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  1. Blending Human and Artificial Intelligence to Support Autistic Children’s Social Communication Skills

    Porayska-Pomsta, K., Alcorn, A. M., Avramides, K., Beale, S., Bernardini, S., Foster, M. E., Frauenberger, C., Good, J., Guldberg, K., Keay-Bright, W., Kossyvaki, L., Lemon, O., Mademtzi, M., Menzies, R., Pain, H., Rajendran, G., Waller, A., Wass, S. & Smith, T. J. 21 Aug 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  2. When verbs help naming nouns: A study on derived nominals in aphasia

    Zanini, C., Garraffa, M. & Semenza, C. 2014 In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 19, 1, p. 112-115 4 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  3. I bambini con Disturbo Specifico del Linguaggio (DSL) sono sensibili alle violazioni delle massime conversazionali?

    Rossi, L., Garraffa, M. & Surian, L. Apr 2013 In : Psicologia Clinica dello Sviluppo. 17, 1, p. 135-145 11 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Refining understanding of working memory buffers through the construct of binding: evidence from a single case informs theory and clinical practice

    Jonin, P-Y., Calia, C., Muratot , S., Belliard, S., Duche, Q., Barbeau, E. J. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 3 Aug 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Cortex.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Road traffic advisor project

    Ellis, S., Lansdown, T. & Richardson, J. 2000 In : IEE Conference Publication. 472, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalConference article

  6. Primary task disruption from multiple in-vehicle systems

    Lansdown, T. C., Brook-Carter, N. & Kersloot, T. 1 Apr 2002 In : ITS Journal: Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal. 7, 2, p. 151-168 18 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Well-being and stress in small and medium-sized enterprises

    Brotherton, C., Deighan, C. & Lansdown, T. 2009 Handbook of Managerial Behavior and Occupational Health. Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 229-238 10 p.

    Research output:Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  8. Older Adults Experiences of Learning to Use Tablet Computers: A Mixed Methods Study

    Vaportzis, E., Giatsi Clausen, M. & Gow, A. J. 3 Sep 2018 In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, 1631

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Increasing the Discoverability of Non-English Language Research Papers: A Reverse-Engineering Application of the Pitching Research Template

    W. Faff, R. , Shao, X. , Alqahtani, F. , Atif, M. , Białek-Jaworska, A. , Chen, A. , Duppati, G. , Escobar, M. , Finta, M. A. , Jeny, A. , Li, Y. , Veras Machado, M. A. , Nishi, T. , Nguyen, B. , Noh, J-E. , Reichenecker, J-A. , Sakawa, H. , Vaportzis, E. , Widyawati, L. , Wijayana, S. & 3 others Wijesooriya, C., Ye, Q. & Zhou, Q. 2017

    Research output:Working paper

  10. Pitching non-English language research: A dual-language application of the Pitching Research Framework

    Faff, R. , Shao, X. , Alqahtani, F. , Atif, M. , Białek-Jaworska, A. , Chen, A. , Duppati, G. , Escobar, M. , Finta, M. , Jeny, A. , Li, Y. , Machado, M. , Nishi, T. , Nguyen, B. , Noh, J-E. , Reichenecker, J-A. , Sakawa, H. , Vaportzis, E. , Widyawati, L. , Wijayana, S. & 3 others Wijesooriya, C., Ye, G. & Zhou, C. 2018 In : Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems. 17, 2, p. 266-290

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Investigating social vulnerability in children using computer mediated role-play

    Fallon, T. L., Aylett, R., Minnis, H. & Rajendran, G. 5 Jul 2018 In : Computers and Education. 125, p. 458-464

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  12. The Influence of Dyslexia Candidate Genes on Reading Skill in Old Age

    Luciano, M., Gow, A. J., Pattie, A., Bates, T. C. & Deary, I. J. Sep 2018 In : Behavior Genetics. 48, 5, p. 351–360 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Interaction Effects on Common Measures of Sensitivity: Choice of Measure, Type I Error and Power

    Rhodes, S., Cowan, N., Parra Rodriguez, M. & Logie, R. H. 18 Jul 2018 In : Behavior Research Methods . p. 1-19 19 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Predictors of performance in real and virtual scenarios across age

    Parra Rodriguez, M. & Kaplan, R. I. 16 Jun 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Experimental Aging Research. 45, 2

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Effectiveness of Universal Self-regulation–Based Interventions in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Pandey, A., Hale, D., Das, S., Goddings, A-L., Blakemore, S. J. & Viner, R. M. Jun 2018 In : JAMA Pediatrics. 172, 6, p. 566-575 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  16. How adolescent health influences education and employment: investigating longitudinal associations and mechanisms

    Hale, D. R. & Viner, R. M. Jun 2018 In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 72, 6, p. 465-470 6 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Robot Expressive Behaviour and Autistic Traits

    McKenna, P. E., Ghosh, A., Aylett, R., Broz, F., Keller, I. & Rajendran, G. Jul 2018

    Research output:Contribution to conferencePoster

  18. La délimitation des groupes sociaux dans l'étude des représentations sociales: une comparaison méthodologique sur la représentation de Facebook

    Buschini, F. & Cristea, M. Jan 2018 In : Bulletin de Psychologie. 71, 553, p. 483 - 503 21 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Socio-cognitive load and social anxiety in an emotional anti-saccade task: Social anxiety and inhibition

    McKendrick, M., Butler, S. H. & Grealy, M. A. 24 May 2018 In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, e0197749

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Exercise for the brain?

    Gow, A. J. 2017

    Research output:Other contribution

  21. The Brain and Social Connectedness: GCBH Recommendations on Social Engagement and Brain Health

    Global Council on Brain Health, Carlson, M., Gow, A. J., Litwin, H., Kim, E., Kondo, K., Qiu, C. & Roos, V. 2017

    Research output:Book/ReportCommissioned report

  22. The role of teaching in iterated language transmission

    Kempe, V., Cichon, K., Tamariz, M. & Gauvrit, N. Apr 2018 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (eds.). 27

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

  23. The cultural evolution of communicative conventions: interactions between population connectivity dynamics and cognitive biases

    Segovia Martin, J. & Tamariz, M. Apr 2018 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (eds.). 46

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

  24. Simplicity biases operate at item and system level. An iterated learning study

    Papa, A., Stadje, M., Kirby, S. & Tamariz, M. Apr 2018 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (eds.). 29

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

  25. Rest-related consolidation protects the fine detail of new memories

    Craig, M. & Dewar, M. 1 May 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 6857

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Robot-assisted Social Skill Training for Adults with ASD

    Broz, F., Ghosh, A., Keller, I., McKenna, P. E., Rajendran, G. & Aylett, R. Mar 2018

    Research output:Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  27. Exploring online and offline shopping motivational values in Malaysia

    Wong, R. M. M., Wong, S. C. & Ke, G. N. 2018 In : Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics. 30, 2, p. 352-379 28 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Differential vergence movements in reading Chinese and english: Greater fixation-initial binocular disparity is advantageous in reading the denser orthography

    Hsiao, Y. T., Shillcock, R., Obregón, M., Kreiner, H., Roberts, M. A. J. & McDonald, S. 1 Jan 2018 In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 71, 1, p. 324-332 9 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Predictors of gait speed and its change over three years in community-dwelling older people

    Pinter, D., Ritchie, S. J., Gattringer, T., Bastin, M. E., Hernández, M. D. C. V., Corley, J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Pattie, A., Dickie, D. A., Gow, A. J., Starr, J. M., Deary, I. J., Enzinger, C., Fazekas, F. & Wardlaw, J. 20 Jan 2018 In : Aging. 10, 1, p. 144-153 10 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Coupled changes in hippocampal structure and cognitive ability in later life

    Anblagan, D., Valdés Hernández, M. C., Ritchie, S. J., Aribisala, B. S., Royle, N. A., Hamilton, I. F., Cox, S. R., Gow, A. J., Pattie, A., Corley, J., Starr, J. M., Muñoz Maniega, S., Bastin, M. E., Deary, I. J. & Wardlaw, J. M. Feb 2018 In : Brain and Behavior. 8, 2, e00838

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Reading for Meaning: What Influences Paragraph Understanding in Aphasia?

    Webster, J., Morris, J., Howard, D. & Garraffa, M. Mar 2018 In : American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 27, p. 423-437 15 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Investigation into the visual perceptive ability of anaesthetists during ultrasound-guided interscalene and femoral blocks conducted on soft embalmed cadavers: a randomised single-blind study

    Mustafa, A., Seeley, J., Munirama, S., Columb, M., McKendrick, M-E., Schwab, A., Corner, G., Eisma, R. & McLeod, G. Apr 2018 In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 120, 4, p. 854-859 6 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Affordances after spinal cord injury

    Sedda, A., Ambrosini, E., Dirupo, G., Tonin, D., Valsecchi, L., Redaelli, T., Spinelli, M., Costantini, M. & Bottini, G. 16 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Neuropsychology.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Capturing real-life forgetting in transient epileptic amnesia via an incidental memory test

    Hoefeijzers, S., Zeman, A., Della Sala, S. & Dewar, M. 13 Dec 2017 In : Cortex.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Visual processing during short-term memory binding in mild Alzheimer's disease

    Fernández, G., Orozco, D., Agamennoni, O., Schumacher, M., Sañudo, S., Biondi, J. & Parra Rodriguez, M. 18 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Brain structural differences between 73- and 92-year olds matched for childhood intelligence, social background, and intracranial volume

    Ritchie, S. J., Dickie, D. A., Cox, S. R., Del C. Valdés Hernández, M., Sibbett, R., Pattie, A., Anblagan, D., Redmond, P., Royle, N. A., Corley, J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Taylor, A. M., Karama, S., Booth, T., Gow, A. J., Starr, J. M., Bastin, M. E., Wardlaw, J. M. & Deary, I. J. Feb 2018 In : Neurobiology of Aging. 62, p. 146-158 13 p.

    Research output:Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Computational rehabilitation of neglect: Using state-space models to understand the recovery mechanisms

    Sedda, G., Ottonello, M., Fiabane, E., Pistarini, C., Sedda, A. & Sanguineti, V. 15 Aug 2017 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR). IEEE, p. 187-192 6 p. (International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics)

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

  38. Core regions for syntactic processing? A tDCS study on the language network

    Garraffa, M. & Sedda, A. 6 Oct 2017

    Research output:Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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