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Beatriz Calvo-Merino

Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience. City, University of London (UK)

Beatriz Calvo-Merino is a cognitive neuroscientist trained at University College London and Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her research focuses on understanding the influence of observer’s visual and motor experience in action, emotion and aesthetic perception. Collaborations with dancers are core element of her research. In 2018 she received the Baumgarten Award for her contributions to the field, from the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics. In 2020 she won the early career prize awarded by the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience. She is currently director of the postgraduate programmes MSc Clinical Social and Cognitive Neuroscience and PhD Psychology and Social Neuroscience at City, University of London.