James completed his Bachelor of Psychology (Honours Class I) at UNSW in 2019. His honours thesis explored the effect of attachment priming on social problem solving ability. He also has research experience using big data to investigate domestic violence patterns in the United States.
In 2020, James received a CEPAR Scholarship to undertake a PhD at UNSW and NeuRA. His research aims to explore the impact of childhood adversity on late-life cognition and mental health.
The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a unique collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century. Based at the University of New South Wales with nodes at the Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney and The University of Western Australia, CEPAR is producing world-class research on population ageing. CEPAR includes cross-disciplinary experts drawn from actuarial science, demography, economics, epidemiology, psychology and sociology. The Centre’s diverse research program which will deliver comprehensive outcomes with the potential to secure Australia’s future as a well-informed nation with world-best policy and practice for an ageing demographic.
Professor Anstey and Professor Mike Keane lead the CEPAR research stream concerned with decision making, expectations and cognitive ageing.
This research stream aims to:
For more information on CEPAR visit the centre website.
CEPAR has been funded primarily by the Australian Research Council, with generous support from the collaborating universities and partner organisations.
DR NIKKI-ANNE WILSON
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cognitive Health and Knowledge Translation
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