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Third annual meeting of the SCI-Research Group

9 novembre 2017
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Third annual meeting of the SCI-Research Group

This year the meeting has been hold in Verona, at the Human Sciences Department of the University of Verona. The meeting started with an introduction by Valentina Moro, concerning the concluded and starting projects of the platform. Later Michele Scandola showed the results of an experiment on the embodiment of the wheelchair and how it...

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Reading the Mind in the Touch: Neurophysiological Specificity in the Communication of Emotions by Touch

6 giugno 2017
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Authors: Kirsch LP, Krahé C, Blom N, Crucianelli L, Moro V, Jenkinson PM, Fotopoulou A. Abstract Touch is central to interpersonal interactions. Touch conveys specific emotions about the touch provider, but it is not clear whether this is a purely socially learned function or whether it has neurophysiological specificity. In two experiments with healthy...

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Next Seminar: “The Cerebellum”

26 maggio 2017
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The seminar will be held 27 June at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Martina Costamagna and Valeria Gobbetto. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Next Seminar: “Introduction to PsychoPy: an easy and free platform for neuroscience, psychology and psychophisics experiments”

26 maggio 2017
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The seminar will be held 6 June at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Michele Scandola, Ph.D., and Martina Costamagna, M.D. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Modulation of somatoparaphrenia following left-hemisphere damage

17 maggio 2017
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Authors: Daniela D’Imperio, Giampaolo Tomelleri, Giuseppe Moretto & Valentina Moro Abstract Somatoparaphrenic symptoms after left-hemisphere damage are rare. To verify the potential role of body-related sensory (proprioceptive, visual, and somatosensory) manipulation in patients experiencing sensations of hand disownership, the symptoms of a patient suffering from right-hand somatoparaphrenia were monitored and clinical and neuropsychological variables...

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Modulating Anosognosia for hemiplegia: the role of dangerous actions in emergent awareness

12 maggio 2017
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Authors:   D. D’Imperio, C. Bulgarelli, S. Bertagnoli, R. Avesani, V. Moro Abstract Anosognosia for hemiplegia is a lack of awareness of motor deficits following a right hemisphere lesion. Residual forms of awareness co-occur with an explicit denial of hemiplegia. The term emergent awareness refers to a condition in which awareness of motor deficits...

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Next Seminar: “Introduction to Diffusion Tension Imaging”

26 aprile 2017
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The seminar will be held 16 May at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Valentina Pacella, Ph.D. student. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Corporeal illusions in chronic spinal cord injuries

8 marzo 2017
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Authors Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Avesani R, Bertagnoni G, Marangoni A, Moro V. Abstract While several studies have investigated corporeal illusions in patients who have suffered from a stroke or undergone an amputation, only anecdotal or single case reports have explored this phenomenon after spinal cord injury. Here we examine various different types of...

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Next Seminar: “Main concepts on Mixed Effect Models”

6 marzo 2017
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The seminar will be held 11 April at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be Michele Scandola, Ph.D.6 Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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Next Seminar: ” Embodied Cognition Theories e lesioni spinal”

26 febbraio 2017
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The seminar will be held 13 March at the T02 Laboratory of psychology for adult age, at the Department of Human Sciences at the University of Verona. The speaker will be prof. Valentina Moro. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join

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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