MENEGHETTI CHIARA

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Structure Department of General Psychology
Telephone 0498276911
Qualification Ricercatore universitario confermato
Scientific sector M-PSI/01 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Notice and additional information
Research lines, with some of the specific issues proposed for PhD students:

1. Environment learning by navigation or by inputs (map, descriptions) and the relation with in visuo-spatial competences
2. Environment learning in typical and atypical development population
3. Environment learning in young and older adults.
4. Visuo-spatial abilities and sport practice
5. Malleability of visuo-spatial abilities and academic achievement
6. Motivation beliefs, self-regulated learning strategies and academic achievement



Altre informazioni

Direttore del corso di perfezionamento post lauream in "Tutor dell'apprendimento"
http://www.unipd.it/tutor-dell%E2%80%99apprendimento

Docente di Master di II livello in "Psicologia architettonica e del paesaggio"
http://www.unipd.it/psicologia-architettonica-paesaggio

Docente di Master di II livello in Psicologia dell'invecchiamento
http://masterinvecchiamento.psy.unipd.it/

Per ulteriori informazioni:
http://dpg.unipd.it/en/wmlabs/people

Office hours
Friday from 11:30 to 13:30 Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale, via Venezia 8 (5° piano; stanza 021) Mercoledì 28/02 ricevimento dalle 9.30 alle 11.30.
Dal 5 marzo al 18 maggio ricevimento il venerdì dalle 11.30 alle 13.30
(updated on 23/02/2018 14:13)

Proposals for thesis
Le proposte di tesi riguardano l’ambito della cognizione spaziale e delle differenze individuali e sono rivolte a studenti sia della laurea triennale che magistrale:

“Apprendimento di ambienti tramite navigazione: il ruolo delle caratteristiche ambientali e differenze individuali”

“Apprendimenti di ambienti in individui con sviluppo tipico a atipico: il ruolo del tipo di input e differenze individuali”

“Apprendimenti di ambienti in giovani e anziani: il ruolo del tipo di input e differenze individuali”
“Abilità, stili e strategie che predicono il successo nello studio delle scienze”

“Potenziamento delle abilità visuo-spaziali: effetti di generalizzabilità e potenziamento”

Curriculum Vitae
INFORMAZIONI PERSONALI

Nome: CHIARA MENEGHETTI
Data di nascita: 16-12-77
QualificA: RICERCATORE
Numero telefonico ufficio: (+39) 049 8276911
Fax ufficio:(+39) 049 8276600
Email istituzionale: chiara.meneghetti@unipd.it


Titoli di studio
2006: PhD in Psicologia
2001: Laurea in Psicologia

Carriera
Dal 2012: ricercatore presso il Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale

Collaborazioni a riviste
Dal 2006: attività di peer reviewer per riviste internazionali indicizzate

Appartenenza a società scientifiche:
Dal 2013: socio di Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Dal 2012: Socio AIP (Associazione Italiana di Psicologia)
Dal 2010: Menbro di Spatial Learning Network presso Science of Learning Center
Dal 2006: Socio Escop (European Society for Cognitive Psychology)
Dal 2003: socio AIRIPA (Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca e l'Intervento nella Psicopatologia dell'Apprendimento)



Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): E4E77191E194C88C1D87833D2E118F86.pdf

Research areas

Research lines, with some of the specific issues proposed for PhD students:

1. Environment learning by navigation or by inputs (map, descriptions) and the relation with in visuo-spatial competences

2. Environment learning in typical and atypical development population

3. Environment learning in young and older adults.

4. Visuo-spatial abilities and sport practice

5. Malleability of visuo-spatial abilities and academic achievement

6. Motivation beliefs, self-regulated learning strategies and academic achievement


Reserach Collaborations:
University of Paris V (Renè Descartes) with prof. Valeire Gyselinck
University of Cypro with prof. Marios Avramides
University of Regensburg con Prof. Petra Jansen
University of Utah (Salt Lake City; Unites States with prof. Sarah H. Creem-Regehr

Publications
Pubblicazioni selezionate

Meneghetti, C., Lanfranchi, S., Carretti, B., & Toffalini, E. (2017). Visuo-spatial knowledge acquisition in individuals with Down syndrome: The role of descriptions and sketch maps. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 63, 46-58.
Muffato, V., Meneghetti, C., Di Ruocco, V., & De Beni, R. (2017). When young and older adults learn a map: the influence of individual visuo-spatial factors. Learning and individual differences, 53, 114–121.
Muffato, V., Meneghetti, C., & De Beni, R. (2016). Not all is lost in older adults' route learning: The role of visuo-spatial abilities and type of task. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 47, 230-241. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvp.2016.07.003
Mitolo, M., Borella, E., Meneghetti, C., Carbone E., & Pazzaglia, F. (2016). How to enhance route learning and visuo-spatial working memory in aging: a training for residential care home residents. Aging & Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1132673
Meneghetti, C., Zancada-Menéndez, C., Lopez, L., Sampedro-Piquero, P., Martinelli, M., Ronconi, L. Rossi, B. (2016). Navigation and individual differences: The role of visuo-spatial abilities and working memory. Learning and Individual Differences, 49, 314-322. Doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2016.07.002.
Carattin, E., Meneghetti, C., Tatano, V. & Pazzaglia, F. (2016). Human Navigation Inside Complex Buildings: Using Instructions and Maps to Reach an Area of Refuge. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, 4, 105-118. Doi: /10.1080/21650349.2015.1135760.
Meneghetti, C., Carbone, E., Martinelli, M., De Beni, R., & Borella, E. (2016). Environment learning using descriptions or navigation: The involvement of working memory in young and older adults. British Journal of Psychology, 107, 259-280. Doi: 10.1111/bjop.12145.
Meneghetti, C., Borella, E., Pazzaglia, F. (2016). Mental Rotation Training: Transfer and Maintenance Effects on Spatial Abilities. Psychological research, 80, 113-127. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-014-0644-7.
Meneghetti, C., Muffato, V., Suitner, C., De Beni, R., & Borella, E. (2015). Map learning in young and older adults: The influence of perceived stereotype threat. Learning and Individual Differences, 42, 77-82. Doi: 10.1016/j.lindif.2015.08.015.
Muffato, V., Della Giustina, M., Meneghetti, C., De Beni, R. (2015). Age-related differences in pointing accuracy in familiar and unfamiliar environments. Cognitive processing, 16, 313-317. Doi: 10.1007/s10339-015-0720-y
Zancada-Menendez, C., Sampedro-Piquero, P., Meneghetti C., Labate, E., Begega, A., Lopez, L. (2015). Age differences in path learning: The role of interference in updating spatial information. Learning and Individual Differences, 38, 83-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2015.01.015
Mammarella I.C., Meneghetti C., Pazzaglia F. and Cornoldi C. (2015). Memory and comprehension deficits in spatial descriptions of children with non-verbal and reading disabilities. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1534. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01534.
Meneghetti, C., Pazzaglia, F., & De Beni, R. (2015). Mental representations derived from spatial descriptions: the influence of orientation specificity and visuospatial abilities. Psychological research, 79, 289-307. DOI 10.1007/s00426-014-0560-x.
Borella, E., Meneghetti, C., Muffato, V., & De Beni, R. (2015). Map learning and the alignment effect in young and older adults: how do they gain from having a map available while performing pointing tasks? Psychological research, 79, 104-119.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2017/18
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
PS1842 COMMON PSN1032142 CLASSICS OF PSYCHOLOGY
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA CHIARA MENEGHETTI
PS1082 COMMON PSN1032140 PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA CHIARA MENEGHETTI
PS2192 COMMON PSP5070657 SPATIAL COGNITION
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 3rd Year Second
semester
ENG CHIARA MENEGHETTI