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Eimear O'Connor, Postgraduate Research Student

Contact Details

Email: eoconnor06@qub.ac.uk

Office Room Number: 0G.528

QUB Phone extension: (028) 90974871

Year: 3rd

Project Details

First Supervisor: Prof. Teresa McCormack

Second Supervisor: Dr. Aidan Feeney

PhD Title: The development of regret and its role in similar future decision making

Summary of Project: I am looking at the development of regret in childhood and also whether the experience of regret aids future similar decision making.

Research Cluster: Cognitive

Research Interests

Regret, counterfactual thinking, decision making, emotions, developmental psychology

Conferences

  • “The development of regret and its role in similar future decision making” Oral presentation outlining Studies 3 and 4 of PhD research, BPS Developmental Section 2011
  • “The development of regret and its role in similar future decision making” Oral presentation outlining Studies 3 and 4 of PhD research, Research Seminar, Queen's University Belfast 2011
  • “The development of regret and its role in future decision making” Poster presentation outlining Study 1 of PhD research,  Postgraduate Conference, Queen's University Belfast 2011
  • “The development of regret and its role in future decision making” Poster presentation outlining Study 1 of PhD research, Developmental Section 2010
  • “The development of regret and its role in future decision making” Poster presentation Poster presentation outlining Study 1 of PhD research,  NIBPS 2010
  • “The development of regret and its role in future decision making” Oral presentation outlining Studies 1 and 2 of PhD research,  Postgraduate Conference, Queen's University Belfast 2010
  • “The development of regret and its role in future decision making” Oral presentation outlining Studies 1 and 2 of PhD research,  Research for the Child Conference, Queen's University Belfast 2010
  • “The development of regret and its role in similar future decision making” Oral presentation outlining Studies 2 and 3 of PhD research, Counterfactual Thinking Conference, Queen's University Belfast 2010

Publications

O'Connor, E., McCormack, T., & Feeney, A. (2012). The development of regret. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

O'Connor, E., Feeney, A., & McCormack, T. (2012). Does regret influence decision-making? A developmental study of the behavioral consequences of regret. Manuscript submitted for publication

Additional Information

PGR Postgraduate Representative