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Culture and society

Dance Movement Therapy: curiosities and applications

UniSR Communication Team 10 Feb, 2021 0 Commenti

Some time ago, the moving video of Marta C. González, former prima ballerina of the New York City Ballet went viral, who, notwithstanding having Alzheimer, remembered perfectly well the choreography of The Death of the Swan by Čajkovskij danced many years before.

Culture and society

“Retarded”, “autistic”, “bipolar” and other dangerous labels

Various authors 1 Feb, 2021 0 Commenti

Words can shape our plural and multiform identities. The labels with which individuals and groups are classified (“man” and “woman”, “heterosexual” and “homosexual”, “white” and “black”) allow human beings to orient themselves in social reality.

Culture and society

I disagree, therefore I destroy: what Philosophy says

Roberta Sala 15 Jan, 2021 0 Commenti

In recent months, numerous news cases have reported demonstrations of dissent culminating in violent and destructive episodes, when not real acts of vandalism.

Culture and society

I disagree, therefore I destroy: what Psychiatry says

Various authors 7 Jan, 2021 0 Commenti

In recent months, numerous news cases have reported demonstrations of dissent culminating in violent and destructive episodes, when not real acts of vandalism.

Culture and society

2020 between pandemic and solidarity

Alessandro Volpe 15 Dec, 2020 0 Commenti

December 20th is the International Day of Human Solidarity, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2005, and this year’s celebration takes on a special meaning.

Culture and society

Pandemic Fatigue: the exhaustion of living with Covid-19

Various authors 23 Nov, 2020 0 Commenti

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization and the European Union have emphasized the importance of attention to psychological, social and communication issues for an effective fight against Covid-19.

Culture and society, Curiosiscience

The lies we believe: how the brain gets trapped in fake news

Matteo Motterlini 16 Nov, 2020 0 Commenti

The human mind has a natural tendency to be duped by false beliefs and seduced by conspiracy theories. Social media has amplified this phenomenon.

Culture and society, Curiosiscience

Alzheimer’s and memories: the precious role of music

Eufemia Serena Putortì 12 Nov, 2020 0 Commenti

A moving video is viral these days: an elderly lady with Alzheimer’s wearing a pair of headphones. She is listening to the music of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and after a few moments a magic seems to sparkle: even from her wheelchair, she suddenly reproduces, with decision and feeling, the movements...

Culture and society

USA 2020, Joe Biden wins: possible future scenarios

Maria Russo 9 Nov, 2020 0 Commenti

The heads-up battle between Joe Biden and outgoing President Donald Trump has finally come to an end. The endless counting of the American elections, during which despite the pandemic in progress there was a record turnout, decreed a clear, albeit not so clear winner.

Culture and society

The “female” Nobel Prize: a step to bridge the gender gap?

Various authors 5 Nov, 2020 0 Commenti

“I wish that this will provide a positive message specifically for young girls who would like to follow the path of science... and to show them that women in science can also have an impact with the research they are performing”.

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