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Wiggins, Mark

Brouwers, S., Wiggins, M. W., Helton, W., O'Hare, D., & Griffin, B. (2016). Cue utilization and cognitive load in novel task performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 7.

Gacasan, E. M. P., Wiggins, M. W., & Searle, B. J. (2016). The role of cues in expert project manager sensemaking. Construction Management and Economics, 1-16.

Harris, J.M., Wiggins, M.W., Morrison, B., & Morrison, N. (2015). Differentiating cognitive complexity and cognitive load in high demand and low demand flight simulation tasks. In T. Wyeld (Ed.), The cognitive effects of spatial interaction, learning and ability (pp.135-138). New York, NY: Springer

Wiggins, M.W. & Loveday T. (2015). Diagnostic expertise in organizational environments. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Wiggins, M.W. (2015). Cues in diagnostic reasoning. In M.W. Wiggins and T. Loveday (Eds.), Diagnostic expertise in organizational environments (pp. 1-13). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Wiggins, M.W. (2015). Diagnosis and instructional systems design. In M.W. Wiggins and T. Loveday (Eds.), Diagnostic expertise in organizational environments (pp. 76-90). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Wiggins, M. W. (2014). The role of cue utilisation and adaptive interface design in the management of skilled performance in operations control. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 15(3), 283-292.

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McCormack, C., Wiggins, M. W., Loveday, T., & Festa, M. (2014). Expert and Competent Non-Expert Visual Cues during Simulated Diagnosis in Intensive Care. Name: Frontiers in Cognition, 5, 949.

Wiggins, M., Brouwers, S., Davies, J., & Loveday, T. (2014). Trait-based cue utilization and initial skill acquisition: implications for models of the progression to expertise. Frontiers in Cognition, 5, 541. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00541

Small, A., Wiggins, M.W. & Loveday, T. (Accepted for Publication, (2014). Cue-based processing capacity, cognitive load and the completion of simulated short duration vigilance tasks in power transmission control. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28, 481-487

Wiggins, M.W., Azar, D., Hawken, J., Loveday, T., & Newman, D. (2014). Cue-utilisation typologies and pilots' pre-flight and in-flight weather decision-making. Safety Science, 65, 118-124.

Wiggins, M.W. (2014). Differences in situation assessments and prospective diagnoses of simulated weather radar returns amongst experienced pilots. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44, 1, 18-23. 10.1016/j.ergon.2013.08.006

Loveday, T., & Wiggins, M.W. (2014). Cue utilization and broad indicators of workplace expertise. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision-Making, 8, 98-113.

Perry, N.C, Wiggins, M.W., Childs, M., & Fogarty, G. (2013). The Application of Reduced Processing Decision Support Systems to Facilitate the Acquisition of Decision-Making Skills. Human Factors, 55, 535-544.

Auton, J.C., Wiggins, M.W., Searle, B. J., Loveday, T. & Rattanasone, N.X. (2013), Prosodic Cues Used During Perceptions of Nonunderstandings in Radio Communication. Journal of Communication, 63,600–616. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12033

Wilson, K.M., Helton, W.S., & Wiggins, M.W.(2013). Cognitive engineering. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 4, 17-31.

Morrison, B., Wiggins, M.W., Bond, N., & Tyler, M. (2013). Measuring Cue Strength as a Means of Identifying an Inventory of Expert Offender Profiling Cues. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision-Making, 7, 211-226.

Loveday, T., Wiggins, M.W. ,Harris, J., Smith, N., & O'Hare, D. (2013). An Objective Approach to Identifying Diagnostic Expertise Amongst Power System Controllers. Human Factors, 55, 90-107. doi:10.1177/0018720812450911

Loveday, T., Wiggins, M., Festa, M., Schell, D., & Twigg, D. (2013). Pattern Recognition as an Indicator of Diagnostic Expertise. In P. Latorre Carmona, J. S. Sanchez & A. L. N. Fred (Eds.), Pattern recognition - Applications and methods(Vol. 204, pp. 1-11): Berlin: Springer.

Loveday, T., Wiggins, M.W.,Searle, B.J., Festa, M., & Schell, D. (2013). The capability of static and dynamic features to distinguish competent from genuinely expert practitioners in pediatric diagnosis. Human Factors, 55, 125-137. doi:10.1177/0018720812448475

Wiggins, M.W., & Glass, R. (2013). Improving the accessibility of investigation reports using safety factor maps. Ergonomics in Design, 21, 20-24.

Wiggins, M.W. (2013). Training (Needs, methods & evaluation). In A.Saris & N.Kirby (Eds.), Organisational psychology: Research and professional practice. Melbourne, AUS: Tilde University Press.

Wiggins, M.W. (2012). Making Sense of Sustainability: Cue-Based Approaches to Sustainable Organizational Performance. In G.Avery & B.Hughes (Eds.), Fresh thoughts & new research in sustainable leadership (pp. 38-49)Melbourne, AUS: Tilde University Press.

Wiggins, M.W., Hunter, D.R., O'Hare, D., & Martinussen, M. (2012). Deliberate versus Inadvertent Visual Flight into Instrument Meteorological Conditions. Safety Science, 50, 472-477.

Perry, N., Wiggins, M.W., Childs, M., & Fogarty, G. (2012). Can reduced processing decision support interfaces improve the decision-making of less-experienced incident commanders? Decision Support Systems, 52,497-504.

Hunter, D., Martinussen, M., Wiggins, M., & O'Hare, D. (2011). Situational and personal characteristics associated with adverse weather encounters by pilots. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 43(1), 176-186(doi:10.1016/j.aap.2010.08.007).

O'Hare, D., Hunter, D., Martinussen, M., & Wiggins, M.(2011). Classification and Prediction of Pilot Weather Encounters: A Discriminant Function Analysis. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 82, 543-550.

Wiggins, M.W. (2011).Vigilance decrement amongst general aviation pilots. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 25, 229-235.

Morrison, B., Wiggins, M., & Porter, G. (2010). User Preference for a Control-Based Reduced Processing Decision Support Interface. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 26, 297-316.

Pauley, K., O'Hare. D., & Wiggins, M. (2009). Measuring expertise in weather-related aeronautical risk perception: The validity of the Cochran-Weiss-Shanteau (CWS) index. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 19, 201-216.

Pauley, K., O'Hare, D., Mullen, N., & Wiggins, M. (2008). Implicit perceptions of risk and anxiety, and pilot involvement in hazardous events. Human Factors, 50, 723-733.

Pauley, K., O'Hare D., & Wiggins, M. (2008). Risk tolerance and pilot involvement in hazardous events and flight into adverse weather. Journal of Safety Research, 39, 403-411.

Harris, J.M. & Wiggins, M.W. (2008). Polychronicity and information acquisition in pilot decision-making. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision-Making, 2, 89-104.

O'Hare, D., Mullen, N. Wiggins, M., & Molesworth, B. (2007). Finding the right case: The role of predictive features in memory for aviation accidents. Applied Cognitive Psychology 21, 1-18.

Perry, N., Stevens, C., Wiggins, M., & Howell, C. (2007). Cough once for danger: An experimental investigation of auditory icons as informative warning signals in civil aviation. Human Factors, 49,1061-1071.

Harris, J.M., Wiggins, M.W., Taylor, S., & Thomas, M.J.W. (2007). Performance and cognition in dynamic environments. The development of a new tool to assist practitioners. In J.M. Anca (Ed.), Multimodal safety management and human factors (pp. 159-168.). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Wiggins, M.W. (2007). Perceived GPS use and weather-related decision strategies amongst pilots. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 17, 249-264.

Renshaw, P.F., & Wiggins, M.W. (2007). Self-report critical incident assessment of Army NVG helicopter operations. Human Factors, 49, 200-213.

Grebenikov, L., & Wiggins, M. (2006). Psychological effects of classroom noise on early childhood teachers. The Australian Educational Researcher, 33 (3), 35-53.

Wiggins, M.W., & Bollwerk, S. (2006). Information acquisition and decision-making amongst pilots. Human Factors, 48, 734-746.

Molesworth, B., Wiggins, M.W., & O'Hare, D. (2006). Improving pilots' risk assessment skills in low-flying operations: The role of feedback and experience. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 38, 954-960.

Wiggins, M.W. (2006). Cue-based processing and human performance. In W. Karwowski (Ed.), Encyclopedia of ergonomics and human factors (2nd ed) (pp. 641-645). London, UK: Taylor and Francis.

Wiggins, M.W., & O'Hare, D. (2006). Applications of micro-simulation in cognitive skills development. In W. Karwoski (Ed.), Encyclopedia of ergonomics and human factors (2nd ed) (pp. 3262-3267). London, UK: Taylor and Francis.

O'Hare, D. & Wiggins, M.W. (2004). Remembrance of Cases Past: Who Remembers What, When Confronting Critical Flight Events? Human Factors, 46, 377-387.

Molesworth, B., & Wiggins, M.W. (2004). Representing Airspace Boundaries in a Redesigned En-Route Aeronautical Chart. Ergonomics in Design 21 (1), 18-23.

Wiggins, M.W. (2003). Computer-based approaches to aviation education. In I.Henley (Ed.), Aviation education and training(pp. 316-345). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Henley, I., Wiggins, M.W., Bye, J, & Turney, M.A. (2003). Teaching complex psychomotor skills. In I.Henley (Ed.), Aviation education and training (pp. 243-278). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Wiggins, M.W., & O'Hare D. (2003a). Weatherwise: Evaluation of a cue-based training approach for the recognition of deteriorating weather conditions during flight. Human Factors, 45, 337-345.

Wiggins, M.W., & O'Hare, D. (2003b). Expert and novice pilot perceptions of static in-flight images of weather. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 13, 173-187.

Hunter, D.R, Martinussen, M., & Wiggins, M. (2003). Understanding how pilots make weather-related decisions. International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 13, 73-87.

Wiggins, M.W., Stevens, C., Howard, A., Henley, I., & O'Hare, D. (2002). Expert, intermediate and novice performance during simulated pre-flight decision-making. Australian Journal of Psychology, 54, 162-167.

Wuthrich, Viviana

Forbes, M. K., Crome, E., Sunderland, M., & Wuthrich, V. W. (in press, accepted 15th May 2016). Perceived needs for mental healthcare and barriers to treatment across age groups. Aging & Mental Health. DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2016.1193121

Nowlan, J., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2016). The impact of positive reappraisal on positive (and negative) emotion among older adults. International Psychogeriatrics, 28 (4), 681-693. doi:10.1017/S1041610215002057

Nowlan, J., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2016). A comparison of single-session positive reappraisal, cognitive restructuring and supportive counselling for older adults with type 2 diabetes. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 40 (2), 216-229. DOI:10.1007/s10608-015-9737-x

Wuthrich, V.M., Rapee, R.M., Kangas, M., & Perini, S. (2016). Randomised Controlled Trial of Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Compared to a Discussion Group for Comorbid Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults. Psychological Medicine, 46 (4), 785-795. doi:10.1017/S0033291715002251

Wuthrich, V.M. (2016). Cross cultural efficacy of the Cool Kids program for child and adolescent anxiety. Commentary on "Arendt K, Thastum M, Hougaard E. Efficacy of a Danish version of the Cool Kids program: a randomized wait-list controlled trial. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2015 May 27", Evidence-Based Mental Health, 19 (1), 29.

Wuthrich, V.M.& McLaughlin, N. (2015). Application of the Cool Teens Computerized CBT Program with an Anxious Adolescent in a Community Mental Health Center.Contemporary Behavioral Health Care, 1 (1), 28-32.

Klein, A. M., Rapee, R. M., Hudson, J. L., Schniering, C.A., Wuthrich, V.M., Kangas, M., Lyneham, H., Souren, P., & Rinck, M. (2015). Interpretation modification training reduces social anxiety in clinically anxious children. Behaviour, Research and Therapy, 75, pg 78-84

Johnco, C., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2015). The impact of late-life anxiety and depression on cognitive flexibility and cognitive restructuring skill acquisition. Depression and Anxiety, 32 (10), 754-762. DOI:10.1002/da.22375

Nowlan, J., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2015). Increasing older adults' use of positive reappraisal coping for chronic physical illness. Clinical Gerontologist, 38 (5), 428-437. DOI:10.1080/07317115.2015.1067274

Nowlan, J., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2015). Self-report measures of positive reappraisal with a focus on older adults: A systematic review. Clinical Gerontologist, 38, (4), 302-324. (IF=0.940)

Wuthrich, V.M., Johnco, C., & Wetherell, J. L. (2015). Differences in Anxiety and Depression Symptoms: Comparison between Older and Younger Clinical Samples. International Psychogeriatrics, 27 (9), 1523-1532. doi:10.1017/S1041610215000526

Hudson, J.L., Rapee, R.M., Lyneham, H.J., McLellan, L., Wuthrich, V.M., & Schniering, C.A. (2015). Comparing outcomes for children with different anxiety disorders following cognitive behavioural therapy. Behaviour, Research & Therapy, 72, 30-37.

Tadic, D., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2015). Age Differences in Interpretation Bias in Community and Comorbid Depressed and Anxious Samples. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 39 (4), 459–472. doi: 10.1007/s10608-015-9676-6

Wuthrich, V.M., & Frei, J. (2015). Barriers to Treatment for Older Adults Seeking Psychological Therapy. Special Edition on Late Life Anxiety in International Psychogeriatrics, 27 (7), 1227-1236. doi:10.1017/S1041610215000241

Johnco, C., Knight, A., Tadic, D., & Wuthrich, V.M. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) and short-form (GAI-SF) in a clinical and non-clinical sample of older adults. Special Edition on Late Life Anxiety in International Psychogeriatrics, 27 (7), 1089-1097. DOI:

Nowlan, J., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2015). Positive Reappraisal in Older Adults: A Systematic Literature Review. Aging & Mental Health, 19 (6), 475-484.

Forbes, M., Spence, K., Wuthrich, V. & Rapee, R. (2015). Mental Health and Wellbeing of Older Workers in Australia. Work, Aging and Retirement, 1 (2), 202-213. doi: 10.1093/workar/wav004

Johnco, C., Wuthrich, V.M., & Rapee, R.M. (2014). Reliability and validity of two self-report measures of cognitive flexibility. Psychological Assessment, 26 (4), 1381-1387. DOI: 10.1037/a0038009

Armstrong, L., Wuthrich, V.M., Knight, A., & Joiner, R. (2014). Worry and depression in the old and young: Differences and mediating factors.  Behaviour Change, 31(4), 279-289. doi:10.1017/bec.2014.21

Wuthrich, V.M., Johnco, C., & Knight, A. (2014). Comparison of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ) and abbreviated version (PSWQ-A) in a clinical and non-clinical population of older adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28 (7), 633-736.

Hudson, J.L., Newall, C., Rapee, R.M., Lyneham, H.J., Schniering, C.A., Wuthrich, V.M., Seeley-Wait, E., Edwards, S., & Gar, N. (2014). The Impact of Brief Parental Anxiety Management on Child Anxiety Treatment Outcomes: A Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 43 (3), 370-380.

Johnco, C., Wuthrich, V.M., Rapee, R.M. (2014). The influence of cognitive flexibility on treatment outcome and cognitive restructuring skill acquisition during cognitive behavioural treatment for anxiety and depression in older adults: Results of a pilot study. Behaviour, Research and Therapy, 57, 55-64.

Perini, S.J., Wuthrich,V.M.,Rapee, R.M. (2013). "Cool Kids" in Denmark: Commentary on a Cognitive-behavioral therapy group for anxious youth. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 9 (2), 359-370.

Wuthrich,V.M. & Rapee, R.M. (2013). Randomized Controlled Trial of Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Comorbid Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 51 (12), 779-786.

Johnco, C., Wuthrich,V.M. & Rapee, R.M. (2013). The role of cognitive flexibility in cognitive restructuring skill acquisition among older adults. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 27 (6), 576-584.

Rapee, R.M., Lyneham, H.J., Hudson, J.L., Kangas, M., Wuthrich,V.M. & Schniering, C.A. (2013). The effect of comorbidity on treatment of anxious children and adolescents: Results from a large combined sample. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 52(1), 47- 56.

Wuthrich,V.M., Rapee, R.M., Cunningham, M.J., Lyneham, H.J., Hudson, J.L., & Schniering, C.A. (2012). A randomised controlled trial of the Cool Teens CD-ROM computerized program for adolescent anxiety. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 51 (3), 261-270.

Dodd, H.F., Hudson, J.L., Lyneham, H.J., Wuthrich,V.M., Morris, T., & Monier, L. (2011). Biased self-perception of social skills in anxious children: The role of state anxiety. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 2 (4), 571-585.

Varlow, M., Wuthrich,V.M., Murrihy, R., Remond, L., Tuqiri, R., van Kessel, J., Wheatley, A., Dedousis-Wallace, A., & Kidman, A. (2009).  Stress literacy in Australian adolescents. Youth Studies Australia, 28 (4), 29-34.

Wheatley, A., Murrihy, R., van Kessel, J., Wuthrich,V.M., Remond, L., Tuquiri, R., Dadds, M., & Kidman, A. (2009). Aggression management training for youth in behaviour schools: A quasi-experimental study. Youth Studies Australia, 28 (1),29-36.

Cunningham, M.J., Wuthrich,V.M.,Rapee, R.M., Lyneham, H.J., Schniering, C.A., & Hudson, J.L (2009). The Cool Teens CD-ROM for Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents: A Pilot Case Series. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 18 (2), 125-129.

Cunningham, M.J., & Wuthrich,V.M.,(2008). Examination of Barriers to Treatment and User Preferences With Computer-based Therapy Using The Cool Teens CD for Adolescent Anxiety. E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 4 (2), 12-17.

Cunningham, M., Wuthrich,V.M.,& Davis, R. (2007). The Cool Teens CD-ROM: An anxiety management program for young people. Journal of Family Studies, 13(1),104-106.

Wuthrich,V.M., & Bates, T.C. (2006). Confirmatory factor analysis of the three factor structure of the schizotypal personality questionnaires and Chapman schizotypy scales. Journal of Personality Assessment, 87 (3), 292-304.

Wuthrich,V.M., & Bates, T. C. (2005). Reliability and validity of two Likert versions of the Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire (SPQ). Personality and Individual Differences, 38 (7), 1543-1548.

Wuthrich,V.M., & Bates, T. C. (2001). Schizotypy and Latent Inhibition: non-linear linkage between psychometric and cognitive markers. Personality and Individual Differences, 30 (5), 783-798.

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