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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 60 Citations 13,392 156 World Ranking 2131 National Ranking 234

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Awards & Achievements

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, United Kingdom

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Cognition

His primary scientific interests are in Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Specific language impairment, Cognition and Autism. His studies deal with areas such as Social relation, Interpersonal relationship and Cognitive development as well as Developmental psychology. Kevin Durkin has researched Social psychology in several fields, including Romance and Human sexuality.

His Specific language impairment study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, Language development, Language disorder and Nonverbal communication. The Cognition study combines topics in areas such as Context, Audiology and Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The concepts of his Autism study are interwoven with issues in Cognitive psychology and Theory of mind.

His most cited work include:

  • Not so doomed: computer game play and positive adolescent development (325 citations)
  • Abnormal global processing along the dorsal visual pathway in autism: A possible mechanism for weak visuospatial coherence? (268 citations)
  • Language, social behavior, and the quality of friendships in adolescents with and without a history of Specific Language Impairment (248 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Specific language impairment, Cognition and Autism. Kevin Durkin interconnects Social relation, Cognitive psychology and Literacy in the investigation of issues within Developmental psychology. His Cognitive psychology study incorporates themes from Cognitive development and Developmental disorder.

The Social psychology, Prejudice, Outgroup and Norm research Kevin Durkin does as part of his general Social psychology study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Human factors and ergonomics, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. His Specific language impairment research includes themes of Interpersonal relationship, Language development, Language disorder and Nonverbal communication. His work on Asperger syndrome as part of his general Autism study is frequently connected to Coherence, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (62.87%)
  • Social psychology (24.26%)
  • Specific language impairment (18.32%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (62.87%)
  • Clinical psychology (7.92%)
  • Cognition (14.36%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Kevin Durkin mainly focuses on Developmental psychology, Clinical psychology, Cognition, Young adult and Mental health. Kevin Durkin has included themes like Longitudinal study and Social cognition in his Developmental psychology study. His studies in Clinical psychology integrate themes in fields like Secondary education and Anxiety.

As a member of one scientific family, Kevin Durkin mostly works in the field of Cognition, focusing on Pedagogy and, on occasion, Competence and Applied psychology. His Young adult research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Self-efficacy, Intelligence quotient and Nonverbal communication. His Specific language impairment research includes themes of Interpersonal relationship, Peer group and Curriculum.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Developmental Social Psychology: From Infancy to Old Age (243 citations)
  • Adolescents with a history of specific language impairment (SLI) : strengths and difficulties in social, emotional and behavioral functioning (95 citations)
  • Longitudinal trajectories of peer relations in children with specific language impairment (65 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Cognition

Kevin Durkin mostly deals with Developmental psychology, Young adult, Specific language impairment, Cognition and Clinical psychology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Social psychology, Self-efficacy and Intelligence quotient in addition to Developmental psychology. In the subject of general Social psychology, his work in Stereotype threat is often linked to Asian australian, Self-stereotyping and Social work, thereby combining diverse domains of study.

His Young adult research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Context, Longitudinal study and Nonverbal communication. His study in the field of Cognitive model is also linked to topics like Peer victimization. His Clinical psychology research focuses on Anxiety and how it relates to Depression, Mental health and Feeling.

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Best Publications

Not so doomed: computer game play and positive adolescent development

Kevin Durkin;Bonnie Barber.
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology (2002)

654 Citations

Patterns and Universals of Adult Romantic Attachment Across 62 Cultural Regions Are Models of Self and of Other Pancultural Constructs

David P. Schmitt;Lidia Alcalay;Melissa Allensworth;Jüri Allik.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology (2004)

445 Citations

Language, social behavior, and the quality of friendships in adolescents with and without a history of Specific Language Impairment

Kevin Durkin;Gina Conti-Ramsden.
Child Development (2007)

407 Citations

Abnormal global processing along the dorsal visual pathway in autism: A possible mechanism for weak visuospatial coherence?

Elizabeth Pellicano;Lisa Gibson;Murray Maybery;Kevin Durkin.
Neuropsychologia (2005)

390 Citations

Developmental Social Psychology: From Infancy to Old Age

Kevin Durkin.
(2020)

364 Citations

A longitudinal study of behavioral, emotional and social difficulties in individuals with a history of specific language impairment (SLI)

Michelle C. St Clair;Andrew Pickles;Kevin Durkin;Gina Conti-Ramsden.
Journal of Communication Disorders (2011)

358 Citations

Multiple cognitive capabilities/deficits in children with an autism spectrum disorder: 'Weak' central coherence and its relationship to theory of mind and executive control

Elizabeth Pellicano;Murray Maybery;Kevin Durkin;Alana Maley.
Development and Psychopathology (2006)

341 Citations

Friendship, loneliness and depression in adolescents with Asperger's Syndrome.

Andrew J.O. Whitehouse;Andrew J.O. Whitehouse;Kevin Durkin;Emma Jaquet;Kathryn Ziatas.
Journal of Adolescence (2009)

318 Citations

Are men universally more dismissing than women? Gender differences in romantic attachment across 62 cultural regions

David P. Schmitt;Lidia Alcalay;Melissa Allensworth;Lara Ault.
Personal Relationships (2003)

293 Citations

Group Norms, Threat, and Children's Racial Prejudice

Drew Nesdale;Anne Maass;Kevin Durkin;Judith Griffiths.
Child Development (2005)

283 Citations

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