Dr Ella James

Interests

I am a post-doctoral scientist working at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in the Emotional Disorders and Mental Imagery group (PI: Emily Holmes).

My research is on psychological trauma and involuntary mental images with a focus on developing interventions to reduce involuntary images of trauma using cognitive tasks.

Research Focus

Keywords

Mental Imagery

Psychological Trauma

Involuntary Memory

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Clinical conditions

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Equipment

Experimental Psychopathology

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2010

    Holmes EA, James EL, Kilford EJ, Deeprose C (2010), “Key steps in developing a cognitive vaccine against traumatic flashbacks: visuospatial Tetris versus verbal Pub Quiz.” PLoS One 5(11):e13706 Details

    2009

    Holmes EA, James EL, Coode-Bate T, Deeprose C (2009), “Can playing the computer game "Tetris" reduce the build-up of flashbacks for trauma? A proposal from cognitive science.” PLoS One 4(1):e4153 Details