Filipa Brito

Research Associate

Filipa Brito is a neuropsychologist and a PhD student at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Lisbon. Her thesis is focused on developing ecologically valid digital platforms to promote cognitive functions and functional capacity in older adults. Currently, she is a research assistant at LASIGE Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences, where she has been developing work on personalized-VR environments for mental healthcare interventions. Furthermore, her research interests include mhealth and ehealth, digital literacy promotion and patient-centred design of digital solutions to promote health-related outcomes.


myView: End-user Authoring of Virtual Environments for Therapy

Sérgio Alves, Pedro Caldeira, Filipa Brito, Luís Carriço, Tiago Guerreiro

ASSETS 2021 ‑ ACM Conference on Computers and Accessibility

Are Video Games Effective to Promote Cognition and Everyday Functional Capacity in Mild Cognitive Impairment/Dementia Patients? A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Ferreira-Brito, Filipa; Ribeiro, Filipa; Aguiar de Sousa, Diana; Costa, João; Caneiras, Cátia; Carriço, Luís; Verdelho, Ana

JAD 2021 ‑ Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 2021

Dissecting Digital Card Games to Yield Digital Biomarkers for the Assessment of Mild Cognitive Impairment: Methodological Approach and Exploratory Study

Karsten Gielis, Marie-Elena Vanden Abeele, Robin De Croon, Paul Dierick, Filipa Ferreira-Brito, Lies Van Assche, Katrien Verbert, Jos Tournoy, Vero Vanden Abeele

JMIR 2021 ‑ serious games

Photo-realistic interactive virtual environments for neurorehabilitation in mild cognitive impairment (NeuroVRehab.PT): a participatory design and proof-of-concept study

Filipa Ferreira-Brito, Sérgio Alves, Osvaldo Santos, Tiago Guerreiro, Cátia Caneiras, Luís Carriço, Ana Verdelho

JCM 2020 ‑ Journal of Clinical Medicine

Game-based interventions for neuropsychological assessment, training and rehabilitation: which game-elements to use? A systematic review

Ferreira-Brito, Filipa; Fialho, Mónica; Virgolino, Ana; Neves, Inês; Miranda, Ana Cristina; Sousa-Santos, Nuno; Caneiras, Cátia; Carriço, Luís; Verdelho, Ana; Santos, Osvaldo

JBI 2019 ‑ Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2019