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

Madelon North

HDR Student

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.

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We’re very happy to announce that Raissa Donadon Berne has been awarded the Head of School Award. This award is presented to the student with the best Honours thesis in either the H345 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), H451 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Honours) or H452 Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) course. Raissa’s thesis “Applying the Prototype Willingness Model to Predict Green - Energy Use for Household Electricity” was supervised by Dr Emily Kothe.

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We are pleased to announce Misinformation Lab members Emily Kothe and Anna Klas were awarded a 2019 HaTCH grant from the Faculty of Health (Deakin University) for their project “Coping efficacy-based messages and intention to engage in pro-environmental behaviour”. This project is a continuation of the 2018 HaTCH grant lead by Emily Kothe and Mathew Ling and will examine the effectiveness of coping efficacy-based message using a longintindual design. The project also involves Associate Professor Barbara Mullan (Curtin University) and Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz (Deakin University).

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Reflections on the Faculty of Health 2018 HDR Conference from Maddie North

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Congratulations to 2018 Misinformation Lab Honours Student, George Loram, who was awarded a School of Psychology 4th Year Publication Award. The School of Psychology 4th Year Publication Award is a prestigious award that recognises a significant level of academic achievement and will support write up the results of George’s 4th year project for submission to a peer-reviewed academic journal. George’s project investigates “Validation of a Novel Climate Change Denial Measure Using Item Response Theory” under the primary supervision of Dr Mathew Ling.

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Every year the School of Psychology at Deakin University holds a conference for our 4th year students. Students develop a conference poster based on their research project and present it to their fellow students, friends, family, and academic staff. It marks the end of their 4th year candidature and is a great way to end the year. Our on-campus students (Andy Head, Anna Jackson, George Loram, Imogen Russell-Head, Maddy Matthes, Raissa Donadon Berne, and Glenn Chamberlain) all presented at the conference in person.

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Contact

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