Kovilijka Barisnikov

Koviljka Barisnikov

Affiliations: Faculty of Psychology and Science of Education, Psychology Section

Group name: Child Clinical Neuropsychology

Domains: Affective and Social Neurosciences, Perception, Attention and Cognition, Development and Plasticity

Keywords: Emotion, mental disorders, Neuropsychology,

Research activities

Our group conducts three main domains of ongoing research :

  • Study of social and emotional behaviour in neurodevelopmental disorders (Down syndrome; Williams syndrome, X-fragile, Autism).
  • Inhibition and emotional regulation in children (preterm children, children with attentional disorders, hyperactivity).
  • Study of specific neuropsychological disorders related to visuo-perceptual, visuo-spatial and executive fonctions deficits in children.

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Faculté de psychologie et sciences de l’éducation
Université de Genève
Email: Koviljka.Barisnikov@unige.ch