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Dr Julie Castronovo

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Director of Education Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychology

Summary

Julie, a cognitive psychologist with interests in numerical cognition and the scholarship research of learning and teaching, joined the University as a psychology lecturer in January 2012.

As Faculty Director of Education, Julie is committed to developing, supporting and implementing delivery of high quality teaching across the Faculty.

Journal Article

Aging and the number sense: preserved basic non-symbolic numerical processing and enhanced basic symbolic processing

Norris, J. E., McGeown, W. J., Guerrini, C., & Castronovo, J. (2015). Aging and the number sense: preserved basic non-symbolic numerical processing and enhanced basic symbolic processing. Frontiers in psychology Frontiers Research Foundation, 6, 1-13. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00999

Impact of high mathematics education on the number sense.

Castronovo, J., & Göbel, S. M. (2012). Impact of high mathematics education on the number sense. PloS one, 7(4), e33832. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033832

Superior numerical abilities following early visual deprivation

Castronovo, J., & Delvenne, J. F. (2013). Superior numerical abilities following early visual deprivation. Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior, 49(5), 1435-1440. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2012.12.018

Reduced inter-hemispheric interference in ageing: Evidence from a divided field Stroop paradigm

Delvenne, J. F., & Castronovo, J. (2018). Reduced inter-hemispheric interference in ageing: Evidence from a divided field Stroop paradigm. Brain and Cognition, 122, 26-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2018.01.008

Dot display affects approximate number system acuity and relationships with mathematical achievement and inhibitory control

Norris, J. E., & Castronovo, J. (2016). Dot display affects approximate number system acuity and relationships with mathematical achievement and inhibitory control. PloS one, 11(5), e0155543. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155543

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Castronovo welcomes applications in the areas of numerical cognition and the scholarship research of learning and teaching.

Completed PhDs

- Dr Jade Norris, Numerical Cognition in Ageing (2012-2015)

- Dr Ilse Coolen, The Approximate Number System and maths achievement (2015- 2018)

Current PhD student:

- Ms Kelly Robson (2018 - present): Facilitators and barriers to student wellbeing