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The design and evaluation of a self-management algorithm for people with type 1 diabetes performing moderate intensity exercise

Journal Article
Charlton, J., Kilbride, L., MacLean, R., Darlison, M. G., & McKnight, J. (2015)
The design and evaluation of a self-management algorithm for people with type 1 diabetes performing moderate intensity exercise. Practical Diabetes, 32(2), (64-69). ISSN 2047-2900
Limited evidence is available to advise people with type 1 diabetes about self-management strategies for maintaining acceptable glycaemic control when exercising. A systemati...

Are consistent juror decisions related to fast and frugal decision making? Investigating the relationship between juror consistency, decision speed and cue utilisation

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., MacLean, R., & Laybourn, P. (2017)
Are consistent juror decisions related to fast and frugal decision making? Investigating the relationship between juror consistency, decision speed and cue utilisation. Medicine, Science and the Law, 57(4), 211-219. https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802417733354
To establish whether more consistent/accurate juror decision making is related to faster decision making processes which use fewer cues, i.e. fast and frugal heuristic process...

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...

Verdict spotting: Investigating the effects of juror bias, evidence anchors, and verdict system in jurors

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., MacLean, R., Munro, J., Lages, M., Frumkin, L. A., …Brown, D. (in press)
Verdict spotting: Investigating the effects of juror bias, evidence anchors, and verdict system in jurors. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2021.1904450
The Scottish verdict of not proven represents a second acquittal verdict which is not legally defined. Existing research into the influence of the not proven verdict on jury d...

Female Narcissism: Assessment, Aetiology, and Behavioural Manifestations

Journal Article
Green, A., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (in press)
Female Narcissism: Assessment, Aetiology, and Behavioural Manifestations. Psychological Reports, https://doi.org/10.1177/00332941211027322
Despite putative gender differences in the expression of narcissism, prominent theories have virtually dismissed the role of females in the development and manifestation of na...

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...

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, 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...

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...

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. ISSN 1746-6016
This discussion paper will look at heuristics (rule of thumb techniques for decision making), (Tversky & Kahneman, 1974) and their potential value. Typically, heuristics have ...
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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

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

Mediators of coping in caregivers of children with complex needs

2012 - 2017
Carol Delaney | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Michael Brown

Creativity and attention: a multi-method investigation

2011 - 2016
Dr Lindsey Carruthers Carruthers | Director of Studies: Dr Alex Willis | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean

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 Carruthers

Biocontrol of potato cyst nematode: investigating antagonistic microrobes isolated from suppressive soil

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

How interviewing techniques and temperament affect children as eyewitnesses and the decision making of jurors.

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

Optimising Creativity and STEM Pedagogy

2020 - date
Felicity Gregory | Director of Studies: Dr Lindsey Carruthers Carruthers | Second Supervisor: Dr Rory MacLean