Enrica Donolato

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Room 431
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Meta-analysis
  • Structure Equation Modeling
  • Resiliency
  • Test-anxiety and mathematics-anxiety
  • Mathematical achievement
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Cognitive abilities
  • Developmental Psychology



  • 01/2019 - present - Post-doc at the Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  • 10/2015 - 09/2018 - PhD in Psychological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy


  • 10/2015 - 09/2018 - PhD in Psychological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  • 01/2015 - 12/2015 - Postgraduate degree in Psychopathology and Learning Disabilities, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  • 10/2012 - 07/2014 - Master degree in Clinical Psychology, University of Padova, Italy
  • 10/2009 - 07/2012 - Bachelor degree in Development and Educational Psychology, University of Padova, Italy


International peer-reviewed publications

  • Gunnerud, H. L., ten Braak, D., Reikerås, E. K. L., Donolato, E., & Melby-Lervåg, M. (2020). Is bilingualism related to a cognitive advantage in children? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/bul000030

  • Donolato, E., Toffalini, E., Giofrè, D., Caviola, S., & Mammarella, I. C. (2020). Going beyond mathematics anxiety in primary and middle school students: The role of ego-resiliency in mathematics. Mind, Brain, and Education. doi:10.1111/mbe.12251

  • Nordahl-Hansen, A., Donolato, E., Lervåg, A., Norbury, C.F., & Melby-Lervåg, M. (2019). PROTOCOL: Language interventions for improving oral language outcomes in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews,15(4). doi:10.1002/cl2.1062

  • Donolato, E., Marci, T., Altoè, G., & Mammarella, I. C. (2019). Measuring Test Anxiety in Primary and Middle School Children: Psychometric Evaluation of the Test Anxiety Questionnaire for Children (TAQ-C). European Journal of Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000556

  • Donolato, E., Giofrè, D., & Mammarella, I.C. (2019). Working memory, negative affect and personal assets: How do they relate to mathematics and reading literacy? PLoS ONE, 14(6): e0218921. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0218921

  • Giofrè, D., Donolato, E., & Mammarella, I. C. (2018). The differential role of verbal and visuospatial working memory in mathematics and reading. Trends in Neuroscience and Education,12, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.tine.2018.07.001
  • Mammarella, I. C., Donolato, E., Caviola, S., & Giofrè, D. (2018). Anxiety profiles and protective factors: A latent profile analysis in children. Personality and Individual Differences, 124, 201–208. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2017.12.017
  • Donolato, E., Giofrè, D., & Mammarella, I. C. (2017). Differences in verbal and visuospatial forward and backward order recall: A review of the literature. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:663.doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00663 


Published Jan. 22, 2019 2:00 PM - Last modified Sep. 24, 2020 9:31 AM