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Luca Surian

Luca Surian, Italian cognitive scientist, educator. Achievements include research in in the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying social and communicative impairments in children with autism. Fulbright fellow, 1987. Member International Society for Infant Studies, European Society for Cognitive Psychology, European Society for Developmental Psychology.

Background

  • Surian, Luca was born on February 16, 1961 in Rome. Son of Giuseppe Surian and Vittoria Levorato.

  • Education

    • Psychology Degree (honorary), University Padova, Italy, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University Padova, 1991. Master of Arts in Psychology, University North Carolina, 1988.

      Postgraduate, University North Carolina, 1991.

    Career

    • Research fellow Institute Child Neuropsychiatry, University Pisa, Italy, 1986-1987. Research scientist Medical Research Council, London, 1991-1994. Senior lecturer department development psychology University Padua, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in in the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying social and communicative impairments in children with autism.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member International Society for Infant Studies, European Society for Cognitive Psychology, European Society for Developmental Psychology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, trekking, listening to classical music.

    Connections

    • father: Giuseppe Surian
    • mother: Vittoria Levorato
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    Born February 16, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1985
      University Padova
    • 1991
      University Padova
    • 1988
      University North Carolina
    • 1991
      University North Carolina
    • 1986 - 1987
      Research fellow, Institute Child Neuropsychiatry
      Italy
    • 1991 - 1994
      research scientist, Medical Research Council
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1994
      senior, lecturer department development psychology University Padua

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