Brain and Cognition

Why is nonword reading so variable in adult skilled readers?
Stephen Macknik –– The reviewers and editors all agree that this is high impact.
Post-traumatic stress symptoms are associated with better performance on a delayed match-to-position task
Stephen Macknik –– This study reveals a potential novel mechanistic pathway in ptsd, a major health concern
Effects of mental health interventions for students in higher education are sustainable over time: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Stephen Macknik –– Looks really relevant to all fields of science and STEM.
Selective attention on representations in working memory: cognitive and neural mechanisms
Stephen Macknik –– I believe this paper will be widely read
Influence of allelic variations in relation to norepinephrine and mineralocorticoid receptors on psychopathic traits: a pilot study
Jafri Abdullah –– Receptor studies are the blue ocean for future drugs that will cure brain,mind and neurological diseases
Psychometric properties of the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS): measurement invariance between athletes and non-athletes and construct validity
Tsung-Min Hung –– Perceived stress is an imprtant psychological construct in both sport and exercise setting and this study provides a measurement tool for this important construct.
Analysis of structural relationship among the occupational dysfunction on the psychological problem in healthcare workers: a study using structural equation modeling
Antonio Palazón-Bru –– The study is novel in its scientific area and could help other authors improve their research.
Brain and Cognition

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Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy: the roles of mitochondrial transfer RNA variants @thePeerJ

Prediction of state anxiety by machine learning applied to photoplethysmography data @thePeerJ

Effectiveness of modifications to preadjusted appliance prescriptions based on racial dental characteristics assessed by the ABO Cast-Radiograph Evaluation: A propensity score matching study @thePeerJ

New article published today in @thePeerJ #AnimalBehavior #Aquaculture #FisheriesandFishScience #Neuroscience #Toxicology #FreshwaterBiology @MacEwanResearch

Reduced recognition of facial emotional expressions in global burnout and burnout depersonalization in healthcare providers @thePeerJ

An article I handled as editor has been published today @thePeerJ #Neuroscience #Kinesiology #PsychiatryandPsychology

New paper published today: Associations between self-reported and objective face recognition abilities are only evident in above- and below-average recognisers

An article I handled as editor has been published today @thePeerJ #Biophysics #DrugsandDevices #Neurology