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Exploring the usability of a connected autonomous vehicle human machine interface designed for older adults (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, P. L., Voinescu, A., Alford, C., & Caleb-Solly, P. (2019). Exploring the usability of a connected autonomous vehicle human machine interface designed for older adults. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 786, 591-603. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-93885-1_54

Users of Level 4–5 connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) should not need to intervene with the dynamic driving task or monitor the driving environment, as the system will handle all driving functions. CAV human-machine interface (HMI) dashboards for s... Read More about Exploring the usability of a connected autonomous vehicle human machine interface designed for older adults.

Exploring Older Adult Susceptibility to Fraudulent Computer Pop-Up Interruptions (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan, P., Williams, E., Zook, N., & Christopher, G. (2019). Exploring Older Adult Susceptibility to Fraudulent Computer Pop-Up Interruptions. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 782, 56-68. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94782-2_6

© 2019, Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature. The proliferation of Internet connectivity and accessibility has been accompanied by an increase in cyber-threats, including fraudulent communications. Fake computer updates, whic... Read More about Exploring Older Adult Susceptibility to Fraudulent Computer Pop-Up Interruptions.

Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts on prescription services: A pilot study (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Matthews, J., & Disney, B. (2018, June). Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts on prescription services: A pilot study. Poster presented at 1st International Social Prescribing Network Research Conference, Salford, Manchester

Aim of project: Although there is increasing impetus to explore the use arts on prescription, as advocated by a recent All Party Enquiry on the Arts and Health (2017), there is a limited evidence base for its efficacy. Nevertheless, arts on prescript... Read More about Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts on prescription services: A pilot study.

Police liaison officers at football: Challenging orthodoxy through communication and engagement (2018)
Journal Article
Hoggett, J., & West, O. (2020). Police liaison officers at football: Challenging orthodoxy through communication and engagement. Policing, 14(4), 945-961. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pay032

This article expands upon research on the use of Police Liaison Teams (PLTs) within public order policing operations surrounding football fixtures. Using a Participant Action Research approach, the article reports on PLT use across multiple events an... Read More about Police liaison officers at football: Challenging orthodoxy through communication and engagement.

A holistic approach to healthy ageing: how can people live longer, healthier lives? (2018)
Journal Article
Calder, P., Carding, S., Christopher, G., Kuh, D., Langley-Evans, S., & McNulty, H. (2018). A holistic approach to healthy ageing: how can people live longer, healthier lives?. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 31, 439-450

Background: Although lifespan is increasing, there is no evidence to suggest that older people are experiencing better health in their later years than previous generations. Nutrition, at all stages of life, plays an important role in determining hea... Read More about A holistic approach to healthy ageing: how can people live longer, healthier lives?.

Evaluation of an intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment based on acceptance and commitment therapy for adolescents with chronic pain and their parents: A nonrandomized clinical trial (2018)
Journal Article
Kemani, M., Kanstrup, M., Jordan, A., Caes, L., & Gauntlett-Gilbert, J. (2018). Evaluation of an intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment based on acceptance and commitment therapy for adolescents with chronic pain and their parents: A nonrandomized clinical trial. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43(9), 981-994. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsy031

© The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society of Pediatric Psychology. Objective Parental factors are central in the development and maintenance of chronic pain in youths. Only a handful of studies have investiga... Read More about Evaluation of an intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment based on acceptance and commitment therapy for adolescents with chronic pain and their parents: A nonrandomized clinical trial.

The expression of schizotypy in the daily lives of artists (2018)
Journal Article
Holt, N. (2019). The expression of schizotypy in the daily lives of artists. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 13(3), 359-371. https://doi.org/10.1037/aca0000176

A considerable amount of research suggests that positive schizotypy (cognitive and perceptual aberrations, such as pseudohallucinations) is associated with creativity in the arts. In order to better understand how positive schizotypy might be express... Read More about The expression of schizotypy in the daily lives of artists.

Two randomised controlled crossover studies to evaluate the effect of colouring on both self-report and performance measures of well-being (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Stankova, K., Simmons, K., Bailey, K., Furbert, L., & Sweetingham, E. (2018, May). Two randomised controlled crossover studies to evaluate the effect of colouring on both self-report and performance measures of well-being. Poster presented at British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Nottingham, England

Objectives: Previous research has reported that colouring can significantly reduce stress. Two studies sought to improve upon previous methodology by introducing an active control condition, and testing the impact of colouring upon cognitive factors:... Read More about Two randomised controlled crossover studies to evaluate the effect of colouring on both self-report and performance measures of well-being.

The therapeutic use of art-making amongst positive schizotypes: An experience sampling study (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J. (2018, May). The therapeutic use of art-making amongst positive schizotypes: An experience sampling study. Paper presented at British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Nottingham, England

A considerable amount of research has tested the relationship between creativity and schizotypy, collectively suggesting that positive schizotypy (cognitive and perceptual aberrations, such as pseudo-hallucinations and déjà vu) is associated with cre... Read More about The therapeutic use of art-making amongst positive schizotypes: An experience sampling study.

A qualitative analysis of patient-identified adaptive behaviour changes following interdisciplinary Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain (2018)
Journal Article
Thompson, M., Vowles, K. E., Sowden, G., Ashworth, J., & Levell, J. (2018). A qualitative analysis of patient-identified adaptive behaviour changes following interdisciplinary Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain. European Journal of Pain, 22(5), 989-1001. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1184

© 2018 European Pain Federation - EFIC® Background: Interdisciplinary treatment programmes for chronic pain have strong evidence of treatment effect both immediately after treatment and at follow-up. However, despite strong outcome evidence, it is le... Read More about A qualitative analysis of patient-identified adaptive behaviour changes following interdisciplinary Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Applications for Educational Psychologists within Schools (2018)
Journal Article
Gillard, D., Flaxman, P., & Hooper, N. (2018). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Applications for Educational Psychologists within Schools. Educational Psychology in Practice, 34(3), 272-281. https://doi.org/10.1080/02667363.2018.1446911

© 2018, © 2018 Association of Educational Psychologists. Guidance for schools regarding the promotion and enhancement of psychological wellbeing represents an invitation to intervene to promote effective, evidence-informed, whole-school approaches fo... Read More about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Applications for Educational Psychologists within Schools.

The Greek Referendum Vote of 2015 as a Paradoxical Communicative Practice: A Narrative, Future-Making Approach (2018)
Journal Article
Sools, A., Triliva, S., Fragkiadaki, E., Tzanakis, M., & Gkinopoulos, T. (2018). The Greek Referendum Vote of 2015 as a Paradoxical Communicative Practice: A Narrative, Future-Making Approach. Political Psychology, 39(5), 1141-1156. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12474

© 2018 International Society of Political Psychology This article adopts a pragmatic-communicative approach, derived from Gregory Bateson's cybernetic theory, to the Greek Referendum Vote of 2015. Applying this approach, we interpret the Referendum a... Read More about The Greek Referendum Vote of 2015 as a Paradoxical Communicative Practice: A Narrative, Future-Making Approach.

“It's ok if it's hidden”: The discursive construction of everyday racism for refugees and asylum seekers in Wales (2018)
Journal Article
Parker, S. (2018). “It's ok if it's hidden”: The discursive construction of everyday racism for refugees and asylum seekers in Wales. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 28(3), 111-122. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2344

Wales has a long history of migration; however, the introduction of dispersed asylum seekers in 2001 has led to Wales becoming a more superdiverse nation. Wales has often been positioned as a more “tolerant nation” than England; however, the increasi... Read More about “It's ok if it's hidden”: The discursive construction of everyday racism for refugees and asylum seekers in Wales.

Visual search alpha: A novel window into lateralized visual attentional processes (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bachman, M. D., van den Berg, B., Wang, L., Gamble, M. L., Clark, K., & Woldorff, M. G. (2018, March). Visual search alpha: A novel window into lateralized visual attentional processes. Poster presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Visual search paradigms evoke the attentional processes used in the identification and processing of a target stimulus in an array of distracting items. A widely studied ERP component elicited in visual search is the N2pc, which is thought to reflect... Read More about Visual search alpha: A novel window into lateralized visual attentional processes.

Controlling for Prior Attainment Reduces the Positive Influence that Single-Gender Classroom Initiatives Exert on High School Students’ Scholastic Achievements (2018)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Kaye, L. K., Qureshi, A. W., & Heim, D. (2018). Controlling for Prior Attainment Reduces the Positive Influence that Single-Gender Classroom Initiatives Exert on High School Students’ Scholastic Achievements. Sex Roles, 78(5-6), 385-393. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-017-0799-y

© 2017, The Author(s). Research points to the positive impact that gender-segregated schooling and classroom initiatives exert on academic attainment. An evaluation of these studies which reveal positive effects highlights, however, that students are... Read More about Controlling for Prior Attainment Reduces the Positive Influence that Single-Gender Classroom Initiatives Exert on High School Students’ Scholastic Achievements.

Alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED): A critical review and meta-analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Benson, S., Johnson, S. J., Alford, C., Godefroy, S. B., & Scholey, A. (2018). Alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED): A critical review and meta-analysis. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 33(2), e2650. https://doi.org/10.1002/hup.2650

© 2018 The Authors Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to critically review the (1) prevalence of alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED)... Read More about Alcohol mixed with energy drink (AMED): A critical review and meta-analysis.

A systematic review of the traits and cognitions associated with use of and belief in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) (2018)
Journal Article
Galbraith, N., Moss, T., Galbraith, V., & Purewal, S. (2018). A systematic review of the traits and cognitions associated with use of and belief in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Psychology, Health and Medicine, 23(7), 854-869. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2018.1442010

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is widespread despite the controversy over its effectiveness. Although previous reviews have examined the demographics and attitu... Read More about A systematic review of the traits and cognitions associated with use of and belief in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Within-subjects verbal lie detection measures: A comparison between total detail and proportion of complications (2018)
Journal Article
Vrij, A., Leal, S., Jupe, L., & Harvey, A. (2018). Within-subjects verbal lie detection measures: A comparison between total detail and proportion of complications. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 23(2), 265-279. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12126

Background: We examined whether the verbal cue, proportion of complications, was a more diagnostic cue to deceit than the amount of information provided (e.g., total number of details). Method: In the experiment, 53 participants were interviewed.... Read More about Within-subjects verbal lie detection measures: A comparison between total detail and proportion of complications.

Processes of Biographization in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Experience and “Professional Transformations” of 15 Social Workers working in Drug Treatment Center (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Fragkiadaki, E. (2018, February). Processes of Biographization in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Experience and “Professional Transformations” of 15 Social Workers working in Drug Treatment Center. Paper presented at 2nd European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Leuven, Belgium

The results of this study raised specific areas of concern regarding the therapists’ well– being in substance abuse treatment organizations. The significance of care for one’s professional as well as personal self is highlighted in the participants’... Read More about Processes of Biographization in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Experience and “Professional Transformations” of 15 Social Workers working in Drug Treatment Center.