|2015 ‐ Present||Lecturer, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Health and Human Sciences|
Coffs Harbour Education Campus
Coffs Harbour NSW
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Book chapters (2)
Red dust healing: acknowledging the past, changing the future Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice (2014)
This chapter provides a view from a new angle. It briefly describes a critical perspective on how a history of dispossession, rejection and powerlessness negatively affected Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family structures and individual ...
Journal articles (6)
The National Disability Insurance Scheme: effects on the quality of life and personal well-being of Australians caring for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder Journal of Depression & Anxiety (2017)
This repeated measures study controlled for levels of positive and negative state affect while measuring the personal wellbeing and quality of life of those caring for an individual with an Autism spectrum disorder. It investigated ...
Factors mediating dysphoric moods and help seeking behaviour among Australian parents of children with autism Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (2016)
This study compared levels of state affect, dysphoric mood, and parenting sense of competence in Australian parents of children with or without autism. The effects of personality and location on the parents’ experience were also ...
Impaired practice effects following mild traumatic brain injury: an event-related potential investigation Brain Injury (2015)
The negative effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on attention are well established. Effects of practice on neuropsychological test performance have also been long recognized and more recently linked to electrophysiological indices of information ...
A systematic review of diffusion tensor imaging findings in sports-related concussion Journal of Neurotrauma (2012)
Sports-related concussion (SRC) is typically associated with functional, as opposed to structural, injury. The results of traditional structural neuroimaging techniques used to assess SRC tend to be normal in many athletes, and are only clinically ...
Prosaccade errors in the antisaccade task: differences between corrected and uncorrected errors and links to neuropsychological tests Experimental Brain Research (2012)
The relations among spatial memory, Stroop-like colour-word subtests, and errors on antisaccade and memory-guided saccadic eye-movement trials for older and younger adults were tested. Two types of errors in the antisaccade task were identified: short ...
Effect of nicotine on saccadic eye movement latencies in non-smokers Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental (2010)
Objective Recently, saccadic eye movement tasks have been used to assess the effects of nicotine on higher cognitive processes, including inhibitory control. Saccadic task switching methods suggest that there is prolonged inhibition of the saccadic ...