MARZOCCHI GIAN MARCO

Role: 
associate professor
Academic disciplines: 
PSYCHOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY OF EDUCATION (M-PSI/04)
Works in: 
DIPARTIMENTO DI PSICOLOGIA
Telephone : 
0264483752
Room: 
U06, Piano: P03, Stanza: 3144
Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo 1 - 20126 MILANO
Reception Hours: 

From March to May 2018, Wednesday 10-12h. It is necessary to fix appointment sending an e-mail.

Biografia

Teaching

A.A.: 2017/2018

  • RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS IN ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT
  • PSYCHOLOGY OF DISABILITY AND SCHOLASTIC INCLUSION

A.A.: 2016/2017

  • PSYCHOLOGY OF DISABILITY AND SCHOLASTIC INCLUSION

A.A.: 2015/2016

  • PSYCHOLOGY OF DISABILITY AND SCHOLASTIC INCLUSION

Ricerca

Active research (also for Ph.D. students):
1. Precursors of early math difficulty difficulties.
2. Executive Function in children with Typical Development and ADHD.
3. The cognitive and neuropsychological profile of ADHD.
4. Behavioral interventions involving teachers and parents of children with behavioral disorders.
5. Neuropsychological profile and predictors of reading and writing disorders.
6. School Wellbeing in Developmental Disorders.

For internship:
The trainee can follow researches conducted by doctoral students or graduates; participate to clinical assessment and therapy of children with developmental disorders, attend team meetings, and acquire skills in test administration and scoring.
The trainee can participate in psycho-educational laboratories in schools and training courses for clinicians and teachers.

Master Thesis Research:

 

Typical and atypical development of the Executive Functions

1. Development of language and executive functions in children aged 4-6 years

2. Neuropsychological training for attention and the Executive Function

3. Effect of soccer training in development of EF and scholastic learning

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

4. Discriminative properties of Italian Battery for ADHD in children with ADHD, ODD, and LD

5. ADHD in adolescence: analysis of symptoms and cognitive processes

6. The precursor signals of ADHD in preschoolers

7. Validation of the ADHD Rating Scale 5

8. Validation of a new Self-esteem questionnaire and its relationships with ADHD

Typical and atypical school learning

9. Cognitive and neuropsychological mechanisms in reading learning: decoding and comprehension

10. Validation of a new test to assess spelling skills and analyze cognitive and neuropsychological mechanisms

11. The precursory signals of learning difficulties in preschoolers.

Autism

12. The use of a learning machine to diagnose Autism (in collaboration with IRCCS Medea by Bosisio Parini)

School Well-being

13. Evaluation of school well-being in neurodevelopmental disorders

Pubblicazioni

  • Shallice, T., Marzocchi, G.M., Coser, S., Del Savio, M., Meuter, R.F., & Rumiati, R.I. (2002). Executive function profile of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, 21(1), 43-71. Detail
  • Marzocchi, G.M., Oosterlaan, J., Zuddas, A., Cavolina, P., Geurts, H., Redigolo, D., et al. (2008). Contrasting deficits on Executive Functions between ADHD and Reading Disabled children. JOURNAL OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY AND ALLIED DISCIPLINES, 49(5), 543-552. Detail
  • Marzocchi, G.M., & Valagussa, S. (2011). Le Funzioni Esecutive in età evolutiva. Milano : Franco Angeli. Detail
  • Crippa, A., Marzocchi, G., Piroddi, C., Besana, D., Giribone, S., Vio, C., et al. (2015). An integrated model of executive functioning is helpful for understanding attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and associated disorders. JOURNAL OF ATTENTION DISORDERS, 19(6), 455-467. Detail
  • Tobia, V., & Marzocchi, G.M. (2014). Cognitive Profiles of Italian Children with Developmental Dyslexia. READING RESEARCH QUARTERLY, 49(4), 437-452. Detail