Ngiam, W. X. Q., Khaw, K. L. C., Holcombe, A. O., & Goodbourn, P. T. (2019). Visual working memory for letters varies with familiarity but not complexity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 45(10), 1761-1775.
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), University of Sydney, 2014.
- Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), University of Sydney, 2019.
- May 2019 - present: Postdoctoral Researcher
- University of Chicago with Edward Awh and Edward Vogel.
- June 2017 - December 2018: Statistical Assistant
- Using interactive learning to integrate statistical theory with contemporary research practices; University of Sydney Strategic Education Grant/Educational Innovation Grant
- Duties included: Designing and programming interactive learning apps to teach statistical concepts
- Supervisor: Associate Professor Ben Colagiuri and Doctor Rebecca Pinkus
- June 2017 - December 2018: Research Assistant
- The development of attentional control in children with and without anxiety; University of Sydney Faculty of Science/Seed Funding
- Duties included: Programming experiments and data analysis
- Supervisor: Doctor Micah Goldwater
- Summer School 2018: Lecturer
- Introduction to Psychology (PSYC1001), University of Sydney
- 2015 - 2017: Tutor
- Statistics and Research Methods for Psychology (PSYC2012), University of Sydney
- 2015, 2017: Tutor
- Advanced Statistics for Psychology (PSYC3010), University of Sydney
- 2016: Tutor
- Research Methods in Honours Psychology, University of Sydney
Ngiam, W. X. Q., Brissenden, J. A., & Awh, E. (2019). "Memory compression" effects in visual working memory are contingent on explicit long-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 148(8), 1373.
Talks and Posters
Enhancing visual working memory performance using statistical regularities requires explicit awareness
Talk at 44th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Experimental Psychology, Newcastle, Australia
Talk at 45th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Experimental Psychology, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
- Programming experiments and analyses in MATLAB and R.
- Conduct experiment including eyetracking (Eyelink) and EEG (BrainProducts)