Cristiano Crescentini graduated in Psychology at the University of Florence (2004). He obtained a doctorate (PhD) in neuroscience at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Triest (2009). He is currently asisstant professor (of Psychobiology and Developmental Psychology) at the University of Udine. His studies relate to the functions of the frontal lobe, the language production system, and the neuropsychology and clinical psychology of meditation (mindfulness) and spirituality. Dr. Crescentini is the author of more than 50 international scientific publications (peer-reviewed articles, books and chapters in books).