Research Output per year
Professor Jo Badcock is a psychological scientist and Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. Her research examines the cognitive, social and biological processes contributing to individual symptoms of mental illness, such as auditory hallucinations. WIth Dr. Georgie Paulik-White, she co-founded Perth Voices Clinic - an integrated clinical, research and teaching facility to assist people with hallucinatory experiences.
Professor Badcock has had numerous leadership roles on national and local committees in the fields of mental health, mental health research, and promotion of gender equity in academia. She currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Australian Coalition to End Loneliness.
Roles and responsibilities
• Research Director, Perth Voices Clinic
• Editor, A Clinical Introduction to Psychosis : Foundations for Clinical and Neuropsychologists.
* Emotional reactivity and hallucinatory experiences
* Loneliness and psychosis proneness
* Perceptual anomalies and risk for psychosis
Current grant support:
NH&MRC project grant 2018-2020 (APP1148055). Developmental schizotypy in the general population: Early risk factors and predictive utility. M. Green, V. Carr, K. Laurens, K. Dean and JC. Badcock. Amount: $819,480
Research Professor, School of Psychology, UWA.
Adjunct A/Professor, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, UWA.
Research Professor, Edith Cowan University.
Senior Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Research Centre, North Metropolitan Health Service -Mental Health.
1) Hallucinations and loneliness in healthy older adults.
2) Perceptual organization and schizotypy traits.
3) Self stigma and hearing voices.
• Graduate supervision
• Cognitive functioning and psychotic disorders
* Loneliness and social factors in mental health
* Schizotypal traits and psychological disorders.
* Visual functioning in psychosis and autism
* Attitudes to mental illness.
- Clinical psychology
- Cognitive neuropsychology
- Individual differences
- Cognitive assessment
- Schizophrenia and related disorders
- Autism and autistic traits
- Stigma, stereotypes and mental health
- Executive/inhibitory control
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article
Invited response to commentary. Small numbers are not predictive: Congenital blindness may or may not be protective for schizophreniaMorgan, V. A., Badcock, J. C., Di Prinzio, P., Ambrosi, T., Clark, M., Valuri, G. & Jablensky, A., 11 May 2019, In : Schizophrenia Research.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Comment/debate
Assessment of Cognition and Personality as Potential Endophenotypes in the Western Australian Family Study of SchizophreniaMcCarthy, N. S., Badcock, J. C., Clark, M. L., Knowles, E. E. M., Cadby, G., Melton, P. E., Morgan, V. A., Blangero, J., Moses, E. K., Glahn, D. C. & Jablensky, A., 6 Jun 2018, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44, 4, p. 908-921 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Projects per year
Maybery, M., Whitehouse, A., Anderson, M., Badcock, D., Badcock, J., Ravine, D., Wray, J., Rodger, S., Bellgrove, M., Claudianos, C., Mowry, B., Key, B., Markovitch, D., Peterson, C., Slaughter, V., Sofronoff, K., Ziviani, J. & Ham, H.
1/01/11 → 31/12/11
Jo Badcock (Recipient), 4 Dec 2009
Prize: Honorary award
Jo Badcock (Recipient), 13 Jul 2017
Prize: Honorary award
Activities per year