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Prof. Cristina Becchio

Department of Psychology - University of Turin
Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Dept. – Italian Institute of Technology

Cristina Becchio

Title: On grasping intentions from movement observation

Biography: Cristina Becchio is Associate Professor at the Psychology Department, University of Turin, and Senior Researcher at the Robotics, Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova. After studying philosophy at the University of Turin, in 2001 she joined a PhD Program in Cognitive Science. In 2004 she moved on to a post-doctoral work on cognitive neuroscience. She became researcher at the University of Turin in 2006. In 2013 she started a five year project on “Intention-from-movement understanding” (funded by the ERC, ERC-St-2012). She is interested in the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying motor cognition.

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Important dates


   April 30th, 2014 - paper submission

   July 15th, 2014 - author notification

   Sept 7th, 2014 - final version


   July 20th, 2014 - Registration opens

   October 13th-16th, 2014