Sara Ventura

University of Valencia Spain

Sara Ventura obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Padua, Italy, and a master’s degree from the Catholic University of Milan, Italy. In 2020, she obtained a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Valencia, Spain. Dr. Ventura is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Valencia and visiting researcher at the University of Bologna. Her research focuses on the application of advanced technologies such as virtual reality for clinical and social well-being. Her main interest is the study of the body illusion paradigm to promote empathy in challenging contexts as well as clinical rehabilitation. She is passionate about travel, which is reflected in her partnership with various universities around the globe.

Sara Ventura

1books edited

2chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Sara Ventura

Empathy - Advanced Research and Applications is a compilation of recent experimental studies and theoretical models on the concept of empathy and its implication in various aspects of social life. The book describes the multifaceted construct of empathy and presents arduous concepts in a fluent and understandable way to reach readers who may not be familiar with the subject. Through this book, readers will understand the importance of empathetic skills and the neurological and psychological mechanisms of empathy. There is even the possibility to learn and improve one’s empathetic ability. Empathy is vital for society’s wellness and we hope that this book serves as a springboard for future research in the field.

Go to the book