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  • Against didacticism 

    Hogan, Michael J. (2006-10)
    Quality thinking and quality teaching are desirable but difficult to achieve. Although lectures are necessary to teach information, one cannot rely on them to promote critical and constructive thinking skills. Nevertheless, ...
  • Consciousness of brain 

    Hogan, Michael J. (Psychological Society of Ireland, 2006)
    Evolved consciousness makes possible a rich variety of experience, transmissible from mind to mind via poetical and logical symbolism. Scientific experience involves mapping the energy of the system onto a correspondent ...
  • Dimensionality and reliability assessment of the Pain Patient Profile questionnaire 

    McGuire, Brian E.; Hogan, Michael J.; Morrison, Todd G. (2008-02)
    Objective: To factor analyze the Pain Patient Profile questionnaire (P3; Tollison & Langley, 1995), a self-report measure of emotional distress in respondents with chronic pain. Method: An unweighted least squares factor ...
  • Divided attention in older but not younger adults is impaired by anxiety 

    Hogan, Michael J. (Taylor and Francis, 2003)
    It has been hypothesized that the disruptive effects of negative emotional states, such as anxiety and depression, may contribute to poorer performance in older age. Some studies have reported that higher levels of anxiety ...
  • Enhancing wellbeing: An emerging model of the adaptive functions of music listening. 

    Groarke, Jenny M.; Hogan, Michael J. (SAGE Journals, 2015-07-09)
    Affect regulation is generally considered the most important function of music listening (FML). Yet, models of wellbeing also highlight engagement, relationships, meaning, achievement, and other adaptive functions that ...
  • The Evaluation of Argument Mapping as a Learning Tool 

    Dwyer, Christopher Peter (2011-10-07)
    Argument mapping (AM) is a method of visually diagramming arguments using a 'box and arrow' format with the aim of simplifying the reading of an argument structure and facilitating the assimilation of core statements and ...
  • An evaluation of argument mapping as a method of enhancing critical thinking performance in e-learning environments. 

    Dwyer, Christopher P.; Hogan, Michael J.; Stewart, Ian (2012)
    The current research examined the effects of a critical thinking (CT) e-learning course taught through argument mapping (AM) on measures of CT ability. Seventy-four undergraduate psychology students were allocated to either ...
  • An examination of the effects of argument mapping on students' memory and comprehension performance 

    Dwyer, Christopher P.; Hogan, Michael J.; Stewart, Ian (Elsevier, 2013-04)
    Argument mapping (AM) is a method of visually diagramming arguments to allow for easy comprehension of core statements and relations. A series of three experiments compared argument map reading and construction with ...
  • Fostering students' personal development through designing a Personal Tutorship Programme in e-learning environments. 

    Hogan, Michael J. (2013-02)
    This paper addresses the importance of Personal Development of students in virtual learning environments and designs a specific approach for fostering their personal capabilities facilitated by a Personal Tutorship Programme ...
  • Grappling with gene-culture co-evolution 

    Hogan, Michael J. (The Irish Psychologist, 2006-06)
    Human beings strive to understand. Understanding helps us to survive, adapt, and flourish. A central theme in the history of philosophical and religious thought has been the call to "know thyself" and to "understand thy ...
  • Work-life integration 

    Hogan, Michael J.; Hogan, Victoria (The Irish Psychologist, 2007-05)
    Work is an integral part of life. Human adaptation implies acquisition of the means to sustain life. But there is more to life than work: there is personal life, family life, and life within one's social network and culture ...