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Chiara Andreola

Ph. D


Ph.D student

Paris Cité University

After obtaining a Bachelor degree in Psychological Sciences and a Master Degree in Cognitive Neurosciences at University Vita – Salute San Raffaele (Milan, Italy), Chiara worked as a post-lauream intern and then as research assistant at the Child Psychopathology Unit (Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea, Lecco, Italy), focusing on the cognitive processes related to reading acquisition and its failure (developmental dyslexia), with a particular interest in visuo-attentional processes.
In 2019 Chiara started her PhD at LaPsyDÉ laboratory under the supervision of Pr. Grégoire Borst and the co-supervision of Irene Altarelli. Her PhD project focuses on the link between executive functions and reading and aims at evaluating a new type of computerized training in school-aged children.


Mascheretti*, S., Peruzzo*, D., Andreola, C., Villa, M., Ciceri, T., Trezzi, V., Marino, C., & Arrigoni, F. (2021). Selecting the Most Relevant Brain Regions to Classify Children with Developmental Dyslexia and Typical Readers by Using Complex Magnocellular Stimuli and Multiple Kernel Learning. Brain Sciences, 11(6), 722.


Mascheretti, S., Perdue, M. V., Feng, B., Andreola, C., Dionne, G., Jasińska, K., Pugh, K. R., Grigorenko, E. L., & Landi, N. (2021). From BDNF to reading: Neural activation and phonological processing as multiple mediators. Behavioural brain research, 396, 112859.


Mascheretti, S., Riva, V., Feng, B., Trezzi, V., Andreola, C., Giorda, R., Villa, M., Dionne, G., Gori, S., Marino, C., & Facoetti, A. (2020). The Mediation Role of Dynamic Multisensory Processing Using Molecular Genetic Data in Dyslexia. Brain sciences, 10(12), 993.


Andreola, C., Mascheretti, S., Belotti, R., Ogliari, A., Marino, C., Battaglia, M., & Scaini, S. (2020). The heritability of reading and reading-related neurocognitive components: A multi-level meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 121, 175-200.


Franceschini, S., Mascheretti, S., Bertoni, S., Trezzi, V., Andreola, C., Gori, S., & Facoetti, A. (2018). Sluggish dorsally-driven inhibition of return during orthographic processing in adults with dyslexia. Brain and Language, 179, 1–10.

Mascheretti, S., Andreola, C., Scaini, S., & Sulpizio, S. (2018). Beyond genes: A systematic review of environmental risk factors in specific reading disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 82, 147–152.

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