1. Fioretti, M., Vostroknutov, A., Coricelli, G. (2022) “Dynamic Regret Avoidance”. American Economic Journal: Micro. pdf
  2. Panizza, F., Vostroknutov, A., Coricelli, G. (2021) “How Conformity Can Lead to Polarised Social Behaviour”  PLoS Computational Biology. pdf
  3. Zonca, J, Vostroknutov, S, Coricelli G., Polonio, L. (2021). Timing of social feedback shapes observational learning in strategic interaction, Scientific Reports. pdf
  4. Zaffuto, F. Joffily, M. and Coricelli G. (2021) “The effect of ex-post information in choice under ambiguity”.
  5. Pischedda, D., Palminteri, S. & Coricelli, G. (2020). “The effect of counterfactual information on outcome value coding in medial prefrontal and cingulate cortex: from an absolute to a relative neural code”. The Journal of Neuroscience. 40(16):3268–3277. pdf
  6. Lee, D., & Coricelli, G. (2020). “An Empirical Test of the Role of Value Certainty in Decision Making”. Front. Psychol. 11:574473. pdf
  7. Zonca, J., Coricelli, G.and Polonio L. (2020) Sophisticated attention comes into play: linking relational representation in reasoning and strategic sophistication in games. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition. 46(2):257-279. pdf
  8. Guerini, R., FitzGibbon, L. and Coricelli, G. (2020). The role of agency in regret and relief in 3- to 10-year-old children. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (in press). pdf
  9. Chierchia, G., Tufano, F.,and Coricelli, G. (2020). The differential impact of friendship on cooperative and competitive coordination. Theory and Decision (in press). pdf
  10. Zonca, J., Coricelli, G, & Polonio, L. (2020). “Gaze Patterns disclose the link between cognitive reflection and sophistication in strategic interaction”. Judgement and Decision Making. 15(2):230-245. pdf
  11. Timberlake, B., Coricelli, G. & Bault, N. (2020)The Moral Psychology of Regret”, in Mark Alfano (ed.). Moral Psychology of the Emotions. Rowman & Littlefield International. pdf
  12. Coricelli, G., Polonio, L. Vostroknutov, A. (2020). “The process of choice in games”. Handbook of Experimental Game Theory (forthcoming). pdf
  13. Bault, N. di Pellegrino, G. Puppi, M., Opolczynski, G., Monti, A., Braghittoni, D., Thibaut, F., Rustichini, A., and Coricelli, G.  (2019) “Neuroanatomical dissociation between private and social fictive learning following ventromedial prefrontal cortex damage”. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. pdf
  14. Zonca, J., Coricelli, G., & Polonio, L. (2019). Does exposure to alternative decision rules change gaze patterns and behavioral strategies in games? Journal of the Economic Science Association, pdf
  15. Polonio, L., and Coricelli, G. (2019).Testing the level of consistency between choices and beliefs using eye-tracking Games and Economic Behavior. pdf
  16. Bevard, S., Lebreton, M., Khamassi, M., Coricelli, G., Palminteri, S. (2018). Reference-point centering and range-adaptation enhance human reinforcement learning at the cost of irrational preferences. Nature Communications. .pdf
  17. Neveu, R., Neveu, D., Carrier, E., Gay, A., Nicolas, A. and Coricelli, G. (2018). “Functional organization of cognitive control and goal oriented valuation systems in bulimia nervosa: an fMRI study”. EBioMedicine pdf
  18. Chiarchia, G., Nagel, R., Coricelli, G. (2018). “Betting on nature or betting on others: anti-coordination induces uniquely high levels of entropy”. Scientific Report. pdf
  19. Vostroknutov, A., Polonio, L., Coricelli, G. (2018) “Observational Learning and Intelligence” Scientific Report 8:6896
  20. Coricelli, G., Diecidue, E., Zaffuto, F. (2018). “Evidence for multiple strategies in choice under risk“. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
  21. Aziz-Zadeh, L., Kilroy, E., Coricelli, G. (2018). “Understanding activation patterns in shared circuits: Toward a value driven model”. Frontiers Human Neuroscience. pdf
  22. Nagel, R.,  Brovelli, A., Heinemann, F., Coricelli, G. (2018).  “Neural mechanisms mediating degrees of strategic uncertainty”. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 1, 52-62. pdf
  23. Coricelli, G., Bault, N. and Rusconi, E. (2018). “Probing the decisional process with noninvasive brain stimulation” Handbook of Process Tracing Methods for Decision Research. Psychology Press.
  24. Salvador A, Worbe Y, Delorme C, Coricelli G, Gaillard R, Robbins TW, Hartmann A, Palminteri S. (2017). Specific effect of a dopamine partial agonist on counterfactual learning: evidence from Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Scientific Report, 24;7(1):6292 pdf
  25. Bault, N., Wydoot, P., Coricelli, G. (2016).“Different Attentional Patterns for Regret and Disappointment: An Eye-Tracking Study”. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making pdf
  26. Neveu, R., Neveu, D., Barbalat, G., Schmidt, U., Coricelli, G., Nicolas, A. (2016). “The Sequential Binge, a New Therapeutic Approach for Binge Eating: A Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 11(11) pdf
  27. Palminteri, S., Kilford, E.J., Coricelli, G., Blakemore, S-J (2016). “The computational development of reinforcement learning during adolescence”, PLoS Computational Biology  Palminteri et al 2016
  28. Neveu R., Fouragnan E., Barsumian F., Carrier E., Lai M., Nicolas A., Neveu D., and Coricelli G. (2016) Preference for safe over risky options in binge eating. Front. Behav. Neurosci. pdf
  29. Palminteri, S., Khamassi, M., Joffily, M., Coricelli, G. (2015). Contextual modulation of value signals in reward and punishment learning. Nature Communications pdf
  30. Chierchia, G, Coricelli, G. (2015). The impact of perceived similarity on tacit coordination: propensity for matching and aversion to decoupling choices. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience pdf
  31. Polonio, L., Di Guida, S. andCoricelli G. (2015). Strategic sophistication and attention in games: an eye-tracking study.Games and Economic Behavior, 80-96 pdf
  32. Griessinger, T., and Coricelli G. (2015).The Neuroeconomics of Strategic Interaction. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 3, 73-79 pdf
  33. Clausi S., Coricelli G., Pisotta I., Pavone E.F., Lauriola M., Molinari M., Leggio M. (2015) “Cerebellar damage impairs the self-rating of regret feeling in a gambling task”, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 9-113
  34. Coricelli, G. and Nagel, R. (2015). “Responses from the body: An introduction to Neuroeconomics.” in Experimental Economics, Eds. Branas-Garza and Cabrales. Palgrave McMillan
  35. Robic, S, Sonie, S, Fonlupt, P,  Henaff, M.-A., Touil, N., Coricelli, G., Mattout, J., Schmitz, C. (2015). Decision-Making in a Changing World: A Study in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45(6):1603-13. Robic et al Abstract
  36. Coricelli, G. (2015) “Strategic mentalizing: The neural correlates of strategic choice”. Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. edited by Arthur W. Toga. 153-158.
  37. Neveu, R., Neveu, D., Barsumian, F., Fouragnan, E., Carrier, E., Perroud, A., Lai, M., Sultan, J.,  Nicolas, A., and Coricelli, G. (2014). “Improved planning abilities in binge eating”. PLoS One. Neveu et al
  38. Zalla, T., Sirigu, A., Robic, S., Chaste,  P., Leboyer, M., and Coricelli G. (2014). Feelings of Regret and Disappointment in Adults with High-Functioning Autism. Cortex 58:112-122 Zalla et al_Cortex
  39. Coricelli, G., Rusconi, E., Villeval M-C. (2014). Tax Evasion and emotions in repeated interactions: An empirical test of re-integrative shaming theory. Journal of Economic Psychology. 40:49-61 Coricelli-Rusconi-Villeval_JOEP_2014
  40. Joffily, M. and Coricelli G. (2013). Emotional valence and the free-energy principle. PLoS Computational Biology. pdf
  41. Fouragnan, E., Chierchia, G., Greiner, S., Neveu,R., Avesani, P., and Coricelli, G. (2013). Reputational priors magnify striatal responses to violations of trust. The Journal of Neuroscience. 33(8):3602–3611 pdf
  42. Giorgetta, C., Grecucci, A., Bonini, B., Coricelli, G., Demarchi, G., Braun, C., Sanfey, A. (2013). Waves of regret: A MEG study of emotion and decision-making. Neuropsychologia. 6;51(1), pp. 38-51 pdf
  43. Grygolec, J., Coricelli, G. and Rustichini, A. (2012) “Positive Interaction of Social Comparison and Personal Responsibility for Outcomes”. Frontiers in Cognitive Science. doi: 10.338 pdf
  44. Coricelli, G.and Joffily, M. (2012). Cognitive-based emotions: theory and evidence from the brain. In F. Paglieri, L. Tummolini, M. Miceli, R. Falcone (Eds.), The goals of cognition: essays in honor of Cristiano Castelfranchi. London: College Publications. 203-209.
  45. Simioni, S., Annoni, J-M., Coricelli, G., Bault, N., Kleeberg, J., Du Pasquier,R.A., Gschwind, M., Vuilleumier, P., Schluep, M. (2012). Multiple sclerosis decreases explicit counterfactual processing and risk taking in decision making. PLoS ONE 7(12):e50718 pdf
  46. Coricelli, G., and Nagel, R. (2012).”The neural basis of bounded rational behavior”. RIS. 70, pp. 39-52.
  47. Bault, N., Joffily, M., Rustichini, A., Coricelli, G. (2011).”Medial prefrontal cortex and striatum mediate the influence of social comparison on the decision process”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Sep 20;108(38):16044-9. pdf
  48. Chierchia, G., and Coricelli, G (2011). “The neuroeconomics of cognitive control.” In Neural Basis of Motivational and Cognitive Control, R. Mars, J. Sallet, M. Rushworth and N. Yeung (Eds). The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, USA
  49. Coricelli, G., Rusconi, E. (2011) “Probing the decisional brain with rTMS and tDCS”. Handbook of Process Tracing Methods for Decision Research. Psychology Press, pp. 205-222. pdf
  50. Coricelli, G., Joffily, M., Montmarquette, C., and Villeval M-C (2010). “Cheating, Emotions, and Rationality: An Experiment on Tax Evasion”. Journal of Experimental Economics. 13, pp. 226-247. pdf
  51. Coricelli, G., and Rustichini, A. (2010). “Counterfactual Thinking and Emotions: Regret and Envy Learning”. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 365, 1538, pp. 241-7. pdf
  52. Burnett, S., Bault, N., Coricelli, G., Blakemore S.J. (2010). “Adolescents’ heightened risk-seeking in a probabilistic gambling task”. Cognitive Development, vol 25, 2, pp. 183-196. pdf
  53. Coricelli, G., and Nagel, R. (2010). “Neuroeconomics of depth of reasoning”. History of Economic Ideas, vol XVIII, pp. 123-131. pdf
  54. Larquet, M., Coricelli, G., Opolczynski, G., Thibaut, F. (2010). “Impaired decision-making in schizophrenia and orbitofrontal cortex patients”. Schizophrenia Research. 116 (2-3), pp. 266-73. pdf
  55. Coricelli, G., and Nagel, R. (2010). “Walking with Reinhard Selten and the Guessing Game: From the Origin to the Brain”. In “The Selten School of Behavioral Economics”, Abdolkarim Sadrieh and Axel Ockenfels (Eds.). Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 111-123. pdf
  56. Coricelli, G., and Nagel, R. (2009). “Neural correlates of depth of strategic reasoning in medial prefrontal cortex”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 106, 23, pp. 9163-8. pdf
  57. Coricelli, G., and Rustichini A. (2009). “Reward-based emotions: affective evaluation of outcomes and regret learning”. In Tremblay, L. and Dreher, J.C. (Eds). Handbook of Reward and Decision Making, Elsevier. pdf
  58. Bault, N., Coricelli, G., Rustichini, A. (2008). “Interdependent utilities: How social ranking affects choice behavior”. PLoS One, 3(10):e3477. pdf
  59. Ambrosino, A., Bault, N., Coricelli, G. (2008). “Neural basis of emotional aspects of economic decision making”. Revue d’économie politique, 1, pp. 63-73. pdf
  60. Coricelli, G. (2008). “The potential role of regret in the physician-patient relationship: insights from neuroeconomics”. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, 20 pp. 85-97. pdf
  61. Giardini, F., Coricelli, G., Joffily, M., Sirigu, A. (2008). “The effect of desirability on confidence”. In: Abdellaboui, M., Hey J.D. (Eds.) Advances in Decision Making under Risk and Uncertainty. Heidelberg: Springer. pdf
  62. Coricelli, G., Schwarzbach, J. Cervello e decisioni (2008). In Bonini, N.,  Del Missier, F. e Rumiati R. (Eds.) Giudizio e Decisione.  Il MULINO. pdf
  63. Büchner, S., Coricelli, G., and Greiner, B. (2007) “Self-centered and other-regarding behavior in the Solidarity game”. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 62, 2, pp. 293-303. pdf
  64. Coricelli, G., Dolan, R.J., Sirigu, A. (2007). “Brain, emotion and decision making: the paradigmatic example of regret”. TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences, 11, 6, pp. 258-265.pdf
  65. Coricelli, G., Gonzales-Morales, L. and Mahlstedt, A. (2006). “The investment game with asymmetric information”. Metroeconomica, 57, 1, pp. 13-30. pdf
  66. Coricelli, G., Camille, N., Pradat-Diehl, P, Duhamel, JR, Sirigu, A. (2005). “Why anticipated regret influences subjects’ choice”. Science (response to comment), 308, pp. 1260-1261. pdf
  67. Coricelli, G., Critchley, H.D., Joffily, M., O’Doherty, J.D., Sirigu, A., and Dolan, R.J. (2005). “Regret and its Avoidance: A Neuroimaging Study of Choice Behavior”. Nature Neuroscience, 8, pp. 1255-1262.  pdf
  68. Coricelli, G., (2005). “Two-levels of mental states attribution: from automaticity to voluntariness”. Neuropsychologia, 43, pp. 294-300. pdf
  69. Camille, N., Coricelli, G., Sallet, J., Pradat, P., Duhamel, JR, and Sirigu, A. (2004). “The involvement of the orbitofrontal cortex in the experience of regret”. Science, 304, 5674, pp. 1167-1170. pdf
  70. Coricelli, G., Fehr, D., and Fellner, G. (2004). “Partner selection in public goods experiments”.  Journal of Conflict Resolution, 48, 3, pp. 356-378. pdf
  71. Coricelli, G. (2004). “How the Brain Evaluates and Predicts Monetary Rewards”. Homo Oeconomicus, 21, pp. 509-520. pdf
  72. Coricelli, G. (2004). “Reciprocity-based emotions: An experimental study.” Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali, pp. 359-379. pdf
  73. Coricelli, G., and Luini, L. (2003). “Double Moral Hazard: an Experiment on Warranties”. Economia impresa e mercati finanziari, 2, pp. 7-25. pdf
  74. Coricelli, G., McCabe, K.A. and Smith V.L. (2000). “Theory-of-Mind Mechanism in Personal Exchange”. Affective Minds, Elsevier Science Publishers, pp. 249-259.pdf


Papers under revision or ready for submission

  1. Panizza, F., Vostroknutov, A., & Coricelli, G. “Meta-Context and Choice-Set Effects in Mini-Dictator Games”. (under revision).
  2. Griessinger, T., Coricelli. G., & Khamassi, M. Reward vs. beliefs learning in repeated social interactions. (ready for submission)
  3. Grygolec, J., Coricelli, G., Rustichini, A. “Neuroeconomics of 3-person Ultimatum Game with Voting: The case of Responders” (ready for submission) pdf
  4. Chierchia, G., and Coricelli, G.The role of cognitive control and emotions in decision-making: a neuroeconomics perspective”.
  5. Zonca, J., Polonio, L. & Coricelli, G. “Poor information processing predicts deviations from equilibrium in interactive games” (ready for submission)
  6. Keller, B. and Coricelli G. Model based vs. model free observational learning. (ready for submission)
  7. Robic, S., Bault, N., Zalla, T., Coricelli, G.“The emotions of regret and envy in high functioning autism”. (ready for submission)
  8. Zaffuto, F. Joffily, M. and Coricelli G.“Time-resolution of uncertainty in choice under ambiguity”. (ready for submission)


Manuscripts in preparation

  1. Bault, N., Larsen, T, Khamassi, M, Polonio, L, Vostroknutov, A. & Coricelli G. Evaluating the skills of others during observational learning.
  2. Bault, N., Puppi, M., van Winden, F. & Coricelli, G.Stimulating the right posterior superior temporal sulcus modulates the formation of negative ties during economic exchanges.
  3. Polonio, L., Bault, N., Zonca, J., & Coricelli. G.The brain bases of strategic reasoning.
  4. Zaffuto, F., Bault, N., Mazzocco, K., Joffily, M., Diecidue, E. andCoricelli, G.  “Aspiration level, Probability of success and failure: behavioral and neuronal evidence”.
  5. Ravaioli, S., Polonio, L., Sodini, M., & Coricelli, G.,“A dynamic threshold model of optimal stopping”.
  6. Larsen, T, Del Frate, B., & Coricelli, G.Transfer of confidence between brains in a novel behavioral task. (Working paper)
  7. Puppi, M., Larsen, T., Dalla Villa, J., Florio, V., & Coricelli, G. Implicit measure of confidence in schizophrenia.
  8. Panizza, F., Vostroknutov, A., & Coricelli, G. Influence of observation on other-regarding attitude: a computational exploration (Registered Report). (R&R, Royal Society Open Science).
  9. Menghi, N., Griessinger, T., Hickety. C. M., & Coricelli. G. How feedback and incentive interact during force maintenance.
  10. Grygolec, J., Combs, T.D., Joffily, M., Coricelli, G. “Disposition Effect and Evaluation Periods: Neural Underpinnings”.
  11. Coricelli, G.“Strategic interactions in iterated zero-sum games”. (ready for submission)
  12. “Socio-emotional deficits in high functioning autism”. With Elissar Andari, Angela Sirigu and Georgieff.