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School of Psychology Seminars 2018/19


27/09/2018 - 30/05/2019


12:30PM - 2:00PM


David Keir Building, Boardroom 02.527



The School's Research Seminars take place on Thursdays at 1:00pm in the boardroom, DKB 02.527 (unless otherwise specified). Lunch and coffee is provided from 12:30. For further information contact Carolyn Largey, School of Psychology

Date Speaker Title Host
Thu 27 Sep Gustavo Carlo Cultural values as conduits of variations in presocial development Dr Laura Taylor
Thu 25 Oct Frank Doyle 'Intention to donate organs - are theory-based interventions a help, harm or an irrelevance?  A 3-country RCT Dr Martin Dempster
Thu 08 Nov Dr William Young How anxiety influences posture and gait in older adults and people with Parkinson's Dr Mihalis Doumas
Thu 15 Nov Luke MacGuire How do group processes influence the development of fair decision-making? Dr Laura Taylor
Thu 22 Nov Jenny Paterson The community impacts of hate crime Prof Rhiannon Turner
Thu 29 Nov Carolyn McGettigan Laughter as an experimental stimulus for the investigation of human vocal communication Dr Magda Rychlowska
Thu 06 Dec Dr Magda Rychlowska Smiles and laughter as multifaceted communication tools  
Thu 13 Dec Jan Bohnke Listening to well-being but hearing jingle jangle bells: Can psychometrics help to assess subjective health? Dr Paul Toner
Thu 17 Jan Jerome Prado The neural basis of transitive reasoning and its relationship with math learning Dr Kinga Morsanyi
Thu 24 Jan Sara Lorimer    
Thu 31 Jan Dr Gulseli Baysu When cultural diversity is valued in schools: Long-term effects on school outcomes   
Thu 07 Feb SWAN SWAN information event Dr Ioana Latu
Thu 14 Feb Niamh McLoughlin Socio-cultural influences on children's beliefs about the unobservable  Dr Jocelyn Dautel
Thu 21 Feb Dr Jenny McSharry Promoting a systematic approach to behaviour change: creating and using evidence at the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at the National University of Ireland Galway  Dr Jenny Groarke
Thu 28 Feb Marc Edwards Hypertext versus paper: Factors affecting comprehension performance and navigation behaviour   
Thu 14 Mar Eric Vanmann Why do we cry?  Dr Ioana Latu
Thu 21 Mar Dr Camilla Gilmore How do numerical symbols gain meaning?  Dr Kinga Morsanyi
Thu 28 Mar Prof Molly Byrne Increasing the impact of behaviour change intervention research: Is there a role for patient and public involvement?  Dr Jenny Groarke
Thu 04 Apr Irene Apfeld & Lipaz Shamoa-Nir Prosocial sharing during childhood among children from majority and minority groups: The role of group preference and outgroup attitudes  Dr Laura Taylor
Thu 16 May Teri Kirby The downfalls of celebrating diversity: Implications for Ethnic Minorities and Women  Dr Ioana Latu
Thu 23 May Dr Chantelle Wood Do you intend to donate blood? Changing behaviours by understanding mechanisms and moderators of the Question Behaviour Effect.  Prof Rhiannon Turner
Thu 30 May Dr Maja Schachner Cultural diversity and the enhancement of academic and socio-emotional development in schools.  Dr Gulseli Baysu