This edited collection is a tribute to Andrew Mathews, distinguished researcher in cognition and emotion. It presents an account of the cognitive-clinical literature and sets an agenda for future work. The book is structured around theoretical, empirical and clinical approaches. Theoretical topics covered include learning theory, attentional processes and repression. Empirical work on for example, cognitive training, ambiguity resolution and functional imaging is discussed. In the final section work with a clinical perspective includes imagery, social anxiety, autobiographical memory and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. The list of contributors includes some of the leading researchers in the field and will ensure that this book appeals to a broad international readership in cognitive science, neuroscience, clinical psychology, psychiatry and the study of emotion.
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Author Biography - Jenny Yiend
Jenny Yiend is a Research Fellow at the Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. She was previously a research scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge.