Gabriele Gratton


Research Description

Gabriele Gratton's interests are in cognitive neuroscience, specifically in the basic organization (spatial, temporal, and functional) of elementary cognitive processes such as those involved in sensory and working memory, attention, motor preparation, and strategy selection. Gratton has been focusing on the application of functional brain imaging methods to the study of these processes in normal adult subjects using optical, electrophysiological and hemodynamic techniques.


Ph.D. from University of Illinois; M.D. from University of Rome

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Recent Publications

Chiarelli, A. M., Mahmoudzadeh, M., Low, K. A., Maclin, E. L., Kongolo, G., Goudjil, S., ... Gratton, G. (2019). Assessment of cerebrovascular development and intraventricular hemorrhages in preterm infants with optical measures of the brain arterial pulse wave. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 39(3), 466-480.

Toscano, J. C., Anderson, N. D., Fabiani, M., Gratton, G., & Garnsey, S. M. (2018). The time-course of cortical responses to speech revealed by fast optical imaging. Brain and Language, 184, 32-42.

Baniqued, P. L., Low, K. A., Fletcher, M. A., Gratton, G., & Fabiani, M. (2018). Shedding light on gray(ing) areas: Connectivity and task switching dynamics in aging. Psychophysiology, 55(3), [e12818].

Gratton, G. (2018). Brain reflections: A circuit-based framework for understanding information processing and cognitive control. Psychophysiology, 55(3), [e13038].

Gratton, G., Cooper, P., Fabiani, M., Carter, C. S., & Karayanidis, F. (2018). Dynamics of cognitive control: Theoretical bases, paradigms, and a view for the future. Psychophysiology, 55(3), [e13016].

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