Dr Javier Virues-Ortega

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Associate Professor

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles 

Assessment and Treatment of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

  1. Virues-Ortega, J., & Frojan-Parga, M. X. (2014). A translational approach to the functional analysis of language in psychotherapy. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ijchp.2014.10.001
  2. Wightman, J., Julio, F., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2014). Advances in the functional analysis and treatment of problem behavior. Psicothema, 26, 186-192. doi:10.7334/psicothema2013.142
  3. Virués-Ortega, J., Pritchard, K., Grant, R. L., North, S., Hurtado-Parrado, C., Lee, M., Temple, B., Julio, F. M., & Yu, C.T. (2014). Clinical decision-making and preference assessment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 119, 151-170. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-119.2.151
  4. Virués-Ortega, J., Iwata, B. A., Fahmie, T., Harper, J. (2013). Effects of alternative responses on behavior exposed to noncontingent reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 603-612. doi:10.1002/jaba.61
  5. Virues-Ortega, J., Julio, F., & Pastor, R. (2013). The TEACCH program for children and adults with autism: A meta-analysis of intervention studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 940-953. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2013.07.005. Open access article.
  6. Pelaez, M., Virués-Ortega, J., Amir, Y., Schnerch, G., & Field, T. (2013). Acquisition of social referencing in infants of mothers with depressive symptoms. Infant Behavior and Development, 36, 548-556. doi:10.1016/j.infbeh.2013.05.003
  7. Virués-Ortega, J., Rodríguez, V., & Yu, C. T. (2013). Prediction of treatment outcomes and longitudinal analysis in children with autism undergoing intensive behavioral treatment. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 13, 91-100.
  8. Querim, A., Iwata, B., Roscoe, E., Schlichenmeyeer, K., Virués-Ortega, J., Hurl, K. (2013) Functional analysis screening for problem behavior maintained by automatic reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 47-60. doi:10.1002/jaba.26
  9. Pelaez, M., Virués-Ortega, J., & J. L. Gewirtz (2012). Acquisition of social referencing via discrimination training in 4- and 5-month-old infants. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 23-35. doi:10.1901/jaba.2012.45-23
  10. Virués-Ortega, J., Montaño, M., Frojan-Parga, M. X., & Calero, A. (2011). Descriptive analysis of the therapist’s verbal behavior: Known-group validity analysis of the behavioral functions of clinical interaction. Behavior Therapy, 42, 547-559. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2010.12.004
  11. Montaño, M., Froján, M. X., Ruiz, E. M., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2011). [A ‘moment-to-moment’ analysis of the therapeutic process from a functional-analytic approach]. Clínica y Salud, 2, 5-12. doi:110.5093/cl2011v22n2a2
  12. Pelaez, M., Virués Ortega, J., & Gewirtz, J. L. (2011). Contingent and noncontingent reinforcement with maternal vocal imitation and Motherese Speech: Effects on infant vocalizations. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 12(1), 277-287.
  13. Pelaez, M., Virués-Ortega, J., & J. L. Gewirtz (2011). Reinforcement of infant vocalizations through contingent maternal vocal imitation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 33-40. doi:10.1901/jaba.2011.44-33
  14. Virués-Ortega, J., Segui-Duran, D., Descalzo-Quero, A., Carnerero, J. J., & Martin, N. (2011). Caregivers’ agreement and validity of indirect functional analysis: A cross-cultural evaluation across multiple problem behavior topographies. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, 82-91. doi:10.1007/s10803-010-1022-y
  15. Virués-Ortega, J. (2010). Applied behavior analytic intervention for autism in early childhood: Meta-analysis, meta-regression and dose-response meta-analysis of multiple outcomes. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 387-399. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2010.01.008
  16. Virués-Ortega, J., & Haynes, S. N. (2005). Functional analysis in behavior therapy: Theoretical foundations and clinical applications. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 5(3), 567-587.
  17. Virués-Ortega, J. (2004). [Functional analysis and treatment of severe problem behavior in a patient diagnosed with borderline personality disorder]. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 4(1), 207-232.

Behavioral factors in dementia

  1. Garcia, M. T., Virues-Ortega, J., Smith, S., & Moussavi, Z. (2013). Effect of cognitive training targeting associative memory in the elderly: A small randomized trial and a longitudinal evaluation. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61, 2252-2255.
  2. Garcia Campuzano, M. T., Shams, E., Virues, J., & Moussavi, Z. (2013). The effect of associative memoty exercises in older adults. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 82, 707-712. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.333
  3. Virués-Ortega, J., Iwata, B. A., Nogales-Rodriguez, C., & Frades, B. (2012). Preference and reinforcing effectiveness of leisure activities and edible items in dementia. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 839-844. doi:10.1901/jaba.2012.45-839
  4. Virués-Ortega, J., Pastor-Barriuso, R., Castellote, J., Población, A., & de Pedro-Cuesta, J. (2012). Effects of animal-assisted therapy in the psychological and functional status of elderly and psychiatric populations: A meta-analysis. Health Psychology Review, 6(2), 197-221. doi:10.1080/17437199.2010.534965
  5. de Pedro Cuesta, J., Alberquilla, A., Virués-Ortega, J., Carmona, M., Alcalde-Cabero, E., Bosca, G., López-Rodríguez, F., García-Sagredo, P., García-Olmos, L., Salvador, C. H., & Monteagudo, J. L. (2011). ICF disability measured by WHODAS 2 in three community diagnostic groups in Madrid, Spain. Gaceta Sanitaria, 25(Suppl 1), 21-28. doi:10.1016/j.gaceta.2011.08.005
  6. Virués-Ortega, J., de Pedro-Cuesta, J., del Barrio, J. L., Almazan-Isla, J., Bergareche, A., Bermejo-Pareja, F., Fernández-Mayoralas, G., … Seijo-Martínez, M. (2011). Medical, environmental and personal factors of disability in the elderly people in Spain: A screening survey based on the International Classification of Functioning. Gaceta Sanitaria, 25(Suppl 2), 29-38. doi:10.1016/j.gaceta.2011.07.021
  7. Virués-Ortega, J., de Pedro Cuesta, J., Seijo-Martínez, M., Saz, P., Sánchez-Sánchez, F., Rojo-Pérez, R., … del Barrio, J. L. (2011). Prevalence of disability among the elderly people in Spain: A screening survey based on the International Classification of Functioning. BMC Public Health, 11(176). doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-176
  8. Virués-Ortega, J., de Pedro-Cuesta, J., Vega, S., Seijo-Martínez, M., Saz, P., Rodríguez, M. F. … del Barrio, J. L. (2011). Prevalence of dementia among the very old: Survey and European comparison of a Spanish composite population. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 123, 316-324. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0404.2010.01398.x
  9. Virués-Ortega J., Rodríguez-Blázquez, C., Micheli, F., Carod-Artal, F. J., Serrano-Dueñas, M., Martínez-Martín, P. (2010). Cross-cultural evaluation of the modified Parkinson Psychosis Rating Scale across disease stages. Movement Disorders, 25, 1391-1398. doi:10.1002/mds.2308
  10. de Pedro-Cuesta, J., Comín, M., Virués-Ortega, J., Almazán, J., Avellanal, F., Alcalde, E. … Ruíz, C. (2010). ICF-based disability survey in a rural population of adults and older adults living in Cinco Villas (Northeastern Spain): Design, methods and population characteristics. Neuroepidemiology, 35, 72-82. doi:10.1159/000311040
  11. Virués-Ortega, J., Carod-Artal, F. J., Serrano-Dueñas, M., Ruiz-Galeano, G., Meza-Rojas, G., Velázquez, C., Micheli, F., Martínez-Martín, P. (2009). Cross-cultural validation of the Scales for Outcomes in Parkinson's Disease-Psychosocial (SCOPA-PS) in four Latin American countries. Value in Health, 12, 385-391. doi:10.1111/j.1524-4733.2008.00436.x
  12. Virués-Ortega, J., Hogan, A. M., Baya-Botti, A., Kirkham, F. J., Baldeweg, T., Mahillo, I., … Bucks, R. S. (2009). Survival and Mortality in Older Adults Living at High Altitude in Bolivia: A Preliminary Report. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57, 1955-1956. doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02468.x
  13. de Pedro-Cuesta J, Virués-Ortega J, Vega S, Seijo-Martínez M, Saz P, Rodríguez F, et al. (2009). Prevalence of dementia and major dementia subtypes in Spanish populations: A reanalysis of dementia prevalence surveys, 1990-2008. BMC Neurology, 9(1). doi:10.1186/1471-2377-9-55
  14. Virués-Ortega, J., de Pedro-Cuesta, J., Martínez-Martín, P., & del Barrio, J. (2007). [Cross-cultural adaptation of the OLQ-13 in a population-based sample of Spanish adults older than 75]. Medicina Clínica de Barcelona, 128, 486-492. doi:10.1157/13100935
  15. Behavioral factors and neuroplasticity
  16. Virués-Ortega, J., Kirkham, F. J., Bucks, R., Baldeweg, T., Baya-Boti, A., & Hogan, A. M. (2011). Changing patterns of neurobehavioral functioning with increasing altitude among children living at high altitude in Bolivia. Developmental Science, 14(5), 1185–1193. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01064.x.3
  17. Virués-Ortega, J., Martin, T. L., Hurtado-Parrado, C., & Julio, F. (2011). Psychoneural identity as the basis for empirical research and theorization in psychology: An interview with Mario A. Bunge. Science & Education. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s11191-011-9418-4
  18. Richardson, C., Hogan, A. M., Bucks, R. S., Baya, A., Virués-Ortega, J., Kirkham, F. J., Holloway, J. W., Rose-Zerilli, M., Palmer, L. J., Webster, R. J., & Baldeweg, T. (2011). Neurophysiological evidence for brain functional adaptation in adolescents living at high altitude. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122, 1726-1734. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2011.02.001
  19. Hogan, A. M., Virués-Ortega, J., Baya-Botti, A., Bucks, R., Baldeweg, T., Rose-Zerelli, M., et al. (2010). Development of aptitude at altitude. Developmental Science, 13, 533-544. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00909.x
  20. Virués-Ortega, J., Garrido, E., Javierre, C., Rivero, P. D. (2008). [Neurobehavioral functioning under acute and chronic hypoxia associated to altitude]. Archivos de Biología Andina, 14(1), 39-49. http://sisbib.unmsm.edu.pe/bvrevistas/abiola/2008_v14/pdf/a05v14n1.pdf
  21. Virués-Ortega, J., Garrido E., Javierre, C., & Kloezeman, K. C. (2006). Human behaviour and development under high altitude conditions. Developmental Science, 9, 400-410. doi:10.1111/j.1467-7687.2006.00505.x
  22. Sierra, J. C., Sánchez, A.I., Buela-Casal, G., Ambrosio, I., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2006). [Predictors of daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea]. Revista Ecuatoriana de Neurología, 15(2-3), 80-85.
  23. Virués-Ortega, J., & Buela-Casal, G. (2006). Psychophysiological effects of human-animal interaction: Long-term interaction and theoretical issues. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 194, 52-57. doi:10.1097/01.nmd.0000195354.03653.63
  24. Virués-Ortega, J., Buela-Casal, G., Garrido, E., & Alcazar, B. (2004). Neuropsychological functioning associated with high-altitude exposure. Neuropsychology Review, 13, 197-221. doi:10.1007/s11065-004-8159-4

Conceptual studies

  1. Virués-Ortega, J., & Pear, J. J. (2014). A history of “behavior” and “mind”: A systematic analysis of the use of behavioral and cognitive terms during the 20th Century. The Psychological Record. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1007/s40732-014-0079-y
  2. Virués-Ortega, J., Hurtado-Parrado, J., Cox, A. D., & Pear, J. J. (2014). A systematic analysis of the interaction between experimental and applied behavior analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 1-24. doi:10.1002/jaba.124
  3. Virués-Ortega, J., Buela-Casal, G., Carrasco-Lazareno, M. T., Rivero-Dávila, P. D., & Quevedo-Blasco, R. (2011). A systematic archival inquiry on Juan Huarte de San Juan (1529-1588). History of the Human Sciences, 24, 21-47. doi:10.1177/0952695111410929
  4. Hurtado-Parrado, C., Virués-Ortega, J., Martin, T. L., & Julio, F. (2011). Causes of Behavioral Processes: An Interview with Mario A. Bunge. Universitas Psychologica, 10(3), 967-974.
  5. Virués Ortega, J., Pear, J., & Hurtado-Parrado, C. (2011). The scientometric structure of applied behavior analysis. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 12(1), 263-275.
  6. Virués-Ortega, J. (2010). Expanding the rationale for experimental designs in behavior analysis: A digression from Sidman (1981). Behavior & Philosophy, 38, 165-168.
  7. Virués-Ortega, J., & Martin, G. (2010). Guidelines for sport practitioners to evaluate their interventions in clinical cases. Journal of Behavioral Medicine and Health, 3(3), 158-171.
  8. Virués-Ortega, J. Shook, G. L., Arntzen, E., Martin, N., Rodríguez-García, V., Rebollar Bernardo, M. (2009). Professional field and certification in applied behavior analysis: Spain and Europe. Papeles del Psicólogo, 30(2), 1-10.
  9. Rodriguez-Blazquez, C., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2009). [Behavioral factors and health status]. Archivos de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales, 12(2), 88-90.
  10. Virués-Ortega, J., & Moreno, R. (2008). Guidelines for clinical case reports in behavioral psychology. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 8(3), 765-777.  
  11. Virués-Ortega, J. (2007). The case against B. F. Skinner 45 years later: An encounter with N. Chomsky. The Behavior Analyst, 29(2), 243-251.
  12. Virués-Ortega, J., Buela-Casal, G., & Carpintero, H. (2006). [Archival research on Juan Huarte-de-San-Juan: the first years of professional practice (1560-1578)]. Psicothema, 18(2), 232-237.
  13. Kohlenberg, R. J., Tsai, M., Ferro, R., Valero, L., Fernández, A., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2005). [Functional-analytic psychotherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and their relationship to mainstream behavior analysis]. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 5(2), 349-371.
  14. Virués-Ortega, J. (2005). Juan Huarte de San Juan in Cartesian and modern psycholinguistics: An encounter with Noam Chomsky. Psicothema, 17, 443-447.
  15. Virués-Ortega, J. (2004). Causes of unity and disunity in psychology and behaviorism: An encounter with Arthur W. Staats’ psychological behaviorism. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 5, 165-173.
  16. Virués-Ortega, J., & Descalzo, A. (2004). [Functional aspects of functional-analytic psychotherapy]. Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría, 23, 49-72. doi:10.4321/S0211-57352003000400005
  17. Virués-Ortega, J. (2004). [Inter-professional relationship between clinical psychologists and psychiatrists in mental health units in Spain]. Análisis y Modificación de Conducta, 30, 223-239.
  18. Virués-Ortega, J. (2004). [Distinctions between radical and psychological behaviorism on verbal behavior]. Acta Comportamentalia, 12, 75-90.
  19. Virués-Ortega, J., Buela-Casal, G., Santolaya, F., & García-Cueto, E. (2003). [Clinical and teaching practices of clinical psychology supervisors in public hospitals: A national survey]. Papeles del Psicólogo (85), 37-47.
  20. Virués-Ortega, J., & Buela-Casal, G. (2001). Interaction with animals in childhood: therapeutic and developmental matters. Psicologemas, 15(30), 153-178.
  21. Buela-Casal, G., Virues-Ortega, J. (2000). [¿Qué relación existe en treel apoyo social y la interacción con animales?]. Psicología y Salud, 10(2), 189-200.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Virues-Ortega, J., & Cox, A. C. (in press). Animal-assisted therapy for older adults. Invited entry to the Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging. J. Gaugler, Ed. Wiley.
  2. Virues-Ortega, J., Pear, J. J., Cox, A. D., Julio, F., Hu, L., Boris, A., & Wightman, J. (in press). Single-subject research designs. Invited entry to the Encyclopedia of Theory of Psychology. H. Mills, Ed. Sage.
  3. Miltenberger, R. G. (2013). [Behavior Modification]. Director and translator of the extended 5th ed. in Spanish. Madrid, Spain: Pirámide, 688 p. ISBN 978-84-368-2812-2. Publisher’s note: http://www.edicionespiramide.es/libro.php?id=2959533
  4. Virués-Ortega, J., & Miguel, C. (2013). [Functional analysis of language]. In R. G. Miltenberger, Modificación de Conducta, 5th ed. (pp. 483-501). Madrid, Spain: Pirámide. ISBN 978-84-368-2812-2
  5. Virués-Ortega, J., Nogales-Gonzalez, C., Carrasco, T., Hernandez-Pozo, R., Freixa i Baque, E., Moreno, R., Valero, L., Carnerero, J., Pelaez, M., Dempsey, C., & Fernandez, A. (2013). [Spanish-English Glossary of Behavior-Analytic Terms]. In R. G. Miltenberger, Modificación de Conducta, 5th ed. (pp. 519-548). Madrid, Spain: Pirámide.
  6. Virues-Ortega, J., & Nogales-Gonzalez, C. (Trans.). (2013). [Behavior Analyst Certification Board Task List, 4th ed.]. In R. G. Miltenberger, Modificación de Conducta, 5th ed. (pp. 549-556). Madrid, Spain: Pirámide.
  7. Virués-Ortega, J. (2011). [Spanish adaptation of the Motivation Assessment Scale] in Durand, V. M., & Crimmins, D. B. (Eds.), Motivation Assessment Scale: Administration Guide (pp. 63-69). Topeka, KS: Monaco & Associates.
  8. Durand, V. M., & Crimmins, D. B. (Eds.). (2011). Guía de Administración de la Escala de Evaluación de la Motivación [Administration manual of the Motivation Assessment Scale] (J. Virués-Ortega trans.). Topeka, KS: Monaco & Associates.
  9. Durand, V. M., & Crimmins, D. B. (Eds.). (2011). Escala de Evaluación de la Motivación [Motivation Assessment Scale (Spanish)] (J. Virués-Ortega trans.). Topeka, KS: Monaco & Associates.

Articles in Professional or Cultural Journals without Review Committee

  1. Frojan-Parga, M. X., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2012). Perspectives on the expansion of behavior analysis. Inside Behavior Analysis, 4(1). Online version available at http://www.abainternational.org/ABA/newsletter/IBAvol4iss1/FrojanVirués.asp
  2. Virués-Ortega, J., Pellón, R., & Valero, L. (2011). Development of Behavior Analysis in Spain. Newsletter of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, 1(2). Online version available at http://www.europeanaba.org
  3. Virués-Ortega, J. (2011). Interview with Arne Berkstad. Newsletter of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, 1(1). Online version available at http://www.europeanaba.org
  4. Virués-Ortega, J., Carrasco-Gimenez, T., Fernández-Valdés, Froján-Parga, M. X., Reina, B., & Rodríguez, V. (2010). ABA España. Inside Behavior Analysis, 2(2). Online version available at http://www.abainternational.org/ABA/newsletter/IBAvol2iss2/Chapters/ABAEspana.asp
  5. Virués-Ortega, J. (2007). ABA Spain: Driven to grow. Newsletter of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, 30(2). Online version available at: http://www.abainternational.org/ ABA/newsletter/vol302/ABAespana.asp
  6. Virués-Ortega, J. (2006). ABA Spain: Present and Future. Newsletter of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, 29(2). Online version available at: http://www.abainternational.org/ ABA/newsletter/vol292/ABAespana.asp
  7. Virués-Ortega, J. (2013). Waddington Traverse. Canadian Alpine Journal, 96, 82-84.

Published Abstracts

  1. Virués-Ortega, J., & de Pedro-Cuesta, J. (2005). [Animal-assisted therapy: A systematic review and a conceptualization as a health technology]. Gaceta Sanitaria, 19(4), 150.
  2. Virués-Ortega, J., & Carrasco, T. (2006). [Functional analysis of complex human behavior in typically developed adults: An approach to inter-assessors reliability]. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 132].
  3. Virués-Ortega, J., & Carrasco, T. J. (2006). Behavioral epidemiology: Definition, methods and research development. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 154].
  4. Virués-Ortega, J., & Kloezeman, K. C. (2006). [Effect of behavior magnitude in the adherence to behavioral management procedures by nursing staff]. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 131].
  5. Virués-Ortega, J., & Seguí, D. (2006). Indirect methods of functional analysis].VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. Santiago. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 132].
  6. Carrasco, T. J., Luna, M., Virués-Ortega, J. et al. (2006). [Verbal behavior and the acquisition and maintenance of negative emotions]. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 176].
  7. Luna, M., Carrasco, T. J., Torres, G., & Virués-Ortega, J. et al. (2006). [Behavioral principles explaining common risk factors for drug use]. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 155].
  8. Carrasco-Gimenez, T., & Virués-Ortega, J. (2008). A functional-analytic conceptualization of psychotic behaviour: A review and a re-appraisal. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 114(431), 87-88 [ISSN 0001-690X]
  9. Virués-Ortega, J. (2006). [Towards a functional-analytic methodology for the study of psychotic topographies]. Abstract published in the Proceedings of the VIII International Congress on Behavior Studies. [ISBN 84-690-0119-1, p. 121].
  10. Hill, C.M., Baya-Botti, A., Bucks, R., Kirkham, F., Virués-Ortega, J., Baldebeg, T., & Hogan, A.L. (2007). Intermittent nocturnal hypoxia in Bolivian children living at high altitude. Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 5, PO236.
  11. Richardson, C., Hogan, A. M., Baya-Botti, A., Bucks, R., Virués-Ortega, J., Kirkham, F. J., & Baldeweg, T., (2007). Neurophysiological evidence for brain functional adaptation in adolescents living at high altitude.  Abstract published in the Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience. [ISBN 978-1-85449-436-8, p. 24].
  12. Virués-Ortega J, Hogan AM, Baya-Botti A, Kirkham FJ; Baldeweg T, & Bucks R. (2007). Survival rates and causes of death in older adults living at high altitude in Bolivia: A preliminary study. Abstract published in the Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience. [ISBN 978-1-85449-436-8, p. 34].
  13. Virués-Ortega J, Hogan AM, Baya-Botti A, Kirkham FJ; Baldeweg T, & Bucks R. (2007). Neurocognitive effects of increasing altitude in children and adolescents living above 3,600 m in Bolivia. Abstract published in the Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the British Association of Cognitive Neuroscience. [ISBN 978-1-85449-436-8, p. 17].
  14. Virués-Ortega, J. (2008). Reliability of clinical case formulation: The case of functional analysis. International Journal of Psychology, 43(3-4), 536 [ISSN 0020-7594]
  15. Martinez-Martin, P., Virués-Ortega, J., & Rodriguez-Blazquez, C. (2008). Cross-cultural validation of a modified parkinsonian psychosis rating scale in four Latin-American countries. 12th Congress of the European-Federation-of-Neurological-Societies, August 23-26, 2008 Madrid, Spain. European Journal of Neurology, 15(Suppl. 3), 120.
  16. Shook, G. L., Hughes, J. C., Martin, N., Moderato, P., Virués-Ortega, J., (2009). University Training and Certification in the European Union: Status and Opportunities. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 10(2), 297.

 

Postgraduate supervision

Years              Name                         Institution & Program             Degree            

 

2010-2011       Melissa Soares             UM, Psychology                   Hons.        Co-advisor: Dr. C. T. Yu

2011-2014       Gabriel Schnerch*        UM, Clinical Psychology       Ph.D.         

2012-               Bethany Craig*             UM, ABA                               M.A.

2012-               Alison Cox*                  UM, ABA                                Ph.D.

2012-               Jaime Leung*               UM, Clinical psychology        M.A.        Co-advisor: Dr. L. Jakobson

2012-2013       Chen Vu                       UM, Psychology                    Hons.

2012-2013       Lisa Hunter*                 UM, Psychology                    Hons.

2012-2013       Janine Urbano              UM, Psychology                    Hons.

2014-               Sarah Leadley*             UA, Psychology                     Ph.D          Co-advisor: Dr. S. Purdy          

Notes. UA = University of Auckland; UM = University of Manitoba. Expected end year in italics. (*) Students with external funding, agencies and programs: CIHR Research Trainee, CIHR Master’s Award, MHRC Doctoral Fellowship, Manitoba Alzheimer Association, Psychology Graduate Fellowship Fund (University of Manitoba), Graduate Enhancement of Tri-Council Stipends (University of Manitoba).

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Virues-Ortega, J., Lehnert, K., Swan, B., Taylor, M. W., Southee, A., Dougan, D., ... Jacobsen, J. C. (2017). The New Zealand minds for minds autism spectrum disorder self-reported cohort. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 36, 1-7. 10.1016/j.rasd.2016.12.003
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mike Taylor, Klaus Lehnert, Russell Snell, Jessie Jacobsen
  • Virues-Ortega, J., Vega, S., Seijo-Martinez, M., Saz, P., Rodriguez, F., Rodriguez-Laso, A., ... Mahillo-Fernandez, I. (2017). A protective personal factor against disability and dependence in the elderly: An ordinal regression analysis with nine geographically-defined samples from Spain. BMC Geriatrics, 17 (1)10.1186/s12877-016-0409-9
  • Cox, A. D., Virues-Ortega, J., Julio, F., & Martin, T. L. (2017). Establishing motion control in children with autism and intellectual disability: Applications for anatomical and functional MRI. Journal of applied behavior analysis, 50 (1), 8-26. 10.1002/jaba.351
  • Cox, A., & Virues-Ortega, J. (2016). Variations in behaviour function in individuals with intellectual disabilities exposed to psychotropic medications. JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY RESEARCH. (pp. 1).
  • Hill, C. M., Baya, A., Gavlak, J., Carroll, A., Heathcote, K., Dimitriou, D., ... Virues-Ortega, J. (2016). Adaptation to Life in the High Andes: Nocturnal Oxyhemoglobin Saturation in Early Development. Sleep, 39 (5), 1001-1008. 10.5665/sleep.5740
  • Cox, A. D., & Virues-Ortega, J. (2016). Interactions between behavior function and psychotropic medication. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49 (1), 85-104. 10.1002/jaba.247
  • Virues-Ortega, J., Martin, N., Schnerch, G., García JÁM, & Mellichamp, F. (2015). A General Methodology for the Translation of Behavioral Terms into Vernacular Languages. The Behavior analyst, 38 (1), 127-135. 10.1007/s40614-014-0025-y
  • Virues-Ortega, J., & Pear, J. J. (2015). A History of “Behavior” and “Mind”: Use of Behavioral and Cognitive Terms in the 20th Century. The Psychological Record, 65 (1), 23-30. 10.1007/s40732-014-0079-y

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