Apoios 2020

Base de dados

Environmental sensitivity, personality and perceptual experiences associated with non-conventional healing practices

Alejandro Parra, Juan Carlos Argibay, Patricia Arca Mena
Instituto de Psicologia Paranormal, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

World-relative object motion: How the brain detects object motion while we are moving

Valentina Sulpizio  
IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome (Italy)  
2021/10 – 2024/01  

Anticipation and experience of stressful situations and their psychobiological impact on providing pre-hospital emergency medicine care

Mark Wetherell, Jeff Doran  
Department of Psychology, Northumbria University Newcastle (UK); Great North Air Ambulance Service (UK)
2021/09 - 2023/11 

Exploring the role of "Enchantment" in psi phenomena

Rense Lange, James Houran  
Integrated Knowledge Systsems - IKS, Chatham (USA); ISLA - Instituto Politécnico de Gestão e Tecnologia, Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal)  
2021/06 – 2022/09

What mechanisms and computations does the brain use to solve complex decision problems?

Nicholas Furl  
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham (UK)  
2021/07 – 2023/06  

The role of non-verbal behaviour on placebo and nocebo effects. Psychophysiological experiments

Magne Arve Flaten, Hojjat Daniali, Per Aslaksen, Ted Kaptchuk, Mollie Ruben  
Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (Norway); University of Tromsø (Norway); Harvard Medical School, Boston (USA)  
2021/02 – 2024/01  

Luminous dancing fairies in weightlessness: How gravity shapes conscious experiences

Elisa Ferrè  
Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London (UK)  
2021/12 – 2024/12

Fear in action: How Pavlovian fear learning shapes goal-directed motor responses

Francesca Starita, Giuseppe di Pellegrino  
Centre for Studies and Research in Cognitive Neuroscience - CsrNC, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna (Italy)  
2021/03 – 2024/03  

Investigating the relationship between sensory processing sensitivity (SPS), anomalous experiences, and precognitive performance

Elizabeth Roxburgh, David Vernon, Malcolm Schofield  
Psychology Department, Canterbury Christ Church University (UK); University of Derby (UK)  
2021/12 – 2024/11

Cerebrovascular hypothesis of stress-induced behavioral alterations

Ana Paula Silva, Filipa Baptista, Ana Rita Gaspar, Ricardo Leitão, Catarina Gomes  
Centre for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology - CIBB, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (Portugal)  
2021/09 – 2024/09  

The social code in cingulate-hippocampal circuits: The role of memory in social contests

Emanuel Fernandes, João Peça, Carolina Kunicki, Joana Guedes, Ana Cardoso  
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra (Portugal)  
2021/02 – 2024/07  

Psychophysiology of highly superior autobiographical memory: Shedding light on the mind of people who never forget

Valerio Santangelo, Sabrina Fagioli  
Department of Philosophy, Social Sciences & Education, University of Perugia (Italy); Roma Tre University (Italy)  
2021/09 – 2024/09  

Redefining the boundaries between cognition and action through the psychophysiological investigation of binary decisions

Michele Scaltritti, Simone Sulpizio  
Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science, University of Trento, Rovereto (Italy); Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy)  
2021/02 – 2023/09  

Mindfulness meditation state and trait through the eyes of brain computational modelling

Laura Marzetti  
Department of Neurosciences, Imaging and Clinical Sciences, Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti - Pescara (Italy)  
2021/10 – 2025/03

Age-related changes in motor-cognitive dual-tasking: An electrophysiological investigation of interference at the level of sub-task elements

Subhobrata Mitra, Christina Howard  
Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University (UK)  
2021/10 – 2023/03  

Mentation report analysis across distinct states of consciousness: A linguistic approach

Giulio Bernardi, Giulia Avvenuti, Michele Bellesi, Valentina Elce, Emanuela Merelli  
IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca (Italy); University of Camerino (Italy)  
2021/02 – 2024/02  

Beyond "mindfulness" and toward a modern science of meditative mastery and spiritual transformation

Matthew Sacchet, Diego Pizzagalli, Remko van Lutterveld, Marta Bianciardi  
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital (USA)  
2021/03 – 2024/02  

Zooming in on the true neural mechanisms of phenomenal consciousness

Simon van Gaal, Andres Canales-Johnson, Robin Ince, Srivas Chennu  
Amsterdam, Brain and Cognition - ABC, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands); Cambridge University (UK)  
2021/04 – 2024/02

Attitudes and beliefs as predictors of psi effects in a pseudo-gambling task

Lance Storm  
School of Psychology, University of Adelaide (Australia)  
2022/01 – 2023/11

A telephone telepathy study: Does genetic relatedness influence psychic abilities?

Helané Wahbeh  
Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma (USA)  
2021/03 – 2023/09

Living in a dream: Body and self-experience during waking and dream states in depersonalisation

Jane Aspell, Anna Ciaunica, Bigna Lenggenhager, Jennifer Windt  
School of Psychology and Sport Science, Anglia Ruskin University Higher Education Corporation, Chelmsford (UK)  
2021/04 – 2024/04

Can the time needed to process visual information following a saccade be used to predict variations in neural measures of working memory and well-being?

Corinna Haenschel, John Barbur, Emsal Llapashtica  
Department of Psychology, City, University of London (UK)  
2021/04 – 2024/04  

A latent profile analysis and structural equation modelling of paranormal belief, psychopathological symptoms, and well-being

Neil Dagnall, Andrew Denovan 
Health, Psychology and Communities, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)  
2021/02 – 2023/04  

Investigating the role of expertise in the predictive coding framework combining time resolved neural and behavioural evidence

Marie Smith, Ines Mares, Louise Ewing, Fraser Smith  
Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London (UK)  
2021/08 – 2024/05  

From inner to dyadic connection: The effect of mindfulness intervention on mother-infant bio-behavioural synchrony

Maria Spinelli, Chiara Suttora, Filippo Zappasodi  
Department of Neurosciences, Imaging and Clinical Sciences, Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti - Pescara (Italy); Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna (Italy)  
2021/09 – 2023/11

Copy me, copy you: Investigating the development of facial mimicry

Carina de Klerk, Javier Andreu-Perez  
Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Colchester (UK)  
2021/12 – 2025/05

Stimulating compassion: Using transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) to probe compassionate behaviour

Sunjeev Kamboj  
Department Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London (UK)  
2022/02 – 2024/04

The me and the I: Dissociating ownership and agency in sensorimotor processing

Ana Pinheiro, Sonja Kotz, Michael Schwartze  
Centro de Investigação em Ciência Psicológica - CICPSI, Faculdade de Psicologia da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal); Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht (The Netherlands)  
2021/09 – 2025/08

Multifunctional mediums? An exploration of the contemporary social psychological function of mediums and mediumship in the UK

Deborah Earnshaw, James Thompson  
School of Social Sciences, Birmingham City University (UK)  
2021/06 – 2022/11

Uncertainty as an elicitor or modulator of emotion and associated psychophysiology

Jayne Morriss  
School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading (UK)  
2021/10 – 2023/05  

A swing between the inner and the outer worlds: Exploring the function of the frontal aslant tract with transcranial magnetic stimulation

Luigi Cattaneo, Sara Parmigiani  
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC, University of Trento (Italy)  
2021/09 – 2024/08

Investigation of non-inferential perception using a 3D-computer-assisted dowsing task

Jorge Moll, Julie Weingartner, Maria Stewart, Cristiano Junqueira  
D'Or Institute for Research and Education, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Scients Institute, Palo Alto (USA)  
2021/01 – 2024/12  

Mind over matter: Using cognitive reappraisal and neurofeedback to control pain

Brianna Beck  
School of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury (UK)  
2021/09 – 2023/04 Inconclusive project

Investigation of the phenomenology and impact of spontaneous and direct After-Death Communications (ADCs)

Callum Cooper  
Research Centre for Psychology & Social Sciences, University of Northampton (UK)  
2021/01 – 2023/07  

In your skin: The psychophysiology of touch observation

Bettina Forster  
Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Social Sciences, City, University of London (UK)  
2021/09 – 2024/04  

The role of nucleus accumbens in the perception of natural rewards

Carina Cunha, Ana João Rodrigues, Nivaldo Vasconcelos, Rodrigo Oliveira, Bárbara Coimbra, Ana Verónica Domingues, Gabriela Martins  
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute - ICVS, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal); Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University, New York City (USA)  
2021/06 – 2024/11  

Sleep and dreaming after a near-death experience. An exploratory study using wrist actigraphy

Nicole Lindsay, Natasha Tassell-Matamua, Rosemary Gibson  
School of Psychology, Massey University, Palmerston North (New Zealand)  
2021/11 – 2024/08  

The adapting brain: Preparing for parenthood

Lluís Fuentemilla, Estela Cámara, Susana Carmona, Chris Baldassano, Francesc Fargas, Josué García  
Institute of Neurosciences, University of Barcelona (Spain); University Hospital Quirón Dexeus, Barcelona (Spain); Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Hospitalet de Llobregat (Spain)  
2021/10 – 2025/09  

Revealing the roots of remote helping - An investigation of macroscopic entanglement correlations and associated psi-facilitating features in attention focusing facilitation experiments

Karolina A. Kirmse, Stefan Schmidt, Harald Walach  
Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Mental Health, Freiburg (Germany); University Medical Center Freiburg (Germany)  
2021/03 – 2023/04 Inconclusive project  

Exploring the use of floatation tanks as a means to induce psi-conducive states of consciousness

Glenn Hitchman, Callum Cooper  
Research Centre for Psychology & Social Sciences, University of Northampton (UK)  
2021/07 – 2024/06

Understanding the brain mechanisms of death-denial for fostering mindfulness-based existential resilience

Aviva Berkovich-Ohana, Yair Dor-Ziderman  
The Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center, University of Haifa (Israel); Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University (Israel)  
2022/01 – 2024/01

The control of attentional diversion: A psychophysiological approach

John Marsh, Federica Degno, Robert Hughes  
Perception, Cognition and Neuroscience Laboratory, School of Psychology and Computer Science, University of Central Lancashire, Preston (UK); Royal Holloway University of London, Egham (UK)
2021/10 - 2024/09 

Dynamic eye-movement encoding in human cortex using ultra-high field fMRI (7Tesla)

Alessio Fracasso  
Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Scotland (UK)  
2021/10 – 2023/09  

Comparing cognitive styles among parapsychology researchers, psi-believers, and skeptics

Marieta Pehlivanova, Bruce Greyson  
Division of Perceptual Studies - DOPS, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (USA)  
2021/03 – 2023/12  

Does restricting physical freedom broaden mental freedom? The effect of REST-floatation in adolescents

Amir Raz, Uri Maoz, Elnaz Lashgari  
Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Sciences, Chapman University, Irvine (USA)
2021/11 - 2023/11
Inconclusive project 

Analysis of an entropic anomaly in 23 years of truly random data

Dean Radin  
Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma (USA)
2022/01 - 2023/02 

Sensory entrainment for improving spatial navigation

Mireia Torralba Cuello, Salvador Soto-Faraco, Lluis Fuentemilla, José Ángel Blat  
Center for Brain and Cognition, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain); University of Barcelona (Spain)  
2021/09 – 2024/08  

Decoding sound symbolism in visual cortex

Petra Vetter, Carolyn McGettigan  
Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg (Switzerland); University College London (UK)  
2021/11 – 2024/10

The premotor roots of musical beat perception and imagery: A neurophysiological investigation

Carlotta Lega, Virginia Penhune, Luigi Cattaneo  
Department of Psychology, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy)  
2021/09 – 2024/06  

The hidden rhythm of interpersonal (sub-)movement coordination

Alice Tomassini, Alessandro D'Ausilio, Julien Laroche  
Center for Translational Neurophysiology of Speech and Communication - CTNSC, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Ferrara (Italy)  
2021/06 – 2023/06

Physiological correlates to variations in ultra-weak photon emissions during periods of focused intent

John Kruth  
Rhine Research Center, Durham (USA)  
2021/05 – 2023/03  

Neurophysiological bases of decision-making processes: Dissociating risk and uncertainty in the human brain

Tiago Paiva, Carina Fernandes, Fernando Barbosa, João Marques-Teixeira, Fernando Ferreira-Santos, Carlos Seixas, Rita Pasion, Carlos Campos  
Laboratory of Neuropsychophysiology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto (Portugal)  
2021/06 – 2024/05  

In God's shoes: Embodying the avatar of the supreme moral authority modulates psychophysiological indices of one's own morality

Salvatore Maria Aglioti, Michael Schepisi, Althea Frisanco, Gaetano Tieri  
Department of Psychology, “Sapienza” University of Rome (Italy)
2021/06 – 2023/09  

Brain routes to creativity: Uncovering creative flow in Jazz with neuromodulation

Henrique Fernandes, Jakub Vohryzek, Ana Coelho, Morten Kringelbach, Peter Vuust  
Center for Music in the Brain, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University (Denmark); University of Oxford (UK)  
2021/01 – 2023/03  

Advancements on the aware mind-brain: New insights about the neural correlates of meditation states and traits

Antonino Raffone, Vasil Kolev, Peter Malinowski, Juliana Yordanova, Roumen Kirov  
Department of Psychology, “Sapienza” University of Rome (Italy); Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia (Bulgaria); Liverpool John Moores University (UK)  
2021/03 – 2024/08  

Beyond your own body: Extending the bodily self to the neuroaesthetics of interactions

Andrea Orlandi, Matteo Candidi, Martina Fanghella, Quentin Moreau  
Department of Psychology, “Sapienza” University of Rome (Italy)  
2021/02 – 2023/07  

The whole is more than the sum of its parts: Elucidating the link between sleep quality and well-being by integrating cross-modal networks

Tessa Blanken, Denny Borsboom  
Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)  
2021/09 - 2023/03 

Emotional distraction: Contextual modulation of attentional capture

Maurizio Codispoti, Cristina Filannino  
Department of Psychology, University of Bologna (Italy)  
2021/04 – 2023/02  

The origin of the sublime power in the brain: An integrated EEG-TMS study

Eleonora Maggioni, Paolo Brambilla, Giandomenico Schiena, Alice Chirico, Andrea Gaggioli, Maddalena Mazzocut-Mis  
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan (Italy); Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (Italy); Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy)  
2021/04 – 2024/03

Closing the loop: Using real-time EEG to mutually enlighten first and third-person perspectives on the self

Fynn-Mathis Trautwein, Lukas Hecker, Stefan Schmidt  
Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Freiburg (Germany)  
2021/10 – 2024/06

Peace of mind and emotion regulation: Survey-based, behavioural, and neuroscientific investigations

Pilleriin Sikka  
Department of Psychology and Speech-Language Pathology, University of Turku (Finland)  
2021/01 – 2024/05  

Assessing static and dynamic effects of mindfulness meditation on peripersonal space

Luca Simione, Salvatore Chiarella  
Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Italian National Research Council - CNR, Rome (Italy)  
2021/11 – 2024/04

How body ownership shapes tactile awareness: Inducing phantom sensations and measuring their electrophysiological correlates in immersive virtual reality

Carlotta Fossataro, Valentina Bruno, Alice Rossi Sebastiano, Francesca Garbarini  
Department of Psychology, University of Turin (Italy)  
2021/04 – 2024/01  

Non-conscious influences on expected and subjective value in economic decisions

Fredrik Bergström, Jorge Manuel de Albuquerque Almeida, Johan Eriksson, Bruno de Sousa  
Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
2021/10 - 2024/10 

The psychology of the living and the dead: Interpersonal psychology in the afterlife

André Mata  
Centro de Investigação em Ciência Psicológica - CICPSI, Faculdade de Psicologia da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)  
2021/02 – 2025/01  

Mindfulness and psychedelics: A neurophenomenological approach to the characterization of acute and sustained response to DMT in experienced meditators

Milan Scheidegger, Daniel Meling, Michael Kometer, Dario Dornbierer  
Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich (Switzerland); University Medical Center Freiburg (Germany)  
2021/10 – 2024/04

Italian research group on mediumship. Mediumistic abilities testing protocol

Laura Liberale, Patrizio Tresoldi, Ines Testoni, Sara Pompele, Erika Iacona, Gianmarco Biancalani  
Nemesi Aps, Padova (Italy)  
2021/01 – 2024/04  

Evaluation of psychological traits, pain perception and muscular strength in trance experts

Olivia Gosseries, Paul Hollanders, Yannick Lafon  
GIGA Research Center, GIGA-Consciousness, University of Liège (Belgium)  
2022/01 – 2023/11

Crossmodal perception in blind individuals: Neural mechanisms and the role of mental imagery

Aline de Borst  
Institute of Psychology, Department of Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, Hamburg University (Germany); Maastricht University (The Netherlands)  
2021/08 – 2025/02  

Open-label choice blindness: Exploring the mechanism underlying auto-suggestion

Jeremy Olson, Despina Artenie, Ellen Langer, Jian Kong  
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusets General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston (USA); Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA)
2022/05 – 2023/09  

Probing the plasticity of the action observation network with virtual reality and brain imaging

Antonino Casile
Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova (Italy)

Psi at home: An adaptable protocol for psi experiments with selected cohorts

Peter Bancel, Mario Varvoglis, Jocelyne Boban, Miriam Gablier  
Institut Métapsychique International - IMI, Paris (France)  
2021/02 – 2023/03  

Finding the light: Neural and pharmacological evidence of pure consciousness

Heleen Slagter, Sander Nieuwenhuis, Henk Barendregt, Ruben Laukkonen  
Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands); Institute of Psychology, University of Leiden (The Netherlands)  
2021/10 – 2023/09

Study of end-of-life paranormal phenomena recognized by palliative care health professionals in Portugal

Úrsula Dalcolmo, Manuela Bertão, Francisca Rêgo, Luísa Castro  
Departamento de Medicina da Comunidade, Informação e Decisão em Saúde - MEDCIDS, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (Portugal)  
2021/03 – 2024/04  

Large scale online testing of psi abilities to identify and test talented individuals

Arnaud Delorme  
Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma (USA)  
2021/04 – 2023/06

Phenomenology and neuropsychology of practice and exceptional experiences in highly trained Kundalini yoga practitioners

Thilo Hinterberger, Madeleine Hipp
University Clinic of Regensburg (Germany)

A trait-and-state analysis of precognitive remote viewing focusing on gender, emotions, and pregnancy status

Julia Mossbridge, Mark Boccuzzi, Kirsten Cameron  
The Institute for Love and Time - TILT, Sebastopol (USA); Windbridge Institute, LLC, Tucson (USA)  
2021/01 – 2022/09  

Dynamics of meditation: The influence of intensive shamatha training on posture, perception, endogenous neural activity, and predictive anticipatory activity during meditation

Jonathan Schooler, Bruce Wallace, James Elliott  
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara (USA)  
2022/02 – 2025/01

Neuroanatomical correlates of wellbeing in a mindfulness and religious exercises program

Paulo Dias, Ângela Leite, Bruno Nobre, Bruce Fischl  
Centre for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Braga (Portugal)  
2021/11 – 2024/11

Pathways from prenatal and postnatal stress to sleep quality across childhood: The role of the amygdala and cortisol

Desana Kocevska, Annemarie Luik  
Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)  
2021/09 – 2024/04

Schema-based temporal memory in parietal cortex (SCHETEMP)

Matteo Frisoni, Paolo Capotosto  
Department of Neurosciences, Imaging and Clinical Sciences, Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti - Pescara (Italy)  
2021/10 – 2023/11

EEG activation in monozygotic and dizygotic twins to assess heritability of pre- and post-stimulus response to visual stimuli

William Bunney, Richard Stein, Julie Patterson  
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine (USA)  
2022/01 – 2024/11

AECKO: Towards a science of anomalous experience field studies

Bryan Williams, Gerald Solfvin  
Psychical Research Foundation, Texas (USA)  
2021/10 – 2024/06

Illuminating the dreamer's perceptual experiences

Delphine Oudiette, Ken Paller, Susan Florczak, Karen Konkoly, Saba Al-youssef
Institut du Cerveau, Paris (France); Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, Evanston (USA)  
2022/02 – 2024/07  

The plasticity of prayer: How speaking in tongues opens the mind

Michael Lifshitz, Joshua Brahinsky, Samuel Veissière, Daniela Santucci  
Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Montreal (Canada)  
2023/09 – 2025/07