Psychobiology, neurosciences and educational contexts (2019/2020)

Course code
4S003379
Name of lecturer
Valentina Moro
Coordinator
Valentina Moro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/02 - PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 11, 2019 al Jan 11, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding 1. Neuroscientific knowledge of the biological mechanisms underlying social interaction in real and virtual contexts. 2. Knowledge of the impact that some disabilities have on cognitive and affective behaviour. Applying knowledge and understanding 1. Ability to integrate one’s own observations and actions with the knowledge of the processes underlying cognitive functioning. 2. Skills useful to participate in interdisciplinary research projects on learning process. 3. Ability to interact with other professional figures who are involved in interventions with individuals suffering from disability.

Syllabus

Introduction to Psychobiology
The biological basis of behaviour: from neurons to neuronal networks
Cerebral plasticity and education
Memory and learning
Neurosciences and education
The social brain

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Geake JG , Il cervello a scuola Erickson, 2016
Moro V. Filippi B La plasticità cerebrale SEID 2010 978-88-89473-12-2
Della Sla S (a cura di) Le neuroscienze a scuola Giunti 2016 978-88-09-78855-8
FitzGerald Neuroanatomia con riferimenti funzionali e clinici Edra 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam for epidemic emergency


Written exam with 4 open questions