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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. (In Press). 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.

Further Information

Seminars

Who is Visiting

Contact Details

Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au