Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Richard Tindle

Dr Richard Tindle

BPsych (Hon 1st); PhD

Profile

Dr Richard Tindle completed his PhD in 2017. His PhD work investigated the effects of handwriting on working memory performance. Since completing his PhD, he has worked for CanTeen investigating psychosocial factors of AYAs living with cancer, and since 2019 he has been working within the School of Psychology at Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie.

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Teaching

  • An Introduction to Research, Ethics and Reasoning (PSY115)
  • Biopsychology (PSY208)
  • Cognition (PSY307)
  • Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services (PSY111)

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Research

Richard’s research interests are within cognitive psychology, with a focus on how notetaking, handwriting, and typing impact on our ability to remember information. Richard also conducts research investigating the psychosocial needs of university students and their levels of psychological distress — and is currently developing a scale to assess student needs.

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