Major Publications & Related Achievements
Professor Foster has published and lectured widely, including the authoring of numerous publications that are directly related to his clinical practice. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications in high-, high-medium and medium-impact international, peer-reviewed scholarly and clinical journals (including Journal of the American Medical Association, Brain, Molecular Psychiatry) and other scientific outlets and magazines (e.g. New Scientist).
Professor Foster has also individually and collectively been awarded over $3 million in peer-reviewed national and international research funding, with his work supported by a range of national and international agencies (NHMRC, ARC, CSIRO, MRC UK, MRC Canada, Nuffield Foundation, Unilever). He has extensive international clinical and research expertise in neuropsychology, cognitive neurosciences and psychopharmacology gained in the United Kingdom (Oxford, Edinburgh, Manchester) and subsequently in North America (Toronto, Boston, Montreal, Pittsburgh, Ottawa) and Australia (Perth, Darwin). Among other pro bono career achievements, he has served on the National Executive Committee of the British Neuropsychological Society (1997-2000) and on the National Executive Committee of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists of the Australian Psychological Society (2005-2008).
Professor Foster has also served in the following honorary committee and related roles: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee; the North Metropolitan Health Service - Human Research Ethics & Governance Committee; the Mental Health Professional Network, Australia (Group Coordinator); Brain Injury Panel of the Insurance Commission of WA; National Committee, Rehabilitation Special Interest Group, Australian Psychological Society; Health Services Union (Workplace Representative). He has undertaken pro bono scientific review work for a multitude of international scholarly journals and international research council (including NHMRC and ARC). Personal awards have been received inter alia from Royal Society, Nuffield Foundation, The Wellcome Trust, Guarantors of Brain, British Neuropsychological Society, Experimental Psychology Society/British Association for the Advancement of Science, Australian Psychological Society, NATO and from several educational institutions. Professor Foster has served on the editorial boards of the scholarly journals Neuropsychology (APA) and Cortex. He was awarded a Professorial Chair in Neuropsychology in London in 2002 and subsequently in Australia.
Jonathan K. Foster
Without memory, you would not be able to maintain a relationship, drive your car, talk to your children, read a poem, watch television or do much of anything at all. Memory - A Short Introduction is a highly accessible, concise read. It is intended for the person who wants to understand more about how their memory works and/or investigate ways to improve it.
Miles Hewstone, Frank D. Fincham and Jonathan Foster
Psychology (published in association with the British Psychological Society) is the definitive introductory textbook for university/college/senior school students and other interested individuals starting out in their investigation of the diverse range of topics encompassed by this fascinating area of study and 'what makes us all tick' .
Nutrition & Mental Performance
Leigh Riby, Michael Smith and Jonathan Foster
We are all naturally interested in how the food we eat could impact on our brain, thinking skills and mental health. Nutrition & Mental Performance provides an absorbing, thorough, evidence-based overview; "the authors have struck and excellent balance between accessibility to lay readers and usability for researchers".
Jonathan K. Foster
Memory is a critical cognitive process that underpins many other psychological functions including language, object/personal identification and our many other physical and social interactions in the world. Memory: Anatomical Regions, Physiological Networks and Cognitive Interactions offers a detailed overview for the advanced reader of what is known about brain mechanisms subserving memory.