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José C. Perales

Mind, Brain, and Behavior Research Center/Centro de Investigación Mente, Cerebro y Comportamiento (CIMCyC), Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Granada Spain.

E-mail: jcesar@ugr.es

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PhD. in Experimental Psychology

Associate Professor, University of Granada, Spain

Senior Member of the Learning, Emotion and Decision Research Group (CTS-176)

Secretary of the Society for the Advancement of Judgment and Decision-Making Studies (Sociedad para el Estudio de los Juicios y las Decisiones, SEJyD)


Interests:

Learning, decision-making and self-regulation processes in gambling disorder and other addictions

Human causal and contingency learning

Behavioral analysis in sports


Current grants:

Causal learning and uncertainty perception as severity and prognosis indices in pathological gambling

Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Madrid, Spain)

2014-01 to 2017-12 | Grant PSI2013-45055


Recent papers

Perales, J. C., Cárdenas, D., Piñar, M. I., Sánchez, G., & Courel, J. (2011). Efecto diferencial de la instrucción incidental e intencional en el aprendizaje de las condiciones para la selección de tiro en baloncesto. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 20 (2), 729-745.

Perales, J. C., Catena, A., & Maldonado, A. (2012). Judgment frequency effects in causal learning. In N. Seel (Ed.). Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Berlin: Springer.

Fernández-Serrano, M. J., Perales, J. C., Moreno-López, L., Pérez-García, M., & Verdejo-García, A. (2012). Neuropsychological profiling of impulsivity and compulsivity in cocaine dependent individuals. Psychopharmachology, 219, 673-683.

Fernández-Serrano, M. J., Perales, J. C., Moreno-López, L., Pérez-García, M., & Verdejo-García, A. (2012). Impulsividad y compulsividad en individuos dependientes de la cocaína/Impulsivity and compulsivity in cocaine-dependent individuals. Adicciones, 24 (2), 105-114.

Torres, A., Perales, J. C., & Megías, A. (2012). El papel de la impulsividad y las alteraciones en toma de decisiones en el juego patológico. En I. Montero, et al. (Eds.). La investigación en motivación y emoción: Contribuciones de jovenes investigadores en formación. Madrid: UAM Ediciones, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. (pp. 241-256).

Catena, A., Perales, J. C., Megías, A., Cándido, A., Jara, E., & Maldonado, A. (2012).  The Brain Network of Expectancy and Uncertainty Processing. PLoS ONE, 7(7): e40252. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040252.

Cándido, A., Orduña, E., Perales, J.C., Verdejo-García, A., & Billieux, J. (2012).  Validation of a short Spanish version of the UPPS-P impulsive behavior scale. Trastornos Adictivos, 14, 73-78.

Cárdenas, D., Perales, J.C., Chirosa, L.J., Conde, J., Aguilar, D., & Araya, S. (2013). The effect of mental workload on the intensity and emotional dynamics of perceived exertion. Anales de Psicología (Annals of Psychology), in press. 

Torres, A., Catena, A., Megías, A., Maldonado, A., Cándido, A., Verdejo-García, A., & Perales, J. C. (2013). Emotional and non-emotional pathways to impulsive behavior and addiction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. 

Torres, A., Catena, A., Megías, A., Maldonado, A., Cándido, A., & Perales, J. C. (2013). Cocaine-dependent individuals and gamblers present different anomalies in feedback-driven decision making: A behavioral and ERP study. Frontiers in Personality Science and Individual Differences, in press.

Llorca-Miralles, J., Sánchez-Delgado, G., Piñar, M. I., Cárdenas, D., & Perales, J.C. (2013). Basketball training influences shot selection assessment: A multiattribute decision-making approach. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 22 (1), 223-226. 

Perales, J. C., Nogueira-Cruz, J., Cruz-Quintana, F., Láynez-Rubio, C., Verdejo García, A., & Pérez García, M. (2014). The role of motor impulsivity in socioemotional adjustment in high-risk seven year old children and healthy controls: A follow-up study. Anales de Psicología, 30(1), 221-231.

Moreno‐López, L., Perales, J. C., Von Son, D., Albein‐Urios, N., Soriano‐Mas, C., Martinez‐Gonzalez, J. M., ... & Verdejo‐García, A. (2014). Cocaine use severity and cerebellar gray matter are associated with reversal learning deficits in cocaine‐dependent individuals. Addiction Biology, in press.

Navas, J. F., Torres, A., Candido, A., & Perales, J. C. (2014). 'Nothing' or 'just a bit'? 'Much' or 'too much'? Impulsivity traits as markers of severity transitions within non-problematic and problematic ranges of alcohol and Internet use. Adicciones, 26(2), 159-167.

Navas, J. F., Torres, A., Vilar, R., Verdejo-García, A., Catena, A., & Perales, J. C. (2014). Nonmonetary Decision-Making Indices Discriminate Between Different Behavioral Components of Gambling. Journal of Gambling Studies, in press.

Suárez-Cadenas, E., Cárdenas, D., Sánchez-Delgado, G., & Perales, J. C. (2015). The hidden cost of coaching: Intentional training of shot-adequacy discrimination in basketball hampers utilization of informative incidental cues. Perceptual and Motor Skills: Motor Skills & Ergonomics, 120, 1-20.

López-Torrecillas, F., Perales, J. C., Nieto-Ruiz, A., & Verdejo-García, A. (2014). Temperament and Impulsivity Predictors of Smoking Cessation Outcomes. PloS one, 9(12), e112440.

Cárdenas, D., Conde-González, J., & Perales, J. C. (2015). El papel de la carga mental en la planificación del entrenamiento deportivo. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 24, 91-102.

Contreras, O., Albein-Urios, N., Vilar, R., Perales, J. C., Fernández-Serrano, M., Martínez-González, J. M., Lozano, O., Clark, L., & Verdejo-García, A. (2015). Increased corticolimbic connectivity in cocaine dependence versus pathological gambling is associated with drug severity and emotion-related impulsivity. Submitted.