João Niza Braga

Assistant Professor (Visiting)

João Niza Braga is a researcher and invited assistant professor at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics. He received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Lisbon in 2015 and was awarded an individual post-doc grant from FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) in 2016 when he joined Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics. João’s research explores how people use intuition to make judgments and decisions in different social contexts. His research is currently exploring contexts of hedonic consumption and mental-health and well-being in organizations. He was a visiting research scholar at the Indiana University, Bloomington in 2012 and at the New York University in 2014 and in 2019. João had appointments as an invited assistant professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences of Catholic University of Lisbon and at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Lisbon. He has been teaching topics of Decision-making, Behavioral Economics, Consumer behavior, Organizational behavior, Motivation or Social Psychology at the undergraduate and Master programs.

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Abstraction is for Pleasure. Construal level theory and hedonic and utilitarian consumption

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, Behavioral Decision Research and Management., 2020
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Body over mind: Assisted death and mental-illness stigma.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Jacinto, Sofia, Psychological Scienc…, 2020
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Body over Mind: The impact of causal attribution on decisions of euthanasia acceptance and denial.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, Behavioral Decision Research and Managemen…, 2020
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Is the body over the mind? Causal attributions of suffering, moral judgments and euthanasia acceptance decisions

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, International Society for Justice Research Conferenc…, 2020
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Psychological Disorder Diagnosis are no cure for trait inferences

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Jacinto, Sofia, Journal of Personality and Social Psycholog…, 2020
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The effect of success-rate information on hot-hand predictions and intentionality judgments

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, Personality and Social Psychology Bulleti…, 2020
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The effect of the Online and Offline shopping context on the use of intuitive heuristics

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 2020
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The Effects of Online and Offline Shopping Contexts on Consumers’ Use of Heuristic Cues

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, Association of Consumer Research Conferenc…, 2020
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The impact of task decomposability in hypothesis testing within the psychotherapy session.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Jacinto, Sofia, Journal of Experimental Social Psycholog…, 2020
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Will streaks of good or bad life outcomes prevail? Immanent justice reasoning in binary predictions of future life outcomes.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, International Society for Justice Research Conferenc…, 2020
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A conceptual model for generating and validating in-session clinical judgments

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Jacinto, S.B., Psychotherapy Researc…, 2018
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Apparatus for Ensuring Seat Belt Usage and Checking Blood Alcohol Concentration

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Bhatnagar, Smriti, XIV PhD Meeting in Organizational and Social Psychology., 2018
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Backward and forward inferences in the psychotherapy session.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 49th International Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Researc…, 2018
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Body over Mind: Mental illness stigma and perceived morality of euthanasia.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 49th International Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Researc…, 2018
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Filling the morality and abstraction "donut": Conceptual replication of Conway & Peetz, 2012

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, XIV PhD Meeting in Organizational and Social Psycholog…, 2018
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How moral licensing impacts choice of ethical products?

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, XIV PhD Meeting in Organizational and Social Psycholog…, 2018
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Memory and conceptual learning of relevant and non-relevant items in item-method directed forgetting

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Orghian, D., Memor…, 2018
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No cure for trait inferences.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 49th International Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Researc…, 2018
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Suspicious binds: Conspiracy thinking and tenuous perceptions of causal connections between co-occurring and spuriously correlated events

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
van der Wal, R.C., European Journal of Social Psycholog…, 2018
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The impact of task decomposability in hypothesis testing within the psychotherapy session

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 12th European Workshop on Clinical Reasoning and Decision Makin…, 2018
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The power of threat and identity on the beer industry.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, XIV PhD Meeting in Organizational and Social Psycholog…, 2018
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What's next? Disentangling availability from representativeness using binary decision tasks

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, J.N., Journal of Experimental Social Psycholog…, 2018
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Diagnostic inference: No cure for correspondence bias.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 11th European Workshop on Clinical Reasoning and Decision Makin…, 2017
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Motivated reasoning in the prediction of sports outcomes and the belief in the “hot hand”

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, J.P.N., Cognition and Emotio…, 2017
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social cognitive approach to clinical gut: The impact of backward and forward inferences on psychotherapist’s metacognitive confidence and information seeking strategy.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 11th European Workshop on Clinical Reasoning and Decision Makin…, 2017
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Temporal asymmetry in impression formation.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 11º Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Psicologia Experimenta…, 2017
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When is he nicer? Temporal asymmetries in trait inference.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psycholog…, 2017
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Feeling clínico em julgamentos de causalidade: O papel da confiança metacognitiva na procura de informação.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, IX edição do Simpósio Nacional de Investigaçã…, 2016
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Maybe you can forget, but you can’t prevent from learning: Implicit Learning in the Directed Forgetting Paradigm

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, IX Simpósio Nacional de Investigação em Psicologi…, 2016
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Therapist’s feelings of rightness and need for information: The role of backward and forward judgments

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, João, 11º Encontro Nacional da APP…, 2016
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The effects of construal level on heuristic reasoning: The case of representativeness and availability

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Braga, J.N., Decisio…, 2015
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Cognição social fora do laboratório não é peixe fora de água: O caso do efeito de ancoragem

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
Niza Braga, João, PSICOLOGI…, 2013
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Disentangling Availability from Representativeness: Gambler’s Fallacy under pressure.

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Cognição social fora do laboratório não é peixe fora de água: O caso do efeito de ancoragem.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga