Professor Ryan McKay

  1. 2021
  2. Forthcoming

    Individuals with Adverse Childhood Experiences Explore Less and Underweight Reward Feedback

    Lloyd, A., McKay, R. & Furl, N., 22 Nov 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Forthcoming

    Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: An overview of the openly accessible longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study data

    McBride, O., Butter, S., Hartman, T., Murphy, J., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A., McKay, R., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K., Vallières, F., Karatzias, T., Valiente, C., Vazquez, C., Contreras, A., Bertamini, M., Panzero, A. & 2 others, Bruno, G. & Bentall, R., 11 Nov 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: International Journal of Population Data Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Forthcoming

    Design, content, and fieldwork procedures of the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study – Wave 4

    McBride, O., Butter, S., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Hartman, T. K., Bennett, K., Stocks, T. VA., Lloyd, A., McKay, R., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A. P., Hyland, P., Vallières, F., Karatzias, T., Valiente, M. C., Vazquez, C. & Bentall, R. P., 22 Oct 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Forthcoming

    Detecting and describing stability and change in COVID-19 vaccine receptibility in the United Kingdom and Ireland

    Hyland, P., Vallières, F., Hartman, T., McKay, R., Butter, S., Bentall, R. P., McBride, O., Shevlin, M., Bennett, K., Mason, L., Gibson Miller, J., Levita, L., Martinez, A. P., Stocks, T. VA., Karatzias, T. & Murphy, J., 12 Oct 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: PLoS ONE.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Forthcoming

    Delay discounting and under-valuing of recent information predict poorer adherence to social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Lloyd, A., McKay, R., Hartman, T., Vincent, B. T., Murphy, J., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Bennett, K., McBride, O., Martinez, A. P., Stocks, T., Vallières, F., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Butter, S., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P. & Mason, L., 28 Sep 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Scientific Reports.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Forthcoming

    Continuity and credibility in the cognitive science of religion: Commentary on McCauley and Graham

    Ross, R. & McKay, R., 27 Sep 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Religion, Brain & Behavior.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  8. E-pub ahead of print

    Psychological responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are heterogeneous but have stabilised over time: 1 year longitudinal follow-up of the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) study

    Shevlin, M., Butter, S., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Gibson-Miller, J., Hartman, T., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A. P., McKay, R., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K., Hyland, P., Vallières, F. & Bentall, R. P., 20 Sep 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Psychological Medicine.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Religion and Delusion

    McKay, R. & Ross, R., Aug 2021, In: Current opinion in psychology. 40, p. 160-166 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published
  11. Published

    Are Adolescents More Optimal Decision-Makers in Novel Environments? Examining the Benefits of Heightened Exploration in a Patch Foraging Paradigm

    Lloyd, A., McKay, R., Sebastian, C. & Balsters, J., 14 Jul 2021, In: Developmental Science. 24, 4, e13075.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. E-pub ahead of print

    Efficacy information influences intention to take COVID-19 vaccine

    Davis, C., Golding, M. & McKay, R., 11 Jul 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: British Journal of Health Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Different conspiracy theories have different psychological and social determinants: Comparison of three theories about the origins of the COVID-19 virus in a representative sample of the UK population

    Hartman, T. K., Marshall, M., Stocks, T. VA., McKay, R., Bennett, K., Butter, S., Gibson Miller, J., Hyland, P., Levita, L., Martinez, A. P., Mason, L., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Vallières, F. & Bentall, R., 2 Jun 2021, In: Frontiers in Political Science. 3, 642510.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. E-pub ahead of print

    Context, design and conduct of the longitudinal COVID-19 psychological research consortium study–wave 3

    McBride, O., Butter, S., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Hartman, T. K., Hyland, P., McKay, R., Bennett, K., Gibson Miller, J., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A. P., Stocks, T. VA., Vallières, F., Karatzias, T., Valiente, M. C., Vazquez, C. & Bentall, R., 22 May 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. e1880.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. E-pub ahead of print

    Resistance to COVID-19 vaccination has increased in Ireland and the UK during the pandemic

    Hyland, P., Vallières, F., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R., McKay, R., Hartman, T. K., McBride, O. & Murphy, J., 27 Apr 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Public Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. E-pub ahead of print

    Refuting the myth of a ‘tsunami’ of mental ill-health in populations affected by COVID-19: Evidence that response to the pandemic is heterogenous, not homogeneous

    Shevlin, M., Butter, S., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Gibson Miller, J., Hartman, T. K., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A. P., McKay, R., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K., Hyland, P. & Bentall, R., 20 Apr 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Psychological Medicine. p. 1-30 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Monitoring the psychological, social, and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the population: Context, design and conduct of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study

    McBride, O., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Gibson Miller, J., Hartman, T. K., Hyland, P., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A., McKay, R., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K., Vallières, F., Karatzias, T., Valiente, M. C., Vazquez, C. & Bentall, R., 25 Mar 2021, In: International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. 30, 1, e1861.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. E-pub ahead of print

    Collectively jumping to conclusions: Social information amplifies the tendency to gather insufficient data

    Sulik, J., Efferson, C. & McKay, R., 18 Mar 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Malign magic and delusional belief: Comment on Singh

    McKay, R. & Bentall, R., Feb 2021, In: Current Anthropology. 62, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  20. Published

    Pandemic buying: Testing a psychological model of over-purchasing and panic buying using data from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Bentall, R., Lloyd, A., Bennett, K., McKay, R., Mason, L., Murphy, J., McBride, O., Hartman, T., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Martinez, A., Stocks, T., Butters, S., Vallières, F., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T. & Shevlin, M., 27 Jan 2021, In: PLoS ONE. 16, 1, e0246339.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. E-pub ahead of print

    The authoritarian dynamic during the COVID-19 pandemic: Effects on nationalism and anti-immigrant sentiment

    Hartman, T. K., Stocks, T. VA., McKay, R., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Martinez, A. P., Mason, L., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Bennett, K., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Vallières, F. & Bentall, R., 11 Jan 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Social Psychological and Personality Science. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Psychological characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and resistance in Ireland and the United Kingdom

    Murphy, J., Vallières, F., Bentall, R., Shevlin, M., McBride, O., Hartman, T. K., McKay, R., Bennett, K. M., Mason, L., Gibson-Miller, J., Levita, L., Martinez, A. P., Stocks, T. VA., Karatzias, T. & Hyland, P., 4 Jan 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12, 15 p., 29.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Forthcoming

    The paradox of delusions: Are deluded individuals resistant to evidence?

    Furl, N., Coltheart, M. & McKay, R., 2021, (Accepted/In press) Belief, Imagination, and Delusion. Sullivan-Bissett, E. (ed.). Oxford Univerity Press; Oxford

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  24. 2020
  25. Published

    Is belief in God a delusion?

    McKay, R. & Ross, R., 23 Nov 2020, The Conversation.

    Research output: Other contribution

  26. Published

    Capability, opportunity, and motivation to enact hygienic practices in the early stages of the COVID‐19 outbreak in the United Kingdom

    Gibson Miller, J., Hartman, T. K., Levita, L., Martinez, A. P., Mason, L., McBride, O., McKay, R., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K. M. & Bentall, R., Nov 2020, In: British Journal of Health Psychology. 25, 4, p. 856-864 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Published

    COVID-19 related anxiety predicts somatic symptoms in the UK population

    Shevlin, M., Nolan, E., Owczarek, M., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Gibson Miller, J., Hartman, T. K., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A. P., McKay, R., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K., Hyland, P. & Bentall, R., Nov 2020, In: British Journal of Health Psychology. 25, 4, p. 875-882 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. E-pub ahead of print

    Anxiety, depression, traumatic stress and COVID-19 related anxiety in the UK general population during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Shevlin, M., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Gibson Miller, J., Hartman, T. K., Levita, L., Mason, L., Martinez, A., McKay, R., Stocks, T. VA., Bennett, K., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T. & Bentall, R., 19 Oct 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: BJPsych Open. 6, 6, p. 1-9 9 p., e125.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. E-pub ahead of print

    Beliefs in national continuity are related to essentialist thinking and to perceptions of the nation as a family

    Siromahov, M., Buhrmester, M. & McKay, R., 30 Jun 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Nations and Nationalism. p. 1-19 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. E-pub ahead of print

    The evolution of distorted beliefs vs. mistaken choices under asymmetric error costs

    Efferson, C., McKay, R. & Fehr, E., 20 May 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Evolutionary Human Sciences. 2, e27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Traumatic life experiences and religiosity in eight countries

    Jong, J., Baimel, A., Ross, R., McKay, R., Bluemke, M. & Halberstadt, J., 8 May 2020, In: Scientific Data. p. 1-8 8 p., 140.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Measuring supernatural belief implicitly using the Affect Misattribution Procedure

    Ross, R., Brown-Iannuzzi, J. L., Gervais, W., Jong, J., Lanman, J., McKay, R. & Pennycook, G., 2020, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 10, 4, p. 393-406 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. 2019
  34. Published

    Looking for Mr(s) Right: Decision bias can prevent us from finding the most attractive person

    Furl, N., Averbeck, B. & McKay, R., Jun 2019, In: Cognitive Psychology. 111, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Divine Forgiveness and Human Support for State-Sanctioned Punishment

    O'Lone, K. & McKay, R., 29 Apr 2019, In: Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. 4, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. E-pub ahead of print

    Measles, magic and misidentifications: a defence of the two-factor theory of delusions

    McKay, R., 16 Apr 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 24, 3, p. 183-190 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  37. Published

    Positive experiences of high arousal martial arts rituals are linked to identity fusion and costly progroup actions

    Kavanagh, C., Jong, J., McKay, R. & Whitehouse, H., Apr 2019, In: European Journal of Social Psychology. 49, 3, p. 461–481 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Moral Polarization and Out-Party Hostility in the US Political Context

    Tappin, B. & McKay, R., 28 Mar 2019, In: Journal of Social and Political Psychology. 7, 1, p. 213-245 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Investigating the Relationship Between Self-Perceived Moral Superiority and Moral Behavior Using Economic Games

    Tappin, B. & McKay, R., 1 Mar 2019, In: Social Psychological and Personality Science. 10, 2, p. 135-143 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Explaining delusional beliefs: A hybrid model

    Miyazono, K. & McKay, R., 2019, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 24, 5, p. 335-346 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Idolizing the indexical: Commentary on Van Leeuwen and van Elk

    McKay, R., Jong, J. & O'Lone, K., 2019, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 9, 3, p. 260-262 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  42. 2018
  43. E-pub ahead of print

    Do the folk actually hold folk-economic beliefs?

    Tappin, B., Ross, R. & McKay, R., 30 Aug 2018, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41, e190

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  44. Published

    Not on my team: Medial prefrontal cortex responses to ingroup fusion and unfair monetary divisions

    Apps, M., McKay, R., Teixeira Azevedo, R., Whitehouse, H. & Tsakiris, E., Aug 2018, In: Brain and Behavior. 8, 8, p. 1-13 13 p., e01030.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Analytic atheism: A cross-culturally weak and fickle phenomenon?

    Gervais, W., van Elk, M., Xygalatas, D., McKay, R., Aveyard, M., Buchtel, E., Dar-Nimrod, I., Kundtová Klocová, E., Ramsay, J., Riekki, T., Svedholm-Häkkinen, A. & Bulbulia, J., May 2018, In: Judgment and Decision Making. 13, 3, p. 268-274 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Rituals Improve Children's Ability to Delay Gratification

    Rybanska, V., McKay, R., Jong, J. & Whitehouse, H., Mar 2018, In: Child Development. 89, 2, p. 349–359 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Published

    How Do Delusion-Prone Individuals Respond to Disconfirmatory Evidence? Improving Comprehension of the Beads Task May Help

    Howe, J., Ross, R., McKay, R. & Balzan, R. P., 2018, In: Zeitschrift für Psychologie. 226, 3, p. 182-190 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Shamanism and the psychosis continuum: Commentary on Singh

    Ross, R. & McKay, R., 2018, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41, e84.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  49. Published

    The error of God, revisited

    McKay, R., Ross, R., O'Lone, K. & Efferson, C., 2018, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 8, 3, p. 306-310 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  50. Published

    The role of experience in religion: accommodation vs. assimilation

    McKay, R., 2018, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 8, 4, p. 428-431 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  51. 2017
  52. Published

    Analytic cognitive style predicts paranormal explanations of anomalous experiences but not the experiences themselves: Implications for cognitive theories of delusions

    Ross, R., Hartig, B. & McKay, R., Sep 2017, In: Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry . 56, p. 90–96 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Abolish the oath: Moral prejudice against atheists may bias courtroom decisions

    McKay, R. & Davis, C., 10 Aug 2017, The Conversation.

    Research output: Other contribution

  54. Published

    Global evidence of extreme intuitive moral prejudice against atheists

    Gervais, W., Xygalatas, D., McKay, R., van Elk, M., Buchtel, E., Aveyard, M., Schiavone, S., Dar-Nimrod, I., Svedholm-Häkkinen, A., Riekki, T., Klocová, E., Ramsay, J. & Bulbulia, J., 7 Aug 2017, In: Nature Human Behaviour. 1, p. 1-5 5 p., 0151.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  55. Published

    The Illusion of Moral Superiority

    Tappin, B. & McKay, R., 1 Aug 2017, In: Social Psychological and Personality Science. 8, 6, p. 623-631 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Why Do Delusion-Prone Individuals “Jump to Conclusions”? An Investigation Using a Nonserial Data-Gathering Paradigm

    Van Der Leer, L., Hartig, B., Goldmanis, M. & McKay, R., 1 Jul 2017, In: Clinical Psychological Science. 5, 4, p. 718–725 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. Published

    The heart trumps the head: Desirability bias in political belief revision

    Tappin, B., Van Der Leer, L. & McKay, R., 29 May 2017, In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 146, 8, p. 1143-1149 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  58. Published

    The optimist within? Selective sampling and self-deception

    Van Der Leer, L. & McKay, R., Apr 2017, In: Consciousness and Cognition. 50, p. 23–29 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  59. Published

    The evolution of extreme cooperation via shared dysphoric experiences

    Whitehouse, H., Jong, J., Buhrmester, M., Gomez, A., Bastian, B., Kavanagh, C., Newson, M., Matthews, M., Lanman, J., McKay, R. & Gavrilets, S., 14 Mar 2017, In: Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-10 10 p., 44292 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. Published

    Doppelgängers and dissociations: lesion network mapping illuminates misidentification delusions

    McKay, R. & Furl, N., 1 Feb 2017, In: Brain. 140, 2, p. 262-265 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  61. Published

    Choosing the right level of analysis: Stereotypes shape social reality via collective action

    Tappin, B., McKay, R. & Abrams, D., 2017, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 40, e13

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  62. Published

    Why is belief in God not a delusion?

    Ross, R. & McKay, R., 2017, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 7, 4, p. 316-319 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. 2016
  64. E-pub ahead of print

    Analytic cognitive style, not delusional ideation, predicts data gathering in a large beads task study

    Ross, R., Pennycook, G., McKay, R., Gervais, W., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 24 Jun 2016, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 21, 4, p. 300-314 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  65. E-pub ahead of print

    Religion promotes a love for thy neighbour: But how big is the neighbourhood? Commentary on Norenzayan et al.

    McKay, R. & Whitehouse, H., 7 Mar 2016, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, 2 p., e20.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  66. Published

    Don’t blame the norm: On the challenge of ecological rationality

    Boudry, M., Vlerick, M. & McKay, R., 2016, The Psychology of Argument: Cognitive Approaches to Argumentation and Persuasion. Paglieri, F., Bonelli, L. & Felletti, S. (eds.). London: College Publications, p. 85-97 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  67. Published

    Evolutionary Theories of Religion

    Geertz, A., Nielbo, K. & McKay, R., 2016, In: Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. 4, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  68. Published

    Perception, cognition, and delusion: Commentary on Firestone and Scholl

    Ross, R., McKay, R., Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., 2016, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, 2 p., e258.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  69. 2015
  70. Published

    Jumping to Conclusions About the Beads Task? A Meta-analysis of Delusional Ideation and Data-Gathering

    Ross, R., McKay, R., Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., Sep 2015, In: Schizophrenia bulletin. 41, 5, p. 1183-1191 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  71. Published

    Can evolution get us off the hook? Evaluating the ecological defence of human rationality

    Boudry, M., Vlerick, M. & McKay, R., May 2015, In: Consciousness and Cognition. 33, p. 524-535 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  72. Published

    Delusion proneness and ‘jumping to conclusions’: relative and absolute effects

    Van Der Leer, L., Hartig, B., Goldmanis, M. & McKay, R., Apr 2015, In: Psychological Medicine. 45, 6, p. 1253-1262 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Published

    Religion and morality

    McKay, R. & Whitehouse, H., Mar 2015, In: Psychological Bulletin. 141, 2, p. 447-473 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. Published

    Bayesian accounts and black swans: Questioning the erotetic theory of delusional thinking

    McKay, R., 2015, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 20, 5, p. 456-466 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. Published

    Editorial note

    Geertz, A. & McKay, R., 2015, In: Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. 3, 2, p. 111–112 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  76. 2014
  77. Published

    Is religion a force for good?

    McKay, R., 24 Dec 2014, The Conversation.

    Research output: Other contribution

  78. Published

    Unrealistic optimism and 'nosognosia': Illness recognition in the healthy brain

    McKay, R., Buchmann, A., Germann, N., Yu, S. & Brugger, P., Dec 2014, In: Cortex. 61, p. 141-147 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  79. Published

    Memory for Expectation-Violating Concepts: The Effects of Agents and Cultural Familiarity

    Porubanova, M., Shaw, D., McKay, R. & Xygalatas, D., 8 Apr 2014, In: PLoS ONE. 9, 4, p. 1-7 7 p., e90684.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  80. Published

    "Jumping-to-conclusions" in delusion-prone participants: An experimental economics approach

    Van Der Leer, L. & McKay, R., 2014, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 19, 3, p. 257-267

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  81. Published

    Editorial: Religion and Agency

    McKay, R., 2014, In: Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. 2, 2, p. 93-96 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  82. Published

    Paranoid males have reduced lateralisation for processing of negative emotions: An investigation using the chimeric faces test.

    Bourne, V. & McKay, R., 2014, In: Laterality. 19, p. 235-252

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  83. Published

    Trust in me: Trustworthy others are seen as more physically similar to the self

    Farmer, H., McKay, R. & Tsakiris, M., 2014, In: Psychological Science. 25, 1, p. 290–292 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. 2013
  85. Published

    Vestibular stimulation attenuates unrealistic optimism

    McKay, R., Tamagni, C., Palla, A., Krummenacher, P., Hegemann, S., Straumann, D. & Brugger, P., 21 Aug 2013, In: Cortex. 49, 8, p. 2272-2275

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  86. Published

    Catholic guilt? Recall of confession promotes prosocial behaviour.

    McKay, R., Herold, J. & Whitehouse, H., Mar 2013, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 3, 3, p. 201-209

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  87. Published

    Announcing the Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion

    Xygalatas, D. & McKay, R., 2013, In: Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. 1, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  88. Published

    Delusions

    McKay, R., 2013, The Encyclopedia of the Mind. Pashler, H., Crane, T., Kinsbourne, M., Ferreira, F. & Zemel, R. (eds.). Sage, p. 231 233 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  89. Published

    Do religious and moral concepts influence the ability to delay gratification? A priming study

    Harrison, J. & McKay, R., 2013, In: Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis. 10, 1, p. 25-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  90. Published

    Give me strength or give me a reason: Self-control, religion, and the currency of reputation.

    Harrison, J. & McKay, R., 2013, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 36, 6, p. 688-689

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  91. 2012
  92. Published

    Commentary on Pinker

    Whitehouse, H. & McKay, R., 18 Jun 2012, In: Edge.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  93. Published

    Delusional inference

    McKay, R., Jun 2012, In: Mind & Language. 27, 3, p. 330-355 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  94. Published

    Delay discounting rates are temporally stable in an equivalent present value procedure using theoretical and ‘Area under the Curve’ analyses

    Harrison, J. & McKay, R., 2012, In: Psychological Record. 62, p. 307-320 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  95. Published

    The sleep of reason: Do atheists improve the stock?

    McKay, R. & Dennett, D., 2012, In: Religion, Brain & Behavior. 2, 1, p. 78-80 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  96. 2011
  97. Published

    Wrath of God: Religious primes and punishment

    McKay, R., Efferson, C., Whitehouse, H. & Fehr, E., 22 Jun 2011, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 278, 1713, p. 1858-1863 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  98. Published

    Surveillance cues enhance moral condemnation

    Bourrat, P., Baumard, N. & McKay, R., 5 May 2011, In: Evolutionary Psychology. 9, 2, p. 193-199 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  99. Published

    Delusional belief

    Coltheart, M., Langdon, R. & McKay, R., Jan 2011, In: Annual Review of Psychology. 62, p. 271-298 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  100. Published

    Isn’t it ironic? A review of Why Everyone (Else) is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind

    McKay, R., 2011, In: Evolution and Human Behavior. 32, 6, p. 444-446 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  101. Published

    Protesting too much: Self-deception and self-signaling

    McKay, R., Mijovic-Prelec, D. & Prelec, D., 2011, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34, 1, p. 34-35 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  102. 2010
  103. Published

    The subtleties of error management

    McKay, R. & Efferson, C., Oct 2010, In: Evolution and Human Behavior. 31, 5, p. 309-319 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  104. Published

    Confabulation, delusion, and anosognosia: Motivational factors and false claims

    McKay, R. & Kinsbourne, M., 2010, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 15, 1, p. 288-318 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  105. Published

    Lateralisation of self-esteem: an investigation using a dichotically presented auditory adaptation of the Implicit Association Test

    McKay, R., Arciuli, J., Atkinson, A., Bennett, E. & Pheils, E., 2010, In: Cortex. 46, 3, p. 367-73 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  106. 2009
  107. Published

    The evolution of misbelief

    McKay, R. T. & Dennett, D. C., Dec 2009, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 32, 6, p. 493-510 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  108. Published

    "Sleights of mind": Delusions and self-deception

    McKay, R., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 2009, Delusion and Self-Deception: Affective and Motivational Influences on Belief Formation. Bayne, T. & Fernandez, J. (eds.). Hove: Psychology Press, p. 165-85 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  109. Published

    Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief

    McKay, R. & Dennett, D., 2009, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 32, 6, p. 541-51 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  110. 2008
  111. Published

    Psychological factors in retrograde amnesia: self-deception and a broken heart

    Baird, A. D. & McKay, R., 2008, In: Neurocase. 14, 5, p. 400-13 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  112. Published

    The cognitive neuropsychological understanding of persecutory delusions

    Langdon, R., McKay, R. & Coltheart, M., 2008, Persecutory Delusions: Assessment, Theory, and Treatment. Freeman, D., Bentall, R. & Garety, P. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 221-36 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  113. 2007
  114. Published

    Reconciling psychodynamic and neurological perspectives on denial

    McKay, R. & Anderson, M., 1 Nov 2007, In: Cortex. 43, 8, p. 1102-3; discussion 1116-21

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  115. Published

    Jumping to delusions? Paranoia, probabilistic reasoning, and need for closure

    McKay, R., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 1 Jul 2007, In: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 12, 4, p. 362-76 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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