Key Publications

Rothen, N., Tsakanikos, E., Meier, B. & Ward, J. (2013). Coloured Letters and Numbers (CLaN): a reliable factor-analysis based synaesthesia questionnaire. Consciousness and Cognition, 22, 1047-1060.

Banissy, M.J., Holle, H., Cassell, J., Annett, L., Tsakanikos, E., Walsh, V., Spiller, M.J., & Ward, J. (2013). Personality traits in people with synaesthesia: Do synaesthetes have an atypical personality profile? Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 828-831.

Chaplin, E., Chester, R., Tsakanikos, E., McCarthy, J., Bouras, N. & Craig, T. (2013). Reliability and validity of the SAINT: A guided self-help tool for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 6, 245-253.

Bethell, E.J., Holmes, A., MacLarnon, A., & Semple, S. (2012). Cognitive bias in a non-human primate: husbandry procedures influence cognitive indicators of psychological wellbeing in captive rhesus macaques. Animal Welfare, 21, 185-195.

Macdonald, J. S. P., Mathan, S., & Yeung, N. (2011). Trial-by-trial variations in subjective attentional state are reflected in ongoing prestimulus EEG alpha oscillations. Frontiers In Psychology, 2 (82).

Tsakanikos, E., Underwood, L., Sturmey, P., Bouras, N., & McCarthy, J. (2011). Psychometric properties of the Disability Assessment Schedule (DAS) for behavior problems: an independent investigation. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 653-8.

Eysenck, M.W, Derakshan, N. (2011). New perspectives in attentional control theory. Personality and Individual Differences. 50(7): 955-960.

Fajkowska, M., Eysenck, M. W, Zagorska, A., Jaskowski, P. (2011). ERP responses to facial affect in low-anxious, high-anxious, repressors and defensive high-anxious individuals. Personality and Individual Differences. 50(7): 961-976.

Silas, J., Levy, J., Nielsen, M. K., Slade, L., & Holmes, A. (2010). Sex and individual differences in induced and evoked EEG measures of action observation. Neuropsychologia, 48, 2417–2426.

Derakshan, N., & Eysenck, M. W. (2010). Introduction to the special issue: Emotional states, attention, and working memory. Cognition and Emotion, 24(2),189-199.

Holmes, A., Kragh Nielsen, M., Tipper, S., & Green, S. (2009). An electrophysiological investigation into the automaticity of emotional face processing in high versus low trait anxious individuals. Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 323-334.

Shrira A. & Tsakanikos, E. (2009). Latent inhibition as a function of schizotypal symptoms: evidence for a bi-directional model. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 922-927.

Mogg, K., Holmes, A., Garner, M., & Bradley, B.P. (2008). Effects of threat cues on attentional shifting, disengagement and response slowing in anxious individuals. Behaviour, Research and Therapy, 46, 656-667.

Stoeber, J. & Eysenck, M. W. (2008) Perfectionism and efficiency: Accuracy, response bias, and invested time in proof-reading performance. Journal of Research in Personality, 42(6):1673-1678.

Calvo, M. G, Eysenck, M. W. (2008). Affective significance enhances covert attention: Roles of anxiety and word familiarity. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 61(11): 1669-1686.

Reed, P., Wakefield, D., Harris, J., Parry, J., Cella, M. & Tsakanikos, E. (2008). Seeing non-existing events: effects of environmental conditions, schizotypal symptoms and sub-clinical characteristics. Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, 39, 276-291.

Pauli, R., Mohiyeddini, C., Bray, D., Michie, F. and Street, B. (2008). Individual differences in negative group work experiences in collaborative student learning. Educational Psychology, 28, 1, 47-58.

Fajkowska, M., Eysenck, M. W. (2008). Personality and cognitive performance. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 39,: 178-191.

Derakshan, N., Eysenck, M. W, Myers, L. B. (2007). Emotional information processing in repressors: The vigilance-avoidance theory. Cognition and Emotion, 21(8): 1585-1614.

Eysenck, M. W, Derakshan, N, Santos, R., Calvo, M. G. (2007). Anxiety and cognitive performance: Attentional control theory. Emotion 7(2):336-353.

Eysenck, M. W., Payne, S., Santos, R. (2006). Anxiety and depression: Past, present, and future events. Cognition and Emotion, 20(2): 274-294.

Tsakanikos, E. (2006). Perceptual biases and positive schizotypy: the role of perceptual load. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 951-958.

Tsakanikos, E. (2006). Associative learning and perceptual style: are associated events perceived analytically or as a whole? Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 579-586.

Simmer, J., Mulvenna, C., Sagiv, N., Tsakanikos, E., Witherby, S. A., Fraser, C., Scott, K. & Ward, J. (2006). Synaesthesia: The prevalence of atypical cross-modal experiences. Perception, 35, 1024-1033.

Ward, J., Tsakanikos, E., & Bray, A. (2006). Synaesthesia for reading and playing musical notes. Neurocase, 12, 27-34.

Ward, J., Huckstep, B., & Tsakanikos, E. (2006). Sound-colour synaesthesia: To what extent does it use cross-modal mechanisms common to us all? Cortex, 42, 264-280.

Eysenck, M. W, Payne, S., Derakshan, N. (2005). Trait anxiety, visuospatial processing, and working memory. Cognition and Emotion, 19, 1214-1228.

Derakshan, N., Eysenck, M. W. (2005). When the bogus pipeline interferes with self-deceptive strategies: Effects on state anxiety in repressors. Cognition and Emotion. 19, 83-100.

Tsakanikos, E. & Reed, P. (2005). Dimensional approaches to experimental psychopathology: shift learning and schizotypic traits in college students. Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry, 36, 300-312.

Tsakanikos, E. & Reed, P. (2005). Do positive schizotypal symptoms predict false perceptual experiences in non-clinical population? Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases, 193, 809-812.

Tsakanikos, E & Reed, P. (2005). Seeing words that are not there: detection biases in psychometric schizotypy. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 44, 295-299.

Tsakanikos, E. & Claridge, G. (2005). Less words, more words: psychometric schizotypy and verbal fluency. Personality and Individual Differences, 39, 705-713.

Tsakanikos, E. & Reed, P (2004). Latent inhibition and context change in psychometric schizotypy. Personality and Individual Differences, 36, 1827-1839.

Tsakanikos, E. (2004). Latent inhibition, visual pop-out and schizotypy: is disruption of latent inhibition due to enhanced stimulus salience? Personality and Individual Differences, 37, 1347-1358.

Tsakanikos, E. (2004). Logical reasoning in schizotypal personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 37, 1717-1726.