18 June 2019
3 - 7 pm
Via degli Ausoni, 1
Alberto Oliverio is Professor Emeritus of psychobiology of the Università Sapienza di Roma, where he is part of the Centro di Neurobiologia. He has worked in many international research centres such as the Karolinska in Stockholm, the Brain Research Institute of the UCLA in Los Angeles, the Jackson Laboratory in Maine, the Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory of the University of California in Irvine. From 1976 to 2002 he has been director of the Istituto di Psicobiologia e Psicofarmacologia del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.
He is part of the editorial board of many scientific journals, he has organised and participated in numerous congresses in the field of neuroscience and behavioural biology and on the relationship
between science and society.
He is the author of more than 400 scientific publications and essays such as “Biologia e filosofia della mente” (Laterza, 1995; 1999), “L’arte di ricordare” (Rizzoli, 1998) “Esplorare la mente”
(Raffaello Cortina, 1999), “Prima lezione di neuroscienze” (Laterza, 2002; 2008).
His recent essays concern the relationship between behaviour and brain structures (“Geografia della mente”, Raffaello Cortina, Milano, 2008), the links between brain and unconsciousness (“La vita nascosta del cervello”, Giunti, 2009) and those between brain and mind (“Cervello”, Bollati Boringhieri, 2011).
His latest essay is called “Immaginazione e memoria” (Mondadori Università, 2013).