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Do casual gaming environments evoke stereotype threat? Examining the effects of explicit priming and avatar gender (2017)
Journal Article
Kaye, L. K., Pennington, C., & McCann, J. J. (2018). Do casual gaming environments evoke stereotype threat? Examining the effects of explicit priming and avatar gender. Computers in Human Behavior, 78, 142-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.09.031

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Despite relatively equal participation rates between females and males in casual gaming, females often report stigmatisation and prejudice towards their gaming competency within this sub-domain. Applying the theoretical framework... Read More about Do casual gaming environments evoke stereotype threat? Examining the effects of explicit priming and avatar gender.

Generalised inhibitory impairment to appetitive cues: From alcoholic to non-alcoholic visual stimuli (2017)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Monk, R. L., Qureshi, A., Pennington, C., & Hamlin, I. (2017). Generalised inhibitory impairment to appetitive cues: From alcoholic to non-alcoholic visual stimuli. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 180, 26-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.07.038

© 2017 Background Prior research demonstrates that individuals who consume alcohol show diminished inhibitory control towards alcohol-related cues. However, such research contrasts predominantly alcoholic appetitive cues with non-alcoholic, non-appet... Read More about Generalised inhibitory impairment to appetitive cues: From alcoholic to non-alcoholic visual stimuli.

Context and alcohol consumption behaviors affect inhibitory control (2017)
Journal Article
Qureshi, A. W., Monk, R. L., Pennington, C., Li, X., & Leatherbarrow, T. (2017). Context and alcohol consumption behaviors affect inhibitory control. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 47(11), 625-633. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12465

© 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Contrasting the traditional focus on alcohol-related visual images, this study examined the impact of both alcohol-related auditory cues and visual stimuli on inhibitory control (IC). Fifty-eight participants completed... Read More about Context and alcohol consumption behaviors affect inhibitory control.

Transitioning in higher education: An exploration of psychological and contextual factors affecting student satisfaction (2017)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Pennington, C., Bates, E. A., Kaye, L. K., & Bolam, L. T. (2018). Transitioning in higher education: An exploration of psychological and contextual factors affecting student satisfaction. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 42(5), 596-607. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2017.1302563

© 2017 UCU. In view of recent changes in the higher education sector, such as increased tuition fees, a greater focus has been placed on widening participation initiatives and monitoring student satisfaction. The aims of the current study were twofol... Read More about Transitioning in higher education: An exploration of psychological and contextual factors affecting student satisfaction.