MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
I'm investigating whether mindfulness training improves attention and whether this improvement translates into workplace performance.
Cross-sectional and cohort studies
Randomised control trials
Associated News Items
Turner Lorinda, Galante Julieta, Vainre Maris, Stochl Jan, Dufour Géraldine, & Jones Peter B. (2020), “Immune dysregulation in the context of chronic stress: Findings from an exploratory randomised trial assessing mindfulness for students.” Scientific Reports
Vainre Maris, Aaben Laura, Paulus Alari, Koppel Helleka, Tammsaar Helelyn, Telve Keiu, Koppel Katre, Beilmann Kaia, & Uusberg Andero (2020), “A nudge towards tax compliance: A fieldwork-informed randomised controlled trial.” Journal of Behavioural Public Administration 3(1). doi:10.30636/jbpa.31.84
Burn Anne-Marie, Vainre Maris, Humphrey Ayla, & Howarth Emma (2019), “Implementing the children and young people’s IAPT quality improvement initiative in Cambridgeshire: Findings from a process evaluation.” Proceedings from the 2nd Annual UK Implementation Science Research Conference, “Advancing the Science of Scaling up: Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness of Implementation Strategies in Healthcare”: Meeting Abstracts, 14(S2), 69. doi:10.1186/s13012-019-0911-5
Howarth Emma, Vainre Maris, Humphrey Ayla, Lombardo Chiara, Hanafiah Ainul Nadhirah, Anderson Joanna K., & Jones Peter B (2019), “Delphi study to identify key features of community-based child and adolescent mental health services in the East of England.” BMJ Open 9(6). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022936
Galante Julieta, Dufour Géraldine, Vainre Maris, Wagner Adam P., Stochl Jan, Benton Alice, Lathia Neal, Howarth Emma, & Jones Peter B. (2018), “A mindfulness-based intervention to increase resilience to stress in university students (The Mindful Student Study): A pragmatic randomised controlled trial.” The Lancet Public Health 3(2), e72–e81. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30231-1
Anderson Joanna K., Howarth Emma, Vainre Maris, Jones Peter B., & Humphrey Ayla (2017), “A scoping literature review of service-level barriers for access and engagement with mental health services for children and young people.” Children and Youth Services Review 77(November 2016), 164–176. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.04.017
Galante Julieta, Dufour Géraldine, Vainre Maris, Wagner Adam P., Stochl Jan, Benton Alice, Lathia Neal, Howarth Emma, Croudace Timothy J., & Jones Peter B. (2017), “Universities futureproofing youth mental health: Research confirms that offering mindfulness courses to students increases their wellbeing and resilience to stress.” International Association for Youth Mental Health Conference
Galante Julieta, Dufour Géraldine, Benton Alice, Howarth Emma, Vainre Maris, Croudace Timothy J., Wagner Adam P., Stochl Jan, & Jones Peter B. (2016), “Protocol for the Mindful Student Study: a randomised controlled trial of the provision of a mindfulness intervention to support university students’ well-being and resilience to stress.” BMJ Open 6(11), e012300. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012300
Galante Julieta, Dufour Géraldine, Vainre Maris, Wagner Adam P., Stochl Jan, Croudace Timothy J., Benton Alice, Howarth Emma, & Jones Peter B., (2016), “A randomised controlled trial of the provision of a mindfulness intervention to support university students’ wellbeing and resilience to stress: Preliminary results.” Lancet 388 (Supplement 2), 29.
Howarth Emma, Vainre Maris, Lombardo Chiara, Humphrey Ayla, Anderson Joanna K., Hanafiah Ainul, & Jones Peter B., (2016), “Transformation in the East of England: A regional Delphi Study.” Nottingham, UK: Paper presented at the Health Services Research UK symposium at Nottingham Conference Centre, UK.
Humphrey Ayla, Eastwood Lynne, Atkins Helen, Vainre Maris, & Lea-Cox Caroline (2016), “An exemplar of GP commissioning and child and adolescent mental health service partnership.” Journal of Integrated Care 24(1), 26–37. doi:10.1108/JICA-08-2015-0033
Daniel Ella, Bilgin Antoine Selim, Brezina Ivan, Strohmeier Charlotte Eva, & Vainre Maris, (2015), “Values and helping behavior: A study in four cultures.” International Journal of Psychology 50(3), 186–192. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12086
Knight S, Ruggeri K, de Azevedo F, Bechard-Torres E, Joyce C, Jurkevi?i?t? I, McDermott E, Naber B, Piest J, Vainre M, & Zupan Z (2011), “Attitudes towards the other in segregated and integrated schools. Segregated schools – home and away.” Psychology of Education Review 35(1), 24–25.
Knight Simon & Vainre Maris (2011), “Career aspirations and self-efficacy of European psychology students.” Psychology Teaching Review 17(2), 47–60.
Ruggeri K, de Azevedo F, Joyce C, Jurkevi?i?t? I, McDermott E, Naber B, Piest J, Vainre Maris, & Zupan Z (2011), “Divided Education: Analysing systemic segregation in Bosnian schools.” Journal of East European and Asian Studies 2(1), 49–65.
Daniel E, Strohmeier CE, Bilgin AS, Brezina I, Ehlers LJ. Hale D, Ioannou M, Vainre M, & Knafo A (2008), “The Relations between values and behaviours: An international research project.” Bremen, Germany: The Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.