Dr David Moreau

PhD, University of Lille, France - Postdoc, Princeton University, USA

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Biography

David is a Research Associate with the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland. He completed his PhD at the University of Lille, France, and then spent three years as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton University. David moved to New Zealand in 2014.

Distinctions/Honours

Falling Walls Australia (2016)

National Award for Best PhD Thesis in Science (2013)

National Research Fellowship (2011)

Fulbright Fellowship (2008)

Fulbright Travel Award, Washington D.C. (2008)

Fulbright Travel Award, Brown University (2008)

E.U. Exchange Student Fellowship (2007)

French National Student Fellowship (2007)

Franco-Canadian Bilateral Fellowship (2004)

Areas of expertise

Cognitive Neuroscience

Training and Plasticity of Cognition

Methods; Statistics; Mathematical Modeling

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Emerging Researcher Committee, Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland, 2016-present

Strategic Planning Group Committee, Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland, 2016-present

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Moreau, D., & Waldie, K. E. (2016). High-intensity training enhances executive function in children. Paper presented at 2016 Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS) Conference, University of Newcastle, Shoal Bay. 24 November - 27 November 2016. 6th ACNS Conference. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Karen Waldie
  • Moreau, D. M., & Waldie, K. E. (2016). High-intensity training enhances executive function in children. In B. Leitch (Ed.) Proceedings of the 34th International Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research, 2016 Queenstown. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Karen Waldie
  • Macnamara, B. N., Hambrick, D. Z., & Moreau, D. (2016). How Important Is Deliberate Practice? Reply to Ericsson (2016). Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, 11 (3), 355-358. 10.1177/1745691616635614
  • Macnamara, B. N., Moreau, D., & Hambrick, D. Z. (2016). The Relationship Between Deliberate Practice and Performance in Sports: A Meta-Analysis. Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, 11 (3), 333-350. 10.1177/1745691616635591
  • Moreau, D., Kirk, I. J., & Waldie, K. E. (2016). Seven Pervasive Statistical Flaws in Cognitive Training Interventions. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 1010.3389/fnhum.2016.00153
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/32749
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Kirk, Karen Waldie
  • Smallwood, N., Spriggs, M. J., Thompson, C. S., Wu, C. C., Hamm, J. P., Moreau, D., & Kirk, I. J. (2015). Influence of Physical Activity on Human Sensory Long-Term Potentiation. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 21 (10), 831-840. 10.1017/s1355617715001095
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30041
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jeffrey Hamm, Meg Spriggs, Ian Kirk
  • Moreau, D. (2015). Brains and Brawn: Complex Motor Activities to Maximize Cognitive Enhancement. Educational Psychology Review, 27 (3), 475-482. 10.1007/s10648-015-9323-5
  • Moreau, D. (2015). Unreflective actions? complex motor skill acquisition to enhance spatial cognition. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 14 (2), 349-359. 10.1007/s11097-014-9376-9