EDUCATION AND CAREER
Cesare Cornoldi has studied at the Universities of Padova and Milano and has been given courses at the Universities of Verona, Padova, Trieste, Aberdeen, British Columbia and Paris-5. He is now full professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Padova.
Cesare Cornoldi is director at the University of Padova of the graduate program in Applied Cognitive Psychology and of the post-graduate program in Developmental Disabilities. He is also Editor of the Italian journal ‘Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo’ and national President of the Italian Society for the Study of learning problems (AIRIPA).
His main research interests concern Cognitive Psychology (especially with reference to learning and memory) and its application to the study of life span problems. In the last years he has studied the cognitive mechanisms underlying human intelligence and in particular Working memory.
He is actually teaching a course in Italian on cognitive Psychology and a course in English on Learning Disabilities.
RECENT ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS
- Cornoldi C., Giofrè D., Calgaro, G. & Stupiggia S. (2012) “Attentional WM is not necessarily specifically related with fluid intelligence: the case of smart children with ADHD symptoms”, Psychological Research, DOI 10.1007/s00426-012-0446-8
- Cornoldi C., Giofrè D. & Martini A. (2013) “Problems in deriving Italian regional differences in intelligence from 2009 PISA data”, Intelligence, Vol. 41, pp. 25-33.
- Cornoldi C., Orsini A., Cianci L., Giofrè D. & Pezzuti L. (2013) “Intelligence and working memory control: Evidence from the WISC-IV administration to Italian children”, Learning and Individual Differences, Vol. 26, pp. 9-14, doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2013.04.005.