Dr. Anton Kurapov


AddressHellbrunner Straße 34
5020 Salzburg
+43 (0) 681 – 841 32361
Web pagewww.sleepscience.at


October 2015 – December 2018Candidate of Science Program (PhD), Faculty of Psychology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine. Supervisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ivan Danyliuk.
September 2014 –
June 2015
Faculty of Psychology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine (Masters)
September 2007 – May 2008Waupaca High School, Waupaca, WI, USA
September 2008 –
June 2014
Faculty of Psychology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine (Bachelors)
1999 -2008Collehium 2, Lozova, Ukraine


Since April 2023 Research associate in the project “Nukkuaa4Ukraine” funded by the MSCA4Ukraine, EU Horizon Fund, Salzburg, Austria
Since September 2018Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Applied Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine


March 2023 Two-year grant from MSCA4Ukraine
December 2021Two-year grant from NRFU



Since September 2018Bachelor Courses:


Ethnocultural Psychology

Cross-Cultural Psychology

Sensation and Perception: Practical Course

Practicum in General Psychology: Sensation and Perception

Practicum in General Psychology: Imagination, Emotions, Will

Fundamentals of Statistical Analysis in Psychology

Master’s Courses:

Cognitive and Social Neuropsychology

Ethnopharmacology and Altered States of Consciousness

Hardware Methods of Psychological Rehabilitation

Hardware Methods of Diagnostics of Functional States and Neurofeedback

Courses taught in English:

Psychology Fundamentals

Educational Psychology: Psychology of Higher School

Medical Psychology


2023Enea, V., Eisenbeck, N., Carreno, D. F., Douglas, K. M., Sutton, R. M., Agostini, M., Kurapov, A.… & Leander, N. P. (2023). Intentions to be vaccinated against COVID-19: The role of prosociality and conspiracy beliefs across 20 countries. Health communication38(8), 1530-1539.


Kurapov, A., Pivorienė, J., Krasilova, Y., Proskurnia, A., Balashevych, O., Dubynskyi, O., & Kalaitzaki, A. (2023). FROM TRAUMA TO TRANSFORMATION: PREDICTORS OF POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH IN UKRAINIANS AFFECTED BY WAR IN AN ONGOING CONFLICT SETTING. Social Inquiry into Well-Being1(21).

Kurapov, A., Danyliuk, I., Loboda, A., Kalaitzaki, A., Kowatsch, T., Klimash, T., & Predko, V. (2023). Six months into the war: a first-wave study of stress, anxiety, and depression among in Ukraine. Frontiers in Psychiatry14, 1190465.

Danböck, S. K., Hettegger, S., Anders, S., Franke, L. K., Liedlgruber, M., Miedl, S., Kurapov, A. … & Wilhelm, F. H. (2023). Psychometric Properties of the Dissociative Subtype of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Scale: Replication and Extension in Two German-Speaking Samples.

Westgate, E. C., Buttrick, N. R., Lin, Y., El Helou, G., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Kurapov, A., … & Wollast, R. (2023). Pandemic boredom: Little evidence that lockdown-related boredom affects risky public health behaviors across 116 countries. Emotion.

Kurapov, A., Pavlenko, V., Drozdov, A., Bezliudna, V., Reznik, A., & Isralowitz, R. (2023). Toward an understanding of the Russian-Ukrainian war impact on university students and personnel. Journal of Loss and Trauma28(2), 167-174.

Pavlenko, V., Kurapov, A., Drozdov, A., Korchakova, N., Reznik, A., & Isralowitz, R. (2023). Ukrainian “help” profession women: war and location status impact on well-being. Journal of Loss and Trauma28(1), 92-95.

Kurapov, A., Kalaitzaki, A., Keller, V., Danyliuk, I., & Kowatsch, T. (2023). The mental health impact of the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war six months after the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. Frontiers in Psychology14, 1134780.

Han, Q., Zheng, B., Cristea, M., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kurapov, A., … & PsyCorona Collaboration. (2023). Trust in government regarding COVID-19 and its associations with preventive health behaviour and prosocial behaviour during the pandemic: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study. Psychological medicine53(1), 149-159.

2022Rybinska, Y., Loshenko, O., Kurapov, A., Lytvyn, S., Kondratieva, V., & Ivasiv, O. (2022). Psycho-emotional state of Ukrainian soldiers before going to the frontline. BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience13(4), 182-195.


Van Breen, J. A., Kutlaca, M., Koç, Y., Jeronimus, B. F., Reitsema, A. M., Jovanović, V., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2022). Lockdown lives: A longitudinal study of inter-relationships among feelings of loneliness, social contacts, and solidarity during the COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin48(9), 1315-1330.

Keng, S. L., Stanton, M. V., Haskins, L. B., Almenara, C. A., Ickovics, J., Jones, A., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2022). COVID-19 stressors and health behaviors: A multilevel longitudinal study across 86 countries. Preventive medicine reports27, 101764.

Pavlenko, V., Kurapov, A., Drozdov, A., Korchakova, N., Reznik, A., & Isralowitz, R. (2022). Mental health and substance use among Ukrainian “help profession” students during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 1-4.

Van Lissa, C. J., Stroebe, W., Leander, N. P., Agostini, M., Draws, T., Grygoryshyn, A., Kurapov, A.,… & Bélanger, J. J. (2022). Using machine learning to identify important predictors of COVID-19 infection prevention behaviors during the early phase of the pandemic. Patterns3(4).

Pavlenko, V., Kurapov, A., Drozdov, A., Korchakova, N., Reznik, A., & Isralowitz, R. (2022). COVID-19 fear association with Ukrainian “help profession” student mental health, substance use, and resilience. Journal of Loss and Trauma27(3), 292-295.

Kurapov, A., Balashevych, O., Dubynskyi, O., & Tsurikova, H. (2022). Psychological factors of subjective assessment of the impact of war. Psychological Journal8(3), 65-75.

Schumpe, B. M., Van Lissa, C. J., Bélanger, J. J., Ruggeri, K., Mierau, J., Nisa, C. F., Kurapov, A.… & Leander, N. P. (2022). Predictors of adherence to public health behaviors for fighting COVID-19 derived from longitudinal data. Scientific reports12(1), 3824.

Resta, E., Mula, S., Baldner, C., Di Santo, D., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2022). ‘We are all in the same boat’: How societal discontent affects intention to help during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Journal of community & applied social psychology32(2), 332-347.

Mula, S., Di Santo, D., Resta, E., Bakhtiari, F., Baldner, C., Molinario, E., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2022). Concern with COVID-19 pandemic threat and attitudes towards immigrants: The mediating effect of the desire for tightness. Current research in ecological and social psychology3, 100028.

2021Rybinska, Y., Loshenko, O., Kurapov, A., Ponochovna-Rysak, T., & Kholmakova, Y. (2021). The change in the concept of virtue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazonia Investiga10(47), 62-69.


Stroebe, W., VanDellen, M. R., Abakoumkin, G., Lemay Jr, E. P., Schiavone, W. M., Agostini, M., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2021). Politicization of COVID-19 health-protective behaviors in the United States: Longitudinal and cross-national evidence. PloS one16(10), e0256740.

Florea, C., Topalidis, P., Hauser, T., Angerer, M., Kurapov, A., Leon, C. A. B., … & Schabus, M. (2021). Sleep during COVID-19 lockdown: A cross-cultural study investigating job system relevance. Biochemical Pharmacology191, 114463.

Topalidis, P., Florea, C., Eigl, E. S., Kurapov, A., Leon, C. A. B., & Schabus, M. (2021). Evaluation of a low-cost commercial actigraph and its potential use in detecting cultural variations in physical activity and sleep. Sensors21(11), 3774.

Nisa, C. F., Bélanger, J. J., Faller, D. G., Buttrick, N. R., Mierau, J. O., Austin, M. M., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2021). Lives versus Livelihoods? Perceived economic risk has a stronger association with support for COVID-19 preventive measures than perceived health risk. Scientific reports11(1), 9669.

Han, Q., Zheng, B., Agostini, M., Bélanger, J. J., Gützkow, B., Kreienkamp, J., Kurapov, A., … & PsyCorona Collaboration. (2021). Associations of risk perception of COVID-19 with emotion and mental health during the pandemic. Journal of affective disorders284, 247-255.

Jin, S., Balliet, D., Romano, A., Spadaro, G., Van Lissa, C. J., Agostini, M., Kurapov, A., … & Leander, N. P. (2021). Intergenerational conflicts of interest and prosocial behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. Personality and Individual Differences171, 110535.

Kurapov, A., Balashevych, A., & Tsurikova, H. (2021). Complex sound’s pitch and tempo perception: psychological and instructional features. Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (2), 38-41.

2020Di Stasi, L. L., Diaz-Piedra, C., Morales, J. M., Kurapov, A., Tagliabue, M., Bjärtå, A., … & Catena, A. (2020). A cross-cultural comparison of visual search strategies and response times in road hazard perception testing. Accident Analysis & Prevention148, 105785.


Leander, N. P., & Bağcı, Ç. Kurapov, A. (2020). Towards a globally collaborative behavioral science: An organizational approach from pandemic psychology. ISSBD Bulletin2020(2 Seri), 2-5.

Leander, P., Kreienkamp, J., Agostini, M., & Kurapov, A. (2020). Mapping the Moods of COVID-19: Global Study Uses Data Visualization to Track Psychological Responses, Identify Targets for Intervention. APS observer33.







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Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology (Mental Health and Trauma), Cross-Cultural Psychology