Roman Tikhonov

Research Groups


Graduated from the Department of Psychology, St. Petersburg University, with a Bachelor's (2013) and Master's (2015) degrees. Candidate of Sciences (Ph.D.) in Psychology, thesis topic: "Social Verification of Implicit Knowledge" (2021). 

Research interests: implicit learning, metacognitive processes, joint decision-making, social verification of knowledge, social heuristics, epistemic trust, the effectiveness of knowledge, and skill transmission. 

Professional Activity


C 2019: Junior Researcher, National Research University Higher School of Economics - St. Petersburg (Laboratory "Sociology of Education and Science"); Junior Researcher, Institute for Cognitive Studies, Saint Petersburg State University.

2015-2017: research assistant, Department of Psychology, Saint Petersburg State University.  


  • Project leader - "Cognitive Hackathon: Online Experiments"(2021).
  • Creator of a popular science festival "The Week of Experiments" (2017-2020). 
  • Project leader (2014) and curator (2015) of a student satisfaction assessment project at the Department of Psychology, Saint Petersburg State University.