Folco Panizza

Standing Member of Science Board

Folco Panizza is a cognitive/behavioural scientist at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan. He has worked alongside biologists, economists, computer scientists, neuroscientists, exploring the different mental processes that occur when decisions are made in isolation compared to when done in a social context.

Folco is currently participating in the European project PERITIA (Policy Expertise and Trust), where he conducts various experiments on combating scientific disinformation and vaccine hesitancy. He holds a Bachelor degree in Psychology from the University of Florence, a Master of Science from the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, and a PhD from the Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences at the University of Trento.