Publications

2020

Dymond, S., Ellis Owen, W., Hoon, A. E., Roderique-Davies, G., John, B., & Bowden-Jones, H. (2020). The need for gambling disorder clinics in Wales. The Lancet.

Schlund, M. W., Carter, H., Cudd, G., Murphy, K., Ahmed, N., Dymond, S., & Tone, E. B. (2020). Human social defeat and approach-avoidance: Escalating social-evaluative threat and threat of aggression increases avoidance of social interactions. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior

Zuj, D. V., Xia, W., Lloyd, K., Vervliet, B., & Dymond, S. (2020). Negative reinforcement rate and persistence of avoidance following response-prevention extinction. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 133, 1037111. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2020.103711 PDF

Ney, L. J., Laing, P.A.F., Steward, T., Zuj, D. V., Dymond, S., & Felmingham, K. L. (2020). Inconsistent analytic strategies reduce robustness in fear extinction via skin conductance response. Psychophysiology, 57, e13650. doi: 10.1111/psyp.13650 PDF

Wardle, H., et al. (2020). Open letter from UK based academic scientists to the Secretaries of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and for Health and Social Care regarding the need for independent funding for the prevention and treatment of gambling harms. British Medical Journal, 370:m2613 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2613

Hoon, A. E., Freegard, G., & Dymond, S. (2020). Symbolic generalization of the near-miss in simulated slot-machine gambling. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice. doi: 10.1037/bar0000198 PDF

Bennett, M., Roche, B., Baeyens, F., Vervliet, B., Dymond, S., Whelan, R., & Hermans, D. (2020). Transitions from avoidance: Reinforcing competing behaviours reduces generalized avoidance in new contexts. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1747021820943148 Open Access

Wardle, H., John, A., Dymond, S., & McManus, S. (2020). Problem gambling and suicidality in England: Findings from a representative cross-sectional survey. Public Health, 184, 11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2020.03.024 Open Access

Roberts, E., Dighton, G., Fossey, M., Hogan, L., Kitchiner, N., Rogers, R.D., & Dymond, S. (2020). Gambling problems and military- and health-related behaviour in UK Armed Forces veterans. Military Behavioral Health, 8, 212-221. doi: 10.1080/21635781.2019.1644263 Open Access

Weidacker, K., Johnston, S., Mullins, P. G., Boy, F., & Dymond, S. (2020). Impulsive decision-making and gambling severity: The influence of γ-amino-butyric acid (GABA) and glutamate-glutamine (Glx). European Neuropsychopharmacology, 32, 36-46.  doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2019.12.110 PDF

Smith, B. M., Smith, G. S., & Dymond, S. (2020). Relapse of anxiety-related fear and avoidance: A conceptual analysis of treatment with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 113, 87-104. doi: 10.1002/jeab.573 PDF

Schlund, M. W., Ludlum, M., Magee, S. K., Tone, E. B., Brewer, A., Richman, D. M., & Dymond, S. (2020). Renewal of fear and avoidance in humans to increasing threat: Implications for translational research on anxiety disorders. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 113, 153-171. doi: 10.1002/jeab.565 PDF

2019

Stewart, I., Dymond, S., & Roche, B. (2019). Analysis of Apparent Demonstrations of Responding In Accordance with Relational Frames of Sameness and Opposition by Alonso-Alvarez and Perez-Gonzalez (2018): A rejoinder. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 112, 349-353. doi: 10.1002/jeab.555 PDF

Munnelly, A., Stewart, I., & Dymond, S. (2019). Symbolic generalization of discriminative functions in accordance with a five-member comparative relational network. The Psychological Record, 69, 529-540. doi: 10.1007/s40732-019-00350-9 PDF

Hoon, A. E., Samuels, L., Bickford, C., & Dymond, S. (2019). “This slot is hotter than that one”: Symbolic generalization of preference in simulated slot machine gambling. International Gambling Studies, 19, 432-450. doi: 10.1080/14459795.2019.1602159 PDF

Dymond, S., & Llewellyn, S. (2019). Time, sleep, and stimulus equivalence-based relational memory. The Psychological Record, 69, 9(3), 357-365. DOI: 10.1007/s40732-019-00343-8 PDF

Rogers, R. D., Sharp, C.A., Wardle, H., Wood, S., Dymond, S., Hughes, K., Davies, T.J., Astbury, G., & Bellis, M. A. (2019). Gambling as a public health issue in Wales. Public Health Wales.

Dymond, S. (2019). Overcoming avoidance in anxiety disorders: The contributions of Pavlovian and operant avoidance extinction methods. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 98, 61-70. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.01.007 PDF

Xia, W., Eyolfson, E., Lloyd, K., Vervliet, B., & Dymond, S. (2019). Living in fear: Low-cost avoidance maintains low-level threat. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 62, 57-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jbtep.2018.09.001 PDF

2018

Ney, L., Wade, M.,  Reynolds, A.,  Zuj, D. V., Dymond, S., Matthews, A., & Felmingham, K. L. (2018). Critical evaluation of current data analysis strategies for psychophysiological measures of fear conditioning and extinction in humans. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 134, 95-107. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2018.10.010 PDF

Dighton, G., Roberts, E., Hoon, A. E., & Dymond. S. (2018). Gambling problems and the impact of family in UK armed forces veterans. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 7, 355-365. doi: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.25 PDF

Dymond, S., Bennett, M., Boyle, S., Roche, B., & Schlund, M. (2018). Related to anxiety: Arbitrarily applicable relational responding and experimental psychopathology research on fear and avoidance. Perspectives on Behavior Science, 41, 189-213. doi: 10.1007/s40614-017-0133-6 PDF

Dymond, S., & May, R. J. (2018). Quantifying the empirical growth of relational frame theory research: A cautionary note. The Psychological Record, 68, 255-260. doi: 10.1007/s40732-018-0278-z PDF

Stewart, I., Slattery, B., Chambers, M., & Dymond, S. (2018). An empirical investigation of part-whole hierarchical relations. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 19, 115-124. doi: 10.1080/15021149.2017.1416525 PDF

2017

Stewart, I., Stephans, S., Roche, B., & Dymond, S. Learning science and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). (2017). In A. Gloster and A. Gerlach (Eds.), Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Worrying: A Comprehensive Handbook for Clinicians and Researchers. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Xia, W., Dymond, S., Lloyd, K., & Vervliet. B. (2017). Partial reinforcement of avoidance and resistance to extinction in humans. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 96, 79-89. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2017.04.002 PDF  Listen to the podcast from the Special Issue of Behaviour Research and Therapy.

May, R. J. Stewart, I., Baez, L., Freegard, G., & Dymond, S.  (2017). Arbitrarily applicable spatial relational responding. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 107, 234-257. doi: 10.1002/jeab.250 PDF

Dymond, S., Molet, M., & Davies, L. (2017). The impact of arbitrarily applicable relational responding on evaluative learning about hypothetical money and shock outcomes. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1684-1699. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1200639 PDF

Schlund, M. W., Treacher, K., Preston, O., Magee, S. K., Richman, D.M., Brewer, A. T., Cameron, G., & Dymond, S. (2017). “Watch out”!: Effects of instructed threat on human free-operant  approach-avoidance behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 107, 101-122. doi: 10.1002/jeab.238 PDF

Jollans, E. K., Whelan, R., Venables, L., Turnbull, O. H., Cella, M., & Dymond, S. (2017). Computational EEG modelling of decision making under ambiguity reveals spatio-temporal dynamics of outcome evaluation. Behavioural Brain Research, 321, 28-35. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.12.033 PDF

2016

Dymond, S., & Stewart, I. (2016). Relational and analogical reasoning in comparative cognition. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 29, 1-11. PDF

Greville, W. J. S., Dymond, S., & Newton, P. M. (2016). The student experience of applied equivalence-based instruction for neuroanatomy teaching. Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions, 13, 32. doi:/10.3352/jeehp.2016.13.32 PDF

Schlund, M. W., Brewer, A. T., Magee, S. K., Richman, D. M., Solomon, S., Ludlum, M., & Dymond, S. (2016). The tipping point: Value differences and parallel dorsal-ventral frontal circuits gating human approach-avoidance behavior. NeuroImage, 136, 94-105. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.070 PDF [SU press release]

May, R. J., Downs, R., Marchant, A., & Dymond, S. (2016 ). Emergent verbal behavior in preschool children learning a second language. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49, 1-6. doi: 10.1002/jaba.301 PDF

Boyle, S., Roche, B., Dymond, S., & Hermans, D. (2016). Generalization of fear and avoidance along a semantic continuum. Cognition & Emotion, 30, 340-352. doi:10.1080/02699931.2014.1000831 PDF *Read a description of the study in the KU Leuven CLEP Newsletter:* Newsletter_CfE_June_2016.

Cameron, G., Roche, B., Schlund, M.W., & Dymond, S. (2016). Learned, instructed and observed pathways to fear and avoidance. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 50, 106-112. doi: 10.1016/j.btep.201506.003. PDF

2015

Dymond, S., Dunsmoor, J. E., Vervliet, B., Roche, B., & Hermans, D. (2015). Fear generalization in humans: Systematic review and implications for anxiety disorder research. Behavior Therapy, 46, 561-582. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2014.10.001 PDF *Highly cited review*

Still, K., May, R.J., Rehfeldt, R.A., Whelan, R., & Dymond. S. (2015). Facilitating derived requesting skills with a touchscreen tablet computer for children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 19, 44-58. doi: 10.1016/j.rasd.2015.04.006 PDF

Allcoat, D., Greville, W. J., Newton, P. M., Roche, B., & Dymond, S. (2015). Frozen with fear: Conditioned suppression in a virtual reality model of human anxiety. Behavioural Processes, 118, 98-101. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2015.06.011 PDF

Cameron, G., Schlund, M. W. & Dymond, S. (2015). Generalization of socially transmitted and instructed avoidance. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:159. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00159 PDF

Schlund, M. W., Brewer, A., Richman, D., Magee, S., & Dymond, S. (2015). Not so bad: Avoidance and aversive discounting modulate threat appraisal in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9:142. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00142 PDF

Bennett, M., Hermans, D., Dymond, S., Vervoort, E., & Baeyens, F. (2015). From bad to worse: Symbolic equivalence and opposition in fear generalization. Cognition & Emotion, 29, 1137-1145. doi:10.1080/02699931.2014.973833 PDF

Briggs, Z., O’Connor, M., Jollans, E. K., O’Halloran, L., Dymond, S., & Whelan, R. (2015). Flexible emotion-based decision-making behavior varies in current and former smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 45, 269-275. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.02.01 PDF

2014

Still, K., Rehfeldt, R.A., Whelan, R., May, R. J., & Dymond, S. (2014). Facilitating requesting skills using high-tech augmentative and alternative communication devices with individuals with autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 1184-1199. PDF

Greville, W.J., Dymond, S., Newton, P.M., & Roche, B. (2014). Acquired equivalence and generalized suppression in a virtual reality environment. Learning & Behavior, 42, 123-130. PDF

Weatherly, J. N., Dymond, S., Samuels, L., Austin, J. L., & Terrell, H. K. (2014). Validating the Gambling Functional AssessmentRevised in a United Kingdom sample. Journal of Gambling Studies, 30, 335-347. PDF

Dymond, S., Lawrence, N.S., Dunkley, B., Yuen, S.L.K., Hinton, E.C., Dixon, M.R., Cox, W. M., Hoon, A.E., Munnelly, A., Muthukumaraswamy, S.D., & Singh, K.S. (2014). Almost winning: Induced MEG theta power in insula and orbitofrontal cortex increases during gambling near-misses and is associated with BOLD signal and gambling severity. NeuroImage, 91, 210-219. PDF

Munnelly, A., & Dymond, S. (2014). Relational memory generalization and integration in a transitive inference task with and without instructed awareness. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 109, 169-177. PDF

Dymond, S., Schlund, M. W., Roche, B., & Whelan, R. (2014). The spread of fear: Symbolic generalization mediates graded threat-avoidance in specific phobia. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 247-259. PDF

Walsh, S., Horgan, J., May, R.J., Dymond, S., & Whelan, R. (2014). Facilitating relational framing in children and individuals with developmental delay using the Relational Completion Procedure. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 101, 51-60. PDF

Dymond, S. (2014). Meaning is more than associations: Relational operants and the search for derived relations in nonhumans. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 101, 152-155. PDF

2013

Edited book – Dymond, S., & Roche, B. (Eds.) (2013). Advances in Relational Frame Theory: Research & Application. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. LINK

Hoon, A. E., & Dymond, S. (2013). Altering preferences for concurrently available simulated slot machines: Nonarbitrary contextual control over gambling choice. Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 7, 35-52. PDF

Schlund, M. W., Hudgins, C. D., Magee, S., & Dymond, S. (2013). Neuroimaging the temporal dynamics of human avoidance to sustained threat. Behavioural Brain Research, 257, 148-155. PDF

Munnelly, A., Freegard, G., & Dymond, S. (2013). Constructing relational sentences: Establishing arbitrarily applicable comparative relations with the Relational Completion Procedure. The Psychological Record, 63, 751-768. PDF

Dymond, S., Lawrence, N.S., & Yuen, K.S.L. (2013). Neurocognitive mechanisms of impaired decision making in pathological gambling. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4:12. doi: 10.3389/ fpsyt.2013.00012 PDF

Willner, P., Bridle, J., Price, V., Dymond, S., & Lewis, G. (2013). What do NHS staff learn from Mental Capacity Act training? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 18, 83-101. PDF

Dymond, S., Haselgrove, M., & McGregor, A. (2013). Clever crows or unbalanced birds? (Letter). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 110(5), E336. PDF

Greville, W.J., Newton, P.M., Roche, B., & Dymond, S. (2013). Conditioned suppression in a virtual environment. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 552–558. PDF

Wang, T., & Dymond, S. (2013). Event-related potential correlates of emergent inference in human arbitrary relational learning. Behavioural Brain Research, 236, 332-343. PDF

Dymond, S., Ng, T. C., & Whelan, R. (2013). Establishing arbitrarily applicable relations of same and opposite with the Relational Completion Procedure: Selection-based feedback. The Psychological Record, 63, 1-20. PDF

May, R.J., Hawkins, E., & Dymond, S. (2013). Effects of tact training on emergent intraverbal vocal responses in adolescents with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 996-1004. PDF

2012

Dymond, S., Schlund, M.W., Roche, B., De Houwer, J., & Freegard, G. (2012). Safe from harm: Learned, instructed, and symbolic generalization pathways of human threat-avoidance. PLoS ONE, 7(10): e47539. PDF

Cella, M., Dymond, S., Cooper, A., & Turnbull, O. (2012). Cognitive decision modelling of emotion-based learning impairment in schizophrenia: The role of awareness. Psychiatry Research, 196, 15-19PDF

Dymond, S., McCann, K., Griffiths, J., Cox, A., & Crocker, V. (2012). Emergent response allocation and outcome ratings in slot machine gambling. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26, 99-111. PDF

2011

Dymond, S., Schlund, M., Roche, B., Whelan, R., Richards, J., & Davies, C. (2011). Inferred threat and safety: Symbolic generalization of human avoidance learning. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 614-621. PDF

Pitts, L., & Dymond, S. (2011). Increasing compliance of children with autism: Effects of programmed reinforcement for high-probability requests and varied inter-instruction intervals. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 135-143. PDF

May, R. J., Austin, J. L., & Dymond, S. (2011). Effects of a stimulus prompt display on therapists’ accuracy, rate, and variation of trial type delivery during discrete trial teaching. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 305-316. PDF

Willner, P., Bridle, J., Dymond, S., & Lewis, G. (2011). What do newly appointed health staff know about the Mental Capacity Act (2005)? Medicine, Science, and the Law. 51(2), 97-101. PDF

Willner, P., Bailey, R., Dymond, S., & Parry, R. (2011). Coins and costs: A simple and rapid assessment of basic financial knowledge. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 24, 285-289. PDF

Bailey, R., Willner, P., & Dymond, S. (2011). A visual aid to decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32, 37-46. PDF

Slater, C., & Dymond, S. (2011). Improving equine welfare: Using differential reinforcement to shape appropriate equine behaviour during truck loading and feet handling. Behavioural Processes, 86, 329-339. PDF

2010

Dymond, S., & Roche, B. (2010). The impact of derived relational responding on gambling behavior. Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 4, 1-16. PDF

Dymond, S., Bateman, H., & Dixon, M. R. (2010). Derived transformation of children’s pre-gambling game playing. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 94, 353-363. PDF

Munnelly, A., Dymond, S., & Hinton, E. C. (2010). Relational reasoning with derived comparative relations: A novel model of transitive inference. Behavioural Processes, 85, 8-17. PDF

Dymond, S., & Whelan, R. (2010). Derived relational responding: A comparison of matching-to-sample and the relational completion procedure. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 94, 37-55. PDF

Dymond, S., May, R. J., Munnelly, A., & Hoon, A. E. (2010). Evaluating the evidence base for relational frame theory: A citation analysis. The Behavior Analyst, 33, 97-117. PDF

Cella, M., Dymond, S., & Cooper, A. (2010). Impaired flexible decision-making in major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 124, 207-210. PDF

Hinton, E. C., Dymond, S., von Hecker, U., & Evans, C. J. (2010). Neural correlates of relational reasoning and the symbolic distance effect: Involvement of parietal cortex. Neuroscience, 168, 138-148. [Corrigendum, 170, 1345.] PDF

Willner, P., Bailey, R., Parry, R., & Dymond, S. (2010). Evaluation of executive functioning in people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54, 366-379. PDF

Willner, P., Bailey, R., Parry, R., & Dymond, S. (2010). Evaluation of the ability of people with intellectual disabilities to ‘weigh-up’ information in two tests of financial reasoning. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54, 380-391.PDF

Dymond, S., & Alonso-Álvarez, B. (2010). The selective impact of Skinner’s Verbal Behavior on empirical research: A reply to Schlinger (2008). The Psychological Record, 60, 355-360. PDF

Dymond, S., Cella, M., Cooper, A., & Turnbull, O. H. (2010). The contingency-shifting variant Iowa Gambling Task: An investigation with young adults. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 32, 239-248. PDF

Willner, P., Bailey, R., Parry, R., & Dymond, S. (2010). Performance in temporal discounting tasks by people with intellectual disabilities reveals difficulties in decision-making and impulse control. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 115, 157-171. PDF

Dymond, S., Bailey, R., Willner, P., & Parry, R. (2010). Symbol labelling improves advantageous decision-making on the Iowa Gambling Task in people with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31, 536-544. PDF

2009

Cella, M., Dymond, S., & Cooper, A. (2009). Impairment in flexible emotion-based learning in hallucination- and delusion-prone individuals. Psychiatry Research, 170, 70-74. PDF

Dymond, S., & Roche, B. (2009). A contemporary behavior analysis of anxiety and avoidance. The Behavior Analyst, 32, 7-28. PDF or Here

2008

Dymond, S., (2008). Approaching gambling as a verbal event: Commentary on Fantino & Stolarz-Fantino (2008). Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 2, 79-81.

Cella, M., Cooper, A., Dymond, S., & Reed, P. (2008). The relationship between dysphoria and proneness to hallucination and delusions in young adults. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 49, 544-550. PDF

Hoon, A., Dymond, S., Jackson, J., & Dixon, M. R. (2008). Contextual control of slot machine gambling: Replication and extension. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 467-470. PDF

Roche, B., Kanter, J. W., Brown, K. R., Dymond, S., & Fogarty, C. C. (2008). A comparison of “direct” versus “derived” extinction of avoidance. The Psychological Record, 58, 443-464. PDF

Dymond, S., Roche, B., Forsyth, J. P., Whelan, R., & Rhoden, J. (2008). Derived avoidance learning: Transformation of avoidance response functions in accordance with the relational frames of same and opposite. The Psychological Record, 58, 271-288. PDF

Roche, B., & Dymond, S. (2008). A transformation of functions in accordance with the non-arbitrary relational properties of sexual stimuli. The Psychological Record, 58, 70-91. PDF

2007

Hoon, A., Dymond, S., Jackson, J., & Dixon, M. R. (2007). Manipulating contextual control over simulated slot machine gambling. Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 1, 109-122. PDF

Dymond, S., & Ferguson, D. (2007). Toward a behavioral analysis of humor: Derived transfer of self-reported humor ratings. The Behavior Analyst Today, 8, 500-511.

McHugh, L., Barnes-Holmes, Y., & Barnes-Holmes, D., Stewart, I., & Dymond, S. (2007). Deictic relational complexity and the development of deception. The Psychological Record, 57, 517-531. PDF

Dymond, S., Roche, B., Forsyth, J. P., Whelan, R., & Rhoden, J. (2007). Transformation of avoidance response functions in accordance with the relational frames of same and opposite. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 88, 249-262. PDF

Dymond, S., & Whelan, R. (2007). Verbal relations and the behaviour analysis of gambling. Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 1, 19-20. PDF

Cella, M., Dymond, S., Cooper, A., & Turnbull, O. (2007). Effects of decision-phase time constraints on emotion-based learning in the Iowa Gambling Task. Brain and Cognition, 64, 164-169. PDF

2006

Whelan, R., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Dymond, S. (2006). The transformation of consequential functions in accordance with the relational frames of more-than and less-than. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 86, 317-335. PDF

Dymond, S., O’Hora, D., Whelan, R., & O’Donovan, A. (2006). Citation analysis of Skinner’s Verbal Behavior: 1984-2004. The Behavior Analyst, 29, 75-88. PDF

2005

Barnes-Holmes, D., Staunton, C., Whelan, R., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Commins, S., Walsh, D., Stewart, I., Smeets, P. M., & Dymond, S. (2005). Derived stimulus relations, semantic priming, and event-related potentials: Testing a behavioral theory of semantic networks.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 84, 417-433. PDF

Regan, D., Barnes-Holmes, D., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Walsh, D., Stewart, I., Smeets, P.M., Whelan, R., & Dymond, S. (2005). Relating derived relations as a model of analogical reasoning: Reaction times and event related potentials. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 84, 435-451. PDF

Dymond, S., & McHugh, L. (2005). Symbolic behaviour and perspective taking are forms of derived relational responding and can be learned. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 697. PDF

Dymond, S., Whelan, R., & Smeets, P. M. (2005). A transformation of discriminative functions in accordance with equivalence relations. European Journal of Behaviour Analysis, 6, 111-123.

Dymond, S., Roche, B., & Rehfeldt, R. A. (2005). Relational frame theory and the transformation of stimulus functions. Revista Latinamericana de Psicologia, 37(2), 291-303. PDF

Dymond, S., Rehfeldt, R. A., & Schenk, J. J. (2005). Nonautomated procedures in derived stimulus relations research: A methodological note. The Psychological Record, 55, 461-482. PDF

Rehfeldt, R. A., & Dymond, S. (2005). The effects of test order and nodal distance on the emergence and maintenance of derived discriminative stimulus functions. The Psychological Record, 55, 179-196. PDF

2004

Roche, B., Linehan, C., Ward, T., Dymond, S., & Rehfeldt, R. A. (2004). The unfolding of the relational operant: A real-time analysis using electroencephalography and reaction time measures. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 4(3), 587-603.

Barnes-Holmes, D., Staunton, C., Barnes-Holmes, Y., Whelan, R., Stewart, I., Commins, S., Walsh, D., Smeets, P. M., & Dymond, S. (2004). Interfacing relational frame theory with cognitive neuroscience: Semantic priming, The Implicit Association Test, and event related potentials. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 4(2), 215-240.

2003

Dixon, M. R., Dymond, S., Rehfeldt, R. A., Roche, B., Zlomke, K. R. (2003). Terrorism and relational frame theory. Behavior and Social Issues, 12, 129-147. PDF

Dymond, S., Roche, B, & Barnes-Holmes, D. (2003). The continuity strategy, human behavior, and behavior analysis. The Psychological Record, 53, 333-347. PDF

Roche, B., & Dymond, S. (2003). Computer-interfacing for dummies: Interfacing peripheral devices to your Macintosh PC. Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, 21, 8-11. PDF

2002

Dymond, S. (2002). The next generation: Authorship trends in the experimental analysis of human behavior, (1980 – 1999). Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, 20, 1-8. PDF

Dymond, S., & Critchfield, T. S. (2002). A legacy of growth: Human operant research in The Psychological Record, 1980-1999. The Psychological Record, 52, 99-106. PDF

2001

Dymond, S., & Critchfield, T.S. (2001). Neither dark age nor renaissance: Research and authorships trends in the experimental analysis of human behavior (1980-1999). The Behavior Analyst, 24, 241-253. PDF

Dymond, S. (2001). Beyond equivalence: The transformation of functions and multiple stimulus relations. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 2, 59-62.

Dymond, S., & Rehfeldt, R. A. (2001). Supplemental measures of derived stimulus relations. Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, 19, 8-12. PDF

2000-1994

Dymond, S., & Rehfeldt, R. (2000). Understanding complex behaviour: The transformation of stimulus functions. The Behavior Analyst, 23, 239-254. PDF

Dymond, S., Clarke, S., Dunlap, G., & Steiner, M. (2000). International publication trends of JABA authorship. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 33, 339-342. PDF

Smeets, P. M., Dymond, S., & Barnes-Holmes, D. (2000). Instructions, stimulus equivalence, and stimulus sorting: Effects of sequential testing arrangements and a default option. The Psychological Record, 50, 339-354. PDF

Barnes-Holmes, D., Dymond, S., Roche, B, & Grey, I. (1999). Behaviour analysis: A new agenda for language and cognition. The Psychologist: Bulletin of The British Psychological Society, 12, 500-504. PDF

Dymond, S., & Barnes, D. (1998). The effects of prior equivalence testing and detailed verbal instructions on derived self-discrimination transfer: A follow-up study. The Psychological Record, 48, 147-170.

Dymond, S. (1997). International publication trends in the experimental analysis of behaviour. The Behavior Analyst, 20, 109-119.

Dymond, S., & Barnes, D. (1997). Interpolated training and testing and derived self-discrimination transfer. Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, 15, 19-23.

Dymond, S., & Barnes, D. (1997). Behaviour-analytic approaches to self-awareness. The Psychological Record, 47, 181-200. PDF

Dymond, S., Gomez-Martin, S., & Barnes, D. (1996). Multi-modal conditional discrimination in rats: Some preliminary findings. The Irish Journal of Psychology, 17, 269-281. doi: 10.1080/3033910.1996.10558108 PDF

Dymond, S. & Barnes, D. (1996). A transformation of self-discrimination response functions in accordance with the arbitrarily applicable relations of sameness and opposition. The Psychological Record, 46, 271-300.

Dymond, S. (1995). Conditional discrimination responding in nonhumans. The Irish Journal of Psychology, 16, 333-345. doi:10.1080/03033910.1995.10558069 PDF

Dymond, S., & Barnes, D. (1995). A transformation of self-discrimination response functions in accordance with the arbitrarily applicable relations of sameness, more than, and less than. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 64, 163-184. PDF

Dymond, S., & Barnes, D. (1994). A transfer of self-discrimination response functions through equivalence relations. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 62, 251-267. PDF

Book Chapters

Stewart, I., Stevens, S., Roche, B., & Dymond, S. (2020). Learning science and generalised anxiety disorder.. In Gerlach, A., and Gloster, A. (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. John Wiley & Sons.

Friman, P. C., & Dymond, S. (2020). Anxiety. In P. Sturmey (Ed.), Functional Analysis in Clinical Treatment (2nd edition). San Diego: Elsevier.

May, R. J., & Dymond, S. (2014). Facilitating emergent verbal repertoires in individuals with autism and other developmental disorders: Insights from behaviour analysis. In J. Arciuli & J. Brock (Eds.), Communication in Autism (pp. 29-51). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. PDF

Dymond, S., Roche, B., & Bennett, M. (2013). Relational frame theory and experimental psychopathology. In Dymond, S., & Roche, B. (Eds.). Advances in Relational Frame Theory: Research & Application (pp.199-218). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger

Barnes-Holmes, D., Hayes, S. C., Dymond, S., & O’Hora, D. (2001). Multiple stimulus relations and the transformation of stimulus functions. In Hayes, S. C., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Roche, B. (Eds.), Relational frame theory: A post-Skinnerian account of human language and cognition (pp. 51- 71). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

Barnes-Holmes, D., Hayes, S. C., & Dymond, S. (2001). Self and self-directed rules. In Hayes, S. C., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Roche, B. (Eds.), Relational frame theory: A post-Skinnerian account of human language and cognition (pp. 119-139). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

Barnes-Holmes, D., Stewart, I., Dymond, S., & Roche, B. (2000). A behaviour-analytic approach to some of the problems of the self: A relational frame analysis. In M. Dougher (Ed.), Clinical behavior analysis (pp. 47-74). Reno, NV: Context Press.

Book Reviews

Dymond, S., Austin, J. L., Hoon, A., & Tepaeru Minster, S. (2007). Review of Gambling: Behavior theory, research, and application by Patrick M. Ghezzi, Charles A. Lyons, Mark R. Dixon, and Ginger R. Wilson (Eds.). Analysis of Gambling Behavior, 1, 145-151.

Dymond, S. (2005). Learning across the life span. A review of Child and Adolescent Development: A Behavioral Systems Approach, by Gary Novak and Martha Peláez. 2004. London: Sage. Infant and Child Development, 14, 430-432.

Dymond, S. (2005). Learning is the developmental process and behavior analysis has a lot to say about complex human behavior: A review of Novak and Peláez’s (2004) Child and adolescent development: A behavioral systems approach. Behavior Development Bulletin, 1(1), 80-81.

Dymond, S. (1998). Review of T. R. Zentall & P. M. Smeets (Eds.) Stimulus class formation in humans and animals. Amsterdam: Elsevier. The Psychological Record, 48, 346-347.