Karin Spenser


NameKarin Spenser
Job titleAssociate Lecturer in Psychology (PhD Supervision)
Research instituteCollege of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Research outputs

Gender differences in theory of mind, empathic understanding, and moral reasoning in an offending and a matched non-offending population

Spenser, Karin, Bull, Ray, Betts, Lucy and Winder, Belinda 2021. Gender differences in theory of mind, empathic understanding, and moral reasoning in an offending and a matched non-offending population. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X211010287

WAF0042 - Inquiry: Women in the Armed Forces: From Recruitment to Civilian Life

Spenser, Karin, Childs, Carrie and Adhikari, Joanna 2021. WAF0042 - Inquiry: Women in the Armed Forces: From Recruitment to Civilian Life. UK Parliament.

Underpinning prosociality: Age related performance in theory of mind, empathic understanding, and moral reasoning

Spenser, Karin, Bull, Ray, Betts, Lucy and Winder, Belinda 2020. Underpinning prosociality: Age related performance in theory of mind, empathic understanding, and moral reasoning. Cognitive Development. 56, p. 100928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2020.100928

Executive functioning as a predictive measure of offending behaviour.

Spenser, Karin A., Bull, Ray, Betts, Lucy and Winder, Belinda 2019. Executive functioning as a predictive measure of offending behaviour. Journal of Criminal Psychology.. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCP-07-2018-0032

Defining and conceptualizing cyberbullying.

Spenser, Karin A. and Betts, Lucy R. 2017. Defining and conceptualizing cyberbullying. in: IGI Global.

Developing the cyber victimization experiences and cyberbullying behaviors scales.

Betts, Lucy R. and Spenser, Karin A. 2017. Developing the cyber victimization experiences and cyberbullying behaviors scales. The Journal of Genetic Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/00221325.2017.1295222

Adolescents’ involvement in cyber bullying and perceptions of school: The importance of perceived peer acceptance for female adolescents.

Betts, Lucy R., Spenser, Karin A. and Gardner, Sarah E. 2017. Adolescents’ involvement in cyber bullying and perceptions of school: The importance of perceived peer acceptance for female adolescents. Sex Roles. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-017-0742-2

“People think it’s a harmless joke”: young people’s understanding of the impact of technology, digital vulnerability and cyberbullying in the United Kingdom

Betts, Lucy R. and Spenser, Karin A. 2016. “People think it’s a harmless joke”: young people’s understanding of the impact of technology, digital vulnerability and cyberbullying in the United Kingdom. Journal of Children and Media. https://doi.org/10.1080/17482798.2016.1233893

Examining the roles young people fulfill in five types of cyber bullying

Betts, Lucy R., Gkimitzoudis, Athanasios, Spenser, Karin A. and Baguley, Thom 2016. Examining the roles young people fulfill in five types of cyber bullying. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407516668585

Deficits in Theory of Mind, empathic understanding and moral reasoning: a comparison between young offenders and non-offenders

Spenser, Karin A., Betts, Lucy R. and Das Gupta, Mani 2015. Deficits in Theory of Mind, empathic understanding and moral reasoning: a comparison between young offenders and non-offenders. Psychology, Crime & Law. https://doi.org/10.1080/1068316X.2015.1028542

"A large can of worms": Teachers' perceptions of young people's technology use

Betts, Lucy R. and Spenser, Karin A. 2015. "A large can of worms": Teachers' perceptions of young people's technology use. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning. https://doi.org/10.4018/ijcbpl.2015040102
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