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Howard Vaughan Smith
Adjunct Teaching Fellow, Psychology

Biography

Graduate of University of Wales (BSc and PhD in Psychology). Appointed to lectureship in psychology at TCD in 1970. Former President of the Psychological Society of Ireland and former Editor of the Irish Journal of Psychology. Former Head of the erstwhile Department of Psychology at TCD and dean of the erstwhile Faculty of Arts (Humanities). Currently Head of the School of Psychology. Fellow of the Psychological Society of Ireland and recipient of the Society's 'Special Award of Merit for an Outstanding Contribution to Psychology'.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gregg, J.D., Dudzinski, K.M., Smith, H.V., 3D MASC: a method for estimating relative head angle and spatial distance of dolphins from underwater video footage., Animal Behaviour, 75, (3), 2007, p1181 - 1186 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Gregg, J.D., Dudzinski, K.M., Smith, H.V., Do dolphins eavesdrop on the echolocation signals of conspecifics?, International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 20, 2007, p65 - 88 Journal Article, 2007

McGee S, Smith HV, Accompanying pre-weaned Thoroughbred (Equus caballus) foals while separated from the mare during covering reduces behavioural signs of distress exhibited, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 88, 1-2, 2004, p137 - 147 Journal Article, 2004

Maunsell, C., Smith, H. V. & Stevenson, C. , What happens in court? The development of understanding of the legal system in a sample of Irish children and adults. , Irish Journal of Psychology, 21, 2000, p215 - 226 Journal Article, 2000

Biological Bases of Psychology in, editor(s)Sheehy, N , Psychology 1: Foundation Module, Dublin, National Distance Education Centre, Dublin City University, 1995, pp88 , [Smith, Howard V] Book Chapter, 1995

McDevitt, T. M. , Sheehan, E. P., J. Cooney, J., Smith, H. V. & Walker, I. , Concepts of listening, learning processes and epistemologies held by American, Irish and Australian university students. , Learning and Individual Differences, 6, 1994, p231 - 256 Journal Article, 1994

Irish Journal of Psychology, Dublin, The Psychological Society of Ireland, 13, 3, (1993), 103p, Smith, Howard V., [eds.] Journal, 1993

Irish Journal of Psychology, Dublin, The Psychological Society of Ireland, 13, 2, (1992), 201p, Smith, Howard V. , [eds.] Journal, 1992

Holahan, P. & Smith, H. V. , Individual differences in immediate recall, inspection time and intelligence. , Irish Journal of Psychology, 13, 1992, p98 - 110 Journal Article, 1992

Smith, H. V. , Is there a magical number 7±2? The role of exposure duration and information content in immediate recall. , Irish Journal of Psychology, 13, 1992, p85 - 97 Journal Article, 1992

The Irish Journal of Psychology, Dublin, The Psychological Society of Ireland, 13, 1, (1992), 80p, Smith, Howard V., [eds.] Journal, 1992

Tierney, K. J. & Smith, H. V. , The effect of different combinations of continuous and partial reinforcement schedules on response persistence in mentally handicapped children. , Behavioural Psychotherapy, 16, 1988, p23 - 37 Journal Article, 1988

Tierney, K. J., Smith, H. V. & Gannon, K. N. , Some tests of molar models of instrumental performance. , Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 13, 1987, p341 - 353 Journal Article, 1987

Sheehan, E. P. & Smith, H. V , The relation between cerebral lateralisation and handedness, and their effects on verbal and spatial skills., Neuropsychologia , 24, 1986, p531 - 540 Journal Article, 1986

Gannon, K. N., Smith, H. V. & Tierney, K. J. , Effects of rate and distance of procurement wheel running on saccharin-and-sucrose drinking of non-deprived rats., Physiology and Behavior, 36, 1986, p539 - 543 Journal Article, 1986

Smith, H. V., Gannon, K.N. & Tierney, K. J., Effect of procurement wheel running on the rate of drinking in rats. , Physiology and Behavior, , 33, 1985, p927 - 930 Journal Article, 1985

Gannon, K. N., Smith, H. V. & Tierney, K. J. , Effect of procurement cost on the drinking of a saccharin-sucrose solution by non-deprived rats., . Physiology and Behavior, , 33, 1985, p917 - 921 Journal Article, 1985

Tierney, K. J., Smith, H. V. & Gannon, K. N. , Effect of switching rate and change-over requirement on performance on non-depriving schedules., Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 9, 1983, p281 - 291 Journal Article, 1983

Gannon, K. N., Smith, H. V. & Tierney, K. J. , Effects of procurement cost on food consumption of rats. , Physiology and Behavior, , 31, 1983, p331 - 337 Journal Article, 1983

Sheehan, E. P., Smith, H. V. & Forrest, D. W., A signal detection study of the effects of suggested improvement on the monocular visual acuity of myopes, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 30, 1982, p138 - 146 Journal Article, 1982

Research Expertise

Description

Quantitative modelling of memory; information theory, perception and intelligence; animal behaviour and ethology, evolutionary psychology.

Keywords

MEMORY

Recognition

Awards and Honours

The Psychological Society of Ireland's "Special Award of Merit for an Outstanding Contribution to Psychology" 1991

Memberships

Fellow of Psychological Society of Ireland 1989


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