Dr. Esperanza Vergara-Moragues
Dr. Esperanza Vergara-Moragues, Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and accredited as a University Professor. Doctor of Psychology, Specialist in Clinical Neuropsychology, qualified as a General Health Psychologist and Family Therapist. Coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Neuroeducation at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Her teaching experience is related to the area of Neuropsychology and Education in Degrees of Education and Pedagogy, as well as in Postgraduate courses such as the Official Master in Neuropsychology of Education at the UNIR or the Master in Neuroeducation at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).
She has also directed numerous thesis projects, Master’s thesis projects and participates in the Doctorate Program in Education at the Complutense University of Madrid in the line of research on Cognitive neuroscience, psychopathology and curriculum in the framework of inclusive education and attention to diversity. She has participated as a guest lecturer in several national and international universities and training centers.
Her field of research has focused primarily on the study of cognitive and affective processes in learning, education and addictions. Since 2010 she has published more than 50 scientific articles, 40 of them indexed in JCR. In the last 10 years, she has participated in more than 15 research projects. She has co-directed two doctoral theses at the University of Malaga and the University of Granada, defended with magna cum laude and is currently in the process of directing other doctoral theses related to the field of Neuropsychology and Education at the UCM.
She has presented more than 90 communications (oral and posters) of her works in different Congresses (national and international), symposiums and/or research conferences, participating in several occasions as a guest. Currently, she is part of the Research Group of Neuropsychology Applied to Children, Adults and Elderly (CTS-581) at the University of Granada, and the Research Group on Neuroeducation and Development at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). She has been and is a member of the editorial board of scientific journals and since 2012 she has been regularly reviewing scientific articles in JCR indexed journals related to the area of knowledge of Education and Evolutionary Psychology such as Children and Youth Services Review; Developmental Neuropsychology; Applied Neuropsychology, NeuroRehabilitation; Journal Affective Disorder or International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH).