Marília Prada completed her PhD in Social Psychology at ISCTE-IUL in 2010. Since then she has been teaching diverse courses to undergraduate and masters’ students with an emphasis on research methods and academic skills. She has published national and international scientific and pedagogic papers and has also co-edited a handbook on academic skills.
Between 2015-2018, she was a postdoctoral fellow on a project funded by the European Commission (“Examining the Boundaries of Embodiment” coordinated by Margarida Vaz Garrido). Currently, she coordinates an FCT project - Individual and contextual determinants of sugar perception and consumption - hosted by the Center for Research and Social Intervention (CIS-IUL). Her research interests include: (a) the development and validation of instruments; (b) processing of affective information; (c) food perception and eating behavior.