Kiran McCloskey


Degrees: M.S., 2016, Health Psychology, University of Leeds
B.A., 2015, Psychology, McGill University
Blair T. Johnson
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Research Interests:
  • Health behavior
  • Habits and automaticity
  • Stress and health
  • Personality and individual differences
  • Multi-level modeling
Research Synopsis: I am interested in behavior, habits, and personality, and in the interplay between automaticity and personality.
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Representative Presentations

and Publications:

Johnson, B. T., Landrum, A., & McCloskey, K. (2019). Attitude scholarship in the 21st century: Accomplishments, challenges, and gaps. In D. Albarracín & B. T. Johnson (Eds.), The handbook of attitudes (2nd ed.). New York: Francis & Taylor.

Hennessy, E. A., Johnson, B. T., Acabchuk, R. L., McCloskey, K., Iqbal, S., Roethke, L., Betterton, E., Stewart-James, J., & McDavid, K. (2018). Self-regulation as a target mechanism of behaviour change interventions: A meta-review. Oral presentation presented at the 32ndAnnual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Galway, Ireland.

Hennessy, E. A., Acabchuk, R. A., Johnson, B. T., McCloskey, K., Howell, M., Iqbal, S., & Stewart-James, J. (2018). Identifying health behavior change mechanisms: Challenges faced in a meta-review of meta-analyses. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Monson, E., Caron, J., McCloskey, K., & Brunet, A. (2017). Longitudinal analysis of quality of life across the trauma spectrum. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9(5), 605-612. 

Brunet, A., Monson, E., McCloskey, K., St-Denis, N., & Caron, J. (2015, June). Domains of quality of life and social support across the trauma spectrum. Symposium talk presented at 76th Annual Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Convention. Ottawa, ON.

McCloskey, K. (2015). Rational emotion, feminine professionalism, and cooperative success: Women scientists in Star Trek: Voyager as challenges to the dominant ideology. Sprinkle: An Undergraduate Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies, 8.