3) fMRI Unit – Research Topics


Director: Dr. Eraldo Paulesu

Research Topics

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Motor control across the adult life-span

There is a rich body of literature documenting age-related patterns of brain activity associated with the changes in cognitive function…

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Motor Control in Movement Disorders 

The aim of this research project is to characterize, with Functional Magnetic Resonance (fMRI), the abnormalities of control…

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Motor control in orthopaedic patients 

The purpose of this research project is to investigate with the functional magnetic resonance technique, the effects on cortical activity …

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Food perception and obesity

In this research project, we are currently studying the cognitive and neural processes associated with implicit and explicit processing…

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Joint Action

This project aims to define a coherent model of motor interactions, a crucial aspect of social life. So far, there is no consensus…