Publications & Presentations



Peer Reviewed Journal Articles or Conference Papers

McKenna, R., Rushe, T. M. & Woodcock, K. A (2017) Informing the structure of executive function in children: a 1 meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging data . Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11:154. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00154

Haig, E. L. & Woodcock, K. A (2017) Rigidity in routines and the development of resistance to change in individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome . Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

Bull, L. E., Oliver, C. & Woodcock, K. A. (2016) Signalling changes to individuals who show resistance to change can reduce challenging behaviour . Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry (available online). doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2016.06.006

Robb, N., Waller, A., Woodcock, K. A. (2015) The Development of TASTER, a Cognitive Training Game Using Human-Centred Design, Tailored for Children with Global and Specific Cognitive Impairments. Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games), 7th International Conference on, 16-18 Sept. 2015 doi: 10.1109/VS-GAMES.2015.7295788

Bull, L. E., Oliver, C., Tunnicliffe, P. L., & Woodcock, K. A. (2015). An informant report behavior diary for measuring temper outbursts in an intervention setting. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 27(4), 489-504. doi:10.1007/s10882-015-9429-1

Bull, L.E., Oliver, C., Tunnicliffe, P. L. & Woodcock, K. A. (2015). Increased exposure to rigid routines can lead to increased challenging behaviours following changes to those routines. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45(6), 1569-1578. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2308-2

Tunnicliffe, P. L., Woodcock, K.A., Bull, L.E, Penhallow, J. & Oliver, C. (2014). Temper outbursts in Prader-Willi syndrome: Causes, behavioural and emotional sequence and responses by carers. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. doi: 10.1111/jir.12010

Waite, J., Heald, M., Wilde, L., Woodcock, K., Welham, A., Adams, D. & Oliver, C. (2014). The importance of understanding the behavioural phenotypes of genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability. Paediatrics and Child Health, 24(10), 468-472. doi:10.1016/j.paed.2014.05.002

Woodcock, K. A., Yu, D. Yi, L. & Han, S. (2013). The presence of a culturally similar or dissimilar social partner affects neural responses to emotional stimuli. Socioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology. 3, 20500. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/snp.v3i0.20500

Liu, Y., Sheng, F., Woodcock, K. A. & Han, S. (2013). Oxytocin effects on neural correlates of self-referential processing. Biological Psychology, 94, 380-387. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.08.003

Oliver, C., Adams, D., Allen, D., Bull, L., Heald, M., Moss, J., Wilde, L. & Woodcock, K. (2013) Causal models of clinically significant behaviors in Angelman, Cornelia de Lange, Prader-Willi and Smith-Magenis syndromes. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 44: Challenging Behavior, Elsevier.

Hoddell, J., Moss, J., Woodcock, K. & Oliver, C. (2011). Further refinement of the nature of the communication impairment in Cornelia de Lange syndrome. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 5, 15-25.

Sloneem, J., Oliver, C. Udwin, O. & Woodcock, K. A. (2011). Prevalence, phenomenology, aetiology and predictors of challenging behaviour in Smith-Magenis syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55, 138-151.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2011). The relationship between specific cognitive impairment and behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 55, 152-171.

Woodcock, K. A., Humphreys, G, W., Oliver, C. & Hansen, P. C. (2010). Neural correlates of task-switching in paternal 15q11-q13 deletion Prader-Willi syndrome. Brain Research, 1363, 128-142.

Burbidge, C., Oliver, C., Moss, J., Arron, K., Berg, K., Hill, L., Trusler, K., Furniss, F. & Woodcock, K. A. (2010). The association between repetitive behaviours, impulsivity and hyperactivity in people with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54, 1078-1092.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2009) Hypothesis: A specific pathway can be identified between genetic characteristics and behaviour profiles in Prader-Willi syndrome via cognitive, environmental and physiological mechanisms. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 53, 493-500.

Oliver, C., Woodcock, K. A. & Humphreys, G, W. (2009) The relationship between components of the behavioural phenotype in Prader-Willi syndrome: Brief Report. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22, 403-407.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2009). Task switching deficits and repetitive behaviour in genetic neurodevelopmental disorders: Data from children with Prader-Willi syndrome chromosome 15 q11-q13 deletion and boys with Fragile-X syndrome. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 26, 172-194.

Woodcock, K. A., Humphreys, G, W. & Oliver, C. (2009). Dorsal and ventral stream mediated visual processing in genetic subtypes of Prader-Willi syndrome. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2367-2373.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2009). Associations between repetitive questioning, resistance to change, temper outbursts and anxiety in Prader-Willi and Fragile-X syndromes. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 53, 265-278.

Woodcock, K. A., & Rose, J (2007). The relationship between the recognition of facial expressions and self-reported anger in people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 20, 279-284.



Book Chapters


Oliver, C., Woodcock., K. A. & Adams, D. (2010). The Importance of aetiology of intellectual disability. Learning Disability A life Cycle Approach, Second Edition. Chapter 10, pages 135-146. McGraw Hill, Open University Press, Berkshire, UK.


Editorials


Oliver, C. & Woodcock, K. (2008). Integrating levels of explanation in behavioural phenotype research. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 807-809.



Published Abstracts

Mckenna, R., & Woodcock, K. A. (2015). Informing the structure of executive function in children: a meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging data. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 59(9), 799-799.

Woodcock, K., Liu, Y., Yu, D., & Han, S. H. (2013). Independent versus interdependent self-construal priming elicits differences in the spontaneous regulation of positive emotions in chinese participants. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 241-242.

Bull, L. E., Woodcock, K. A., Perry, A., Todd, H., Holland, A. J. & Oliver, C. (2011). Temper outbursts in Prader-Willi syndrome: Early intervention and environmental management. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 55, 950-950.

Bull, L. E., Woodcock, K. A., Holland, A., & Oliver, C. (2010). Toward an early intervention strategy to reduce temper outburst behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23(5), 431-431.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C. & Humphreys, G.W. (2008). The relationship between a deficit in attention switching and specific behaviours in Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 812-812.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2008). Biology to behaviour: Cognitive deficit can cause characteristic behaviours in Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 662-662.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2008). An investigation of executive functioning and repetitive behaviour in two genetic syndromes. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 658-658.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2006). Repetitive and problem behaviour in children with Prader-Willi syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 50, 800-800.



Invited Presentations

23rd July 2016 Lecture in the family keynote section of the Ninth International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO) conference, Toronto, Canada.

22nd February 2016 General public lecture on interventions for disruptive behaviour in children with neurodevelopmental disorders at Seriously Enjoyable Psychology, an outreach event organised by the British Psychological Society NI in the Northern Ireland Science Festival.

1st March 2015 Expert strategic workshop on mental health in Prader-Willi syndrome, Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, Washington DC, US; Presentation on TASTER research (the interdisciplinary project with Software Engineers I am leading) and contribution to expert discussion groups.

14th November 2014 Portland College Prader-Willi Syndrome Education Day. Using the role of switching in behaviour to benefit those with PWS. Portland College, Nottinghamshire.

14th October 2013 Community Child Health course, Imperial College London, UK. Behavioural issues in genetic syndromes – challenging behaviour. Imperial College London.

20th July 2013. Understanding and reducing problematic behaviours in people with Prader-Willi syndrome. Joint presentation with Leah Bull and Chris Oliver. International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation 8th International Family Conference, Cambridge, UK.

19th March 2013. Prader-Willi Syndrome: Before you judge me, walk a mile in my shoes. Joint presentation with Leah Bull and Chris Oliver. Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Ireland Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

20th July 2012. Intervening with temper outburst behaviour in people with Prader-Willi syndrome: Using multi-level approaches based on associations between neural functioning, cognitive functioning, the immediate material environment and behaviour. French Reference Centre for Prader-Willi Syndrome, “Hopital Les Enfants”, Toulouse, France.

29th June 2012. Understanding and helping to reduce temper outburst behaviour in people with Prader-Willi syndrome: Tackling the behaviour at multiple levels. Comorbidity, Subtypes and Variability Seminar of the British Psychological Society/ Williams Syndrome Foundation’s Neurodevelopmental Disorders Seminar Series, Kingston, UK.

21st March 2012. Understanding temper outbursts in Prader-Willi syndrome. Ludlow Street Health Care & Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK conference, Newport, UK.

22nd May 2011. How can an understanding of pathways between genes, the brain, cognition and behaviour inform strategies to help people with PWS and their families/carers with behaviour that can be difficult? International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation’s Seventh International Conference, Family section, Taipei, Taiwan.

11th November 2009. Pathways between genes, the brain, cognition and behaviour: an example of how research into genetic neurodevelopmental disorders can aid our understanding. Centre for Applied Psychological Research, University of Huddersfield, UK.

28th March 2008. Cognition and its relationship to repetitive and compulsive like behaviour in children and adolescents with PWS. Prader-Willi Syndrome Association-UK conference on behaviour for parents and carers, Reading University, UK.



Presentations


Cheung, C., Woodcock, K. A., Skusem, D. & Mandy, W. (2016, May12) How do people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) perform on the Ultimatum Game?Using Game Theory to study social decision making in ASC. International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR) 2016, Baltimore, US.

Robb, N., Waller, A., Woodcock, K. A. (2015, Sep16) The Development of TASTER, a Cognitive Training Game Using Human-Centered Design, Tailored for Children with Global and Specific Cognitive Impairments. 7th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games), Skövde, Sweden.

McKenna, R. & Woodcock, K. A. (2015, Sep5). Informing the structure of executive function in children: a meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging data. Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes 18th International Research Symposium, London, UK.

Robb, N., Waller, A. & Woodcock, K. A. (2015, Sep4). From task switching deficits associated with behavioural phenotypic temper outbursts in people with Prader-Willi syndrome to a cognitive training video game to reduce such outbursts. Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes 18th International Research Symposium, London, UK.

McGeady, C. & Woodcock, K. A. (2015, Sep4). Change triggered temper outbursts across behavioural phenotypes of neurodevelopmental disorders. Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes 18th International Research Symposium, London, UK.

McCawille, S., Hare, D. & Woodcock, K. A. (2015, Sep4). Understanding behaviour in individuals with Mucopolysaccharide disorders type I and type II: an interview study. Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes 18th International Research Symposium, London, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2014, Jun11). Interdependent self-construal priming triggers the spontaneous down-regulation of positive emotions. The Organisation for Human Brain Mapping Annual Conference, Hamburg, Germany.

Woodcock, K. A. Bhatoa, R. & Callaghan, E. (2014, April 7). The relationship between emotion regulation and disruptive behaviour in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. The Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Conference, Boston, US.

Woodcock, K. A., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2014, June 11). Interdependent self-construal priming triggers the spontaneous down-regulation of positive emotions. The Organisation for Human Brain Mapping Annual Conference, Hamburg, Germany.

Bhatoa, R., Callaghan, E. & Woodcock, K. A. (2013, December 9). The relationship between emotion regulation and temper outbursts in individuals with intellectual disabilities of genetic aetiology. The Seattle Club Conference on Research in Intellectual Disabilities, Cardiff, UK.

Woodcock, K. A. & Bhatoa, R. (2013, December 5). The relationship between emotion regulation and temper outbursts in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. British Psychological Association Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference, York, UK.

Bull, L. E., Woodcock, K.A., Holland, T., Penhallow, J., Todd, H., Perry, A. & Oliver, C. (2013, July 11). Potential interventions to reduce temper outbursts caused by change to routine in PWS. International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation’s 8th International conference, Cambridge, UK.

Bull, L. E., Woodcock, K.A., Penhallow, J., Moss, J., Eden, K. E., Stinton, C. & Oliver, C. (2013, July 11). A longitudinal study assessing behavioural changes with age in PWS. International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation’s 8th International conference, Cambridge, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2013, April 16). Independent versus interdependent self-construal priming elicits differences in the spontaneous regulation of positive emotions in Chinese participants. 20th Anniversary meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, USA.

Woodcock, K. A., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2013, April 12). Independent versus interdependent self-construal priming elicits differences in the spontaneous regulation of positive emotions in Chinese participants. 6th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, USA.

Woodcock, K. A., Bull, L. E., Tunnicliffe, P. L., Penhallow, J., Holland, T. & Oliver, C. (2012, October 12). Reducing temper outbursts in people with Prader-Willi syndrome: the roles of emotion and increasing predictability. 15th International Symposium of the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes, Leuven, Belgium.

Woodcock, K. A., Yu, D., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2012, July 16). Interpersonal context modulates neural responses to emotional stimuli through its effect on emotion regulation. 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Barcelona, Spain.

Woodcock, K. A., Yu, D., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2012, June 13). Interpersonal context modulates neural responses to emotional stimuli. 18th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.

Woodcock, K. A., Yu, D., Liu, Y. & Han, S. (2012, April 20). Neural responses to emotional stimuli are modulated differently by culturally similar and dissimilar others. 5th Annual Meeting of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, New York, US.

Rice, L., Einfeld, S. & Woodcock, K. A. (2011, October 5). Understanding the provocations of temper outbursts in Prader Willi Syndrome. 14th International Symposium of the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes, Brisbane, Australia.

Bull, L. E., Woodcock, K. A., Perry, A., Todd, H., Holland, A. J. & Oliver, C. (2011, October 5). Temper outbursts in Prader-Willi syndrome: Early intervention and environmental management. 14th International Symposium of the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes, Brisbane, Australia.

Woodcock, K. A, Oliver, C. Milward, S. Tang, C. Sheth, S. & Beck, S. (2011, September 15). Measuring executive functioning in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. European Science Foundation’s workshop “The developing brain: perspectives from typical and atypical development”, Granada, Spain.

Bull, L.E., Woodcock, K. A., Holland, A. & Oliver, C. (2010, October 23). Preliminary investigation of an early intervention strategy to reduce temper outburst behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome. 13th International Symposium of the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes, Pavia, Italy.

Bull, L. E., Woodcock, K. A., Holland, A., & Oliver, C. (2010, October 22). Toward an early intervention strategy to reduce temper outburst behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome. 3rd International Society for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities European Conference, Rome, Italy.

Woodcock, K. A., Bull, L. E., Holland, T. & Oliver, C. (2010, May 21). An examination of the underpinnings of a multi-level strategy for addressing the problem of temper outbursts in individuals with PWS and an initial evaluation of this strategy. International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation’s Seventh International Conference, Scientific Section, Taipei, Taiwan.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C. & Humphreys, G.W. (2008, December 2). Implications for challenging behaviour of a neural basis of a deficit in attention switching in Prader-Willi syndrome. 8th Seattle club Conference, Newcastle, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C. & Humphreys, G.W. (2008, October 9). The relationship between a deficit in attention switching and specific behaviours in Prader-Willi syndrome. 11th International Symposium of the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes, Cologne, Germany.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2008, August 26). Biology to behaviour: Cognitive deficit can cause characteristic behaviours in Prader-Willi syndrome. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2008, August 27). An investigation of executive functioning and repetitive behaviour in two genetic syndromes. International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W. (2008, June 26). The relationship between a deficit in attention switching and specific behaviours in Prader-Willi Syndrome. Birmingham University Cognitive Neuroscience Conference, University of Birmingham, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2007, December 10). Does a deficit in attention switching in Prader-Willi syndrome underlie some of the characteristic challenging behaviours? 7th Seattle Club Conference, Glasgow, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2007, September 22). How can we understand the behaviour of people with PWS by thinking about how the brain works? Prader-Willi syndrome Association-UK National Conference, Derby, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2007, October 20). How can we understand the behaviour of people with FraX by thinking about how the brain works? Fragile-X Society-National Conference, Birmingham, UK.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2007, June 21). The relationship between temper outbursts, repetitive behaviour and a preference for predictability in children with Prader-Willi syndrome. International Prader Will Syndrome Organisation’s Sixth International Conference, Scientific section, Cluj, Romania.

Woodcock, K. A., Oliver, C., & Humphreys, G, W (2006, October 19). Repetitive and problem behaviour in children with Prader-Willi syndrome. 9th International Symposium for the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes, Dublin, Ireland.


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