Membros Atuais

A nossa equipa é constituída por professores universitários (maioritariamente da FPCE-UC), investigadores com doutoramento, colaboradores externos em diferentes áreas de especialização que incluem a Avaliação Psicológica, a Neuropsicologia, a Psicologia Forense, a Psicogerontologia Clínica, Psicologia do Trabalho e das Organizações, a Reabilitação, a Psicometria, a Estatística e a Linguística Aplicada. A equipa inclui ainda estudantes de graduação e pós-graduação.

O interesse pela Avaliação Psicológica e pela implementação de programas de Investigação sistemáticos de adaptação, desenvolvimento, validação e normalização de instrumentos de avaliação psicológica/neuropsicológica constitui o denominador comum da equipa do PsyAssessmentLab.

O Ensino e a Prática profissional da Avaliação (Neuro)Psicológica são igualmente actividades comuns à maior parte dos membros da equipa do PsyAssessmentLab.

Diretor:

 
Mário R. Simões, PHD.
Psychological Assessment
Research Interests: (Neuro)Psychological Assessment: Theory, Adaptation and standardization of instruments for Portuguese population (cognitive functions, personality, symptom validity and response styles including malingering and insufficient effort). Psychological Reports.

Professores da FPCE-UC:

 
Bruno de Sousa, PHD.
Statistics
Research Interests: Biostatistics; Psychometric analysis; Statistics applications to health and social sciences; Mathematical modeling; Structured Additive Regression (STAR) Modeling; Statistics in education.
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Cristina Petrucci Albuquerque, PHD.
Rehabilitation Psychology
Research Interests: Assessment instruments in learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and reading/writing.
 
Isabel Alberto, PHD.
Psychological Assessment
Research Interests: Child custody assessment; PTSD symptoms assessment; Child abuse/neglect risk assessment. Forensic Psychology.
 
José Pacheco Miguel, PHD.
Vocational Orientation
Research Interests: Applying Rasch models to career development variables, personality and motivational variables; Applying CTT models to students’ evaluations of teaching (STE) effectiveness. Psychometrics.
 
José Tomás da Silva, PHD.
Vocational Orientation
Research Interests: Applying Rasch models to career development variables, personality and motivational variables; Applying CTT models to students’ evaluations of teaching (STE) effectiveness. Psychometrics.
 
Manuela Vilar, PHD.
Psychological Assessment
Research Interests: Quality of life in older adults; Rehabilitation/neuropsychological rehabilitation; Projective techniques. (Neuro)Psychological assessment.
 
Marcelino Pereira, PHD.
Rehabilitation Psychology
Research Interests: Assessment of executive functioning in children; Assessment instruments in learning disabilities; Creative thinking assessment.
 
Maria João Seabra Santos, PHD.
Psychological Assessment
Research Interests: Preschoolers psychological assessment instruments; Family interventions in preschool children; Efficacy of intervention programs in preschoolers.
 
Paulo Renato Lourenço, PHD.
Work and Organizational Psychology
Research Interests: Assessment in team functioning and team effectiveness; Organizational functioning and organizational effectiveness; Individual behavior and attitudes at work.
 
Teresa Rebelo, PHD.
Work Psychology
Research Interests: Assessment in team functioning and team effectiveness; Organizational functioning and organizational effectiveness; Individual behavior and attitudes at work.

Investigadores com Doutoramento

 
Ana Filipa Lopes, PHD.
Neuropsychology
Research Interests: Neuropsychological assessment of children and adolescents in clinical pediatric neurology (namely, epilepsy, neurofibromatosis type I, traumatic brain injury).
 
Inês Saraiva Ferreira, PHD.
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Research Interests: Construction, adaptation and validation of neurocognitive tests, namely computer-based screening tests for young and older adults; fitness to drive assessment studies, including psychological and on-road performance.
 
Lara Alves, PHD.
Neuropsychology
Research Interests: Premorbid intelligence; Neuropsychological assessment.
 
Liliana B. Sousa, PHD.
Forensic Psychology
Research Interests: Adults/older adults functional assessment and capacity assessment procedures in forensic settings; Cognitive screening; Social desirability and insufficient effort test development, validation and normalization.
 
Octávio Moura, PHD.
Neuropsychology
Research Interests: Child's neurocognitive assessment; Psychometrics; Neurodevelopmental disorders, namely learning disabilities, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder.
 
Pedro Armelim Almiro, PHD.
Psychological Assessment
Research Interests: Construction, adaptation and validation of psychological assessment instruments; Rasch model; Personality assessment and related constructs; Individual differences.
 
Raquel Lemos, PHD.
Neuropsychology
Research Interests: Neuropsychological assessment; Memory; Cognitive impairment.
 
Sandra Freitas, PHD.
Neuropsychology; PosDoc student.
Research Interests: Neuropsychological assessment tool; Estimation of incidence of cognitive decline in Portugal; Validation studies of a cognitive training platform, risk and protective factors of cognitive aging; Metal toxicity in neurodegenerative pathogenesis.
 
Sofia Major, PHD.
Psychological Assessment
Research Interests: Preschool assessment; Adaptation and standardization of psychological assessment instruments (PKBS-2); Assessment of social skills and behavior problems; Family interventions in preschoolers with behavior problems.
 
Pedro Pechorro,PHD
 
Research Interests: Forensic Psychological Assessment, Psychometrics, Psychopathy, Delinquency, Violence Prevention; Criminal Psychology.
 
Salomé Caldeira, PHD.
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment. Older adults. Psychopathological disorders.

Alunos de Doutoramento

 
Filipa Júlio
PHD Student, NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Research Interests: Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessments; Movement Disorders; Executive Functions.
 
Mauro Paulino
PHD Student, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
Research Interests: Forensic Psychological Assessment: Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) validation; Domestic violence; Psychological reports.
 
Diana Duro
PHD Student
Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment. Cognitive screening. Cognitive impairment. Neurodegenerative disorders.
 
Catarina Marques-Costa
PHD Student, PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
(Neuro)Psychological assessment: Older adults assessment namely, Cognitive screening, Personality, Social desirability, Successful aging, Persepectives of death.
 
Ana Paula Amaral
PhD student
Research Interests: (Neuro)Psychological Assessment; Older Adults; Assessment of Healthcare Decision-Making Capacity; Development and Validation of an Instrument for the Assessment of Healthcare Decision-Making Capacity, IACTD-CS (Instrumento de Avaliação da Capacidade de Tomada de Decisão em Cuidados de Saúde); Neurodegenerative Disorders; Cognitive Impairment; Psychological Resilience.
 
Joana Nogueira Vasco
PhD student
Research Interests: (Neuro)Psychological Assessment; Aging; Cognitive Reserve; Cognitive Impairment

Colaboradores Externos

 
Alan Tennant, PHD.
Psychometrics
Research Interests:
 
Cristina Martins, PHD
Applied Linguistic
Research Interests: (Neuro)Psychological assessment instruments: linguistic criteria and resources; psycholinguistics.
 
Gerardo Prieto, PHD
Psychometrics
Research Interests: Psychometrics; Item Response Theory; Rasch Model in (neuro)psychological assessment.
 
Hudson F. Golino, PHD
Psychometrics
Research Interests: Psychometrics; Data mining; Machine learning.