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  1. Young children display an increase in prosocial donating in response to an upwards shift in generosity by a same-aged peer

    Messer, E. J. E., Burgess, V., Sinclair, M., Grant, S., Spencer, D. & McGuigan, N. 1 Jun 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 2633

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Brain information sharing during visual short-term memory binding yields a memory biomarker for familial Alzheimer’s disease

    Parra Rodriguez, M., Mikulan, E. P., Trujillo, N., Della Sala, S., Lopera, F., Manes, F., Starr, J. M. & Ibáñez, A. M. 19 May 2017 In : Current Alzheimer Research.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  3. An early career researcher’s take-home tips on peer review

    Calia, C. 20 Feb 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferenceOther

  4. Visual complexity accentuates picture description deficit in amnesia

    Dewar, M. T., Neroni, M. A., Zeman, A. Z. J., Beschin, N. & Della Sala, S. 31 May 2017 In : Neuropsychology.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Enhanced working memory binding by direct electrical stimulation of the parietal cortex

    Birba, A., Hesse, E., Sedeño, L., Mikulan, E. P., del Carmen García, M., Avalos, J., Adolfi, F., Bekinschtein, T. A., Zimerman, M., Parra Rodriguez, M., García, A. M. & Ibáñez, A. M. 17 May 2017 In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  6. How prior expectations influence older adults’ perception and action during object interaction

    Buckingham, G., Reid, D. & Potter, L. M. 26 Apr 2017 In : Multisensory Research.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Atypical modulations of N170 component during emotional processing and their links to social behaviors in ex-combatants

    Trujillo, S., Valencia, S., Trijillo, N., Ugarriza, J. E., Rodríguez, M. V., Rendon, J., Pineda, D. A., Lopez, J. D., Ibáñez, A. M. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 25 Apr 2017 In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  8. The ‘Discredited’ and ‘discreditable’: Mental Health, Stigma and Unemployment

    Maclean, G., Marks, A. & Cowan, S. 4 Apr 2016

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  9. Psychosocial Risk Management in the European Health and Social Care Sector: Factors Predictive of the Implementation of Procedures and Measures to address Psychosocial Risks

    Cowan, S. J., Leka, S. & Jain, A. 2016 Proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference: OHP in Times of Change: Society and the workplace. Teoh, K., Dediu, V., Saade, N. J. & Hassard, J. (eds.). EAOHP, O106

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  10. Figuring out children's number representations: Lessons from cross-cultural work

    Towse, J., Muldoon, K. P. & Simms, V. 2015 The Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition. Cohen Kadosh, R. & Dowker, A. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 402-414 13 p.

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  11. Iterated Teaching Can Optimize Language Functionality

    Kempe, V., Cichon, K., Gauvrit, N. & Tamariz, M. 11 Apr 2017 Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  12. Feature binding of common everyday items is not affected by age: Feature binding of everyday items

    Hoefeijzers, S., Gonzalez Hernandez , A., Rios, A. M. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 12 Apr 2017 In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Social cognitive training improves emotional processing and reduces aggressive attitudes in ex-combatants

    Trujillo, S., Trujillo, N., Lopez, J. D., Gómez, D., Valencia, S., Rendon, . J., Pineda, D. A. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 20 Mar 2017 In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 510

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  14. The interactive origin of iconicity

    Tamariz, M., Roberts, S., Martinez, I. & Santiago de Torres, J. 2017 In : Cognitive Science.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Interaction of APOE e4 and poor glycemic control predicts white matter hyperintensity growth from 73 to 76

    Cox, S. R., Ritchie, S. J., Dickie, D. A., Pattie, A., Royle, N. A., Corley, J., Aribisala, B. S., Harris, S. E., del Carmen Valdés Hernández, M., Gow, A. J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Starr, J. M., Bastin, M. E., Wardlaw, J. M. & Deary, I. J. Jun 2017 In : Neurobiology of Aging. 54, p. 54–58 5 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Understanding the difference in pupil dilation between children with and without ASD during a joint attention memory task

    Sheppard, E., Lohan, K. S., Little , G., Bonnar, L., Kelly, S. & Rajendran, G. 6 Mar 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  17. Attentional bias during emotional processing: evidence from an emotional flanker task using IAPS

    Parra Rodriguez, M., Sánchez Cuellar, M. G., Valencia, S. & Trijillo, N. 16 Feb 2017 In : Cognition and Emotion.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Healthy Aging and Visual Working Memory: The Effect of Mixing Feature and Conjunction Changes

    Rhodes, S., Parra Rodriguez, M., Cowan, N. & Logie, R. H. 21 Dec 2016 In : Psychology and Aging.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Impact of small vessel disease in the brain on gait and balance

    Pinter, D., Ritchie, S. J., Doubal, F., Gattringer, T., Morris, Z., Bastin, M. E., Hernández, M. D. C. V., Royle, N. A., Corley, J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Pattie, A., Dickie, D. A., Staals, J., Gow, A. J., Starr, J. M., Deary, I. J., Enzinger, C., Fazekas, F. & Wardlaw, J. 30 Jan 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 41637

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Locating Temporal Functional Dynamics of Visual Short-Term Memory Binding using Graph Modular Dirichlet Energy

    Smith, K., Ricaud, B., Shahid, N., Rhodes, S., Starr, J. M., Ibáñez, A., Parra Rodriguez, M., Escudero, J. & Vandergheynst, P. 10 Feb 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 42013

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  21. A transcultural cognitive marker of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Della Sala, S., Kozlova, I., Stamate, A. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 2 Nov 2016 In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Is the tendency to conform influenced by the age of the majority?

    McGuigan, N. & Burgess, V. May 2017 In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 157, p. 49-65 17 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Safety Culture in Practice: Assessment, Evaluation, and Feedback

    Agnew, Ç. & Flin, R. 2014 Patient Safety Culture: Theory, Methods and Application. Waterson, P. (ed.). p. 207-228

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  24. Nurse leadership and patient safety

    Agnew, Ç., Flin, R. & Reid, J. 2012 In : BMJ. 345, e4589

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Patient safety climate and worker safety behaviours in acute hospitals in Scotland

    Agnew, Ç., Flin, R. & Mearns, K. Jun 2013 In : Journal of Safety Research. 45, p. 95–101

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Hospital survey on patient safety culture: psychometric analysis on a Scottish sample

    Sarac, Ç., Flin, R., Mearns, K. & Jackson, J. 2011 In : BMJ Quality and Safety. 20, 10, p. 842-848

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Hospital safety climate surveys: measurement issues

    Jackson, J., Sarac, Ç. & Flin, R. Dec 2010 In : Current Opinion in Critical Care. 16, 6, p. 632-638 7 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Early life characteristics and late life burden of cerebral small vessel disease in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

    Field, T. S., Doubal, F. N., Johnson, W., Backhouse, E., McHutchison, C., Cox, S., Corley, J., Pattie, A., Gow, A. J., Shenkin, S., Cvoro, V., Morris, Z., Staals, J., Bastin, M., Deary, I. J. & Wardlaw, J. M. 19 Sep 2016 In : Aging. 8, 9, p. 2039-2061 23 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Optimising Healthcare Transitions for Adolescents

    Hale, D. R. & Viner, R. M. Feb 2017 In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 60, 2, p. S78

    Research output:Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  30. Patient expectation of a voice clinic consultation: development of the ACaPELa questionnaire by assessment of four hundred and fifty-five patients

    Crosbie, R., McKendrick, M-E., Corson, S., Lowit, A. & MacKenzie, K. Feb 2017 In : Clinical Otolaryngology. 42, 1, p. 185-188

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Hippocampal morphology and cognitive functions in community-dwelling older people: The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

    del Carmen Valdés Hernández, M., Cox, S. R., Kim, J., Royle, N. A., Muñoz Maniega, S., Gow, A. J., Anblagan, D., Bastin, M. E., Park, J., Starr, J. M., Wardlaw, J. M. & Deary, I. J. Apr 2017 In : Neurobiology of Aging. 52, p. 1–11 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Paying the price for body evolution: The role of evolution in disorders of body representation

    Magnani, F. G. & Sedda, A. Jan 2017 In : Medical Hypotheses. 98, p. 81-86 6 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Major flood related strains and pregnancy outcomes

    Hilmert, C. J., Kvasnicka-Gates, L., Teoh, A. N., Bresin, K. & Fiebiger, S. 1 Nov 2016 In : Health Psychology. 35, 11, p. 1189-1196 8 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Do children copy an expert or a majority? Examining selective learning in instrumental and normative contexts

    Burdett, E. R. R., Lucas, A. J., Buchsbaum, D., McGuigan, N., Wood, L. A. & Whiten, A. 21 Oct 2016 In : PLOS ONE. 11, 10, e0164698

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Behavioral and Electrophysiological Correlates of Memory Binding Deficits in Patients at Different Risk Levels for Alzheimer's Disease

    Pietto, M., Parra Rodriguez, M., Trujillo, N., Flores, F., García, A. M., Bustin, J., Richly, P., Manes, F., Lopera, F., Ibáñez, A. M. & Baez, S. 8 Aug 2016 In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 53, 4, p. 1325-1340 16 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Intuitive probabilistic inference in capuchin monkeys

    Tecwyn, E. C., Denison, S., Messer, E. J. E. & Buchsbaum, D. 15 Oct 2016 In : Animal Cognition. 14 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Systematic review of effective interventions for multiple risk behaviour

    Hale, D. R., Fitzgerald-Yau, N. & Viner, R. M. Dec 2012

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePoster

  38. Creating a restorative culture in schools

    Hale, D., Fitzgerald-Yau, N., Fletcher, A. & Viner, R. M. 9 May 2013

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  39. Accumulated risk: Adult outcomes of multiple risk behaviours in adolescence.

    Hale, D. R. & Viner, R. M. Jun 2013

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  40. Health is a strong predictor of gain in educational outcomes across adolescence

    Viner, R. M. & Hale, D. R. Oct 2014

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  41. Adolescent chronic conditions and adult education and employment: A systematic review

    Hale, D. R. & Viner, R. M. Jun 2015

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  42. Optimising healthcare transitions

    Hale, D. R., Yassaee, A., Armitage, A. & Viner, R. M. Oct 2015

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

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