Researcher at University Niccolò Cusano, Rome. Lecturer of Anatomo-physiology of the nervous system (bachelor's degree course), and Neuropsychology (master’s degree course), faculty of Psychology.
Member of the faculty of the PhD programme in “Law and cognitive neuroscience” at University Niccolò Cusano, Rome.
Clinical psychologist specialized in cognitive-behavioral hypnotherapy. Website www.ipnosiper.it
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
2016-2017 Postdoctoral researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience. University of Rome “Foro Italico”.
2012-2015 PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience, curriculum in “Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience”, University La Sapienza, Rome. Supervisor: Prof. Francesco Di Russo
2012-2017 Trainee at Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy School “Psicoterapia Training School, PTS”, Rome.
2014-2015 Visiting student at Laboratory of Brain Computer Interface (BCI), Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health. Albany, NY.
October 2011 University of Padova, Master of Clinical Psychology. Thesis: The Cardiovascular Patient: Depressive States and Psychophysiological Activation. Final mark: 110 cum laude. Advisor: Prof. Daniela Palomba
October 2009 University of Chieti, Bachelor of Psychological Sciences. Thesis: The Effect of Recording Environment on the Cerebral Rhythms. Advisor: Prof. Alfredo Brancucci
July 2006 High School Diploma, classical studies. Cosenza.
AWARDS AND FUNDING
Best scientific contribution at the XXIII Congress of the Italian Society of Psychophysiology, (SIPF). Lucca, November 2015.
Best oral presentation at the XXI Congress of the Italian Association of Psychology (AIP). Rovereto, September 2015.
Winner of the young researcher award of the University of Rome “la Sapienza”. Funded project: “Missing the Target: Neurocognitive Bases of Omission Errors”. 2015
Ms Office, StatSoft Statistica, Presentation (Neurobehavioral Systems), Brain Vision System (Analyzer e Recorder), BioGraph Infiniti, Corel Draw, sLORETA, BESA, inquisit Lab.
Editor for the EC neurology.
Peer-reviewer for the journals: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, PlosOne, Neuroimage, Neuropsychology, Biological Psychology, Scientific Reports.
MAIN LINES OF RESEARCH
- Trait and state individual differences in the perceptual decision-making
- The role of the anterior insula in the sensory processing
- The role of hypnosis in the somatosensory processing
- The transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) to enhance the attentional performance