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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.

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The editorial "The Contribution of Internal and External Factors to Human Spatial Navigation" by Laura Piccardi, Raffaella Nori, Jose Manuel Cimadevilla, and Maria Kozhevnikov in Brain Sciences is now available online. Spatial navigation involves various cognitive processes such as memory, attention, spatial updating, mental planning, and problem-solving skills. Additionally, internal and external factors like age, […]
It is now online the article: Betting on Your Feelings: The Interplay between Emotion and Cognition in Gambling Affective Task by Emanuela Mari, Clarissa Cricenti, Maddalena Boccia, Micaela Maria Zucchelli, Raffaella Nori, Laura Piccardi, Anna Maria Giannini and Alessandro Quaglieri in Journal of Clinical Medicine. The aim of this study is to explore differences in […]
It is now online the editorial: Editorial: Physical exercise and brain health: functional mediators and therapeutic targets focusing on neuroendocrinology by Weina Liu, Laura Piccardi, Howe Liu, Li Zhang, Chengyi Liu and Jie Xia published in Frontiers in Neuroscience. The editorial introduces a research topic that addresses neuropsychiatric disorders, particularly in the context of the […]

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