Dr. Angela I. Renton
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Former PhD Student (2021), Research Assistant (2016-2017), and Honours Student (2015)
I work on a number of projects using behavioural and physiological measures as well as measures of neural activity (EEG, fNIRS). My PhD investigated how the brain forms visual representations of the world. To do this, I used neurofeedback training to alter neural activity in the visual system of the brain, and measured how this changed what was seen.
Visual Selective Attention
Frequency tagging/ steady-state visual-evoked potentials (SSVEPs)
Machine learning and pattern classification in EEG
Real-time feedback loops/ Neurofeedback training
Renton, A.I., Mattingley, J.B. & Painter, D.R. (2019, November). Optimising non-invasive brain-computer interface systems for free communication between naïve human participants. Poster presentation at the 12th Australasian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience and Neural Engineering, Adelaide, Australia.
Renton, A.I., Painter, D.R. & Mattingley, J.B. (2019, July). Expanding horizons for brain-computer interface systems: Optimising classification of feature selective attention in real-time EEG data. Poster presentation at the CIFAR Deep Learning & Reinforcement Learning Summer School, Edmonton, Canada.
Renton, A.I., Painter, D.R. & Mattingley, J.B. (2018, November). Implicit neurofeedback boosts feature-based selective attention in a visual decision making task. Poster presentation at the Australian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
Renton, A.I. (2018, September). Machine Learning for Scientists. Workshop presented at the Australasian Open Science Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
Renton, A.I., Mattingley, J.B. & Painter, D.R. (2017, December). Translating thoughts into text: Rapid communication with a brain computer interface virtual keyboard. Poster presentation at Systems and Computational Neuroscience Down Under, Brisbane, Australia.
Renton, A.I., Painter, D.R. & Mattingley, J.B. (2017, August). Differential mobilization of visual selective attention during dynamic approach and avoidance behaviour. Poster presentation at the 13th International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Renton, A.I., Painter, D. R., Kim, J. J., & Mattingley, J. B. (2016, November). Are two brains better than one? Evidence of neural synchrony across co-actors in a visually guided movement task. Talk at the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Shoal Bay, Australia.
Renton, A.I., Painter, D.R., & Mattingley, J.B. (2015, November). Neural Correlates of Selective Visual Attention for Interactive Approach and Avoidance. Poster presentation at the Australian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
Renton, A.I. (2015, September). Using evoked brain oscillations to track approach and avoidance behaviour during video-game play. Talk at the University of Queensland Undergraduate Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia.