Ana Maria Abreu Nelas

Professor Auxiliar

É Doutorada em ‘Cérebro, Comportamento e Cognição’ pela Universidade Pierre e Marie Curie (Paris VI) e Kings College London, Mestre em Neuropsicologia pela Universidade Paris VI e Licenciada em Psicologia Aplicada pelo ISPA.

Desde 2002 que se dedica a investigar a relação entre mente, cérebro e comportamento, através de métodos de psicologia experimental. Tem diversos interesses de investigação, nomeadamente a Neuropsicologia do desporto.

Atualmente, dirige o Grupo de Investigação de ‘Experimental Psychology’ do Brain and Behaviour Lab dirigido pelo Prof. Alexandre Castro Caldas, onde estuda: o impacto do exercício na cognição; o impacto do in-group na intenção de compra; os perfis perceptivos de crianças com ASD; e o impacto das novas tecnologias na saúde mental. 

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A "Visual" Conflict Hypothesis for Global-Local Visual Deficits in Williams Syndrome: Simulations and Data.

, A. (2005). A "Visual" Conflict Hypothesis for Global-Local Visual Deficits in Williams Syndrome: Simulations and Data.. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society
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A neurofisiologia da consciência

, A. (2011). A neurofisiologia da consciência. Jornadas de Yoga
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A neurofisiologia da consciência.

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2010). A neurofisiologia da consciência.. Manual de yoga
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A “Visual conflict” hypothesis for global-local visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Simulations and data

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2005). A “Visual conflict” hypothesis for global-local visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Simulations and data. XVII Annual Conference – Cognitive science Society (CogSci)
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A “Visual conflict” hypothesis for global-local visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Simulations and data

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2005). A “Visual conflict” hypothesis for global-local visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Simulations and data. 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society
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Abreu, A.M. (in press). Lazer e exercício físico na promoção da saúde mental na era digital. In M. Nery & T. Santos (Eds.), Manual de Psicologia.

, A. Abreu, A.M. (in press). Lazer e exercício físico na promoção da saúde mental na era digital. In M. Nery & T. Santos (Eds.), Manual de Psicologia..
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Abreu, A.M., & Frade, I. (in press). Running against the schedule: Are children exercising at the right time? A comment on the Portuguese Education System. Cadernos de Saúde.

, A. Abreu, A.M., & Frade, I. (in press). Running against the schedule: Are children exercising at the right time? A comment on the Portuguese Education System. Cadernos de Saúde..
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Achieving a successful relationship between Neuroscience and Education: The views of Portuguese teachers

, A., Caldas, A., Rato, J. , Rato, J.R.. (2011). Achieving a successful relationship between Neuroscience and Education: The views of Portuguese teachers. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Action anticipation beyond the action observation network: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study in expert basketball players

, A. , Abreu, A.M.. (2012). Action anticipation beyond the action observation network: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study in expert basketball players. European Journal of Neuroscience
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Action anticipation in sports: A particular case of expert decision-making

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2014). Action anticipation in sports: A particular case of expert decision-making. TRENDS inSport Sciences
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Action understanding, motor resonance, and embodied simulation in sports: Bridging ecological and neuroscientific approaches.

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2019). Action understanding, motor resonance, and embodied simulation in sports: Bridging ecological and neuroscientific approaches.. MIT Press Handbook of Embodied Cognition and Sport Psychology
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Age-related gender differences in motor and inhibitory learning and consolidation

, A., Caldas, A. , T. Pereira. (2014). Age-related gender differences in motor and inhibitory learning and consolidation. Journal of Advanced Neuroscience Research
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As novas tendências de investigação para perceberes o desporto e o movimento humano

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2018). As novas tendências de investigação para perceberes o desporto e o movimento humano. NeuroPsicologia do desporto e do movimento humano: O que te faltava saber!
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Bases neurocientíficas de la toma de decisiones en el deporte.

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2014). Bases neurocientíficas de la toma de decisiones en el deporte.. El entrenamiento táctico y decisional en el deporte
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Catching on it early: Bodily and brain anticipatory mechanisms for excellence in sport

, A. , Abreu, A.M.. (2017). Catching on it early: Bodily and brain anticipatory mechanisms for excellence in sport. Progress in Brain Research
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Charismatic Leadership: A Study on Delivery Styles, Mood, and Performance

, A. , Sacavém, A.. (2017). Charismatic Leadership: A Study on Delivery Styles, Mood, and Performance. Journal of Leadership Studies
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Colour contrast in packaging and consumer product perception

, A. , Martinez, L. M.. (2018). Colour contrast in packaging and consumer product perception. International Colour Association (AIC) Conference 2018
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Colour contrast in packaging and consumer product perception

, A. (2018). Colour contrast in packaging and consumer product perception. AIC Lisboa 2018 - Colour and Human Comfort.
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Competing mechanisms for mapping action-related categorical knowledge and observed actions

, A. , Candidi, M.. (2010). Competing mechanisms for mapping action-related categorical knowledge and observed actions. Cerebral Cortex
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Country indicators moderating the relationship between phubbing and psychological distress: A comparative study between 20 countries

, A. , Blachnio, A.. (2021). Country indicators moderating the relationship between phubbing and psychological distress: A comparative study between 20 countries. Frontiers in Psychology
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Déficits de la Détection Visuel du Mouvement

, A. (2005). Déficits de la Détection Visuel du Mouvement. 13ème Colloque de L’Ecole Doctorale 3C
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Determinants and effects of mobile phone addiction and phubbing: a study in 17 countries

, A. , Blachnio, A.. (2019). Determinants and effects of mobile phone addiction and phubbing: a study in 17 countries. 3rd World Conference on Personality
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Determinants and effects of mobile phone addiction and phubbing: a study in 17 countries

, A. (2019). Determinants and effects of mobile phone addiction and phubbing: a study in 17 countries. 3rd World Conference on Personality, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Development of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2003). Development of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children. XIth European Conference on Developmental Psychology
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Development of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2004). Development of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children. International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD)
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Development of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children

, A. (2004). Development of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children. International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD
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Développement de la sensibilité au mouvement visuel chez des jeunes enfants autistes et chez des enfants atteints du Syndrome de Williams

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2003). Développement de la sensibilité au mouvement visuel chez des jeunes enfants autistes et chez des enfants atteints du Syndrome de Williams. 6ème Colloque de la Société de Neurosciences, Société des Neurosciences
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Développement de la sensibilité visuelle au mouvement chez les enfants autistes ou atteints du syndrome de Williams

, A. (2003). Développement de la sensibilité visuelle au mouvement chez les enfants autistes ou atteints du syndrome de Williams. Association pour la Recherche sur l’Autisme et la Prévention des Inadaptations
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Développement de la sensibilité visuelle au mouvement chez les enfants autistes ou atteints du syndrome de Williams

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2003). Développement de la sensibilité visuelle au mouvement chez les enfants autistes ou atteints du syndrome de Williams. Coloque International de l'ARAPI (Association pour la Recherche sur l’Autisme et la Prévention des Inadaptations) - Autisme, Cerveau et Développement: De la recherche à la pratique
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Escolha vocacional e auto-percepção da predisposição para o pensamento crítico

, A. , Rando, B.. (2006). Escolha vocacional e auto-percepção da predisposição para o pensamento crítico. III Congresso da OPP
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Escolha vocacional e auto-percepção da predisposição para o pensamento crítico

, A. (2016). Escolha vocacional e auto-percepção da predisposição para o pensamento crítico. III Congresso da OPP
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Expertise in sports: Reconciling sports sciences with findings from experimental and social psychology and neuroscience

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2015). Expertise in sports: Reconciling sports sciences with findings from experimental and social psychology and neuroscience. Annals of Sports Medicine and Research
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Heterogeneity in motion perception deficits in developmental disorders: Evidence from Autism and Williams Syndrome

, A. (2009). Heterogeneity in motion perception deficits in developmental disorders: Evidence from Autism and Williams Syndrome. Cadernos de Saúde
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Interactional and musical behavior of infants

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2012). Interactional and musical behavior of infants.
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Intervención temprana en niños autistas: Como integrar nuevos conocimientos sobre la relación entre déficits de percepción y deficits sociales

, A. (2006). Intervención temprana en niños autistas: Como integrar nuevos conocimientos sobre la relación entre déficits de percepción y deficits sociales. Congreso Hispano-Portugués de Intervención Temprana en los trastornos del desarrollo
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Lazer e exercício físico na promoção da saúde mental na era digital

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2021). Lazer e exercício físico na promoção da saúde mental na era digital. Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde: Da Teoria à Intervenção
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Local-global visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Stimulus presence contributes to diminished performance on image-reproduction

, A. , Abreu, A.M.. (2006). Local-global visual deficits in Williams Syndrome: Stimulus presence contributes to diminished performance on image-reproduction. Psychologica Belgica
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Martinez, L. M., Gameiro, D., Martinez, L. F., Agante, L., & Abreu, A.M. (in press). The influence of color in anthropomorphic packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness. Revista Portuguesa de Marketing, 19(37)

, A. Martinez, L. M., Gameiro, D., Martinez, L. F., Agante, L., & Abreu, A.M. (in press). The influence of color in anthropomorphic packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness. Revista Portuguesa de Marketing, 19(37).
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Measurement Invariance of the Facebook Intrusion Questionnaire Across 25 Countries

, A. , Blachnio, A.. (2021). Measurement Invariance of the Facebook Intrusion Questionnaire Across 25 Countries. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment
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Measurement invariance of the Phubbing Scale across 20 countries

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria (C21C-0A02-C0A8). (2021). Measurement invariance of the Phubbing Scale across 20 countries. International Journal of Psychology
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Monkey see, Monkey do: The impact of action observation on the intention for action engagement

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2021). Monkey see, Monkey do: The impact of action observation on the intention for action engagement. Psychology of Sport and Exercise
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Motion Perception and Social Cognition in Autism: Speed Selective Impairments in Socio- Conceptual Processing?

, A. (2016). Motion Perception and Social Cognition in Autism: Speed Selective Impairments in Socio- Conceptual Processing?. Journal of Advanced Neuroscience Research
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Neural correlates of action prediction in sports: How important is expertise?

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2008). Neural correlates of action prediction in sports: How important is expertise?. 14th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping
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Neurociências: Novas técnicas de investigação no desporto e movimento humano

, A. (2011). Neurociências: Novas técnicas de investigação no desporto e movimento humano. Jornadas da Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicologia do Desporto
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Neuromyths in education: what is fact and what is fiction for Portuguese teachers?

, A., Caldas, A., Rato, J. , Rato, Joana Rodrigues. (2013). Neuromyths in education: what is fact and what is fiction for Portuguese teachers?. Educational Research
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Neuromyths in education: What is fact and what is fiction for teachers?

, A. , Rato, J.R.. (2010). Neuromyths in education: What is fact and what is fiction for teachers?. EARLI SIG22 - Neuroscience and Education Meeting
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Neuromyths in education: What is fact and what is fiction for teachers?

, A. (2010). Neuromyths in education: What is fact and what is fiction for teachers?. EARLI SIG22 - Neuroscience and Education Meeting,
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NeuroPsicologia do desporto e do movimento humano: O que te faltava saber!

, A. (2018). NeuroPsicologia do desporto e do movimento humano: O que te faltava saber!.
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Neuropsicologia do desporto: Da inovação na investigação à aplicação

, A. (2016). Neuropsicologia do desporto: Da inovação na investigação à aplicação. XVII Jornadas da Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicologia do Desporto
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New evidence on the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Flourishing Scale

, A. , Rando, B.. (2021). New evidence on the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Flourishing Scale. Current Psychology
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Os Correlatos Neuronais da Perícia no Desporto: Julgamento e Antecipação em Atletas de Basquetebol usando RMf

, A. (2010). Os Correlatos Neuronais da Perícia no Desporto: Julgamento e Antecipação em Atletas de Basquetebol usando RMf. XI Jornadas de Psicologia do Desporto
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Perceiving ASD through the motions

, A. (2005). Perceiving ASD through the motions. Current Psychology of Cognition
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Perceiving ASD through the motions

, A. , Abreu, A.M.. (2005). Perceiving ASD through the motions. Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive
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Predicting the fate of basketball throws: an EEG study on expert action prediction in wheelchair basketball players

, A. , Özkan, D.G.. (2019). Predicting the fate of basketball throws: an EEG study on expert action prediction in wheelchair basketball players. Experimental Brain Research
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Proneness for exercise, cognitive and psychophysiological consequences of action observation

, A. (2014). Proneness for exercise, cognitive and psychophysiological consequences of action observation. Psychology of Sport and Exercise
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Relação entre anomalias no processamento visual e o comportamento social em crianças com perturbações do Espectro do Autismo e Síndrome de Williams.

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2009). Relação entre anomalias no processamento visual e o comportamento social em crianças com perturbações do Espectro do Autismo e Síndrome de Williams.. Revista de Educação Especial e Reabilitação
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Running against the schedule: Are children exercising at the right time? A comment on the Portuguese Education System

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2020). Running against the schedule: Are children exercising at the right time? A comment on the Portuguese Education System. Cadernos de Saúde
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Sensibilité au mouvement visuel chez des Jeunes Enfants Autistes et chez des Enfants Atteints du Syndrome de Williams

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2002). Sensibilité au mouvement visuel chez des Jeunes Enfants Autistes et chez des Enfants Atteints du Syndrome de Williams. Université Paris 6 - Pierre et Marie Currie
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Space, movement and articulation in a newly emergent sign language: Contributions for neural and sociocognitive efficiency

, A. , Mineiro, Ana. (2021). Space, movement and articulation in a newly emergent sign language: Contributions for neural and sociocognitive efficiency. Journal of Language and Social Psychology
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Sports expertise: Insights from neuroscience

, A. (2015). Sports expertise: Insights from neuroscience. International Seminar on Sport Expertise
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Sports expertise: Is nature or nurture to blame? No, it's the brain!

, A. , Barreiros, A.. (2017). Sports expertise: Is nature or nurture to blame? No, it's the brain!. Revista Iberoamericana de Psicologia del Ejercicio y el Deporte
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Sports expertise: Is Nature or nurture to blame? No, it’s the brain!

, A. (2017). Sports expertise: Is Nature or nurture to blame? No, it’s the brain!. Revista Iberoamericana de Psicología del Ejercicio y el Deporte – RIPED
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Sports ingroup love does not make me like a beverage but gets me buying it.

, A. (2021). Sports ingroup love does not make me like a beverage but gets me buying it.. PLOS ONE
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Tell me more: Relationships between fear of missing out and wellbeing. A comparative study between 21 countries

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2021). Tell me more: Relationships between fear of missing out and wellbeing. A comparative study between 21 countries. Journal of Hapiness Studies
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The consequences of Facebook Intrusion for personal well-being: the mediation role of distress and social functioning

, A. (2019). The consequences of Facebook Intrusion for personal well-being: the mediation role of distress and social functioning. ISSID
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The consequences of Facebook Intrusion for personal well-being: the mediation role of distress and social functioning

, A. , Blachnio, A.. (2019). The consequences of Facebook Intrusion for personal well-being: the mediation role of distress and social functioning. ISSID, 2019
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The consequences of Facebook Intrusion for personal well-being: the mediation role of distress and social functioning

, A. (2020). The consequences of Facebook Intrusion for personal well-being: the mediation role of distress and social functioning.
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The influence of color in anthropomorphic food packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness

, A. (2017). The influence of color in anthropomorphic food packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness. International Youth Marketing and Media Forum
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The Influence of colour in anthropomorphic packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness

, A. , Martinez, L. M.. (2020). The Influence of colour in anthropomorphic packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness. Revista Portuguesa de Marketing
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The influence of colour in anthropomorphic packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness.

, A. (2020). The influence of colour in anthropomorphic packaging: Purchase intention and product attractiveness.. Revista Portuguesa de Marketing | Portuguese Journal of Marketing
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The influence of complementary colors in workplaces

, A. , Martinez, L.. (2016). The influence of complementary colors in workplaces. 15th TIBER Symposium on Psychology and Economics
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The neural correlates of sports excellence: Investigating expert action-prediction using fMRI

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2009). The neural correlates of sports excellence: Investigating expert action-prediction using fMRI. 7th Edition of Progress in Motor Control
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The neural correlates of sports excellence: Investigating expert action-prediction using fMRI

, A. (2009). The neural correlates of sports excellence: Investigating expert action-prediction using fMRI. 7th Edition of Progress in Motor Control, Marseille, França
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The neural correlates of Sports excellence: Investigating expert-action prediction using fMRI

, A. (2009). The neural correlates of Sports excellence: Investigating expert-action prediction using fMRI. European Workshop on Movement Science (EWOMS)
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The Ubiquity of ICTs: Mental Health Risks Reinforced by the COVID-19 Crisis

, A. (2020). The Ubiquity of ICTs: Mental Health Risks Reinforced by the COVID-19 Crisis. Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças
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There is more to action words than verbs: The case of action nouns

, A. (2009). There is more to action words than verbs: The case of action nouns. The Journal of Neuroscience
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There is more to expert action-prediction than the Mirror Neuron System: Investigating the neural correlates of sports excellence using fMRI

, A. (2008). There is more to expert action-prediction than the Mirror Neuron System: Investigating the neural correlates of sports excellence using fMRI. VI Encontro do Fórum Internacional de Investigadores Portugueses – FIIP: Brain, Life and Culture
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There is more to expert action-prediction than the Mirror Neuron System: Investigating the neural correlates of sports excellence using fMRI

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2008). There is more to expert action-prediction than the Mirror Neuron System: Investigating the neural correlates of sports excellence using fMRI. VI Encontro do Fórum Internacional de Investigadores Portugueses – FIIP: Brain, Life and Culture
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There is more to expert action-prediction than the Mirror Neuron System: Investigating the neural correlates of sports excellence using fMRI

, A. (2009). There is more to expert action-prediction than the Mirror Neuron System: Investigating the neural correlates of sports excellence using fMRI. Lisbon Neuroscience Meeting
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To What Extent are Local-Global Deficits in Williams Syndrome Found at a Purely Perceptual Integration Level?

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2004). To What Extent are Local-Global Deficits in Williams Syndrome Found at a Purely Perceptual Integration Level?. 27th European Congress on Visual Perception (ECVP)
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True colors: Consumers’ packaging choices depend on the color of retail environment

, A. (2021). True colors: Consumers’ packaging choices depend on the color of retail environment. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services
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Understanding task- and expertise-specific motor acquisition and motor memory formation and consolidation

, A., Caldas, A. , Pereira, T.. (2013). Understanding task- and expertise-specific motor acquisition and motor memory formation and consolidation. Perceptual and Motor Skills
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Visual Motion Detection in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children

, A. (2002). Visual Motion Detection in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children. EURESCO Conference
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Visual Motion Detection in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2002). Visual Motion Detection in Autistic and Williams Syndrome Children. EURESCO on Brain Development and Cognition in Human Infants
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Visual Motion Detection in Williams Syndrome and Autistic Children

, A. (2003). Visual Motion Detection in Williams Syndrome and Autistic Children. International Brain Research Organization & Federation of European Neuroscience Societies - Summer School
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Visual Motion Detection in Williams Syndrome and Autistic Children

, A. (2003). Visual Motion Detection in Williams Syndrome and Autistic Children. 10th International Summer School in Cognitive Science
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Visual motion perception deficits in children with ASD and WS

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2006). Visual motion perception deficits in children with ASD and WS. PENS/Hertie Winter School - Brain Basis of Social Interaction: From Concepts to Imaging
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Visual motion processing specificities in children with Autism and Williams Syndrome

, A. , Abreu, Ana Maria. (2006). Visual motion processing specificities in children with Autism and Williams Syndrome. Université Paris 6 - Pierre et Marie Currie
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White lie or true blue: Consumers’ packaging choices depend on color of retail environment

, A. (2018). White lie or true blue: Consumers’ packaging choices depend on color of retail environment. The International Conference on Theory and Applications in the Knowledge Economy