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.
I build robot brains
CCD PhD candidate and Famelab Australia finalist Astrid Zeman describes her science.
Society for Mental Health Research funds cross-disciplinary innovation
Associate Investigator Dr Kiley Seymour won one of 13 early career research awards to apply new methods from vision science to examine perceptual abnormalities in schizophrenia and inform development of new interventions.
The CCD and Australian Hearing Hub feature in Redesign My Brain
Dr Paul Sowman sends Todd Sampson back into the MEG in the second episode of series 2 of Redesign My Brain.
Research Highlight: How do children with autism use facial cues to evaluate trustworthiness?
Person Perception Program research reveals that children with autism spectrum disorder may not use facial trustworthiness information to guide behaviour.
Language Program Chief Investigator publishes in Scientific American Mind
Professor Bill Thompson co-authored an article published in the April/May edition of popular American science magazine, Scientific American Mind.
2014 Annual Report
CCD is pleased to announce the availability of our fourth annual report.
Sight word and phonics training as effective reading remediation
Recently published study from Reading Program researchers adds to evidence base supporting efficacy of sight word and phonics training
Excellence in Research Student Award 2014 Publications
Congratulations to the 5 winners of our 2014 Excellence in Research Student Award Publications.
New research using the sound of blood flow to the brain to provide insights into reading remediation
CCD Reading Program researchers are using Functional Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound technology to approach questions about remediating dyslexia.
Member Spotlight: Dr Vince Polito, Belief Formation
Associate Investigator Vince Polito has developed a new theory with exciting implications.
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.
Upcoming CCD Seminars
- Friday 31st Jul,
Professor Roy Kessels,
"Working memory deficits and compensatory mechanisms in ageing and Mild ..."
- Friday 7th Aug,
Dr Jessica Taubert,
"How important are the face patches? The relationship between fMRI ..."
- Friday 14th Aug,
Dr Patricia Morgan and Dr George Khut,
"Translating the ineffable: Philosophical and Arts-based Approaches"