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Researcher: Farrow, M (Dr Maree Farrow)

Fields of Research

Health promotion
Aged health care
Preventative health care
Mental health services
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Central nervous system
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Geriatrics and gerontology
Cell neurochemistry
Cognitive neuroscience
Psychiatry (incl. psychotherapy)
Social psychology
Behavioural neuroscience
Public health nutrition
Health services and systems
Community and primary care
Medical ethics
Ethical use of new technology
Exercise physiology
Community child health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Health education and promotion
Mental health
Behaviour and health
Provision of health and support services
Preventive medicine
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status and outcomes
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health and support services
Higher education
Health inequalities
Technological ethics
Neonatal and child health
Social structure and health
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander determinants of health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A developmental study of the influence of task characteristics on motor overflow; Brain and Cognition: Journal of Clinical, Experimental, and Theoretical Research
A longitudinal diffusion tensor imaging study in symptomatic Huntington's disease; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
A novel cognitive-motor exercise program delivered via a tablet to improve mobility in older people with cognitive impairment - StandingTall Cognition and Mobility; Experimental Gerontology
Assessing the impact of online health education interventions from 2010-2020: A systematic review of the evidence; American Journal of Health Promotion
Brain functional connectivity abnormalities in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; Brain and Behavior
Busting myths about dementia
Change in modifiable dementia risk factors during COVID-19 lockdown: the experience of over 50s in Tasmania, Australia; Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions
Characterizing the developmental profile of effort-induced motor overflow across a timed trial; American Journal of Psychology
Continuous performance task in ADHD: Is reaction time variability a key measure?; Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
Deficits in selective attention in symptomatic Huntington disease: assessment using an attentional blink paradigm; Cognitive and behavioral neurology : official journal of the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology
Dopaminergic modulation of default mode network brain functional connectivity in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Brain and Behavior
Engage, Enable, Empower: Living a healthy lifestyle with dementia or mild cognitive impairment
Evaluating course completion, appropriateness and burden in the Understanding Multiple Sclerosis massive open online course: a cohort study; Journal of Medical Internet Research
Exercise and dementia prevention; Practical Neurology
First-dose methylphenidate-induced changes in brain functional connectivity are correlated with 3-month attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptom response; Biological psychiatry
ID: 434 - Is a massive open online course accessible and effective for everyone? Native vs non-native English speakers; 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions
ID: 594 / OS18 - Building knowledge and understanding of dementia in aged care personnel: the understanding dementia massive open online course; 34th Virtual International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International - Hope in the age of dementia - New science. New knowledge. New solutions
Improving Knowledge and Practice through Massive Open Online Dementia Education: The Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia MOOCs; Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Invasive experimental brain surgery for dementia: ethical shifts in clinical research practices?; Bioethics
Island Study Linking Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND) targeting dementia risk reduction: protocol for a prospective web-based cohort study; JMIR Research Protocols
MAXCOG - Maximizing Cognition: a randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation for people with mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer Disease; American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Neurological soft signs in schizophrenia: investigating motor overflow; World Journal of Biological Psychiatry
Online personalised training in memory strategies for Everyday (OPTIMiSE) program for older adults with cognitive concerns: Pilot study protocol; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports
Physical activity for dementia risk reduction - not as easy as it sounds; 2021 Australian Dementia Forum
Poster - The island study linking ageing and neurodegenerative disease (ISLAND): a longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction; 2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference
Randomized Comparison of Mobile and Web-Tools to Provide Dementia Risk Reduction Education: Use, Engagement and Participant Satisfaction; JMIR mHealth and uHealth
Relative or absolute? Implications and consequences of the measures adopted to investigate motor overflow; Journal of Motor Behavior
The effect of attending to motor overflow on its voluntary inhibition in young and older adults; Brain and Cognition: Journal of Clinical, Experimental, and Theoretical Research
The implications of the timing of diagnosis of dementia on the dementia caregiver; Advances in Alzheimer's Disease
The Island Study Linking Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease (ISLAND): A longitudinal public health research program targeting dementia risk reduction
User perceptions of a dementia risk reduction website and its promotion of behavior change; JMIR Res Protoc

Research Projects

Assessing Alzheimers disease risk online What is the relationship between risk factors and objective and subjective memory performance; Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)
Development and proof of concept of the Online Personalised Training in Memory Strategies for Everyday (OPTIMiSE) intervention program for older adults; La Trobe University (LTU)
Preventative Health Research in Rural and Regional Communities (Tasmania); Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)

Research Candidate Supervision