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AIMS Alcohol-related harm places a significant strain on victims, perpetrators and society. The present research reports on how licensed alcohol outlet business hours may influence the reported incidence of interpersonal violence and the associated burden of disease. METHODS We examined the relationship between alcohol outlet business hours and violent… (More)
Prior research has linked mindfulness to improvements in attention, and suggested that the effects of mindfulness are particularly pronounced when individuals are cognitively depleted or stressed. Yet, no studies have tested whether mindfulness improves declarative awareness of unexpected stimuli in goal-directed tasks. Participants (N=794) were either… (More)
This is the third paper on criteria and methods for approving trainers and training practices drawn up in the Oxford region. In this paper we discuss how they were evaluated.
New criteria for approving practices for training general practitioners have been accepted by the Oxford regional postgraduate subcommittee for general practice. These criteria cover the trainer, the practice, and the training. Two further papers will discuss new methods of assessment and their evaluation.
This is the second paper of three on criteria for approval of trainers of general practitioners drawn up for the Oxford region. This paper describes assessment of trainers and training practices by a team of general practitioners who visit for one day.
Threatening stimuli prevent attentional disengagement. Less clear is whether threat captures attention in addition to holding it. One way to measure attentional capture is to examine visual prior entry. Visual prior entry occurs when one stimulus is consciously recognized as appearing prior to other stimuli. Using a temporal order judgments paradigm, we… (More)