Second University of Naples, Italy
Sergio Chieffi was born in Naples May 6, 1960. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1984 and specialized in Neurology in 1988. In 1993 he obtained the PhD degree in Neuroscience. Sergio Chieffi became Researcher in Physiology in 1993 and Associate Professor of Physiology in 2001. Currently he teaches Human Physiology and Neurophysiology at the School of Medicine of the Second University of Naples.
The main topics of his research are the study, in healthy subjects and psychiatric and neurological patients, of reaching-grasping movement planning; distractor interference on visuo-motor performance; coding in spatial working memory of target location to be reached with hand movement. ________________________________________