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The Cognitive Psychology Bulletin – Issue 4 Spring 2019

The Cognitive Psychology Bulletin – Issue 4 Spring 2019

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Quick Overview

This publication from the BPS Cognitive Psychology Section is for psychologists working in the fields of industry, the health service, government departments, and colleges and universities. Their interests cover most aspects of cognitive psychology and related areas. The aim of The Cognitive Psychology Bulletin is to keep members informed about:

  • Section and other relevant Society activities;

  • innovative practice changes in statutory provision and legislation;

  • latest research; and

  • training courses, events and conferences

It also provides a means for psychologists, trainees and assistants to make contact with colleagues working with similar issues or projects.



Andrew Dunn

Chair's Column
Duncan Guest

The BPS Cognitive Psychology Section Committee

The 35th BPS Cognitive Psychology Section Annual Conference

Articles from the Keynotes

  • Does cognitive training work?
    Fernand Gobet
  • The functionalist agenda in memory research
    James S. Nairne
  • Informing methods of reading instruction with cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience
    Joanne S. H. Taylor, Matthew H. Davis & Kathleen Rastle

Prize winners

  • The Allan McNeill Postgraduate Poster Prize Award
    Christopher A. Atkin, Duncan Guest, Christina J. Howard, Thom Baguley & Joshua Baker
  • Undergraduate Project Award
    Annie Morsi

    Research reviews and opinion pieces

    The worldwide public impact of identifying super-recognisers for police and business
    Josh P. Davis

    Cognition can be distributed, extended, enacted, embodied and systemic (but does it matter which?)
    Nicholas J. Shipp & Frédéric Vallée-Tourangeau

    What 100 years of typing research can tell us
    Motonori Yamaguchi

    Do I have your full attention? Effects of perceptual load and meaningful stimuli on selective attention in ASD
    Ian Tyndall

    Do individuals with Chronic Pain show attentional bias to pain-related information? An early stage systematic review of the eye-tracking evidence
    Daniel Gaffiero, James Elander & Frances A. Maratos

    Conference reviews

    BPS Psychology of Women and Equalities Section (POWES) Annual Conference 2018
    Sue Sherman

    Conference Review BPS Cognitive Section Annual Conference 2018
    Angela Medvedeva

    Review of the BPS Cognitive Section Annual Conference 2018, with special reference to the Symposium on Healthy and Pathological Cognitive Ageing
    Francesco Pupillo

    A review of the BPS Cognitive Section Annual Conference 2018
    Christopher Robus

    BPS Cognitive section conference: What is all the hubbub?
    Alexandra Seddon

    BPS Cognitive Section Conference 2018: A review
    Chloe Rhianne Newbury

    BPS Cognitive Section Annual Conference 2018: Impressions from a first-time attendee
    David Spalding

    Book and film reviews

    The Quick Fix Guide to Academic Writing: How to avoid big mistakes and small errors
    Reviewer: Caroline Ford

    How to Read Journal Articles in the Social Sciences. A very practical guide for students
    Reviewer: Caroline Ford

    Your Guide to Successful Postgraduate Study
    Reviewer: Robert Davies

    Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Research Imagination (2nd Edition)
    Reviewer: Russell Turk

    Heterogeneity of Function in Numerical Cognition
    Reviewer: Joanne Eaves

    The Malleability of Memory: A film review of The Sense of an Ending
    Reviewer: Lauren Knott


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