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Alessia Tonelli

Post Doc
Unit for Visually Impaired People
Research center

Alessia received her Master's degree in Psychology from the University of Florence in Italy under the supervision of Professor Roberto Arrighi with a thesis regarding attention on visual size perception. She obtained her Ph.D. in Bioengineers and Robotics from the University of Genoa affiliated with the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia under the supervision of Dr. Monica Gori and Luca Brayda. During her Ph.D., she focused on spatial cognition in blind and sighted people, paying particular attention to human echolocation. After her Ph.D., she spent one year of post-doc at the Department of Translational Research and New Technologies of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pisa working on visual motion processing. In January 2021, she returned to work as a post-doc researcher in Dr. Monica Gori's lab group (U-VIP, Unit for Visually Impaired People). Her research interests mainly regard multisensory perception, spatial cognition, and size perception.

All Publications
Amadeo M.B., Tonelli A., Campus C., Gori M.
Reduced flash lag illusion in early deaf individuals
Brain Research, vol. 1776
Article Journal
Domenici N., Tonelli A., Gori M.
Adaptation to high-frequency vibrotactile stimulations fails to affect the clock in young children
Current Research in Behavioral Sciences
Article Journal
Ahmad H., Tonelli A., Campus C., Capris E., Facchini V., Sandini G., Gori M.
An audio-visual motor training improves audio spatial localization skills in individuals with scotomas due to retinal degenerative diseases
Acta Psychologica, vol. 219
Article Journal
Domenici N., Inuggi A., Tonelli A., Gori M.
A Novel Android App to Evaluate and Enhance Auditory and Tactile Temporal Thresholds
43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Conference Paper Conference
Amadeo M.B., Tonelli A., Campus C., Gori M.
Deaf people show a weaker flash-lag illusion
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
Poster Conference