CONTACT DETAILS

Milica Popović Stijačić

Department of Psychology

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad

Dr Zorana Đinđića 2

21000 Novi Sad

tel/fax: +381 21 458 948

e-mail: milica.p.stijacic@gmail.com

 

 

EDUCATION

Diploma

2021

PhD in psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad

Thesis supervisor: Dušica Filipović Đurđević

Thesis title: The relevance of perceptual information in word processing – the perspective of embodied cognition

2015

MS in Applied Statistics, University Centre for Applied Statistics, University of Novi Sad

Thesis supervisor: Ljiljana Mihić

Thesis title: Analysis of accuracy in memory tasks: a comparison of statistical strategies

2010

MA in Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Thesis supervisor: Dušica Filipović Đurđević

Thesis title: Influence of the number of senses through which a concept could be experienced on paired-associate learning

2009

BA in Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Thesis supervisor: Dušica Filipović Đurđević

Thesis title: Number of sensory modalities through which a concept can be experienced: effect on recall

CAREER

2020-

Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Media and Communications, Department of psychology (Lower-level and Higher-level cognitive processes)

2017-2020

Research Assistant, Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

2011-2018

Office manager, Pinkom, Novi Sad, Serbia

2015-2016

Psychologist, caseworker, Centre for Social Work, Novi Sad, Serbia   

2010-2011

Psychologist, Volunteer, Centre for Social Work, Novi Sad, Serbia   

2007-2017

Student researcher, Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad,   Serbia

 

Specializations, scholarships, awards and academic visits
2019 Mixed Linear Model in R- workshop lecturer, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Banja Luka
2019 Award for the best early-stage researcher paper published in Psihologija in 2018
2011 University award for scientific and professional work of students
2009 Scholarship of the Fund for Young Talents, Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Republic of Serbia
2008 Scholarship of the Fund for Funding of Gifted Students and Young Scientist and Artists, University of Novi Sad
2007-2009 University award for effective studying
2010 EPS Workshop on „The representation of Abstract Concepts“, University College  London, London

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Perceptual richness measures

 

Processing and recall of concrete and abstract words

 

Statistical modelling

PUBLICATIONS

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2021). Separate effects of two aspects of perceptual richness in the lexical decision task: using Big data approach for virtual replication. XXVII Scientific conference Empirical studies in psychology, Laboratory for experimental psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade, May 13-16, pp. 36-37.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2020). Is the intensity of perceptual experience modulated by auditory modality in word processing? XXVI Scientific conference Empirical studies in psychology, Laboratory for experimental psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade, October 15-18, pp. 41.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2020). Psychological latent structure of 2100 words – The relevance of perceptual component in the semantic description of language.  8th Novi Sad workshop on Psycholinguistic,neurolinguistic and clinical linguistic research, October, 31st, pp. 31-33.

Milovanović, I., Gentile, A., Popović Stijačić, M. & Krneta, Ž. (2020). Relationship between socioeconomic factors and intelligence of preschoolers: A cohort study in the Serbian context. Current Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-020-00781-6

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2019). One Against All: The Special Case of the Auditory Modality in Visual Word Processing. 60th Annual Meeting of Psychonomic Society, 14-17 November 2019, Montreal, Canada, Book of abstracts, p. 222.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2019). Testing the influence of the auditory perceptual modality on the word processing. Fifth Conference Current Trends in Psychology 2019 (STuP 2019), 24-27. October 2019.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2019). Contrasting the true experience and the possibility to experience: the case of the number of sensory modalities. Proceedings of the xxiv scientific conference empirical studies in psychology, Laboratory for experimental psychology, Belgrade, March, 29-31, Book of Abstracts, pg. 35.

Filipović Đurđević, D., & Popović Stijačić, M. (2019). Modality-Specific Sensory Norms: A New Window Into Semantic Organisation. In V. Erdeljac and M. Sekulić Sović (Eds.) Interdisciplinary Linguistic and Psychiatric Research on Language Disorders (pp. NN-NN). Zagreb, HR: University Psychiatric Hospital and PP press. https://doi.org/10.17234/9789531758314

Bolesnikov, M., Popović Stijačić, M., Radišić, M., Takači, A. et al. (2019). Development of a Business Model by Introducing Sustainable and Tailor-Made Value Proposition for SME Clients. Sustainability, 11(4), 1157. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11041157

Popović Stijačić, M., Mihić, Lj. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2018). Analyzing data from memory tasks –comparison of ANOVA, logistic regression and mixed logit model. Psihologija, 51(4), 469-488. https://doi.org/10.2298/PSI170615023P

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2018). Perceptual Strength Norms for 2100 Serbian Nouns, Poster presentation, International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 10-12 May 2018.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2018). Perceptual strength, emotional valence, context availability and age of acquisition norms for 2100 Serbian nouns.  XXIV Scientific conference Empirical studies in psychology, Laboratory for experimental psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade, March 23-25, pp. 64-65.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2017). The role of perceptual richness in free recall. Fifth Conference Current Trends in Psychology 2017 (STuP 2017), 19-21. September 2017, Abstracts, pg. 108.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2017). Perceptual Richness and Its Role in Free and Cued Recall. ESCoP 2017, 20. Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Potsdam, Germany, 3-6 September 2017, Abstracts, pg. 252, pdf

Filipović Đurđević, D. Popović Stijačić, M. & Karapandžić, J. (2016). A quest for sources of perceptual richness: Several candidates. Studies in language and mind: Selected papers from the 3rd workshop in psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic and clinical linguistic research, Edited by Sabina Halupka-Rešetar and Silvia Martínez-Ferreiro, Faculty of Philosophy, Novi Sad, 187-238.

Popović Stijačić, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2016). Analiza tačnosti u memorijskim zadacima: poređenje tri statističke tehnike. XXII naučni skup Empirijska istraživanja u psihologiji. Beograd: Filozofski fakultet u Beogradu, Institut za psihologiju i Laboratorija za eksperimentalnu psihologiju, 18-20 mart, 2017, pp. 63-64.

Popović Stijačić, M., & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2015). Uspešnost reprodukcije u zavisnosti od broja čula kojima je moguće iskusiti pojam. Primenjena psihologija, 8(3), 335-352.

Popović Stijačić, M., & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2015). Uticaj pauze u zadatku slobodne reprodukcije na efekat broja čula. Rad prezentovan na naučno-stručnom skupu “Savremeni trendovi u psihologij”, Novi Sad, Filozofski fakultet, 29-31. oktobar 2015, knjiga rezimea str. 107-108.

Filipović Đurđević, D., Popović, M. i Živanović, J. (2012). Poređenje tri nove mere konkretnosti reči. 60. naučno-stručni skup psihologa Srbije. Beograd: Društvo psihologa Srbije, 30. maj – 2. jun 2012, x

Popović, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2011). Uticaj broja čula kojima je moguće iskusiti pojam u paradigmi asocijativnog učenja parova reči. XVII naučni skup Empirijska istraživanja u psihologiji. Beograd: Filozofski fakultet u Beogradu, Institut za psihologiju i Laboratorija za eksperimentalnu psihologiju, 11-12 Februar, 2010, pp. 4-6.

Popović, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2010). Uticaj broja čulnih modaliteta kojima je moguće iskusiti pojam na reprodukciju parova asocijaltivno povezanih reči. XVI naučni skup Empirijska istraživanja u psihologiji. Beograd: Filozofski fakultet u Beogradu, Institut za psihologiju i Laboratorija za eksperimentalnu psihologiju, 5-6 Februar, 2010, pp. 22-23.

Popović, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2010). Does number of senses through which a concept can be experienced affect recall?. EPS Workshop on The Representation of Abstract Concepts. London, January 8th and 9th, 2010, EPS Workshop Booklet pg. 18.

Popović, M., & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2009). The number of senses through which a concept can be experienced and its role in memory. Scientific conference Current Trends in Psychology. Novi Sad: Faculty of Philosophy, October 23-24, 2009, Book of abstracts, 105-106.

Popović, M., Živanović, J. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2009). Uticaj broja i vrste čulnih modaliteta na procenu konkretnosti reči i brzinu obrade reči. XV naučni skup Empirijska istraživanja u psihologiji. Beograd: Filozofski fakultet u Beogradu, Institut za psihologiju i Laboratorija za eksperimentalnu psihologiju, 6-7 Februar, 2009, pp. 24-25.

Živanović, J., Popović, M. & Jovanović, V. (2008). Živost zamišljanja budućih pozitivnih i negativnih događaja, anksioznost i depresivnost. 56. Naučno-stručni skup psihologa Srbije – Sabor, Kopaonik,  4-7 jun 2008., Knjiga rezimea, str. 109-110.

Živanović, J., Popović, M. & Filipović Đurđević, D. (2008). Uticaj konkretnosti podređenih značenja na obradu polisemičnih reči. XIV naučni skup Empirijska istraživanja u psihologiji. Beograd: Filozofski fakultet u Beogradu, Institut za psihologiju i Laboratorija za eksperimentalnu psihologiju, 7-8 Februar, 2008, pp. 26-27.

Popović, M., Živanović, J., Bogdanov, L., Maksimović, D. & Jovanović, V. (2008). Živost zamišljanja budućih pozitivnih i negativnih događaja, anksioznost i depresivnost. XIV naučni skup Empirijska istraživanja u psihologiji. Beograd: Filozofski fakultet u Beogradu, Institut za psihologiju i Laboratorija za eksperimentalnu psihologiju, 7-8 Februar, 2008, pp. 68-69.