People.

Professor Rick Richardson

BA, MA, PhD, Kent State University, USA

r.richardson@unsw.edu.au
(02) 9385 1048

I am the course co-ordinator for PSYC3241 (Psychobiology of Memory and Motivation) and also give lectures in PSYC1002 (First year Psychology – on animal learning).


Current Post-Doctoral Research Associates

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Kathryn Baker

PhD, Monash University

DECRA project – Impaired fear inhibition in adolescence: An imbalance in the brain?

Kelsey Zimmermann

PhD, Emory

Developmental Analysis of CRH-projecting neurons after early life stress.


Current PhD students 

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Sarah Altmann

The Effect of Prenatal Stress on Social Development in Infant Rat Pups and their Mothers.

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Nathalie Elliott

Examining developmental differences in fear generalisation after early life stress

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Sarah Bae

PKMζ and the Maintenance of Fear Memories in Infancy.

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Maddy Bisby

The role of the endocannabinoid system in fear extinction in adolescent rats.

Anthea Stylianakis

The effect of chronic stress on adolescent human and non-human behaviour, brain function, and genetic regulation

Sylvia Harmon-Jones

TBD

Current Honours students (2019)

Suzana Djukic

Early-life stress and BDNF

Xiao (Claire) Qiu

Reducing relapse through memory integration

Jeremy Bowers

Early-life stress and perineuronal nets