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Maguire, Dr Rebecca

Lecturer in Psychology



General Information

Key Responsibilities at NCI

  • Programme Director of BA (Hons) Psychology Evening Degree
  • Lecturer in Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods and Psychology of Learning
  • Chair of NCI Ethics Committee



  • 2003-2006: PhD in Cognitive Psychology (UCD)
  • 2003-2003: MA in Cognitive Science (UCD), 1.1
  • 1999-2002: BA (Hons) in Psychology (UCD), 1.1

Academic Experience

  • 2012 - present: Lecturer in Psychology at National College of Ireland
  • 2006-2012: Lecturer in Psychology at Dublin Business School

Research Interests

  • Cognitive psychology/cognitive science, particularly surprise, expectation, creativity, discourse, language, reasoning, decision-making, cognitive modelling, psychology of learning and education, carer burden and quality of life.

Professional Body Membership

  • British Psychological Society (Chartered Psychologist)
  • Psychology Society of Ireland (Member of Division of Teachers and Researchers)
  • Cognitive Science Society

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