Giorgio Vallortdigara

Giorgio Vallortigara is Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Animal Brain and Cognition Laboratory at the Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences of the University of Trento, Italy. He has published more than 300 refereed papers, that have received more than 25,000 overall citations (h-index=90 Google Scholar; h-index=71 Scopus). He has also contributed to several books’ chapters. He is the author of “Born Knowing” (MIT Press, 2021) and, with L.J. Rogers and R.J. Andrew, of “Divided Brains” (Cambridge University Press, 2013). His work has been rated several times in the Faculty of 1000 Biology and widely described in general science books of animal behaviour, cognitive science and neuroscience. He has been the recipient of several honours and prizes, including, among others, two ERC Advanced Grants, the Geoffrey de St. Hilaire Prize for Ethology, and a doctorate honoris causa from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.