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Developing and implementing shared decision-making tool to facilitate deprescribing statins in the elderly

The overall aim for this research is to develop a decision-making tool for patients/family, to facilitate understanding of the deprescribing process and to ultimately enco more...

Supervisor(s): Juraskova , Ilona (Associate Professor)

Cross-adaptation of visual and auditory motion and psychophysical receptive fields for multisensory motion

This project will build on recent work in our lab using a genetic algorithm (GA) to determine spatiotemporal receptive fields for translating visual motion. Pilot work shows the the more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

How online gambling and gaming are impacting mental health for young adults

Mental health disorders are one of the leading causes of burden of disease in youth. Greater understanding of the aetiology of behavioural addictions is essential to guide the devel more...

Supervisor(s): Gainsbury, Sally (Associate Professor)

Interpreting the results of scientific studies

Controversies in science often occur after a failed prediction of a theory. Is the theory motivating the study to blame or was the problem a more minor detail of the study, such as more...

Supervisor(s): Holcombe, Alex (Professor), Livesey, Evan (Dr)

Clinical and community applications of placebo and nocebo effects

Over the last two decades, a wealth of experimental studies has helped us to uncover the psychological mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects. But a critical remaining question is more...

Supervisor(s): Colagiuri, Ben (Associate Professor)

Cognitive Flexibility and The Aging Brain

Cognitive flexibility refers to the capacity to adapt our behaviour in a fluid and dynamic manner in response to changing demands of the environment. This capacity is essential to e more...

Supervisor(s): Irish, Muireann (Associate Professor)

Integration of visual and tactile information

Touch and vision often work together in our perception of objects around us. This project will examine orientation and spatial frequency tuning in touch and vision and study how the more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

Visual speed perception during active and passive self-motion

This project will study how rotation of an observer affects factors such as speed perception and allocation of attention. It will compare passive rotation on a motion platform with more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

Modulation of attention and perception during action

The project examines how active motion of an observer modulates perception. The project will study walking observers, and continuously measure their visual performance to examine ho more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)