Main authors

Prof. Andrea Guazzini 

Dr. Mirko Duradoni

Prof. Franco Bagnoli

Dr. Can Gursesli

Dr.ssa Martina Fiorenza

Dr.ssa Elena Serritella

Dr. Tommaso Raimondi

Archieve of VirtHuLab publications

Fiorenza, M., Duradoni, M., Barbagallo, G., & Guazzini, A. (2023). Implicit Association Test (IAT) toward Climate Change: a PRISMA Systematic Review. Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology, 100103. 

Martucci, A., Gursesli, M. C., Duradoni, M., & Guazzini, A. (2023). Overviewing Gaming Motivation and Its Associated Psychological and Sociodemographic Variables: A PRISMA Systematic Review. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 2023. 

Duradoni, M., Spadoni, V., Gursesli, M. C., & Guazzini, A. (2023). Development and Validation of the Need for Online Social Feedback (NfOSF) Scale. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 2023. 

Facci, C., Imbimbo, E., Stefanelli, F., Ciucci, E., Guazzini, A., Baroncelli, A., & Frick, P. J. (2023). The social correlates to callous-unemotional traits in a sample of high school students. Behavior Therapy. 

Duradoni, M., Serritella, E., Avolio, C., Arnetoli, C., & Guazzini, A. (2022). Development and Validation of the Digital Life Balance (DLB) Scale: A Brand-New Measure for Both Harmonic and Disharmonic Use of ICTs. Behavioral Sciences, 12(12), 489. 

Serritella, E., Procentese, F., Duradoni, M., Guidi, E., Cecchini, C., Vilone, D., & Guazzini, A. (2022). Self-presentation and emotional contagion on Facebook: new experimental measures of profiles' emotional coherence. Self-presentation and emotional contagion on Facebook: new experimental measures of profiles' emotional coherence, 13-33. 

Duradoni, M., Gursesli, M. C., Materassi, L., Serritella, E., & Guazzini, A. (2022). The Long-COVID Experience Changed People’s Vaccine Hesitancy but Not Their Vaccination Fear. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(21), 14550. 

Novara, C., Guazzini, A., Cardinali, P., Arcidiacono, C., Agueli, B., De Piccoli, N., ... & Esposito, C. (2022). Distance Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Resources, Obstacles, and Emotional Implications for Italian Students in Higher Education. World Futures, 78(8), 499-516. 

Duradoni, M., Veloso, M. V., La Gamma, M., Monciatti, A. M., & Guazzini, A. (2022). Italian version of the Vaccination Fear Scale (VFS-6): internal and external validation. Mediterranean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 10(2).

Guizzardi, A., Artuso, P., Bianconi, T., Bandini, B., Grotto, E., Guazzini, A., ... & Bertagnoni, G. (2022). Correction to: Development and validation of the sitting balance assessment for spinal cord injury (SitBASCI). Spinal cord, 60(11), 1037. 

Guazzini, A., Gursesli, M. C., Serritella, E., Tani, M., & Duradoni, M. (2022). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Types and Social Media: Are Social Media Important and Impactful for OCD People?. European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education, 12(8), 1108-1120. 

Capecchi, I., Borghini, T., Barbierato, E., Guazzini, A., Serritella, E., Raimondi, T., ... & Bernetti, I. (2022). The Combination of Serious Gaming and Immersive Virtual Reality through the Constructivist Approach: An Application to Teaching Architecture. Education Sciences, 12(8), 536. 

Gaboardi, M., Gatti, F., Santinello, M., Gandino, G., Guazzini, A., Guidi, E., ... & Procentese, F. (2022). The photo diaries method to catch the daily experience of Italian university students during COVID-19 lockdown. Community Psychology in Global Perspective, 8(2), 59-80. 

Guazzini, A., Serritella, E., La Gamma, M., & Duradoni, M. (2022). Italian version of the internet self-efficacy scale: Internal and external validation. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 2022. 

Gronchi, G., Raglianti, M., Noventa, S., Lazzeri, A., Guazzini, A. (2016). Modeling the overalternating bias with an asymmetric entropy measure. Frontiers in Psychology. Volume 7,  Number 01027. URL= & ART_DOI=10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01027. DOI=10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01027. ISSN=1664-1078 (IF: 2,463)     

Vilone, D., Carletti, T., Bagnoli, F., Guazzini, A. (2016). The Peace Mediator effect: Heterogeneous agents can foster consensus in continuous opinion models, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 462, 15 November 2016, Pages 84-91, ISSN 0378-4371,

( (IF: 1,785).

Guazzini,A., D Vilone, C Donati, A Nardi, Z Levnajic (2015). Modeling crowdsourcing as collective problem solving. Sci. Rep. 5, 16557; doi: 10.1038/srep16557 (2015). (IF: 5.578)

Guazzini, A., Cini, A., Bagnoli, F., & Ramasco, J. J. (2015). Opinion dynamics within a virtual small group: the stubbornness effect. Frontiers in Physics, 3, 65. doi: 10.3389/fphy.2015.00065 (IF: -)

Guazzini, A., Yoneki, E., Gronchi, F.  Cognitive dissonance and Social influence effects on preference judgements: an eye tracking based system for their automatic assessment, International Journal of Human-Computer studies, Volume 73, pp. 12-18, (2015). doi: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2014.08.003  (IF: 1.830)

Bagnoli, F., Guazzini, A., Pacini, G., Stavrakakis, I., Kokolaki, E., & Theodorakopoulos, G. (2014, September). Cognitive structure of collective awareness platforms. In Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops (SASOW), 2014 IEEE Eighth International Conference on (pp. 96-101). IEEE.

Gronchi, G., Guazzini, A., Massaro, E., Bagnoli, F.  Mapping cortical functions with a local community detection algorithm, Journal of Complex Networks, pag 1-17, (2014).doi:10.1093/comnet/cnu035 (IF: -)

Massaro, E., Olsson, H. , Guazzini, A.  and Bagnoli, F.  Cognitive-inspired algorithm for growing networks, Natural Computing 13(3), pag. 379-390, (2014). Doi: 10.1007/s11047-014-9444-7 (IF: 0.757)

Lauro Grotto, R., Guazzini, A., and Bagnoli, F. Metastable structures and size effects in small group dynamics. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(699), (2014), DOI=10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00699, ISSN=1664-1078, (web) (IF: 2.600)

Bagnoli, F., Borkmann, D., Guazzini, A., Massaro, E., Rudolph, S. Modeling Epidemic Risk Perception in Networks with Community Structure. BIONETICS 2012, Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Volume 134, 2014, pag 283-295, (2014) (IF: -)

Gronchi, G., Guazzini, A., Bagnoli, F., Massaro, E. Evaluating cerebral cortex connectivity with local information algorithm. Internation Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Base Systems, 454-461. ( 2013) Doi: 10.1109/SITIS.2013.80 (IF: -)

Massaro, E., Olsson, H., Guazzini, A. and Bagnoli, F.. Impact of local information in growing networks.  EPTCS 130 - Proceedings of Wivace 2013 - Italian Workshop on Artificial Life and Evolutionary Computation. Milan, Italy, July 1-2, 2013. Edited by: Alex Graudenzi, Giulio Caravagna, Giancarlo Mauri and Marco Antoniotti. Published: 30th September 2013. DOI: 10.4204/EPTCS.130. ISSN: 2075-2180

Cini, A., Guazzini, A. Human virtual communities: affinity and communication dynamics. Advanced in Complex Science, (ACS), [Accepted]

Massaro, M., Valerio, L., Guazzini, A., Passarella, A., Bagnoli, F. A local algorithm for detecting community in dynamics networksarXiv:1307.3003v1 [physics.soc-ph] 11 Jul 2013. (

Guazzini, A., Vilone, D. Bluffing as a Rational Strategy in a Simple Poker-Like Game Model, Journal of Complex Systems, vol. 2013, Article ID 390454, 6 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/390454.

Borkmann, D.; Guazzini, A.; Massaro, E.; Rudolph, S., "A Cognitive-Inspired Model for Self-Organizing Networks," Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops (SASOW), 2012 IEEE Sixth International Conference on , vol., no., pp.229,234, 10-14 Sept. 2012 - doi: 10.1109/SASOW.2012.47 - URL:

G. Gronchi, A. Guazzini, F. Bagnoli and E. Massaro, Evaluating cerebral cortex connectivity with local information algorithm, accepted to SITIS2013- Kyoto. (2013).

F. Bagnoli, D. Borkmann, A. Guazzini, E. Massaro and S. Rudolph, Modeling Epidemic Risk Perception in Networks with Community Structure,, proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, Dec.2012, Lugano, Switzerland (2012).

Guazzini, A. A cognitively inspired model for self-aware agents. Awareness Magazine. 24 January 2013. web: DOI:  10.2417/3201301.004625

Arnaboldi, V, Guazzini, A., Passarella, A. Egocentric Online Social Networks: Analysis of Key Features and Prediction of Tie Strength in Facebook.- Computer Communications - Volume 36, Issues 10–11, June 2013, Pages 1130–1144.  DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2013.03.003.

Borkmann, D.; Guazzini, A.; Massaro, E.; Rudolph, S., "A Cognitive-Inspired Model for Self-Organizing Networks," Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops (SASOW), 2012 IEEE Sixth International Conference on , vol., no., pp.229,234, 10-14 Sept. 2012 - doi: 10.1109/SASOW.2012.47 - URL:

Guazzini, A., Cini, A., Lauro Grotto, R., Bagnoli, F. Virtual Small Group Dynamics: a quantitative experimental framework.  Vol.1 Iss.2 of the Journal of Review of Psychology Frontier (RPF), 2012.

Guazzini, A., Bagnoli, F. Carletti, T., Vilone, D., Lauro Grotto, R. Cognitive network structure: an experimental study. Advanced in complex science, (ACS), Volume No.15, Issue No. 6, pp 12500, 2012.

DOI:  10.1142/S0219525912500841

F. Bagnoli, A. Guazzini., and E. Massaro. Community-detection cellular automata with local and long-range connectivity. In G.C. Sirakoulis and S. Bandini (Eds.): ACRI 2012, LNCS 7495, pp. 204–213, 2012. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Massaro, E., Guazzini, A., Bagnoli, F, Liò, P. Information dynamics algorithm for detecting communities in networks. Journal of Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 17(11): 4294 – 4303, 2012,  DOI: 10.1016/j.cnsns.2012.03.023

Guazzini, A., Lió, P., Bagnoli, F., Passarella, A., and Conti, M., (2010). "Cognitive network dynamics in chatlines". Procedia Computer Science, Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2010, Pages 2349-2356. ICCS 2010. DOI:10.1016/j.procs.2010.04.265

Department of Education, Languages, Intercultural studies, Literatures, and Psychology, University of Florence. 

Center for the Study of Complex Dynamics (CSDC)