Researcher biography

Associate Professor Paul E. Dux is a psychologist and neuroscientist who received his PhD from Macquarie University and then undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University in the United States. He is faculty in the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland, where he is currently a Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow. Dux leads a group that uses cutting edge techniques to study the cognitive and neural underpinnings of human information-processing capacity limitations in health and disease. Specific interests are the mechanisms of attention and the efficacy of cognitive training and how it changes the brain to improve performance. Dux has published widely, received several early career research awards and attracted funding from both the ARC and National Health and Medical Research Council.