Was born in 1976
Academic degree in Psychology – University of Florence (2002)
Present position: Associate Professor in Developmental and Educational Psychology
Serena Lecce directs the LASC (Laboratory for Social Cognition -http://psicologia.unipv.it/laboratori/lasc.html). She is interested in the topic of Theory of Mind, that is the ability to understand and infer other people’s mental states (emotions, beliefs, desires). Her work examines the individual differences in Theory of Mind in a life span perspective. Her main research activity focused on: i) understanding causes and consequences of individual differences in socio-cognitive understanding both in the social and cognitive domain, and ii) designing targeted interventions to promote socio-cognitive understanding.
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Author of more than 50 scientific papers, 5 books and several chapters. A complete list of scientific publications can be found on the following links