New Research

Recent Posts:

What can jigsaws tell us about child development?

Why gendered deodorants work particularly for unmanly men.

Evaluating a theory informed interactive animation designed to increase young people with asthma’s engagement in physical activity.

Theodore (Ted) Carlson Webster has been involved in helping in the drafting, editing, and review response process of writing the paper in collaboration with researcher in labs at University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italy), Leuven Institute of Criminology (Belgium), and Maastricht University (Netherlands). Congratulations Ted!

Recent Publications:

Okely, J. A., Overy, K., & Deary, I. J. (2022). Experience of playing a musical instrument and lifetime change in general cognitive ability: Evidence from the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936. Psychological Science, 09567976221092726

Fisher, N. K., Hadley, L. V., Corps, R. E., & Pickering, M. J. (2021). The effects of dual-task interference in predicting turn-ends in speech and music. Brain Research1768, 147571. DOI /10.1016/j.brainres.2021.147571

Fodarella, C., Marsh, J. E., Chu, S., Athwal-Kooner, P., Jones, H. S., Skelton, F. C., …Frowd, C. D. (2021). The importance of detailed context reinstatement for the production of identifiable composite faces from memory. Visual Cognition, 29(3), 180-200. DOI: /10.1080/13506285.2021.1890292

Wimmer, M. C., Whalley, B., & Hollins, T. J. (2021). “I can’t skip it”: Does free report improve accuracy in false memories? Memory, 29, 353-361.

Wimmer, M. C., Marx, C., Stirk, S., & Hancock, P. J. B. (2021). Bilinguals’ inhibitory control and attentional processes in a visual perceptual task. Psychological Research, 85, 1439-1448.

Doherty, M. J., Wimmer, M. C., Hien, C., Robinson, E. J., & Stone, C. (2021). Piecing together the puzzle of pictorial representation: How jigsaws index metacognitive development. Child Development, 92, 205-221.

Koenig, L., Wimmer, M. C., & Trippas, D. (2020). Item repetition and response deadline affect familiarity and recollection differently across childhood. Memory, 28, 900-907.

Skelton, F. C., Frowd, C. D., Hancock, P. J. B., Jones, H. S., Jones, B. C., Fodarella, C., Battersby, K., & Logan, K. (2020). Constructing identifiable composite faces: The importance of cognitive alignment of interview and construction procedure. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 26(3), 507–521. DOI: /10.1037/xap0000257

Hadley, L. V., Fisher, N. K., & Pickering, M. J. (2020). Listeners are better at predicting speakers similar to themselves. Acta psychologica208, 103094. DOI:/10.1016/j.actpsy.2020.103094

Piotrowska, B., Willis, A. (2019). Beyond the global motion deficit hypothesis of developmental dyslexia: A cross-sectional study of visual, cognitive, and socio-economic factors influencing reading ability in children. Vision Research, 159, pp. 48-60. Available here

Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018). The relationship between creativity and attention. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2018.1530910.

Curley, L. J., MacLean, R., & Murray, J. (2017). The Relationship between the Big 5 Personality Traits and Eyewitness Recognition. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis, 13 (2), 1539 – 8714.

Langton, S. R., McIntyre, A. H., Hancock, P. J., & Leder, H. (2017). Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1-30. Available here.