Virginia Volterra - Publications

Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies ISTC CNR (National Research Council) of Rome, Italy.  
"Sign Language" "Deaf Studies" "Language Acquisition" "Psycholingusitics" "Cognitive Science"

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2021 Rinaldi P, Pasqualetti P, Volterra V, Caselli MC. Gender differences in early stages of language development. Some evidence and possible explanations. Journal of Neuroscience Research. PMID 34240751 DOI: 10.1002/jnr.24914  0.461
2020 Tomasuolo E, Bonsignori C, Rinaldi P, Volterra V. The representation of action in Italian Sign Language (LIS) Cognitive Linguistics. 31: 1-36. DOI: 10.1515/Cog-2018-0131  0.539
2018 Rinaldi P, Caselli MC, Lucioli T, Lamano L, Volterra V. Sign Language Skills Assessed Through a Sentence Reproduction Task. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 23: 408-421. PMID 29982547 DOI: 10.1093/Deafed/Eny021  0.636
2018 Arbib MA, Aboitiz F, Burkart JM, Corballis MC, Coudé G, Hecht E, Liebal K, Myowa-Yamakoshi M, Pustejovsky J, Putt SS, Rossano F, Russon AE, Schoenemann PT, Seifert U, Semendeferi K, ... ... Volterra V, et al. The comparative neuroprimatology 2018 (CNP-2018) road map for research on How the Brain Got Language Interaction Studies. 19: 370-387. DOI: 10.1075/Is.18013.Arb  0.364
2018 Volterra V, Capirci O, Rinaldi P, Sparaci L. From action to spoken and signed language through gesture Interaction Studies. 19: 216-238. DOI: 10.1075/Is.17027.Vol  0.809
2017 Volterra V, Capirci O, Caselli MC, Rinaldi P, Sparaci L. Developmental evidence for continuity from action to gesture to sign/word Language, Interaction and Acquisition. 8: 13-41. DOI: 10.1075/LIA.8.1.02VOL  0.503
2017 Sparaci L, Volterra V. Hands Shaping Communication: From Gestures to Signs Hand. 29-54. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-66881-9_3  0.481
2016 Marentette P, Pettenati P, Bello A, Volterra V. Gesture and Symbolic Representation in Italian and English-Speaking Canadian 2-Year-Olds. Child Development. PMID 27079825 DOI: 10.1111/Cdev.12523  0.536
2015 Brentari D, Di Renzo A, Keane J, Volterra V. Cognitive, cultural, and linguistic sources of a handshape distinction expressing agentivity. Topics in Cognitive Science. 7: 95-123. PMID 25529989 DOI: 10.1111/Tops.12123  0.41
2015 Fontana S, Corazza S, Braem PB, Volterra V. Language research and language community change: Italian Sign Language 1981-2013 International Journal of the Sociology of Language. 2015: 1-30. DOI: 10.1353/Sls.2017.0009  0.565
2014 Borghi AM, Capirci O, Gianfreda G, Volterra V. The body and the fading away of abstract concepts and words: a sign language analysis. Frontiers in Psychology. 5: 811. PMID 25120515 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2014.00811  0.751
2014 Rinaldi P, Caselli MC, Di Renzo A, Gulli T, Volterra V. Sign vocabulary in deaf toddlers exposed to sign language since birth Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 19. PMID 24688068 DOI: 10.1093/Deafed/Enu007  0.643
2014 Bello A, Sparaci L, Stefanini S, Boria S, Volterra V, Rizzolatti G. A developmental study on children's capacity to ascribe goals and intentions to others. Developmental Psychology. 50: 504-13. PMID 23772821 DOI: 10.1037/A0033375  0.478
2014 Gianfreda G, Volterra V, Zuczkowski A. L’espressione dell’incertezza nella Lingua dei Segni Italiana (LIS) Ricerche Di Pedagogia E Didattica. Journal of Theories and Research in Education. 9: 199-234. DOI: 10.6092/Issn.1970-2221/4298  0.524
2013 Tomasuolo E, Valeri G, Di renzo A, Pasqualetti P, Volterra V. Deaf children attending different school environments: Sign language abilities and theory of mind Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 18: 12-29. PMID 23131578 DOI: 10.1093/Deafed/Ens035  0.594
2012 Caselli MC, Rinaldi P, Stefanini S, Volterra V. Early Action and Gesture "Vocabulary" and Its Relation With Word Comprehension and Production Child Development. 83: 526-542. PMID 22304431 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8624.2011.01727.X  0.507
2012 Pettenati P, Sekine K, Congestrì E, Volterra V. A Comparative Study on Representational Gestures in Italian and Japanese Children Journal of Nonverbal Behavior. 36: 149-164. DOI: 10.1007/S10919-011-0127-0  0.581
2011 Carlier M, Desplanches AG, Philip N, Stefanini S, Vicari S, Volterra V, Deruelle C, Fisch G, Doyen AL, Swillen A. Laterality preference and cognition: Cross-syndrome comparison of patients with trisomy 21 (Down), del7q11.23 (Williams-Beuren) and del22q11.2 (DiGeorge or Velo-Cardio-Facial) syndromes Behavior Genetics. 41: 413-422. PMID 21455680 DOI: 10.1007/S10519-011-9465-2  0.329
2010 Pettenati P, Stefanini S, Volterra V. Motoric characteristics of representational gestures produced by young children in a naming task Journal of Child Language. 37: 887-911. PMID 19939328 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000909990092  0.544
2010 Barca L, Bello A, Volterra V, Burani C. Lexical-semantic reading in a shallow orthography: Evidence from a girl with Williams Syndrome Reading and Writing. 23: 569-588. DOI: 10.1007/S11145-009-9192-8  0.477
2009 Stefanini S, Bello A, Caselli MC, Iverson J, Volterra V. Co-speech gestures in a naming task: Developmental data Language and Cognitive Processes. 24: 168-189. DOI: 10.1080/01690960802187755  0.619
2008 Iverson JM, Capirci O, Volterra V, Goldin-Meadow S. Learning to talk in a gesture-rich world: Early communication in Italian vs. American children. First Language. 28: 164-181. PMID 19763226 DOI: 10.1177/0142723707087736  0.807
2008 Stefanini S, Bello A, Volterra V, Carlier M. Types of prehension in children with Williams–Beuren syndrome: A pilot study European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 5: 358-368. DOI: 10.1080/17405620600959381  0.48
2008 Gullberg M, de Bot K, Volterra V. Gestures and some key issues in the study of language development Gesture. 8: 149-179. DOI: 10.1075/Gest.8.2.03Gul  0.516
2008 Capirci O, Volterra V. Gesture and speech: The emergence and development of a strong and changing partnership Gesture. 8: 22-44. DOI: 10.1075/Gest.8.1.04Cap  0.809
2007 Stefanini S, Caselli MC, Volterra V. Spoken and gestural production in a naming task by young children with Down syndrome Brain and Language. 101: 208-221. PMID 17379294 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bandl.2007.01.005  0.594
2006 Carlier M, Stefanini S, Deruelle C, Volterra V, Doyen AL, Lamard C, De Portzamparc V, Vicari S, Fisch G. Laterality in persons with intellectual disability. I - Do patients with trisomy 21 and Williams-Beuren syndrome differ from typically developing persons? Behavior Genetics. 36: 365-376. PMID 16586153 DOI: 10.1007/S10519-006-9048-9  0.326
2005 Russo T, Volterra V. Comment on "children creating core properties of language: evidence from an emerging sign language in Nicaragua". Science. 309: 56; author reply 56. PMID 15994513 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1107876  0.628
2005 Capirci O, Contaldo A, Caselli MC, Volterra V. From action to language through gesture: A longitudinal perspective Gesture. 5: 155-177. DOI: 10.1075/Gest.5.1.12Cap  0.821
2004 Vicari S, Bates E, Caselli MC, Pasqualetti P, Gagliardi C, Tonucci F, Volterra V. Neuropsychological profile of Italians with Williams syndrome: an example of a dissociation between language and cognition? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : Jins. 10: 862-76. PMID 15637777 DOI: 10.1017/S1355617704106073  0.594
2004 Bello A, Capirci O, Volterra V. Lexical production in children with Williams syndrome: Spontaneous use of gesture in a naming task Neuropsychologia. 42: 201-213. PMID 14644106 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3932(03)00172-6  0.789
2003 Volterra V, Caselli MC, Capirci O, Tonucci F, Vicari S. Early linguistic abilities of Italian children with Williams syndrome Developmental Neuropsychology. 23: 33-58. PMID 12730019 DOI: 10.1080/87565641.2003.9651886  0.798
2002 Vicari S, Caselli MC, Gagliardi C, Tonucci F, Volterra V. Language acquisition in special populations: A comparison between Down and Williams syndromes Neuropsychologia. 40: 2461-2470. PMID 12417473 DOI: 10.1016/S0028-3932(02)00083-0  0.623
2002 Capirci O, Iverson JM, Montanari S, Volterra V. Gestural, signed and spoken modalities in early language development: The role of linguistic input Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 5. DOI: 10.1017/S1366728902000123  0.805
2001 Bates E, Tager-Flusberg H, Vicari S, Volterra V. Debate over language's link with intelligence. Nature. 413: 565-6. PMID 11595915 DOI: 10.1038/35098250  0.533
2001 Volterra V, Capirci O, Caselli MC. What atypical populations can reveal about language development: The contrast between deafness and Williams syndrome Language and Cognitive Processes. 16: 219-239. DOI: 10.1080/01690960042000067  0.821
2000 Stiles J, Sabbadini L, Capirci O, Volterra V. Drawing abilities in Williams syndrome: A case study Developmental Neuropsychology. 18: 213-235. PMID 11280965 DOI: 10.1207/S15326942Dn1802_4  0.778
2000 Calamandrei G, Alleva E, Cirulli F, Queyras A, Volterra V, Capirci O, Vicari S, Giannotti A, Turrini P, Aloe L. Serum NGF levels in children and adolescents with either Williams syndrome or Down syndrome Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 42: 746-750. PMID 11104346 DOI: 10.1017/S0012162200001389  0.725
2000 Pizzuto E, Caselli MC, Volterra V. Language, cognition, and deafness Seminars in Hearing. 21: 343-358. DOI: 10.1055/S-2000-13464  0.48
1999 Volterra V, Longobardi E, Pezzini G, Vicari S, Antenore C. Visuo-spatial and linguistic abilities in a twin with Williams syndrome Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 43: 294-305. PMID 10466868 DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2788.1999.00216.X  0.489
1999 Pezzini G, Vicari S, Volterra V, Milani L, Ossella MT. Children with williams syndrome: Is there a single neuropsychological profile? Developmental Neuropsychology. 15: 141-155. DOI: 10.1080/87565649909540742  0.54
1998 Fabbretti D, Volterra V, Pontecorvo C. Written language abilities in deaf Italians. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 3: 231-44. PMID 15579866 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Deafed.A014353  0.529
1998 Capirci O, Cattani A, Rossini P, Volterra V. Teaching sign language to hearing children as a possible factor in cognitive enhancement. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 3: 135-42. PMID 15579860 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Deafed.A014343  0.797
1998 Capirci O, Montanari S, Volterra V. Gestures, signs, and words in early language development. New Directions For Child Development. 45-60. PMID 9507703 DOI: 10.1002/Cd.23219987904  0.799
1997 Fabbretti D, Pizzuto E, Vicari S, Volterra V. A story description task in children with Down's syndrome: Lexical and morphosyntactic abilities Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 41: 165-179. PMID 9161928 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2788.1997.Tb00693.X  0.587
1996 Volterra V, Capirci O, Pezzini G, Sabbadini L, Vicari S. Linguistic abilities in Italian children with Williams syndrome Cortex. 32: 663-677. PMID 8954245 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-9452(96)80037-2  0.816
1996 Vicari S, Brizzolara D, Carlesimo GA, Pezzini G, Volterra V. Memory abilities in children with Williams syndrome Cortex. 32: 503-514. PMID 8886525 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-9452(96)80007-4  0.42
1996 Grossi G, Semenza C, Corazza S, Volterra V. Hemispheric specialization for sign language Neuropsychologia. 34: 737-740. PMID 8783224 DOI: 10.1016/0028-3932(96)00008-5  0.539
1996 Capirci O, Sabbadini L, Volterra V. Language development in Williams Syndrome : A case study Cognitive Neuropsychology. 13: 1017-1039. DOI: 10.1080/026432996381764  0.8
1996 Capirci O, Iverson JM, Pizzuto E, Volterra V. Gestures and words during the transition to two-word speech Journal of Child Language. 23: 645-673. DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900008989  0.798
1995 Volterra V, Pace C, Pennacchi B, Corazza S. Advanced learning technology for a bilingual education of deaf children. American Annals of the Deaf. 140: 402-409. PMID 8585510 DOI: 10.1353/Aad.2012.0310  0.544
1994 Dall'Oglio AM, Bates E, Volterra V, Di Capua M, Pezzini G. Early cognition, communication and language in children with focal brain injury Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 36: 1076-1098. PMID 7958522 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-8749.1994.Tb11810.X  0.507
1993 Caselli MC, Leonard LB, Volterra V, Campagnoli MG. Toward mastery of Italian morphology: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Child Language. 20: 377-93. PMID 8376475 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900008333  0.482
1991 Camaioni L, Castelli MC, Longobardi E, Volterra V. A parent report instrument for early language assessment Language. 11: 345-358. DOI: 10.1177/014272379101103303  0.497
1991 Laudanna A, Volterra V. Order of words, signs, and gestures: A first comparison Applied Psycholinguistics. 12: 135-150. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716400009115  0.537
1989 Volterra V, Bates E. Selective impairment of italian grammatical morphology in the congenially deaf: A case study Cognitive Neuropsychology. 6: 273-308. DOI: 10.1080/02643298908253421  0.551
1988 Taeschner T, Devescovi A, Volterra V. Affixes and function words in the written language of deaf children Applied Psycholinguistics. 9: 385-401. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716400008079  0.657
1988 Leonard LB, Sabbadini L, Volterra V, Leonard JS. Some influences on the grammar of English- and Italian-speaking children with specific language impairment Applied Psycholinguistics. 9: 39-57. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716400000448  0.664
1987 Leonard LB, Sabbadini L, Leonard JS, Volterra V. Specific language impairment in children: a cross-linguistic study. Brain and Language. 32: 233-52. PMID 3690253 DOI: 10.1016/0093-934X(87)90126-X  0.631
1986 Denes G, Balliello S, Volterra V, Pellegrini A. Oral and written language in a case of childhood phonemic deafness. Brain and Language. 29: 252-67. PMID 3790981 DOI: 10.1016/0093-934X(86)90047-7  0.57
1981 Volterra V. Gestures, Signs, & Words at Two Years: When Does Communication Become Language? Sign Language Studies. 1033: 351-362. DOI: 10.1353/Sls.1981.0006  0.549
1978 Volterra V, Taeschner T. The acquisition and development of language by bilingual children Journal of Child Language. 5: 311-326. DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900007492  0.614
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