Dr Kerry Anne McBain is the Head of Psychology and Course Coordinator of the Undergraduate Psychology Program at James Cook University.  She lectures in Psychology and is located at the Townsville Campus.  Her research spans the broad areas of social, environmental and developmental psychology and her current research interests lie in the areas of interpersonal communication, adult attachment, and the formation and structure of the relationships we form with the places in which we live and the network of people and pets that share those places with us.  Her focus on the application of research based practice directly reflects the changing and trending nature of the global commnity in which we live and the cultural, social and geographic environment through which human services are delivered.

  • PY2109: The World around Us: Environmental Psychology (Level 2; TSV)
  • PY5001: Psychological Assessment (Level 5; TSV)
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  • 2016 - JCU Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for engaging, empowering and inspiring students of the tropics by creating a synergy between the theoretical foundations of psychological practice and real world community based application.

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 14+ research outputs authored by Dr Kerry McBain from 2013 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Women's Sexuality: Changing Attitudes and Values. (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Pornography Consumption Among Men and it's Influence on Men's Attitudes Toward Women, Sex and Relationships. (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Relationship Sabotage: An Attachment and Goal Orientation Perspective on Seeking Love but Failing to Maintain Intimate Relationships (PhD , Primary Advisor)

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  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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