Centre of Cognition and Emotion Research

Susan Sapega

PHD Student

Susan Sapega is currently completing a combined Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology. Her research focuses on the age differences in prospective memory observed in both laboratory and naturalistic settings. She is designing and developing a smartphone application that measures prospective memory in the everyday lives of young and older adults.

Publications:

Crowe, S. F., Barot, J., Caldow, S., D’Aspromonte, J., Dell’Orso, J., Di Clemente, A., . . . Sapega, S. (2011). The effect of caffeine and stress on auditory hallucinations in a non-clinical sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 626-630. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.12.007

Conference presentations:

Rendell, P. G., Sapega, S. E., Terrett, G., Rose, N. S., Kliegel, M., & Henry, J. D. (December 2015). Contrasting age-related prospective memory performance in laboratory and naturalistic settings. Oral presentation at Memory Day: Memory and Skill across Time. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Rendell, P. G., Rose, N. S., Sapega, S. E., Terrett, G., & Bailey, P. E. (November 2014). Aging and different prospective memory tasks in daily life: Event-based, short term time, time of day tasks. Oral presentation at Psychonomics. Long Beach, California, USA.

Sapega, S. E., Terrett, G., Bailey, P. E., & Rendell, P. G. (May 2014). Capturing the context of prospective memory tasks in everyday life. Poster presentation at the 4th International Conference on Prospective Memory. Naples, Italy.

Sapega, S. E., Rendell, P. G., & Terrett, G. (October 2014) Using technology to examine everyday memory of younger and older adults. Oral presentation at the 3rd School of Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

Sapega, S. E., Rendell, P. G., Terrett, G., Bailey, P. E., & Chan, V. (October 2013) Finding the time to remember: Prospective memory in everyday life. Oral presentation at the 2nd School of Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

Sapega, S. E. (August 2013). See it now, remember it later: Commit to your intentions. ACU 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Melbourne, Australia. [Awarded Second Place & People’s Choice Winner]

Sapega, S. E. (September 2012). See it now, remember it later: Commit to your intentions. ACU 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Sydney, Australia. [Awarded Second Place]

Sapega, S. E., Rendell, P. G., & Gleeson, J. (September 2012) Right on time: Completing future intentions in everyday life. Oral presentation at the 1st Inaugural School of Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Australia.

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