Cognitive and Neuropsychological Development Laboratory

  • Laboratory Director

    Associate Professor Robert Reeve
    T: +61 3 8344 6383
    E: r.reeve@unimelb.edu.au
    Location: Room 713 7th Floor
    Redmond Barry Building
    Melbourne 3010 Victoria

    W: Personal web page

Research Overview

Among other issues, we are interested in the neurological and cognitive causes of developmental dyscalculia; diagnosis and treatment of dyscalculia; the significance of individual differences in cognitive change; models of changes in problem solving strategies; longitudinal/measurement models of cognitive change; the way in which executive functions, anxiety and emotion interact to affect problem solving abilities (particularly mathematics); the role of spatial cognition in children's reasoning; the significance of finger agnosia and movement disorders in numerical cognition; relationships between cultural and comparative factors and cognition, especially numerical cognition; the relationship between personality factors and executive functioning

Staff

Kelly Trezise
Jacob M Paul
Associate Professor Robert Reeve
Dr Judi Humberstone
Dr Jason Forte

Collaborators

University College London

Research Publications

Butterworth, R. & Reeve, R. A. (2012). Counting words and a principles-after account of the development of number concepts. In M. Siegal & L. Surian (Eds), Access to language and cognitive development (pp. 160 – 175). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Research Projects

This Research Group doesn't currently have any projects



Faculty Research Themes

Child Health

School Research Themes

Cognitive Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology



Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact Associate Professor Robert Reeve

Department / Centre

Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences