Κολέγιο CITY College
International Faculty,
CITY College.
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
18 June 2015

Four Psychology students are awarded research funds to work as research assistants over the summer

Join the study as a bilingual participant and get a monetary compensation!

Four Psychology students have been awarded research funds by the COEUS scheme, which supports collaboration between the Psychology Department at the University of  Sheffield, UK and the Psychology Department at the University’s International Faculty, in Thessaloniki, Greece. The students will work over the summer as research assistants in two important research studies entitled “Understanding How the Brain works in Greek-Albanian and Greek-English Bilinguals” and “Self-conscious emotions in schizophrenia patients”.

 

Understanding How the Brain works in Greek-Albanian and Greek-English Bilinguals

Vailiki Salvari (Level 3, BSc Psychology) and Chrysanthi Koniou (MSc in Counselling Psyhcology) have been awarded research fund to work as research assistants and collect data during June and July in a unique project that aims at measuring brain activity using EEG (a non-invasive method to record brain electrical activity from the scalp) in Greek-Albanian and Greek-English bilinguals. This project is lead by Dr Elisavet Chrysochoou, Dr Yanjing Wu, and Dr Ana Vivas in collaboration with the Lab of Medical Physics of Aristotle University.

Wish to join this project?
If you are Greek and speak English at a high proficiency level, or you are a Greek-Albanian bilingual enroll in the study as a participant, and get a compensation of 10€ ! (contact Dr Chrysochoou, echrysochoou@citycollege.sheffield.eu  to enroll in the study).

 

Self-Conscious Emotions in Schizophrenia Patients

Maria Gavri (Level 3, BSc Psychology) and Martha Natsi (Level 2, BSc Psychology) have been awarded research fund to work as research assistants and collect data during June and July in an innovative study to investigate self-conscious emotions (shame, guilt, pride, self-disgust) and cognitive function in schizophrenia patients. This project is lead by Dr Ana Vivas and Professor Paul Overton in collaboration with our alumna, Dr Fenia Kalogeropoulou, and the Psychiatric Clinic Agia Fotini in Larissa.

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