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).


Papers from 2019


Parental involvement in decision-making about their child's health care at the hospital, Antje Aarthun, Knut Oymar, and Kristin Akerjordet

Happiness and counterfactual thinking at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Mark S. Allen, Sarah Knipler, and Amy YC Chan

Anti-doping rule violations in sport: The attractive leniency effect and attributions of guilt and punishment, Mark S. Allen, Kirsty McRae, and Emma E. Walter

Erectile Dysfunction: An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses of Risk-Factors, Treatment, and Prevalence Outcomes, Mark S. Allen and Emma E. Walter

Sedentary behaviour and risk of anxiety: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Mark S. Allen, Emma E. Walter, and Christian F. Swann

Should we screen for frailty in primary care settings? A fresh perspective on the frailty evidence base: A narrative review, Rachel Ambagtsheer, Justin J. Beilby, Renuka Visvanathan, Elsa Dent, Solomon Yu, and Annette J. Braunack-Mayer

What is the impact of dementia on occupational competence, occupational participation and occupational identity for people who experience onset of symptoms while in paid employment? A scoping review, Catherine L. Andrew, Lyn Phillipson, and Lynnaire M. Sheridan

Does social capital and a healthier lifestyle increase mental health resilience to disability acquisition? Group-based discrete trajectory mixture models of pre-post longitudinal data, AHM Mehbub Anwar, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Xiaoqi Feng


The role of social cues in supporting students to overcome challenges in online multi-stage assignments, Tiffani L. Apps, Karley A. Beckman, Sue Bennett, Barney Dalgarno, Gregor Kennedy, and Lori Lockyer


Association of Urban Green Space with Mental Health and General Health among Adults in Australia, Thomas E. Astell-Burt and Xiaoqi Feng


Increasing tree cover may be like a 'superfood' for community mental health, Thomas E. Astell-Burt and Xiaoqi Feng


People living in rural areas may be at lower risk of Alzheimer's disease, Thomas E. Astell-Burt and Xiaoqi Feng


The value of movement content knowledge in the training of Australian PE teachers: perceptions of teacher educators, Erik R. Backman, Philip J. Pearson, and Gregory J. Forrest


A transdiagnostic perspective on social anhedonia, Emma Barkus and Johanna C. Badcock

Guidelines for the selection of physical literacy measures in physical education in Australia, Lisa M. Barnett, Dean Dudley, Richard Telford, David R. Lubans, Anna Bryant, William Roberts, Philip J. Morgan, Natasha K. Schranz, Juanita Weissensteiner, Stewart A. Vella, Jo Salmon, Jenny Ziviani, Anthony D. Okely, Nalda Wainwright, John Evans, and Richard J. Keegan

Understanding children's perspectives of classroom writing practices through drawings, Aspa Baroutsis, Lisa K. Kervin, Annette Woods, and Barbara Comber


Caffeine affects children's ERPs and performance in an equiprobable go/no-go task: Testing a processing schema, Robert J. Barry, Frances M. De Blasio, and Jack Fogarty


Data-driven derivation of natural EEG frequency components: An optimised example assessing resting EEG in healthy ageing, Robert J. Barry, Frances M. De Blasio, and Diana Karamacoska

Components in the P300: Don't forget the Novelty P3!, Robert J. Barry, Genevieve Z. Steiner, Frances M. De Blasio, Jack Fogarty, Diana Karamacoska, and Brett MacDonald


Reproduction and transformation of students' technology practice: The tale of two distinctive secondary student cases, Karley A. Beckman, Sue Bennett, and Lori Lockyer

Will there be an Urryism? The dialectic of a plural thinker in singular times, Thomas Birtchnell


Vascular effects on the BOLD response and the retinotopic mapping of hV4, H Boyd Taylor, Alexander M. Puckett, Zoey J. Isherwood, and Mark M. Schira

Health Star Ratings: What's on the labels of Australian beverages?, Aimee L. Brownbill, Annette J. Braunack-Mayer, and Caroline Miller


Moving to L2 Fluency: The Tai Ball Chi Technique, Michael S. Burri, William Acton, and Amanda Ann Baker


"I never imagined" pronunciation as "such an interesting thing": Student teacher perception of innovative practices, Michael S. Burri and Amanda Ann Baker


Proposing a Haptic Approach to Facilitating L2 Learners' Pragmatic Competence, Michael S. Burri, Amanda Ann Baker, and William Acton

Regulatory and other responses to the pharmaceutical opioid problem, Gabrielle Campbell, Nicholas Lintzeris, Natasa Gisev, Briony K. Larance, Sallie-Anne Pearson, and Louisa Degenhardt

Geographies of energy transition: the case of high-performing commercial office space in the central business districts of Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, Chantel A. Carr, Pauline M. McGuirk, and Robyn Dowling

Gender Imbalance in Instructional Dynamic Versus Static Visualizations: a Meta-analysis, Juan Cristobal Castro-Alonso, Mona Wong, Olusola Adesope, Paul L. Ayres, and Fred Paas

Community views on factors affecting medicines resource allocation: 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


Alteration to hippocampal volume and shape confined to cannabis dependence: A multi-site study, Yann Chye, Valentina Lorenzetti, Chao Suo, Albert Batalla, Janna Cousijn, Anna Goudriaan, M D. Jenkinson, Rocio Martin-Santos, Sarah Whittle, Murat Yucel, and Nadia Solowij

EEG development in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: From child to adult, Adam R. Clarke, Robert J. Barry, Stuart J. Johnstone, Rory McCarthy, and Mark Selikowitz

The EEG Theta/Beta Ratio: A marker of Arousal or Cognitive Processing Capacity?, Adam R. Clarke, Robert J. Barry, Diana Karamacoska, and Stuart J. Johnstone


Consumers' views on the importance of specific front-of-pack nutrition information: A latent profile analysis, Liyuwork Dana, Kathy Chapman, Zenobia Talati, Bridget Kelly, Helen Dixon, Caroline Miller, and Simone Pettigrew

An acceptance and commitment therapy self-help intervention for carers of patients in palliative care: Protocol of a feasibility randomised controlled trial, Esther L. Davis, Frank P. Deane, and Geoffrey C. B Lyons

The ethics of One Health, Christopher J. Degeling, Angus Dawson, and Gwendolyn L. Gilbert


Perspectives of Australian policy-makers on the potential benefits and risks of technologically enhanced communicable disease surveillance - a modified Delphi survey, Christopher J. Degeling, Jane Johnson, and Gwendolyn L. Gilbert


Citizens' juries can bring public voices on overdiagnosis into policy making, Christopher J. Degeling, Rae Thomas, and Lucie Rychetnik

Residential self-selection, perceived built environment and type 2 diabetes incidence: A longitudinal analysis of 36,224 middle to older age adults, Tashi Dendup, Thomas E. Astell-Burt, and Xiaoqi Feng


Factors supporting retention of aboriginal health and wellbeing staff in Aboriginal health services: a comprehensive review of the literature, Sara Deroy and Heike Schutze


Association between breaks in sitting time and adiposity in Australian toddlers: Results from the GET-UP! study, Eduarda Manuela De Sousa Rodrigues de Sa, Joao Rafael Rodrigues Pereira, Zhiguang Zhang, Sanne L.C Veldman, Anthony D. Okely, and Rute Santos

A psychophysiological and behavioural study of slot machine near-misses using immersive virtual reality, Louisa Detez, Lisa-Marie Greenwood, Rebecca A. Segrave, Elliott Wilson, Thomas Chandler, Teresa Ries, Mitchell Stevenson, Rico Lee, and Murat Yucel


An unmitigated disaster: shifting from response and recovery to mitigation for an insurable future, Eliza R. De Vet, Christine Eriksen, Kate Booth, and Shaun French


Energy expenditure associated with posture transitions in preschool children, Katherine Downing, Xanne Janssen, Dylan P. Cliff, Anthony D. Okely, and John J. Reilly


Cross-sectional associations of physical activity and gross motor proficiency with adiposity in South African children of pre-school age, Catherine E. Draper, Simone Tomaz, Rachel A. Jones, Trina Hinkley, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn, and Shane A. Norris


Teachers' multicultural attitudes and perceptions of school policy and school climate in relation to burnout, Anneke Dubbeld, Natascha De Hoog, Perry Den Brok, and Maarten F. de Laat

Addressing community diversity: the role of the festival encounter, Michelle Duffy, Judith Mair, and Gordon R. Waitt

Supporting Writing Collaborations through Synchronous Technologies: Singing Our SSONG about Working Together at a Distance, Michelle J. Eady, Corinne Green, Ashley B. Akenson, Briony Supple, Marian McCarthy, James Cronin, and Jacinta C. McKeon

Feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of a childcare-based intervention to reduce sitting time among pre-schoolers: A pilot randomised controlled trial, Yvonne Ellis, Dylan P. Cliff, Steven J. Howard, and Anthony D. Okely


Understanding the office: Using ecological momentary assessment to measure activities, posture, social interactions, mood, and work performance at the workplace, Lina Engelen and Fabian Held


Negotiating adversity with humour: A case study of wildland firefighter women, Christine Eriksen

Frequency-dependent and montage-based differences in phosphene perception thresholds via transcranial alternating current stimulation, Ian Evans, Stephen Palmisano, Sarah P. Loughran, Alexandre Legros, and Rodney J. Croft

Getting on the K.A.D. The impacts of kava, alcohol and other drug consumption across Pacific communities, Moses Ma'alo Faleolo and Jioji Ravulo

Friendships Among Young South African Women, Sexual Behaviours and Connections to Sexual Partners (HPTN 068), Elizabeth Fearon, Richard Wiggins, Audrey Pettifor, Catherine L. Mac Phail, Kathleen Kahn, Amanda Selin, Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive, and James Hargreaves

Can green space quantity and quality help prevent postpartum weight gain? A longitudinal study, Xiaoqi Feng and Thomas E. Astell-Burt


Does dissatisfaction with, or accurate perception of overweight status help people reduce weight? Longitudinal study of Australian adults, Xiaoqi Feng and Andrew Wilson


#MeToo has changed the media landscape, but in Australia there is still much to be done, Bianca Fileborn, Rachel E. Loney-Howes, and Sophie Hindes

Sequential processing in the classic oddball task: ERP components, probability, and behavior, Jack Fogarty, Robert J. Barry, and Genevieve Z. Steiner

Economic geography, to what ends? From privilege to progressive performances of expertise, Christopher R. Gibson

Challenge-led interdisciplinary research in practice: Program design, early career research, and a dialogic approach to building unlikely collaborations, Christopher R. Gibson, Tamantha Stutchbury, Victoria Ikutegbe, and Nicole L. Michielin

Coastal homemaking: Navigating housing ideals, home realities, and more-than-human processes, Charles Gillon and Leah Maree Gibbs


Opportunities for better use of collective action theory in research and governance for invasive species management, Sonia Graham, Alexander Metcalf, Nicholas J. Gill, Rebecca Niemiec, Carlo Moreno, Thomas Bach, Victoria Ikutegbe, Lars Hallstrom, Zhao Ma, and Alice Lubeck


School-university partnerships in Australia: a systematic literature review, Corinne Green, Sharon K. Tindall-Ford, and Michelle J. Eady

Advancing Manufacturing?: Blinkered Visions in U.S. and Australian Urban Policy, Carl Grodach and Christopher R. Gibson

Does contextual diversity affect serial recall?, Dominic Guitard, Leonie M. Miller, Ian Neath, and Steven J. Roodenrys

Investigating the mediators and moderators of child body mass index change in the Time2bHealthy childhood obesity prevention program for parents of preschool-aged children, Megan L. Hammersley, Anthony D. Okely, Marijka Batterham, and Rachel A. Jones


An Internet-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Program (Time2bHealthy) for Parents of Preschool-Aged Children: Randomized Controlled Trial, Megan Hammersley, Anthony D. Okely, Marijka Batterham, and Rachel A. Jones

Well-being among hotel managers: A study on the influence of job stressors and cognitive reappraisal, Annie I. Haver, Espen Olsen, and Kristin Akerjordet


Online tools can help people in disasters, but do they represent everyone?, Billy Tusker Haworth, Christine Eriksen, and Scott J. McKinnon


Environmental values, knowledge and behaviour: Contributions of an emergent literature on the role of ethnicity and migration, Lesley M. Head, Natascha Klocker, and Ikerne Aguirre-Bielschowsky


Understanding non-vaccinating parents' views to inform and improve clinical encounters: A qualitative study in an Australian community, Catherine Helps, Julie Leask, Lesley M. Barclay, and Stacy M. Carter


Objective measurement of tummy time in infants (0-6 months): A validation study, Lyndel Hewitt, Rebecca M. Stanley, Dylan P. Cliff, and Anthony D. Okely

Balancing Accuracy and Transparency in Early Alert Identification of Students at Risk, Flynn R. Hill, David P. Fulcher, Rory L. Sie, and Maarten F. de Laat


Are age-related deficits in route learning related to control of visual attention?, Christopher Hilton, Sebastien R. Miellet, Timothy Slattery, and Jan Wiener


Is Childhood Overweight/Obesity Perceived as a Health Problem by Mothers of Preschool Aged Children in Bangladesh? A Community Level Cross-Sectional Study, Mohammad Hossain, Mahbubul Siddiqee, Shameema Ferdous, Marzia Faruki, Rifat Jahan, Shah Shahik, Enayetur Raheem, and Anthony D. Okely

Effectiveness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease self-management interventions in primary care settings: A systematic review, Hassan Hosseinzadeh and Mahmmoud Shnaigat

Challenging socioeconomic status: A cross-cultural comparison of early executive function, Steven J. Howard, Caylee J. Cook, Lizl Everts, Edward Melhuish, Gaia Scerif, Shane A. Norris, Rhian Twine, Kathleen Kahn, and Catherine E. Draper

Trends in methamphetamine and opioid use among clients of needle-syringe programs in Queensland, Australia: 2007-2015, Brendan Jacka, Robert Kemp, Louisa Degenhardt, Amy Peacock, Philip Clare, Raimondo Bruno, Abhilash Dev, Oluwadamisola Sotade, and Briony K. Larance

Qualitative Evaluation of Evidence- Based Online Decision Aid and Resources for Osteoarthritis Management: Understanding Patient Perspectives, Yun-Hee Jeon, Ian Flaherty, Hema Urban, Sally Wortley, Chris Dickson, Glenn P. Salkeld, and David Hunter

Does One Health require a novel ethical framework?, Jane Johnson and Christopher J. Degeling

Public preferences for One Health approaches to emerging infectious diseases: A discrete choice experiment, Jane Johnson, Kirsten Howard, Andrew Wilson, Michael P. Ward, Gwendolyn L. Gilbert, and Christopher J. Degeling

Externalizing and internalizing, but not rationalizing: Some psychodynamic biases associated with the Dark Triad traits, Peter Jonason, Stephen Fletcher, and Talia Hashmani

Young Thai People's Exposure to Alcohol Portrayals in Society and the Media: A Qualitative Study for Policy Implications, Ratchakorn Kaewpramkusol, Kate Senior, Richard D. Chenhall, and Sutham Nanthamongkolchai


A qualitative exploration of the Thai alcohol policy in regulating alcohol industry's marketing strategies and commercial activities, Ratchakorn Kaewpramkusol, Kate Senior, Sutham Nanthamongkolchai, and Richard D. Chenhall

Brand advertising and brand sharing of alcoholic and non-alcoholic products, and the effects on young Thai people's attitudes towards alcohol use: A qualitative focus group study, Ratchakorn Kaewpramkusol, Kate Senior, Sutham Nanthamongkolchai, and Richard D. Chenhall

The role of gesture as simulated action in reinterpretation of mental imagery, Kevin Kamermans, Wim T. J. L Pouw, Luisa Fassi, Asimina Aslanidou, Fred Paas, and Autumn Hostetter


Using principal components analysis to examine resting state EEG in relation to task performance, Diana Karamacoska, Robert J. Barry, and Genevieve Z. Steiner

Flexible learning spaces reduce sedentary time in adolescents, Katharina Elisabeth Kariippanon, Dylan P. Cliff, Anthony D. Okely, and Anne-Maree Parrish


A call for preventing suicide by hanging from ceiling fans: An interdisciplinary research agenda, Kishan A. Kariippanon, Coralie J. Wilson, Timothy J. McCarthy, and Kairi Kolves

Defining physical literacy for application in Australia: A modified delphi method, Richard J. Keegan, Lisa M. Barnett, Dean Dudley, Richard Telford, David R. Lubans, Anna Bryant, William Roberts, Philip J. Morgan, Natasha K. Schranz, Juanita Weissensteiner, Stewart A. Vella, Jo Salmon, Jenny Ziviani, Anthony D. Okely, Nalda Wainwright, and John Evans

Advertising and Marketing to Children, Bridget Kelly


Children's exposure to television food advertising contributes to strong brand attachments, Bridget Kelly, Emma J. Boyland, Lesley King, Adrian E. Bauman, Kathy Chapman, and Clare Hughes

Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the European region: Identifying what works for governments and consumers, Bridget Kelly and Jo Jewell

Longitudinal changes in domains of physical activity during childhood and adolescence: A systematic review, Byron Kemp, Dylan P. Cliff, Kar Hau Chong, and Anne-Maree Parrish


Narrative identity reconstruction as adaptive growth during mental health recovery: A narrative coaching boardgame approach, Douglas Kerr, Frank P. Deane, and Trevor P. Crowe

Sociomaterial Dimensions of Early Literacy Learning Spaces: Moving Through Classrooms with Teacher and Children, Lisa K. Kervin, Barbara M. Comber, and Aspa Baroutsis

A cautionary tale: digital resources in literacy classrooms, Lisa K. Kervin, Susan J. Danby, and Jessica Mantei

Safety behaviors, experiential avoidance, and anxiety: A path analysis approach, Alex Kirk, Johanna Meyer, Mark Whisman, Brett J. Deacon, and Joanna J. Arch


When a postgraduate student becomes a novice researcher and a supervisor becomes a mentor: A journey of research identity development, Melinda Kirk and Kylie Lipscombe


Focusing on an illusion: Accommodating to perceived depth?, Trent Koessler and Harold C. Hill