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Dr

Nikki-Anne Wilson


Current Appointments

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cognitive Health
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Nikki-Anne completed her PhD as part of the Frontier dementia research group at the Brain and Mind Centre, The University of Sydney.

Her research examined the breakdown of cognition in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) and how this relates to the social challenges associated with this form of dementia.

Nikki-Anne’s skills in cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology align with her passion to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for people with dementia.

A passionate science communicator and regular speaker at science outreach events, Nikki-Anne also enjoys participating in school mentoring programmes aiming to encourage students to develop their research skills and pursue science related careers.

  • Brain and Mind Centre award for Research Excellence and Impact (2020)
  • School of Psychology Publication Prize, The University of Sydney (2019)
  • Best Poster Presentation at the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference (2018)
  • Best DataBlitz presentation at the Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference

Publications

2023, 10 Apr

Testing times for dementia: a community survey identifying contemporary barriers to risk reduction and screening

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13195-023-01219-4

2023, 15 Mar

What would a population‐level approach to dementia risk reduction look like, and how would it work?

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alz.12985

2021, 24 Dec

Putting the Pieces Together: Mental Construction of Semantically Congruent and Incongruent Scenes in Dementia

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/brainsci12010020

2020 May

Constructing the social world: Impaired capacity for social simulation in dementia

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104321

2020 Mar

Scene construction impairments in frontotemporal dementia: Evidence for a primary hippocampal contribution

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2019.107327

2017 Mar

Damage to right medial temporal structures disrupts the capacity for scene construction - a case study

2015 Sep

Examining Rey Complex Figure Test organization in healthy adults


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