Visiting Scholars


Prof. Daniël Lakens -
(Associate Professor | Department of Human-Technology Interaction | Eindhoven University of Technology | The Netherlands)
Ph. D., Social Psychology
Course unit: Advanced Data Analysis for Psychological Science
2nd semester 2021/2022
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Prof. Krisztina Szécsényi
The Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization invites the Prof. Krisztina Szécsényi, School of English and American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, for an Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training visit of between June 18 2023 to July 1 2023 to visit Prof. Judit Gervain’s research group.
Dr. Szécsényi will observe and shadow the activities and research work, focusing on early language acquisition in young infants. The study trip will also include consultations with members of my research group, focusing on the theoretical background of studies conducted in our lab as well as on the empirical findings.

Prof. Jane Oakhill | BEd, DPhil
Professor of Experimental Psychology, University of Sussex, UK
from September 12th to October 7th 2022
Jane Oakhill is a Professor of Experimental Psychology at the University of Sussex. She has worked on various research projects in cognitive psychology but has always maintained a research interest in children’s reading comprehension development and difficulties. She was awarded the British Psychological Society’s Spearman Medal for outstanding published work in the first decade of her career as a psychologist and, more recently, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the Society for Text and Discourse. Jane has published widely, including about 120 refereed journal articles and several book chapters and books (most recently, Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension, with Kate Cain and Carsten Elbro, 2015). She has received several impact awards for her research (from the Economic and Social Research Council and from the University of Sussex), to acknowledge the influence that her research findings have had on policy and practice outside of academia.

Prof. Magdalena Formanowicz <>
from 1st till 30th of September 2022
Magdalena Formanowicz is currently an assistant professor at the Center for Research on Social Relations, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, she worked previously in the University of Bern in Switzerland and in the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom. 
Her research focuses on social cognition and language and relies on a multimethod approach that incorporates experimental studies and analyses of large textual data to investigate language pertinent to discrimination and intergroup relations. She is also interested in dehumanization and agency.



Prof. Maja Schachner -
(Professore ordinario | Department of Education and Pedagogy | Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg | Germany)
Ph. D., Educational and Cross-Cultural Psychology
Lezioni all’interno del Corso: Cultural Developmental Psychology
11-12 Aprile 2022
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