Ionas Beratis


Ptychion, University of Athens; Ptychion, University of Patras; MS, University of Edinburgh; PhD in Medical Sciences, Medical School of the University of Athens


Ion Beratis has been a member of the Psychology Department since 2011. He currently teaches the courses “Analysis of Behavioral Data” and “Tests and Measurement”. Originally, he graduated from the department of Electrical & Computer Engineering of the University of Patras. Subsequently, he followed studies in the Department of Psychology of the National University of Athens. He has obtained his MSc degree in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology from the University of Edinburgh, UK and his PhD degree in Medical Sciences from the 1st Department of Psychiatry of the Medical School of the University of Athens. His particular research interest is in the study of episodic memory with fMRI, environmental factors that increase the risk for the development of schizophrenia, the impact of ageing on driving skills, cognitive functioning in individuals with multiple sclerosis, school bullying and the development of intervention programs. He has performed research in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology of the University of Athens, the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Patras, the University Mental Health Research Institute of Athens and the Department of Neuroscience of the University of Edinburgh. He has published several papers in peer reviewed foreign journals and has made several presentations of research findings in Scientific Congresses.