Listed below are some of the key questions addressed by research staff in this area.
- What occurs in detail during violent episodes?
Fossi, J., Clarke, D.D., Lawrence, C. (2005). Bedroom rape: Sequences of sexual behaviour in stranger assaults Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 20, (11), 1444-1466
Beale, D., Clarke, D., Cox, T., Leather, P.J. & Lawrence, C.(1999) System memory in violent incidents:Evidence from patterns of re-occurance. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 4, 3, 233-244
- What makes people respond violently?
Lawrence, C. (2005) Measuring individual responses to aggression-triggering events:Development of Situational Triggers of Aggressive Responses (STAR) Scale Aggressive Behavior 75 (4), 587-602
- Are there individual differences in the appraisal of violence?
Lawrence, C & Andrews, K. (2004) The influence of perceived prison crowding on male inmates' perception of aggressive events. Aggressive Behavior 30, 273-283
Lawrence, C, & Green, K. (in press) Perceiving classroom aggression: The influence of setting, intervention style and group perceptions British Journal of Educational Psychology
Lawrence, C & Leather, P. (2003) Perceiving Violence: The influence of motivational status and environmental setting.Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33,9,1796-1818
- What is the role of context in stereotype activation?
Lawrence, C & Leather, P. (1999) Stereotypical Processing: The role of environmental information. Journal of Environmental Psychology,19, 383-395
Lawrence, C & Richards, J. (2005) Gender based judgements of traffic violations: The moderating impact of car type. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35 (8) 1755-1773
5. What are the social processes that lead individuals to adopt health behaviour?
Chatzisarantis, N.L.D & Hagger, M.S. (2007). Mindfulness and the intention-behavior relationship within the theory of planned behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Hagger, M.S., Chatzisarantis, N., & Harris, J. (2006). From psychological need satisfaction to intentional behavior: Testing a motivational sequence in two behavioral contexts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 131-138.
Hagger, M.S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. D., Barkoukis, V., Wang, C. K. J., & Baranowski, J. (2005). Perceived autonomy support in physical education and leisure-time physical activity: A cross- cultural evaluation of the trans-contextual model. Journal of Educational Psychology, 97, 287-301.
Hagger, M.S., Chatzisarantis, N.L.D., Culverhouse, T. & Biddle, S.J.H. (2003). The processes by which perceived autonomy support in physical education promotes leisure-time physical activity intentions and behavior: A trans-contextual model. Journal of Educational Psychology,95, 784–795.
Orbell, S., & Hagger, M.S. (2006). "When no means no": Can reactance augment the Theory of Planned Behavior? Health Psychology, 25, 586-594.
Orbell, S., & Hagger, M.S. (in press) Temporal framing and the decision to take part in Type 2 diabetes screening: Effects of individual differences on persuasion. Health Psychology.
6. What are the social processes that affect people’s illness perceptions and coping behaviour?
Hagger, M.S., Chatzisarantis, N., Griffin, M., & Thatcher, J. (2005). Injury representations, coping, emotions, and functional outcomes in athletes with sport-related injuries: A test of self-regulation theory. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35, 2345-2374.
Hagger, M.S., & Orbell, S. (2003). A meta-analytic review of the common-sense model of illness representations. Psychology and Health, 18, 141-184.
Hagger, M.S., & Orbell, S. (2005). A confirmatory factor analysis of the revised illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R) in a cervical screening context. Psychology and Health, 20, 161-173.
Hagger, M.S., & Orbell, S. (2006). Illness representation and emotion in people with abnormal screening results. Psychology and Health, 21, 183-209.
Henderson, C.J., Hagger, M.S., & Orbell, S. (in press). Does priming a specific illness schema result in an attentional information-processing bias for specific illnesses? Health Psychology.
Orbell, S., Hagger, M.S., Brown, V., & Tidy, J. (in press). Comparing two theories of health behavior: A prospective study of non-completion of treatment following cervical cancer screening. Health Psychology.