Dr Nicola Porter
|Somers, E., Rooney, B., + Porter, N. (2015, June). Viewer versus film: Exploring the role of cognitive function in emotion regulation during film viewing. Poster session presented at the annual Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, London, England.||2015|
|Somers, E., Porter, N., + Rooney, B. (2014, November). Exploring the role of cognitive function in emotion regulation during film viewing. Paper presented at the meeting of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland.||2014|
|Lyddy, F. + Porter, N. (2013). Not purely academic! Supporting teachers and researchers in psychology. The Irish Journal of Psychology, 34(3-4), 137-146.||2013|
|Porter, N. (2011, November). “The Brain Game”: A novel learning and assessment tool for neuropsychology. Paper presented at the meeting of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.||2011|
|Porter, N. (2010, July). Information just went into my head: Making games as a tool for teaching, learning and assessment. Paper presented at the fifth biennial Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.||2010|
2014 to present
Investigating the cognitive aspects of emotion regulation during film viewing in collaboration with Dr Brendan Rooney (University College Dublin) and Mr Eric Somers.
2006 to 2008
The development of a technology-mediated memory aid for older adults called Multiminder. This project was funded by the R + D Skills Training Programme (Strand 1) to supervise Dr Niamh Caprani’s work towards an MSc by Research with my colleague Dr John Greaney.
Leaving Certificate Short Course in Psychology
I acted as lead on the psychology team’s work with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) on the proposed Leaving Certificate short course in Psychology. The draft syllabus is available to view here.