ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders
The ARC Centre of Excellence offers unique opportunities for interdisciplinary and international collaborative research in the study of cognition, its disorders, and their treatment.
Research Feature: Celebrating our Centre - 2016 CCD Annual Workshop
The CCD Annual Workshop brings together our Centre community to celebrate the research achievements across each of our five research programs.
Outside the Square - Dyslexia Education and Advocacy Films
Professors Anne Castles and Genevieve McArthur feature in Outside the Square - a series of films to increase understanding of dyslexia in our education system.
Research Feature: 'A Night of Illusions' event - come along on 19th August!
CCD members feature in 'A Night of Illusions' event on 19th August as part of National Science Week.
'Healthy bodies' best for men, but for women, thin is beautiful
New study from CCD's Dr Ian Stephen and colleagues investigates the role of body composition in the perception of attractiveness for men and women.
It takes two minutes to change your perception of body size
Macquarie University researchers including CCD's Dr Ian Stephen finds that people's perception of body weight can change within as little as two minutes.
Research Feature: Customised iPad language app brings lab to child participants
CCD Language Program PhD student Ben Davies is exploring how and when children acquire an understanding of English plurals. After developing a new iPad app, he can now take his studies outside of the lab.
CCD High School Work Experience Program
The CCD has just hosted a group of students as part of its annual High School Work Experience Program. Thanks to all those that were involved in this very successful week!
Research Feature: New evidence for a cost-effective treatment option to help stroke sufferers speak again
New research from Chief Investigator Lyndsey Nickels and Amanda Osborne (Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney) finds that a lower-cost version of Constraint Induced Aphasia Therapy can be effective for people with aphasia.
Apply now for the CCD 2017 Neural Markers Training Scheme
The CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme provides funding for projects investigating the neural markers of cognition (e.g., EEG, MEG, TMS f/MRI, eye-tracking projects), and that bring together researchers from across the five CCD programs.
CCD Member Spotlight: Associate Professor Anina Rich
Global Young Academy (GYA) member Associate Professor Anina Rich has just returned from the GYA's annual conference in The Netherlands.
Apply now for the CCD 2017 Cross Program Support Scheme
The Cross Program Support Scheme provides funding to support collaborative, cross program research projects within the CCD. Applications for this round close 18 July 2016.
Research Feature: What can insects tell us about consciousness?
Research recently published from CCD AI Dr Colin Klein and Dr Andrew Barron (Macquarie University) suggests that insects may be capable of the most basic aspect of consciousness: subjective experience.
Member Spotlight: Professor Martin Brüne
Welcome to new CCD Partner Investigator, Professor Martin Brüne.
CCD 2015 Annual Report
Our fifth Annual Report is now available online.
Research at CCD
The mission of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) is to coordinate and conduct research in five areas of cognition: belief formation, language, memory, person perception, and reading.
CCD in the Media
An up-to-date listing of CCD members and research featured in the media.
Upcoming CCD Seminars
- Thursday 25th Aug,
Professor Wendy Best,
"'I know it, but I canít remember the wordí: Exploring the outcome of ..."
- Friday 26th Aug,
Dr Ulrich Sauerland,
"Disjunction: The lab animal of experimental pragmatics."
- Thursday 1st Sep,
Dr Louise Ewing,
"Revealing expression processing strategies in typical and atypical ..."
- Wednesday 7th Sep,
Katya Numbers, Cory Bill, & Valerie Pu,
"2015 CCD Student Travel Awards Reports"
- Wednesday 14th Sep,
Dr Marisa Casillas,
"Communicative development in a Mayan Village (CLaS-CCD Research ..."