Photo of Tony McCarthy
  • United Kingdom

Willing to speak to media

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

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.

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Tony McCarthy is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Risk perception Engineering & Materials Science
Telecommunication traffic Engineering & Materials Science
Decision Making Medicine & Life Sciences
Emotions Medicine & Life Sciences
Communication Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychology Medicine & Life Sciences
Processing Engineering & Materials Science
Oils and fats Engineering & Materials Science

Projects 2012 2017

Scottish ESRC Doctoral Training Centre DTG 2011 | McCarthy, Joseph Anthony

Burns, C., Revie, M. & McCarthy, J. A.

ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)


Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

Research Output 2014 2014

  • 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

Risk perception
Telecommunication traffic
Oils and fats
Medical problems