Assoc Prof Eva Kemps

Position/s:Academic Staff
School of Psychology
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Location: Social Sciences North (364)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Qualifications

B.Psych., B.Ed., M.Psych., Ph.D. (Ghent, Belgium)

Teaching

Topic Coordinator:

  • PSYC3003  Introduction to clinical psychology

Research and supervision

Research interests

My current research activities focus primarily on applications of cognitive experimental psychology in the areas of food craving and eating behaviour.  In particular, these aim to investigate: (a) the role of mental imagery in the experience and reduction of food cravings, (b) the effects of nutrition, dieting and disordered eating on cognitive performance, and (c) implicit processing of environmental food and eating cues.

Supervisory interests

  • Eating behaviour
  • Food craving
  • Implicit cognitive processing
  • Mental imagery

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor: Diet, physical activity and psychological well-being (1); Eating behaviour and cognition (1);

Completion

Principal supervisor: Cognitive ageing (1); Nutrition and cognition (1);

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Hand-held dynamic visual noise reduces naturally occurring food cravings and craving-related consumption. Appetite, 68 pp. 152-157. [10.1016/j.appet.2013.05.001]
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings. Addictive Behaviors, 38(2) pp. 1550-1554. [10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.06.001]
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M., Martin, R. and Elliott, M. (2013). Implicit Approach-Avoidance Associations for Craved Food Cues. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19(1) pp. 30-38. [10.1037/a0031626]
  • Lovato, N., Lack, L., Wright, H., Kemps, E., Cant, M. and Humphreys, J. (2013). A preliminary assessment of the reliability and validity of a computerized working memory task. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 116(2) pp. 368-381.
  • Best, T., Kemps, E. and Bryan, J. (2012). Perceived changes in well-being following polysaccharide intake in middle-aged adults. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 7(2) pp. 183-192. [10.1007/s11482-011-9158-2]
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M. and Bettany, S. (2012). Non-food odorants reduce chocolate cravings. Appetite, 58(3) pp. 1087-1090. [10.1016/j.appet.2012.03.002]
  • Kemps, E. and Andrade, J. (2012). Dynamic visual noise reduces confidence in short-term memory for visual information. Cognitive Processing, 13(2) pp. 183-188. [10.1007/s10339-011-0429-5]
  • Szmalec, A., Verbruggen, F., Vandierendonck, A. and Kemps, E. (2011). Control of interference during working memory updating. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(1) pp. 137-151. [10.1037/a0020365]
  • Smeets, E., Tiggemann, M., Kemps, E.B., Mills, J.S., Hollitt, S.J., Roefs, A., et al. (2011). Body checking induces an attentional bias for body-related cues. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44 pp. 50-57. [10.1002/eat.20776]
  • Tibboel, H., De Houwer, J., Spruyt, A., Field, M., Kemps, E. and Crombez, G. (2011). Testing the validity of implicit measures of wanting and liking. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42 pp. 284-292. [10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.01.002]

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Refereed journal articles
  • Lovato, N., Lack, L., Wright, H., Kemps, E., Cant, M. and Humphreys, J. (2013). A preliminary assessment of the reliability and validity of a computerized working memory task. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 116(2) pp. 368-381.
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M., Martin, R. and Elliott, M. (2013). Implicit Approach-Avoidance Associations for Craved Food Cues. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19(1) pp. 30-38. [10.1037/a0031626]
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Olfactory stimulation curbs food cravings. Addictive Behaviors, 38(2) pp. 1550-1554. [10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.06.001]
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Hand-held dynamic visual noise reduces naturally occurring food cravings and craving-related consumption. Appetite, 68 pp. 152-157. [10.1016/j.appet.2013.05.001]
  • Best, T., Kemps, E. and Bryan, J. (2012). Perceived changes in well-being following polysaccharide intake in middle-aged adults. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 7(2) pp. 183-192. [10.1007/s11482-011-9158-2]
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M. and Bettany, S. (2012). Non-food odorants reduce chocolate cravings. Appetite, 58(3) pp. 1087-1090. [10.1016/j.appet.2012.03.002]
  • Kemps, E. and Andrade, J. (2012). Dynamic visual noise reduces confidence in short-term memory for visual information. Cognitive Processing, 13(2) pp. 183-188. [10.1007/s10339-011-0429-5]
  • Szmalec, A., Verbruggen, F., Vandierendonck, A. and Kemps, E. (2011). Control of interference during working memory updating. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(1) pp. 137-151. [10.1037/a0020365]
  • Smeets, E., Tiggemann, M., Kemps, E.B., Mills, J.S., Hollitt, S.J., Roefs, A., et al. (2011). Body checking induces an attentional bias for body-related cues. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 44 pp. 50-57. [10.1002/eat.20776]
  • Tibboel, H., De Houwer, J., Spruyt, A., Field, M., Kemps, E. and Crombez, G. (2011). Testing the validity of implicit measures of wanting and liking. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 42 pp. 284-292. [10.1016/j.jbtep.2011.01.002]
  • Ball, C.T., Singer, S., Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2010). Restrained eating and memory specificity. Appetite, 55 pp. 359-362. [doi:10.1016/j.appet.2010.06.001]
  • Tiggemann, M., Kemps, E.B. and Parnell, J.H. (2010). The selective impact of chocolate craving on visuospatial working memory. Appetite, 55 pp. 44-48. [doi:10.1016/j.appet.2010.03.010]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Wilsdon, A. (2010). Preliminary evidence for a role for impulsivity in cognitive disinhibition in bulimia nervosa. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 32(5) pp. 515-521. [doi:10.1080/13803390903264122]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2010). A cognitive experimental approach to understanding and reducing food cravings. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19 pp. 86-90. [doi:10.1177/0963721410364494]
  • Hollitt, S.J., Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M., Smeets, E. and Mills, J.S. (2010). Components of attentional bias for food cues among restrained eaters. Appetite, pp. 309-313. [10.1016/j.appet.2009.12.005]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2010). Saccharide effects on cognition and well-being in middle-aged adults: a randomised controlled trial. Developmental Neuropsychology, 35(1) pp. 66-80. [doi:10.1080/87565640903325709]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2009). Competing visual and olfactory imagery tasks supress craving for coffee. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17(1) pp. 43-50. [doi:10.1037/a0014962]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2009). Attentional bias for craving-related (chocolate) food cues. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17(6) pp. 425-433. [doi:10.1037/a0017796]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2009). Association between dietary saccharide intake and self-reported memory performance in middle-aged adults. British Journal of Nutrition, 101(1) pp. 93-99. [doi:10.1017/S00007114508984257]
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Grigg, M.A. (2008). Food cravings consume limited cognitive resources. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 14(3) pp. 247-254. [doi:10.1037/a0012736]
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Christianson, R.E. (2008). Concurrent visuo-spatial processing reduces food cravings in prescribed weight-loss dieters. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 39(2) pp. 177-186. [doi:10.1016/j.jbtep.2007.03.001]
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2008). Relationship between fitness and cognitive performance in younger and older adults. Psychology and Health, 23(3) pp. 369-386. [doi:10.1080/08870440701421545]
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2007). Factors that promote and prevent exercise engagement in older adults. Journal of Aging and Health, 19(3) pp. 470-481. [doi:10.1177/0898264307300169]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2007). Reducing the vividness and emotional impact of distressing autobiographical memories: The importance of modality-specific interference. Memory, 15(4) pp. 412-422. [doi:10.1080/09658210701262017]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2007). Modality-specific imagery reduces cravings for food: An application of the Elaborated Intrusion Theory of Desire to food craving. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 13(2) pp. 95-104. [doi:10.1037/1076-898X.13.2.95]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2007). A role for dietary saccharide intake in cognitive performance. Nutritional Neuroscience, 10(3-4) pp. 113-120. [doi:10.1080/10284150701413170]
  • Tokley, M.J. and Kemps, E.B. (2007). Preoccupation with detail contributes to poor abstraction in women with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 29(7) pp. 734-741. [doi:10.1080/13825580600966607]
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2006). The nature of subjective cognitive complaints of older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 63(2) pp. 139-151. [doi:10.2190/1EAP-FE20-PDWY-M6P1]
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2006). The influence of physical and cognitive activities on simple and complex cognitive tasks in older adults. Experimental Aging Research, 32(3) pp. 341-362. [doi:10.1080/03610730600699134]
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2006). Cardiorespiratory fitness as a predictor of successful cognitive ageing. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 28(6) pp. 949-967. [doi:10.1080/13803390591004356]
  • McClelland, A.B., Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2006). Reduction of vividness and associated craving in personalized food imagery. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(3) pp. 355-365. [doi:10.1002/jclp.20216]
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M., Wade, T.D., Ben-Tovim, D.I. and Breyer, R. (2006). Selective working memory deficits in anorexia nervosa. European Eating Disorders Review, 14(2) pp. 97-103. [doi:10.1002/erv.685]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Newson, R.S. (2006). Comparison of adult age differences in verbal and visuo-spatial memory: the importance of 'pure', parallel and validated measures. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 28(3) pp. 341-356. [doi:10.1080/13803390490918228]
  • Steel, D., Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2006). Effects of hunger and visuo-spatial interference on imagery-induced food cravings. Appetite, 46(1) pp. 36-40. [doi:10.1016/j.appet.2005.11.001]
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Hart, G. (2005). Chocolate cravings are susceptible to visuo-spatial interference. Eating Behaviours, 6(2) pp. 101-107. [doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2004.08.006]
  • Kemps, E.B., Szmalec, A., Vandierendonck, A. and Crevits, L. (2005). Visuo-spatial processing in Parkinson's disease: evidence for diminished visuo-spatial sketch pad and central executive resources. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 11(3) pp. 181-186. [doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2004.10.010]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2005). Working memory performance and preoccupying thoughts in female dieters: Evidence for a selective central executive impairment. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 44(3) pp. 357-366. [doi:10.1348/014466505X35272]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Newson, R.S. (2005). Patterns and predictors of adult age differences in mental imagery. Aging Neuropsychology and Cognition, 12(1) pp. 99-128. [doi:10.1080/13825580590925152]
  • Harvey, K., Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2005). The nature of imagery processes underlying food cravings. British Journal of Health Psychology, 10(1) pp. 49-56. [doi:10.1348/135910704X14249]
  • Best, T., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2005). Effects of saccharides on brain function and cognitive performance. Nutrition Reviews, 63(12) pp. 409-418. [doi:10.1301/nr.2005.dec.409-418]
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Marshall, K.M. (2005). Relationship between dieting to lose weight and the functioning of the central executive. Appetite, 45(3) pp. 287-294. [doi:10.1016/j.appet.2005.07.002]
  • Tiggemann, M. and Kemps, E.B. (2005). The phenomenology of food cravings: the role of mental imagery. Appetite, 45(3) pp. 305-313. [doi:10.1016/j.appet.2005.06.004]
  • Szmalec, A., Vandierendonck, A. and Kemps, E.B. (2005). Response selection involves executive control: evidence from the selective interference paradigm. Memory and Cognition, 33(3) pp. 531-541.
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2005). General lifestyle activities as a predictor of current cognition and cognitive change in older adults: a cross-sectional and longitudinal examination. Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 60(3) pp. 113-120.
  • Vandierendonck, A., Kemps, E.B., Fastame, M. and Szmalec, A. (2004). Working memory components of the Corsi blocks task. British Journal of Psychology, 95(1) pp. 57-79. [doi:10.1348/000712604322779460]
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M., Woods, D. and Soekev, (2004). Reduction of food cravings through concurrent visuospatial processing. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 36(1) pp. 31-40. [doi:10.1002/eat.20005]
  • Newson, R.S., Kemps, E.B. and Luszcz, M.A. (2003). Cognitive mechanisms underlying decrements in mental synthesis in older adults. Aging Neuropsychology and Cognition, 10(1) pp. 28-43.
  • Duyck, W., Szmalec, A., Kemps, E.B. and Vandierendonck, A. (2003). Verbal working memory is involved in associative word learning unless visual codes are available. Journal of Memory and Language, 48(3) pp. 527-541. [doi:10.1016/S0749-596X(02)00533-8]
  • Vreugdenburg, L., Bryan, J. and Kemps, E.B. (2003). The effect of self-initiated weight-loss dieting on working memory: the role of preoccupying cognitions. Appetite, 41(3) pp. 291-300. [doi:10.1016/S0195-6663(03)00107-7]
  • Andrade, J., Kemps, E.B., Werniers, Y., May, J. and Szmalec, A. (2002). Insensitivity of visual short-term memory to irrelevant visual information. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A - Human Experimental Psychology, 55(3) pp. 753-774. [doi:10.1080/02724980143000541]
  • Kemps, E.B. (2001). Complexity effects in visuo-spatial working memory: Implications for the role of long-term memory. Memory, 9(1) pp. 13-27. [doi:10.1080/09658210042000012]
Book chapters
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Interference with concurrent tasks. In Principles of Addiction: Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders. San Diego: Academic Press: Elsevier Inc, pp. 467-471.
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Imagery and cravings. In S Lacey & R Lawson, ed. Multisensory Imagery. New York, USA: Springer, pp. 385-396. [10.1007/978-1-4614-5879-1_20]
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2011). Visual processing, food cravings and weight-loss dieters. In V.R. Preedy, R. R. Watson, & C.R. Martin (Eds.), ed. Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition. New York: Springer, pp. 1261-1272.
  • Kemps, E.B., Lopez, C. and Tchanturia, K. (2010). Weak central coherence in anorexia nervosa. In Sandra Sassaroli and Giovanni Maria Ruggiero, ed. Cognitive therapy of eating disorders on control and worry. New York: Nova Publishers, pp. 86-96.
Refereed conference papers
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2004). An examination of the relative effects of physical, intellectual and social activity on age-related declines in cognition. In Mair Underwood and Kate Suridge., ed. Contributing to an Ageing Agenda: Abstracts and Proceedings of ERA 2004. Brisband, QLD: University of Queensland Press. Contribution to an Ageing Agenda: 3rd National Conference for Emerging Researchers in Ageing. Brisbane, QLD, pp. 171-174.
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2003). Being active can promote successful cognitive ageing. In A. K. Dahle, ed. Maximising the Impact on Policy and Practice. Proceedings of ERA 2003. Brisbane, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press. ERA 2003 - A Forum for Emerging Researchers in Ageing. Brisbane, QLD, Australia. Nov 2003.
  • Newson, R.S., Kemps, E.B. and Luszcz, M.A. (2002). The extent and nature of age-related differences in visual memory. In Different disciplines, different methodologies in ageing research: proceedings of ERA 2003 - a forum for emerging researchers in ageing. Brisbane, QLD: University of Queensland. Conference for Emerging Researchers in Ageing 2002. Brisbane, QLD. Nov 2002.
Conference publications
  • Haynes, A., Kemps, E., Moffitt, R. and Mohr, P. (2013). Resisting temptation: Role of cognitive goal activation and self-control. 40th Australiasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Apr 2013.
  • Haynes, A., Kemps, E., Moffitt, R. and Mohr, P. (2013). Self-regulation of eating behaviour: A novel test of temptation-elicited goal activation. Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine. 10th Annual Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine. Newcastle, Australia. Feb 2013.
  • Haynes, A., Kemps, E., Moffitt, R. and Mohr, P. (2013). Self-regulation of eating behaviour: A novel test of temptation-elicited goal activation. 10th Annual Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society for Behavoural Health and Medicine. Newcastle, Australia. Feb 2013.
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M. and Hollitt, S. (2013). Experimental manipulation of attentional bias for food cues in obese adults. 10th meeting of the Society for Applied research in Memory and Cognition. Rotterdam, Netherlands. Jun 2013.
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M. and Hollitt, S. (2013). Attentional bias modification for food cues in obese individuals. 40th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Apr 2013.
  • Kemps, E. (2013). A cognitive approach to understanding and curbing unwanted food cravings and consumption. American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Hawaii, United States. Aug 2013.
  • Kakoschke, N., Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2013). Attentional bias modification encourages consumption of healthy food. 40th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Apr 2013.
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M., Martin, R. and Elliot, M. (2012). Craving-related motivational tendencies for food. In 39th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Sydney, Australia. 39th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Sydney, Australia. Apr 2012.
  • Kemps, E. and Tiggemann, M. (2011). Attentional bias modification for craving-related food cues. In 13th Winter Conference of the Dutch Psychonomics Society, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. 13th Winter Conference of the Dutch Psychonomics Society. Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. Dec 2011.
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M., Gleadle, F. and Orr, J. (2011). Experimental manipulation of attentional biases for craving-related food cues. In 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Auckland, New Zealand. 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Auckland, New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand. Apr 2011.
  • Tiggemann, M. and Kemps, E. (2011). Olfactory stimulation reduces food cravings. In 9th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, New York, USA. 9th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. New York, USA. Jun 2011.
  • Kemps, E., Tiggemann, M., Orr, J. and Gleadle, F. (2011). Attentional bias re-training of craving-related food cues. In 9th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, New York, USA. 9th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. New York, USA. Jun 2011.
  • Quigg, S., Tiggemann, M. and Kemps, E.B. (2010). Implicit and explicit influence of music television on body image and the mitigating effects of a media intervention. In 1st Body Image Conference and International Body Image Symposium. 1st Body Image Conference and International Body Image Symposium. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Aug 2011.
  • Kemps, E.B., Hollitt, S.J., Tiggemann, M., Smeets, E. and Mills, J.S. (2010). Cognitive mechanisms underlying attentional bias for food cues in dietary restraint. In International Conference on Eating disorders. International Conference on Eating disorders. Salzburg, Australia. Jun 2010.
  • Tiggemann, M., Kemps, E.B. and Hollitt, S.J. (2010). Effects of media exposure on implicit cognitive processing of food cues. In 37th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. 37th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Australia. Apr 2010.
  • Tiggemann, M. and Kemps, E.B. (2009). Chocolate and coffee : imagery reduction of food craving. In International Conference on Eating Disorders. International Conference on Eating Disorders. Cancun, Mexico. Apr 2009.
  • Smeets, E., Tiggemann, M., Kemps, E.B., Mills, J.S., Roefs, A. and Jansen, A. (2009). Body checking induces an attentional bias for body-related cues. In International Conference on Eating Disorders. International Conference on Eating Disorders. Cancun, Mexico. Apr 2009.
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Parnell, J.H. (2009). Food cravings selectively interfere with visuo-spatial working memory. In Experimental Psychology Conference 2009. Experimental Psychology Conference 2009. Woollongong, New South Wales. Apr 2009.
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Parnell, J.H. (2009). Food cravings selectively disrupt visuo-spatial task performance. In 8th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 8th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Kyoto, Japan. Jul 2009.
  • Kemps, E.B., Hollitt, S.J., Tiggemann, M., Smeets, E. and Mills, J.S. (2009). Speeded detection and cognitive avoidance of food cues in restrained eaters. In 44th Australian psychological society annual conference book. 44th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference. Darwin, Australia. Sep 2009.
  • Kemps, E.B. and Wilsdon, A. (2009). Impulsivity contributes to cognitive disinhibition in bulimia nervosa. In Academy for Eating disorders: International Conference on Eating Disorders. Academy for Eating disorders: International Conference on Eating Disorders. Cancun, Mexico. Apr 2009.
  • Tiggemann, M. and Kemps, E.B. (2009). Chocolate and coffee: Imagery reduction of food craving. In 7th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders Conference. 7th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders Conference. Brisbane, Australia. Aug 2009.
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2008). Saccharide supplementation effects on cognition and well-being in middle-aged adults. In David Badcock, ed. Abstracts of the 35th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 35th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Fremantle, WA. Mar 2008, pp. 59-59. [doi:10.1080/00049530802385541]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2008). Saccharide supplementation effects for cognition and well-being in middle-aged adults. In Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia. HEC Press. Thoughtful food: Nutrition Society of Australian 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, SA. Nov 2008, pp. s50-s50. [Link]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2008). Saccharide effects on cognition and mood in middle-aged adults: A randomised controlled trial. In New Horizons in Neuropsychology: 14th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. 14th Annual Conference of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Adelaide, Australia. Nov 2008.
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2008). The impact of saccharide supplementation on cognition and mood in middle-aged adults. In Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: Final Program, Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting International Neuropsychological Society, February 6-9, 2008, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. Cambridge: Cambridge. 36th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. Hawaii, USA. Feb 2008, pp. 280-280. [doi:10.1017/S1355617708080429]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2008). A cognitive-experimental approach to reducing food cravings and modifying eating behaviour. In Abstracts of the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. Appetite. 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. Paris, France. Jul 2008, pp. 376-376. [doi:10.1016/j.appet.2008.04.126]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2008). Attentional bias toward craving-related food stimuli. In Abstracts of the 35th Australiasian Experimental Psychology Conference. London: Taylor and Francis. 35th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Fremantle, Australia. Mar 2008, pp. 80-80. [doi:10.1080/00049530802385541]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2007). Effects of saccharide supplementation on cognition and mood in mid-life. In Australasian Journal on Ageing: 40th National Conference Australian Association of Gerontology. Blackwell Publishing. Beyond 2007 Ageing: Evolution and Revolution - 40th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference, Adelaide, Australia. Adelaide, SA. Nov 2007, pp. A4-A4. [Link]
  • Best, T.M., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2007). Relationships between dietary saccharide intake and self-reported health and psychological wellbeing in mid-life. In Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. Editions Serdi. Medicine, Ageing and Nutrition 2007. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2007, pp. 404-404.
  • Kemps, E.B., Tiggemann, M. and Grigg, M.A. (2007). Food cravings consume limited working memory capacity. In SARMAC VII: The Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. SARMAC. 7th Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Lewiston, Maine, USA. Jul 2007.
  • Kemps, E.B. (2006). Eating disorders and executive function. In Academy for Eating Disorders: International Conference on Eating Disorders. Academy for Eating Disorders: International Conference on Eating Disorders. Barcelona, Spain. Jun 2006.
  • Best, T., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2006). Relationship between saccharide intake and memory performance. In 4th International Conference on Memory. 4th International Conference on Memory. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2006.
  • Best, T., Kemps, E.B. and Bryan, J. (2006). Benefit of dietary saccharide intake to verbal memory performance in middle-aged adults. In 33rd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. 33rd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Brisbane, QLD. Apr 2006.
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2006). Efficacy of working memory techniques to reduce food cravings. In 4th International Conference on Memory. 4th International Conference on Memory. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2006.
  • Tiggemann, M. and Kemps, E.B. (2006). Imagery components of food craving. In 4th International Conference on Memory. 4th International Conference on Memory. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2006.
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tokley, M.J. (2006). Preoccupation with detail contributes to poor abstract thinking in anorexia nervosa. In Academy for Eating Disorders: International Conference on Eating Disorders. Academy for Eating Disorders: International Conference on Eating Disorders. Barcelona, Spain. Jun 2006.
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2006). Impact of food craving on working memory performance. In 33rd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. 33rd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Brisbane, QLD. Apr 2006.
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2005). Concurrent visuo-spatial processing reduces food cravings. In Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Wellington, NZ: Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 6th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Reseach in. Wellington, NZ. Jan 2005.
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2005). Imagery-based techniques suppress unwanted cravings for food. In Abstracts of the 2nd South Australian Clinical Psychology Conference. Adelaide, SA: Australian Psychological Society. 2nd South Australian Clinical Psychology Conference. Adelaide, SA. Jun 2005.
  • Kemps, E.B., Andrade, J. and Gilman, E. (2005). Susceptibility of visual imagery and short-term memory to visual interference. In Australian Journal of Psychology. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 32nd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Melbourne, VIC. Apr 2005, pp. 57-57.
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2005). Physical exercise as a protective factor for successful cognitive ageing. In 34th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association of Gerontology (CAG): Book of Abstracts. Nova Scotia, Canada: Canadian Association of Gerontology. 34th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association of Gerontology. Halifax, Canada. Oct 2005, pp. 134-134. [Link]
  • Newson, R.S. and Kemps, E.B. (2005). The relationship between aerobic fitness and successful cognitive ageing. In Proceedings of the 6th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Wellington, NZ: Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 6th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Wellington, NZ. Jan 2005.
  • Steel, D., Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2005). The role of hunger in the experience and reduction of food cravings. In Proceedings of the 32nd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Psychological Society. 32nd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Melbourne, VIC. Apr 2005. [Link]
  • Kemps, E.B. and Tiggemann, M. (2004). Visuo-spatial processing: a new technique for suppressing food cravings [Abstract] In SA Clinical Psychology Conference: Innovations in Clinical Psychology Practice: Conference Abstracts. Adelaide, SASA Clinical Psychology Conference: Innovations in clinical psychology practice. Adelaide, SA, pp. 3-3.
  • Kemps, E.B., Newson, R.S. and Luszcz, M.A. (2003). Adult age differences in, and predictors of, mental imagery: Implications for everyday cognition. In Ageing and Cognitive Function: Proceedings of the 5th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. SARMAC. 5th Biennial Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. Aberdeen, UK. Jul 2003.
  • Newson, R.S., Kemps, E.B. and Luszcz, M.A. (2003). Adult Age Differences in Visual Imagery. In 13th Biennial Australasian Human Development Conference. AHDC. 13th Biennial Australasian Human Development Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. Jul 2003.

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Editorial Board, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry
Consulting Editor, British Journal of Developmental Psychology

Expertise for media contact

  • Ageing cognition, memory, imagery
  • Cognitive Psychology short-term memory, working memory, mental imagery
  • Eating Behaviour dieting, eating disorders, cognition, memory
  • Craving food craving, chocolate craving, cognition, imagery

Subject/s

  • Ageing
  • Eating Disorders
  • Images/Imaging
  • Memory
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology

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