Cosimo Urgesi

University of Udine, Italy


Cosimo Urgesi works as an Assistant Professor (tenure position) of cognitive neuroscience at the Department of Human Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy. He was educated in experimental psychology at the University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy . Urgesi got a Ph.D. degree in neuroscience at the University of Verona, Verona, Italy . His major expertise is in single pulse and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of body , and action representation. He coordinates the TMS Laboratory at the Hospital Gervasutta of Udine, in collaboration with the University of Udine, Udine, Italy and with the Scientific Institute (IRCCS) E. Medea ( where clinical rehabilitative and basic research studies are conducted. His research interests include the study of the neural basis and development of corporeal knowledge, the neural mechanisms involved in action prediction and anticipation, the neural and cognitive correlates of elite sport performance and sport learning, and the neural bases of spiritual and religious experiences.

Biography Updated on 5 September 2012

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