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Upcoming presentations from our lab members:

25-27 August: Aqsa Farooq & Secil Gönültaş

Farooq, A., Rutland, A. & Adlam, A. (2021). Thinking critically: The role of norms in children and adolescents’ evaluations of group members who support misinformers. British Psychological Society (BPS) Social Psychology Section Annual Conference 2021, UK, 25th – 27th August.

Gönültaş, S., Argyri, E., Palmer, S., McGuire, L., Killen, M., & Rutland, A. (2021, August). Does Perceived Similarity Shape Adolescents’ Bystander Responses towards Social Exclusion of Immigrants through Group Support and Self-efficacy? In L. De Amicis (chairs), Stepping in to help in intergroup contexts: who does it, why and how are they perceived? Paper to be presented at the Virtual Social Psychology Section Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society (BPS), UK, 25th – 27th August.

15-17 September: Luke McGuire , Aqsa Farooq, Ayse YükseSecil Gönültaş

McGuire, L., Palmer, S., & Faber, N. (September 2021) “Loving some animals and eating others: Developmental differences in speciesism” talk as part of “The development of speciesism: Early findings from the field” symposium at virtual British Psychological Society Developmental Section Annual Conference 2021, UK, 15th – 17th September.

Farooq, A., Rutland, A. & Adlam, A. (2021).  Misinformation about violations of COVID-19 rules: The development of ingroup bias in moral evaluations of misinformers. British Psychological Society (BPS) Developmental Section Annual Conference 2021, UK, 15th – 17th September.

Gönültaş, S. & Mulvey, K.L (2021). Do Perceived Parental Norms Shape Adolescents’ Bystander Responses towards Syrian Refugees through Discrimination and Prejudice?. In S. Gönültaş and A. Rutland (co-chairs), A Developmental Intergroup Perspective on Immigrant Victimization and Discrimination. Paper to be presented at the Virtual Developmental Psychology Section Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society (BPS), UK, 15th – 17th September.
Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S. B., Rutland, A. (2021) Children’s and Adolescents’ Evaluations of Social Exclusion and Social Moral Reasoning in Different Group Contexts. Paper will be presented in a paper symposium entitled A developmental Intergroup Perspective on Immigrant Victimization and Discrimination, convened by Seçil Gönültaş. BPS Developmental Psychology Annual Conference, 15th September 2021.
17 September: Secil Gönültaş, Ayse Yüksel & Eirini K Argyri
Gönültaş, S. & Mulvey, K.L (2021, September). The Role of Theory of Mind and Egalitarian Beliefs in Bystanders’ Responses to Bias-based Bullying. In S. Gönültaş and A. Rutland (co-chairs), A Developmental Intergroup Perspective on Bystander Responses to Bias-based Bullying and Exclusion Across Three Countries. Paper to be presented at the Virtual European Association for Developmental Psychology (EADP) Conference. 
Argyri, E., Gönültaş, S., Palmer, S., McGuire, L., Killen, M., & Rutland, A. (2021, September). Context Matters: Children’s and Adolescents’ Individual and Perceived Group Evaluations of Bystanders Who Challenge Intergroup Bullying. In S. Gönültaş and A. Rutland (co-chairs), A Developmental Intergroup Perspective on Bystander Responses to Bias-based Bullying and Exclusion Across Three Countries. Paper to be presented at the Virtual European Association for Developmental Psychology (EADP) Conference. 
Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S. B., Rutland, A. (September, 2021) The Effect of Group Norms on Young People’s Prosocial Bystander Reactions to the Social Exclusion of ImmigrantsPaper will be presented in a symposium entitled A Developmental Intergroup Perspective on Bystander Responses to Bias-based Bullying and Exclusion Across Three Countries, convened by Adam Rutland and Seçil Gönültaş. EADP Summer Tour: Bullying- What we know and what we can do.

Conferences our lab members have presented their work at in the past:

McGuire, L., Palmer, S., & Faber, N. (June 2021) “Loving some animals and eating others: Developmental differences in speciesism” talk as part of “Perspectives on speciesism and the moral standing of animals” symposium at virtual Animal Advocacy Conference.

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S. B., Smith J., Rutland, A. (June 2021) ​We found that only adolescents, but not children, supported the group’s decision significantly more than they would find exclusion acceptable. 18th Annual Kaleidoscope Conference at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

Law F, McGuire L, Winterbottom M and Rutland A. (June 2021) Growth mindset intervention in a science museum: Challenging gender stereotypical beliefs about STEM abilities.  18th  Annual Kaleidoscope Conference at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S. B., Rutland, A. (May 2021) Developmental Differences in Evaluations and Social-Moral Reasoning about Intergroup and Intragroup Exclusion. Social Domain Theory International Colloquium (SDTIC): SDT as a Global Concern, 28th May 2021.

Farooq, A., Rutland, A. & Adlam, A. (2021). Does Misinformation Affect Children’s Moral Decisions in School-Group Contexts? 2021 South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) Conference: Exploring the Kaleidescope of Graduate Research, UK, 6th – 8th April.

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S.B. & Rutland A. (April 2021) Children’s and Adolescents’ Expectations of Bystander Reactions to Social Exclusion in Intergroup and Intragroup Contexts, Paper presented in symposium convened by Kelly Lynn Mulvey & Seçil Gönültaş, North Carolina State University Paper Symposium entitled How Intergroup-related and Social-cognitive Factors Shape Bystanders’ Responses to Bias-based Bullying and Exclusion Across Three Countries. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Biennial Meeting, Virtual.

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S.B., Rutland A. (2020, June). Developmental Differences in Prosocial Bystander Behaviour towards Intergroup and Intragroup Exclusion. PG-LSS Virtual Poster Conference, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom. Poster presentation 

Law, F., McGuire, L., Goff, E., Mulvey, K.L., Irvin, M., Winterbottom, M., Hartstone-Rose, A., & Rutland, A. (August, 2019). The effect of social interaction on children’s science knowledge within informal science learning sites. European Conference on Developmental Psychology (Athens, Greece).

 

Law, F., McGuire L., Winterbottom, M., Rutland, A. (November, 2019). The brain can grow? A one-shot growth mindset intervention in an interactive science show. CLES Conference (University of Exeter, UK).

 

Farooq, A., Rutland, A. & Adlam, A. (November, 2019).  The Effect of Misinformation on Moral Decision Making in Intergroup Contexts. College of Life and Environment Sciences (CLES) Conference, Exeter, UK, 1st November.

 

 

 

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S.B., Rutland A. (2019, September). Students’ Evaluations of Prosocial Bystander Behaviour to the Exclusion 0f Immigrants and Non Immigrants in Intergroup Contexts​. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S.B., Rutland A. (2019, August). Developmental Trends in Children’s and Adolescents’ Prosocial Bystander Behaviour towards ​the exclusion of Immigrants and ​Non-Immigrants. 19th European Conference on Developmental Psychology (ECDP), Athens, GreecePresenter  

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S.B., Rutland A. (May, 2019) What makes bystander helping more likely? The role of group membership in British students’ bystander reactions to the exclusion of immigrants​. 16th Annual Kaleidoscope Conference 2019, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 

Yüksel, A. Ş., Palmer, S.B., Rutland A. (March, 2019) Developmental Trends in Children’s and Adolescents’ Prosocial Bystander Behaviour towards the exclusion of Immigrants and Non-Immigrants within a Diverse Context​. ‘Stories 2019 Inclusivity: Mental Health, Access and Accountability’, Department of Education, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Rutland, A., McGuire, L., Goff, E., Hartstone-Rose, A., Mulvey, K. L. & Irvin, M. (2018). STEM gender stereotypes: The role of educators in informal science learning settings. Paper presented at the European Association for Research in Adolescence Annual Conference, Ghent, Belgium, 12-15th September.

McGuire, L., Rizzo, M., Killen, M. & Rutland, A. (2018). The role of competitive and cooperative norms in the development of deviant evaluations. Paper presented at the European Association for Research in Adolescence Annual Conference, Ghent, Belgium, 12-15th September.

McGuire, L., Goff, E., Irwin, M., Mulvey, K. L. Hartstone-Rose, A., & Rutland, A. (2018). STEM attitudes and knowledge: The effect of youth volunteers in informal science learning sites. Paper presented at American Psychological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 9-12th August.

McGuire, L., Elenbaas, L., Killen, M. & Rutland, A. (2018). Developmental and normative influences on whether children and adolescents rectify intergroup inequality. Paper presented at British Psychological Society Social Section Annual Conference, Keele University, 28 – 30th August.

McGuire, L., Rizzo, M., Killen, M. & Rutland, A. (2018). Coordination of ingroup and moral goals in varying resource allocation contexts. Paper presented at American Psychological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 9-12th August.

Yüksel, A. Ş. (May, 2018).The Influence of Group Membership on Children’s And Adolescents’ Bystander Reactions to the Exclusion of Immigrants in Behavioural and Hypothetical Scenarios. ‘Education in Unequal Societies’ Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference, Centre for Education Studies (CES), University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.

Rutland, A., Adeyanju, A. & Jones-Bartoli, A. (2017). Acculturation and peer relationships among ethnic minority status British children. Paper presented in symposium convened by B. Reichle & Z. Ülger entitled “Acculturation and Integration of Children from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds (2) Focus: Promoting positive intergroup relations in children” at 18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 29th August to 1st September.

McGuire, L., Rizzo, M., Killen, M., Manstead, A. & Rutland, A. (2017). Context matters (especially when you are older): Group norms and the development of resource allocation. Paper presented in symposium convened by M. Brauer entitled “The powerful influence of social norms in intergroup relations” at the 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Granada, Spain, 5-8th July.

Rutland, A., Adeyanju, A. & Jones-Bartoli, A. (2017). Acculturation, social exclusion and social-emotional development among ethnic minority status British children. Paper presented in symposium convened by A. Rutland entitled “Acculturation in context: Social exclusion and national belonging among ethnic minority status children and adolescents” at Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Biennial Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, 6-8th April.

McGuire, L., Elenbaas, L., Killen, M. & Rutland, A. (2017). Developmental and normative influences on whether children and adolescents rectify intergroup inequality. Paper presented in symposium convened by L. McGuire & A. Rutland entitled “Challenging Social Inequalities and Social Exclusion: A Developmental Intergroup Perspective” at Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Biennial Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, 6-8th April.

McGuire, L., Rutland, A., Rizzo, M.. & Killen, M. (2016). How group and generic norms affect children and adolescents’ resource allocation decisions. Paper presented in symposium convened by R. Banerjee entitled “Social norms and reputational concerns” at the British Psychology Society Developmental Section Annual Conference, Belfast, 14-16 September.

Rutland, A., McGuire, L & Manstead, A. (2016). Group norms and the development of resource allocation from childhood into adolescence. Paper presented in a symposium convened by A. Dahl entitled “Morality, group norms and interpersonal relationships” at the 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Vilnius, Lithuania, 10-14 July.

Rutland, A. (2016). Developmental and contextual influences on intergroup social exclusion from late childhood into adolescence. Paper presented in a symposium convened by A. Hitti entitled “Dimensions of Social Exclusion in Adolescence: Affect, Norms, and Identity” at Society for Research in Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Hilton Baltimore, USA, 31st March – 2nd April.

Rutland, A., Hitti, A., Mulvey, K. L., Abrams, D. & Killen, M. (2015). Social and moral judgments about exclusion and inclusion: Developmental and contextual differences. Paper presented at the British Psychology Society Developmental-Social Section Annual Conference, The Palace Hotel, Manchester, 9-11th September.

McGuire, L., Rutland, A. & Manstead, A. (2015). Group identity and group norms guide children’s and adolescent’s resource allocation. Paper presented at the British Psychology Society Developmental-Social Section Annual Conference, The Palace Hotel, Manchester, 9-11th September.