Associate Professor Shayne Loft
Started at UWA: 2009
Awarded 26 grants totalling $8.3M
Keynote Presentation at Heidelberg University, Germany, Prospective Memory Conference/Workshop, 2018
Invited by the US Defence Department to present human factors research to the Naval Undersea Warfare Centre and the Naval Research Medical Laboratory in Austin, Texas, 2017
American Psychological Society Rising Star Award, 2011
The Defence Science and Technology Group of the Department of Defence
- ‘Human performance in the submarine command team’
- Shayne Loft, Troy Visser
- ‘Optimising the balance between task automation and human manual control’
- Shayne Loft
- ‘Modelling human decision making in complex environments’
- Andrew Heathcote, Andrew Neal, Shayne Loft, Robin Martin, and David Strayer
Associate Professor Loft applies teaching methods and materials that bridge theory and application, which provides students with a strong theoretical foundation and an appreciation of the significance of the material they are learning.
He currently teaches the following units:
School of Psychological Science
The School of Psychological Science centres on the teaching and research of mental processes.
The cognitive science group works on investigating the how and why behind our thoughts and emotions.
Psychology (double major)
Psychology is the scientific study of mental processes and behaviour.
Optimising physical and mental performance
Our researchers are discovering ways to improve the quality of life by better understanding how we think, feel and move.