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Publications can all be found on my Google Scholar page and some of my submitted publications are available on my Open Science Framework page.



Double, K.S. (2018). Reactivity to Confidence Ratings During Reasoning and Problem Solving (Doctoral dissertation, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia). doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.23701.83688 [full text]

Double, K.S., Birney, D.P., & Walker, S.A. (2018). A Meta-analysis and systematic review of reactivity to judgements of learning. Memory, 26(6) [full text]

Birney, D.P., Beckmann, J., Beckmann, N., Double, K.S. & Wittingham, K. (2018). Moderators of learning and performance trajectories in microworld simulations: Too soon to give up on intellect!?. Intelligence, 68 [full text]


Franceschini, S., Trevisan, P., Ronconi, L., Bertoni, S., Colmar, S., Double, K., . . . Gori, S. (2017). Action video games improve reading abilities and visual-to-auditory attentional shifting in English-speaking children with dyslexia. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 5863. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05826-8 [full text]

Birney, D.P., Beckmann, J., Beckmann, N., & Double, K.S. (2017). Beyond the intellect: Complexity and learning trajectories in Raven’s Progressive Matrices depend on self-regulatory processes and conative dispositions. Intelligence, 61, 63-77. doi: 10.1016/j.intell.2017.01.005 [full text]

Facoetti, A., Trevisan, P., Ronconi, L., Bertoni, S., Colmar, S., Double, K., … & Franceschini, S. (2017). Action video games improve reading and cross-modal attentional shifting as well as phonological skills in English-speaking children with dyslexia. Journal of Vision17(10), 639-639.

Double, K.S., & Birney, D.P. (2017). Are you sure about that? Eliciting confidence ratings may influence performance on Raven’s Progressive Matrices. Thinking and Reasoning23(2), 190-206. doi: 10.1080/13546783.2017.1289121.

Clarke, I. E., Double, K.S., & MacCann, C. (2017). Rethinking how we prepare students for the workforce: Commentary. In J. Burrus, K. Mattern, B. Naemi, & R. Roberts (Eds.), Building better students: Preparation for the workforce (pp. 229-243). New York: Oxford University Press

Double, K.S. & Birney, D.P. (2017). The interplay between self-evaluation, goal orientation, and self-efficacy on performance and learning. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1943–1948). London, England: Cognitive Science Society. [full text]

Colmar, S., & Double, K. (2017). Working Memory Interventions With Children: Classrooms or Computers? Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 1-14. doi:10.1017/jgc.2017.11



Double, K.S., & Birney, D.P. (2016). The effects of personality and metacognitive beliefs on cognitive training adherence and performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 102, 7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.04.101 [data file]


Under Review

Double, K.S., & Birney, D.P. Reactivity to Confidence Ratings in Older Individuals Performing the Latin Square Task. Metacognition and Learning 

Double, K.S., & Birney, D.P.Do Confidence Ratings Prime Confidence? . Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 

Loh, V., Birney, D.P., & Double, K.S. Motivational and Personal Determinants of Commercial Cognitive Training in a General Population. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology:  Personality Processes and Individual Differences