Laoura Ziaka

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Special Needs Education
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences (Student) Department of Education (Student)

Academic Interests

  • Reading fluency
  • Serial naming tasks ( Rapid automatized naming tasks, Stroop task)
  • Interference
  • Cognitive control
  • Experimental design in behavioral, neuroimaging, and eye-tracking studies


PhD Project

Interference and cognitive control dynamics in the course of serial naming tasks

Supervisor: Athanassios Protopapas


Higher education:

  • Master of Science, Basic and Applied Cognitive Psychology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2014
  • University degree, Department of Psychology, Panteion University of Social and Political Science, Greece, 2005
  • University degree, Department of German Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2001


Employment history:

  • Foreign language tutor, Athens, Greece, 2008–2013



International peer-reviewed journal publications

Protopapas, A., Vlahou, E. L., Moirou, D., & Ziaka, L. (2014). Word reading practice reduces Stroop interference in children. Acta Psychologica, 148, 204–208.


Publications in conference proceedings

Ziaka, L., Moirou, D., Vlachou, E.L., & Protopapas, A. (2013). Word reading practice reduces Stroop interference in children. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1659– 1663). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.



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