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Our research is mainly focused on visual cognition in healthy individuals, with a lifespan perspective that encompasses young and older adults. We approach these topics by means of behavioral and EEG measures, as well as neurostimulation techniques.

Research directions

  • Visual attention and memory in young and older individuals: How does the visual system individuate multiple relevant objects simultaneously? Does aging have an impact on attention and memory for multiple objets?
  • Plasticity and aging: Can we improve cognition in the elderly? If so, what is the best method?


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  • Strategic projects, University of Trento, 2018-2021 “The RARE (Reversing Aging and Resilience in the Elderly) Net”. P.I. Veronica Mazza;
  • ITPAR (India-Trento Program for Advanced Research), 2018-2021. P.I. Jorge Jovicich.

Ongoing collaborations

  • Debora Brignani,University of Brescia, Italy;
  • Elena Gorbunova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia;
  • Matthias Muller, University of Leipzig, Germany.