John Allbutt

John Allbutt

Lecturer in Psychology

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Biography

John is a Lecturer in Psychology, and a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He has lectured in higher education for over 20 years at four UK universities. His teaching has primarily been in the area of social psychology and to date, he has over 35 research publications in a range of areas of psychology. Topics of particular interest are: the psychology of deafness and sign language, global psychology, travel, culture, human rights, peace psychology, survival psychology, conservation and sustainable living, astronauts’ experiences, ocean rowing, individual differences and mental imagery, and aspects of teaching and learning in higher education.

Between 2008 & 2013 John was been a member of the BPS Undergraduate Education Committee, carrying out accreditation work at universities in the UK. He has also conducted external work for the universities of Teesside, Winchester, Swansea Metropolitan and Bolton. He has acted as a reviewer for: Ethical Human Sciences Services JournalInternational Journal of Consumer StudiesBehaviour Research Methods and Perceptual and Motor Skills. John has been nominated for University of Salford teaching excellence awards.

Teaching

Topics: Social Psychology, Advanced Research Methods (quantitative & qualitative) and Global Psychology.

Publications

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Raine, A. & Allbutt, J. (1989). Factors in the Schizoid Personality. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 28, 31-40.

Allbutt, J, Shafiullah, M. & Ling, J. (2006). The Relationship Between Self-Report Imagery Questionnaire Scores and Sub-types of Socially Desirable Responding: Visual and Movement Imagery. Journal of Mental Imagery, 30(1&2), 1-20.

Allbutt, J, Ling, J & Shafiullah, M. (2005-6). The Relationship Between Self-Report Imagery Questionnaire Scores and Sub-types of Socially Desirable Responding: Components of Visual Imagery. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 25, 4, 337-353.

Allbutt, J., Ling, J., Heffenan, T. and Shafiullah, M. (2008). The Relationship Between Self-Report Imagery Questionnaire Scores and Sub-Types of Social Desirable Responding: Auditory Imagery, Visual Imagery and Visual Thinking style. Journal of Individual Differences, 29, 4, 181-188.

Allbutt, J., Becker, S., Tidd, J. and Haigh, M. (2008). Teaching Students to Apply a Five Stage Process to Systematically Evaluate Quantitative Psychological Research Articles. Research Article. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 7, 2, 6-15.

Allbutt, J., Ling, J., Rowley, M. & Shafiullah, M. (2011) The Relationship Between Self-Report Measures Of Mental Imagery And Four Sub-Types Of Social Desirable Responding. Behavior Research Methods, 43, 3, 791-799.

Allbutt, J.& Ling, J. (2016) Allbutt, J. and Ling, J. Adult college learners of British Sign Language: Educational provision and learner self-report variables associated with exam success. Sign Language Studies, 16, 3, 330-360.

Book chapters

Allbutt, J., Gray, S. & Schofield, B. (1999). Sign Language: Space, Community, Identity In: Critical Textworks, Parker, I. and Bolton Discourse Network Eds. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Magazine articles

Allbutt, J. (2002). The Mental Stress of Long Duration Space Flights. Spaceflight: The Magazine of Astronautics and Outer Space, 44, 12, 525.  

Shafiullah, M. & Allbutt, J. (2008). An On-going project: Online Group Work. The Higher Education Academy Psychology Network Newsletter, 49, 9.

Conference papers

Allbutt, J. (2000). A Study of Visual Image Generation Using a Combined ERP and Introspective Questionnaire Approach. Journal of Psychophysiology, 14, 3, 184.

Allbutt, J. & Abdel Nabi, D. (2000). The Relationship Between Self-Report Imagery Questionnaire Scores and Sub-Types of Social Desirable Responding. 27th International Congress of Psychology, Stockholm.

Phipps, A. E. & Allbutt, J. (2000). Ride to Live, Live to Ride? The Biker (Motorcyclist) Identity Explored. 27thInternational Congress of Psychology, Stockholm.

Allbutt, J. & Abdel Nabi, D. (2001). The Relationship Between Self-Report Movement Imagery Questionnaire Scores and Sub-Types of Social Desirable Responding. 7th European Congress of Psychology, London.

Butcher, V. & Allbutt, J. (2001). Religious Beliefs and Perceptions of Stress and Coping in Medical Ward and Hospice Nurses. 7th European Congress of Psychology, London.

Worthington, E. & Allbutt, J. (2001). The Effect of Gum Chewing on Physiological Measures of Arousal While Performing a Perceptual Motor Task. 7th European Congress of Psychology, London.

Allbutt, J. & Shafiullah, M. (2002). Development of an Activity to Teach Students Skills for the Evaluation of Empirical Journal Articles. 2nd Annual University of Teesside Teaching and Learning Conference, Middlesbrough.

Allbutt, J. and Shafiullah, M. (2002). Pedagogic Issues Surrounding The Development of a Psychology Course Exploring the Experience of Deafness. 2nd Annual University of Teesside Teaching and Learning Conference, Middlesbrough.

Shafiullah, M. & Allbutt, J. (2002). Evaluation of Group Processes and the Assessment. 2nd Annual University of Teesside Teaching and Learning Conference, Middlesbrough.

Allbutt, J., Shafiullah, M., Ling, J., & Heffenan, T. (2003). The Relationship Between Self-Report Measures of Visual Thinking Style and Sub-types of Social Desirable Responding. 8th European Congress of Psychology, Vienna.

Allbutt, J. & Blair, S. (2003). Life Experiences of Hearing Children of Deaf Parents. 8th European Congress of Psychology, Vienna.

Allbutt, J., Shafiullah, M., Casson, B. & Lambert, M. (2003). Adult College Learners of British Sign Language: The Relationship Between Personality and Progression. 8th European Congress of Psychology, Vienna.

Allbutt, J., Shafiullah, M., Ling, J., & Anderson, J. (2005). The Relationship Between Self-Report Measures Of Auditory And Visual Imagery And Four Sub-Types Of Social Desirable Responding. 9th European Congress of Psychology, Granada.

Allbutt, J., Shafiullah, M., Casson, B., Lloyd, F., Chaplin, N., Cartwright, K. & Whiteside, S. (2005). Adult College Learners of British Sign Language: Variables Associated with Progression. 9th European Congress of Psychology, Granada.

Allbutt, J., Ling, J., Anderson, J. & Dean, G. (2007). The Relationship Between the Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire, the Balanced Inventory of Socially Desirable Responding and the Marlowe-Crowne test. 10thEuropean Congress of Psychology, Prague.

Allbutt, J., Casson, B., Lloyd, F., Chaplin, N. & Cartwright, K. (2007). Adult College Learners of British Sign Language: Variables Associated with Exam Success and Withdrawal from Course – CACDP Stage 1. 10thEuropean Congress of Psychology, Prague.

Shafiullah, M. & Allbutt, J. (2007). Task switching in adults with dyslexia. Athens Institute for Education and Research International Conference on Psychology, Athens.

Allbutt, J., Becker, S., Tidd, J. and Haigh, M. (2008). Evaluation of an approach to teaching and assessing students’ ability to critically analyse quantitative psychological research articles using a structured evaluative framework. Doing University Conference - Student transitions and skills in Higher Education, Huddersfield.

Allbutt, J.& Ling, J. (2008). The Relationship Between the Vividness of Visual Imagery Questionnaire and the Egoistic Form of Social Desirable Responding Tested Using the Over-Claiming Technique. 29th International Congress of Psychology, Berlin.

Shafiullah, M. & Allbutt, J. (2008). The role of animated instructions in the acquisition of research skills.International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Madrid.

Shafiullah, M. & Allbutt, J. (2008).  A comparative analysis of online and conventional group work in Higher Education. Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference, Liverpool.

Allbutt, J. & Ling, J. (2009) The relationship between self-report imagery questionnaire scores, the egoistic sub-type of social desirable responding and state-trait anxiety. British Psychological Society Conference, Brighton.

Allbutt, J. & Ling, J. (2009) Adult College Learners of British Sign Language: Variables Associated with Exam Success and Withdrawal from Course at CACDP Level 2. British Psychological Society Conference, Brighton.

Shafiullah, M. & Allbutt, J. (2009). Applying Web 2.0 technology in the acquisition of research skills in Higher Education. International Conference on Education & New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain. Virtual presentation, P62.

Taylor, T. & Allbutt, J. (2010) Informal Caregivers of People Living with Dementia: Experiences of Accessing & Receiving Support, Coping & Giving Care. University of Salford, School of Social Work, Psychology & Public Health Student Conference, University of Salford.

Turnbull, K., Allbutt, J. & Race, D. (2010) Factors Affecting Care Staff Responses to Allegations of Sexual Abuse Made by People with Learning Disabilities. University of Salford Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Salford.

Allbutt, J & Bell, S. (2010) The Impact of Tinnitus on the Learning Experiences of Final Year Psychology Students Studying at a Higher Education Institution. British Psychological Society Psychology of Education Section Conference, Milton Keynes.

Corbett, A. & Allbutt, J. (2010) Primary School Teachers and Teaching Assistants’ Experiences of a Short Training Session on Attachment Issues for Primary School Staff.  British Psychological Society Psychology of Education Section Conference, Milton Keynes.

Other Research Activity

Chair of oral session 9th European Congress of Psychology, Granada, 2005

Chair of oral session 10th European Congress of Psychology, Prague, 2007.