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A Large-Scale Multicentre Study of Academic Resilience and Wellbeing in Pharmacy Education. (2022)
Journal Article
Cassidy, S., Mawdsley, A., Langran, C., Hughes, L., & Willis, S. (2022). A Large-Scale Multicentre Study of Academic Resilience and Wellbeing in Pharmacy Education. American journal of pharmaceutical education (Online), 8998. https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe8998

Health care students are at particular risk of stress and exposure to adverse events, negatively affecting wellbeing and performance and leading to increased attrition. Academic resilience (AR) has been identified as one factor helping mitigate such... Read More about A Large-Scale Multicentre Study of Academic Resilience and Wellbeing in Pharmacy Education..

Values‐led curriculum co‐creation : a curriculum re‐innovation case study (2022)
Journal Article
Galpin, A., Beevers, D., Cassidy, S., Short, B., Panagiotidi, M., Bendall, R., …Thompson, C. (2022). Values‐led curriculum co‐creation : a curriculum re‐innovation case study. Curriculum Journal, 33(4), 553-569. https://doi.org/10.1002/curj.154

Personal values influence goals and motivate actions. The case study reported in this paper explored whether an understanding of values would provide a useful framework to guide the co-creation of the undergraduate cognitive psychology curriculum at... Read More about Values‐led curriculum co‐creation : a curriculum re‐innovation case study.

Exploring the relationship between psychological flexibility and self-report and task-based measures of cognitive flexibility (2021)
Journal Article
Grant, A., & Cassidy, S. (2022). Exploring the relationship between psychological flexibility and self-report and task-based measures of cognitive flexibility. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 23, 144-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2021.12.006

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) interventions aim to increase psychological flexibility (PF) leading to positive treatment outcomes. It has been suggested that successful development of PF may depend on cognitive flexibility (CF), however the... Read More about Exploring the relationship between psychological flexibility and self-report and task-based measures of cognitive flexibility.

A cognitive style dataset including functional near-infrared spectroscopy, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures (2019)
Journal Article
Bendall, R., Lambert, S., Galpin, A., Marrow, L., & Cassidy, S. (2019). A cognitive style dataset including functional near-infrared spectroscopy, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures. Data in Brief, 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104544

The dataset includes data from the triangulated investigation reported in our paper: ‘Psychophysiological indices of cognitive style: A triangulated study incorporating neuroimaging, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures’ [1,2]. The data... Read More about A cognitive style dataset including functional near-infrared spectroscopy, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures.

Corrigendum to “Psychophysiological indices of cognitive style : a triangulated study incorporating neuroimaging, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures” [Personality and Individual Differences 144 (2019) 68–78] (2019)
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Bendall, R., Lambert, S., Galpin, A., Marrow, L., & Cassidy, S. (2019). Corrigendum to “Psychophysiological indices of cognitive style : a triangulated study incorporating neuroimaging, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures” [Personality and Individual Differences 144 (2019) 68–78]. Personality and Individual Differences, 149, 235-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.06.010

Psychophysiological indices of cognitive style : a triangulated study incorporating neuroimaging, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures (2019)
Journal Article
Bendall, R., Lambert, S., Galpin, A., Marrow, L., & Cassidy, S. (2019). Psychophysiological indices of cognitive style : a triangulated study incorporating neuroimaging, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures. Personality and Individual Differences, 144, 68-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.02.034

Employing a triangulated design to explore psychophysiological indices of cognitive style, the study investigated the validity of the intuition-analysis dimension of cognitive style and its associated construct measure, the Cognitive Style Index (CSI... Read More about Psychophysiological indices of cognitive style : a triangulated study incorporating neuroimaging, eye-tracking, psychometric and behavioral measures.

First-line therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder : a systematic review of cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic approaches (2018)
Journal Article
Paintain, E., & Cassidy, S. (2018). First-line therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder : a systematic review of cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic approaches. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 18(3), 237-250. https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12174

Background: Despite evidence supporting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based interventions as the most effective approach for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in randomised control trials, alternative treatment interventions are oft... Read More about First-line therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder : a systematic review of cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic approaches.

The Academic Resilience Scale (ARS-30) : a new multidimensional construct measure (2016)
Journal Article
Cassidy, S. (2016). The Academic Resilience Scale (ARS-30) : a new multidimensional construct measure. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(1787), https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01787

Resilience is a psychological construct observed in some individuals that accounts for success despite adversity. Resilience reflects the ability to bounce back, to beat the odds and is considered an asset in human characteristic terms. Academic resi... Read More about The Academic Resilience Scale (ARS-30) : a new multidimensional construct measure.

Virtual Learning Environments as mediating factors in student satisfaction with teaching and learning in Higher Education (2016)
Journal Article
Cassidy, S. (2016). Virtual Learning Environments as mediating factors in student satisfaction with teaching and learning in Higher Education. Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 5(1), 113-123. https://doi.org/10.5430/jct.v5n1p113

Virtual learning environments (VLE) have become a standard feature of most courses in higher education, offering the potential to facilitate and improve teaching and learning. Whilst there is an implicit assumption that VLEs benefit student learning,... Read More about Virtual Learning Environments as mediating factors in student satisfaction with teaching and learning in Higher Education.

Development and validation of a visual grading scale for assessing image quality of AP pelvis radiographic images (2016)
Journal Article
Mraity, H., England, A., Cassidy, S., Eachus, P., & Hogg, P. (2016). Development and validation of a visual grading scale for assessing image quality of AP pelvis radiographic images. British Journal of Radiology, 89(1061), 20150430. https://doi.org/10.1259/bjr.20150430

OBJECTIVE: Apply psychometric theory to develop and validate a visual grading scale for assessing visual perception of AP pelvis digital image quality. METHODS: Psychometric theory was used to guide scale development. Seven phantom and 7 cadaver i... Read More about Development and validation of a visual grading scale for assessing image quality of AP pelvis radiographic images.

Resilience building in students : the role of academic self-efficacy (2015)
Journal Article
Cassidy, S. (2015). Resilience building in students : the role of academic self-efficacy. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1781), https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01781

Self-efficacy relates to an individual’s perception of their capabilities. It has a clear self-evaluative dimension leading to high or low perceived self-efficacy. Individual differences in perceived self-efficacy have been shown to be better predict... Read More about Resilience building in students : the role of academic self-efficacy.

Cognitive style : a validation study using brain imaging and eye movements (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Lambert, S., Bendall, R., Galpin, A., Marrow, L., & Cassidy, S. (2015, September). Cognitive style : a validation study using brain imaging and eye movements. Poster presented at British Psychological Society Psychobiology Section Annual General Meeting, Windermere

Exploring resilience in students (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Cassidy, S. (2015, January). Exploring resilience in students. Presented at Division of Educational & Child Psychology (DECP) Annual Conference : Applying Creative Psychology to education, children and young people, Durham, UK

Returning from out of area placements : the impact on quality of life for people with learning disabilities (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Hughes, M., McGarry, J., Westbrook, J., Williams, D., Dubrow-Marshall, L., & Cassidy, S. (2014, October). Returning from out of area placements : the impact on quality of life for people with learning disabilities. Poster presented at The Challenging Behaviours National Strategy Group Annual Conference, London

The purpose of this study was to explore quality of life issues for people with learning disabilities in both out-of-area and Salford community living. The study utilised a repeated measures design, in which the triangulation of qualitative and quant... Read More about Returning from out of area placements : the impact on quality of life for people with learning disabilities.

Emotional labour in university lecturers : considerations for higher education institutions (2013)
Journal Article
Berry, K., & Cassidy, S. (2013). Emotional labour in university lecturers : considerations for higher education institutions. Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2(2), https://doi.org/10.5430/jct.v2n2p22

Emotional labour is a state that exists when there is a discrepancy between the emotional demeanour that an individual displays and the genuinely felt emotions that would be inappropriate to display (Mann 1999b). The study examined levels of emotiona... Read More about Emotional labour in university lecturers : considerations for higher education institutions.

Does an increase in compression force really improve visual image quality in mammography? An initial investigation (2013)
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Mercer, C., Hogg, P., Cassidy, S., & Denton, E. (2013). Does an increase in compression force really improve visual image quality in mammography? An initial investigation. Radiography, 19(4), 363-365. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2013.07.002

Objective: Literature speculates that visual image quality (IQ) and compression force levels may be directly related. This small study investigates whether a relationship exists between compression force levels and visual IQ. Method: To investiga... Read More about Does an increase in compression force really improve visual image quality in mammography? An initial investigation.