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Researcher: Alexander, JRM (Mr James Alexander)

Fields of Research

Educational psychology
Psychology of ageing
Personality and individual differences
Education assessment and evaluation
Psychological methodology, design and analysis
Motor control
Learning sciences

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Behaviour and health
Expanding knowledge in human society

Career Best Publications

Intelligence, Learning and Long-term Memory; Personality and Individual Differences
Norming Tests of Basic Reading Skills; Australian Journal of Psychology
The end of the reading age: grade and age effects in early schooling; Journal of School Psychology

Research Publications

A preliminary investigation of the Flying Start Resource and of factors affecting the Flying Start Resource
Coordination dynamics and attentional costs of continuous and discontinuous bimanual circle drawing movements; Human Movement Science
Effects of lorazepam and oxazepam on perceptual and procedural memory functions; Psychopharmacology
Intelligence, Learning and Long-term Memory; Personality and Individual Differences
Non-verbal learning and cognitive abilities; 27th Annual Experimental Psychology Conference
Norming Tests of Basic Reading Skills; Australian Journal of Psychology
Personality and Psychopathology in Impulsive Aggressive Female Undergraduates; ANZAPPL (Vic) 26th Annual Congress
Sex differences in children's reading; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The distributions of reading performance for boys and girls in grades 1 and 2; 37th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The end of the reading age: grade and age effects in early schooling; Journal of School Psychology

Research Projects

Early identification of Alzheimer's disease: the development of cognitive assessment instruments for dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Early identification of Alzheimer's disease: the development of cognitive assessment instruments for dementia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evaluation of Flying Start Programs; Department of Education Tasmania (DET)
Sex differences in Cognitive Processes Related to Reading; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The use of inspection time methods to measure utilization of cognitive resources; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

A comprehensive assessment of the behavioural effects of infectious mononucleosis
Achievement Motivation, Self-Worth Protection and Academic Outcomes in Grades 3 through 6
An Investigation and Comparison of the Long-term Psychological Effects of childhood Sexual Abuse, Adult Sexual Assault and Re-victimisation in Adult Females
Emotional Experience
Executive Function- A Comparison between Normal Ageing Adults and Older Adults Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury
Imposter Fears- Some Hypothesised Antecedents and Consequences
Risk and Protective Factors for Adolescents of Parents with Mental Illness
Shame and Guilt- Implications for the Regulation of Alcohol Use