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Faculty members and their research interests

 

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Lorenzo AVANZI
  • Psychology of Work, Organizations and Human Resources
  • Work addiction (workaholism and overcommitment) and their impact on health
    Organizational identification: positive and negative effects on work behavior and employees well-being

  • Human resources management

Arianna BENTENUTO    

Nicolao BONINI

  • Decision, Judgment and Reasoning in the economic, legal and medical domains
  • Decision making: behavioral and biological aspects

  • Choice in the absence and presence of risk and uncertainty

  • Evaluation of environmental-cultural assets and related public policies

Andrea CARIA

  • Emotions and emotional regulation
  • Learned regulation of brain signals
  • Associative and statistical learning
  • Socioemotional behavior
  • Self-regulation of brain activity
  • Neurofeedback
  • Brain-Computer Interfaces
Emanuele CASTANÒ
  • Emotions and emotional regulation
  • Judgment, decision-making and reasoning in law, economics and health
  • Psychology of Language, Linguistics and Neurolinguistics
  • Social cognition and intergroup relations
  • (Automatic) Natural language processing
  • Quality of education and training process
  • Origins and consequences of empathy
  • The role of Theory of Mind in judgment and decision making
  • The effect of language of fiction on social cognition processes
  • The effect of cultural products (fiction, films, art) on social cognition processes
  • Quantitative analysis of fiction language
  • The effect of reading aloud to children, on their socio-cognitive development

Roberto CUBELLI

  • Cognitive psychology
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Cognitive Neuropsychology- Learning disabilities
  • Oral e written language

  • Grammatica gender

  • Dyslexia and dysgraphia

  • Unilateral Spatial neglect

  • Memory and amnesia

Martina CVAJNER    

Simona DE FALCO

  • Typical and atypical Developmental Psychology
  • Biological and environmental influences on parenting behaviors
  • Parenting and child development in at-risk families

  • Social affective development and attachment in children with developmental disorders

  • Behavioral and neurobiological correlates of human responsiveness to infant cues. 

Nicola DE PISAPIA
  • Attention and executive function
  • Learned regulation of brain signals
  • Cognitive ergonomics and interaction with intelligent systems
  • Work, organizational and personnel psychology
  • Technology for education
  • Ordinary and non-ordinary states of consciousness
  • Contemplative practices and mental training
  • Executive functions, cognitive control and creativity
  • Mental well-being and technologies
  • Neuroimaging and computational models

Sara DELLANTONIO

  • Philosophy of Psychology and of Cognitive Sciences 
  • Philosophy of Mind and Language 
  • Applied and Experimental Philosophy
  • Concepts and meanings

  • Internal perception

  • Emotions

  • Abstract concepts

Gianluca ESPOSITO

  • Biological Basis and Environmental Influences of Parental Behavior: Social Cognition and Intergroup Relations
  • Typical and atypical Developmental Psychology 
  • Social neuroscience and neuroimaging

  • Gene x Environment interactions

  • Psychophysiological correlates of Social Interaction (fNIRS, fMRI, EEG, ECG)

Chiara FINOCCHIARO

  • Psychology of Language, Linguistics and Neurolinguistics

  • Language Production

  • Grammatical classes: behavioral and neuroimaging studies

  • The impact of poetry on the development of metalinguistic abilities and creative thinking

Franco FRACCAROLI

  • Work and organizational psychology
  • Organizational well being and quality of working life

  • Older worker and transition to retirement

  • Work and unemployment

Laura FRANCHIN
  • Developmental psychology
  • Emotional development

  • Cognitive development (attention, theory of mind, creativity)

  • Developmental disorders

Patrizia GHISLANDI

  • Media, eLearning and Learning Communities in Educational Processes
  • Qualitative Research Methodology in Education
  • eLearning
  • Quality of higher education
  • MOOC
  • Open Data
  • Qualitative research methodologies in Education
Alessandro GRECUCCI
  • Affective neuroscience, experimental psychopathology, emotions and emotion regulation
  • Cerebral bases of emotions and emotion regulation (fMRI, EEG, tDCS)
  • Processing of emotions in brain lesioned patients
  • Experimental psychopathology (cognitive, affective and cerebral bases of psychological disorders)

Konstantinos HADJICHRISTIDIS

 

  • Decision, Judgment and Reasoning in the economic, legal and medical domains
  • Judgment and decision making (subjective probability judgment, moral judgment)

  • Inductive inference

  • Categorization

Alessandro IODICE
  • Learned regulation of brain signals
  • Typical and atypical development
  • Inclusive processes in educational contexts
  • Quality of education and training process
  • Genetics of brain disorders in childhood
  • Physiopathological models of neurological disorders in pediatric age
  • Clinical Electroencephalography and Epilepsy
  • Sleep disorders

Remo JOB

  • Cognitive Process
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Neuropsychology of Language
  • Lexical access, semantics, sentence processing

  • Bilingualism and L2 learning

  • Dyslexia, aphasia, semantic memory imparments

  • Relationship between emotion and cognition

Luigi LOMBARDI

  • Psychometrics
  • Mathematical psychology
  • Cognitive modelling
  • Big Data and complex data
  • Cognitive modeling

  • Bayesian statistics

  • Psychometric models of faking

  • Measurement models of cognitive processes

Annapaola MARCONI    
Claudio MULATTI
  • Behavior Analysis and Modification
  • Relational Frame Theory
  • Transfer of stimulus function
  • Shaping and behavior modification
  • Nudge
  • Precision teaching
  • Reading and dyslexia
  • Control processes
  • Concepts, beliefs, and creativity
  • Learning strategies
  • Tic disorders and other repetitive behavior disorders

Maria Paola PALADINO

  • Social cognition and intergroup relations
  • Differences and Gender Relationship
  • Emotional regulation
  • Gender and gender-based discrimination

  • Social and educational inequalities

  • Robots and technology humanization

  • Dehumanization

  • Social categorization, stereotyping and prejudice

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Michele SCALTRITTI

  • Psychology of Language, Linguistics and Neurolinguistics
  • Neurophysiological interplay between language and motor processes

  • Visual word recognition and letter identification

  • Neurophysiological indexes of monitoring and semantic access

  • Semantic and lexical access in spoken and written language production

Anna SERBATI
  • Technology for education
  • Media, eLearning and Learning Communites online in educational processes
  • Quality of education and training process
  • Teachers' professional development
  • educational design
  • assessment and feedback in educational contexts
Irene SPERANDIO Cognitive neuroscience, visual perception and visuomotor control Behavioural and neural correlates of size and distance perception
Behavioural and neural correlates of visual illusions
Dissociations   between perception and action
Individual differences in visual processing
Conscious and unconscious visual processing
Mechanisms underlying the formation of an afterimage

Luca SURIAN

  • Typical and atypical Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive development

  • Theory of mind

  • Developmental disorders

  • Socio-moral judgment

  • Pragmatics

  • Bilingualism

Sara TONELLI
  • (Automatic) Natural language processing
  • Technology for education
  • Computational linguistics
  • Social media analysis
  • Sensory language
Barbara TRECCANI
  • Attention and executive functions
  • Cognitive ergonomics and interaction with intelligent systems
  • Behavior Analysis and Modification
  • Selection of the response: activation and inhibition processes, stimulus-response compatibility, sequential effects
  • Spatial attention 
  • Magnitude representation
  • Cognitive neuropsychology 
  • Human factors
  • Joint action
  • Implicit processing and consciousness
  • Contingency learning; feedback, reinforcement and behavior; relational frame theory

Jeroen VAES

  • Social cognition and intergroup relations
  • Differences and Gender Relationship
  • Social Psychology:

  • Dehumanization in intergroup relations

  • Sexual objectification and the relation between dehumanizing and empathic processes

Paola VENUTI

  • Biological Basis and Environmental Influences of Parental Behavior
  • Typical and atypical Developmental Psychology
  • Quality of Didactics and Training Processes
  • Clinical Developmental Psychology

  • Parenting: behavioral and neuroimaging studies

Michela VIGNOLI
  • Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology
  • Stress and well-being in organisations
  • Age in the workplace
  • Vocational Psychology
  • Training and organisational intervention effectiveness

Massimo ZANCANARO

  • Cognitive ergonomics and interaction with intelligent systems
  • Interaction modes based on embodied CognitioN
  • Human-Computer Interaction

  • Design and Evaluation of Socio-technical systems

  • Quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluation of technological artefacts

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