Borella E., Cantarella A., Joly E., Ghisletta P., Carbone E., Coraluppi D., Piras F., & De Beni R. (2017). Performance -based everyday functional competence measures across the adult lifespan: the role of cognitive abilities. International Psychogeriatrics, 1-11. doi: 10.1017/s1041610217000680


Borella E., Carbone E., Pastore M., De Beni R., & Carretti B. (2017). Working memory training for healthy older adults: The role of individual characteristics in explaining short- and long-term gains. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00099

Piras, F., Carbone, E., Faggian, S., Salvalario, E., Gardini, S., Vincenzi, M., & Borella, E. (2017). Efficacy of cognitive stimulation therapy for older adults with vascular dementia.Dementia & Neuropsychologia11, 434-441. Doi: 10.1590/1980-57642016dn11-040014


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Meneghetti, C., Carbone, E., Vincenzi, M., Madonna J.C., Grassi, M., Fairfield, B., & Mammarella N. (2017). Is working memory training in older adults sensitive to music? Psychological Research, 1-17. 10.1007/s00426-017-0961-8


Muffato V., Toffalini E., Meneghetti C., Carbone E., & De Beni, R. (2017). Individual visuo-spatial factors and familiar environment knowledge: A structural equation modeling analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 113, 96-102. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.03.023


Meneghetti, C., Muffato, V., Borella, E., & De Beni, R. (2017). Environmental learning in normal aging: The role of individual visuo-spatial abilities in map learning. Current Alzheimer Research, 14.


Borella E., Cantarella A., Carbone E., Zavagnin M., & De Beni R. (2017). Quotidiana-mente. La valutazione dell’autonomia funzionale e dell’autopercezione di fallimenti cognitivi in adulti-anziani. FrancoAngeli Editore. ISBN: 9788891751454


Muffato, V., Meneghetti, C., & De Beni, R. (2017). When young and older adults learn a map: the influence of individual visuo-spatial factors. Learning and individual differences, 53, 114–121. doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2016.12.002


Meneghetti, C., Muffato, V., & De Beni, R. (2017). Route Learning from Maps or Navigation in Aging: The Role of Visuo-Spatial Abilities and Self-assessed Visuo-Spatial Inclinations. In P. Fogliaroni, A. Ballatore, & E. Clementini (Eds.) Proceedings of Workshops and Posters at the 13th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (pp. 97-99). Springer internaltional publisher. doi: 978-3-319-63946-8_20


Brum, P., Guidotti, E., Borella, E., Carretti, C., Yassuda, M. (2017). Categorization Working Memory Span Task: validation study of two Brazilian alternate versions. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. doi: 10.1002/gps.4836.


Cantarella, A., Borella, E., Carretti, B., Kliegel, M., Mammarella, N., Fairfield, B., & De Beni, R. (2017). The influence of training task stimuli on transfer effects of working memory training.Psychologie Francaise.


Linares, R., Borella, E., Lechuga, M.T., Carretti, B., & Pelegrina, S. (2017). Training working memory in young adults. Psychological Research. doi: 10.1007/s00426-017-0843-0.


Cantarella, A., Borella, E., Marigo, C., De Beni, R. (2017). Benefits of well-being training in healthy older adults. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 9(3), 261-284. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12091.


Mammarella, I.C., Caviola, S., Giofré, D., & Borella, E. (2017). Separating math from anxiety: The role of inhibiotry mechanisms. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.


Grassi, M., Meneghetti, C., Toffalin, M., & Borella, E. (2017). Auditory and cognitive performance in elderly musicians and nonmusicians. Plosone. 12(11), e0187881.doi:


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Mitolo, M., Zavagning, M., Caffarra, P., Mammarella, N., … & Piras, F. (2017). Characterizing cognitive inhibitory deficits in mild cognitive impairment. Psychiatry Research, 251, 342-348. doi:


Borella, E., Cantarella, A., Joly, E., Ghisletta, P., Carbone, E., Coralluppi, D., Piras, F., & De Beni, R. (2017). Performance-based everyday functional competence measures across the adult lifespan: the role of cognitive abilities. International Psychogeriatrics, 9, 1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1041610217000680.


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Cornoldi, C., Taconnat, L., & De Beni, R. (2017). Training working memory in older adults: is there an advantage of using strategies?. Psychology and Aging, 32(2), 178-181. doi: 10.1037/pag0000155.


Meneghetti, C., Cardillo, R., Mammarella, I.C., Caviola, S., & Borella, E. (2017). The role of practice and strategy in mental rotation training: Transfer and maintenance effects. Psychological Research, 81, 415-431.DOI: 10.1007/s00426-016-0749-2.


Cantarella, C., Borella, E., Carretti, C., Kliegel, M., & De Beni, R. (2017). Benefits in tasks related to everyday life competences after a working memory training in older adults. International Journal of Geriatric, 32(1), 86-93. Doi: 10.1002/gps.4448.


Capotosto, E., Gardini, S., Faggian, S., Piras, F., Belacchi, C., Mantoan, V., Salvaiolo, E., Pradelli, S., & Borella, E. (2017) Cognitive Stimulation Therapy in the Italian context: its efficacy in cognitive and non- cognitive measures in older adults with dementia. ? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32, 331-340. DOI: 10.1002/gps.4521


Meneghetti, C., Cardillo, R., Mammarella, I. C., Caviola, S., & Borella, E. (in press). The role of practice and strategy in mental rotation training: Transfer and maintanance effects. Psychological Research.


Cantarella, A., Borella, E., Carretti, C., Kliegel, M., & De Beni, R. (2016). Working memory training in older adults: Are there any benefits in everyday life tasks? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatrydoi:10.1002/gps.4448


Toffalini, E., Borella, E., Cornoldi, C., & De Beni, R. (2016). The relevance of memory sensitivity for psychological well-being in aging. Quality of Life Research. [Epub ahead of print.]doi:10.1007/s11136-016-1231-8


Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., Carbone, E., Martinelli, M., & De Beni, R. (in press). Environment learning using description or navigation: the involvement of working memory in young and older adults.British Journal of Psychology.


Morra, S., & Borella, E. (2015). Working memory training: from metaphors to models. Frontiers in Psychology, section Developmental Psychology, 6, article 1097. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01097(PDF)


Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., & Pazzaglia, F. (2015). Mental rotation training: transfer and maintenance on spatial abilities. Psychological Research. doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0644-7.


Zavagnin, M., Borella, E., Carretti, B., & De Beni, R. (2015). Episodic future thinking: the role of working memory and inhibition on age-related differences. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. doi:10.1007/s40520-015-0368-6.


Ihle, A., Borella, E., Rahnfeld, M., Müller, M. R., Enge, S., Hacker, W., Wegge, J., Oris, M., & Kliegel, M. (2015). The role of cognitive resources for age-related and individual differences in subjective work ability and health in nursing. European Journal of Ageing, 12, 131-140. doi:10.1007/s10433-014-0331-y.


Borella, E., Meneghetti, C., Muffato, V., & De Beni, R. (2015). Map learning and the alignment effect in young and older adults: How do they gain from having a map available while performing pointing tasks?. Psychological Research, 79(1), 104-119. doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0543-y.


Cavallini, E., Bottiroli, S., Capotosto, E., De Beni, R., Pavan, G., Vecchi, T., & Borella, E. (2014). Self-help memory training for healthy older adults in a residential care center: Specific and transfer effects on performance and beliefs. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.doi:10.1002/gps.4230(PDF)


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Grassi, M., Nucci, M., & Sciore, R. (2014). Are age-related differences between young and older adults in an affective working memory test sensitive to the music effects?. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6, article 298, 1-9. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2014.00298.


Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., Pastore, M., & De Beni, R. (2014). The role of spatial abilities and self-assessments in cardinal point orientation across the lifespan. Learning and Individual Differences, 35, 113-121. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2014.07.006.


Borella, E., Meneghetti, C., Ronconi, L., & De Beni, R. (2014). Spatial abilities across the adult life-span. Developmental Psychology, 50(2), 384-392. doi:10.1037/a0033818(PDF)


Borella, E., Meneghetti, C., Muffato, V., & De Beni R. (2014). Map learning and the alignment effect in young and older adults: How do they gain from having a map available while performing pointing tasks? Psychological Research. doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0543-y(PDF)


Borella, E., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2014). The role of working memory, inhibition, and processing speed in text comprehension in children. Learning and Individual Differences, 34, 86-92.doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2014.05.001(PDF)


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Cantarella, A., Riboldi, F., Zavagnin, M., & De Beni R. (2014). Benefits of training visuospatial working memory in young-old and old-old. Developmental Psychology, 50(3), 714-727. doi:10.1037/a0034293(PDF)


Borella, E., Meneghetti, C., & De Beni, R. (2014). Spatial abilities across the adult life-span.Developmental Psychology, 50(2), 384-392. doi:10.1037/a0033818(PDF)


Zavagnin, M., Borella, E., & De Beni, R. (2014). When the mind wanders: Age-related differences between young and older adults. Acta Psychologica, 145, 54-64. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.10.016(PDF)


Grassi, M., & Borella, E. (2013). The role of auditory abilities in basic mechanisms of cognition in older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 5, article 59, 1-8. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2013.00059.


Vranic, A., Španic, A.M., Carretti, B., & Borella, E. (2013) The efficacy of a multifactorial memory training in institutionalized older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 25 (11), 1885-1897.doi:10.1017/S1041610213001154(PDF)


Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., Fiore, F., & De Beni, R. (2013). The ability to point to well-known places in young and older adults. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 25(2), 203-209.doi:10.1007/s40520-013-0027-8.


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Zanoni, G., Zavagnin, M., & De Beni R. (2013). Working memory training in old-age: an examination of transfer and maintenance effects. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 28 (4), 331-347. doi:10.1093/arclin/act020(PDF)


Mammarella, N., Borella, E., Carretti, B., Leonardi, G., & Fairfield, B. (2013). Assessing affective working memory: evidence from age-related differences. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 23(3),416-428. doi:10.1080/09602011.2013.775065.


Mammarella, I.C., Borella, E., Pastore, M., & Pazzaglia, F. (2013). The structure of visuo-spatial abilities in adulthood. Learning and Individual Differences, 25, 99-110.doi:10.1177/0022219411400746.


Carretti, B., Borella, E., Fostinelli, S., & Zavagnin, M. (2013). Benefits of training working memory in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: specific and transfer effects. International Psychogeriatrics, 25(4), 617-626. doi:10.1017/S1041610212002177(PDF)


De Beni, R., Borella, E., Carretti, B., Zavagnin, M.,. Lazzarini, L., & Milojevi, G. (2013). Remembering the past and imagining the future: age-related differences between young, young-old and old-old.Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. doi:10.1007/s40520-013-0003-3.


Fiore, F., Borella, E., & De Beni, R. (2013). How old are older workers? From age stereotypes to successful intergenerational relationships. Life span and disability, 2, 35-53.


Borella, E., Carretti, B., & Lanfranchi, S. (2013). Inhibitory mechanisms in Down syndrome: Is there a specific or general deficit? Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34(1), 65-71.doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2012.07.017.


Borella, E., Cornoldi, C., de Ribaupierre, A., & Chicherio, C. (2013). Beyond Interference Control Impairment in ADHD: Evidence from Increased Intraindividual Variability in the Color-Stroop Test.Child Neuropsycholgy, 19(5), 495-515. doi:10.1080/09297049.2012.696603.


Carretti, B., Borella, E., Zavagnin, M., & De Beni, R. (2012). Gains in language comprehension relating to working memory training in healthy older adults. International journal of geriatric psychiatry. doi:10.1002/gps.3859.


Mammarella, N., Fairfield, B., Valeria De Leonardis.,V., Carretti, B., Borella, E., Frisullo, E., Di Domenico, A. (2012). Is there an affective working memory deficit in patients with chronic schizophrenia? Schizophrenia Research, 138, 99-101. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2012.03.028.


Pelegrina, S., Borella, E., Carretti, B., & Lechuga, M.T. (2012). Similarity-based interference in a numerical memory-updating task: age-related differences between young and older adults.Experimental Psychololgy, 12, 1-7. doi:10.1027/1618-3169/a000142.


Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., Gyselinck, V., & De Beni, R. (2012). Age-differences in environment route leaning: the role of input and recall-test modalities in young and older adults. Learning and Individual differences, 22, 884-890. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2012.04.006.


Fiore, F., Borella, E., Mammarella, I.C. & De Beni, R. (2012). Age differences in verbal and visuospatial working memory updating: evidence from analysis of serial position curves. Memory, 20, 14-27. doi:10.1080/09658211.2011.628320.


Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., Grasso, I., & De Beni, R. (2012). Learning a route using a map and/or description in young and older adults. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 24(2), 165-178.


Borella, E., Chicherio, C., Re, A.M., & Cornoldi, C. (2011). Increased intraindividual variability is a marker of ADHD but also of dyslexia: a study on handwriting. Brain & Cognition, 77, 33-39.doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2011.06.005.


Carretti, B., Mammarella, I.C., & Borella, E. (2011). Age differences in proactive interference in verbal and visuo-spatial working memory. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 1-13.doi:10.1080/20445911.2011.603695.


Piras, F., Borella, E., Incoccia, C., & Carlesimo, G.A. (2011). Evidence-based practice recommendations for memory rehabilitation. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 47, 149-175.


Borella, E., Ghisletta, P., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2011). Age differences in text processing: the role of working memory, inhibition and processing speed. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 66, 311-320. doi:10.1093/geronb/GBR002.


Fiore, F., Borella, E., Mammarella, I.C, & Cornoldi, C. (2011). Mental imagery in a visuospatial working memory task and modulation of activation. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23, 52-69.


Meneghetti, C., Fiore, F., Borella, E., & De Beni, R. (2011). Learning a map of environment: the role of visuo-spatial abilities in young and older adults. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25: n/a.doi:10.1002/acp.1788.


Borella, E., Ludwig, C., Fagot, D., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2011). The effect of Age and Individual differences in attentional control: A sample case using the Hayling test. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 53, e75-e80. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2010.11.005.


Borella, E., Ludwig, C., Dirk, J., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2011). The influence of time of the day on interference, working memory, processing speed and vocabulary: Age differences in adulthood.Experimental Aging Research, 37, 76-107. doi:10.1080/0361073X.2011.536744.


Borella, E., Carretti, B., Riboldi, F., & De Beni, R. (2010). Working memory training in older adults: evidence of transfer and maintenance effects. Psychology and Aging, 25, 767-778.doi:10.1037/a0020683.


Borella, E., Carretti, C., & Pelegrina, S.L. (2010). The specific role of inhibitory efficacy in good and poor comprehenders. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43, 541-552. doi:10.1177/0022219410371676.


Ludwig, C., Borella, E., Tettamanti, M., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2010). Adult age differences in the Stroop-Color Test: A comparison between an item-by-item and a blocked version. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 51(2), 135-142. doi:10.1016/j.archger.2009.09.040(PDF)

Anni precedenti

Borella, E., Delaloye, C., Lecerf, T., Renaud, O., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2009). Do age differences between young and older adults in inhibitory tasks depend on the degree of activation of information? European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 21(2), 445-472.doi:10.1080/09541440802613997.

Robert, C., Borella, E., Fagot, D., Lecerf, T., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2009).Working memory and inhibitory control across the life span: Intrusion errors in the Reading Span Task. Memory & Cognition, 37(3), 336-345. doi:10.3758/MC.37.3.336.

Carretti, B., Borella, E., Cornoldi, C., & De Beni, R. (2009). Role of working memory in explaining the performance of individuals with specific reading comprehension difficulites: A meta-analysis.Learning and Individual Differences, 19(2), 246-251. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2008.10.002.

Gamboz, N., Borella, E., & Brandimonte, M.A. (2009). The role of shifting, inhibition and working memory in older adults’ performance in the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test.Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 16(3), 260-284. doi:10.1080/13825580802573045(PDF)

Borella, E., Carretti, B., & De Beni, R. (2008). Working memory and inhibition across the adult life-span. Acta Psychologica, 128(1), 33-44.

Bisiacchi, P., Borella, E., Bergamaschi, S., Carretti, B., & Mondini, S. (2008). Interplay between memory and executive functions in normal and pathological aging. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 30(6), 723-733.

Delaloye, C., Ludwig, C., Borella, E., Chicherio, C., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2008). L’empan de lecture comme épreuve mesurant la capacité de mémoire de travail: Normes basées sur une population francophone de 775 adultes jeunes et âgés. Revue Européenne de Psychologie Appliquée. European Review of Applied Psychology, 58(2), 89-103. doi:10.1016/j.erap.2006.12.004(PDF)

Borella, E., Carretti, B., Cornoldi, C., & De Beni, R. (2007). Working memory, control of interference and everyday experience of thought interference: When age makes the difference. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 19(3), 200-206. (PDF)

De Beni, R., Borella, E., & Carretti, B. (2007). Reading comprehension in aging: The role of working memory and metacomprehension. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 14(2), 189-212.

Carretti, B., Borella, E., & De Beni, R. (2007). Does strategic memory training improve the working memory performance of younger and older adults? Experimental Psychology, 54(4), 311-320.

Borella, E., Carretti, B., & Mammarella, I.C. (2006). Do working memory and susceptibility to interference predict individual differences in fluid intelligence? European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 18(1), 51-69.

Pubblicazioni in italiano

Chicherio, C., Borella, E., & Tressoldi, P. (2012). Il ruolo della variabilità intraindividuale nel Disturbo da Deficit di Attenzione/Iperattività. Rivista di Psicologia Clinica, 2, 76-94.


Chicherio, C., Ludwig, C., & Borella, E. (2012). La capacità di riserva –cerebrale e cognitiva– nell’invecchiamento normale. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 2, 315-342. (PDF)

Borella, E., & De Beni, R. (2012). I meccanismi base della cognizione nell’invecchiamento normale: memoria di lavoro, inibizione e velocità di elaborazione delle informazioni. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 3, 573-602. (PDF)

Bragato S., & Borella, E. (2009). Il gruppo di Auto Mutuo Aiuto con anziani istituzionalizzati per la promozione della percezione del benessere psicologico e delle abilità cognitive. Life Span and Disability.

Borella, E., Carretti, B., Chiarini, R., & De Beni R. (2009). Comprensione del testo scritto nella terza e quarta età: Una modalità di valutazione. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 1, 185-198.

De Beni, Borella, E., Carretti, C., Indiano, A., & Cornoldi, C. (2008). Riattivare la memoria nell’invecchiamento: L’intervento strategico-metacognitivo. Rassegne di Psicologia, 1-2, 167-180.

Borella, E., De Beni, R., & de Ribaupierre, A. (2007). La comprensione del testo in giovani e anziani: Un’abilità stabile?Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 2, 407-426.


Borella, E., Carretti, B., & Mammarella. I. C. (2005). Ricordi falsi: Il ruolo del controllo delle informazioni irrilevanti in memoria di lavoro. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 3, 547-554.