Jennifer took up her post as Experimental Officer in 2015. She completed MA (Hons) and MSc degrees in Philosophy and Health Psychology respectively at the University of St Andrews, and an MSc in Psychology at the University of Glasgow. Her PhD at the University of East Anglia concerned attentional processing in pain. Prior to commencing her PhD, she worked as a Wellcome Trust funded Research Associate examining cognitive bias modification for anxiety at the same institution.
Hayden, C., Bowler, J.O., Chambers, S., Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Richards, D., & Cecil, J.E. (2013). Obesity and dental caries in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(4), 289-308.
Bowler, J.O., Mackintosh, B., Dunn, B.D., Mathews, A., Dalgleish, T., & Hoppitt, L. (2012). A comparison of cognitive bias modification for interpretation and computerized cognitive behavior therapy: Effects on anxiety, depression, attentional control and interpretive bias. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(6), 1021-1033.
Asymmetrical transfer effects of cognitive bias modification: Modifying attention to threat influences interpretation of emotional ambiguity, but not vice versa,
in Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry
pp. 239–246Full Text UEA Repository
Attentional bias modification for acute experimental pain: A randomised controlled trial of retraining early versus later attention on pain severity, threshold and tolerance,
in European Journal of Pain
pp. 112–124Full Text UEA Repository
Obesity and dental caries in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis,
in Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
pp. 289-308Full Text UEA Repository
A comparison of cognitive bias modification for interpretation and computerized cognitive behavior therapy: Effects on anxiety, depression, attentional control, and interpretive bias,
in Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
pp. 1021-1033Full Text UEA Repository
Key Research Interests
Jennifer is interested in cognitive processing in pain. She is currently investigating the role of attentional bias in pain experience using attentional bias modification techniques.
PSY-5003Y Research Design and Analysis 2 (2nd Year)
PSY-7005B Further Quantitative Research and Statistics (MSc/MRes)
Guest lecturer PSY-M087A Conceptualising Social Science Research (MSc/MRes)
Paid Panel Manager