Dr Helen Wall

Dr Helen Wall - Senior Lecturer in Psychology


Research Qualifications
Personalised Persuasion, Mental Health and attitudes towards therapy; Identity Conflict and Wellbeing; ‘Accuracy’ of Initial Personality Judgments across contexts. Methods of personality assessment. Behavioral and linguistic indicators of personality and perceptions of personality. Personality assessment in the virtual world. Dyadic data designs. Effect of ‘Judge’ Emotional Intelligence on personality assessment. Questionnaire development. BA (Hons) Psychology and Sociology, Liverpool Hope University College, 2000.
MSc Research Methods in Psychology, University of Liverpool, 2007.
Ph.D Psychology, Lancaster University, 2011
Teaching Contact
PSY1117: Real World Psychology
PSY2113: Social Psychology
PSY3129: Personality and Individual Differences (Module Leader)
PSY3139: Forensic Psychology: Eyewitnesses and Suspects
PSY3140: Psychology in the Courtroom
Dr Helen Wall
Department of Psychology
Edge Hill University
L39 4QP
Phone: 01695 657336
Email: Helen Wall
Office: LP 2.62
Web: http://helenwall6.wixsite.com/wallhj

Key Collaborators

Dr Stephanie Malone (Australian Catholic University), Dr Claire Campbell (University of Ulster); A/Professor Navjot Buller (University of New England); Dr Beth Richardson (University of Central Lancashire)


Full-text links to these publications available on the Edge Hill University Research Information Repository

Kaye, L. K., Rodriguez Cuadrado, S., Malone, S. A., Wall, H. J., Gaunt, E., Mulvey, A. L., & Graham, C. (2021). How emotional are emoji?: Exploring the effect of emotional valence on the processing of emoji stimuli. Computers in Human Behavior, 116, 106648. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2020.106648

Kaye, L. K., Wall, H. J., & Hird, A. T. (2020). Less is more when rating Extraversion: Behavioural cues and interpersonal perceptions on the platform of Facebook. Psychology of Popular Media, 9 (4), 465–474. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000263

Wall, H. J., Campbell, C. C., Kaye, L. K., Levy, A. R., & Bhullar, N. (2019). Personality Profiles and Persuasion: An exploratory study investigating the role of the Big-5, Type D Personality and the Dark Triad on Susceptibility to Persuasion. Personality and Individual Differences, 139, 69-75

Yamaguchi, M., Wall, H. J., & Hommel, B. (in press). The roles of action selection and actor selection in joint task settings. Cognition.

Richardson, B.H., McCulloch, S., Taylor, P. J., & Wall, H. J. (in press). The Cooperation Link: Power and Context Moderate Verbal Mimicry. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

Wall., H. J., Taylor, P.J., Campbell, C., Heim, D., & Richardson, B. (in press). Looking at the same interaction and seeing something different: The role of information, judgment perspective and behavioral coding on judgment ‘accuracy’. Journal of Individual Differences

Kaye, L. K., Monk, R. L., Wall, H. J, Hamlin, I., & Qureshi, A. W. (2018). The effect of flow and context on in-vivo positive mood in digital gaming. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 110, 45-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2017.10.005

Yamaguchi, M., Wall, H. J., & Hommel, B. (2018). Sharing tasks or sharing actions? Evidence from the joint Simon task. Psychological Research, 82, 385-394. doi: 10.1007/s00426-016-0821-y

Yamaguchi, M., Wall, H. J., & Hommel, B. (2017). Action-effect sharing induces task-set sharing in joint task switching. Cognition, 165, 113-120. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2017.05.022

Yamaguchi, M., Wall, H. J., & Hommel, B. (2017). No evidence for shared task-sets in joint task switching. Psychological Research, 81, 1166-1177. doi: 10.1007/s00426-016-0813-y

Kaye, L. K., Malone, S. A., & Wall, H. J. (2017). Emojis: Insights, Affordances and Possibilities for Psychological Science. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21 (2), 66-68. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2016.10.007

Qureshi, A. W., Wall, H. J., Humphries, J. E, & Bahrami Balani, A. (2016). Can Personality Traits Modulate Student Engagement with learning and their Attitude to Employability? Learning and Individual Differences, 51, 349-358

Wall, H. J., Kaye, L. K., & Malone, S. A. (2016). An exploration of psychological factors on emoticon usage and implications for judgement accuracy. Computers in Human Behavior, 62, 70-78. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.03.040

Kaye, L. K., Wall, H. J., & Malone, S. A. (2016). “Turn that frown upside-down”: A contextual account of emoticon usage on different virtual platforms. Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 463-467. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.088

Darbyshire, D. E., Kirk, C., Wall, H. J., & Kaye, L. K. (2016). Don’t Judge a (Face)Book by its Cover: Exploring Judgement Accuracy of Others’ Personality on Facebook. Computers in Human Behavior, 58, 380-387.  doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.01.021

Wall, H. J., Taylor, P. J., & Campbell, C. (2016). Getting the balance right? A Mismatch in Interaction demands between Target and Judge Impacts on Judgement Accuracy for Some Traits but not Others. Personality and Individual Differences, 88, 66-72. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.08.037

Wall, H. J., Taylor, P. J., Dixon, J. A., Conchie, S. M., & Ellis,  D. A. (2013). Rich contexts do not always enrich the accuracy of personality judgements. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49 (6), 1190- 1195. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2013.05.010

Wall, H. J. (2013). Personality and Social Behaviour. Social Psychology Review, 15 (1),

Book Chapters

Wall, H. J., & Campbell, C. (In press). Accuracy of Personality Trait Judgments Based on Environmental and Social Media Cues. In Oxford Handbook of Accurate Personality Judgement. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bhullar, N., Schutte, N. S., & Wall, H. J. (in press). Personality and positive psychology. In B. J. Carducci (Editor-in-Chief) & J. S. Mio & R. E. Riggio (Vol. Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of personality and individual differences: Vol. IV. Clinical, applied, and cross-cultural research.  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Wall, H. J., & Kaye, L. K. (2018). Online Decision Making: Online influence and implications for Cyber Security. In J. McAlaney, L. Frumkin & V. Benson (Eds.), Psychological and Behavioral Examinations in Cyber Security (pp. 1-25). IGI Global

Research Grants/Awards

Humphries, J. E., & Wall, H. J. (2017). Defendant and juror characteristics and their effects of guilt and attributions of blame. Edge Hill University’s Research Investment Fund (£11,664)

Kaye, L., Monk, R. L., & Wall, H. J. (2014). The impact of social contexts on emotional experiences of playing digital games. Edge Hill University Research Investment Fund (£8,300)

Hornby-Atkinson, P., & Wall, H J. (2014) The Moderating Role of Personality in Relation to Breach & Violation of the Psychological Contract and its Impact on Coping in a Health Setting. Edge Hill University Research Investment Fund

Taylor, P. J., & Wall, H. J. (2010). Information Analysis: Developing a More Efficient and Accurate Method of Assessing Personality in Cyberspace. Science Innovation and Technology (£50, 000).

Taylor, P. J., & Wall, H. J. (2007). Conversation with a Cue: Personality Judgements and Observer Accuracy across Context. UK Government (£47, 300)

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