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Dr. Elaine Kinsella

Biography

Dr. Elaine Kinsella is a chartered psychologist with experience working in academia and business consultancy. Elaine is passionate about creatively using psychology to understand and tackle organisational, clinical, and social challenges. She currently works as a psychology lecturer and professional researcher at the University of Limerick in Ireland, and has published a number of articles and book chapters on the topics of heroism, leadership, brain injury and concussion.

Orchid ID:
0000-0003-4835-8581
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elainekinsella/

Publications

Book Chapters

2016

A Brief History of Lay and Academic Perspectives
Elaine L Kinsella, Timothy D Ritchie, Eric R Igou
(2016) A Brief History of Lay and Academic Perspectives
In Handbook of heroism and heroic leadership; Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals, Roderick M. Kramer(Ed.) New York : Routledge pp. 19-35
DOI: 10.4324/9781315690100-8

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

Reasons or rationalizations: The role of principles in the moral dumbfounding paradigm
McHugh C.;McGann M.;Igou E.;Kinsella E.
(2020) Reasons or rationalizations: The role of principles in the moral dumbfounding paradigm
In Journal Of Behavioral Decision Making;
DOI: 10.1002/bdm.2167

2020

The breaking bad effect: Priming with an antihero increases sensation seeking
Ulqinaku A.;Sarial-Abi G.;Kinsella E.L.;Igou E.R.
(2020) The breaking bad effect: Priming with an antihero increases sensation seeking
In British Journal Of Social Psychology;
DOI: 10.1111/bjso.12374
[ULIR]

2020

Benefits of heroes to coping with mortality threats by providing perceptions of personal power and reducing unhealthy compensatory consumption
Ulqinaku A.;Sarial-Abi G.;Kinsella E.L.
(2020) Benefits of heroes to coping with mortality threats by providing perceptions of personal power and reducing unhealthy compensatory consumption
In Psychology & Marketing;
DOI: 10.1002/mar.21391

2019

On Boredom and Perceptions of Heroes: A Meaning-Regulation Approach to Heroism
Coughlan G.;Igou E.;van Tilburg W.;Kinsella E.;Ritchie T.
(2019) On Boredom and Perceptions of Heroes: A Meaning-Regulation Approach to Heroism
In Journal Of Humanistic Psychology; pp. 455-473
DOI: 10.1177/0022167817705281
[ULIR]

2019

Social cure and social curse: Social identity resources and adjustment to acquired brain injury
Muldoon O.;Walsh R.;Curtain M.;Crawley L.;Kinsella E.
(2019) Social cure and social curse: Social identity resources and adjustment to acquired brain injury
In European Journal Of Social Psychology;
DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.2564
[ULIR]

2019

Working hard and playing hard: multiple group membership, exercise and cognitive performance in boys and girls
Beadleston L.;O’Donnell A.;McMahon J.;McMahon G.;Kinsella E.;Kearns M.;Jay S.;Muldoon O.
(2019) Working hard and playing hard: multiple group membership, exercise and cognitive performance in boys and girls
In Social Psychology Of Education;
DOI: 10.1007/s11218-019-09483-9

2019

Heroism and the Pursuit of a Meaningful Life
Kinsella E.;Igou E.;Ritchie T.
(2019) Heroism and the Pursuit of a Meaningful Life
In Journal Of Humanistic Psychology; pp. 474-498
DOI: 10.1177/0022167817701002

2018

Heroism Research: A Review of Theories, Methods, Challenges, and Trends
Franco, ZE;Allison, ST;Kinsella, EL;Kohen, A;Langdon, M;Zimbardo, PG
(2018) Heroism Research: A Review of Theories, Methods, Challenges, and Trends
In Journal Of Humanistic Psychology; THOUSAND OAKS : SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC pp. 382-396
DOI: 10.1177/0022167816681232

2018

Restricted reproductive rights and risky sexual behaviour: How political disenfranchisement relates to women's sense of control, well-being and sexual health
Msetfi, R,Jay, S,O'Donnell, AT,Kearns, M,Kinsella, EL,McMahon, J,Muldoon, OT,Naughton, C,Creaven, AM
(2018) Restricted reproductive rights and risky sexual behaviour: How political disenfranchisement relates to women's sense of control, well-being and sexual health
In Journal of health psychology; pp. 252-262
DOI: 10.1177/1359105317736784
[ULIR]

2018

Collective influences on individual functioning: Multiple group memberships, self-regulation, and depression after acquired brain injury
Kinsella E.;Muldoon O.;Fortune D.;Haslam C.
(2018) Collective influences on individual functioning: Multiple group memberships, self-regulation, and depression after acquired brain injury
In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation;
DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2018.1546194

2018

On the existential road from regret to heroism: Searching for meaning in life
Igou, ER;van Tilburg, WAP;Kinsella, EL;Buckley, LK
(2018) On the existential road from regret to heroism: Searching for meaning in life
In Frontiers in psychology; LAUSANNE :
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02375
[ULIR]

2015

Lay perspectives on the social and psychological functions of heroes.
Kinsella, E. L., Ritchie, T. D., & Igou, E. R.
(2015) Lay perspectives on the social and psychological functions of heroes.
In Frontiers in psychology; pp. 1-12
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00130
[ULIR]

2015

Zeroing in on heroes: A prototype analysis of hero features.
Kinsella, E. L., Ritchie, T. D., & Igou, E. R.
(2015) Zeroing in on heroes: A prototype analysis of hero features.
In Journal Of Personality And Social Psychology; pp. 114-127
DOI: 10.1037/a0038463
[ULIR]

2015

Post-traumatic growth following acquired brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Grace, JJ,Kinsella, EL,Muldoon, OT,Fortune, DG
(2015) Post-traumatic growth following acquired brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In Frontiers in psychology;
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01162

2015

Post-traumatic growth following acquired brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Grace JJ;Kinsella EL;Muldoon OT;Fortune DG;
(2015) Post-traumatic growth following acquired brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
In Frontiers in psychology;
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01162

Other Journals

2020

Zeroing in on Heroes: Adolescents' Perceptions of Hero Features and Functions
Elaine L Kinsella, Alison English, Jennifer McMahon
(2020) Zeroing in on Heroes: Adolescents' Perceptions of Hero Features and Functions
In Heroism Science;

2019

The state of the art (and science) of heroism: growth, paradigms, and future directions in an emerging field
Scott T Allison, Elaine Louise Kinsella
(2019) The state of the art (and science) of heroism: growth, paradigms, and future directions in an emerging field
In Heroism Science;

2017

On the bravery and courage of heroes: considering gender
Elaine L Kinsella, Timothy D Ritchie, Eric R Igou
(2017) On the bravery and courage of heroes: considering gender
In Heroism Science;

Published Reports

2017

Getting my life reset: Living with an acquired brain injury: The Irish experience
Orla T Muldoon, Stephen R Walsh, Mariah Curtin, Elaine Louise Kinsella
(2017) Getting my life reset: Living with an acquired brain injury: The Irish experience
Ireland : Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Other Publications

2016

Editorial: Better Together: A Joined-Up Psychological Approach to Health, Well-Being, and Rehabilitation
Fortune, DG,Kinsella, EL,Muldoon, OM
(2016) Editorial: Better Together: A Joined-Up Psychological Approach to Health, Well-Being, and Rehabilitation
In Frontiers in psychology;
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00974