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Professor Harlene Hayne

Harlene Hayne

Email hayne@psy.otago.ac.nz

Professor Harlene Hayne has maintained uninterrupted extramural funding for her research and has published over 100 scholarly books, chapters, and journal articles. To date, she has successfully supervised 20 PhD students and 25 Master's students.

Professor Hayne is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and of the American Psychological Society. She has served on the Royal Society's Academy Council, the Marsden Fund Council, and the New Zealand National Science Panel. She is the Associate Editor of Psychological Review and of the New Zealand Journal of Psychology and she serves on the editorial boards of 5 additional international journals.

In 2009, she was awarded a New Zealand Royal Honour, Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM), for services to scientific and medical research. She was recently appointed by the American Ambassador to NZ/US Fulbright Board. Professor Hayne is the Past President of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology and is a member of other international associations, including the Society for Research in Child Development, the International Society for Infant Studies, and the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Professor Hayne is also Co-Chair of the working party, Reducing Social and Psychological Morbidity during Adolescence, which reports directly to the Office of the Prime Minister. Professor Hayne served as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Otago from 2011 to 2021, and is now Vice-Chancellor at Curtin University in Western Australia.

Research Interests

  • Memory development
  • Interviews with children in clinical and legal contexts
  • Risk taking during adolescence

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Publications

Zhang, W., Cowan, G., Colombo, M., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). Emotional content of the event but not mood influences false memory. Applied Cognitive Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/acp.3872

Hsu, C.-W., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). Don't send an avatar to do a human's job: Investigating adults' preferences for discussing embarrassing topics with an avatar. Behaviour & Information Technology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0144929x.2021.1966099

Sajjadi, S. F., Sellbom, M., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). Dissociation and false memory: The moderating role of trauma and cognitive ability. Memory. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2021.1963778

Sajjadi, S. F., Gross, J., Sellbom, M., & Hayne, H. (2021). Narrative identity in borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/per0000476

Zhang, W., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). An age-related positivity effect in semantic true memory but not false memory. Emotion, 21(3), 526-535. doi: 10.1037/emo0000715

Rovee-Collier, C., Hayne, H., & Colombo, M. (2000). The Development of Implicit and Explicit Memory. Pennsylvania, USA: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 292p.

Authored Book - Research

Gluckman, P., & Hayne, H. (Eds.). (2011). Improving the transition: Reducing social and psychological morbidity during adolescence: A report from the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor. Auckland, New Zealand: Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee, 307p.

Edited Book - Research

Garry, M., & Hayne, H. (Eds.). (2007). Do justice and let the sky fall: Elizabeth F. Loftus and her contributions to science, law, and academic freedom. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 229p.

Edited Book - Research

Hayne, H., & Fagen, J. W. (Eds.). (2003). Progress in infancy research: Volume 3. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 304p.

Edited Book - Research

Fagen, J. W., & Hayne, H. (Eds.). (2002). Progress in Infancy Research (Vol. 2). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 307p.

Edited Book - Research

Rovee-Collier, C., Lipsitt, L. P., & Hayne, H. (Eds.). (2000). Progress in Infancy Research, Volume 1. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 314p.

Edited Book - Research

Rovee-Collier, C., Lipsitt, L. P., & Hayne, H. (Eds.). (1998). Advances in infancy research, Volume 12. Stamford, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 464p.

Edited Book - Research

Tustin, K., & Hayne, H. (2020). Recollection improves with age: Children's and adult's account of their childhood experiences. In Q. Wang & S. Gülgöz (Eds.), Remembering and forgetting early childhood. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., & Richmond, J. (2015). Infant memory. In J. Stein (Ed.), Reference module in neuroscience and biobehavioral psychology. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.05842-9

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., Imuta, K., & Scarf, D. (2015). Memory development during infancy and early childhood across cultures. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences (Vol. 15). (2nd ed.) (pp. 147-154). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.23062-6

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., Scarf, D., & Imuta, K. (2015). Childhood memories. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences (Vol. 3). (2nd ed.) (pp. 465-470). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.51025-3

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., & Tustin, K. (2014). Infants and young children as sources of information about their own lives: Methodology and findings. In G. B. Melton, A. Ben-Arieh, J. Cashmore, G. S. Goodman & N. K. Worley (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of child research. (pp. 575-592). Sage.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fergusson, D., Boden, J., & Hayne, H. (2011). Childhood conduct problems. In P. Gluckman & H. Hayne (Eds.), Improving the transition: Reducing social and psychological morbidity during adolescence: A report from the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor. (pp. 59-78). Auckland, New Zealand: Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee.

Chapter in Book - Research

Fergusson, D., McNaughton, S., Hayne, H., & Cunningham, C. (2011). From evidence to policy, programmes and interventions. In P. Gluckman & H. Hayne (Eds.), Improving the transition: Reducing social and psychological morbidity during adolescence: A report from the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor. (pp. 287-299). Auckland, New Zealand: Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee.

Chapter in Book - Research

Colombo, M., & Hayne, H. (2010). Episodic memory: Comparative and developmental issues. In M. S. Blumberg, J. H. Freeman & S. R. Robinson (Eds.), Oxford handbook of developmental behavioral neuroscience. (pp. 617-636). Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (2010). Learning and memory during infancy. In J. Low & P. Jose (Eds.), Lifespan development: New Zealand perspectives. (2nd ed.) (pp. 24-31). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

Chapter in Book - Research

Reese, E., Yan, C., Jack, F., & Hayne, H. (2010). Emerging identities: Narrative and self from early childhood to early adolescence. In K. C. McLean & M. Pasupathi (Eds.), Narrative development in adolescence: Creating the storied self. (pp. 23-43). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-89825-4

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., & Simcock, G. (2009). Memory development in toddlers. In M. Courage & N. Cowan (Eds.), The development of memory in infancy and childhood. (pp. 43-68). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Zajac, R., & Hayne, H. (2009). Cross-examination: Impact on testimony. In A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens (Eds.), Wiley encyclopedia of forensic science. Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9780470061589.fsa471

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., & Richmond, J. (2008). Memory. In M. M. Haith & J. B. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of infant and early childhood development. (pp. 290-301). Amsterdam: Academic.

Chapter in Book - Research

Loftus, E. F., Garry, M., & Hayne, H. (2008). Repressed and recovered memory. In E. Borgida & S. T. Fiske (Eds.), Beyond common sense: Psychological science in the courtroom. (pp. 177-194). Malden, USA: Blackwell.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (2007). Infant memory development: New questions, new answers. In L. M. Oakes & P. J. Bauer (Eds.), Short- and long-term memory in infancy and early childhood: Taking the first steps toward remembering. (pp. 209-239). Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (2007). Verbal recall of preverbal memories: Implications for the clinic and the courtroom. In M. Garry & H. Hayne (Eds.), Do justice and let the sky fall: Elizabeth F. Loftus and her contributions to science, law, and academic freedom. (pp. 79-103). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Chapter in Book - Research

Gross, J., Hayne, H., & Poole, A. (2006). The use of drawing in interviews with children: A potential pitfall. In J. R. Marrow (Ed.), Focus on child psychology research. (pp. 119-144). New York: Nova Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (2006). Age-related changes in infant memory retrieval: Implications for knowledge acquisition. In Y. Munakata & M. H. Johnson (Eds.), Processes of change in brain and cognitive development: Attention and performance XXI. (pp. 209-231). Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (2006). Die entwicklungspsychologie des autobiographischen Gedächtnisses. In H. Welzer & H. J. Markowitsch (Eds.), Warum menschen sich erinnern können: Fortschritte in der interdisziplinären gedächtnisforschung [Why humans to remember can: Progress of the interdisciplinary memory research (bound expenditure)]. (pp. 206-224). Stuttgart, Germany: Klett-Cotta.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (2006). Learning and memory during infancy. In J. Low & P. Jose (Eds.), Lifespan development: New Zealand perspectives. (pp. 31-38). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson Education.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., & MacDonald, S. (2003). The socialization of autobiographical memory in children and adults: The roles of culture and gender. In R. Fivush & C. A. Haden (Eds.), Autobiographical memory and the construction of a narrative self: Developmental and cultural perspectives. (pp. 99-120). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H., & Neisser, U. (2003). Amnesia, infantile. In J. H. Byrne (Ed.), Learning & memory. (2nd ed.) (pp. 26-28). New York: Macmillan Reference USA: Thomson Gale.

Chapter in Book - Research

Barr, R. F., & Hayne, H. (2000). Age-related changes in imitation: Implications for memory development. In C. Rovee-Collier, L. P. Lipsitt & H. Hayne (Eds.), Progress in Infancy Research, Volume 1. (pp. 21-67). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Chapter in Book - Research

Rovee-Collier, C., & Hayne, H. (2000). Memory in infancy and early childhood. In E. Tulving & F. I. M. Craik (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Memory. (pp. 267-282). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hayne, H. (1996). Categorization in infancy. In C. Rovee-Collier & L. Lipsitt (Eds.), Advances in Infancy Research. (pp. 79-120). Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Chapter in Book - Research

Hsu, C.-W., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). Don't send an avatar to do a human's job: Investigating adults' preferences for discussing embarrassing topics with an avatar. Behaviour & Information Technology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0144929x.2021.1966099

Journal - Research Article

Sajjadi, S. F., Gross, J., Sellbom, M., & Hayne, H. (2021). Narrative identity in borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/per0000476

Journal - Research Article

Sajjadi, S. F., Sellbom, M., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). Dissociation and false memory: The moderating role of trauma and cognitive ability. Memory. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2021.1963778

Journal - Research Article

Zhang, W., Cowan, G., Colombo, M., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). Emotional content of the event but not mood influences false memory. Applied Cognitive Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/acp.3872

Journal - Research Article

Zhang, W., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2021). An age-related positivity effect in semantic true memory but not false memory. Emotion, 21(3), 526-535. doi: 10.1037/emo0000715

Journal - Research Article

Beeby, A., Hobbs, L., Gross, J., Hayne, H., & Patterson, T. (2020). Gender disparities in sentencing outcomes for sexual offenders. Journal of Sexual Aggression. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13552600.2020.1784476

Journal - Research Article

Colombo, M. S., Bremer, C., Gross, J., Halberstadt, J., & Hayne, H. (2020). “What was his name, again?”: A new method for reducing memory-based errors in an adult false-belief task. Europe's Journal of Psychology, 16(2), 300-316. doi: 10.5964/ejop.v16i2.1998

Journal - Research Article

Flett, J. A. M., Conner, T. S., Riordan, B. C., Patterson, T., & Hayne, H. (2020). App-based mindfulness meditation for psychological distress and adjustment to college in incoming university students: A pragmatic, randomised, waitlist-controlled trial. Psychology & Health, 35(9), 1049-1074. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2019.1711089

Journal - Research Article

Gardner, E., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2020). The effect of drawing and socioeconomic status on children's reports of a past experience. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 26(3), 397-410. doi: 10.1037/xap0000264

Journal - Research Article

Ware, E. B., Drummond, B., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2020). Giving children a voice about their dental care. Journal of Dentistry for Children, 87(2), 116-119.

Journal - Research Article

Zhang, W., Gao, F., Gross, J., Shrum, L. J., & Hayne, H. (2020). How does social distancing during COVID-19 affect negative moods and memory? Memory. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2020.1857774

Journal - Research Article

Flett, J. A. M., Fletcher, B. D., Riordan, B. C., Patterson, T., Hayne, H., & Conner, T. S. (2019). The peril of self-reported adherence in digital interventions: A brief example. Internet Interventions, 18, 100267. doi: 10.1016/j.invent.2019.100267

Journal - Research Article

Flett, J. A. M., Hayne, H., Riordan, B. C., Thompson, L. M., & Conner, T. S. (2019). Mobile mindfulness meditation: A randomised controlled trial of the effect of two popular apps on mental health. Mindfulness, 10(5), 863-876. doi: 10.1007/s12671-018-1050-9

Journal - Research Article

Tustin, K., & Hayne, H. (2019). Recollection improves with age: Children's and adults' accounts of their childhood experiences. Memory, 27(1), 92-102. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2018.1432661

Journal - Research Article

Zhang, W., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2019). Mood impedes monitoring of emotional false memories: Evidence for the associative theories. Memory, 27(2), 198-208. doi: 10.1080/09658211.2018.1498107

Journal - Research Article

Imuta, K., Scarf, D., Carson, S., & Hayne, H. (2018). Children’s learning and memory of an interactive science lesson: Does the context matter? Developmental Psychology, 54(6), 1029-1037. doi: 10.1037/dev0000487

Journal - Research Article

Zhang, W., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2018). If you're happy and you know it: Positive moods reduce age-related differences in false memory. Child Development, 89(4), 332-341. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12890

Journal - Research Article

Cronin, A., Gross, J., & Hayne, H. (2017). The effect of instruction on children's human figure drawing (HFD) tests: Implications for measurement. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, & the Arts, 11(2), 179-186. doi: 10.1037/aca0000097

Journal - Research Article

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