Postdoctoral Program

Elena Canadas



Institution : Akili Interactive Labs

NCCR position : Post-doctoral Researcher
NCCR PI : Marianne Schmid Mast


I completed my PhD in Psychology with Juan Lupiañez and Rosa Rodríguez-Bailón at University of Granada, Spain in 2012.  I previously received my Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Granada. I was a postdoct at University of Neuchâtel from January 2013 to July 2014.I collaborate with several international researchers from cognitive and social psychology areas, including Bruce Milliken, Paula Niedenthal, and Kerry Kawakami. 

Current Research

Currently, I'm engaged at the Gender project. where I study social perception.  In particular, I'm interested in face perception, social categorization, gender-emotion stereotypes, and impression formation.