Doctoral Programme website

Activated from academic year 2017-2018 (33rd Cycle), in cooperation with Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK). 

Director: prof. Maria Paola Paladino
Deputy-director: prof. Francesco Vespignani

Research items performed within the PhD program:

Attention and executive function
Development of psychometric models of cognitive functions
Emotions and emotional regulation
Gender and gender relations
Epistemological foundations of cognitive science
Judgment, decision-making and reasoning in law, economics and health
Learned regulation of brain signals
Parenting: biology and environmental factors
Psychology and Clinical research methodology
Psychology of Language, Linguistics and Neurolinguistics
Social cognition and intergroup relations
Statistical and psychometric techniques for complex data
Typical and atypical development
Work, organizational and personnel psychology

Cognitive Technologies
Automatic analysis of human behavior
(Automatic) Natural language processing
Cognitive ergonomics and interaction with intelligent systems
Interaction modalities based on embodied cognition
Interaction with Big Data and decision-making

Education and training
Inclusive processes in educational contexts
Media, eLearning and Learning Communites online in educational processes
MOOC_Massive Open Online Learning
Qualitative research methodology in education
Quality of education and training process

Official languages: Italian and English

Duration: 3 years