Publications

Below is a list of selected publications by INPSYED team members. 

Contact the team if you would like access to any of the publications.

Key publications

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. 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

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