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Dr Robert Eres

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Australia; Bachelor of Psychological Science, The University of Queensland, Australia


Dr Eres is a post-doctoral research fellow within the Social Connectedness Laboratory. During his doctoral training at The University of Queensland and Monash University, Dr Eres used neuroimaging techniques to understand how group membership influences the neurobiological mechanisms underlying empathy and moral judgement and decision-making. Primarily Dr Eres has expertise in functional and structural MRI (f/MRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) brain imaging techniques.

Dr Eres is now assisting Dr Michelle Lim in the Social Connectedness Lab on projects aimed at reducing loneliness in young people with first episode psychosis. His current research interests involve understanding the role of emotion regulation in chronic mental ill health populations, as well as the influence of loneliness on physical and mental health indicators.

Research interests

Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Neuroscience; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Neuroscience


  • 2016, Other, Three Minute Thesis Award - Winner for Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, Monash University
  • 2015, Other, Three minute Thesis - Runners Up, The University of Queensland
  • 2013, National, Australian Postgraduate Award, The University of Queensland