Gianvito Laera

PhD student


Gianvito_Laera.jpg Contact Details

   University of Geneva
   Department of Psychology
   Arve Bridge 28
   CH-1205 Geneva
   Room: 120 (call 99844 at entrance)
   Phone: +41 22 379 98 44




Research Topics

  • Neurophysiological correlates of prospective memory in aging
  • Temporal processing and time monitoring in time-based prospective memory
  • Impact of prospective memory on subjective well-being in later adulthood

Brief Curriculum Vitae


Since 2018 PhD Student in Psychology, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2013 - 2016 Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, University of Padua (Italy)
2010 - 2013  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychological Sciences and Techniques, University of Bari 'Aldo Moro' (Italy)


Professional Experience

Since 2018 PhD Student & Research and Teaching Assistant, Cognitive Aging Lab, University of Geneva (Switzerland) 
2016 - 2018 Research Assistant - Neuropsychology Lab, School of Psychology, Keele University (UK)
2015 - 2016 Research Internship, School of Psychology, University of Padua (Italy)

Publications and conference contributions

Ihle, A., Kliegel, M., Ballhausen, N., Da Silva Coelho, C., Haas, M., Hering, A., Künzi, M., Laera, G., Mikneviciute, G., Tinello, D., & Zuber, S. (in press). Prospective Memory Relates to Attentional Control: Differential Patterns in Old Age. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. doi: 10.1159/000502639

Cona, G., Laera, G., Edelstyn, N. and Bisiacchi, P. S. (2018), Deficits in prospective memory following damage to the medial subdivision of the mediodorsal thalamic nucleus. Journal of Neuropsychology. doi:10.1111/jnp.12154

Cappon, D., Goljahani, A., Laera, G. & Bisiacchi, P. S. (2016). Interactions between non-invasive transcranial brain stimulation (tACS) and brain oscillations: a quantitative EEG study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 108 (92). doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2016.07.284