U6, Piano: IV, Stanza: 4068
Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo 1 - 20126 MILANO
Associate professor
Academic disciplines: 


Theoretical research on psychoanalytic modells and the history of psychoanalytic theories; 

Theoretical research on the convergence between psychoanalytical constructs and cognitive sciences; 

Empirical research on adult attachment and childhood memories; 

Empirical research on memories, dreams and fantasies of the future; 

Empirical research on the application of the Laban method of annotation and mother-child interactions; Ricerca

Empirical research on hypermentalisation in typical and atypical populations; 

Empirical research on attachment and defense mechanisms; 


  • Giovanelli, C., Di Dio, C., Lombardi, E., Tagini, A., Meins, E., Marchetti, A., et al. (2020). Exploring the relation between maternal mind-mindedness and children’s symbolic play: A longitudinal study from 6 to 18 months. INFANCY, 25(1), 67-83.
  • Prunas, A., Di Pierro, R., Huemer, J., & Tagini, A. (2019). Defense mechanisms, remembered parental caregiving, and adult attachment style. PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOLOGY, 36(1), 64-72.
  • Carli, L., Anzelmo, E., Pozzi, S., Feeney, J., Gallucci, M., Santona, A., et al. (2019). Attachment networks in committed couples. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 10(MAY).
  • Tagini, A. (2019). L'operazionalizzazione di un'analogia: la mind-mindedness e la reverie. RIVISTA DI PSICOANALISI, 65(3), 687-700.
  • Crippa, F., & Tagini, A. (2018). Content of Memory, Dream and Imagination: Exploring processes in a Multilevel Approach. In SMTDA 2018 Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Data Analysis. Book of Abstract (pp.36-36).