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Ljubica Petrovic

Doctoral student

Abteilung für Vergleichende Kulturpsychologie
Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

Telefon: +49 (0) 341 3550 423
E-Mail: ljubica_petrovic@[>>> Please remove the text! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research Interests

My doctoral research will focus on cross-cultural variations in theory of mind development and underlying meta-representational capacities.

My research interests include

  • Socio-cognitive development

  • Development of self-awareness

  • Relationship between mental state language and social cognition

  • Ecological validity of cognitive assessments

Curriculum Vitae

Career and Education

03/2023 - present

Doctoral Researcher
Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
10/2019 - 12/2022M.Sc. Early Childhood Research
Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development
Leipzig University, Germany
Thesis: Mirror self-recognition in ni-Vanuatu toddlers
09/2014 - 06/2019B.A Psychology
Faculty of Philosophy, research module
Belgrade University, Serbia
  • Serbian (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (basic)