Category Archives: Self & Social Categorisation

Self and Identity Processes, Stress, and Resilience: Invited Talk

Symposium on Burnout and Resiliency in Medical Education Participants from across Scotland and further afield gathered in the Gateway building at St Andrews to discuss recent work on building resilience in medical education. The importance…

Levelling the playing field: Invited talk in Stirling

Person and group categories in memory, impression formation, and face processing Ken had the privilege of being invited to speak in the seminar program in the School of Psychology at Stirling. Given the shared interest…

A complex systems view in medical student wellbeing research

“…some stress is identity-potent: it has a special meaning in the context of a professional identity.” Ken and Kathy had the opportunity to write a commentary piece for Medical Education entitled “Moving toward a complex…

Kathy McNeill awarded PhD

Congratulations to Kathy on completing her corrections and submitting the final thesis for the award of her PhD!  Kathy’s thesis was entitled “An Investigation of Self-Structure, Social Identity and Norms in Medical Student Wellbeing” and…

Ken gives “Beyond Prevalence to Process” talk to the School of Medicine in Dundee

The Seminar series run by the College of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing in Dundee is a wonderful opportunity to explore the implications of the self and identity process model of medical student well-being.  

Ken gives Person Category talk in Linköping, Sweden

Ken had an opportunity to present the work on Person Categories to the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning at Linköping University while in town for the conference keynote address at the GRASP 2014 conference.  The…