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Alessandro D'Ausilio

  • Ph.D.
  • Researcher
  • Italian Institute of Technology
  • 48PublicationsNumber of items in Alessandro's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 14Followers

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http://sites.google.com/site/alessandrodausilio

About

I studied Experimental Psychology and obtained a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the Sapienza University of Rome (2007 - Prof. Olivetti Belardinelli). During my Ph.D. I spent extended research periods both at MIT (Brain and Cognitive Science Department, McGovern Institute for Brain Research - Prof. Bizzi) and the Eberhart-Karls-Universität in Tübingen (Institut für Medizinische Psychologie und Verhaltensneurobiologie - Prof. Birbaumer and Prof. Lotze). Soon after the Ph.D. I received a three-years postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Ferrara (Section of Human Neurophysiology - Prof. Fadiga and Prof. Craighero). I later joined the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), first as a Senior Post-doc (Prof. Sandini and Prof. Fadiga) and then since 2012 as a Researcher in the Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department in Genova. In 2016 I finally moved to the IIT Center of Translational Neurophysiology for Speech and Communication, hosted by the University of Ferrara.

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Recent publications

  • Motor control may support mirror neuron research with new hypotheses and methods Reply to comments on " Grasping synergies: A motor-control approach to the mirror neuron mechanism"

    • D 'ausilio A
    • Bartoli E
    • Maffongelli L
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  • What can music tell us about social interaction?

    • DAusilio A
    • Novembre G
    • Fadiga L
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Professional experience

Researcher

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

April 2012 - Present

Senior Post-Doc

IIT - Italian Institute of Technology, RBCS - Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department

April 2010 - March 2012(2 years)

Post-doc

University of Ferrara, DSBTA - Human Physiology Section

April 2007 - March 2010(3 years)

Education

PhD

Sapienza - University of Rome

October 2003 - October 2006(3 years)

visiting graduate student

MIT, Brain and Cognitive Science Department & McGovern Institute for Brain Research

February 2005 - October 2005(8 months)

visiting graduate student

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tuebingen, Institut für Medizinische Psychologie und Verhaltensneurobiologie

March 2004 - October 2004(7 months)

MA + BS in Experimental Psychology

Sapienza - University of Rome

October 1998 - July 2003(5 years)