Biography & Research:
Paola Marangolo is Full Professor in Psychobiology, Psychophysiology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Studi Umanistici, Università Federico II, Napoli, Italy. She is the author of several international peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Since 2010 she is the Research Leader of the Aphasia Research Lab at Fondazione IRCCS Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy. Her current research is concerned with the study of adult language disorders subsequent to cerebral damage using interdisciplinary techniques aimed at identifying the neural processing streams that support language processing and new rehabilitation techniques for the recovery of language in post-stroke populations. She is particularly interested in investigating brain plasticity using neuromodulation techniques such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).