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Dr. Paul Dockree

Associate Professor (Psychology)
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Paul Dockree is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. Paul is a cognitive neuroscientist interested in mechanisms of attention, memory and awareness through investigation with neuropsychological and electrophysiological methods. His work has a clinical emphasis to understand changes in functioning caused by brain injury and aging but also a strong interest in developing rehabilitation techniques to improve patient recovery from cognitive disabilities.
  ADHD   Ageing, memory and other cognitive processes   Alzheimer's disease   Clinical neurology   Cognitive science   Developmental and mental disorders   Emotional, behavioural and cognitive disorders   Human Learning and Memory   Neurobiology   Neurodegeneration   Neuropsychology   Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation   Neuroscience and Cognition   Physiology   Rehabilitation   Rehabilitation/Therapy
 Cognitive impairments in Traumatic Brain Injury: Novel biomarkers for new treatments

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Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2004 2008
Lisa Fitzgerald, Mahnaz Arvaneh, Paul Dockree, Domain-specific and domain-general processes underlying metacognitive judgments, Consciousness and Cognition, 2017, Journal Article, ACCEPTED  DOI
Martel A, Arvaneh M, Dockree P, Robertson I, Neurophysiological correlates of mind-wandering, towards a predictive BCI-based Neurofeedback , Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting , Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California, USA, 30 May - 03 Jun 2016, Taylor & Francis , 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Lacey Eric A, Dockree Paul M, Lawlor Brian, Crosby Lisa, Robertson Ian H, SELF AND ERROR AWARENESS IN MILD TO MODERATE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE , Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association , 12 , (7 ), 2016, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Connecting clinical and experimental investigations of awareness in traumatic brain injury in, editor(s)J. Grafman and A.M. Salazar , Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Elsevier, 2015, 511-524 , [Dockree, P.M. O'Connell, R.G. Robertson, I.H.], Notes: [Chapter 32], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Eric A. Lacey, Redmond G. O†Connell, Shane M. O†Mara, Paul M. Dockree, Investigating the Effects of Mild Induced Hypothermia on Cognition using a Measure of Sustained Attention , Open Access Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 3, Pp 1-8 (2015) , 2015, p1 -, Notes: [Item Citation: Open Access Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 3, Pp 1-8 (2015) Related Material: http://www.agialpress.com/journals/oajost/2015/101095/ Related Material: https://doaj.org/toc/2314-5234 Accession Number: edsdoj.fde08f2a6824137a818ec2d9240af14; Publication Type: Journal Article; Source: Open Access Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 3, Pp 1-8 (2015); Language: English; Format: electronic resource; Publication Date: 20151101; Imprint: AgiAl Publishing House, 2015. ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Dundon NM, Dockree SP, Buckley V, Merriman N, Carton M, Clarke S, Roche RA, Lalor EC, Robertson IH, Dockree PM, Impaired auditory selective attention ameliorated by cognitive training with graded exposure to noise in patients with traumatic brain injury., Neuropsychologia, 75, 2015, p74-87 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Dockree PM, Brennan S, O'Sullivan M, Robertson IH, O'Connell RG, Characterising neural signatures of successful aging: Electrophysiological correlates of preserved episodic memory in older age., Brain and cognition, 97, 2015, p40-50 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Dockree PM, Tarleton YM, Carton S, FitzGerald MC, Connecting Self-Awareness and Error-Awareness in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury., Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 21, (7), 2015, p473-82 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Salomone S, Robertson IH, Lynch T, Balsters JH, Fearon C, Marnane M, Pender NP, Dockree PM, The effects of immunologic brainstem encephalopathy on cognitive function following awakening from a progressive autoimmune coma., Neurocase, 20, (5), 2014, 569-580 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  Other
O'Connell RG, Dockree PM, Kelly SP, A supramodal accumulation-to-bound signal that determines perceptual decisions in humans., Nature neuroscience, 15, (12), 2012, p1729 - 1735, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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Dockree, P. M., Kelly, S. P., Roche, R. A. P., Hogan, M. J., Reilly, R. B., & Robertson, I. H., Impairments of Sustained Attention and Alpha Desynchronization after Traumatic Brain Injury, Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 18-20, 2004, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
O'Keeffe, F. M., Dockree, P. M., & Robertson, I. H., Awareness Deficits in Traumatic Brain Injury mediated by Impaired Error Processing?, Evidence from Electrodermal Activity. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 18-20, 2004, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
O'Connell, R. G., Bellgrove, M. A., Dockree, P. M., & Robertson, I. H., Effects of Periodic Alerts on Sustained Attention Performance and Electrodermal Activity (EDA) in Attention-Defcit/Hyperactvity Disorder, Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 18-20, 2004, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Dockree, P. M., Kelly, S. P., Roche, R. A. P., Hogan, M. J., Reilly, R. B., & Robertson, I. H., Impairments of Sustained Attention and Alpha Desynchronization after Traumatic Brain Injury, Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, April 18-20, 2004, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Dockree, P. M., Kelly, S. P., Roche, R. A. P., Hogan, M. J., Reilly, R. B., & Robertson, I. H., Impairments of sustained attention and alpha desychronization after traumatic brain injury, National Neuroscience Network Meeting, Trinity College Dublin, 25th-26th September, 2003, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Kelly, S. P., Dockree, P. M., Reilly, R. B., & Robertson, I. H., EEG alpha power and coherence time courses of a sustained attention task, IEEE Conference, Capri, Italy, 2003, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Dockree, P. M., Freeman, J. E., & Ellis, J. A., The role of executive and motoric processes mediating the intention superiority effect in younger and older adults, Poster presentation for the Third International Conference on Memory, Valencia, July, 2001, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Dockree, P. M., & Ellis, J. A., Cancelling and maintaining intentions in younger and older adults, Spoken presentation at the BPS Cognitive Section Conference, Essex, September, 2000, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Dockree, P. M., & Ellis, J. A., Cancelling delayed intentions: Implications for everyday planned actions, Poster presentation at the First International Conference on Prospective Memory, Hatfield, July, 2000, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Dockree, P. M., & Ellis, J. A., Activation and Inhibition of self-initiated intentions, Poster presentation at the BPS Cognitive Section Conference, York, September, 1999, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED

  

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Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Trinity College Dublin. 2001 - present
Our research investigates mechanisms of attention, memory, executive control and awareness using novel cognitive paradigms combined with neuropsychological and electrophysiological methods. This work has a clinical emphasis to understand changes in functioning caused by traumatic brain injury and focal brain lesions but also a strong interest in developing rehabilitation techniques to improve patient recovery from cognitive disabilities. For example, a recent project has the objective of alleviating attentional filtering problems in patients with brain injury where paying attention in the context of distracting noise from the environment can be extremely challenging. We are also interested in age-related individual differences in cognitive function. A recent project has explored variation in episodic memory in the elderly and identified different neural signatures of preserved and impaired episodic memory in older age. A new multi-centre research program funded under the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network 'INDIREA', and coordinated by Prof Glyn Humphreys, aims to employ non-invasive brain stimulation and biofeedback as an approach to enhance different facets of cognition in elderly people with memory difficulties. Finally, we are also investigating individual differences in the experience of bilingualism and how managing two or more languages in mind can strengthen cognitive flexibility and improve neural efficiency.