Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Former Postdoctoral Researcher

Mind, Brain, and Behavior Research Center – CIMCYC

Campus de Cartuja s/n

18071 Granada – Spain



Human factors, Road safety, Risk perception, Virtual reality, Psychophysiology



European PhD, Psychological Sciences
School of Psychology – University of Padua (Italy)


MSc, Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
School of Psychology, University of  Padua (Italy)


BSc, Cognitive psychology and psychobiology
School of Psychology, University of  Padua (Italy)



Gianfranchi, E., Tagliabue, M., Megías-Robles, A., & Maldonado, A. (2021). The role of feedback in shaping responses to risky road scenarios: Evidence from electrodermal activity. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 83, 130-147.

Di Stasi, L. L., Gianfranchi, E., & Diaz-Piedra, C. (2020, July). Hand-Skin Temperature Response to Driving Fatigue: An Exploratory Study. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 3-14). Springer, Cham.

Gianfranchi, E., Mento, G., Duma, G. M., Chierchia, C., Sarlo, M., & Tagliabue, M. (2020). Electrophysiological correlates of attentional monitoring during a complex driving simulation task. Biological Psychology, 107918.

Terranova, C., Tagliabue, M., Cona, G., Gianfranchi, E., Di Pietra, L., Vidotto, G., & Montisci, M. (2019). Neurocognitive and behavioral markers in DUI recidivists. Traffic injury prevention20(sup2), S185-S189.

Menghini, L., Gianfranchi, E., Cellini, N., Patron, E., Tagliabue, M., & Sarlo, M. (2019). Stressing the accuracy: Wrist‐worn wearable sensor validation over different conditions. Psychophysiology56(11), e13441.

Tagliabue, M., Sarlo, M., & Gianfranchi, E. (2019). How can on-road hazard perception and anticipation be improved? Evidence from the body. Frontiers in psychology10, 167.

Gianfranchi, E., Tagliabue, M., & Vidotto, G. (2018). Personality traits and beliefs about peers’ on-road behaviors as predictors of adolescents’ moped-riding profiles. Frontiers in psychology9, 2483.

Gianfranchi, E., Tagliabue, M., Spoto, A., & Vidotto, G. (2017). Sensation seeking, non-contextual decision making, and driving abilities as measured through a moped simulator. Frontiers in psychology8, 2126.

Gianfranchi, E., Spoto, A., & Tagliabue, M. (2017). Risk profiles in novice road users: relation between moped riding simulator performance, on-road aberrant behaviors and dangerous driving. Transportation research part F: traffic psychology and behaviour49, 132-144.

Tagliabue, M., Gianfranchi, E., & Sarlo, M. (2017). A first step toward the understanding of implicit learning of hazard anticipation in inexperienced road users through a moped-riding simulator. Frontiers in psychology8, 768.

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