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Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Deakin University

My primary discipline is human-computer interaction, specifically the health and wellbeing implications of excessive screen use. My broader discipline expertise is personality and health.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Psychology , Deakin University


  • 2016 
    Deakin University, PhD


  • 2018
    Personality and problematic smartphone use: A facet-level analysis using the Five Factor Model and HEXACO frameworks, Computers in Human Behavior
  • 2017
    A critical analysis of the assumptions of Type D personality: Comparing prediction of health-related variables with the Five Factor Model, Personality and Individual Differences
  • 2016
    Statistically modelling the relationships between Type D personality and social support, health behaviors and symptom severity in chronic illness groups, Psychology & Health
  • 2015
    Type D personality and the Five-Factor Model: A facet-level analysis, Personality and Individual Differences
  • 2014
    Examining the Prevalence of Type-D Personality in an Australian Population, Australian Psychologist
  • 2013
    Child temperament and maternal predictors of preschool children’s eating and body mass index. A prospective study, Appetite
  • 2013
    Associations between child temperament, maternal feeding practices and child body mass index during the preschool years: a systematic review of the literature, Obesity Reviews