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Assistant Professor

Address: Via Venezia, 8 – Padova

Phone: +39 0498276598



Research area: Automatic processing of spatial information and cognitive models of the activation pathways of the related cognitive phenomena; Voluntary control of behavior, spatial attention and virtual reality simulation of cognitive processes concerning spatial information; Spatial information coding and cognitive conflict between spatial and non-spatial information: Stimulus-Response compatibility in either adults and children and Simon effect; Numerical and mathematical cognition: SNARC and Operational Momentum effects; Asymmetries in attentional control processes through both behavioral and electrophysiological techniques (Lateralized Readiness Potential); Voluntary control of behaviour, especially focussed on the instruments employed for the measurement of Cool and Hot executive functions in children, young adults and elderly; Learning processes related to driving abilities: physiological index of learning in riding simulator training.


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