Research Group Leader

Duarte Araújo is the director of the Laboratory of Expertise in Sport of the Faculty of Human Kinetics at University of Lisbon, Portugal. He is the president of the Portuguese Society of Sport Psychology and a member of the National Council of Sports of Portugal. His research on sport expertise and decision-making, and affordances for physical activity has been funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Araújo published a dozen of books and more than 100 papers in highly scientific journals mainly about expertise, team performance, variability, cognition and decision-making. Araújo supervises several doctoral students from Portugal, Italy and Australia and he has been invited worldwide to talk about expert performance. Duarte Araújo is a marathon runner.