Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft

Team Prof. Dr. Daria Knoch (Ordinaria, chair)

Dr. Giorgia Ponsi

Telefon
+41 31 631 36 38
E-Mail
giorgia.ponsi@psy.unibe.ch
Büro
A 339
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Psychologie
Abteilung Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern / Schweiz

- Neural and motor correlates of deception in social settings

- Decision-making, social categorization and intergroup behavior

- Autonomic correlates of emotional processing and regulation

- Evolutionary underpinnings of intertemporal choice and risk proneness

February 2016 – present

Visiting researcher at the Department of Psychology, Division of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience, University of Bern.

January 2016

Ph.D. Dissertation Thesis: Is this my in-group? Social categorization is modulated by spontaneous or affective misattributions and influences social decision-making: behavioral, thermal and electroencephalographic data

2012-2015

Ph.D. studies in Psychology and Social Neuroscience, research career in Cognitive, Social and Affective Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, University of Rome “Sapienza” and Santa Lucia Foundation (Supervisors: Prof. S. M. Aglioti and Dr. M. S. Panasiti)

2012

Internship in the Unit of Cognitive Primatology, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council. Research activity: inter-temporal choice, capacity of inhibition and risk proneness in non-human primates, human adults and pre-scholar children.

2009-2011

Master in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychological Rehabilitation - Methodological-Experimental Career, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, University of Rome “Sapienza”. Master thesis: Visuo-spatial working memory: a study on the effects of pointing"

2006-2009

Bachelor in Psychological and Clinical Assessment, Faculty of Psychology, University of Rome “Sapienza”. Bachelor thesis: Personality subtypes in eating behavior disorders

 

Ponsi, G., Panasiti, M. S., Scandola, M., & Aglioti, S. M. (2015). Influence of warmth and competence on the promotion of safe in-group selection: Stereotype content model and social categorization of faces. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1084339

De Petrillo, F., Gori, E., Micucci, A., Ponsi, G., Paglieri, F., & Addessi,E. (2015). When is it worth waiting for? Food quantity, but not food quality, affects delay tolerance in tufted capuchin monkeys. Animal Cognition, 18(5), 1019-1029. doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0869-x

De Petrillo, F., Ventricelli, M., Ponsi, G., & Addessi, E. (2015). Do tufted capuchin monkeys play the odds? Flexible risk preferences in Sapajus spp. Animal Cognition, 18(1), 119-130. doi: 10.1007/sl10071-014-0783-7

De Petrillo, F., Gori, E., Micucci, A., Ponsi, G., Paglieri, F., & Addessi,E. (2015). Food Quantity, but Not Food Quality, Affects Temporal Preferences of Capuchin Monkeys (Sapajus spp.) in a Delay Choice Task. Folia Primatologica, 86, 269-270. doi: 10.1159/000435825

De Petrillo, F., Ventricelli, M., Ponsi, G., Paglieri, F., & Addessi, E. (2013). Waiting for the Larger Amount: Do Capuchin Monkeys (Sapajus apella) Show a Magnitude Effect in a Delay Choice Task? Folia Primatologica, 84, 239-346. doi: 10.1159/000354129

Ventricelli, M., De Petrillo, F., Ponsi, G., Paglieri, F., & Addessi, E. (2013). Risk Proneness in Capuchin Monkeys (Sapajus apella): Does Feeding Ecology Play a Role? Folia Primatologica, 84, 239-346. doi: 10.1159/000354129

Ponsi, G., Liuzza, M. T., Panasiti, M. S., & Aglioti, S. M. (in preparation) United Stereotypes of Europe: trust decisions are shaped by intergroup stereotypes and authoritarianism

Ponsi, G., Panasiti, M. S., Rizza, G., & Aglioti, S. M. (in preparation) Affective misattribution and counter-regulation mechanisms bias judgments in a social categorization task: behavioral and thermal infrared data