Francisco Esteves

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Articles in journals

Strack, J. , Lopes, P. , Esteves, F. & Fernandez-Berrocal, P. (2017). Must we suffer to succeed? : When anxiety boosts motivation and performance. Journal of Individual Differences, vol. 38: 2, pp. 113-124.  

Fernandes, S. , Arriaga, P. , Carvalho, H. & Esteves, F. (2017). Psychometric Assessment of the Child Surgery Worries Questionnaire Among Portuguese Children. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings, vol. 24: 3-4, pp. 289-301.  

Silva, C. , Da Fonseca, D. , Esteves, F. & Deruelle, C. (2017). Seeing the funny side of things : Humour processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, vol. 43-44, pp. 8-17.  

Emauz, A. , Gaspar, A. , Esteves, F. & Carvalhosa, S. F. (2016). Adaptação da escala de empatia com animais (EEA) para a população Portuguesa. Analise Psicologica, vol. 34: 2, pp. 189-201.  

Galinha, I. C. , Garcia-Martin, M. A. , Oishi, S. , Wirtz, D. & Esteves, F. G. (2016). Cross-Cultural Comparison of Personality Traits, Attachment Security, and Satisfaction With Relationships as Predictors of Subjective Well-Being in India, Sweden, and the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, vol. 47: 8, pp. 1033-1052.  

Oliveira, S. E. H. , Carvalho, H. & Esteves, F. (2016). Internalized stigma and quality of life domains among people with mental illness : the mediating role of self-esteem. Journal of Mental Health, vol. 25: 1, pp. 55-61.  

Oliveira, S. E. H. , Carvalho, H. & Esteves, F. (2016). Toward an understanding of the quality of life construct : Validity and reliability of the WHOQOL-Bref in a psychiatric sample. Psychiatry Research, vol. 244, pp. 37-44.  

Arriaga, P. , Adrião, J. , Madeira, F. , Cavaleiro, I. , Maia e Silva, A. , Barahona, I. & Esteves, F. (2015). A "dry eye" for victims of violence: effects of playing a violent video game on pupillary dilation to victims and on aggressive behavior. Psychology of violence, vol. 5: 2, pp. 199-208.  

Silva, C. , Chaminade, T. , Fonseca, D. , Santos, A. , Esteves, F. , Soares, I. & Deruelle, C. (2015). Attachment style impacts behavior and early oculomotor response to positive, but not negative, pictures. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, vol. 56: 3, pp. 327-334.  

Rosa, P. J. , Esteves, F. & Arriaga, P. (2015). Beyond Traditional Clinical Measurements for Screening Fears and Phobias. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 64: 12, pp. 3396-3404.  

Oliveira, S. E. H. , Esteves, F. & Carvalho, H. (2015). Clinical profiles of stigma experiences, self-esteem and social relationships among people with schizophrenia, depressive, and bipolar disorders. Psychiatry Research, vol. 229: 1-2, pp. 167-173.  

Silva, C. , Ferreira, A. , Soares, I. & Esteves, F. (2015). Emotions Under the Skin: Autonomic Reactivity to Emotional Pictures in Insecure Attachment. Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 29: 4, pp. 161-170.  

Strack, J. & Esteves, F. (2015). Exams? Why worry? Interpreting anxiety as facilitative and stress appraisals. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, vol. 28: 2, pp. 205-214.  

Soares, S. , Esteves, F. & Lundqvist, D. (2015). In the grip of fear: Dissociations in attentional processing of animal fearful individuals. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, vol. 56: 1, pp. 11-17.  

Silva, C. , Da Fonseca, D. , Esteves, F. & Deruelle, C. (2015). Motivational approach and avoidance in autism spectrum disorder : A comparison between real photographs and cartoons. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, vol. 17, pp. 13-24.  

Oliveira, S. , Esteves, F. , Pereira, E. , Carvalho, M. & Boyd, J. (2015). The Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness: Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the Portuguese Version of the ISMI Scale. Community mental health journal, vol. 51: 5, pp. 606-612.  

Fernandes, S. , Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2015). Using an educational multimedia application to prepare children for outpatient surgeries. Health Communication, vol. 30: 12, pp. 1190-1200.  

Strack, J. , Lopes, P. & Esteves, F. (2015). Will you thrive under pressure or burn out? Linking anxiety motivation and emotional exhaustion. Cognition & Emotion, vol. 29: 4, pp. 578-591.  

Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2014). 100 anos depois: Onde está o Watson?. Psicologia Na Actualidade, : 18, pp. 18-35.

Galinha, I. C. , Oishi, S. , Pereira, C. R. , Wirtz, D. & Esteves, F. (2014). Adult Attachment, Love Styles, Relationship Experiences and Subjective Well-Being : Cross-Cultural and Gender Comparison between Americans, Portuguese, and Mozambicans. Social Indicators Research, vol. 119: 2, pp. 823-852.  

Fernandes, S. , Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2014). Atitudes infantis face aos cuidados de saúde e percepcão de dor: Papel mediador dos medos médicos. Ciência e Saúde Colectiva, vol. 19: 7, pp. 2073-2082.    

Arriaga, P. , Esteves, F. & Feddes, A. R. (2014). Looking at the (mis) fortunes of others while listening to music. Psychology of Music, vol. 42: 2, pp. 251-268.  

Fernandes, S. , Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2014). Providing preoperative information for children undergoing surgery: a randomized study testing different types of educational material to reduce children’s preoperative worries. Health Education Research, vol. 29: 6, pp. 1058-1076.  

Soares, S. , Lindström, B. , Esteves, F. & Öhman, A. (2014). The hidden snake in the grass: superior detection of snakes in challenging attentional conditions. PLoS ONE, vol. 9: 12, pp. Art. no. 0114724    

Galinha, I. , Pereira, C. & Esteves, F. (2014). Versão reduzida da escala portuguesa de afeto positivo e negativo-PANAS-VRP: Análise fatorial confirmatória e invariância temporal. Psicologia, vol. 28: 1, pp. 53-65.

Soares, S. & Esteves, F. (2013). A glimpse of fear: Fast detection of threatening targets in visual search with brief stimulus durations. PsyCh Journal, vol. 2: 1, pp. 11-16.  

Galinha, I. C. , Pereira, C. R. & Esteves, F. G. (2013). Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Temporal Invariance of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). Psicologia, vol. 26: 4, pp. 671-679.    

Bernhardsson, J. , Bjärtå, A. , Esteves, F. & Sundin, Ö. (2013). INDEPENDENT COMPONENT ANALYSIS OF N2pc DURING FEAR PROCESSING. Psychophysiology, vol. 50, pp. S119-S119.

Galinha, I. , Oishi, S. , Pereira, C. , Wirtz, D. & Esteves, F. (2013). The Role of Personality Traits, Attachment Style, and Satisfaction with Relationships in the Subjective Well-Being of Americans, Portuguese, and Mozambicans. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, vol. 44, pp. 416-437.  

Silva, C. , Soares, I. & Esteves, F. (2012). Attachment insecurity and strategies for regulation: When emotion triggers attention. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, vol. 53: 1, pp. 9-16.  

Martins, A. , Faisca, L. , Esteves, F. , Muresan, A. & Reis, A. (2012). Atypical moral judgements following traumatic brain injury. Judgment and decision making, vol. 7: 4, pp. 478-487.    

Martins, A. , Faisca, L. , Esteves, F. , Simão, C. , Justo, M. , Muresan, A. & Reis, A. (2012). Changes in social emotion recognition following traumatic frontal lobe injury. Neural Regeneration Research, vol. 7: 2, pp. 101-108.

Öhman, A. , Soares, S. , Juth, P. , Lindström, B. & Esteves, F. (2012). Evolutionary derived modulations of attention to two common fear stimuli : Serpents and hostile humans. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, vol. 24, pp. 17-32.  

Gaspar, A. & Esteves, F. (2012). Preschooler´s faces in spontaneous emotional contexts - how well do they match adult facial expression prototypes?. International Journal of Behavioral Development, vol. 36: 5, pp. 348-357.  

Arriaga, P. , Monteiro, M. B. & Esteves, F. (2011). Effects of Playing Violent Computer Games on Emotional Desensitization and Aggressive Behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, vol. 41: 8, pp. 1900-1925.  

Martins, A. , Faisca, L. , Esteves, F. , Muresan, A. , Justo, M. , Simão, C. & Reis, A. (2011). Traumatic brain injury patients : does frontal brain lesion influence basic emotion recognition?. Psychology & Neuroscience, vol. 4: 3, pp. 377-384.  

Esteves, F. , Arriaga, P. , Carneiro, P. & Flykt, A. (2010). Emotional responses (verbal and psychophysiological) to pictures of food stimuli. Psicologia, vol. 24: 2, pp. 89-111.

Soares, S. C. , Esteves, F. & Flykt, A. (2009). Fear, but not fear-relevance, modulates reaction times in visual search with animal distractors. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, vol. 23: 1, pp. 136-144.  

Soares, S. , Esteves, F. , Lundqvist, D. & Öhman, A. (2009). Some specific animal fears are more specific than others: Evidence from attention and emotion measures. Behaviour Research and Therapy, vol. 47: 12, pp. 1032-1042.  

Arriaga, P. , Esteves, F. , Carneiro, P. & Monteiro, M. B. (2008). Are the effects of unreal violent video games pronounced when playing with a virtual reality system?. Aggressive Behavior, vol. 34: 5, pp. 521-538.  

Costa, R. & Esteves, F. (2008). Skin conductance responses to visual sexual stimuli. International Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 67: 1, pp. 64-69.  

Carneiro, P. , Albuquerque, P. , Fernandez, A. & Esteves, F. (2007). Analyzing false memories in children with associative lists specific for their age. Child Development, vol. 78: 4, pp. 1171-1185.  

Olsson, M. , Lundström, J. , Diamantopoulou, S. & Esteves, F. (2006). A putative female pheromone affects mood in men differently depending on social context. Revue europeenne de psychologie appliquee, vol. 56: 4, pp. 279-284.  

Arriaga, P. , Esteves, F. , Carneiro, P. & Monteiro, M. B. (2006). Violent computer games and their effects on state hostility and psychophysiological arousal. Aggressive Behavior, vol. 32: 2, pp. 146-158.  

Calvo, M. & Esteves, F. (2005). Detection of emotional faces : low perceptual thresholds and wide attentional span. Visual cognition (Print), vol. 12: 1, pp. 13-27.  

Carneiro, M. P. , Albuquerque, P. , Fernandez, A. & Esteves, F. (2004). Normas de associação livre de 16 palavras portuguesas para crianças de diferentes faixas etárias. Laboratório de Psicologia, vol. 2: 1, pp. 49-76.  

Lundqvist, D. , Esteves, F. & Öhman, A. (2004). The face of wrath : The role of features and configurations in conveying social threat. Cognition & Emotion, vol. 18, pp. 161-182.  

Lundström, J. , Goncalves, M. , Esteves, F. & Olsson, M. (2003). Psychological effects of subthreshold exposure to the putative human pheromone 4, 16-androstadien-3-one. Hormones and Behavior, vol. 44: 5, pp. 395-401.  

Carneiro, P. & Esteves, F. (2001). Dissociação entre o desenvolvimento da memória explícita e implícita em crianças. Psicologia, Educação e Cultura, vol. 5: 2, pp. 195-216.  

Arriaga, P. , Silva, A. & Esteves, F. (2001). Os efeitos de um jogo de computador nas aptidões perceptivas e espaciais. Psicologia: Teoria, Investigação e Prática, : 6, pp. 269-284.

Esteves, F. , Carneiro, P. , Arriaga Ferreira, P. & Rosa, B. (2001). Psicologia Experimental - passado, presente e futuro. Revista de Humanidades e Tecnologias, : 4/5, pp. 220-226.

Öhman, A. , Lundqvist, D. & Esteves, F. (2001). The face in the crowd revisited : A threat advantage with schematic stimuli. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 80, pp. 381-396.  

Esteves, F. (1999). Attentional bias to emotional facial expressions. Revue europeenne de psychologie appliquee, vol. 49: 2, pp. 91-96.

Globisch, J. , Hamm, A. , Esteves, F. & Öhman, A. (1999). Fear appears fast : Temporal course of startle reflex potentiation in animal fearful subjects. Psychophysiology, vol. 36: 1, pp. 66-75.  

Esteves, F. (1999). Sesgos en el procesamiento de expresiones faciales emocionales. Ansiedad y Estrés, vol. 5: 2-3, pp. 217-227.

Lundqvist, D. , Esteves, F. & Öhman, A. (1999). The face of wrath : Critical features for conveying facial threat. Cognition & Emotion, vol. 13: 6, pp. 691-711.  

Parra, C. , Esteves, F. , Flykt, A. & Öhman, A. (1997). Pavlovian conditioning to social stimuli : Backward masking and the dissociation of implicit and explicit cognitive processes.. European Psychologist, vol. 2: 2, pp. 106-117.  

Öhman, A. , Esteves, F. & Soares, J. (1995). Preparedness and preattentive associative learning: electrodermal conditioning to masked stimuli. Journal of Psychophysiology, vol. 9, pp. 99-108.

Esteves, F. , Dimberg, U. & Öhman, A. (1994). Automatically elicited fear : Conditioned skin conductance responses to masked facial expressions. Cognition & Emotion, vol. 8: 5, pp. 393-413.  

Esteves, F. , Parra, C. , Dimberg, U. & Öhman, A. (1994). Nonconscious associative learning : Pavlovian conditioning of skin conductance responses to masked fear-relevant facial stimuli. Psychophysiology, vol. 31: 4, pp. 375-385.  

Esteves, F. & Öhman, A. (1993). Masking the face : Recognition of emotional facial expressions as a function of the parameters of backward masking. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, vol. 34: 1, pp. 1-18.  

Chapters in books

Arriaga, P. , Zillmann, D. & Esteves, F. (2016). The Promotion of Violence by the Mainstream Media of Communication. In The Social Developmental Construction of Violence and Intergroup Conflict. Springer. pp. 171-195.  

Gaspar, A. , Esteves, F. & Arriaga, P. (2014). On Prototypical Facial Expressions Versus Variation in Facial Behavior : What Have We Learned on the “Visibility” of Emotions from Measuring Facial Actions in Humans and Apes. In The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates. Springer (Interdisciplinary Evolution Research). pp. 101-126.

Madeira, F. , Arriaga, P. , Adrião, J. , Lopes, R. & Esteves, F. (2013). Emotional gaming. In Psychology of gaming. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.. pp. 11-29.

Arriaga, P. , Esteves, F. & Fernandes, S. (2013). Playing for better or for worse? : Health and social outcomes with electronic gaming. In Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services. IGI Global. pp. 48-69.  

Öhman, A. , Esteves, F. & Parra, C. (1995). Estrategias de investigación en psicopatología: Una perspectiva vulnerabilidad-estrés. In Manual de psicopatología y trastornos psiquiátricos. Madrid : Siglo XXI Editores.

Öhman, A. , Dimberg, U. & Esteves, F. (1989). Preattentive activation of aversive emotions. In Aversion, avoidance and anxiety: Perspectives on aversively motivated behavior. New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. pp. 169-193.

Conference papers

Esteves, F. , Bernhardsson, J. , Jansson, B. & Sundin, Ö. (2017). Emotional arousal and attention bias to female body shapes. Paper presented at the 57 Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Vienna, Austria, October 11-15, 2017

Dylman, A. , Champoux-Larsson, M. & Esteves, F. (2017). Gender differences in the generation of emotional words in children and adults. Paper presented at the 13th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, Braga, Portugal, April 5-8, 2017

Champoux-Larsson, M. , Dylman, A. & Esteves, F. (2017). Identification of facial expressions of emotion in bilingual children with different exposures to their languages. Paper presented at the 13th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, April 5-8, 2017

Bernhardsson, J. , Bjärtå, A. , Esteves, F. & Sundin, Ö. (2017). Make no mistake : You are being watched. Paper presented at the 57 Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Vienna, Austria, October 11-15, 2017

Champoux-Larsson, M. , Dylman, A. , Örnkloo, H. & Esteves, F. G. (2016). Identification of Facial Expressions of Emotion in Balanced and Unbalanced 4-year-old Bilinguals. Paper presented at the Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Psychology Workshop, Bilbao, Spain, 2016; Conference on Multilingualism, Ghent, Belgium 2016

Esteves, F. G. , Claudio, A. P. , Carmo, M. B. & Gaspar, A. (2016). Psychophysiological responses to a Virtual Reality scenario for the treatment of Social Anxiety. Paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Psychophysiology of the International Organization of Psychophysiology (IOP), AUG 31-SEP 04, 2016, Havana, CUBA  

Esteves, F. , Emauz, A. & Gaspar, A. (2015). Assessing affective empathy towards humans and other animals from emotional facial expressions. Paper presented at the 15th European Conference on Facial Expression, Geneve, July 2015

Esteves, F. & Santos, I. (2015). Attentional bias to caloric food stimuli. Paper presented at the Association for Psychological Science, 27th Annual Convention, New York, May, 2015

Fernandes, S. , Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2015). PREPARING CHILDREN FOR SURGERY - EFFECTIVENESS OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS. Paper presented at the VIII International Congress of Clinical Psychology, Granada, Spain, November 2015

Claudio, A. P. , Carmo, M. B. , Gomes, I. L. , Esteves, F. & Gaspar, A. (2015). Sense of presence inside a feared (virtual) tunnel. In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2015 10TH IBERIAN CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES (CISTI 2015).. pp. Art. no. 7170433-  

Lavrador, L. , Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2015). Sensiblización a escalofrios emocionales. Paper presented at the V Jornadas Emociones y Bienestar, Madrid, Oktuber 2015

Rosa, P. J. , Esteves, F. & Arriaga, P. (2014). Effects of fear-relevant stimuli on attention : Integrating gaze data with subliminal exposure. In IEEE MeMeA 2014 - IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Proceedings.. pp. Art. no. 6860021-  

Petisca, S. & Esteves, F. (2014). Food choices in conditions of fictitious food scarcity. Paper presented at the X Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad para el Estudio de la Ansiedad y el Estrés, Valência, Espanha, September 2014

Leal, A. , Lopes, R. , Arriaga, P. & Esteves, F. (2014). The brain mapping of emotion in human faces : Clinical aplication in epilepsy. In IEEE MeMeA 2014 - IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications, Proceedings.. pp. 46--49.  

Gaspar, A. , Esteves, F. & Emauz, A. (2014). Us humans, them dogs and the others: assessing affective empathy towards humans and other animals from facial expression, using facial EMG. Paper presented at the IX Congreso da Sociedad Española de Psicofisiología y Neurociencia Cognitiva y Afectiva, Murcia, Espanha, oktober 2014

Cláudio, A. P. , Carmo, M. B. , Pinheiro, T. , Esteves, F. & Lopes, E. (2013). Virtual environment to treat social anxiety. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).. pp. 442--451.