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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 23/09/1994
  • Teachers Certificate, NSW Department of Education
  • Diploma of Music (Education), Conservatorium of Music - Newcastle
  • Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, Macquarie University, 27/09/2002
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Newcastle, 19/05/1990

Research

Research keywords

  • Neuropsychology

Research expertise

Clinical neuropsychology - study of brain function after injury to the brain

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
170299Cognitive Science Not Elsewhere Classified100

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • College of Clinical Neuropsychologists of the Australian Psychological Society - Australian Psychological Society

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Those pertaining to lecturing position

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Neuropsychology
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2004Drysdale K, Shores A, Levick W, 'Use of the Everyday Memory Questionnaire with Children', Child Neuropsychology, 10 67-75 (2004) [C1]
2003Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, Fulham WR, 'Event-related potentials to Stroop and reverse Stroop stimuli', International Journal of Psychophysiology, 47 1-21 (2003) [C1]

Publications

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Journal article (11 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Cody RA, Drysdale K, 'The Effects of Psychotherapy on Reducing Depression in Residential Aged Care: A Meta-Analytic Review', CLINICAL GERONTOLOGIST, 36 46-69 (2013) [C1]
2013Sharip S, Michie P, Schall U, Drysdale K, Case V, Sankaranarayanan A, et al., 'Generalization of cognitive training in an Australian sample of schizophrenia patients', Comprehensive Psychiatry, 54 865-872 (2013) [C1]
2012Janssen H, Ada L, Karayanidis F, Drysdale K, McElduff P, Pollack MR, et al., 'Translating the use of an enriched environment poststroke from bench to bedside: study design and protocol used to test the feasibility of environmental enrichment on stroke patients in rehabilitation', International Journal of Stroke, 7 521-526 (2012) [C3]
2010Todd J, Myers RE, Pirillo RL, Drysdale K, 'Neuropsychological correlates of auditory perceptual inference: A mismatch negativity (MMN) study', Brain Research, 1310 113-123 (2010) [C1]
2004Todd J, Cooper RJ, McGill KM, Michie PT, Drysdale K, 'Mismatch negativity as a measure of auditory sensory memory decline in ageing', Australian Journal of Psychology, 56 53 (2004) [C1]
2004Drysdale K, Shores A, Levick W, 'Use of the Everyday Memory Questionnaire with Children', Child Neuropsychology, 10 67-75 (2004) [C1]
2004Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'Event-related potential correlates of conflict processing in a rapidly-presented Stroop task', Australian Journal of Psychology, 56 38 (2004) [C3]
2004Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'The application of a null event correction procedure to the ERP of rapidly-presented stimuli', Australian Journal of Psychology, 56 38 (2004) [C3]
2003Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, Fulham WR, 'Event-related potentials to Stroop and reverse Stroop stimuli', International Journal of Psychophysiology, 47 1-21 (2003) [C1]
2003Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'The impact of stimulus presentation rate on conflict processing in the Stroop task', Australian Journal of Psychology, 55 11 (2003) [C3]
1998Drysdale K, Fulham WR, Finlay DC, 'Event-related potential response to attended and unattended locations in an interference task', Biological Psychology, 48 1-19 (1998) [C1]
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Conference (10 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Janssen H, Ada L, Bernhardt J, Karayanidis F, Drysdale K, McElduff P, et al., 'The use of an enriched environment post stroke: Translating from bench to bedside', Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair: WCNR 2012 Oral Abstracts, Melbourne, VIC (2012) [E3]
2010Vonarx CM, Drysdale K, Michie PT, 'Exploring the differential effects of aging on controlled and automatic inhibitory tasks', 2010 National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing: "Getting the Right Skill Mix". Abstracts & Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Pat Michie

2008Todd J, Budd TW, Drysdale K, Michie PT, 'Is aging associated with change in functional asymmetry for processing time cues in sound?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E3]
2003Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'The application of a null event correction procedure to the ERP of rapidly presented stimuli', Program, Abstracts and Infomation, University of Tasmania (2003) [E3]
2003Todd J, Cooper RJ, McGill KM, Michie PT, Drysdale K, 'Mismatch negativity as a measure of auditory sensory memory decline in aging', Thirteenth Australasian Psychophysiology Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Society, University of Tasmania (2003) [E3]
2003Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'Event-related potential correlates of conflict processing in a rapidly presented Stroop task', Program, Abstracts and Information, University of Tasmania (2003) [E3]
2003Currie MJ, Drysdale K, 'Music and group therapy with aggressive male adolescents', Final Program and Book of Abstracts, Melbourne (2003) [E3]
2002Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'The impact of stimulus presentation rate on conflict processing in the Stroop task', Brain-Dynamics Conference, University of Sydney (2002) [E3]
2000Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'Event-related potentials to stroop stimuli', International Journal of Psychophysiology, Sydney, Australia 8-13 February 2000 (2000) [E3]
2000Atkinson CM, Drysdale K, 'The locus of the Stroop effect: An event-related potentials study', The Australian Journal of Psychology, Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Queensland, Australia (2000) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants8
Total funding$47,611

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2010 (1 grants)

The use of environmental enrichment to enhance patient rehabilitation post stoke: A psychological perspective$2,850
Funding Body: National Stroke Foundation

Project Team
Mr Nicholas Buckley, Associate Professor Frini Karayanidis, Doctor Karen Drysdale
SchemeRole
Honours GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,85020102010
GNo:G1000593

2008 (1 grants)

Development of children's memory questionnaire (CMQ)$11,682
Funding Body: Keats Endowment Research Fund

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Wayne Levick, Doctor Karen Drysdale
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,68220082008
GNo:G0188661

2006 (1 grants)

Mid-Career research grant$12,000
Funding Body: Faculty of Science and Information Technology

SchemeRole
Faculty Resarch & Research Training CommitteeChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,00020062007
GNo:16245217

2001 (2 grants)

Development of a children's memory questionnaire.$5,000
Funding Body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Project Team
Doctor Karen Drysdale, Conjoint Associate Professor Wayne Levick
SchemeRole
Research Grant (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020012001
GNo:G0181222

Rehabilitation of Attention and Executive Function Deficits in Children.$3,000
Funding Body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Project Team
Doctor Karen Drysdale, Conjoint Associate Professor Wayne Levick
SchemeRole
Research Grant (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020012001
GNo:G0181232

1999 (1 grants)

7th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience Budapest, Hungary.$1,656
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Karen Drysdale
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,65619991999
GNo:G0179077

1996 (1 grants)

Behavioural and Electrophysiological Examination of visual Selective Attention$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Karen Drysdale
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00019961996
GNo:G0176097

1995 (1 grants)

European Conference on Visual Perception - Germany - from 21 to 25 August 1995$1,423
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Karen Drysdale
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,42319951995
GNo:G0175509
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.28

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20122019PhD (Psychology - Science)Co-SupervisorEvaluating Mood and Cognition Throughout the Stages of Natural Menopause Using the STRAW Classification System of Reproductive Aging.
20082013PhD (Psychology - Science)Co-SupervisorComputer Based Rehabilitation of Cognition

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014M Philosophy (Psychology)Principal SupervisorExploring the Differential Effects of Aging on Controlled and Automatic Inhibitory Tasks
2006PhD (Psychology - Science)Sole SupervisorThe effect of stimulus presentation rate on behavioural and electrophysiological measures of interference processing in the Stroop task
2005M Psychology (Clinical) [R]Principal SupervisorDeficient Cognitive Inhibitory Functioning as a Risk Factor for Schizophrenia. An Investigation of Family Members of People with Schizophrenia, and University Students with Schizotypal Personality Traits
2005PhD (Psychology - Science)Principal SupervisorDoing Anger Differently: The Development and Evaluation of a Treatment for Reactively Aggressive Adolescent Boys
2003M Psychology (Clinical) [R]Sole SupervisorDevelopment of a Measure of Post-Traumatic Amnesia (PTA) in Children
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Dr Karen Drysdale

Work Phone(02) 4921 7120
Fax(02) 4921 6980
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Psychology
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPsychology
Office
W235,
Behavioural Sciences,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/karen-drysdale
Linkhttp://www.newcastle.edu.au/school/psychology/our_staff/drysdale_karen.html