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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)
Report
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.

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.

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.

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.

Challenges and joys of using the experience sampling method to examine the impact of the arts on wellbeing (2020)
Book Chapter
Holt, N. (2020). Challenges and joys of using the experience sampling method to examine the impact of the arts on wellbeing. In Sage Research Methods Cases. SAGE Publications

This case study describes how the experience sampling method can be used to explore the impact of everyday behaviours on health and wellbeing, focusing on the correlates of participatory art in everyday life. The experience sampling method repeatedly... Read More about Challenges and joys of using the experience sampling method to examine the impact of the arts on wellbeing.

Improving the quantitative research skills of Welsh Baccalaureate teachers through university engagement (2020)
Journal Article
Brookfield, C., & Parker, S. (2020). Improving the quantitative research skills of Welsh Baccalaureate teachers through university engagement. Research for All, 4(1), 102-116. https://doi.org/10.18546/rfa.04.1.08

In 2015 the re-designed Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification (WBQ) was launched and, for the first time, students undertaking the qualification were required to complete the Skills Challenge Certificate (SCC). Consisting of four components: the Individu... Read More about Improving the quantitative research skills of Welsh Baccalaureate teachers through university engagement.

End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers (2020)
Thesis
Kallis, Z. C. End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1490977

Research studies with nurses and health care staff in residential settings have demonstrated a range of adverse psychological symptoms and protective factors when delivering end of life care. Little research has been undertaken with community support... Read More about End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers.

Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover (2020)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Kruisselbrink, L. D., Slot, K. A., Anogeianaki, A., Adams, S., Alford, C., …Stock, A. K. (2020). Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), Article 179. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010179

The 2010 Alcohol Hangover Research Group consensus paper defined a cutoff blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.11% as a toxicological threshold indicating that sufficient alcohol had been consumed to develop a hangover. The cutoff was based on prev... Read More about Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% blood alcohol concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover.

The dormouse: Recollections of a lightweight rower with overtraining syndrome (2020)
Book Chapter
Woodford, L. (2020). The dormouse: Recollections of a lightweight rower with overtraining syndrome. In Performance Excellence (228-231). Rowman and Littlefield

Performance Excellence: Stories of Success from the Real World of Sport and Exercise Psychology provides concise and effective lessons on a variety of psychological skills and broader concepts within the domains of exercise, sport, and performance ps... Read More about The dormouse: Recollections of a lightweight rower with overtraining syndrome.

Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Anogeianaki, A., Kruisselbrink, D., Alford, C., & Stock, A. K. (2020). Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), Article 114. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010114

Alcohol hangover is a potentially debilitating state. Several studies have demonstrated that it does not seem to impair strength or short-term endurance, but its effects on continuous exercise performance/long-term endurance have never been investiga... Read More about Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge.

Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., van de Loo, A. J. A. E., Adams, S., Stock, A., Benson, S., Scholey, A., …Bruce, G. (2019). Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(12), Article 2160. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8122160

In alcohol hangover research, both naturalistic designs and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are successfully employed to study the causes, consequences, and treatments of hangovers. Although increasingly applied in both social sciences and medica... Read More about Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research.

Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie? (2019)
Journal Article
Ward, T. (2019). Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?. PSN, 17(3), 7-22

This article discusses the proposition that cognitive science has now developed to the point where it can serve as an overarching meta-theory for field of psychotherapy. It will begin with an overview of the main strands of thinking which have emerge... Read More about Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?.

From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Triliva, S., Natsopoulou, O., & Tzanakis, E. (2020). From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 20(2), 89-104. https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2020.1691408

The efficiency of interventions in addiction is associated with the processes of practitioners’ professional development. Identity formation is studied extensively for clinical professions but little research focuses on social workers working in addi... Read More about From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists.