Simon Farrell

Professor

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

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 668 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20002018

Personal profile

Biography

I completed my BSc (Hons) and PhD in Psychology at UWA. I spent 2 years as a post-doc in Chicago working with Roger Ratcliff, before taking up a lectureship at the University of Bristol in 2003. In 2014 I returned to UWA to take up an ARC Future Fellowship.

Research

Memory, decision-making, planning

Keywords

  • Cognition
  • Short-term memory
  • Working memory
  • Episodic memory
  • Computational modelling
  • Decision making

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Projects 2013 2018

Research Output 2000 2018

  • 668 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 1 Conference paper
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Review article

Does syntax bias serial order reconstruction of verbal short-term memory?

Jones, T. & Farrell, S. 1 Jun 2018 In : Journal of Memory and Language. 100, p. 98-122 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntactics
Short-Term Memory
syntax
reconstruction
Data storage equipment
1 Citations

Adaptive scaling of reward in episodic memory: a replication study

Mason, A. M., Ludwig, C. & Farrell, S. A. 2017 In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 70, 11, p. 2306-2318 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Episodic Memory
Reward
Brain Mapping
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
1 Citations

No evidence for binding of items to task-irrelevant backgrounds in visual working memory

Udale, R., Farrell, S. & Kent, C. Oct 2017 In : Memory and Cognition. 45, 7, p. 1144–1159 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Short-Term Memory
Color
Visual Working Memory
Recognition (Psychology)

Quantifying the psychological value of goal achievement

Ballard, T., Farrell, S. & Neal, A. 6 Jul 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Reward
Psychological
Achievement Goals
Economic Models
1 Citations

The role of reward and reward uncertainty in episodic memory

Mason, A., Farrell, S., Howard-Jones, P. & Ludwig, C. J. H. 1 Oct 2017 In : Journal of Memory and Language. 96, p. 62-77 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Episodic Memory
Reward
Uncertainty
reward
uncertainty