Stefan Michalski

I am a research assistant at UniSA. My main research area of interest includes exploring factors modulating aftereffects of immersive technologies (i.e. virtual reality). I have been involved in various CAIN projects such as my BPsych(Hons) thesis; assessing the transfer of skill from virtual reality to the real world. Current projects include investigation of visual and cognitive aftereffects of virtual reality across varied experiences and exposure lengths.

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Erica Ghezzi

I completed my Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with CAIN last year and have continued to work with them this year as a Research Assistant. I am mainly involved with several longitudinal studies which look at predictors and consequences of cognitive decline and delirium following cardiovascular surgery in older adults.

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Tyler Ross

I recently completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) during which I undertook a thesis that focused on motivated cognition in response to numerical data presented in mainstream online news articles. My interests span across a range of psychological areas including environmental psychology and neuropsychology, along with judgement and decision making. At the CAIN Lab I am involved in exploring the cognitive consequences of cardiovascular surgeries, with a particular focus on delirium prevalence rates following coronary artery bypass grafting

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Melissa Cava

I have taken on a voluntary role within the lab to assist in CAIN laboratory projects, where I specifically use psychophysiological and cognitive measures to assess ageing processes and neurological impairment. I have a passion for clinical research and using science to help improve quality of life; volunteering within the CAIN lab allows me to be an active participant in this process.

In addition to this role I also work as a sleep scientist, both research and clinical, and I am currently studying a Masters in Public Health. 

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