Marisa Costa


Marisa Costa has a degree in Clinical and Health Psychology and holds a PhD in Psychology of Education from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto. Her main research work was developed in educational context, studying specifically the academic motivation and adjustment in adolescents. Currently, she is a researcher at Centro de Investigação para o Desenvolvimento Humano, FEP-UCP.

Scientific areas of activity
  • Academic motivation
  • Learning disabilities
  • Promotion of socioemotional and academic adjustment
  • Psychological assessment in children and adolescents
Academic CV

Research Centre for Human Development (CEDH)