Dr. Marilena Mousoulidou
Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology
Telephone: +357 2684 33415
Dr Marilena Mousoulidou is a Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Neapolis University. She received her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Leicester, UK, with her thesis also covering the areas of Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Language and Psycholinguistics. Before that she received her BSc in Psychology from University of Derby.
She has worked as a part-time lecturer at different universities in Cyprus, teaching a variety of psychology modules for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her research interests lie in two main research directions. The first concerns cognitive and developmental psychology with specific focus on the developmental course of language skills in children, the development of reading comprehension in children, and the study of teaching methods that will enable young comprehenders to achieve their full potentials. The second concerns aspects of forensic psychology, with specific interest in aggression, victimization and bullying. Dr. Mousoulidou took part in many professional conferences where she presented her research.
- PhD in Cognitive Psychology Leicester University, UK (2004-2009)
- BSc in Psychology Derby University, UK (2002-2004)
- Diploma in Liberal Arts Psychology Intercollege Nicosia, CY (2000-2002)
- 09/2015 – Present Scientific Collaborator Neapolis University Pafos, CY
- 02/2017 – 05/2017 Part-Time Lecturer Casa College, CY
- 03/2017 – 05/2017 Part-Time Lecturer UNICAF University (Online)
- 02/2014 – 06/2015 Visiting Lecturer Neapolis University Pafos, CY
- 01/2012 – 05/2012 Part-time Lecturer Chartered Institute of Marketing, CY
- 10/2011 – 07/2015 Part-time Lecturer Varna Free University, CY
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / RESEARCH
- Solomontos-Kountouri, O., Mousoulidou, M., & Georgiades, A. (2017). The Impact of Imprisonment on Adolescent Boys and Girls’ Identities. Poster Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Research on Identity, May 18-21, 2017, Groningen: The Netherlands.
- Mousoulidou, M. (2015). Are Criminals Born or Made? Paper presented at the First Pancyprian Conference of Criminal Law and Criminology, 6-7 March, 2015, University of Nicosia, Nicosia: Cyprus.
- Mousoulidou, M, & Paterson, K. B. (2015). Interpreting Numerically Quantified Noun-Phrases: Evidence for Children’s Difficulty with Reference Resolution. Poster presented at the 19th ESCOP Conference, 17-20 September, 2015, Paphos: Cyprus.
- Mousoulidou, M., & Paterson, K. B. (2008a). Referential Processes in Children’s Sentence Comprehension: Evidence from Quantified Noun-Phrases. Poster presented at the 21st CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, 13-15 March, 2008, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: NC.
- Mousoulidou, M., & Paterson, K. B. (2008b). Referential Processes in Children’s Sentence Comprehension: Evidence from Quantified Noun-phrases. Paper presented at the Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, 28-29 May, 2008, European University Cyprus, Nicosia: Cyprus.
- Mousoulidou, M., & Paterson, K. B. (2007). Children’s and Adults’ Interpretations of Referential Ambiguities. Poster Presented at the Edinburgh Meeting, 4-7 July, 2007, Edinburgh: UK.
- Paterson, K. B., Filik, R., Mousoulidou, M., Baliusis, M., & Moxey, L. M. (2008). Interpreting Quantifiers in Context. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, 4-6 September 2008, Cambridge: UK.
- Paterson, K. B., Mousoulidou, M., & Baliusis, M. (2007). Discourse Context and the Processing of Referential Ambiguities. Paper Presented at the Edinburgh Meeting, 4-7 July, 2007, Edinburgh: UK.
- Paterson, K. B., Mousoulidou, M., & Baliusis, M. (2006). Referential Processes in Sentence Comprehension. Paper Presented at the Institute of Education London, 23 November, 2006, London: UK.
- Cognitive Psychology
Interested in the developmental course of language skills in children, the development of reading comprehension in children, and the study of teaching methods that will enable young comprehenders to achieve their full potentials.
- Forensic Psychology
Special interest in aggression, victimization, resilience, bullying and development of socioemotional skills.