Online ISItA Conferences
Since 2021, the Italian Institute of Anthropology annually organizes online conferences on topics of interdisciplinary interest aimed at a non-specialized audience. The meetings will be available free of charge through an online platform, also in the form of video recording.
2022 Visuospatial integration and cognitive archeology
with the patronage of the PhD in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
For images's credits see below
7 November 2022, 5 p.m. (in Italian, online: https://meet.google.com/nsk-ffwj-hdn)
The electrodermal analysis allows you to analyze the variation in attention and the level of cognitive activation (arousal) by studying the impedance changes of the skin. Using this technique it is possible to study how the attentional state changes in the tactile exploration and manipulation of the Lower Paleolithic industry, revealing differences between Olduvaian and Achelean associated with their physical and geometric characteristics.
*Annapaola Fedato has a degree in Environmental Sciences and a Ph.D. in Human Evolution. She deals with cognitive archeology and haptic perception, and in particular with the integration between the body and stone technology, using techniques of ergonomic analysis, morphometry, and electrodermography.
2021 Dialogues on cultures, behaviors and ethics 150 years after The descent of man by Charles Darwin
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