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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Book chapter

Disentangling Availability from Representativeness: Gambler’s Fallacy under pressure.

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): João Niza Braga
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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