Moran, J., Di Blasi, Z., Setti, A. (accepted). The effects of using socio-culturally targeted communications on the uptake and adherence to Positive Psychology Interventions. Chapter to appear in Positive Psychological Interventions: Evidence-based practices for multi-cultural contexts (vol. 3). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer International.

Cassarino, M, Tuhoy, I, Setti, A. (accepted) Sometimes Nature Doesn’t Work: Absence of Attention Restoration in Older Adults. Experimental Ageing Research.

Cassarino, M., Maisto, M., Esposito, Y., Guerrero, D., Chan, J. S., & Setti, A. (2019). Testing Attention Restoration in a Virtual Reality Driving Simulator. Frontiers in Psychology. doi:doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00250


Setti, A., Cassarino, M., & Tuohy. I. C. (2017). Exposure to Green does not Always Restore Attention in Older Adults [Poster presentation]. The 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress, San Francisco, California, 23/27_JUL-17. Published on Innovation in Aging (2017) 1 (suppl_1): 328. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igx004.1207

Setti, A. & Borghi, AM (2018). Embodied cognition over the lifespan and in applied settings. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, EBook

Donnegan, K. F., Setti, A., & Allen, A. P. (2018). Exercise and Creativity: Can One Bout of Yoga Improve Convergent and Divergent Thinking? Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. doi:10.1007/s41465-018-0082-3

Setti A and Borghi AM (2018) Editorial: Embodied Cognition Over the Lifespan: Theoretical Issues and Implications for Applied SettingsFront. Psychol. 9:550. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00550

Brodski-Guerniero, A., Naumer, M. J., Moliadze, V., Chan, J., Althen, H., Ferreira-Santos, F., . . . Wibral, M. (2018). Predictable information in neural signals during resting state is reduced in autism spectrum disorder. Human Brain Mapping. doi:doi:10.1002/hbm.24072

Cassarino, M., O'Sullivan, V., Kenny, R. A., & Setti, A. Disabilities Moderate the Association between Neighbourhood Urbanity and Cognitive Health: Results from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Disability and Health Journal. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.12.002

Chan, J. S., Connolly, S. K., & Setti, A. (2018). The number of stimulus-onset asynchronies affects the perception of the sound induced flash illusion in young and older adults. Multisensory Research, 31(3-4), 175-190. 


Fawsitt, F., & Setti, A. (2017). Extending the stereotype embodiment model: A targeted reviewTranslational Issues in Psychological Science, 3(4), 357-369

O’Brien J, Ottoboni G, Tessari A, Setti A (2017) One bout of open skill exercise improves cross-modal perception and immediate memory in healthy older adults who habitually exercise. PLoS ONE12(6): e0178739. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178739

Ottoboni G, Milani M, Setti A, Ceciliani A, Chattat R, Tessari A (2017) An observational study on sport-induced modulation of negative attitude towards disability. PLoS ONE12(11): e0187043. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187043

Chan, J. S., Wibral, M., Wollstadt, P., Stawowsky, C., Brandl, M., Helbling, S., . . . Kaiser, J. (2017). Predictive coding over the lifespan: Increased reliance on perceptual priors in older adults — a magnetoencephalography and dynamic causal modelling study. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/178095

Borghi AM and Setti A (2017) Abstract Concepts and Aging: An Embodied and Grounded Perspective. Front. Psychol. 8:430. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00430

Orna Donoghue, Annalisa Setti, Neil O'Leary, Rose Anne Kenny (accepted). Self-reported unsteadiness predicts fear of falling, activity restriction, falls and disability. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association


Borghi, A.M., Caramelli, N., Setti, A. (2016). How abstract is risk for workers? Expertise, context and introspection in abstract concepts. Reti, Saperi, Linguaggi. Italian Journal of Cognitive Science, 1, 95-118. Special issue ‘Mind and language in action’.

Cassarino, M., & Setti, A. (2016). Complexity as key to designing cognitive-friendly environments for older people. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1329. Part of the research topic Embodied space and bodily self-consciousness in art and architecture.

Cassarino, M., & Setti, A. (2016). 205 Physical activity modulates geographical variations in cognitive ageing: Results from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Age and Ageing, suppl, ii3-ii56. 

Chan, J., Connolly, S., & Setti, A. (2016). Intra-individual differences in susceptibility to the sound-induced flash illusion. Age and Ageing, 45(suppl 2), ii13-ii56.

Donoghue, O., Setti, A., O'Leary, N., & Kenny, R. A. (2016). Self-reported unsteadiness predicts fear of falling and activity restriction at two years follow-up. Age and Ageing, 45(suppl), ii1-ii2. 


Cassarino, M, O’Sullivan V., Kenny, R.A., Setti, A. (2015). Environment and Cognitive Ageing: A Cross-Sectional Study of Place of Residence and Cognitive Performance in The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Neuropsychology, Nov 23.

Cassarino, M, Setti, A. (2015). Environment as ‘Brain Training’: A review of Geographical and Physical Environmental Influences on Cognitive Ageing. Ageing Research Reviews, 23B, 167-182. Available online 2 July 2015

Chan, J. S., Kaiser, J., Brandl, M., Matura, S., Prvulovic, D., Hogan, M. J., & Naumer, M. J. (2015). Expanded temporal binding windows in people with mild cognitive impairment. Current Alzheimer Research, 12(1), 61-68.

Chan, J. S., van den Bosch, J. J. F., Theves, S., Hardt, S., Pflanz, P., Lötsch, J., . . . Naumer, M. J. (2014). Synaesthesia or vivid imagery? A single case study of visuo-olfactory synaesthesia using fMRI. Multisensory Research, 27(3-4), 225-246.

Merriman, N., Whyatt, C., Setti, A., Ferguson, S., Craing, C., Newell, F.N. (2015). Successful balance training is associated with improved multisensory function in fall-prone older adults. Computers in Human Behavior, 45, 192-203. 27 December 2014 10.1016/j.chb.2014.12.017

Setti, A., Cassarino, M. (2015). Sustainable Cognitive Ageing: What Role for the Physical and Social Environments? Proceedings of Connected Sustainability, a Workshop at the 7th International ACM Conference on Communities and Technologies. Limerick, Ireland — June 27 – 30 [published proceedings]

Setti, A., Loughman, J., Savva, G. Kenny, R.A. (2015). Trail Making Test performance contributes to subjective judgment of visual efficiency in older adults. PeerJ


Chan, J. S., & Naumer, M. J. (2014). Explaining autism spectrum disorders: central coherence versus predictive coding theories. Journal of Neurophysiology.

Kenny Gibson W, Cronin H, Kenny RA, Setti A. (2014). Validation of the self-reported hearing questions in the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing against the Whispered Voice Test. BMC Res Notes. 7:361. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-361.

Levitan, C. A., Ren, J., Woods, A. T., Boesveldt, S., Chan, J. S., McKenzie, K. J., . . . Van den Bosch, J. J. F. (2014). Cross-Cultural Color-Odor Associations. PLoS ONE, 9(7), e101651.

Setti, A., Stapleton, J., Leahy, D., Kenny, R.A., Newell, F.N. (2014). Improving the efficiency of multisensory integration in older adults: audio-visual temporal discrimination training reduces the susceptibility to the sound-induced flash illusion. Neuropsychologia, 61, 259-268. June 28th  10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.06.027


Barrett, M. M., Doheny, E. P., Setti, A., Foran, T., Maguinness, C., Kenny, R. A., et al. (2013). Reduced vision selectively impairs spatial updating in fall-prone older adults. Multisensory Research, 26(2), 69-94.n.a DOI: 10.1163/22134808-00002412 (01 June 2013)

Chan, J. S., & Newell, F. N. (2013). The effect of non-informative spatial sounds on haptic scene recognition. International Journal of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems(IJAACS), 6(4), 342-365.

Maguinness, C., Setti, A., Roudaia, E., & Kenny, R. A. (2013). Does that look heavy to you? Perceived weight judgement in lifting actions in younger and older adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00795.

Savva, G. M., Maty, S. C., Setti, A., & Feeney, J. (2013). Cognitive and Physical Health of the Older Populations of England, the United States, and Ireland: International Comparability of The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61, S291-S298.

Setti, A., Burke, K. E., Kenny, R. A., & Newell, F. N. (2013). Susceptibility to a multisensory speech illusion in older persons is driven by perceptual processes. Frontiers in Psychology, 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00575.

Stapleton, J., Setti, A., Doheny, E., Kenny, R., & Newell, F.N. (2013). A standing posture is associated with increased susceptibility to the sound-induced flash illusion in fall-prone older adults. Experimental Brain Research, 1-12. Doi:10.1007/s00221-013-3750-7 Feb (Epub 2 Nov 2013)


Chan, J. S., Maguinness, C., Lisiecka, D., Setti, A., & Newell, F. N. (2012). Evidence for crossmodal interactions across depth on target localisation performance in a spatial array. Perception, 41, 757-773.

Liuzza, M.T., Setti, A., Borghi, A.M. (2012). Kids observing other kids’ hands: visuomotor priming in children. Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 382-392. 2012/3/31.


Maguinness, C., Setti, A., Burke, K.E., Kenny, R.A., Newell F.N. (2011). The effect of combined sensory and semantic components on audio-visual speech perception in older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 3. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2011.0019

Newell, F.N., Setti, A., Foran, T., Burke, K.E., Kenny, R.A. (2011). Reduced vision impairs spatial cognition in fall prone older adults. Special issue on “Falls and Falls Prevention” in AER Journal: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness, 4(3), 103-111.

Setti, A., Burke, K.E., Kenny, R.A., Newell F.N. (2011). Is inefficient multisensory processing associated with falls in older people? Experimental Brain Research, 209, 375-384.

Setti, A., & Chan, J. S. (2011). Familiarity of objects affects susceptibility to the sound-induced flash. Neuroscience Letters, 492(1), 19-22.

Setti, A., Finnagan, S., Sobolewski, R., MacLaren, L., Reilly, R.B., Robertson, I.H., Newell, F.N. (2011). Audiovisual temporal discrimination is less efficient with aging: An event-related potential study. NeuroReport,22(11), 554-558.


Chan, J. S., Simões-Franklin, C., Garavan, H., & Newell, F. N. (2010). Static images of novel, moveable objects learned through touch activate visual area hMT+. NeuroImage, 49, 1708-1716.

Rogers, D. K., Chan, J. S., & Newell, F. N. (2010). The effects of characteristic and spatially congruent sounds on visual search in natural visual scenes. Journal of Vision, 10(7), 888-888.

Setti, A., & Newell, F. N. (2010). The effect of body and part-based motion on the recognition of unfamiliar objects. Visual Cognition, 18(3), 456-480.


Setti, A., Borghi, A., Tessari, A. (2009). Moving hands, moving entities. Brain and Cognition, 70(3), 253-258.

Setti, A., Caramelli, N., Borghi, A.M. (2009). Conceptual information about size of objects in nouns. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 21(7), 1022-1044. 2009/11/1


Chan, J. S., & Newell, F. N. (2008). Behavioural evidence for task-dependent, ‘what’ versus ‘where’ processing within and across modalities. Perception & Psychophysics, 70(1), 36-49.


Chan, J. S., Maucher, T., Schemmel, J., Kilroy, D., Newell, F. N., & Meier, K. (2007). The Virtual Haptic Display: A device for exploring 2-D virtual shapes in the tactile modality. Behavior Research Methods, 39(4), 802-810.

Setti, A., & Caramelli, N. (2007). Inhibition and language pragmatic view in redundant data problem solving. Cognitive Development, 22, 299-309. 


Setti, A., & Caramelli, N. (2006). Il ‘movimento degli oggetti’ nei concetti di bambini e adulti. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 2, 325-359. (The ‘movement of objects’ in children and adults)


Borghi, A. M., Caramelli, N., Setti, A. (2005). Conceptual information on objects’ location. Brain and Language, 93, 140-151.

Chan, J., Merrifield, K., & Spence, C. (2005). Auditory spatial attention assessed in a flanker interference Task. Acta Acustica, 91, 554-563.

Sanabria, D., Soto-Faraco, S., Chan, J., & Spence, C. (2005). Intramodal perceptual grouping modulates multisensory integration: Evidence from the crossmodal dynamic capture task. Neuroscience Letters, 377, 59-64.


Caramelli, N., Setti, A., Maurizzi, D.D. (2004). Concrete and abstract concepts in school age children. Psychology of Language and Communication, 8, 19-34.

Sanabria, D., Soto-Faraco, S., Chan, J. S., & Spence, C. (2004). When Does Visual Perceptual Grouping Affect Multisensory Integration? Cognitive Affective, & Behavioural Neuroscience, 4, 218-229.


Chan, J. S., & Spence, C. (2003). Presenting multiple auditory signals using multiple sound cards in Visual Basic 6.0. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 35, 125-128.

Setti, A., & Caramelli, N. (2003). Le interpretazioni del priming negativo: è il momento di una revisione. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 2, 245-276. (Negative priming theories: It’s time for a revision)