About

Lidia Suárez is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at James Cook University (Singapore).  Lidia holds a PhD and MSSc from the National Univesity of Singapore, MBA from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, and a BPsych from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She is currently finalising her MPsych(Clinical) degree and has experience treating different mental and behavioural difficulties. Lidia is a registered research supervisor and her research interests include mindfulness, quality of life, psycholinguistics, second language acquisition, and memory. She has validated measures in Singapore such as the World Health Organization Quality of Life questionnaire (WHOQOL-BREF) and others. She has published her work in journals such as Psychonomic Bulletin & ReviewMemory & Cognition, Quality of Life Research, and PLOS ONE.

Teaching
  • PY2103: Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis (Level 2; SIN & TSV)
  • PY2112: Memory and Cognition (Level 2; SIN)
Interests
Professional
  • I am member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. I embraced the philosophy behind Acceptance and Committed Therapy. I am committed to help my clients to live meaningful lives in spite of their emotional difficulties. You can see my profile at https://contextualscience.org/civicrm/profile/view?reset=1&id=121070&gid=17
Research
  • I am interested in topics relating to mindfulness, quality of life, psycholinguistics, and memory.
Teaching
  • I have taught statistics, psycholinguistics, second language acquisition, cognitive psychology, introduction to psychology, psychometrics, and learning and behaviour.
Experience
  • 2019 to present - Clinical Psychologist in Training, James Cook University (Singapore)
  • 2010 to present - Senior Lecturer in Psychology, James Cook University (Singapore)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2013 - Best Research Paper award for the paper "Visuo-spatial memory advantage of biscriptal bilinguals" at the 2nd Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology Conference (CBP, 2013).
Publications

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 33+ research outputs authored by Dr Lidia Suarez from 2005 onwards.

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Current
  • Cross-Validation of Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) and Developmental Milestones (PEDS:DM) for Early Detection of Developmental Delay in Children in India" (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Academic expectation and suicide behaviour among Singaporean and Malaysian youths (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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