Teresa Garcia-Marques

Teresa Garcia-Marques
Integrated Member
Cognition Team

Teresa Garcia-Marques’s research is in the field of social cognition with a particular focus on how feelings drive affective processes and influence the activation as well as monitoring of cognitive processes such as thinking, reasoning and evaluation. Additionally, she examines how social presence shapes monitoring processes using specific cognitive tasks (e.g., Stroop, memory; judgments of truth; temporal judgments etc.). Her work also covers fields such as person perception and persuasion.

Main 5 publications

Fernandes, A. C., & Garcia-Marques, T. (2020). A meta-analytical review of the familiarity temporal effect: Testing assumptions of the attentional and the fluency-attributional accounts. Psychological Bulletin, 146(3), 187-217. doi:10.1037/bul0000222
Fernandes, A. C., & Garcia-Marques, T. (2019). The perception of time is dynamically interlocked with the facial muscle activity. Scientific Reports, 9(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-019-55029-6
Garcia-Marques, T., Prada, M., & Mackie, D. M. (2016). Familiarity increases subjective positive affect even in non-affective and non-evaluative contexts. Motivation and Emotion, 40(4), 638–645. doi:
Garcia-Marques, T., Fernandes, A., Prada, M., Fonseca, R., & Hagá, S. (2015).Seeing the big picture: Size perception is more context sensitive in the presence of others. PloS ONE, 10(11), e0141992. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141992
Garcia-Marques, T., & Mackie D. (2001). The feeling of familiarity as a regulator of persuasive processing. Social Cognition, 19, 9-34. doi:10.1521/soco.