The Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science is home to a group of researchers that is active in a large range of disciplines adopting a multitude of scientific methods.
These disciplines include experimental and applied psychology, neurosciences, pedagogy, philosophy, sociology and cultural studies, all disciplines that pertain to the Cognitive Sciences.
The quality of our department’s research has been attested by the VQR (Valutazione della Qualità della Ricerca), that ranked the department second at the national level for its research in Psychology since 2003 until now.
Below you can find the research groups that are currently active at the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science divided into four main areas of research.
COGNITIVE AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE
Affiliative Behavior and Physiology lab
Clinical and Affective Neuroscience Lab (CLIAN)
Laboratory of Clinical Neuroscience (LaNeC)
Observation, Diagnosis and Education Laboratory (ODFLab)
TRAIN – Trentino Autism Initiative
ORGANIZATIONS, EDUCATION AND CULTURAL STUDIES
Laboratory for Communication and Narrative Competence
LIQuID – Interdisciplinary Laboratory for the Quality and Innovation of Didactics
The RARE – Reversing Age and Resilience in the Elderly Net
WE.BE.WO. LAB – Well-being at work Lab
CoPInG – Constructions of parenting on insecure grounds. What role for social work