1st Year

Santa Lucia - Neurosciences and Rehabilitation Sapienza University of Rome

The laboratory works thanks to the effort of its members that daily put professionality and passion in their research activity

Valerio Placidi

Valerio Placidi

My previous research experience was mainly focused on the topic of joint actions. Together with my colleagues, I investigated the physiological and neural underpinnings of motor coordination in healthy individuals and in apraxic patients. In this context, I used a variety of recording (ECG, kinematics) and stimulation techniques (tDCS and TMS). In addition, I was also involved in a research project that studied how deception is affected by the way in which social status is acquired. Currently, I am interested in the use of immersive virtual reality as a means of promoting social change through the embodiment of civic heroes. I am also interested in exploring the way in which the brain and the body process an error and how they respond to it.

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