Lara Oblak

Lara Oblak

Young Researcher
Department of Psychology
University of Ljubljana
Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Phone.: +386 1 241 1174


2022–present PhD Neuroscience, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2018–2020  MSc Neuroscience and Cognition, Utrecht University, Netherlands

2015–2018  BSc Liberal Arts and Sciences, (Cognitive neuroscience & Biology), University College Utrecht, Netherlands

Work Experience

2022–present: Researcher, Mind & Brain Lab, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2019-2020: Science communication assistant, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands
2019-2020: Research intern, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

Membership in professional organizations

  • SiNAPSA, Slovenian Neuroscience Society
  • Federation of European Neuroscience Associations, FENS
  • International Neuropsychological Society, INS


  • Oblak, L., van der Zaag, J., Higgins-Chen, A. T., Levine, M. E., & Boks, M. P. (2021). A systematic review of biological, social and environmental factors associated with epigenetic clock acceleration. Ageing research reviews, 69, 101348.

Research interests

  • Neuropsychology
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychopathology
  • Chronic and traumatic stress