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Does fast weight loss influence cognitive function in obese adults?

This project aims to determine the impact of increasingly popular yet severely energy-restricted diets on cognitive function in obese adults. more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Cognitive Science and Instructional Design

This program of research aims to explore how we can apply what we know about the human cognitive architecture to design more effective learning materials and activities. more...

Supervisor(s): Ginns, Paul (Associate Professor)

A Drug Burden Index: Improving prescribing and function in older people

This project tests the DBI as a tool to improve the quality use of medicines in older Australians.  The study will improve the evidence base for the association between overall more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Tim (Associate Professor)

Identifying the emotional, cognitive and biological correlates of schizophrenia

Objective measures of emotion, cognition and brain function are the best predictors of real-world outcomes in schizophrenia, and these projects are aimed at identifying these marker more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)

Emotion, cognition and psychiatric disorders

The key goal of this project is to identify objective brain and behaviour markers of major mental illnesses and their treatment. In this research area, we integrate information whic more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)

Absolute quantification of Glutamate and GABA using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy

The Department of Psychological Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)

Elucidating the mechanisms of action of transcranial direct current stimulation

The Brain and Mind Research Institute undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric disorders. Major research themes more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)

Does fast weight loss promote eating disorders in obese women?

This project aims to determine whether very low energy diets (VLED) may contribute to the development of disordered eating in obese women. more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Understanding the brain networks underlying cognition

The goal of this project is to understand the interplay between cognition and the underlying neural circuitry as measured using advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques. more...

Supervisor(s): Korgaonkar, Mayuresh (Dr), Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

The effect of simulated shift work on food desirability and metabolism

The aim of this research is to ascertain the impact of a simulated night shift rotation on food desirability in order to increase our understanding of the mechanisms that underpin i more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, Craig (Dr), Comas Soberats, Maria (Dr)