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Larissa Kaltefleiter

Larissa Kaltefleiter, M. Sc. Learning Sciences

Learning Sciences PhD Candidate
International Doctoral School "Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation" (REASON)
Member of the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB)

Contact

Leopoldstr. 13
80802 München

Room: 1U32
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-4878

Further Information

Research Interests

  • Mental State Language and its role in Theory of Mind development. See also: https://crossing-project.de
  • Early Theory of Mind abilities and Theory of Mind precursors
  • Theory of Mind training
  • Eyetracking
  • Behaviour Experiments
  • Socio-cognitive abilities in Autism-Spectrum-Condition
  • Mathematics Education


Academic Background

  • 2019: M.Sc. in Psychology: Learning Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich
  • 2018: 1. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Gymnasien im Fach Physik, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich
  • 2018: Price for an outstanding final thesis awarded by the Munich Center of Teacher Education
  • 2017: 1. Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Gymnasien in den Fächern Mathematik und Psychologie mit schulpsychologischem Schwerpunkt, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich

 

Professional Background

  • Since 2019: Research associate at the Chair of Developmental Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich
  • 2017-2019: Research assistant at the Chair of Developmental Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich (within project P8 of the research group Crossing the Borders)
  • 2017-2018: Research assistant at the Chair of Mathematics Education, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich (within project P7 of the research group COSIMA)
  • 2016-2017: Student assistant at the Chair of Developmental Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich
  • 2014-2017: Student assistant at the Chair of Mathematics Education, Ludwig-Maximilian-University, Munich

 

Teaching

2019 – 2020: Master project “The role of language in early Theory of Mind development” within the master program Psychology: Learning Sciences

Currently open Projects

We always offer Bachelor and Master theses on the topics researched within the Crossing project. Just get in touch!

 

Publications 

  • Kaltefleiter, L.J., Sodian, B., Kristen-Antonow, S., Grosse Wiesmann, C., & Schuwerk, T. (2021). Does syntax play a role in Theory of Mind development before the age of 3 years? Infant Behavior and Development, 64, 101575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2021.101575
  • Schuwerk, T., Kaltefleiter, L. J., Au, J. Q., Hoesl, A., & Stachl, C. (2019). Enter the wild: Autistic traits and their relationship to mentalizing and social interaction in everyday life. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 49(10), 4193-4208. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04134-6
  • Grosso, S. S., Schuwerk, T., Kaltefleiter, L. J., & Sodian, B. (2019). 33-month-old children succeed in a false belief task with reduced processing demands: A replication of Setoh et al. (2016). Infant Behavior and Development, 54, 151-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2018.09.012

 

Poster Presentations

  • Kaltefleiter, L.J., Schuwerk, T., Kristen-Antonow, S., & Sodian, B. (2021, April). Is Theory of Mind at 36 Months Related to False Belief Reasoning at 52 Months. SRCD, virtual conference.
  • Kaltefleiter, L.J., Schuwerk, T., & Sodian, B. (2020, July). A Training Study of Children’s Early Theory of Mind Abilities. vICIS, virtual conference.
  • Kaltefleiter, L.J., Jarvers, I., Schuwerk, T., & Sodian, B. (2019, September). If you tell me, I know – Fostering 33-month-olds‘ comprehension of seeing and knowing. paEpsy-Tagung, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Kaltefleiter, L.J., Schuwerk, T., & Sodian, B. (2018, September). P8: Developmental trajectories in an implicit and an explicit false belief task in dependence of a mental state language training: preliminary results. Crossing the Borders Conference, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Kaltefleiter, L.J., Schuwerk, T., & Sodian, B. (2018, September). P8: Developmental trajectories in an implicit and an explicit false belief task in dependence of a mental state language training: preliminary results. Crossing the Borders Conference, Potsdam, Germany.
  • Kaltefleiter, L., Ufer, S., Siebeck, M., Stürmer, K., & Wecker, C. (2018). Messung diagnostischer Kompetenz von Studierenden des Lehramts Mathematik in simulierten Diagnoseinterviews. Presented at Gemeinsame Jahrestagung GDMV 2018, Paderborn, Germany. Dortmund: Universitätsbibliothek Dortmund.