Higher Degree by Research Candidate
PhD - Master of Psychology
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
I am undertaking the combined degree of Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Psychology (Clinical), in partnership with CSIRO Health & Biosecurity at SAHMRI. The focus of my research is on wearable devices that can be used to address mental health disorders, with a specific emphasis on anxiety disorders.
Date Position Institution name 2018 PhD Candidate University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2016 - 2017 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) 2006 - 2008 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
Year Citation 2021 Hunkin, H., & Morris, J. N. (2021). A decade of sun protection in Australian early-childhood services: Analysis of cross-sectional and repeated-measures data. Health Education Research, 35(2), 99-109.
2021 Morris, J. N., Roder, D., Turnbull, D., & Hunkin, H. (2021). The Impact of Cancer on Early Childhood Development: A Linked Data Study.. J Pediatr Psychol, 46(1), 49-58.
2021 Hunkin, H., King, D. L., & Zajac, I. T. (2021). EEG Neurofeedback During Focused Attention Meditation: Effects on State Mindfulness and Meditation Experiences. Mindfulness, 12(4), 841-851.
2021 Zajac, I., Herreen, D., Hunkin, H., James-Martin, G., Doyen, M., Kakoschke, N., & Brindal, E. (2021). Modified fasting compared to true fasting improves blood glucose levels and subjective experiences of hunger, food cravings and mental fatigue, but not cognitive function: Results of an acute randomised cross-over trial. Nutrients, 13(1), 1-16.
2020 Hunkin, H., Turnbull, D., & Zajac, I. T. (2020). Considering anticipated regret may reduce colorectal cancer screening intentions: a randomised controlled trial. Psychology & Health, 35(5), 555-572.
2020 Hunkin, H., Pollock, K., & Scupham, R. (2020). The National SunSmart Schools Program: Impact on sun protection policies and practices in Australian primary schools.. Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals, 31(2), 251-257.
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2020 Hunkin, H., King, D. L., & Zajac, I. T. (2020). Perceived acceptability of wearable devices for the treatment of mental health problems. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 987-1003.
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2019 Hunkin, H., King, D. L., & Zajac, I. T. (2019). Wearable devices as adjuncts in the treatment of anxiety-related symptoms: A narrative review of five device modalities and implications for clinical practice. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 26(3), e12290-1-e12290-12.
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Year Citation — Hunkin, H., Zajac, I., & King, D. (n.d.). Aspects of decision-making in the use of wearable devices for mental health problems.
I have tutored psychology research methods within the School across all three undergraduate levels.
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