Dr Carlo De Lillo
The cognitive bases of serial order in behaviour from a comparative, developmental and neuropsychological perspective.
Search strategies and serial-spatial memory.
Perceptual grouping and segmentation in human and non-human primates.
Frontal lobe and executive functions
Publications since 2008
De Lillo, C. & James, F.C. (2012). Spatial working memory for clustered and linear configurations of sites in a virtual reality foraging task. Cognitive Processing, 13(Suppl1): S243-246.
De Lillo, C. (2012). The use of spatial structure in working memory: a comparative standpoint. In: D. McFarland, K. Stenning & M. McGonigle-Chalmers (Eds.), The Compex Mind: an Interdisciplinary Approach. Chippenham & Eastbourne, Palgrave-MacMillan, pp. 38-54.
De Lillo, C. Palumbo, M., Spinozzi, G. & Giustino, G. (2012). Effects of pattern redundancy and hierarchical grouping on global-local visual processing in monkeys (Cebus apella) and humans (Homo sapiens). Behavioural Brain Research, 226: 445-455. PDF
Fagot, J. & De Lillo, C. (2011). A comparative study of working memory: immediate serial recall in baboons (Papio papio) and humans. Neuropsychologia. 49: 3870-3880. PDF
De Lillo, C. Spinozzi, G., Palumbo, M. & Giustino, G. (2011). Attention allocation modulates the processing of hierarchical visual patterns: a comparative analysis of capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) and humans. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes. 37(3): 341-352. PDF
Ashton, R & De Lillo, C. (2011). Association, inhibition and object permanence in dogs' (Canis familiaris) spatial search. Journal of Comparative Psychology. 125(2): 194-206. PDF
De Lillo, C. & Lesk, V (2010). Spatial clustering and hierarchical coding in immediate serial recall. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 22(2):216-246 PDF
Spinozzi, G., De Lillo, C. Truppa, V., Castorina, G. (2009). The Relative Use of Proximity, Shape Similarity and Orientation as Visual Perceptual Grouping Cues in Tufted Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella) and Humans (Homo sapiens). Journal of Comparative Psychology.123(1): 56-68. PDF
Full list of publications
Spatial Working Memory for clustered sites in a Virtual Reality based search task. (Nuffield Foundation), 2011.
Spatial and motor cognition in virtual reality, computer generated and other realistic environments. (Capital Investment Fund, CIF), 2008-2011.
Contrasting hierarchical coding and movement length as determinants of recall improvement in serial spatial memory. (Nuffield Foundation). 2006
Schizotypy and the encoding of structure in spatial working memory: are individual differences mediated by executive functions and perceptual grouping skills? (Wellcome Trust). 2006.
Executive functions and cross-modality binding in serial temporary memory. (Nuffield Foundation). 2005
Spatial Grouping, executive functions and data-reduction in spatial working memory. (Experimental Psychology Society). 2004
Executive functions and hierarchical organisation in serial-spatial working memory: a study based on structured versions of the Corsi task. (Nuffield Foundation). 2004.