Charlotte Muscarella

 

 

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Department of Psychology

Office: 3C232
Pleinlaan 2
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Belgium
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Vita

Education

Master of Science in Psychology (specialisation: Clinical Psychology, Option: Biological Psychology), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, July 2013.

Internships

Six Month clinical internship at the Center for Sleep and Biological Rhythms, Brugmann Hospital.

Academic career

10/2014-present: PhD Researcher (FWO fellowship), Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

02/2014-09/2014: Scientific Fellow (wetenschappelijk medewerker), Department of Psychology, KU Leuven

01/2014-09/2014: Research Fellow (vrijwillig wetenschappelijk medewerker), Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

10/2013-12/2013: Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

Research

Keywords

Unconscious processing - Cognitive control - Subliminal perception - Sleep - Insomnia

Master's Thesis

'Short- and long-term effects of conscious, minimally conscious and unconscious brand logos'.

Promotor: Prof. Dr. Eva Van den Bussche, VUB

PhD Thesis

'The recruitment dynamics of cognitive control in insomnia' (sponsored by FWO "Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen")

Promotors: Prof. Dr. Eva Van den Bussche, VUB; Prof. Dr. Olivier Mairesse, VUB

Co-promotor: Dr. Gethin Hughes, University of Essex 

 

Publications

Scientific Publications 

Muscarella, C., Brintazzoli, G., Gordts, S., Soetens, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2013). Short- and long-term effects of conscious, minimally conscious and unconscious brand logos. PloS ONE 8(5):e57738.

 

Conferences

Muscarella, C., Smets, K., Sasanguie, D., Van den Bussche, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2014). The Respective Influence of Visual and Numerical Information in Numerosity Estimation. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 55th Annual Meeting, November 20-23, Long Beach, California (USA).

Muscarella, C., Aben, B., Smets, K., Hughes, G., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). How time and semantic relatedness modulate whether and how unconscious information is represented in the brain. Poster presented at the Belgian Brain Council (BBC), October 4, Gent (Belgium).

Muscarella, C., Smets, K., Defever, E., & Reynvoet, B. (2014). The role of visual information in numerosity estimation in adults and children. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS), May 27, Leuven (Belgium).

Muscarella, C., Smets, K., Hughes, G., Soetens, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2014). Short- and long-term effects of conscious, minimally conscious and unconscious brand logos. Oral presentation presented at the annual meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS). May 27, Leuven (Belgium).

Brintazzoli, G., Muscarella, C., Soetens, E., & Van den Bussche, E. (2012). Short- and Long-term unconscious logo priming of brands and related words. Poster presented at Neuroscience & Cognitive Control 2012 (NEUROCOG '12). December 3-4, Brussels (Belgium).

 

Awards

Winner of the Best Thesis Award 2013, Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS)

 

 

 


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