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The contributions of stereotype threat research to social psychology (2015)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R. (2015). The contributions of stereotype threat research to social psychology

Stereotype threat describes the experience of being viewed through the lens of a negative stereotype. This social psychological phenomenon demonstrates the deleterious effects that negative societal stereotypes can exert on performance. The current a... Read More about The contributions of stereotype threat research to social psychology.

The effects of stereotype threat and contextual cues on alcohol users' inhibitory control (2015)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Pennington, C., Qureshi, A., Monk, R. L., & Heim, D. (2016). The effects of stereotype threat and contextual cues on alcohol users' inhibitory control. Addictive Behaviors, 54, 12-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.11.014

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Aim: Previous research indicates that users of illicit substances exhibit diminished cognitive function under stereotype threat. Advancing this research, the current study aimed to examine the effects of stereotype threat on alco... Read More about The effects of stereotype threat and contextual cues on alcohol users' inhibitory control.

Mnemic neglect in dementia (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Christopher, G., Cheston, R., & Dodd, E. (2015, November). Mnemic neglect in dementia. Paper presented at CHCR Health Research for Impact Conference

Paper

Man vs. Mouse: The act of walking does not alter spatial suppression in humans (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, K., & Rushton, S. K. (2015, May). Man vs. Mouse: The act of walking does not alter spatial suppression in humans

Recently, Ayaz et al. (2013) reported a remarkable finding: surround suppression, as measured by V1 activation in mice, is substantially reduced during locomotion (running in place). Does low-level visual processing change in humans when they are wal... Read More about Man vs. Mouse: The act of walking does not alter spatial suppression in humans.

Enhancing student learning experiences in sport psychology modules using practical activities (2015)
Journal Article
Roberts, D. C., & Barber, L. (2015). Enhancing student learning experiences in sport psychology modules using practical activities

The University of Worcester states in its most recent strategic plan (2013 – 2018) a set of enduring values that guide and direct the activities of the institution. The first listed, and perhaps the most important value is the striving to be “an out... Read More about Enhancing student learning experiences in sport psychology modules using practical activities.

Improvement in visual search with practice: Mapping learning-related changes in neurocognitive stages of processing (2015)
Journal Article
Clark, K., Appelbaum, L. G., van den Berg, B., Mitroff, S. R., & Woldorff, M. G. (2015). Improvement in visual search with practice: Mapping learning-related changes in neurocognitive stages of processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(13), 5351-5359. https://doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.1152-14.2015

Practice can improve performance on visual search tasks; the neural mechanisms underlying such improvements, however, are not clear. Response time typically shortens with practice, but which components of the stimulus–response processing chain facili... Read More about Improvement in visual search with practice: Mapping learning-related changes in neurocognitive stages of processing.

Professional and ethical practice during training: The 'wounded healer' (2015)
Book Chapter
Hadjiosif, M. (2015). Professional and ethical practice during training: The 'wounded healer'. In R. Tribe, & J. Morrissey (Eds.), Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists, 310-321. Routledge

Book chapter

What can 1 billion trials tell us about visual search? (2015)
Journal Article
Mitroff, S. R., Biggs, A. T., Adamo, S. H., Dowd, E. W., Winkle, J., & Clark, K. (2015). What can 1 billion trials tell us about visual search?. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41(1), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000012

Mobile technology (e.g., smartphones and tablets) has provided psychologists with a wonderful opportunity: through careful design and implementation, mobile applications can be used to crowd source data collection. By garnering massive amounts of dat... Read More about What can 1 billion trials tell us about visual search?.

Perception and Human Information Processing in Visual Search (2015)
Book Chapter
Clark, K., Cain, M., & Mitroff, S. R. (2015). Perception and Human Information Processing in Visual Search. In M. W. Scerbo, R. Parasuraman, J. L. Szalma, R. R. Hoffman, & P. A. Hancock (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Applied Perception Research, 199-217. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9780511973017.016

Visual search is the process of finding specific target items within an environment using particular visual features or prior knowledge. Searches can be as easy as finding your friend with purple hair in a lecture hall or as complicated as finding a... Read More about Perception and Human Information Processing in Visual Search.

An in-depth appraisal of career termination experiences in professional cricket (2015)
Journal Article
Roberts, C., Mullen, R., Evans, L., & Hall, R. (2015). An in-depth appraisal of career termination experiences in professional cricket. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33(9), 935-944. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2014.977936

© 2014 Taylor & Francis. Abstract: This qualitative study explored the career termination experiences of 9 male, retired professional cricketers between the ages of 28 and 40 (mean value34, s=4.65 m). The participants took part in retrospective, se... Read More about An in-depth appraisal of career termination experiences in professional cricket.

The PhD journey: A guide to applying, starting and succeeding (2015)
Book Chapter
Pennington, C., & Norris, E. (2015). The PhD journey: A guide to applying, starting and succeeding. In E. Norris (Ed.), A Guide for Psychology Postgraduates: Surviving Postgraduate Study, 50-54. British Psychological Society

To postgraduates, a PhD may seem like an ideal opportunity to improve research skills prior to future work. However, the application process is a competitive and often challenging experience. This article seeks to de-mystify some of the common questi... Read More about The PhD journey: A guide to applying, starting and succeeding.