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Miranda Occhionero

Associate Professor


Academic discipline: M-PSI/01 General Psychology


Cognitive processes during sleep

The research is developed at the Psychophysiology of Sleep and dreaming Lab of the Psycology Department of The University of Bologna.

The principal topics are:

correlational studies between sleep and mental activity

comparison between REM and NREM mentation in relationship to the different cortical activation

comparison between Sleep Onset and Awakening mentation

sleep effects on memory processes

modification on cognitive performances during the sleep inertia period

Differences of mental processing in mind wandering and dreaming

Memory Psychology

Episodic memory: events recall and recollection strategies

Semantic memory: validation of questionnaire on enciclopedic memory

Prospective memory, in particular Time-Based prospective memory

Development on autobiographical memory and childhood amnesia