Maira Okada de Oliveira has been working with a test to detect the level of schooling attained by people in Brazil who have been identified as having cognitive decline. She has also been working on the development of screening tests for cognitive impairment of the same group.
Maira believes that in Brazil it is very difficult to identify cognitive decline in individuals with low schooling.
Bio: Maira Okada de Oliveira received her psychological license from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Sâo Paulo, Brazil. Oliveira received her Master's degree in science from Universidade de Sâo Paulo, Brazil. After completing her Master’s degree, she started her PhD in science in the same university.