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Personal Statement

My background is in psychology and my interests include work psychology and organisational behaviour, risk perception and communication, automatic processing, implicit measurement, priming, emotion, and decision making. I also have a particular interest in method development which forms the basis of my thesis.

I currently teach (or have previously taught) several subjects within the HRM department including Work Psychology, Advanced Organisational Behaviour, Introductory Statistics, Research Methods, and the Psychology of Risk. I am also involved in developing materials for a new MSc in Psychology (with Business), in conjunction with the department of Psychology.

Research Interests

  •  Work Psychology and Organizational Behaviour.
  •  Risk perception and communication.
  •  Automatic processing and implicit measurement.
  •  Priming, emotion, and decision making.

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Psychology of Risk
  • Implicit Meaurement
  • Quantitative Methods and Analysis

Teaching Interests

  • Work & Organisational Psychology.
  • Work Psychology for HRM.
  • Data Analysis (Introductory Statistics).
  • Quantitative Methods (Questionnaire Design).
  • Foundations of Risk, Psychology of Risk.

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Research Output

  • 1 Conference contribution book

Implicit and explicit risk perception, affect, and trust: an investigation of food "traffic lights"

McCarthy, T., Burns, C. & Revie, M., 20 Mar 2014, Proceedings of the Risk Perception and Response Conference. Boston, USA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

  • Thesis

    Measuring risk perception and risk-taking behaviour when driven by automatic cognitive processing: the development of new methods

    Author: McCarthy, J. A., 10 Mar 2017

    Supervisor: Burns, C. (Supervisor) & Revie, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis