Dr. Alison Bowling BSc(Hons)(UTas) BA(Hons)(UTas) PhD(UTas) Dr Alison Bowling is a Lecturer in Psychology at Southern Cross University. Her background is in perception, with a specific interest in the neural processes underlying visual perception. While employed at Monash University she was granted an ARGC grant to study the effect of peripheral stimuli on detection of motion. She has been involved in collaborative research in a number of areas including cognition, admission histories of psychiatric patients and the use of eye movements to investigate cognitive processes. Current research interests include spatial memory, psychopharmacology and psychophysiology.
Prosaccade errors in the antisaccade task: differences between corrected and uncorrected errors and links to neuropsychological tests (with Emily A. Hindman and James F. Donnelly), Experimental Brain Research (2012)
The relations among spatial memory, Stroop-like colour-word subtests, and errors on antisaccade and memory-guided saccadic...
Effect of nicotine on saccadic eye movement latencies in non-smokers (with James F. Donnelly), Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental (2010)
Recently, saccadic eye movement tasks have been used to assess the effects of nicotine...
Determinants of body-image shame (with Anita P. Markham and Ted Thompson), Personality and Individual Differences (2005)
While research has established a critical relationship between body-image shame and eating disorder symptomatology, no...
Game outcome and elite Japanese women's field hockey player's experience of emotions and stress (with John H. Kerr, George V. Kerr, and John P. Sheahan), Psychology of Sport and Exercise (2005)
Objectives: To measure the effects of game outcome on pleasant and unpleasant emotions and stress...
Smooth pursuit eye movement and directional motion contrast sensitivity in schizophrenia (with Walter L. Slaghuis and Rebecca V. French), Experimental Brain Research (2005)
Although the occurrence of visual processing and eye-movement disorders in schizophrenia have been widely recognized,...
An investigation of the determinants of body image shame (with Ted Thompson and Anita P. Markham), Psychological science in action : proceedings of the 39th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference (2004)
Sex differences in ERP measures of attentional resources (with Frances Martin and Kirsty J. Draper), Combined Abstracts of 2004 Australian Psychology Conferences (2003)
Admission history prior to first inpatient diagnosis of bipolar disorder (with Kenneth C. Kirkby, Brett A. Daniels, Philip B. Mitchell, and David A. Hay), 36th RANZCP Congress (2001)
Admission history prior to first inpatient diagnosis of bipolar disorder (poster) (with Kenneth C. Kirkby, B A. Daniels, Philip B. Mitchell, and David A. Hay), 4th International Conference on Bipolar Disorder (2001)