Bonini L, Rotunno C, Arcuri E, Gallese V. Mirror neurons 30 years later: implications and applications. TICS, 2022 PDF



Albertini D, Lanzilotto M, Maranesi M, Bonini L. Largely shared neural codes for biological and nonbiological observed movements but not for executed actions in monkey premotor areas. Journal of neurophysiology, 2021 PDF

Orban GA, Sepe A, Bonini L. Parietal maps of visual signals for bodily action planningBrain Struct Funct, 2021 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s00429-021-02378-6. PDF

Ferroni CG, Albertini D, Lanzilotto M, Livi A, Maranesi M, Bonini L. Local and system mechanisms for action execution and observation in parietal and premotor cortices. Current Biology, 2021 PDF

Orban GA, Lanzilotto M, Bonini L. From observed action identity to social affordances. Trends Cogn Sci2021 Mar 18;S1364-6613(21)00056-5. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2021.02.012. PDF

Gerbella M, Borra E, Pothof F, Lanzilotto M, Livi A, Fogassi L, Paul O, Orban GA, Ruther P, Bonini L. Histological assessment of a chronically implanted cylindrically-shaped, polymer-based neural probe in the monkeyJ. Neural Eng. 2021 Jan 18. 18 024001. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/abdd11. PDF



Lanzilotto M, Maranesi M, Livi A, Ferroni CG, Orban GA, Bonini L. Stable readout of observed actions from format-dependent activity of monkey’s anterior intraparietal neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2020 Sep 24. 117(28):16596-16605. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2007018117. PDF

Albertini D, Gerbella M, Lanzilotto M, Livi A, Maranesi M, Ferroni CG, Bonini L. Connectional gradients underlie functional transitions in monkey pre-supplementary motor area. Prog Neurobiol, January 2020, Vol. 184, 101699. doi: 10.1016/j.pneurobio.2019.101699. PDF



Bonini L. Refinement tecniques in non-human primate neuroscientfic research. Ann Ist Super Sanità, 2019 | Vol. 55, No. 4: 408-412. doi: 0.4415/ANN_19_04_18. PDF

Maranesi M, Bruni S, Livi A, Donnarumma F, Pezzulo G, Bonini L. Differential neural dynamics underling pragmatic and semantic affordance processing in macaque ventral premotor cortex. Sci Rep, 2019 Aug 12;9(1):11700. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-48216-y. PDF

Lanzilotto M, Giulia Ferroni C, Livi A, Gerbella M, Maranesi M, Borra E, Passarelli L, Gamberini M, Fogassi L, Bonini L, Orban GA. Anterior intraparietal area: a hub in the observed manipulative action network. Cereb Cortex, April 2019, Volume 29, Issue 4, Pages 1816–1833. PDF

Livi A, Lanzilotto M, Maranesi M, Fogassi L, Rizzolatti G, Bonini L. Agent-based representations of objects and actions in the monkey pre-supplementary motor area. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, . PDF



Bruni S, Gerbella M, Bonini L, Borra E, Coudé G, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L, Maranesi M, Rodà F, Simone L, Serventi FU, Rozzi S. Cortical and subcortical connections of parietal and premotor nodes of the monkey hand mirror neuron network. Brain Struct Funct, 2018 May, 223(4):1713-1729. doi: 10.1007/s00429-017-1582-0. PDF



Ferroni CG, Maranesi M, Livi A, Lanzilotto M, Bonini L. Comparative performance of linear multielectrode probes and single-tip electrodes for intracortical microstimulation and single-neuron recording in macaque monkey. Front Syst Neurosci, 2017 November, 11:84, doi: 10.3389/fnsys-2017.00084. PDF

Maranesi M, Livi A, Bonini L. Spatial and viewpoint selectivity for others’ observed actions in monkey ventral premotor mirror neurons. Sci Rep, 7, 8231 (2017). doi: PDF

Barz F, Livi A, Lanzilotto M, Maranesi M, Bonini L, Paul O, Ruther P. Versatile, modular 3D microelectrode arrays for neuronal ensemble recordings: from design to fabrication, assembly, and functional validation in non-human primates. J Neural Eng. 2017; 14(3):036010. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aa5a90. PDF

Bonini L. The extended mirror neuron network: anatomy, origin, and functions. Neuroscientist, 23(1), 56–67. doi: 10.1177/1073858415626400. PDF



Lanzilotto M, Livi A, Maranesi M, Gerbella M, Barz F, Ruther P, Fogassi L, Rizzolatti G, Bonini L. Extending the cortical grasping network: pre-supplementary motor neuron activity during vision and grasping of objects. Cereb Cortex, 2016 Dec; 26(12):4435-4449. PDF

Pothof F, Bonini L, Lanzilotto M, Livi A, Fogassi L, Orban GA, Paul O, Ruther P. Chronic neural probe for simultaneous recording of single-unit, multi-unit, and local field potential activity from multiple brain sites. J Neural Eng, 13(4):046006. doi: PDF



Bruni S, Giorgetti V, Fogassi L, Bonini L. Multimodal encoding of goal-directed actions in monkey ventral premotor grasping neurons. Cereb Cortex, 2017 Jan 1;27(1):522-533. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv246. PDF

Maranesi M, Livi A, Bonini L. Processing of own hand visual feedback during object grasping in ventral premotor mirror neurons. J Neurosci, 01 Aug 2015, 35(34):11824-11829. doiPDF

Bruni S, Giorgetti V, Bonini L, Fogassi L. Processing and integration of contextual information in monkey ventrolateral prefrontal neurons during selection and execution of goal-directed manipulative actions. J Neurosci, 2015 Aug 26; 35(34): 11877–11890. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1938-15.2015. PDF



Maranesi M, Livi A, Fogassi L, Rizzolatti G, Bonini L. Mirror neuron activation prior to action observation in a predictable context. J Neurosci, 2014 Nov 5;34(45):14827-32. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2705-14.201434(45):14827-32. PDF

Bonini L, Maranesi M, Livi A, Fogassi L, Rizzolatti G. Ventral premotor neurons encoding representations of action during self and others’ inaction. Curr Biol, 2014 Jul 21;24(14):1611-1614. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.05.047. PDF

Bonini L, Maranesi M, Livi A, Fogassi L, Rizzolatti G. Space-dependent representation of objects and other’s action in monkey ventral premotor grasping neurons. J. Neurosci, 2014 Mar 12;34(11):4108-19. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4187-13.2014. PDF

Pothof F, Anees S, Leupold L, Bonini L, Paul O, Orban GA, Ruther P. Fabrication and Characterization of a High-Resolution Neural Probe for Stereoelectroencephalography and Single Neuron Recording. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE, Chicago; 08/2014. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944808. PDF

Maranesi M, Bonini L, Fogassi L. Cortical processing of object affordances for self and others’ action. Front Psychol, 5:538 doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00538. PDF

Bonini L, Maranesi M, Livi A, Bruni S, Fogassi L, Holzhammer T, Paul O, Ruther P. Application of floating silicon-based linear multielectrode arrays for acute recording of single neuron activity in awake behaving monkeys. Biomed Tech (Berl), 2014 Aug;59(4):273-81. doi: 10.1515/bmt-2012-0099. PDF



Bonini L, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L. Neurophysiological bases underlying the organization of intentional actions and the understanding of others’ intention. Conscious Cogn, 2013 Sep;22(3):1095-104. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2013.03.001. PDF

Maranesi M, Ugolotti Serventi F, Bruni S, Bimbi M, Fogassi L, Bonini L. Monkey gaze behaviour during action observation and its relationship to mirror neuron activity. Eur J Neurosci, 2013 Dec;38(12):3721-30. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12376. PDF



Bonini L, Ugolotti Serventi F, Bruni S, Maranesi M, Bimbi M, Simone L, Rozzi S, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L. Selectivity for grip type and action goal in macaque inferior parietal and ventral premotor grasping neurons. J Neurophysiol, 2012 Sep;108(6):1607-19. doi: 10.1152/jn.01158.2011. PDF

Maranesi M, Rodà F, Bonini L, Rozzi S, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L, Coudé G. Anatomo-functional organization of the ventral primary motor and premotor cortex in the macaque monkey. Eur J Neurosci, 2012 Nov;36(10):3376-87. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08252.x. PDF

Macellini S, Maranesi M, Bonini L, Simone L, Rozzi S, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L. Individual and social learning processes involved in the acquisition and generalization of tool-use in macaques. Phil Trans R Soc, 2012 Jan 12;367(1585):24-36. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0125 .PDF



Bonini L, Ugolotti Serventi F, Simone L, Rozzi S, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L. Grasping neurons of monkey parietal and premotor cortices encode action goals at distinct levels of abstraction during complex action sequences. J Neurosc, 2011 Apr 13;31(15):5876-86. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5186-10.2011. PDF

Bonini L, Ferrari PF. Evolution of mirror systems: a simple mechanism for complex cognitive functions. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 2011 Apr;1225(1):166-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06002.x 1225:166-175. PDF



Macellini S, Ferrari PF, Bonini L, Fogassi L, Paukner A. A modified mark test for own-body recognition in pig tailed macaques (Macaca nemestrina). Animal Cognition, 2010 Jul;13(4):631-9. doi: 10.1007/s10071-010-0313-1. PDF

Bonini L, Rozzi S, Ugolotti Serventi F, Simone L, Ferrari PF, Fogassi L. Ventral premotor and inferior parietal cortices make distinct contribution to action organization and intention understanding. Cereb Cortex, 2010 Jun;20(6):1372-85. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhp200. PDF



Ferrari PF, Bonini L, Fogassi L. From monkey mirror neurons to primate behaviours: possible ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ pathways. Phil Trans R Soc, 2009 Aug 27;364(1528):2311-23. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2009.0062. PDF



Rozzi S, Ferrari PF, Bonini L, Rizzolatti G, Fogassi L. Functional organization of inferior parietal lobule convexity in the macaque monkey: electrophysiological characterization of motor, sensory and mirror responses and their correlation with cytoarchitectonic areas. Eur J Neurosci, 2008 Oct;28(8):1569-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2008.06395.x. PDF