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Francesca Carbone


Scientific profile

I'm a Ph.D. in Linguistics [degree obtained at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” (Italy); Doctoral Thesis: “Perception of emotions by prosody and semantics in French. Cognitive mechanisms and physiological correlates (SCR)”; Supervisor: Alberto Manco]. 

My main research interests concern the study of the cognitive, physiological and linguistic constraints underlying the perception of emotional prosody. Specifically, I aim to better understand:

  • the interaction between emotional prosody and emotional words
  • the effects of emotional prosody and emotional words on physiological parameters (e.g., skin conductance)
  • the role of intonation in emotional expressions

Project Participation

  • [15 January - 14 August 2021] A*MIDEX, Pepinière d'Excellence, COMparaison des Emotions des Inexpérimentés et des Acteurs  (Caterina Petrone, Maud Champagne-Lavau).
  • [15 November 2020 - 14 January 2021] ANR RA COVID, Speech Droplets Velocity (Antoine Giovanni et al.).

Scientific animation

  • [2019] Member of the Organizing Secretariat of the Italian Journal “Aion-Linguistics”. 
  • [2017] Member of the Organizing Secretariat of the International C onference of the Italian Society of Linguistics [28-30 September 2017, Naples, Italy].


  • [2017-2020] Lectures in Experimental Phonetics as a part of the course of General Linguistics held by Alberto Manco at the University of Naples "L'Orientale". 
  • [2017-2020] Teaching Assistant, Exams and tutoring at the University of Naples "L'Orientale"





Journal articles1 document

  • Francesca Carbone, Caterina Petrone. Perception of Emotions by Semantics and Prosody in French : An EDA Study (submitted). Cognition and Emotion, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2020. ⟨hal-02948877⟩

Conference papers4 documents

  • Francesca Carbone, Arianna Grasso, Francesco Santelli. Populism and Negative Emotions within the Italian Politics: A Twitter-based Analysis. Journées internationales d’Analyse statistique des Données Textuelles (JADT 2020), Jun 2020, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-03173949⟩
  • Francesca Carbone, Caterina Petrone. L'impact de la prosodie et du lexique des émotions sur l'activité électrodermale en français. Language et émotions, Nov 2020, Bordeaux, France. ⟨hal-03090705⟩
  • Francesca Carbone. Polirematiche interiettive e percezione delle emozioni: il giudizio dei parlanti. Lessicalizzazioni complesse. Ricerche e teoresi, Sep 2018, Catania, Italy. ⟨hal-03174044⟩
  • Caterina Petrone, Francesca Carbone, Maud Champagne-Lavau. Effects of emotional prosody on skin conductance responses in French. Proceedings of Speech Prosody, May 2016, Boston, United States. pp.425 - 429, ⟨10.21437/SpeechProsody.2016-87⟩. ⟨halshs-01459689⟩