Telma Almeida is a psychologist practitioner and a researcher in the fields of developmental and forensic psychology. Her most recent research project examined how well children with Autism Spectrum Disorder could recall a personally experienced event an extended period of time later and how different, yet complementary, aspects of their episodic memory changed over time. For the last 8 years, she has practised psychology, teaching, collaborating in scientific research and co-authored several book chapters and scientific papers (published and/or forthcoming) in the fields of forensic and developmental psychology, juvenile delinquency and peace psychology and human rights.
Main 5 publications
Almeida, T. S., Lamb, M.E., & Weisblatt, E. (2019). Effects of delay on episodic memory retrieval by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 1-14. doi:10.1002/acp.3524
Almeida, T. S., Lamb, M.E., & Weisblatt, E. (2018). Effects of delay, question type, and socioemotional support on episodic memory retrieval by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 49,1111-1130. doi:10.1007/s10803-018-3815-3
Ribeiro C., Fernandes, R., Almeida, T. S., Peixoto, C. (2018). Avaliação Psicológica em Contexto Forense – Questões gerais. In C. Ribeiro, M.C. Carvalho, M. Barbosa, & R. Matos (Coord.), Psicologia da Justiça e do Comportamento Desviante. Lisboa: Universidade Católica Editora.
Peixoto, C. E., Fernandes, R. V., Almeida, T. S., Silva, J. M., La Rooy, D., Ribeiro, C., Magalhães, T., and Lamb, M. E. (2017). Interviews of Children in a Portuguese Special Judicial Procedure. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 35, 189–203. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2284
Peixoto, C.E., Ribeiro, C., Fernandes, R.V. & Almeida, T. S. (2015). Forensic Interviewing of Children in Portugal. In D. Walsh, G. Oxburgh, A. Redlich, & T Myklebust (Eds.), International developments and practices in investigative interviewing and interrogation: volume 1: victims and witnesses. London: Routledge Press.
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