Mariaflavia Cascelli was born in Rome in 1986. She obtained her B.A. (2009) and M.A. (2012) in Philosophy of Science at Roma Tre University. In June 2017 she completed her PhD in Philosophy of Mind at Roma Tre University, with a dissertation on the phenomenology and ontogeny of self-consciousness. During her PhD, she has been full visiting student at IFILNOVA (FCHS/Nova) at the New University of Lisbon, where she joined the Mind and Cognition Group. Her areas of competence and interest are Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences, Philosophy of Psychology.