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Dr Allison Fox

Senior Lecturer
Psychological Science, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Psychological Science
The University of Western Australia (M304)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3571 / +61 8 6488 3265
Fax
+61 8 6488 1006
Email
allison.fox@uwa.edu.au

Director
Neurocognitive Development Unit (Psychological Science)

Contact details
Address
Neurocognitive Development Unit (Psychological Science)
The University of Western Australia (M304)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3265 / +61 8 6488 3264
Fax
+61 8 6488 1006
Email
allison.fox@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
MSc MClin(Neuropsych) PhD Macq.
Publications
C1: Journal Article (Scholarly Refereed Articles)
Brydges, C. R., Reid, C. L., Fox, A. M., & Anderson, M. (in press). A unitary executive function predicts intelligence in children. Intelligence, Accepted 25 May 2012.
Brydges, C. R., Clunies-Ross, K., Clohessy, M., Lo, Z. L., Nguyen, A., Rousset, C., Whitelaw, P., Yeap, Y. J., & Fox, A. M. (2012). Dissociable components of cognitive control: An event-related potential (ERP) study of response inhibition and interference suppression. PLoS ONE, 7, e34482.
Fox, A.M., Reid, C.L., Anderson, M., Richardson, C., & Bishop, D.V.M. (2012). Maturation of
rapid auditory temporal processing and subsequent nonword repetition performance in
children', Developmental Science, 15, 204-211.
Nulsen, C., Fox, A.M., Hammond, G. (2011). Electrophysiological indices of altered working
memory processes in long-term ecstasy users. HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY CLINICAL
AND EXPERIMENTAL, 26, 488-497.
Baggott, S., Palermo, R., Fox, A.M. (2011). Processing emotional category congruency
between emotional facial expressions and emotional words', COGNITION & EMOTION, 25,
2, pp. 369-379.
Richardson, C., Anderson, M., Reid, C.L., Fox, A.M. 2011, 'Neural Indicators of Error
Processing and Intraindividual Variability in Reaction Time in 7 and 9 Year-Olds',
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOBIOLOGY, 53, pp. 256-265.
Bishop, D.V.M., Anderson, M., Reid, C., Fox, A.M. 2011, 'Auditory Development between 7
and 11 years: An Event-Related Potential (ERP) Study', PLoS ONE, 6, 5, pp. 11 pages.
NULSEN, C.E., FOX, A.M., HAMMOND, G.R. 2010, 'Differential Effects of Ecstasy on Short-
Term and Working Memory: A Meta-Analysis', Neuropsychology Review, 20, pp. 21-32.
NULSEN, C.E., FOX, A.M., HAMMOND, G.R. 2010, 'Processes contributing to forward and
backward span: an ERP investigation', NeuroReport: for rapid communication of
neuroscience research, 21, pp. 298-302.
FOX, A.M., ANDERSON, M., REID, C., SMITH, T., BISHOP, D.V.M. 2010, 'Maturation of
auditory temporal integration and inhibition assessed with event-related potentials
(ERPs)', B M C Neuroscience, 11, 49, pp. Article number 49, 15pp.
CRAGG, L., FOX, A.M., NATION, K., REID, C., ANDERSON, M. 2009, 'Neural Correlates of
Successful and Partial Inhibitions in Children: An ERP Study', Developmental
Psychobiology, 51, 7, pp. 533-543.
MAYBERY, M.T., CLISSA, P.J., PARMENTIER, F.B.R., LEUNG, D., HARSA, G., FOX, A.M.,
JONES, D. 2009, 'Binding of verbal and spatial features in auditory working memory',
Journal of Memory and Language, 61, pp. 112-133.
Moyle, J.J., Fox, A.M., Arthur, M., Bynevelt, M., Burnett, J.R. 2007, 'Meta-Analysis of
Neuropsychological Symptoms of Adolescents and Adults with PKU', Neuropsychology
Review, 17, pp. 91-101.
Moyle, J.J., Fox, A.M., Bynevelt, M., Arthur, M., Burnett, J.R. 2007, 'A neuropsychological
profile of off-diet adults with phenylketonuria', Journal of Clinical and Experimental
Neuropsychology, 29, 4, pp. 436-441.
Murphy, K., Roodenrys, S., Fox, A.M. 2006, 'Event-related potential correlates of the word
length effect in working memory', Brain Research, 1112, pp. 179-190.
Moyle, J.J., Fox, A.M., Bynevelt, M., Arthur, M., Burnett, J.R. 2006, 'Event-related potentials
elicited during a visual Go-Nogo task in adults with phenylketonuria', Clinical
Neurophysiology, 117, pp. 2154-2160.
Frencham, K.A.R., Maybery, M.T., Fox, A.M. 2006, 'Hand movement span after mild
traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal study', Journal of the International
Neuropsychological Society, 12, pp. 580-584.
Hammond, G.R., Fox, A.M. 2005, 'Electrophysiological evidence for lateralization of
preparatory motor processes', NeuroReport, 16, 6, pp. 559-562.
Frencham, K.A.R., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M.T. 2005, 'Neuropsychological Studies of Mild
Traumatic Brain Injury: A Meta-Analytic Review of Research Since 1995', Journal of
Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 27, pp. 334-351.
Kent, A.R., Fox, A.M., Michie, P.T., Jablensky, A.V. 2004, 'Differential impairment of working
memory performance in first-degree relatives of individuals with schizophrenia', Acta
Neuropsychiatrica, 16, 3, pp. 149-153.
Frencham, K.A.R., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M.T. 2004, 'Effects of verbal labeling on memory for
hand movements', Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 10, 3, pp. 355-361.
Chuah, Y.M.L., Maybery, M.T., Fox, A.M. 2004, 'The long-term effects of mild head injury on
short-term memory for visual form, spatial location, and their conjunction in wellfunctioning
university students', Brain and Cognition, 56, 3, pp. 304-312.
Frencham, K.R., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M.T. 2003, 'The Hand Movement Test as a tool in
neuropsychological assessment: Interpretation within a working memory theoretical
framework', Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, N/A, pp. 633-641.
Fox, G.A., Fox, A.M. 2002, 'The effects of brain damage on the performance of hand
movement sequences', Brain Impairment, 2, N/A, pp. 140-144.
Buhler, J., Oades, L.G., Leicester, S.J., Bensley, C.J., Fox, A.M. 2001, 'Effect of executive
functioning on perceived needs in chronic schizophrenia', International Journal of Psychiatry
in Clinical Practice, 5, N/A, pp. 119-122.
Fox, G.A., Fox, A.M. 2001, 'The Effects of Brain Damage on the Performance of Hand
Movement Sequences', Brain Impairment, 2, 1, pp. 140-144.
Tardif, H.P., Barry, R.J., Fox, A.M., Johnstone, S.J. 2000, 'Detection of Feigned recognition
memory impairment using the old/new effect of the event-related potential', International
Journal of Psychophysiology, 36, N/A, pp. 1-9.
Fox, A.M., Coltheart, M., Solowij, N., Michie, P.T., Fox, G.A. 2000, 'Dissociable cognitive
impairments in problem drinkers', Alcohol and Alcoholism, 35, N/A, pp. 52-54.
Fox, A.M., Michie, P.T., Wynne, C.D.L., Maybery, M.T. 2000, 'ERP correlates of response
inhibition to elemental and configural stimuli in a negative patterning task', CLINICAL
NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 11, N/A, pp. 1045-1053.
C3: Journal Article (Non Refereed)
Fox, A.M. 2000, 'Neuropsychological Consequences of Alcohol-Related Brain Damage',
Connect, 5, 1, pp. 24.
E1: Full Refereed Conference Publication
Frencham, A.R., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M.T. 2003, 'The Hand Movement Task and Long-Term
Outcome of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury', 38th APS Annual Conference, Melbourne,
Victoria, Australia, N/A, pp. 75-77.
E3: Extract of Conference Paper
Moyle, J.J., Fox, A.M., Bynevelt, M., Arthur, M., Burnett, J.R. 2006, 'Changes in processing
speed and executive function after resumption of treatment in adults with
Phenylketonuria', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, England, 58, S, pp. 228-228.
Moyle, J.J., Fox, A.M., Arthur, M., Burnett, J.R. 2006, 'Neuroanatomical localisation of eventrelated
potentials and their relationship to Phenylketonuria', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF
PSYCHOLOGY, England, 58, S, pp. 228-229.
Frencham, K.A.R., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M.T. 2004, 'Meta-Analytic Review of
Neuropsychological Research in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury since 1995', 2004 Meeting of
the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International
Neuropsychologica, Australia, 5 (2004 Supplement), pp. 79.
Feldman, C.A., Maybery, M.T., Fox, A.M. 2004, 'A deficit in selective attention on a visual
working memory task in older people', 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of
Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychologica, Australia, 5 (2004
Supplement), pp. 84.
Fox, A.M., Morton, E., Moyle, J.J., Rogers, J.M. 2004, 'Inhibition of prepotent responses in
Parkinson's Disease', 2004 Meeting of the Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment
(ASSBI) and the International Neuropsychologica, Australia, 5 (2004 Supplement), pp. 135.
Fairhead, K., Fox, A.M., Dadour, I. 2003, 'Detection of malingered memory impairment
using Event Related Potentials', Pre-conference Meeting of the APS College of Clinical
Neuropsychologists, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 55 / 2003 Supplement, pp. 154.
Feldman, C., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M. 2003, 'Evidence against a memory binding deficit in old
age', Pre-conference Meeting of the AOS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Melbourne,
Victoria, Australia, 55 /2003 Supplement, pp. 154.
Morton, E., Bradshaw, P.M., Newman, M., Alvarez, J., Fox, A.M., Hung, J. 2003,
'Neurocognitive sequelae of on or off-pump coronary artery bypass graft', Pre-conference
Meeting of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 55 /
2003 Supplement, pp. 156.
Moyle, J., Arthur, M., Bynevelt, M., Burnett, J., Fox, A.M. 2003, 'Neuropsychological and
neurophysiological profile of adults with Phenylketonuria', Pre-conference Meeting of the
APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Melbourne, Victoria Australia, 55 / 2003
Supplement, pp. 157.
Russell, S., Fox, A.M. 2003, 'Delayed matching to sample and delayed nonmatching to
sample tasks as measures of visual working memory', Pre-conference Meeting of the APS
College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 55 / 2003 Supplement,
pp. 158.
Fox, A.M., Tietzel, A., Simpson, S., Davis, H.P. 2001, 'Event-related potential (ERP) indices of
response competition and response inhibition following traumatic brain injury', 7th
National Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Carlton South, Victoria,
53, pp. 190.
Rowell, K., Fox, A.M., Maybery, M. 2001, 'The Hand Movement Test as a tool in
neuropsychological assessment: Interpretation within a working memory theoretical
framework', 7th National Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists,
Carlton South, Victoria, 53, pp. 199.
Somerville, J.A., Barry, R.J., Fox, A.M. 2000, 'Event Related Potential Correlates of Serial
Position Effects During an Elaborative memory Test', 9th Australasian Psychophysiology
Conference, http://ecco.bsee.swin.edu.au/ASP/agm1999, 35, pp. N/A.
Tardif, H.P., Barry, R.J., Fox, A.M. 2000, 'Detecting Simulated Recognition Memory Deficits:
An Event-Related Potential Study', 9th Australasian Psychophysiology Conference,
http://ecco.bsee.swin.edu.au/ASP/agm1999, 35, pp. N/A.
Fox, A.M., Coltheart, M., Michie, P.T., Solowij, N. 1999, 'Identifying cognitive impairments in
severely dependent drinkers using a cognitive neuropsychological approach', 5th Annual
Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists, Carlton South, Victoria, 51, pp.
151.
Funding received
Dr Corinne Reid, Winthrop Professor Michael Anderson, Dr Catherine Campbell, Dr Donna Bayliss, Dr Allison Fox. (2012). Untangling the neurodevelopmental aetiologies and sequalae of prenatal risk, illness and injury in childhood. Telethon Seven Trust.

Winthrop Professor Michael Anderson, Dr Allison Fox, Ms Corinne Reid, Professor Dorothy
Bishop 2005, 'DP0665616 - Maturation of the Brain and the Development of Cognitive
Abilities', ARC Discovery Projects.

Dr Allison Fox 2001, 'Event-related potential (ERP) indices of response inhibition', UWA
Research Grants Scheme.

Dr Allison Fox 2001, 'Inhibition of Prepotent Responses in Parkinson's Disease', Brain
Foundation.

Previous positions
1999-presentUniversity of Western Australia: Senior Lecturer
1993-1999University of Wollongong: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
1990-1993University of New South Wales: Lecturer
Teaching
Students
Completed
2011 PhD. Dr Vuletich. Supervised by: Dr Fox, Prof Anderson
2011 PhD. Dr Nulsen. Supervised by: Prof Hammond, Dr Fox
2009 PhD. Dr Van Beek. Supervised by: Dr Fox, Prof Maybery
2007 PhD. Dr Rogers. Supervised by: Dr Fox
2007 PhD. Dr Moyle. Supervised by: Burnett, Dr Fox
2006 PhD. Dr Read. Supervised by: Dr Fox, Prof Maybery
2005 PhD. Dr Russell. Supervised by: Dr Fox, Jeffrey
2004 PhD. Dr Frencham. Supervised by: Dr Fox, Prof Maybery
2003 Masters. Mr Krupenia. Supervised by: Dr Fox

Current
PhD. Miss O'Toole. Supervised by: A/Prof Weinborn, Dr Fox
PhD. Miss Bothma. Supervised by: Dr Fox, Dr Reid
PhD. Miss Bowden. Supervised by: Prof Badcock, Dr Fox
Research profile
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