Bonoti Fotini

Ακαδημαϊκή Βαθμίδα: 
Associate Professor
Developmental Psychology
Telephone Number: 
24210 74735
fbonoti [at] uth [dot] gr
Curriculum Vitae: 

Fotini Bonoti is an Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology. She obtained her first degree in Philosophy, Education and Psychology (specialisation: Psychology) from the University of Athens. She has also received her M.A. in Child Development from the Institute of Education, University of London, U.K, and her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki. Since 2000 she has been with the University of Thessaly.
Her research interests include topics related to Child Development. More specifically, her current research activity focuses on children’s drawing development, emotional development in childhood and children’s understanding of pictures.

Selected publications 

Bonoti, F., & Misailidi, P. (2015). Social emotions in children’s human figure drawings: Drawing shame, pride and jealousy. Infant and Child Development. First published online as DOI: 10.1002/icd.1918

Bonoti, F., TzouvalekaE., Bonotis, K., & VlachosF. (2015). Do patients with Alzheimer’s disease draw like young children? An exploratory study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 43, 1285-1292.

Misailidi, P., & Bonoti, F. (2014). Children’s use of expressive drawing strategies: The effects of mood, age and topic. Early Child Development and Care, 184(6), 882-896. 

Bonoti, F., Leondari, A., & Mastora, A. (2013). Exploring children’s understanding of death: Through drawings and the Death Concept Questionnaire. Death Studies, 37(1), 47-60. 

Misailidi, P., Bonoti, F., & Savva G. (2012). Representations of loneliness in children’s drawings. Childhood, 19(4), 523-538.  

BonotiF., & MetallidouP. (2010). Children’s judgments and feelings about their own drawings. Psychology, 1(5), 329-336.

Andreou, E., & Bonoti, F. (2010). Children’s bullying experiences expressed through drawings and self-reports. School Psychology International, 31(2), 164-177.

MisailidiP., & BonotiF. (2008). Emotion in children’s art: Do young children understand the emotions expressed in other children’s drawings? Journal of Early Childhood Research, 6(2), 189-200.

BonotiF., & MisailidiP. (2006). Childrens developing ability to depict emotionsin their drawingsPerceptual and Motor Skills103, 495-502.

Bonoti, F., Vlachos, F., & Metallidou P. (2005). Writing and drawing performance of school age children: Is there any relationship? School Psychology International26(2), 243-255.

Vlachos, F., & Bonoti, F. (2004). Left- and right-handed children’s drawing performance: Is there any difference? Laterality, 9(4), 397-409.