Published Articles

56. Rivero Rodríguez, D., Scherle Matamoros, C., Di Capua Sacoto, D., Garcia-Ptacek, S., Pernas Sanchez, Y. & Pluck, G. (in press). Predisposing factors and the impact of health care associated infections in patients with Status Epilepticus. Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria.

55. Pluck, G. (in press). Street children in Latin America. In J. M. Castaldelli-Maia, A. Ventriglio, & D. Bhugra (Eds.). Homelessness and mental health. Oxford (UK): Oxford University Press.

54. Pluck, G., Barajas, B. M., Hernandez-Rodriguez, J. L., Martínez, M. A. (2020). Language ability and adult homelessness. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 55(3), 332–344 Request a copy by email

53. Pluck, G. (2020). A lexical decision task to measure crystallized-verbal ability in Spanish. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 52, 1-10. PDF

52. Pluck, G., Crespo-Andrade, C., Parreño, P, Haro, K. I., Martínez, M. A. & Pontón, S. C. (2020). Executive functions and intelligent goal-directed behavior: A neuropsychological approach to understanding success using professional sales as a real-life measure. Psychology & Neuroscience. 13(2), 158–175.  Request a copy by email

51. Pluck, G., Bravo Mancero, P., Ortíz Encalada, P.A., Urquizo Alcívar, A. M., Maldonado Gavilanez, C. E., & Chacon, P. (2020). Differential associations of neurobehavioral traits and cognitive ability to academic achievement in higher education. Trends in Neuroscience and Education. 18, 100124 OPEN ACCESS

50. Pluck, G., Villagomez-Pacheco, D., Karolys, M. I., Montaño-Córdova, M. E. & Almeida-Meza, P. (2019). Response suppression, strategy application, and working memory in the prediction of academic performance and classroom misbehavior: A neuropsychological approach. Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 17, 100121. Request a copy by email

49. Pluck, G., Amraoui, D., & Fornell-Villalobos, I. (2019, in press). Brief Communication: Reliability of the D-KEFS Tower Test in samples of children and adolescents in Ecuador. Applied Neuropsychology: Child. Request a copy by email

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. 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. Request a copy by email

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. PDF

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

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. 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. PDF

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. 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. 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.;dn=553161148157914;res=IELHEA 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, 18-3. 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. 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. PDF

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. 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. 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. 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. PDF

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. PDF

8. Pluck, G., Lee, K. H., & Parks, R. (2007). Homeless shelters and substance misuse. Canadian Medical Association Journal , 176(4), 489. 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. 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. 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. 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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