Main research areas
Her research interests are in the field of body and space perception. She aims at investigating the neuro-cognitive mechanisms underlying the representation of the body; how it is origined and how it contributes an efficient interaction with the environment. Recently, she has been focusing on the perception of spatial relations and space structure.
|01/2018-present||Visiting at the Max-Planck-Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Department of Neuroscience|
10/2016 - present
PhD course in Psychology, Neuroscience and Medical Statistics, XXXII cycle (Supervisor: Professor Gabriella Bottini) Brain and Behavioural Sciences Department – University of Pavia
2013 - 2015
Master Degree in Psychology 110/110 cum laude Brain and Behavioural Sciences Department – Università degli studi di Pavia - IT ▪ Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Curriculum
Law and Neuroscience Winter School Scholarship, The interdepartmental research center, the European Centre for Law, Science and New Technologies (ECLT) – Centro di ricerca interdipartimentale dell’Università di Pavia ▪ Neuroethics ▪ Neurotechnology, robotics ▪ The Sense of Agency
2010 - 2013
Bachelor Degree in Psychology 110/110 cum, laude Brain and Behavioural Sciences Department – Università degli studi di Pavia
2005 - 2010
High School Degree, Liceo scientifico “G. Novello” , 26845 Codogno (LO) - IT Final mark: 90/100
Lecturer for the Master program in Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences, organized by of the University of Pavia and the University School for Advanced Studies (IUSS): “Clinical Neuropsychology
Lecturer at University of Pavia, Brain and Behavioural Sciences Department, for the Undergraduate Program in Psychology: “Laboratorio di strumenti della valutazione neuropsicologica” (Neuropsychological assessment tools workshop)
Lecturer at University of Pavia, Brain and Behavioural Sciences Department ,for the Undergraduate Program in Psychology: EPG – Strumenti della valutazione neuropsicologica (Neuropsychological assessment tools Lab)
Academic tutor – Data analysis, statistics and research methods – funded by MIUR for the Department of Brain and Behavioural Sciences, University of Pavia
PhD course in Psychology, Neuroscience and Medical Statistics, XXXII cycle (Supervisor: Professor Gabriella Bottini) Brain and Behavioural Sciences Department – Università degli studi di Pavia – Via Strada Nuova, 61 – 2700, Pavia (PV) – IT Supervision of four MSc. Psychology students
09/ 2015- 09/ 2016
Post-graduate intern at the Cognitive Neuropsychology Center, Cognitive Neuropsychology Center (director Prof.ssa G. Bottini), ASST Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda - P.zza dell’Ospedale Maggiore, 3 - 20162, Milano (IT)
01/ 2010 – 03/ 2015
Part-time job at University Library - “F. Petrarca” – Università degli Studi di Pavia - Via Strada Nuova, 61 – 2700, Pavia (PV)
Peviani, V., & Bottini, G. (2018). The distorted hand metric representation serves both perception and action. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 30(8), 880-893., DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2018.1538154
Peviani, V., Magnani, F. G., Ciricugno, A., Vecchi, T., & Bottini, G. (2018). Rubber hand illusion survives ventral premotor area inhibition a rtms study. Neuropsychologia, 120, 18-24 doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.09.017
Peviani, V., Scarpa, P., Vedovelli, S. & Bottini, G. (2018): Mini-Mental State Pediatric Examination (MMSPE) standardization and normative data on Italian children aged 36 to 72 months, Applied Neuropsychology: Child, DOI: 1080/21622965.2018.1522590
Salvato, G., Peviani, V., Scarano, E., Scarpa, P., Leo, A., Redaelli, T., ... & Bottini, G. (2017). Dissociation between preserved body structural description and impaired body image following a pediatric spinal trauma. Neurocase, 1-5.
Peviani, V., Scarpa, P., Toraldo, A., & Bottini, G. (2016). Accounting for ethnic-cultural and linguistic diversity in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. A retrospective study. Epilepsy & Behavior, 64, 94-101.
Scarpa, P., Toraldo, A., Peviani, V., Bottini, G. (2016) Let's cut it short: Italian standardization of the MMSPE (Mini-Mental State Pediatric Examination), a brief cognitive screening tool for school-age children. Neurological Sciences, 1-6.
Awards and Grants
|August 2018||6th Mobility Scholarship for PhD students, funded by the University of Pavia|
|February 2018||5th Mobility Scholarship for PhD students, funded by the University of Pavia|
|February 2015||Fondazione Veronesi Scholarship for Law and Neuroscience Winter School|