Full Professor of Experimental Psychology at the Department of Cognitive Science of the University of Messina
Full Professor of Experimental Psychology at the Department of Cognitive Science of the University of Messina.
Ph.D. in Experimenthal Psychology, 1992 (Roma)
Specialisation Degree in Psychology, 1989 (Milano, Italy)
Master Degree in Philosophy, 1986 (Messina, Italy)
Student of Degree in Experimenthal Statistic and Biostatistic (Milano, 2006-)
Rosa Angela Fabio PhD is full professor of General Psychology at the Department of Cognitive Science and Education, university of Messina.
Prior to his current position, Rosa Angela Fabio PhD was coordinator at the faculty of Psychological Science and Technique of the University of Messina. She was a professor of General Psychology at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milano, 2005-2008.
From 2002 to 2005 Rosa Angela Fabio PhD was a Contract professor of Empowerment Psychology, and Clinical psychology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, of Piacenza. In the same years, from 2002 to 2005 she was also a Contract professor of methodology and statistics for Psychology, Statal University of Milano, Milano.
From 1999 to 2002 she was a Contract professor of General Psychology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Milano, 1999-2002.
Member of the editorial board of the following journals:
– Disturbi di Attenzione/Iperattività: diagnosi, interventi e ruolo della scuola, 2005-
– Imparare (www.ledonline.it/imparare), 2004-
Reviewer of the following journals: Ricerche di Psicologia, Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, Psicologia dell’Educazione e della Formazione, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Research in developmental disability
SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES
– Head of the Cognitive Empowerment Association, Milano, 2000-
– Member of the Italian Association of Psychology, Experimental Section, Rome, 2000-
She mainly works in the area of automatic and controlled processes of attention. She is doing research on various aspects of cognition in gifted and retarded subjects (Rett Syndrome and ADHD) with specific focus on empowerment of logic, attention and working memory processes.
She follow experimental studies in logical reasoning, attention, entropy and cognitive empowerment, Applications of cognitive issues in the field of teaching, learning, and school instruction. Assessment and empowerment training of thinking skills. Information technologies and cognitive processes.
Rosa Angela Fabio is the author of more than 350 international and national publications including several books.
Fabio, R.A., Colombo, B., Russo, S., Cogliati, S. F, Masciandri M., Antonietti, A., Tavian, D. (2014), Recent Insights into Genotype-Phenotype Relationships in Patients with Rett Syndrome Using a Fine Grain Scale, Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(11): 2976–2986.
Fabio, R.A., Castelli, I., Antonietti, A., Marchetti, A. (2013). Training communication abilities in Rett Syndrome through reading and writing. Frontiers in Psychology for Clinical Settings, 4, 911, 1-9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00911.
Fabio, R.A., Giannatiempo, S., Oliva, P., Murdaca, A.M. (2011). The increase of attention in Rett Syndrome. A pretest-post test research design. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disability, 23, 99-111.
Vignoli, A., Fabio, R.A., La Briola, F., Giannatiempo, S., Antonietti, A, Maggiolini, S., Canevini, M.P. (2010). Correlations between neurophysiological, behavioral, and cognitive function in Rett syndrome. Epilepsy & Behavior, 17, 489–496.
Fabio, R.A., Giannatiempo, S., Antonietti, A., Budden, S., (2009). The role of stereotypies in overselectivity processes in Rett Sindrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30, 136.
Fabio, R.A., Antonietti, A., Marchetti, A.,Castelli, I.. (2009). Attention and communication in Rett syndrome. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 329–335.