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educator , cognitive scientist

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, trekking, listening to classical music.

Connections

father:
Giuseppe Surian

mother:
Vittoria Levorato