Personality profile of child synaesthetes
Rinaldi, L., Smees, R., Carmichael, D., & Simner, J. (2020)
Personality profile of child synaesthetes. Frontiers in Bioscience, 12, 162-182
Previous research into personality and synaesthesia has focused on adult populations and yielded mixed results. One particular challenge has been to distinguish traits associa...
The Rivers Centre in Scotland: An Attachment‐Based Service Model for People With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Fyvie, C., Easton, P., Moreton, G., McKeever, J., & Karatzias, T. (2019)
The Rivers Centre in Scotland: An Attachment‐Based Service Model for People With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32(6), 864-869. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22458
The Rivers Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom) operated for nearly 20 years as a traditional specialist trauma service, delivering psychological therapies to an adu...
The efficacy of a psychoeducational intervention for the stabilisation of complex interpersonal trauma symptomatology in female offenders
Mahoney, A. The efficacy of a psychoeducational intervention for the stabilisation of complex interpersonal trauma symptomatology in female offenders. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2086402
Interpersonal trauma is endemic in female prisons. Implementing trauma informed interventions to assist the recovery of women in custody has long been advocated for. It has be...
The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites
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 ...
Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference.
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), https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1137
Anxiety is known to impair attentional control particularly when Task demands are high. Neuroimaging studies generally support these behavioral findings, reportin...
The paranoia as defence model of persecutory delusions: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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
An influential psychological model of persecutory delusions proposed they are caused by a bias towards holding others responsible for negative events, which serves ...
Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique
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 narra...
Decision science: a new hope
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, mathemat...
The effect of reducing the 'jumping to conclusions' bias on treatment decision-making capacity in psychosis: A randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis
Turner, D. T., MacBeth, A., Larkin, A., Moritz, S., Livingstone, K., Campbell, A., & Hutton, P. (2019)
The effect of reducing the 'jumping to conclusions' bias on treatment decision-making capacity in psychosis: A randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(4), 784-793. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby136
Evidence-based psychological interventions to support treatment decision-making capacity (‘capacity’) in psychosis do not currently exist. This study sought to esta...
Faith in thy threshold
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., MacLean, R., Laybourn, P., & Brown, D. (2018)
Faith in thy threshold. Medicine, Science and the Law, (002580241879106). ISSN 0025-8024
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 ...