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Peta Baxter

PhD Student

Donders Centre for Cognition

Peta is a PhD candidate at the Donders Institute for Cognition, Brain and Behaviour. Her work, funded by the ‘Nationaal Regieorgaan Onderwijsonderzoek’ (NRO), aims to determine how specific neurocognitive mechanisms of second language word learning can be integrated in a learning method for educational settings. Peta received her Ba in Multilingual Communication at the University of Geneva; and her Ma+MPhil in Language and Communication at Tilburg University. She is particularly interested in how scientific research outcomes can be put into practice in second language learning classrooms.


  1. 2010-2014

    Bachelor in Multilingual Communication

    University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  2. 2011-2012

    Exchange program

    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  3. 2014-2015

    Premaster Communication & Information Science

    Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
  4. 2015-2017

    Research Master Language and Communication

    Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

  1. 2016-2017
    Research Assistant
    TiCC, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

  • 2018
    Master Thesis Award