Published Articles

48. Pluck, G. (2019). Preliminary validation of a free-to-use, brief assessment of adult intelligence for research purposes: The Matrix Matching Test. Psychological Reports. 122(2), 709-730. Doi:10.1177/0033294118762589 Request a copy by email

47. Pluck, G. & López-Águila, M. A. (2019). Induction of fear but no effects on cognitive fluency by theta frequency auditory binaural beat stimulation. Psychology & Neuroscience 12(1), 53-64. Doi:10.1037/pne0000166

46. Pluck, G. , Bravo Mancero,P., Maldonado Gavilanez, C. E. Urquizo Alcívar, A .M., Ortíz Encalada, P. A.,Tello Carrasco, E. …Trueba, A. F. (2019). Modulation of striatum based non-declarative and medial temporal lobe based declarative memory predicts academic achievement at university level. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 14, 1-10. Doi:10.1016/j.tine.2018.11.002

45. Pluck, G . (2018). Lexical reading ability predicts academic achievement at university level. Cognition,Brain, Behavior. An Interdisciplinary Journal, 22(3), 175-196. Doi:10.24193/cbb.2018.22.12

44. Pluck, G., Banda-Cruz, D. R., Andrade-Guimaraes, M. V., & Trueba, A. F. (2018). Socioeconomic deprivation and the development of neuropsychological functions: A study with “street children” in Ecuador. Child Neuropsychology, 24(4), 510-523. Doi:10.24193/cbb.2018.22.12 PDF

43. Villagómez, D., Pluck, G .,& Almeida, P. (2017). Relación entre la memoria de trabajo, inhibición derespuesta, y habilidad verbal con el éxito académico y el comportamiento enadolescentes. Maskana, 8 , 87-100.

42. Pluck, G., Almeida-Meza, P., Gonzales-Lorza, A., Muñoz-Ycaza, R., & Trueba, A. (2017). Estimación de la función cognitiva premorbida con el Test de Acentuación de Palabras. Revista Ecuatoriana de Neurología, 26(3), 226-234. PDF

41. Pluck, G., Ruales-Chieruzzi, C. B., Paucar-Guerra, E. J., Andrade-Guimaraes, M. V., & Trueba, A. F. (2016). Separate contributions of general intelligence and right prefrontal neurocognitive functions to academic achievement at university level. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 5(4), 178-185. Doi:10.1016/j.tine.2016.07.002 PDF

40. Pluck, G., Brooker, C., Blizard, R., & Moran, P. (2015). Personality disorder in a probation cohort: Demographic, substance misuse and forensic characteristics. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 25(5), 403-415. Doi:10.1002/cbm.1938.  PDF

39. Pluck, G., Nakakarumai, M., & Sato, Y. (2015). Homelessness and cognitive impairment: An exploratory study in Tokyo, Japan. East Asian Archives of Psychiatry, 25(3), 122-127. PDF

38. Lee, K. H., Pluck, G., Lekka, N., Horton, A., Wilkinson, I. D., & Woodruff, P. W. (2015). Self-harm in schizophrenia is associated with dorsolateral prefrontal and posterior cingulate activity. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 61, 18-23.  Doi:10.1016/j.pnpbp.2015.03.005. PDF

37. Pluck, G., Banda-Cruz, D. R., Andrade-Guimaraes, M. V., Ricaurte-Diaz, S., & Borja-Alvarez, T. (2015). Post-traumatic stress disorder and intellectual function of socioeconomically deprived ‘street children’ in Quito, Ecuador. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 13(2), 215-224. Doi:10.1007/s11469-014-9523-0. PDF

36. Pluck, G. (2015). The 'street children' of Latin America. The Psychologist, 28(1), 20-23. PDF

35. Pluck, G. (2015). Challenges and strengths, thinking about´ street children´. Favelas@LSE. Retrieved from:
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34. Pluck, G., & Brooker, C. (2014). Epidemiological survey of suicide ideation and acts and other deliberate self-harm among offenders in the community under supervision of the Probation Service in England and Wales. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 24(5), 358-364. Doi:10.1002/cbm.1909. PDF

33. Lambe, S., Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., Hastilow, S., & McLoughlin, D. M. (2014). Trends in use of electroconvulsive therapy in South London from 1949 to 2006. The Journal of ECT, 30(4), 309-314. Doi:10.1097/YCT.0000000000000112.  PDF

32. Pluck, G., Lekka, N. P., Sarkar, S., Lee, K. H., Bath, P. A., Sharif, O., & Woodruff, P. W. R. (2013). Clinical and neuropsychological aspects of non-fatal self-harm in schizophrenia. European Psychiatry, 28(6), 344-348. Doi:10.1016/j.eurpsy.2012.08.003.  PDF

31. Pluck, G. (2013). Cognitive abilities of ‘street children’: A systematic review. Chuo Journal of Policy Sciences and Cultural Studies, 21, 121-133. PDF

30. Pluck, G. & Banda-Cruz, D. (2013). Meta-analysis of intelligence scores of 'street children' in developing countries. Proceedings of the Third Annual Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, 80-91.

29. Pluck, G. (2013). Teaching psychology through English: Incidental improvement in academic reading comprehension. Journal of Education Sciences and Psychology, 3(LXV), 38-42. PDF

28. Pluck, G., Lee, K.H. & Parks, R.W. (2013). Self-harm and homeless adults. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 34(5), 363-366. Doi:10.1027/0227-5910/a000202.  PDF

27. Pluck, G., & Lee, K.H. (2013). Negative symptoms and related disorders of diminished goal directed behavior. Minerva Psichiatrica: A Journal on Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychopharmacology, 54, 15-29. PDF

26. Pluck, G., Girgis, S., Lee. K.H. & Parks, R.W. (2013). Childhood abuse and adult Homelessness. In S. Kimura & A. Miyazaki (Eds.), Physical and Emotional Abuse: Triggers, Short and Long-Term Consequences and Prevention Methods. Hauppauge: Nova Publishers. PDF

25. Pluck, G., Anderson, M., Armstrong, S., Armstrong, M., & Nadkarni, A. (2013). Repeat self-harm among children and adolescents referred to a specialist service. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6(1), 57-7. Doi:10.1080/19361521.2013.743949.  PDF

24. Brooker, C., Sirdifield, C., Blizard, R., Denney, D., & Pluck, G. (2012). Probation and mental illness. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 23(4), 522-537. Doi:10.1080/14789949.2012.704640. PDF

23. Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., Rele, R., Spence, S. A., Sarkar, S., Lagundoye, O., & Parks, R. W. (2012). Premorbid and current neuropsychological function in opiate abusers receiving treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 124(1), 181-184. Doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.01.001 PDF

22. Lee, K. H., Tsoi, D. T., Khokhar, W. A., Swalli, J. S., Gee, K., Pluck, G., & Woodruff, P. W. (2012). Performance on the continuous performance test under parametric increase of working memory load in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 197(3), 350-352. Doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2011.09.016 PDF

21. Pluck, G., Sirdifield, C., Brooker, C., & Moran, P. (2012). Screening for personality disorder in probationers: validation of the Standardised Assessment of Personality—Abbreviated Scale (SAPAS). Personality and Mental Health, 6(1), 61-68. Doi:10.1002/pmh.177  PDF

20. Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., David, R., Spence, S. A., & Parks, R. W. (2012). Neuropsychological and cognitive performance of homeless adults. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 44(1), 9-15. Doi: 10.1037/a0025382  PDF

19. Pluck, G. & Johnson, H. (2011). Stimulating curiosity to enhance learning. Education Sciences and Psychology, 19(2), 24-31. PDF

18. Eranti, S. V., Thirthalli, J., Pattan, V., Mogg, A., Pluck, G., Velayudhan, L., ... McLoughlin, D. M. (2011). Comparison of electroconvulsive therapy practice between London and Bengaluru. The Journal of ECT ,27(4), 275-280. Doi:10.1097/YCT.0b013e31820f8f7c PDF

17. Pluck, G., & Brown, R. G. (2011). Cognitive and affective correlates of temperament in Parkinson's disease. Depression Research and Treatment, 2011, 1-8. Doi:10.1155/2011/893873 PDF

16. Brooker, C., Sirdifield, C., Blizard, R., Maxwell-Harrison, D., Tetley, D., Moran, P., ... Turner, M. (2011). An investigation into the prevalence of mental health disorder and patterns of health service access in a probation population. Lincoln: University of Lincoln. PDF

15. Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., David, R., Macleod, D. C., Spence, S. A., & Parks, R. W. (2011). Neurobehavioural and cognitive function is linked to childhood trauma in homeless adults. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 50(1), 33-45.  Doi:10.1348/014466510X490253 PDF

14. Eranti, S. V., Mogg, A. J., Pluck, G. C., Landau, S., & McLoughlin, D. M. (2009). Methohexitone, propofol and etomidate in electroconvulsive therapy for depression: a naturalistic comparison study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 113(1-2), 165-171. Doi:10.1016/j.jad.2008.03.004 PDF

13. Knapp, M., Romeo, R., Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., Purvis, R., ... McLoughlin, D.M. (2008). Cost-effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation vs. electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. Journal of Affective Disorders109(3), 273-285. Doi:10.1016/j.jad.2008.01.001 PDF

12. Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., Lauder, H. E., Fox, J. M., Spence, S. A., & Parks, R. W. (2008). Time perspective, depression, and substance misuse among the homeless. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 142(2), 159-168. Doi:10.3200/JRLP.142.2.159-168 PDF

11. Mogg, A., Pluck, G., Eranti, S. V., Landau, S., Purvis, R., Brown, R. G., ... McLoughlin, D. M. (2008). A randomized controlled trial with 4-month follow-up of adjunctive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the left prefrontal cortex for depression. Psychological Medicine, 38(3), 323- 33. Doi:10.1017/S0033291707001663 PDF

10. Tsoi, D. T., Lee, K. H., Khokhar, W. A., Mir, N. U., Swalli, J. S., Gee, K. A., ... Woodruff, P. W. (2008). Is facial emotion recognition impairment in schizophrenia identical for different emotions? A signal detection analysis. Schizophrenia Research99(1-3), 263-269. Doi:10.1016/j.schres.2007.11.006 PDF

9. McLoughlin, D. M., Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., Purvis, R., Edwards, D., ... Knapp, M. (2007). The clinical effectiveness and cost of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation versus electroconvulsive therapy in severe depression: a multicentre pragmatic randomized controlled trial and economic analysis. Health Technology Assessment, 11(24), 1-54. Doi:10.3310/hta11240 PDF

8. Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., & Parks, R. (2007). Homeless shelters and substance misuse. Canadian Medical Association Journal , 176(4), 489.  Doi:10.1503/cmaj.1060229.  PDF

7. Eranti, S., Mogg, A., Pluck, G., Landau, S., Purvis, R., Brown, R. G., ... McLoughlin, D.M. (2007). A randomized, controlled trial with 6-month follow-up of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy for severe depression. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164(1), 73-81. Doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.164.1.73 PDF

6. Mogg, A., Eranti, S., Pluck, G., & McLoughlin, D. M. (2005). Is electroconvulsive therapy still given in bipolar disorder and does repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation offer more?. In C. McDonald, K. Schulze, R.M. Murray & M. Tohen (Eds.), Bipolar Disorder: The Upswing in Research and Treatment (193-199). Abingdon (UK): Taylor & Francis. PDF

5. Riddoch, M. J., Humphreys, G. W., Jacobson, S., Pluck, G., Bateman, A., & Edwards, M. (2004). Impaired orientation discrimination and localization following parietal damage: On the interplay between dorsal and ventral processes in visual perception. Cognitive Neuropsychology21(6), 597-623. PDF

4. Pluck, G. C. (2002). Review of Personality and psychopathology. [Review of the book Personality and Psychopathology . edited by C. R. Cloninger]. Journal of Psychophysiology , 16(1), 67-68.  PDF

3. Pluck, G. C., & Brown, R. G. (2002). Apathy in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 73(6), 636-642.  Doi:10.1136/jnnp.73.6.636. PDF

2. Brown, R. G., & Pluck, G. (2000). Negative symptoms: the ‘pathology’ of motivation and goal-directed behaviour. Trends in Neurosciences , 23(9), 412-417. Doi:10.1016/S0166-2236(00)01626-X PDF 

1. Pluck, G.C. & Brown, R.G. (2000). Personality correlates of visual attentional processing. Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, 14, 36-49. PDF

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