University of Warsaw, founded in 1816, is one of the best universities and a leading research institution in Poland, with a population of over 46 000 students and 3,250 academic staff. The Faculty of Psychology (FP-UW) has been rated as the top performing research institution in psychology for several consecutive years and its leadership was confirmed in the latest research assessment by the Polish Ministry of Science (2016), where it received the top A+ rating. Since 2005 FP-UW has been running a full-time undergraduate and master’s program in psychology taught in English.

Przemysław Tomalski is Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology. He leads the Developmental Psychology Section and the Neurocognitive Development Lab equipped with state-of-the-art behavioural, eye-tracking, psychophysiological and neuroimaging (FNIRS and EEG) equipment. He established the first infancy lab in Poland, and leads several studies on the effects of poverty on child development and early risk factors. He leads the only Polish study of infants at-risk for autism. He coordinates the entire SAPIENS ETN, supervises ESR12 and co-supervises ESR3 together with dr Anna Anzulewicz.

Ewa Haman is Associate Professor of Developmental Psycholinguistics. She conducts large scale cross-linguistic studies and is the first author and designer of Cross-Linguistic Lexical Tasks measuring lexical knowledge in multilingual children, now available in 28 languages. She co-leads WP2 and co-supervises ESR3.

Anna Anzulewicz is a cognitive psychologist with a strong background in research methodology, and a great interest in using new technologies in education. She is the primary supervisor of ESR3 that will investigate motor and vocal interpersonal in infant-parent interaction using wearable technology (accelerometers and microphones).