Dr Silvia Rigato

Department of Psychology, University of Essex

She joined the Department of Psychology at the University of  Essex in September 2013. She completed her BSc and MSc in Developmental and Educational Psychology  at University of Padua, Italy. She then worked with Dr. Teresa Farroni at  the Hospital of Monfalcone (Trieste), Italy, investigating face  perception in newborns. She then moved to London where she obtained a PhD at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck  College, supervised by Professor Mark Johnson. She then spent three years  working as a postdoc at the Goldsmiths InfantLab, directed by Dr. Andy  Bremner, investigating the development of the neural basis of tactile localisation. Silvia Rigato