John E Fisk

Summary

Affiliation: Liverpool John Moores University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Syllogistic reasoning and cognitive ageing
    John E Fisk
    Centre for Applied Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:1273-93. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Judgments under uncertainty: representativeness or potential surprise?
    John E Fisk
    Centre for Applied Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Br J Psychol 93:431-49. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of the executive system in visuo-spatial memory functioning
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, L3 2ET Liverpool, UK
    Brain Cogn 52:364-81. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Age-related impairment in executive functioning: updating, inhibition, shifting, and access
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:874-90. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Reasoning about conjunctive probabilistic concepts in childhood
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
    Can J Exp Psychol 59:168-78. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Reasoning deficits in ecstasy (MDMA) polydrug users
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 15 21 Webster Street, Liverpool, L3 2ET, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 181:550-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence for executive deficits among users of MDMA (Ecstasy)
    John E Fisk
    Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:457-66. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Self reported sleep quality and cognitive performance in ecstasy users
    Catharine Montgomery
    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:537-48. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Assessing the functional significance of ecstasy-related memory deficits using a virtual paradigm
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:318-25. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The association between the negative effects attributed to ecstasy use and measures of cognition and mood among users
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:326-36. 2009

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Syllogistic reasoning and cognitive ageing
    John E Fisk
    Centre for Applied Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:1273-93. 2002
    ..This possibility is evaluated in the light of neuropsychological evidence implicating the prefrontal cortex in both the processing of syllogisms and more generally in cognitive ageing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Judgments under uncertainty: representativeness or potential surprise?
    John E Fisk
    Centre for Applied Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Br J Psychol 93:431-49. 2002
    ..The implications of these results for a range of different types of judgment, e.g. with regard to person perception, stereotyping, categorization, and typicality, are evaluated...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of the executive system in visuo-spatial memory functioning
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, L3 2ET Liverpool, UK
    Brain Cogn 52:364-81. 2003
    ..However, it remains unclear whether or not updating is actually occurring on the longer sequences, and if it is, what specific executive processes are involved...
  4. ncbi request reprint Age-related impairment in executive functioning: updating, inhibition, shifting, and access
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:874-90. 2004
    ..However, an additional factor, the only one not to show a significant performance decline with age, was also obtained and was believed to reflect the efficiency of access to long-term memory...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reasoning about conjunctive probabilistic concepts in childhood
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
    Can J Exp Psychol 59:168-78. 2005
    ..It is concluded that under certain conditions children are capable of normative conjunctive judgments but that the mechanisms underpinning this capacity remain to be fully understood...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reasoning deficits in ecstasy (MDMA) polydrug users
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 15 21 Webster Street, Liverpool, L3 2ET, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 181:550-9. 2005
    ..The present study sought to explore the possibility that syllogistic reasoning errors in ecstasy users were due to an inability to construct a model of the premises due to working memory limitations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence for executive deficits among users of MDMA (Ecstasy)
    John E Fisk
    Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Br J Psychol 95:457-66. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in terms of the potential effects that Ecstasy might have on different component executive processes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Self reported sleep quality and cognitive performance in ecstasy users
    Catharine Montgomery
    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:537-48. 2007
    ..In turn, it has been suggested that sleep quality may be a mediator of such cognitive deficits in ecstasy users. The present study sought to investigate this proposed relationship...
  9. doi request reprint Assessing the functional significance of ecstasy-related memory deficits using a virtual paradigm
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:318-25. 2010
    ..The present study sought to assess the functional significance of such deficits using a virtual reality task...
  10. doi request reprint The association between the negative effects attributed to ecstasy use and measures of cognition and mood among users
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:326-36. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Everyday memory deficits in ecstasy-polydrug users
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 21:709-17. 2007
    ..The present study provides further support for cannabis related deficits in aspects of everyday memory functioning. Ecstasy may aLso be associated with cognitive slips, but not to the same extent as cannabis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Syllogistic reasoning performance in MDMA (Ecstasy) users
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:137-45. 2005
    ..The results are consistent with the possibility that MDMA-related deficits in aspects of executive functioning result in impaired reasoning performance among MDMA users...
  13. ncbi request reprint Information processing speed in ecstasy (MDMA) users
    Michelle Wareing
    The Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:81-8. 2007
    ..Also of relevance is the fact that the ecstasy users reported here had used a range of other drugs making it difficult to unambiguously attribute the results obtained to ecstasy use...
  14. doi request reprint Prospective memory functioning among ecstasy/polydrug users: evidence from the Cambridge Prospective Memory Test (CAMPROMPT)
    Florentia Hadjiefthyvoulou
    School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 215:761-74. 2011
    ..However, the assessment of PM has largely been restricted to self-reported measures that fail to capture the distinction between event-based and time-based PM. The aim of the present study is to address this limitation...
  15. doi request reprint The effects of perceived parenting style on the propensity for illicit drug use: the importance of parental warmth and control
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:640-9. 2008
    ..The present study focused upon investigating perceived parental warmth and control in a sample of post-adolescent ecstasy/polydrug users, and investigating their relationship to severity of drug use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of ecstasy/polydrug use on memory for associative information
    Denis T Gallagher
    School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Darwin Building, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 222:579-91. 2012
    ..Associative learning underpins behaviours that are fundamental to the everyday functioning of the individual. Evidence pointing to learning deficits in recreational drug users merits further examination...
  17. doi request reprint The effects of heavy social drinking on executive function: a systematic review and meta-analytic study of existing literature and new empirical findings
    Catharine Montgomery
    Department of Psychology, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:187-99. 2012
    ..The present paper reports the results of two studies that seek to address these limitations...
  18. doi request reprint Modelling the adverse effects associated with ecstasy use
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Addiction 106:798-805. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to determine how these impairments are related to the history of polydrug use, and the conditions under which individuals ingest ecstasy...
  19. doi request reprint Sleep impairment in ecstasy/polydrug and cannabis-only users
    John E Fisk
    School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, United Kingdom
    Am J Addict 18:430-7. 2009
    ..They were also more likely to have missed a night's sleep. The reported differences in sleep type may reflect ecstasy-related serotonergic dysfunction resulting in problems with shifting circadian rhythms...
  20. ncbi request reprint The differential effects of ecstasy/polydrug use on executive components: shifting, inhibition, updating and access to semantic memory
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, L3 2ET, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 182:262-76. 2005
    ..RATIONALE/OBJECTIVES: Recent theoretical models suggest that the central executive may not be a unified structure. The present study explored the nature of central executive deficits in ecstasy users...
  21. doi request reprint Ecstasy-related deficits in the updating component of executive processes
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 23:495-511. 2008
    ..Less is known about the precise nature of such deficits. The present study sought to determine if ecstasy-related deficits in memory updating are related to serial position of items presented, or length of the list of items...
  22. ncbi request reprint The nature of ecstasy-group related deficits in associative learning
    Catharine Montgomery
    School of Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 15 21 Webster Street, Liverpool L3 2ET, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:141-9. 2005
    ..RATIONALE/OBJECTIVES: Research has revealed associative learning deficits among users of ecstasy; the present study explored the component processes underlying these deficits...
  23. doi request reprint Epilepsy, psychosocial and cognitive functioning
    Jane McCagh
    Department of Psychology, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Epilepsy Res 86:1-14. 2009
    ..The overall aim is to provide the reader with a general overview of the sort of factors that can impede social functioning in PWE with particular emphasis on the problems encountered in adults...
  24. ncbi request reprint Verbal working memory deficits in current and previous users of MDMA
    Michelle Wareing
    Edge Hill College of Higher Education, Ormskirk, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 19:225-34. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in the context of recent research on executive processes. It is suggested that MDMA may produce differential effects on specific components within a fractionated executive system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dyslexic students have more everyday cognitive lapses
    James H Smith-Spark
    Department of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
    Memory 12:174-82. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Visuo-spatial working memory deficits in current and former users of MDMA ('ecstasy')
    Michelle Wareing
    Edge Hill College of Higher Education Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 20:115-23. 2005
    ..The possibility that the pattern of results obtained might reflect some general impairment in information processing efficiency is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effects of concurrent cannabis use among ecstasy users: neuroprotective or neurotoxic?
    John E Fisk
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, United Kingdom
    Hum Psychopharmacol 21:355-66. 2006
    ..The results suggest that consuming cannabis at the same time as ecstasy does not reduce the likelihood of cognitive impairment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reasoning about complex probabilistic concepts in childhood
    John E Fisk
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Scand J Psychol 47:497-504. 2006
    ..It is proposed that the basis of representativeness judgements may differ between the conjunctive and disjunctive cases with absolute frequency information possibly playing a differential role...
  29. ncbi request reprint Working memory functioning in developmental dyslexia
    James H Smith-Spark
    Department of Psychology, London South Bank University, UK
    Memory 15:34-56. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint Visuospatial memory impairments in users of MDMA ('ecstasy')
    Michelle Wareing
    Centre for Studies in the Social Sciences, Edge Hill, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 173:391-7. 2004
    ..Both draw upon central executive processing, while the latter also involves concurrent goal-orientated visuospatial processing...