Anna is a PhD student at Gillan Lab. Anna’s research will focus on the cognitive neuroscience of ageing and dementia. Her research interests include successful ageing, neurodegenerative diseases, social perception and prejudice, as well as the use of mobile technology in promoting health and behavioural changes.
Anna holds a master’s degree in psychology from the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. She earned her first research experience in the area of social neuroscience as an exchange student at the Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Her subsequent bachelor thesis project focused on the role of racial prejudice in social cognition.
During her graduate studies, she earned research experience in the area of ageing and neurodegenerative diseases as an intern at the Multimodal and Functional Neuroimaging Lab at the Central European Institute of Technology in Brno, Czech Republic, and at the Campbell Neurocognitive Aging Lab at the Brock University in Ontario, Canada.
In her master thesis titled “The Relationship between Age and Confrontation Naming Abilities in the Elderly Czech Population”, Anna studied visual confrontation naming abilities in older adults from the perspective of successful ageing. After her graduation in January 2020, Anna gained experience in industrial research while working as a user experience researcher at Kentico Software, before coming back to academia.
Email: rosicka [at] tcd.ie