2015: Workshop: Interviewing Suspects to Detect Lies and Truths. - Prof. Ray Bull

2013Hands-on Deception: A Practical Workshop on Deception Detection across the Lifespan.



Cognitive and Neural Mchanisms of Human Memory, 2016, Cluj-Napoca, RO.

           ·   Laura Visu-Petra, Monica Buta, Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizeșan, Ovidiu Jurje & George Visu-Petra 
                Presentation: "Children’s ability to conceal information: Relations to memory and affective problems"

PsyForensic Week, 2016, Timisoara, RO.

           ·   Cristina Fizeșan, Monica Buta & Laura Visu-Petra
                Presentation: "Poți păstra un secret? Implicații pentrudezvoltarea cognitivă și emoțională a copiilor în context judiciar"


EAPL Conference, 2015, Nuremberg, DE.

           ·   Laura Visu-Petra, Adrian Opre, Cristina Fizeșan, George Visu-Petra & Oana Ciornei 
                Presentation: "Children’s ability to conceal information. Longitudinal links with their executive functions and emotional difficulties"

Decepticon Conference, 2015, Cambridge, UK.

           ·   Ovidiu Jurje, Monica Buta, Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizeșan & Laura Visu-Petra
                Poster: "The concealed information effect in primary school-aged children: Relations with cognitive development"

ECDP Conference, 2015, Braga, PT.

           ·   Laura Visu-Petra
                Invited symposium: "Typical and atypical executive functioning development"
           ·   Monica Buta, Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizeșan, Ovidiu Jurje & Laura Visu-Petra
                Poster: "Deceptive skills in primary school age children: Relation with executive functions" (received 2nd place in the International Poster Competition)


STAR Conference, 2014, Cluj-Napoca, RO.

           ·    Monica Buta, Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizeșan, Ovidiu Jurje & Laura Visu-Petra
                Poster: "Anxiety in primary school-age children: Relation with executive functions and emotion understanding"

EAPL Conference, 2014, Sankt Petersburg, RU.

            ·    Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizeșan, Monica Buta, Ovidiu Jurje & Laura Visu-Petra
                 Poster: "Assessing the concealed information efffect in primary school-aged children: Relations with cognitive development"

ICCAP Conference, 2014, London, UK.

           ·    Monica Buta, Ovidiu Jurje, Cristina Fizeșan, Oana Ciornei & Laura Visu-Petra
                 Poster: "Internalizing problems: Relation with executive functions and emotion regulation in primary school-age children" 

The Anual Scientific Session – Romanian Academy, 2014, Cluj-Napoca, RO

           ·     Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizesan, Ioan Bus & George Visu-Petra
                 Presentation: "Children in the judicial context: Suggestibility and imagination"

Child safety above all. Protection against violence, 2014, Cluj-Napoca, RO

           ·     Cristina Fizeșan, Oana Ciornei, Ovidiu Jurje, Monica Buta & Laura Visu-Petra
                 Presentation: "Preschoolers' deceptive behavior, when confronted with conclusive evidence"

SARMAC Conference X, 2013, Rotterdam, NL.

         ·    Presentation: “Relating Deception Skills To Executive Functioning In Young Children: A Preliminary Study Using The Concealed Information Test”

         ·    Presentation: “Executive functions involved in deception: An individual differences perspective”

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus, Utrecht University, NL.

           ·    Ovidiu Jurje and Armand Rotaru

European Asociation of Psychology and Law Conference 2013, Coventry University, UK.

           ·    Laura Visu-Petra, Oana Ciornei, Cristina Fizeșan & Ovidiu Jurje

               Poster: “Can you keep a secret?  A preliminary study introducing the RT-based concealed information test to young children”

             ·   Monica Buta, Andreea Maria Nariţa, Oana Maria Rognean & Laura Visu-Petra

               Poster: "Children's Attitudes Towards Lying: Do Individual Differences In Social Desirability And Anxiety Make A Difference?”

2nd World Conference on Psychology and Sociology, 2013, Brussels, BE.

            ·    Laura Visu-Petra, Cristina Fizeșan & Ovidiu Jurje 

                Paper published in Procedia: "Deceptive behavior in young children confronted with physical evidence of their transgressions: Links with executive functioning and internalizing or externalizing symptoms"

Social Relations - Social Psychology Conference, 2013, Tampere, FI.

             ·    Visu-Petra, L., & Buta, M.  (2013). Children's reporting adult transgressions and their attitudes toward tattling.