Ana Cláudia Magalhães

PhD Student
Social Cognition and Body Odors Team

Ana Cláudia Magalhães is a PhD student at the University of Aveiro, with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s in Health Psychology and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Her main research field concerns the processing of perceptual disease-connoting stimuli and the articulation between the behavioral and the biological immune systems. Specifically, her goal is to study the mechanisms underlying the socio-emotional processing of disease/disgust stimuli in its affective, cognitive and behavioural components, and if these responses are modulated by changes in the biological immune system.

Supervised at WJCR by: Sandra C. Soares, Gün R. Semin

Main publications

Magalhães, A. C., Pandeirada, J. N., Fernandes, N. L., & Soares, S. C. (2018). Exogenous attention and memory for faces following contextual behavioral immune system activation. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 59(6), 586-593. doi:10.1111/sjop.12491