Research Areas and Lines of Research

Main Area

Psychology, Education and Health

Lines of Research

Studies of development and its disorders in the clinical, cognitive, behavioral and epidemiological areas: Individual and social implications: study of the development of children and adolescents with special needs and/or physical and mental disabilities.

Neuroscience of development: Investigation of the basic neural mechanisms which are determinants or play a part in the establishment of developmental disorders. Conducting studies with animals and humans with observation and recording of behavioral and molecular phenotype data.

Policies and forms of assistance in education, psychology and health: study of national policies related to people with disabilities, specialized procedures and public and private care programs.