Social & Political Sciences

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Diakidou Irene - Anna

Department of Psycology
Cyprus University of Technology


Education: B.A. in Psychology (University of Illinois at Chicago), M.A. in Educational Psychology (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Specialization: Learning and Cognition.

Research Interest

Comprehension and Learning from Text, Knowledge Acquisition and Conceptual Change, Reasoning and Creativity


  • Diakidoy, I., Kakas, A., Michael, L., & Miller, R. (2014). Story comprehension through argumentation. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, 266, 31-42.

  • Diakidoy, I. N., Christodoulou, S. A., Floros, G., Iordanou, K., & Kargopoulos, P. V. (2015). Forming a belief: The contribution of comprehension to the evaluation and persuasive impact of argumentative text. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 85, 300-315.

  • Diakidoy, I. N., Mouskounti, T., Fella, A., & Ioannides, C. (2016). Comprehension processes and outcomes with refutation and expository texts and their contribution to learning. Learning and Instruction, 41, 60-69.

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