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    1. Guadagni, V., Umilta’, A., Iaria G., Sex and gender differences in sleep quality, empathy and mood during the isolation period of the COVID_19 Pandemic in the Canadian population: Females and women suffered the most. Front. Global Women’s Health,
    2. Guadagni, V., Pun, M. (2020) Untangling sex differences in obstructive sleep apnea: a significant step toward precision medicine, Sleep, , zsaa022,
    3. Guadagni, V., Bayles, H., Longman S., Hogan, D.B., Hanly, P.J., Younes, M., Poulin, M.J. (2020) Association of sleep spindle characteristics with executive functioning in healthy sedentary middle-aged and older adults. Journal of Sleep Research,
    4. Guadagni, V., Drogos, L.L., Tyndall, A.V., Davemport, M., H., Anderson, T., J., Eskes, G., Longman S., Hogan, D.B., Hill, M.D., Poulin, M.J. (2020) Aerobic exercise improves cognition and cerebrovascular regulation in older adults. Neurology, DOI:
    5. Clark, C.M., Guadagni, V., Mazerolle, Hill, M., Hogan, D.B., Pike, B., & Poulin, M.J. (2019) Effects of aerobic exercise on White Matter Microstructure in the Aging Brain. Behavioural Brain Research, 373,112042 doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112042.
    6. Pun, M., Guadagni, V., Drogos, L., Pon C., Hartmann, S.E, Furian, M., Lichtblau, M., Muralt, L., Bader, P.R., Moraga, F., Soza, D., Lopez I., Rawling, J. M., Ulrich, S., Bloch, K.E., Giesbrecht, B., Poulin, M. J. (2019) Cognitive effects of acute exposure to very high altitude among altitude-experienced ALMA workers at the Chajnantor Plateau (5050m), Chile. High Altitude Medicine and Biology 2019 Oct 25. doi: 10.1089/ham.2019.0012.
    7. Guadagni, S., Masedu, M., Zoras, O., Zavattieri, G., Aigner, K., Guadagni, V., Fumi, L., Clementi, M. Multidisciplinary palliative treatment including isolated thoracic perfusion for progressive malignant thoracic mesothelioma: a retrospective observational study. JBUON 2019; 24(3): 1259-1267
    8. Guadagni, V., Sara’, M., Conson, M., Carolei, A., Sacco, S., Vadini, S., Pistarini, C., Barbonetti, A., Iaria G., Pistoia, F. (2018) Cognitive and Emotional Empathy in individuals with spinal cord injury. Behavioural Neurology, Volume 2019, Article ID 1312934, 9 pages
    9. Guadagni, V., Clark, C., Tyndall, A., Raneri, J. K., Parboosingh, J.S., Hogan, D.B., Hanly, P.J., Poulin, M.J.(2018)Effects of six-month aerobic exercise intervention on sleep in healthy older adults in the Brain in Motion study: A Pilot Study. J Alzheimer’s Dis Rep. 2018 Dec 24;2(1):229-238. doi: 10.3233/ADR-180079
    10. Guadagni, V., Burles , Ferrara M., Iaria G. Sleep quality and its association with the insular cortex in emotional empathy (2018) Eur J Neurosci. 48:2288–2300.
    11. Pun, M., Guadagni, V., Bettauer, K., Drogos, L.L Aitken, J. Hartmann, S.E, Furian, M., Muralt, L., Lichtblau, M., Bader, P.R., Rawling, J. M., Protzner, A. B., Ulrich, S., Bloch, K.E., Giesbrecht, B., Poulin, M. J. (2018) Effects on Cognitive Functioning of Acute, Subacute and Repeated Exposures to High Altitude. Frontiers in Physiology,9, 1131.
    12. Guadagni V., Veurink, E., Belanger J.F., Poulin, M. (2018) Better start them young: healthy lifestyle education in middle school-an event organized as part of Physiology Friday. Summer 2018 Physiology News, p 46-47.
    13. Guadagni, V., Cook, E., Hart, C., Burles, F., Iaria, G. (2018)Poor sleep quality affects empathic responses in experienced paramedics.Sleep Biol. Rhythms (2018) 16: 365.
    14. Guadagni, S., Fiorentini, G., Clementi, M., Palumbo, G., Palumbo, P., Chiominto, A., Baldoni, S., Masedu, F., Valenti, M., Di Tommaso, A., Fabi, B., Pellegrini, C., Sarti, D., Guadagni, V.(2017) Does Locoregional Chemotherapy Still Matter in the Treatment of Advanced Pelvic Melanoma? Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 2382; doi:10.3390/ijms18112382.
    15. Valera, S., Guadagni, V., Slone, E., Burles, F., Ferrara, M., Campbell, T., & Iaria, G. (2016) Poor sleep quality affects spatial orientation in virtual environments. Sleep Science. Jul-Sept; 9(3):225-23
    16. Guadagni, V., Burles F., Valera S., Hardwicke- Brown E., Ferrara M., Campbell T., Iaria, G. (2016) The relationship between quality of sleep and emotional empathy. Journal of Psychophysiology (2017), 31, pp. 158-166.
    17. Guadagni, V., Burles, F., Ferrara, M., & Iaria, G. (2014) The effects of sleep deprivation on emotional empathy. Journal of sleep research, 23(6), 657-663.
    18. Mazza, M., Tempesta, D., Pino, M. C., Nigri, A., Catalucci, A., Guadagni, V., … & Ferrara, M. (2015) Neural activity related to cognitive and emotional empathy in post-traumatic stress disorder. Behavioural brain research282, 37-45.
    19. Burles, F., Guadagni, V., Hoey, F., Arnold, A. E., Levy, R. M., O’Neill, T., & Iaria, G. (2014) Neuroticism and self-evaluation measures are related to the ability to form cognitive maps critical for spatial orientation. Behavioural brain research, 271, 154-159.
    20. Arnold, A. E., Liu, I., Murias, K., Slone, E., Burles, F., Guadagni, V., & Iaria, G. (2012) NEURAL BASIS OF NAVIGATION IN SPATIAL ENVIRONMENTS. In Jamed D. Wright (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd Edition).


  1. Danielle Smith show, November 2020, COVID 19 and women mental health:​
  2. How aerobic exercise helps us keep our wits as we age, UToday, May 2020:
  3. COVID-19 researchers probe link between sleep and greater good, UToday May, 2020:
  4. How do acute, subacute and repeated exposures to high altitude affect cognition? Cambridge Cognition Blog, October 2018:  Cambridge Cognition Blog
  5. October 2016 Psychology Today:  Poor sleep may impact the ability to feel the pain of others