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Researcher: Burton-Smith, R (Dr Rosanne Burton-Smith)

Fields of Research

Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Social and Community Psychology
Personality, Abilities and Assessment
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Health and Community Services
Criminal Law and Procedure
Gender Psychology
Psychological Methodology, Design and Analysis
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Gender Aspects of Education
Ability and Disability
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Education and Training Systems
Law Enforcement
Health
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Health Related to Ageing
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Rural Health

Career Best Publications

Age-related variations and sex differences in gender cleavage during middle childhood; Personal Relationships
Anxiety in adolescents: The contribution of parental divorce, parental conflict, and quality of attachment to parents and peers; 3rd Annual Conference of the APS Relationships Interest Group
Concurrence between subject and proxy ratings of quality of life for people with and without intellectual disabilities; Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability
Conscience and moral development - an explanation of RISE recidivism results with implications for juvenile conferencing and restorative justice; Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal
Gender differences in body image dissatisfaction among young adults; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society

Research Publications

'I get by with a little help from my friends': Adults with intellectual disability discuss loneliness; Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
A comparison of sociometric categorisation schemes; 1st Annual Conference of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Age-related variations and sex differences in gender cleavage during middle childhood; Personal Relationships
Anxiety in adolescents: The contribution of parental divorce, parental conflict, and quality of attachment to parents and peers; 3rd Annual Conference of the APS Relationships Interest Group
Applying Experimental Designs to Evaluate Interventions for People with Intellectual Disabilities; Achieving Inclusion. Exploring Issues in Disability
Care givers
Caring for a partner: the impact of resources on caregivers' health in rural and urban Tasmania; 7th National Rural Health Conference
Caring for a partner: The psychological health of male and female caregivers in rural and urban environments; 8th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Concurrence between subject and proxy ratings of quality of life for people with and without intellectual disabilities; Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability
Conscience and moral development - an explanation of RISE recidivism results with implications for juvenile conferencing and restorative justice; Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal
Development and validation of a roster based sociometric categorisation scheme; The 30th Annual Australian Psychological Society Conference
Divorce study looks at adult children
Divorce study looks at adult children
Does the daily choice making of adults with intellectual disability meet the normalisation principle?; Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability
Does the Parent-Child Relationship Contribute to Children's and Parents' Anxiety?; Journal of Relationships Research
Don't Forget Father?; 27th In ternational Congress of Applied Psychology
Effects of divorce or parental separation on children
Familiar strangers? A sociometric investigation of gender cleavage during middle childhood
Females come out best in young driver stats
Gender and Developmental Effects in Measures of Children's Sociometric Status; International School Psychology XXth Annual Colloquium
Gender differences in body image dissatisfaction among young adults; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
Gender Differences in Children's and Parents' Social Support Perceptions; Journal of Relationships Research
Gender segregation and single-sex schooling (2GG)
Gender segregation and single-sex schooling (2UW)
Gender segregation and single-sex schooling (7ZR)
Gender segregation and single-sex schooling (ABC National)
Gender segregation and single-sex schooling (Examiner)
Group processes and individual factors in gender cleavage during middle childhood; 27th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
How Does the Parent-Child Relationship Account for Gender Differences in Children's Anxiety?; APS: Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
How Does the Parent-Child Relationship Contrib ute to Children's and Parents' Anxiety; The 10th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Scociety
Implicit attitudes in very young children: An adaptation of the IAT; Current Research in Social Psychology
In excess
Lifespan Development; John Wiley & Sons
Lifespan Development: A chronological approach; John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Lifespan Development: A topical approach; John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Measuring implicit attitudes in young children; 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Quality of life issues in the development and evaluation of services for people with intellectual disability; Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability
Same-sex schools don't affect friends
School survey of gender issues
Schools make no difference: study
Self-advocates have the last say on friendship; Disability & Society
Separation investigation: New study into parental separation & adult children
Single sex or co-ed, gender rules ok
The effects of gender and friendship on group problem solving in middle childhood; 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The influence of children's age, moral development and perceived self-implication on disclosure of adult transgressions; 35th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The influence of gender in the measurement of children's sociometric status; 31st Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
The influence of single-sex schooling and co-education on friendship networks in children and adolescents; 4th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
The mediating effects of childhood anxiety; Psychology of Relationships Interest Group Annual Conference
The mediating effects of parents and peers on the prediction of children's anxiety; 5th Annual Conference of the APS on the Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
Toxic two-some

Research Projects

Social status, achievement and behaviour in an integrated primary school setting; Apex Foundation for Research into Intellectual Disability Ltd (AFRID)
Sociometric status and achievement in an integrated primary school setting; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Supported employment options for adults with severe intellectual disabilities; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)

Research Candidate Supervision

Do Mothers and Fathers Differentially Contribute to Sons' and Daughters' Anxiety
Factors Underlying Gaming Machine Play
Marital Adjustment in Developmental Disability
Social Comparison, Situational Variation and Body Image Dissatisfaction
Visual information processing & eye movement in dyslexia