Cinzia Cecchetto

Cinzia received her Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Neuroscience from the University of Trieste, Italy. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in Cognitive Neuroscience at SISSA. Her current research interest is to understand how sensory perception and emotions concurrently influence moral decision-making. She uses psychophysiological and fMRI techniques in human subjects.

Her favorite food is chocolate.  


Papeo, L., Cecchetto, C., Mazzon, G., Granello, G., Cattaruzza, T., Verriello, L., ... & Rumiati, R. I. (2015). The processing of actions and action-words in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients. Cortex, 64, 136-147.
Cecchetto, C., Aiello, M., D’Amico, D., Cutuli, D., Cargnelutti, D., Eleopra, R., & Rumiati, R. I. (2014). Facial and Bodily Emotion Recognition in Multiple Sclerosis: The Role of Alexithymia and Other Characteristics of the Disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20(10), 1004-1014.
Papeo, L., Rumiati, R. I., Cecchetto, C., & Tomasino, B. (2012). On-line changing of thinking about words: the effect of cognitive context on neural responses to verb reading. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(12), 2348-2362.