Ross, Josephine

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  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research), Psychology
20062022

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Personal profile

Biography

Josephine Ross is a senior lecturer within Psychology. Her research and teaching area is Developmental Psychology. She is particularly interested in the cognitive and social consequences of developing a sense of self.  

Research

Josephine's primary research interest is in the development of self-awareness. She is interested in approaching this topic from a number of different perspectives, including those of cognitive, social, comparative and cross-cultural psychology. She is also interested in researching related socio-cognitive capacities, such as the development of theory of mind, meta-cognition, morality/prosocial behaviour, and executive function (particularly memory and self-regulation). Visit the MiniMeLab website to find out more.

Teaching

  • Year 2 Individual Development
  • Year 3 Developmental Psychology 
  • Years 4/5 The Development of Self-Awareness
  • Years 3-5 Ethics in Psychological Research

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Stirling

Award Date: 1 Jan 2009

Master of Science, University of Stirling

Award Date: 1 Jan 2005

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Stirling

Award Date: 1 Jan 2004

Keywords

  • BF Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-regulation
  • Social cognition
  • Prosocial behaviour
  • Autobiographical memory

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Projects

Research Output

  • 12 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review
  • 1 Special issue
  • A Dyadic Art Psychotherapy Group for Parents and Infants: Piloting Quantitative Methodologies for Evaluation

    Armstrong, V. G., Dalinkeviciute, E. & Ross, J., 28 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Art Therapy. 24, 3, p. 113-124 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Children’s perception of visual and auditory ambiguity and its link to executive functions and creativity

    Taranu, M., Wimmer, M. C., Ross, J., Farkas, D., van Ee, R., Winkler, I. & Denham, S. L., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 184, p. 123-138 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • How development of the ‘self’ in infants provides clues to the breakdown of memory in dementia

    Ross, J., 12 Aug 2019, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    The me in memory: The role of the self in autobiographical memory development

    Ross, J., Hutchison, J. & Cunningham, S. J., 15 Jan 2019, In : Child Development. 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    46 Downloads (Pure)

    Activities

    • 1 Festival/Exhibition

    Women in Science

    Alissa Melinger (Speaker), Josephine Ross (Speaker), Mariel Symeonidou (Speaker), Yaroslava Goncharova (Speaker)
    5 Mar 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

    Thesis

    Fetal responsiveness to auditory and tactile stimulation

    Author: Marx, V., 2018

    Supervisor: Nagy, E. (Supervisor) & Ross, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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