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George Van Doorn

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Federation University Australia

George is a senior lecturer and researcher in Psychology at Federation University Australia. Prior to working at FedUni, George worked at Monash University as a lecturer in Psychological Studies. He has approximately 70 publications in areas such as sensory integration, temperature perception, illusions, hegemonic masculnity, personality, and self- and externally-generated movement. His predominant interest, currently, lies in exploring personality, masculinity, and emerging adults.


  • 2014–present
    Senior lecturer, Federation University Australia
  • 2009–2013
    Lecturer in Psychology, Monash University


  • 2008 
    Monash University, PhD / Cognitive Science


  • 2014
    Can you tickle yourself if you swap bodies with someone else?, Consciousness & Cognition
  • 2014
    Colour-temperature correspondences: When reactions to thermal stimuli are influenced by colour, PLoS ONE