Martina Vilas

Main research areas

  • Consciousness 
  • Perception 
  • Machine learning 
  • Computational modeling of cognition

Vita

Education

2012 – 2017 

 

2009 – 2010 

 

Licenciatura degree in Psychology with a focus on Neuroscience (5.5 year plan, equivalent to Bachelor + Master’s degree). Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP) 

 

Career

2018 -present

 

2017 - 2018

 

 

2015 - 2017

 

 

 

Ph.D student

Department of Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics.  

Researcher

Laboratory of Consciousness, Culture and Complexity, Physics Department, University of Buenos Aires & School of Science and Technology, National University of General San Martin (UNSAM) P

Research Intern

Laboratory of Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience (LPEN), Institute of Cognitive and Translational Neuroscience (INCyT). Project:The bilingual brain

 

Publications

Publications

F. Cavanna, M.G. Vilas, M. Palmucci, E. Tagliazucchi (2017). Dynamic functional connectivity and brain metastability during altered states of consciousness. NeuroImage (in press).

M. Santilli, M.G. Vilas, E. Mikulan, M. Martorell Caro, E. Muñoz, L. Sedeño, A. Ibáñez, A.M. García (2018). Bilingual memory, to the extreme: Lexical processing in simultaneous interpreters. Bilingualism: Language and cognition (in press).

Submitted / under review

M.G. Vilas, M. Santilli, E. Mikulan, F. Adolfi, M. Martorell Caro, G. Thierry, A. Ibáñez, A. M. García. Shakespearean tropes and the non-native reader: Age of L2 acquisition modulates neural responses to functional shifts.

 

Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

2017 - 2018PhD. Fellowship from National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET)

2016

2016, 2014, 2013

 

Academic Excellence Scholarship from Favaloro University

Academic Merit Award from Santander Rio Bank 

 

Projects