Publications

See a selection of academic publications by INPSYED team members

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Please contact the team if you would like access to any of the publications below.

Key publications

Doyle, L., Easterbrook, M. J., & Harris, P. R. (2022). Roles of socioeconomic status, ethnicity and teacher beliefs in academic grading. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 00, 1– 22. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12541

Easterbrook, M. J., Doyle, L., Grozev, V. H., Kosakowska-Berezecka, N., Harris, P. R. & Phalet, K. (2022). Socioeconomic and gender inequalities in home learning during the COVID-19 pandemic: examining the roles of the home environment, parent supervision, and educational provisions. Educational and Developmental Psychologist. https://doi-org.ezproxy.sussex.ac.uk/10.1080/20590776.2021.2014281

Easterbrook, M. J. and Hadden, I. R. (2020). Tackling Educational Inequalities with Social Psychology: Identities, Contexts, and Interventions. Social Issues and Policy Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/sipr.12070

Easterbrook, M. J. Hadden, I. R. & Nieuwenhuis, M. (2019). Identities in context: How social class shapes inequalities in education.  In J. Jetten & K. Peters (Eds.) The Social Psychology of Inequality. Springer.  Link to pre-prints of the book.

Hadden, I. R., Easterbrook, M. J., Nieuwenhuis, M., Fox, K. J., & Dolan, P. (2019). Self‐affirmation reduces the socioeconomic attainment gap in schools in England. British Journal of Educational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12291.  Link to the pre-prints.

Nieuwenhuis, M, Manstead, A. S. R., & Easterbrook, M. J. (2019). Accounting for unequal access to higher education: the role of social identity factors. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 22, 371-389. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430219829824

Education

Easterbrook, M. J., Doyle, L., Grozev, V. H., Kosakowska-Berezecka, N., Harris, P. R. & Phalet, K. (2022). Socioeconomic and gender inequalities in home learning during the COVID-19 pandemic: examining the roles of the home environment, parent supervision, and educational provisions. Educational and Developmental Psychologist. https://doi-org.ezproxy.sussex.ac.uk/10.1080/20590776.2021.2014281

Easterbrook, M. J. and Hadden, I. R. (2020). Tackling Educational Inequalities with Social Psychology: Identities, Contexts, and Interventions. Social Issues and Policy Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/sipr.12070

Easterbrook, M. J. Hadden, I. R. & Nieuwenhuis, M. (2019). Identities in context: How social class shapes inequalities in education.  In J. Jetten & K. Peters (Eds.) The Social Psychology of Inequality. Springer.

 

Easterbrook, M. J., Kuppens, T., & Manstead, A. S. R. (2015). The education effect: Higher educational qualifications are robustly associated with personal and socio-political outcomes. Social Indicators Research.

Hadden, I. R., Easterbrook, M. J., Nieuwenhuis, M., Fox, K. J., & Dolan, P. (2019). Self‐affirmation reduces the socioeconomic attainment gap in schools in England. British Journal of Educational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12291

Kuppens, T., Easterbrook, M. J., Spears, R.., & Manstead, A. S. R. (2015).  Life at both ends of the ladder: Education-based identification and its association with well-being and social attitudes. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1260-1275. DOI: 10.1177/0146167215594122

Kuppens, T., Spears, R., Manstead, A. S., Spruyt, B., & Easterbrook, M. J. (2017). Educationism and the irony of meritocracy: Negative attitudes of higher educated people towards the less educated. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 429 – 447.

Nieuwenhuis, M, Manstead, A. S. R., & Easterbrook, M. J. (2019). Accounting for unequal access to higher education: the role of social identity factors. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 22, 371-389. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368430219829824

Interventions and evaluations

Hadden, I. R., Easterbrook, M. J., Nieuwenhuis, M., Fox, K. J., & Dolan, P. (2019). Self‐affirmation reduces the socioeconomic attainment gap in schools in England. British Journal of Educational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12291

Kyprianides, A. & Easterbrook, M. J. (in press). ‘Finding Rhythms made me find my rhythm in prison’: the role of a music program in promoting social engagement and psychological wellbeing amongst prisoners.  Prison Journal.

 

Psychology of social class

Easterbrook, M. J., Kuppens, T., & Manstead, A. S. (2019). Socioeconomic status and the structure of the self‐concept. British Journal of Social Psychology.  https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12334

Manstead, A. S. R., Easterbrook, M. J., & Kuppens, T. (2019). The socioecology of social class. Current Opinion in Psychology, 32, 95-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2019.06.037

Psychological processes among disadvantaged groups

Berry, C. Easterbrook, M. J., Empson, L., & Fowler, D. (2019). Structured activity and multiple group memberships as mechanisms of increased depression among young people Not in Employment, Education or Training.  Early Interventions in Psychiatry, 13, 1480-1487. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.12798

Howe, L. and Easterbrook, M. J. (2018). The perceived costs and benefits of pet ownership for homeless people in the UK: practical costs, psychological benefits and vulnerability. Journal of Poverty, 22, 486-499. doi: 10.1080/10875549.2018.1460741

Kyprianides, A. & Easterbrook, M. J. (2019). Social factors boost wellbeing behind bars: the importance of individual and group ties for prisoner well-being. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being.  https://doi.org/10.1111/aphw.12171

Kyprianides, A. & Easterbrook, M. J. (in press). ‘Finding Rhythms made me find my rhythm in prison’: the role of a music program in promoting social engagement and psychological wellbeing amongst prisoners. Prison Journal.

Kyprianides, A. Easterbrook, M. J. & Cruwys, T. (2019). “I changed and hid my old ways”: How social rejection and social identities shape wellbeing among ex-prisoners. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 49, 283-294. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12582

Stevenson, C., McNamara, N., Kellezi, B., Easterbrook, M.J., Shuttleworth, I. & Hyden, D. (2019). Re-identifying residential mixing: Emergent identity dynamics between incomers and existing residents in a mixed neighbourhood in Northern Ireland. European Journal of Social Psychology, 49, 413-428. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.252

Stevenson, C., Easterbrook, M. J., Harkin, L., McNamara, N., Kellezi, B. & Shuttleworth, I. (2019). Neighbourhood identity helps residents cope with residential diversification: contact in increasingly mixed neighbourhoods of Northern Ireland. Political Psychology, 40, 277-295. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12510

Tip, L., Brown, R., Morrice, L., Collyer, M. and Easterbrook, M. J. (2019). Improving refugee well-being with better language skills and more intergroup contact. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10, 144-151. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550617752062