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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 article: “Map recall accuracy depends on navigational strategies” by Alessandro von Gal, Paola Verde, and Laura Piccardi, published in Giornale di Medicina Militare. This article, written in Italian and English, intends to analyze the contribution of navigational strategies and gender in the delayed recall of a learned path on a […]
It is now online the article: “The prevention of road accidents in non-expert drivers: Exploring the influence of Theory of Mind and driving style.” by Raffaella Nori, Micaela Maria Zucchelli, Pierluigi Cordellieri, Alessandro Quaglieri, Massimiliano Palmiero, Paola Guariglia, Marco Giancola, Anna Maria Giannini, and Laura Piccardi, published in Safety Science. This article aims to examine […]
Climate change anxiety fear
It is now online the article: Climate change anxiety, fear, and intention to act. by Alessandro von Gal, Greta Fabiani, and Laura Piccardi, published in Frontiers in Psychology. In this article, we examine the relationship between Climate Change Anxiety (CCA) and climate change-related fear in response to messages differently framing uncertainty and anticipation concerning climate […]


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