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Bilingualism: The foreign language effect does not extend to rational decision making

Journal Article
Curley, L., Carruthers, L., & Piotrowska, B. (2020)
Bilingualism: The foreign language effect does not extend to rational decision making. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis, 17(1),
This research investigated if the foreign language effect extended to rationality. Four groups (English speaking monolingual group; Polish speaking monolingual group; Bilingua...

The relationship between creativity and attention in adults

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...

Creativity and Attention: A Multi-Method Investigation

Thesis
Carruthers, L. Creativity and Attention: A Multi-Method Investigation. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052411
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. Past research has rela...

The role of make-believe in Foley.

Book Chapter
Carruthers, L., & Turner, P. (2016)
The role of make-believe in Foley. In P. Turner, & J. T. Harviainen (Eds.), Digital Make-Believe, 125-139. BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29553-4_8
The acts of pretending and make-believe are almost exclusively studied in the context of child development and child psychology. This study was therefore an exploratory invest...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Function Impairment: An Overview.

Journal Article
Carruthers, L. (2016)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Executive Function Impairment: An Overview. The Quarterly, 98,
As with any cognitive ability, attention is vulnerable to dysfunction. The most common attentional problem is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This brief overv...

It's not interaction, it's make believe.

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Carruthers, L. (2014)
It's not interaction, it's make believe. In Proceedings of the 2014 European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomicshttps://doi.org/10.1145/2637248.2637266
A principal, but largely unexplored, use of our cognition when using interacting technology involves pretending. To pretend is to believe that which is not the case, for examp...