Publications and conference presentations

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Publications and conference presentations from the Centre for Psychology, Albany, Auckland.

Anstiss, D; Hopner, V; van Ommen, C. & Yen, J. (2018). Editorial: Engagement in practice: Introduction to a special issue of Qualitative Research in Psychology. Qualitative Research in Psychology, Online, 1-6.

van Ommen, C. (2017). Brain maturation and ideological obfuscation. Paper presented at 16th Biennial International Society for Theoretical Psychology (ISTP), 21-25 August 2017, at Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan.

Groot, S.; van Ommen, C.; Masters-Awatere, B. & Tassell-Matamua, N. (Eds.) (2017). Precarity: Uncertain, insecure, and unequal lives in Aotearoa New Zealand. Auckland: Massey University Press.

van Ommen, C. (2016). Of monstrous transformations: Neurologisation and its consequences. Review of ‘The metamorphoses of the brain – Neurologisation and its discontents’ by Jan De Vos’. Theory & Psychology.

van Ommen, C. (2016). Review of ‘Neuroscience and critique: Exploring the limits of the neurological turn by Jan De Vos & Ed Pluth’. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology.

van Ommen, C.; Cromby, J., & Yen, J. (2016). Editorial: The contemporary making and unmaking of Elaine Scarry’s The Body in Pain. Subjectivity. doi:10.1057/s41286-016-0012-8

van Ommen, C. (2016). Nocitainment: The contemporary construction of physical pain as amusement. Subjectivity. doi:10.1057/s41286-016-0008-4

Lux, V., & van Ommen, C. (2016). Special Issue: The Generational Brain. Theory & Psychology, 26(5), 561-571.

van Ommen, C., & van Deventer, S. H. (2016). Negotiating Neuroscience: LeDoux’s ‘dramatic ensemble’. Theory & Psychology, 26(5), 572-590.

van Ommen, C. (2016). ‘Discrimination anyone?’ - The commodification of stereotypes in contemporary television entertainment.  Pecha kucha presented at CHaSP Symposium, Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium, 24-26 Nov, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

van Ommen, C. (2016). Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Liberalism, Discrimination, Alienation (or A bricolage of ideas about Freedom). Paper presented at the 3rd Social Movements, Resistance and Social Change Conference, 1-3 Sep 2016, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.

van Ommen, C. (2015). Resistance in the biological age: Whatever do we do with Neuroscience? Paper presented at the 2nd Social Movements, Resistance and Social Change Conference, 2-4 September 2015, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

van Ommen, C. (2015). Nocitainment: The contemporary construction of physical pain as amusement. Paper presented at the 9th Biennial International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) Conference, ‘Health, Health Care and Social Justice’, 12-15 Jul 2015 at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

Alefaio-Tugia, S.; Carr, S.C.; Hodgetts, D.; Mattson, T. & van Ommen, C. (2015). Ending poverty and inequality? Toward psychologies of sustainable development. Psychology Aotearoa, 7(1), 32-36.

Carr, S., Cochrane, B., Hodgetts, D., Stolte, O., Stubbs, T., & van Ommen, C. (2014). On the psychology of poverty: Thinking beyond piggy banks, individual therapy and other facile interventions for the poor. New Zealand Applied Psychology Conference, 23-24 October, at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

van Ommen, C. (2014). Where to Psychology in Aotearoa? Choosing between histories. Psychology Aotearoa, 6(2), 66-67.

van Ommen, C. (2014). Review of ‘Neurofeminism: Issues at the intersection of feminist theory and cognitive science’. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34(4), 279-282.

van Ommen, C. (2013). Reading neuroscience against the grain: LeDoux’s ‘dramatic ensemble’. The Generational Brain International Workshop, 5-7 Dec 2013, at  Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin, Germany

van Ommen, C. (2013). Review of ‘Critical Neuroscience: A handbook of the social and cultural contexts of Neuroscience’. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 33(3), 199-202.

van Ommen, C. (2013). Resisting the obfuscation of ‘race’: The importance of acknowledging the socio-political in normative data research. South African Journal of Psychology, 43(2), 198-207.

van Ommen, C. (2013). Black Metal Meditations: In the storm of Hideous Gnosis. Paper presented at 15th Biennial International Society for Theoretical Psychology (ISTP), 3-7 May 2013, at Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

van Ommen, C., & Painter, D. (2013). Scenes from provincial life: Representing South African Psychology to Northern audiences, 1976-2012. Paper presented at 15th Biennial International Society for Theoretical Psychology (ISTP), 3-7 May 2013, at Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Cockcroft, K.; Turnbull, O., & van Ommen, C. (Eds.) (2012). Editorial: Special issue: Cognitive Science and Neuropsychology. South African Journal of Psychology, 42(3), 368.

van Ommen, C., & van Deventer, S. H. (2012). Goldberg’s brain and the sex/gender distinction. Feminism & Psychology, 22(2), 145-161.

Salman-Godlo, T., van Ommen, C., Shuttleworth-Edwards, A. B., & Radloff, S. E. (2012). Preliminary normative data for Xhosa-speaking high school learners on the ImPACT programme. Paper presented at the ‘Current Research Outcomes on Computerized Neurocognitive Screening within the South African Sports Concussion Arena’ Invited Symposium, 30th International Congress of Psychology (ICP), 22-27 July, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

van Ommen, C. (2012). Three troubling moments in Damasio’s neuroscience. Paper presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology (ICP), 22-27 July, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

van Ommen, C., & van Deventer, S. H. (2011). The malleable and open body: Emancipatory or oppressive? Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 9, 92-99.

van Ommen, C., & van Deventer, S. H. (2011). The economy of centre within the aneconomy of neurological architecture. Subjectivity, 4(3), 215-226.

van Ommen, C. (2011). The aporia of reductionism. Paper presented at the 14th Biennial International Society for Theoretical Psychology (ISTP), 27 June–1 July 2011, at Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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