|Welcome to Luca Bonatti's Very Minimal Home Page|
Hello, thanks for visiting this page (which is very much under construction). Many people who get to know about the PsyScope X project, especially when they are considering spending some money on it, ask the very reasonable question "But who is this Luca Something?" So this page is just to give you few info about me.
I am iCrea Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, where I head the RICO (Reasoning and Infant COgnition) group. I have been professor at the University of Nantes, France, at the University of Paris VIII, France, and research associate at the International School of Advanced Studies. I have also been visiting professor at the University of Budapest, Hungary, at the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, and at New York University.
I got my "laurea" in Philosophy of Language at the University of Milan, Italy, under the supervision of Andrea Bonomi, and my Ph.D. in Philosophy of Mind at Rutgers, under the supervision of Jerry Fodor.
When, too late in my life, I figured out that this was not the optimal way to make money, I decided to switch to the more lucrative field of Cognitive Psychology, and went to Paris, working at the LSCP laboratory, then located at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, as a Marie Curie Fellow. I then entered the University of Paris VIII as an associate professor. I then moved to SISSA, where I joined the excellent Language, Cognition and Development Lab directed by Jacques Mehler, then to Nantes, and finally found peace in Barcelona, where I am a member of the equally excellent Center for Brain and Cognition.
I am interested in reasoning, language learning, imagination of physical events and infant cognition. I am also interested in sailing. Actually, you should all be. Go here if you want, not just sail, but do the best possible sailing on this planet.
I sometimes run subjects, and sometimes run as a subject. Here is a paper where my brain was studied in details, with unexpected findings. As for my publications, they are few and selected. For this reason, on the RICO webpage you will find some few selected publications. Visit it and enjoy.