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Stuart Johnstone

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • University of Wollongong
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Research interests

Neurocognitive trainingNeurofeedbackCognitive trainingEvent-related potentialsEEGAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder


A/Prof Johnstone is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Wollongong. After completing his undergraduate studies and PhD at the University of Wollongong, and a post-doctoral role in the Department of Psychological Medicine at University of Sydney, he took up an academic appointment in the School of Psychology at the University of Wollongong in 1999. A/Prof Johnstone's main research interests include (1) Using brain electrical activity measures such as EEG and event-related potentials to understand processes (e.g. attention and inhibition) and disorders (e.g. children with AD/HD), and (2) cognitive and neurocognitive training to improve functioning.

Co-authors (113)

Recent publications

  • Enhancing Preschoolers’ Executive Functions Through Embedding Cognitive Activities in Shared Book Reading

    • Howard S
    • Powell T
    • Vasseleu E
    • et al.
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  • Caffeine and opening the eyes have additive effects on resting arousal measures

    • Barry R
    • Clarke A
    • Johnstone S
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

University of Wollongong

July 1999 - Present

Research Officer

University of Sydney

December 1998 - June 1999(7 months)



University of Wollongong

February 1995 - February 1999(4 years)


University of Wollongong

February 1991 - October 1994(4 years)