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Research officer, University of Sydney

Stephanie Wong is a postdoctoral researcher at the Frontier Frontotemporal Dementia Research Group at the Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney. She has a background in Clinical Neuropsychology and her research combines clinical, experimental and neuroimaging techniques to investigate memory, reward processing and motivation in dementia syndromes.


  • 2017–present
    Research officer, University of Sydney
  • 2013–2016
    PhD student, Neuroscience Research Australia
  • 2011–2012
    Research Assistant, Neuroscience Research Australia


  • 2017 
    Macquarie University, PhD/Master of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • 2010 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)


  • 2018
    A new framework for conceptualizing symptoms in frontotemporal dementia: from animal models to the clinic, Brain
  • 2018
    Strategic value‐directed learning and memory in Alzheimer's disease and behavioural‐variant frontotemporal dementia, Journal of Neuropsychology
  • 2017
    The self-reference effect in dementia: Differential involvement of cortical midline structures in Alzheimer's disease and behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia, Cortex
  • 2017
    Should I trust you? Learning and memory of social interactions in dementia, Neuropsychologia
  • 2016
    Comparison of Prefrontal Atrophy and Episodic Memory Performance in Dysexecutive Alzheimer's Disease and Behavioral-Variant Frontotemporal Dementia, JAD
  • 2014
    Contrasting Prefrontal Cortex Contributions to Episodic Memory Dysfunction in Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, PLoS ONE

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Psychological Society
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience