Sophia Czapka


  • Since 01/2017
    Doctoral researcher in the "Interdisciplinary Research Alliance (IFV): Language development of elementary school children with migrant backgrounds" at the Leibniz Centre General Linguistics in Berlin
  • 2017
    Research Associate in the project "Development of Quality and Interaction in Educational Everyday Life" at the University of Potsdam
  • Since 10/2016
    Doctoral thesis on "The Bilingual Advantage in Executive Functions and its Possible Influence on Writing Acquisition" at the University of Potsdam. Supervisors: Prof. Ph.D. J. Festman and Prof. Dr. I. Wartenburger
  • 2013 - 2016
    Research Associate in the research group "Heterogeneity and Inclusion" at the University of Potsdam
  • 2010 - 2013
    Master studies in Experimental and Clinical Linguistics at the University of Potsdam
    Degree as Master of Science (grade 1.0)
    Master thesis: "The influence of transcranial direct current stimulation on new word learning". Supervisors: Prof. Dr. I. Wartenburger and Dr. M. Meinzer
  • 2011 - 2012
    Assistant and intern in the Department of Cognitive Neurology at the Charité Berlin
  • 2011
    Assistant in the research group "Neurocognition of Language", University of Potsdam
  • 2010 - 2011
    Assistant and intern at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig
  • 2006 - 2010
    Bachelor studies in General and Theoretical Linguistics at the University of Potsdam.
    Degree as Bachelor of Science (grade 1.6)
    Bachelor Thesis: "Speed ​​Reading - Can eye movements be influenced by training?". Supervisors: Prof. Dr. S. Vasishth and J. Haack
  • 2010
    Assistant at the Department of Psychology, University of Potsdam
  • 2007 - 2009
    Assistant at the Collaborative Research Centre “Information Structure”, University of Potsdam