Massimiliano Cappuccio

Masssimiliano Cappuccio
University of Pavia

Post-doctoral researcher in Phenomenology and Cognitive Science, with previous experience of study and teaching in Italy (Milano, Pavia), Holland (ILLC Amsterdam), France (CREA, ENS Paris), Scotland (Stirling), and the United States (Bentley University - Boston). His approach to the theory of embodiment combines enactive and extended accounts of motor and social cognition, and his most recent publications are focused on empathy (embodied simulation), motor intentionality (unreflective action), joint attention (pointing, gaze following), symbolic gestures and the origins of symbolic culture. In 2006 he edited the book Neurofenomenologia. Le scienze della mente e la sfida dell’esperienza cosciente (Bruno Mondadori).