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Dr Steven Love

PhD USC, BA (Hons) USC, BA SUT

  • Research Associate, School of Law and Society
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Room G.68, Innovation Centre
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Sunshine Coast
Steven Love

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Dr Steven Love is currently employed as a research associate within the Road Safety Research Collaboration Unit at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Steven holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree, as well as a PhD in the field of metacognition (thinking about thinking), self-regulation and cognitive performance. His primary research outputs have include topics such as metacognition, attention, risky behaviours, mental states, anxiety, and coping.

Steven is currently involved with research projects looking at the characteristics of drink and drug drivers, and how metacognitions may influence risky driving behaviours.

Potential Research Projects for HDR & Honours students:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Attention Regulation
  • Drink and Drug Driving
  • Risky Driving Behaviours 

Research areas

  • Cognitive psychology
  • Attention Regulation
  • Drink and Drug Driving
  • Risky Driving Behaviours
Publications

Anderson, L., Love., S., Davey, J., & Freeman., J. (2021). Hit and Miss: A comparison of Targeted and Randomised Roadside Drug Testing (RDT) on Queensland roads. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 44(6), 1154-1167.

Kannis-Dymand, L., Myers, A., Human, B., Love, S., & Lovell, G. P. (2021). Evaluation of Collaborative Cognitive-Behavioural Case Formulations in a Clinical Psychology Program: A Client Perspective. Clinical Psychologist, DOI: 10.1080/13284207.2021.1981745.

Love, S., Kannis-Dymand, L., Davey, J., & Freeman., J. (2021). Metacognition, Rumination and Road Rage: An Examination of Driver Anger Progression and Expression in Australia. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 84, 21-32.

Love, S., Kannis-Dymand, L., & Lovell, G. P. (2020). Sports specific metacognitions: Associations with flow state in triathletes, Australian Journal of Psychology, doi: 10.1080/00049530.2021.1882267

Kannis-Dymand, L., Hughes, E., Mulgrew, K., Carter, J. D., & Love, S. D. (2020). Metacognitive Beliefs and Perseverance Behaviours: Distinguishing the Paths between Anxiety and Depression. Behaviour and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 48(4), 1-12.

Love, S., Kannis-Dymand, L., & Lovell, G. P. (2019). Development and validation of the Metacognitive Beliefs about Performances Questionnaire, International Journal of Sport Psychology, 50(5), 411-436.

Love, S., Kannis-Dymand, L., & Lovell, G. P. (2018). Development and validation of the Metacognitive Processes during Performances Questionnaire, Psychology of Sports and Exercise Psychology, 41, 91-98. 

Love, S., Kannis-Dymand, L., & Lovell, G. P. (2018). Metacognitions and mindfulness in athletes: An investigation on the determinants of flow. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 1-30.

Love, S., Kannis-Dymand, L., & Lovell, G. P. (2018). Metacognitions in triathletes: Associations with attention, state anxiety, and relative performance. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology30(4), 421-436.

Dr Steven Love’s specialist areas of knowledge include: cognitive psychology, metacognition, mental states, attention and emotion regulation, impaired driving, and risky driving behaviours.

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