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Luca Simione



I am a psychology researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the CNR, Italy. My research focuses on mindfulness and its effect on psychological well-being and cognition.

Only recently, I have started to investigate the influence of Environmental Sensitivity (ES) on mindfulness. In particular, I am interested in how ES influences mindfulness skills, that is awareness and acceptance, and how they interact in determining mental health.

Currently, I am working on a project concerning the relationship between mindfulness, ES, and sleep problems, with particular attention to the mechanisms underlying sleep reactivity and insomnia. In the future, I plan to work on the effect of ES in determining the outcome of mindfulness-based interventions.

Discipline of research:

Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione CNR
Rome, Italy