Category Archives: Publications

Finding connections in social identity and post-structuralist perspectives

One of the interesting challenges in the recent edited book on Self and Social Identity  in Educational contexts was the final chapter: The social construction of teachers’ identities: finding connections in social identity and post-structuralist…

Self & Social Identity in Educational Contexts

We are delighted that this edited book is now out and available!  It has been a labour of love for several years but we are very excited to see it come out and to touch…

Learning behaviour and outcomes: Social influence and field of study

This is an article by Lillian Smyth, Kenneth I. Mavor,  and Michael J. Platow published in the Social Psychology of Education (2017). The research reported in this paper was part of Lillian’s PhD project on discipline identification,…

Talamas paper on subtle facial cues to perceived intelligence in JEP:G

One of the papers form Sean’s PhD has been accepted in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.  The paper “Eyelid-Openness and Mouth Curvature Influence Perceived Intelligence Beyond Attractiveness” explores the impact of these subtle facial…

Perceiver intelligence and the halo effect: Talamas article published in PAID

The third leg of Sean’s PhD has been published in Personality and Individual Differences (PAID).  In this article we found that the perceiver’s own intelligence impacts upon their endorsement of the attractiveness halo – that…

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…