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Student's name Supervisor's name Thesis topic Degree awarded When Current position
Kalina Christoff Kokinov "Context Effects on Problem Solving" M.Sc. 1997 Ph.D. from Stanford; Postdoc at Cambridge
Assist. Prof. at the University of British Columbia
Alexander Petrov Kokinov "A Dynamic Emergent Computational Model of Analogy-Making Based on Decentralized Representations" PhD 1998 Postdoc at Carnegie-Mellon University;
Postdoc at the University of California, Irvine,Postdoc at the University of Colorado, Boulder;
Assist. Prof. at the State Univ. of Ohio
Andrea Kulakov Kokinov "Vygovorotsky--A Model of an Anticipative and Analogy-Making Actor" M.Sc. 1998 Assist. Prof. at Skopie University
Alexander Repeko Stoycheva,Gurova "Uderstanding Metaphorical Statements." M.Sc. 1999 Assist. Prof.at Belarusian State University
Armine Janyan Andonova Andonova,Popivanov "The Role of Mental Imagery in Understanding Unknown Idioms" "Visual Field and Hemispheric Differences in Word Naming and Picture Naming Tasks: RT and EEG Studies" M.Sc. Ph.D. 1999
2002
Postdoc at New Bulgarian University
Constantin-Mugurel Badarau Andonova "The Role of Grammatical Gender and Number in Language Processing in Romanian and Bulgarian Monolinguals and in Romanian-Bulgarian Bilinguals" M.Sc. 1999  
Nataly Radchikova Gerganov "Dynamics of Basic-Level Cathegories" M.Sc. 1999 Assist. Prof. at Belarusan State Pedagogical University
Volodimir Ivanchenko Kokinov "The Role of Abstract Patterns in Implicit Learning" M.Sc. 2000 Ph.D. from the University of Rochester

Research fellow at the Naval Postgraduate School at Monterey, CA

Ivaylo Vlaev Kokinov "Context Effects on Problem Solving. Exploring Different Aspects of the Process by Applying the Thinking - Aloud Method" M.Sc. 2000

Ph.D. from Oxford

Post-doc at the University of Warwick and University College London

Mircha Radu Luchianov Mateeff "COGS MoStaCon. Usability Study for an Experiment - Design Tool" M.Sc. 2000 Ph.D. student at Carlton University
Neda Zareva-Toncheva Kokinov   Kokinov "Interaction Between Memory and Reasoning: Episode Blending as a Result of Analogical Problem Solving" "Blending of Dissimilar Episodes as a Result of Analogy - Making" M.Sc.
Ph.D.
2001
2003
HR manager Kaufland Bulgaria
Nigel Moyse Kokinov "Context in Problem Solving: the Possible Impacts of Peripheral Images on Problem Solving" M.Sc. 2001  
Adrian Murzak Vassilev "The Spatio-Temporal Characteristics of the Amblyopic Visual System: an Attempt to Differentiate between the Parvo and Mango Pathways"
“A Comparative Study of Temporal Characteristics of the Processing of S-cone Incremental and Decremental Signals”
M.Sc.
Ph.D.
2001
2004
 
Ivaylo Panov Mateeff "The Judgement of Similarity between Figures Presented in the Left and in the Right Visual Hemi-Field" M.Sc. 2001  
Lora Likova Tylor, Popivanov "Spatiotemporal Relationships in the Perception of Dynamic Three-Dimensional Scenes" Ph.D. 2002 Postdoc at Smith-Ketflewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, USA (CA)
Milena Leneva Pencheva "Analogical Problem Solving and Cognitive Style" M.Sc. 2002

Research Assistant at Ben Gurion University, Israel

Founder and head of an e-learning company “Future Now”

Avgis Hadjipapas

Popivanov "Working Memory Processes Described by Means of Electrical Brain Oscillations in Human EEG" M.Sc. 2002

PhD at Aston University, UK;
Post-doc at Aston University, UK

Adrian Nestor

Andonova
Grinberg   Kokinov
"Semantic and Associative Effects in Speech Production"
“Active Vision in the DUAL Cognitive Architecture”
M.Sc.
Ph.D.
2003
2004
Postdoc at Brown University
Claudia Dana Murzac Andonova "Word Gender Influence Upon Word Processing: Similarities and Difference Across Visual Fields" M.Sc. 2003 PhD students at New Bulgarian University
Daniela Raeva Kokinov "Distant Context Effects on Individual Decision - Making" M.Sc. 2003 Ph.D. student at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, University of Trento
Georgi Petkov Kokinov "DUAL - Based Model for Judgment of Stimuli with an Explicitey Given Magnitude of the Rated Property"
“JUDGEMAP – 2: A Model of Judgment Based on the Cognitive Architecture DUAL”
M.Sc.
Ph.D.
2003
2005
Assist. Prof. at New Bulgarian University
Penka Hristova Kokinov "The Role of Activation in Judgments. How the Comparison Set is Formed"
“Does Irrelevant Information Influence Judgment?”
M.Sc.
Ph.D.
2003
2005
Assist. Prof. at New Bulgarian University
Boyka Bratanova Kokinov "Comparison, Connectivity, and Attention in Memory for Pictures" M.Sc. 2003 Ph. D. student at the University of Melbourne
Anelia Mitkova Kokinov “Context Influence in Analogical Problem Solving” M.Sc 2004 Research fellow at the Military Research Institute of Psychology
Kamelia Dimova Gerganov “Eye Movements and Dwell Times During Perception of a Necker Cube“ M.Sc 2004 Research fellow, Laboratory for Perceptual Dynamics, RIKEN, Japan
Evgenia Hristova Grinberg “Prisoner’s Dilemma Game: Cognitive Aspects of Judgment and Decision Making.” Ph.D. 2005 Assist. Prof. at New Bulgarian University

Alexander Gerganov

Grinberg

Modeling perceptual and conceptual learning with neural networks

M.Sc.

2007

PhD students at New Bulgarian University

Svetoslav Bliznashki

Kokinov

The interaction of the processes of mapping and perception during analogy making

M.Sc.

2007

PhD students at New Bulgarian University

Maria Popova

Grinberg

Information acquisition and decision making in the Prisoner’s Dilemma game

M.Sc.

2007

 

Emilian Lalev

Grinberg

Anticipatory connectionist model of a player in Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma

M.Sc.

2007

PhD students at New Bulgarian University

Marina Hristova

Armina Janyan

Cognate and Concreteness Effects in Word Translation: The Case of Bulgarian – English Bilinguals at Two Levels of Proficiency

M.Sc.

2007

PhD students at New Bulgarian University

Milena Miteva Mutafchieva

Boicho Kokinov

The Analogical Train: Exploring the Role of Analogy-Making and External Representations in Transitive Relational Mapping and Transitive Inferences

Ph.D.

2007

Assistant Professor at NBU