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After completing my (BSc.) studies in Psychology (2013) at Panteion University in Athens, Greece, I followed a two-years Research Master in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences at Rijksniversity in Groningen (2015), the Netherlands. I conducted my Master Thesis at Station de Primatologie CNRS, Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, Aix-Marseille University, France, on a comparative neuroanatomical study on handedness in humans and baboons. I have been working in the Brain and Language Laboratory here in Freie Universität Berlin since 2016, where I doing my PhD thesis, which is funded by Onassis Foundation. Moreover I am following the graduate program and the curriculum of Berlin School of Mind and Brain.Research interests:
- Evolution of language
- Mechanisms underlying the phenomenon of sound symbolism in the brain
- Comparative behavioral studies in human and non-human primates
Margiotoudi, K., & Pulvermüller, F. (2020). Action sound–shape congruencies explain sound symbolism. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-13.
Meguerditchian, A., Marie, D., Margiotoudi, K., Roth, M., Nazarian, B., Anton, J. L., & Claidière, N. (2020). Baboons (Papio anubis) living in larger social groups have bigger brains. Evolution and Human Behavior.
Margiotoudi, K., Allritz, M., Bohn, M., Pulvermüller, F. (2019). Sound symbolic congruency detection in humans but not in great apes. Scientific Reports, 9.
Margiotoudi, K., Marie, D., Claidiére, N., Coulon, O., Roth, M., Natarian, B., Lacoste, R., Hopkins, W. Molesti, S., Fresnais, P., Anton, J. L., Meguerditchian, A. (2019). Handedness in monkeys reflects hemispheric specialization within the central sulcus. An in vivo MRI study in right- and left-handed olive baboons. Cortex, 118, 203-211.
Marie, D., Roth, M., Lacoste, R., Nazarian, B., Bertello, A., Anton, J. L., Hopkins,W.D., Margiotoudi, K., Love, A.S., Meguerditchian, A. (2017). Left Brain Asymmetry of the Planum Temporale in a Nonhominid Primate: Redefining the Origin of Brain Specialization for Language. Cerebral Cortex, 1-8.