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Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research (2020)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Pawson, C., & Clegg, P. (2020). Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research. Round Table, 109(6), 720-729. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1849500

The purpose of much island research is to advocate for island communities, to encourage island scholarship by islanders themselves, and where that is not possible, to promote the voices of islanders ‘on their own terms’ (Baldacchino, 2008). However,... Read More about Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research.

Does latent inhibition underpin creativity, positive schizotypy and anomalous cognition? (2020)
Journal Article
Holt, N., Simmonds-Moore, C., & Moore, S. (2020). Does latent inhibition underpin creativity, positive schizotypy and anomalous cognition?. Journal of Parapsychology, 84(2), 156-178. https://doi.org/10.30891/jopar.2020.02.02

This paper presents two experiments in which an experimental paradigm developed to examine the efficacy of filtering mechanisms of attention, Latent Inhibition (LI), was adapted to include a psi component. LI assesses the processing of irrelevant sti... Read More about Does latent inhibition underpin creativity, positive schizotypy and anomalous cognition?.

Acceptability and feasibility of early identification of mental health difficulties in primary schools: A qualitative exploration of UK school staff and parents’ perceptions (2020)
Journal Article
Childs-Fegredo, J., Burn, A., Duschinsky, R., Humphrey, A., Ford, T., Jones, P. B., & Howarth, E. (2021). Acceptability and feasibility of early identification of mental health difficulties in primary schools: A qualitative exploration of UK school staff and parents’ perceptions. School Mental Health, 13, 143–159. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-020-09398-3

© 2020, The Author(s). One in eight children aged 5–19years in the UK suffer from a psychiatric disorder, while fewer than 35% are identified and only 25% of children access mental health services. Whilst government policy states that primary schools... Read More about Acceptability and feasibility of early identification of mental health difficulties in primary schools: A qualitative exploration of UK school staff and parents’ perceptions.

A PhD FAQ [Blog] (2020)
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Thompson, M., & Saunders, A. (2020). A PhD FAQ [Blog]

Embarking on a PhD can be one of the most rewarding, frustrating, liberating, challenging and exciting adventures of your professional life. However, it isn’t for everyone and should not be undertaken lightly. If it works for you, it can be incredibl... Read More about A PhD FAQ [Blog].

Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism (2020)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Williams, J., Stayner, K., & Pawson, C. (2021). Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism. Nursing Philosophy, 22(1), Article e12329. https://doi.org/10.1111/nup.12329

As a philosophical position, pragmatism can be critiqued to distinguish truth only with methods that bring about desired results, predominantly with scientific enquiry. The article hopes to dismiss this oversimplification and propose that within ment... Read More about Giving a voice to patient experiences through the insights of pragmatism.

Amplifying recall after delays via initial interviewing: Inoculating truth-tellers' memory as a function of encoding quality (2020)
Journal Article
Harvey, A. C., Vrij, A., Leal, S., Deeb, H., Hope, L., & Mann, S. (2020). Amplifying recall after delays via initial interviewing: Inoculating truth-tellers' memory as a function of encoding quality. Acta Psychologica, 209, Article 103130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2020.103130

Typically, truth-tellers report more detailed statements when interviewed immediately, compared to after delays (displaying forgetting), whereas liars report statements containing similar amounts of detail when interviewed immediately or after a dela... Read More about Amplifying recall after delays via initial interviewing: Inoculating truth-tellers' memory as a function of encoding quality.

‘Just eating and sleeping’: Asylum seekers’ constructions of belonging within a restrictive policy environment (2020)
Journal Article
Parker, S. (2020). ‘Just eating and sleeping’: Asylum seekers’ constructions of belonging within a restrictive policy environment. Critical Discourse Studies, 17(3), 243-259. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2018.1546198

The ‘refugee crisis’ in Europe has drawn attention to the reasons why people risk desperate journeys to seek safety. However, less research has focussed on what happens to those on the move once they have reached their destination country. In recent... Read More about ‘Just eating and sleeping’: Asylum seekers’ constructions of belonging within a restrictive policy environment.

Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts-on-prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change (2020)
Journal Article
Holt, N. J. (2020). Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts-on-prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change. Perspectives in Public Health, 140(5), 270-276. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913920913060

Aims: To measure the immediate impact of participating in arts-on-prescription workshops on multiple dimensions of mood and to evaluate whether improvement in mood is a mechanism for change, predicting improvements in global wellbeing before and afte... Read More about Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts-on-prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change.

Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills predict reading ability: A 9-year longitudinal study (2020)
Journal Article
Babayiğit, S., Roulstone, S., & Wren, Y. (2021). Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills predict reading ability: A 9-year longitudinal study. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 91(1), 148-168. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12353

Background: Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills encapsulate a complex array of grammatical and semantic skills that underpin complex reading comprehension processes. However, most research in this area has focused on children with reading d... Read More about Linguistic comprehension and narrative skills predict reading ability: A 9-year longitudinal study.

Therapeutic writing for disordered eating: A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Ramsey-Wade, C. E., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2021). Therapeutic writing for disordered eating: A systematic review. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 16(1), 59-76. https://doi.org/10.1080/15401383.2020.1760988

A systematic review of the literature was carried out to assess whether therapeutic writing could improve outcomes for clients with disordered eating. Twelve studies were identified that met the review’s inclusion criteria. Each study was criticall... Read More about Therapeutic writing for disordered eating: A systematic review.

The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared (2020)
Journal Article
Alford, C., Broom, C., Carver, H., Johnson, S. J., Lands, S., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(5), Article 1435. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9051435

Driving is increasing across the world and road traffic accidents are a major cause of serious injuries and fatalities. The link between alcohol consumption and impaired driving has long been established and has led to legislation in many countries,... Read More about The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared.

Family estrangement and the Covid-19 crisis. A closer look at how broken family relationships have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis (2020)
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Blake, L., Bland, B., Foley, S., & Imrie, S. (2020). Family estrangement and the Covid-19 crisis. A closer look at how broken family relationships have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Stand Alone

This survey set out to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on estranged family relationships that are distant or inactive. The survey was disseminated to members of the Stand Alone community during May 2020. Data is presented from 801 individ... Read More about Family estrangement and the Covid-19 crisis. A closer look at how broken family relationships have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home (2020)
Journal Article
Alford, C., Martinkova, Z., Tiplady, B., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(4), Article 1068. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9041068

The current study evaluated the next day consequences of a social night of drinking compared to a no alcohol night, with standardised mood and portable screen-based performance measures assessed in the morning at participants’ homes, and a breathalys... Read More about The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home.

Schizotypy (2020)
Book Chapter
Holt, N. J. (2020). Schizotypy. In M. Runco, & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Creativity. Elsevier

Schizotypy is a set of traits analogous with the symptoms of schizophrenia. This article explores their putative role in the creative process, arguing that any relationship with creativity is complex and potentially bidirectional, where positive symp... Read More about Schizotypy.

Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull (2020)
Journal Article
Dickins, T., & Thompson, M. (2020). Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull. British Birds, 113(April 2020), 235

At around midday on 6th June 2019, in warm, bright conditions, we were watching a small Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) colony on the west coast of Lundy, Devon. Our attention was drawn to an adult Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) on the rocks below with... Read More about Stashing behaviour in a Herring Gull.

Lie-detection by strategy manipulation: Developing an Asymmetric Information Management (AIM) technique (2020)
Journal Article
Porter, C. N., Morrison, E., Fitzgerald, R. J., Taylor, R., & Harvey, A. C. (2020). Lie-detection by strategy manipulation: Developing an Asymmetric Information Management (AIM) technique. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 9(2), 232-241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2020.01.004

Liars can, when prompted, provide detailed statements. Ideally, interview protocols to improve lie-detection should (a) encourage forthcoming verbal strategies from truth tellers and (b) encourage withholding verbal strategies from liars. Previous re... Read More about Lie-detection by strategy manipulation: Developing an Asymmetric Information Management (AIM) technique.

Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group (2020)
Journal Article
Malyn, B. O., Thomas, Z., & Ramsey-Wade, C. E. (2020). Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 20(4), 715-724. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12304

This study provides a qualitative exploration of the therapeutic mechanisms occurring within three community-based reading and writing for well-being groups attended by older adults, located in a city in England. Whilst it is increasingly accepted th... Read More about Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group.

Macrocognitive models of expertise (2020)
Book Chapter
Hutton, R. (2020). Macrocognitive models of expertise. In . P. Ward, J. M. S. Maarten Schraagen, J. Gore, & E. M. Roth (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Expertise (190-218). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198795872.013.9

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a brief understanding of macrocognition, some of its theoretical and methodological underpinnings, and three examples of macrocognitive models: the recognition-primed decision model, the data–frame model of s... Read More about Macrocognitive models of expertise.