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Publications

2018 in press

  • Swainston, J.E., & Derakshan, N. (in press). Training cognitive control to reduce emotional vulnerability in breast cancer. Psycho-Oncology
  • Hotton, M. Derakshan, N. & Fox, E. (2018). A Randomised Controlled Trial Investigating the Benefits of Adaptive Working Memory Training for Working Memory Capacity and Attentional Control in High Worriers. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 100 :67-77. Doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2017.10.011
  • Maud, G. Schwenzfeier, A.K., Stricker, J., Booth, C, Temple-McCune, A., Derakshan, N., Hirsch, C, Becker, B. & Fox, E. (2018). The worrying mind in control: An investigation of adaptive working memory training and cognitive bias modification in worry-prone individuals. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 103: 1-11. Doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2018.01.005

2017

  • Ducrocq, M., Wilson, M., Smith, T. & Derakshan, N. (2017). Adaptive working memory training reduces the negative impact of anxiety on competitive motor performance. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 39 (6), 412 – 422.  Doi: 10.1123/jsep.2017-0217
  • Koster, E.W.H., Hoorelbeke, K., Onraedt, T., Owens, M., & Derakshan, N. (2017). A systematic review of findings from training studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 53: 79 – 92. Doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2017.02.002
  • Course-Choi, J., Saville, H., & Derakshan, N. (2017). Increasing processing efficiency in high worriers using working memory and mindfulness meditation training. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 89, 1 – 13. Doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2016.11.002
  • Sari, B., Koster, E.W.H., & Derakshan, N. (2017). Active worrying reduces working memory capacity. Cognition & Emotion, 31(5):995-100.  https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2016.1170668

2016

  • Kalanthroff, E., Henik, A., Derakshan, N., & Usher, M. (2016). Anxiety, Emotional Primes and Attentional Control in the Stroop Task. Emotion, 16 (3), 293 – 300. Doi: 10.1037/emo0000129
  • Ducrocq, M., Wilson, M., Vine, S. & Derakshan, N. (2016). Training attentional control to improve tennis performance: Transfer effects on field performance, distractibility, and inhibitory control. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 38 (5), 521-533. Doi: 10.1123/jsep.2016-0052
  • Sari, B., Koster, E., Pourtois, G., & Derakshan, N. (2016). Training working memory to improve attentional control in anxiety: A proof-of-principle study using behavioral and electrophysiological measures. Biological Psychology, 121 (Pt B):203-212. Doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.09.008.

2015

  • Berggren, N., & Derakshan, N. (2015). Enhanced visual detection in trait anxiety. Emotion, 15 (4), 477 – 483. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039449
  • Owens, M., Derakshan, N. & Richards, A. (2015). Trait susceptibility to worry modulates the effects of cognitive load on cognitive control: An ERP study. Emotion, 15 (5), 544-549. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000052
  • Myers, L.B., & Derakshan, N (2015). The relationship between two types of impaired emotion processing: repressive coping and alexithymia. Frontiers in Psychology (Emotion Science). 6: 809.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00809

2014

  • Berggren, N. & Derakshan, N. (2014). Inhibitory deficits in trait anxiety: Increased stimulus-based or response-based interference? Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 21 (5), 1339-1345.

2013

  • Berggren, N. & Derakshan, N. (2013). Blinded by fear? Prior exposure to fearful faces enhances attentional processing of task-irrelevant stimuli. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 2204-2218.
  • Berggren, N. & Derakshan, N. (2013). The role of consciousness in attentional control differences in trait anxiety. Cognition and Emotion, 27, 923-931. (IF: 2.52)
  • Berggren, N. & Derakshan, N. (2013). Trait anxiety reduces implicit expectancy during target spatial probability cueing. Emotion, 13, 345-349. (IF: 3.87)
  • Berggren, N. & Derakshan, N. (2013). Attentional control deficits in anxiety: Why you see them and why you don’t. Biological Psychology, 92, 440-446. (IF: 4.36)
  • Berggren, N., Richards, A., Taylor, J. & Derakshan, N. (2013). Affective attention under cognitive load: Reduced emotional biases but emergent anxiety-related costs to inhibitory control. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 188-196.
  • Owens, M. & Derakshan, N. (2013). The effects of dysphoria and rumination on cognitive flexibility and task selection. Acta Psychologica, 142, 323-331. (IF: 2.25).
  • Owens, M., Koster, E.W.H. & Derakshan, N. (2013). Improving attention control in dysphoria through cognitive training: Effects on working memory capacity and filtering efficiency. Psychophysiology, 50, 297-307. (IF: 3.29)

2012

  • Berggren, N., Koster, E.W.H. & Derakshan, N. (2012). The effect of cognitive load in emotional attention and trait anxiety: An eye-movement study. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 24 (1), 79-91.
  • Derakshan, N. & Koster, E.H.W. (2012). Introduction to the Special Issue on ‘Information processing, affect, and psychopathology: A Festschrift for Michael W. Eysenck. Festschrift in honour of Michael W. Eysenck’s career’. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 24 (1), 1-5.
  • Everaert, J., Koster, E.H.W. & Derakshan, N. (2012). The combined cognitive bias hypothesis in depression. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 413 – 424, (IF: 7.07). Five year impact: 8.39.
  • Flykt, A., Lindeberg, S. & Derakshan, N. (2012). Fear makes you stronger: Responding to feared animal targets in visual search. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 74, 1437-1445. (IF: 2.49)
  • Unguetti-Pacheco, A. P, Acosta, A., Lupianez, J., Naiker, R. & Derakshan, N. (2012). Response inhibition and attentional control in anxiety. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65 (4), 646-660. (IF: 2.12)
  • Owens, M., Koster, E.H.W. & Derakshan, N. (2012). Impaired filtering efficiency in dysphoria: An ERP study. Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience, 7, 752-763. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsr050 (IF: 6.48)

2011

  • *Ansari, T.L. & Derakshan, N. (2011). The neural correlates of impaired inhibition in anxiety: An ERP study. Neuropsychologia. 49 (5), 1146-1153 (IF: 4.3)
  • *Ansari, T.L. & Derakshan, N. (2011). The neural correlates of cognitive effort in anxiety: Effects on processing efficiency. Biological Psychology. 86, 337-348, (IF: 4.36)
  • Berggren, N., Hutton, S.B. & Derakshan, N. (2011). The effects of self-report cognitive failures and cognitive load on antisaccade performance. Frontiers in Cognition, 2, 280; DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00280
  • De Lissnyder, Derakshan, N., De Raedt, R. & Koster, E.H.W. (2011). Depressive symptoms and attentional control in a mixed antisaccade task: The specific effects of rumination. Cognition & Emotion. 25 (5), 886-897. (IF: 2.08)
  • Eysenck, M.W. & Derakshan, N. (2011). New perspectives in attentional control theory. Personality and Individual Differences. 50, 955-960. (IF: 1.82)
  • Fox, E., Derakshan, N. & Standage, H. (2011). The assessment of human attention. In Karl Christophe Klauer, Christoph Stahl & Andreas Voss (eds). Cognitive Methods in Social Psychology. Guilford Press. pp. 15-47.
  • Koster, E.H.W., De Lissnyder, E., Derakshan, N. & De Raedt, R. (2011) Understanding depressive rumination from a cognitive science perspective: The impaired disengagement hypothesis. Clinical Psychology Review. 31(1), 138-145. (IF: 7.07)
  • Richards, A., Hannon, E.M. & Derakshan, N. (2011). Predicting and manipulating the incidence of inattentional blindness. Psychological Research, 74(6), 513-523. (IF: 1.95)
  • Richards, A., Hannon, E.M. & Derakshan, N. (2011). Why are some people inattentionally blind and can training reduce its frequency of occurrence? Proceedings of the thirtieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Taylor Francis: USA. (Peer reviewed paper)

2010

  • Ansari, T.L. & Derakshan, N. (2010). Anxiety impairs inhibitory control but not volitional action control. Cognition & Emotion, 24(2), 241-254. (IF: 2.52)
  • De Lissnyder, E., Koster, E.H.W., Derakshan, N. & De Raedt. R. (2010). The association between depressive symptoms and executive control impairments in response to emotional and non-emotional information. Cognition & Emotion, 24(2), 264-280. (IF: 2.52)
  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (2010). Introduction to the special issue: Emotional states, attention, and working memory. Cognition & Emotion 24(2), 189-199, (IF: 2.52)
  • *Derakshan, N. & Koster, E.H.W. (2010). Processing efficiency in anxiety: Evidence from eye-movements during visual search. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 1180-1185. (IF: 2.52)
  • Schwerdtfeger, A. & Derakshan, N. (2010). The time line of threat processing and vagal withdrawal in response to a self-threatening stressor in cognitive avoidant copers: Evidence for vigilance-avoidance theory. Psychophysiology, 47(4), 786-795. (IF: 3.29)

2009

  • *Derakshan, N., Ansari, T.L., Shoker, L., Hansard, M.E. & Eysenck, M.W. (2009). Anxiety, inhibition, efficiency, and effectiveness: An investigation using the antisaccade task. Experimental Psychology, Vol.56 (1), 48-55. (IF: 1.68)
  • *Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (2009). Anxiety, processing efficiency and cognitive performance: New developments from attentional control theory. European Psychologist. 14(2); 168-176. (IF: 1.87)
  • *Derakshan, N., Salt, M. & Koster, E.H. (2009). Attentional control in depression: An investigation using the antisaccade task. Biological Psychology, 80, 251-255. (IF: 4.36)
  • *Derakshan, N., Smyth, S. & Eysenck, M.W. (2009). Effects of state anxiety on task-switching: An investigation of attentional control theory. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 16(6), 1112-1117. (IF: 2.18)

2008

  • *Ansari, T.L., Derakshan, N. & Richards, A. (2008). Effects of anxiety on task-switching: Evidence from the mixed antisaccade task. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioural Neuroscience, 8 (3), 229-238. (IF: 4.05)
  • *Fox, E., Derakshan, N. & Shoker, L. (2008). Trait anxiety modulates the electrophysiological indices of rapid spatial orienting towards angry faces. Neuroreport, 19 (3), 259-263. (IF: 1.85)
  • Myers, L.B., Burns, J.W., Derakshan, N., Elfant, E., Eysenck, M.W. & Phipps, S. (2008). Twenty five years on: Current issues in repressive coping and health. In A. Vingerhoets, I. Nickleck & J. Denollet (eds). Emotion Regulation: Conceptual and Clinical Issues.

2007

  • Derakshan, N., Eysenck, M.W. & Myers, L.B. (2007). Emotional information processing in repressors: The vigilance-avoidance theory. Cognition & Emotion 21 (8), 1585-1614. (IF: 2.52)
  • *Eysenck, M.W., Derakshan, N., Santos, R. & Calvo, M. (2007). Anxiety and cognitive performance: The Attentional Control Theory. Emotion, 7 (2), 336-353. (IF: 3.82) (Cited over 1100 times)

2005

  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (2005). When the bogus pipeline interferes with self-deceptive strategies: Effects on experienced state anxiety in high-anxious and repressors. Cognition and Emotion, 19, 83-100. (IF: 2.52)
  • Eysenck, M.W., Payne, S. & Derakshan, N. (2005). Trait anxiety, visuo-spatial processing, and working memory. Cognition and Emotion, 19(8), 1214-1228. (IF: 2.52)
  • Lipp, O.V. & Derakshan, N. (2005). Attentional bias to pictures of fear relevant animals in a dot probe task. Emotion, 5(3), 365-369. (IF: 3.82)

2004

  • Derakshan, N., Myers, L.B., Hansen, J. & O'Leary, M. (2004). Repressive-defensiveness and attempted thought suppression of negative material. European Journal of Personality, 18, 521-535. (IF: 2.89)
  • Lipp, O.V., Derakshan, N., Waters, A.M. & Logies, S. (2004). Snakes and cats in the flowerbed: Fast detection is not specific to pictures of fear-relevant animals. Emotion, 4(3), 233-250. (IF: 3.82)
  • Myers, LB. & Derakshan, N. (2004a). Do childhood memories colour social judgements of today? The case of repressors. European Journal of Personality, 18, 321-330. (IF: 2.71)
  • Myers, L.B. & Derakshan, N. (2004b). To forget or not to forget: What do repressors forget and when do they forget? Cognition and Emotion, 18(4), 495-511. (IF: 2.52)
  • Myers, L.B. & Derakshan, N. (2004c). The repressive coping style and avoidance of negative affect. In I. Nickleck, A. Vingerhoets, & L. Temoshok (eds). Emotional expression and health.
  • Myers, L.B., Vetere, A. & Derakshan, N. (2004). Are suppression and repressive coping related? Personality and Individual Differences, 36(5), 1009-1013. (IF: 1.82)

2000-2003

  • Cooke, L., Myers, L.B. & Derakshan, N. (2003). Lung function, adherence and denial in asthma patients who exhibit a repressive coping style. Psychology, Health, and Medicine, 8(1), 35-44. (IF: 1.38)
  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (2001a). Manipulation of focus of attention and its effects on anxiety in high-anxious individuals and repressors. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 14, 173-191. (IF: 1.97)
  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (2001b). Effects of focus of attention on physiological, behavioural, and self-reported anxiety in high-anxious, low-anxious, defensive high-anxious, and repressors. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 14, 285-299. (IF: 1.97)
  • Myers, L.B. & Derakshan, N. (2000). Monitoring and blunting and an assessment of different coping styles. Personality and Individual Differences, 28, 111-121. (IF: 1.97)

1997-1999

  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (1999). Are repressors self-deceivers or other-deceivers? Cognition and Emotion, 17(1), 1-13. (IF: 2.52)
  • Eysenck, M.W. & Derakshan, N. (1999). Self-reported and other-rated trait anxiety and defensiveness in high-anxious, low-anxious, defensive high-anxious, and repressor groups. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping, 12, 127-144. (IF: 1.97)
  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (1998). Working memory capacity in high trait anxious individuals and repressors. Cognition and Emotion, 12(5), 697-713. (IF: 2.52)
  • Eysenck, M.W. & Derakshan, N. (1998). A cognitive theoretical framework for the anxiety disorders. Ansiedad y Estres.
  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (1997a). Interpretive biases for one's own behaviour and physiology in high trait anxious individuals and repressors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 816-825. (IF: 5.20)
  • Derakshan, N. & Eysenck, M.W. (1997b). Repression and repressors: Theoretical and experimental approaches. European Psychologist, 2(3), 235-246. (IF: 1.48)
  • Eysenck, M.W. & Derakshan, N. (1997). Cognitive biases for future negative events as a function of trait anxiety and social desirability. Personality and Individual Differences, 22, 597-605. (IF: 1.82)