Dr Ruth Lamont
Research Fellow

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Key publications



Lamont RA, Swift HJ, Abrams D (2015). A review and meta-analysis of age-based stereotype threat: Negative stereotypes, not facts, do the damage. Psychology and Aging, 30(1), 180-193. Abstract. DOI.
Abrams D, Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Drury L (2015). The barriers to and enablers of positive attitudes to ageing and older people, at the societal and individual level. Foresight Review, Government Office for Science. Abstract.  Full text.
Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Abrams D (2012). Are they half as strong as they used to be? an experiment testing whether age-related social comparisons impair older people's hand grip strength and persistence. BMJ Open, 2(3). Abstract. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Martyr A, Nelis S, Quinn C, Wu YT, Lamont R, Henderson C, Clarke R, Hindle J, Thom J, Jones IR, et al (In Press). Living well with dementia: a systematic review and correlational meta-analysis of factors associated with quality of life, well-being, and life satisfaction in people with dementia. Psychological Medicine Abstract.  Full text.
Lamont R (2017). Laughter, friendship and dementia. Nursing Older People, 29(10). DOI.
Meleady R, Abrams D, Van de Vyver J, Hopthrow T, Mahmood L, Player A, Lamont RA, Leite AC (2017). Surveillance or self-surveillance? Social cues can increase the rate of drivers’ pro-environmental behavior at a long wait stop. Environment and Behavior Abstract.
Swift HJ, Abrams D, Lamont RA, Drury L (2017). The Risks of Ageism Model: How Ageism and Negative Attitudes toward Age can be a Barrier to Active Aging. Social Issues and Policy Review, 11, 195-231. Abstract. DOI.
Drury L, Abrams D, Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Gerocova K (2016). Can Caring Create Prejudice? an Investigation ofPositive and Negative Intergenerational Contact inCare Settings and the Generalisation of Blatant andSubtle Age Prejudice to Other Older People. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology Abstract. DOI.
Lamont RA, Nelis SM, Quinn C, Clare L (2016). Social Support and Attitudes to Aging in Later Life. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Lamont RA, Swift HJ, Abrams D (2015). A review and meta-analysis of age-based stereotype threat: Negative stereotypes, not facts, do the damage. Psychology and Aging, 30(1), 180-193. Abstract. DOI.
Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Abrams D (2012). Are they half as strong as they used to be? an experiment testing whether age-related social comparisons impair older people's hand grip strength and persistence. BMJ Open, 2(3). Abstract. DOI.

Chapters

Swift HJ, Abrams D, Drury L, Lamont RA (2018). Categorization by Age. In Shackelford TK, Weekes-Shackelford VA (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.  Author URL. DOI.

Reports

Swift HJ, Abrams D, Drury L, Lamont RA (2016). The perception of ageing and age discrimination., British Medical Association. Abstract.
Abrams D, Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Drury L (2015). The barriers to and enablers of positive attitudes to ageing and older people, at the societal and individual level. Foresight Review, Government Office for Science. Abstract.  Full text.

Publications by year



In Press

Martyr A, Nelis S, Quinn C, Wu YT, Lamont R, Henderson C, Clarke R, Hindle J, Thom J, Jones IR, et al (In Press). Living well with dementia: a systematic review and correlational meta-analysis of factors associated with quality of life, well-being, and life satisfaction in people with dementia. Psychological Medicine Abstract.  Full text.

2018

Swift HJ, Abrams D, Drury L, Lamont RA (2018). Categorization by Age. In Shackelford TK, Weekes-Shackelford VA (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.  Author URL. DOI.

2017

Lamont R (2017). Laughter, friendship and dementia. Nursing Older People, 29(10). DOI.
Meleady R, Abrams D, Van de Vyver J, Hopthrow T, Mahmood L, Player A, Lamont RA, Leite AC (2017). Surveillance or self-surveillance? Social cues can increase the rate of drivers’ pro-environmental behavior at a long wait stop. Environment and Behavior Abstract.
Swift HJ, Abrams D, Lamont RA, Drury L (2017). The Risks of Ageism Model: How Ageism and Negative Attitudes toward Age can be a Barrier to Active Aging. Social Issues and Policy Review, 11, 195-231. Abstract. DOI.

2016

Drury L, Abrams D, Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Gerocova K (2016). Can Caring Create Prejudice? an Investigation ofPositive and Negative Intergenerational Contact inCare Settings and the Generalisation of Blatant andSubtle Age Prejudice to Other Older People. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology Abstract. DOI.
Lamont RA, Nelis SM, Quinn C, Clare L (2016). Social Support and Attitudes to Aging in Later Life. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Swift HJ, Abrams D, Drury L, Lamont RA (2016). The perception of ageing and age discrimination., British Medical Association. Abstract.

2015

Lamont RA, Swift HJ, Abrams D (2015). A review and meta-analysis of age-based stereotype threat: Negative stereotypes, not facts, do the damage. Psychology and Aging, 30(1), 180-193. Abstract. DOI.
Abrams D, Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Drury L (2015). The barriers to and enablers of positive attitudes to ageing and older people, at the societal and individual level. Foresight Review, Government Office for Science. Abstract.  Full text.

2012

Swift HJ, Lamont RA, Abrams D (2012). Are they half as strong as they used to be? an experiment testing whether age-related social comparisons impair older people's hand grip strength and persistence. BMJ Open, 2(3). Abstract. DOI.