MACCHI CASSIA VIOLA MARINA

Role: 
full professor
Academic disciplines: 
PSYCHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY OF EDUCATION (M-PSI/04)
Works in: 
DIPARTIMENTO DI PSICOLOGIA
Telephone : 
0264483708
Room: 
U06, Piano: P03, Stanza: 3026B
Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo 1 - 20126 MILANO
Reception Hours: 

Office hour: 

-Wednesday h15:00-16:00

No office hour on April 11th --> postponed to April 12th 14:40.

 

Teaching

A.A.: 2017/2018

  • DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE HUMAN MIND

A.A.: 2016/2017

  • DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE HUMAN MIND

A.A.: 2015/2016

  • COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
  • DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Ricerca

RESEARCH INTERESTS

- Development and plasticity of face processing biases (race bias, age bias) across the lifespan 

- Social attributions based on facial information across development

- Interactions between biological and cultural factors in driving spatial biases across development 

- Magnitude representation in infants

- Serial order processing in infancy

- Implicit learning in infancy (rule learning)

 

RESEARCH METHODS

- Looking time measures (visual habituation/familiarization, prefential looking)

- Eye-tracking 

- Event-Related Potentials (ERPs)

- Mental chronometry (Accuracy and Reaction Times measures)

Pubblicazioni

  • Bulf H, de Hevia M, Gariboldi V, & Macchi Cassia V (2017). Infants learn better from left to right: a directional bias in infants’ sequence learning. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7(2437), 1-6. Detail
  • Macchi Cassia, V., McCrink, K., de Hevia, M., Gariboldi, V., & Bulf, H. (2016). Operational momentum and size ordering in preverbal infants. PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 80(3), 360-367. Detail
  • Kobayashi, M., Macchi Cassia, V., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M., & Kakigi, R. (2018). Perceptual narrowing towards adult faces is a cross-cultural phenomenon in infancy: A Behavioral and near-infrared spectroscopy study with Japanese infants. DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE, 21(1), 1-13. Detail
  • Macchi Cassia, V., Luo, L., Pisacane, A., Li, H., & Lee, K. (2014). How race and age experiences shape young children’s face processing abilities. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY, 120, 87-101. Detail
  • de Hevia, L., Girelli, L., & Macchi Cassia, V.M. (2012). Minds without language represent number through space: Origins of the mental number line. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 3(466), 1-4. Detail