“It is easy to look, but learning to see is a more gradual business, and it sneaks up on you unconsciously, by stealth. The sign that it is happening is the fact that you are not bored by the absence of the spectacular.” (R. Hughes, 1999)



I am a Professor of psychology at SUNY New Paltz. I joined the New Paltz faculty in 2001. I received my Ph.D. from the University of Pavia (Italy) and my B.A. from the University of Padova (Italy).

I am a cognitive neuroscientist who studies language. I also study sex differences research, in particular the methodological and epistemological problems that characterize such research. Please visit my Research, Lab, and Publications web pages for more information.

Office hours for Fall 2018Mon, 12:30 – 1:30 pm; Wed, 12:15 – 1:15 pm; Thu, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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