PhD in Psychology (2010) and Degree in Teaching (2005) – University of Aveiro.
Post-Doctorate – Foundation for Science and Technology (2018). Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology at the Autonomous University of Lisbon (UAL).
Integrated Researcher at CIP and at the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).
Co-editor of Revista Psique (CIP-UAL).
Main author of about 120 articles, chapters and books (and two patents) in national and international scientific publications with scientific refereeing and indexing in SCOPUS, WILEY, WoS and Pubmed databases.
Scientific Researcher at CIP – UAL and at CIE – ISPA with a Post-Doctoral Scholarship (FCT).
Research Assistant and advisor in the management of research projects in the areas of Psychology and Education at the University of Aveiro and at the Faculty of Human Motricity (University of Lisbon).
Training (with internship) in Psychosocial Rehabilitation – Tílias-Coop Program (Projeto Fridom II – Leonardo Da Vinci Project), 2006, Austria.
Special Education: Portuguese Sign Language course, Portugal. Action No. CCPFC/ACC 47734/07, 2007, Portugal.
Course "Statistical Data Analysis for the Social Sciences", 2007, Portugal.
Postgraduate training in Cognitive Neuropsychology, Experimental Psychology Dep. of Oxford University, 2008, UK (2008).
Complementary training in the areas of Experimental Psychology (behaviorism), Linguistic Education (methodologies applied to teaching a foreign language) and research methods at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2006), Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil (2008) and Princeton University, USA (2014).