Personale docente

Andrea-sigfrido Camperio Ciani

Professore ordinario

M-PSI/02

Indirizzo: VIA VENEZIA, 16 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498276832

Fax: 049 827 4719

E-mail: andrea.camperio@unipd.it

  • Il Mercoledi' dalle 10:30 alle 12:30
    presso In the teacher office, palazzo PSICO III, via Venezia 14, piano quarto, prima porta a destra
    da mercoledi'27 settembre a mercoledi' 4 ottobre il ricevimento studenti e' sospeso causa missione in Marocco con gli studenti il ritorno e' previsto il 9 ottobre. Saluti il prof

Andrea Camperio Ciani (male)
born in Florence 9 feb. 1958, four children (beautiful), now married.

Studies:
1982 graduated magnum cum laude in physical Anthropology Faculty of Sciences, Florence discussing a thesis on the behavior and ecology of wild macaques in India.
1986 PhD in Physical Anthopology, Rome discussing a thesis on: the Genetics, Behavior and Evolution of the genus Macaca.
1989 Founder and Director of the Center for Primatology at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Hospital, Milan. Focussing on Nuclear Medicine, Pet scan, Psycho-pysiology and Evolution of Behavio.r
1992- to present Associate Professor of Etology and Evolutionary Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Padova.
2004-2007 Professor of Eco-Ethology and Evolution of Behavior at the Faculty of Veterinary, Univ. of Padova.
2002- to present Professor of Psychobiology, Faculty of Psychology Padova.

Research positions:
1982-to present principal investigator of long term primate ecology research project on Macaca sylvanus in the middle atlas of Morocco.
2002- to present Director of the PACE (Psychology applied to sustainable cooperation and environment) Padova
2008- to present Director of the Evolutionary Forensic Psychology laboratory (University of Padova). (http://www.psy.unipd.it/~eto/)
1998 to present President of GEA NGO International Association for the study and the conservations of ecosystems (www.geanatura.it)

Scientific interest:
Evolution, genetics behavior of primates:
Gene flow and speciation, behavioral flexibility, primate ecology and biological indicators, environmental impact, reproductive strategies in primates and man, interaction overpopulation and desertification process sustainable development of small human populations, socio-ecology of nomadic people(North African Berbers, Thailand Sea Gypsy).

Behavioral Genetics:
evolution of personality, personality gene flow hypothesis, molecular genetics and personality traits
Evolution of sexual orientation, genetic influence on homosexuality, sexually antagonistic selection, homosexuality and fecundity.

Forensic Psychology:
Infanticide, neonaticide, filicide, sexual assaults, sexual violence, rape Demography of sexual violence

Fundings: Montedison, CNR, Viaggi del Ventaglio, Airone, Schultz Foundation Zurich, Associazione Primatologica Italiana, Smithsonian Washington, WWF international MED, Rotary Club, FAI: Fond de Assistance Internationale, Regione Veneto, Cooperazione Internazionale, VI framework program European Project “Respire”.

Awards: first prize for scientific communication Associazione Primatologica Italiana 1984, First prize Associazione Primatologica Italiana 19866.
Scientific Societies affiliation :
API Associazione Primatologica Italiana (1984-1994 Member of directive board)
IPS International Primatological Society
HBES The Human Behavior and Evolution Society

Languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish and Bahasa Indonesia.

most recent publications:
2014 A Camperio Ciani, U Battaglia, Human Homosexuality: A Paradigmatic Arena for Sexually Antagonistic Selection? Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in biology,

2014 A Camperio Ciani, U Battaglia Implicit Measurements of Sexual Preference in Self‐Declared Heterosexual Men: A Pilot Study on the Rate of Androphilia in Italy The journal of sexual medicine 11 (9), 2207-2217
L Sartori, A Camperio-Ciani, M Bulgheroni, U Castiello 2014 How posture affects macaques’ reach-to-grasp movements Experimental brain research 232 (3), 919-925

2014 L Sartori, A Camperio-Ciani, M Bulgheroni, U Castiello Monkey see, Monkey reach: Action selection of reaching movements in the macaque Scientific reports 4
AS Camperio Ciani, S Edelman, RP Ebstein 2013 The dopamine D4 receptor (DRD4) exon 3 VNTR contributes to adaptive personality differences in an Italian small island population.European Journal of Personality 27 (6), 593-604

2013 Sartori L, Camperio Ciani A, Bulgheroni M, Castiello U. (2013). Reaching and grasping behavior in Macaca fascicularis: a kinematic study. EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, vol. 224, p. 119-124, ISSN: 0014-4819, doi: 10.1007/s00221-012-3294-2

2013 Sartori L., Camperio A., Bulgheroni M., Castiello U. (2013). Reach–to-grasp Movements in Macaca Fascicularis Monkeys: the Isochrony Principle at Work. FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 4, ISSN: 1664-1078, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00114

2012 A. Camperio Ciani, L. Fontanesi, F. Iemmola, E. Giannella, C. Ferron, L. Lombardi (2012). Factors Associated with Higher Fecundity in Female Maternal Relatives of Homosexual Men. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, p. no, ISSN: 1743-6095, doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02785.x

2012 Camperio Ciani A., Pellizzari E. (2012). Fecundity of paternal and maternal non-parental female relatives of homosexual and heterosexual men. PLOS ONE, p. 1-10, ISSN: 1932-6203, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051088

2012 Andrea Camperio Ciani, Lilybeth Fontanesi (2012). Mothers who kill their offspring: Testing evolutionary hypothesis in a 110-case Italian sample . CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, vol. 36, p. 519-527, ISSN: 0145-2134, doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2012.05.001


2012 Camperio Ciani A., Fontanesi L. (2012). Mothers who kill their offspring: Testing evolutionary hypothesis in a 110-case Italian sample. CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT, ISSN: 0145-2134

2011 Camperio Ciani A., Capiluppi C. (2011). Gene flow by selective emigration as a possible cause for personality differences between small islands and mainland populations. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY, vol. 25, p. 53-64, ISSN: 0890-2070, doi: 10.1002/per.774

2010 Camperio Ciani A. (2010). Cinque piste per ripartire:dossier Nigrizia Cooperazione. NIGRIZIA, vol. 128(12), p. 39-56, ISSN: 0029-0173

2010 JANNINI, A BLANCHARD R, CAMPERIO CIANI A., AND BANCROFT J (2010). Male homosexuality: Nature or Culture?. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, vol. 7, p. 3245-3253, ISSN: 1743-6095

2009 CAMPERIO CIANI A., IEMMOLA F, BLECHER S (2009). Genetic factors increase fecundity in female maternal relatives of bisexual men as in homosexuals.. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, vol. 6, p. 449-455, ISSN: 1743-6095, doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2008.00944.

Evolutionary Psychology, sexual strategies, sexual orientation. Infanticide, pedofilia, sexual abuse.

Environmental monitoring , conservation and demography of wild Macaca sylvanus, desertification processes.
Sustainable development and ecology of nomadic tribal populations.

Evolution of Personality, adaptive value of human psychopatologies.

Evolutionary forensic psychology, profiling, sexual crimes, risk factors etc.

Evolution of personality (field research)
Conservation and demography of wild primates
forensic aspects of sexual crimes
Infanticide, neonaticide and reproductive disinvestment
Adaptive value of psychopatologies: dislexia, sichizofrenia, and bipolar disorders.
Attractiveness, beauty simmetry and averageness
why paedophilia is so common in chatolic priests
Lesbian and gay co-occurrance in families: chance or co-ethiology
Animal wildlife interaction: the case of the brown bear in the Italian alps
Thesis are assigned on a competitive basis only.

nato a firenze il 9 feb 1958,
1982 laureato a Firenze in scienze naturali 110 e lode con una tesi di antropologia fisica svolta in India
1986 Dottorato in Scienze Antropologiche a Roma (curriculum primatologia) con una tesi di Genetica Comportamento ed evoluzione del genere Macaca
1980-1998 conduce varie ricerche sul campo in India indonesia Marocco Centro Anerica per studiare la genetica l'evoluzione ed il comportamento sociale dei primati non umani
1988-1992 fonda e dirige il Centro di primatologia presso l'ospedale San raffaele di Milano dove conduce ricerche di medicina nucleare psicofisiologia e neurofisiologia.
1992 Professore associato di etologia e psicologia evoluzionistica alla facolta di psicologia di Padova dove conduce ricerche di evoluzione, comportamento sociale, strategie riproduttive dei primati non umani e conduce ricerche di psicologia evoluzionistica sull'origine del linguaggio, strategie riproduttive e fecondita' in varie popolazioni umane, valutazione di impatto ambientale, lotta alla desertificazione e uso degli indicatori biologici per lo studio dei processi di desertificazione.
1995 inizia un progetto a lungo termine in collaborazione con studenti ricercatori nazionali ed internazionali sulla personalita' degli abitanti delle piccole isole mediterranee.
2004 Incaricato del corso di Eco-etologia ed evoluzione del comportamento alla facolta' di Medicina veterinaria di Padova
E' presidente della Associazione scientifica senza fini di lucro GEA: Associazione internazionale per lo studio e la conservazione degli ecosistemi.
Borse di studio e finanziamenti: Montedison, Viaggi del Ventaglio, ENEL, Airone, Schultz Foundation Zurich, Associazione Primatologica Italiana, CNR.Rotary club,Smithsonian Washington, WWF Internazionale programma Mediterraneo, FAI: Fond de Assistance Internationale, Regione Veneto, Cooperazione Internazionale.
Lingue conosciute Italiano inglese francese spagnolo e Bahasa Indonesia,Malay.
Curriculum completo in inglese


born in florence 9 feb. 1958 one child.
1982 graduated magnum cum laude in physical Anthropology Fac. Sciences in Florence discussing a thesis on the behavior of wild macaques in india
1986 PhD in Physical Anthopology in Rome discussing a thesis on the Genetic Behavior and evolution of the genus Macaca
1989 Founder and Director of the Center for primatology at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute and Hospital in Milan Focussing on Nuclear medicine, Psychopysiology and evolution
1992 associate professor of Etology and Evolutionary Psychology at the faculty of psychology University of Padova
2004 professor of Eco-ethology and behavior evolution at the faculty of Veterinary, Univ. of Padova.
Interests:
Evolution, behavior of primates, ecology and biological indicators,environmental impact, reproductive strategies in primates and man, overpopulation and desertification process and behavioral genetics focussing on evolution of personality, sustainable development of small human populations.
Fundings: Montedison, CNR, Viaggi del Ventaglio, Airone, Schultz Foundation Zurich, Associazione Primatologica Italiana, Smithsonian Washington, WWF international MED, Rotary Club, FAI: Fond de Assistance Internationale, Regione Veneto, Cooperazione Internazionale
Languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish and Bahasa Indonesia