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Valentina Truppa

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valentina.truppa@istc.cnr.it
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Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 16/b - 00197 Roma

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Researcher
Short profile: 

hemispheric specialization - visual perceptual grouping - picture processing - analogical reasoning - grasping behaviour - action planning

Publications


Journal articles

   2017
Truppa V., Carducci P., De Simone D., Bisazza A., De Lillo C. Global/local processing of hierarchical visual stimuli in a conflict- choice task by capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). In: Animal Cognition, vol. 20 pp. 347 - 357. Springer, 2017.  image   image

   2016
Sabbatini G., Meglio G., Truppa V. Motor planning in different grasping tasks by capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). In: Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 312 pp. 201 - 211. Elsevier, 2016.  image   image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Laganà T., Piano Mortari E., Sabbatini G. Flessibilità nell'uso delle prese di forza nei cebi dai cornetti (Sapajus spp.), dallo studio della manipolazione degli oggetti al legame tra cognizione e azione. In: Sistemi Intelligenti, vol. XXVIII pp. 69 - 82. il Mulino, 2016.  image   image
Truppa V., De Simone D., De Lillo C. Short-Term Memory Effects on Visual Global/Local Processing in Tufted Capuchin Monkeys (Sapajus spp.). In: Journal of Comparative Psychology, vol. 130 pp. 162 - 173. American Psychological Association, 2016.  image   image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Laganà T., Piano Mortari E., Sabbatini G. Versatile grasping ability in power-grip actions by tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). In: American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 159 (1) pp. 63 - 72. Wiley Periodicals, Inc, 2016.  image   image   image

   2015
De Petrillo F., Micucci A., Gori E., Truppa V., Ariely D., Addessi E. Self-control depletion in capuchin monkeys: does delay of gratification rely on a limited resource?. In: Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 6 (1193) pp. 1 - 12. www.frontiersin.org, 2015.  image   image
Truppa V., Carducci P., Trapanese C., Hanus D. Does Presentation Format Influence Visual Size Discrimination in Tufted Capuchin Monkeys (Sapajus spp.)?. In: PLoS One, vol. 10 (4) article n. e0126001. Plos.org, 2015.  image   image
Visalberghi E., Cavallero S., Fragaszy D., Izar P., Mendes Aguiar R., Truppa V. Making use of capuchins' behavioral propensities to obtain hair samples for DNA analyses. In: Neotropical Primates, vol. 22 (2) pp. 89 - 93. Neotropical Section of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, 2015.  image

   2014
Polizzi Di Sorrentino E., Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Bordonali A., Taffoni F., Formica D., Baldassarre G., Mirolli M., Guglielmelli E., Visalberghi E. Exploration and learning in capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.): the role of action-outcome contingencies. In: Animal Cognition, vol. 17 pp. 1081 - 1088. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2014.  image   image   image
Truppa V., De Simone D. A., Piano Mortari E., De Lillo C. Effects of brief time delays on matching-to-sample abilities in capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). In: Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 271 pp. 240 - 248. Elsevier, 2014.  image   image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Laganà T., Piano Mortari E., Sabbatini G. Flexible power grip use by capuchin monkeys (Sapajus spp.). In: NeaScience - Giornale italiano di Neuroscienze, psicologia e riabilitazione, vol. 5 pp. 206 - 210. Neapolisanit, 2014.  image   image

   2012
Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Hribar A., Gambetta B., Call J., Visalberghi E. Understanding the functional properties of tools: chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) attend to tool features differently. In: Animal Cognition, vol. 15 pp. 577 - 590. Springer, 2012.  image   image
Taffoni F., Vespignani M., Formica D., Cavallo G., Polizzi Di Sorrentino E., Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Mirolli M., Baldassarre G., Visalberghi E., Keller F., Guglielmelli E. A mechatronic platform for behavioral analysis of non human primates. In: Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, vol. 11 (1) pp. 87 - 101. Imperial College Press, 2012.  image   image

   2011
Queiroz L., Barros R., Brino A., Truppa V. Analysis of stimulus control that results from manipulation of the number of choices in discriminative training with capuchin monkeys (Sapajus Sp.). In: Brazilian Journal of Behavior Analysis, vol. 7 pp. 17 - 28. Periódicos UFPA, 2011.  image
Truppa V., Piano Mortari E., Garofoli D., Privitera S., Visalberghi E. Same/Different Concept Learning by Capuchin Monkeys in Matching-to-Sample Tasks. In: PLoS One, vol. 6 (8) p. .. Plosone, 2011.  image   image

   2010
Truppa V., Garofoli D., Castorina G., Piano Mortari E., Natale F., Visalberghi E. Identity concept learning in matching-to-sample tasks by tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: ANIMAL COGNITION, vol. 13 pp. 835 - 848. Springer, 2010.  image   image
Truppa V., Sovrano V. A., Spinozzi G., Bisazza A. Processing of visual hierarchical stimuli by fish (Xenotoca eiseni). In: BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, vol. 207 pp. 51 - 60. 2010.

   2009
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V., Castorina G. The relative use of proximity, shape similarity and orientation as visual perceptual grouping cues in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and humans (Homo sapiens). In: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 123 pp. 56 - 68. 2009.
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Stegagno T., Fagot J. Picture processing in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: BEHAVIOURAL PROCESSES, vol. 82 pp. 140 - 152. 2009.
Visalberghi E., Addessi E., Truppa V., Spagnoletti N., Ottoni E., Izar P., Fragaszy D. Selection of effective stone tools by wild capuchin monkeys. In: CURRENT BIOLOGY, vol. 19 pp. 213 - 217. 2009.

   2008
Wirz A., Truppa V., Riviello M. Hematological and plasma biochemical values for captive tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY, vol. 70 pp. 463 - 472. 2008.

   2007
De Lillo C., Spinozzi G., Truppa V. Pattern recognition in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella): the role of the spatial organization of stimulus parts. In: BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, vol. 181 pp. 96 - 109. 2007.
Spinozzi G., Laganà  T., Truppa V. Hand use in tufted capuchins (Cebus apella) for extracting a small food item from a tube: digit movements, hand preference and performance. In: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY, vol. 69 pp. 336 - 352. 2007.
Truppa V., Addessi E. Che ci faccio io l� Riflessioni di un animale allo specchio. In: Piemonte Parchi, vol. 2 pp. 23 - 25. 2007.
Truppa V. Recensione di "Il colore della Luna. Come vediamo e perchà©", Paola Bressan. In: L'indice dei libri del mese, vol. 9 pp. 24 - 24. 2007.
Visalberghi E., Truppa V. Irrequieti come bimbi, i cebi giocano sempre. In: La Stampa, TuttoScienze, vol. 24/10 2007.

   2005
De Lillo C., Spinozzi G., Truppa V., Naylor D. M. A comparative analysis of global and local processing of hierarchical visual stimuli in young children and monkeys (Cebus apella). In: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 119 pp. 155 - 165. 2005.

   2004
Spinozzi G., Truppa V., Laganà  T. Grasping behavior in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella): grip types and manual laterality for picking up a small food item. In: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, vol. 125 pp. 30 - 41. 2004.
Spinozzi G., Lubrano G., Truppa V. The categorization of above and below spatial relations by tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 118 pp. 403 - 412. 2004.

   2003
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V. Global and local processing of hierarchical visual stimuli in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 117 pp. 15 - 23. 2003.

   2002
Spinozzi G., Truppa V. Lateralità  delle funzioni manuali nei primati non umani. In: giornale italiano di psicologia, vol. 29 pp. 327 - 355. 2002.
Spinozzi G., Truppa V. Problem-solving strategies and hand preferences for a multicomponent task by tufted capuchins (Cebus apella). In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY, vol. 23 pp. 621 - 638. 2002.
Truppa V. Lateralità delle funzioni manuali nei primati non umani. 2002.
Wirz A., Truppa V., Potì P., Riviello M., Spinozzi G., Spinozzi G. Abstracts of the 15th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Society. In: FOLIA PRIMATOLOGICA, vol. 73 pp. 297 - 337. 2002.  image

   1999
Truppa V. Hand preferences in different tasks by tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). 1999.

   1998
Truppa V. Hand preferences in unimanual and coordinated bimanual tasks by tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). 1998.

Books/Monographs

   2005
Potì P., Caravita S., Saporiti M., Truppa V., Caretti M. Dall'osservazione ai modelli di studio del mondo animale. Roma: ISTC-CNR, 2005.

   2002
Spinozzi G., Riviello M., Truppa V., Wirz A. Monografia. Roma: Palombi, 2002.
Truppa V. Esploriamo il mondo delle scimmie: Chi sono, dove vivono, come vivono. Roma: Palombi Editori, 2002.

Contribution to Book/Monograph

   2013
Taffoni F., Formica D., Schiavone G., Scorcia M., Tomassetti A., Polizzi Di Sorrentino E., Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Mirolli M., Baldassarre G., Visalberghi E., Keller F., Guglielmelli E. The "Mechatronic Board": a tool to study intrisic motivation in humans, monkeys, and humanoid robots. In: Intrinsically Motivated Learning in Natural and Artificial Systems. pp. 411 - 432. G. Baldassarre, M. Mirolli (eds.). Berlin: Springer, 2013.  image   image

Proceedings

   2011
Visalberghi E., Truppa V., Sabbatini G. Analogical reasoning: what capuchin monkeys can tell us?. In: EuroCogSci 2011 - European Perspectives on Cognitive Science, Proceedings of the European Conference on Cognitive Science (Sofia, Bulgaria, 21-24 May 2011). Proceedings, B. Kokinov, A. Karmiloff-Smith, N.J. Nersessian (eds.). New Bulgarian University Press, 2011.  image

   2009
Baldassarre G., Mirolli M., Mannella F., Caligiore D., Visalberghi E., Natale F., Truppa V., Sabbatini G., Guglielmelli E., Keller F., Campolo D., Redgrave P., Gurney K., Stafford T., Triesh J., Weber C., Rothkopf C., Nehmzow U., Condell J., Siddique M., Lee M., Huelse M., Schmidhuber J., Gomez F., Foester A., Togelius J., Barto A. The IM-CLeVeR project: intrinsically motivated cumulative learning versatile robots. In: EpiRob'2009 - Ninth International Conference on Epigenetic Robotics: Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems (Venice, Italy, 12-14 November 2009). Proceedings, pp. 189 - 190. L. Canamero, P.Y. Oudeyer, C. Balkenius (eds.). (Lund University Cognitive Studies, vol. 146). Lund University Cognitive Studies, 2009.  image

Technical reports

   2011
Stafford T., Thirkettle M., Gurney K., Redgrave P., Formica D., Schiavone G., Taffoni F., Keller F., Guglielmelli E., Mirolli M., Baldassarre G., Polizzi Di Sorrentino E., Truppa V., Sabbatini G., Natale F., Visalberghi E. Empirical experiments on intrinsic motivations and action acquisition: results, evaluation, and redefinition. Deliverable D3.2 of the EU-funded Integrated Project "IM-CLeVeR - Intrinsically Motivated Cumulative Learning Versatile Robots", contract n. FP7-ICT-IP-231722. Technical report, 2011.  image

   2005
Potì P., Caravita S., Saporiti M., Truppa V., Caretti M. Dall'osservazione all'interpretazione alla modellizzazione e viceversa nello studio del mondo animale. CD-Rom. Internal note, 2005.  image

   2002
Spinozzi G., Riviello M., Wirz A., Truppa V. Viaggio nel mondo delle scimmie. CD-Rom. Internal note, 2002.

Abstracts

   2013
Bechtel S., Hribar A., Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Jeschonek S., Gambetta B., Call J., Visalberghi E., Pauen S. How toddlers (Homo sapiens), chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) acquire and transfer knowledge about functional tool properties. In: ToK CONFERENCE OF COMPCOG - Comparative Cognition The 3rd ToK Conference of COMPCOG (Vienna, Austria, 3-5 July 2013). Abstract, pp. 67 - 67. Luckabauer, F., Schmidjell, T (eds.). Messerli Research Institute, Vetmeduni Vienna, 2013.  image
Martinez-Labarga C., Zuccato C., Iennaco R., Gellera C., Truppa V., Dicerbo P., Friedrich K., Visalberghi E., Rickards O., Di Donato S., Cattaneo E. Evoluzione del gene Hdh nei primati. In: "La variabilità umana tra passato e presente." (Ferrara, 11-13 settembre 2013). Abstract, p. 55. Università di Ferrara, 2013.  image

   2011
Piano Mortari E., Garofoli D., Castorina G., Natale F., Visalberghi E., Truppa V. Same/different Concept Learning by Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella). In: 20th Meeting of the Italian Primatological Association, 2011 (Bussolengo, 10-13 Aprile 2011). Abstract, vol. 82 pp. 263 - 264. (Folia Primatologica). Karger, 2011.  image

   2010
Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Gambetta B., Hribar A., Call J., Visalberghi E. Do capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) show analogical reasoning when using tools?. In: XXIII Convegno della International Primatological S. Abstract, 2010.
Truppa V., Piano Mortari E., Garofoli D., Castorina G., Natale F., Visalberghi E. Same/different concept learning in matching-to-sample tasks by capuchin monkeys. In: XXIII Congress of the International Primatological Society (Kyoto (Japan), Abstract, 2010.

   2009
Costello F., Truppa V. Individual differences in relational learning in capuchins: Evidence for hypotesis testing. In: In New Frontiers in Analogy Research, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy ANALOGY-2009. ((Bulgaria), . 2009). Abstract, pp. 97 - 106. New Bulgarian University, 2009.  image
Costello F., Truppa V. Individual differences in relational learning in capuchins: Evidence for hypothesis testing. In: Second International Conference on Analogy ANALOGY-2009 (Sofia (Bulgaria), Abstract, pp. 97 - 106. ANALOGY, 2009.
Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Gambetta B., Visalberghi E. Analogical reasoning in tool use in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)?. In: 3rd International Congress of the European Federation of Primatology. Abstract, vol. 80 (2) pp. 140 - 141. 2009.
Sabbatini G., Truppa V., Gambetta B., Visalberghi E. Do capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) show analogical reasoning when using tools?. In: 2nd International Conference on Analogy (Sofia (Bulgaria), Abstract, pp. 500 - 501. ANALOGY, 2009.
Truppa V., Garofoli D., Natale F., Visalberghi E. Extents and limits in the use of the concept same/different to solve matching-to-sample tasks by capuchin monkeys. In: Second International Conference on Analogy ANALOGY-2009 (Sofia (Bulgaria), 2009). Abstract, pp. 500 - 501. ANALOGY, 2009.  image

   2008
Riviello M., Wirz A., Addessi E., Natale F., Poti P., Sabbatini G., Saporiti M., Truppa V., Visalberghi E., Spinozzi G. The Primate Centre of the CNR (Rome, Italy): research and education. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 79 (5) p. 377. 2008.
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V., Castorina G. Perceptual grouping ability in humans (Homo sapiens) and monkeys (Cebus apella) : The role of gestalt factors. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 79 (5) pp. 387 - 388. , 2008.  image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Stegagno T., Fagot J. Picture processing in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 79 (3) p. 144. , 2008.  image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Stegagno T., Fagot J. Picture-object recognition in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 79 (5) p. 392. , 2008.  image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Castorina G. The relative role of different gestalt factors in perceptual grouping processes of humans (Homo sapiens) and monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 79 (3) p. 158. , 2008.  image
Truppa V., Ciolfi F., Spinozzi G., De Lillo C. The role of similarity between global and local orientation in visual perception in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Primate eye. Abstract, vol. 96 ((Sp CD-ROM iss - IPS 2008)) p. 212. , 2008.  image

   2007
Frassine L., Sovrano V., Truppa V., Bisazza A. Perceptual grouping in fish: global and local visual processing. In: Neural Plasticity. Abstract, vol. 2007 (Article ID 23250) p. 136. 2007.  image
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V. A comparative analysis of perceptual grouping processes in humans and capuchin monkeys. In: SEDSU Workshop at the Novartis Foundation (Londra, Abstract, 2007.
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V., Castorina G. Perceptual Grouping in Humans (Homo sapiens) and Monkeys (Cebus apella): The Role of Gestalt Factors. In: 2nd Congress of the European Federation for Primatology (Praga, 2007).
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Stegagno T., Fagot J. Picture Processing in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: , 2007.
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Stegagno T., Fagot J. Picture-object recognition in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: 2nd Congress of the European Federation for Primatology (Praga, 2007).
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Castorina G. The relative role of different Gestalt factors in perceptual grouping processes of humans (Homo sapiens) and monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 79 p. 158. , 2007.  image

   2006
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., Spinozzi G. I processi di raggruppamento percettivo nell'uomo e nel cebo dai cornetti (Cebus apella). In: XXII Convegno della Società  Italiana di Etologia. (Erice, 2006).
Truppa V., Wirz A., Bartolommei P., Lagana T., Potì P., Riviello M., Spinozzi G., Visalberghi E. Studying behaviour in a primate centre: the creation of a multimedia information point for the public. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 77 (4) p. 268. , 2006.  image
Truppa V., Wirz A., Bartolommei P., Laganà  T., PotI P., Riviello M. C., Spinozzi G., Visalberghi E. Studying behaviour in a primate centre: the creation of a multimedia information point for the public. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 77 (4) p. 268. , 2006.  image

   2005
Riviello M. C., Wirz A., Truppa V. To improve the well-being of captive primates: The new primate centre of the C.N.R in Rome. In: Altex. Alternative to animal experimentation.. Abstract, vol. 22 p. 61. 2005.  image
Riviello M., Wirz A., Truppa V. To improve the well-being of captive primates: The new primate centre of the C.N.R. in Rome. In: ALTEX Alternative to animal experimentation. Abstract, vol. 22 p. 61. , 2005.  image
Truppa V., Wirz A., Bartolommei P., Laganà  T., Potì P., Riviello M., Spinozzi G., Visalbeghi E. Studiare il comportamento in un centro di primatologia: la creazione di un punto informativo multimediale aperto al pubblico. In: 66° Congresso Nazionale Unione Zoologica Italiana, (Roma, 2005).   image
Truppa V., Wirz A., Bartolommei P., Laganà  T., Potì P., Riviello M., Spinozzi G., Visalberghi E. Studying behaviour in a Primate Centre: the creation of a multimedial information point for the public. In: XVII Congresso dell'Associazione Primatologica Italiana (API) (Palermo (Italia), 2005).   image

   2004
De Lillo C., Spinozzi G., Truppa V. Sensitivity to the spatial organization of the component parts of visual stimuli in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 75 ((Sp1)) pp. 254 - 255. , 2004.  image
Laganà T., Truppa V., Spinozzi G. Manual asymmetries in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella): the use of digits for extracting a food item from a narrow aperture. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 75 p. 407. , 2004.  image
Laganà  T., Truppa V., Spinozzi G. Manual asymmetries in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella): The use of digits for extracting a food item from a narrow aperture. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 75 p. 407. , 2004.  image
Spinozzi G., Truppa V., Laganà  T. How tufted capuchins (Cebus apella) use their hands to prehend small food items. In: . XX Congress of the International Primatological Society. (Torino, 2004).
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V. L'effetto della manipolazione delle relazioni spaziali tra le parti nel riconoscimento degli stimoli visivi nel cebo dai cornetti (Cebus apella). In: XXI Convegno della Società  Italiana di Etologia (Padova, 2004).
Spinozzi G., De Lillo C., Truppa V. The effects of the rearrangements of stimulus parts on pattern recognition in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: VII° Associative Learning Symposium. (Gregynog, 2004).
Spinozzi G., Truppa V., Laganà T. How tufted capuchins (Cebus apella) use their hands to prehend small food items. In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 75 pp. 338 - 339. , 2004.  image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., De Lillo C. The importance of spatial organization of the parts for visual stimulus recognition in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 75 pp. 397 - 398. , 2004.  image
Truppa V., Spinozzi G., De Lillo C. The importance of spatial organization of the parts for visual stimulus recognition in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Folia Primatologica. Abstract, vol. 75 pp. 397 - 398. , 2004.  image

   2003
De Lillo C., Spinozzi G., Truppa V., Castelli S. The role of structure in the visual processing of embedded figures by capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). In: Meeting of Experimental Psychological Society (Exeter, UK, 2003).
Laganà  T., Truppa V., Spinozzi G. Asimmetrie manuali nel cebo dai cornetti (Cebus apella): L'uso delle dita per estrarre un pezzo di cibo da una stretta apertura. In: XVI Convegno dell'Associazione Primatologica Italiana (Radicondoli, (Siena), 2003).