Giacomo Bignardi

Giacomo Bignardi

Doktorand
Forschungsinteressen: • aesthetic science • etiology of aesthetic appraisal • quantification of aesthetic experiences • neural correlates of appraisal • genetic architecture of aesthetic experiences

 

Akademischer Werdegang

seit 2020      Doktorand, Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig
                        Promotionsarbeit am Max-Planck-Institut für Psycholinguistik, Nijmegen, Niederlande
                        Betreuer: Simon Fisher und Fredrik Ullén

2019–2020   Research assistant under Prof. Zeki and Dr Ishizu, Division Biosciences, University College London, United Kingdom

2018–2019   Master of Science in Psychology of the Arts, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom

2014–2017   Bachelor of Arts in Drama, Art, and Music Studies (DAMS), University of Bologna, Italy

 

Wissenschaftliche Preise

2019              Best poster award, Visual Science of Art Conference 2019, Leuven, Belgium
2016–2017  Erasmus Plus scholarship

 

Publikationen

Vessel, E. A., Ishizu, T., & Bignardi, G. (2022). Neural correlates of visual aesthetic appeal. In M. Skov, & M. Nadal (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of neuroaesthetics (pp. 103-133). London & New York: Routledge.

Trupp, M. D., Bignardi, G., Chana, K., Specker, E., & Pelowski, M. (2022). Can a brief interaction with online, digital art improve wellbeing? A comparative study of the impact of online art and culture presentations on mood, state-anxiety, subjective wellbeing, and loneliness. Frontiers in Psychology, 13:782033. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.782033

Bignardi, G., Chamberlain, R., Kevenaar, S. T., Tamimy, Z., & Boomsma, D. I. (2022). On the etiology of aesthetic chills: A behavioral genetic study. Scientific Reports12:3247. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-07161-z

Bignardi, G., Ishizu, T., & Zeki, S. (2021). The differential power of extraneous influences to modify aesthetic judgments of biological and artifactual stimuli. PsyCh Journal, 10(2), 190–199. doi:10.1002/pchj.415

 

 

Posterpräsentationen

Bignardi G., Schaare H. L., Verhulst B., St Pourcain, B., Fisher, S. E., Eickhoff S. B., & Valk, S. L., (2022). Brain-wide alterations of the principal gradient of human brain functional connectivity relate to aesthetic sensitivity. Poster presented at 2022 Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA 2022), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, September 1.

Bignardi, G., Fisher, S.E., (2022). On the etiology of aesthetics. Conference Symposium at 2022 Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA 2022), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, August 31.

Bignardi G., Schaare H. L., Verhulst B., St Pourcain, B., Fisher, S. E., Eickhoff S. B., & Valk, S. L., (2022). Brain-wide functional alterations of the principal gradients of human brain connectivity relate to aesthetic sensitivity [Conference Presentation]. The Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC 2022), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, August 27.

Bignardi G., Schaare H. L., Verhulst B., St Pourcain, B., Fisher, S. E., Eickhoff S. B., & Valk, S. L. (2022). A functional gradient association study of aesthetic sensitivity. Poster presented at OHBM 2022, Glasgow, United Kingdom, June 19–23.

Bignardi G., Schaare H. L., Verhulst B., St Pourcain, B., Fisher, S. E., Eickhoff S. B., & Valk, S. L. (2022). A functional gradient association study of aesthetic sensitivity. Workshop Poster presented at Gradients of Brain Organization, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom, June 18.

Bignardi, G., Smit, D. J. A., Vessel, E. A.,  Trupp, M. D., Ticini, L. F., & Polderman, T. J. (2021).  On the etiology of visual aesthetic evaluation of places, faces, and abstract objects: A twin informative study. Online Conference Presentation at 2020 Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA 2021), University of London, England , United Kingdom, September 3.

Bignardi, G., Smit, D.J.A, Ticini, L.F., Trupp, M.K.D., & Polderman T.J.C. (2020). On the etiology of the intensity of visual aesthetic appraisal and preferences [Conference Poster presentation on June 2526, pre-recorded presentation format]. In A. G. Allegrini, T. van Beijsterveldt, D. Boomsma, K. Rimfeld, J. B. Pingault et al. (Eds.), Behavior Genetics Association 50th Annual Meeting Abstracts Studies, 57(5), 585–595 doi:10.1007/s10519-020-10018-8

Bignardi, G., Chamberlain, R., Kevenaar, S. T., Tamimy, Z., & Boomsma, D. I. (2019, 21 August). Putting genetic in aesthetics: Etiological sources of variation of aesthetic chills [Conference Poster]. In Abstracts from the Visual Science of Art Conference (VSAC 2019) Leuven, Belgium, August 21st–24th, 2019, Art & Perception, 7(4), 251–334.

 

 

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