Lecturer in Psychology, University of Newcastle

Emily Freeman is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Science at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Lecturer in Psychology, The University of Newcastle
  • 2009–2012
    Senior Researcher, Family Action Centre
  • 2008–2009
    Postdoctoral fellow, The University of Adelaide

Education

  • 2009 
    The University of Newcastle, PhD - Psychology
  • 2003 
    The University of Newcastle, B. Science (Psychology) (Hons I)

Publications

  • 2019
    Chalmers KA, Freeman EE, 'Working Memory Power Test for Children', Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 37 105-111,
  • 2019
    Goodman JB, Freeman EE, Chalmers KA, 'The relationship between early life stress and working memory in adulthood: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Memory, 27 868-880,
  • 2018
    Chalmers KA, Freeman EE, 'A Comparison of Single and Multi-Test Working Memory Assessments in Predicting Academic Achievement in Children', Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 152 613-629,
  • 2018
    St George J, Freeman EE, 'Social-emotional learning through a drumming intervention', Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy,
  • 2018
    Chalmers KA, Freeman EE, 'Does accuracy and confidence in working memory performance relate to academic achievement in NAPLAN, the Australian national curriculum assessment?', Australian Journal of Psychology, 70 388-395,
  • 2017
    Freeman EE, Karayanidis F, Chalmers KA, 'Metacognitive monitoring of working memory performance and its relationship to academic achievement in Grade 4 children', Learning and Individual Differences, 57 58-64,
  • 2017
    St George JM, Freeman E, 'Measurement of rough-and-tumble play and its relations to child behaviour', Journal of Infant Mental Health, 38 709-725,
  • 2015
    StGeorge J, Fletcher R, Freeman E, Paquette D, Dumont C, 'Father¿child interactions and children's risk of injury', Early Child Development and Care,
  • 2013
    Fletcher R, StGeorge J, Freeman E, 'Rough and tumble play quality: Theoretical foundations for a new measure of father-child interaction', Early Child Development and Care, 183 746-759,
  • 2013
    Freeman E, Ross NM, St George J, Fletcher R, 'A quantitative analysis of practitioners' knowledge of fathers and fathers' engagement in family relationship services', Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 24 270-277,
  • 2012
    Freeman EE, Fletcher R, Collins CE, Morgan PJ, Burrows TL, Callister R, 'Preventing and treating childhood obesity: Time to target fathers', International Journal of Obesity, 36 12-15,
  • 2011
    Fletcher R, Freeman EE, Garfield C, Vimpani GV, 'The effects of early paternal depression on children's development', Medical Journal of Australia, 195 685-689,
  • 2011
    Fletcher R, Freeman EE, Matthey S, 'The impact of behavioural parent training on fathers' parenting: A meta-analysis of the triple-p positive parenting program', Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, & Practice about Men as Fathers, 9 291-312,
  • 2010
    Heathcote AJ, Bora B, Freeman EE, 'Recollection and confidence in two-alternative forced choice episodic recognition', Journal of Memory and Language, 62 183-203,
  • 2010
    Freeman EE, Heathcote AJ, Chalmers KA, Hockley W, 'Item effects in recognition memory for words', Journal of Memory and Language, 62 1-18,
  • 2009
    Heathcote AJ, Freeman EE, Etherington JL, Tonkin J, Bora B, 'A dissociation between similarity effects in episodic face recognition', Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16 824-831 ,

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    The Feasibility of Father-Child Rough-and-Tumble Play as a Behavioural Intervention Technique
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle
  • 2018
    The Impact of Father-Child Play Interactions on Child Development
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Keats Endowment Fund
  • 2017
    Prospective study of the impact of father-child interaction on child behaviour
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle
  • 2016
    FHEAM 2016 Strategic Pilot Grant
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Faculty of Health and Medicine Pilot Grant University of Newcastle
  • 2014
    Are short and long term memory really different systems? A context-based alternative
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Keats Endowment Fund
  • 2012
    Are two processes one too many? A state-trace analysis of recognition memory for familiar and unfamiliar words.
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Keats Endowment Fund
  • 2011
    Investigation of recognition memory in behavioural, electrophysiological, and functional neuroimaging domains using state trace analysis
    Role:
    Lead
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Psychonomic Society