Murray Maybery

Professor, BSc Melb., PhD Qld

  • The University of Western Australia (M304), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 3992 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
1994 …2021
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Personal profile



Ph.D. Queensland University, 1987
BSc (Hons; Psychology). Melbourne University, 1976

Roles and responsibilities

2012-2016 - Head of School of Psychology

Previous positions

2006-        Assoc Professor, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
1997-2005 Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
1989-1996 Lecturer, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
1986-1988 Senior Tutor, Psychology Department, University of Queensland
1980-1985 Senior Research Assistant, Psychology Dept, Uni of Queensland

Current projects


WHITEHOUSE, A., MAYBERY, M.T., BISHOP, D., FRANKS, C., FISHER, S., KEELAN, J., JACOBY, P. & MURPHY, A. (2016-2020). The role of early testosterone and brain laterality in language development. Australian Research Council: Discovery.

GIRDLER, S, TAN, T., MAYBERY, M.T., et al. (2014-2018). Enhancing the social relationships of young adults with ASD in everyday contexts through a peer mentoring program and social-emotional training. Autism Cooperative Research Centre.

MAYBERY, M.T. & DISSANAYAKE, C. (2016-2018). Enhancing training in ASD diagnosis – Phase 2. Autism Cooperative Research Centre.

HUDRY, K., WHITEHOUSE, A., BARBARO, J., IACONE, T., DISSANAYAKE, C, DASS, A. & MAYBERY, M. (2016-2017). A randomised-controlled trial of a parent-mediated therapy for infants at increased risk for autism. Autism Cooperative Research Centre.

WHITEHOUSE, A., MAYBERY, M.T. & TAYLOR, L. (2014-2016). Investigating the diagnostic practices and reliability of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Australia. Autism Cooperative Research Centre.

WHITEHOUSE, A., MAYBERY, M.T., DISSANAYAKE, C., HICKEY, M. & PENNELL, C. (2011-2015). Prenatal and early postnatal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders. National Health and Medical Research Council.

MAYBERY, M.T. & WHITEHOUSE, A. (2012-2014). Atypical cognition in autism: preference for nonverbal coding and impaired connectivity? Australian Research Council: Discovery.

ECKER, U., MAYBERY, M.T., BROWN, G. & HENSON R. (2011-2014). Memory consolidation - Integrating cognitive science and neuroscience approaches to how we remember and how we forget. Australian Research Council: Discovery.




  • Autism
  • Child development
  • Cognitive development
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Developmental disorders
  • Developmental psychology
  • Memory and information processing
  • Working memory

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Research Output 1994 2019

Facial Asymmetry
Autistic Disorder
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-emptive intervention versus treatment as usual for infants showing early behavioural risk signs of autism spectrum disorder: a single-blind, randomised controlled trial

Whitehouse, A. J. O., Varcin, K. J., Alvares, G. A., Barbaro, J., Bent, C., Boutrus, M., Chetcuti, L., Cooper, M. N., Clark, A., Davidson, E., Dimov, S., Dissanayake, C., Doyle, J., Grant, M., Iacono, T., Maybery, M., Pillar, S., Renton, M., Rowbottam, C., Sadka, N. & 8 othersSegal, L., Slonims, V., Taylor, C., Wakeling, S., Wan, M. W., Wray, J., Green, J. & Hudry, K., Sep 2019, In : The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. 3, 9, p. 605-615

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Autistic Disorder
Autistic Disorder
1 Citation (Scopus)

The misnomer of ‘high functioning autism’: Intelligence is an imprecise predictor of functional abilities at diagnosis

Alvares, G. A., Bebbington, K., Cleary, D., Evans, K., Glasson, E. J., Maybery, M. T., Pillar, S., Uljarević, M., Varcin, K., Wray, J. & Whitehouse, A. J. O., 19 Jun 2019, In : Autism.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Psychological Adaptation
Intellectual Disability


Sex steroid values, composites and cognitive follow-up Raine Cohort Data

Jamnadass, E. S. (Creator), Keelan, J. (Creator), Russell-Smith, S. N. (Creator), Hickey, M. (Creator), Maybery, M. (Creator), Whitehouse, A. (Creator), Dryad Digital Repository, 29 Mar 2017


No relationship between autistic traits and salivary testosterone concentrations in men from the general population

Tan, D. (Creator), Maybery, M. (Creator), Clarke, M. (Creator), Di Lorenzo, R. (Creator), Evans, M. (Creator), Mancinone, M. (Creator), Panos, C. (Creator), Whitehouse, A. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 26 Mar 2018



Data from: Prenatal testosterone exposure is related to sexually dimorphic facial morphology in adulthood

Whitehouse, A. (Creator), Gilani, Z. (Creator), Shafait, F. (Creator), Mian, A. (Creator), Tan, D. (Creator), Maybery, M. (Creator), Keelan, J. (Creator), Hart, R. (Creator), Handelsman, D. J. (Creator), Goonawardene, M. (Creator), Eastwood, P. (Creator), Dryad Digital Repository, 8 Sep 2015


Projects 1999 2021