Dr Nicole Lovato


B.Psyc(Hons.), PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Dr. Lovato is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Adelaide Institute of Sleep Health, Flinders University. Her research interests are focused on the basic and clinical aspects of sleep, circadian rhythms, and sleep disorders such as insomnia. She is primarily interested in how sleep, and the disturbance of it, can impact on daytime functioning. Her research is aimed at understanding the relationship between sleep and daytime functioning and evaluating the use of different treatment strategies, such as cognitive-behaviour therapy, bright light, melatonin administration and napping, to minimise the adverse effects of sleep disturbances and disorders.