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Area of academic expertise - outline

My primary area of interest is online impression formation with a focus on social networks such a Facebook and Twitter. I am particularly interested in how the language users employ online influences the impressions viewers form of them, and how this may affect their employability. I am also actively engaged in psycholinguistic research, particularly how we read and process emotional language. I am competent in various experimental methodologies including eyetracking. 

Current research activities

I am currently focused on investigating how the contents of users' social networking profiles influence their online employability. I am carrying out both experimental studies manipulating online language use, and correlational studies using real-world data.

Desired research direction

I am interested in working with employers in different sectors to further investigate how social networks are used in hiring. I am also interested in using eyetracking methodology to investigate how motivation affects viewing patters when evaluating online stimuli.

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Social Networks

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Eyetracking Methods

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Research Output 2009 2019

Fear of missing out is associated with disrupted activities from receiving smartphone notifications and surface learning in college students

Rozgonjuk, D., Elhai, J. D., Ryan, T. & Scott, G. G., 30 May 2019, In : Computers & Education. 140, 103590.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Social comparison orientation mediates the relationship between neuroticism and passive Facebook lurking

Rozgonjuk, D., Ryan, T., Kuljus, J-K., Taht, K. & Scott, G. G., 2019, In : Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace. 13, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Social Networking
Personality Inventory

The Glasgow Norms: ratings of 5,500 words on nine scales

Scott, G. G., Keitel, A., Becirspahic, M., Yao, B. & Sereno, S. C., 30 Jun 2019, In : Behavior Research Methods. 51, 3, p. 1258-1270 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Principal Component Analysis

What’s in a game? a game-based approach to exploring 21st-century European identity and values

Leith, M., Boyle, L., Sim, D., Van Der Zwet, A., Scott, G., Jimoyiannis, T., Jandric, P., Hauge, J. B., Tany, N. S. & Hummel, H., 2019, In : Open Review of Educational Research. 6, 1, p. 12-25 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
european identity
national identity
social attraction