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Dr Wayne Warburton

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Email: wayne.warburton@mq.edu.au
Phone: 02 9850 8643
Fax: 02 9850 8062
Office: Building C3A

Introduction

Wayne Warburton is a lecturer in developmental psychology and a registered psychologist, and is Deputy Director of the Children and Families Research Centre. He teaches on human development (in particular cognitive and personality development), aggressive behaviour, media psychology and psychotic illness. He convenes the PSY210 Human Development Unit and also convenes PSY399, the Capstone Unit for Psychology, which aims to help students integrate the knowledge from their psychology degree and to prepare for either work as a psychology practitioner or further study. Wayne is passionate about a civil society, well-functioning families and social policies that truly have regard to credible research findings.

Research Interests

Wayne primarily studies aggressive behaviour. His specific focus is on the effects of violent media, the development of aggressive patterns of thought (particularly those that link the notions of aggression and control), aggressive driving, links between personality styles and aggressive behaviour, and the links between social exclusion and aggression. Wayne also examines the development of a range of maladaptive patterns of thinking, and the home environments and parenting styles that are linked with these patterns. Most of Wayne's scholarly publications relate to aggressive behaviour in one form or another (see links below), and his most recent book (with Danya Braunstein) Growing up fast and furious: Reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children has been well received by both scholars and professionals who work with children.

Community Outreach

Wayne is involved in a number of outreach activities. These tend to be related to financial counselling, advocacy for low income and vulnerable consumers, and educating parents and professionals who work with children about media effects. Over the last 18 years Wayne has written and delivered many training courses and workshops for financial and gambling counsellors across Australia (financial counsellors specialise in advising low income families who are in financial trouble), and has worked most notably with Aboriginal Financial Counsellor Training in recent years. Wayne is also Editor of Sharkwatch, The Australian Financial Counselling journal (for gambling and financial counsellors across Australia).

Wayne has advocated for low income and vulnerable consumers on the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman governing council (2006-2012) and the Telstra Consumer Consultative Council Credit Management Working Group (2002-2010). He has more than 40 articles in professional and/or community interest journals and has given colloquia at a range of venues including the Australian Museum, the Advertising Standards Board and the Australian Communications and Media Authority Citizen Conversation series. Wayne has also given expert testimony at 3 Parliamentary enquiries, has co-authored statements of media psychology experts for the International Society for Research on Aggression and the US Supreme Court and was the co-convenor of the 1st to 3rd Australian Conferences on Children and the Media. Wayne is a spokesperson for the Australian Council for Children and the Media and strongly encourages healthy media use.

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Publications

 

Books

YearTypeCitation
2012 Warburton, W. A., & Braunstein, D. (2012). Growing up fast and furious: Reviewing the impact of violent and sexualised media on children. Sydney: the Federation Press.
2007 Weule, B., Warburton, W., & Brading, R. (2007). The Bankruptcy Handbook (2nd. Ed.). Sydney: The Federation Press

Book Chapters

YearTypeCitation
2015 Warburton, W. A. (2015). The study of aggressive behaviour. In E. Handsley, C. MacDougall & M. Rich [Eds.], Children's well-being in the media age (pp. 166-187). Sydney: The Federation Press.
2015 Warburton, W. A., & Anderson, C. A. (2015). Social psychological study of aggression. In J. Wright [Ed.], International encyclopaedia of social and behavioral sciences [2nd Edition](pp. 295-299). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
2015 Prot, S., Anderson, C. A., Gentile, D. A., Warburton, W. A., Saleem, M., Groves, C. L., & Brown, S. C. (2015). Media as agents of socialization. In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings [Eds.], Handbook of socialisation: Theory and research [2nd Edition][pp. 276-300]. New York NY: The Guilford Press.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014). Violence and aggression. In W. F. Thompson & G. J. Golson [Eds.], Music in the social and behavioral sciences (1168-1171). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
2014 Warburton, W. A., Roberts, D. F., & Christensen, P. G. (2014). The effects of violent and antisocial music on children and adolescents. In D. Gentile [Ed.], Media violence and children (2nd Edition)(pp. 301-328). Westport CT: Praeger.  
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013). Aggression: Definition and measurement of. In M. Eastin [Ed.], Encyclopedia of media violence (pp. 10-14). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013). The science of violent entertainments. In J. Wild [Ed.], Exploiting childhood (pp. 65-85). London: Jessicaa Kingsley Publishers.
In press Warburton, W. A. (in press). Boys, toys and marketing ploys: The science of violence-themed entertainments. In J. Wild [Ed.], Exploiting childhood. London: Jessicaa Kingsley Publishers.
2012 

Warburton, W. A., & Highfield, K. (2012). Children, media and technology. In J. Bowes, K. Hodge & R. Grace [Eds.], Children, families and communities (pp. 142-161). London: Oxford University Press.

2012 Bowes, J., & Warburton, W. A. (2012). Families as a context for children. In J. Bowes, K. Hodge & R. Grace [Eds.], Children, families and communities (pp. 95-116).  London: Oxford University Press.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012). Growing up fast and furious in a media saturated world. In W. A. Warburton & D. Braunstein (Eds.), Growing up fast and furious: Reviewing the impact of violent and sexualised media on children (pp. 1-33). Sydney: Federation Press.
2012 Anderson, C. A., & Warburton, W. A. (2012). The impact of violent video games: An overview. In W. A. Warburton & D. Braunstein (Eds.), Growing up fast and furious: Reviewing the impact of violent and sexualised media on children. (pp. 56-84). Sydney: Federation Press.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012). How does listening to Eminem do me any harm? What the research says about music and anti-social behaviour. In W. A. Warburton & D. Braunstein (Eds.), Growing up fast and furious: Reviewing the impact of violent and sexualised media on children (pp. 85-115). Sydney: Federation Press.
2012 Braunstein, D., Plumb, J. & Warburton, W. A. (2012). Media and social policy: Towards an evidence-based approach to content regulation. In W. A. Warburton & D. Braunstein (Eds.), Growing up fast and furious: Reviewing the impact of violent and sexualised media on children (pp. 197-219). Sydney: Federation Press.
2012 Bowes, J., & Warburton, W. A. (in press). Families as a context for children. In J. Bowes, K. Hodge & R. Grace [Eds.], Children, families and communities. London: Oxford University Press.
2010 Gerber, J. P., & Warburton, W. A. (2010). The rejection alarm clock: Person and situation moderators of rejection effects. In R. E. Hicks [Ed.], Personality and individual differences: Current directions (pp. ). Brisbane: Australian Academic Press.
2009 Fitness, J., & Warburton, W. A. (2009). Thinking the unthinkable: Cognitive appraisals and hurt feelings. In A. Vangelisti (Ed.), Feeling hurt in close relationships (pp.34-49) New York, Cambridge University Press.
2008 Warburton, W. A., Edwards, P., Hossieny, T., Pieper, L., & Yip, T. (2008). Factors that mediate the narcissism-aggression link. In S. Boag [Ed.], Personality down under: Perspectives from Australia (pp. 215-233). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
2008 Warburton, W. A., Gilmour, L., & Laczkowski, P. (2008).  Eminem v. Rambo: A comparison of media violence effects for auditory versus visual modalities. In S. Boag [Ed.], Personality down under: Perspectives from Australia (pp. 255-273). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
2005 Warburton, W. A., & Williams, K. D. (2005). Ostracism: When social motives collide. In J. P. Forgas, K. D. Williams, & S. M. Laham, [Eds.], Social motivation: Conscious and unconscious processes (pp. 294-313). London: Cambridge University Press.

Journal Articles

YearTypeCitation
In press Anderson, C. A., Bushman, B. J., Donnerstein, E., Hummer, T. A., & Warburton, W. A. (in press). SPSSI research summary on media violence. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.
2015 Anderson, C. A., Andrighetto, L., Bartholow, B., Begue, L., Boxer, P., Brockmyer, J., Burgess, M. C. R., Calvete, E., Cantor, J., Coyne, S. M., Dill-Shackleford, K., Donnerstein, E., Gabbiadini, A., Gibson, B., Luecke, A. K., Orue, I., Riva, P., Strasburger, V. C., Volpato, C., & Warburton, W. A. (2015). Consensus on media violence effects: Comment on Bushman et al. 2014. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 4, 215-221. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000063
2014 Zanoni, L., Warburton, W. A., Bussey, K., & McMaugh, A. (2014). Child protection fathers' experiences of childhood, intimate partner violence and parenting. Children and Youth Services Review, 46, 91-102.  DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.08.009
2014 Mairet, K., Boag, S., & Warburton, W. How important is temperament? The relationship between coping styles, early maladaptive schemas and social anxiety. The International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 14, 171-190.
2014 Zanoni, L., Warburton, W. A., Bussey, K., & McMaugh, A. (2014). Are all fathers in child protection families uncommitted, uninvolved and unable to change? Children and Youth Services Review.
2014 Gill, D., & Warburton, W. A. (2014; advance publication). An investigation of the biosocial model of Borderline Personality Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.22074.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014). Apples, oranges and the burden of proof: Putting media violence findings in context. European Psychologist, 19, 60-67. DOI: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000166.
2014 Prot, S., Gentile, D G., Anderson, C. A., Suzuki, K., Swing, E., Lim, K. M., Horiuchi, Y., Jelic, M., Krahé, B., Liuqing, W., Liau, A., Khoo, A., Petrescu, P. D., Sakamoto, A., Tajima, S., Toma, R. A., Warburton, W. A., Zhang, X., & Lam, C. P. (2014). Long-term relations between pro-social media use, empathy and pro-social behaviour. Psychological Science, 25, 358-368. DOI:10.1177/0956797613503854.
2013 

Zanoni, L., Warburton, W. A., Bussey, K., & McMaugh, A. (2013). Fathers as 'core business' in child welfare practice and research: An interdisciplinary review. Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 1055-1070.

2012 Krahé, B., Berkowitz, L., Brockmeyer, J. H., Bushman, B. J., Coyne, S. M., Dill, K. E., Donnerstein, E., Gentile, D. A., Huesmann, L. R., Kirsch, S. J., Möller, I., & Warburton, W. A. (2012). Report of the Media Violence Commission. Aggressive Behavior, 38, 335-341.
2011 Brummert-Lennings, H. I., & Warburton, W. A. (2011). The effect of auditory versus visual violent media exposure on aggressive behaviour: The role of song lyrics, video clips and musical tone. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 47, 794-799.
2011 Given-Wilson, Z., McIlwain, D., & Warburton, W. (2011). Meta-cognitive and interpersonal difficulties in overt and covert narcissism. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 1000-1005.
2009 Denson, T. F., White, A. J., & Warburton, W. A. (2009).  Psychopathy and trait displaced aggression differentially moderate the effects of rumination and acute alcohol intoxication on triggered displaced aggression. Journal of Research in Personality, 43(4), 673-681.
2006 Warburton, W. A., Williams, K. D., & Cairns, D. R. (2006). When ostracism leads to aggression: The moderating effects of control deprivation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 213-220.
2005 Warburton, W. A. & McIlwain, D. (2005a). The role of early maladaptive schemas in adult aggression. Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health Monographs, 2, 17-34.
2005 Warburton, W. A., & McIlwain, D. (2005b). Control-aggression links: Evidence for a mechanism, its possible origin, and contributing traits. Australian Journal of Psychology, 57, 102-103.
2004 Warburton, W. A., & McIlwain, D. (2004). Human aggression: Control motivation and narcissism as contributory factors. Australian Journal of Psychology, 56, 232-233.
2003 Williams, K. D., &  Warburton, W. A. (2003). Ostracism: A form of indirect aggression that can result in aggression. International Review of Social Psychology, 16 (3), 101-126.
2003 Warburton, W. A., & Cairns, D. R. (2003a), Aggressive responding to ostracism: The moderating role of control motivation. Australian Journal of Psychology, 55, 67.
2003 Warburton, W. A., & Cairns, D. R. (2003b), Aggressive responding to ostracism: The importance of control motivation. Australian Journal of Psychology, 55, 220.

Other Public Output

YearTypeCitation
2014 Anderson, C. A., Bushman, B. J., Donnerstein, E., Hummer, T. A., &Warburton, W. A. (2014). SPSSI Policy Statement on Media Violence. Statement produced for the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). Available at: http://www.spssi.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=1899&nodeID=1
2012 Warburton, W. A., Braunstein, D., Brailey, L., & Flynne, L. (2012). The Australian Financial Counselling Code of Ethical Practice. Produced for Financial Counselling Australia.
2012 Krahé, B., Berkowitz, L., Brockmyer, J. H., Bushman, B. J., Coyne, S. M., Dill, K. E., Donnerstein, E., Gentile, D. A., Huesmann, L. R., Kirsh, S. J., Möller, I., & Warburton, W. A. (2012). Expert statement: Effects of violent media on aggression. Statement produced by the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) Media Violence Effects Commission as the official ISRA expert statement on media violence effects
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Media and children aged 5-11: Developmental points of interest. Invited address at Australian Communications and Media Authority forum 'Tuning in to kids' TV', Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Violent media and children aged 5-11.  Invited address at Australian Communications and Media Authority forum 'Tuning in to kids' TV', Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. (2011). Invited submission to the New Zealand Parliament's "Inquiry into the identification, rehabilitation, and care and protection of child offenders", facilitated by their Social Services Committee. My submission, titled 'Violent media effects on young offenders', related to the effects of violent media on child offenders.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, November). Youth homelessness and mental health. Invited address to Financial Counsellors Association of NSW Homelessness Symposium, Sydney, Australia.
2010 Anderson, C. A., Bartholow, B., Berkowitz,  L., Brockmyer,  J., Bushman, B. J., Dill, K., Donnerstein, E., Gentile, D. A., Huesmann, L. R., Krahé, B., Möller,  I., Sakamoto, A., & Warburton, W. (2010). Statement on video game violence. Professional testimony for an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in support of an appeal by the State of California (Arnold Schwarzenegger and Edmund Brown v. Video Software Dealers Association and Entertainment Software Association, Docket # 08-1448, Supreme Court of the United States) against the overturning of their new law that had prohibited the sale of violent video games to minors, but that was overturned in the District Court in San Jose. This court (and the 9th Dstrict Court in San Francisco) noted that scientists had failed to prove that there is a causal link between violent video game exposure and negative consequences on children. This submission provided a consensus from leading researchers in the field regarding the scientific evidence for violent video game effects.
2010 Handsley, E., & Warburton, W. (2010). The R18+ games debate: A critical analysis of the arguments. Viewpoint, 4, 44-49.
2010 Handsley, E.,  Cupit, C. G.,  Warburton, W. A., Newbold, R., & Biggins, B. (2010). Should the Australian National Classification Scheme include an R18+ classification category for computer games? Submission on behalf of the Australian Council for Children and the Media to the Classification Policy Division of the Department of Home Affairs in response to their February, 2010 discussion paper, Canberra, Australia.
2009 Handsley, E.,  Cupit, C. G.,  Warburton, W. A., & Biggins, B. (2009). The social and economic factors that contribute to violence by young Australians and strategies to reduce violence and its impact among young Australians.  Submission on behalf of the Australian Council for Children and the Media to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family, Community, Housing and Youth Inquiry into the Impact of Violence on Young Australians, Canberra, Australia.
2008 Australian Fatherhood Research Network. (2008). Priorities for Fatherhood Research in Australia. Submission to Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, Perth, Australia.
2008 Waniganayake, M., Harvey, M., & Warburton, W. (2008). Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave. Submission to the Australian Government Productivity Commission's Issues Paper, Canberra: Australia.
2007 Brading, R., & Warburton, W. A. (2007). How the Consumer Policy Framework affects problem gamblers and their families. Submission to the Australian Government Productivity Commission's 'Inquiry into Australia's Consumer Policy Framework'. Canberra: Australia

Reports

YearTypeCitation
2015 Papic, M., Warburton, W., & Whittaker, E. (2015). The 'new' homeless:
A mixed methods examination of single mothers' homelessness and housing pathways in Australia.
Report produced for Mercy Foundation, Australia.
2015 Millar-Powell, N., & Warburton, W. (2015). Families parent education program: An evaluation. Report produced for Fusion Australia
2011 McMaugh, A., Warburton, W. A., Bevitt, L., Gilmour, L., Gibson, F., Grace, R., & Bowes, J. (2011). Exploring Processes of Change in Parenting Interventions for High-Risk Parents: The Assessment of Intervention Fidelity and Parent Outcomes. Report prepared for UnitingCare Burnside.
2010 Warburton, W. A. (2010). Control-related aggression: A review of the literature. Prepared for NSW Department of Community Services, Ashfield, Australia.
2006 Warburton, W. A., Chapman, A., Crosbie, M., Gracie, J., & Gruber, A. (2006, March). Financial counselling in Australia: Current issues and future trends. Prepared for Australian Government Department of Family and Community Services, Canberra, Australia.
2005 Warburton, W. A., Crosbie, M., Gracie, J., & Gruber, A. (2005, November). Financial counselling in Australia: An inaugural directory of services. Prepared for Australian Government Department of Family and Community Services, Canberra, Australia.

Conference Papers

YearTypeCitation
2015 Swit, C., McMaugh, A., & Warburton, W. (2015, March). The Influence of Teacher and Parent Behavioural Interventions on Children's Use of Relational Aggression in an Australian Preschool Sample. In J. Ostrov and K. Kamper (Chairs) Relational aggression and relational victimization during early childhood: Multiple methods and informants in three countries. Symposium presented at Society for Research on Child Development conference, Philadelphia, USA.
2015 Swit, C., McMaugh, A., & Warburton, W. (2015, March). Australian teachers' and parents' beliefs and intervention responses to relational and physical aggression during early childhood. Paper presented at Society for Research on Child Development conference, Philadelphia, USA.
2014 Tarabay, C., Warburton, W., & Gentile, D. (2014, November). The long-term effects of exposure to violent and aggressive song lyrics. Paper presented at the Australian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Newcastle, Australia
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014, September). Children and violent video games. Invited address presented to Annual General Practice Education Update, Melbourne.
2014 Zanoni, L., Warburton, W. A., Bussey, K., & McMaugh, A. (2014, September). A Longitudinal Study of Child Welfare Fathers Attending a Parenting Intervention Program in Australia:  Which factors were most strongly associated with Parenting Risk Measures? Paper presented at the IPSCAN conference, Nagoya, Japan.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014, August). Children and violent video games. Invited address presented to Annual General Practice Education Update, Sydney.
2014 Zanoni, L., Warburton, W. A., Bussey, K., & McMaugh, A. (2014, August). A Longitudinal Study of Child Welfare Fathers Attending a Parenting Intervention Program in Australia:  Which factors were most strongly associated with Parenting Risk Measures? Paper presented at the Association of Children's Welfare Agencies Conference, Sydney.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014, August). Children and violent video games. Invited address presented to Annual Women's and Children's Health Update, Perth.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014, July). Media violence and children: A guide for family workers. Invited address at the Family Workers Leading Practice Conference, Sydney.
2014 Groves, C. L., Anderson, C. A., Suzuki, K. K., Krahe, B., Gentile, D. A., Zhang, X., Jelic, M., Liuqing, W., Petrescu, P. D., Prot, S., Swing, E., Toma, R. A., Warburton, W. (2014, July). The strength of the violent media effect: Variations based on aggressiveness of a country's population. Paper presented at the International Society for Research on Aggression World meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
2014 Swit, C., McMaugh, A., & Warburton, W. (2014, July). From beliefs to behaviour: Investigating pre-schoolers normative beliefs and behavioural responses to aggression. Poster presented at the International Society for Research on Aggression World meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014; June). Violent video games: A Public health issue. Invited address at the Annual Women's Health Update, Brisbane.
2014 Warburton, W. A. (2014; May). Violent video games: A Public health issue. Invited address at the Annual Women's Health Update, Adelaide.
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013, November). Online 24/7: New media technology and issues for adolescents. Invited address at School Counsellors and Psychologists Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013, October). Grand theft brainspace: Video games, addiction, and neural development in adolescents. Invited address at the Sunshine Coast Guidance Officers Conference: "Surfing the synapses, making connections", Twin Waters, Queensland.
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013, October). Screen in the machine: What brain imaging studies tell us about the impact of violent media. Invited address at the 4th Australian Conference on Children and the Media: Media Minds and Neuroscience, Sydney, Australia.
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013, July). Violent video games and children. Invited address at the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
2013 Warburton, W. A. (2013, May). The Australian Financial Counselling Code of Ethics. Invited paper at the Financial Counselling Australia Annual Conference, Sydney.
2012 Hutchison, J., Homewood, J., Winchester-Seeto, T., & Warburton, W. (2012, November). Supporting the Work Integrated Learning initiative: Getting the fundamentals right. Paper presented at the ACEN Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, November). Violent media and its impact on children: A guide for custodial grandparents. Invited address at Grandparenting in the 21st Century conference, Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, October). Pop music and its effect on children. Invited address at Right to Childhood Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, September). Boundaries, bonking and bad behaviour: Using the Australian Financial Counselling Code of Ethical Conduct in day to day practice. Invited paper presented the FCAN Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, September). Panel discussant at Rivendell Adolescent Psychiatry Unit seminar The internet and adolescent well-being: Challenges and opportunities, Sydney, Australia.
2012 Homewood, J., Winchester-Seeto, T., Warburton, W. A., & Hutchison, J. (2012, July). Putting theory into practice: Work-integrated learning in the undergraduate psychology curriculum. International Congress on Psychology, Capetown, South Africa.
2012 Bevitt, L.,Warburton, W. A., McMaugh, A., & Bussey, K. (2012, July). From foster care to father care: Preliminary findings from a unique fathers' parenting intervention program. Paper presented at the Australian Institute of Family Studies Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A., Mohi, S., & Brummert-Lennings, H. (2012, July). If Eminem did Sound of Music: The comparative effects of musical tone and lyrics on aggressive thoughts, feelings and behaviours. In S. Coyne (Chair) Media violence. Symposium at the 20th Annual World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Luxemburg.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, June). The Australian Financial Counselling Code of Ethical Conduct in day to day practice. Invited address presented the FCA Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, May). Violent video games and violent behaviour. Invited address at Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Adelaide, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, May). Violent video games and violent behaviour. Invited address at Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Gold Coast, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, May). Violent video games and violent behaviour. Invited address at Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Canberra, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, May). Violent video games and violent behaviour. Invited address at Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Canberra, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, May). Violent video games and violent behaviour. Invited address at Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Violent video games and violent behaviour. Invited address at Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People Conference, Perth, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Media and children aged 5-11: Developmental points of interest. Invited address at Australian Communications and Media Authority forum 'Tuning in to kids' TV', Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Violent media and children aged 5-11.  Invited address at Australian Communications and Media Authority forum 'Tuning in to kids' TV', Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Violent video games and aggressive behaviour. Invited address at Kids in Cyberspace Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2012 Warburton, W. A. (2012, March). Impacts of advertising narratives on children's thinking. Invited address at 3rd Australian Conference on Children and the Media, Melbourne, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, November). Youth homelessness and mental health. Invited address to Financial Counsellors Association of NSW Homelessness Symposium, Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, July). Children and the mass media in a changing technological environment. Invited address to the National Investment For The Early Years (NIFTEY) Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, July). Violence in the media and its impact on children. Invited address to Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People conference, Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, July). Children and violent media. Keynote address at the Western Sydney Annual School Counsellor Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, June). Violence in the media and its impact on children. Invited address to Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People conference, Melbourne, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, May). Counselling clients with mental health issues. Keynote address to the Australian Financial Counselling and Credit Reform Association (AFCCRA) Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, April). Sex and violence in the media. Invited address at the Right to Childhood Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, April). Saying no. Invited address to the Salvation Army Moneycare Annual Conference, Collaroy, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A. (2011, March). Mental health issues: Yours and theirs. Invited address to the Financial Counsellors Association of Queensland Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
2011 Warburton, W. A., & Geeves, A. (2011, March). Not the Six O'Clock News: Children and Violent or Upsetting Media Content. Invited address at the Second Australian Conference on Children and the Media, Sydney, Australia.
2010 Jackson, A. J., & Warburton, W. A. (2010, December). Living with honour cultures in multicultural Australia: A Calabrese study in progress. Presented at the Fourth International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, Perth, Australia.
2010 Brummert-Lennings, H. I., & Warburton, W. A. (2010, July). El efecto de videos musicales violentos en la agresión. Invited paper presented at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Department of Psychology, Lima, Peru.
2010 Warburton, W. A. (2010, July). Song lyrics account for increased aggression after exposure to violent music videos. Paper presented at the 19th World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Storrs, Connecticut, USA.
2010 Warburton, W. A. (2010, July). Control-aggression schemas and early maladaptive schemas as predictors of aggressive behavior. In E. F. Dubow [Chair] The role of social cognitions in aggression among adolescents and young adults. Symposium conducted at the 19th World meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Storrs, Connecticut, USA.
2010 Warburton, W. A. (2010, March). I know what I eat matters, but how can listening to Eminem do me any harm? Invited address presented at First Australian Conference on Children and the Media, Sydney, Australia.
2010 Warburton, W. A. (2010, February). Psychology, the media and children's well-being. Invited paper presented at the Harvard-Australia Symposium on Media Use and Children's Well-being, Adelaide, Australia.
2009 Warburton, W. A. (2009, October). Control-related aggression: Evidence for a schema-based mechanism and its origins. Invited paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Darwin, Australia.
2009 Brummert-Orrego, H., & Warburton, W. A. (2009, October). The effect of violent auditory media versus the effect of violent visual media on aggressive behaviour and its relationship to personality. Poster presented at the Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Darwin, Australia.
2009 Warburton, W. A., McIlwain, D. J. F., & Cairns, D. R. (2009, October). The development of maladaptive schemas. Poster presented at the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2009 Warburton, W. A. (2009, October). Supervision and survival in the counselling profession. Invited paper, presented at the Financial Counsellors' Association of Western Australia Annual Conference, Perth, Australia.
2009 Warburton, W. A. (2009, October). Supervision: Current trends and best practice in the counselling professions. Invited paper, presented at the Financial Counsellors' Association of Western Australia Annual Conference, Perth, Australia.
2009 Warburton, W. A. (2009, February). Early maladaptive schemas: The role of toxic parenting and other developmental factors. Paper presented at Social Cognition Pre-conference at Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida.
2009 Warburton, W. A., McIlwain, D. J. F., & Cairns, D. R. (2009, February). Control-related aggression: Evidence for a schema-based mechanism and its origins. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida.
2008 Gerber, J. G., & Warburton, W. A. (2008, November). Person and situation moderators of rejection effects. Paper presented at the Australian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Gold Coast, Australia.
2008 Warburton, W. A. (2008, August). Parenting style, parent gender, and the development of maladaptive and aggressive patterns of thinking. Invited paper, presented at Children and Families Research Centre Learning About Parenting Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2008 Warburton, W. A. (2008, May). Boundaries, self-care and other issues for counsellors. Invited paper, presented at Financial Counsellors Association of NSW Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2007 Warburton, W. A., Edwards, P., Hossieny, T., Pieper, L., & Yip, T. (2007, December). Factors that mediate the narcissism aggression link. Paper presented at the Australian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Sydney, Australia.
2007 Gilmour, L., Warburton, W. A., & Laczkowski, P. (2007, December). Exposure to music with violent lyrics: Effects on levels of aggression and interaction with exposure to a toxic childhood environment. Poster presented at the Australian Conference on Personality and Individual Differences, Sydney, Australia.
2007 Warburton, W. A. (2007, April). Counselling clients with mental health issues in NSW. Invited paper, presented at the Financial Counsellors Association of NSW Annual Conference, Bathurst, Australia.
2007 Warburton, W. A. (2007, March). Counselling clients with mental health issues in Queensland. Invited paper presented at the Financial Counsellors' Association of Queensland Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
2006 Warburton, W. A. (2006, October). Counselling mental health clients. Invited paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Financial Counsellors' Association of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
2006 Warburton, W. A. (2006, October). Boundaries in counselling. Invited paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Financial Counsellors' Association of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
2006 Warburton, W. A., McIlwain, D. J. F., Cairns, D. R., & Taylor, A. J. (2006, July). Restoring perceived control with aggression: Why, how, and who? Paper presented at the 17th Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
2006 Warburton, W. A. (2006, May). Counselling angry and aggressive clients. Invited paper presented at the Australian Commonwealth Financial Counselling Programme Conference, Mackay, Australia.
2006 Warburton, W. A. (2006, March) A new theory of counsellor burnout and perspectives on counsellor self-care. Invited paper presented at the Financial Counsellors' Association of Queensland conference, Brisbane, Australia.
2006 Warburton, W. A. (2006, March). A new perspective on counsellor burnout and self-care. Invited paper, presented at Australian Forum of No Interest Loan Scheme Practitioners, Sydney, Australia.
2005 Warburton, W. A. (2005, December). Control-aggression links: Evidence for a mechanism, its possible origin and contributing traits. Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Festival, Sydney, Australia.
2005 Warburton, W. A. (2005, December). Counselling the angry or aggressive client. Invited paper presented at the NSW Gambling Counsellors' Practitioners' Forum, Sydney, Australia.
2005 Warburton, W. A., & McIlwain, D. F. (2005, April). Control-aggression links: Evidence for mechanisms, a possible etiology and contributing personality factors. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Townsville, Australia.
2004 Warburton, W. A. (2004, December). Determinants of human aggression: Some thoughts about control motivation, personality styles and early trauma. Presented at the Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Festival, Sydney, Australia.
2004 Warburton, W. A. (2004, December). Self-care for counsellors. Invited paper, paper presented at the Australian Commonwealth Financial Counselling Programme Conference, Cairns, Australia.
2004 Warburton, W. A. & McIlwain, D. (2004, September). The role of early maladaptive schemas in adult aggression. Paper presented at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
2004 Warburton, W. A., & McIlwain, D. (2004, September). Human aggression: Control motivation and narcissism as contributory factors. Presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society, Sydney, Australia.
2004 Warburton, W. A. (2004, June). Theories of aggression and road rage. Invited paper presented at the Victorian State Parliament's Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee Inquiry into Violence Associated with Motor Vehicle Use, Sydney, Australia.
2004 Zadro, L., Williams, K. D., Govan, C. & Warburton, W. A.   (2004, January). Social Ostracism: Threats to Four Motives Can Lead to Either Pro- or Anti-social Reactions. Presented at the Groups and Intergroup Processes Pre-conference, 5th Annual Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, Texas.
2003 Warburton, W. A. (2003, November). Human aggression: Narcissism and control motivation as contributory factors. Presented at the Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Festival, Sydney, Australia.
2003 Warburton, W. A., &  Cairns, D. (2003, September). Aggressive responding to ostracism: The importance of control motivation. Invited poster, presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society, Perth, Australia.
2003 Warburton, W. A., & MacGregor, F. J.  (2003, May).   Boundaries for counsellors. Keynote address, presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Financial Counsellors' Association of New South Wales, Morpeth, Australia.
2003 Warburton, W. A., &  Williams, K. D. (2003, May). Ostracism plus control deprivation leads to aggression. Presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological association, Chicago, Illinois.
2003 Warburton, W. A., & Cairns, D.   (2003, April).   Aggression and Ostracism: The moderating role of control motivation.   Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Bondi, Australia.
2003 Williams, K. D., Case, T. I., & Warburton, W. A. (2003, March). Motivational consequences of ostracism: Pro-social and anti-social responses. Presented at the 6th Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology on "Social motivation: Conscious and unconscious processes", Sydney, Australia.
2003 Williams, K. D.,  Govan, C. I.,  Case, T. I., &  Warburton, W. A.   (2003, February).   When does ostracism lead to aggression? In S. T. Fiske (Chair) Rejection makes me feel bad, but also mad, sad or had? Varieties of response to ostracism, exclusion and negativity. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, California.
2002 Warburton, W.   (2002, May). The forgotten duty of care: Looking after oneself.  Invited paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Financial Counsellors' Association of New South Wales, Sydney,  Australia.

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Grants

 

External competitive grants

Year Source Title Amount
2015-2018 ARC Discovery Project DP160101470 Thompson, W., Warburton, W., Schubert, E., Gentile, D., Schellenberg, G., & Koelsch, S. Violent music: social, psychological, and neurological implications. $400,000
2014 Financial Literacy Association. Warburton, W., Warburton, M., & Russell, R. Evaluating the Money Minded financial literacy program. $61,000
2014 Mercy Foundation Papic, M., Warburton, W., & Whittaker, E. Working towards ending homelessness: Building the evidence base on the pathways into and out of homelessness for Australian mothers. $25,000
2014 Fusion Australia Millar-Powell, N., & Warburton, W. A. Reviewing the Fusion Australia Families' parent training program. $10,000
2010 Australian Research Council Linkage & Uniting Care Burnside McMaugh, A., Grace, R., Bowes, J., Warburton, W., & Gibson, F. Exploring processes of change in parenting interventions for high risk parents. ARC Linkage Grant LP110100277 $216,852
2010 Australian Financial Counseling and Credit Reform Association. Warburton, W. A., & Brailey, L. Developing an Australia-wide Code of Conduct for Financial Counselors. $30,000
2010 Uniting Care Burnside (with MQ Linkage Seeding Grant). McMaugh, A., Grace, R., Bowes, J., Warburton, W., & Gibson, F. Exploring processes of change in parenting interventions for high-risk parents: The assessment of intervention fidelity and parenting outcomes.  $24,172
2007 Bluesands Foundation; towards postdoctoral research Bluesands Foundation; towards postdoctoral research. $10,000
2008 NSW Department of Community Services NSW Department of Community Services; towards a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship for project: "The role of control-aggression schemas in family violence: Origins, development, effects and treatment." $195,000
2005 Australian Department of Family and Community Services Australian Department of Family and Community Services to produce an overview of financial counseling, rural financial counseling, farm counseling, budget counseling and gambling counseling services in Australia. $17,000
2005 Australian Department of Family and Community Services Australian Department of Family and Community Services to produce a report that outlined current issues facing financial counselors and their clients in Australia and which analysed trends that could affect financial counselors and their clients in the future. $10,000

Internal competitive funding

Year Source Title Amount
2015 Macquarie Unversity Faculty of Human Sciences Visiting Scholar Scheme Warburton, W. Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Visiting Scholar Scheme to bring A/Prof Sarah Coyne to Australia $6,000
2014 Macquarie University FoHS Public Speaker scheme Warburton, W. A. Faculty of Human Sciences Public Speaker Scheme - Professor Doug Gentile, Iowa State $4,465.52
2013 Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme grant Thompson, W., Irwin, J., Chekaluk, E., Curby, K., Tent, J., Lionel Howitt, R., Dowling, R., Batchelor, J., Warburton, W., Brooks, K., Dean, C., Jones, M., and Wiggins, M.  Driving simulators. $200,000
2012 Psychology Department Seeding Grant Warburton, W. A. Macquarie/Potsdam/Ames collaborative project on video games, agency and social exclusion. $4,262.88
2013 Macquarie University Human Sciences Perspectives Series Highfield. K., Warburton, W.A. Workshop on Media based addictions - fact or fiction: a discussion of key issues for the 21st century. $7,148
2012 Visiting Scholars Grant Department of Psychology Warburton, W. A. Visiting Scholars Grant (Psychology Department) for the visit of A/P Douglas Gentile. $3,000
2011 Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme Grant Warburton, W., Bowes, J., & Whiteman, P. A Digital Transcription Facility. $100,000
2009 Macquarie University Research Development Grant Scheme. Sherman, K., Warburton, W., & Kasparian, N. Supporting men supporting women: Development of online resources for male partners of women undergoing genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility. $49,965
2009 Macquarie University Linkage Projects Seeding Grant
McMaugh, A., Grace, R., Gibson, F., Bussey, K, Warburton, W. & Bowes. J. (2009). Processes of change: The efficacy of intervention programs for at risk Australian Families.
$9,936
2009 Psychology Research Intern Training Scheme Warburton, W. A. (2009). The development of unhelpful thought patterns: Examining the effect of violent homes and violent media. $4,305
2009 Macquarie University New Staff Grant Warburton, W. A. (2009). Identifying and minimising the detrimental impact of negative thinking patterns in children from violent homes. $19,865
2008 Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG McArthur, G., Robbins, R., Castles, A., Crain, S., Rapee, R., Thornton, R.,  Lyneham, H., Cupples, L., Bowes, J., Palermo, R., Brock, J., Porter, M., Johnson, B., Warburton, W., Kohnen, S., & Jensen, B. Kids' Science Club: A Children's Research Register at Macquarie University. $32,858

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