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Hannah Keage
I am interested in the relationships between behaviour and the brain - its structure and function. My work focuses on age-related cognitive changes. This follows on from my post-doctoral work linking cognition and clinical symptomatology with brain pathology in the old (University of Cambridge, 2007-11), and my PhD work on cognition and brain activity (EEG) in childhood (Flinders University, 2004-8). In 2011 I established the UniSA Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory with Drs Owen Churches and Mark Kohler.
Tobias Loetscher
I am investigating the mechanisms that control spatial attention in the healthy brain, how they interact with non-attentional functions such as numerical processing, and how they are affected by brain damage. The long-term goal of my research is to develop effective treatments of attentional disorders such as spatial neglect.
Passage of Time: Why People With Dementia Switch Back to the Past

We're more likely to recall memories and information we've used frequently rather than those obtained at a particular age.


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Thomas Curran
Broadly, I am a social psychologist and study motivational issues in sport and exercise settings. In particular, I seek to better understand how coaches, teachers and parents can foster adolescents’ sustained engagement in youth sport and physical activity.
Andrew Hill
Andy completed an undergraduate degree in Sport Studies (BSc) at De Montfort University and a PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Bedfordshire. During his PhD he was appointed to his first academic post at the University of Bedfordshire. He subsequently joined York St John University and the University of Leeds before eventually returning to York St John University. He is currently the Head of Taught Postgraduate Programmes within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and leads the Motivation, Performance, and Wellbeing (MPaW) research group. Outside of university, Andy is a keen sports participant and junior football coach. He cycles to work every day and tries to be as active as possible.
Perfectionism and Burn-out Are Close Friends – Best Avoid Them

It was Voltaire who said: "perfect is the enemy of the good" – and he should know. A strident critic of existential perfection, Voltaire spent much of his working life attacking the notion of a world imbued by flawless divinity.


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Michael Vagg
Clinical Senior Lecturer at Deakin University School of Medicine & Pain Specialist at Barwon Health
Health Check: What Causes Headaches?

Tension-type headaches feel like a dull or heavy, non-pulsating band of pain, usually on both sides of the head.


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Philip Boyce
Philip Boyce is Professor of Psychiatry at Westmead Hospital and Head of the Perinatal Psychiatry Clinical Research Unit at Westmead Hospital. He went to medical school at Guy’s Hospital in London. He started training in Psychiatry in London and then moved to Australia where he completed his psychiatry training. He initially worked in Sydney, and then moved to Adelaide for 6 years where he trained in psychotherapy. He returned to Sydney to work at Mood disorders Unit at Prince Henry Hospital and became a lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales. He completed his MD while there and then moved to the foundation chair in Psychiatry at the Nepean Hospital. He was President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists from 2003 to 2005.
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Why You Feel Under the Weather

As the days get shorter and we approach winter, many of us have a lowered mood, reduced energy levels and seem to need more sleep.


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Jenny Graves
Jenny Graves is an evolutionary geneticist whose research exploits the genetic diversity of Australia's unique mammals as a source of genetic variation to study the organisation, function and evolution of mammalian genomes. This has lead to new theories of the origin and evolution of human sex chromosomes and sex determining genes. Jenny is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, and served on the Executive for eight years, first as Foreign Secretary, then as Secretary for Education and Public Affairs. She is Distinguished Professor at La Trobe University, Professor Emeritus at ANU and Thinker-in-Residence at the University of Canberra.
Differences Between Men and Women Are More Than the Sum of their Genes

It's naive to pretend there are no profound genetic and epigenetic differences between the sexes.


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