The Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences is home to a group of researchers who are active in a large range of disciplines, adopting a multitude of scientific methods. These disciplines include experimental and applied psychology, neuroscience, pedagogy, philosophy, sociology and cultural studies, all of which pertain to the cognitive sciences.

The VQR (Valutazione della Qualità della Ricerca) has attested to the quality of our department’s research, ranking the department second nationally for its research in Psychology since 2003.