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Chapter 1


Bandura, A. (1977). Social Learning Theory. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.


Bandura, A., Ross, D. & Ross, S.A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive modelsJournal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 63, 575-82.


Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349, aac4716.



Chapter 2


Barnes, J., & Melhuish, E. C. (2017). Amount and timing of group-based childcare from birth and cognitive development at 51 months: A UK study. International Journal of Behavioral Development. In Press.


Breakwell, G. M., Smith, J. A. and Wright, D. B., eds., 2012. Research Methods in Psychology: 4th edition. Sage.


Calvo-Francés, F. (2016). Internet Abusive Use Questionnaire: Psychometric properties. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 187-194.


Gould, C. E., Segal, D. L., Yochim, B. P., Pachana, N. A., Byrne, G. J., & Beaudreau, S. A. (2014). Measuring anxiety in late life: A psychometric examination of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory and Geriatric Anxiety Scale. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 804-811.


Lewis, K., Elam, K., Sellers, R., Rhoades, K., Jones, R. B., Thapar, A., ... & Thapar, A. (2013). The Depression Impairment Scale for Parents (DISP): A new scale for the measurement of impairment in depressed parents. Psychiatry Research, 210, 1184-1190.


Chapter 3


Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (2013). Successful qualitative research: A practical guide for beginners. Sage.


Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) (2010). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.



Chapter 4


Attard, A., & Coulson, N. S. (2012). A thematic analysis of patient communication in Parkinson’s disease online support group discussion forums. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 500-506.


Bailey, J. (2008). First steps in qualitative data analysis: transcribing. Family Practice, 25, 127–131.


Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (2006). Using thematic analysis in psychology. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 3, 77-101.


Epstein, L., & Ogden, J. (2005). A qualitative study of GPs' views of treating obesity. British Journal of General Practice, 55, 750-754.


Lovell, J. (2016). How parents process child health and nutrition information: A grounded theory model. Appetite, 97, 138-145.


Madill, A. & Gough, B. (2008). Qualitative research and its place in psychological science. Psychological Methods, 13, 254-271.


McKinney, J. (2014). Speaking of self: “Winners” and “losers” in therapeutic foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 39, 84-90.


Smith, J. A. (Ed.). (2015). Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods. Sage.


Chapter 5


Borota, D., Murray, E., Keceli, G., Chang, A., Watabe, J. M., Ly, M., ... & Yassa, M. A. (2014). Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans. Nature Neuroscience, 17, 201-203.


Crysel, L. C., Cook, C. L., Schember, T. O., & Webster, G. D. (2015). Harry Potter and the measures of personality: Extraverted Gryffindors, agreeable Hufflepuffs, clever Ravenclaws, and manipulative Slytherins. Personality and Individual Differences, 83, 174-179.


Sutterby, S. R., Bedwell, J. S., Passler, J. S., Deptula, A. E., & Mesa, F. (2012). Social anxiety and social cognition: The influence of sex. Psychiatry Research, 197, 242-245.


Wright, D., B. & Williams, S. (2003). How to produce a bad results section. The Psychologist, 16, 644–648.


  • This is the website of the American Psychological Society, which sets the requirements for the presentation of psychological research: www.apastyle.org


Chapter 6


Charness, G., Gneezy, U., & Kuhn, M. A. (2012). Experimental methods: Between-subject and within-subject design. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 81, 1-8.


Kendall, J. (2003). Designing a research project: randomised controlled trials and their principles. Emergency Medicine Journal, 20, 164.


Zeelenberg, R., & Pecher, D. (2015). A method for simultaneously counterbalancing condition order and assignment of stimulus materials to conditions. Behavior Research Methods, 47, 127-133.


Chapter 7


Coyne, S. M., Ridge, R., Stevens, M., Callister, M., & Stockdale, L. (2012). Backbiting and bloodshed in books: Short‐term effects of reading physical and relational aggression in literature. British Journal of Social Psychology, 51, 188-196.


Farley, S. (2011). Is gossip power? The inverse relationships between gossip, power, and likability. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 574-579.


Jones, J., Haslam, S., Jetten, J., Williams, W., Morris, R., and Saroyan, S. (2011). That which doesn't kill us can make us stronger (and more satisfied with life): The contribution of personal and social changes to well-being after acquired brain injury. Psychology and Health, 26, 353-369.


Chapter 8


Gunnery, S. D., Hall, J. A., & Ruben, M. A. (2013). The deliberate Duchenne smile: Individual differences in expressive control. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 37, 29-41.


Jenkins, K. T., & Tapper, K. (2014). Resisting chocolate temptation using a brief mindfulness strategy. British Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 509-522.


Wheatley, T., & Haidt, J. (2005). Hypnotic disgust makes moral judgments more severe. Psychological Science, 16, 780-784.


Chapter 9


Briggs, G. F., Hole, G. J., & Land, M. F. (2011). Emotionally involving telephone conversations lead to driver error and visual tunnelling. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 14, 313-323.


Flatt, N., & King, N. (2010). Brief psycho-social interventions in the treatment of specific childhood phobias: A controlled trial and a 1-year follow-up. Behaviour Change, 27, 130-153.


Meier, B. P., Moeller, S. K., Riemer-Peltz, M., & Robinson, M. D. (2012). Sweet taste preferences and experiences predict prosocial inferences, personalities, and behaviors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 163.


Chapter 10


Bleske-Rechek, A., Morrison, K. M., & Heidtke, L. D. (2015). Causal Inference from Descriptions of Experimental and Non-Experimental Research: Public Understanding of Correlation-Versus-Causation. The Journal of General Psychology, 142, 48-70.


There are some totally bonkers and random correlations between variables, and this website shows how there can be highly significant correlations between the most unlikely pairs of variables: www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations


Chapter 11


Penney, A., Miedema, V., & Mazmanian, D. (2015). Intelligence and emotional disorders: Is the worrying and ruminating mind a more intelligent mind? Personality and Individual Differences, 74, 90-93.


Atalay, A., and Meloy, M. (2011). Retail therapy: A strategic effort to improve mood. Psychology and Marketing, 28, 638-659.


Willmot, P., & McMurran, M. (2015). Development of a self-report measure of social functioning for forensic inpatients. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 39, 72-76.


Chapter 12


Davenport, S. W., Bergman, S. M., Bergman, J. Z., & Fearrington, M. E. (2014). Twitter versus Facebook: Exploring the role of narcissism in the motives and usage of different social media platforms. Computers in Human Behavior, 32, 212-220.


Ramos, V. F. M. L., Esquenazi, A., Villegas, M. A. F., Wu, T., & Hallett, M. (2016). Temporal discrimination threshold with healthy aging. Neurobiology of Aging, 43, 174-179.


Steelandt, S., Thierry, B., Broihanne, M. H., & Dufour, V. (2012). The ability of children to delay gratification in an exchange task. Cognition, 122, 416-425.


Chapter 13


Carifio, J., & Perla, R. (2008). Resolving the 50‐year debate around using and misusing Likert scales. Medical Education, 42, 1150-1152.


Norman, G. (2010). Likert scales, levels of measurement and the “laws” of statistics. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 15, 625-632.


Chapter 14


Endevelt-Shapira, Y., Shushan, S., Roth, Y., & Sobel, N. (2014). Disinhibition of olfaction: Human olfactory performance improves following low levels of alcohol. Behavioural Brain Research, 272, 66-74


Joseph, A. J., Tandon, N., Yang, L. H., Duckworth, K., Torous, J., Seidman, L. J., & Keshavan, M. S. (2015). #Schizophrenia: Use and misuse on Twitter. Schizophrenia Research, 165, 111-115.


Tai, K., Zheng, X., and Narayanan, J. (2011). Touching a teddy bear mitigates negative effects of social exclusion to increase prosocial behavior. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 618-626.


Chapter 15


Doucé, L., Poels, K., Janssens, W., & De Backer, C. (2013). Smelling the books: The effect of chocolate scent on purchase-related behavior in a bookstore. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 36, 65-69.


Kennedy-Behr, A., Rodger, S., & Mickan, S. (2013). Aggressive interactions during free-play at preschool of children with and without developmental coordination disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 2831-2837.


Leavitt, V. M., Wylie, G. R., Girgis, P. A., DeLuca, J., & Chiaravalloti, N. D. (2014). Increased functional connectivity within memory networks following memory rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 8, 394-402.


McKay, R., Arciuli, J., Atkinson, A., Bennett, E., & Pheils, E. (2010). Lateralisation of self-esteem: An investigation using a dichotically presented auditory adaptation of the Implicit Association Test. Cortex, 46, 367-373.


Rychlowska, M., Korb, S., Brauer, M., Droit-Volet, S., Augustinova, M., Zinner, L., & Niedenthal, P. (2014). Pacifiers Disrupt Adults’ Responses to Infants’ Emotions. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 36, 299-308.


Wheatley, T., & Haidt, J. (2005). Hypnotic disgust makes moral judgments more severe. Psychological Science, 16, 780-784.


Chapter 16


Cohen, S., Janicki-Deverts, D., Turner, R. B., & Doyle, W. J. (2015). Does hugging provide stress-buffering social support? A study of susceptibility to upper respiratory infection and illness. Psychological Science, 26, 135-147.


Hou, F., Xu, S., Zhao, Y., Lu, Q., Zhang, S., Zu, P., ... & Tao, F. (2013). Effects of emotional symptoms and life stress on eating behaviors among adolescents. Appetite, 68, 63-68.


Junco, R. (2012). Too much face and not enough books: The relationship between multiple indices of Facebook use and academic performance. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 187-198.


Chapter 17


Nieuwenhuis, S., Forstmann, B. U., & Wagenmakers, E. J. (2011). Erroneous analyses of interactions in neuroscience: a problem of significance. Nature Neuroscience, 14, 1105-1107.


Chapter 18


Watling, D., & Bourne, V. J. (2013). Sex differences in the relationship between children's emotional expression discrimination and their developing hemispheric lateralization. Developmental Neuropsychology, 38, 496-506.