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Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (15/04/2014 02.47)

Dorsal and ventral streams in subjects with brain lesions or metabolic disorders

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Aim of this research is to progress in the knowledge of brain functioning through models explaining dorsal and ventral patterns, in order to clarify the role of sensory information for perception and motor control and how these two processes interact. This study is about not only different sensory modalities, but also their possible integration in a multisensory perspective. The sample will include subjects with neurological or metabolic diseases enrolled during their hospital rehabilitation after the acute event or in a chronic phase. The research will foresee the application of different methods, in particular behavioral experiments, on the basis of their scientific relevance in the research area. Moreover it will require to extend the evidence for effective of neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation programs used in the clinical practice from this conceptual and theoretical perspective.

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Eligibility criteria

The call (n. rep. 859), the requirements and how to apply are available at the following address:

Selection process

qualifications and interview (in Turin) - Dates and venues of the interviews are published on the website of the University of Turin at the official notice board ( by the date of the deadline

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year19367
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceyes
Covers research costsyes
Maximum duration of fellowship24
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Universita' degli Studi di Torino

Public research
Turin - Italy