PhD Cognitive Science Open Day 2019

Doctoral Course in Cognitive Science

June 18, 2019
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Venue: Sala Convegni - Palazzo Fedrigotti, Corso Bettini 31 - Rovereto

If you are thinking to apply for a PhD, the Open Day is an excellent opportunity to know more about the course program and the research opportunities within the PhD in Cognitive Science at the University of Trento, to meet current students and faculty members and to informally discuss your research interests with them.

The PhD Open Day includes

• Short talks and poster presentations by current PhD students (Book of Abstract available in "Download" box)
• Meetings with our current students
• Opportunities to learn more about the lines of research within the PhD program
• Information about funding, entry requirements and career perspectives of the PhD
• Contact with potential supervisors
• Tips and advice on how to get through the application and selection process


For organizational reasons, it is necessary to register for this event before the 12th June 2019
or scan the QR code


Program of the Event

9:00 - Welcome and today's program

9:10-11:10 - Oral presentations (II year doctoral students)
D’Alessandro Marco - Dynamic Latent State Modeling of Cognitive Variables
Calabrò Gabriele - Physiological synchrony during therapeutic activities in autism spectrum disorder
Smith Giuditta - Italian clitic pronouns in typical acquisition and ASD: pragmatic and syntactic aspects in different realisations

11:10-11:40 - Coffe break + Poster session (I and III year doctoral students) + Info point

11:40-13:00 - Oral presentations (II year doctoral students)
Lapomarda Gaia - Discipline your mind: different techniques to explore the importance of emotion regulation
Greco Antonino - Associative Learning of perceptual brain signals

13:00-14:00 - Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 - Poster session (I and III year doctoral students)

15:00-16:20 - Oral presentations (II year doctoral students)
Ciringione Luciana - The role of diencephalon in socioemotional processing in typical and atypical development
Fornasini Silvia - Personal experiments from education to discovery: shaping new processes in diabetes care

16:30-17:30 - Doctoral course in Cognitive Science in numbers + Info point

Info point
During breaks or at the end of the presentations (16h30) it will be possible to meet the administrative staff of doctoral course for information about the selection procedure and admission requirements and to informally meet potential supervisors to evaluate the fit between research interests and the course opportunities.

Poster session:

I year doctoral students

Gianpaolo Alvari - The Early Autism Diagnosis: Analysis of the Social Smile in Home Video by Machine Learning
Bonassi Andrea - Genetic predispositions and parental bonding interact in modulating virtual social behaviour in humans
Bonetti Federico - Which game for which task? Identifying and enhancing effective gamification techniques for linguistic annotation
Cattoni Angela - The use of gamification for the improvement of reading and writing abilities in children with typical development and children with Developmental Dyslexia
Di Dona Giuseppe - Temporal dynamics of trained-to-familiar speakers and phonemes as revealed by Mismatch Negativity
Laudanna Irene - Mindfulness and Attention: thinking modes and ocular responses
Mingardi Pietro - Negation Processing in pragmatically plausible contexts: the case of numerosity
Osler Gabriele - Emotional facial expressions in response to moral violations
Priolo Giulia - Effects of irrelevant hedonic cues on decision under uncertainty
Ruzzante Daniela - The human-object divide within person perception: an EEG method
Sorella Sara - Angry with me, angry with you: the neural correlates of anger

III year doctoral students

Calignano Giulia - The truth value of negative sentences: an insight into the time course of sentence verification and visual target selection
Giannotti Michele - Attachment organization and unresolved trauma in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: moving to the level of representations
Pappaianni Edoardo - Revealing the neural trace of shame and guilt: a functional voxel-based meta-analysis



Applications for the Doctoral Course in Cognitive Science are open now.
Deadline: 31st July 2019, 4:00p.m. (Italian time). 

More information

On the Open Phd Day: phd.dipsco [at]
On the PhD Application
On the PhD areas outline 
On the PhD course