Rosana M Tristão has a postdoctoral degree in Neurosciences Applied to the Study of Pain, Stress and Sleep in Newborn by the University of Oxford, Pediatric Department, England; was a visiting researcher at Babylab, Birkbeck College, England; PhD and Master in Psychology (Neuroscience / Psychobiology) from the University of Brasília (1995 and 2001); Specialist in Neuropsychology by Federal Counsel of Psychology; Graduated in Psychology from the University of Brasília (1986). She holds a credential from the University of São Paulo as a trainer and evaluator at the CIF - International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health of the World Health Organization. Currently, she is a Full Collaborative Researcher at the Postgraduate Program in Medical Sciences of the Faculty of Medicine and Professor Volunteer in the course of Graduation in Medicine of the University of Brasília, Faculty of Medicine. He is also Guest Lecturer of the Master Program in Cognitive Science at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany. She is the leader of the Research Group of the National Research Council (CNPq): Studies in Neurobehavioral Development of Children and Adolescents. Has experience and guides projects in the following areas: sleep and pain in newborns and children; Stress and neonatal health; Neurodevelopment of premature baby; Maternal and child bond; Cognitive, emotional, sensory and perceptual processes in fetuses, newborn infants, children and adults (social, hearing, vision and pain); Neuropsychological assessment of children from birth and adults at risk for mental disorder.