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Dr Joanne Faelling

Job: Lecturer in Psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 257 7881

E: jfaelling@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/appliedsocialsciences

 

Personal profile

Joanne Faelling is a psychologist with specific interests in parenting and education. Her research has looked at the impact of praise on children’s behavioural and emotional strengths, and the use of effective parenting strategies. Joanne is also particularly interested in factors affecting young people in education, such as exam anxiety, procrastination and coping strategies.

Research group affiliations

  • Psychology

Publications and outputs 

  • Westwood, S. & Faelling, J. (2017) Grounds for optimism: Evaluating an intervention (the 5 praises initiative) to improve child wellbeing and behaviour through increased parental praising. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.
  • Faelling, J., Winstanley, S. & Yee, M. (2011). Predictors of Test Anxiety in UK Undergraduates; No Effect upon Performance. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society Annual International Conference, Glasgow, UK.
  • Faelling, J., Winstanley, S. & Yee, M. (2011). Coping strategies of test anxious UK undergraduates. Poster presented at the British Psychological Society Annual International Conference, Glasgow, UK.
  • Rai, R., Mitchell, P. and Faelling, J. (2012) The illusion-of-transparency and episodic memory: are people egocentric or do people think lies are easy to detect? Psychological Studies, 57 (1), pp. 58-66
  • Rai, R., Faelling, J. & Mitchell, P. (2008). Do people think that it is easy to tell when somebody if lying? The illusion of transparency and episodic memory. Paper presented at the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group, Derby.
  • Rai, R., Faelling (, J. & Mitchell, P. (2010). The illusion of transparency: are people egocentric or do people think lies are easy to detect? Paper presented at ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (3rd Congress), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Faelling, J., Winstanley, S. and Yee, M. The processing of test-related and ego- threatening information by high test anxious individuals.  Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group Annual Conference, July 2007

Research interests/expertise

  • Psychology of parenting
  • Psychology and education

Areas of teaching

 MSc: Psychological wellbeing

  • Research methods for health psychologists (PSYC5605)

Psychology undergraduate programme

  • Psychology and education (module leader, PSYC3160)
  • Project supervision (PSYC3000)
  • Introductory research methods for psychologists (PSYC1090)
  • Psychology in context (PSYC1093)

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