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Doctor of Philosophy University of South Australia
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) University of South Australia
Graduate Certificate in Education (University Teaching) University of South Australia
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
Investigating the impact of Zoos Victoria's `When Balloons Fly' conservation education program on visitor awareness concerning debris and plastic pollution in the marine environment, Zoos Victoria, 01/01/2017 - 30/06/2018
Evaluating the love your locals initiative, Zoos Victoria, 27/10/2015 - 20/12/2016
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Mellish, S, Sanders, B, Litchfield, CA & Pearson, EL 2017, 'An investigation of the impact of Melbourne Zoo's 'Seal-the-Loop' donate call-to-action on visitor satisfaction and behavior', Zoo biology, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 237-242.
Mellish, S, Pearson, E, Sanders, B & Litchfield, C 2016, 'Marine wildlife entanglement and the Seal the Loop initiative: a comparison of two free-choice learning approaches on visitor knowledge, attitudes and conservation behaviour', International zoo yearbook, vol. 50, pp. 129-154.
Pearson, E, Tindle, H, Ferguson, M, Ryan, J & Litchfield, C 2016, 'Can we tweet, post, and share our way to a more sustainable society? A review of the current contributions and future potential #socialmediaforsustainability', Annual review of environment and resources, vol. 41, pp. 363-397.
Pearson, E, Mellish, S, Sanders, B & Litchfield, C 2014, 'Marine wildlife entanglement: assessing knowledge, attitudes, and relevant behaviour in the Australian community', Marine pollution bulletin, vol. 89, no. 1-2, pp. 136-148.
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Pearson, EL, Lowry, R, Dorrian, J & Litchfield, C 2014, 'Evaluating the conservation impact of an innovative zoo-based educational campaign: 'Don't Palm Us Off' for orang-utan conservation', Zoo biology, vol. 33 no. 3, pp. 184-196.
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Windsor, TD, Gerstorf, D, Pearson, E, Ryan, LH & Anstey, KJ 2014, 'Positive and negative social exchanges and cognitive aging in young-old adults: Differential associations across family, friend, and spouse domains', Psychology and aging, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 28-43.
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Pearson, EL, Dorrian, J & Litchfield, CA 2013, 'Measuring zoo visitor learning and understanding about orangutans: evaluation to enhance learning outcomes and to foster conservation action', Environmental education research, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 823-843.
Pearson, EL, Windsor, TD, Crisp, DA, Butterworth, P, Pilkington, PD & Anstey, KJ 2013, 'Normative data and longitudinal invariance of the Life Engagement Test (LET) in a community sample of older adults', Quality of life research, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 327-331.
Fiori, KL, Windsor, TD, Pearson, EL & Crisp, DA 2012, 'Can Positive Social Exchanges Buffer the Detrimental Effects of Negative Social Exchanges? Age and Gender Differences', Gerontology, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 40-52.
Windsor, TD, Pearson, EL & Butterworth, P 2012, 'Age group differences and longitudinal changes in approach-avoidance sensitivity: findings from an 8-year longitudinal study', Journal of research in personality, vol. 46, no. 6, pp. 646-654.
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Pearson, EL, Dorrian, J & Litchfield, CA 2011, 'Harnessing visual media in environmental education: increasing knowledge of orangutan conservation issues and facilitating sustainable behaviour through video presentations', Environmental education research, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 751-767.
Pearson, EL, Davis, JM & Litchfield, CA 2010, 'A case study of orangutan and siamang behavior within a mixed-species zoo exhibit', Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 330-346.
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Early Career Teaching Award
Australian Psychological Society
Early Career Teacher
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Office for Learning and Teaching
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|A mixed methods exploration of stillbirth stigma in Australia||Current|
|Development, implementation, process and preliminary outcome evaluation of a conservation education resource for educators at wildlife-based tourism sites||Current|
|Fostering our wildlife's future through digital technologies: Investigating the impact of digital technologies and digital supported wildlife-human experiences for enhancing wildlife conservation education||Current|
|Improving wellbeing by developing a connection to nature||Current|
|New methods for harnessing the unconscious: testing metaphor to generate ideas||Completed|