Stephanie Wong


College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Bedford Park (324)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Stephanie Wong is a NHMRC Research Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist with 10 years' experience in clinical dementia research. Her research combines neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging to investigate the neurobiological bases of motivation, reward processing and financial capability in aging and dementia. Through her research and clinical work, she aims to translate research findings into advances in clinical practice and interventions, thereby improving quality of life in individuals living with dementia and their families.

See here for a full list of publications.


PhD (Psychology), Master of Clinical Neuropsychology, BPsych(Hons)

Honours, awards and grants

Recent Grants

2021–2025 National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grant (EL1), Challenging behaviours in dementia: mechanisms, assessment and interventions

2021 Ecstra Foundation Financial Wellbeing and Ageing Well Grants, Financial skills in older adults

2019–2021 Dementia Australia Research Foundation Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care, Financial vulnerabilities in younger onset dementia: insights for targeted interventions

Topic lecturer
PSYC3010 Mind, Brain and Behaviour
Supervisory interests
Brain and cognitive function
Cognitive neuroscience