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Associate Professor Suncica (Sunny) Lah

BA Zagreb, MSc Macq, PhD Macq.

Chief Investigator

Contact Details

Office : Rm 422
Phone : +61 2 9351 2648
Fax : +61 2 9351 7328
email : suncica.lah@sydney.edu.au
Homepage : http://www.psych.usyd.edu.au/staff/sunnyl/

External Address

School of Psychology
The University of Sydney

Recent External Appointments

  • Editorial Board, Epilepsy & Behaviour. (2014 continuing)
  • Editorial Board, Epilepsy & Behaviour: Case Reports. (2014 continuing)

Recent Grants Awarded

  • Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation (2015 - 2016) "Opiate analgesics and post traumatic amnesia in school-aged children." Parry, L., Brookes, N., Lah, S., Epps, A., & Briggs, R. ($20,000)
  • Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund/Research Support: The Leslie Rich Scholarship for Research into Dementia. (2014 - 2015) "Cognitive decline in older aboriginal people: Is education protective?" Minogue, C., & Lah, S. ($10,000)
  • The University of Sydney Thompson Fellowship (2013) "Disorders of memory: Investigations of neuropsychological mechanisms and development of effective treatments." Lah, S. ($60,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2013) “Memory and reading in children with temporal lobe epilepsy” Lah, S., Nickles, L., Castles, A., Hodges, J. ($36,244)
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia: International Science Linkage Bilateral Program (2011) "Long term memory in children with epilepsy." Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. ($7,400)

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Adlam, A., Limond, J., & Lah, S. (In Press). The rehabilitation of attention in adults and children. In B.A. Wilson, J. Winegardner, C. van Heugten, & T. Ownsworth (Eds.), Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: The International Handbook. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.
  • Smith, M.L., Lah, S., & Elliott, I. (2011). Outcomes of pediatric epilepsy surgery and measurement issues. In C. Helmstaedter, B. Hermann, M. Lassonde, P. Kahane, & A. Arzimanoglou (Eds.), Neuropsychology and its Role in the Care of People with Epilepsy (pp. 239-247). Montrouge, France: John Libbey Eurotext.
  • Smith, M.L., Elliott, I., & Lah, S. (2010). Postoperative cognitive and psychosocial issues. In O. Cataltepe, & G. Jallo (Eds.), Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: Preoperative Assessment and Surgical Treatment (pp. 332-340). New York, USA: Thieme.

Periodicals

  • Bogdanov, S., Naismith, S., & Lah, S. (2017). Sleep outcomes following sleep-hygiene-related interventions for individuals with traumatic brain injury: A systematic review. Brain Injury, 31(4), 422-433. doi:10.1080/02699052.2017.1282042
  • Gascoigne, M., Smith, M.L., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2017). Attention deficits in children with epilepsy: Preliminary findings. Epilepsy & Behavior, 67, 7-12. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.11.013
  • Lah, S., Black, C., Gascoigne, M., Gott, C., Epps, A., & Parry, L. (In Press). Accelerated long-term forgetting is not epilepsy specific: Evidence from childhood traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. doi:10.1089/neu.2016.4872
  • Lah, S., Castles, A., & Smith, M.-L. (2017). Reading in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsy & Behavior, 68, 84-94. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.12.021
  • Lah, S., David, P., Donohue, H., Epps, A., Tate, R., & Brookes, N. (In Press). PTA scale for children aged 4 to 7 years: Selecting developmentally valid and reliable items. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. doi:10.1080/21622965.2017.1306443
  • McGrath, A., Sharpe, L., Lah, S., & Parratt, K. (In Press). Evaluation of a decision aid for women with epilepsy who are considering pregnancy: A randomized controlled trial. Medical Decision Making. doi:10.1177/0272989X17697304
  • Watts, S.E., Oburu, P., Lah, S., Rhodes, P., & Hunt, C.J. (In Press). Maternal psychological distress and appraisal of parenting experience predict social-emotional development of Kenyan infants. Early Child Development and Care. doi:10.1080/03004430.2016.1244674
  • Briggs, R., Birse, J., Tate, R., Brookes, N., Epps, A., & Lah, S. (2016). Natural sequence of recovery from child post-traumatic amnesia: A retrospective cohort study. Child Neuropsychology, 22(6), 666-678. doi:10.1080/09297049.2015.1038988
  • Kumfor, F., Teo, D., Miller, L., Lah, S., Mioshi, E., Piguet, O., Hodges, J.R., & Irish, M. (2016). Examining the relationship between autobiographical memory impairment and carer burden in dementia syndromes. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 51(1), 237-248. doi:10.3233/JAD-150740
  • Lechowicz, M., Miller, L., Irish, M., Addis, D.R., Mohamed, A., & Lah, S. (2016). Imagining future events in patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 55(2), 187-205. doi:10.1111/bjc.12107
  • Phillips, N., Parry, L., Mandalis, A., & Lah, S. (2016). Working memory outcomes following traumatic brain injury in children: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Child Neuropsychology, 23(1), 26-66. doi:10.1080/09297049.2015.1085500
  • Phillips, N.L., Mandalis, A., Benson, S., Parry, L., Epps, A., Morrow, A., & Lah, S (2016). Computerized working memory training for children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Neurotrauma, 33(23), 2097-2104. doi:10.1089/neu.2015.4358
  • Stewart, E., Catroppa, C., & Lah, S. (2016). Theory of mind in patients with epilepsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuropsychology Review, 26(1), 3-24. doi:10.1007/s11065-015-9313-x
  • Tedder, J., Miller, L., Tu, S., Hornberger, M., & Lah, S. (2016). Into the future with little past: Exploring mental time travel in a patient with damage to the mammillary bodies/fornix. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 30(2), 334-349. doi:10.1080/13854046.2016.1142612
  • Watts, S., Oburu, P., Lah, S., Hunt, C., & Rhodes, P. (2016). Psychosocial stimulation: A qualitative study on Kenyan mother’s motives and challenges to promote children’s development. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(6), 1840-1847. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0371-3
  • Briggs, R., Brookes, N., Tate, R., & Lah, S. (2015). Duration of post-traumatic amnesia as a predictor of functional outcome in school-aged children: A systematic review. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 57(7), 618-627.
  • Gascoigne, M.B., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2015). Autobiographical memory in children with idiopathic generalised epilepsy. Neuropsychologia, 66, 10-17.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2015). Verbal memory and literacy outcomes one year after pediatric temporal lobectomy: A retrospective cohort study. Epilepsy & Behavior, 44, 225-233. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.12.040
  • Barkl, S., Lah, S., Harris, A., & Williams, L.M. (2014). Facial emotion identification in early-onset and first-episode psychosis: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research, 159(1), 62-69. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2014.07.049
  • Barkl, S., Lah, S., Starling, J., Hainsworth, C., Harris, A., & Williams, L.M. (2014). Facial emotion identification in early-onset psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 160(1-3), 150-156.
  • Gascoigne, M.B., Smith, M.L., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2014). Long-term accelerated forgetting in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuropsychologia, 59, 93-102. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.04.012
  • Gott, C., & Lah, S. (2014). Episodic future thinking in children compared to adolescents. Child Neuropsychology, 20, 625-640.
  • Irish, M., Hornberger, M., Wahsh, S.E., Lam, B.Y.K., Lah, S., Miller, L., Hsieh, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2014). Grey and white matter correlates of recent and remote autobiographical memory retrieval - insights from the dementias. PLoS ONE, 9(11), e113081. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113081
  • Kumfor, F., Irish, M., Leyton, C., Miller, L., Lah, S., Devenney, E., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2014). Tracking the progression of social cognition in neurodegenerative disorders. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 85(10), 1076-1083. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-307098
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2014). Semantic and episodic memory in children with temporal-lobe epilepsy: Do they relate to literacy skills? Neuropsychology, 28, 113-122. doi:10.1037/neu0000029
  • Lah, S., Mohamed, A., Thayer, Z., & Miller, L. (2014). Accelerated long-term forgetting of verbal information in unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy: Is it related to structural hippocampal abnormalities and/or incomplete learning? Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36(2), 158-169. doi:10.1080/13803395.2013.874405
  • McGrath, A., Sharpe, L., Lah, S., & Parratt, K. (2014). Pregnancy-related knowledge and information needs of women with epilepsy: A systematic review. Epilepsy & Behavior, 31, 246-255. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2013.09.044
  • 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(10), 1076-1086. doi:10.1017/S1355617713000970
  • Miller, L.A., Mioshi, E., Savage, S., Lah, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2013). Identifying cognitive and demographic variables that contribute to carer burden in dementia. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 36(1-2), 43-49.
  • Saxton, M.E., Slewa Younan, S., & Lah, S. (2013). Social behaviour following severe traumatic brain injury: Contribution of emotion perception deficits. NeuroRehabilitation, 33, 263–271.
  • Gascoigne, M., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsia, 53(12), 2135–2140. doi:10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03719.x
  • Miller, L.A., Hsieh, S., Lah, S., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2012). One size does not fit all: Face emotion processing impairments are mediated by different cognitive deficits in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Behavioural Neurology, 25(1), 53-60.
  • Radford, K., Lah, S., Thayer, Z., Say, M., & Miller, L.A. (2012). Improving memory in outpatients with neurological disorders using a group-based training program. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(4), 738-748. doi:10.1017/S1355617712000379
  • Sambuco, M., Brookes, N., Catroppa, C., & Lah, S. (2012). Predictors of long-term sibling behavioural outcome and self esteem following paediatric traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e3182274162
  • Ho, J., Epps, A., Parry, L., Poole, M., & Lah, S. (2011). Memory remediation for paediatric brain injury: Self-instruction and diary training. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 21, 183–207.
  • Irish, M., Hornberger, M., Lah, S., Miller, L., Pengas, G., Nestor, P.J., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2011). Profiles of recent autobiographical memory retrieval in semantic dementia, behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease. Neuropsychologia, 49(9), 2694-2702.
  • Kumfor, F., Miller, L., Lah, S., Hsieh, S., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2011). Are you really angry? The effect of intensity on facial emotion recognition in frontotemporal dementia. Social Neuroscience, 6(5-6), 502-514.
  • Lah, S., Levick, W., Epps, A., & Parry, L. (2011). Implicit memory in children who have sustained severe traumatic brain injury: Impact of age at injury. Brain Injury, 25, 44-52.
  • Radford, K., Lah, S., Say, M., & Miller, L. (2011). Validation of a new measure of prospective memory: The Royal Prince Alfred prospective memory test. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25, 127-140.
  • Radford, K., Lah, S., Thayer, Z., & Miller, L.A. (2011). Effective group-based memory training for patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 22(2), 272-278. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2011.06.021
  • Smith, M.L., & Lah, S. (2011). One declarative memory system or two? The relationship between episodic and semantic memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuropsychology, 25, 634-644.
  • Gray, K., Lah, S., Batchelor, S., Thompson, E., & Miller, L. (2010). Autobiographical event memory in patients with mesial temporal lobe lesions: Impact of test methodology and aetiology of lesion. Brain Impairment, 11(3), 293-298. doi: 10.1375/brim.11.3.293
  • Lah, S. & Miller, L.A. (2008). Effects of temporal lobe lesions on retrograde memory: a critical review. Neuropsychology Review, 18, 24-42.
  • Lah, S., Lee, T., Grayson, S., & Miller, L. (2008). Changes in retrograde memory after temporal lobectomy Epilepsy and Behavior, 13, 391-396.
  • Lah, S., Lee, T., Grayson, S., & Miller, L. (2006). Effects of temporal lobe epilepsy on memory for the past. Epilepsia, 47, 615-625.
  • Lah, S., Grayson, S., Lee, T., & Miller, L. (2004). Memory for the past after temporal lobectomy: Impact of epilepsy and cognitive variables. Neuropsychologia, 42, 1666-1679.
  • Lah, S., Joy, P., Bakker, K., & Miller, L. (2002). Verbal memory and IQ in children who undergo focal resection for intractable epilepsy: A clinical review. Brain Impairment, 3, 114-121.

Published Abstracts

  • Irish, M., El Wahsh, S., Lah, S., Miller, L., Hodges, J., & Piguet, O. (2015). The neural signature of recent and remote autobiographical memory - evidence from the dementias [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 21(Suppl. 2), 59.
  • Lechowicz, M., Miller, L., Irish, M., Addis, D.R., Mohamed, A., & Lah, S. (2015). Selective impairments in recall of past and generation of future autobiographical events in patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 21(Suppl. 2), 24.
  • Briggs, R., Birse, J., Tate, R., Epps, A., Brookes, N., & Lah, S. (2012). Post-traumatic amnesia in children: Natural sequence of recovery [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 13, 145.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D. & Lah, S. (2012). Seizure severity and verbal accelerated long-term forgetting in children with idiopathic generalised epilepsy [Abstract]. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 54(Suppl. 4), 100-101.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 65-66.
  • Gascoigne, M.B., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with idiopathic generalized epilepsy [Abstract]. Epilepsia, 54(Suppl. 23), 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03719.x
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2012). Verbal memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: Evidence of double dissociation and differential impact on the development of literacy skills [Abstract]. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 54(Suppl. 4), 99.
  • Lah, S., Miller, L., Gascoigne, M., Thayer, Z., Ricci, M., & Jansary, A. (2012). Accelerated long-term forgetting in patients with epilepsy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 64.
  • Lah, S., Mohamed, A., Thayer, Z., Miller, L., & Diamond, K. (2012). Accelerated long-term forgetting of verbal information in patients with temporal and extratemporal partial epilepsy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 64-65.
  • Miller, L.A., Mioshi, E., Savage, S., Lah, S., Hodges, J., & Piguet, O. (2012). Carer burden in dementia: Impact of neuropsychological impairments, dementia type and demographic factors [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 78.
  • Radford, K., Lah, S., Thayer, Z., & Miller, L. (2012). Comparing the effectiveness of group-based memory training and predictors of outcome for patients with stroke versus epilepsy [Abstract]. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26, 756.
  • Sambuco, M., Brookes, N., Catroppa, C, & Lah, S. (2012). Paediatric traumatic brain injury: Siblings outcome [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 11.
  • Saxton, M., Younan, S., & Lah, S. (2012). The role of cognitive and emotional empathy in social behavior post traumatic brain injury [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16(Suppl. 2), 25.
  • Piguet, O., Gleeson, L.D., Lah, S., Miller, L., & Hodges, J.R. (2011). Emotion processing in nonfluent primary progressive aphasias and Alzheimer’s disease [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 12, S23-24.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D. & Lah, S. (2010). Everyday memory in children with idiopathic generalised epilepsy: behavioural and cognitive correlates [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 41.
  • Ho, J., Epps, A., Parry, L., Poole, M., & Lah, S. (2010). A cognitive remediation programme for everyday memory deficits in children with acquired brain injury [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 11.
  • Kumfor, F., Miller, L., Lah, S., Hsieh, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2010). Emotion recognition in subtypes of frontotemporal dementia: Effects of salience [Abstract]. Combined Abstracts of 2010 Psychology Conferences.
  • Lah, S., Bye, A., Bleasel, A., Lawson, J., Joy, P., Bakker, K., & Miller, L. (2001). Verbal learning outcome in children following focal resection for intractable epilepsy [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53, 194.
  • Lah, S., Lawson, J., Joy, P., Bakker, K., Bleasel, A., & Bye, A. (1999). The effect of epilepsy surgery on neuropsychological satus in children [Abstract]. Epilepsia, 40(Suppl. 2), 85.
  • Grayson, S., Batchelor, J., Joy, P., Lah, S., & Wilcken, B. (1998). Neuropsychological outcome in early treated galactosaemia: A matched case control study [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50, 139.
  • Lah, S. (1998). K.P.: A paediatric case study of differential impact of the amnesic syndrome on development [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50, 141.
  • Lah, S., & Miller, L. (1998). A case study of verbal memory reduction following right temporal lobectomy in a child [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50, 141.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Lah, S., Parry, L., Gott, C., Black, C., Epps, A., & Gascoigne, M. (2017, June). Recall of autobiographical memories following severe paediatric traumatic brain injury: Evidence of a selective deficit. Paper presented at the 40th ASSBI Annual Brain Impairment Conference, Melbourne.
  • Lah, S., Parry, L., Gott, C., Black, C., Epps, A., & Gascoigne, M. (2017, January). Autobiographical memory children with severe traumatic brain injury: Growing into deficits. Paper presented at the Autobiographical Memory in Health and Disease Symposium, 12th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition Conference (SARMAC XII), The University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Lah, S., Nickels, L., Castles, A., & Hodges, J.R. (2016, August). Memory and reading in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M. L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2016, July). Accelerated long term forgetting in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioural Neuroscience, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.-L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2016, July). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy: Does temporal lobe focus matter? Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Lah, S, Grayson-Collins, J., Parry, L., Black, C., Gott, C., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., Epps, A., & Gascoigne, M. (2016, July). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children: Are seizures really needed? Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Lah, S, Grayson-Collins, J., Parry, L., Black, C., Gott, C., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., Epps, A., & Gascoigne, M. (2016, July). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children: Is this a seizure related phenomenon? Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioural Neuroscience, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Lah, S., & Miller, L. (2016, July). I remember it now, but not a day later: Accelerated long-term forgetting. Symposium conducted at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Phillips, N.L., Shum, D., & Lah, S. (2016, July). Differential effects of working memory components on time-based prospective memory in children. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Phillips, N.L., Shum, D., Mandalis, A., Parry, L., Benson, S., Morrow, A., Epps, A., & Lah, S. (2016, July). Time-based prospective memory in children with traumatic brain injury: Impact of working memory demands. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2015, November). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Shoal Bay.
  • Joplin, S., Gascoigne, M., Stuart, E., & Lah, S. (2015, November). Evaluating the efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation for memory impairment in patients with epilepsy: A systematic. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Lah, S. (2015, November). Memory impairments in children with neurological disorders: How to diagnose and treat. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Shoal Bay.
  • Nolan, R., & Lah, S. (2015, November). Perceived likelihood affects phenomenology of episodic future thinking. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Phillips, N., Mandalis, A., Benson, S., Parry, L., Epps, A., Morrow, A., & Lah, S. (2015, November). Computerised rehabilitation of working memory following paediatric traumatic brain injury: Preliminary findings of a randomised double blind controlled trial. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Stewart, E., Lah, S., & Catroppa, C. (2015, November). Theory of mind in patients with epilepsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Minogue, C., Radford, K., Lah, S., & Broe, T. (2015, October). Education and enriched environment in childhood: Links to dementia in Aboriginal Australians. Paper presented at the International Psychogeriatric Association International Congress, Berlin, Germany.
  • Barkl, S., Harris, A., Williams, L., Brennan, A., Gott, C., & Lah, S. (2015, September). Facial emotion identification in first-episode psychosis: severity and pattern of impairment differs for schizophrenia versus affective psychoses. Paper presented at the 5th European Conference on Schizophrenia Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Lah, S., Brookes, N., David, P., Tate, R., Birse, J., Parry, L., & Epps, A. (2015, September). Closing the gap in post-traumatic amnesia assessment: Sydney Post Traumatic Amnesia Scale (SYPTAS). Paper presented at the Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury Conference, Liverpool, UK.
  • Phillips, N, Mandalis, A., Benson, S., Parry, L., Epps, A., Morrow, A., & Lah, S. (2015, September). Computerized rehabilitation of working memory following paediatric traumatic brain injury: Preliminary findings of a double blind randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at the Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury Conference, Liverpool, UK.
  • Brookes, N., David, P., Tate, R., Birse, J., Parry, L., Epps, A., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Assessment of post traumatic amnesia in children aged 4 – 7 years: Initial steps in the development of a new scale. Paper presented at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Gascoigne, M., Smith, M.L., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Lah, S. (2015, July). Memory in children. Symposium conducted at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Lechowicz, M., Miller, L., Irish, M., Addis, D., Mohamed, A., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Selective impairments in recall of past and generation of future autobiographical events in patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy Paper presented at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Lechowicz, M., Miller, L., Irish, M., Addis, D.R., Mohamed, A., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy: Selective impairments in recall of past and generation of future autobiographical events. Paper presented at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Phillips, N, Mandalis, A., Benson, S., Parry, L., Epps, A., Morrow, A., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Computerized rehabilitation of working memory following paediatric traumatic brain injury: Preliminary findings of a randomized double blind controlled trial. Paper presented at the 5th Pacific Rim Conference of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) and the 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference of the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Phillips, N., Mandalis, A., Benson, S., Parry, L., Epps, A., Morrow, A., & Lah, S. (2015, July). Working memory and its relationship with academic skills following paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI). Paper presented at the 12th Conference of the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation, Daydream Island.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2014, December). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Invited colloquium at the Annual General Meeting of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Perth.
  • Barkl, S., Lah, S., Starling, J., Hainsworth, C., Harris, A., & Williams, L.M. (2014, November). Facial emotion identification in early-onset psychosis. Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Early Psychosis, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Lah, S. (2014, November). Memory problems in children with epilepsy. Invited presentation given at the Epilepsy Action Australia, Sydney.
  • Ricci, M., Lah, S., Mohamed, A., Wong, T., & Miller, L. (2014, November). Effectiveness of early rehearsal in alleviating accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF). Poster session presented at the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN) conference, Adelaide.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2014, October). Autobiographical memory in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the Memory in the Treetops Retreat, Avoca Beach.
  • Teo, D., Kumfor, F., Lah, S., Miller, L., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., & Irish, M. (2014, October). Autobiographical memory loss in dementia: Impact on carer burden. Paper presented at the Memory in the Treetops Retreat, Avoca Beach.
  • Lah, S. (2014, September). Accelerated long term forgetting in patients with epilepsy. Invited colloquium at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2014, August). Autobiographical memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Lah, S. (2014, July). Accelerated long term forgetting in children and adults with epilepsy. Invited colloquium at the Department of Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.
  • Barkl, S., Lah, S., Harris, A., & Williams, L.M. (2014, April). Facial emotion identification in early-onset and first-episode psychosis: A systemic review with meta-analysis. Poster session presented at the 4th Biennial Schizophrenia International Research Society Conference, Florence, Italy.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L. & Lah, S. (2013, October). Accelerated forgetting in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Memory Program Inaugural Symposium, Sydney.
  • Miller, L., Lah, S., & Radford, K. (2013, September). Improving the clinical assessment of memory. Invited symposium conducted at the Australian Society for Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) Meeting, Melbourne.
  • Miller, L., Lah, S., & Radford, K. (2013, September). Memory Strategies Invited presentation given at the Community Forum for the Stroke Recovery Association meeting, Burwood, Sydney.
  • Lechowicz, M., Miller, L., Irish, M., Addis, D., & Lah, S. (2013, July). Recollection of past and construction of future events in patients with unilateral medial temporal lobe epilepsy. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Miller, L., Lah, S., & Radford, K. (2013, July). Hemispheric Specialisation for Autobiographical Memory. Invited presentation given at the Neurological Research Seminar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., & Lah, S. (2013, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with temporal lobe epilepsy. Paper presented at the 30th International Epilepsy Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2013, June). Episodic and semantic memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: Are they related to literacy skills? Paper presented at the 30th International Epilepsy Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • Miller, L.A., Lah, S., & Ricci, M. (2013, June). Autobiographical memory and the right temporal lobe. Paper presented at the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, Montreal, Canada.
  • Miller, L., Lah, S., & Radford, K. (2013, March). Depression in patients with epilepsy – approaches to management. Invited presentation given at the UCB Australia Neurology Update, Melbourne.
  • Thayer, Z., Radford, K., Lah, S., & Miller, L. (2012, November). Effective group-based memory retraining in people with epilepsy. Presentation given at the College of Clinical Neuropsychology Meeting, Launceston.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012, August). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Briggs, R., Birse, J., Tate, R., Epps, A., Brookes, N., & Lah, S. (2012, July). Post-traumatic amnesia in children: Natural sequence of recovery. Presentation given at the 9th Conference on the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR), Bergen, Norway.
  • Gascoigne, M., Barton, B., Webster, R., Gill, D., Smith, M.L., Antony, J., & Lah, S. (2012, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting in children with epilepsy. Symposium conducted at the International Neuropsychological Society Mid-year Meeting, Oslo, Norway.
  • Lah, S. (2012, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting in patients with epilepsy. Symposium conducted at the International Neuropsychological Society Mid-year Meeting, Oslo, Norway.
  • Lah, S., Mohamed, A., Thayer, Z., Miller, L., & Diamond, K. (2012, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting of verbal information in patients with temporal and extratemporal partial epilepsy. Symposium conducted at the International Neuropsychological Society Mid-year Meeting, Oslo, Norway.
  • Miller, L., Mioshi, E., Savage, S., Lah, S., Hodges, J., & Piguet, O. (2012, June). Carer burden in dementia: Impact of neuropsychological impairments, dementia type and demographic factors. Symposium conducted at the International Neuropsychological Society Mid-year Meeting, Oslo, Norway.
  • Briggs, R., Birse, J., Tate, R., Epps, A., Brookes, N., & Lah, S. (2012, May). Post-traumatic amnesia in children: Natural history of recovery. Poster session presented at the 7th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation, Melbourne.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D. & Lah, S. (2012, May). Seizure severity and verbal accelerated long-term forgetting in children with idiopathic generalised epilepsy. Presentation given at the Joint 12th International Child Neurology Congress and 11th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology, Brisbane.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2012, May). Verbal memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: Evidence of double dissociation and differential impact on the development of literacy skills. Presentation given at the Joint 12th International Child Neurology Congress and 11th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology, Brisbane.
  • Lah, S., Tedder, J., Hornberger, M., & Miller, L. (2012, May). Episodic future thinking in a patient with Korsakoff’s Amnesia. Presentation given at the CCD Memory Node Meeting, Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney.
  • Radford, K., Lah, S., Thayer, Z. & Miller, L. (2012, May). Comparing the effectiveness of group-based memory training and predictors of outcome for patients with stroke versus epilepsy. Paper presented at the World Congress of Neurorehabilitation, Melbourne.
  • Baird, A., Hornberger, M., Lah, S., & Miller, L. (2011, November). In Baird, A. (Chair), Retrograde amnesia. Symposium conducted at the College of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Sydney.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2011, November). Double dissociation between verbal episodic and semantic memory in children: Is it possible, and does it have differential impact on memory skills? Paper presented at the College of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Sydney.
  • Lah, S., Tedder, J., Hornberger, M., & Miller, L. (2011, November). Loss of memory for the past, but no problems in episodic future thinking in a patient with Korsakoff’s disease. Paper presented at the College of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Sydney.
  • Lah, S. (2011, October). Memory disorders in children with epilepsy: Types, evaluation and treatment. Invited presentation given at the Children’s Hospital Educational Research Institute Conference, Sydney.
  • Radford, K., Lah, S., Thayer, Z., Say, M.J. & Miller, L. (2011, September). Making the most of your memory: A group-based intervention to improve memory functioning following nonprogressive neurological damage. Presentation given at the Brain Sciences NSW Symposium; Brain Plasticity – the Adaptable Brain, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R., Barton, B., Gill, D. & Lah, S. (2011, August). Verbal accelerated long-term forgetting in children with idiopathic generalised epilepsy. Poster session presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory, University of York, England.
  • Gascoigne, M., Webster, R.I., Barton, B., Gill, D., & Lah, S. (2011, August). Accelerated verbal long-term forgetting in children with Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory (ICOM5), York, UK.
  • Irish, M., Hornberger, M., Lah, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Hsieh, S., Savage, S., Miller, L., Hodges, JR., & Piguet, O. (2011, August). Differential profiles of recent autobiographical memory retrieval in frontotemporal dementia. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory (ICOM5), York, UK.
  • Lah, S., & Smith, M.L. (2011, August). Verbal episodic and semantic memory in children with temporal lobe epilepsy: evidence of double dissociation in developmental context. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory (ICOM5), York, UK.
  • Tedder, J., Miller, L., & Lah, S. (2011, August). Episodic future thinking: is recall of past personal experiences necessary? Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Memory (ICOM5), York, UK.
  • Piguet, O., Gleeson, D., Lah, S., Miller, L., & Hodges, J.R. (2011, July). Emotion Processing in Nonfluent Primary Progressive Aphasias and Alzheimer’s Disease. Paper presented at the 4th Joint Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment and the International Neuropsychological Society, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Piguet, O., Gleeson, L., Lah, S., Miller, L., & Hodges, J.R. (2011, July). Comparing facial emotion processing in progressive nonfluent aphasia, logopenic progressive aphasia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD), Paris, France.
  • Kumfor, F., Miller, L., Lah, S., Hsieh, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2010, November). Emotion recognition in frontotemporal dementia. Poster session presented at the Tow Research Day, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney.
  • Kumfor, F., Miller, L., Lah, S., Hsieh, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2010, October). Emotion recognition in frontotemporal dementia: Effects of salience. Paper presented at the 16th Annual APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists Conference, Notre Dame University, Fremantle.
  • Irish, M., Hornberger, M., Lah, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Hsieh, S. et al. (2010, September). Deficits in episodic autobiographical memory recall in frontotemporal dementia. Poster session presented at the Brain Sciences UNSW Symposium, University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Kumfor, F., Miller, L., Lah, S., Hsieh, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Savage, S., Hodges, J.R., & Piguet, O. (2010, September). Enhanced salience and emotion recognition in frontotemporal dementia. Poster session presented at the Biomedical Sciences Online Poster Exhibition, University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Kumfor, F., Miller, L., Lah, S., Hsieh, S., Foxe, D., Leslie, F., Savage, S., Hodges, JR., & Piguet, O. (2010, September). Enhanced salience and emotion recognition in frontotemporal dementia. Poster session presented at the 5th Annual Brain Sciences Symposium, The University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Gascoigne, M., Lah, S., Barton, B., Webster, R. & Gill, D. (2010, July). Everyday memory in children with Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy: Behavioural and cognitive correlates. Presentation given at the The International Neuropsychological Society, The Polish Neuropsychological Society and The Polish Neuroscience Society Joint Mid-Year Meeting, Krakow, Poland.

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