Maria Luísa Pereira Soares

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Penteada University Campus , Floor 1

(+351) 291 705 202 / 5202

Biographical Notes

Assistant professor of Psychology at University of Madeira.
Researcher at Larsys - Interactive Technologies Institute


- Asperger syndrome and adolescent girl: understanding the rhythm of emotions towards the struggle with social relationships?cognitive-behavioral and narrative therapy, Lucas, C. V., Soares, L. & Oliveira, F., 978-0-323-85031-5, Emerging programs for autism spectrum disorder, Improving communication, Behavior and family dynamics, Neophytos L. Papaneophytou, Undurti N. Das (Editors), 2021

- Critical thinking and scientific integrity, are university students ready enough to be engaged, In International Perspectives on Undergraduate Research: Policy and Practic, Soares, L., ISBN978-3-030-53559-, Palgrave Macmillan (Nancy H. Hensel & Patrick Blessier Eds), 2020

- Psychosocial Predictors of Love Satisfaction Among College Students from Madeira, Soares L, Cruz O, Oliveira F, Lucas CV, Neto F, Journal of Relationships Research, 2020, 1

- Thinking the future and developing skills for the workplace: a project with college students, Oliveira, F. Lucas, C. V., Soares, L. & Martins, R., 2183-2471, Revista PSICOLOGIA, 2020, 9

- Bibliotherapy as a hope-building tool in educational settings, Lucas, C. V., Teixeira, D., Soares, L. & Oliveira, F., Journal of Poetry Therapy, 2019, 15 32:4

- Pensar o futuro e desenvolver competências para o mercado de trabalho: um projeto no contexto universitário, Filipa Oliveira, Carla Vale Lucas, Luísa Soares & Ricardo Martins, X Simpósio Nacional de Investigação em Psicologia,Funchal, Portugal, 2019

- Socio emotional predictors of love satisfaction among college students from Madeira, Soares, L., Cruz, O., Oliveira, F., Lucas, C.V. & Neto, F., X Simpósio Nacional de Investigação em Psicologia, Funchal, Portugal, 2019

- #LookWhatIDidNotBuy: Mitigating Excessive Consumption Through Mobile Social Media, Campos P., Soares L., Moniz S., Lopes A.G., ISBN 978-3-319-94333, Nunes I. (eds) Advances in Human Factors and Systems Interaction. AHFE 2018, Springer, Cham., 2018 781,

- Ajudar as crianças a pensar o futuro. Avaliação da eficácia de um projeto-piloto de biblioterapia para crianças de 1.º ciclo do ensino básico, Lucas, C. V., Soares, L., Oliveira, F. & Teixeira, D., Congresso Regional da Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, Funchal, Portugal. , 2018

- CONTEXTS FOR DIVERSITY AND GENDER IDENTITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion, Luísa Soares, Jaimie Hoffman, Patrick Blessinger and Mandla Makhanya (Eds), UK: Emerald Publishing, 2018

Academic Qualifications

- PhD in Psicologia, 2007, Universidade Ramon LLull