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The Cognitive Mechanics of Psychopathy

This research looks into the cognitive underpinnings of psychopathologies - mainly psychopathic personality and anxiety.  The research project puts emotional and social stimuli more...

Supervisor(s): Moul, Caroline (Dr)

The Psychology of Wrongful Convictions

Forensic Psychology plays a major role within our criminal justice process. From police procedures (such as interviewing witnesses); legal and court procedures; to wrongful convicti more...

Supervisor(s): van Golde, Celine (Dr)

Understanding visual experience: The visual perception of 3D shape, material, and colour

My lab is dedicated to understanding what shapes our visual experience of the world. Our goal is to discover the information that the brain uses to extract meaningful properties more...

Supervisor(s): Anderson, Barton (Professor)

Early processing of emotional faces in dementia

Decoding facial features (identity, sex, emotion) is a complex ability that most humans do effortlessly. This ability is eroded in individuals with frontotemporal dementia and other more...

Supervisor(s): Piguet, Olivier (Professor)

Implementation science within the cancer care context

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program in implementation science within the cancer care context. This pro more...

Supervisor(s): Shepherd, Heather (Dr), Butow, Phyllis (Professor), Shaw, Joanne (Dr)

Investigating integration of online psychological therapy into the cancer care context.

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program investigating integration of online psychological therapy into the more...

Supervisor(s): Shaw, Joanne (Dr), Butow, Phyllis (Professor), Shepherd, Heather (Dr)

Early interventions to enhance sleep spindles and optimise memory consolidation in older adults: A high-density EEG sleep study

This study will test exciting new treatment approaches to improve cognition in older people. It involves a clinical trial to deliver an early pharmacological intervention to enhance more...

Supervisor(s): D’Rozario, Angela (Dr)

Conceptual problems with Psychology’s theories of personality

There are a number of key concepts embedded in various theories and models of personality that have their origins in ordinary, everyday discourse. The question is whether, given the more...

Supervisor(s): Hibberd, Fiona (Dr)

Conceptual problems with Psychology's research methods

There are a number of research methods/practices employed by psychologists which presuppose a set of assumptions that have escaped any critical evaluation. The question is whether t more...

Supervisor(s): Hibberd, Fiona (Dr)

Family-based influences on child development and conduct problems

Conduct problems (e.g., oppositional, defiant, and aggressive behaviour) often first emerge in the toddler/preschool years, and can forecast a range of other mental health problems more...

Supervisor(s): Hawes, David (Associate Professor)