Training Seminar 27/06/2019
They are not just words. The understanding of figurative language
ILC-CNR - Aula Seminari IN (Ingresso 22 - 2° Piano - Stanza 12)
The figurative language has exercised a theoretical fascination that extends from the Philosophy to the Neurosciences.
Despite the vastness of studies, many aspects of his understanding remain obscure.
The seminar will present the main models that have attempted, from a psychological point of view, to explain how speakers understand metaphors and idiomatic expressions and the neural bases underlying these processes.
Full Professor of Psychology at the Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia