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Dr Myfanwy Bugler

Senior Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Psychology and Social Work

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Hull)

Summary

I am a Senior Lecturer in Psychology with a particular interest in Educational Psychology and mental health and wellbeing in children and adolescents. Having taught in HE for the last 24 years I have experience of teaching across the curriculum and across all three years of the degree programme

Currently I am Module Leader for two modules, Level 4: Global Challenge and Level 6: Psychology in Education. I also teach on Social Psychology and Individual Differences 2 at Level 5 and Research Skills 1 and 2 at Level 4 in addition to Research Skills 3 and 4 at Level 5.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

The approximate number system and mathematics achievement: it's complicated. A thorough investigation of different ANS measures and executive functions in mathematics achievement in children

Coolen, I. E., Riggs, K. J., Bugler, M., & Castronovo, J. (in press). The approximate number system and mathematics achievement: it's complicated. A thorough investigation of different ANS measures and executive functions in mathematics achievement in children. Journal of cognitive psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/20445911.2022.2044338

An investigation of gender and age differences in academic motivation and classroom behaviour in adolescents

Bugler, M., McGeown, S., & St Clair-Thompson, H. (2016). An investigation of gender and age differences in academic motivation and classroom behaviour in adolescents. Educational psychology, 36(7), 1196-1218. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2015.1035697

Mental toughness in education: exploring relationships with attainment, attendance, behaviour and peer relationships

St Clair-Thompson, H., Bugler, M., Robinson, J., Clough, P., McGeown, S. P., & Perry, J. (2015). Mental toughness in education: exploring relationships with attainment, attendance, behaviour and peer relationships. Educational psychology, 35(7), 886-907. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2014.895294

Gender differences in adolescents' academic motivation and classroom behaviour

Bugler, M., McGeown, S. P., & St Clair-Thompson, H. (2015). Gender differences in adolescents' academic motivation and classroom behaviour. Educational psychology, 35(5), 541-556. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2013.849325

Mental capacity and working memory in chemistry: Algorithmic versus open-ended problem solving

Clair-Thompson, H. S., Overton, T., & Bugler, M. (2012). Mental capacity and working memory in chemistry: Algorithmic versus open-ended problem solving. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 13(4), 484-489. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2rp20084h

Research interests

My research falls primarily within the University’s strategic theme of Health and Wellbeing, both in the broader context of understanding human behaviour and with respect to the psychological aspects of educational failure on the future wellbeing of adolescents and young adults (e.g. depression, unemployment

and crime).

Postgraduate supervision

Psychology in Education

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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