Viviana joined the Lifespan Cognition and Development Lab. to pursue her doctoral studies, after completing both her Honours Bachelor of Science and Master of Science abroad (Rome, Italy). She spent a total of one year as an exchange student in France. She studied and researched in a French immersion program, reaching language level C2, Erasmus+ final test score (CEFR - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) after being awarded an Erasmus scholarship during her B. Sc. in Psychology (Université de Picardie Jules Verne, France) and also during her M. Sc. in Psychology (Université de Nantes, France). For her PhD, Viviana is currently involved in examining the connections between bilingualism and cognitive functions, focusing on the cognitive outcomes deriving from biliteracy through the lifespan and across different languages.
Summa cum Laude M.Sc. in Psychology, European University, 2016
Summa cum Laude B.Sc. in Psychology, European University, 2014