Roberto holds a PhD in Anthropology and Epistemology of Complexity from the University of Bergamo (with significant spells at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen). He held postdoctoral positions at the New School for Social Research in New York, at the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy, and at the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC) in Trento, Italy.
His research interests are language processing and evolution, consciousness, abstract thinking and the cognitive neuroscience of blindness.
Yangwen got his PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Beijing Normal University.
His main interest is to investigate how does the brain, as an electrical and biological machine, represent concepts and construct thoughts.
Lorenzo obtained his Master Degree in Developmental and Educational Psychology at the University of Padova. For his PhD he moved to the University of Salzburg where he worked with different neurocognitive methods (EEG, MEG, fMRI, tDCS) to investigate the neural underpinnings of visual word recognition.
He's main interests are language, visual spatial attention and the cognitive neuroscience of blindness.
Federica got her master in Psychology and Neuroscience at University of Trento. She did her undergraduate studies in Psychology at University of Bergamo.
Her main interests is the spatial representation of abstract knowledge in sighted and blind.
Linda Von sobbe
Linda obtained her master in German Linguistics at the University of Tübingen, where she also did her undergraduate studies in German and International Literature. She is a Visiting Ph.D. student from the Department of Psychology of Tübingen University.
Her research interests are simulation processes of action verbs during language processing as well as the processing of linguistically encoded temporal information.
Giuliano has a background in Psychology. He obtained his bachelor at the University "La Sapienza" and his master at the University of Trento. He then did his traineeship as a psychologist at the University of Tübingen.
His main interests include knowledge representations and navigation and multivariate methods for the analysis of neuroimaging data.
Anna obtained her Bachelor Degree in Biology at the University of Naples Federico II, and her Master Degree in Neuroscience at the University of Trieste.
Her research interest is language concerning visual word identification and statistical learning.