Bischetti Luca
Assistant Professor
Organization Unit: CLASSE SUV
Scientific Discipline: Glottologia e linguistica


Luca Bischetti is a junior researcher (Ricercatore RTDa) at the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia as part of ERC Consolidator project “PROcessing MEtaphors: Neurochronometry, Acquisition and DEcay (PROMENADE; ID: 101045733;, awarded to Prof. Valentina Bambini and funded by the European Research Council.
Luca Bischetti obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia in April 2020, with a doctoral thesis entitled Humor and Theory of Mind: is the comprehension of different types of jokes influenced by mentalizing skills?
His research interests lie in the field of neurolinguistics and clinical linguistics, with particular regard to the electrical correlates of brain activity during the understanding of figurative language and the pragmatic deficit in various clinical populations. He is co-author of several scientific articles published in international journals, focused on the mechanisms of understanding and processing pragmatic phenomena such as metaphors and humor. 
He is a member of the Italian Network of Experimental Pragmatics ( and the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS).