Dr. Trinh Nguyen, M.Sc.


Research Fellow

T: +43-1-4277-47468

E: trinh.nguyen@univie.ac.at

Room 01.52

Office Hours: please arrange an appointment via email

Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Liebiggasse 5

1010 Wien

 Research Interests

  • Bio-behavioral synchrony in social interactions
  • Rhythmic behaviors in early development

 Professional Experience

Since 03/2022

Italian Institute of Technology, Rom

Post Doc at the Neuroscience of Perception and Action Lab

Since 03/2018 

Max-Planck-Institut for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

Guest researcher at Independent Research Group on Social Stress & Family Health

03/2018 - 02/2022 

Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology, University of Vienna

University Assistant (PraeDoc)


2018 - 2022

University of Vienna

Dr.rer.nat., Developmental Psychology

2015 - 2018

Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg (University of Heidelberg)
Master of Science, Developmental and Clinical Psychology

Master thesis at Max Planck Research Group on Early Social Cognition

2012 - 2015 Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg (University of Heidelberg)
Bachelor of Science, Psychology

 Awards and Stipends

2021Support Grant according to the Studienförderungsgesetz (StudFG) from the bmwfw 
2020Short Term Grant abroad by the University of Vienna
for a research stay at the University of Cambridge, UK

Travel Grant
by the Special Interest Group for Developmental and Educational Psychology of the German Psychological Society


Doctoral Stipend
by The German Academic Scholarship Foundation


  • Hanna Schleihauf, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Pascal Vrticka, University of Essex, GB
  • Bennett Bertenthal, Indiana University Bloomington, USA
  • Ezgi Kayhan, Universität Potsdam, DE
  • Bahar Tuncgenc, Lauren Marsh, University of Nottingham, GB
  • Nicole Hirschmann, Arbeitsgruppe Diagnostik, Universität Wien, AT