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Department of Cognitive Science

Dr Nick Benikos

PhD UoW.

Nick Benikos

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Contact Details

Office : 3.733
Phone : +61 2 9850 2992
email : nick.benikos@mq.edu.au

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
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.

External Appointments

  • Organiser, Bilateral Alliance for Translational Science in ADHD (BATSA) meeting. (2013)

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Sonuga-Barke, E.J., Benikos, N., Soltesz, F., & Chronaki, G. (2017). An electrophysiological investigation of reinforcement effects in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Dissociating cue sensitivity from down-stream effects on target engagement and performance. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 18(28), 12-20. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2017.10.003
  • Bamford, S., Broyd, S.J., Benikos, N., Ward, R., Wiersema, J.R., & Sonuga-Barke, E. (2015). The late positive potential: A neural marker of the regulation of emotion-based approach-avoidance actions? Biological Psychology, 105, 115-123. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.01.009
  • Chronaki, G., Benikos, N., Fairchild, G., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J. (2015). Atypical neural responses to vocal anger in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(4), 477-487. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12312
  • Hsu, C.F., Benikos, N., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J. (2015). Spontaneous activity in the waiting brain: A marker of impulsive choice in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 12, 114-122. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2015.01.007
  • Mestry, N., Menneer, T., Wenger, M.J., Benikos, N., McCarthy, R.A., & Donnelly, N. (2015). The role of configurality in the Thatcher illusion: An ERP study. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(2), 445-452. doi:10.3758/s13423-014-0705-3
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2013). Varying task difficulty in the Go/Nogo task: The effects of inhibitory control, arousal, and perceived effort on ERP components [Special Issue]. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 87(3), 262-272. doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2012.08.005
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2013). Short-term training in the Go/Nogo task: Behavioural and neural changes depend on task demands [Special Issue]. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 87(3), 301-310. doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2012.12.001
  • Hsu, C.F., Broyd, S.J., Helps, S.K., Benikos, N., & Sonuga-Barke, E.J. (2013). Can waiting awaken the resting brain? A comparison of waiting- and cognitive task-induced of very low frequency neural oscillations. Brain Research, 1524, 34-43. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2013.05.043
  • Benikos, N., & Johnstone, S.J. (2009). Arousal-state modulation in children with AD/HD Clinical Neurophysiology, 120(1), 30-40. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2008.09.026

Published Abstracts

  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2014). A comparison of two training protocols to improve inhibitory control in healthy adults [Abstract]. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi:10.3389/conf.fnhum.2014.216.00030
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2014). Training-induced improvement in inhibitory control [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 94(2), 176.
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2011). Brief practice in the Go/Nogo task: Behavioural and neural changes depend on task demands [Abstract]. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 42, 125.
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2010). Task difficulty in the Go/Nogo task: Behavioural and neural changes depend on task demands [Abstract]. Psychophysiology, 47, 69.
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2010). Varying task difficulty in the Go/Nogo task: A preliminary analysis [Abstract]. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 41, 103.
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, S.J., & Roodenrys, S.J. (2008). Event-related and AD/HD: A topographic and preparation potential analysis of response inhibition [Abstract]. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 39, 157.
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, & S.J. (2007). Arousal state modulation in AD/HD: [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 59, 237.
  • Benikos, N., Johnstone, & S.J. (2007). Arousal-state modulation in AD/HD: An event-related potential investigation of inhibition [Abstract]. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 38, 219.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Chronaki, G., Fairchild, G., Benikos, N., Broyd, S.J., Garner, M., Thompson, M., Hadwin, J. & Sonuga-Barke, E.J.S. (2016, June). Event-related-potentials to emotional stimuli in children with externalising and internalising psychopathology. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference of the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (ESCAN), Porto, Portugal.