Grupo de Investigación UCM (ref. 971672) sobre Psicología del Testimonio.
Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (España).
Investigador principal: Antonio L. Manzanero.

María José Contreras

Departamento de Psicología Básica.
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED). España
Publicaciones más relevantes:
- Contreras, M. J., Silva, E., y Manzanero, A. L. (en prensa). Evaluación de capacidades para testificar en víctimas con discapacidad intelectual. Anuario de Psicología Jurídica, 25.
- Manzanero, A.L., Quintana, J.M., y Contreras, M.J. (2015). (The null) Importance of police experience on intuitive credibility of people with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 36, 191-197.
- Manzanero, A.L., Contreras, M.J., Recio, M., Alemany, A. y Martorell, A. (2012). Effects of presentation format and instructions on the ability of people with intellectual disability to identify faces. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33, 391–397.
- Contreras, M.J., Martínez-Molina, A., y Santacreu, J.(2012). Do the sex differences play such an important role in explaining performance in spatial tasks? Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 659-663.
- Manzanero, A.L. López, B. y Contreras, M.J. (2011). Retrieval experiences as an accurate indicator of person identification in line-ups. The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context, 3(2), 129-140.
- Contreras, M.J., Rubio, V., Peña, D., y Santacreu, J. (2010). On the robustness of solution strategy classifications. Testing the stability of dynamic spatial tasks on a one-year test-retest basis. Journal of Individual Differences, 31, 68-73.
- Botella, J., Peña, D., Contreras, M.J., Shih, P.C., y Santacreu, J. (2009). Performance as a Function of Ability, Resources Invested, and Strategy Used. The Journal of General Psyhology, 136, 41-69.
- Contreras, M. J., Martínez-Molina, A., Manzanero, A. L., Peña, D. y Santacreu, J. (2009). ¿Mejora el rendimiento espacial por efecto de la práctica? Anales de Psicología, 25, 351-357.
- Peña, D., Contreras, M.J., Shih, P.C., & Santacreu, J. (2008). Solution Strategies as Possible Explanations of Individual and Sex Differences in a Dynamic Spatial Task. Acta Psychologica, 128, 1-14. (Doi:1016/j.actpsy.2007.09.005).
- Contreras, M.J., Rubio, V.J., Peña, D., Colom, R. y Santacreu, J. (2007). Sex differences in dynamic spatial ability: the unsolved question of performance factors. Memory & Cognition, 35, 297-303.
-  Colom, R., Contreras, M.J., Arend, I., García-Leal. O. & Santacreu, J. (2004). Sex differences in verbal reasoning are mediated by sex differences in spatial ability. The Psychological Record, 54, 365-372.  
- Arend, I., Botella, J., Contreras, M.J., Hernández, J.M. y  Santacreu, J (2003). A betting dice test to study the interactive style of risk-taking behavior. The Psychological Record, 53, 217-230. 
- Colom, R., Contreras, M.J., Shih, P.C. y Santacreu, J. (2003). The assessment of spatial ability with a single computerized test. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 19 (2), 92-100.  
- Arend, I., Colom, R., Botella, J., Contreras, M.J., Rubio, V. y Santacreu, J. (2003) Quantifying cognitive complexity: evidence from a reasoning task. Personality and Individual Differences, 35, 659-669.  
- Contreras, M.J., Colom, R., Hernández. J.M. y Santacreu, J. (2003). Is static spatial performance distinguishable from dynamic spatial performance? The Journal of General Psychology, 130, 277-288.