On Thursday 16th March, David Kavanagh and Jackie Andrade delivered a workshop on Functional Imagery Training at the BPS London office. The workshop was organised by the London branch of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and attended by 50 delegates including two from Sweden and one from Belgium, which put the pressure… Continue reading With the BABCP in London
David Kavanagh will arrive in the UK on Saturday, working with us in Plymouth until 22nd March when he and Linda head off to the ICPS conference in Vienna. David will then return to Plymouth for another week. On Thursday 16th, David and I will be in London to deliver a FIT workshop for the London… Continue reading BABCP workshop 16th March
We said goodbye to Dennis at the end of January. Dennis left us with a beautifully catalogued set of data on German translations of the Craving Experience Questionnaire and the Plymouth Sensory Imagery Questionnaire. Jon May and I shall be finishing writing these up and submitting for publication soon. Lloyd, Despina and Kirsten are busy… Continue reading February update
What do people think of the many apps designed to help you diet or get fit? Linda Solbrig asked this question to participants in her focus group study. The answer was perhaps surprising: participants said they had the same ‘commitment issues’ (as one described them) with diet and fitness apps as they did with diets or exercise… Continue reading How to support weight loss
We have had a small flurry of manuscripts accepted in the last couple of weeks. Congratulations to Christine Boomsma for publishing some of her PhD research on the role of mental imagery in motivating pro-environmental behaviours: Boomsma, C., Pahl, S., & Andrade, J. (in press, 2016). Imagining Change: An integrative approach towards explaining the motivational… Continue reading New publications and a new team member
Off the Lip 2016 was an event organised by fellows of the CogNovo project. Cognovo is an EU funded project based in Plymouth but with a global network of partners, bringing together expertise across arts, sciences and humanities to explore creativity. Off the Lip demonstrated some of the weird and wonderful creations produced as part of serious research… Continue reading Off the Lip 2016
Our first meeting to discuss projects on alcohol craving. Looking forward to trying out our new immersive video craving induction. From left to right: Paige, Lauren, Simone, Georgia and Ali.