Alessandro Antonietti

Alessandro Antonietti

Alessandro Antonietti is full professor of Cognitive Psychology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milano (Italy). He is the head of the Research Centre on Vocational Psychology and Professional Development and of the Service of Learning and Educational Psychology. He is member of the board of international journals and academic editor of PlosONe and Frontiers in Psychology. He carried out experimental studies about creativity, problem solving, decision making, mental imagery, and analogy. He investigated the role played by media in cognition. He is interested in the applications of cognitive issues in the field of instruction and rehabilitation. He devised tests to assess thinking skills and programmes to train cognitive abilities.