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The programme of Doctorate in Psychology by the ULL has the purpose of training doctors in different fields of psychology. Through the doctoral programme, students will be able to obtain theoretical, technical and practical knowledge necessary for advanced research in four main areas: Clinical and Health Psychology, Neuroscience of Cognition and Emotions, Language Psychology, Education and Methodology, and Family, Social and Community Intervention and Mediation

Academic direction

Academic direction
Mª Josefa Rodrigo López
  • Training in Neuroscience Techniques
  • Advanced Methodological Training Applied to Psychology
  • Workshop of Information Search, Writing and Scientific Communication
  • Entrepreneurship Workshop
  • Seminars and Conferences of the programme
  • Scientific publication
  • Research Stays in other Centers
  • Application for Funding (Scholarship / project / Scholarships Mobility)
  • Participation in Congresses
  • Internal Seminars of Research Groups
  • Line 1: Clinical and Health Psychology Research on personality and individual differences; Validation of techniques and procedures in psychological evaluation; Processes and dimensions in infant-juvenile and adult psychopathology; Implementation of psychological treatments and new therapeutic developments; Neuropsychological evaluation and rehabilitation; Promotion of health, well-being and quality of life; Intervention in community psychology; Psychology of gender; Normal and pathological aging
  • Line 2: Neuroscience of Cognition and Emotions Neuropsychology of normal and pathological aging; Development neuropsychology; Neuropsychological study of neurological pathologies; Neuropsychological study of psychopathologies; Neuroscience of language and action; Neuroscience of affective, motivational and social processes; Brain neuroimaging and mental functions; Electrophysiology of cognition; Non-invasive brain stimulation
  • Line 3: Language Psychology, Education and Methodology Specific needs for educational support; Cognitive processes in reading and writing; Educational psychology; Instructional Psychology; Specific learning difficulties: dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia; Speech therapy evaluation and intervention in language disorders; Cultural and linguistic diversity; Research methods in Comparative Psychology and animal cognition; Multivariate analysis; Observational methodology; Production of statistical software tools
  • Line 4: Family, Social and Community Intervention and Mediation Intervention with families; Intervention with minors in protection; Family and socio-community mediation; Intervention in violence in couple relationships; Intervention in legal psychology; Psychosocial intervention in the field of prejudice and discrimination; Psychosocial intervention in organizations and human resources; Intervention in environmental psychology and sustainability

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