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Michael Murray

Michael Murray

I have several ongoing research projects, including (1) independence and social engagement among older people in disadvantaged communities, (2) ages and stages: theatre and representations of ageing, and (3) popular beliefs about health, illness, and healthcare. I am also researching issues in: (1) narrative and social representation theory, (2) critical psychology, (3) qualitative research methods, and (4) community arts.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Causal Attribution
  • Health Psychology
  • Person Perception
  • Political Psychology
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Social Cognition

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Journal Articles:

Other Publications:

  • Murray, M. (2007). Narrative psychology. In J. Smith (Eds.), Qualitative Psychology: A practical guide to research methods, Second edition. London, UK: Sage, pp. 111-132.
  • Murray, M., & Chamberlain, K. (2009). Critical health psychology. In D. Fox, I. Prilleltensky & S. Austen (Eds.) Critical psychology: An introduction. Second edition. London: Sage, pp. 144-158.

Courses Taught:

  • Individuals and Society
  • Psychology, Health and Social Action
  • Societal Psychology

Michael Murray
School of Psychology
Keele University
Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BG
United Kingdom

  • Phone: (+44) 1782 733311
  • Fax: (44) 1782 733311

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