Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy

Socio-Cognitive Competencies in Child-Robot Interaction

Short Bio

Prof. Antonella Marchetti, PhD, since 2003 is Full Professor of Psychology of Development and Psychology of Education at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy, where she is Director of the Research Unit on Theory of Mind (UniToM) at the Department of Psychology, Coordinator of the Ph.D. Program in Person and Formation Sciences and member of the Human-Robot Laboratory. She is Vice-President of the Italian Association of Psychology (AIP), Member of the Executive Committee of ISSBD and Regional Coordinator for Italy of ISSBD.Main focus of research: Theory of Mind in typical and atypical development across the life-span; decision making and mental states; mentalization and attachment; understanding of irony; aesthetic experience; socio-cognitive development in Human-Robot Interaction; trust in Human-Robot Interaction.