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An investigation of gender and age differences in academic motivation and classroom behaviour in adolescents (2015)
Journal Article
Bugler, M., McGeown, S., & St Clair-Thompson, H. (2016). An investigation of gender and age differences in academic motivation and classroom behaviour in adolescents. Educational psychology, 36(7), (1196-1218). doi:10.1080/01443410.2015.1035697. ISSN 0144-3410

This study investigated gender- and age-related differences in academic motivation and classroom behaviour in adolescents. Eight hundred and fifty-five students (415 girls and 440 boys) aged 11–16 (M age = 13.96, SD = 1.47) filled in a questionnaire... Read More

Gender differences in adolescents' academic motivation and classroom behaviour (2013)
Journal Article
Bugler, M., McGeown, S. P., & St Clair-Thompson, H. (2015). Gender differences in adolescents' academic motivation and classroom behaviour. Educational psychology, 35(5), (541-556). doi:10.1080/01443410.2013.849325. ISSN 0144-3410

© 2013 Taylor & Francis. The present study investigated gender differences in adolescents’ academic motivation and classroom behaviour and gender differences in the extent to which motivation was associated with, and predicted, classroom behaviour.... Read More

Mental capacity and working memory in chemistry: Algorithmic versus open-ended problem solving (2012)
Journal Article
Clair-Thompson, H. S., Overton, T., & Bugler, M. (2012). Mental capacity and working memory in chemistry: Algorithmic versus open-ended problem solving. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 13(4), (484-489). doi:10.1039/c2rp20084h. ISSN 1756-1108

Previous research has revealed that problem solving and attainment in chemistry are constrained by mental capacity and working memory. However, the terms mental capacity and working memory come from different theories of cognitive resources, and are... Read More