Research

Multisensory Perception

How sensory features are processed and integrated: hearing, touch and vision; a neurophenomenological perspective

Experience-dependent Plasticity

How sensory-experience shapes brain functional development: supramodality and plasticity, sensory deprivation and restoration

Knowledge Organization

The mental representation of the external world: from sensory-based percept to a more abstract concept; the neural bases of semantic processing

Sleep and Consciousness

Local sleep, sleep-dependent plasticity, dreaming, sleep determinants

Emotions and Social Cognition

Novel approaches to the neurobiological characterization of emotional responses

Forensic Neuroscience

Biological determinants of human behavior, anti/pro-sociality, impulsive behavior, ethics in neuroscience