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Valentina Cuccio

Valentina Cuccio is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Palermo, Italy. Her research centers on philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and psychology, and the relationship between language and socio-cognitive functions in typical and atypical development.

OM Contributions


  • Cuccio, V. (2014). From a bodily-based format of knowledge to symbols. The evolution of human language. Biosemiotics, 7(1), 49-61.

  • Cuccio, V., & Carapezza, M. (2013). Is displacement possible without language? Evidence from preverbal infants and chimpanzees. Philosophical Psychology, 1-18.

  • Cuccio, V. (2012). Is embodiment all that we need? Insights from the acquisition of negation. Biolinguistics, 6(3-4), 259-275.

  • Cuccio, V. (2011). Language and cognition: Insights from Williams syndrome. US-China Foreign Language, 9(1), 1-8.

  • Cuccio, V. (2011). On negation. What do we need to “say no”? Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, 4, 47-55.