Publications John McClure

Selected Publications by John McClure

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2017 Publications

McClure, J. (2017). Fatalism, causal reasoning and natural hazards. Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Natural Hazard Science. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.013.39

Becker, J. S., Paton, D., Johnston, D. M., Ronan, K. R., McClure, J. (2017). The role of prior experience in informing and motivating earthquake preparedness. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 17, 179-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.03.006

Vinnell, L. J., McClure, J., & Milfont, T. L. (2017).  Do framing messages increase support for earthquake legislation? Disaster Prevention and Management, 26, 28-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/DPM-06-2016-0127

2016 Publications

Hilton, D. J., McClure, J., & Moir B. (2016). Acting knowingly: Effects of the agent’s awareness of an opportunity on causal attributions.  Thinking and Reasoning.

DOI:10.1080/13546783.2016.1191547

McClure, J., Henrich, L., Johnston, D., & Doyle, E. E. H. (2016). Are two earthquakes better than one? How earthquakes in two different regions affect risk judgments and preparation in three locations. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 16, 192-199. Doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.03.003

2015 Publications

Henrich, L., McClure, J., & Crozier, M. (2015). Effects of risk framing on earthquake risk perception: Life-time frequencies enhance recognition of the risk. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.05.003

McClure, J., Doyle, E. E. H., & Velluppillai, J. (2015). A Tale of Two Cities: Judgments

about Earthquake and aftershock Probabilities across Time Windows. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 14, 15-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.11.010

McClure, J., Spittal, M., Fischer, R., Charleson, A. (2015).  Why do people take fewer damage mitigation actions than survival actions?  Other factors outweigh cost.  Natural Hazards Review, 16, 1-8. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000152, 04014018.

Hodis, F., Johnston, M., Meyer, L., McClure, J., Hodis, G. M., Starkey, L. (in press). Maximal levels of aspiration, minimal boundary goals, and their relationships with academic achievement: The case of secondary-school students. British Educational Research Journal.

McClure, J., Johnston, D., Henrich, L., Milfont, T., & Becker, J. (2015). When a hazard occurs where it is not expected: Risk judgments about different regions after the Christchurch earthquakes. Natural Hazards, 75, 635-652. doi:10.1007/s11069-014-1338-6.

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2014 Publications

McClure, J., Doyle, E. E. H., & Velluppillai, J. (2014). A tale of two cities: Judgments about earthquake and aftershock probabilities across time windows. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.11.010

McClure, J., Spittal, M., Fischer, R., Charleson, A. (2014). Why do people take fewer damage mitigation actions than survival actions? Other factors outweigh cost. Natural Hazards Review. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000152.

Doyle, E. E. H., McClure, J., Paton, D., & Johnston, D.M. (2014). Uncertainty and decision making: Volcanic crisis scenarios. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 10, 75-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.07.006

Doyle, E. E. H., McClure, J., Johnston, D. M. & Paton, D. (2014). Communicating likelihoods and probabilities in forecasts of volcanic eruptions. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 272, 1-15. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.12.006

Leong, C. L. Y., Fischer, R., McClure, J. (2014). Are nature lovers more innovative? The relationship between connectedness with nature and cognitive styles. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 40, 57-63. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2014.03.007

2013 Publications

Paton, D., & McClure, J. (2013). Preparing for disaster: Building household and community capacity. Charles C. Thomas Publisher Ltd.

McClure, J. & Velluppillai, J. (2013). The effects of news media reports on earthquake attributions and preventability judgments: Mixed messages about the Canterbury earthquake. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, 2013-1, 27-36.

Walkey, F. H., McClure, J., Meyer, L. H., & Weir, K. F. (2013). Low expectations equal low expectations: Aspirations, motivation and achievement in secondary school. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 38, 306-315.

Foster, l., McClure, J., McDowall, J., & Crawford, M. (2013). Attributions about persons with brain injury: The effects of knowledge and familiarity with brain injury. Brain Injury, 27, 485-491.

Johnston, D., Becker, J., McClure, J., Paton, D., McBride, S., Wright, K., Leonard, G., & Hughes, M. (2013). Community understanding of, and preparedness for, earthquake and tsunami risk in Wellington, New Zealand. In H. Joffe, T Rossetto, & J. Adams (Eds.) Cities at risk: Living with perils in the 21stCentury (Advances in Natural and technological hazards research. London: Springer.

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2012 Publications

McClure, J. (2012). Attributions, causes, and actions: Is the consciousness of will a perceptual illusion? Theory and Psychology. 22(4), 402-419.

Weir, K. F., Meyer, L. H., McClure, J., & Walkey, F. H. (2012). Part-time work and non-school activities while in high school: Is there a threshold effect on achievement? New Zealand Annual Review of Education, 21, 97-118.

Eiser, J. R., Bostrom, A., Burton, I., Johnston, D. M., McClure, J., Paton, D; van der Pligt, J., White, M. P. (2012). Risk interpretation and action: A conceptual framework for responses to natural hazards. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2012.05.002

Linden, M. K., & McClure, J. (2012). The causal attributions of nursing students toward survivors of brain injury. Nursing Research, 61, 58-65.

2011 Publications

McClure, J., Wills, C., Johnston, D., & Recker, C. (2011). New Zealanders’ judgments of earthquake risk before and after the Canterbury earthquakes: Do they relate to preparedness? New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 40, 7-11.

Doyle, E. E. H., Johnston, D. M., McClure, J., & Paton, D. (2011). The communication of uncertain scientific advice during natural hazard events. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 40, 39-50.

McClure, J., Wills, C., Johnston, D., & Recker, C. (2011). How the 2010 Canterbury (Darfield) earthquake affected earthquake risk perception: Comparing citizens inside and outside the earthquake region. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, 11-2, 1-10.

McClure, J., Jeram Patel, G., Wade, K. (2011). Attributions and expectations for the behavior of persons with brain injury: The effect of visibility of injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 26, 392-396. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e3181f8fd34

McClure, J., & Sibley, C. G. (2011). Framing effects on disaster preparation: Is negative framing more effective? Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies.

Hodis, F. A., Meyer, L. H., McClure, J., Weir, K. F., & Walkey, F. H. (2011). A longitudinal investigation of motivation and secondary school achievement using growth mixture modeling. Journal of Educational Psychology, 103, 312-323.

Aitken, C., Chapman, R. B., & McClure, J. (2011). Climate change, powerlessness and the commons dilemma: Assessing New Zealanders’ preparedness to act. Global Environmental Change, 21, 752-760.

McClure, J. (2011). The role of causal attributions in public misconceptions about brain injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 56, 85 -93. doi:10.1037/a0023354

McClure, J., Meyer L. H., Garisch, J., Fischer, R., Weir, K. F., & Walkey, F. H. (2011). Students’ attributions for their best and worst marks: Do they relate to achievement? Contemporary Educational Psychology, 36, 71-81. doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2010.11.001.

Paton, D., & McClure, J. (2011). Business resilience in the face of crisis and disaster. In D. Paton & J. M. Violante (Eds.), Working in high risk environments: Developing sustained resilience (pp. 51-68). Springfield, IL: Thomas.

Doyle, E. E. H., Johnston, D. M., McClure, J., & Paton, D. (2011). The communication of uncertain scientific advice during natural hazard events. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 40(4).

2007 - 2010 Publications

Behavior of Persons with Brain Injury: The Effect of Visibility of Injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

Graham, J., Meyer, L. H., McKenzie, L., McClure, J., & Weir. K. F. (2010). Māori and Pacific Secondary Student and Parent Perspectives on Achievement, Motivation and the NCEA. Assessment Matters, 2, 132-157.

Hilton, D. J., McClure, J., & Sutton, R. M. (2010). Selecting explanations from causal chains: Do statistical principles explain preferences for voluntary causes. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 383-400.

McClure, J., & Abbott, J. (2009). How normative information shapes attributions for the actions of persons with traumatic brain injury. Brain Impairment, 10, 180-187.

Harrington, L., McClure, J., & Siegert, R. J. (2009). Appraisals of intentional actions from three perspectives: Do they relate to paranoia? Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 14, 240-256.

Meyer, L. H., McClure, J. Walkey, F., Weir, K. F., McKenzie, L. (2009). Secondary Student Motivation Orientations and Standards-Based Achievement Outcomes. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 79, 273-293.

McClure, J., White, J., & Sibley, C. G. (2009). Framing effects on preparation intentions: Distinguishing actions and outcomes. Disaster Prevention and Management, 18, 187-199.

Spittal, M., McClure, J., Walkey, F., & Siegert, R. (2008). Psychological predictors of earthquake preparation. Environment and Behavior, 40, 798-817.

McClure, J., Buchanan, S., McDowall, J., Wade, K. (2008). Attributions for behaviours of persons with brain injury: The role of perceived severity and time since injury. Brain Injury, 22, 639-648.

McClure, J., Hilton, D. J., & Sutton, R. M. (2007). Judgments of voluntary and physical causes in causal chains: Probabilistic and social functionalist criteria for attributions. European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 879-901.

McClure, J., Sutton, R. M., & Wilson, M. (2007). How information about building design influences causal attributions for earthquake damage. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 10, 233-242.

McClure, J., Sutton, R M., & Sibley, C. G. (2007). Listening to reporters or engineers: How different messages about building design affect earthquake fatalism. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 1956-1973.

Boyd-Wilson, B. M., Walkey, F. H., & McClure, J. (2007). A measure of serenity: A

fresh look at well-being. Advances in Psychology Research, 48, 233-245. Nova Science: New York.

1997 - 2006 Publications

McClure, J., Devlin, M. E., McDowall, J., & Wade, K. (2006). Visible markers of brain injury influence attributions for adolescents’ behaviour. Brain Injury, 10, 1029-1035.

Spittal, M. J., Walkey, F. H., McClure, J., Siegert, R. J., & Ballantyne, K. E. (2006). The Earthquake Readiness Scale: The development of a valid and reliable unifactorial measure. Natural Hazards, 39, 15-29.

Crozier, M., McClure, J., Vercoe, J., & Wilson, M. (2006). The effects of land zoning information on judgments about earthquake damage. Area, 38.2, 143-152.

Boonzaier, A., McClure, J., & Sutton, R. M. (2005). Distinguishing the effect of beliefs and preconditions: The folk psychology of goals and actions. European Journal of Social Psychology, 35, 725-740.

Spittal, M. J., McClure, J., Siegert, R. J., & Walkey F. H. (2005). Optimistic bias in relation to preparedness for earthquakes. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, 2005-1, 1-10.

Harrington, L., Siegert, R. J., & McClure, J. (2005). Theory of mind in schizophrenia; A critical review. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 10, 249-286.

Harrington, L., Langdon, R., Siegert, R. J., & McClure, J. (2005). Schizophrenia, theory of mind, and persecutory delusions. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 10, 87-104.

Cowan, J., McClure J., & Wilson, M. (2002). What a difference a year makes: how immediate and anniversary media reports influence judgments about earthquakes. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 5, 169-185.

Spittal, M., Siegert, R. S., McClure, J., & Walkey, F. H. (2002). The spheres of control scale; The identification of a clear replicable three-factor structure. Personality and Individual Differences, 32, 121-131.

McClure, J. (2002). Goal based explanations of actions and outcomes. European Review of Social Psychology, 12, 201-235.

McClure J., Hilton, D. J., Cowan, J., Ishida, & Wilson, M. (2001). When people explain difficult actions, is the causal question how or why? Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 20, 339-357.

McClure, J., Allen, M. W. & Walkey, F. H. (2001). Countering fatalism: Causal information in news reports affects judgements about earthquake damage. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 23, 109-121.

Sutton, R.M., & McClure, J. (2001). Covariational influences on goal-based explanation: An integrative model. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 222-236.

McClure, J., Densley, L., Liu, J. H, & Allen, M. (2001). Constraints on equifinality: Goals are good explanations only for controllable outcomes. British Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 99-115.

Liu, J. H., Wilson, M. S., McClure, J., & Higgins, T.R. (1999). Social identity and the perception of history: Cultural narratives of Aotearoa/New Zealand. European Journal of Social Psychology, 29, 1021-1047.

McClure, J., Walkey, F., & Allen, M. (1999). When earthquake damage is seen as preventable: Attributions, locus of control and attitudes to risk. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 48, 239-256.

McClure, J. (1998). Discounting causes of behavior: Are two reasons better than one? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 7-20.

McClure, J., & Hilton, D. (1998). Are goals or preconditions better explanations: It depends on the question. European Journal of Social Psychology, 28, 897-911.

McClure, J., & Hilton, D. (1997). You can't always get what you want: when circumstances are better explanations than goals. British Journal of Social Psychology, 36, 223-240.

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