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Gianluca Baldassarre Edit Profile

researcher , Neuroscientist

Gianluca Baldassarre, Italian neuroscientist, researcher. Recipient Angelo Costa prize, Rivista di Politica Economica, 1997; grantee MindRACES STREP Project, European Union - Cognition Unit, 2004-2007, ICEA Integrated Project, since 2006.

Background

Baldassarre, Gianluca was born on February 21, 1969 in Roma, Italy.

Education

Degree in Economic (honorary), Universita' di Roma 'La Sapienza', Rome, 1997. Master in Neural Networks and Cognitive Science, Universita' di Roma 'La Sapienza', Rome, 1997. Research Training, Istituto di Psicologia - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, 1998.

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, University Essex, England, 2001.

Career

Research assistant Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, 2001—2004. Researcher artificial life and computational neuroscience Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie della Cognizione, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in neural networks, learning algorithms, embodied models, agent based simulations, arificial life, computational neuroscience, developmental and evolutionary robotics, eye-hand coordination, attention. Research in classical and instrumental conditioning, drives and motivations, amygdala, basal ganglia, cortex system, economical systems and subjective wellbeing.