Katarina Gvozdic

Research and Teaching Assistant


Tel. : +41 22 379 04 97
e-mail:  Katarina.Gvozdic(at)
Office : Uni Mail 4372

Intérêts scientifiques

Intuitive conceptions School learning Teacher cognition Arithmetic problem solving Conceptual development Conceptual change


After obtaining an undergraduate degree in psychology (University Paris 5) and masters in cognitive science (Cogmaster), Katarina is currently a PhD candidate in psychology at University Paris 8 and a Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Geneva. Her research takes on a cognitive and developmental perspective, with the empirical focus on arithmetic problem solving. In her work, she studies the role of prior knowledge on the interpretation, encoding and solving of arithmetic problems. She conducts studies in elementary school classes with focus bearing on both students and teachers.