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Dr Claudia von Bastian is a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sheffield.

Claudia obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Zurich in 2012, where she worked with Klaus Oberauer. During her PhD, she also spent a year at the University of Bristol as a visiting researcher in Chris Jarrold's lab. Afterward, she returned to the University of Zurich as a Research Associate and Lecturer. Before joining Sheffield in 2017, she was a Research Associate in Akira Miyake's lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, working in close collaboration with Mike Kane, and later a Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University.

In addition to her research activities, Claudia is involved in the development of Tatool, an open-source software for creating and running experiments.

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Sabrina Guye is a doctoral student in Psychology at the University Research Priority Program Dynamics of Healthy Aging at the University of Zurich and a Fellow of the International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course (LIFE) PhD program.

Sabrina received her MSc in Psychology from the University of Zurich in early 2014. She is particularly interested in cognitive abilities and their determinants across the lifespan and especially the potential to train cognitive abilities in old age. For her master thesis, she investigated the behavioural and neural effects of a computer-based cognitive training intervention in older adults. In her PhD project, Sabrina conducted a study on the effectiveness of working memory training in healthy older adults, with a particular focus on context factors such as personality, motivation, and everyday life activities.

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Alex Patterson is an MSc student in the program Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics at the University of Sheffield.

His thesis is about individual differences in the focus of attention in working memory.

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Kristina Xhaferaj is an MSc student in the program Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics at the University of Sheffield.

In her thesis, she investigates practice effects using diffusion modelling.

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Lab Alumni

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Dr des. Carla De Simoni received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Zurich in 2017. She is now a Business Intelligence Analyst working for a large furniture retailer in Switzerland.

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