Meet the Keynote Speakers
Professor Joseph Ciorciari
Director Brain & Psychological Sciences Research Centre
Title 'A Psychophysiological View of Emotional Intelligence, Peronality and Decision Making.'
Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
Joseph Ciorciari’s research combines a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the biological basis of personality. Brain electrophysiology and neuropsychological measures have been applied in the investigation of creativity, gender, intelligence, personality traits and psychosis.
Professor Peter Keller
Research program leader: Music Cognition and Action
Title 'Representing Self and Other During Musical Group Performance.'
The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development
Western Sydney University
Peter Keller conducts research that is aimed at understanding the behavioural and brain bases of human interaction in musical contexts. His specific interests include the cognitive and motor processes that enable ensemble musicians to coordinate with one another.
Dr Anthony Harris is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, and the Clinical Director of the Brain Dynamics Centre at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research. He works in the Prevention Early Intervention and Recovery Service in Parramatta seeing young people with a range of severe mental illnesses. He is the President of One Door Mental Health and is the Deputy President of the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia. His research interests centre on the psychophysiology and neuroimaging of mental illness, innovative treatment, especially cognitive remediation, and communicating what good treatment is.