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Alessia Beracci

Research fellow

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"

Curriculum vitae

Education and Training

2018 - 2022

PhD in Science of the Mind - XXXIV Cycle

University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” – Caserta (CE) – Italy 

January 2018

Registration to the Order of Psychologists – region Campania (Italy) – section A - number 7640

From June 2017 to July 2017

Examination for the Qualification to the profession of Psychologist at the Second University of Naples – Caserta (CE) - Italy

March 2017

Course of Professional Updating “Neurodevelopmental Disorders: the rehabilitation project and the challenges of development” – Association Sophis – Hospital Buon Consiglio Fatebenefratelli – Naples (NA) -Italy

From June 2016 to September 2016

Training Course in “Forensic Psychodiagnostic” (56 hours) – School of Comparative Psychotherapy – Florence (FI) - Italy

2014 - 2016

Master’s Degree in Psychology of Cognitive Processes

Second University of Naples – Caserta (CE) - Italy

2009- 2012

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychological Science and Techniques

Second University of Naples – Caserta (CE) -Italy

2004- 2008

High school diploma

School G. Albertini – Nola (NA) - Italy


Professional Experience

From January 2024 to January 2025

Research fellow "The impact of the pandemic on the Unibo Youth and Adult Psychological Assistance Service (SAP): the evaluation of psychological therapies delivered online"

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari" - Alma Mater Studiorum

University of Bologna -  Italy

From October 2022 to January 2024

Research fellow "Assessment of the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at reducing motor hyperactivity in dementia: an actigraphic study”

Research Project “SIdecar Erasmus plus e fondi del Dipartimento”

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari" - Alma Mater Studiorum

University of Bologna - Italy

From February 2022 to October 2022

Research fellow in the Project “Moralidad Corporeizada”

Ref. P20_00689, Proyectos I+D+i Junta de Andalucia 2020- REF. 6319

Junta de Andalucía and Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER) 

University of Granada- Spain

From October 2009 to March 2020

Collaboration with University of Granada (Spain) - “Centro de Investigación Mente, Cerebro y Comportamiento” - Research Project “The Vertical Space-Time Association”

From January 2018 to April 2018

Occasional performance assignment related to the project: “Linear vs. logarithmic numbers representation” – Department of Psychology – Second University of Naples – Caserta (CE) – Italy

From February 2016 to March 2017

Internship at the Department of Psychology of the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Caserta (CE) – Italy) concerning design, implementation computerized experiments, data collection and data analysis for research in psychology in two projects: 1) Relationship between Flanker effect, Theory of Mind and apathy in Parkinson’s Disease patients; 2) Hypothesis of convergence between different instruments measuring hemispheric lateralization, identifying a possible relationship with a particular circadian typology and/or personality size.

From December 2014 to January 2016

Thesis project

“Parkinson and Movement Disorders Centre”

University Hospital OO.RR. San Giovanni di Dio Ruggi d’Aragona – Salerno (SA) – Italy


Congresses Attendance

  1. Fabbri, M., Beracci, A., & Martoni, M. (2021). Morningness-eveningness preference, time perspective and passage of time judgment. Submission to the 5th International Conference on Time Perspective, Vilnius, Lithuania, 12-16 July, Online Conference.
  2. Solana, P., Escámez, O., Ayala, A., Beracci, A., & Santiago J. (2022). Embodied language processing can affect our morals: a preliminary study. Submission to the International Appe-Sepex Meeting, Faro, Portogallo, 5-7 May.
  3. Beracci, A., Moreno, A., Callizo-Romero, C., & Santiago J. (2022). Time and Space: within-culture and cross-cultural perspectives. Submission to the V Jornadas de Investigación CIMCYC, Cambio social desde la psicología basada en la evidencia, Granada, Andalucía, Spain, 19-20 May.
  4. Beracci, A., Natale, V., & Fabbri, M. (2022). The vertical space-time association. Submission to the 12th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association, AELCO, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain, 27-30 June.
  5. Sanjuan, E., Beracci, A., Dapica, P., Solana, P., Ouellet, M., & Santiago J. (2023). Automaticity in the left-right space-time conceptual metaphor. XVI International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 31 May – 02 June.

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