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Welcome to The Brain Stimulation Lab @ HW

The lab is devoted to the study of body representation and disgust processing. 


 DSCN0266You wish this was the location of the Lab. I wish it too. But no: this is one secret angle of Edinburgh. Free paper review to anyone telling us the location. 

News from the Lab

For up to date news, we recommend reading the beautiful, astonishing, amazing HW Psychology Newsletter!



June 2018 Get ready for the most exciting Body Representation workshop ever!

https://bodyrepresentation.wixsite.com/brnet for all info! 

August 2017 The Lab has been a bit busy but here we are again with brilliant news!

We will host a wonderful workshop in Edinburgh next spring/summer (or winter, we are in Scotland...): "The multi-faceted body: Updates into body representation and embodiment"!
To be held at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, June 2018 - organisers Elisa Ferre, Anna Sedda and Gianna Cocchini (http://www.eps.ac.uk/index.php/news).

January 2017 Congratulations to Michela on her new PhD position at Bangor University! 

September 2016  Happy to have joined the vibrant British Neuropsychological Society and looking forward to the October meeting!

August 2016 Anna Sedda, Francesca Magnani & Mario Parra were awarded a pilot study grant from Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia! We are looking forward to start "Enhancing memory binding abilities across age using tDCS". For results updates keep following us!

Preview of  the Book "Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research" available at: https://www.amazon.com/Unusual-Rare-Psychological-Disorders-Handbook/dp/0190245867/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1472301809&sr=8-1&keywords=unusual+and+rare+psychological (Anna chapter contribution  is on BIID 

June 2016  New article in the Conversation!

“New hope for people obsessed with amputating one of their own limbs” (https://theconversation.com/profiles/anna-sedda-268445/articles

May 2016  Looking forward to challenge body representation theories the 16th of May in Glasgow!


March 2016 Good news! Francesca Magnani won the "Bando di Mobilita'" of the University of Pavia! (http://www.unipv.eu/site/home/ricerca/dottorati-di-ricerca.html) Congrats Francesca! 

Another member joined the lab this month: welcome to Elena Gerini, biology student, here to complete her Erasmus trainingship. 

January 2016 New paper accepted: "Left Caloric Vestibular Stimulation as a tool to reveal implicit and explicit parameters of body representation."
By Anna Sedda, Diana Tonin; Gerardo Salvato; Martina Gandola; Gabriella Bottini.Soon appearing in Consciousness and Cognition 

December 2015 Brand new tDCS on her way to Edinburgh! Let's hope it arrives safe and sound and before Christmas! We are really excited and looking forward to start electrifying people.