Richard Stephens

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Swearing as a response to pain
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Neuroreport 20:1056-60. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of manipulated state aggression on pain tolerance
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 111:311-21. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A review of the literature on the cognitive effects of alcohol hangover
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, ST5 5BG
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:163-70. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Neuropsychological consequence of soccer play in adolescent U.K. School team soccer players
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:295-303. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological effects of long-term low-level organophosphate exposure in orchard sprayers in England
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Arch Environ Health 59:566-74. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment as a consequence of football (soccer) play and football heading: a preliminary analysis and report on school students (13-16 years)
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Child Neuropsychol 11:513-26. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Age-related decline in Digit-Symbol performance: eye-movement and video analysis
    R Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:101-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint How does chewing gum affect cognitive function? Reply to Scholey (2004)
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Appetite 43:217-8; discussion 221-3. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of glucose in chewing gum-related facilitation of cognitive function
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Appetite 43:211-3. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Swearing as a response to pain-effect of daily swearing frequency
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    J Pain 12:1274-81. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Swearing as a response to pain
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Neuroreport 20:1056-60. 2009
    ..The observed pain-lessening (hypoalgesic) effect may occur because swearing induces a fight-or-flight response and nullifies the link between fear of pain and pain perception...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of manipulated state aggression on pain tolerance
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Psychol Rep 111:311-21. 2012
    ..These data indicate that people become more pain tolerant with raised state aggression and support our theory that raised pain tolerance from swearing occurs via an emotional response...
  3. doi request reprint A review of the literature on the cognitive effects of alcohol hangover
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, ST5 5BG
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:163-70. 2008
    ..In conclusion, although there is empirical evidence showing impaired performance as a result of the alcohol hangover, future studies should confirm these findings and overcome the shortcomings of previous research...
  4. doi request reprint Neuropsychological consequence of soccer play in adolescent U.K. School team soccer players
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:295-303. 2010
    ..Cumulative heading did not predict neuropsychological performance. While no specific attribute of soccer was linked with neuropsychological impairment, head injury predicted reduced attention for all participants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological effects of long-term low-level organophosphate exposure in orchard sprayers in England
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Arch Environ Health 59:566-74. 2004
    ..Therefore, we are unable to conclude whether this is a specific cognitive effect, or a decrement arising on the most sensitive test employed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment as a consequence of football (soccer) play and football heading: a preliminary analysis and report on school students (13-16 years)
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Child Neuropsychol 11:513-26. 2005
    ..Although these null findings may be reassuring to players, parents, and football organizers, we stress that they are preliminary. Further data is being collected from the same populations to provide more reliable effect estimates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age-related decline in Digit-Symbol performance: eye-movement and video analysis
    R Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:101-7. 2006
    ..064, p=.525. Overall these results suggest that characterisation of the age-related slowing on Digit-Symbol tests as a psychomotor deficit is appropriate...
  8. ncbi request reprint How does chewing gum affect cognitive function? Reply to Scholey (2004)
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Appetite 43:217-8; discussion 221-3. 2004
    ..Cognitive effects of glucose from chewing gum and other mechanisms can be investigated further when factors like the flavouring of the gum and the participants' familiarity with gum chewing are assessed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of glucose in chewing gum-related facilitation of cognitive function
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Appetite 43:211-3. 2004
    ..However, some other mechanism is more likely to underlie the facilitatory effect of chewing gum on delayed episodic long-term memory...
  10. doi request reprint Swearing as a response to pain-effect of daily swearing frequency
    Richard Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    J Pain 12:1274-81. 2011
    ..This paper shows apparent habituation related to daily swearing frequency, consistent with our theory that the underlying mechanism by which swearing increases pain tolerance is the provocation of an emotional response...
  11. doi request reprint Do UK university football club players suffer neuropsychological impairment as a consequence of their football (soccer) play?
    Andrew Rutherford
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 31:664-81. 2009
    ..However, a need for further research examining the long-term neuropsychological consequences of such head injuries was identified...
  12. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of heading and head trauma in Association Football (soccer): a review
    Andrew Rutherford
    Department of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Neuropsychol Rev 13:153-79. 2003
    ..The neuropsychological consequences of football-related subconcussive effects await confirmatory investigation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis of substitution test performance using eye movement and video data
    Richard Stephens
    Psychology Department, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Appl Neuropsychol 9:179-82. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment as a consequence of football (soccer) play and football heading: preliminary analyses and report on university footballers
    A Rutherford
    Department of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST55BG, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:299-319. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of alcohol hangover research methodology for surveys or studies of effects on cognition
    Richard Stephens
    Centre for Psychological Research, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:2223-36. 2014
    ..Understanding how hangover may impair performance is important for public safety; yet, there is relatively little hangover research. This paper outlines good practice for future studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of long-term memory in digit-symbol test performance in young and older adults
    R Stephens
    Keele University, UK
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 16:219-40. 2009
    ..The benefit of ordinally arranged digits in the coding table highlights a fundamental process difference between Digit-Symbol and Symbol-Digit test formats...