Olimpia Pino is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Parma. For many years she investigated the ways that people learn and recall in laboratory and everyday tasks. Currently in order to gain insight into ways that the human brain change as a function of experience, treatment or training, her research interests has been moved towards Brain Computer Interface Technologies. Her laboratory carried out a variety of projects in the areas of traffic psychology, public health, suggestibility and job related stress/burnout. She has published over 90 manuscripts and sits on the scientific and editorial board of a number of prestigious journals. Dr. Pino is interested in catalyzing interdisciplinay and collaborative research in the university and through extramural research partnering and providing public education on quality of care. In her lab, the research group is involved in studies in which the NAO-H25 robot is used as support for memory rehabilitation in individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Neuro-Upper is the first BCI prototype created by the group based on brainwaves audio-visual entrainment for treating anxiety and depressive disorders. She is particularly interested in memory rehabilitation in an attempt to integrate the clinical phenomenon of amnesia into the experimental and theoretical analyzes of typical human memory.
Olimpia Pino research interests are Road crash, Nicotine abuse, Memory Rehabilitation, Audio-visual entrainment