Ross, Josephine

Dr

  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research), Psychology
20062021

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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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