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Name: Pedro Moreira

Office: I2.06

School Phone: +351 253 604 925

Email: ID5826@alunos.uminho.pt




Keywords: statistics data analysis meta-analysis empathy emotions decision-making fmri


Pedro Moreira completed his master degree in Clinical and Health Psycholgogy in 2012. He developed his MSc thesis at the Neuropsychophysiology lab (University of Porto), where he acquired revelevant knowledge in the field of Cognitive Neuroscience.
Currently, he is a research fellow at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute. He is particularly interested in studying the effects of stress and aging in the processes of empathy and their underlying mechanisms.


Developing a neurofunctional intervention for emotion regulation under stress  

Neuro-Politics: the neural correlates of political decision-making: an fMRI-based approach  

Obsessive-compulsive disorder: focus on stress and decision-making  

Treating Refactory Obsessive Compulsive Diroder Using Real-Time Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Neurofeedback  

Selected Publications

Moreira PS, Marques P, Magalhães R. Identifying Functional Subdivisions in the Medial Frontal Cortex. J Neurosci, 36(44):11168-11170 (2016)

Moreira PS, Sotiropoulos I, Silva J, Takashima A, Sousa N, Leite-Almeida H, Costa PS. The advantages of Structural Equation Modelling to address the complexity of spatial reference learning. Front Behav Neurosci, 10:18 (2016).

Santos NC*, Costa PS*, Amorim L, Moreira P, Cunha P, Cotter J, Sousa N. (2015) Exploring the factor structure of neurocognitive measures in older individuals. PLoS One, 10:e0124229 (2015).

Castanho TC*, Moreira PS*, Portugal-Nunes C, Novais A, Costa PS, Palha JA, Sousa N, Santos NC. The role of sex and sex-related hormones in cognition, mood and well-being in older men and women. Biol Psychol, 103C:158-166 (2014).

Moreira PS, Almeida PR, Leite-Almeida H, Sousa N, Costa P. Impact of Chronic Stress Protocols in Learning and Memory in Rodents: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 11(9):e0163245 (2016)

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