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Department of Cognitive Science

Lydia Barnes

Lydia Barnes

PhD Student

Contact Details

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External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
The Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Thesis Details

Control of everyday skilled actions.

  • Scholarship : MQRES
  • Workload : full time
  • Supervisors : Dr Nicholas Badcock and Professor Genevieve McArthur

Selected Publications


  • Perea, M., Winskel, H., Mallouh, R.A., Barnes, L., & Gomez, P. (2015). In defense of position uncertainty: A reply to Duņabeitia, Orihuela, and Carreiras (2014). Psychological Science, 26(4), 545-547. doi:10.1177/0956797614566468

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Barnes, L., McArthur G., de Lissa, P., Polito, V., & Badcock, N.A. (2016, November). Distinguishing confounds from true meditation effects: Insights from auditory ERPs. Poster session presented at the 6th Australian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (ACNS), Shoal Bay.
  • Barnes, L., McArthur, G., Biedermann, B., de Lissa, P., Polito, V., & Badcock, N. (2016, August). Does meditation affect attention in first-time meditators? Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.

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