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    Associate Professor Sarah Wilson

arah Wilson is an Associate Professor and Reader in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences and an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Melbourne Medical School at The University of Melbourne. She also holds the positions of Director of Neuropsychological Research at The Melbourne Brain Centre (Austin), and Director of Music, Mind and Wellbeing in the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute. Sarah holds the positions of Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist (MAPS, CCN) and Director of Neuropsychological Research at Austin Health, as well as Research Fellow in the Florey Neuroscience Institutes (FNI). She is the leader of two successful research programs that advance the study of brain and behaviour in clinical neuropsychology, with a specialty in epilepsy and its psychosocial outworkings, and behavioural neuroscience, with a specialty in music neurocognition. She is currently an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience and a member of the Editorial Board of Epilepsy and Behavior. Sarah received a PhD from the University of Melbourne in 1997 after completing a Master of Psychology in 1993 and and Bachelor of Science (Hon) in 1991. Associate Professor Wilson is recognised for pioneering music neuroscience and music neuroimaging research in Australia, as well as characterising a new clinical syndrome following the successful treatment of chronic disease. She has significant expertise in the cognitive and psychosocial assessment of brain-injured and healthy individuals using behavioural and neuroimaging techniques, with a view to improving psychological treatments for cognitive, psychosocial, and emotional disorders.

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