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Professor Greg Savage

BSc Monash, PhD Monash, MSc ClinNeuro Melb.

Greg Savage

Chief Investigator

Contact Details

Office : 3.823
Phone : +61 2 9850 4862
Fax : +61 2 9850 8062
email : greg.savage@mq.edu.au
ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5895-1947

External Address

Department of Psychology
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

Profile

I initially trained at Monash in the '80s with a PhD in experimental psycholinguistics, and I developed an interest in neuropsychology while on an MRC postdoctoral fellowship at Birkbeck College, University of London. I subsequently studied for my MSc in clinical neuropsychology at The University of Melbourne and I have since combined clinical practice in psychiatric and neuroscience settings with neuropsychological research, mainly on memory and language.

I took up a CORE position at the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science (MACCS) in 2007, with responsibility for developing a clinical neuropsychology service at Macquarie University Hospital (see http://www.muh.org.au/). From 2012-2016 I was Director of Clinical Neuropsychology in the Department of Psychology, responsible for the postgraduate training courses in neuropsychology. I am also a Chief Investigator with the Memory Program of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD).

My research interests are broad in scope, but many projects have a unifying theme in terms of developing theoretically-informed tests of memory. Another theme focuses on early detection of Alzheimer's disease (mainly through my role as Co-Leader of the Clinical and Cognitive Stream in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers & Lifestyle [AIBL] Study of Ageing).

Recent External Appointments

  • University Fellow (Honorary), University of Exeter Medical School. (2013)
  • Clinical Neuropsychologist, Macquarie Neurosurgery and Macquarie University Hospital. (2007 continuing)
  • Adjunct Senior Research Fellow (Honorary), School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University. (2007 - 2012)
  • Co-Leader, Clinical & Cognitive Stream, Australian Imaging Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) Study of Ageing. (2006 continuing)

Awards

  • Promotion to Professor (Level E) (2015), Savage, G.

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2018) "The outcome of impact: Detecting sports concussion with consumer-grade EEG." Sowman, P., Badcock, N., He, W., Savage, G., Cohen, A., & Wehrman, J. ($6,284)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2016) "Neural correlates of letter-sound integration in English adults with dyslexia." Litt, R., Yang, J., Li, Y., Byrne, B., Savage, G., Finkbeiner, M., Sowman, P., Castles, A., Kinoshita, S., Banales, E., & de Lissa, P. ($10,300)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016) "Treating spelling problems in primary progressive aphasia: Informing theory of impairment and supporting ongoing communication." Nickels, L., Croot, K., Kohnen, S., Krajenbrink, T., Taylor, C., & Savage, G. ($38,772)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2015) "The effect of brain stimulation on reading training in dyslexia." McArthur, G., Sowman, P., Bishop, D., Savage, G., Caruana, N., & Francis, D. ($39,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2014) "Exploring the role of meditation in language remediation: A behavioural and neurophysiological study." Biedermann, B., McArthur, G., Savage, G., Mahajan, Y., de Lissa, P., Polito, V., Quinto, L., Connors, M., Badcock, N., & Larsen, L. ($20,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2014) "When FORM becomes FROM: Inducing letter position dyslexia in the laboratory." Castles, A., Sowman, P., Kohnen, S., Savage, G., Friedmann, N., & Kezilas, Y. ($11,091)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant Scheme (2014) "A magstim brain stimulation system for home-based treatment trials." McArthur, G., Sowman, P., Savage, G., Caruana, N., & Francis, D. ($10,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP130101090] (2013 - 2015) "Is it better to remember with others or to remember alone, especially as we age?" Barnier, A.J., Harris, C.B., Savage, G.R., Rajaram, S., & Balota, D. ($297,759)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Public Speaker Scheme (2013) "Funding to support a Faculty of Human Science Public Lecture - Professor Edward de Haan." Savage, G. ($3,500)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grant (2013) "Portable eye tracker for clinical purposes." Williams, M.A., Graham, S., Rich, A.N., Woolgar, A., Savage, G., Zopf, R., Brock, J., & Finkbeiner, M. ($45,288)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2012) "Belief in memory." Barnier, A., Savage, G., Addis, D., Cox, R., Sutton, J., Bullot, N., Harris, C., Irish, M., Connaughton, E., Cordonnier, A., Selwood, A., Temler, M., Williamson, K., & Keil, P. ($40,000)
  • Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation Victoria Grant (2012) "What kinds of support systems help people to remember in daily life, especially as their memories start to fail?" Harris, C., Barnier, A., Savage, G., & Sutton, J. ($49,495)
  • Michael J. Fox Foundation (2012 - 2016) "The Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative." Marek, K. (site investigators: Rowe, D., Savage, G., & Magnussen, J.) ($1,200,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2012) "Powering up the right hemisphere when words fail: Augmenting melodic intonation therapy (MIT) with non-invasive brain stimulation to treat impaired left-hemisphere function." Thompson, W., Sowman, P., Savage, G., Nickels, L., & Hodges, J. ($14,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2012 - 2014) "Memory scaffolding across the lifespan: Does remembering together across generations protect memory?" Van Bergen, P., Barnier, A., McIlwain, D., & Savage, G. ($49,968)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence [CE110001021] (2011 - 2017) "ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders." Crain, S., Rhodes, G., Hodges, J., Coltheart, M., Castles, A., Barnier, A., Brock, J., Byrne, B., Demuth, K., Green, M., Langdon, R., Johnson, B., McArthur, G., Miller, L., Nickels, L., Piguet, O., Savage, G., Thompson, W., Thornton, R. et al. ($21,000,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grant (2011) "Eye monitoring and tactile stimulators for a magnetic resonance imaging environment". Rich, A.N., Graham, S., Williams, M.A., Morgan, M., Savage, G., Burianová, H., Magnussen, J., Finkbeiner, M., Marsh, P., & Rowe, D. ($50,000)
  • NHMRC Project Grant (2009 - 2011) "Neurocognitive studies of brain plasticity associated with surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations" Savage, G., Morgan, M.K., Williams, M.A., Rich, A., Maruff, P.T., & Baker, C.I. ($674,500)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Savage, G. (2016). Cognitive neuropsychological formulation. In J.A.B. Macniven (Ed.), Neuropsychological Formulation: A Clinical Casebook (pp. 221-239). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.
  • Kessels, R.P.C., & Savage, G. (2015). Amnestic disorders. In R. Cautin & S. Lilienfeld (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. New York, USA: Wiley Online Library.
  • Savage, G. (2010). Neuropsychological assessment of dementia. In D. Ames, J. O'Brien, & A. Burns (Eds.), Dementia (4th ed.). London, UK: Hodder Arnold.

Periodicals

  • Golzan, S.M., Goozee, K., Georgevsky, D., Avolio, A., Chatterjee, P., Shen, K., Gupta, V., Chung, R., Savage, G., Orr, C.F., Martins, R.N., & Graham, S.L. (2017). Retinal vascular and structural changes are associated with amyloid burden in the elderly: Ophthalmic biomarkers of preclinical Alzheimer’ s disease. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, 9, 13. doi:10.1186/s13195-017-0239-9
  • Sowman, P., Ryan, M., Johnson, B.W., Savage, G., Crain, S., Harrison, E., Martin, E., & Burianova, H. (2017). Grey matter volume differences in the left caudate nucleus of people who stutter. Brain and Language, 164, 9-15. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2016.08.009
  • Wang, H.-C., Savage, G., Gaskell, G., Tamara, P., Robidoux, S., & Castles, A. (2017). Bedding down new words: Sleep promotes the emergence of lexical competition in visual word recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4), 1186-1193. doi:10.3758/s13423-016-1182-7
  • Wong, S., Irish, M., Leshikar, E.D., Duarte, A., Bertoux, M., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., & Hornberger, M. (2017). The self-reference effect in dementia: Differential involvement of cortical midline structures in Alzheimer’s disease and behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia. Cortex, 91, 169-185. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2016.09.013
  • Buckley, R.F., Maruff, P., Ames, D., Bourgeat, P., Martins, R.N., Masters, C.L., Rainey-Smith, S., Lautenschlager, N., Rowe, C.C., Savage, G., Villemagne, V.L., & Ellis, K.A., on behalf of the AIBL study. (2016). Subjective memory decline predicts greater rates of clinical progression in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 12(7), 796-804. doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2015.12.013
  • Burianová, H., Sowman, P.F., Marstaller, L., Rich, A.N., Williams, M.A., Savage, G., Al-Janabi, S., de Lissa, P., & Johnson, B.W. (2016). Adaptive motor imagery: A multimodal study of immobilization-induced brain plasticity. Cerebral Cortex, 26(3), 1072-1080. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhu287
  • Burnham, S.C., Bourgeat, P., Doré, V., Savage, G., et al. for the AIBL Research Group. (2016). Clinical and cognitive trajectories in cognitively healthy elderly individuals with suspected non-Alzheimer's disease pathophysiology (SNAP) or Alzheimer's disease pathology: A longitudinal study. The Lancet Neurology, 15(10), 1044-1053.
  • Burnham, S.C., Rowe, C.C., Baker, D., Bush, A.I., Doecke, J.D., Faux, N.G., Laws, S.M., Martins, R.N., Maruff, P., Macaulay, S.L., Rainey-Smith, S., Savage, G., Ames, D., Masters, C.L., Wilson, W., & Villemagne, V.L. (2016). Predicting Alzheimer disease from a blood-based biomarker profile: A 54-month follow-up. Neurology, 87(11), 1093-1101. doi:10.?1212/?WNL.?0000000000003094
  • Wong, S., Bertoux, M., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., & Hornberger, M. (2016). Comparison of prefrontal atrophy and episodic memory performance in dysexecutive Alzheimer’s disease and behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 51(3), 889-903. doi:10.3233/JAD-151016
  • Albrecht, M.A., Szoeke, C., Maruff, P., Savage, G., Lautenschlager, N.T., Ellis, K.A., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2015). Longitudinal cognitive decline in the AIBL cohort: The role of APOE ε4 status. Neuropsychologia, 75, 411-419. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.06.008
  • Buckley, R., Saling, M., Ellis, K., Rowe, C., Maruff, P., Macauley, L.S., Martins, R., Masters, C., Savage, G., Rainey-Smith, S., Rembach, A., & Ames, D. (2015). Self and informant memory concerns align in healthy memory complainers and in early stages of mild cognitive impairment but separate with increasing cognitive impairment. Age and Ageing, 44(6), 1012-1019. doi:10.1093/ageing/afv136
  • Buckley, R.F., Ellis, K.A., Ames, D., Rowe, C.C., Lautenschlager, N.T., Maruff, P., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2015). Phenomenological characterization of memory complaints in preclinical and prodromal Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychology, 29(4), 571-581. doi:10.1037/neu0000156
  • Burianová, H., Rich, A.N., Williams, M.A., Morgan, M., Marstaller, L., Maruff, P., Baker, C., & Savage, G. (2015). Long-term plasticity in adult somatosensory cortex: Functional reorganization after surgical removal of an arteriovenous malformation. Neurocase, 21(5), 618–627. doi:10.1080/13554794.2014.960429
  • Burnham, S.C., Raghavan, N., Wilson, W., Baker, D., Ropacki, M.T., Novak, G., Ames, D., Ellis, K., Martins, R.N., Maruff, P., Masters, C.L., Romano, G., Rowe, C.C., Savage, G., Macaulay, S.L., & Narayan V.A. (2015). Novel statistically-derived composite measures for assessing the efficacy of disease-modifying therapies in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease trials: An AIBL study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 46(4), 1079-1089. doi:10.3233/JAD-143015
  • Marstaller, L., Williams, M., Rich, A., Savage, G., & Burianová, H. (2015). Ageing and large-scale functional networks: White matter integrity, gray matter volume, and functional connectivity in the resting state. Neuroscience, 290, 369-378. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.01.049
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Savage, G., & Miller, L.A. (2015). Disruption of learning and long-term retention of prose passages in patients with focal epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, 51, 104-111. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.06.016
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Savage, G., Boserio, J., & Miller, L.A. (2015). The impact of epileptiform abnormalities and hippocampal lesions on retention of recent autobiographical experiences: Adding insult to injury? Neuropsychologia, 66, 259-266. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.11.027
  • Brodaty, H., Mothakunnel, A., de Vel-Palumbo, M., Ames, D., Ellis, K.A., Reppermund, S., Kochan, N.A., Savage, G., Trollor, J., Crawford, J., & Sachdev, P.S. (2014). Influence of population versus convenience sampling on sample characteristics in studies of cognitive aging. Annals of Epidemiology, 24, 63-71.
  • Buckley, R.F., Saling, M.M., Irish, M., Ames, D., Rowe, C.C., Lautenschlager, N.T., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2014). Personal memory function in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and subjective memory complaints: Results from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers, and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of ageing. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 40(3), 551-561.
  • Buckley, R.F., Saling, M.M., Irish, M., Ames, D., Rowe, C.C., Villemagne, [...], Savage, G., & Ellis, K.A., the AIBL Research Group (2014). Autobiographical narratives relate to Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 26(10), 1737-1746. doi://10.1017/S1041610214001136
  • Ellis, K.A., Szoeke, C., Bush, A.I., Darby, D., Graham, P.L., Lautenschlager, N.T., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2014). Rates of diagnostic transition and cognitive change at 18 month follow up among 1112 participants in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle flagship study of ageing (AIBL). International Psychogeriatrics, 26, 543-554.
  • Johnson, P., Vandewater, L., Wilson, W., Maruff, P., Savage, G., Graham, P., Macaulay, S.L., Ellis, K., Szoeke, C., Martins, R.N., Rowe, C.C., Masters, C.L., Ames, D.A., & Zhang, P. (2014). Genetic algorithm with logistic regression for diagnosis and prognosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. BMC Bioinformatics, 15, S11. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-S16-S11
  • Lim, Y.Y., Maruff, P., Pietrzak, R.H., Ellis, K.A., Darby, D., Ames, D., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2014). Aβ and cognitive change: Examining the preclinical and prodromal stages of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 10(6), 743-751. doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2013.11.005
  • Wong, S., Flanagan, E., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., & Hornberger, M. (2014). Contrasting prefrontal cortex contributions to episodic memory dysfunction in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e87778. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087778
  • Buckley, R., Saling, M., Ames, D., Rowe, C.C., Lautenschlager, N.T., Macauley, L., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group. (2013). Factors affecting subjective memory complaints in the AIBL ageing study: Biomarkers, memory, affect and age. International Psychogeriatrics, 25(8), 1307-1315.
  • Burianová, H., Marstaller, L., Sowman, P., Tesan, G., Rich, A.N., Williams, M., Savage, G., & Johnson, B.W. (2013). Multimodal functional imaging of motor imagery using a novel paradigm. NeuroImage, 71, 50-58. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.01.001
  • Ellis, K.A., Lim, Y.Y., Harrington, K., Ames, D., Bush, A.I., Darby, D., Martins, R.N., Masters, C.L., Rowe, C.C., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Villemagne, V.L., & Maruff, P. (2013). Decline in cognitive function over 18 months in healthy older adults with high Aβ amyloid. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 34, 861-871.
  • Foster, J.K., Albrecht, M.A., Savage, G., Lautenschlager, N.T., Ellis, K.A., Maruff, P., et al., the AIBL Research Group. (2013). Lack of reliable evidence for a distinctive ε4-related cognitive phenotype that is independent from clinical diagnostic status: Findings from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Study. Brain, 136, 2201-2216.
  • Furtado, C.P., Hoy, K.E., Maller, J.J., Savage, G., Daskalakis, Z.J., & Fitzgerald, P.B. (2013). An investigation of medial temporal lobe changes and cognition following antidepressant response: A prospective rTMS study. Brain Stimulation, 6(3), 346–354.
  • Harrington, K.D., Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K.A., Copolov, C., Darby, D., Weinborn, M., Ames, D., Martins, R.N., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Rowe, C., Villemagne, V.L., Masters, C.L., & Maruff, P. (2013). The association of Aβ amyloid and composite cognitive measures in healthy older adults and MCI. International Psychogeriatrics, 25(10), 1667-1677.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K.A., Ames, D., Darby, D., Harrington, K., Martins, R.N., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2013). Aβ amyloid, cognition, and APOE genotype in healthy older adults. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 9, 538-545.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K.A., Harrington, K., Kamer, A., Pietrzak, R.H., Bush, A.I., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2013). Cognitive consequences of high Aβ amyloid in mild cognitive impairment and healthy older adults: Implications for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychology, 27, 322-332.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K.A., Harrington, K., Pietrzak, R.H., Gale, J., Ames, D., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2013). Cognitive decline in adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment and high amyloid-β: Prodromal Alzheimer's disease? Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 33, 1167-1176.
  • McCade, D., Savage, G., Guastella, A., Hickie, I.B., Lewis, S.J.G., & Naismith, S.L. (2013). Emotion recognition in mild cognitive impairment: Relationship to psychosocial disability and caregiver burden. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 26, 165-173. doi:10.1177/0891988713491832
  • McCade, D., Savage, G., Guastella, A., Lewis, S.J.G., & Naismith, S.L. (2013). Emotion recognition deficits exist in mild cognitive impairment but only in the amnestic subtype. Psychology and Aging, 28(3), 840–852.
  • Zopf, R., Savage, G., & Williams, M.A. (2013). The crossmodal congruency task as a means to obtain an objective behavioural measure in the rubber hand illusion paradigm. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 77, e50530. doi:10.3791/50530
  • Furtado, C.F., Hoy, K.E., Maller, J.J., Savage, G., Daskalakis, Z.J., & Fitzgerald, P.B. (2012). Cognitive and volumetric predictors of response to repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) – A prospective follow-up study. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 202, 12-19.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K.A., Harrington, K., Ames, D., Martins, R.N., Masters, C.L., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2012). Use of the CogState Brief Battery in the assessment of Alzheimer’s disease related cognitive impairment in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 34, 345-358.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K.A., Pietrzak, R.H., Ames, D., Darby, D., Harrington, K., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2012). Stronger effect of amyloid load than APOE genotype on cognitive decline in healthy older adults. Neurology, 79, 1645-1652.
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Moss, S., Rowe, C., & Savage, G. (2011). Awareness of olfactory deficits in healthy ageing, amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 23, 1097-1106.
  • Bartholomeusz, C.F., Proffitt, T.M., Savage, G., Simpson, L., Markulev, C., Kerr, M., McConchie, M., McGorry, P.D., Pantelis, C., Berger, G.E., & Wood, S.J. (2011). Relational memory in first episode psychosis: Implications for progressive hippocampal dysfunction after illness onset. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 45, 206-213.
  • McBride, S., Szoeke, C., Good, N., Ames, D., Martins, R., Maruff, P., [...], Savage, G., & Ellis, K., the AIBL Research Group (2011). A web-based normative data tool for assessing cognitive performance in healthy older Australians. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(4), S12-S14.
  • McCade, D., Savage, G., & Naismith, S.L. (2011). Review of emotion recognition in mild cognitive impairment. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 32, 257–266. doi: 10.1159/000335009
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Chetelat, G., Villemagne, V.L., Moss, S., Pike, K.E., Masters, C.L., Rowe, C., & Savage, G. (2010). Olfactory deficits and Aβ burden in AD, MCI and healthy ageing: A PiB PET study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 22, 1081-1087. doi:10.3233/JAD-2010-100696
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Moss, S., Rowe, C., & Savage, G. (2010). Olfactory performance in AD, aMCI and health ageing: A unirhinal approach. Chemical Senses, 35(9), 855-862. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjq094
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Rowe, C., Moss, S., & Savage, G. (2010). Can I smell gas (or is it lilac)? Olfactory semantic deficits in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Chemosensory Perception, 3(2), 118-128. doi:10.1007/s12078-010-9069-x
  • Zopf, R., Savage, G., & Williams, M. (2010). Crossmodal congruency measures of lateral distance effects on the rubber hand illusion. Neuropsychologia, 48, 713-725. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.10.028
  • Ellis, J. R., Nathan, P. J., Villemagne, V. L., Mulligan, R. S., Ellis, K. A., Tochon-Danguy, H. J., Chan, J. G., O'Keefe, G. J., Bradley, J., Savage, G., & Rowe, C. C. (2009). The relationship between nicotinic receptors and cognitive functioning in healthy ageing: An in vivo PET study with 2-[18F]Fluoro-A-85380. Synapse, 63, 752-763.
  • Ellis, J. R., Nathan, P. J., Villemagne, V. L., Mulligan, R. S., Saunder, T., Young, K., Smith, C. L., Welch, J., Woodward, M., Wesnes, K. A., Savage, G., & Rowe, C. C. (2009). Galantamine-induced improvements in cognitive function are not related to alterations in a4b2 nicotinic receptors in early Alzheimer's disease as measured in vivo by 2-[18F]Fluoro-A-85380 PET. Psychopharmacology, 202, 79-91.
  • Ellis, K.A., Bush, A.I., Darby, D., De Fazio, D., Foster, J., Hudson, P., [...], Savage, G., et al., the AIBL Research Group (2009). The Australian imaging, biomarkers and lifestyle study of ageing (AIBL): Methodology and baseline characteristics of 1112 individuals recruited for a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 21, 672-687.
  • Barnier, A.J., Cox, R.E., & Savage, G. (2008). Hypnosis, memory and the brain. Review of Mendelsohn, A., Chalamish, Y., Solomonovich, A., & Dudai, Y (2008), Mesmerizing memories: Brain substrates of episodic memory suppression in posthypnotic amnesia Neuron, 57, 159-170. [Link]
  • Ellis, J. R., Villemagne, V. L., Nathan, P. J., Mulligan, R. S., Gong, S. J., Chan, G., Sachinidis, J., O'Keefe, G. J., Pathmaraj, K., Wesnes, K. A., Savage, G., & Rowe, C. C. (2008). Relationship between nicotinic receptors and cognitive function in early Alzheimer's disease: A 2-[18F]Fluoro-A-85380 PET study. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 90, 404-412.
  • Lowndes, G. J., Saling, M. M., Ames, D., Chiu, E., Gonzalez, L. M., & Savage, G. (2008). Recall and recognition of verbal paired associates in early Alzheimer's disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14, 591-600.
  • Lowndes, G. J., Saling, M. M., Ames, D., Chiu, E., Gonzalez, L. M., & Savage, G. (2008). Recall and recognition measures of paired associate learning in healthy aging. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15, 506-522.
  • McKay, A., Davis, C., Savage, G., & Castles, A. (2008). Semantic involvement in reading aloud: Evidence from a nonword training study. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 1495-1517.
  • Pike, K. E., & Savage, G. (2008). Memory profiling in mild cognitive impairment: Can we determine risk for Alzheimer's disease? Journal of Neuropsychology, 2, 361-372.
  • Pike, K. E., Rowe, C. C., Moss, S. A., & Savage, G. (2008). Memory profiling with paired associate learning in Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and healthy aging. Neuropsychology, 22, 718-728.
  • Villemagne, V. L., Pike, K. E., Darby, D, Maruff, P., Savage, G., Ng, S. Y., Ackermann, U., Cowie, T. F., Currie, J., Chan, G., Jones, G., Tochon-Danguy, H., O'Keefe, G., Masters, C. L., & Rowe, C. C. (2008). Aβ deposits in older non-demented individuals with cognitive decline are indicative of preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Neuropsychologia, 46, 1688-1697.
  • Ingram, A., Schweitzer, I., Ng, C.H., Saling, M.M., & Savage, G. (2007). A comparison of propofol and thipentone use in electroconvulsive therapy: Cognitive and efficacy effects. Journal of ECT, 23, 158-162.
  • Lowndes, G., & Savage, G. (2007). Early detection of memory impairment in early Alzheimer's disease: A neurocognitive perspective on assessment. Neuropsychological Review, 17, 93-202.
  • McKay, A., Castles, A., Davis, C., & Savage, G. (2007). The impact of progressive semantic loss on reading aloud. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 24, 162-186.
  • Pike, K.E., Savage, G., Villemagne, V.L., Ng, S., Moss, S.A., Maruff, P., Mathis, C.A., Klunk, W.E., Masters, C.L., & Rowe, C.C. (2007). B-amyloid imaging and memory in non-demented individuals: Evidence for preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Brain, 130, 2837-2844.
  • Rowe, C.C., Ng, S., Ackermann, U., Gong, S.J., Pike, K., Savage, G., Cowie, T.F., Dickinson, K.L., Maruff, P., Darby, D., Smith, C., Woodward, M., Merory, J., Tochon-Danguy, H., O'Keefe, G., Klunk, W.E., Mathis, C.A., Price, J.C., Masters, C.L., & et al (2007). Imaging b-amyloid burden in aging and dementia. Neurology, 68, 1718-1725.
  • Savage, G., Ray, F., Halmagyi, M., Blazely, A., & Harper, C. (2007). Stable neuropsychological deficits in adult polyglucosan body disease. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 14, 473-477.
  • Wood, S.J., Tarnawski, A.U., Proffitt, T.M., Brewer, W.J., Savage, G.R., Anderson, V., McGorry, P.D., & Pantelis, C. (2007). Fractionation of verbal memory impairment in schizophrenia and schizophreniform psychosis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 41, 732-739.
  • Davis, S. R., Shah, S., Bell, R. J., Savage, G., Ades, R., Papalia, M-A., Kulkarni, J., & Donath, S. (2006). Testosterone aromatization and cognition in women: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Menopause, 13, 600-608.
  • Williams, M.A., Savage, G., & Halmagyi, M. (2006). Abnormal configural face perception in a patient with right anterior temporal lobe atrophy. Neurocase, 12, 286-291.
  • Chenery, H.J., Copland, D.A., McGrath, J., & Savage, G.R. (2004). Maintaining and updating semantic context in schizophrenia: An investigation of the effects of multiple remote primes. Psychiatry Research, 126, 241-252.
  • Copland, D., Chenery, H., Savage, G., & McGrath, J. (2002). An on-line investigation of lexical ambiguity processing in schizophrenia. Brain & Cognition, 48, 324-327.
  • Savage, G.R., Saling, M.M., Davis, C.W., & Berkovic, S.F. (2002). Direct and indirect measures of verbal memory following anterior temporal lobectomy. Neuropsychologia, 40, 302-316.
  • Yucel, M., Stuart, G. W., Maruff, P., Wood, S. J., Savage, G. R., Smith, D. J., Crowe, S. F., Copolov, D. L., Velakoulis, D., & Pantelis, C. (2002). Paracingulate morphological differences in males with established schizophrenia: A magnetic resonance imaging study. Biological Psychiatry, 52, 15-23.
  • Yucel, M., Stuart, G. W., Maruff, P., Velakoulis, D., Crowe, S. F., Savage, G., & Pantelis, C. (2001). Hemispheric and gender-related differences in the gross morphology of the anterior cingulate/paracingulate cortex in normal volunteers: An MRI morphometric study. Cerebral Cortex, 11, 17-25.
  • Castles, A., Coltheart, M., Savage, G., Bates, A., & Reid, L. (1996). Morphological processing and visual word recognition: Evidence from acquired dyslexia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 13, 1041-1057.
  • Castles, A., Coltheart, M., Savage, G., Bates, A., & Reid, L. (1996). Morphological processing in acquired dyslexia. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 13, 1041-1058.
  • Savage, G.R., Bradley, D.C., & Forster, K.I. (1990). Word frequency and the pronunciation task: The contribution of articulatory fluency. Language and Cognitive Processes, 5, 203-236.

Published Abstracts

  • Wong, S., O'Callaghan, C., Kumfor, F., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., & Hornberger, M. (2016). Should I trust you? Learning and memory of socially relevant information in dementia [Abstract]. Journal of Neurochemistry, 138(Suppl. 1), 275. doi:10.1111/jnc.13692
  • Burianová, H., Marstaller, L., Rich, A., Williams, M., & Savage, G. (2014). Age-related compensation during motor imagery: A multimodal study [Abstract]. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(Suppl. 1), 60.
  • Bentvelzen, A., McArthur, G., Badcock, N.A., Johnson, B., Willis, M.L., Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2013). Right-hemisphere memory: Lateralisation effects of material, modality, novelty, verbalisation and sex [Abstract]. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(Suppl. 1), 51.
  • Burianová, H., Rich, A., Williams, M., Marstaller, L., Morgan, M., & Savage, G. (2013). Plasticity in adult somatosensory cortex: Comparison before and after brain surgery [Abstract]. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 25(Suppl. 1), 85.
  • Finnie, S., Schofield, P., Savage, G., Ebrahimi, H., & Moore, T. (2013). Development of a cholinergic biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease: Data from a modified Olfactory Stress Test [Abstract]. Neurodegenerative Diseases, 11(Suppl. 1).
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Boserio, J., Savage, G., & Miller, L. (2013). Seizures (but not interictal discharges) within 24 hours cause accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) of autobiographical experiences in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) [Abstract]. Epilepsia, 54(Suppl. 3), 223. doi:10.1111/epi.12229
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Savage, G., & Miller, L. (2013). Accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) for new autobiographical experiences occurs in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) but does not explain retrograde autobiographical memory impairments [Abstract]. Epilepsia, 54(Suppl. 3), 222. doi:10.1111/epi.12229
  • Savage, G., Leung, V., Dixon, A., Ranola, M., & Rowe, D. (2013). Different memory profiles in Parkinson’s disease relate to different kinds of executive dysfunction [Abstract]. Neurodegenerative Diseases, 11(Suppl. 1).
  • Ellis, K., Lim, Y.Y., Ames, D., Darby, D., Harrington, K., Martins, R., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Villemagne, V., Maruff, P., & the AIBL Research Group. (2012). Aβ amyloid, cognition and APOE genotype in the preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 8(Suppl. 4), 556-557.
  • Ellis, K., Maruff, P., Martins, R., Masters, C., McBride, S., Macaulay, L., Rowe, C., Rainey-Smith, S., Rembach, A., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Taddei, K., Villemagne, V., Zhang, P., Ames, D., & the AIBL Research Group. (2012). Rates of conversion to MCI and Alzheimer's in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) cohort over 36 months [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 8(Suppl. 4), 484-485.
  • Graham, P., Fahey, M., Burnham, S., Wilson, B., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Ellis, K, & The AIBL Research Group. (2012). Longitudinal change in cognition in two classes of healthy controls from the AIBL study [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 8(Suppl. 4), 492-493.
  • Jones, A., Graham, P., Ellis, K., Ames, D., Savage, G., & The AIBL Research Group. (2012). Can memory profiling predict progression to Alzheimer's disease in amnestic mild cognitive impairment? [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 8(Suppl. 4), 358.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Ellis, K., Ames, D., Harrington, K., Martins, R., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Villemagne, V., Pietrzak, R., Maruff, P., & the AIBL Research Group. (2012). Effect of AB burden and apolipoprotein E-e4 on cognitive decline at 18 months in healthy older adults [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 8(Suppl. 4), 439.
  • Lim, Y.Y., Harrington, K., Ellis, K., Ames, D., Ashwood, T., Jaeger, J., Lachovitzki, R., Martins, R., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Savage, G., Szoeke, C., Villemagne, V., Darby, D., & Maruff, P. (2012). The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle-Rate of Change sub-study (AIBL-ROCS): Rationale, design, acceptability and pilot data for the first three months of assessment [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 8(Suppl. 4), 557.
  • Ricci, M., Savage, G., & Miller, L. (2012). Considering the impact of stimulus modality, stimulus type and encoding condition on rate of longer term forgetting in patients with epilepsy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 18(Suppl. 2), 65.
  • Bentvelzen, A., McArthur, G., Johnson, B., Willis, M., Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2011). Event-related EEG suggests modality rather than material specific memory lateralisation [Abstract]. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 43(3), 224-225. doi:10.1177/1550059412444821
  • Connaughton, E., Langdon, R., Cooper, S., Martin, K., Savage, G., & Coltheart, M. (2010). Person-identity processing and the development of misidentification delusions [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16(2), 44. doi:10.1017/S1355617710001062
  • Jha, U., Foster, J., Brown, B., Ellis, K., Savage, G., Darby, D., Lautenschlager, N., Maruff, P., Szoeke, C., Taddel, K., Ward, V., Rodrigues, M., Lachovitzki, R., Rimajova, M., Lenzo, N., Campbell, A., Rowe, C., Villemagne, V., Taddel, T., Lui, J., et al (2010). Subjective memory complainers in the AIBL cohort: Hypervigilance amongst the worried well, or individuals at increased risk of Alzheimer's Disease? [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 16( 2). doi:10.1017/S1355617710001062
  • Savage, G., Johnson, B., Willis, M., Lee, S., & McArthur, G. (2009). ERP measures of material specificity for crossmodal relational memory [Abstract]. NeuroImage, 47, S98.
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Moss, S., Pike, K., Villemagne, V., Masters, C., Rowe, C., & Savage, G. (2008). The relationship between olfactory identification and memory and A-beta burden in Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment and healthy aging: a PiB-PET study [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 4(S1), T251-252.
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Savage, G., Rowe, C., & Moss, S. (2008). Unirhinal olfactory identification and memory in Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and healthy ageing [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 9, 77-78.
  • Butselaar, F., Wood, S., Savage, G., Markulev, C., Yun, Y., Phassouliotis, C., Phillips, L., McGorry, P., & Garner, B. (2008). Stress and HPA axis functioning in first-episode psychosis: Neurocognitive effects on relational memory [Abstract]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42(Suppl. 2), A38.
  • Ellis, K. A., Rowe, C. C., Masters, C. L., Martins, R. N., Hudson, P., Milner, A., Bevege, L., Savage, G., & Ames, D. (2008). Baseline data from a multi-centre, prospective longitudinal study of ageing in 1000 volunteers (the AIBL study) [Abstract]. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 4(S1), T367.
  • Field, S., Savage, G., Rossell, S., & Fitzgerald, P. (2008). Are verbal auditory hallucinations associated with deficits in recalling contextual elements of conversations? [Abstract]. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Savage, G., Ames, D., Masters, C., Martins, R., Lockett, T., & Ellis, K. (2008). Discovering the Early Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease: Neuropsychological Findings from the Longitudinal AIBL Flagship Study of Ageing [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 9, 64-65.
  • Savage, G., Willis, M., Lee, S., Johnson, B., & McArthur, G. (2008). ERP measures of material specificity in recognition memory [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 60(Suppl. 1), 223.
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., Savage, G., Rowe, C., & Moss, S. (2007). Decline of olfactory identification in MCI and AD: Evidence for the breakdown of olfactory "semantics" [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13(Suppl. 2), 102.
  • Ellis, J.R., Nathan, P.J., Villemagne, V.L., Mulligan, R.S., Gong, S.J., Smith, C.L., Tochon-Danguy, H.J., Woodward, M., Savage, G.R., & Rowe, C.C. (2007). Differentiation between Alzheimer's disease patients and healthy controls is not possible with 2-[18F]F-A-85380 PET imaging of nicotinic receptors [Abstract]. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 3(Suppl. 1), S107.
  • Ellis, J.R., Villemagne, V.L., Nathan, P.J., Mulligan, R.S., Gong, S J., O'Keefe, G., Tochon-Danguy, H.J., Wesnes, K.A., Savage, G.R., & Rowe, C.C. (2007). Nicotinic receptors are not responsible for improved cognitive performance by galantamine in early Alzheimer's disease: A 2-[18F]F-A-85380 PET study [Abstract]. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 3(Suppl. 1), A128.
  • Lee, S., Gonzalez, L., & Savage, G. (2007). Eye-tunes: Memory for spatial and melodic form [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 59(Suppl. 1), 222.
  • Rowe, C.C., Pike, K., Savage, G., Ng, S., Browne, W., O'Keefe, G., Tochon-Danguy, H., Chan, J.G., Masters, C.L., & Villemagne, V.L. (2007). Correlation of memory dysfunction and amyloid burden in mild cognitive impairment [Abstract]. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 3(Suppl. 1), S175.
  • Villemagne, V.L., Pike, K., Maruff, P., Ng, S., Savage, G., Darby, D., Cowie, T., Tochon-Danguy, H., O'Keefe, G., Masters, C.L., & Rowe, C.C. (2007). Amyloid burden in ageing subjects with and without cognitive decline [Abstract]. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 3(Suppl. 1), S174.
  • Bahar-Fuchs, A., & Savage, G. (2006). Asymmetrical decline of olfactory identification in MCI and AD: Evidence for the breakdown of olfactory "semantics" [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58(Suppl. 1), 224.
  • Ellis, J.R., Nathan, P.J., Villemagne, V.L., Mulligan, R.S., Gong, S.J., O'Keefe, G., Smith, C., Tochon-Danguy, H., Woodward, M., Wesnes, K.A., Savage, G.R., & Rowe, C.C. (2006). Nicotinic receptor imaging with 2 [18F]F-A-85380 PET in early Alzheimer's disease and relationship to cognitive function [Abstract]. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 9(Suppl. 1), 204.
  • Ellis, J.R., Nathan, P.J., Villemagne, V.L., Mulligan, R.S., Gong, S.J., Tochon-Danguy, H., O'Keefe, G., Woodward, M., Wesnes, K.A., Savage, G.R., & Rowe, C.C. (2006). An investigation into the effects of galantamine on nicotinic receptors and the relationship to cognitive function in early Alzheimer's disease: A PET study using 2 [18F]F-A-85380 [Abstract]. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 9(Suppl. 1), 204.
  • Roger, M., Robinson, S., & Savage, G. (2006). Unirhinal olfactory identification impairment and neuropsychological correlates in mild cognitive impairment [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12(Suppl. 1), 53.
  • Schweitzer, I., Ingram, A., Ng, C., Saling, M., & Savage, G. (2006). A comparison of propofol and thiopental use in electroconvulsive therapy: Cognitive and efficacy effects [Abstract]. Biological Psychiatry, 59, 174S.
  • Markulev, C., Wood, S. J., Proffitt, T. M., Simpson, L. C., McConchie, M. A., Kerr, M. J., Savage, G. R., Saling, M. M., McGorry, P. D., Berger, G. E., & Pantelis, C. (2005). Verbal associative learning in early psychosis: Differential ability by subdiagnosis [Abstract]. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 31(2), 334.
  • McKay, A., Castles, A., Davis, C., & Savage, G. (2005). Semantic involvement in reading aloud: A long term training study [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 57(Suppl. 1), 62.
  • Rowe, C. C., Ackermann, U., Gong, S., Pike, K. E., Novakovic, K. E., Savage, G., Ng, S., Mathis, C. A., Masters, C. L., & Villemagne, V. L. (2005). Amyloid imaging in Lewy Body Dementia with 11C-PIB-PET [Abstract]. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 238(Suppl. 1), 299.
  • Villemagne, V.L., Ackermann, U., Gong, S., Pike, K., Novakovic, K.E., Dickinson, K., Savage, G., Tochon-Danguy, H., O'Keefe, G., Woodward, M., Masters, C.L., Price, J., Klunk, W.E., Mathis, C.A., & Rowe, C.C. (2005). Ab amyloid imaging in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease with 11C-PIB PET [Abstract]. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 46(Suppl. 2), 124P.
  • Camplin, G., Saling, M., & Savage, G. (2004). Recognition memory test performances in Alzheimer's disease [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 5(Suppl. 1), 74.
  • Ingram, A., Saling, M., Schweitzer, I., Ng, C., & Savage, G. (2004). Retrograde amnesia associated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 5(Suppl. 1), 110.
  • Ingram, A., Schweitzer, I., Ng, C., Saling, M., & Savage, G. (2004). Anterograde memory side-effects following three types of electroconvulsive therapy [Abstract]. Biological Psychiatry, 55(Suppl. 1), 39.
  • McKay, A., Davis, C., Castles, A., Johnston, M., & Savage, G. (2004). The role of semantics in reading aloud newly acquired words [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 56(Suppl. 1), 126.
  • Roger, M., Robinson, S., & Savage, G. (2004). Hemispheric asymmetry in olfactory identification in Mild Cognitive Impairment [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 5(Suppl. 1), 74-75.
  • Savage, G. & Williams, M. (2004). Implicit processing of faces in progressive prosopagnosia [Abstract]. Brain Impairment, 5(Suppl. 1), 118-119.
  • Schweitzer, I., Ingram, A., Ng, C., Saling, M., & Savage, G. (2004). Relative efficacy of high dose right unilateral, moderate dose right unilateral and low dose bilateral electroconvulsive therapy [Abstract]. Biological Psychiatry, 55(Suppl. 1), 145.
  • Camplin, G. J., Saling, M. M., & Savage, G. R. (2003). Recognition of associates in Alzheimer's disease: An alternative to cued-recall? [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 539.
  • Ingram, A. V., Saling, M. M., Schweitzer, I., Ng, C., & Savage, G. R. (2003). Patterns of anterograde memory disturbance associated with three different types of electroconvulsive therapy [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 559.
  • McKay, A., Savage, G. R., Davis, C., & Castles, A. (2003). Examining the link between semantic and reading impairments in semantic dementia [Abstract]. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 539.
  • Pantelis, C., Wood, S. J., Tarnawski, A., Proffitt, T., Francey, S., Brewer, W., Phillips, L., Savage, G., Smith, D., Anderson, V., & McGorry, P. D. (2003). Verbal paired associate learning in schizophrenia, schizophreniform psychosis and 'at risk' mental state [Abstract]. Schizophrenia Research, 60(1), 151-152.
  • McKay, A., Davis, C., Castles, A., Johnston, M., & Savage, G. (2002). Reading aloud: A role for semantics? [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 54, 57.
  • Camplin, G. J., Chiu, E., Ames, D., Saling, M. M., & Savage, G. R. (2001). Relational memory in dementia of the Alzheimer type: Development of a paired associate recognition memory test [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53(Suppl. 1), 188.
  • Ingram, A. V., Ng, C., Schweitzer, I., Saling, M. M., & Savage, G. R. (2001). ECT-induced amnesia in major depression: A temporal lobe memory disorder? [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53(Suppl. 1), 193.
  • McKay, A., Castles, A., Davis, C., & Savage, G. (2001). The role of semantic knowledge in the reading of single words [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 53, 195.
  • Savage, G., Little, R., & Saling, M. (2000). Retroactive interference in learning: Evidence from masked priming of recognition memory [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 52(Suppl. 1), 48.
  • Smith, D. J., Savage, G. Saling, M., Wood, S., Profitt, T., Mahony, K., Velakoulis, D., Singh, B., & Pantelis, C. (2000). Relational learning and hippocampal volume in chronic schizophrenia [Abstract]. Schizophrenia Research, 41, 119-120.
  • Yucel, M., Velakoulis, D., Maruff, P., Stuart, G. W., Smith, D. J., Savage, G., Crowe, S., Brewer, W. J., Proffitt, T., Mahony, K., Leeton, L., & Pantelis, C. (2000). Reduced left anterior cingulate/paracingulate fissurization in males with first-episode psychoses but not females: A MRI morphometric study [Abstract]. Schizophrenia Research, 41, 6-7.

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Ingram, A. V., Ng, C., Schweitzer, I., Saling, M. M., Savage, G. R., & Salzberg, M. (2002). ECT induced amnesia in major depression: A temporal lobe disorder? In J. Little & G. Petrides (Eds.), Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific ECT Conference (pp. 75-79). Ballarat: Ballarat Health Services-Grampians Psychiatric Ser.
  • Savage, G. R., Schlegel, S. M., & Salzberg, M. R. (2000). The cognitive basis of thought disorder in schizophrenia: Evidence from semantic priming. In Davis, C., Gelder, T. van & Wales, R. (Eds.), Cognitive Science in Australia, 2000: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Cognitive Science Society (pp. 77-85). Adelaide, Australia: Causal.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Morris, T., Barnier, A.J., Harris, C., Savage, G., Duchek, J., Balota, D., & McIllwain, N. (2017, January). The effect of collaboration on pauses in very mild dementia. 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.
  • Wong, S., O'Callaghan, C., Kumfor, F., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., Irish, M., & Hornberger, M. (2017, January). Should I trust you? Learning and memory of socially relevant information in dementia. Paper presented at the 12th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition Conference (SARMAC XII), The University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Wong, S., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., & Hornberger, M. (2017, January). Motivated to remember? Modulation of value-based learning and memory in dementia. Paper presented at the 12th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition Conference (SARMAC XII), The University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Bentvelzen, A., Badcock, N.A., McArthur, G., & Savage, G. (2016, November). Separable effects of perceptual form and memory on hemispheric lateralisation during spatial memory tasks: An ERP study. Paper presented at the 6th Australian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (ACNS), Shoal Bay.
  • Wong, S., O'Callaghan, C., Kumfor, F., Savage, G., Hodges, J., Piguet, O., Irish, M., & Hornberger, M. (2016, August). Learning to trust: Insights from a multi-round trust game in dementia. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Wong, S., O'Callaghan, C., Kumfor, F., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., Irish, M., & Hornberger, M. (2016, August). Learning to trust: Insights from a multi-round trust game in dementia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Barnier, A., Harris, C., & Savage, G. (2016, July). Conversational skill and memory collaboration: A case study of the impact of hearing loss. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Barnier, A., Harris, C.B., Morris, T., & Savage, G. (2016, July). More than the sum of their parts: What individuals bring to group memory. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Numbers, K., Barnier, A., Harris, C., Morris, T., & Savage, G. (2016, July). “Subjective memory complainer seeks conscientious, elaborative scaffolder”: Developing a profile of successful collaboration in older couples. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Savage, G., Zeman, A., Ahmed, S., Gorsuch, A., Webster, V., Hofmann, J., & Butler, C. (2016, July). Remote memory impairment and accelerated long-term forgetting without transient memory disturbance: A variant of epileptic amnesic syndrome. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Memory (ICOM6), Budapest, Hungary.
  • Biedermann, B., de Lissa, P., Mahajan, Y., Polito, V., Badcock, N., Quinto, L., Connors, M., Larsen, L., Savage, G., & McArthur, G. (2015, November). Low-level auditory attention processes in healthy adults after an eight-week meditation training: An ERP study. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Biedermann, B., de Lissa, P., Mahajan, Y., Polito, V., Badcock, N., Quinto, L., Connors, M., Larsen, L., Savage, G., & McArthur, G. (2015, November). An ERP Study: Auditory attention in adults with and without long term meditation experience. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Savage, G. (2015, November). Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease: Neuropsychological insights from the AIBL Study of Ageing. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Savage, G., Wang, H.-C., Paulin, T., & Castles, A. (2015, November). Bedding down lexical representations of written words: Sleep consolidates new learning. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Wong, S., Irish, M., Leshikar, E.D., Duarte, A., Savage, G., Hodges, J.R., Piguet, O., & Hornberger, M. (2015, November). The self-reference effect in dementia: Differential involvement of cortical midline structures in Alzheimer’s disease and behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Zeleny, V., Ames, D., Ellis, K., Graham, P., Maruff, P., Masters, C., Rowe, C., Villemagne, V., & Savage, G. (2015, November). The fluency flip: Identification of prodromal Alzheimer’s disease in mild cognitive impairment. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Kvelde, T., Rahmanivuc, A., Radford, K., & Savage, G. (2015, July). “Making the most of your memory”: A pilot study in a group of older adults with subjective and objective memory complaints. Poster session presented at the 5th International Neuropsychological Society/Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment Pacific Rim Conference (INS/ASSBI), Sydney.
  • Savage, G., Castles, A., & Wang, H.-C. (2015, July). Bedding down lexical representations of written words: Sleep consolidates new learning. Poster session presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), Hawaii, USA.
  • Harris, C.B., Barnier, A.J., Morris, T., Savage, G. & Balota, D. (2015, June). Older couples as remembering systems: Collaborative facilitation across personal and non-personal, episodic and semantic tasks. Paper presented at the B. Hirst & S. Rajaram symposium, “Social memory, collaborative remembering, and its consequences”, 11th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC XI), Victoria, Canada.
  • Numbers, K., Barnier, A.J., Harris, C., Morris, T., & Savage, G. (2015, June). The relationship between memory complaints, metamemory, memory performance and personality variables in healthy older adults. Poster session presented at the 11th Biennial Meeting for the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC XI), Victoria, Canada.
  • Biedermann, B., de Lissa, P., Mahajan, Y., Polito, V., Badcock, N., Quinto, L., Connors, M., Larsen, L., Savage, G., & McArthur, G. (2015, April). Pre-attentive auditory processes in adults with and without long-term meditation experience: An ERP study. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Sydney.
  • Wang, H.-C., Paulin, T., Savage, G., & Castles, A. (2015, April). Sleep facilitates novel written word learning. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Sydney.
  • Savage, G. (2015, February). Early detection of dementia: Making sense of changes in brain function. Presentation given at the Anglicare Villages Health, Sydney.
  • Biedermann, B., de Lissa, P., Mahajan, Y., Polito, V., Badcock, N.A., Quinto, L., Connors, M., Larsen, L., Savage, G., Coote, R.G., & McArthur, G. (2015, January). Meditation and auditory attention. Invited colloquium at the Department of Psychology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Ricci, M., van Schalkwijk, F., Mohamed, A., Boserio, J., Savage, G., & Miller, L.A. (2014, October). How hippocampal lesions and sleep disruption affect longer term memory of an autobiographical experience in epilepsy patients. Paper presented at the Memory in the Treetops Retreat, Avoca Beach.
  • Barnier, A. J., Harris, C., Morris, T., Savage, G., Balota, D., & Duchek, J. (2014, August). Couples as socially distributed memory systems: Intimacy, need and strategy. Invited colloquium at the Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, USA.
  • Wong, S., Savage, G., Piguet, O., & Hornberger, M. (2014, August). Impact of prefrontal atrophy on episodic memory performance in Alzheimer’s disease. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Savage, G., & Miller, L.A. (2014, July). Learning and retention of Face-Fact associations and individual items in patients with focal epilepsy: Considering the role of the hippocampus. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Learning and Memory Consolidation, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Miller, L., Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Thayer, Z., Boserio, J., Savage, G. van Schalkwijk, F., & van der Werf, Y. (2014, June). Disorders of sleep in epilepsy and their effects on memory. Paper presented at the International Society for Behavioural Neuroscience Meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Biedermann, B., Coote, G., McArthur, G., Mahajan, Y., DeLissa P., Polito, V., Badcock, N., Connors, M., Quinto, L., Larsen, L., & Savage, G. (2014, May). Exploring the role of meditation in auditory attention: A behavioural and neuropsychological study. Colloquium at the Standing Still to Learn symposium, The University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Thompson, W.F., Sowman, P., Nickels, L., Al-Janabi, S., Merrett, D., & Savage, G. (2013, August). Melodic intonation therapy: Is it an effective treatment for non-fluent aphasia? Paper presented at the Biannual meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), Toronto, Canada.
  • Bentvelzen, A., McArthur, G.M., Badcock, N. A., Johnson, B., Willis, M., Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2013, July). Right-hemisphere memory: Lateralisation effects of material, modality, novelty, verbalisation and sex. Poster session presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Boserio, J., Savage, G., & Miller, L. (2013, June). Seizures (but not interictal discharges) within 24 hours cause accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) of autobiographical experiences in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). Paper presented at the 30th International Epilepsy Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • Ricci, M., Mohamed, A., Savage, G., & Miller, L. (2013, June). Accelerated long-term forgetting (ALF) for new autobiographical experiences occurs in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) but does not explain retrograde autobiographical memory impairments. Paper presented at the International Epilepsy Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • Savage, G. (2013, May). Cognitive approaches to clinical neuropsychology. Invited presentation given at the Bryant Society, St John’s College, Oxford, UK.
  • O’Donnell, J., Morgan, M.K., Savage, G., & Bundy, A. (2012, November). Returning to driving after surgery for unruptured intracranial aneurysms and AVMs. Paper presented at the Occupational Therapy Australia NSW Forum, Sydney.
  • O’Donnell, J., Morgan, M.K., Savage, G., & Bundy, A. (2012, November). Test retest reliability study of DriveSafe/DriveAware. Paper presented at the Occupational Therapy Australia NSW Forum, Sydney.
  • Burianová, H., Morgan, M., Rich, A., Williams, M., & Savage, G. (2012, June). Brain reorganization of somatosensory function in a patient with deficient finger proprioception. Poster session presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.
  • Burianová, H., Savage, G., Sowman, P., Williams, M., Rich, A., Marstaller, L., & Johnson, B.W. (2012, April). Functional role of primary motor cortex in motor imagery measured with fMRI and MEG. Poster session presented at the 19th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, USA.
  • Ricci, M., Savage, G. & Miller, L. (2012, April). Accelerated forgetting in epilepsy: Considering the impact of material, learning condition and delay interval. Presentation given at the "Memory on the Island”, CCD Memory Node Meeting, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Bentvelzen, A., McArthur, G., Johnson, B., Willis, M., Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2011, December). Material-specific memory lateralisation depends on modality: event-related EEG. Poster session presented at the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference - 21st Meeting of the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Bentvelzen, A., McArthur, G., Johnson, B., Willis, M.L., Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2011, December). Event-­related EEG suggests modality rather than material specific memory lateralisation. Poster session presented at the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference - 21st Meeting of the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Bentvelzen, A., McArthur, G., Johnson, B., Willis, M., Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2011, November). Material-specific memory lateralisation depends on modality: event-related EEG. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • McCade, D., Savage, G., Guastella, A. & Naismith, S. (2010, December). Social Perception in Mild Cogitive Impairment. Paper presented at the Australian Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Connaughton, E., Langdon, R., Cooper, S., Martin, K., Savage, G., & Coltheart, M. (2010, November). Person-identity processing and misidentification delusions. Paper presented at the Faculty of Human Sciences HDR Showcase, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • McCade, D., Guastella, A., Savage, G. & Naismith, S. (2010, October). Social Perception in Mild Cogitive Impairment. Poster session presented at the Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Perth, Australia.
  • Connaughton, E., Langdon, R., Cooper, S., Martin, K., Savage, G., & Coltheart, M. (2010, July). Voice-identity processing and misidentification delusions. Poster session presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Manchester Meeting, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
  • Connaughton, E., Langdon, R., Cooper, S., Martin, K., Savage, G., & Coltheart, M. (2010, June). Person-identity processing and the development of misidentification delusions. Poster session presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Mid-Year Meeting, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.
  • Kaminga, J., Johnson, B.W., & Savage, G. (2010, June). An MEG study of material-specific lateralization of perception and memory. Poster session presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain.
  • McCade, D., Savage, G., Guastella, A. & Naismith, S. (2009, November). Social Cognition in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Presentation given at the Faculty of Human Sciences Higher Degree Research Showcase, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Keall, L., Wilshire, C., Savage, G., & Lowndes, G. (2009, October). The functional locus of word-finding difficulties in Alzheimer's disease: Insights from the picture-word interference task. Poster session presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Boston, USA.
  • Connaughton, E., Langdon, R., Savage, G., & Coltheart, M. (2009, July). "The Other Jane" - a case of the Capgras Delusion. Paper presented at the Cognitive Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Research Forum, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Zopf, R., Savage, G., Coltheart, M., & Williams, M. (2008, December). Where is my hand? ? Challenging Spatial Limits of the Rubber Hand Illusion. Paper presented at the Postgraduate Research Festival, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Zopf, R., Savage, G., Coltheart, M., & Williams, M. (2008, October). Where is my hand? ? Challenging the Spatial Limits of the Rubber Hand Illusion. Paper presented at the Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Zopf, R., Savage, G., Coltheart, M., & Williams, M. (2008, June). Behavioural and neural correlates of body-ownership. Poster session presented at the Sense of Body - An Interdisciplinary Summer School on Body Representation, Bologna, Italy.
  • Embuldeniya, U., & Savage, G. (2006, July). Masked priming of verbal associative memory. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Memory (ICOM-4), Sydney.
  • Lee, S., & Savage, G. (2006, July). Testing right hemisphere memory function: Development of a spatial/musical paired associate paradigm. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Memory (ICOM-4), Sydney.
  • Pike, K., Rowe, C., & Savage, G. (2006, July). Recognition memory for verbal paired associates in healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease. Paper presented at the Fourth International Conference on Memory (ICOM-4), Sydney.
  • Simpson, L., Wood, S.J., Proffitt, T., Francey, S., Berger, G., Phillips, L., McGorry, P., Saling, M., Savage, G., & Pantelis, C. (2002, December). Memory and general intellectual ability in people at ultra high risk and in their first episode of psychosis. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra.
  • Wood, S., Tarnawski, A., Proffitt, T., Francey, S., Brewer, W., Phillips, L., Savage, G., Smith, D., Anderson, V., McGorry, P., & Pantelis, C. (2002, December). Verbal learning in schizophrenia, schizophreniform psychosis and at-risk mental state. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra.
  • Camplin, G. J., Chiu, E., Ames, D., Saling, M. M., & Savage, G. R. (2002, November). Early detection of Alzheimer's disease: Neuropsychological approaches to testing temporal lobe memory function. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age, RANZCP, Melbourne.
  • Gallucci, R. M., Savage, G. R., & Salzberg, M. R., & Shaw, S. M. (2001, December). Temporal lobe memory function in schizophrenia. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne.
  • Ingram, A. V., Ng, C., Schweitzer, I., Saling, M. M., & Savage, G. R. (2001, December). Memory impairments associated with ECT and major depression. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne.
  • Savage, G. R. (2000, May). Masked priming of new learning: Studies at the nexus of memory and language. Paper presented at the Centre for Research in Language Processing and Linguistics, The University of Queensland, Queensland.
  • Savage, G. R. (2000, April). Masked priming of recognition memory: Investigating the engram. Paper presented at the Cognitive Neurosciences Interest Group, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne.

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