Sara Palermo has an MSc in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. in Experimental Neuroscience. She works as a Senior Researcher at the Neuroradiology Department of the IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan. Moreover, she is Specialty Chief Editor for Frontiers in Psychology – Neuropsychology and Scientific Director of the Italian National Institute of Philanthropy – Filantropolis, for which she carries out research on the psychology of giving and health. She is an ordinary member of the Italian Society of Neuropsychology (SINP), Italian Association of Psychogeriatrics (AIP), Italian Society of Neurology for Dementia (SiNdem), and International Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS). Importantly, she is a member of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Aging (EIP on AHA), for which she is involved in the Action Group A3 for the Prevention of Functional Decline and Frailty.