Tatiana Sobolewska has started her career by earning BSc Psychology Honours with First Class, followed by completing MSc Clinical Health Psychology degree with Distinction (partly funded by Academic Excellence Scholarship, Middlesex University ). Tatiana had worked on developmental studies at the Music Communication and Cognition Lab as a Research Assistant in years 2013 – 2018. During that time she has gained expertise in design and execution of eye-tracking, preferential listening and observational methodologies and is currently specialising in the fileds of language development, music and face perception in infancy.
At the present time, Tatiana is a Graduate Academic Assistant at Middlesex University where she supports teaching on modules relating to psychological statistics, research methods and designs, and psychophysiology. She is also a Doctoral Candidate in Developmental Cognitive Science under supervision of Dr Fabia Franco at the Music Communication and Cognition Lab. Tatiana’s project is aimed at examining aspects of music as part of an early communication system by looking at commonalities between processing and perception of musical sounds and speech. The project is designed using Tobii eye-tracking technology and is based on gaze-contingency paradigm.