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Alexithymia predicts loss chasing for people at risk for problem gambling (2017)
Journal Article
Bibby, P. A., & Ross, K. E. (in press). Alexithymia predicts loss chasing for people at risk for problem gambling. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(4), doi:10.1556/2006.6.2017.076. ISSN 2062-5871

Background and aims The aim of this research was to investigate the relationship between alexithymia and loss-chasing behavior in people at risk and not at risk for problem gambling. Methods An opportunity sample of 58 (50 males and 8 females)... Read More

Personality, fear of missing out and problematic internet use and their relationship to subjective well-being (2017)
Journal Article
Stead, H., & Bibby, P. A. (in press). Personality, fear of missing out and problematic internet use and their relationship to subjective well-being. Computers in Human Behavior, doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.08.016. ISSN 0747-5632

The current research examines how an individual’s personality, their internet use and the extent to which they are inclined to fear ‘missing out’ impacts subjective well-being overall and in terms of emotional, physical, and personal relationship wel... Read More

Overshadowing depends on cue and reinforcement sensitivity but not schizotypy (2016)
Journal Article
Pickett, C., Cassaday, H. J., & Bibby, P. A. (2017). Overshadowing depends on cue and reinforcement sensitivity but not schizotypy. Behavioural Brain Research, 321, doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2016.12.031. ISSN 0166-4328

There is evidence for impaired selective learning mechanisms in individuals high in schizotypy. Overshadowing provides a direct test of selective learning based on cue salience and has previously been reported to be impaired in relation to schizotypy... Read More

Loss-chasing, alexithymia, and impulsivity in a gambling task: alexithymia as a precursor to loss-chasing behavior when gambling (2016)
Journal Article
Bibby, P. A. (2016). Loss-chasing, alexithymia, and impulsivity in a gambling task: alexithymia as a precursor to loss-chasing behavior when gambling. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00003. ISSN 1664-1078

Objective: To examine the relationship between loss-chasing, the propensity to continue gambling to recover from losses, alexithymia, a personality trait associated poor emotional processing and impulsivity, the tendency to act quickly without reflec... Read More

Do personality traits predict individual differences in excitatory and inhibitory learning? (2013)
Journal Article
He, Z., Cassaday, H. J., Bonardi, C., & Bibby, P. A. (2013). Do personality traits predict individual differences in excitatory and inhibitory learning?. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(245), doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00245. ISSN 1664-1078

Conditioned inhibition (CI) is demonstrated in classical conditioning when a stimulus is used to signal the omission of an otherwise expected outcome. This basic learning ability is involved in a wide range of normal behavior – and thus its disruptio... Read More