The University of Wollongong Faculty of Social Sciences was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. Related series: Faculty of Education - Papers (Archive); Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive).

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Papers from 2018

Learning symbols from permanent and transient visual presentations: Don't overplay the hand, Juan Cristóbal Castro-Alonso, Paul L. Ayres, Mona Wong, and Godfried Paas

Children's sports participation and self-regulation: Bi-directional longitudinal associations, Steven J. Howard, Stewart A. Vella, and Dylan P. Cliff

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Cash transfers for HIV prevention: What do young women spend it on? Mixed methods findings from HPTN 068, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Nomhle Khoza, Amanda Selin, Aimee Julien, Rhian Twine, Ryan Wagner, Xavier Gomez-Olive, Kathleen Kahn, Jing Wang, and Audrey Pettifor

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Two studies of the empirical basis of two learning resource-oriented motivational strategies for gifted educators, Anamaria Vladut, Wilma Vialle, and Albert Ziegler

Papers from 2017

Hope Matters: Developing and Validating a Measure of Future Expectations Among Young Women in a High HIV Prevalence Setting in Rural South Africa (HPTN 068), Laurie Abler, Lauren Hill, Suzanne Maman, Robert DeVellis, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn, Catherine L. Mac Phail, and Audrey Pettifor

Wild tradition: Hunting and nature in regional Sweden and Australia, Michael J. Adams

Association between Leptin, Adiponectin, and Leptin/Adiponectin Ratio with Clustered Metabolic Risk Factors in Portuguese Adolescents: The LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Edmar Lacerda Mendes, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis Lopes, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Albertas Skurvydas, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

Cardiorespiratory fitness and inflammatory profile on cardiometabolic risk in adolescents from the LabMed Physical Activity Study, Cesar A. Agostinis-Sobrinho, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Lopes Luis, Jose Oliveira-Santos, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

Serum adiponectin levels and cardiorespiratory fitness in nonoverweight and overweight Portuguese adolescents: The LabMed Physical Activity Study, César Agostinis-Sobrinho, Carla Moreira, Sandra Abreu, Luis Lopes, José Oliveira-Santos, Jostein Steene-Johannessen, Jorge Mota, and Rute Santos

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Stunting and severe stunting among children under-5 years in Nigeria: A multilevel analysis, Blessing Akombi, Kingsley E. Agho, John J. Hall, Dafna Merom, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Andre Renzaho

Effects of spell checkers on English as a second language students¿ incidental spelling learning: a cognitive load perspective, Porfirio Alino, Tzu-Chien Liu, and Fred Paas

Body image mediates an association between personality and mental health, Mark S. Allen and Serena Celestino

Personality and sexuality in older adults, Mark S. Allen and Annelil Desille

Health-Related Lifestyle Factors and Sexual Functioning and Behavior in Older Adults, Mark S. Allen and Annelil E. Desille

A longitudinal investigation of irrational beliefs, hedonic balance and academic achievement, Mark S. Allen, Sarah El-Cheikh, and Martin Turner

Five factor personality traits and inflammatory biomarkers in the English longitudinal study of aging, Mark S. Allen and Sylvain Laborde

Acute single channel EEG predictors of cognitive function after stroke, Anna Aminov, Jeffrey M. Rogers, Stuart J. Johnstone, Sandy Middleton, and Peter H. Wilson

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Employee perspectives: Exploring the journey from paid work to retirement due onset of a dementia, Catherine L. Andrew, Lyn Phillipson, and Lynnaire M. Sheridan

White noise enhances new-word learning in healthy adults, Anthony Angwin, Wayne Wilson, Wendy Arnott, Annabelle Signorini, Robert J. Barry, and David Copland

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Midwives' Role in Providing Nutrition Advice during Pregnancy: Meeting the Challenges? A Qualitative Study, Jamila Arrish, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

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Self-Reported Nutrition Education Received by Australian Midwives before and after Registration, Jamila Arrish, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

Killing Carp (Cyprinus carpio) as a Volunteer Practice: implications for community involvement in invasive species management and policy, Jennifer M. Atchison, Leah Maree Gibbs, and Eli M. Taylor

Effects of problem solving after worked example study on secondary school children's monitoring accuracy, Martine Baars, Tamara Van Gog, Anique de Bruin, and Fred Paas

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Assemblage thinking as methodology: commitments and practices for critical policy research, Tom Baker and Pauline M. McGuirk

Examination of images in Australian standardised writing assessments: a case for recognising social and cultural disadvantage, Katherine Bates

Reactivity of alpha rhythms to eyes opening (the Berger effect) during menstrual cycle phases, Olga Bazanova, Ekaterina Nikolenko, and Robert J. Barry

Systematic review of SMART Recovery: Outcomes, process variables, and implications for research, Alison K. Beck, Erin Forbes, Amanda Baker, Peter James Kelly, Frank P. Deane, Anthony Shakeshaft, David Hunt, and John F. Kelly

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How technology shapes assessment design: Findings from a study of university teachers, Sue Bennett, Phillip Dawson, Margaret Bearman, Elizabeth K. Molloy, and David J. Boud

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In search of consistent predictors of children’s physical activity, Keren Best, Kylie Ball, Dorota M. Zarnowiecki, Rebecca M. Stanley, and James Dollman

Use of mobile and cordless phones and change in cognitive function: a prospective cohort analysis of Australian primary school children, Chhavi Bhatt, Geza P. Benke, Catherine L. L. Smith, Mary Redmayne, Christina Dimitriadis, Anna Dalecki, Skye Macleod, Malcolm Sim, Rodney J. Croft, Rory Wolfe, Jordy Kaufman, and Michael J. Abramson

Maternal health in pregnancy and associations with adverse birth outcomes: Evidence from Growing Up in New Zealand, Amy L. Bird, Cameron Grant, Dinusha K. Bandara, Jatender Mohal, Polly E. Atatoa Carr, Michelle R. Wise, Hazel Inskip, Motohide Miyahara, and Susan Morton

Are the ethnically tolerant free of discrimination, prejudice and political intolerance?, Boris Bizumic, A Kenny, Ravi Iyert, Juliet Tanuwira, and Elizabeth A. Huxley

Preliminary Exploration of Psychologists¿ Knowledge and Perceptions of Electronic Security and Implications for Use of Technology-Assisted Supervision, Russell J. Blackman, Frank P. Deane, Craig J. Gonsalvez, and Daniel F. Saffioti

The Effects of Precautionary Messages about Electromagnetic Fields from Mobile Phones and Base Stations Revisited: The Role of Recipient Characteristics, Christoph A. Boehmert, Peter M. Wiedemann, Jonathon Pye, and Rodney J. Croft

Canadian university students' gendered attitudes toward plagiarism, Sahar Bokosmaty, John F. Ehrich, Michelle J. Eady, and Kenton Bell

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Making versus observing manipulations of geometric properties of triangles to learn geometry using dynamic geometry software, Sahar Bokosmaty, Myrto-Foteini Mavilidi, and Fred Paas

Falling short of dietary guidelines - What do Australian pregnant women really know? A cross sectional study, Khlood Bookari, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

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Informing Nutrition Care in the Antenatal Period: Pregnant Women's Experiences and Need for Support, Khlood Bookari, Heather Yeatman, and Moira J. Williamson

Therapists' metacognitive monitoring of the psychotherapeutic process with patients with borderline personality disorder, Marianne E. Bourke and Brin F. S Grenyer

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Understanding carers' lived experience of stigma: the voice of families with a child on the autism spectrum, Timothy Broady, Gerard J. Stoyles, and Corinne Morse

Imagery Rescripting for PTSD and Personality Disorders: Theory and Application, Robert N. Brockman and Fiona L. Calvert

Parents views of the role of sports coaches as mental health gatekeepers for adolescent males, Morgan Brown, Frank P. Deane, Stewart A. Vella, and Sarah Liddle

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Exposure to digital marketing enhances young adults' interest in energy drinks: An exploratory investigation, Li Min Buchanan, Bridget Kelly, and Heather Yeatman

"I feel like having a nervous breakdown": Pre-service and in-service teachers' developing beliefs and knowledge about pronunciation instruction, Michael Burri, Amanda Ann Baker, and Honglin Chen

Empowering Nonnative-English-Speaking Teachers in Primary School Contexts: An Ethnographic Case Study, Michael S. Burri

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Making Sense of Theory: A Doctoral Student's Narrative of Conceptualizing a Theoretical Framework, Michael S. Burri

Joint development of teacher cognition and identity through learning to teach L2 pronunciation, Michael S. Burri, Honglin Chen, and Amanda Ann Baker

An investigation of supervisory practices to develop relational and reflective competence in psychologists, Fiona L. Calvert, Trevor P. Crowe, and Brin F. S Grenyer

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Animating geographies of making: Embodied slow scholarship for participant-researchers of maker cultures and material work, Chantel Carr and Christopher R. Gibson

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Maintenance and repair beyond the perimeter of the plant: linking industrial labour and the home, Chontel A. Carr

Do complaints of everyday cognitive failures in high schizotypy relate to emotional working memory deficits in the lab?, Nicole Carrigan, Emma Barkus, Adriel Ong, and Maryann Wei

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Anthropocene and planetary boundaries, Noel Castree

Global change research and the "people disciplines": Toward a new dispensation, Noel Castree

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The denial of nature: environmental philosophy in the era of global capitalism, Noel Castree

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Unfree radicals: geoscientists, the anthropocene, and left politics, Noel Castree

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Societal perspective on access to publicly subsidised medicines: A cross sectional survey of 3080 adults in Australia, Lesley Chim, Glenn P. Salkeld, Patrick J. Kelly, Wendy Lipworth, Dyfrig A. Hughes, and Martin R. Stockler

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Using surrogate vaccines to assess feasibility and acceptability of future HIV vaccine trials in men: A randomised trial in inner-city Johannesburg, South Africa, Lucy Chimoyi, Mphatso Kamndaya, Emilie Venables, Nina Von Knorring, Jonathan Stadler, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Matthew Chersich, Helen Rees, and Sinead Delany-Moretlwe

Depression and Engagement in Care Among Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected Adults in Johannesburg, South Africa, R Cholera, B Pence, B Gaynes, J Bassett, N Qangule, Audrey Pettifor, Catherine L. Mac Phail, and William Miller

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Role of orbitofrontal sulcogyral pattern on lifetime cannabis use and depressive symptoms, Yann Chye, Nadia Solowij, Eleni Ganella, Chao Suo, Murat Yucel, Albert Batalla, Janna Cousijn, Anna Goudriaan, Rocio Martin-Santos, Sarah Whittle, Cali F. Bartholomeusz, and Valentina Lorenzetti

Orbitofrontal and caudate volumes in cannabis users: a multi-site mega-analysis comparing dependent versus non-dependent users, Yann Chye, Nadia Solowij, Chao Suo, Albert Batalla, Janna Cousijn, Anna Goudriaan, Rocio Martin-Santos, Sarah Whittle, Valentina Lorenzetti, and Murat Yucel

An Investigation of Stimulant Effects on the EEG of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Adam R. Clarke, Robert J. Barry, Iris Baker, Rory McCarthy, and Mark Selikowitz

The phonological neighbourhood effect on short-term memory for order, Larissa Clarkson, Steven J. Roodenrys, Leonie M. Miller, and Charles Hulme

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The Preschool Activity, Technology, Health, Adiposity, Behaviour and Cognition (PATH-ABC) cohort study: Rationale and design, Dylan P. Cliff, Jade McNeill, Stewart A. Vella, Steven J. Howard, Megan A. Kelly, Douglas J. Angus, Ian M. R Wright, Rute Santos, Marijka Batterham, Edward Melhuish, Anthony D. Okely, and Marc de Rosnay

The TASS-Q: The Team-referent Availability of Social Support Questionnaire, Pete Coffee, Paul Freeman, and Mark S. Allen

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Wheat, sheep or Elvis Presley? Rural Australia has had to change its tune, John Connell and Christopher R. Gibson

Aspects of a boy's childhood as a complex social construct in comics, Judie Cross

Is Higher Acceptance Associated With Less Anticipatory Grief Among Patients in Palliative Care?, Esther Davis, Frank P. Deane, Geoffrey C. Lyons, and Greg Barclay

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Neurological soft signs: Effects of trait schizotypy, psychological distress and auditory hallucination predisposition, Saskia de Leede-Smith, Steven J. Roodenrys, Lauren Horsley, Shannen Matrini, Erin Mison, and Emma Barkus

Even adults need to play: Sandplay therapy with an adult survivor of childhood abuse, Kirsten Doyle and Lynne E. Magor-Blatch

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Developing intervention strategies to optimise body composition in early childhood in South Africa, Catherine E. Draper, Simone Tomaz, Matthew Stone, Trina Hinkley, Rachel A. Jones, Johann Louw, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn, and Shane A. Norris

The built environment and sexual and reproductive health, Tinashe Dune, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Rubab Firdaus

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The Migration of Horticultural Knowledge: Pacific Island seasonal workers in rural Australia-a missed opportunity?, Olivia V. Dun and Natascha Klocker

The impact of home literacy and family factors on screen media use among Dutch preteens, Elisabeth Duursma, Anna Meijer, and Kees De Bot

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Employing the EPEC hierarchy of conditions (Version II) to evaluate the effectiveness of using synchronous technologies with multi-location student cohorts in the tertiary education setting, Michelle J. Eady, Stuart Woodcock, and Ashley Sisco

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Lifestyle behaviours of Lebanese-Australians: Cross-sectional findings from the 45 and up study, Aymen El Masri, Gregory S. Kolt, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Emma S. George

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The Affluence-Vulnerability Interface: Intersecting scales of risk, privilege and disaster, Christine Eriksen and Gregory Simon

Examining perceptions of luck in post-bushfire sense-making in Australia, Christine Eriksen and Carrie Wilkinson

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Impact of a type 2 diabetes diagnosis on mental health, quality of life, and social contacts: a longitudinal study, Xiaoqi Feng and Thomas E. Astell-Burt

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The relationship between neighbourhood green space and child mental wellbeing depends upon whom you ask: Multilevel evidence from 3083 children aged 12-13 years, Xiaoqi Feng and Thomas E. Astell-Burt

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Perceived public transport infrastructure modifies the association between public transport use and mental health: Multilevel analyses from the United Kingdom, Xiaoqi Feng, Zhiqiang Feng, and Thomas E. Astell-Burt

Neighbourhood socioeconomic inequality and gender differences in body mass index: The role of unhealthy behaviours, Xiaoqi Feng and Andrew Wilson

Integrated mental health atlas of the Western Sydney Local Health District: gaps and recommendations, Ana Fernandez, James Gillespie, Jennifer Smith-Merry, Xiaoqi Feng, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, Cailin Maas, and Luis Salvador-Carulla

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The delaying effect of stigma on mental health help-seeking in Sri Lanka, Sunera M. Fernando, Frank P. Deane, and Hamish J. McLeod

A carer burden and stigma in schizophrenia and affective disorders: Experiences from Sri Lanka, Sunera M. Fernando, Frank P. Deane, Hamish J. McLeod, and Esther Davis

An evaluation tool for measuring food skills acquisition, Sandra Fordyce-Voorham

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Student isolation: the experience of distance on an international field placement, Mim Fox

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The international field placement: a reconciliation of identity, Mim Fox

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Continued participation in youth sports: the role of achievement motivation, Lauren Gardner, Stewart A. Vella, and Christopher A. Magee

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The Role of Implicit Beliefs and Achievement Goals as Protective Factors in Youth Sport, Lauren Gardner, Stewart A. Vella, and Christopher A. Magee

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Can our cities' thriving creative precincts be saved from 'renewal'?, Christopher R. Gibson, Alexandra Crosby, Carl Grodach, Craig Lyons, Justin O'Connor, and Xin Gu

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Surfboard making and environmental sustainability: New materials and regulations, subcultural norms and economic constraints, Christopher R. Gibson and Andrew T. Warren

Mental health workers values and their congruency with recovery principles, Bianca Glajz, Frank P. Deane, and Virginia Williams

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Mental health workers' values and thier congruency with recovery principles, Bianca Glajz, Frank P. Deane, and Virginia Williams

The Supervision Evaluation and Supervisory Competence Scale: Psychometric Validation, Craig J. Gonsalvez, Geaty Hamid, Nicole Savage, and Danielle Livni

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Goal-setting, feedback, and assessment practices reported by australian clinical supervisors, Craig J. Gonsalvez, Talia Wahnon, and Frank P. Deane

Intake of key micronutrients and food groups in patients with late-stage age-related macular degeneration compared with age-sex-matched controls, Bamini Gopinath, Gerald Liew, Joanna Russell, Victoria F. Cosatto, George Burlutsky, and Paul Mitchell

Music and community in Australian country towns: choir singing, belonging and emotion, Andrea Gordon and Christopher R. Gibson

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Qualitative process evaluation of an Australian alcohol media literacy study: recommendations for designing culturally responsive school-based programs, Chloe Gordon, Lisa K. Kervin, Sandra C. Jones, and Steven J. Howard

The psychology of positivity at work, Suzy Green, Michelle McQuaid, Alicia Purtell, and Aylin Dulagil

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Personality disorder: A mental health priority area, Brin F. S Grenyer, Fiona Y. Ng, Michelle L. Townsend, and Sathya Rao