Stefano F. Cappa is a neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist. He is currently full professor of neurology at the Istituto Universitario di Studi Avanzati (IUSS) and director of the Dementia Research Center at the National Neurological Institute, IRCCS Mondino Foundation in Pavia. His main areas of expertise are language, memory and social cognition disorders, development and application of behavioral testing and advanced neuroimaging to neurodegenerative disorders. Former President of the Federation of European Neuropsychological Societies and the Italian Society of Neurology for the Study of Dementia (SINDEM). He has published more than 350 papers in peer-reviewed journals, several books and book chapters.