BA (Hons), PhD
John is a Professor of Psychology in the School of Arts and Humanities at Edith Cowan University, Adjunct Professor in the School of Psychological Science at the University of Western Australia, and Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. Previously, he has been the Chair of APAC, Chair of the Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Association, and Head of the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. He is a Fellow of the Psychonomic Society, and a member of the Association for Psychological Science, the International Association of Applied Psychology, the Cognitive Science Society, Society for Mathematical Psychology, and the Australasian Mathematical Psychology Society.
John obtained his PhD in 1984 from the University of Western Australia. He has since worked at the University of Western Australia, the University of Queensland, the University of Adelaide, and Edith Cowan University. His research is focused on cognitive psychology, human memory, reasoning, decision making, cognitive modelling, mathematical psychology, and methodological issues in human experimental psychology. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed scientific papers and one book.