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Spatial Cognition Lab

Welcome to Spatial Cognition Lab.! We explore several topics related ​to Spatial Cognition and cognitive processes involved in this ability across the lifespan focusing on the external and internal factors who affects spatial orientation.

"Exploring the unknown, expanding our minds"

Coming soon, we will have a dedicated section on the life of the Space Cognition Laboratory in Rome, where the activities that take place will be described in Italian language. Stay tuned!

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It is now online the editorial: Editorial: Effects of Physical Exercise on Brain and Cognitive Functioning, volume II by Soledad Ballesteros, Laura Piccardi, and Joshua Oon Goh, published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. The editorial introduces Volume II of this research topic, which focuses on the effects of physical activity on the brain and cognition. […]
It is now online the editorial: Application of Virtual Reality in Spatial Memory by Cimadevilla Jose M., Raffaella Nori and Laura Piccardi, published in Brain Sciences, an open access accessible to readers anywhere in the world. The Editorial sums up the articles included in the Special Issue “Application of Virtual Reality in Spatial Memory " […]
It is now online the article: "The contribution of being physically active to successful aging" by Laura Piccardi, Anna Pecchinenda, Massimiliano Palmiero, Marco Giancola, Maddalena Boccia, Anna Maria Giannini, and Cecilia Guariglia, published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, section Cognitive Neuroscience. It is an open-access publication accessible to readers anywhere in the world. It is […]


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