BENAVIDES VARELA SILVIA ELENA

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Structure Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
Qualification Ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo A
Scientific sector M-PSI/04 - PSYCHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY OF EDUCATION
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This is to inform all the students that the thesis available have been filled

Office hours
Monday from 10:30 to 12:30 Stanza 03-010 (Via Venezia 8, terzo piano) Si prega gentilmente di indicare in anticipo e tramite email la vostra intenzione di venire a ricevimento in modo da poter distribuire e impiegare al meglio il tempo a disposizione tra gli studenti interessati.
(updated on 10/10/2018 14:24)

Curriculum Vitae


Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 031A4C01F9ADB7647E7D610D542D4123.pdf

Publications
- Benavides-Varela, S., Gómez. D.M., Macagno, F., Bion, R., Peretz, I., & Mehler, J. (2011). Memory in the neonate brain. PlosOne 6(11)
- Benavides-Varela, S., Hochmann, J.R., Macagno, F., Nespor, M., & Mehler, J. (2012). Newborns' Brain Activity Signals the Origin of Word Memories. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA.109 (44):17908-17913
- Gómez, D. M., Berent, I., Benavides-Varela, S., Bion, R. A., Cattarossi, L., Nespor, M., & Mehler, J. (2014). Language universals at birth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(16), 5837-5841.
- Benavides-Varela, S. & Mehler, J. (2015). Verbal Positional Memory in 7-month-olds. Child Development. 86(1), 209-223.
- Benavides-Varela S., Burgio F., Meneghello F, De Marco M., Arcara G., Rigon J., Pilosio C., Butterworth B., Venneri A., Semenza C. (2015). Anatomical substrates and neurocognitive predictors of daily numerical abilities in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Cortex, 71, 58-67
- Benavides-Varela, S, Butterworth, B., Burgio, F., Arcara, G., Lucangeli, D., Semenza, C. (2016). Numerical activities and information learned at home link to the exact numeracy skills in 5 to 6 years-old children. Front. Psychol. 7:94. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00094
- Benavides-Varela, S., Passarini, L., Butterworth, B., Rolma, G., Burgio, F., Pitteri, M., Meneghello, F., Shallice, T., Semenza, C. (2016) Zero in the brain: a voxel-based lesion–symptom mapping study in right hemisphere damaged patients. Cortex, 77, 38-53.
- Zanini, C., Benavides-Varela, S., Lorusso, R., & Franzon, F. (2016). Mass is more: The conceiving of (un) countability and its encoding into language in 5-year-old-children. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1-11.
- Galderisi, A., Brigadoi, S., Cutini, S., Moro, S. B., Lolli, E., Meconi, F., Benavides-Varela, S., Baraldi, E., Amodio, P., Cobelli, C., Trevisanuto, D. & Dell’Acqua, R. (2016). Long-term continuous monitoring of the preterm brain with diffuse optical tomography and electroencephalography: a technical note on cap manufacturing. Neurophotonics, 3(4), 045009-045009.
- Benavides-Varela, S., Piva, D., Burgio, F., Passarini, L., Rolma, G., Meneghello, F., & Semenza, C. (2017). Re-assessing acalculia: Distinguishing Spatial and purely Arithmetical deficits in right-hemisphere damaged patients. Cortex, 88, 151-164.
- Benavides-Varela, S., & Gervain, J. (2017). Learning word order at birth: A NIRS study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dcn.2017.03.003
- Burgio, F., Benavides-Varela, S., Arcara, G., Trevisson, E., Frizziero, D., Clementi, M., & Semenza, C. (2017). Numerical activities of daily living in adults with neurofibromatosis type 1. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.
- Arcara, G., Burgio, F., Benavides-Varela, S., Toffano, R., Gindri, P., Tonini, E., ... & Semenza, C. (2017). Numerical Activities of Daily Living–Financial (NADL-F): A tool for the assessment of financial capacities. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 1-23.
- Benavides-Varela, S., Siugzdaite, R., Gómez, D. M., Macagno, F., Cattarossi, L., & Mehler, J. (2017). Brain regions and functional interactions supporting early word recognition in the face of input variability. PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 114(29), 7588-7593.
- Semenza, C., Benavides-Varela, S. (2018). Reassessing Lateralisation in Calculation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2017.0044

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
PS1085 COMMON PSN1030515 9 1st Year First
semester
ITA SILVIA ELENA BENAVIDES VARELA
ME1933 COMMON MEP3053003 10 2nd Year First
semester
ITA PATRIZIA FASSON