Publications

Journal Publications

Tear, M. J., Reader, T. W., Shorrock, S., & Kirwan, B. (under review). Safety culture and power: Interactions between perceptions of safety culture, organisational hierarchy, and national culture. Submitted to Journal of Occupational Health Psychology [pdf]

Praharso, N. F., Tear, M. J., & Cruwys, T. (2017). Stressful life transitions and wellbeing: A comparison of the stress buffering hypothesis and the social identity model of identity change. Psychiatry Research, 247, 265-275. [pdf]

Tear, M. J., & Nielsen, M. (2014). Video games and prosocial behavior: A study of the effects of non-violent, violent and ultra-violent gameplay. Computers in Human Behavior41, 8-13. [pdf]

Tear, M. J., & Nielsen, M. (2013). Failure to demonstrate that playing violent video games diminishes prosocial behavior, PLoS One, 8(7). [pdf]

Arnold, D. H., Tear, M. J., Schindel, R. & Roseboom, W. (2010). Audio-visual speech cue combination. PLoS One, 5(4). [pdf]

Thompson, M. B., Tear, M. J., & Sanderson, P. M. (2010). Multisensory integration with a head-mounted display: The role of response method. Human Factors, 52(1), 92-104. [pdf]

Peer-Reviewed Conference Articles

Tear, M. J., Reader, T. W., Shorrock, S., & Kirwan, B. (2016). Divergent perceptions of safety culture between occupational groups: the role of national culture. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Washington, DC: 19-23 September. [pdf]

Tear, M. J., Thompson, M. B., & Tangen, J. M. (2010). The importance of ground truth: An open-source biometric repository. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Francisco, CA: 27 September – 1 October. [pdf]

Tear, M. J., Harrison, W. J., Thompson, M. B. & Sanderson, P. M. (2009). Head-mounted displays and multisensory integration: Replications and challenges. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Antonio, TX: 19-23 October. *Short-listed for Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award [pdf]

Conference Abstracts

Tear, M. J., Reader, T. W., Shorrock, S., & Kirwan, B. (2016). National norms for power distance shape safety culture perceptions of controllers and managers but not engineers. Human Factors in Aviation Safety Meeting. East Midlands, UK: 7-8 November.

Tear, M. J., & Nielsen, M. (2014). Violent and ultra-violent video games: No linear effect of increasing levels of violence. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP). Canberra, Australia: 10-12 April.

Tear M. J., & Nielsen, M. (2014). Further failures to demonstrate violent video game effects: Extending Tear & Nielsen (2013). Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). Austin, TX: 14-16 February. *Runner-up for Student Poster Award [poster]

Tear, M. J., & Greenaway, K. (2013). Misattributing arousal disrupts the violent video game effect. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP). Cairns, Australia: 11-13 April.

Tear, M. J., & Nielsen, M. (2013). Violent video games and prosocial behavior: Important implications for the applied value of violent video game research. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). New Orleans, LA: 17-19 January [poster]

Tear, M. J., & Nielsen, M. (2012). The priming effect of video games: The sensitivity of prosocial measures to the characteristics of contemporary video games. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP). Adelaide, Australia: 12-14 April.

Tear, M. J. (2011). Video games and aggression: The measurement problem. Presented at the School of Psychology RHD Day. Brisbane, Australia: 16 September.

Thompson, M. B., Tangen, J. M., McCarthy, D., & Tear, M. J. (2010). Ground truth: On certainty in forensic decision-making research. Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS). Sydney, Australia: 5-9 April.

Tangen, J. M., Thompson, M. B., McCarthy, D., & Tear, M. J. (2010). Enhancing performance in human decision making: The role of similarity in forensic identification. Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS). Sydney, Australia: 5-9 April

Arnold, D. H., Tear, M. J., Schindel, R., Roseboom, W. (2009). Barry and Gary: Audio-visual speech cue combination. Proceedings of the 36th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Wollongong, 17-19 April, 2009.

Tear, M. J. (2008). Head-mounted displays: Multisensory information response modes. Proceedings of the 14th Annual School of Psychology Honours Conference. The University of Queensland, 27 September, 2008.