Need for Cogniton

This research project (PhD) sought to understand the nature of individual differences in Need for Cognition. In pursuit of this aim, this project had a psychometric emphasis, involving factor analysis, scale validation, and Ecological Momentary Assessment.

Mathew Ling
Lecturer in Psychology

My research interests include Misinformation, Psychometrics, and Open Research practices.


This thesis investigated the measurement of differences between people in tendency to engage in effortful thought. Findings from this …