Pisa, Italy

Body-Mind Interactions in Health and Disease

when 14 June 2021 - 20 June 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 500

NOTICE: Due to Covid19 emergency the Summer School "Body-Mind Interactions in Health and Disease" has to be cancelled for this year.
The Summer School will be held in 2021.
New dates and new application deadline will be published in October 2020.

The school deals with mind-body interactions in health and disease. In particular, the topics will be: the physiological aspects of body image, of its construction and alteration with special reference to interoception and imagery, the normal and altered relation of cardiovascular/gastroentric functions/trigeminal information with cognition and sleep, the role of individual cognitive and psychophysiological traits in pain and in its cognitive control, relaxation techniques.

Course leader

Prof. Enrica Santarcangelo

Target group

Bachelor and Master degree students, PhD students of health sciences, medical doctors, psychologists, professionals in rehabilitative sciences.

Course aim

Psychophysiological and clinical information will be provided. A round table between phylosophers and biologists will conclude the school in order to bridge the gap between humanities and biology.

Fee info

EUR 500: Fee



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