Dr Sharpley Hsieh

NHMRC-ARC Dementia Res Dev Fel

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Dr Sharpley Hsieh is a NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist at the School of Psychology. Her current research focus is on cognitive ageing in the dementias as well as in neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and Down syndrome.

Research Interests

  • Dementia
    cognitive screening tools, frontotemporal dementia and related syndromes, evolution of cognitive and behavioral symptoms, stigma, sense of self, anticipatory grief
  • Ageing
    Positive ageing, loneliness
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
    Autism, Down syndrome, cognitive assessment


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours), University of New South Wales