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Associate Professor Paul E. Dux

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Associate Professor Paul E. Dux
Associate Professor Paul E. Dux is a psychologist and neuroscientist who received his PhD from Macquarie University and then undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University in the United States. He joined the School of Psychology at UQ in 2009. Paul leads a group that uses cutting edge techniques to study the cognitive and neural underpinnings of human information-processing capacity limitations in health and disease. Specific interests are the mechanisms of attention, learning, theory of mind and the efficacy of cognitive training and how it changes the brain to improve performance. He also conducts research on the applications of psychology and neuroscience to education. He has published widely, received several early career research awards and attracted funding from both the ARC and National Health and Medical Research Council.
463 McElwain Building
+61 7 3365 6885
+61 7 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
463 McElwain Building
University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072

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Associate Professor Paul E. Dux

PhD (Macquarie University)

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Associate Professor Paul E. Dux
Research Activities:

Studies of attention, training, cognitive control, theory of mind and task performance using behavioural and neuroimaging techniques. With a special interest in the capacity limits of human informantion processing. See lab webpage ( for more info.

Course Coordinator:
  • Semester 2, 2017
    PSYC2050 - Learning and Cognition

Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.

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