Proyectos de Innovación



Sanchez-Lopez, A., De Raedt, R., van Put, J., & Koster, E. (2019, in press). A novel process-based approach to improve resilience: Effects of computerized mouse-based (gaze)contingent attention training (MCAT) on reappraisal and rumination. Behavior Research and Therapy. Doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2019.04.005. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 4.13. 13/127 (Q1) in Clinical Psychology.

Bosmans, G., Sanchez-Lopez, A., Finet, C., & De Raedt, R. (2019, in press). Attachment-related attention bias plays a causal role on trust in maternal support. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.42. 20/73 (Q2) in Developmental Psychology; 28/85 (Q2) in Experimental Psychology.

Sanchez-Lopez, A., Everaert, J., van Put, J., De Raedt, R., & Koster, E. (2019). Eye-gaze contingent attention training (ECAT): Examining the causal role of attention regulation in reappraisal and rumination. Biological Psychology, 142, 116-125. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2019.01.017. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.89. 19/78 (Q1) in Psychology; 18/51 (Q2) in Behavioral Sciences.

Sanchez-Lopez, A., Koster, E., van Put, J., & De Raedt, R. (2019). Attentional disengagement from emotional information predicts future depression via changes in ruminative brooding: A five-month longitudinal eye-tracking study. Behavior Research and Therapy, 118, 30-42. Doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2019.03.013. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 4.13. 13/127 (Q1) in Clinical Psychology.

Blanco I., Poyato, N., Nieto, I., Boemo, T., Pascual, T., Roca, P., & Vazquez, C. Attentional biases in dysphoria when happy and sad faces are simultaneously presented. Cognition & Emotion (under review)

Vazquez, C., Duque, A., Blanco, I., Pascual, T., Poyato, N., Lopez‐Gomez, I., & Chaves, C. (2018). CBT and positive psychology interventions for clinical depression promote healthy attentional biases: An eye‐tracking study. Depression and anxiety35(10), 966-973.

Blanco, I., Contreras, A., Valiente, C., Espinosa, R., Nieto, I., & Vázquez, C. (2019). El análisis de redes en psicopatología: conceptos y metodología. Psicología Conductual27(1), 87-106.


Yaroslavsky, I., Allard, E., & Sanchez-Lopez, A. (2018). Can’t Look Away: Attention Control Deficits Predict Rumination, Depression Symptoms and Depressive Affect in Daily Life. Journal of Affective Disorders, 245, 1061-1069. Doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.11.036. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 3.79. 46/197 (Q1) in Clinical Neurology; 37/142 (Q2) in Psychiatry.

Sanchez-Lopez, A., Koster, E., & De Raedt, R. (2018). Eye-gaze disengagement from emotional faces predicts depressive symptoms via ruminative brooding: A five-month longitudinal study with two eye-tracking assessments. International Journal of Psychophysiology 131:S44-S45. Doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2018.07.136. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.87. 22/78 (Q2) in Psychology; 31/83 (Q2) in Physiology; 138/261 (Q3) in Neurosciences.

Fang, L., Sanchez-Lopez, A., & Koster, E. (2018). Attentional scope, rumination, and processing of emotional information: An eye-tracking study. Emotion. Doi: 10.1037/emo0000516. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 3.04. 15/81 (Q1) in Experimental Psychology.

Sanchez-Lopez, A., Vanderhasselt, M., Allaert, J., Baeken, C. & De Raedt, R. (2018). Neurocognitive mechanisms behind emotional attention: Inverse effects of anodal tDCS over the left and right DLPFC on gaze disengagement from emotional faces. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 18, 485-494. Doi: 10.3758/s13415-018-0582-8. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.56. 22/51 (Q2) in Behavioral Sciences; 163/261 (Q3) in Neuroscience.

Goodwin, G.M., Holmes, E.A., Andersson, E., Browning, M., Jones, A., Lass-Hennemann, J., Månsson, K.N.T., Moessnang, C., Sanchez, A., van Zutphen, L., & Visser, R. M. (2018) From Neuroscience to Evidence Based Psychological Treatments – The Promise and the Challenge. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 28, 317-333. Doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2017.10.036. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 4.13. 29/142 (Q1) in Psychiatry.


Sanchez, A., Romero, N., Maurage, P., & De Raedt, R. (2017). Identification of emotions in mixed disgusted-happy faces as a function of depressive symptom severity. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 57, 96-102. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2017.05.002. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.40. 46/127 (Q2) in Clinical Psychology; 56/142 (Q2) in Psychiatry.

Sanchez, A., Duque, A., Romero, N., & Vazquez, C. (2017, in press). Disentangling the interplay among cognitive biases: Evidence of combined effects of attention, interpretation and autobiographical memory in depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, 829–841. Doi: 10.1007/s10608-017-9858-5. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.43. 44/127 (Q2) in Clinical Psychology.

Sanchez, A., Romero, N., & De Raedt, R. (2017). Depression-related difficulties disengaging from negative faces are associated with sustained attention to negative feedback during social evaluation and predict stress recovery. PlosOne, 12(3): e0175040. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175040. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.77. 15/64 (Q1) in Multidisciplinary Sciences.

Vanderhasselt, M., Sanchez, A., Josephy, H., Baeken, C., Brunoni, A. R., & De Raedt, R. (2017). Anodal tDCS over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulates cognitive processing of emotional information as a function of trait rumination in healthy volunteers. Biological psychology, 123,111-118. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.12.006. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.89. 18/85 (Q2) in Behavioral Sciences, 19/78 (Q1) in Psychology.

Demeyer, I., Sanchez, A., & De Raedt, R. (2017). Older adults’ attentional deployment: Differential gaze patterns for different negative mood states. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 55, 49-56 . Doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.11.012. ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.40. 46/127 (Q2) in Clinical Psychology; 56/142 (Q2) in Psychiatry.

Blanco, I., & Joormann, J. (2017). Examining Facets of Depression and Social Anxiety: The Relation among Lack of Positive Affect, Negative Cognitions, and Emotion Dysregulation. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 20.e51. doi:10.1017/sjp.2017.43

Blanco, I., Serrano-Pedraza, I., & Vázquez, C. (2017). Don´t look at my teeth when I smile Teeth visibility in smiling faces affects emotionality ratings and gaze patterns. Emotion, 17(4), 640-647. doi: 10.1037/emo0000260



Vazquez, C., Blanco, I, Sanchez, A., & McNally, R. (2016). Attentional bias modification in depression through gaze contingencies and regulatory control using a new eye-tracking intervention paradigm: study protocol for a placebo-controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 16:439. Doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-1150-9. ISI Impact Factor 2016: 2.61. 63/142 (Q2) in Psychiatry

Fang, L., Sanchez, A., & Koster, E. H. W. (2016). Testing the attentional scope model of rumination: An eye-tracking study using the moving window paradigm. Biological psychology, 123, 278-285. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.10.011. ISI Impact Factor 2015: 3.07.15/51 (Q2) in Behavioral Sciences, 19/77 (Q1) in Psychology.

Gomez, D., Mendoza, R., Paino, S., Sanchez, A., & Romero, N. (2016). Latent Growth Curve Analysis of Gender Differences in Response Styles and Depressive Symptoms during Mid-Adolescence. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 41, 289–303. Doi: 10.1007/s10608-016-9822-9. ISI Impact Factor 2016: 2.31. 47/121 (Q2) in Clinical Psychology

Sanchez, A., Vanderhasselt, M., Baeken, C. & De Raedt, R. (2016). Effects of tDCS over the right DLPFC on attentional disengagement from positive and negative faces: An eye-tracking study. Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16, 1027-1038. Doi: 10.3758/s13415-016-0450-3. ISI Impact Factor 2016: 3.26. 12/51 (Q1) in Behavioral Sciences; 103/258 (Q2) in Neuroscience.

Sanchez, A., Everaert, J., & Koster, E. H. W. (2016). Attention Training Through Gaze-Contingent Feedback: Effects on Reappraisal and Negative Emotions. Emotion, 16, 1074-85. Doi: 10.1037/emo0000198. ISI Impact Factor 2016: 3.25. 12/84 (Q1) in Experimental Psychology.

Romero, N., Sanchez, A., Valiente, C., & Vazquez., C. (2016). Explicit self-esteem mediates the relationship between implicit self-esteem and memory biases in major depression. Psychiatry Research, 30, 336-344. Doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.06.003. ISI Impact Factor 2016: 2.53. 62/142 (Q2) in Psychiatry

Cek, D., Sanchez, A., & Timpano, K. (2016). Social anxiety-linked attention bias to threat is indirectly related to post-event processing via subjective emotional reactivity to social stress. Behavior Therapy, 47, 377–387. Doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2016.02.007. ISI Impact Factor 2016: 3.43. 16/121 (Q1) in Clinical Psychology.

 McNally, R. J. (2016). Attentional bias modification in depression through gaze contingencies and regulatory control using a new eye-tracking intervention paradigm: study protocol for a placebo-controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 16:439. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-1150-9

Aguado, L., Fernández-Cahill, M., Román, F.J., Blanco, I. & de Echegaray, J (2016). Evaluative and psychophysiological responses to short film clips of different emotional content. Journal of Psychophysiology. doi: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000180


Duque, A., Lopez-Gomez, I., Blanco, I., & Vazquez, C. (2015). Modificación de Sesgos Cognitivos (MSC) en depresión: Una revisión crítica de nuevos procedimientos para el cambio de sesgos cognitivos. Terapia Psicológica, 33(2), 105-116.

 Blanco, I. (2015). De un recién Licenciado. En Avia, M. D. (Ed.), Cartas a un joven psicólogo (pp. 297-309). Madrid: Alianza.

 Sanchez, A., Quinto., R., Perez, J., Jurado, R., Martinez, I., Ponce, G., & Rubio, G. (2015). Validation of the Spanish Version of the Alcohol Stroop Test. Anales de Psicología, 31, 504-523. Doi: 10.6018/analesps.31.2.167491. ISI Impact factor 2015: 0.57. 68/76 (Q4) in Psychology.

Sanchez, A., Everaert, J., Putter, L., Mueller, S.C., & Koster, E. H. W. (2015). Life is … great! Emotional attention during instructed and uninstructed ambiguity resolution in relation to depressive symptoms. Biological psychology, 19, 67-72. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.04.007. ISI Impact Factor 2015: 3.23. 2/14 (Q1) in Behavioral Sciences, 12/85 (Q1) in Experimental Psychology.


Sanchez, A., & Vazquez, C. (2014). Looking at the eyes of happiness: Positive emotions mediate the influence of life satisfaction on attention to happy faces. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 9, 435-448. Doi: 10.1080/17439760.2014.910827. ISI Impact factor 2014: 1.91. 33/129 (Q2) in Multidisciplinary Psychology.

Duque, A., Sanchez, A., & Vazquez, C. (2014). Gaze-fixation and pupil dilation in the processing of emotional faces: The role of rumination. Cognition and Emotion, 28, 1347.1366. Doi: 10.1080/02699931.2014.881327. ISI Impact factor 2014: 2.20. 33/85 (Q2) in Experimental Psychology.

Valiente, C., Cantero, D., Sanchez, A., Provencio, M., & Wickham, S. (2014). Self-esteem and evaluative beliefs in paranoia. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 297-302. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2014.01.002. ISI Impact Factor 2014: 2.31. 36/119 (Q2) in Clinical Psychology; 44/133 (Q2) in Psychiatry.

Romero, N., Sanchez, A., & Vazquez., C. (2014). Memory biases in remitted depression: The role of negative cognitions at explicit and automatic processing levels. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 128-135. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2013.09.008. ISI Impact Factor 2014: 2.31. 36/119 (Q2) in Clinical Psychology; 44/133 (Q2) in Psychiatry

Romero, N., Vazquez., C., & Sanchez, A. (2014). Rumination and specificity of autobiographical memory in dysphoria. Memory, 22, 646-654. Doi: 10.1080/09658211.2013.811254. ISI Impact Factor 2014: 1.69. 54/85 (Q3) in Experimental Psychology.

Sanchez, A., Vazquez, C., Gomez, D., & Joormann, J. (2014). Gaze-fixation to happy faces predicts mood repair after a negative mood induction. Emotion, 14, 85-94. Doi: 10.1037/a0034500. ISI Impact factor 2014: 3.38. 11/85 (Q1) in Experimental Psychology



 Sanchez, A., & Vazquez, C. (2013). Prototypicality and intensity of emotional faces using an anchor-point method. The Spanish Journal of Psychology16, 1-11. Doi: 10.1017/sjp.2013.9. ISI Impact Factor 2013: 0.71. 81/129 (Q3) in Multidisciplinary Psychology.

Sanchez, A., Vazquez, C., Marker, C., LeMoult, J., & Joormann, J. (2013). Attentional disengagement predicts stress recovery in depression: An eye-tracking study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology122, 303-313. Doi: 10.1037/a0031529. ISI Impact Factor 2013: 4.97. 8/111 (Q1) in Clinical Psychology.


Sanchez, A., & Vazquez, C. (2012). Selective attentional biases as a maintenance and vulnerability factor in depression: A critical review. Terapia Psicologica30, 103-117. Doi: 0.4067/S0718-48082012000300010.ISI Impact Factor 2012: 0.85. 82/144 (Q3) in Clinical Psychology


Valiente, C., Cantero, D.,Vazquez, C., Sanchez, A., Provencio, M., & Espinosa, R. (2011).  Implicit and explicit self-esteem discrepancies in paranoia and depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology120, 691-699. Doi: 10.1037/a0022856. ISI Impact Factor 2011: 4.86. 7/114 (Q1) in Clinical Psychology.


Vazquez, C., Moreno., E., Provencio, M., & Sanchez, A. (2010). What do you expect when you are depressed: an analysis of the effects of mood on sentence completion. International Journal of Psychology43 (3/4), 340. ISI Impact factor 2010: 1.07. 60/120 (Q2) in Multidisciplinary Psychology.


Vazquez, C., Sanchez, A., & Provencio, M. (2009). Aproximaciones cognitivas a la investigación sobre el delirio persecutorio [Cognitive approaches in research on persecutory delirium]Analise Psicologica2, 213-231.