Carlotta Isabella Zona


Since July 2020, my doctoral project is funded by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.

Since 2019:

  • Lab manager of the Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism;
  • Ph.D. student at the Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism;
    • Supervision: PD Dr. Claudia Felser;
    • Working title: "The weighting of morphosyntactic and contextual information during German sentence comprehension by native and non-native speakers"
  • 2017/2018: Erasmus exchange at the University of Potsdam, Dept. of Cognitive Science and Embodied Cognition;
  • 2016 - 2018: Master of Science in Cognitive Science, Umeå Universitet, Sweden;
  • 2015/2016: Erasmus exchange, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Dept. of Linguistics;
  • 2014-2018: Master of Arts in Germanistics, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden;
  • 2009 - 2012: Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literatures, Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Italy (110/110).

Doctoral project

My doctoral project focuses on the linguistic and cognitive factors determining the weighting of visual context cues and morphosyntax for sentence processing and comprehension in native and non-native speakers.


Zona, C. I., Raab, M., Fischer, M. H.(2018). Embodied perspectives on behavioral cognitive enhancement.Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1-17. doi: 10.1007%2Fs41465-018-0102-3