). LAB: Limb apraxia battery. Organizzazioni Speciali, Giunti Editore: Firenze.


  • Bartolo, A.,Weisbecker, A. & Coello, Y. (2007). Linguistic and spatial information for action. Behavioural Brain Research, 184, 19-30. [Q2]
  • Goel, V., Tierney, M., Sheesley, L., Bartolo, A., Vartanian, O., & Grafman, J. (2007). Hemispheric specialization for resolving certain and uncertain inferences in the human brain. Cerebral Cortex, 17(10), 2245-2250. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., Daümuller, M., Della Sala, S., & Goldenberg, G. (2007). Relationship between object-related gestures and the fractionated object knowledge system. Behavioural Neurology, 18(3): 143-7. [Q2]


  • Bartolo, A., Benuzzi, F., Nocetti, L., Baraldi, P., & Nichelli, P. (2006). Humor comprehension and appreciation: an fMRI study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18(11), 1789-1798. [Q1]
  • Cubelli, R., Bartolo, A., Nichelli, P., & Della Sala, S. (2006). List effect in apraxia assessment. Neuroscience Letters, 407(2), 118-120. [Q2]
  • Cocchini, G., Bartolo, A., & Nichelli, P. (2006). Left ipsilesional neglect for visual imagery: A mental image generation impairment? Neurocase, 12(3), 197-206. [Q1]
  • Bartolo, A., & Della Sala, S. (2006). L’azione impropria. Il calvario dell’aprassia. In S. Della Sala & N. Beschin (eds.). Il cervello ferito (p.131-144). Firenze, Giunti Editore. ISBN 88-09-04428-2.
  • Bartolo, A., & Della Sala, S. (2006). I segreti delle pantomime. Viaggio nel magazzino dei gesti. In S. Della Sala & N. Beschin (eds.). Il cervello ferito (p. 145-156). Firenze, Giunti Editore. ISBN 88-09-04428-2.
  • Bartolo, A., & Della Sala, S. (2006). Il blackout dell’umorismo. Quelli che non sanno più sorridere. In S. Della Sala & N. Beschin (eds.). Il mondo cervello ferito (p. 235-244). Firenze, Giunti Editore.ISBN 88-09-04428-2


  • Goel, V., Bartolo, A., St.Claire, D., & Venneri, A. (2004). Logical reasoning deficits in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 66, 87-88. [Q1]
  • Cocchini, G., Bartolo, A., & Nichelli P. (2004). Ipsilesional neglect for the left imaginal space. Cortex, 40, 164-165. [Q2]


  • Bartolo, A., R. Cubelli, Della Sala, S., & Drei, S. (2003). Pantomimes are special gestures, which rely on working memory. Brain and Cognition, 53, 483-494. [Q1]


  • Venneri, A., Bartolo, A., McCrimmon, S. & St.Claire, D. (2002). Memory and dating of past events in schizophrenia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8, 861-866. [Q1]


  • Bartolo, A., Cubelli, R., Della Sala, S., Drei, S. & Marchetti, C. (2001). Double dissociation between meaningful and meaningless gesture reproduction in apraxia. Cortex, 37, 696-699. [Q2]