Simon Dymond

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Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Almost winning: induced MEG theta power in insula and orbitofrontal cortex increases during gambling near-misses and is associated with BOLD signal and gambling severity
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK Electronic address
    Neuroimage 91:210-9. 2014
  2. pmc Safe from harm: learned, instructed, and symbolic generalization pathways of human threat-avoidance
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47539. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Emergent response allocation and outcome ratings in slot machine gambling
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:99-111. 2012
  4. pmc Derived relational responding: a comparison of match-to-sample and the relational completion procedure
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    J Exp Anal Behav 94:37-55. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Inferred threat and safety: symbolic generalization of human avoidance learning
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Behav Res Ther 49:614-21. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Symbol labelling improves advantageous decision-making on the Iowa Gambling Task in people with intellectual disabilities
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 31:536-44. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The contingency-shifting variant Iowa Gambling Task: an investigation with young adults
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:239-48. 2010
  8. pmc Transformation of avoidance response functions in accordance with same and opposite relational frames
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, Singleton Park, UK
    J Exp Anal Behav 88:249-62. 2007
  9. pmc Derived transformation of children's pregambling game playing
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    J Exp Anal Behav 94:353-63. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Impairment in flexible emotion-based learning in hallucination- and delusion-prone individuals
    Matteo Cella
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 170:70-4. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Almost winning: induced MEG theta power in insula and orbitofrontal cortex increases during gambling near-misses and is associated with BOLD signal and gambling severity
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK Electronic address
    Neuroimage 91:210-9. 2014
    ..The significance of these findings for theories of PG and the development of potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets is discussed. ..
  2. pmc Safe from harm: learned, instructed, and symbolic generalization pathways of human threat-avoidance
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47539. 2012
    ..Findings have implications for understanding the aetiology of clinical avoidance in anxiety...
  3. doi request reprint Emergent response allocation and outcome ratings in slot machine gambling
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:99-111. 2012
    ..Findings supported these predictions. The implications for behavior-analytic research on gambling and the development of verbally based interventions for disordered gambling are discussed...
  4. pmc Derived relational responding: a comparison of match-to-sample and the relational completion procedure
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    J Exp Anal Behav 94:37-55. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Inferred threat and safety: symbolic generalization of human avoidance learning
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Behav Res Ther 49:614-21. 2011
    ..Implications for associative and behavioural accounts of avoidance, and modern therapies for anxiety disorders are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Symbol labelling improves advantageous decision-making on the Iowa Gambling Task in people with intellectual disabilities
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 31:536-44. 2010
    ..These findings show, for the first time, that people with intellectual disabilities are capable of performing advantageously on the IGT and add to the growing clinical literature on decision-making...
  7. doi request reprint The contingency-shifting variant Iowa Gambling Task: an investigation with young adults
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:239-48. 2010
    ..Overall, the contingency-shifting variant IGT may have potential as a novel measure of reversal learning in experimental and clinical settings...
  8. pmc Transformation of avoidance response functions in accordance with same and opposite relational frames
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, Singleton Park, UK
    J Exp Anal Behav 88:249-62. 2007
    ..Control participants who were not exposed to relational training and testing did not show derived avoidance. Implications of the findings for understanding clinically significant avoidance behavior are discussed...
  9. pmc Derived transformation of children's pregambling game playing
    Simon Dymond
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    J Exp Anal Behav 94:353-63. 2010
    ..The implications of the findings for behavior-analytic research on gambling and the development of verbally-based interventions for disordered gambling are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Impairment in flexible emotion-based learning in hallucination- and delusion-prone individuals
    Matteo Cella
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 170:70-4. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Cognitive decision modelling of emotion-based learning impairment in schizophrenia: the role of awareness
    Matteo Cella
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
    Psychiatry Res 196:15-9. 2012
    ..Overall, a lack of awareness may be an important aspect in understanding impaired social cognitive functioning and emotion-based learning observed in schizophrenia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impaired flexible decision-making in Major Depressive Disorder
    Matteo Cella
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 124:207-10. 2010
    ..Depression is associated with dysfunctional affective states, neuropsychological impairment and altered sensitivity to reward and punishment. These impairments can influence complex decision-making in changing environments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of decision-phase time constraints on emotion-based learning in the Iowa Gambling Task
    Matteo Cella
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 64:164-9. 2007
    ..Overall, our findings demonstrate, for the first time, the effects of decision-phase time constraints on emotion-based learning and indicate that the IGT reward/punishment schedules are to some extent cognitively penetrable...
  14. doi request reprint Event-related potential correlates of emergent inference in human arbitrary relational learning
    Ting Wang
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Res 236:332-43. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Relational reasoning with derived comparative relations: a novel model of transitive inference
    Anita Munnelly
    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Behav Processes 85:8-17. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint What do newly appointed health staff know about the Mental Capacity Act (2005)?
    Paul Willner
    Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Bridgend
    Med Sci Law 51:97-101. 2011
    ..The study aimed to assess the extent of knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) (2005) among new recruits to a National Health Service (NHS) Trust...
  17. doi request reprint Performance in temporal discounting tasks by people with intellectual disabilities reveals difficulties in decision-making and impulse control
    Paul Willner
    Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Wales, United Kingdom
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:157-71. 2010
    ..The proportion of participants responding consistently increased following training. Both the initial performance and the effect of training were related to executive functioning but not IQ...
  18. doi request reprint The spread of fear: symbolic generalization mediates graded threat-avoidance in specific phobia
    Simon Dymond
    a Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 67:247-59. 2014
    ..The enhanced symbolic generalization of threat-beliefs and avoidance behaviour observed in spider phobics warrants further investigation. ..
  19. pmc Contextual control of slot-machine gambling: replication and extension
    Alice Hoon
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    J Appl Behav Anal 41:467-70. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Using differential reinforcement to improve equine welfare: shaping appropriate truck loading and feet handling
    Charlotte Slater
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Behav Processes 86:329-39. 2011
    ..Overall, the results of both studies support the use of applied equine training systems based on positive reinforcement for increasing appropriate behavior during common handling procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acquired equivalence and generalized suppression in a virtual reality environment
    W James Greville
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    Learn Behav 42:123-30. 2014
    ..The US expectancy ratings were consistent with these behavioral results. The findings are discussed in the light of differing accounts of acquired equivalence. ..
  22. doi request reprint Relational memory generalization and integration in a transitive inference task with and without instructed awareness
    Anita Munnelly
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom School of Psychology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland Electronic address
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 109:169-77. 2014
    ..Further research and alternative methods of measuring awareness and its role in TI are needed. ..
  23. doi request reprint Brief report: effects of tact training on emergent intraverbal vocal responses in adolescents with autism
    Richard J May
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:996-1004. 2013
    ..g., "What food does Simon eat?"). The findings are discussed with reference to the growing literature on verbal behavior and derived relational responding...
  24. pmc Relating derived relations as a model of analogical reasoning: reaction times and event-related potentials
    Dermot Barnes-Holmes
    Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co Kildare
    J Exp Anal Behav 84:435-51. 2005
    ..These findings strengthen the validity of the RFT model of analogical reasoning and supplement the behavior-analytic approach to analogy based on the relating of derived relations...