Carolina Pletti, PhD


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

T: +43-1-4277-47471


Office: 01.53


Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology

Liebiggasse 5

1010 Vienna

 Research Interests

  • Neural and behavioral mechanism and correlates of laughter
  • Neural correlates of moral judgment
  • Social and moral development

 Professional Experience

Seit 1/2022 University of Vienna
Research associate (Postdoc), Developmental Psychology
2016 - 2021LMU Munich, Research associate (PostDoc), Developmental Psychology Unit (Lehrstuhl für Entwicklungspsychologie)

University of Vienna
Visiting PhD student, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit.

2013 - 2015University of Padova, Predoctoral researcher, Department of General Psychology


2016Ph.D., Psychology
University of Padova
2011 Master degree in Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
University of Padova

Bachelor degree in Psychology of Personality and Interpersonal Relationships
University of Padova

 Awards and Stipends

02/2021Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
European Commission
11/2019Junior Researcher Fund
LMU Excellent Initiative
07/2019Mission Award for improving psychological science in the face of challende, as contributor to the ManyBabies1- Collaboration
Society for Improvement of Psychological Science
09/2014Best Presentation Award for Young Researchers
Italian Psychological Association, Experimental Psychology Branch
11/2012Pre-Doctoral Scholarship
Italian Ministry of Education