J G Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Alcohol consumption and handwriting: a kinematic analysis
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 28:619-32. 2009
  2. ncbi Personality and self-reported use of mobile phones for games
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:753-8. 2006
  3. doi Alcohol influences the use of decisional support
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:603-11. 2010
  4. doi Curved motions in horizontal and vertical orientations
    J G Phillips
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 29:737-50. 2010
  5. doi Motor constancy and the upsizing of handwriting
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 28:578-87. 2009
  6. doi Can the relationship between tangential velocity and radius of curvature explain motor constancy?
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 27:799-811. 2008
  7. ncbi Alcohol consumption and computer blackjack
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, Monash University VIC 3800, Australia
    J Gen Psychol 134:333-53. 2007
  8. ncbi Forward/up directional incompatibilities during cursor placement within graphical user interfaces
    James G Phillips
    Psychology Department, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Ergonomics 48:722-35. 2005
  9. ncbi Parkinsonian motor characteristics in unipolar major depression
    M A Rogers
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 22:232-44. 2000
  10. ncbi The effect of Huntington's disease and Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome on the ability to hold and shift attention
    N Georgiou
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 34:843-51. 1996

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi Alcohol consumption and handwriting: a kinematic analysis
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 28:619-32. 2009
    ..It was found that alcohol intoxication causes symptoms of cerebellar dysfunction, and that alcohol dependent individuals had less ballistic handwriting compared to non-alcohol dependent participants...
  2. ncbi Personality and self-reported use of mobile phones for games
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:753-8. 2006
    ..The findings imply an interplay between personality traits and excessive or problematic use on mobile phones that is relevant to proposed innovations such as gambling on mobile phones...
  3. doi Alcohol influences the use of decisional support
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:603-11. 2010
    ..However, there is a need to understand how alcohol influences the processing of advisory messages...
  4. doi Curved motions in horizontal and vertical orientations
    J G Phillips
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 29:737-50. 2010
    ..The data offer insights into variations in the strength of the power law under different orientations, and indicate a limited role for the 1/3 power law in motor constancy...
  5. doi Motor constancy and the upsizing of handwriting
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 28:578-87. 2009
    ..The results suggested that motor constancy does not merely reflect a simple change in a single parameter of scale...
  6. doi Can the relationship between tangential velocity and radius of curvature explain motor constancy?
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 27:799-811. 2008
    ..The strength of the power law varied with effector, questioning the role of the power law in motor constancy...
  7. ncbi Alcohol consumption and computer blackjack
    James G Phillips
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, Monash University VIC 3800, Australia
    J Gen Psychol 134:333-53. 2007
    ..After consuming alcohol, participants appeared to spend less time on their decisions and were more reliant on support. The authors explained these results in terms of an alcohol-induced myopia that enhances responses to salient cues...
  8. ncbi Forward/up directional incompatibilities during cursor placement within graphical user interfaces
    James G Phillips
    Psychology Department, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia
    Ergonomics 48:722-35. 2005
    ..More direct cursor control devices, such as touch sensitive screens, should enhance the efficiency of aspects of cursor trajectories...
  9. ncbi Parkinsonian motor characteristics in unipolar major depression
    M A Rogers
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 22:232-44. 2000
    ..The results suggest that depression subtypes involve differing patterns of fronto-striatal impairment...
  10. ncbi The effect of Huntington's disease and Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome on the ability to hold and shift attention
    N Georgiou
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 34:843-51. 1996
    ..In TS, a similar if milder functional rather than structural deficit may be reflected in a pattern of responses which resembles a weaker version of the HD response pattern...
  11. pmc Reliance on external cues during serial sequential movement in major depression
    M A Rogers
    Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 69:237-9. 2000
    ..This, in turn, may point to a prefrontal (premotor) deficit in melancholic depression, with possible commonalities with Parkinson's disease...
  12. ncbi Characteristics of cursor trajectories controlled by the computer mouse
    J G Phillips
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton Vic, Australia
    Ergonomics 44:527-36. 2001
    ..Participants appeared to use the initial part of their movement to establish mappings between controller and display. Interventions should seek to reduce the terminal guidance phase of cursor positioning...
  13. ncbi Movement-related potentials associated with movement preparation and motor imagery
    R Cunnington
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 111:429-36. 1996
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  14. ncbi Non-target flanker effects on movement in a virtual action centred reference frame
    Sherilene M Carr
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 184:95-103. 2008
    ..These effects were achieved in a virtual 2D environment where interference caused by the physical properties of objects was less cogent...
  15. ncbi Does old age or Parkinson's disease cause bradyphrenia?
    J G Phillips
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M404-9. 1999
    ..To identify possible biological mechanisms of cognitive slowing, this task was also applied to patients with Parkinson's disease, a basal ganglia disorder that reportedly causes bradyphrenia (slower thought processes)...
  16. ncbi Cursor orientation and computer screen positioning movements
    J G Phillips
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Hum Factors 43:435-41. 2001
    ..This work can be applied to the design of cursors in graphical user interfaces. The use of orientation-neutral cursors or cursors whose stimulus dimensions are more relevant is recommended...
  17. ncbi Frontostriatal deficits in unipolar major depression
    M A Rogers
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 47:297-310. 1998
    ..It is concluded that, while there is evidence of frontostriatal deficit in major depression, the exact nature of such deficits is uncertain. Issues such as component vs. system dysfunction need to be addressed...
  18. ncbi Impairments of movement kinematics in patients with Huntington's disease: a comparison with and without a concurrent task
    N Georgiou
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 12:386-96. 1997
    ..Basal ganglia dysfunction may impair the ability to use internally generated cues to guide movement...
  19. ncbi Sequence heterogeneity in Parkinsonian speech
    A K Ho
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, 3168, Australia
    Brain Lang 64:122-45. 1998
    ..The present study suggests that an underlying disease effect modulates movement impairment across different functional motor systems...
  20. ncbi Use of advance information in patients with schizophrenia
    S B Williams
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 22:472-82. 2000
    ..Motor abnormalities were predominantly observed at the level of movement initiation, but not execution, contrary to basal ganglia disorders such as Parkinson's and Huntington's disease...
  21. ncbi The effects of competition and motor reprogramming on visuomotor selection in unilateral neglect
    J B Mattingley
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Exp Brain Res 120:243-56. 1998
    ..We suggest that programming errors and increased latencies for contralesional movements arise because the damaged right hemisphere can no longer effectively inhibit the release of inappropriate motor programs towards ipsilesional events...
  22. ncbi Attentional asymmetries following ECT in patients with major depression
    M A Rogers
    Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Monash University, VIC 3168, Clayton, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 40:241-4. 2002
    ..The results suggest that approximately 1 h after termination of ictus there is a leftward attentional bias, possibly reflecting a change in right hemisphere cerebral activity...
  23. ncbi Variations in the relationship between radius of curvature and velocity as a function of joint motion
    Lauren L Saling
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 24:731-43. 2005
    ..Since the fit of the power law was better for finger than for wrist motion, there is some suggestion that the power law better explains motion around fewer or simpler joint systems...
  24. ncbi Conflicting directional and locational cues afforded by arrowhead cursors in graphical user interfaces
    James G Phillips
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Appl 9:75-87. 2003
    ..Larger compatible arrowhead cursors elicit less efficient cursor positioning movements that are more susceptible to illusory processes, posing implications for design of cursors and graphical user interfaces...
  25. ncbi Automatic behaviour: efficient not mindless
    L L Saling
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 73:1-20. 2007
    ..Were automaticity to be faster processing, functional imaging would indicate greater activation when an automatic task is performed. We propose possible circuitry of automaticity incorporating the direct pathways of the basal ganglia...
  26. ncbi Consistency of handwriting movements in dementia of the Alzheimer's type: a comparison with Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases
    M J Slavin
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:20-5. 1999
    ..The more variable performance of patients supports a degradation of the base motor program, and resembles that of Huntington's rather than Parkinson's disease patients. It may indeed reflect frontal rather than basal ganglia dysfunction...
  27. ncbi Mental rotation in unipolar major depression
    M A Rogers
    Neuropsychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 24:101-6. 2002
    ..This deficit suggests a role of slowed motor planning in the psychomotor retardation of patients with melancholic depression...
  28. ncbi Psychological predictors of problem mobile phone use
    Adriana Bianchi
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:39-51. 2005
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  29. ncbi E-mail, decisional styles, and rest breaks
    James R Baker
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:705-8. 2007
    ..E-breakers were more likely to engage in behavioral procrastination and spent more time on personal e-mail...
  30. doi Decisional style, mood and work communication: email diaries
    S Shirren
    School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Ergonomics 54:891-903. 2011
    ..Whilst other studies use individual's self-reports, this study uses a more accurate communication diary. Decisional style can predict the monitoring and response to electronic communication...
  31. ncbi Age-related changes in the kinematics of curved drawing movements: relationships between tangential velocity and the radius of curvature
    Lauren L Saling
    Psychology Department, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
    Exp Aging Res 28:215-29. 2002
    ..Age-related reductions in the strength of a 1/3 power law were a function of postural constraints...
  32. ncbi Differences between problem and nonproblem gamblers in subjective arousal and affective valence amongst electronic gaming machine players
    Stephen L Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    Addict Behav 29:1863-7. 2004
    ..Problem gamblers reported greater arousal increases after gambling and increases in negative valence if they lost. This accords poorly with an excitement-based explanation of problem gambling...
  33. ncbi The relationship between anxiety, smoking, and gambling in electronic gaming machine players
    Simone Rodda
    La Trobe University, Australia
    J Gambl Stud 20:71-81. 2004
    ..It was suggested that gambling problems and tobacco dependence have similar characteristics. The data has implications for treatment and anti-smoking legislation in gaming venues...