Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details

Senior Lecturer
Department of Psychology
James Cook University
149 Sims Drive
Singapore 387380

Education

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore PhD, Psychology
University of Oxford, United Kingdom BA, Psychology & Physiology

Publications

  • Gervais, W.M., van Elk, M., Xygalatas, D., McKay, R.T., Aveyard, M., Buchtel, E.K., Dar-Nimrod, I., Klocová, E.K., Ramsay, J.E., Riekki, T., Svedholm-Häkkinen, A.M., & Bulbulia, J. (2018). Analytic atheism: A cross-culturally fickle phenomenon? Judgment and Decision Making, 13(3), 268–274.
  • Gervais, W.M., Xygalatas, D., McKay, R.T., van Elk, M., Buchtel, E.K., Aveyard, M., Schiavone, S.R., Dar-Nimrod, I., Svedholm-Häkkinen, A.M., Riekki, T., Klocová, E.K., Ramsay, J.E., & Bulbulia, J. (2017) Global Evidence of Extreme Intuitive Moral Prejudice Against Atheists.Nature Human Behavior, 1, 0151. DOI:10.1038/s41562-017-0151
  • Ramsay, J.E., Pang, J.S., Ho, M.R., & Chan, K. (2017) Need for Power Predicts Career Intent in University Students. Journalof Career Assessment, 25(3), 389-404. DOI: 10.1177/1069072716639690
  • Qiu, L., Lu, J., Ramsay, J.E., Yang, S., Qu, W., & Zhu, T. (2017) Personality Expression in Chinese Language Use. InternationalJournal of Psychology, 52(6), 463-472.DOI: 10.1002/ijop.12259
  • Ramsay, J.E.& Pang, J.S. (2017)Anti-Immigrant Prejudice in Rising East Asia: A Stereotype Content and Integrated Threat Analysis. Political Psychology, 38(2), 227-244.DOI: 10.1111/pops.12312
  • Ramsay, J.E., Tong, E.M., Pang, J.S., & Chowdhury, A. (2016) A Puzzle Unsolved: Failure to Observe Different Effects of God and Religion Primes on Intergroup Attitudes. PLoS one, 11(1). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147178
  • Yang, F., Ramsay, J.E., Schultheiss, O.C., & Pang, J.S. (2015) Need for Achievement Moderates the Effect of Motive-Relevant Challenge on Salivary Cortisol Changes. Motivation and Emotion, 39,321-324. DOI: 10.1007/s11031-014-9465-7
  • Ramsay, J.E., Yang, F., Pang, J.S., Lai, C., Ho, R., & Mak, K. (2015) Divergent Pathways to Influence: Cognition and Behavior Differentially Mediate the Effects of Optimism on Physical and Mental Quality of Life in Chinese University Students. Journal of Health Psychology,20(7), 963-973.DOI: 10.1177/1359105313504441
  • Ramsay, J.E., Pang, J.S., Shen, M.J., & Rowatt, W.C. (2014) Rethinking Value Violation: Priming Religion Increases Prejudice in Singaporean Christians and Buddhists. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 24(1), 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/10508619.2012.761525
  • Ramsay, J.E.& Pang, J.S. (2013) Set Ambiguity: A Key Determinant of Reliability and Validity in the Picture Story Exercise. Motivation and Emotion. 37(4), 661-674. DOI: 10.1007/s11031-012-9339-9
  • Qiu, L., Lin, H., Ramsay, J.E., & Yang, F. (2012). You Are What You Tweet: Personality Expression and Perception on Twitter. Journal of Research in Personality, 46(6), 710-718. DOI: 10.1016/j.jrp.2012.08.008

Presentations

  • Ramsay, J.E. Bringing Online into the Classroom: A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of In-Class Social and Formative Assessments. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Open and Innovative Education, Hong Kong SAR, July 2017.
  • Ramsay, J.E., Tong, E.M., & Chowdhury, A. Divine Attribution, Gratitude, and Well-Being in Everyday Life: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study. Accepted for presentation at the Psychology and Religion and Spirituality Preconference at the 17th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, California, U.S.A., January 2016.
  • Ramsay, J.E. & Tong, E.M. Mundane yet Miraculous: The Central Role of Divine Attribution in Religious Enhancement of Daily Gratitude and Well-Being. Presented at the British Psychological Society Developmental Section and Social Section Annual Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom, September 2015.
  • Ramsay, J.E. & Pang, J.S. Anti-Immigrant Prejudice in Rising East Asia: A Stereotype Content and Integrated Threat Analysis. Presented at the 19th International Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development, Singapore, July 2015.
  • Pang, J.S. & Ramsay, J.E. An Examination of McClelland’s Emotion-Specificity Hypothesis for Implicit Approach and Avoidant Achievement Motivation. Presented at the 4th Biennial Munich Symposium on Motivation, Munich, Germany, July 2014.
  • Ramsay, J.E. & Pang, J.S. Perceived Threat and Negative Stereotypes: Understanding Anti-Immigrant Prejudice in Singapore. Presented at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, August 2013.
  • Ramsay, J.E., Fernandes Maurício, T.A., Zhong, X., Lee, J., & Khaydarova, N. Rising Nationalism and East Asian Regional Cooperation. Presented at the East Asian University Institute for Asian Regional Integration Summer School, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, July 2013.
  • Pang, J.S. & Ramsay, J.E. Validation of a Comprehensive Picture Story Set and Coding System for Assessing Implicit Approach and Avoidant Achievement Motives. Presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of The Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., May 2013.
  • Ramsay, J.E. & Pang, J.S. Hope of Success and Fear of Failure: Sharpening the Tools of Investigation. Presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of The Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., May 2011.

Posters

  • Pang, J.S., Yeo, Z., & Ramsay, J.E. The Links between Motives and Emotions at Different Stages of Achievement Goal Pursuit. Presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., May 2016.
  • Ramsay, J.E. & Tong, E.M. Mundane yet Miraculous: The Central Role of Divine Attribution in Religious Enhancement of Daily Gratitude and Well-Being. Accepted for presentation at the 17th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, California, U.S.A., January 2016.
  • Ramsay, J.E. & Pang, J.S. What’s in a Picture Set? Ambiguity Predicts Reliability and Validity in the Picture Story Exercise. Presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of The Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., May 2013.
  • Ramsay, J.E., Pang, J.S., Ho, M.R., & Chan, K. Implicit Need for Power Predicts Entrepreneurial and Leadership Intent in Asian University Students. Presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., May 2013.
  • Ramsay, J.E., Pang, J.S., Sor, H.Y., Rowatt, W., Johnson, M., & LaBouff, J. Priming Religious Concepts Increases Prejudice in both Singaporean Christians and Buddhists. Presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, California, U.S.A., January 2012.

Teaching, Curriculum Development, and Programme Management Experience

  • Head of Programme: Master of Human Capital Management
  • Course Developer/Administrator: Assessment & Selection
  • Course Developer/Administrator/Instructor: Work Motivation
  • Course Instructor: Managing People
  • Course Instructor: Statistics
  • Teaching Assistant: Social Psychology
  • Teaching Assistant: Personality Psychology & Individual Differences
  • Teaching Assistant/Guest Lecturer: Human Motivation
  • Teaching Assistant: Research Laboratory in Psychology
  • Teaching Assistant/Guest Lecturer: Introduction to Psychology