Eva Kemps

Summary

Affiliation: Flinders University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction of vividness and associated craving in personalized food imagery
    Andrew McClelland
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Psychol 62:355-65. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoccupation with detail contributes to poor abstraction in women with anorexia nervosa
    Melanie Tokley
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:734-41. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Non-food odorants reduce chocolate cravings
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Appetite 58:1087-90. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hand-held dynamic visual noise reduces naturally occurring food cravings and craving-related consumption
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Appetite 68:152-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Implicit approach-avoidance associations for craved food cues
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Appl 19:30-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Addict Behav 38:1550-4. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Dynamic visual noise reduces confidence in short-term memory for visual information
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA, 5001, Australia
    Cogn Process 13:183-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Food cravings consume limited cognitive resources
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia 5001
    J Exp Psychol Appl 14:247-54. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Competing visual and olfactory imagery tasks suppress craving for coffee
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:43-50. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Modality-specific imagery reduces cravings for food: an application of the elaborated intrusion theory of desire to food craving
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Appl 13:95-104. 2007

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction of vividness and associated craving in personalized food imagery
    Andrew McClelland
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Psychol 62:355-65. 2006
    ..Individual differences in imaging ability and habitual food craving did not impact upon their effectiveness, indicating that visuo-spatial tasks can be successfully used to reduce food cravings across a range of people...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preoccupation with detail contributes to poor abstraction in women with anorexia nervosa
    Melanie Tokley
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:734-41. 2007
    ..Thus, poor abstract thinking in AN appears to be at least partly attributable to a field-independent cognitive style, characterised by a bias towards focusing on detail at the expense of considering the gestalt...
  3. doi request reprint Non-food odorants reduce chocolate cravings
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Appetite 58:1087-90. 2012
    ..The non-food odorant (jasmine) significantly reduced chocolate cravings relative to both the food and control odorants. Thus simple non-food odorants offer potential scope as a technique for curbing unwanted food cravings...
  4. doi request reprint Hand-held dynamic visual noise reduces naturally occurring food cravings and craving-related consumption
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Appetite 68:152-7. 2013
    ..They were also less likely to eat following a craving and consequently consumed fewer total calories following craving. These findings hold promise for curbing unwanted food cravings and craving-driven consumption in real-world settings...
  5. doi request reprint Implicit approach-avoidance associations for craved food cues
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Appl 19:30-8. 2013
    ..They also offer potential scope for curbing unwanted food cravings in the context of problem eating behavior...
  6. doi request reprint Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Addict Behav 38:1550-4. 2013
    ..Experiment 2 replicated these findings specifically for chocolate cravings, which can be particularly problematic. Thus olfactory stimulation offers potential scope for curbing unwanted food cravings...
  7. doi request reprint Dynamic visual noise reduces confidence in short-term memory for visual information
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA, 5001, Australia
    Cogn Process 13:183-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that DVN does distort visual representations in short-term memory, but standard coarse-grained recall measures are insensitive to these distortions...
  8. doi request reprint Food cravings consume limited cognitive resources
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia 5001
    J Exp Psychol Appl 14:247-54. 2008
    ..In support of Tiffany's model, our results show that habitual food cravers direct limited cognitive resources to craving-related cues, at the cost of competing cognitive demands...
  9. doi request reprint Competing visual and olfactory imagery tasks suppress craving for coffee
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:43-50. 2009
    ..Imagery techniques in the visual or olfactory domain could provide a useful adjunct to the behavioral regime of caffeine fading for consumers who are trying to quit caffeine use or reduce their intake...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modality-specific imagery reduces cravings for food: an application of the elaborated intrusion theory of desire to food craving
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Appl 13:95-104. 2007
    ..Thus, imagery techniques in the visual or olfactory domain hold promise for treating problematic cravings in disordered eating populations...
  11. doi request reprint Attentional bias for craving-related (chocolate) food cues
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:425-33. 2009
    ..The findings have important theoretical and practical implications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Concurrent visuo-spatial processing reduces food cravings in prescribed weight-loss dieters
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 39:177-86. 2008
    ..Thus, dynamic visual noise may provide a useful tool for controlling problematic cravings in clinically overweight or obese individuals who are actively trying to lose weight...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reducing the vividness and emotional impact of distressing autobiographical memories: the importance of modality-specific interference
    Eva Kemps
    Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Memory 15:412-22. 2007
    ..Such modality-specific dual-task interference could usefully contribute to the treatment and management of intrusive distressing images in both clinical and non-clinical settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adult age differences in verbal and visuo-spatial memory: the importance of 'pure', parallel and validated measures
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:341-56. 2006
    ..They also emphasize the importance of using 'pure', parallel and validated measures of verbal and visuo-spatial memory in memory ageing research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence for a role for impulsivity in cognitive disinhibition in bulimia nervosa
    Eva Kemps
    Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:515-21. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Visuo-spatial processing in Parkinson's disease: evidence for diminished visuo-spatial sketch pad and central executive resources
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, G P O Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:181-6. 2005
    ..The impact of the concurrent tasks varied with disease severity, with the central executive deficit prominent at disease onset, but the visuo-spatial sketch pad deficit becoming apparent only in the moderate stages of the illness...
  17. ncbi request reprint Chocolate cravings are susceptible to visuo-spatial interference
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Eat Behav 6:101-7. 2005
    ..Such techniques may be particularly useful in populations for whom eating problems are triggered by chocolate craving...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reduction of food cravings through concurrent visuospatial processing
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Int J Eat Disord 36:31-40. 2004
    ..Two experiments adopted a working memory approach to evaluate the effectiveness of visuospatial tasks as a technique for reducing food cravings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dieting to lose weight and the functioning of the central executive
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Appetite 45:287-94. 2005
    ..It was concluded that weight-loss dieting has a relatively global impact on central executive functioning and thus has wide-ranging cognitive consequences...
  20. ncbi request reprint Working memory performance and preoccupying thoughts in female dieters: evidence for a selective central executive impairment
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Br J Clin Psychol 44:357-66. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint A role for dietary saccharide intake in cognitive performance
    Talitha Best
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Nutr Neurosci 10:113-20. 2007
    ..The current study investigated the relationship between dietary intake of saccharides and cognitive performance...
  22. doi request reprint Saccharide effects on cognition and well-being in middle-aged adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Talitha Best
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 35:66-80. 2010
    ..The potential for these nutrients to optimize cognitive function and well-being in older adults warrants ongoing investigation...
  23. doi request reprint The selective impact of chocolate craving on visuospatial working memory
    Marika Tiggemann
    Flinders University, Australia
    Appetite 55:44-8. 2010
    ..These findings have practical implications in that visuospatial memory plays an important role in many everyday behaviours...
  24. doi request reprint Components of attentional bias for food cues among restrained eaters
    Sarah Hollitt
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Appetite 54:309-13. 2010
    ..Thus restrained eaters show a heightened vigilance for food cues, but no slower disengagement from such cues...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of hunger and visuo-spatial interference on imagery-induced food cravings
    Danielle Steel
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Appetite 46:36-40. 2006
    ..Thus concurrent visuo-spatial processing may offer a useful technique for treating problematic food cravings that are predominantly psychological in origin, as well as those that are hunger-driven...
  26. ncbi request reprint The nature of imagery processes underlying food cravings
    Kirsty Harvey
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Australia
    Br J Health Psychol 10:49-56. 2005
    ..The study used a working memory approach to examine the nature of the imagery processes underlying food cravings...
  27. ncbi request reprint Attentional bias modification encourages healthy eating
    Naomi Kakoschke
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Electronic address
    Eat Behav 15:120-4. 2014
    ..Theoretically, the results support the postulated link between biased attentional processing and consumption (Berridge, 2009). At a practical level, they offer potential scope for interventions that focus on eating well. ..
  28. doi request reprint Association between dietary saccharide intake and self-reported memory performance in middle-aged adults
    Talitha Best
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Br J Nutr 101:93-9. 2009
    ..Thus, longer-term intakes of saccharides through the usual diet may be positively related to perceived memory performance in mid-life...
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of self-initiated weight-loss dieting on working memory: the role of preoccupying cognitions
    Louise Vreugdenburg
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Australia
    Appetite 41:291-300. 2003
    ..Dieters reported higher levels of preoccupying cognitions which mediated the relationship between dieting status and functioning of the central executive and phonological loop, and the phonological store in particular...
  30. ncbi request reprint A preliminary assessment of the reliability and validity of a computerized working memory task
    Nicole Lovato
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, S A, Australia
    Percept Mot Skills 116:368-81. 2013
    ..The Double Span Task also showed good discriminant validity. The Double Span Task is a reliable and valid measure of all three components of the working memory system...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of saccharides on brain function and cognitive performance
    Talitha Best
    School of Psychology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Nutr Rev 63:409-18. 2005
    ..Because the effects of saccharide supplementation on cognitive performance are likely to be subtle, future investigations will face various methodological challenges, not the least of which is the need for sensitive outcome measures...
  32. doi request reprint Attentional retraining can reduce chocolate consumption
    Eva Kemps
    School of Psychology, Flinders University
    J Exp Psychol Appl 20:94-102. 2014
    ..Furthermore, they present a promising avenue for tackling unwanted food cravings and (over)eating...
  33. ncbi request reprint Insensitivity of visual short-term memory to irrelevant visual information
    Jackie Andrade
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:753-74. 2002
    ..Visual working memory may not be functionally analogous to verbal working memory, and different cognitive processes may underlie visual short-term memory and visual imagery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Response selection involves executive control: evidence from the selective interference paradigm
    Arnaud Szmalec
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 B Ghent, Belgium
    Mem Cognit 33:531-41. 2005
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  35. ncbi request reprint Working memory components of the Corsi blocks task
    Andre Vandierendonck
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Br J Psychol 95:57-79. 2004
    ..The results are discussed within the context of the working-memory model of Baddeley and Hitch (1974)...