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CCD Excellence in Research Student Award - Publications

This scheme is designed to promote and reward the significant contributions that students make in their research fields each year to ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD).

2016 Round - CLOSED

Outcome

Congratulations to the five winners of the CCD Excellence in Research Student Awards for outstanding publications from 2016:

  • Laura McLaughlin Engfors (Person Perception, The University of Western Australia)
  • Yong Zhi Foo (Person Perception, The University of Western Australia)
  • Xuejing Lu (Language, Macquarie University)
  • Ben McLean (Belief Formation, Flinders University)
  • Elizabeth Stewart (Memory Program, The University of Sydney)

The links to the full articles are provided below:

Engfors, L.M., Jeffery, L., Gignac, G.E., & Palermo, R. (2017) Individual differences in adaptive norm-based coding and holistic coding are associated yet each contributes uniquely to unfamiliar face recognition ability. Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Vol 43(2), 281-293. 10.1037/xhp0000265

Foo, Y., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G., & Simmons, L.W. (2017). The effects of sex hormones on immune function: a meta-analysis. Biological Reviews, 92, 551-571. 10.1111/brv.12243

Lu, X., Ho, H. T., Sun, Y., Johnson, B. W., & Thompson, W. F. (2016). The influence of visual information on auditory processing in individuals with congenital amusia: An ERP study. NeuroImage, 135, 142-151. 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.043

McLean, B. F., Mattiske, J. K., & Balzan, R. P. (2016). Association of the jumping to conclusions and evidence integration biases with delusions in psychosis: A detailed meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 43, 344-354. 10.1093/schbul/sbw056

Stewart, E., Catroppa, C., & Lah, S. (2016). Theory of Mind in Patients with Epilepsy: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Neuropsychology Review, 26, 3-24. 10.1007/s11065-015-9313-x

Guidelines and Application form

Applications close

  • 24 March 2017, 5pm (AEDT)

Contact

Lesley McKnight, lesley.mcknight@mq.edu.au

2015 Round - CLOSED

The 2015 round is now closed. Applications closed 24th March 2016, 5pm (AEDT)

Outcome

Congratulations to the five winners of the CCD Excellence in Research Student Awards for outstanding publications from 2015:

  • Nathan Caruana (Neural Markers, Macquarie University)
  • Rebecca Gelding (Neural Markers, Macquarie University)
  • Kiri Mealings (Language Program, Macquarie University)
  • Lina Teichmann (Perception in Action, Macquarie University)
  • Sicong Tu (Memory Program, The University of New South Wales)

The links to the full articles are provided below:

Caruana, N., Brock, J., & Woolgar A. (2015). A frontotemporoparietal network common to initiating and responding to joint attention bids. NeuroImage.

Gelding, R. W., Thompson, W. F., & Johnson, B. W. (2015). The pitch imagery arrow task: effects of musical training, vividness and mental control. PloS ONE.

Mealings, K. T., Demuth, K., Buchholz, J. M., & Dillion, H., (2015). The effect of different open plan and enclosed classroom acoustic conditions on speech perception in Kindergarten children. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Teichmann, A.L., Nieuwenstein, M. R., & Rich, A. N. (2015). Red, green, blue equals 1, 2, 3: Digit-colour synesthetes can use structured digit information to boost recall of color sequences. Cognitive Neuroscience

Tu, S., Wong, S., Hodges, J.R., Irish, M., Piguet, O., Hornberger, M., (2015). Lost in spatial translation - A novel tool to objectively assess spatial disorientation in Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia. Cortex.

2014 Round - CLOSED

Outcome

Congratulations to the five winners of the CCD Excellence in Research Student Awards for outstanding publications in 2014:

  • Amy Dawel (Person Perception Program, The Australian National University)
  • Wei He (Neural Markers, Macquarie University)
  • Robert Ross (Belief Formation Program, Macquarie University)
  • Sharon Savage (Memory Program, The University of New South Wales)
  • Leslie van der Leer (Belief Formation Program, Royal Holloway, University of London)

The links to the full articles are provided below:

Dawel, A., Palermo, R., O'Kearney, R., Irons, J., & McKone, E. (In Press) Fearful faces drive gaze-cueing and threat bias effects in children on the lookout for danger. Developmental Science.

He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (In Press). Face processing in the brains of pre-school aged children measured with MEG. NeuroImage.

Ross, R.M., McKay, R., Coltheart, M., & Langdon, R. (In Press). Jumping to conclusions about the beads task? A meta-analysis of delusional ideation and data-gathering. Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Savage, S.A, Piguet, O., & Hodges, J.R. (2014). Giving words new life: Generalization of word retraining outcomes in Semantic Dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 40, 309-317.

Van der Leer, L., Hartig, B., Goldmanis, M., & McKay, R. (In Press). Delusion-proneness and jumping to conclusions: Relative and absolute effects. Psychological Medicine.

2013 Round - CLOSED

Outcome

In 2013, the CCD made five awards for the most outstanding publications to the following CCD students:

  1. Mirko Farina, (Belief Formation Program, Macquarie University)
  2. Michael Gascoigne (Memory Program, The University of Sydney)
  3. Robert Ross (Belief Formation Program, Macquarie University)
  4. Sharon Savage (Memory Program, The University of New South Wales)
  5. Leslie van der Leer (Belief Formation Program, Royal Holloway, University of London)

To read the full articles click on the links:

Farina, M. (2013). Neither touch nor vision: Sensory substitution as artificial synaesthesia? Biology & Philosophy, 28(4), 639-655.

Gascoigne, M.B., Smith, M.L., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2013). Autobiographical memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19, 1-11.

Ross, R.M., Greenhill, S.J., & Atkinson, Q.D. (2013). Population structure and cultural geography of a folktale in Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280(1756), 20123065. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.3065

Savage, S., Hsieh, S., Leslie, F., Foxe, D., Piguet, O., & Hodges, J.R. (2013). Distinguishing subtypes in primary progressive aphasia: Application of the Sydney Language Battery. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 35(3-4), 208-218.

van der Leer, L., & McKay, R. (2013). "Jumping to conclusions" in delusion-prone participants: An experimental economics approach. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 19(3), 257-267. doi:10.1080/13546805.2013.861350

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