Post-Doktorandin Dr. Mirella Manfredi

Mirella Manfredi, Dr.

Post-Doktorandin

Tel.: ++41 (0)44 635 72 26

Raumbezeichnung: BIN 4.A.03

m.manfredi@psychologie.uzh.ch

Research areas

  • Interrelation of language and cognition
  • Neural mechanisms of semantic processing
  • Language understanding and acquisition

Short vita

as of 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

2015 – 2018

Postdoctoral fellow at Cognitive and Social Neuroscience Laboratory, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

2011 – 2015

PhD student, Department of Psychology, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

2013 – 2014

Visiting scholar at Kutas’ Lab, Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego (USA)

2009 – 2010

Research assistant at the Department of Psychology, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

2008 – 2009

Research internship at lab of Psychophysiological Department of General Psychology, University of Padova (Italy)

2006 – 2008

Master of Science in Psychology, University of Padova (Italy)

2003 – 2006

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Padova (Italy)

Publications (ZORA)

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Manfredi M., Crotti N., Zani. A., Proverbio AM. (2012). Shooting the basketbrain: electrophysiological evidence for a similar semantic processing involved in language and action visual perception. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 85(3), 386.

Talks


Manfredi M., Macarini S., Proverbio A.M., Gonçalves Donate A.P., Comfort W.E., De Araújo Andreoli M., Boggio P.S. tDCS application over the right STG improves facial expression recognition during humor detection. Oral presentation at International symposium of Neuromodulation, Sao Paulo (Brazil), August 2016.


Manfredi M., Adorni R., Proverbio AM. Musical expertise affects neural processing of word reading. Oral presentation at Italian Psychophisiology Association, Venice (Italy), November 22-24, 2012.


Manfredi M., Adorni R., Proverbio AM. Leggere le note o suonare le parole? Come un training musicale influenza e modifica i processi di codifica ortografica. Oral presentation at Italian Psychology Association National Congress, Chieti (Italy), September 20-23, 2012.

Conference Posters


Manfredi M., Ribeiro, B., Marques, L., Macarini, S., Mello, S. P. and Boggio, P.S. Transcranial Stimulation of the Medial prefrontal area improves the comprehension of humorous scenes. Poster at International symposium of Neuromodulation, Sao Paulo (Brazil), August 2016.


Manfredi M., Gonçalves Donate A., Macarini S., De Araujo Andreoli M., Boggio P.S. Superior temporal gyrus stimulation modulates facial expression perception in a misfortunate situation. Poster at Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2016 Annual Meeting, New York (USA), April 2016.


Manfredi M., Cohn N., Kutas M., When a hit sounds like a kiss: an electrophysiological exploration of semantic processing in visual narrative. Poster accepted at Cognitive Neuroscience Society Congress, San Francisco (USA), March 2015.


Manfredi M, Adorni R, Proverbio AM. Why do we laugh at misfortune? An electrophysiological exploration of comic situation processing. Dynamic poster at Society for Neuroscience Congress, San Diego (USA), November 09-13, 2013.


Proverbio AM, Mazzara R, Riva F, Manfredi M. Sex differences in callosal transfer (IHTT) and hemispheric specialization for face coding. Oral presentation accepted at The Society for Social Neuroscience Congress, Louisiana (USA), October 11-12, 2012.


Manfredi M., Crotti N., Zani. A., Proverbio AM. Shooting the basketbrain: electrophysiological evidence  for a similar semantic processing involved in language and action visual perception. Poster presented at the Federation of European Neurosciences Congress, Barcelona (Spain), July 14-18, 2012.


Manfredi M., Adorni R., Proverbio AM. A left hemispheric specialization for musical notation reading is specific in musicians: a high density ERP study. Poster at 2nd IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School, London (UK), July 6-8, 2011.


Manfredi M., Adorni R., Proverbio AM. A left hemispheric specialization for musical notation reading is specific in musicians: a high density ERP study. Poster at The Neurosciences and Music IV: Learning and Memory, Edinburgh (UK), June 9-12, 2011.


Manfredi M., Adorni R., Proverbio AM. Il ruolo dell’emisfero sinistro nella lettura della note musicali e delle parole: uno studio ERP. Poster at XVIII National Congress of Italian Psychophysiology Society, Palermo (Italy), November 24-26 , 2010.


Manfredi M., Spironelli C., Angrilli A. Cortical re-organization in aphasic patients after recovery: evidence from beta EEG band. Poster at International Workshop on Concepts Actions and Objects (CAOs): Functional and Neural Perspectives. Rovereto (Italy), May 20-23, 2010.