Bigliassi, Marcelo Graduate Faculty



  • Dr. Bigliassi works as an assistant professor of psychophysiology and neuroscience in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Florida International University, USA. His work integrates psychophysiological measures (electroencephalography [EEG], functional magnetic resonance imaging [fMRI], functional near-infrared spectroscopy [fNIRS], electromyography [EMG], and heart rate variability [HRV]), psychophysical, and affective measures to further understanding of psychological phenomena during exercise-related situations. He has published over 45 research articles in scientific journals, 50 abstracts in conference booklets, 4 book chapters, and over 40 articles in newspapers and magazines. He has also been awarded on 7 occasions in the UK (e.g., Brunel Graduate Association Prize and Vice Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Research) and Germany (Young Investigator Award at European College of Sport Science). Dr. Bigliassi is an active reviewer for prestigious periodicals such as NeuroImage, Neuroscience, Psychiatry Research, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Psychophysiology.

research interests

  • Psychological effects of sensory modulation
    Psychophysiological mechanisms
    Neural basis of attentional control
    Cerebral responses to fatigue
    Sensory manipulation of pain

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Marcelo Bigliassi