Dr James Smith-Spark


NameDr James Smith-Spark
Job titleAssociate Professor
Organisational UnitPsychology
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8216-0547

Research outputs

The off-prescription use of modafinil: an online survey of perceived risks and benefits

Teodorini, R., Rycroft, N. and Smith-Spark, J. (2020). The off-prescription use of modafinil: an online survey of perceived risks and benefits. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227818

Working memory and high-level cognition in children: An analysis of timing and accuracy in complex span tasks

Gordon, R., Smith-Spark, J. H., Newton, E. J. and Henry, L. A. (2019). Working memory and high-level cognition in children: An analysis of timing and accuracy in complex span tasks. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 191, p. 104736. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2019.104736

Mental Reinstatement of Context: Do individual differences in mental time travel and eyewitness occupation influence eyewitness performance over different delay intervals?

Bangs, K. and Smith-Spark, J. (2019). Mental Reinstatement of Context: Do individual differences in mental time travel and eyewitness occupation influence eyewitness performance over different delay intervals? Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling. https://doi.org/10.1002/jip.1536

Factors affecting accuracy in the quality control checking of fresh produce labels: A situational and laboratory-based exploration.

Smith-Spark, J, Katz, H, Wilcockson, T and Marchant, A (2019). Factors affecting accuracy in the quality control checking of fresh produce labels: A situational and laboratory-based exploration. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries..

Memory in adults with dyslexia

Smith-Spark, JH and Gordon, R (2019). Memory in adults with dyslexia. in: Colé, P, Duncan, L and Cavalli, E (ed.) Dyslexia at university: Theoretical insights and practical solutions Brussels De Boeck Supérieur.

Executive functions in adults with dyslexia

Smith-Spark, JH (2018). Executive functions in adults with dyslexia. in: Colé, P, Duncan, L and Cavalli, E (ed.) Dyslexia at university: Theoretical insights and practical solutions Brussels, Belgium De Boeck.

Optimal approaches to the quality control checking of product labels

Smith-Spark, JH, Katz, HB, Wilcockson, TDW and Marchant, A (2018). Optimal approaches to the quality control checking of product labels. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 68, pp. 118-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2018.07.003

Executive function and academic achievement in primary school children: The use of task-related processing speed

Gordon, R, Smith-Spark, JH, Newton, EJ and Henry, LA (2018). Executive function and academic achievement in primary school children: The use of task-related processing speed. Frontiers in Psychology. 9 (APR). https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00582

The relation of “literacy glasses” to cognition in dyslexia and to extended mind theory

Smith-Spark, J (2019). The relation of “literacy glasses” to cognition in dyslexia and to extended mind theory. L’Année Psychologique/Topics in Cognitive Psychology. 118, pp. 365-365. https://doi.org/10.3917/anpsy1.184.0365

Forgetting to remember to remember: Prospective memory in adults with dyslexia

Smith-Spark, JH (2017). Forgetting to remember to remember: Prospective memory in adults with dyslexia. Dyslexia Review. 28 (1), pp. 9-11.

A review of prospective memory impairments in developmental dyslexia: Evidence, explanations, and future directions

Smith-Spark, JH (2017). A review of prospective memory impairments in developmental dyslexia: Evidence, explanations, and future directions. Clinical Neuropsychologist. 32 (5). https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2017.1369571

Verbal and non-verbal fluency in adults with developmental dyslexia: Phonological processing or executive control problems?

Smith-Spark, JH, Henry, LA, Messer, DJ and Zięcik, AP (2017). Verbal and non-verbal fluency in adults with developmental dyslexia: Phonological processing or executive control problems? Dyslexia. 23 (3), pp. 234-250. https://doi.org/10.1002/dys.1558

The event-based prospective memory of adults with developmental dyslexia under naturalistic conditions

Smith-Spark, JH, Zięcik, AP and Sterling, C (2017). The event-based prospective memory of adults with developmental dyslexia under naturalistic conditions. Asia Pacific Journal of Developmental Differences. 4 (1), pp. 17-33. https://doi.org/10.3850/S2345734117000036

Adults with developmental dyslexia show selective impairments in time-based and self-initiated prospective memory: Self-report and clinical evidence.

Smith-Spark, JH, Zięcik, AP and Sterling, C (2017). Adults with developmental dyslexia show selective impairments in time-based and self-initiated prospective memory: Self-report and clinical evidence. Research in Developmental Disabilitiesl. 62, pp. 247-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2016.12.011

Everyday memory in adults with dyslexia

Smith-Spark, JH (2017). Everyday memory in adults with dyslexia. in: Fawcett, AJ (ed.) DAS Handbook 2016 Singapore Dyslexia Association of Singapore.

Mental time travel ability and the Mental Reinstatement of Context for crime witnesses.

Smith-Spark, JH, Bartimus, J and Wilcock, R (2016). Mental time travel ability and the Mental Reinstatement of Context for crime witnesses. Consciousness and Cognition. 48, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2016.10.002

Do Baseline Executive Functions Mediate Prospective Memory Performance under a Moderate Dose of Alcohol?

Smith-Spark, JH, Moss, AC and Dyer, K. (2016). Do Baseline Executive Functions Mediate Prospective Memory Performance under a Moderate Dose of Alcohol? Frontiers in Psychology. 7, pp. 1325 - 1325. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01325

Reducing quality control errors by guiding behavior

Smith-Spark, JH, Katz, HB, Marchant, A and Wilcockson, TDW (2016). Reducing quality control errors by guiding behavior. 6th International Ergonomics Conference Ergonomics 2016 – Focus on synergy. Zadar, Croatia 15 - 18 Jun 2016 Croatian Ergonomics Society. pp. 315 - 322

Executive functions in adults with developmental dyslexia

Smith-Spark, JH, Henry, LA, Messer, DJ, Edvardsdottir, E and Zięcik, AP (2016). Executive functions in adults with developmental dyslexia. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 53-54, pp. 323 - 341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2016.03.001

Retrospective and prospective remembering in adults with developmental dyslexia.

Smith-Spark, JH, Zięcik, AP and Sterling, C (2016). Retrospective and prospective remembering in adults with developmental dyslexia. International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia (iWORDD). Bilbao, Spain 05 May 2016

Executive functions in adults with developmental dyslexia.

Smith-Spark, JH, Henry, LA, Messer, DJ, Edvardsdottir, E and Zięcik, AP (2016). Executive functions in adults with developmental dyslexia. International Workshop on Reading and Developmental Dyslexia (iWORDD). Bilbao, Spain 05 May 2016

Self-reports of increased prospective and retrospective memory problems in adults with developmental dyslexia

Smith-Spark, JH, Zięcik, AP and Sterling, C (2016). Self-reports of increased prospective and retrospective memory problems in adults with developmental dyslexia. Dyslexia. 22 (3), pp. 245-262. https://doi.org/10.1002/dys.1528

Time-based prospective memory in adults with developmental dyslexia.

Smith-Spark, JH, Zięcik, AP and Sterling, C (2016). Time-based prospective memory in adults with developmental dyslexia. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 49-50, pp. 34-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2015.11.006

Cognitive predictors of accuracy in quality control checking

Katz, HB, Smith-Spark, JH, Wilcockson, TDW and Marchant, A (2015). Cognitive predictors of accuracy in quality control checking. Airenti, G, Bara, BG and Sandini, G (ed.) EAPCogSci 2015 EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science. Torino, Italy 25 - 27 Sep 2015 CEUR Workshop Proceedings.

The effects of age of acquisition and semantic congruency on famous person category verification

Smith-Spark, JH, Moore, V and Valentine, T (2015). The effects of age of acquisition and semantic congruency on famous person category verification. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 1419, pp. 84 - 89 (6).

Label-checking strategies to adapt behaviour to design

Smith-Spark, JH, Katz, HB, Marchant, A and Wilcockson, TDW (2015). Label-checking strategies to adapt behaviour to design. ECCE 2015 – European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics. Warsaw, Poland 01 - 03 Jul 2015 ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2788412.2788425

Determinants of famous name processing speed: age of acquisition versus semantic connectedness.

Smith-Spark, JH, Moore, V and Valentine, T (2013). Determinants of famous name processing speed: age of acquisition versus semantic connectedness. Acta Psychologica(Amst). 142 (2), pp. 230-237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2012.11.016

Long-term age of acquisition effects in famous name processing.

Smith-Spark, JH, Moore, V and Valentine, T (2012). Long-term age of acquisition effects in famous name processing. Acta Psychologica(Amst). 139 (1), pp. 202-211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2011.10.002

Dyslexic students have more everyday cognitive lapses.

Smith-Spark, JH, Fawcett, AJ, Nicolson, RI and Fisk, JE (2010). Dyslexic students have more everyday cognitive lapses. Memory. 12 (2), pp. 174 - 182. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658210244000450

Does the face fit the facts? Testing three accounts of age of acquisition effects

Smith-Spark, JH, Moore, V and Valentine, T (2007). Does the face fit the facts? Testing three accounts of age of acquisition effects. Vosniadou, S and Kayser, D (ed.) Proceedings of EuroCogSci07: The European Cognitive Science Conference. Delphi, Greece 23 - 27 May 2007 Lawrence Erlbaum. pp. 794 - 799 (6)

Working memory functioning in developmental dyslexia.

Smith-Spark, JH and Fisk, JE (2007). Working memory functioning in developmental dyslexia. Memory. 15 (1), pp. 34-56. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658210601043384

Argumentation in Decision Support for Medical Care Planning for Patients and Clinicians.

Smith-Spark, JH, Glasspool, D, Fox, J and Oettinger, A (2006). Argumentation in Decision Support for Medical Care Planning for Patients and Clinicians. Argumentation for Consumers of Healthcare, Papers from the 2006 AAAI Spring Symposium. Stanford, California, USA 27 - 29 Mar 2006 London South Bank University.

Investigating the central executive in adult dyslexics: Evidence from phonological and visuospatial working memory performance

Smith-Spark, JH, Fisk, JE, Fawcett, AJ and Nicolson, RI (2003). Investigating the central executive in adult dyslexics: Evidence from phonological and visuospatial working memory performance. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 15 (4), pp. 567-587. https://doi.org/10.1080/09541440340000024
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