Lab Members

Current and Past Members of the Misinformation Lab

Andrew Head

4th year 2018

Anna Jackson

4th year 2018

Anna Klas

Leader of the Lab’s Group Processes and Persuasion stream

Eddie Clarke

Leader of the Lab’s Ideology and Motivated Reasoning stream

Emily Kothe

Leader of the Lab’s Behaviour and Behaviour Change stream

Faiz Behzadpour

4th year 2017

George Loram

4th year 2018

Hayley Robinson

4th year 2017

Ian Benjamin

4th year 2018

Imogen Russell-Head

4th year 2018

Kate Adamson

4th year 2018

Madison Matthews

4th year 2018

Mathew Ling

Leader of the Lab’s Psychometrics and Person-Context Dynamics stream

Raissa Donadon Berne

4th year 2018

Shaini Ratnatilake

4th year 2017

Susanne Lohmann

4th year 2018

Tess Skipworth

4th year 2017

Recent Publications

(2018). Perceived Mitigation Threat Mediates Effects of Right-Wing Ideology on Climate Change Beliefs. preprint.

Preprint

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Klas, A., Clarke, E., Kothe, E. J., Ling, M., Source and Message Effects in Climate Change Communication
April 2018
Kothe, E. J., Ling, M., Investigating the short-term familiarity backfire effect in the context of vaccination
April 2018
Ling, M., Kothe, E. J., & Clarke, E. Communicating scientific Information about vaccination.
July 2017

Lab News

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Congratulations to 2018 Misinformation Lab Honours Student, Raissa Donadon Berne, who was awarded a Deakin University Faculty of Health Honours Publication Award. The Faculty of Health Honours Publication Award is a prestigious award that recognises a significant level of academic achievement by the individual at University. This prize of is presented to two students from each School in the Faculty of Health completing a fourth year research project. The award is to support write up the results of Honours research for submission to a peer-reviewed academic journal.

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Lab members Dr Anna Klas and Dr Eddie Clarke gave an invited presentation to La Trobe’s Social Psych group on Friday the 31st of August, 2018 Their joint presentation focused on presenting preliminary work conducted by the Misinformation Lab regarding the influence of politically motivated reasoning across domains. Anna and Eddie are happy to report that their presentation was warmly received, with plans in place for Dr Mathew Marques to present at the Misinformation Lab in the coming months.

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Honors student George Loram (Misinformation Lab) has reached the grand final of the “Let’s Torque” Science communication contest.

The final will be held Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Royal Society of Victoria (https://www.letstorque.org/calendar/2018/9/13/lets-torque-2018-grand-final).

This annual program provides Victorian undergraduate students training in public speaking and opportunities to interact with industry (https://www.letstorque.org/).

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Over the past two weeks our 4th year students have been presenting their thesis progress to the lab. They did a fantastic job explaining the background to their projects and the plans for the remainder of the year. We were lucky enough to have some other staff members from the School of Psychology come along to see our students present and they were all very impressed with the quality of the work our students are doing.

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Maddie will be completing a Master of Applied Science on the topic “Investigating How Social Norms and Vegan Stereotypes Contribute Towards Motivation to Reduce Animal Product Consumption” under the supervision of Emily Kothe, Anna Klas, and Mathew Ling and starts her candidature today.

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Contact

  • School of Psychology, Burwood Campus, Deakin University, Australia