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Department of Cognitive Science

Cogntive Science Alumni

Megan Willis

Megan Willis

Thesis Details

The cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying facial expression recognition and social decision-making.

The focus of my PhD research is on the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) and facial expression processing. More specifically, I aim to elucidate the role of the OFC in facial expression processing and to investigate how facial expression processing influences our ability to alter our behaviour.

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  • Scholarship : RAACE
  • Supervisors : Dr Romina Palermo (internal), Dr Darren Burke (internal), Dr Genevieve McArthur (internal), Professor Max Coltheart (internal).

ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2310-0018

Megan is also a current member of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders. For more information on Megan's research please visit their CCD profile.

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