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Professor / Linguistics: Educational & Neuropsychological Approach to Language
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Academic Rank: Professor, Director of the MA in Special Education

Linguistics: Educational and Neuropsychological Approach to Language

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Tel: (+30) 24210-74837

Research interests

  • Linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Teaching first and second language
  • Clinical and Genetic Syndromes and language development
  • Bilingualism-Multilingualism, Language and digital literacy in school and non school environment and in multicultural or/and minority environments
  • Development of educational material

SED courses

  • Introduction into Linguistics
  • Teaching Greek Modern Language as a foreign language
  • Psycholinguistics and Clinical Linguistics
  • Teaching Language in General and Special Education

Office hours

  • Tuesday      10.00-12.00
  • Wednesday 10.00-12.00

Selected Publications

1. Α. Κarapetsas, G. Andreou. Visual field asymmetries for rhyme and semantic tasks in fluent and non-fluent bilinguals. Βrain and Language, 2001, 78, 53-61.
2. G. Andreou, A. Karapetsas. Hemispheric asymmetries of visual ERPs in left-handed bilinguals. Cognitive Brain Research, 2001, 12, 333-335.
3. G. Andreou, A. Karapetsas. Accuracy and speed of processing verbal stimuli among subjects with low and high ability in Mathematics. Educational Psychology, 2002, 22(5), 613-619.
4. G. Andreou, C. Galanopoulou, K. Gourgoulianis, A. Karapetsas, P. Molyvdas. Cognitive status in Down syndrome subjects with οbstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Brain and Cognition, 2002, 50, 145-149.
5. F. Vlachos, G. Andreou, E. Andreou. Biological and environmental influences in visuospatial abilities. Learning and Individual Differences, 2003, 13, 339-347.
6. G. Andreou, A. Karapetsas. Verbal abilities in low and highly proficient bilinguals. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2004, 33 (5), 357-364.
7. E. Andreou, G. Andreou, F. Vlachos. Studying orientations and performance on verbal fluency tasks in second language. Learning and Individual Differences, 2004, 15, 23-33.
8. G. Andreou, P. Agapitou, A. Karapetsas. Verbal skills in children with ADHD. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2005, 20(2), 231-238.
9. G. Andreou, N. Mitsis. Greek as a foreign language by speakers of Arabic. Language Culture and Curriculum, 2005, 18(2), 181-187.
10. G. Andreou, F. Vlachos, E. Andreou. Affecting factors in second language learning. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2005, 34(5), 429-438.
11. G. Andreou, P. Agapitou. Reduced language abilities in adolescents who snore. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2007, 22, 225-229.
12. F. Vlachos, I. Papathanasiou, G. Andreou. Cerebellum and Reading. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 2007, 59, 177-183.
13. G. Andreou. Phonological awareness in bilingual and trilingual schoolchildren. The Linguistics Journal, 2007, 3(3), 8-15.
14. E. Andreou, G. Andreou, F. Vlachos. Learning styles and performance in second language tasks. TESOL Quarterly, 2008, 42(4), 665-674.
15. P. Agapitou, G. Andreou. Language deficits in ADHD preschoolers. Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008, 13(1), 39-49.
16. G. Andreou, A. Karapetsas, I. Galantomos. Modern Greek language: acquisition of morphology and syntax by non native speakers. Reading Matrix, 2008, 8(1), 35-42.
17. G. Andreou, A. Karapetsas. Neurolinguistic differences in language processing between the sexes. The Open Applied Linguistics Journal, 2008, 1, 56-58.
18. G. Andreou, I. Galantomos. Conceptual competence as a component of second language fluency. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2009, 38, 587-591.
19. G. Andreou, J. Baseki. Phonological and spelling mistakes among dyslexic and non-dyslexic children learning two different languages: Greek vs English. Psychology, 2012, 3(8), 595-600.
20. G. Andreou, K. Trott. Verbal fluency in adults diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 2013, 5, 343-351.
21. G. Andreou, F. Vlachos, K. Makanikas. Effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea on cognitive functions: Evidence for a common nature. Sleep Disorders, 2014, 3, 1-18.
22. P. Stavroussi, G. Andreou & D. Karagiannopoulou. (2016). Verbal fluency and verbal short term memory in adults with Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disability. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 63, 1 (in press)


Professor G. Andreou has been cited by more than 450 international journal with high Impact Factor such asBrain and Language, Neuroscience Letters, Neuropsychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology (according to ISI Web of knowledge, Scopus, Google Scholar)

More information

In the Editorial Board of International Scientific Journals: a)Theory and Practice in Language Studies b) The Linguistics Journal c) Education Research Journal d) Higher Education Studies e) Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties f) GiST Education and Learning Research Journal g) English Linguistics Research h) American Journal of Life Sciences i) Journal of Curriculum and Teaching j) European Journal of Language, Linguistics and Literature k) Advances in Neuroscience Research l) Scientia Research Library m) Guest Editor of the International Journal of Disability, Development and Education

Referee in International Scientific Journals: Perceptual and Motor Skills, International Journal of Learning, Educational Psychology, Neuroscience Letters, Learning and Individual Differences, Developmental Neuropsychology, Language Culture and Curriculum, Learning and Instruction

Member in Scientific Associations:

  1. Member in the Linguistics Association of Great Britain
  2. Member in the Greek Applied Linguistics Association
  3. Member in the American Association for the advancement of Sciences
  4. Member in the Greek Association of Language and Literacy
  5. Member of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
  6. Member of the International Linguistics Community Online (Linguist List, Directory of Linguists)

Foreign Languages:

  1. English (excellent, University Degree, University of Athens)
  2. French (excellent, Superieur III, Professional Degree)


  1. Graduate from the English Department of the School of Philosophy, University of Athens, Greece
  2. MSc in Language and Communication Impairment from the Department of Human and Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK
  3. Phd holder in Neurolinguistics from the Department of Special Education, University of Thessaly, Greece


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