University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Yvonne Leung

Assistant Professor,

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Biography

I am an assistant professor at the School of Psychology, UNMC, and an adjunct associate lecturer at the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia). Prior to the current positions, I was a postdoctoral fellow at UNSW and coordinator of the International Centenarian Consortium-Dementia, in which I managed the collaboration of 18 ageing studies across 11 countries and conducted research in dementia prevalence and risk factors.

Expertise Summary

My areas of expertise include cognitive ageing, dementia, auditory perception and cognition, and human-machine interactions (mainly on the evaluation of speech intelligibility and users experience).

Teaching Summary

I supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students who are interested in the topics of ageing, dementia, and auditory perception and cognition (particularly in music and environmental sounds).

I currently teach:

Cognitive Psychology 1 (PSGY1010)

Introduction to Social Psychology (PSGY1012)

Practical Methods and Seminars in Psychology (PSGY1015 & PSGY2011)

Social and Developmental Psychology (PSGY2013)

Research Summary

My current research examines cognitive ageing in different ethno-regional groups across Asia-pacific regions and the influence of sensory impairment on dementia diagnosis. I also apply experimental… read more

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Current Research

My current research examines cognitive ageing in different ethno-regional groups across Asia-pacific regions and the influence of sensory impairment on dementia diagnosis. I also apply experimental methods to understand the learning of, and memory for, complex auditory phenomena, particularly in music and environmental sounds.

Faculty of Science

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8018

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