In progress

*equal contribution; §data available online

Buonocore, A., & Hafed, Z.M. (under review). The inevitable consequences of visual interruption. Journal of Neurophysiology.



Cregg, J., Mirdamadi, J., Fortunato, C., Okorokova, E., Kuper, C., Nayeem, R., Byun, A., Avraham, C., Buonocore, A., Winner, T., & Mildren, R. (2022). Highlights from the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement. Journal of Neurophysiology.

*Fracasso, A., *Buonocore, A., & Hafed, Z. M. (2022). Peri-saccadic visual sensitivity is higher in the upper visual field. bioRxiv.


*§Buonocore, A., *Dietze, N., & McIntosh, R. D. (2021) Time-dependent inhibition of covert shifts of attention. Experimental Brain Research.

Huber-Huber, C., Buonocore, A., Melcher, D. (2021). The extrafoveal preview paradigm as a measure of predictive, active sampling in visual perception. Journal of Vision, 21(7)-12. doi:

*§Buonocore, A., *Tian, X., Khademi, F., Hafed, Z. M. (2021). Instantaneous movement-unrelated midbrain activity modifies ongoing eye movements. Elife, 10, e64150. doi: 10.7554/eLife.64150.

Hafed, Z. M., Yoshida, M, Tian, X., Buonocore, A., & Malevich, T. (2021). Dissociable cortical and subcortical mechanisms for mediating the influences of visual cues on microsaccadic eye movements. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 15.

§Malevich, T., Buonocore, A., Hafed, Z. M. (2021). Dependence of the stimulus-driven microsaccade rate signature in rhesus macaque monkeys on visual stimulus size and polarity. Journal of Neurophysiology, 125, 282-295.


Bogadhi, A.R., Buonocore, A., & Hafed, Z. M. (2020). Task-irrelevant visual forms facilitate covert and overt spatial selection. Journal of Neuroscience, 40(49), 9496-9506.

*Malevich, T., *Buonocore, A., & Hafed, Z. M. (2020). Rapid stimulus-driven modulation of slow ocular position drifts. eLife, 9, e57595. doi:10.7554/eLife.57595

*Buonocore, A., *Dimingen, O., & Melcher, D. (2020). Post-saccadic face processing is modulated by pre-saccadic preview: Evidence from fixation-related potentials. Journal of Neuroscience, 40(11), 2305-2313.


*Willeke, K., *Tian, X., *Buonocore, A., Bellet J., Ramirez-Cardenas, A., Hafed, Z.M., (2019). Memory-guided microsaccades. Nature Communications, 10(1), 3710.

Huber-Huber, C., Buonocore, A., Dimigen, O., Hickey, C., & Melcher, D. (2019). The peripheral preview effect with faces: Combined EEG and eye-tracking suggests multiple stages of trans-saccadic predictive and non-predictive processing. NeuroImage.

Buonocore, A., Skinner, J., & Hafed, Z. M. (2019). Eye-position error influence over “open-loop” smooth pursuit initiation. Journal of Neuroscience, 39(14), 2709.


Skinner, J., Buonocore, A., & Hafed, Z. M. (2018). The transfer function of the rhesus macaque oculomotor system for small-amplitude slow motion trajectories. Journal of Neurophysiology, 35, 3403.


Buonocore, A., Purokayastha, S., & McIntosh, R. D. (2017). Saccade Reorienting Is Facilitated by Pausing the Oculomotor Program. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(12), 2068–2080.

§Buonocore, A., Fracasso, A., & Melcher, D. (2017). Pre-saccadic perception: Separate time courses for enhancement and spatial pooling at the saccade target. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0178902–23.

Buonocore, A., Chen, C.-Y., Tian, X., Idrees, S., Münch, T. A., & Hafed, Z. M. (2017). Alteration of the microsaccadic velocity-amplitude main sequence relationship after visual transients: implications for models of saccade control. Journal of Neurophysiology, 117(5), 1894–1910.


Buonocore, A., McIntosh, R. D., & Melcher, D. (2016). Beyond the point of no return: effects of visual distractors on saccade amplitude and velocity. Journal of Neurophysiology, 115(2), 752–762.


Buonocore, A., & Melcher, D. (2015). Interference during eye movement preparation shifts the timing of perisaccadic compression. Journal of Vision, 15(15), 3.

Buonocore, A., & Melcher, D. (2015). Disrupting saccadic updating: visual interference prior to the first saccade elicits spatial errors in the secondary saccade in a double-step task. Experimental Brain Research, 233(6), 1893–1905.

de Vito, S., Buonocore, A., Bonnefon, J.-F., & Sala, Della, S. (2015). Eye movements disrupt episodic future thinking. Memory, 23(6), 796–805.


Makovac, E., Buonocore, A., & McIntosh, R. D. (2014). Audio-visual integration and saccadic inhibition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006), 68(7), 1295–1305.

de Vito, S., Buonocore, A., Bonnefon, J.-F., & Sala, Della, S. (2014). Eye movements disrupt spatial but not visual mental imagery. Cognitive Processing, 15(4), 543–549.

McIntosh, R. D., & Buonocore, A. (2014). Saccadic inhibition can cause the remote distractor effect, but the remote distractor effect may not be a useful concept. Journal of Vision, 14(5), 15–15.


Van Koningsbruggen, M. G., & Buonocore, A. (2013). Mechanisms behind Perisaccadic Increase of Perception. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(28), 11327–11328.

Buonocore, A., & McIntosh, R. D. (2013). Attention modulates saccadic inhibition magnitude. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006), 66(6), 1051–1059.


Buonocore, A., & McIntosh, R. D. (2012). Modulation of saccadic inhibition by distractor size and location. Vision Research, 69, 32–41.

McIntosh, R. D., & Buonocore, A. (2012). Dissociated effects of distractors on saccades and manual aiming. Experimental Brain Research, 220(3-4), 201–211.


Logie, R. H., Pernet, C. R., Buonocore, A., & Sala, S. D. (2011). Low and high imagers activate networks differentially in mental rotation. Neuropsychologia, 49(11), 3071–3077.

2007 – 2009

Barbieri, F., Buonocore, A., Volta, R. D., & Gentilucci, M. (2009). How symbolic gestures and words interact with each other. Brain and Language, 110(1), 1–11.

Buonocore, A., & McIntosh, R. D. (2008). Saccadic inhibition underlies the remote distractor effect. Experimental Brain Research, 191(1), 117–122.

Barbieri, F., Buonocore, A., Bernardis, P., Volta, R. D., & Gentilucci, M. (2007). On the relations between affordance and representation of the agent’s effector. Experimental Brain Research, 180(3), 421–433.