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Joana Arantes
Psychology Research Centre
  Investigador Auxiliar (CRP)
   253604604 , 969004003
Joana Arantes is an Assistant Researcher at the School of Psychology at the University of Minho, a lecturer and an integrated member of the Psychology Research Center. She has a PhD in Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, and has conducted several research studies at the University of Minho and at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand).
She created and coordinates the Research Group in Evolutionary Psychology from the Research Unit in Human Cognition. Her main aim is to understand close relationships and interpersonal attraction from an evolutionary perspective.
She has published several articles in international journals, and supervised several Master and PhD students. In addition, she has experience as a lecturer and coordinator of different curricular units, both at the graduated and postgraduated level.
Intimate relationships
Implicit cognitive processes, namely attention, memory and temporal perception
Decision making
Selected publications
Silva, A., Macedo, A. F., Albuquerque, P. B., & Arantes, J. (2016). Always on My Mind? Recognition of Attractive Faces May Not Depend on Attention. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:53. DOI
Arantes, J., Berg, M. E., Lawlor, D., & Grace, R. C. (2013). Offenders Have Higher Delay-Discounting Rates than Nonoffenders after Controlling for Differences in Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 18, 240-253. DOI
Arantes, J., Berg, M. E. & Wearden, J. H. (2013). Females Duration Estimates of Briefly-Viewed Male but not Female Photographs Depend on Attractiveness. Evolutionary psychology, 11, 104-119. DOI
Arantes, J., & Berg, M. E. (2012). Kinship Recognition by Unrelated Observers Depends on Implicit and Explicit Cognition. Evolutionary Psychology, 10, 210-224. DOI
Arantes, J. (2008). Comparison of Scalar Expectancy Theory (SET) and the Learningto-Time (LeT) model in a successive temporal bisection task. Behavioural Processes, 78, 269-278. DOI
Diversidade na Psicologia
Integrated Master's
Projeto de Investigação
Projeto de Investigação
Integrated Master's
Psicologia da Motivação e da Emoção
Integrated Master's