About

Dr Kayla Morris is a Lecturer in the Psychology program at James Cook University. Her main teaching areas include Health Psychology and Quantitative Research Methods & Analysis. She also teaches Communication Psychology and Introductory Psychology subjects. 

Kayla completed her PhD project at James Cook University in 2015. The project examined psychosocial predictors of incidental sun exposure in a high risk region. The outcomes of the research have implications for population level health promotion initiatives. 

Teaching
  • PY1101: Exploring Psychology: from Brain to Practice (Level 1; CNS & SIN)
  • PY1102: Exploring Psychology: from Perception to Reality (Level 1; CNS, SIN & TSV)
  • PY1106: Communicating Psychology: Listening, Translating and Disseminating (Level 1; CNS, SIN & TSV)
  • PY2104: Connecting Social, Psychological and Physical Health (Level 2; TSV)
  • PY3101: Psychological Research Methods and Interpretation (Level 3; TSV)
Interests
Research
  • Psychosocial predictors of incidental sun exposure
  • Modelling health risk behaviours
Teaching
  • Quantitative Research Methods & Analysis
  • Health Psychology
Experience
  • 2018 to present - Lecturer, Psychology, James Cook University
  • 2016 to 2018 - Predictive Analytics and Teaching Quality Data Specialist, Division Academic and Student Learning, James Cook University
  • 2016 - Lecturer, Psychology, James Cook University
  • 2010 to 2015 - PhD Researcher, Psychology, James Cook University
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