Professor Theano Kokkinaki has received her PhD at the Department of Psychology of the University of Edinburgh (1998) under the supervision of Prof. Colwyn Trevarthen. She is Professor of Developmental Psychology in the Department of Psychology, University of Crete (Greece). Her research interests include the study of dynamic spontaneous naturalistic dyadic and triadic interactions of infants with Significant Others in cross-cultural frame and in different contexts (rural and urban areas). Professor Theano Kokkinaki has over 60 publications in Greek and international peer-reviewed journals. She is Μember of the Εditorial Board of 4 international peer-reviewed journals and reviewer in 30 international peer-reviewed journals. She has participated in 16 research projects, either as a principal investigator or as a member of the research group.