Professore associato, NeuroMi-Milan Center for Neuroscience, Università di Milano-Bicocca
Alice Mado Proverbio graduated summa cum laude in “Experimental Psychology” from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She has a Ph.D. in General Psychology from the University of Padua. During her studies has received numerous research grants including those from the European Science Foundation, the European Society for Cognitive Psychology”’, and the James McDonnel Foundation for Cognitive Neuroscience, which also financed her Post-Doctoral training at the University of California at Davis (Center for Neuroscience, 1993-1994), where she worked under the supervision of prof. George Ron Mangun. Upon returning from the USA (1995), she was granted a post-doctoral scholarship from the University of Padua and on the same year became a research scientist at the University of Trieste. She has guided the University of Trieste’s “Cognitive electrophysiology Laboratory” from 1996 to 2000. Since 2001, she is Associate Professor of Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology at University of Milano-Bicocca, where she teaches Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience. She founded the “Cognitive Electrophysiology” Lab at the same University in 2003. Alice Mado Proverbio has been Councilor of the Italian Society of Psychophysiology (SIPF), and member of the Society for Neuroscience. She has received the Habilitation as full Professor in 2014. She is author of more than 1 hundred publications and several handbooks: (“The cognitive electrophysiology of mind and brain”, Elsevier (2003), “Psicofisiologia cognitiva”, Carocci (2000); “Elettrofisiologia della Mente”, Carocci (2003), “Metodi strumentali nelle Neuroscienze Cognitive: EEG ed ERP”, Aracne editore (2013). Her research activity concerns the neurobiological bases of social cognition, neuroscience of music and neuroaesthetics, gender differences, emotions, mirror neurons and empathy, visual and auditory perception, language. She is Editor at Scientific Reports Nature journal since 2013.