Maria Angeles Jurado Luque
The researcher María Ángeles Jurado graduated in Psychology in 1991 from the University of Barcelona and obtained her PhD in Neuropsychology from the University of Barcelona in 1995.
Since 2001 she has been a full professor at the University of Barcelona and has been co-coordinator of the external service of the Faculty of Psychology of Neuropsychological Diagnosis and Rehabilitation since 2007.
He is currently leading the Obesity Neuropsychology research group that seeks to characterize cerebral obesity, with an emphasis on biomarkers that could act as mediators between phenotypic body weight and behavioral expression. They are also evaluating the impact of executive function training on food choice and the quality of life status of obese children.
- Sanchez-Castañeda C, Sandra Luís Ruiz, Ramon-Krauel M, Lerin-Martinez C, Sanchez C, Miró N, Martínez S, Garolera M and Jurado MA Executive Function Training in Childhood Obesity: Food Choice, Quality of Life, and Brain Connectivity (TOuCH): A Randomized Control Trial Protocol. Frontiers in pediatrics . 9: 551869-551869.
- Sandra Luís Ruiz, Caldu X, Cristina Sánchez Castañeda, Pueyo R, Garolera M and Jurado MA Is cognitive training an effective tool for improving cognitive function and real-life behaviour in healthy children and adolescents? A systematic review. NEUROSCIENCE AND BIOBEHAVIORAL REVIEWS . 116: 268-282.
- Prats-Soteras X, Jurado MA, Ottino-González J, García-García I, Segura B, Caldu X, Sánchez-Garre C, Miró N, Tor C, Sender-Palacios M and Garolera M Inflammatory agents partially explain associations between cortical thickness, surface area, and body mass in adolescents and young adulthood. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY . 44(7): 1487-1496.