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Alessia Tessari

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology "Renzo Canestrari"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/01 General Psychology

Curriculum vitae

Alessia Tessari, PhD, MSc

Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, Italy. Department of Psychology. Professor of  “Cognitive Psychology”, "Experimental Psychology", "Sport, psychological and cognitive wellbeing".

Research interest

- Body representations

- Action imitation

- Apraxia

- Object use

- Physical exerice and cognitive abilities in children and old adults



2004 PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience cum laude at S.I.S.S.A. (International School for Advanced Studies), Trieste, Italy.

2000 Master in Forensic Psychology, University of Padova, Italy.

1998 Laurea in Experimental Psychology (Master degree), University of Padova, Italy.

Research experiences

2014-presente: Associate Professor at the University of Bologna

2005-2014: Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna

Sep 2007–Feb 2008: Visiting researcher at the Centre de Neurosciences Cognitives, CNRS, Lyon, France.

2004: Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience: CONCEPTS, ACTIONS and INTENTIONS. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.

2002: Visiting scholar at the Institute of Medicine (IME), Forschungszentrum, Jülich, Germany.

2001: Marie Curie PhD student at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN), University College London, UK.

2000: Research Assistant at S.I.S.S.A., Trieste, Italy.