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Name: Patrício Costa

Office: G2.12

School Phone: +351 253 604 810

Email: pcosta@med.uminho.pt

 

 

 

Keywords: Biostatistics

About

PatrícioCosta is graduated in Applied Mathematics – Statistics and OperationalResearch. Actually he is Assistant Professor of biostatistics at the School ofHealth Sciences of Minho University. His Ph.D. research in contemporary political processes was dedicated to electoralbehavior, persuasion and political marketing. He is also responsible for the Statistics Department at an opinion and market research company.

Projects

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

Maintaining health in old age through homeostasis (Switchbox)  

Selected Publications

Santos NC*, Costa PS*, Cunha P, Cotter J, Sampaio A, Zihl J, Almeida O, Cerqueira JJ, Palha JA, Sousa N. Mood is a key determinant of cognitive performance in community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional analysis. Age (Dordr), 35:1983-1993 (2013)

Santos NC*, Costa PS*, Cunha P, Cotter J, Sampaio A, Zihl J, Almeida O, Cerqueira JJ, Palha JA, Sousa N. Mood is a key determinant of cognitive performance in community-dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional analysis. Age (Dordr), 35:1983-1993 (2013)

Santos NC*, Costa PS*, Cunha P, Portugal-Nunes C, Amorim L, Cotter J, Cerqueira JJ, Palha JA, Sousa N. Clinical, physical and lifestyle indicators and relationship with cognition and mood in ageing: a cross-sectional analysis of distinct educational groups. Front Aging Neurosci, 6:21 (2014)

Pereira VH, Costa PS, Santos NC, Cunha PG, Correia-Neves M, Palha JA, Sousa N. "Adult Body Height Is a Good Predictor of Different Dimensions of Cognitive Function in Aged Individuals: A Cross-Sectional Study". Front Aging Neurosci. 2016 Sep 16;8:217.

Sotiropoulos I, Silva J, Kimura T, Rodrigues AJ, Costa P, Almeida OF, Sousa N, Takashima A. Female hippocampus vulnerability to environmental stress as precipitating factor in Tau aggregation pathology. J Alzheimers Dis, 43(3):763-774 (2015).

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