David Facal Mayo

PhD in Developmental Psychology, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) in 2008 with the PhD thesis dissertation “Tip Of the Tongue phenomena in aging: Influence of vocabulary, working memory and processing speed”, and Master Degree in Clinical Gerontology from the University of A Coruña. Humanitas Award 2007 by the Economical Social Council of the USC to their social labour as psychologist in Alzheimer’s Association of Santiago. Currently he is fulltime professor at USC’s Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology. Coordinator of the Master in Psychogerontology at the USC. His current research interests are the longitudinal process of cognitive aging, including early signs of cognitive impairment, mild cognitive impairment, subjective cognitive decline, mild behavioral impairment, cognitive frailty, the role of cognitive reserve in early manifestation of the disease, and the development of computerized cognitive interventions to prevent dementia and other age-related diseases. He has published 79 documents included in Scopus, with papers in different Q1 and Q2 journals, as well as book chapters about cognitive and communicative changes in the aging process. Member of the Galician research networks on frailty (http://frailnet.es) and dementia (http://regidem.imaisd.es). Editorial Board member of the journal Geriatrics (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/geriatrics/editors) and Brain Sciences (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/brainsci/editors). Health psychology editor for Frontiers in Psychology. Review Expert for the European Commission in Horizon 2020 H3 E-Health, Well-being and Ageing.