PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXVI
phone: 3389444689
building: Facoltà di Medicina e Psicologia - Via dei Marsi 78, Roma
room: 328

supervisor: Prof. Antonio Pierro
co-supervisor (2): Dott. Conrad Baldner

Research: Quest For Significance and extreme prosocial behaviors

November 2020 - in progress
PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology and Educational Research - Social Psychology curriculum, at Sapienza University of Rome.
Research project title: Quest For Significance and extreme prosocial behaviors. Quest for significance as motivational construct that leads to act public and "costly" (in terms of individual resources) prosocial behaviors.
In general, research interests include the relationship between motivation and different types of extreme behavior, gender prejudice and discrimination toward female leadership, and the study of socio-cultural level focusing on the sub-dimensions of social and cultural capital.

March 2020
Qualification to the profession of psychologist at the Professional Register of Psychologists of the Umbria region.

September 2019 - September 2020
Research internship at the University of Perugia.

April 2019
Master's degree in "Evaluation of individual functioning in clinical and health psychology" at University of Perugia.

November 2016
Bachelor's degree in "Sciences and psychological techniques of mental processes" at University of Perugia.

Research products

  • 11573/1670850 - 2023 - How and when need for cognitive closure impacts attitudes towards women managers (Cómo y cuándo la necesidad de cierre influye en las actitudes hacia las mujeres directivas) (01a Articolo in rivista)
    Marta Viola, CONRAD BALDNER, Antonio PIERRO
  • 11573/1682986 - 2023 - The Effects of the COVID-19-induced Lockdown on the Social Capital and Cultural Capital in Italy (01a Articolo in rivista)
    Marta Viola, Roberto Cubelli
  • 11573/1680102 - 2022 - Ambitious people are more prone to engage in costly aid programs (04d Abstract in atti di convegno)
    Marta Viola
  • 11573/1680100 - 2022 - The indirect Need for Cognitive Closure effect on preference for men in authority (01a Articolo in rivista)
    CONRAD BALDNER, Marta Viola, Antonio PIERRO
  • 11573/1617063 - 2022 - Socioeconomic Status, Cultural Capital, and Social Capital in Adults: A Structural Equation Model (01a Articolo in rivista)
    Marta Viola
  • 11573/1615948 - 2022 - Perceived COVID-19 threat and reactions to noncompliant health-protective behaviors: the mediating role of desired cultural tightness and the moderating role of age (01a Articolo in rivista)
  • 11573/1640557 - 2022 - Direct and imagined contact moderates the effect of need for cognitive closure on attitudes towards women managers (01a Articolo in rivista)
    CONRAD BALDNER, Marta Viola, Antonio PIERRO
  • 11573/1617858 - 2021 - What Influenced People's Cultural and Social Capitals During COVID-19 Lockdown in Italy? (04f Poster)
    Marta Viola

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