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. (2010). A neurofisiologia da consciência. Manual de Yoga
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A neurofisiologia da consciência

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

Caldas, A., Rato, J., , A. , 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. (2014). Action anticipation in sports: A particular case of expert decision-making.. Trends in Sport Sciences
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Action understanding, motor resonance, and embodied simulation in sports: Bridging ecological and neuroscientific approaches.

, A. (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

Caldas, A., , A. , Castro-Caldas, Alexandre. (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. (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. (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. (2018). Colour contrast in packaging and consumer product perception. AIC Lisboa 2018 - Colour and Human Comfort.
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Colour contrast in packaging and consumer product perception.

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

Caldas, A., Rato, J., , A. , Rato, J.R.. (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. (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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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. (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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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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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 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 complementary colors in workplaces

, A. (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. (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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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. (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. (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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Understanding task- and expertise-specific motor acquisition and motor memory formation and consolidation

Caldas, A., , 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 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 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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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