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Summer school – The Visceral Mind: A hands-on course in the neuroanatomy of cognition

30 agosto 2013
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The NPSY-Lab.VR will be present at the summer school “The Visceral Mind”, a summer school concerning neuroanatomy, functional neuroanatomy, DTI, TMS and genetics. Michele Scandola was selected to participate to this summer school, with a strict selection of 40 candidates among PhD students and post-doc. Further details about this summer school here

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Apply to CoSAN PhD!

18 luglio 2013
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CoSAN PhD is an International and European PhD program in Cognitive, Social and Affective Neurosciences. This 3-years long PhD program is aimed to study, within the embodied cognition theoretical framework, the effects and the neural correlates of cognitive, social and affective functions including empathy, intention, action, and emotion understanding, joint attention, joint action, cooperative and...

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“Avvio alla ricerca” grant

16 luglio 2013
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The project “L’integrazione multisensoriale in uno studio di percezione della verticale visiva in cervelli esperti: studi comportamentali e di Stimolazione Magnetica Transcranica (TMS). Il ruolo di TPJ nella percezione della verticale visiva soggettiva” presented by Scandola M., Fiori F., Porciello G. and Curioni A. was granted by the University of Rome “La Sapienza” with an...

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Summer school – Embodied Inter-subjectivity : the 1st person and the 2nd person perspective

1 giugno 2013
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The NPSY-Lab.VR will be present at the Aegina Summer School about embodiment. This Summer School is built upon the success of a previous summer school on the “The Sense of Body” that was organized in Italy in 2008 (please see the special issue of Neuropsychologia (2010), 48 (3), 643-830, edited by Tessari A, Serino...

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Cognitive stimulation in a-MCI: an experimental study.

28 maggio 2013
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Authors Moro V, Condoleo MT, Sala F, Pernigo S, Moretto G, Gambina G. Abstract Nowadays, preventing the effects of mental decline is an international priority, but there is little research into cognitive training in mild cognitive impairment (MCI). We present the results of a program aimed at teaching memory strategies and improving metacognitive abilities. This was associated with training to ameliorate caregivers’ assistance....

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After the Brain Awareness Week 2013

18 marzo 2013
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After the Brain Awareness Week 2013

The NPSY-Lab.VR intervention at the BAW 2013 held in Rome was a success and an incentive to continue to work in this direction, with passion and commitment.

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Brain Awareness Week 2013

28 febbraio 2013
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Brain Awareness Week 2013

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research, founded by the Dana Foundation. The NPSY-Lab.VR will partecipate at the BAW 2013 in Rome, organized by the prof. Aglioti’s SCNLab, with the talk “The rubber hand illusion after face stimulation in spinal cord injured people”....

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Scientific Conference – “New perspectives in psychomotricity: from experience to investigation”

13 dicembre 2012
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The CISERPP was always involved in promoting an effective education for society and people needs through psychomotricity. In the last years, thanks to the activation of an International Master in Psychomotricity in collaboration with the department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology of the University of Verona, with the ISPR of Paris and with University...

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Scientific Conference – “La complessità in riabilitazione”

8 novembre 2012
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Scientific conference organized by SIMFER Veneto, “Sacro Cuore – Don Calabria” Hospital and University of Verona with the purpose to discuss the complexity of rehabilitation, starting from the rehabilitiation of visual perception to motor rehabilitation. Our group will be present with a talk about  a rehabilitation for prosopoagnosia. “La complessità in riabilitazione” – Friday,...

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Massive somatic deafferentation and motor deefferentation of the lower part of the body impair its visual recognition: a psychophysical study of patients with spinal cord injury.

11 settembre 2012
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Authors Pernigo S, Moro V, Avesani R, Miatello C, Urgesi C, Aglioti SM. Abstract Embodied cognition theories postulate that perceiving and understanding the body states of other individuals are underpinned by the neural structures activated during first-hand experience of the same states. This suggests that one’s own sensorimotor system may be used to identify the actions and sensations of...

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The VR Pain Scale Validation

We are validating a new pain scale which discriminates among muscolo-skeletal, neuropathic and visceral pain in spinal cord injury patients.

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Books and Monographs

Il test di coordinazione motoria di Charlop-Atwell: la standardizzazione italiana.
Colella R, Quadri G, Boscaini F, Moro V, Albaret JM, 2014

Tornare a scuola dopo una grave cerebrolesione Moro Valentina, Rodolfi Chiara, 2012

La plasticità cerebrale. Alle radici del cambiamento
Moro Valentina, Filippi Barbara, 2010

L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica
Moro Valentina, 2005

Valentina Moro and Riccardo Sartori are directors for the SEID editor of the series "Strumenti in Psicologia, Educazione e Formazione" [Tools in Psychology, Education and Training].
The purpose of this series is to publish materials and tools for the intervention and evaluation in:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Training
  • Psychomotricity