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Michela Candini

Adjunct professor

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY "RENZO CANESTRARI"

Research fellow

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY "RENZO CANESTRARI"

Research

Keywords: autism space around the body bodily self-recognition brain damaged patient

My research mainly focuses on the mechanism and the neural basis of bodily self-recognition by studying neuropsychological patients. An additional line of research focuses on the social space is the area around the body where interactions with others people typically occur. I studied the plasticity of this space in children with typical and atypical development. The goal of this line of research was to understand which factors modulate the social space