Publications & Posters

Recent Publications

Iampietro, M., Giovannetti, T., Drabick, D.A.G., Kessler, R.K. (in press). Empirically defined patterns of executive function deficits in schizophrenia and their relation to everyday functioning: A person-centered approach. The Clinical Neuropsychologist

Giovannetti, T., Britnell, P., Brennan, L., Siderowf, A., Grossman, M., Libon, D.J., Eppig, J., Seidel, G. (2012). Everyday action impairment in Parkinson’s disease dementia. Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society, 18, 1-12.

Bettcher, B.M., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D., Eppig, J., Wambach, D., Klobusicky, E. (2011). Improving Everyday Error Detection One Picture at a Time: A Performance-Based Study of Everyday Task Training. Neuropsychology, 21, 771-783

Bettcher, B.M., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D., Eppig, J., Wambach, D. Klobusicky, E.(2011). To Err is Human, To Monitor Divine: Environmental Adaptations Reduce Everyday Errors but Do Not Improve Monitoring. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 33, 1049-1058.

Seter, C., Giovannetti, T., Kessler, R.K., Worth, S. (2011). Everyday Action Planning in Schizophrenia. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 21, 224-249.

Bettcher, B.M., Giovannetti, T. (2009).cognitive neuroscience to geriatric neuropsychology: What do current conceptualizations of the action error handling process mean for older adults? Neuropsychology Review, 19, 64 - 84.

Brennan, L., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J., Bettcher, B.M., Duey, K. (2009) The impact of goal cues on everyday action performance in dementia. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 19, 562 - 582.

Giovannetti, T., Hopkins, M. W., Fried, J., Schmidt, K.S., Libon, D.J. (2008).  Comprehension deficits in dementia patients are associated with MRI white matter alterations. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14, 542 - 551 .

Giovannetti, T., Bettcher, B. Magouirk, Brennan, L., Libon, D.J., Kessler, R.K., Duey, K.(2008).  Performance-based analysis of everyday action performance in mild cognitive impairment.  Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 25, 359 - 365.

Giovannetti, T., Bettcher, B. Magouirk, Brennan, L., Libon, D.J., Kessler, R.K., Duey, K.(2008).  Coffee with jelly or unbuttered toast: Omissions and commissions are dissociable aspects of everyday action impairment in Alzheimer’s disease.  Neuropsychology, 22, 235 – 245.

Bettcher, B. Magouirk, Giovannetti, T., MacMullen, L.  (2008).  Error Detection and Correction in Dementia: A Breakdown of Error Monitoring Processes and their Neuropsychological Correlates. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14. 199-208.

Kessler, R.K., Giovannetti, T., & MacMullen, L. (2007). Everyday Action in Schizophrenia: Performance Patterns and Underlying Cognitive Mechanisms, Neuropsychology, 21,439-447. Kessler07.pdf

Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J., Brennan, L., Bettcher, B. Magouirk, Sestito, N., Kessler, R. (2007). Environmental Adaptations Improve Everyday Action Performance in Alzheimer’s Disease: Empirical Support from Performance-based Assessment, Neuropsychology, 21, 448-457. Gio07.pdf

Giovannetti T., Schwartz M.F., Buxbaum L.J. (2007). The Coffee Challenge: A New Method for the Study of Everyday Action Errors. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 29, 609 - 705. CoffeeChallenge07.pdf

Giovannetti T., Sestito N., Libon D., Schmidt, K., Gallo, J., Gambino, M., Chrysikou, E. (2006). The Influence of Personal Experience on Object Knowledge in Dementia. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology.

Giovannetti,T. (2006). Assessing everyday action in dementia: A response to deJonghe (2006). Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, 756-757.

Giovannetti T., Schmidt, K., Sestito N., Libon D, Gallo, J (2006). Everyday Action in Dementia: Evidence for Differential Deficits in Alzheimer’s Disease versus Subcortical Vascular Dementia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, 45-53.

Biran, I., Giovannetti, T., Buxbaum, L.J., Chatterjee, A. (2006). The Alien Hand Syndrome: What makes the alien hand alien? Cognitive Neuropsychology, 23, 563-582.

Jefferson, A.L., Glosser, G., Barakat, L.P., Giovannetti, T., Gallo, J., Paul, R.H. (2006). Dementia severity is the most robust predictor of functional impairment in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 28, 884-897.

Giovannetti T., Buxbaum L.J., Biran I., Chatterjee A. (2005). Reduced Endogenous Control in Anarchic Hand Syndrome: Evidence from Naturalistic Action, Neuropsychologia, 43, 75-88.

Libon, D.J., Price, C.C., Garrett, K.D., & Giovannetti, T. (2004). From Binswanger’s disease to leukoaraiosis: What we have learned about subcortical vascular dementia. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 18, 83-100.

Giovannetti T., Goldstein R., Schullery M., Barr W., Bilder R. (2003). Category fluency in first-episode schizophrenia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 384 - 393.

Giovannetti T., Libon D.J., Hart T. (2002). Awareness and correction of naturalistic action errors in dementia. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8, 633-644.

Giovannetti T., Libon D.J., Buxbaum L.J., Schwartz M.F. (2002). Naturalistic action impairment in dementia. Neuropsychologia, 40, 1220-1232.

Giovannetti T., Lamar M., Cloud B.S., Freedman R.Q., Fein D., Kaplan E., Libon D.J. (2001). Different underlying mechanisms for deficits in concept formation in dementia. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 16, 547-560.

Giovannetti Carew T., Cloud B.S., Lamar M., Grossman M., Libon D.J. (1997). Patterns of impairment in category fluency in Alzheimer’s disease and ischemic vascular dementia. Neuropsychology, 11, 400-412.

Recent Posters

Brennan, L Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J., Magouirk Bettcher, B., Duey, K.,  Wambach, D. (2008). To Cue or Not to Cue: The Influence of Cues on Everyday Action Performance in Dementia.Poster presented at the 2008 meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Poster

Magouirk Bettcher, B., Giovannetti, T., MacMullen, L. (2008). Microslips vs. Overt Corrections: An Evaluation of Error Correction Time Frames in Dementia. Poster presented at the 2008 meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Poster

Wambach, D., Fitt, S., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D. J.,  Eppig, J. (2008). The Question Makes the Difference: Caregivers’ Descriptions versus Predictions in Relation to Everyday Action Performance in Dementia. Poster presented at the 2008 meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Poster

Duey, K., Lyon, A.C., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J., Magouirk Bettcher, B., Brennan, L. Chopra, A. (2008).  Aricept (donepezil) Reduces Everyday Action Errors in Alzheimer’s Disease but Does Not Improve Error Monitoring. Poster presented at the 2008 meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Poster

Nieves, C.A., Burke, M., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D. J. (2008) Serial Order Errors and Everyday Action Performance in Dementia. Poster presented at the 2008 meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Waikoloa, Hawaii. Poster

Price, C.C., Garrett, K.D., Jefferson, A.L., Cosentino, S. Bettcher, B.M., Giovannetti, T., Penney, D.L., Swenson, R., Libon, D.J. (2007).  When does leukoaraiosis (LA) indicate a subcortical dementia? Comparison of LA groups to Huntington’s disease on a list-learning paradigm. Presented at the 3rd biannual meeting of the International Society for Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders.

Brennan, L., Giovannetti, T., Bettcher Magouirk, B., Libon, D.J., Duey, K., Desimone, A. M. (2007).  The Impact of Goal Cues on Everyday Action Performance in Dementia. Poster presented at the Philadelphia Area Psi Chi Psychology Research Day, Philadelphia, PA

Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J., Grossman, M., Siderowf, A., Bettcher Magouirk, B. (2007).  The Nature of Everyday Action Impairment in Parkinson’s Dementia.   Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. Abstract: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13-S1, 83.

Desimone, A. M.*, Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J., Bettcher Magouirk, B., Brennan, L., Duey, K., Kessler, R.K.* (2007).  Aricept (Donepezil) Reduces Everyday Action Errors in Alzheimer’s Disease. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. Abstract: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13-S1, 81 - 82.

Giovannetti, T., Bettcher Magouirk, B. Libon, D.J., Brennan, L., Kessler, R.K., Duey, K., (2007).  Omissions and Commissions: Dissociable Deficits in Everyday Action Performance in Alzheimer’s Disease. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. Abstract: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13-S1, 83.

Brennan, L., Giovannetti, T., Bettcher Magouirk, B., Libon, D.J., Duey, K., Desimone, A. M. (2007).  The Impact of Goal Cues on Everyday Action Performance in Dementia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. Abstract: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13-S1, 99 – 100.

Bettcher Magouirk, B., MacMullen, L., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J. (2007).   Error Detection and Correction Patterns in Dementia. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. Abstract: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13-S1, 99.

Kessler, R.K., Giovannetti, T., MacMullen, L. (2007).  Improving Everyday Action in Chronic Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder through Strategic Object Placement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Portland, OR. Abstract: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13-S1, 205.

Chrysikou, E. G., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J. (2006). The Advantage of Familiar Objects in Alzheimer’s Dementia. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA. Poster

Rosner, J.E., Campellone, T., Giovannetti, T. & Libon, D.J. (2006). Left Hemispatial Inattention in Alzheimer’s Disease: Effects on Everyday Action. American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Philadelphia, PA. Poster

Sestito, N., Giovannetti, T., Libon, D.J. (2006). Everyday Action in Frontotemporal Dementia versus Alzheimer’s Disease. American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Philadelphia, PA. Poster

Giovannetti, T., Sestito, N., Libon, D.J., Brennan, L., Rosner, J.E., Corley, E., Campellone, T., Kessler, R.K., Schmidt, K. (2006). Strategic Object Placement Improves Naturalistic Action in Dementia. International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. Poster

Kessler, R.K., Giovannetti, T., MacMullen, L., Rosner, J.E. , Brennan, L. (2006). Naturalistic Action Impairment in Chronic Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder. International Neuropsychological Society, Boston, MA. Poster

Giovannetti, T., Schmidt, K., Gallo, J., Sestito N., Libon D. (2005). Garden Shears or Scissors? Everyday Action Impairment in Vascular Dementia. Congress of the International Society for Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders, Florence, Italy Poster

Giovannetti T., Sestito N., Libon D., Schmidt, K., Gallo, J., Disimone, A., Nicolucci, E. (2005). The Influence of Personal Experience on Object Naming and Semantic Knowledge in Alzheimer’s Disease and Mixed Dementia. International Neuropsychological Society, St. Louis, MO. Poster

Giovannetti, T., Schwartz, M.F., Holz, D. (2005) A Comparison of Two Scoring Methods for Naturalistic Action Assessment. International Neuropsychological Society, St. Louis, MO Poster

Sestito N., Schmidt K., Gallo J., Giovannetti T., Libon D. (2005). Using the Naturalistic Action Test (NAT) to Assess Everyday Action in Healthy Older Adults and Patients with Dementia. International Neuropsychological Society, St. Louis, MO. Poster