Anja Henke

Doctoral researcher



Anja works in the field of adaptive technologies in social learning situations, focusing on emotionally adaptive support. She received her B.Ed. and M.Ed. from the University of Potsdam where she also worked as a student assistant in the department of educational sciences. She has been working as a student assistant for SCIoI since September 2020 and is now pursuing a PhD in educational sciences at the University of Potsdam. Anja works as researcher at SCIoI in project 06 „From understanding learners‘ adaptive motivation and emotion to designing social learning companions“ where she investigates effectiveness of emotionally adaptive technologies and robotic agents in social learning contexts.

SCIoI Publications:

Henke, L., Guseva, M., Wagemans, K., Pischedda, D., Haynes, J.-D., Jahn, G., & Anders, S. (2022). Surgical face masks do not impair the decoding of facial expressions of negative affect more severely in older than in younger adults. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 7, 63.
Chevalère, J., Lazarides, R., Yun, H. S., Henke, A., Lazarides, C., Pinkwart, N., & Hafner, V. (2023). Do instructional strategies considering activity emotions reduce students’ boredom in a computerized open-ended learning environment? Computers & Education, 196.