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The Brain Stimulation Lab @ HW

The lab is devoted to study body representation and emotional processing, making use of brain stimulation techniques. Check out how we can electrify your mind!

TALKS

1. F. Scarpina, F. Magnani, S. Tagini, L. Priano, A. Mauro, A. SeddaF. Scarpina, F. Magnani, S. Tagini, L. Priano, A. Mauro, A. Sedda  "A heated debate: body representation components in Parkinson’s Disease" (Oral presentation at "The Multifaceted Body: Updates into Body Representation and Embodiment" [EPS sponsored workshop] Friday 29th June 2018, Edinburgh, UK)

2. Garraffa M, Sedda A. “Core regions for syntactic processing? A tDCS study on the language network” (Oral presentation at the Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Linguistic Theory (CIALT-1), Crete, Greece, 2017)

3. Scarpina F., Magnani F.G., Tagini S., Mauro A., Sedda A. “Body Schema components in Parkinson Disease” (Oral presentation at the 6TH scientific meeting of the federation of the European societies of neuropsychology | 13-15 September 2017, Maastricht, the Netherlands)

4. Sedda G., Ottonello M., Fiabane E., Pistarini C., Sedda A, Sanguineti V. “Computational rehabilitation of neglect: using state-space models to understand the recovery mechanisms” (Oral presentation at the IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), July, 2017, London)

5. Garraffa M., Turner G., Magnani F.G., Colzi C., Sedda A. “Talking with hands: body representation in British Sign Language speakers” (Oral presentation at British Neuropsychological Society, London, March 2017).

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

1. Lukas Kretzschmar, Anna Sedda. "Motor Imagery Patterns in Tango Dancers and Piano Players" (Poster presentation at "The Multifaceted Body: Updates into Body Representation and Embodiment" [EPS sponsored workshop] Friday 29th June 2018, Edinburgh, UK)

2. Efstathiou, M., Halloran, Nick , Sedda, A. "Prevalence of Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID) in the United Kingdom (UK)" (Poster presentation at "The Multifaceted Body: Updates into Body Representation and Embodiment" [EPS sponsored workshop] Friday 29th June 2018, Edinburgh, UK)

3. Fiabane Elena, Scarpina Federica, Ottonello Marcella, Pistarini Caterina, Sedda Anna.  "Alcohol rehabilitation treatment: secondary effects on cognition" (Poster  presentation at International Neuropsychological Society 2018 Mid-Year Meeting July 18-20, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic)

4. Magnani F., Bottini G., Sedda A. "Hemispheric lateralization of Body Schema components2 (Poster  presentation at the 36th EWCN Bressanone 2018, January 21-26)

5. Sedda A., Efstathiou M., Warriner L., Barrie A.A., Buckingham G. “The role of left hemisphere integration networks in the size-weight illusion” (Poster  presentation at the BACN meeting, Plymouth, September 2017)

6. Magnani F.G., Scarpina F., Tagini S., Mauro A., Sedda A. Body Schema components in Parkinson Disease (Poster  presentation at the CAOS, Rovereto, May 2017)

7. Romaniello C, Sedda A, Borasio F, Mihai I, Toraldo A How fast are responses to “is it funny” and “is it strange” questions? (Poster  presentation at the ISHS, Dublin, June  2016)