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Unmasking gender differences in narcissism within intimate partner violence

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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 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

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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)...

Decision science: a new hope

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Curley, L. J., Maclean, R., Murray, J., & Laybourn, P. (2019)
Decision science: a new hope. Psychological Reports, 122(6), 2417-2439. https://doi.org/10.1177/0033294118797579
Decision science is an area of enquiry that crosses many disciplines, from psychology to economics, each with their own perspective of decision making. Traditionally, mathemat...

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Motivations, impressions and consequences: a qualitative analysis of musician’s experience of developing online profiles

2019 - date
Lewis Durrand | Director of Studies: Renée Stefanie | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

How interviewing techniques and temperament affect children as eyewitnesses and the decision making of a jury

2018 - date
Ben Cotterill | Director of Studies: Dr Faye Skelton | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

An examination of the assessment of vulnerability for suicide for those who have experienced intimate partner violence: A cross-cultural comparison between Hong Kong and Scotland

2018 - date
Pamela Jane Ritchie | Director of Studies: Dr Jennifer Murray | Second Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Aston

Exploring the experiences of male caregivers caring for a partner with Alzheimer's dementia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

2015 - date
Mrs Gwenne McIntosh | Director of Studies: Dr Norrie Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

Exploring the lived experiences of suicidality: an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the loved one's perspective

2015 - 2017
Rachel Hanson | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Jennifer Murray

Is the jury still out? the decision making processes of jurors

2015 - 2018
My PhD compared the decision making processes and outcomes of jurors in a three-verdict system (where jurors can give a guilty, a not guil...
Dr Lee Curley | Director of Studies: Dr Rory MacLean | Second Supervisor: Dr Jennifer Murray

Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators

2015 - 2019
Graeme Grandison | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Adele Dickson

Labelled "high risk": Exploring perception of risk during childbirth in women with an increased BMI >35kg/m2

2013 - 2019
Miss Gail Norris | Director of Studies: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

'I always felt I was a bit of a guinea pig': illness perceptions, experience of treatment and coping in liver transplant patients with Hepatitis C Virus recurrence

2013 - 2017
Anna Krzeczkowska | Director of Studies: Dr Zoe Chouliara | Second Supervisor: Adele Dickson

Investigating the performance and underlying mechanisms of a novel screening measure for developmental dyslexia: implications for early identification

2013 - 2018
This PhD focuses on the sensorimotor theory of dev...
Dr Barbara Piotrowska | Director of Studies: Dr Jennifer Murray | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

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