Our Lab Network includes people involved in research collaborations: colleagues from Universities abroad, colleagues from other Italian Universities, and professionals in local Educational and Health Services.
Beatrice Beebe, PhD
Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology, NYSPI, Columbia University, New York
Director of the Communication Sciences Lab at New York State Psychiatric Institute. Her research focuses on the social transmission of maternal psychopathology and the origins of infant attachment patterns, examining nonverbal communication as the mode of transmission. This work defines precise individual and dyadic social patterns of behavior organizing early relatedness, with direct implications for early intervention.
Marilyn Vihman, PhD
Professor in Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, England, UK
Her main area of interest is early lexical and phonological development; she focuses on cross-linguistic as well as longitudinal analyses and a combination of observational and experimental studies. She wrote and co-edited books that provide an overview of the field, both infant speech perception and production, and new data and new models. She is currently completing Prosodic Structures and Phonological Templates in Development, to appear in 2019 (Oxford University Press).
Laura Justice, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Laura Justice is Executive Director of the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, and also is faculty in the Educational Psychology program. Dr. Justice’s interests focus on early childhood development and intervention, language and literacy development, language disorders, and early child-care quality. She has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and ten books on these topics. Dr. Justice is currently the Editor-in-Chief of “Early Childhood Research Quarterly,” the top-tier scientific journal focused on early childhood.
Medical Doctor, Otolaryngology Dept. at “Guglielmo da Saliceto” Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
The main interests are Audiology, Cochlear implant and middle ear implant, hearing aids, Pediatric Audiology. She has published several papers on these topics
Head of the Otolaryngology Dept. at “Guglielmo da Saliceto” Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
He is executive member of the Northern Italy Otolaryngologic Group and Executive member of the Italian Pediatric Otolaryngology Society (SIOP). He is specialized in the medical and surgical treatment of deafness. He collaborates on a lot of research and projects on children
Speech Therapist, Otolaryngology Dept. at “Guglielmo da Saliceto” Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
She is specialized in the assessment and rehabilitation of deaf adults and children. She participates in various projects and research on the language development of children with hearing loss with or without cochlear implantsk