Flavia Filimon

Research fellowship holder

Center for Mind/Brain Sciences - CIMeC

Corso Bettini, 31 - 38068 Rovereto
flavia.filimon[at]unitn [dot] it

Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, USA (2008)

M.S., Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, USA (2004)

B.A. Honours (1st class) in Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand (2001)

Research interests

human fMRI, sensorimotor and spatial representations; decision making

Research work

Filimon, F; Nelson, JD (shared 1st authorship); Sejnowski, TJ; Sereno, MI; Cottrell, GW (2020). The ventral striatum dissociates information expectation, reward anticipation, and reward receipt. PNAS, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1911778117 
(journal link) 

Wu, CM; Meder, B; Filimon, F; Nelson, JD (2017). Asking better questions: How presentation formats influence information search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 43(8):1274-1297. doi: 10.1037/xlm0000374.

Filimon, F (2015). Are all spatial reference frames egocentric? Reinterpreting evidence for allocentric, object-centered, or world-centered reference frames. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 9:648, 1-21. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00648.

Filimon, F; Rieth, CA (shared first-authorship); Sereno, MI; Cottrell, GW (2014). Observed, Executed, and Imagined Action Representations can be decoded from Ventral and Dorsal Areas. Cerebral Cortex 25(9):3144-3158. 

Filimon, F; Philiastides, MG; Nelson, JD; Kloosterman, NA; Heekeren, HR (2013). How embodied is perceptual decision making? -- Evidence for separate processing of perceptual and motor decisions. Journal of Neuroscience  33(5):2121-2136. 

Filimon, F (2010). Human Cortical Control of Hand Movements: Parietofrontal Networks for Reaching, Grasping, and Pointing. The Neuroscientist, 16(4), 388-407.

Filimon, F; Nelson, JD; Huang, R.-S.; Sereno, MI (2009). Multiple parietal reach regions in humans: cortical representations for visual and proprioceptive feedback during online reaching. Journal of Neuroscience 29(9), 2961-2971.

Filimon, F; Nelson, JD; Hagler, DJ, Sereno, MI (2007). Human cortical representations for reaching: Mirror neurons for execution, observation, and imagery. NeuroImage (37), 1315-1328. 


e-mail: flavia.filimon@gmail.com