Section Editors

Section Board for 'Cognitive Neuroscience' (42)

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Prof. Dr. Jason Brandt
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Meyer 218 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Interests: executive function, memory disorders, dementia, neuropsychology, cognitive assessment
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Dr. Liana Palermo
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Viale Europa - Loc. Germaneto, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: body representation; mental imagery; human navigation; executive functions; prospective memory; phenylketonuria; individual differences; cognitive neuropsychology
Prof. Dr. Nadine Martin
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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Interests: cognitive-linguistic studies of aphasia; verbal short-term and working memory; verbal learning; aphasia rehabilitation
Dr. Antonella Maselli
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Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technology, Rome, Italy
Interests: motor control; motion perception; action recognition; interpersonal interaction; multisensory perception; bodily illusions; virtual reality
Prof. Dr. Cosimo Urgesi
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Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Languages and Literatures, Communication, Education and Society, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: TMS; tDCS; tVNS; social perception; action observation; body representation; anorexia nervosa; autism; developmental neuropsychology
Prof. Dr. Mary Rudner
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Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linköping University, 58183 Linköping, Sweden
Interests: language; auditory neuroscience; psychology; cognitive science; memory
Dr. Marco Cavallo
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Faculty of Psychology, eCampus University, Novedrate (Como), 22060, Italy
Interests: clinical and experimental neuropsychology; cognitive functions; dementia; executive functions; mind and brain correlations; neuropsychological rehabilitation; theory of mind
Dr. Giuseppe Giglia
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Department of Biomedicine, Neuroscience and Advanced Diagnostics (BIND), University of Palermo, 90134 Palermo, Italy
Interests: cognitive neuroscience; spatial cognition; neurolinguistics; cortical excitability; motor cortex; computational models; brain stimulation; TMS; tDCS
Dr. Manuel Sánchez Malmierca
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Institute of Neuroscience of Castile and Leon, University of Salamanca, Spain
Interests: auditory neurophysiology; coding of stimulus-specific neuronal adaptation; sensory processing; predictive coding; neurocircuitry and neuropharmacology; neuromodulation; cortical and subcortical plasticity; subcortical processing; hearing research
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Grecucci
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Clinical and Affective Neuroscience Lab – Cli.A.N., Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
Interests: affective and clinical neuroscience; emotions; decision-making; experimental psychopathology
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Dr. Antonino Vallesi
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Department of Neuroscience, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: executive functions; cognitive aging; interaction between space and time; neuroimaging; ERPs; hemispheric asymmetries
Dr. Giovanna Viticchi
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Neurological Clinic, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy
Interests: stroke; cognitive impairment; dementia; carotid ultrasound; migraine
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Prof. Dr. Alessandro E. P. Villa
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Neuroheuristic Research Group, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: action–perception cycle; artificial intelligence; associative memory; decision making; dopamine; dynamical systems; emergence of consciousness; emotion recognition; information theory; machine learning; neuromodulation; nonlinear dynamics; recurrent neural dynamics; reward circuits; prediction error; sleep; learning; neural plasticity; working memory
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Dr. Gianluca Borghini
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Department of Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: mental states assessment; high-density EEG; brain–computer interface; human factors; cognitive training; machine learning; signal processing
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Prof. Dr. Peter König
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Universität Osnabrück, Osnabruck, Germany
Interests: cognitive neuroscience; computational cognition; multimodal interaction; sensorimotor integration; spatial cognition
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Dr. Jordi A. Matias-Guiu
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Department of Neurology, San Carlos Clinical Hospital, San Carlos Health Research Institute, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: frontotemporal dementia; aphasia; dementia; neuroimaging; multiple sclerosis; neuropsychological assessment
Dr. Kymberly Young
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Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
Interests: neurofeedback; major depressive disorder; autobiographical memory; fMRI
Dr. Agorastos Agorastos
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1. II Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece;
2. VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH), San Diego, CA, USA
Interests: stress; PTSD; trauma; depression; anxiety; panic; psychoneuroendocrinology; heart rate variability; autonomic nervous system; HPA-axis; stress-related disorders; psychoneuroimmunology
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Dr. Mercedes Fernandez
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Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases; neurostem cells; neuroinflammation; multiple sclerosis; remyelination; hypoxia/ischemia; spinal cord injury; neuroregeneration
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Prof. Dr. Shintaro Funahashi

Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
Interests: prefrontal cortex; working memory; executive function; metacognition; decision-making; non-human primate; single-neuron activity
Dr. Caroline Gurvich
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Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: steroid hormones; psychiatric disorders; cognition
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Dr. Marco Colizzi
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Section of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy;
Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK
Interests: psychosis; neuropsychopharmacology; brain imaging; cannabinoids; cognitive neuroscience; prevention and early intervention in mental health
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Dr. Mariella Pazzaglia
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Department of Psychology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: body representation , phantom limb, neural plasticity, embodiment, rubber hand illusion, apraxia, action
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Dr. Alberto Zani
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General and Experimental Psychology, Experimental Psychology Unit, Vita e Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 58-60, 20132 Milan, Italy
Interests: ERPs; EEG bands; visual attention; attentional neural networks; attentional sensory modulation
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Prof. Dr. Guillaume Thierry
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School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
Interests: event-related potentials; language comprehension; syntax; semantics; pragmatics; bilingualism; cross-language interactions; linguistic relativity
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Prof. Dr. Notger G. Müller
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1. German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Neuroprotection Lab, Magdeburg, Germany;
2. Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences, Magdeburg, Germany;
3. Otto von Guericke University, Medical Faculty, Dpt. of Neurology, Magdeburg, Germany
Interests: dementia prevention; early diagnosis; cognitive interactions; training; neurophysiology
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Prof. Dr. Myra Fernandes
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Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Interests: memory; encoding; aging; retrieval; language; brain
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Dr. Rachel Hill
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Department of Psychiatry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: brain sex differences; psychiatric disorders; sex steroid hormones; GABAergic interneurons
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Dr. Mario F. Juruena
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Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences - King’s College London, UK
Interests: depression; bipolar; seasonal affective disorders; stress; HPA axis; psychoneuroendocrinology; antidepressants; mood stabilizers; epigenetic
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Prof. Dr. Matthias Kliegel
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Full Professor and Chair of Cognitive Aging; Director of the Centre Interfacultaire de Gérontologie et d'études de vulnérabilités (CIGEV); Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: cognitive development across the lifespan (prospective memory, working memory, executive functions); cognitive and clinical neuroscience of aging and developmental disorders; plasticity of memory and executive functions; aging workforce; health behavior changes across the lifespan
Prof. Dr. Mari Tervaniemi
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Cognitive Brain Research Unit and Cicero Learning, P.O.B. 9, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Interests: music psychology, neurosciences of music, modularity of speech vs. music, musical expertise, music emotions, development of music skills, daily use of music
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Dr. Paul E. Engelhardt
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School of Psychology, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, LSB Building 0.108, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
Interests: psycholinguistics; syntactic processing; executive function; ADHD; dyslexia; autism spectrum disorders; eye movements; pupillometry
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Dr. Valerio Santangelo
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Department of Philosophy, Social Sciences and Education, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: Attention; Memory; Executive Functions; Multisensory Integration; Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
Dr. Maurizio Casarrubea
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Assistant Professor of Human Physiology, Laboratory of Behavioural Physiology, Human Physiology Section "Giuseppe Pagano", University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: animal behaviour; rodent behaviour; behavioural analysis; T-pattern analysis; behavioural analyses based on elaboration of transition matrices; behavioural animal models; behavioural observations; exploratory behaviour; elevated plus maze; hole-board; open-field; water-maze; fear conditioning
Prof. Dr. Peter Walla
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School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308 NSW, Newcastle, Australia
Interests: applied neuroscience; sub- and unconscious information processing in the human brain; emotion; cognition; memory; olfaction; product evaluation; consumer behavior; decision making
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Prof. Dr. Patricia A. Broderick
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1. Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, CUNY School of Medicine, The City College of New York, 160 Convent Ave. NY. NY, 10031; Mailroom, Harris Hall Rm 01
2. Adjunct Professor in Neurology, NYU Langone Medical Center & Comprehensive Epilepsy Ctr., 560 First Ave., NY, NY, 10016, USA
Interests: biosensors; chemical sensors; nanosensors; bioprobes; neuromolecular imaging (NMI); neurotransmitters; neurochemicals; in vitro; in vivo; in situ; brain; behavior; neurosystem disorders and treatment
Prof. Dr. Sven Kroener
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School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, TX 75080, USA
Interests: prefrontal cortex; schizophrenia; drug addiction; working memory; catecholamines
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Prof. Dr. Hillary Wehe
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Department of Psychology, Davis and Elkins College, 100 Campus Dr, Elkins, WV 26241, USA
Interests: motivation; reward; learning; decision-making
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Prof. Dr. David Facal
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Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Interests: longitudinal process of cognitive aging; early signs of cognitive impairment; Mild Cognitive Impairment and mild dementia; the role of cognitive reserve in early manifestation of the disease; the development computerized cognitive interventions to prevent dementia and other age-related diseases
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Dr. Basavaraj S. Balapal
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Department of Psychiatry, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, New York, USA
Faculty at Columbia University Medical Center, Scientist, Division of Analytical Psychopharmacology, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York, USA
Interests: cannabinoid receptors; synaptic plasticity; learning and memory; developmental disorders; neurodegeneration; drugs of abuse and psychiatric disorders
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Prof. Dr. Célyne Bastien
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École de Psychologie and Centre d'Étude des Troubles du Sommeil, Université Laval, Ste-Foy, Quebec, G1K 7P4 Canada
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Dr. Andrea Loftus
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Curtin Neuroscience Laboratory, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Interests: parkinson’s disease; mild cognitive impairment; cognition; neurodegeneration; plasticity; brain stimulation
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