Giorgio Vallortigara
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Giorgio Vallortigara


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Giorgio Vallortigara is Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences at the University of Trento, Italy.
His major research interest is the study of cognition in a comparative and evolutionary perspective, with particular reference to the mechanisms underlying the use of geometry in spatial navigation and the origins of number and object cognition in the animal brain. He also studied extensively the evolution of the asymmetry of the brain.

Animal Behavior Neuroscience Zoology

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University of Trento
Centre for Mind-Brain Sciences