Antonina Pereira

Psychology and Counselling

University of Chichester

neuropsychology, neuroscience, memory, aging, neurodegenerative process, cognition

Antonina Pereira is a Reader in Psychology at the Department of Psychology and Counselling of the University of Chichester. She was previously based at the Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM), Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon. She has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Reading, UK. Her research is particularly focused on Prospective Memory assessment and rehabilitation in Mild Cognitive Impairment and prodromal Alzheimer’s disease through behavioral and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) paradigms. The particular relevance and currency of this topic has led to the successful capture of external income for research activity by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology to develop a new psychometric tool for the assessment of Prospective Memory acmore...

Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (2013). PhD in Psychology (2010). School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, UK MSc - Research Methods in Psychology (2006). School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, UK MSc in Education Psychology (2005). High Institute of Applied Psychology (ISPA), Lisbon, Portugal BSc in Linguistics (2002). Faculty of Social and Human Sciences – New University of Lisbon – Lisbon

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  1. Duarte, Sofia, Armstrong, Judith, Roche, Ana, Ortez, Carlos, Perez, Ana, O’Callaghan, Maria del Mar, Pereira, Antonina, Sanmarti, Francesc, Ormazabal, Aida, Artuch, Rafael, Pineda, Mercedes and Garcia-Cazorla, Angels (2013) Abnormal expression of cerebrospinal fluid cation chloride cotransporters in patients with Rett Syndrome. PLOS One, 8 (7). ISSN 1932-6203
  2. Pereira, Antonina, Ellis, Judi and Freeman, Jayne (2011) Acting is the key: new directions for the stimulation of prospective memory in mild cognitive impairment. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 7. S543-S544. ISSN 1552-5260
  3. Pereira, Antonina, de Mendonca, Alexandre, Silva, Dina, Guerreiro, Manuela, Freeman, Jayne and Ellis, Judi (2015) Enhancing prospective memory in mild cognitive impairment: The role of enactment. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 37 (8). pp. 863-877. ISSN 1380-3395
  4. Pereira, Antonina, de Mendonca, Alexandre and Ellis, Judi (2016) Prospective Memory in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: in pursuit of an Early Diagnosis. International Journal of Psychology, 51 (S1). p. 865. ISSN 0020-7594
  5. Pereira, Antonina, Meirinhos, Victor and Chmiel, Nik (2016) Untangling aging effects in Prospective Memory: A complex hierarchical model. International Journal of Psychology, 51 (S1). p. 178. ISSN 0020-7594
  6. Windless, Rebecca and Pereira, Antonina (2017) Semantic Processing as a Significant Factor in Non-Focal Prospective Memory Cues. Cognition, Brain, Behavior, XXI (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2247-9228
  7. Pereira, Antonina and Appleton, Katie (2017) Behavioural changes in dementia and their impact on professional caregivers: A grounded theory approach. Dementia. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1471-3012
  8. Pereira, Antonina, Raskin, Sarah A., Shum, David H. K., Ellis, Judi and Mills, Ginger (2017) A comparison of laboratory, clinical, and self-report measures of prospective memory in healthy adults and individuals with brain injury. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 40 (5). pp. 423-436. ISSN 1380-3395
  9. Pereira, Antonina, Altgassen, Mareike, Atchison, Lesley, de Mendonca, Alexandre and Ellis, Judi (2018) Sustaining Prospective Memory Functioning in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: a Lifespan Approach to the Critical Role of Encoding. Neuropsychology, 32 (5). pp. 634-644. ISSN 0894-4105
  10. de Mendonca, Alexandre, Felgueiras, Helena, Verdelho, Ana, Câmara, Sara, Grilo, Cláudia, Maroco, João, Pereira, Antonina and Guerreiro, Manuela (2018) Memory complaints in amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: more prospective or retrospective? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33 (8). pp. 1011-1018. ISSN 0885-6230