Media

Press (Irish Times): Could Brexit be bad for your mental and physical health?
Contribution to article in the Irish Times, 7 August 2019: “Could Brexit be bad for your mental and physical health?”


Press (Monitor on Psychology): Brexit blues
Contribution to article in Monitor on Psychology [Washington, DC], July/August 2019: “Brexit Blues”


Podcast (Medical Error Interviews): Psychology in Crisis
Interview with Scott Simpson for the Medical Error Interviews podcast [Canada], 18 July 2019


Press (The Psychologist): Evidence-based social justice
Coverage of BPS Annual Conference collaborative lecture in The Psychologist [UK], July 2019: “Towards justice with team science”


Press (Irish Independent): What are the odds of having your mind blown?
Review of Futureproof documentary in the Irish Independent, 25 May 2019: “What are the odds of having your mind blown?”


Radio (Newstalk FM): The Psychology of Chance
Contribution to special episode of Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea, Newstalk FM, 18 May 2019


Radio (Today FM): The Psychology of the Brexiteers
Interview with Matt Cooper on The Last Word, Today FM, 15 May 2019


Press (Irish Times): Brexit stress
Contribution to article in the Irish Times, 15 May 2019: “Britain suffering ‘enormous stress’ over Brexit, psychologist warns”


Press (Irish Times): Nostalgia can be oppressive
Contribution to article in the Irish Times, 21 December 2018: “Beware the ghost of Christmases past: Nostalgia can be oppressive”


Press (Metro, UK): Why you don’t feel Christmassy
Contribution to article in the Metro.co.uk, 20 December 2018: “Experts explain why you don’t feel Christmassy”


Press (Irish Independent): On the stress of Christmas
Contribution to article in the Irish Independent, 17 December 2018: “The psychology of Christmas: the most wonderful time of the year…and how to survive it”


Radio (Dublin City FM): Christmas is good for you
Interview with Olivia Crinion on Good For You, Dublin City FM, 11 December 2018


Radio (Newstalk FM): The Psychology of Christmas
Interview with Ivan Yates on The Hard Shoulder, Newstalk FM, 6 December 2018


Radio (KFM): The Psychology of Christmas
Interview with Ciara Plunkett, KFM, 6 December 2018


Op-Ed (TheJournal.ie): What is the impact of Christmas?
Op-Ed in TheJournal.ie, 6 December 2018: “What is the psychological impact of Christmas?”


Press (Irish Times): Terminating pregnancy does not damage mental health
Contribution to article in the Irish Times, 11 May 2018: “Terminating pregnancy does not ‘damage mental health'”


Radio (Newstalk FM): Fake health news
Interview with Sarah McInerney on Newstalk Drive, Newstalk FM, 28 March 2017


Public speaking: Psychology, science, and communication
Interval act delivered at FameLab Galway, 21 February 2017.


Radio (Today FM): Fake news and bad science
Interview with Gavan Reilly on The Last Word, Today FM, 1 December 2016


Outreach: Myths Busted–Can you really die from a broken heart?
Contribution to the ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2016 video series, 1 November 2016.


Press (Irish Independent): On alternative therapies
Contribution to article in the Irish Independent, 12 October 2016: “Alternative therapies: What’s fact, what’s fiction?”


Press (Sunday Independent): On psychics and psychologists
Contribution to article in the Sunday Independent, 14 August 2016: “Are psychics the new psychologists?”


Public Speaking: Stress and abnormality
Set delivered at Bright Club Dublin, 10 May 2016. Filmed and edited by Mark Cantan


Radio (Newstalk FM): Rethinking Psychology
Interview with Jonathan McCrea on Futureproof, Newstalk FM, 7 May 2016


Radio (Galway Bay FM): Rethinking Psychology
Interview with Keith Finnegan, Galway Bay FM, 25 April 2016


Public Speaking: Stress psychology
Set delivered at Bright Club Galway, 14 April 2016. Filmed and edited by Kevin Handy


Lecture: From lab study to lay audience: Adventures in science communication
Public lecture at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 17 September 2015


Radio (RTÉ Radio One): On the evolution of religion
Contribution to documentary series Life Matters, RTÉ Radio One, 22 March 2015


Lecture: The point of psychology (And how it gets missed)
Keynote lecture at the PSI Early Graduate Group annual conference, 28 February 2015. Audio + slides


Lecture: Literacy in the 21st Century: Word, Web, Woo
Keynote lecture at the #celt12 conf (“The Written Word: Writing, Publishing, and Communication in Higher Education”) held in Galway, Ireland, June 2012. Video created and originally uploaded to blip.tv by @iainmacl


Radio (Newstalk FM): On the psychology of crowd behaviour
Interview with Sean Moncrieff, Newstalk FM, 21 May 2012


Radio (Newstalk FM): Could your personality be making you sick?
Interview with Jonathan McCrea on Futureproof, Newstalk FM, 18 February 2012