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Paula Castro

Full Member

Psychology of Societal Change (PsyChange)

Research interests

Social psychology of the environment; social representations; public understanding of science; social memory; political psychology

Short bio

Paula Castro is a Professor at Iscte, and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Psychology. Her research explores the processes of meaning-making and communication involved in the acceptance of new laws and public policies, mainly environmental ones. She has studied how new laws and regulations governing climate action, biodiversity conservation, public participation or urban regeneration are received by the public and the associated social change.

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