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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 Determinants of Well-being among Polish Economic Immigrants. Testing The Sustainable Happiness Model in Migrant Population

Journal Article
Bak-Klimek, A., Karatzias, T., Elliott, L., & MacLean, R. (2018)
The Determinants of Well-being among Polish Economic Immigrants. Testing The Sustainable Happiness Model in Migrant Population. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19, 1565–1588. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-017-9877-7
Economic migration has increased dramatically over the past decades, yet, still little is known about the well-being of economic migrants. Most studies focus on the poor menta...

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 Determinants of Well-Being Among International Economic Immigrants: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis

Journal Article
Bak-Klimek, A., Karatzias, T., Elliott, L., & Maclean, R. (2015)
The Determinants of Well-Being Among International Economic Immigrants: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. Applied research in quality of life, 10(1), 161-188. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-013-9297-8
Over the past decades migration has increased dramatically. Most of the scientific literature on immigrant mental health has focussed on stress, distress and mental illness. L...

Visual-spatial-motor integration in a cross-section of primary-aged children: implications for assessing risk of Dyslexia

Conference Proceeding
Piotrowska, B., Willis, A., MacLean, R., Murray, J., & Kerridge, J. (2015)
Visual-spatial-motor integration in a cross-section of primary-aged children: implications for assessing risk of Dyslexia. In Proceedings European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2015
Dyslexia is a common condition characterized by difficulties with reading and writing despite adequate intelligence, education and motivation. Many individuals with dyslexia a...

Unmasking gender differences in narcissism within intimate partner violence

Journal Article
Green, A., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (2020)
Unmasking gender differences in narcissism within intimate partner violence. Personality and Individual Differences, 167, Article 110247. 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...

Heuristics: The good, the bad, and the biased. What value can bias have for decision makers?

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., & MacLean, R. (2017)
Heuristics: The good, the bad, and the biased. What value can bias have for decision makers?. the Quarterly, 41-44
This discussion paper will look at heuristics (rule of thumb techniques for decision making), (Tversky & Kahneman, 1974) and their potential value. Typically, heuristics have ...

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...

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...

Can laboratory based research regarding type 1 diabetes and exercise be applied into the real-life environment?

Journal Article
Charlton, J., Kilbride, L., MacLean, R., Darlison, M. G., & McKnight, J. (2015)
Can laboratory based research regarding type 1 diabetes and exercise be applied into the real-life environment?. Practical Diabetes, 32(6), (217-221). ISSN 2047-2900
The aim of this study was to determine whether results from laboratory based research examining glycaemic control during and after exercise can be applied to a real-life (non-...

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Moving to manage: a mixed methods study of later life relocation into supported housing

2006 - 2013
This study describes relocation experiences of older people moving to supported housing in Scotland focusing on t...
Dr Carole Kelly | Director of Studies: Prof Alison McCleery | Second Supervisor: Jeni Harden

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

Characterisation of microbial communities associated with potato cyst nematodes in a suppressive soil and the biocontrol potential of selected isolates

2019 - date
Amanda Jones | Director of Studies: Prof Ian Singleton | Second Supervisor: Dr Fiona Stainsby

The Effect of Differing Levels of Individual and Situational Factors on Malevolent Creativity

2020 - date
Miss Muna Ali | Director of Studies: Dr Rory MacLean | Second Supervisor: Dr Lindsey Carruthers

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

The Bassett Scholarship for improving midwifery perinatal bereavement care in Lothian

2020 - date
Charlotte Mutton | Director of Studies: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin | Second Supervisor: Dr Gail Norris

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

Reduced credibility of non-native speakers

2011 - 2016
Anna Tajsiak | Director of Studies: Dr Alex Willis | Second Supervisor: Phyllis Laybourn

Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators

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

'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

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