Amazing enthusiasm and questions from the year 5 kids at Randwick Primary this week, who joined Lab Director Steve at UNSW for a hands-on psychology workshop (including taking apart and putting together brains)! Steve has been busy developing psychological science workshops for primary- and high- school students and is looking forward to more opportunities to … More Bringing psychological science to the schools!
On 24th April 2019, we will again be hosting the Emerging Research in Cognition & Emotion forum as a satellite workshop to EPC (the meeting of the Australasian Society for Experimental Psychology… this time in Wellington, NZ)! Researchers at the interface of cognition, motivation and emotion are invited to share and get feedback on their … More Forum: Emerging Research in Cognition & Emotion!
PhD student Sandy Onie recorded a segment for Robyn Williams’s “The Science Show” on ABC Radio. He discussed some of the projects and initiatives he is organizing to improve the current state of Indonesia’s mental health, including: investigations of internet-based cognitive therapy, a large survey examining factors that affect Indonesian mental health, and development of … More Sandy is a Radio Star!
It’s official! Huge congratulations to Dr. Jenna Zhao on her newly minted doctorate in Psychology!!!
Congrats to our 2018 cohort of MAPlab honours students: Wing Yuen, Clara De Torres, and Veronica Smith! Each of them submitted excellent theses, capping off a year of hard work. Wing investigated the degree to which lab-based measures of attentional bias predict intrusive memories, Clara investigated the role of sex hormones in processing of emotional … More Congratulations, Honours Students!
Wow! Congratulations to Vera on the submission of her fantastic PhD thesis, entitled “The Role of Emotion Regulation and Appraisals in Modulating Physiological, Affective and Cognitive Outcomes Following Stress” (co-advised by Dr Belinda Liddell). This submission caps off 3.5 years of hard work, in which Vera used emotional stimuli, ice bucket immersion, and virtual reality … More Congrats, Vera!!!
Huge, huge congratulations to Jenna Zhao, who just submitted her stellar PhD thesis, which examined whether and how proactive control, expectation and motivational focus modulate emotion-induced blindness. Her thesis encapsulates 3.5 years of hard work. Way to go, Jenna!