Information related to research interest "Psychometrics"
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Faculty of Health Sciences
Institute for Health & Ageing
Lucy Busija is an experienced biostatistician, proficient in a wide range of statistical methods. Her major area of expertise is in modelling the impact of chronic illness on public health and individual wellbeing. She also has experience and special interest in design and analysis of randomised controlled trials. In her current position as a senior biostatistician at Institute of Health and Ageing, Dr Busija is responsible for providing statistical expertise to the Institute's researchers and overseeing methodological aspects of study designs.
: 3604 (Melbourne) : Lucy.Busija@acu.edu.au
Nat Sch Psychology
Dr McLennan's research centres on higher-order processes associated with the frontal lobes such as executive functions, prospective memory, and social behaviour. She is particularly interested in the mechanisms that lead to changes in these abilities and the impact that these changes have in everyday life.
Her research focuses on groups such as older people, long term opiate users, and people affected by cardiovascular disease. She collaborates closely with researchers from the Cognition and Emotion Research Centre, and employs methods such as neuropsychological assessment, structured behavioural assessments, and biophysiological assessment (e.g. saliva sampling for hormone measurement, EMG, brain stimulation).
: 3124 (Melbourne) : Skye.McLennan@acu.edu.au
My research interests are predominantly focussed on the interplay between cognition and psychological disorders. My PhD investigated cognitive risk factors for depression(specifically rumination and thought suppression)in females. I am currently involved in a number of projects investigating the neurocognitive impact of concussion. Those projects include the development and assessment of a test battery to assess neurocognitive deficits and facilitate training to aid in recovery. I am also interested in all aspects of memory, as well as scale development and validation.
: 07 3623 7642 (Brisbane) : email@example.com
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