CIMeC - Center for Mind/Brain Sciences

Projects funded by external institutions are listed here in chronological order:

2017

Imaging the neurobiology of numerosity - the evolution of counting

  • Researcher: Giorgio Vallortigara
  • Program: HFSP Research Grants 2017
  • Period: 01/12/2017 - 30/11/2020

Cognitive plasticity: modulation and monitoring through a neurophysiological approach

  • Researcher: Carlo Miniussi
  • Program: Bial Foundation Grants 2016/2017
  • Period: 01/03/2017 - 28/02/2019

 TREiL - Technologies for Research and Education in Linguistics

  • Researcher: Roberto Zamparelli
  • Program: PRIN
  • Period: 05/02/2017 - 05/02/2020

Neural bases of animacy detection, and their relevance to the typical and atypical development of a social brain

  • Researcher: Giorgio Vallortigara
  • Program: PRIN
  • Period: 05/02/2017 - 05/02/2020

NonVisNumCog - The role vision plays in shaping the representation of numbers

  • Researcher: Viriginie Crollen
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/01/2017 - 31/12/2018

2016

Brain action - A new view on real actions: Neural mechanisms of visuo-motor transformations

  • Researcher: Simona Monaco
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/10/2016 - 30/09/2018

Sublethal effects of neonicotinoids on the honeybee brain: From singol neuron imaging to colony studies

  • Researcher: Albrecht Haase
  • Program: PAB 2014
  • Period: 01/09/2016 - 31/08/2019

Seeing from context: The neural basis of visual interaction between scenes and objects

  • Researcher: Talia Brandman Ghitis
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/06/2016 - 31/05/2018

COcOAB - Characterizing the occipital oscillatory activity in blindness

  • Researcher: Valeria Occelli
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/04/2016 - 31/03/2018

2015

Studio longitudinale con neuroimaging funzionale della plasticità pre e post operatoria nei pazienti con tumori cerebrali

  • Researcher: Domenico Zacà
  • Program: CARITRO Giovani Ricercatori
  • Period: 01/12/2015 - 30/11/2017

CP-FunMoD - Cross-modal plasticity and functional modularisation in the deaf

  • Researcher: Jodie Davies-Thompson
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/10/2015 - 29/02/2016

Of bees and men: Development of an optogenetic animal model to study oscillatory neural networks

  • Researcher: Albrecht Haase
  • Program: Ateneo Progetti di ricerca
  • Period: 01/09/2015 - 28/02/2017

LOVe - Linking Objects to Vectors in distributional semantics: A framework to anchor corpus-based meaning representations to the external world 

  • Researcher: Gemma Boleda Torrent
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/06/2015 - 31/12/2016

CRASK - Cortical representation of abstract semantic knowledge

  • Researcher: Scott Fairhall
  • Program: ERC Starting Grant
  • Period: 01/05/2015 - 30/04/2020

Il peso degli altri: Confronto sociale tra pari e distorsione dell'immagine corporea in adolescenza

  • Researcher: Mara Mazzurega
  • Program: CARITRO Giovani Ricercatori
  • Period: 01/02/2015 - 31/01/2017

2014

Brain mapping of the cortical representation of facial movements in patients with congenital facial palsy undergoing surgical procedures of facial animation

  • Researcher: Luigi Cattaneo
  • Program: Telethon Exploratory Project Proposals
  • Period: 01/10/2014 - 30/09/2016

Transfer learning within and between brains

  • Researcher: Giorgio Coricelli
  • Program: ERC Consolidator Grant
  • Period: 01/08/2014 - 31/07/2019

Preparing to see: Neural mechanisms of top-down preparation and their influence on visual awareness of real-world objects

  • Researcher: Timo Stein
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/05/2014 - 30/04/2016

MADVIS - Mapping the deprived visual system: Cracking function for prediction

  • Researcher: Olivier Collignon
  • Program: ERC Starting Grant
  • Period: 01/04/2014 - 31/03/2019

ATHEME - Advancing the European Multilingual Experience

  • Researcher: Roberto Zamparelli
  • Program: FP7 Collaborative Project
  • Period: 01/03/2014 - 28/02/2019

Perceptual awareness in the reorganizing brain

  • Researcher: Angelika Lingnau
  • Program: ERC Adavanced Grant
  • Period: 01/03/2014 - 28/02/2019

Linking mind and behaviour: Connecting brain activity with motor performance

  • Researcher: Luca Turella
  • Program: Ateneo Starting Grant
  • Period: 13/10/2014 - 28/02/2016

Codifica neurale e dinamiche temporali del movimento di prensione nella corteccia fronto-parietale

  • Researcher: Luca Turella
  • Program: FIRB Futuro in Ricerca
  • Period: 14/03/2014 - 14/03/2017

2013

ATTEND - Characterizing and improving brain mechanisms of attention

  • Researcher: David Melcher
  • Program: PAT Grandi Progetti
  • Period: 01/09/2013 - 01/09/2017

COPEST - Construction of perceptual space-time

  • Researcher: David Melcher
  • Program: ERC Starting Grant
  • Period: 01/01/2013 - 31/12/2017

2012

Brain and cognitive dynamics of multiple-object processing in normal aging, MCI and Alzheimer disease

  • Researcher: Veronica Mazza
  • Program: Giovani Ricercatori - Italian Ministry of Health
  • Period: 2012 - 2016

Brain and cognitive dynamics of multiple-object processing in normal aging, MCI and Alzheimer disease

  • Researcher: Gabriele Miceli
  • Program: PAT Ricerca Sanitaria Finalizzata
  • Period: 30/11/2012 - 29/02/2016

PREMESOR - Predisposed mechanisms for social orienting: A comparative neuro-cognitive approach

  • Researcher: Giorgio Vallortigara
  • Program: ERC Advanced Grant
  • Period: 01/06/2012 - 30/11/2017

Win2Con - Brain-State Dependent Perception: Finding the Windows to Consciousness

  • Researcher: Nathan Weisz
  • Program ERC Starting Grant
  • Period: 01/05/2012 - 30/09/2015

SPEC - La specificità all'interfaccia sintassi/semantica: una nuova prospettiva e una base empirica allargata

  • Researcher: Michelangelo Falco
  • Program: PAT Post-Doc
  • Period: 27/04/2012 - 26/09/2014

2011

ADAM - Automated diagnosis of aphasia by machine-learning

  • Researcher: Gabriele Miceli
  • Program: CARITRO Progetti di ricerca nell’ambito delle scienze biomediche
  • Period: 01/09/2011 - 01/09/2013

Impatto delle lesioni parietali e premotorie sul raggiungimento e sull'uso di oggetti in pazienti cerebrolesi

  • Researcher: Angelika Lingnau
  • Program: CARITRO Progetti di ricerca nell’ambito delle scienze biomediche
  • Period: 01/11/2011 - 01/11/2013

COMPOSES - Compositional operations in semantic space

  • Researcher: Marco Baroni
  • Program: ERC Starting Grant
  • Period: 01/11/2011 - 31/10/2016

ACTICO - Conceptual processes with and without sensorimotor experience: What is gained and what is missed?

  • Researcher: Liuba Papeo
  • Program: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
  • Period: 01/09/2011 - 31/08/2014

Integrazione di metodiche di neuroimaging avanzato e di asssessment neuropsicologico per la valutazione del recupero funzionale dopo intervento neurochirurgico

  • Researcher: Gianpaolo Basso
  • Program: PAT Ricerca Sanitaria Finalizzata
  • Period: 01/09/2011 - 31/08/2013

Neural touch: Interhemispheric influences in the neural representation of touch

  • Researcher: Luigi Tamé
  • Program: PAT Post-Doc Outgoing
  • Period: 01/06/2011 - 31/05/2014

COBYGEST - Concepts beyond words: Gesturing by bilingual speakers

  • Researcher: Federica Cavicchio
  • Program: PAT Post-Doc Outgoing
  • Period: 20/06/2011 - 19/06/2014

NeuroInt: How the brain codes the past to predict the future

  • Researcher: Uri Hasson
  • Program: ERC Starting Grant
  • Period: 01/01/2011 - 31/12/2015

2010

Multimodal semantic spaces from text and images

  • Researcher: Marco Baroni
  • Program: Google Research Award
  • Period: 01/11/2010 - 31/10/2013

La fisica nel pollaio: Un’indagine sperimentale sulle origini biologiche della nozione di solidità degli oggetti fisici

  • Researcher: Cinzia Chiandetti
  • Program: L’Oréal UNESCO “For Women in Science”
  • Period: 01/07/2010 - 30/04/2011

The asymmetrical mind of the dog: Behavioural lateralization in animal welfare

  • Researcher: Giorgio Vallortigara
  • Program: WALTHAM Foundation Award
  • Period: 01/07/2010 - 30/06/2012

GALATEAS - Generalized analysis of logs for automatic translation and episodic analysis of searches

  • Researcher: Massimo Poesio (partner of Xerox, coordinator of the project)
  • Program: CIP Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme
  • Period: 01/04/2010 - 31/03/2013

2008

Evoluzione dei disturbi cognitivi secondari a danno cerebrale: Studio fRM degli effetti del trattamento riabilitativo sul recupero funzionale del danno cognitivo e sui fenomeni di neuroplasticità nel sistema nervoso centrale

  • Researcher: Gabriele Miceli
  • Program: PAT Ricerca Sanitaria Finalizzata
  • Period: 01/11/2008 - 31/10/2010

LiveMemories

  • Researchers: Marco Baroni, Massimo Poesio, Alessandro Moschitti, Giuseppe Riccardi (in collaborazione con FBK)
  • Program: PAT Grandi Progetti
  • Period: 01/10/2008 - 31/09/2011

A functional neuroimaging study of face processing in early Alzheimer’s disease

  • Researcher: Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini
  • Program: Marie Curie International Reintegration Grants
  • Period: 01/06/2008 - 30/08/2010

Strabismus and visual suppression

  • Researcher: Daniel Adams
  • Program: Marie Curie International Reintegration Grants
  • Period: 01/05/2008 - 16/07/2010

2007

Cervello e decisioni: Un approccio multidisciplinare per la comprensione dei comportamenti sociali

  • Researcher: Giorgio Coricelli
  • Program: PAT Progetto Unità di Ricerca
  • Period: 01/10/2007 - 30/11/2010

Optimising pulsed arterial spin labelling and quantitative fMRI to study the human brain’s default mode

  • Researcher: Pan Lin
  • Program: PAT Post-Doc
  • Period: 01/08/2007 - 31/07/2010