Hot of the Press: December 2016

View a range of publications from the academic team of the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences during the month of December 2016.

Stay tuned for monthly updates on the School's publications.

Decision Neuroscience Lab

Morawetz C, Bode S, Derntl B, Heekeren HR (in press). The effect of strategies, goals and stimulus material on the neural mechanisms of emotion regulation: A meta-analysis of fMRI studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.

Morawetz C, Bode S, Baudewig J, Heekeren HR (in press). Effective amygdala-prefrontal connectivity predicts individual differences in successful emotion regulation. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.


Wang, T., Christie, N., Howe, P. D. & Little, D. R. (2016). Global cue inconsistency diminishes learning of cue validity. Frontiers in Psychology. [Accepted 24-Oct-2016].

Personality Processes Lab

Zhao, K., Ferguson, E. & Smillie, L. D. (in press). When fair is not equal: Compassion and politeness predict allocations of wealth under different norms of equity and need. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

Other Publications

Fratti, S., Bowden, S.C. & Cook, M.J. (2016). Reliability and validity of the CogState computerized battery in patients with seizure disorders and healthy young adults: comparison with standard neuropsychological tests. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 17:1-18. [Epub ahead of print].

Korrel, H., Mueller, K.L., Silk, T., Anderson, V., and Sciberras, E. Language Problems in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Meta-analytic Review. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry; In Press.

Lawrence, J. A. (2016). Positioning children in developmental analyses of cultural conflicts. Commentary on special issue: Strategies for human development in war and its long shadow. Human Development, 59, 152-161. DOI: 1159/000448231.