Lauren-Grace McCloskey

Department: College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Project Summary

Exploring the role of social groups in protecting health and well-being during the transition into residential care for older adults.

Supervisory Team

Supervised by Dr Catherine Haslam and Prof Alex Haslam

Wider Research Interests

Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Marketing and Consumer Psychology, Psychology of Aging, Organizational Psychology. Social Groups, Multiple Groups, Social Support, Life Transition.

Authored Publications/Reports

Haslam, C., Haslam, A., Knight, C., Gleibs, I., Ysseldyk, R., McCloskey, LG., (17th December 2012) We can work it out: Group decision-making builds social identity and enhances the cognitive performance of care residents, British Journal of Psychology