Colin MacLeod

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Facilitated cognitive disengagement in depression
    Joost van den Elzen
    The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Australia
    Behav Ther 37:304-13. 2006
  2. doi Cognitive bias modification procedures in the management of mental disorders
    Colin MacLeod
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:114-20. 2012
  3. ncbi Selective attention and emotional vulnerability: assessing the causal basis of their association through the experimental manipulation of attentional bias
    Colin MacLeod
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:107-23. 2002
  4. ncbi The causal role of interpretive bias in anxiety reactivity
    Edward J Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:103-11. 2006
  5. ncbi Cognitive vulnerability to emotional disorders
    Andrew Mathews
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:167-95. 2005
  6. doi Whither cognitive bias modification research? Commentary on the special section articles
    Colin MacLeod
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:89-99. 2009
  7. ncbi Internet-delivered assessment and manipulation of anxiety-linked attentional bias: validation of a free-access attentional probe software package
    Colin MacLeod
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 39:533-8. 2007
  8. doi The interaction of approach-alcohol action tendencies, working memory capacity, and current task goals predicts the inability to regulate drinking behavior
    Jason M Sharbanee
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
    Psychol Addict Behav 27:649-61. 2013
  9. doi The reduction of anxiety vulnerability through the modification of attentional bias: a real-world study using a home-based cognitive bias modification procedure
    Jacey See
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:65-75. 2009
  10. pmc The effect of approach/avoidance training on alcohol consumption is mediated by change in alcohol action tendency
    Jason M Sharbanee
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e85855. 2014

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Publications24

  1. ncbi Facilitated cognitive disengagement in depression
    Joost van den Elzen
    The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Australia
    Behav Ther 37:304-13. 2006
    ..The theoretical and applied implications of this finding are discussed...
  2. doi Cognitive bias modification procedures in the management of mental disorders
    Colin MacLeod
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:114-20. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi Selective attention and emotional vulnerability: assessing the causal basis of their association through the experimental manipulation of attentional bias
    Colin MacLeod
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:107-23. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi The causal role of interpretive bias in anxiety reactivity
    Edward J Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:103-11. 2006
    ..The finding that the manipulation of interpretive bias modified emotional reactivity supports the hypothesis that interpretive bias can indeed play a causal role in anxiety vulnerability...
  5. ncbi Cognitive vulnerability to emotional disorders
    Andrew Mathews
    Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:167-95. 2005
    ..Beyond merely demonstrating the existence of biased processing, research is thus beginning to explore the cognitive causes of emotional vulnerability, and their modification...
  6. doi Whither cognitive bias modification research? Commentary on the special section articles
    Colin MacLeod
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:89-99. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi Internet-delivered assessment and manipulation of anxiety-linked attentional bias: validation of a free-access attentional probe software package
    Colin MacLeod
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 39:533-8. 2007
    ..We advise fellow researchers how to freely download this software package for use within their own investigations...
  8. doi The interaction of approach-alcohol action tendencies, working memory capacity, and current task goals predicts the inability to regulate drinking behavior
    Jason M Sharbanee
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
    Psychol Addict Behav 27:649-61. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that difficulties in regulating alcohol consumption arise from a complex interaction of action-tendencies, WMC, and current goals or task demands...
  9. doi The reduction of anxiety vulnerability through the modification of attentional bias: a real-world study using a home-based cognitive bias modification procedure
    Jacey See
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:65-75. 2009
    ..These findings support the hypotheses that biased attentional responding to emotionally negative information contributes causally to real-world anxiety vulnerability...
  10. pmc The effect of approach/avoidance training on alcohol consumption is mediated by change in alcohol action tendency
    Jason M Sharbanee
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e85855. 2014
    ..Thus approach/avoidance training affects alcohol consumption specifically by changing the underlying action tendency. Multiple training sessions may be required in order to observe more substantive changes in drinking behaviour. ..
  11. ncbi Interpretation revealed in the blink of an eye: depressive bias in the resolution of ambiguity
    Clair Lawson
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Perth
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:321-8. 2002
    ..The findings are consistent with the hypothesis that depression is associated with a negative interpretive bias...
  12. doi Validation of a novel attentional bias modification task: the future may be in the cards
    Lies Notebaert
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley 6009, WA, Australia Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 65:93-100. 2015
    ..These results are considered in relation to the potential clinical utility of the current task in comparison to traditional ABM methodologies. ..
  13. pmc RAndomised controlled trial to imProve depressIon and the quality of life of people with Dementia using cognitive bias modification: RAPID study protocol
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Heath and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research of the Perkins Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Department of Psychiatry, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    BMJ Open 4:e005623. 2014
    ..This trial aims to determine the effect of CBM on depression scores and the quality of life of people with DAD...
  14. doi Assessing the role of spatial engagement and disengagement of attention in anxiety-linked attentional bias: a critique of current paradigms and suggestions for future research directions
    Patrick J F Clarke
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Anxiety Stress Coping 26:1-19. 2013
    ....
  15. doi The causal role of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in the modification of attentional bias: evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation
    Patrick J F Clarke
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 76:946-52. 2014
    ..Research seeking to establish the neurologic underpinnings of change in the attentional bias for threat have implicated, but not confirmed, the role of lateral prefrontal regions...
  16. doi Attentional bias modification facilitates attentional control mechanisms: evidence from eye tracking
    Nigel T M Chen
    Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, 100 Mallett Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Biol Psychol 104:139-46. 2015
    ..Mediational analysis revealed that the shift in attentional bias following ABM was independent to the change in attentional control. The findings suggest that the mechanisms of ABM are multifaceted. ..
  17. doi Alcohol-related biases in selective attention and action tendency make distinct contributions to dysregulated drinking behaviour
    Jason M Sharbanee
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Addiction 108:1758-66. 2013
    ..To assess whether alcohol-related biases in selective-attention and action tendency uniquely or concurrently predict the ability to regulate alcohol consumption...
  18. pmc Absence of evidence or evidence of absence: reflecting on therapeutic implementations of attentional bias modification
    Patrick J F Clarke
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 14:8. 2014
    ..In doing so it is apparent that the current findings and future prospects of ABM are in fact very promising, suggesting that more research in this area is warranted, not less. ..
  19. doi Prepared for the worst: readiness to acquire threat bias and susceptibility to elevate trait anxiety
    Patrick Clarke
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Emotion 8:47-57. 2008
    ..These findings are consistent with our proposed account of individual differences in susceptibility to elevate trait anxiety in response to stress...
  20. doi Enhanced probing of attentional bias: the independence of anxiety-linked selectivity in attentional engagement with and disengagement from negative information
    Ben Grafton
    a Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Cogn Emot 28:1287-302. 2014
    ..We discuss the potentially differing roles that engagement and disengagement biases may play in the development and/or maintenance of anxiety vulnerability and dysfunction. ..
  21. pmc Cognitive bias modification to prevent depression (COPE): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research of the Perkins Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Trials 15:282. 2014
    ..The primary aim of this trial is to determine if CBM decreases the one-year onset of a major depressive episode among adults with subsyndromal depression...
  22. doi Don't start what you can't stop: differentiating individual differences in ruminative onset and ruminative persistence, and their contributions to dysphoria
    Ben Grafton
    Centre for the Advancement of Research on Emotion, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
    Emotion 13:1080-5. 2013
    ..Furthermore, as hypothesized, it is the interaction between these 2 facets of rumination that makes the greatest contribution to the prediction of variance in dysphoria...
  23. pmc When we should worry more: using cognitive bias modification to drive adaptive health behaviour
    Lies Notebaert
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e85092. 2014
    ..Various potential explanations for the current findings and suggestions for future research are discussed. ..
  24. ncbi Contrasting two accounts of anxiety-linked attentional bias: selective attention to varying levels of stimulus threat intensity
    Edward Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:212-8. 2003
    ....