Lara Fontana

Corso Bettini, 31 - 38068 Rovereto
tel. 0464 808661
lara.fontana-1[at]unitn [dot] it

Aug. 2021: Summer school on Human Olfaction -  Smell & Taste Clinic of the  Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the University of Dresden Medical School, Dresden (Germany)

Sep. 2017 - Ott. 2019: Master degree in Psychology - Neuroscience (110 e lode) - University of Trento

Dec. 2016 - Lug.2017: Exams required to access the master's degree in Psychology (neuroscience): Psicologia generale, psicologia dello sviluppo, psicologia del lavoro, psicologia dei processi di pensiero, psicologia della percezione e dell'attenzione, ergonomia cognitiva, psicologia dinamica, psicologia clinica, psicologia sociale, psicologia della memoria e dell'apprendimento, psicologia del linguaggio e della comunicazione, psicologia della personalità e motivazione  (TOT: 102 CFU) - University of Trento

Sep. 2013 - Nov.2016: Bachelor degree in Speech Therapy, Graduation (110 e lode) - University of Verona

Sep. 2008 - Jul. 2013: High School Diploma: Liceo Scientifico Galileo Galilei, Trento

Academic career and teaching activities

Nov.2019 - present: PHD student in Cognitive and Brain Sciences: CiMEC (Centro interdipartimentale Mente/Cervello) – Università di Trento

Sep. 2020 - Dec. 2020: Teaching assistant:  Università di Trento – Dipartimento di Psicologia e Scienze Cognitive

Mar. 2019 - Jun. 2019: Researcher: Stockholm University – Department of Psychology

Sep. 2018 - Dec. 2018: Erasmus + Traineeship: Stockholm University – Department of Psychology (Neuroscience)

Research interests

I am interested in how the brain processes and organizes olfactory information. 

Conferences and lectures

Speaker a Cognitive Science Arena, Bressanone (Italy): “Olfactory habituation for food and non-food odours”

Poster a ECRO 2021, Lisbon (Portugal): “Direct and self-reported assessment of chemosensory abilities in Italian individuals affected by long-term COVID-19”

Poster a ECRO 2021, Lisbon (Portugal): “Olfactory habituation during odour imagery and actual odour stimulation.”

Poster a Psychonomic 2020 (61st Annual Meeting), Austin (Texas): “Food Visual Cues Are Less Affected by Size-Contrast Illusions than Non-Food Cues in Individuals with Obesity and Normal Weight.”

Poster a ECRO 2020, Dresden (Germany): “A plan to study olfactory habituation for food and non-food odors.”

Poster a ECRO 2020, Dresden (Germany): “Habituation to imagined food odors”.

Poster a ECRO 2019, Trieste (Italy): “A scent to forget: directed forgetting in a context of odor cues”. file:///C:/Users/LaraF/Downloads/Program-at-a-glance.pdf

Speaker a “Logopedia: ricerca e tesi di laurea nel dipartimento di riabilitazione” – Azienda ULSS 9 – Scaligera – Verona (Italy).