[Eeglablist] Call for Application for Prospective Ph.D. Students

Maria Serena Panasiti m.serenapanasiti at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 02:08:04 PDT 2014

Call for Application for Prospective Ph.D. Students

Code: *16167*  - *Psychology and Social Neuroscience*

curriculum in *Cognitive Social and Affective Neurosciences (CoSAN)*


Four three-year funded *Phd positions in Cognitive, Social and Affective
Neuroscience (CoSAN)* program (http://www.cosanphd.com/*)*

WHO: *High-motivated applicants with a strong interest in systems
neuroscience and higher order cognitive functions are encouraged to apply.*

Applications are invited from candidates who:

v  hold an Italian diploma di laurea / laurea specialistica / laurea
magistrale, or an equivalent second-level degree (generally equivalent to a
Master’s Degree) obtained abroad

v  expect to receive their degree award by October 31, 2014


v  *Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome*

v   *IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, *Rome http://www.hsantalucia.it


*Prof. Salvatore Maria Aglioti*, Director of the Social and Cognitive
Neuroscience Laboratory, Sapienza University of Rome http://agliotilab.org/


*Euro 13.638,47 per year*


Neural correlates of cognitive, social and affective processes including:

v  Empathy

v  Intention, action and emotion understanding

v  Joint attention and joint action.

v  Intergroup processing, stereotype and prejudice.

v  Body awareness and Self-Other distinction

v  Social decision making

v  Virtual reality and Brain control of artificial agents

v  Existential neuroscience


v  Electroencephalography (EEG), including:

o   Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SEP)

o   Laser Evoked Potentials (LEP)

v  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

v  transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

v  infrared Eye-tracking and Motion-tracking

v  Thermal Imaging

v  Lesion Mapping analysis

v  CAVE -Virtual Reality

v  fMRI.

HOW: Admission is based on an evaluation of the skills and aptitude of the
candidate, and the selection procedure includes two steps:

Phase 1. Evaluation of qualifications

Phase 2. On site (or video-conference) interview


*APPLICATION DEADLINE*: *01/08/2013 11:59 11.59 pm CET HOW TO APPLY*:
See http://www.cosanphd.com/  and

*Phase 1.* The outcome of the evaluation will be published by *16/09/2014*.

Phase 2. On site interviews will start from *29/09/2014* 09:00 AM at the
Department of Psychology. It is *possible*, following motivated requests,
to conduct Phase 2 interview using *video-conferencing* facilities.







Paola Trussardi (organizational manager) - paola.trussardi at uniroma1.it
(administrative requests)

Salvatore M. Aglioti - salvatoremaria.aglioti at uniroma1.it (scientific
Maria Serena Panasiti, Ph.D

Cognitive Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab
Department of Psychology.
University of Rome "La Sapienza".
Via dei Marsi 78 - 00185 - Roma.
Phone: (+39) 06-49917635. Fax: (+39) 06-49917635

School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences
University of Reading
Reading, United Kingdom
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