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Francesca Zermiani

Research Assistant; PhD Student at IMPRS-IS
Institute of Educational Science
Department of Teaching and Learning with Intelligent Systems (LLiS)


+49 711 685-84365
+49 711 685-73130

Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 24D
70174 Stuttgart
Room: 3.347

Office Hours

on appointment


  • Educational technologies
  • Eye tracking
  • Attention and cognition
  • ADHD
  • Cognitive modelling
  • Language acquisition and teaching

Zermiani, F., Khaliq, A., & Alhama, R.G. (2020). ‘Long nose’ and ‘naso lungo’: establishing the need for retrodiction in computational models of word learning. Extended abstract at Many Paths to Language Conference.



M.A. in Cognitive Science

Lund University (Lund, Sweden)


Exchange Year Erasmus+ Mobility Scholarship

Lund University (Lund, Sweden)


B.A. in Language, Civilization and the Science of Language

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Venice, Italy)


Professional experience

Since 02/2021

PhD Student

Institute of Educational Science, Department of Teaching and Learning with Intelligent Systems

University of Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany)


Research intern

Language Development Department

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)

Working title: Individual differences in resumption strategies

Supervision: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Maria Wirzberger (LLiS), Prof. Dr. Andreas Bulling (MCI-KS)

Best Student Poster Award at Many Paths to Language (MPaL) Conference, Oct 2020

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