Helen E. Payne

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Selective attention is critical for controlling the input to mental processes. Attentional mechanisms act not only to select relevant stimuli but also to exclude irrelevant stimuli. There is evidence that we can actively ignore irrelevant information. We measured neural activity relating to successfully ignoring distracters (using preview search) and found(More)
Observers can use spatial scale information flexibly depending on categorisation task and on their prior sensitisation. Here, we explore whether attentional modulation of spatial frequency processing at early stages of visual analysis may be responsible. In three experiments, we find that observers' perception of spatial frequency (SF) band-limited scene(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the incidence, clinical characteristics and risk factors for culture-confirmed invasive bacterial infections in England. DESIGN Prospective, observational, study of all children with positive blood and/or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture over a 3-year period (2009-2011). SETTING All five hospitals within a geographically defined(More)
BACKGROUND Early antiretroviral therapy (ART) and virological suppression can affect evolving antibody responses to HIV infection. We aimed to assess frequency and predictors of seronegativity in infants starting early ART. METHODS We compared HIV antibody results between two of three treatment groups of the Children with HIV Early Antiretroviral Therapy(More)
Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection was first identified in March 2009 1 ; more than 3000 deaths have been reported worldwide , 2 with highest complication rates in those with preexisting medical conditions. 3 Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) are thought to be at increased risk of complications, although there are limited data supporting(More)
(2) ORBIS mental health services, youth department (NL) Rosemarie Samaritter is a registered senior dance movement therapist, psychomotor therapist and supervisor. She is working in outpatient settings in Dutch National Health Service institutions. She had been closely involved in the development of the first professional dance movement therapy education(More)
This paper reports quantitative results from a pilot study in primary care (PC) undertaken from 2004-2007. The intervention programme, derived from movement psychotherapy was termed " Learning groups: the bodymind approach, " and emphasized a verbal and non-verbal integrated model, awareness of the interrelationship between body and mind and a self-managing(More)
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This paper takes a new look at the methods of embodiment for psychotherapy supervision. It makes a rigorous distinction between knowledge derived via language and knowledge derived via the body without the intervention of conscious thought and above all language. In an account of a study whereby the principal researcher and her co researchers, all(More)