RD - Reasoning and Decision making (Prof. Ferrante)

Donatella Ferrante

Associate professor in General psychology (M-PSI/01)

Phone: +39 040 558 8870
Email:  ferrante@units.it



Donatella Ferrante is Associate Professor in General Psychology at the University of Trieste since 2004.

She has got her master degree in Philosophy in 1986, and her Ph.D in Experimental Psychology in 1993 from the University of Trieste. In 1988 she has been honoured with a fellowship from the CNR.

She was Vice-Head of the Department of Psychology of University of Trieste (2003-2006; 2009-201) and Coordinator of the Bachelor Degree in Psychological Sciences and Technologies (2016-2018) and of the Master Degree in Psychology (2019-2021). She has been a member of the Graduate School Committee in Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Trieste. Donatella Ferrante has been scientific coordinator of research units of national research projects (CNR 1995, CNR 1996, PRIN 2004, PRIN 2006, PRIN 2008) and Memoranda of Understanding signed by her Department and Local Goverments / Health Services.

She heads the Thinking & Decision Lab at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste. Her main areas of research include thinking and decision-making, counterfactual emotions, work-related stress, health promotion, risk perception and communication, group judgement and decision-making.

She has collaborated for years with colleagues from Italian and European universities and she is the author of several national and internationals papers on peer-reviewed journals (e.g. Psychological Science; Journal of Experimental Psychology: General; Cognition, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience; Safety Science), and of theoretical reviews in English and Italian books.


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