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 Information Search, Ecological
and Active Learning Research with Children

 
 

How do babies, children and adults 

ACTIVELY

explore and learn

about the world? 

How

ADAPTIVE

are their active learning strategies

How are children

DIFFERENT

from each other

and why?

How do children

navigate the

DIGITAL &

SOCIAL

world?

 

Hande Melis Altunay

Research Assistant

Janina Popovic

Research Assistant

Pravallika Naidu

Research Assistant

Zeinab Aly

Research Assistant

HERE IS OUR TEAM!

Azzurra Ruggeri

Group leader

Andreas Domberg

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yi-Lin Li

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kai-Xuan Chai

Predoctoral Fellow

Costanza De Simone

Postdoctoral Fellow

Andrea Guerri

Predoctoral Fellow

Laura Ziemann

Predoctoral Fellow

Georgina Török

Postdoctoral Fellow

Anushari Wathiyage Don

Predoctoral Fellow

Nora Swaboda

Predoctoral Fellow

Oana Stanciu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Daniil Serko

Predoctoral Fellow

Antonella Battisti

Affiliated Researcher

Ben Opitz

Affiliated Predoctoral Fellow

Björn Meder

Affiliated Researcher

Lara Bertram

Affiliated Predoctoral Fellow

Cansu Oranc

Affiliated Researcher

Lisa Musculus

Affiliated Researcher

 

COME PLAY WITH US!

Check the calendar below to see

when and where you can find us.

Please note that all games are played in German unless otherwise noted.

 

NEWS!

Date
Brief
Content
04/2022
A new publication!

Congratulations to Ben Opitz, who just got a paper accepted in Lernen und Lernstorungen about the potenital benefits of active control of study in classroom settings. Out very first paper in German! You can find it here.

04/2022
A new job!

We're looking for a Student Research Assistant to join our group! If you are/know a student enrolled in a German university with an interest in developmental research that explores how kids & adults learn, check out and please share this advert!

04/2022
A new preprint!

Exited about the results of this collaboration getting out! Check the new preprint "Developmental changes in learning resemble stochastic optimization," authored by Anna Girot, Charley Wu and many others, currently under review. Stay tuned! 

04/2022
A new iSearcher!

Anushari just joined the team as a PhD student, funded by the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft. Congratulations!

03/2022
A new publication!

A new upcoming study in Child Development, in collaboration with the marvelous Sophie Bridgers: How you learned matters: The process by which others learn informs whom children ask for help. You can find the preprint in the publications page.

03/2022
A new publication!

Congratulations to Nora Swaboda, our PhD student, who just got a new paper accepted in Developmental Psychology: Finding the (most efficient) way out of a maze is easier than asking (good) questions. You can find the preprint here.

Find all our publications here

OUR PARTNERS!

You can find more information about our partners by clicking on the logos below.

(C) Museum für Naturkunde
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(C) Labyrinth Kindermuseum
(C) FEZ
(C) Berlin International School