Dr Laura Joyner


NameDr Laura Joyner
Job title"Research Fellow, Suicide Prevention Research"
Research institute
Primary appointmentPsychology
Email addressL.Joyner@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5035-6932
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Laura is a Research Fellow in Suicide Prevention Research working on the project "Effectiveness of Surveillance Technologies to Prevent Suicides at High-Risk Locations". In 2020 she received her MSc Psychology from the University of East London. More recently she submitted her PhD thesis "Why Do People Spread Disinformation on Social Media? The Role of Social Identity and Perceived Morality" at the University of Westminster. 

Prior to this Laura spent 7 years working in public relations and marketing. During this time she earned her Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing, and it was during this time she became interested in how people interact with technology and online behaviour. 

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Moral leniency towards belief-consistent disinformation may help explain its spread on social media

Joyner, L., Buchanan, T. and Yetkili, O. 2023. Moral leniency towards belief-consistent disinformation may help explain its spread on social media. PLoS ONE. 18 (3). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0281777

Why do people share political information and misinformation online? Developing a bottom-up descriptive framework

Perach, R., Joyner, L., Husbands, D. and Buchanan, T. 2023. Why do people share political information and misinformation online? Developing a bottom-up descriptive framework. Social Media + Society. 9 (3), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051231192032

The Online Behaviour Taxonomy: a conceptual framework to understand behaviour in computer-mediated communication

Kaye, L., Rousaki, A., Joyner, L., Barrett, L. and Orchard, L. 2022. The Online Behaviour Taxonomy: a conceptual framework to understand behaviour in computer-mediated communication. Computers in Human Behavior. 137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2022.107443
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