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The relationship between creativity and attention in adults (2018)
Journal Article
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018). The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379

Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence that creative people may have poorer attention and are generally more dist... Read More about The relationship between creativity and attention in adults.

The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites (2018)
Journal Article
Brown, C., Portch, E., Skelton, F. C., Fodarella, C., Kuivaniemi-Smith, H., Herold, K., …Frowd, C. D. (2019). The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites. Ergonomics, 62(4), 575-592. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2018.1556816

Witnesses may construct a composite face of a perpetrator using a computerised interface. Police practitioners guide witnesses through this unusual process, the goal being to produce an identifiable image. However, any changes a perpetrator makes to... Read More about The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites.

Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference. (2018)
Journal Article
Barker, H., Munro, J., Orlov, N., Morgenroth, E., Moser, J., Eysenck, M. W., & Allen, P. (2018). Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference. Brain and Behavior, 8(12), Article e01137. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1137

Introduction Anxiety is known to impair attentional control particularly when Task demands are high. Neuroimaging studies generally support these behavioral findings, reporting that anxiety is associated with increased (inefficient) activity in dors... Read More about Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference..

Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample (2018)
Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Ben-Ezra, M., & Shevlin, M. (2018). Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 27(4), Article e1745. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1745

Objectives: The current study sought to further assess the nature of the Affect Dysregulation (AD) cluster of the ICD-11 proposal for Complex PTSD (CPTSD) in a non-clinical sample. Methods: An online survey sample from Israel (n = 618) completed a... Read More about Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample.

The paranoia as defence model of persecutory delusions: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Murphy, P., Bentall, R. P., Freeman, D., O'Rourke, S., & Hutton, P. (2018). The paranoia as defence model of persecutory delusions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 5(11), 913-929. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366%2818%2930339-0

Background An influential psychological model of persecutory delusions proposed they are caused by a bias towards holding others responsible for negative events, which serves to prevent underlying low self-esteem from reaching awareness. An early (1... Read More about The paranoia as defence model of persecutory delusions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique (2018)
Journal Article
Cortazzi, M., Pilcher, N., & Jin, L. (2018). Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique. Qualitative Report, 23(10),

Qualitative researchers draw on multiple, creative ways to elicit participant narratives. Our previous use of playing researcher-selected music to participants to elicit narratives at the end of a traditional interview, in what we call the ‘Da Capo’... Read More about Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique.

Decision science: a new hope (2018)
Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Maclean, R., Murray, J., & Laybourn, P. (2019). Decision science: a new hope. Psychological Reports, 122(6), 2417-2439. https://doi.org/10.1177/0033294118797579

Decision science is an area of enquiry that crosses many disciplines, from psychology to economics, each with their own perspective of decision making. Traditionally, mathematicians have envisaged decision making as a purely rational endeavour, where... Read More about Decision science: a new hope.

Is self-compassion a worthwhile therapeutic target for ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD)? (2018)
Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Bradley, A., Fyvie, C., Logan, K., Easton, P., …Shevlin, M. (2019). Is self-compassion a worthwhile therapeutic target for ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD)?. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 47(3), 257-269. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1352465818000577

Background Two ‘sibling’ disorders have been proposed for the fourthcoming 11th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11); Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Examining psychological factors that may... Read More about Is self-compassion a worthwhile therapeutic target for ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD)?.

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject' (2018)
Book
Vanheule, S., Hook, D., & Neill, C. (Eds.). (2018). Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'. London/New York: Taylor & Francis

The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of comment... Read More about Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'.

Faith in thy threshold (2018)
Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., MacLean, R., Laybourn, P., & Brown, D. (2018). Faith in thy threshold. Medicine, Science and the Law, 002580241879106. https://doi.org/10.1177/0025802418791062

The current study focussed on the decision making processes of jurors. The study investigated how jurors make a decision, if they integrated information within their decision making process, and if cue utilisation thresholds promoted confirmation bia... Read More about Faith in thy threshold.

Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series (2018)
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Taylor, P. J., Taylor, P., Perry, A., Hutton, P., Tan, R., Fisher, N., …Seddon, C. (2019). Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 92(3), 359-378. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12183

Objectives: Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) is an effective psychological intervention for several different mental health conditions. However, whether it is acceptable, safe and beneficial for people with psychosis remains unclear, as is the feasib... Read More about Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series.

Psychological therapy for inpatients receiving acute mental health care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials (2018)
Journal Article
Paterson, C., Karatzias, T., Dickson, A., Harper, S., Dougall, N., & Hutton, P. (2018). Psychological therapy for inpatients receiving acute mental health care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(4), 453-472. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12182

Objectives The effectiveness of psychological therapies for those receiving acute adult mental health inpatient care remains unclear, partly because of the difficulty in conducting randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in this setting. The aim of this... Read More about Psychological therapy for inpatients receiving acute mental health care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials.

Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study (2018)
Journal Article
Štiglic, G., Cilar, L., Novak, Ž., Vrbnjak, D., Stenhouse, R., Snowden, A., & Pajnkihar, M. (2018). Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study. Nurse Education Today, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.03.028

Background Emotional intelligence in nursing is of global interest. International studies identify that emotional intelligence influences nurses' work and relationships with patients. It is associated with compassion and care. Nursing students score... Read More about Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study.

Do electric sheep dream of androids? On the place of fantasy in the consideration of the nonhuman (2018)
Book Chapter
Neill, C. (2018). Do electric sheep dream of androids? On the place of fantasy in the consideration of the nonhuman. In G. Basu Thakur, & J. M. Dickstein (Eds.), Lacan and the Nonhuman (213-225). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63817-1_11

From Karel Čapek’s R.U.R. through to Rosi Braidotti’s non-human actors, in fiction and theory alike, the notion of the non-human often runs very close to the human against which it would be defined. As the non in nonhuman pulls away from the human to... Read More about Do electric sheep dream of androids? On the place of fantasy in the consideration of the nonhuman.

Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects (2018)
Journal Article
Langton, S. R., McIntyre, A. H., Hancock, P. J., & Leder, H. (2018). Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 17470218.2017.1. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2017.1362703

Research has established that a perceived eye gaze produces a concomitant shift in a viewer’s spatial attention in the direction of that gaze. The two experiments reported here investigate the extent to which the nature of the eye movement made by th... Read More about Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects.