- Bachelor of Psychology Science (Hons I), University of Queensland, Australia
- PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2019, Queensland Brain Institute, Australia
- Computational modelling of behaviour and neural systems during aversive decision-making
- Neural circuitry underlying rapid threat perception
- Functional subcortical-cortical interactions evoked by surprising or uncertain threat
McFadyen, J., Smout, C., Tsuchiya, N., Mattingley, J. B., & Garrido, M. I. (submitted). Surprising threats accelerate evidence accumulation for conscious perception. bioRxiv, 525519.
McFadyen, J., Mattingley, J. B., & Garrido, M. I. (2019). An afferent white matter pathway from the pulvinar to the amygdala facilitates fear recognition. eLife, 8, e40766.
McFadyen, J., Mermillod, M., Mattingley, J. B., Halász, V., & Garrido, M. I. (2017). A rapid subcortical amygdala route for faces irrespective of spatial frequency and emotion. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(14), 3864-3874.