Zena Eisenberg


She holds Bachelor and Teaching degrees in Literature from the State University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Master’s Degrees in Cognitive Psychology from the New School for Social Research, and in Developmental Psychology from The City University of New Yorkand a Doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology - The City University of New York. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Education at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). She has experience in the field of Psychology, with an emphasis on the Development of Thought and Language, working mainly with the following themes: temporal concepts, thought and language, language acquisition, early childhood education and digitalized childhood of the 21st century. More recently, she has been interested in learning and development with a focus on the academic well-being of university students, on the professor-student relationship, academic motivation, stress and anxiety.

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