Anna Bánki, M.Sc.


Research Associate (PraeDoc)

T: +43-1-4277-47481


Office Hours: please arrange an appointment via e-mail

Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Room 01.52

Liebiggasse 5

1010 Vienna, Austria

 Research Interests

  • Development of visual perception
  • Neural dynamics during joint attention
  • Visual entrainment in early social interactions


2018 - now

University of Vienna, Austria
PhD Student in Psychology, Developmental Psychology

2018Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Master Internship Laboratory of Human Genetics & Cognitive Functions
2017Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
Master Internship Department of Neurophysics
2016 - 2018University Caen Normandy, Caen, France
Master of Science, Neuroscience
2015 - 2016University College Dublin, Ireland
Biomedical, Health & Life Sciences (BSc 1st yr)
2011 - 2012Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Research Assistant, Institute for the Psychology of Special Needs
2009 - 2014Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Bachelor of Arts, Special Needs Teacher & Therapist


  • Functionality of neural oscillations in cognitive development
  • Neural mechanisms of dynamic attention in infancy
  • Impact of social touch on learning in early development

 Awards and Stipends

2022International Travel Award: 23rd International Congress of Infant Studies, Ottawa, Canada
2022International Communication Grant, Austrian Research Association (ÖFG): 23rd International Congress of Infant Studies, Ottawa, Canada

Diploma Thesis Completion Scholarship, University of Vienna


Research Support Grant (Covid-19), Austrian Society for Psychology (ÖGP)


Mobility Fellowship, University of Vienna: Research Stay at Kyoto University, Japan

2019Mobility Grant, Central European Exchange Program for University Studies (CEEPUS): 26th International Summer School in Cognitive Science, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria


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Gaudfernau, F., Lefebvre, A., Engemann , D. A., Pedoux, A., Bánki, A., Baillin, F., Landman, B., Maruani, A., Amsellem, F., Bourgeron, T., Delorme, R., & Dumas, G. (2023). Cortico-Cerebellar neurodynamics during social interaction in Autism Spectrum Disorders. NeuroImage: Clinical, 39, [103465].




Nguyen, T., Bánki, A., Markova, G., & Hoehl, S. (2020). Studying parent-child interaction with hyperscanning. In M. Meyer, & S. Hunnius (Eds.), New Perspectives on Early Social-cognitive Development (pp. 1-24). Elsevier. Progress in Brain Research Vol. 254

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  • Moritz Köster, University of Regensburg; Free University Berlin, Germany
  • Radoslaw Martin Cichy & Emma Ward, Free University Berlin, Germany
  • Shoji Itakura, Doshisha University, Japan & Daiki Yamasaki, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Katharine Tillmann & Katherine G Williams, The University of Texas at Austin, US; David Barner, University of California San Diego, US
  • Ezgi Kayhan, University of Potsdam, Germany