Francesca Magnani


Francesca Magnani is a Phd student at the CFNNS lab (University of Pavia).

She obtained her master degree in Psychology in 2012 at University of Pavia with a dissertation on Crossover effect in Hemispatial Neglect.

After graduation she made an internship at Neuropsychological Laboratory at Ca Granda Niguarda Hospital in Milan (Italy) where she worked in the field of neuropsychological valuation and rehabilitation of patients with stroke.

After that, she worked at AIMA (Italian Association Alzheimer Desease) in Milan like a psychologist for the caregivers of Alzheimer Disease patients.

On February 2014 she received a scholarship from I.R.C.C.S. Fondazione Santa Lucia in Rome to define an experimental paradigm, collecting and analyse data related to an experiment about modulation of anosognosia for hemiplegia with Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) at the University of Pavia.

On November 2014 she started her Phd studentship at the University of Pavia where she gained significant experience in behavioural tasks with healthy subjects.

During a visiting period from January 2016 to January 2017 she joined the BEL lab  (Heriot Watt University – Edinburgh) where she improved her skills working with the cerebral modulation techniques.