SIMION FRANCESCA

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Struttura Dipartimento di Psicologia dello Sviluppo e della Socializzazione
Telefono 0498276522
Qualifica Professore ordinario
Settore scientifico M-PSI/04 - PSICOLOGIA DELLO SVILUPPO E PSICOLOGIA DELL'EDUCAZIONE
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Three internship positions are available in the newborns' lab.

At present we are investigating three main topics :

The newborns' sensitivity toward biological motion so we plan to compare newborns' preferences toward biological vs linear or mechanical motion.

The innate predispositions toward the cues that trigger Animacy perception at birth.

Newborns' sensitivity to motion cues in face perception.

Orario di ricevimento
Mercoledì dalle 11:00 alle 13:00 Via Venezia 8 stanza 01 008
nel mese di luglio il ricevimento avverrà solo su appuntamento, si prega di contattare il docente telefonando al numero 827 6522
(aggiornato il 22/06/2017 10:14)

Proposte di tesi
Face processing in early infancy : newborns' sensitivity to motion cues in Point Light Displays

The origin of the social brain : innate predispositions toward cues that trigger animacy perception

Orienting of attention during action observations : biological vs linear motion


Curriculum Vitae
Current position: Full professor
Developmental Cognitive Psychology and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Padova,
Dept. Psicologia dello Sviluppo e Socializzazione (DPSS)

Academic positions:
Research Assistant, Institute of Developmental Psychology, University of Padova, 1972/78.
Assistant Professor, Institute of Developmental Psychology, University of Padova, 1978/85.
Assistant Professor, Institute of General Psychology, University of Padova, 1978/81.
Associate Professor, Institute of Developmental Psychology, University of Padova, 1985/86.
Full Professor in Cognitive Developmental Psychology, Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Padova, from 1986-at present.
Principal organizer, starting in 1994, of the first series of conferences named " Brain development and cognition in human infants" funded by the European Science Foundation.
Partner in a Biomed project funded by CEE in 1997..
Director of the laboratory for newborns' observation, in the Paediatric Clinic of the University of Padova .

Visiting fellow:
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkely, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkely, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of Massachussets, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of Yale, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of Hamilton, Canada, (NATO grant).
Department of Psychology, University of Detroit, U.S.A., (NATO grant).
Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.
Max-Plank Institute, Lipsia 2011
College de France, Paris 2012
Istituto do Cerebro, Universita Federal Rio Grande do Northe 2013-2015


Academic Positions
President of the Scientific Committee in Psychology from 1986 untill 2012.
Vice President of the Scientific Committee of the University of Padova from 1998 untill 2003;
Member of the evaluation committee of the University of Padova in the years 2001/2002/2003
From 2003 to 2011 Acting Rector for graduate and post graduate training research programs in the University of Padova
From 2012 to 2016 Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Padova
Member of the Scientific Committee for research programs of the University of Padova


Curriculum del docente in PDF: 9DFC355D508C8FAAC571FE6E72335E73.pdf

Insegnamenti dell'AA 2017/18
Corso di studio (?) Curr. Codice Insegnamento CFU Anno Periodo Lingua Responsabile
PS1932 COMUNE PSO2044206 DEVELOPMENTAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
Info e programma A.A. 2017/18
6 I Secondo
semestre
ENG FRANCESCA SIMION
PS1090 COMUNE PSO2043582 PSICOLOGIA DELLO SVILUPPO COGNITIVO
Info e programma A.A. 2017/18
9 I Primo
semestre
ITA FRANCESCA SIMION