Toffoli, L., Zdorovtsova, N., Epihova, G., Duma, G. M., Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Pastore, M., ... & Mento, G. (2024). Dynamic transient brain states in preschoolers mirror parental report of behavior and emotion regulation. bioRxiv, 2024-01.

Toffoli, L., Stefanelli, G., Manca, G., Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Duma, G. M., Guidi, M., Incagli, F., Sbernini, L., Tarantino, V., Mento, G. (under review). Adaptive Cognitive Control in 4 to 7-Year-Old Children and Potential Effects of School-Based Yoga-Mindfulness Interventions: An Exploratory Study in Italy. Frontiers in Psychology, section Developmental Psychology.

Toffoli, L., Calderan, M., Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Duma, G. M., Calcagnì, A., Pastore, M., Tarantino, V., Mento, G. (under review). Can I afford one more candy? How motivational contexts shape Adaptive Cognitive Control in children. Developmental Psychology.

Mento, G., Beriletti, I., Toffoli, L., Granziol, U., Borella E., Del Popolo Cristaldi, F. (under review) Adaptive cognitive control to local-global implicit temporal predictability: A lifespan investigation from 5 to 82 years old. British Journal of Psychology.


Xie, T., Fu, S., & Mento, G. (2023). Faces do not guide attention in an object-based facilitation manner. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-16.

Shafiezadeh, S., Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Danieli, A., Antoniazzi, L., Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., ... & Testolin, A. (2023). Methodological issues in evaluating machine learning models for EEG seizure prediction: Good cross-validation accuracy does not guarantee generalization to new patients. Applied Sciences13(7), 4262.

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Toffoli, L., Duma, G. M., & Mento, G. (2023). Little fast, little slow, should I stay or should I go? Adapting cognitive control to local-global temporal prediction across typical development. Plos one18(2), e0281417.



Duma, G. M., Danieli, A., Mattar, M. G., Baggio, M., Vettorel, A., Bonanni, P., & Mento, G. (in press). Resting state network dynamic reconfiguration and neuropsychological functioning in temporal lobe epilepsy: an HD-EEG investigation. Cortex.

 Sessa, P., Schiano Lomoriello, A., Duma, G.M., Mento, G., De Stefani, E., Ferrari, P.F.  (in press). Degenerate pathway for processing smile and other emotional expressions in congenital facial palsy: An hdEEG investigation. Philosophical Transactions of the royal society B.

Tasca, I., Guidi, M., Turriziani, P., Mento, G., Tarantino, V. (in press). Behavioral and socio-emotional disorders in intellectual giftedness: a systematic review. Child Psychiatry and Human Development

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Gambarota, F., & Oosterwijk, S. (2022). Does your past define you? The role of previous visual experience in subjective reactions to new affective pictures and sounds. Emotion. Advance online publication.

Hervé, E., Mento, G., Desnous, B., & François, C. (2022). Challenges and new perspectives of developmental cognitive EEG studies. NeuroImage, 260, 119508.

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Granziol, U., Bariletti, I., & Mento, G. (2022). Doing Experimental Psychological Research from Remote: How Alerting Differently Impacts Online vs. Lab Setting. Brain Sciences, 12(8), 1061.

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Mento, G., Buodo, G., & Sarlo, M. (2022). Emotion regulation strategies differentially modulate neural activity across affective prediction stages: An HD-EEG investigation. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 312.

Mento, G., Toffoli, L., Della Longa, L., Farroni, T., Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., & Duma, G. M. (2022). Adaptive Cognitive Control in Prematurely Born Children: An HD-EEG Investigation. Brain Sciences, 12(8), 1074.

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Buodo, G., Duma, G. M., Sarlo, M., & Mento, G. (2022). Unbalanced functional connectivity at rest affects the ERP correlates of affective prediction in high intolerance of uncertainty individuals: A high density EEG investigation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 178, 22-33.

Mento, G., Duma, G. M., Valenza, E., & Farroni, T. (2022). Face specific neural anticipatory activity in infants 4 and 9 months old. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1-15.

Xie, T., Fu, S., & Mento, G. (2022). Can faces affect object-based attention? Evidence from online experiments. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 84(4), 1220-1233.

Baggio, M., Toffoli, L., Da Rold, M., Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Morao, V., ... & Bonanni, P. (2022). Neuropsychological and behavioral profiles of self-limited epileptic syndromes of childhood: a cross-syndrome comparison. Child Neuropsychology, 1-25.


Duma, G. M., Di Bono, M. G., & Mento, G. (2021). Grounding Adaptive Cognitive Control in the Intrinsic, Functional Brain Organization: An HD-EEG Resting State Investigation. Brain sciences, 11(11), 1513.

Bilucaglia, M., Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Semenzato, L., & Tressoldi, P. E. (2021). Applying machine learning EEG signal classification to emotion related brain anticipatory activity. F1000Research, 9(173), 173.

Duma, G. M., Danieli, A., Vettorel, A., Antoniazzi, L., Mento, G., & Bonanni, P. (2021). Investigation of dynamic functional connectivity of the source reconstructed epileptiform discharges in focal epilepsy: A graph theory approach. Epilepsy Research, 176, 106745.

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Mento, G., Sarlo, M., & Buodo, G. (2021). Dealing with uncertainty: A high-density EEG investigation on how intolerance of uncertainty affects emotional predictions. PloS one, 16(7), e0254045.

Del Popolo Cristaldi, F., Mento, G., Buodo, G., & Sarlo, M. (2021). What’s next? Neural correlates of emotional predictions: A high-density EEG investigation. Brain and Cognition, 150, 105708.

Fastelli, A., Mento, G., Marshall, C. R., & Arfé, B. (2021). Implicit learning of non-verbal regularities by deaf children with cochlear implants: An investigation with a dynamic temporal prediction task. Plos one, 16(5), e0251050.

Cutini, S., Duma, G. M., & Mento, G. (2021). How time shapes cognitive control: A high-density EEG study of task-switching. Biological psychology, 160, 108030.

Duma, G. M., Danieli, A., Morao, V., Da Rold, M., Baggio, M., Toffoli, L., ... & Mento, G. (2021). Implicit cognitive flexibility in self-limited focal epilepsy of childhood: An HD-EEG study. Epilepsy & Behavior, 116, 107747.

Della Longa, L., Mento, G., & Farroni, T. (2021). The Development of a Flexible Bodily Representation: Behavioral Outcomes and Brain Oscillatory Activity During the Rubber Hand Illusion in Preterm and Full-Term School-Age Children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 528.

Toffoli, L., Scerif, G., Snowling, M. J., Norcia, A. M., & Manning, C. (2021). Global motion evoked potentials in autistic and dyslexic children: A cross-syndrome approach. cortex, 143, 109-126.


Duma, G. M., Granziol, U., & Mento, G. (2020). Should I stay or should I go? How local-global implicit temporal expectancy shapes proactive motor control: An hdEEG study. NeuroImage, 220, 117071.

Gianfranchi, E., Mento, G., Duma, G. M., Chierchia, C., Sarlo, M., & Tagliabue, M. (2020). Electrophysiological correlates of attentional monitoring during a complex driving simulation task. Biological psychology, 154, 107918.

Berchicci, M., Sulpizio, V., Mento, G., Lucci, G., Civale, N., Galati, G., ... & Di Russo, F. (2020). Prompting future events: Effects of temporal cueing and time on task on brain preparation to action. Brain and Cognition, 141, 105565.

Mento, G., Scerif, G., Granziol, U., Franzoi, M., & Lanfranchi, S. (2020). The effect of probabilistic context on implicit temporal expectations in down syndrome. Frontiers in psychology, 11, 369.

Mento, G., & Granziol, U. (2020). The developing predictive brain: How implicit temporal expectancy induced by local and global prediction shapes action preparation across development. Developmental science, 23(6), e12954.


Timeo, S., Mento, G., Fronza, E., Farroni T. (2019). Acquisition of linguistic labels during childhood modulates the neural architecture of race categorical perception. Scientific Reports. 9, 17743.

Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Cutini, S., Sessa, P., Baillet, S., Brigadoi, S., & Dell'Acqua, R. (2019). Functional dissociation of anterior cingulate cortex and intraparietal sulcus in visual working memory. Cortex, 121, 277-291.

Facco, E., Casiglia, E., Al Khafaji, B. E., Finatti, F., Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Pederzoli, L. Tressoldi, P. (2019). The neurophenomenology of out-of-body experiences induced by hypnotic suggestions. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 67(1), 39-68.

Mento, G., Scerif, G., Granziol, U., Franzoi, M., & Lanfranchi, S. (2019). Dissociating top-down and bottom-up temporal attention in Down syndrome: A neurocostructive perspective. Cognitive Development, 49, 81-93.


Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Semenzato, L., & Tressoldi, P. E. (2019). EEG anticipation of random high and low arousal faces and sounds. F1000Research, 8(1508), 1508.

Sacchi, C., De Carli, P., Mento, G., Farroni, T., Visentin, S., Simonelli., A. (2018).  Socioemotional and cognitive development in intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) and typical development infants: early interactive patterns and underlying neural correlates. Rationale and methods of the study. Frontiers in Behavioural Neuroscience, 12(315).

Mento, G., Astle, D., Scerif, G. (2018). Cross-frequency phase-amplitude coupling as a mechanism for temporal orienting of attention in childhood. The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 30(4), 594-602.


Mento, G. (2017). The role of the P3 and CNV components in voluntary and automatic temporal orienting: A high spatial-resolution ERP study. Neuropsychologia, 107, 31-40.

Bisiacchi, Mento, G., P., Tarantino, V., Burlina, P. (2017). Subclinical executive function impairment in children with asymptomatic, treated Phenylketonuria: a comparison with children with Immunodeficiency Virus. Cognitive Neuropsychology.

Mennella, R., Sarlo, M., Messerotti Benvenuti, S., Buodo, G., Mento, G., Palomba, D. (2017). The two faces of avoidance: Time-frequency correlates of motivational disposition in blood phobia. Psychophysiology, 54(11), 1606-1620.

Duma, G. M., Mento, G., Manari, T., Martinelli, M., & Tressoldi, P. (2017) Driving with Intuition: A Preregistered Study about the EEG Anticipation of Simulated Random Car Accidents. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170370.


Mento, G., & Valenza, E. (2016). Spatiotemporal neurodynamics of automatic temporal expectancy in 9-month old infants. Scientific reports, 6(1), 1-10.

Mento, G., & Vallesi, A. (2016). Spatiotemporally dissociable neural signatures for generating and updating expectation over time in children: A High Density-ERP study. Developmental cognitive neuroscience, 19, 98-106.


Amico, F., Ambrosini, A., Guillem, F., Mento G., Power, D., Pergola, G, Vallesi, A. (2015). The Virtual Tray of Objects Task as a Novel Method to Electrophysiologically Measure Visuo-Spatial Recognition Memory, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 98, 477-89.

Buodo, G., Sarlo, M., Mento, G., Messerotti Benvenuti, S., Palomba, D. (2015). Unpleasant stimuli differentially modulate inhibitory processes in an emotional Go/NoGo task: an ERP study, Cognition and Emotion, 29 (4), 604-620.

Mento, G., & Tarantino, V. (2015). Developmental trajectories of internally and externally driven temporal prediction. PLoS One, 10(8), e0135098.

Mento, G., & Nosarti, C. (2015). The case of late preterm birth: sliding forwards the critical window for cognitive outcome risk. Translational Pediatrics, 4(3), 214.

Messerotti Benvenuti, S., Sarlo, M., Buodo, G., Mento, G., Palomba D. (2015). Influence of impulsiveness on emotional modulation of response inhibition: An ERP study, Clinical Neurophysiology, 126(10), 1915-25.

Mento, G., Tarantino, V., Vallesi, A., & Bisiacchi, P. S. (2015). Spatiotemporal neurodynamics underlying internally and externally driven temporal prediction: a high spatial resolution ERP study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(3), 425-439.

Palmieri, A., Mento, G., Calvo, V., Querin, G., D’Ascenzo, C., Volpato, C., Kleinbub, J., Bisiacchi, P., Sorarù, G. (2015). Female gender doubles executive dysfunction risk in ALS: a case-control study in 165 patients, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 86(5), 574-9.

Buodo, G., Mento, G., Sarlo, M., Palomba, D. (2015). Neural correlates of attention to emotional facial expressions in dysphoria, Cognition and Emotion, 29(4), 604-20.


Mento, G. (2013). The passive CNV: carving out the contribution of task-related processes to expectancy. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 7, 827.

Mento, G., Tarantino, V., Sarlo, M., & Bisiacchi, P. S. (2013). Automatic temporal expectancy: a high-density event-related potential study. PLoS One, 8(5), e62896.

Mento, G., Bisiacchi, P.B. (2013). Sviluppo neurocognitivo nel neonato prematuro: il punto di vista delle neuroscienze cognitive dello sviluppo, Psicologia clinica dello sviluppo, 17(1), 27-44, doi:


Mento, G., Bisiacchi, P.B. (2012). Neurocognitive development in preterm infants: insights from different approaches, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 36(1), 536-55, doi:

Mento, G., & Bisiacchi, P. S. (2012). Neurocognitive development in preterm infants: insights from different approaches. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 36(1), 536-555.


Mento, G., Tarantino, V., Bisiacchi, P.S. (2011). The neuropsychological profile of infantile Duchenne muscular dystrophy, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25(8), 1359-77.

Palmieri, A., Manara, R., Bello, L., Mento, G., Lazzarini, L., Borsato, C., Bortolussi, L., Angelini, C. (2011). Cognitive profile and MRI findings in limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2I, Journal of Neurology, 258(7), 1312-20.


Suppiej, A., Mento, G., Zanardo, V., Franzoi, M., Battistella, P.A., Ermani, M., Bisiacchi, P.S. (2010). Auditory processing during sleep in preterm infants: An event related potential study, Early Human Development, 86(12), 807-12, doi:

Mento, G., Suppiej, A., Altoè, G., Bisiacchi, P.S. (2010). Functional hemispheric asymmetries in humans: electrophisiological evidence from preterm infants, European Journal of Neuroscience, 31(2), 1-10, doi:


Bisiacchi, P. S., Mento, G., & Suppiej, A. (2009). Cortical auditory processing in preterm newborns: an ERP study. Biological psychology, 82(2), 176-185.

Mento, G., Suppiej, A., and Bisiacchi, P.S. (2009). When does right functional hemispheric lateralization arise? Evidence from preterm infants, Nature Precedings,


Rizzardi, E., De Benedittis, M., Franzoi, M., Boldrin, P., Mento, G., Gharapetian, D., Chiandetti, L., Ermani, M., Orzan, E., Suppiej, A. (2006). Screening uditivo in terapia intensiva neonatale: peculiarità e metodologie. Rivista Italiana di Medicina Perinatale 8 (2), 7-11. ISSN: 1591-7592