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Prosopagnosia research resource, links to an online register for people with lifelong difficulties recognising faces who can register their details to participate in research and receive updates about the latest findings

The WA Register for Autism Spectrum Disorders is the first register of its kind in Australia. The Register has collected information on newly diagnosed cases of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Western Australia since 1999 to link interested families with current research projects, disseminate new understanding about characteristics that are shared across everyone with a diagnosis and assist with planning of appropriate health, education and disability services.

Synesthesia Down Under: dedicated to promoting activities in Australia related to synaesthesia.

Study Strategies for Students with Dyslexia by Lois MacCullough CoverStudy Strategies for Students with Dyslexia
by Lois MacCullough

This resource was compiled from ideas provided by students with dyslexia and other students from Macquarie University in a research study conducted in 2013 and 2014.

Please note that the strategies detailed within this guide are an anecdotal collection of strategies used successfully by students with dyslexia, and their efficacy has not been empirically tested by CCD researchers.




CCD Researcher at 'A Night of Illusions' event held at 107 Projects in Redfern, NSW on 11 August 2018.


'Phonics in context is not enough: Synthetic phonics & learning to read'.

Professor Anne Castles participated in this public debate where speakers argued for and against the proposition that phonics in context is not enough.


The Promiscuous Hippocampus - Professor Andrew Yonelinas

In his presentation at the University of Sydney, Professor Yonelinas spoke about the role of the medial temporal lobe in memory, perception and emotion.

Click here for the details about this CCD Public lecture given on 11 July 2018.


Language Acquisition

Macquarie's future astronauts

Audiology and Hearing Research

Produced by Macquarie University, and featuring CCD's David Meng, this video highlights research conducted within Macquarie University's Audiology and Hearing Research Group.

2015 L'Oréal Australia & New Zealand For Women in Science Fellow Muireann Irish

CCD Associate Investigator Dr Muireann Irish received a 2015 L'Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of cognitive neuroscience.

Outside the Square - Dyslexia Education and Advocacy Films

CCD Chief Investigators Professors Anne Castles and Genevieve McArthur feature in Outside the Square - a series of films to increase awareness and understanding of dyslexia in our education system.

Emotiv EPOC+ system

CCD members have been involved in validating the use of a gaming electroencephalography (EEG) system - the Emotiv EPOC+ system - for event-related potential (ERP) research with adults and children. See Dr Nicholas Badcock talking about the Emotiv EPOC+ system here.

A rough guide to testing cognitive theories with neuroimaging: problems and solutions

February 2014 discussion about the problems and solutions associated with the testing of cognitive theories with neuroimaging.

  • Part 1: Presentation by Emeritus Professor Max Coltheart (Macquarie University, Australia)
  • Part 2: Presentation by Associate Professor Greig de Zubicaray (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Part 3: Commentary from Professor David Howard (Newcastle University, UK)
  • Part 4: Commentary from Professor Gabriele Miceli (University of Trento, Italy)
  • Part 5: Commentary from Dr Colin Klein (Macquarie University, Australia)

Mauve Mondays and orange odours: Synaesthesia and the integration of information in the human brain

In this lecture, Associate Professor Rich discusses her research on synaesthesia and the mappings we all have between our senses, giving insights into the way the brain integrates information for conscious perception of the world.

A new framework for conceptualizing symptoms in frontotemporal dementia

In this video abstract of their paper in Brain: A Journal of Neurology, Drs Stephanie Wong and Fiona Kumfor explain how the seemingly disparate symptons of behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia may be connected.

Spoken vocabulary helps when reading new words for the first time

In this video, lead-author Signy Wegener explains that when children hear new words they develop expectations about how the words should be spelled. They also read words that they've heard before faster if the words are spelled as expected.



Podcasts from Neuroscience Research Australia

  • Episode 1: Professor John Hodges talks about the ACEmobile dementia screening app
  • Episode 2: Dementia untangled by Professor John Hodges

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