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March 2021

Interoception and sense of body ownership

The podcast I recorded with Medical Running, discussing the topics of interoception and its role in the perception of our own body.


December 2020

Overcoming affective boundaries between the self and the other: Perspectives on interpersonal interactions

Outreach workshop organised by CHBH & IMH Joint, University of Birmingham, UK, on Friday December 4th, 2020.


June 2020

I got the fellowship! What now?

Perfectionism has been a blessing and a curse in my life. However, at the end of the day, in science, as in life, perfection does not exist. Read my KI careers blog post!


October 2019

What are ASMR and how do they work?

Laura Crucianelli answers a question related to “asmr” phenomenon in KI podcast Medicinvetarna (from minute 3.30, English/Swedish).


February 2021

Il contatto indispensabile

La traduzione italiana del mio essay per AEON pubblicata sul numero 1394 di Internazionale.


October 2020

The need to touch

The language of touch binds our minds and bodies to the broader social world. What happens when touch becomes taboo? Read my essay for AEON.


July 2020

‘When the Body Feels Like Mine: Constructing and Deconstructing the Sense of Body Ownership Through the Lifespan’

Submissions are now open for the Research Topic in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience with Dr Gerardo Salvato, Prof Carissa Cascio and Prof Roy Salomon


February 2019

Dalla testa alle mani: l’importanza del tatto affettivo nel legame madre-bambino

Intervista in Italiano condotta dalla Dott.ssa Roberta Rubbino, dell’Istituto Beck (Italian).


February 2021

La necesidad de tocar

The Spanish translation of the essay I wrote for AEON, published in La Maleta de Portbou.


November 2020

Interview with ABC Radio Australia

Interview with Amanda Vanstone on the importance of touch, especially in 2020 when it’s not always possible.


July 2020

Interview with The Dissenter, Ricardo Lopes: Interoception, Affective Touch, And Anorexia Nervosa

In this episode, we talk about interoception, affective touch and sense of body ownership, and how they can relate to some psychiatric conditions.


July 2020

Il valore delle carezze nella consapevolezza di sé

Intervista in Italiano per la rubrica Ricercado all’Estero, della rivista online OggiScienza.


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