CAtS @ CIMeC, Rovereto, Italy

Francesco Pavani, Principal Investigator

At the University of Trento, is Professor of of Experimental Psychology at the Center for Mind Brain Sciences (CIMeC), where he leads the Cognition Across the Senses (CAtS) laboratory. 

His interest for multisensory processes, attention and space perception is primarily applied in two domains: (1) cognition in deaf and hearing-impaired people; (2) own body perception. Francesco is currently Head of the PhD Program in Cognitive and Brain Sciences at CIMeC. He is also a member of the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science

At the Centre de Recherche en Neuroscience de Lyon (CNRL), he is a member of the Integrative Multisensory Perception Action and Cognition Team (IMPACT) where he coordinates an the ANR funded project VIRTUALHEARING3D.


Giuseppe Rabini, Ph.D Student (XXXII Cycle)

Spatial hearing and acoustic space re-learning

(Ri-apprendimento della percezione spaziale acustica)

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Chiara Valzolgher, Ph.D Student at the University of Lyon 1  and at CIMeC

Acoustic space and action

(Spazio acustico e azione)

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Previous lab members

Post-doc researchers

  • Mara Mazzurega

PhD students

  • Luca Artesini
  • Benedetta Heimler (currently at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Luigi Tamè (currently at Birkbeck College, UK)
  • Davide Bottari (currently at IMT - Scuola Alti Studi Luca, Italy)
  • Elena Nava (currently at Università di Milano Bicocca, Italy)
  • Maria Luisa Dematté (currently at Università di Padova, Italy)

Master students and internships (since 2015)

  • Nora Navarini (master thesis and internship; 2017-2018)
  • Giulia Lucin (master thesis and internship; 2017-2018)
  • Paola Potente (CIMeC's master thesis and internship; 2018)
  • Silvia Turri (master thesis and internship; 2016-2018)
  • Adriana Catania (master thesis and internship; 2016-2018)
  • Elena Altobelli (master thesis and internship; 2017-2018)
  • Elena Ragusa (master thesis and internship; 2017-2018)
  • Vincenza Claudia D'Avanzo (master thesis and internship; 2017-2018)
  • Gabriele Castagna (master thesis and internship; 2016-2017)
  • Laura Marras (internship; 2017)
  • Mara Dighero (master thesis and internship; 2015-2017)
  • Ilaria Di Nunzio(master thesis and internship; 2015-2017)
  • Giulia Curti (master thesis and internship; 2015-2017)
  • Valeria Giannelli (internship; 2016-2017)
  • Riccardo Nicoli (master thesis; 2015-2016)
  • Irene Laudanna (internship; 2015-2016)
  • Laura Facci (master thesis and internship; 2015-2017)
  • Silvia Scarozza(master thesis and internship; 2014-2016)
  • Jlenia Marisa(master thesis and internship; 2014-2016)