PEOPLE

PEOPLE

Patrizio Paoletti

Founder

As President of the homonymous Foundation, Paoletti is leading international social projects and educational programmes with the aim of promoting human resilience, personal and community well-being. He is member of several scientific boards and committees and has numerous publications concerning lifelong learning processes for personal and social development and growth.

Tal Dotan Ben-Soussan

Director

Leading studies examining the effects of different training paradigms on neuroplasticity, resilience and well-being, Ben-Soussan’s multidisciplinary approach utilises electrophysiological, neuroanatomical, and molecular tools to examine the underlying mechanisms promoting cognitive and emotional well-being.

Tania Di Giuseppe

Scientific leader of the Education and Didactics Department

Psychologist, supervisor and international trainer. She collaborates with several universities to promote training and research on the constructs of awareness, hope, resilience, and planning. Since 2008 she has been involved in the design and implementation of projects and training courses in favor of professionals, teachers and the community, especially in the context of emergency and social exclusion.

Fabio Marson

Scientific leader of the Education and Didactics Department

Graduated in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychological Rehabilitation, Marson’s research is focused on numerical cognition and spatial attention. He is currently studying the relationship between movement and cognition using by EEG. His main interest is the role of sensorimotor experience on modulation of cognitive functions and embodied cognition theories of conceptual representations.

Antonio De Fano

RESEARCHER OF THE NEUROSCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT​

Exercise and Sports scientist with a background in movement and cognitive neuroscience, De Fano is curently studying the effects of structured mind-body trainings on brain electrophysiological activity and cognitive functioning. His main research interest is focused on studying whether and how the qualitative aspects of physical activity, such as cognitive and coordinative demands, may affect executive functions and creativity.