cod. 1005503

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - First semester
- Dolores ROLLO
Academic discipline
Psicologia dello sviluppo e psicologia dell'educazione (M-PSI/04)
"psicologia dello sviluppo e dell'educazione"
Type of training activity
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE

Learning objectives

1. Knowledge and understanding. Students should achieve a good knowledge of the latest theories of typical and atypical development in the context of affect.
2. Applying knowledge and understanding. Students should be able to use the theoretical knowledge acquired.
3. Making judgments. Students will develop critical thinking and reflection on methodological issues and the relationship between the specific theoretical positions and the recent empirical results.
4. Communication skills. Students should acquire the ability to critically discuss the social and affective development.
5. Learning ability. Students should be able to learn the most recent theoretical approaches and the main techniques of investigation of the psychology of social-affective development.


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Course unit content

The course will enable students to gain up to date knowledge and critical in some core areas of social and emotional development studies, such as those relating to intersubjectivity and social understanding early. From a wide range of research, both of which neuropsychological evolutionary nature, we will provide the student with knowledge that children at birth and then during the first year of life would be able to tune in communicating with others early on their willingness to 'social interaction

Full programme

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Lavelli, M. (2007). Intersoggettività. Origini e primi sviluppi. Milano: Raffaello Cortina.
Immordino-Yang M.H. (2017). Neuroscienze affettive ed educazione. Raffaello Cortina Ed.
Rollo, D. (2020). Disturbi dello spettro autistico e intersoggettività. Milano: Franco Angeli.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination.
Students with LD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-Che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (

Other information

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