Staff & research interests

BA (Paris V), MA (UPMC), M.Sc (Lyon 1), Ph.D (UPMC), Dr.Sc Habilitation (summa cum laude-UPMC)

Professional memberships

  • French Inter University Center

Research Interests

  • Enrobotment
  • Brain-Mind-Matter 
  • Consciousness/Unconsciousness
  • Positive/Negative emotion
  • Verbal/Nonverbal Development 
  • Neurodevelopmental Diseases 
  • Child-Robot Interactions
  • Natural/Virtual/Augmented Environments 
  • Spatial Navigation in Children and Adults
  • Neuroeducation via Virtual/Augmented Environments and Robots in Children, Adults and Elderly
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BA(UNE), PG Cert. Ed (Lond), MA, D.Litt.et Phil (South Africa), FAPS, FBPS, FAIM, MCCLINP, MCCOUNP, MCORGP

Professional memberships

  • Fellow Australian Psychological Society
  • Fellow British Psychological Society
  • Fellow Australian Institute of Management
  • Member US Society for Industrial & Organisational Psychology
  • Member, Academy of International Business
  • Member, College of Clinical Psychology
  • Member, College of Counselling Psychology
  • Member, College of Organisational Psychology
  • Registered under AHPRA in Clinical, Counselling and Organisational Psychology
  • Member (Associate), College of Health Psychology  

Research interests

  • Personality at work, psychological capital and psychological wellbeing
  • Perfectionism
  • Psychological aspects of unemployment
  • Assessing stress and its correlates - personal, clinical and occupational
  • Parent and peer attachment - their assessment and correlates
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BA (summa cum laude), MA, Ph.D. (UCLA)

Professional memberships

  • American Psychological Society

Research Interests

  • Psychophysiological and neuropsychological correlates of alcohol intoxication and dependence
  • Theory of drug dependence and alcoholism
  • Mind-body problem
  • Biological psychology
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MA (Hons) (Aberdeen), M.Sc (Surrey), Ph.D. (Liverpool)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered Psychologist
  • APS College of Forensic Psychologists
  • APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • British Psychological Society

Research interests

  • Psychology of Fire Setting (Arson)--(Assessment & Treatment)
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Intra-familial homicide & domestic violence
  • Offender profiling
  • Risk assessment for violent and sexual offenders
  • Self-harm and suicide among forensic and clinical populations
  • Relationship between personality characteristics and offending
  • Personality disorder in the workplace, development of an assessment tool for ‘corporate psychopathy’
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Dip. Acc. (UNSW), B.Beh.Sc. (Hons) (Griffith), Ph.D. (Clin Psych) (Qld.)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered Psychologist (Qld)
  • APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • American Psychological Association (Affiliate)
  • Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Research interests

  • Role of Mindfulness in Psychological Well-Being and Resilience
  • Evaluation of Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy Approach to Resilience  
  • Prevention and treatment of psychopathology in families, children and adolescents
  • Parent training and family intervention
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B.A. (Hons), M Psych., Ph.D.

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered Psychologist (AHPRA) - Areas of Endorsement Forensic and Clinical
  • APS College of Forensic Psychologists
  • APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law

Research interests

  • Forensic mental health
  • Prediction and prevention of offending behaviour
  • Psychopathy
  • Assessment and treatment with violent offenders
  • Juvenile offending
  • Mental disorders and violence risk
  • Childhood conduct disorders
  • Return to work
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BPsychSci (Hons), PhD (Clinical Psychology)

Professional memberships

  • Registered Psychologist (AHPRA)

Research interests

  • Meaning making theory (especially the social context of meaning making)
  • Stress and coping theory
  • Adjustment to caregiving
  • Family and couple-level analysis (dyadic data analysis using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model)
  • Secondary traumatic stress in health professionals
  • Positive psychology
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BA (Qld), PGDipPsyc (Bond), Ph.D. (Griffith)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered Psychologist
  • APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • APS College of Health Psychologists

Research interests

  • Eating disorders and disordered eating, obesity
  • Food cravings
  • Adolescent and women's health
  • Health psychology
  • Complementary and alternative medicine/integrative medicine (e.g. energy psychology)
  • The link between physical illness and psychological factors
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BPsychSc (Hons), PhD (Psyc; UQ), MA (Clin. Psyc)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • AHPRA

Research interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and its influence on intimate relationships
  • ADHD in adulthood
  • Adult attachment and intimate relationships
  • Mental health outcomes of carers of individuals with dementia
  • Social influence processes and perceptions of mental health
  • Moral judgment and decision making
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BA (Psych) (Flinders), Dip. App. Psych(U.Q.), Ph.D. (U.Q.)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Aviation Psychology Association

Research interests

  • Acquisition of cognitive skill
  • Age related cognitive decline
  • Assessment
  • Cognitive load
  • Healthy ageing
  • Memory
  • Language and cognition
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MSc Dipl.-Psych (University of Oldenburg), PhD (University of Regensburg), MAPS
Assistant Professor

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Member of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Board Member for the journal ‘The Cerebellum’
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Oslo)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (University of Glasgow)
  • Research Fellow (Queensland Brain Institute)

Research interests

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychophysics
  • Spatial Navigation
  • Memory
  • Multimodal perception
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Stroke

My doctoral thesis investigated the neural correlates of audio-visual motion perception and the role of the neocerebellum in eye movements.

 

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BSocSc (Psych) (Hons), MPsych(Clin), MAPS
Senior Teaching Fellow, PhD Candidate

Professional memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • General Registered Psychologist
  • APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • ACBS Association for Contextual Behavioural Sciences
  • IARR International Association for Relationships Research

Research interests

  • Technology use and relationship quality in young adult romantic relationships  
  • Love, attraction and adult romantic attachment
  • Divorce, separation and adjustment
  • Mindfulness and psychological well being
  • Maintaining intimacy in long distance relationships
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