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his line of research investigates the neural bases of artificial visual experiences induced by TMS of the parietal cortex.

We apply TMS over the parietal cortex in order to induce phosphenes and we study behaviour and EEG signal in heathy subjects and hemianopic patients.





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  • Bagattini C, Mazzi C, Savazzi S. (2015). Waves of awareness for occipital and parietal phosphenes perception. Neuropsychologia, 70: 114-125.
  • Mazzi C, Mancini F, Savazzi S. (2014). Can IPS reach visual awareness without V1? Evidence from TMS in healthy subjects and hemianopic patients. Neuropsychologia, 64:134-144.
  • Mazzi C., Mancini F. and Savazzi S. The causal role of intraparietal sulcus in visual conscious experience: A functionally-guided TMS investigation. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 18th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, USA, 2-5 April 2011.
  • Mazzi C., Mancini F. and Savazzi S. The causal role of intraparietal sulcus in visual conscious experience: A functionally-guided TMS investigation. Poster presented at the TMS summer school. Examination School, Oxford, UK, 28-29 May 2011.
  • Marzi CA, Mancini F, Savazzi S (2009). Interhemispheric transfer of phosphenes generated by occipital versus parietal transcranial magnetic stimulation. Exp Brain Res, 192:431-41.