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Frau Dr. Irene Senna: Kontakt

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1. Center of Excellence - Cognitive Interaction Technology CITEC / Beteiligte Forschungsgruppen / Kognitive Neurowissenschaften

Curriculum Vitae

Since 11.2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

2013: PhD in Experimental Psychology, Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Milano-Bicocca

2008: MSc in Psychology, University of Milano-Bicocca

Aktuelle Forschungsthemen

My research interests focus on the link between human perception and action. In particular, I am investigating how the goal of observed actions and sensorimotor experience can affect action coding and understanding in humans from the very first days of life to adulthood. Other interests involve perceptual decision making, multisensory integration, multisensory basis of body perception, the interplay between voluntary object-oriented actions and the multi-sensory coding of the space around us, and the role of multi-sensory feedback on sensorimotor learning.

Selected Publications

• Senna I, Parise CV, Ernst MO (2015) Hearing in slow-motion: Humans underestimate the speed of moving sounds. Scientific Reports, 5:14054.

• Senna I, Maravita A, Bolognini N, Parise CV (2014) The marble hand illusion. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91688. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091688

• Senna I, Bolognini N, Maravita A (2014) Grasping with the foot: Goal and motor expertise in action observation. Human Brain mapping 35(4), 1750-1760.

• Senna I, Russo C, Parise C, Ferrario I, Bolognini N (2015) Altered visual feedback modulates cortical excitability in a mirror-box-like paradigm. Experimental Brain Reaserch 233(6), 1921-1929.

• Natale E, Senna I, Bolognini N, Quadrelli E, Addabbo M, Macchi Cassia V, Turati C (2014) Predicting others’ intention involves motor resonance: EMG evidence in 6- and 9-month-old infants. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 7: 23-29.

The full list of publications can be found here: http://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/person/45317508