Daniela Andrea Espinoza Oyarce

B Science and Humanities, Universidad de Santiago de Chile; B MedSc, University of Canberra; M Neurosci (Adv), Australian National University
PhD Candidate


Daniela Espinoza Oyarce is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing, Research School of Population Health of The Australian National University (ANU). Her thesis focuses on the cerebral and behavioural correlates of the Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory in humans. She was awarded a Master of Neuroscience in 2013 at ANU, with a multidisciplinary thesis in neuroscience and immunology. She has worked in university laboratories and as a research assistant. Her most recent work investigates volumetric brain differences in clinical depression in association with anxiety. 


Research interests

  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuroscience
  • Behaviour
  • Mental Health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression



Luders E, Kurth F, Das D, Espinoza Oyarce DA, Shaw ME, Sachdev P, Easteal S, Anstey K, Cherbuin N. 2016. Associations between corpus callosum size and ADHD symptoms in older adults: the PATH through life study. Psychiatry Research 256: 8-14

Walsh E, Shaw ME, Espinoza Oyarce DA, Fraser MA, Cherbuin N. 2019 Assumption-free assessment of corpus callosum shape: benchmarking and application. Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part A 5: 1-10