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Dr Lisa Wise

Senior Lecturer, Psychology


Lisa's PhD and post-doctoral research investigated auditory spatial coding and multisensory integration in cats, bats and owls. Lisa spent a number of years as an academic in neuroscience and psychology at Monash University, before working as a web application and elearning specialist at Monash University and at the University of Melbourne, with a particular focus on the use of simulation in training. Over the past decade, Lisa returned to cognitive science research with DSTO colleagues and at Swinburne University, where she has taught cognitive psychology, the psychology of sport, exercise and physical activity, and human factors psychology. She undertakes research into digital technologies and training, and the cognitive ergonomics of expert skilled performance.

Research interests

Cognitive Science; Human Factors Psychology; Multisensory integration; Self-Regulation and Attention; Expert Skilled Performance; Human Computer Interactions; Digital Technologies and Training; Online and Blended Learning

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Educational Technology And Computing - 390405
  • Memory And Attention - 520404
  • Sensory Processes, Perception And Performance - 520406

Teaching areas

Cognitive Psychology;Human Computer Interactions;Sport Psychology


  • 2013, Swinburne, FLSS Award for Scholarship of Learning and Teaching, Swinburne University
  • 1996, Other, Vice Chancellor's Special Commendation for Distinguished Teaching, Monash University


Also published as: Wise, Lisa; Wise, L.; Wise, L. Z.; Wise, Lisa Z.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2021: Artificial Intelligence as the Most Valuable Player: Enabling cyber-human teams to achieve decision superiority *; Defence Science Technology Group
  • 2020: Understanding human and artificial intelligence collaboration on time-critical decision-making *; Next Generation Technologies Fund
  • 2017: Advanced Interactive Rail Learning *; Workforce Training Innovation Fund
  • 2014: Implications of Future Technological Environments *; Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • 2013: Perceptual cognitive and attentional mechanism for human machine interface technologies *; University of Melbourne (for Contracts)
  • 2012: Provision of Support on Training & Training Environments *; Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • 2010: Development of cognitive skills and spatial awareness to inform training system design *; Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • 2009: Cognitive Skills Training and Application of Base Studies - Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) *; Defence Science and Technology Organisation

* Chief Investigator

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