Dr. Alessandro Grecucci, PhD

Methodologies

     

Behavioral experiments and clinical testing of neurological and psychiatric patients to study behavioral differences from normal population

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI):  Task related and Resting state analyses using Independent component analysis (ICA), Multi voxel pattern analysis (MVPA), Dynamic causal modelling (DCM), Functional connectivity (FC), to study the neural bases of emotions

Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging (sMRI): Morphometric analyses using Source-based morphometry (SoBM), Surface-based morphometry (SuBMì), to study the structural properites of abnormal populations or individual differences in the normal population

Electroencephalography (EEG): Event related potentials (ERP), Time frequency analyses (TF), spectral perturbations, source localization to study the temporal dynamic and oscillatory activity associated with the processing of emotional stimuli

Neurostimulation (tDCS): stimulation of brain areas to affect behavioral and affective performance to study the causal role of specific brain areas on behavioral performance