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  1. The evolution of accelerated long-term forgetting: Evidence from the TIME study

    Savage, S., Hoefeijzers, S., Milton, F., Streatfield, C., Dewar, M. T. & Zeman, A. 6 Oct 2017 In : Cortex. p. 1-40 40 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Conduct problems trajectories and psychosocial outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Bevilacqua, L., Hale, D. R., Barker, E. & Viner, R. M. 14 Sep 2017 In : European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Dementia in Latin America: Assessing the present and envisioning the future

    Parra Rodriguez, M., Baez, S., Allegri, R., Nitrini, R., Lopera, F., Slachevsky, A., Custodio, N., Lira, D., Piguet, O., Kumfor, F., Huepe, D., Cogram, P., Bak, T., Manes, F. & Ibáñez, A. M. 26 Sep 2017 In : Neurology.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Evaluating Robot Facial Expressions

    Aylett, R., Broz, F., Ghosh, A., McKenna, P. E., Rajendran, G., Foster, M. E., Roffo, G. & Vinciarelli, A. 15 Sep 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). ACM

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

  5. Innovation and social transmission in experimental micro-societies: exploring the scope of cumulative culture in young children

    McGuigan, N., Whiten, A., Burdett, E., Vale, G., Burgess, V., Dean, L. & Lucas, A. 26 Jul 2017 In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

    Research output:Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  6. Do you think I approve of that? Designing facial expressions for a robot

    McKenna, P. E., Lim, M. Y., Ghosh, A., Aylett, R., Broz, F. & Rajendran, G. 31 Aug 2017 Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Social Robotics. Springer, (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence)

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

  7. Reading Comprehension in aphasia: Exploring the relationship between linguistic profile and personal perception

    Webster, J., Morris, J., Howard, D. & Garraffa, M. 15 Aug 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  8. A discourse account of intervention phenomena: An investigation of interrogatives

    Riches, N. & Garraffa, M. 25 Aug 2017 In : Glossa. 2, 1, 74

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Categorical Speech Perception in Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions

    Stewart, M. E., Petrou, A. M. & Ota, M. 11 Sep 2017 In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Do semantic clustering deficits underpin long-term memory binding impairments in prodromal AD?

    Calia, C., Backhouse, E., Pattan, V., Clafferty, R., Starr, J. M., Della Sala, S. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 16 Jul 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePoster

  11. Spatial alignment and response hand in geometric and motion illusions

    Scocchia, L., Paroli, M., Stucchi, N. A. & Sedda, A. Jul 2017 In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 1169

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  12. The effect of age on the FCSRT-IR and Temporary Visual Memory Binding

    Killin, L., Abrahams, S., Parra Rodriguez, M. & Della Sala, S. 12 Sep 2017 In : International Psychogeriatrics. p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 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

  14. 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. 14 Jun 2017 In : Current Alzheimer Research. p. 1-46 46 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Carotid disease at age 73 and cognitive change from age 70 to 76 years: A longitudinal cohort study

    Wardlaw, J. M., Allerhand, M., Eadie, E., Thomas, A., Corley, J., Pattie, A., Taylor, A., Shenkin, S. D., Cox, S., Gow, A., Starr, J. M. & Deary, I. J. Aug 2017 In : Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 37, 8, p. 3042-3052 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

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

    Calia, C. 20 Feb 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferenceOther

  17. The cumulative semantic interference effect in normal and pathological ageing.

    Mulatti, C., Calia, C., DeCaro, M. & Della Sala, S. Dec 2014 In : Neuropsychologia. 65, p. 125-130

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Transient involuntary mirror writing triggered by anxiety

    Della Sala, S., Calia, C., DeCaro, M. & McIntosh, R. 2015 In : Neurocase. 21, 5, p. 665-673 9 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Visuospatial bootstrapping: aging and the facilitation of verbal memory by spatial displays.

    Calia, C., Darling, S., Allen, R. & Havelka, J. 2015 In : Archives of Scientific Psychology.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  20. 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

  21. 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. 8 Jun 2017 In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 9, 178

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  22. 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

  23. Identification and intensity of disgust: distinguishing visual, linguistic and facial expressions processing in Parkinson disease

    Sedda, A., Petito, S., Guarino, M. & Stracciari, A. 14 Jul 2017 In : Behavioural Brain Research. 330, p. 30–36 7 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 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. May 2017 In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 11, 244

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Linking Expressive Behavior and Intention for Robot-assisted Training for Adults with ASD

    Broz, F., Lim, M. Y., Ghosh, A., Rajendran, G. & Aylett, R. 6 Mar 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePaper

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. Iterated Teaching Can Optimize Language Functionality

    Kempe, V., Cichon, K., Gauvrit, N. & Tamariz, M. 26 Jul 2017 Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

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

  30. 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. 10 May 2017 In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 9, 122

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  31. 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

  32. The interactive origin of iconicity

    Tamariz, M., Roberts, S., Martinez, I. & Santiago de Torres, J. 15 May 2017 In : Cognitive Science.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Group size and personalization’s effect on Facebook message response rates

    Fatkin, J-M. & Lansdown, T. 2017 In : Information Technology and People. 30, 1

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  34. 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

  35. 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

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

    Parra Rodriguez, M., Sánchez Cuellar, M. G., Valencia, S. & Trijillo, N. 14 Mar 2017 In : Cognition and Emotion. p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

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

    Rhodes, S., Parra Rodriguez, M., Cowan, N. & Logie, R. H. 1 Jun 2017 In : Psychology and Aging.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

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