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Scientia Professor Barbara Gillam

Scientia Professor

Research Areas: Stereoscopic vision. The perception of surfaces and occlusion. Perceptual coherence. Hemispheric integration. Attention. Professional issues in psychology.

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Dr Melanie Gleitzman

Lecturer

Research Areas: Lesbian and gay issues in psychology: homophobia, stereotyping and prejudice; self-disclosure of lesbian and gay identities; measuring attitudes toward lesbians and gays.

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Dr Bronwyn Graham

Senior Lecturer and Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher

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Associate Professor Jessica Grisham

ARC Future Fellow

Research Areas: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoarding disorder, and related disorders. Comorbidity and classification of anxiety disorders. Investigations into processes that are associated with various types of psychopathology, including emotion regulation and thought suppression.

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Professor Eddie Harmon-Jones

Professor

Research Areas: My lab studies the interplay of motivation, emotion, and cognition, employing social and affective neuroscience approaches. We investigate topics such as the effects of emotions on attention and other cognitive processes; the role of emotion and motivation in aggressive and pro-social behaviour; and the antecedents and consequences of discrepancies between cognitions (cognitive dissonance theory).

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Professor Brett Hayes

Professor

Research Areas: My research focuses on the processes involved in “high-level” cognition; i.e. how people think, reason, categorize and make decisions.  In particular my research focuses on: a) categorisation and inductive reasoning in adults, b) memory development and c) relations between reasoning and memory.  My work in these areas involves both experimental investigation and the application of computational models.  I also have a long-standing interest in the development of children's eyewitness memory and the forensic applications of such research. 

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Professor E. James Kehoe

Professor

Research Areas: Behavioural neuroscience: Associative learning, its neural substrates, and neural network models, including adaptive timing, learning-to-learn, extinction, savings, configural learning, and selective attention. Instructional design: Working memory, schema formation, computer learning.

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Professor Richard Kemp

Professor & Director of Master of Psychology (Forensic) Program

Research Areas: Forensic and legal psychology. Eyewitness evidence, especially identification evidence. Policing and Police interviewing. Applied cognitive psychology and applied perception. Face perception.

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Professor Simon Killcross

Professor & Head of School

Research Areas: My main areas of interest concern brain mechanisms underlying learning and cognition. One focus of research is the neural substrates underlying executive function, particularly with reference to animal models of schizophrenia.

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Associate Professor Eva R Kimonis

Associate Professor

Research Areas: Developmental psychopathology; child clinical psychology; externalising and conduct problems; aggression and antisocial behaviour; violent offending; development, assessment and treatment of callous-unemotional traits and psychopathy.

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