Dr Oscar Ferrante BA, MSc, PhD

Dr Oscar Ferrante

School of Psychology
Postdoctoral Researcher

Contact details

Address
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Qualifications

PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience (University of Verona, Italy)

BA and MSc in Psychology (University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy)

Biography

Dr Oscar Ferrante graduated in Psychology from the University of Chieti-Pescara (Italy) and subsequently obtained his PhD in Neuroscience, Psychological and Psychiatric Sciences from the University of Verona (Italy). In February 2019, he joined ProfessorOle Jensen's Neuronal Oscillations Group.

Research

Oscar's studies aim to unveil how the brain uses past experience to improve the deployment of attentional resources:

  • Distractor suppression
  • Statistical learning
  • Rewards
  • Brain oscillations

Publications

Ferrante, O., Patacca, A., Di Caro, V., Della Libera, C., Santandrea, E., & Chelazzi, L. (2018). Altering spatial priority maps via statistical learning of target selection and distractor filtering. Cortex, 102, 67-95.

Scopus ID: 57196357

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