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Tuesday 20th January 2020 meeting is suspended due to institutional commitments

Office hours
Tuesday from 14:30 to 17:00 VIA VENEZIA 8 STANZA 404
(updated on 28/11/2016 08:30)

Proposals for thesis
Neural correlates of cognitive functions in the life-span
Neural correlates of prospective memory
Neural correlates of executive functions

Curriculum Vitae
1975 Doctor in Psychology
2015- present Member of the National Committee of Guarantors for Research (CNGR-MIUR)
2013-present Head of the graduated master degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology
2006-2013 Head of the Department of General Psychology, University of Padova
2003-2005 Director of the Master in Clinical Neuropsychology Psychology University of Padova
2001- 2017 member of the Phd program in Psychobiology University of Padova
2001-2006 Coordinator of the degree in Cognitive Psychology and Psychobiology University of Padova.
2001 on going Full Professor of Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology. University of Padova
1992- 2001 Associate Professor of Psychobiology Physiological Psychology. University of Trieste
1992-2001 member of the Phd program in Psychology University of Trieste
1980-1992 Researcher University of Padova
1998- on going Director of the Neuropsychological Consulence and supervision laboratory (CSN),
1994 Visiting Professor, Applied Psychology Unit MRC , Cambridge UK
1987 Visiting Scientist at the Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, University of St Andrews, Scotland (Director: Prof. D. Milner)
1984 - 1985 Visiting scientist at the Cognitive Neuropsychology Laboratory, Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, Portland, Oregon (Directors: Prof. O. Marin, Prof. M. Posner).
1980-1982 Post doctoral research position, grant Fondation Fyssen, at the Laboratoire de Patologie du Langage, U 111, INSERM, Paris, France (Directore : Prof. H. Hecaen).
1978-1979 Post doctoral research position. grant Minister of Foregn Affairs, at the University of Moscow, dep. of Psychology and Neurological Clinic Burdenko (Director: Prof. H. Homskaia).
1979-1980 Post doctoral research position, grant Minister of Foregn Affairs, at the Laboratoire de Psychologie Experimentale, ULB, Bruxelles, Belgique (Director :Prof. P. Bertelson),
1977-1978 Post doctoral research position, grant of the European Brain and Behaviour Programm (EBBP), at the Laboratoire de Psychologie Experimentale, ULB Bruxelles, Belgique (Director: Prof. P. Bertelson).

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): FD536D505177B04D8DCB93354B6CC7DD.pdf

Research areas
Cognitive neuroscience
Neural correlates of cognitive functions in the life-span
Prospective memory
Time discrimination
Co-registration EEG-TMS, EEG-fNIRS
NON invasive brain stimulation (NIBS)

Recent publications
HERING A, KLIEGEL M . BISIACCHI PS AND CONA G (2018) The Influence of Emotional Material on Encoding and Retrieving Intentions: An ERP Study in Younger and Older Adults Frontiers in Psychology 9, 114
CASULA EP , TESTA G , BISIACCHI PS, MONTAGNESE S, IMPERATO G, CAREGARO L AMODIO P, SCHIFF S. (2017) Transcranial Direct Corrent stimulation (tDCS) of the anterior prefrontal cortex (aPFC) modulates reinforcement learning and decision-making under uncertainty: A doubleblind crossover study. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 24 May 2017, 1-9 DOI 10.1007/s41465-017-0030-7
CASULA E, BERTOLDO A, TARANTINO V, HERNANDEZ-PAVON J, TOFFOLO GM, BISIACCHI PS (2017) TMS-evoked long-lasting artefacts: A new adaptive algorithm for EEG signal correction Clinical Neurophysiology 128, 1563–1574 IF 3.6
GALLUCCI M, DI BATTISTA ME, BATTISTELLA G, FALCONE C, BISIACCHI PS & DI GIORGI E (2017): Neuropsychological tools to predict conversion from amnestic mild cognitive impairment to dementia. The TREDEM Registry, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2017.1349869
BISIACCHI P, TARANTINO V, MENTO G Burlina A.(2017) Subclinical executive function impairment in children with asymptomatic, treated phenylketonuria: A comparison with c
CASULA EP , TESTA G , BISIACCHI PS, MONTAGNESE S, IMPERATO G, CAREGARO L AMODIO P, SCHIFF S. (2017) Transcranial Direct Corrent stimulation (tDCS) of the anterio
CAVAZZANA A BEGLIOMINI C BISIACCHI PS (2017) Intentional binding as a marker of agency across the lifespan ,Consciousness and Cognition 52, 104-114 IF 2.182
CONA G, MARINO G, BISIACCHI PS. (2017) Superior parietal cortex and the attention to delayed intention: An rTMS study. Neuropsychologia 16;95:130-135. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.12.020.
SUPPIEJ A, CAINELLI E, CAPPELLARI A, TREVISANUTO D, BALAO L, DI BONO MG, BISIACCHI PS (2017) Spectral analysis highlight developmental EEG changes in preterm infants without overt brain damage. Neuroscience Letters
CONA G., BISIACCHI P, SCARPAZZA C, SARTORI G (2016). Effects of cue focality on the neural mechanisms of prospective memory: A meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies. Sci. Rep. 6, 25983; doi: 10.1038/srep25983
FIORENZATO E, WEIS L, FALUP-PECURARIU C, DIACONU S, SIRI C, REALI E, PEZZOLI G, BISIACCHI P, ANTONINI A, BIUNDO R. (2016) Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) performance in progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy. J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2016 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]
CAPPON D, D'OSTILIO K, GARRAUX G, ROTHWELL J, BISIACCHI P. (2016) Effects of 10 Hz and 20 Hz Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation on Automatic Motor Control. Brain Stimul. 2016 Jul-Aug;9(4):518-24. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2016.01.001. Epub 2016 Mar 18.
BIUNDO R, WEIS L, FIORENZATO E, GENTILE G, GIGLIO M, SCHIFANO R, CAMPO MC, MARCON V, MARTINEZ-MARTIN P, BISIACCHI P, ANTONINI A. (2015) Double-blind Randomized Trial of t-DCS Versus Sham in Parkinson Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment Receiving Cognitive Training. Brain Stimul. 2015 Nov-Dec;8(6):1223-5. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2015.07.043.
CONA G, CAVAZZANA A, PAOLI A, MARCOLIN G, GRAINER A, BISIACCHI PS (2015) It’s a Matter of Mind! Cognitive Functioning Predicts the Athletic Performance in Ultra-Marathon Runners. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0132943. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132943

Lecturer's Publications (PDF): FD536D505177B04D8DCB93354B6CC7DD.pdf

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
PS1978 COMMON PSP3049120 9 1st Year (2019/20) Second
AV2190 COMMON AVP5070069 6 2nd Year (2019/20) First
PS1932 COMMON PSP4064782 6 1st Year (2019/20) Second