Hot of the Press: September 2016

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

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

Personality Processes Lab

Barford, K. & Smillie, L. D. (2016). Openness and other Big Five traits in relation to dispositional mixed emotions. Personality and Individual Differences,102, 118–122.

Zhao, K., Ferguson, E. & Smillie, L. D. (2016). Prosocial Personality Traits Differentially Predict Egalitarianism, Generosity, and Reciprocity in Economic Games. Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology,7,1137.

Other Publications

Andrewes, H. E., Hulbert, C., Cotton, S. M., Betts, J., & Chanen, A. M. Ecological Momentary Assessment of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Youth With Borderline Personality Disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. [accepted August 8, 2016] Advance online publication. http://

Chen, J., & Yuan, J. (2016). The Neural Causes of Congenital Amusia. Journal of Neuroscience, 36(30), 7803–7804. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1500-16.2016

Ryan, N.P., Mihaljevic, K., Beauchamp, M.H., Catroppa, C., Hearps, S., Silk, T., Godfrey, C., Yeates, K.O., Anderson, V.A. (in press). A prospective study of the relationship between family affective responsiveness and theory of mind in chronic paediatric traumatic brain injury. Brain Impairment: Special Issue Social Cognition in Neurological Disorders. [Accepted 26 August 2016].

Genc, S., Anderson, V.A., Ryan, N.P., Malpas, C.B., Catroppa, C., Beauchamp., M.H.,  Silk, T.J. (in press). Recovery of white matter following paediatric traumatic brain injury depends on injury severity. Journal of Neurotrauma. [Accepted 28 July 2016].