Teaching & Administration

Modules Taught

Undergraduate Teaching

  • PS124 Social Psychology
  • PS214 Developmental Psychology
  • PS341 Introduction to Collaborative Enquiry and Applied Systems Science
  • PS342 Introduction to Positive Psychology

Postgraduate Teaching

  • PS466 Structural Equation Modeling Module
  • PS525 Critical Thinking and Critical Thinking Technologies Module
  • PS531 Skill Theory and Skill development
  • MG589 Company-based Interdisciplinary Consultancy Study (Contributor on Systems Thinking)

Supervision

  • Doctoral Students, (Completed)
    • Christopher Dwyer, PhD student. An Examination of the effects of Argument Mapping on memory, comprehension, and Critical Thinking Performance. (with Dr.Ian Stewart). IRCHSS funding
    • Haulie Dowd, DPsychSc. Mindfulness and chronic pain: The development and pilot testing of an online MBCT intervention (with Dr. Brian McGuire and Dr. Kiran Sarma)
    • Joanne O’Halloran, DPsychSc. An evaluation of the efficacy of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy and Sonas group interventions for people with moderate dementia
    • Rosemary Fish, PhD. Measuring and Modelling Acceptance in Chronic Pain (co-supervisor with Dr. Brian McGuire and Dr. Ian Stewart). NUI Galway Arts faculty funding.
    • Michael Keane, PhD. Effects of dietary caffeine on topographic EEG taking account of withdrawal and withdrawal reversal with and without sleep restriction (co-supervisor with Professor Jack James).
    • Kate Burke, DPsychSc. Romantic Relationships in Older Adulthood: Understanding the complexities of romantic relationship satisfaction across the lifespan.
    • Ronan Conway, PhD. Positive Youth Development: Developing a Theoretical Model of the Regulatory Capacities of Adolescents that Impact Positive Youth Behaviours and Risk Behaviours (co-supervisor with Dr. Caroline Heary). IRCHSS funding
    • Claire McMoreland, DPsychSc. A lifespan perspective on wellbeing in Ireland (co-supervisor with Dr. Jane Walsh).
  • Doctoral Students, (Current)
    • Owen Harney, PhD. Systems thinking and systems science education: The design and evaluation of a new systems science educational tool. NUI Galway Arts faculty funding
    • Christopher Noone, PhD. An analysis of the effects of mindfulness on executive function and critical thinking. NUI Galway Arts faculty funding
    • Jenny Groarke, PhD. An analysis of the effects of music listening on physiological and psychological functioning in younger and older adults. IRC Funding
    • Morteza RazaeiZadeh, PhD Student. Developing an effective model for promoting entrepreneurial competencies in Higher Education students facilitated by virtual education (co-supervisor with Dr. John O’Reilly). Iranian Government Funding
    • Bridget Ní Choileain, PhD Student. A study of the role of values in realising, developing and sustaining an Educate Together Post Primary School: Pupils, Parents, Teachers and other Key Stakeholders Perspectives. (Co-supervisor with Dr. John O’Reilly) Educate Together Funding.

Modules Taught

2010 – 2011 PS329 : Service learning in Psychology
2012 – present MG589 : Company-based Interdisciplinary Consultancy Study
2001 – present PS214 : Developmental Psychology
2010 – present PS525 : Critical Thinking and Critical Thinking in Technologies
2010 – present PS531 : Skill Theory and Skill Development
2001 – present PS100 : Social Psychology
2010 – present PS466 : Structural Equation Modeling
2011 – present PS342 : Introduction to Positive Psychology
2007 – 2010 PS410 : Thinking, Modelling, and Writing in Psychology

Presentations

Conference Contributions

Hogan, M. J., Broome, B., Noone, C. & Groarke, A. M. (2013) This conference focused on well-being measurement and the design of a national well-being index for Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Wellbeing in Ireland Conference: Designing Measures and Implementing Policies, NUI, Galway , 06-JUN-13 – 07-JUN-13.
Hogan, M. J. (2011) This conference brought together international experts to review and present on the latest advances in brain imaging techniques and the challenges and opportunities associated with combining these techniques to further our understanding of health and disease. [Chaired Session], European Science Foundation ERNI-HSF Meeting on Combing Brain Imaging Techniques, NUI, Galway , 29-APR-11 – 01-MAY-11.
Hogan, M. J., Broome, B., Noone, C. (2012) This conference had four objectives: (1) Establish a new national network of scientists, community organizations, policy-makers, and other key stakeholders to discuss the latest advances in well-being research and policy; (2) Introduce conference participants to Interactive Management, a collaborative systems design methodology. (3) Foster a dialogue on barriers to well-being in Ireland and develop a systems model describing how barriers to well-being in Ireland are related. (4) Use Interactive Management systems design methods to agree a set of high-impact, feasible options to overcome barriers to well-being in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Wellbeing in Ireland Conference: Overcoming barriers to Wellbeing in Ireland, NUI, Galway , 08-JUN-12 – 08-JUN-12.
Hogan, M. J. (2007) The healthy ageing subgroup of the Galway Healthy City project management team organised a one-day conference to facilitate the development of an action plan for Healthy Ageing in Galway City. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Healthy Ageing in Galway City, Clybaun Hotel, Galway , 14-NOV-07 – 14-NOV-07.

Conference Publications

Furey, E., Noone, C., & Hogan, M. J. (2014) Investigating the Effect of Dispositional Mindfulness on the Relationship between Mood and Critical Thinking [Poster] NUI Galway School of Psychology Opening Day Galway, Ireland, [Details]
Groarke, J., & Hogan, M. J. (2014) A qualitative investigation of developmental differences in the functions of music listening and its role in everyday well-being 13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition Seoul, South Korea, [Details]
Hogan, M. J., Johnston, H., Broome, B., Smale, B., … & Noone, C. (2014) Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies [Poster] 28th Annual European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations Congress Baile Felix, Romania, [Details]
Groarke, J., & Hogan, M. J. (2014) The adaptive functions of music listening: An exploratory factor analysis [Poster] 13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition Seoul, South Korea, [Details]
Groarke, J., & Hogan, M. J. (2014) Music listening and well-being: A developmental Perspective 7th European Conference on Positive PsychologyAmsterdam, The Netherlands, [Details]
Hogan, M. J., McMoreland, C., Walsh, J., Noone, C. (2014) Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies Conference on Well-Being and Policy Stirling, Scotland, [Details]
Harney, O., & Hogan, M.J. (2014) Collective intelligence and collective action: implementing a new systems science education programme 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology Paris, France, [Details]
Harney, O., & Hogan, M.J. (2014) Investigating the effects of feedback on argumentation style, consensus and perceived efficacy in collaborative learning 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology Paris, France, [Details]
Harney, O., & Hogan, M.J. (2014) Collective intelligence and collective action: Designing and evaluating a new systems science education programme15th Educational Technology Conference of the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
Groarke, A. M., Curtis, R., Hogan, M.J., Gibbons, A., & Groarke, J. (2014) Predictors of benefit finding in women with breast cancer over 18 months post diagnosis Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Innsbruck, Austria, [Details]
Hogan, M. J., Johnston, H., Broome, B., Smale, B., … & Groarke, A. M. (2014) Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies [Poster] European Health Psychology Society Conference Innsbruck, Austria, [Details]
Noone, C. & Hogan, M. J. (2014) Mindfulness and critical thinking: Investigating the role of executive functioning [Poster] European Health Psychology Society Conference Innsbruck, Austria, [Details]
Hogan, M. J., Johnston, H., Broome, B., Smale, B., … & Noone, C. (2014) Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies [Poster] NUI Galway School of Psychology Opening Day Galway, Ireland, [Details]
Furey, E., Noone, C., & Hogan, M. J. (2014) Investigating the Effect of Dispositional Mindfulness on the Relationship between Mood and Critical Thinking [Poster] 28th Annual European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations Congress Baile Felix, Romania, [Details]
Hogan, V.; Hogan, M.J.; Hodgins, M. (2013) Workaholism, recovery and detachment from work among Irish academics Well-Being in Ireland Conference, NUI Galway Galway, Ireland, [Details]
Mc Moreland, C.; Walsh, J.; Hogan, M.J. (2013) A lifespan perspective on wellbeing in Ireland Well-Being in Ireland Conference, NUI Galway Galway, Ireland, [Details]
Groarke, J., & Hogan, M. J. (2013) The adaptive functions of music listening: A scale development project [Poster] 3rd International Conference on Music & Emotion Jvyasklava, Finland, [Details]
Hogan, MJ. (2013) Wellbeing and Collective Intelligence TASC Measuring Well-being in Ireland conference [Details]
O’Hora, D.; Schinkel, S.; Hogan, M. J.; Kilmartin, L.; Keane, M.; Lai, R.; Upton, N. (2012) Age-related task sensitivity of frontal EEG entropy during encoding predicts retrieval Galway Neuroscience Day [Details]
Burke, K.E. & Hogan, M (2012) What makes a successful romantic relationship in older adulthood? Changing the System:Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Ireland Conference NUI Galway [Details]
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2012) Computerised mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for chronic pain: pilot intervention with six-month follow-up International Association for the Study of Pain World Conference [Details]
Hogan,V., Hogan, M.J., Hodgins,M., Kinman, G., Bunting, B. (2012) An examination of gender differences in the impact of individual and organizational factors on work hours work, life conflict, and psychological well‐being in academics Changing the System:Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Ireland Conference NUI Galway [ARAN Link] [Details]
Yerokhin, V., Anderson-Hanley, C., Hogan, M., Dunnam, D., Huber, D., Osborne, S., Glennon, M., Shulan, M. (2012) Strengthening Exercise for Older Adults: Cognitive Benefits and Salivary BDNF Poster session presented at the 65th annual meeting of Gerontological Society of America’s [Details]
Groarke, AM; Curtis, R.; Hogan, M.J.; Gibbons, A.; Groarke, J. (2012) Enhancing Well-Being in Women with Breast Cancer Changing the System: Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Ireland Conference NUI Galway [Details]
Hogan, M.J., Yerokhin, V., Anderson-Hanley, C., Dunnam, M., Huber, D., Osborne, S. & Shulan, M. (2011) Neuropsychological and Neurophysiological Effects of Strengthening Exercise for Alzheimer’s Neuroscience Ireland, Maynooth [Details]
Hogan, M.J., Collins, P., Kilmartin, L., Keane, M., Kaiser, J., Lai, R. Upton, N. (2011) Coherence and Ageing Memory Neuroscience Ireland, Maynooth[Details]
Hogan, M.J., Kilmartin, L., Collins, P., Keane, M., Fay, D. (2011) Network and coherence analysis of age-related cognitive decline European Science Foundation Meeting, Galway [Details]
Dwyer, C.P., Hogan, M.J., Stewart, I. (2011) Halpern critical thinking assessment predicts real-world outcomes of critical thinking 15th International Conference on Thinking Belfast, Northern Ireland, [Details]
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2011) Online mindfulness and chronic pain: development and testing of a computerised mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway [Details]
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2011) The effectiveness of an on-line, mindfulness-based, cognitive behaviour intervention for a heterogeneous chronic pain population. [Poster] Prize winner (3rd) Irish Pain Society11th Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2011) Pilot testing of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population. [Poster] European Health Psychology Conference Crete, Greece, [Details]
Hogan, M.J.; Kilmartin, L.; Collins, P.; Keane, M.; Fay, D. (2011) Combining coherence and performance data and network analysis: An examination across younger adults, older adults, and older cognitively declined adults European Science Foundation ERNI-HSF meeting on ‘Combining Brain Imaging Techniques’ [Details]
Dwyer, C.P. Hogan, M.J. & Stewart I. (2010) Using argument mapping to promote critical thinking skills 21st National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Galway, Ireland [Details]
Hogan, M.J., James, J., Mc Cabe, T., Kilmartin, L., Howard, S. (2010) Cardiovascular reactivity of younger and older adults to positive, negative, and mixed emotion STAR Conference, Galway [Details]
Hogan, M. J., Keane, M., Collins, P., Kilmartin, L., Lai, R., Upton, N (2010) EEG Coherence, Ageing, and Memory 21st Conference on Artificial Intellegence and Cognitive Science [Details]
Dwyer, C.P., Hogan, M.J. & Stewart, I. (2008) Argument mapping increases recall performance: The evaluation of argument mapping as a learning tool. (Awarded and recommended) 30th Annual Psychological Society of Ireland Student Conference Limerick, Ireland, , 04-APR-08 – 05-APR-08 [Details]
Dwyer, C.P., Hogan, M.J. & I. Stewart (2007) Argument mapping with Rationale™: The evaluation of argument mapping as a learning tool 5th Annual Conference on Teaching & Learning (CELT) Galway, Ireland, , 07-JUN-07 – 08-JUN-07 [Details]
Hogan, M.J., Dowd, H. (2006) Stress, expectations, emotions and cardiovascular response: An experimental test of bivariate models of positive and negative affect Psychology, Medicine and Health Conference , 15-APR-06 [Details]
Hogan, M.J. & Dowd, H. (2006) Stress, expectations, emotions and cardiovascular response: An experimental test of bivariate models of positive and negative affect Psychology, Medicine and Health Conference, Galway [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2005) Inhibiting distractions in the morning and the evening: a learning curve analysis of younger and older adults International conference on Neuropsychological Rehabilitation , 10-JUL-05 [Details]
Hogan, M. (2004) The utility of measures of electrophysiological and information processing variability in distinguishing between normal age-related cognitive decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) 1st European Congress of Neuroscience and Ageing Mallorca, [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2003) Memory-related EEG power and coherence reductions in mild Alzheimer’s Disease International Psychogeriatric Association Conference Rome, , 24-APR-03 [Details]

Conference Paper

Hogan, M.J., Kilmartin, L., Collins, P., Keane, M., & Fay, D. (2011) Combining coherence and performance data and network analysis: An examination across younger adults, older adults, and older cognitively declined adults. Conference Paper [Details]
Hogan, M.J., Keane, M., Collins, P., Kilmartin, L., Lai, R., & Upton, N. (2010) EEG Coherence, Aging, and Memory. Conference Paper [Details]

Invited Lectures

Hogan, M. J. (2012) The Application of Interactive Management to the Problem of Knowledge Transfer and Innovation in the Marine Sector. Brussels: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2010) Social Networks and Interactive Management: interdependent problems and interdependent solutions. DERI: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2009) Structural Equation Modelling of Brain-Behavior Relations. Frankfurt University: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2009) The Role of the Cerebellum in Ageing Cognition. Aberdeen University: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2006) Understanding Happiness. Easter Camp for Children: Access, NUI, Galway: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2006) Preparing for Exams. The mind, body, and soul group, NUI, Galway. Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. (2005) Successful Ageing. The active retirement associations of Galway City. Invited Lectures [Details]

Reports

Reports

  • Hogan, M.J.; Broome, B. (2013) Wellbeing in Ireland – Designing Measures and Implementing Policies, Collective Intelligence Conference Report. Report
  • Hogan, M.J (2012) Wellbeing in Ireland – Designing Measures and Implementing Policies, Collective Intelligence Conference Report. Report

Published Reports

  • Hogan, M.J. & Broome, B. (2014) Wellbeing in Galway City – Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Galway: Collective Intelligence Conference Report. Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland.
  • Hogan, M.J. & Broome, B. (2013) Wellbeing in Ireland – Designing Measures and Implementing Policies: Collective Intelligence Conference Report. Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland.
  • Hogan, M (2012) Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Ireland: Collective Intelligence Conference Report. Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, Galway. [PDF Link]

Magazine Article

Hogan, M. J. (2012) Overcoming Barriers to Well-being in Ireland. Magazine Article [ARAN Link] [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2010) Mental Simulations. Magazine Article [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2009) Enlightened happiness and pragmatic systems science & positive psychology meets Colin Feltham’s anthropathology thesis. Magazine Article [ARAN Link] [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2008) On Spirituality: Deconstructing, Grappling, and Moving in the Field of Others. Magazine Article [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2008) On Spirituality: Free Movement. Magazine Article [Details]
Hogan, M., Hogan, V. (2007) Work-life integration. Magazine Article [ARAN Link] [Details]
Hogan M.J. (2006) Consciousness of brain. Magazine Article [ARAN Link] [Details]
Hogan M.J. (2006) Grappling with gene-culture co-evolution. Magazine Article [ARAN Link] [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2006) Expanding awareness of dynamic system function: The potential marriage of RFT and Skill Theory. Magazine Article [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2005) Disputing the undisputed facts – a constructive reply to Hughes’s Presidential Address to PSI. Magazine Article [Details]

Invited Lectures

Hogan, M. J. (2012) The Application of Interactive Management to the Problem of Knowledge Transfer and Innovation in the Marine Sector. Brussels: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2010) Social Networks and Interactive Management: interdependent problems and interdependent solutions. DERI: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2009) Structural Equation Modelling of Brain-Behavior Relations. Frankfurt University: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2009) The Role of the Cerebellum in Ageing Cognition. Aberdeen University: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. J. (2006) Understanding Happiness. Easter Camp for Children: Access, NUI, Galway: Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M.J. (2006) Preparing for Exams. The mind, body, and soul group, NUI, Galway. Invited Lectures [Details]
Hogan, M. (2005) Successful Ageing. The active retirement associations of Galway City. Invited Lectures [Details]