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Unmasking gender differences in narcissism within intimate partner violence

Journal Article
Valashjardi, A., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (2020)
Unmasking gender differences in narcissism within intimate partner violence. Personality and Individual Differences, 167, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110247
Theoretical understanding of gender differences in narcissistic presentation is underdeveloped due to an overrepresentation of males in the narcissism literature. This study i...

Recollections of parenting styles in the development of narcissism: The role of gender

Journal Article
Valashjardi, A., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (2020)
Recollections of parenting styles in the development of narcissism: The role of gender. Personality and Individual Differences, 167, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110246
Narcissism in females is under-theorized in the literature due to a predominant focus on grandiose features indicative of the male gender. This study aimed to investigate reca...

Is the definition of task-irrelevant contextual information black and white?

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Munro, J., Lages, M., MacLean, R., & Murray, J. (2020)
Is the definition of task-irrelevant contextual information black and white?. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 65(2), 668-670. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14273
Author's response to "Commentary on: Curley LJ, Munro J, Lages M, MacLean R, Murray J. Assessing cognitive bias in forensic decisions: a review and outlook. J Forensic Sci doi...

Perceptions of female narcissism in intimate partner violence: A thematic analysis

Journal Article
Valashjardi, A., Charles, K., & Maclean, R. (2019)
Perceptions of female narcissism in intimate partner violence: A thematic analysis. Qualitative Methods in Psychology Bulletin, 13-27
This study sought to explicitly investigate manifestations off ema/,e narcissism and their attempts at self-regulation in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV). This ...

Assessing cognitive bias in forensic decisions: A review and outlook

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Munro, J., Lages, M., MacLean, R., & Murray, J. (2020)
Assessing cognitive bias in forensic decisions: A review and outlook. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 65(2354-360), https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14220
In recent years, a number of studies have demonstrated that forensic examiners can be biased by task-irrelevant contextual information. However, concerns relating to methodolo...

Positive changes and appreciation of life among economic immigrants in Scotland.

Journal Article
Bak-Klimek, A., Karatzias, T., Elliott, L., Dickson, A., & MacLean, R. (2020)
Positive changes and appreciation of life among economic immigrants in Scotland. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 21, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-019-00669-w
Objectives: Existing qualitative studies focussed predominantly on exploring immigrants’ stress, distress and coping aimed at reducing stress. Little attention has been paid t...

The Dynamic Definition of Creativity: Implications for Creativity Assessment

Book Chapter
Carruthers, L., & MacLean, R. (2019)
The Dynamic Definition of Creativity: Implications for Creativity Assessment. In R. A. Beghetto, & G. Emanuele Corazza (Eds.), Dynamic Perspectives on Creativity: New Directions for Theory, Research, and Practice in Education (207-223). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99163-4_12
Within this chapter, we consider the dynamic definition of creativity within a practical context, with roots in psychological measurement. A discussion of some of the existing...

The relationship between creativity and attention in adults

Journal Article
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018)
The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence...

Threshold point utilisation in juror decision-making

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., MacLean, R., Murray, J., Pollock, A. C., & Laybourn, P. (2019)
Threshold point utilisation in juror decision-making. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 26(1), 110-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2018.1485520
The current research aimed to identify whether a model of juror decision making (i.e. the threshold model) that encompasses both rational and intuitive decision making exists....

The bastard verdict and its influence on jurors

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Maclean, R., Murray, J., Laybourn, P., & Brown, D. (2019)
The bastard verdict and its influence on jurors. Medicine, Science and the Law, 59(1), 26-35. https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802418811740
The Scottish Legal system is a unique jurisdiction as jurors are able to give Not Proven verdicts in addition to the well-known Anglo-American verdicts (Guilty and Not Guilty)...

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