Lilla Nàfràdi studied in Szeged, Hungary. She obtained a Master degree in Psychology with a specialization in Cognitive Psychology (2012). During her studies she participated in several research projects in the fields of personality, social psychology as well as social cognition. In her Master thesis she examined the relationship between the neural correlates of affective face processing and different personality traits. Moreover, she also had the opportunity to gain experience in therapy with patients suffering from different psychological disorders. After finishing the university she worked as a research assistant in the field of Auditory Neuroscience at the Research Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (IR3C) , University of Barcelona, Spain.
Since September, 2013 she is a PhD student at the Institute of Communication and Health at the Faculty of Communication Sciences, USI. Her position is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Her research topic focuses on the problems arising from limited health literacy and patient empowerment including misuse of prescription medications.