University of Padova

Gianluca Schiavo

Gianluca Schiavo

University of Padova
Department of General Psychology
Via Venezia, 8
35131, Padova (Italy)

Research interests

Psychology and Cognitive Science

– Eye Movements & Cognitive Processes

– Human perception and vision

– Cognitive Ergonomics

Human Computer Interaction

– User Experience

– Digital Tabletop and Interactive Surfaces

– Interaction Design


Present: Master Degree in Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science, Faculty of Psychology, University of Padova

2008: Bachelor degree in Cognitive and Psychobiological Sciences, Faculty of Psychology, University of Padova. Graduated with a dissertation entitled ‘Eye Movements & Problem Solving: two empirical studies’


– Competence in eye-tracking techniques and software

– Good knowledge of statistical software (R, SPSS, Statistica)

– Graphic design applications (Adobe Photoshop and Gimp) and 3D computer graphics software (Autodesk 3ds Max, Virtools)


02/2010 – 04/2010: Visiting researcher (Erasmus Student Mobility for Placement program) at HIIT – Helsinki Institute for Information Technology and Multitouch Ltd (Helsinki, Finland).

01/2008 – 04/2008: Erasmus Student at UCL, University College of London (UK)

Foreign languages

– English: advanced

– French: Intermediate

– Italian: Mother tongue

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