Full professor MPSI-04 (Developmental Psychology), University School of Psychology, University of Padova, Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation (DPSS)
Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and Developmental Cognitive Psychology.
Director of the Neonatal Lab, located in UOC Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Pathology, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health Università di Padova- Azienda Ospedaliera.
Member of the Scientic Committees ERC and ANF.
Major Research interests
The focus of my research is Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, the study of functional brain development over the first years of life. The key questions concern the innate predispositions of the human system at birth and how specialized cognitive functions emerge in the brain during development.