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

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. (in press). From social workers to socio-therapists: The transformative journey of substance abuse therapists. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2020.1691408

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

Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach. (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., & Moss, T. (2019). Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach. PLoS ONE, 14(10), 25. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223728

Education outreach in schools has been identified as a critical route to influence children’s perceptions and capabilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. Evidence suggests that providing non-teaching professionals like... Read More about Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach..

A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Ghafoori, B., Triliva, S., & Sfakianaki, R. (in press). A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2019.1662866

Few studies to date have investigated trauma training programs for healthcare workers who serve refugees. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the feasibility of a Train-the Trainer (TTT) seminar designed to bring knowledge of trauma-in... Read More about A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care.

Suicide and its discontent: Practitioner psychologists experiences of working with active suicidal ideation (2019)
Thesis
Llewellyn, S. Suicide and its discontent: Practitioner psychologists experiences of working with active suicidal ideation. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491233

Suicide is often conceptualised as a harmful, frightening and a misunderstood phenomenon. Research has shown that the theorising of suicide is broad-ranging and complex identifying that working clinically with clients who present with suicide can be... Read More about Suicide and its discontent: Practitioner psychologists experiences of working with active suicidal ideation.

Cognitive and affective benefits of coloring: Two randomized controlled crossover studies (2019)
Journal Article
Holt, N. J., Furbert, L., & Sweetingham, E. (in press). Cognitive and affective benefits of coloring: Two randomized controlled crossover studies. Art Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1080/07421656.2019.1645498

The current research sought to replicate and extend work suggesting that coloring can reduce anxiety, asking whether coloring can improve cognitive performance. In two experiments undergraduates (N = 47; N = 52) colored and participated in a control... Read More about Cognitive and affective benefits of coloring: Two randomized controlled crossover studies.

What about the male victims? Exploring the impact of gender stereotyping on implicit attitudes and behavioural intentions associated with intimate partner violence (2019)
Journal Article
Bates, E. A., Kaye, L. K., Pennington, C. R., & Hamlin, I. (2019). What about the male victims? Exploring the impact of gender stereotyping on implicit attitudes and behavioural intentions associated with intimate partner violence. Sex Roles, 81(1-2), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-018-0949-x

Although intimate partner violence (IPV) is considered stereotypically as a gendered phenomenon, empirical evidence contradicts such gender asymmetry in reported rates of victimisation and perpetration. The current research explored the impact of ste... Read More about What about the male victims? Exploring the impact of gender stereotyping on implicit attitudes and behavioural intentions associated with intimate partner violence.

Postcards from researchers (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Jenkinson, E., & Clarke, V. (2019, July). Postcards from researchers. Presented at Exploring the potential for creative and arts-based methods for applied psychological research

A workshop, drawing on guerrilla kindness craftivism, to share inspiration and research ideas gained from the BPS creative methods seminar.

Beer? Over here! Examining attentional bias towards alcoholic and appetitive stimuli in a visual search eye-tracking task (2019)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Qureshi, A. W., Monk, R. L., & Heim, D. (in press). Beer? Over here! Examining attentional bias towards alcoholic and appetitive stimuli in a visual search eye-tracking task. Psychopharmacology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-019-05313-0

Rationale: Experimental tasks that demonstrate alcohol-related attentional bias typically expose participants to single-stimulus targets (e.g., addiction stroop, visual probe, anti-saccade task), which may not correspond fully with real-world context... Read More about Beer? Over here! Examining attentional bias towards alcoholic and appetitive stimuli in a visual search eye-tracking task.

Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Christopher, G., & McClean, S. (2019, July). Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study. Paper presented at Ageing Better Conference

Colouring has been advocated as a wellbeing activity for older adults (e.g., Alzheimer’s Society, 2018) and colouring books and activity packs specific to this population abound (e.g., Active Minds, 2018). Despite this, no research has examined the e... Read More about Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study.

Time to let go? The difficulties of simple conclusions from attachment theory. (2019)
Journal Article
Serning, N. (2019). Time to let go? The difficulties of simple conclusions from attachment theory

This article questions the usefulness of attachment theory in educational contexts, and also queries its scientific validity more general. It argues for a more clear stance on behaviour management and exclusions in the classroom.

Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research. (2019)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Pawson, C., Summers, N., & Williams, J. (2019). Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 26(5-6), 185-197. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12521

WHAT IS KNOWN ABOUT THE SUBJECT?: Risk in psychiatry involves harm to self or others owing to mental health difficulties, for example iatrogenic effects of treatment, self-harm, suicide and violence. Risk management is a framework to minimize risks,... Read More about Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research..

Exploring attachment incoherence in bereaved families’ therapy narratives: An attachment theory-informed thematic analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Willcox, R., Moller, N., & Clarke, V. (2019). Exploring attachment incoherence in bereaved families’ therapy narratives: An attachment theory-informed thematic analysis. Family Journal, 27(3), 339-347. https://doi.org/10.1177/1066480719853006

Attachment theory predicts that family bereavement leads even securely attached individuals to experience temporary attachment insecurity. This paper explores how incoherence, a narrative marker of attachment insecurity, is displayed in the talk of f... Read More about Exploring attachment incoherence in bereaved families’ therapy narratives: An attachment theory-informed thematic analysis.

Museums: Changing lives through art (2019)
Report
Ryan, M., Stevens, C., Campion, L., & Holt, N. J. (2019). Museums: Changing lives through art

Evaluation of a partnership project May 2016 to April 2019

The predictability of a target’s motion influences gaze, head and hand movements when trying to intercept it (2019)
Journal Article
de la Malla, C., Rushton, S., Clark, K., Smeets, J. B. J., & Brenner, E. (2019). The predictability of a target’s motion influences gaze, head and hand movements when trying to intercept it. Journal of Neurophysiology, 121(6), 2416-2427. https://doi.org/10.1152/jn.00917.2017

Does the predictability of a target's movement and of the interception location influence how the target is intercepted? In a first experiment, we manipulated the predictability of the interception location. A target moved along a haphazardly curved... Read More about The predictability of a target’s motion influences gaze, head and hand movements when trying to intercept it.

Understanding Muslim women clients of counselling: An interpretive phenomenological analysis (2019)
Thesis
Sadiq, Rehman, N. Understanding Muslim women clients of counselling: An interpretive phenomenological analysis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/846566

Muslims and Islam have become a central feature of global news and often find themselves in narratives associated with local and national terror. These negative representations may have an impact on Muslim individuals’ wellbeing and navigation of lif... Read More about Understanding Muslim women clients of counselling: An interpretive phenomenological analysis.

Alcohol belongs here: Assessing alcohol-related inhibitory control with a contextual Go/No-Go Task (2019)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Monk, R. L., Qureshi, A. W., & Heim, D. (2019). Alcohol belongs here: Assessing alcohol-related inhibitory control with a contextual Go/No-Go Task. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 27(5), 455-465. https://doi.org/10.1037/pha0000256

There is a growing awareness of the need to explore the social and environmental milieus that drive alcohol consumption and related cognitions. The current study examined the extent to which alcohol-congruent and incongruent drinking contexts modulat... Read More about Alcohol belongs here: Assessing alcohol-related inhibitory control with a contextual Go/No-Go Task.

Schizotypy (2019)
Book Chapter
Holt, N. J. (in press). Schizotypy. In M. Runco, & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of CreativityElsevier

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.

Test-retest reliability for common tasks in vision science (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, K., Pennington, C. R., Hedge, C., Lee, J. T., & Petrie, A. C. P. (2019, May). Test-retest reliability for common tasks in vision science. Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society

Historically, research in cognitive psychology has sought to evaluate cognitive mechanisms according to the average response to a manipulation. Differences between individuals have been dismissed as “noise” with an aim toward characterising an overal... Read More about Test-retest reliability for common tasks in vision science.