Scientists manage to predict the areas of the brain for stimulating to force transitions between different brain states
“Integrating a culture of 'less is more' is very difficult for Western society”
“Global poverty it is not a natural feature of the world but rather an artifact of policy"
"It is important to bring scientists closer to other people and to find a common language"
"Climate change and environmental degradation cannot be treated separate from issues related to inequalities”
“Entrepreneurship is wonderful. Conditioning ourselves during a creative process –far from making barriers- often stimulates”
Conclou un treball de revisió de Pilar Prieto, professora d’investigació ICREA del Departament de Traducció i Ciències del Llenguatge, i d’Iris Hübscher de l'URPP Language and Space de la Universitat de Zurich, que han publicat a la revista Frontiers in Psychology. Els resultats són interessants pels àmbits de l’aprenentatge de llengües, la psicologia del desenvolupament i la intervenció lingüística.
UPF is established among the top 150 universities in the world for Arts and Humanities in the Times Higher Education ranking by fields
It maintains the same position as in the last two editions, within the 126-150 bracket, making it the fourth university in Spain and 70th in Europe.
Such are the findings of a study conducted by Rafael Ventura, a member of the Centre for Gender Studies with Mar Guerrero and Maria José Estables, researchers from the Department of Communication. The author calls the phenomenon the “dead lesbian syndrome” and suggests strategies to overcome it. The study pertains to the monograph Comunicación para el cambio social: propuestas para la acción (Tirant lo Blanch, 2019).
A study published in Journal of Language, Learning and Development by researchers with the Prosodic Studies Group led by Pilar Prieto, ICREA research professor with the Department of Translation and Language Sciences, reveals for the first time that three-year-olds use gestural and prosodic precursors in the expression of uncertainty, which they will express after five years of age through lexical cues.
This is the research line pursued by Francesco Barbieri for his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Horacio Saggion, considered the best doctoral thesis at the 35th Congress of the Spanish Society of Natural Language Processing 2019, held from 24 to 27 September at the University of the Basque Country.
This is the subject of the research by Juan Manuel Toro (ICREA) and Carlota Pagès Portabella, researchers at the Center for Brain and Cognition, published in the journal Psychophysiology as part of a H2020 project being carried out with Fundació Bial to understand the neuronal bases of musical cognition.