Publications John McDowall

Selected publications by John McDowall

2017 - 2019 publications

Gallagher, J., McClure, J., & McDowall, J. (2019). Why do people misunderstand stroke symptoms? How background knowledge affects causal attributions for ambiguous stroke symptoms, Brain Injury, DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2019.1606451

Wainwright, C., McClure, J., & McDowall, J. (2017). Misconceptions about Stroke: Causal Attributions for Stroke-Related Symptoms Reflect the Age of the Survivor. Brain Impairment, 18(03):1-11.

2016 publications

Ganly, T., Salmon, K., & McDowall, J. Is remembering less specifically part of an avoidant coping style? Associations between memory specificity, avoidant coping, and stress. Cognition and Emotion (in Press), September 2016

2015 publications

Jeram-Patel, G., & McDowall, J. The role of eye-movements in EMDR: Conducting eye-movements while concentrating on negative autobiographical memories results in fewer intrusions. (In Press). Journal of EMDR Practice and Research.

Hudson, C., & McDowall, J. (2015). The effects of emotionally toned stimuli on spatial attention. The Fifth Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioural Sciences, Osaka, Japan March 2015.

McDowall, J., & Wall, J.  Emotion and Visul Attention: A Test of Two Models. (2015). 4th Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology, Singapore, 2015.

2013 publications

Grimshaw, G.M., Foster, J.J., Tooley, M., Clifton, J., Moody, R., & McDowall, J. (2013). Parietal asymmetry predicts emotional Stroop effect in healthy young adults.53rd Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Psychophysiological-Research. Italy, Oct, 2013.

McDowall, J., Lovegrove, A., & Young, B. (2013). Do non-verbal valenced stimuli direct attention upwards in space? 2nd Annual International Conference on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, Feb, 2013, Singapore.

McDowall, J., Beintmann, M-L., & Schaverien, P.M. (2013). Do non-verbal valenced stimuli direct attention upwards in space? Evidence from valenced faces. In: C.P. Speelman, Enhancing Human Performance. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Foster, L., McClure, J., McDowall, J., Crawford, MT. (2013). Attributions about persons with brain injury: The effects of knowledge and familiarity about brain injury. Brain Injury, 2013, 27(4), 485-91.

2012 publications

Dickie, L., Wilson, M., Surgener, L., & McDowall, J. (in press). The structure and reliability of the Clinical Perfectionism Questionairre. Personality and Individual Differences.

Dickie, L., Wilson, M., McDowall, J., & Surgener, L. (in press) What Components of Perfectionism Predict Drive for Thinness? Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention

2011 publications

Smith, J., & McDowall, J. (in press). Dissociating sequence learning performance in Parkinson’s disease: Visuomotor sequence acquisition and pattern judgement on a serial reaction time task. Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis.

Walsh, A.T., McDowall, J.,Grimshaw, G.M. (in press). Hemispheric specialization for emotional word processing is a function of SSRI responsiveness. Brain and Cognition.

Grimshaw, G.M., Walsh, A., McDowall, J. (2010, September). Relations between frontal EEG asymmetry and emotional word processing. Society for Psychophysiological Research: 50th annual meeting, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

McDowall, J., Lovegrove, A. (2010, July). Emotionally positive stimuli direct attention upwards in visual space: Findings from happy and sad schematic faces. International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia.

Thompson, I., Williams, G., Caldwell, B., Aldington. S., Dickson, S., Lucas, N., McDowall, J., Weatherall, M., Robinson, G., and Beasley, R. (2010). Randomised double blind placebo-controlled trial of the effects of the party pills; BZP/TFMPP alone and in combination with alcohol. Psychopharmacology, 24(9), 1299-1308.

McDowall, J., Irwin (2009, November). Implicit learning in patients with schizophrenia. The 15th Biennial Winter Workshop in Psychoses, Barcelona, Spain.

McDowall, J., Greaney, B., Lovegrove, A., Quilter, S., & Burrows, M. (2009, September). Does looking down influence mood? Effect of spatial position on reaction time to emotional stimuli. Australasian Society for Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia.

2006 - 2008 publications

McClure, J., Buchanan, S., McDowall, J., Wade, K. (2008). Attributions for behaviours of persons with brain injury: The role of perceived severity and time since injury. Brain Injury, 22, 639-648.

McDowall, J., Bolter, K. (2007, September). Memory Processes in Huntingtons Disease. European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Marseille, France.

McDowall, J. (2007). Memory and Cognition. In Weatherall, A., Harper, D., Wilson, M., McDowall, J. (Eds.). (2007). An introduction to psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Auckland: Pearson Education New Zealand.

Weatherall, A., Harper, D., Wilson, M., McDowall, J. (Eds.). (2007). An introduction to psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Auckland: Pearson Education New Zealand.

McClure, J., Devlin, M. E., McDowall, J., Wade, K. (2006).; Visible markers of brain injury influence attributions for adolescents behaviour.; Brain Injury, 10, 1029-1035.

Smith, J., McDowall, J. (2006). When artificial grammar acquisition in Parkinson's disease is impaired: the case of learning via trial-by-trial feedback. Brain Research, 1067(1), 216-228.

Smith, J., McDowall, J. (2006). The implicit sequence learning deficit in patients with Parkinson's disease: A matter of impaired sequence integration? Neuropsychologia, 44(2), 275-288.

Hargrave, P,A., Scott, K.M., McDowall, J. (2006). To Resolve or Not Resolve: Past Trauma and Secondary Traumatic Stress in Volunteer Crisis Workers. Journal of Trauma Practice, 5, 37-54.

2000 - 2005 publications

McDowall, J., Bolter, K. (2005, September). Sequence learning and disease severity in patients with Huntingtons disease. 40th Australian Psychological Association Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Devlin, M., McDowall, J., McClure, J., Wade, K. (2005, May). The effects of visible markers of brain injury on peoples attributions for injured adolescents’ behaviour. 6th World Congress on Brain Injury, Melbourne, Australia.

Smith, J., McDowall, J. (2004). Impaired higher order sequence learning on the verbal version of the serial reaction time task in patients with Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychology, 18(4), 679-691.

McDowall, J., & Martin, J. (September 2004). Implicit memory in schizophrenia. 39th Australian Psychological Association Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Beuke, C., Fisher, R., McDowall, J. (2003). Anxiety and depression: How and why to measure their separate effects. Clinical Psychology Review, 23, 831-848.

McDowall, J. (2003. July). Implicit memory processes in patients with multiple sclerosis. Joint international Conference on Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia.

Beuke C, McDowall J (2002). Determinants of autobiographical memory specificity and pleasantness in a nonclinical population. Austrailian Journal of Psychology, 54: 14-14 Suppl. S

Beuke, C., & McDowall, J. (2002, July). Anxiety, depression, and deployment of attention. 23rd Stress and Anxiety Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Jenkins, W., McDowall, J. (2001). Implicit memory in depression: An analysis of perceptual and conceptual processes. Cognition and Emotion, 15, 803-812.

Smith, J., Siegert, R., McDowall, J., Abernethy, D. (2001). Preserved implicit learning on both the serial reaction time task and Artificial Grammar in patients with Parkinson's Disease. Brain and Cognition, 45, 378-391.

Beuke, C., & McDowall, J. (2001, September). Depression, anxiety, and mood-congruent bias in implicit memory. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, 24th National Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Smith, J., Siegert, R., McDowall, J., & Abernathy, D. (2001). Preserved learning in the serial reaction time task and the artificial grammar task in patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Martin, J., & McDowall, J. (2001, July). Conceptual and perceptual process in memory in patients with schizophrenia. Paper presented at the V11 European Congress in Psychology, London, England.

McDowall, J, Moriarty, R. (2000). Implicit and explicit memory in pregnant women: An analysis of data-driven and conceptually driven processes. Quarterly Journal Experimental Psychology, 53A, 729-740.

1993 - 1999 publications

Donovan, K., Siegert, R., McDowall, J., Abernethy, D. (1999). Clustering and switching in verbal fluency in Parkinson's Disease. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 28, 61-66.

Westwater, H., McDowall, J., Siegert, R., Mossman, S., & Abernethy, D. (1998). Implicit learning in Parkinson’s Disease: Evidence from a verbal version of the serial reaction time task. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 20, 1-6.

McDowall, J. (1997, July). Procedural learning in Parkinson’s Disease: Evidence from an event sequence learning task. Paper presented at the Fifth European Congress in Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.

McDowall, J., & Martin, S. (1996). Implicit learning in Closed Head injured

subjects: evidence from an event sequence learning task. New Zealand Journal Psychology, 25:1, 2-6.

McDowall, J. (1996, July). Do pregnant women demonstrate impaired implicit memory in the presence of intact explicit memory? Paper presented at the International Conference on Memory, Padova. Italy.

McDowall, J., Lustig, A. , & Parkin, G. (1995). Indirect learning of event sequences: The effects of divided attention and stimulus continuity. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology,49:4, 415-435.

McDowall, J., Allison, C. (1995). Anxiety and Learning: A dissociation between explicit and implicit processes. New Zealand Journal of psychology, 24:2, 44-50.

McDowall, J., (1994). Recall of associates generated to emotionally toned stimulus words. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology. 48, 82-94.

McDowall, J. (1993). Locating memory. Oral History in New Zealand, 3, 22-27.

Fox, E., McDowall, J., Neale, T.J., Morrison, R.B.I., Hatfield, P.J. (1993). Cognitive function and quality of life in end - stage renal failure. Renal Failure, 15, 213-216