Research activities take place in the lab of our team “Social cognition in human-robot interaction (S4HRI)”. We are located in the Center for Human Technologies as IIT-Erzelli (Via Enrico Melen, 83, 16152 Genova GE). Directions from google maps here.

We are running new and interesting experiments all the time. If you would like to participate please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and get more information.

Specifically, the S4HRI lab is equipped with:
  • The iCub humanoid robot
  • EEG recording system of 64 active electrodes (BrainProducts), GSR sensor and blood pulse sensor
  • Tobii pro mobile eye-tracker
  • Reactable setup for joint action experiments with iCub 
  • Several workstations for behavioural and psychophysical experiments
  • Our little buddy Cozmo robot
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme by the European Research Council (ERC) grant [No. ERC-2016-STG 715058] InStance: Intentional Stance for Social Attunement awarded to Prof. Agnieszka Wykowska. Additionally, some studies closely related to InStance are supported by internal funds from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT).
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