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  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Ritchie, Timothy D.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Routledge, 2017)
    Research on heroism typically seems fascinating to people in everyday life: they ask insightful and interesting questions about the research, offer their personal reflections on heroes, and sometimes share details of ...
  • O'Shea, Deirdre; Monaghan, Sinéad M.; Ritchie, Timothy D. (Emerald, 2014)
    Purpose – To examine the role of protean and boundaryless career attitudes in early career employees during a time of economic recession in Ireland, specifically regarding their relationship to work characteristics, job ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Igou, Eric Raymond; Ritchie, Timothy D. (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    Individuals and groups of individuals are motivated to find meaning in their activities and in life, generally. That is, when events or affective states threaten or reduce a person s sense of meaning, psychological processes ...
  • Condon, Candice E. (University of Limerick, 2014)
    This thesis documents the results of a research project investigating the relationship between interpersonal relationship factors and shared memory. Although shared memory and the factors that influence it have been ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Ritchie, Timothy D.; Igou, Eric Raymond (Frontiers, 2015)
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  • Coughlan, Gillian; Igou, Eric Raymond; van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.; Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Ritchie, Timothy D. (Sage Publications, 2017)
    We propose that boredom, a state associated with a sense of meaninglessness, leads to a psychological search for meaning in life, which in turn elevates affirmation of heroes. This hypothesis builds on the notion that ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise (University of Limerick, 2012)
    This thesis documents a PhD research project, conducted over three years, that investigates the important features and functions associated with heroes. This programme of research was designed to add to the scant literature ...
  • Kinsella, Elaine Louise; Ritchie, Timothy D.; Igou, Eric Raymond (American Psychological Association, 2015)
    Heroes are ubiquitous in literature and popular discourse, yet little is known about cognitive representations of heroes. We examined lay conceptions of heroes using a prototype approach, compared heroes with other ...

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