Thomas Ormerod

Head of the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex

Research Includes:

Problem-solving, insight, reasoning, decision-making, expertise, Investigative psychology, security screening, investigative expertise design, creativity, human-computer interaction

Selected publications

Articles:

Monaghan, Padraic, Sio, Ut Na, Lau, Sum Wai, Woo, Hoi Kei, Linkenauger, Sally A and Ormerod, Thomas C (2015) Sleep promotes analogical transfer in problem solving. Cognition, 143. pp. 25-30. ISSN 0010-0277

Mattison, Michelle L A, Dando, Coral J and Ormerod, Thomas C (2015) Sketching to remember: episodic free recall task support for child witnesses and victims with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45 (6). pp. 1751-1765. ISSN 0162-3257

Ormerod, Thomas C and Dando, Coral J (2014) Finding a needle in a haystack: toward a psychologically informed method for aviation security screening. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. ISSN 0096-3445

Taylor, Paul J, Dando, Coral J, Ormerod, Thomas C, Ball, Linden J, Jenkins, Marisa C, Sandham, Alexandra andMenacere, Tarek (2013) Detecting insider threats through language change. Law and Human Behavior, 37 (4). pp. 267-275. ISSN 0147-7307

Dando, Coral J, Bull, Ray, Ormerod, Thomas C and Sandham, Alexandra L (2013) Helping to sort the liars from the truth-tellers: the gradual revelation of information during investigative interviews. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 20 (1). pp. 114-128. ISSN 1355-3259

Sio, Ut Na, Monaghan, Padraic and Ormerod, Tom (2013) Sleep on it, but only if it is difficult: effects of sleep on problem solving. Memory and Cognition, 41 (2). 159 – 166. ISSN 0090-502X

Ormerod, Thomas C, MacGregor, James N, Chronicle, Edward P, Dewald, Andrew D and Chu, Yun (2013) Act first, think later: the presence and absence of inferential planning in problem solving. Memory and Cognition, 41 (7). pp. 1096-1108. ISSN 0090-502X

Bardsley, Nicholas, Ball, Linden J and Ormerod, Tom (2012) Do preference reversals generalise? Results on ambiguity and loss aversion. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33 (1). 48 – 57. ISSN 0167-4870

Sio, Ut Na and Ormerod, Thomas C (2009) Does incubation enhance problem solving? A meta-analytic review.Psychological Bulletin, 135 (1). 94 – 120. ISSN 0033-2909

Books:

Monaghan, Padraic, Ormerod, Tom and Sio, Ut Na (2014) Interactive activation networks for modelling problem solving. In:Mayor, Julien and Gomez, Pablo (eds.) Computational models of cognitive processes: Proceedings of the 13th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop. Progress in Neural Processing, 21 . World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 185-195. ISBN 9789814458832

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