Gianvito Laera

PhD Candidate

Office 120 | Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 28 | 1205 Genève
+41 (0) 22 379 98 44

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)



  1. Laera, G., Joly-Burra, E., Zuber, S., Ballhausen, N., Künzi, M., Ihle, A., Da Silva Coelho, C., Haas, M., Mikneviciute, G., Tinello, D., Kliegel, M., & Hering, A. (2021). Do executive functions explain older adults’ health-related quality of life beyond event-based prospective memory? Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2021.1989368

  2. Laera, G., Arcara, G., Gajewski, P.D., Kliegel, M., & Hering, A. (2021). Age-related modulation of EEG time-frequency responses in prospective memory. Neuropsychologia. doi : 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.107818

  3. Ihle, A., Kliegel, M., Ballhausen, N., Da Silva Coelho, C., Haas, M., Hering, A., Künzi, M., Laera, G., Mikneviciute, G., Tinello, D., & Zuber, S. (2019). Prospective Memory Relates to Attentional Control: Differential Patterns in Old Age. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. doi: 10.1159/000502639

  4. 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

  5. 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