Frances Maratos


NameFrances Maratos
Job titleProfessor of Psychology and Affective Science
Research instituteCollege of Health, Psychology and Social Care
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5738-6491

Research outputs

Standardised colour-coded compartmentalised syringe trays improve anaesthetic medication visual search and mitigate cognitive load

Victoria Laxton, Frances A. Maratos, David W. Hewson, Andrew Baird, Edward J.N. Stupple and Stupple, E. 2023. Standardised colour-coded compartmentalised syringe trays improve anaesthetic medication visual search and mitigate cognitive load. British Journal of Anaesthesia. pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2022.11.012

Factors Influencing Successful Coping among Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Personnel: Recruiting for Resilience – A Mixed Methods Study

Craven, H. P., Hallmark, M., Holland, F. and Maratos, F. 2022. Factors Influencing Successful Coping among Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Personnel: Recruiting for Resilience – A Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11896-022-09521-x

Exploring Pattern Recognition: What is the relationship between the recognition of words, faces and other objects?

Frances Maratos, Kar-Man Chu, Sigrid Lipka, Edward Stupple and Fabio Parente 2022. Exploring Pattern Recognition: What is the relationship between the recognition of words, faces and other objects? Research Square. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-348237/v1

Nurturing Compassionate Schools: A randomized controlled study of the efficacy of a Compassionate Mind Training program for teachers

Matos, M., Albuquerque, I., Galhardo, A., Cunha, M., Lima, M. P., Palmeira, M., Petrocchi, N., McEwan, K., Maratos, F. and Gilbert, P. 2022. Nurturing Compassionate Schools: A randomized controlled study of the efficacy of a Compassionate Mind Training program for teachers. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263480

Factors Influencing Successful Coping among Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Personnel: Recruiting for Resilience - A Mixed Methods Study

Helen Craven, Michelle Hallmark, Fiona Holland and Frances Maratos 2022. Factors Influencing Successful Coping among Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Personnel: Recruiting for Resilience - A Mixed Methods Study. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1239287/v1

Interpretation Biases in Pain: Validation of Two New Stimulus Sets

Gaffiero, D., Staples, P., Staples, V. and Maratos, F. 2022. Interpretation Biases in Pain: Validation of Two New Stimulus Sets. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.784887

Authors' Responses to Peer Review of “Influence of the COVID-19 Lockdown on the Physical and Psychosocial Well-being and Work Productivity of Remote Workers: Cross-sectional Correlational Study”

Yessica Abigail Tronco Hernández, Fabio Parente, Mark A Faghy, Clare M P Roscoe, Frances A Maratos and Maratos, F. 2021. Authors' Responses to Peer Review of “Influence of the COVID-19 Lockdown on the Physical and Psychosocial Well-being and Work Productivity of Remote Workers: Cross-sectional Correlational Study”. JMIR Publications. https://doi.org/10.2196/34609

Influence of the COVID-19 Lockdown on the Physical and Psychosocial Well-being and Work Productivity of Remote Workers: Cross-sectional Correlational Study

Tronco Hernández, Yessica Abigail, Fabio, Parente, Faghy, Mark, Roscoe, Clare M. P. and Maratos, Frances A. 2021. Influence of the COVID-19 Lockdown on the Physical and Psychosocial Well-being and Work Productivity of Remote Workers: Cross-sectional Correlational Study. JMIRxMed. 2 (4). https://doi.org/10.2196/30708

Building Compassionate Schools: Pilot Study of a Compassionate Mind Training Intervention to Promote Teachers’ Well-being

Matos, Marcela, Palmeira, Lara, Albuquerque, Isabel, Cunha, Marina, Pedroso Lima, Margarida, Galhardo, Ana, Maratos, Frances and GIlbert, Paul 2021. Building Compassionate Schools: Pilot Study of a Compassionate Mind Training Intervention to Promote Teachers’ Well-being. Mindfulness. 13, p. 145–161. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-021-01778-3

Influence of the COVID-19 lockdown on remote workers’ physical and psychosocial wellbeing and work productivity

Yessica Abigail Tronco Hernandez, Fabio Parente, Mark A. Faghy, Clare M. P. Roscoe and Frances Maratos 2021. Influence of the COVID-19 lockdown on remote workers’ physical and psychosocial wellbeing and work productivity. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/dnuk3

A systematic review of self-report measures of negative self-referential emotions developed for non-clinical child and adolescent samples

Ashra, Hajra, Barnes, Christopher, Stupple, Edward and Maratos, Frances A. 2021. A systematic review of self-report measures of negative self-referential emotions developed for non-clinical child and adolescent samples. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10567-020-00339-9

Negative self-referential emotions and mental health in youth: The importance of self-criticism.

Ashra, H., Barnes, C., Stupple, E. and Maratos, F. 2021. Negative self-referential emotions and mental health in youth: The importance of self-criticism. Current Research In Psychiatry . 1 (4), pp. 63-67.

Brief compassion-focused imagery dampens physiological pain responses

Maratos, Frances A. and Sheffield, David 2020. Brief compassion-focused imagery dampens physiological pain responses. Mindfulness. 11, p. 2730–2740. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-020-01485-5

Embedding compassionate micro skills of communication in higher education: implementation with psychology undergraduates

Harvey, Caroline, Maratos, Frances, Montague, Jane, Gale, Maggie, Gilbert, Theo and Clark, Karen 2020. Embedding compassionate micro skills of communication in higher education: implementation with psychology undergraduates. British Psychological Society.

Exploring the international utility of progressing compassionate mind training in school settings: a comparison of implementation effectiveness of the same curricula in the UK and Portugal

Maratos, Frances A., Matos, Marcela, Alberquerque, Isabel, Wood, Wendy, Palmeira, Lara, Cuna, Marina, Lima, Margarida and Gilbert, Paul 2020. Exploring the international utility of progressing compassionate mind training in school settings: a comparison of implementation effectiveness of the same curricula in the UK and Portugal. The Psychology of Education Review.

The visual search strategies underpinning effective observational analysis in the coaching of climbing movement

Mitchell, James, Maratos, Frances, A, Giles, David, Taylor, Nicola, Butterworth, Andrew and Sheffield, David 2020. The visual search strategies underpinning effective observational analysis in the coaching of climbing movement. Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01025

Can compassion, happiness and sympathetic concern be differentiated on the basis of facial expression?

Condliffe, Otto and Maratos, Frances A. 2020. Can compassion, happiness and sympathetic concern be differentiated on the basis of facial expression? Cognition and Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2020.1747989

Emotional faces, visuo-spatial working memory and anxiety

Maratos, Frances A., Simione, Luca and Raffone, Antonino 2020. Emotional faces, visuo-spatial working memory and anxiety. EC PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY. https://doi.org/10.31080/ecpp.2020.04.00599

Evaluation of a compassionate mind training intervention with school teachers and support staff

Maratos, Frances, Montague, Jane, Ashra, Hajra, Welford, Mary, Wood, Wendy, Barnes, Christopher, Sheffield, David and Gilbert, Paul 2019. Evaluation of a compassionate mind training intervention with school teachers and support staff. Mindfulness. 10, p. 2245–2258. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-019-01185-9

What drives prioritized visual processing? A motivational relevance account

Maratos, Frances A. and Pessoa, Luiz 2019. What drives prioritized visual processing? A motivational relevance account. Progress in Brain Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.pbr.2019.03.028

Searching compassion in a crowd: Evaluation of a novel compassion visual search task to reduce self-criticism

McEwan, Kirsten, Dandeneau, Stephane, Gilbert, Paul, Maratos, Frances, Andrew, Lucy, Chotai, Shivani and Elander, James 2019. Searching compassion in a crowd: Evaluation of a novel compassion visual search task to reduce self-criticism. EC PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY.

An international study of analgesic dependence among people with pain in the general population

Omimah, Said, Elander, James and Maratos, Frances A. 2019. An international study of analgesic dependence among people with pain in the general population. Substance Use and Misuse. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2019.1577457

Do individuals with Chronic Pain show attentional bias to pain-related information? An early stage systematic review of the eye-tracking evidence.

Gaffiero, D., Elander, James and Maratos, Frances 2019. Do individuals with Chronic Pain show attentional bias to pain-related information? An early stage systematic review of the eye-tracking evidence. Cognitive Psychology Bulletin.

Development of a compassion-based training for cancer (CforC) curriculum for female breast cancer patients in stages I-III and cancer survivors. Origins, rationale and initial observations.

Wahl, Julia, Sheffield, David, Maratos, Frances A. and Archer, Stephanie 2018. Development of a compassion-based training for cancer (CforC) curriculum for female breast cancer patients in stages I-III and cancer survivors. Origins, rationale and initial observations. Mindfulness & Compassion.

The origins of disordered eating and childhood food neophobia: Applying an anxiety perspective.

Maratos, Frances A. and Sharpe, Emma 2018. The origins of disordered eating and childhood food neophobia: Applying an anxiety perspective. in: Woodhead Publishing.

Development and validation of a short-form Pain Medication Attitudes Questionnaire (PMAQ-14)

Elander, James, Said, Omimah, Maratos, Frances A., Dys, Ada, Collins, Hannah and Schofield, M. 2017. Development and validation of a short-form Pain Medication Attitudes Questionnaire (PMAQ-14). Pain. 158 (3), pp. 400-407. https://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000773

Development of the critical thinking toolkit (CriTT): A measure of student attitudes and beliefs about critical thinking

Stupple, Edward J. N., Maratos, Frances A., Elander, James, Hunt, Thomas E., Cheung, Kevin Yet Fong and Aubeeluck, Aimee 2016. Development of the critical thinking toolkit (CriTT): A measure of student attitudes and beliefs about critical thinking. Thinking Skills and Creativity. 23, pp. 91-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsc.2016.11.007

The physiological and emotional effects of touch: Assessing a hand-massage intervention with high self-critics

Maratos, Frances A., Duarte, Joana, Barnes, Christopher, McEwan, Kirsten, Sheffield, David and Gilbert, Paul 2017. The physiological and emotional effects of touch: Assessing a hand-massage intervention with high self-critics. Psychiatry Research. 250, pp. 221-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2017.01.066

Investigating the relationship between consultation length and patient experience: A cross-sectional study in primary care

Elmore, N., Burt, J., Abel, G., Maratos, F.A., Montague, J., Campbell, J. and Roland, M. 2016. Investigating the relationship between consultation length and patient experience: A cross-sectional study in primary care. British Journal of General Practice. 66 (653), pp. 896-903. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp16x687733

Joy and calm: how an evolutionary functional model of affect regulation informs positive emotions in nature

Richardson, Miles, McEwan, Kirsten, Maratos, Frances A. and Sheffield, David 2016. Joy and calm: how an evolutionary functional model of affect regulation informs positive emotions in nature. Evolutionary Psychological Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40806-016-0065-5

Attentional bias towards threatening and neutral facial expressions in high trait anxious children.

Kelly, Lauren, Maratos, Frances A., Lipka, Sigrid and Croker, Steve 2016. Attentional bias towards threatening and neutral facial expressions in high trait anxious children. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology. https://doi.org/10.5127/jep.052915

Do Cardiovascular Responses to Active and Passive Coping Tasks predict Future Blood Pressure over a 10-Month Later?

Yuenyongchaiwat, Kornanong, Baker, Ian S., Maratos, Frances A. and Sheffield, David 2016. Do Cardiovascular Responses to Active and Passive Coping Tasks predict Future Blood Pressure over a 10-Month Later? The Spanish Journal of Psychology. 19. https://doi.org/10.1017/sjp.2016.5

Recognition of subtle and universal facial expressions in a community-based sample of adults classified with intellectual disability

Owen, S. and Maratos, Frances A. 2016. Recognition of subtle and universal facial expressions in a community-based sample of adults classified with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 60 (4), pp. 344-354. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12253

When is a face a face? Schematic faces, emotion, attention and the N170

Maratos, F.A., Garner, M., Hogan, A.M. and Karl, A. 2015. When is a face a face? Schematic faces, emotion, attention and the N170. AIMS Neuroscience. 2 (3), pp. 172-182. https://doi.org/10.3934/neuroscience.2015.3.172

Do therapeutic imagery practices affect physiological and emotional indicators of threat in high self-critics?

Duarte, Joana, McEwan, Kirsten, Barnes, Christopher, Gilbert, Paul and Maratos, Frances A. 2015. Do therapeutic imagery practices affect physiological and emotional indicators of threat in high self-critics? Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12043

Hemodynamic responses to active and passive coping tasks and the prediction of future blood pressure in Thai participants: A preliminary prospective cohort study

Yuenyongchaiwat, K., Sheffield, D., Baker, I. and Maratos, F. 2015. Hemodynamic responses to active and passive coping tasks and the prediction of future blood pressure in Thai participants: A preliminary prospective cohort study. Japanese Psychological Research. 57 (4), pp. 288-299. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpr.12089

Attentional biases towards familiar and unfamiliar foods in children. The role of food neophobia

Maratos, Frances A. and Staples, Paul 2015. Attentional biases towards familiar and unfamiliar foods in children. The role of food neophobia. Appetite. 91, pp. 220-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2015.04.003

The effects of anxiety on temporal attention for emotive and neutral faces in children

Kelly, Lauren, Maratos, Frances A. and Lipka, Sigrid 2014. The effects of anxiety on temporal attention for emotive and neutral faces in children. Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR).

Emotion based attentional priority for storage in visual short-term memory

Simione, Luca, Calabrese, Lucia, Belardinelli, Marta Olivetti, Marucci, Francesco Saverio, Raffone, Antonino and Maratos, Frances A. 2014. Emotion based attentional priority for storage in visual short-term memory. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0095261

Predictors of painkiller dependence among people with pain in the general population

Elander, James, Duarte, Joana, Maratos, Frances A. and Gilbert, Paul 2013. Predictors of painkiller dependence among people with pain in the general population. Pain Medicine. 15 (4), p. 613–624. https://doi.org/10.1111/pme.12263

Facial expressions depicting compassionate and critical emotions: the development and validation of a new emotional face stimulus set

McEwan, Kirsten, Gilbert, Paul, Dandeneau, Stephane, Lipka, Sigrid, Maratos, Frances A., Paterson, Kevin B. and Baldwin, Mark 2014. Facial expressions depicting compassionate and critical emotions: the development and validation of a new emotional face stimulus set. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088783

In search of critical thinking in psychology: an exploration of student and lecturer understandings in higher education

Duro, Elaine, Elander, James, Maratos, Frances A., Stupple, Edward J. N. and Aubeeluck, Aimee 2013. In search of critical thinking in psychology: an exploration of student and lecturer understandings in higher education. Psychology Learning & Teaching. 12 (3). https://doi.org/10.2304/plat.2013.12.3.275

Early gamma-band activity as a function of threat processing in the extrastriate visual cortex

Maratos, Frances A., Senior, Carl, Mogg, Karin, Bradley, Brendan P. and Rippon, Gina 2012. Early gamma-band activity as a function of threat processing in the extrastriate visual cortex. Cognitive Neuroscience. 3 (1), pp. 62-68. https://doi.org/10.1080/17588928.2011.613989

Temporal processing of emotional stimuli: The capture and release of attention by angry faces

Maratos, Frances A. 2011. Temporal processing of emotional stimuli: The capture and release of attention by angry faces. Emotion. 11 (5), p. 1242–1247. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024279

Visual processing speeds in children

Maratos, Frances A. and Croker, Steve 2011. Visual processing speeds in children. Child Development Research. https://doi.org/10.1155/2011/450178

Having a word with yourself: Neural correlates of self-criticism and self-reassurance

Longe, O., Maratos, F.A., Gilbert, P., Evans, G., Volker, F., Rockliff, H. and Rippon, G. 2010. Having a word with yourself: Neural correlates of self-criticism and self-reassurance. NeuroImage. 49 (2), pp. 1849-1856. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.09.019

Coarse threat images reveal theta oscillations in the amygdala: A magnetoencephalography study

Maratos, F.A., Mogg, K., Bradley, B.P., Rippon, G. and Senior, C. 2009. Coarse threat images reveal theta oscillations in the amygdala: A magnetoencephalography study. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience. 9, p. 133–143. https://doi.org/10.3758/cabn.9.2.133

Identification of angry faces in the attentional blink

Maratos, Frances A., Mogg, Karin and Bradley, Brendan P. 2008. Identification of angry faces in the attentional blink. Cognition and Emotion. 22 (7), pp. 1340-1352. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699930701774218

The spatial distribution and temporal dynamics of brain regions activated during the perception of object and non-object patterns

Maratos, F.A., Anderson, S.J., Hillebrand, A., Singh, K.D. and Barnes, G.R. 2007. The spatial distribution and temporal dynamics of brain regions activated during the perception of object and non-object patterns. NeuroImage. 34 (1), pp. 371-383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.09.017
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