Cristina Ottaviani


Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
Modulatory effects of transcranial direct current stimulation of right insula on compassion motivation INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY 2023
Individual differences in motivational self-focus modulate context-based affective attention flexibility toward goal-relevant information: An eye-tracking study LEARNING AND MOTIVATION 2023
The association of self-esteem variability with diurnal cortisol patterns in a sample of adult workers BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 2023
Momentary gustative-olfactory sensitivity and tonic heart rate variability are independently associated with motivational behavior INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY 2023
Supporting each other’s heart at work: An ambulatory field study INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STRESS MANAGEMENT 2023
Breathing out dental fear: a feasibility crossover study on the effectiveness of diaphragmatic breathing in children sitting on the dentist's chair INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 2022
Compassion focused therapy and the body. How physiological underpinnings of prosociality inform clinical practice. Compassion Focused Therapy 2022
Sleep disturbance, neuro-immune markers, and depressive symptoms in older age: Conditional process analysis from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging (ELSA) PSYCHONEUROENDOCRINOLOGY 2022
From skinner box to daily life: Sign-tracker phenotype co-segregates with impulsivity, compulsivity, and addiction tendencies in humans COGNITIVE, AFFECTIVE & BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE 2022
The mediating role of neuro-immune markers in the long-term association between insomnia and depression: an eight-year follow-up Sleep Medicine. Volume 100, Supplement 1SLEEP MEDICINE 2022
A systematic review of the literature on interpretation bias and its physiological correlates BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 2022
Perseverative Cognition as a Mediator Between Perceived Stress and Sleep Disturbance: A Structural Equation Modeling Meta-analysis (meta-SEM) ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE 2022
From lab to daily life: determining the acute neurochemical effects of intrusive thinking in pathological and non-pathological worriers NEUROSCIENCE APPLIED 2022
COVID-19 consequences on motivational functioning: an ecological investigation of the role of momentary gustative-olfactory sensitivity and tonic heart rate variability NEUROSCIENCE APPLIED 2022
Clinical translational validity of sign-tracking phenotype in daily life: an ecological study NEUROSCIENCE APPLIED 2022
Sleep and Daily Positive Emotions - Is Heart Rate Variability a Mediator? JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY 2022
Reduced recognition of facial emotional expressions in global burnout and burnout depersonalization in healthcare providers PEERJ 2021
Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: The importance of the vagus nerve for biopsychosocial resilience NEUROSCIENCE AND BIOBEHAVIORAL REVIEWS 2021
Compassion Is Not a Benzo: Distinctive Associations of Heart Rate Variability With Its Empathic and Action Components FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE 2021
Perseverative Cognition in the Positive Valence Systems: An Experimental and Ecological Investigation BRAIN SCIENCES 2021


  • LS5
  • SH4


  • Life-science technologies & biotechnologies

Interessi di ricerca

Brain-body interactions underlying prolonged stress responses in daily life, in particular the role of perseverative cognition (e.g., worry and rumination) as a transdiagnostic factor in psychopathology. My research activity combines ecological momentary (though sampling) assessment with ambulatory peripheral physiology monitoring, as well as noninvasive brain stimulation techniques.


Clinical Psychology
autonomic nervous system

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