Mag. Gabriela Markova, Ph.D.

Research Associate (PostDoc)

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Office: 01.13

Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Liebiggasse 5

1010 Vienna

 Research Interests

  • Early development of social cognition
  • Early interactions with parents and peers
  • Behavioral and neural coordination in early interactions
  • Development of play and humor

 Professional Experience

Since 03/2018 University of Vienna
Research Associate (PostDoc), Developmental Psychology
2016 - 2018RED NOSES Clowndoctors International
Head of Research 
2012 - 2016University of Vienna
Research Associate (PostDoc), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
2009 - 2013Czech Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Psychology


2003 - 2009 Ph.D., Psychology
York University, Toronto, Canada 
1998 - 2003 Diploma (Mag.Phil.), Psychology
Paris Lodron University of Salzburg 

 Awards and Stipends

2011 Otto Wichterle Award for Young Scientists
Czech Academy of Sciences
2007 - 2008President Susan Mann Dissertation Award
York University
2007Norman S. Endler Research Fellowship
York University
2006Certificate of Teaching Excellence Award
Council of Canadian Departments of Psychology


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Markova G, Siposova B. Relationship between oxytocin and maternal affect attunement during mother-infant interactions. 2013. Paper presented at BPS Developmental and Cognitive Sections Joint Conference, Reading, United Kingdom.


Reddy V, Markova G, Wallot S. Anticipating being picked up: Joint coordination in 3-month-olds. 2012. Paper presented at 42nd Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society, Toronto, Canada.

Markova G, Legerstee M. Social pretence with mothers and peers at 15 months. European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2012 Mar 29;9(6):711-722. doi: 10.1080/17405629.2012.671714




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