Óscar F. Gonçalves
Full Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Coimbra
the coordinating researcher of the CO&MA team in the context of the Proaction Lab and Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC).
A Senior Research Associate at the Spaulding Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital-Harvard Medical School.
He held faculty positions at the University of Porto (Assistant Professor), University of California Santa Barbara (Assistant Professor) and Northeastern University (Full Professor and Chair of Applied Psychology), and Full Professor and Chair at the School of Psychology, University of Minho.
He teaches Neuropsychology of Consciousness in graduate (Master in Neuropsychology and Master in Molecular and Translational Neurosciences) and undergraduate programs (Bachelors in Psychology). He is currently the Director of the Master in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Coimbra.
He graduated in Psychology from the University of Porto in Portugal;
two doctoral degrees: one from the Counseling School and Consulting Psychology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst – USA;
and another one in Neurosciences from the Faculty of Medicine – University of Santiago de Compostela – Spain).
Professor Gonçalves is a licensed Clinical and Health Psychologist with board certifications in neuropsychology and psychotherapy. He was the founder and Director of the Neuropsychophysiology Lab (currently Psychological Neuroscience Lab) where he has been systematically researching the neural correlates of a variety of cognitive-emotional processes in different psychiatry and neurological conditions.
He is also an author of about 200 research papers, 40 chapters and 16 books and PI or Research team member in several competitive national and international research grants. He has been a recipient of numerous research awards and grants.