Vittorio Gallese, MD, is Professor of Psychobiology at the Dept. of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Parma, Italy, Professor of Experimental Aesthetics at the Institute of
Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK, and Einstein Fellow at the Berlin School of Mind & Brain. Cognitive neuroscientist, his research focuses on the
relationship between the sensory-motor system and cognition, by investigating the neural basis of intersubjectivity, empathy, language, and aesthetics. He is the author of more than 200 scientific publications and two books.