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Kelsey Perrykkad

PhD Candidate, Monash University

Kelsey is an interdisciplinary researcher in Cognitive Science and Philosophy, currently researching cognition in autism. She also has multiple projects dealing with the intersection of neuroscience and education. Her research includes neuroscientific methods such as EEG and non-invasive physiological measures of arousal as well as survey and behavioural psychology measures.


  • 2017–present
    PhD Candidate, Monash University
  • 2014–2017
    Senior Research Technician, The University of Queensland
  • 2016–2017
    Senior Research Officer, Autism Cooperative Research Center
  • 2011–2014
    Research assistant, Occidental College


  • 2014 
    Occidental College, Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science and Philosophy


  • 2017
    Improved Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Classroom Performance in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Systematic Review, Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • 2017
    The hard problem of 'Educational Neuroscience', Trends in Neuroscience and Education
  • 2016
    Multimodal representations during an inquiry problemsolving activity in a Year 6 science class: a case study investigating cooperation, physiological arousal and belief states., Australian Journal of Education
  • 2015
    Identity-specific predictions and implicit measures of agency., Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice
  • 2013
    Engaging Reading, Teaching Philosophy

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society