1. Wilson, E., Senior, V. & Tapper, K. (2021). The effect of visualisation and mindfulness-based decentering on chocolate craving. Appetite, 164, 105278. pdf
  3. Pothos, E.M., Lewandowsky, S., Basieva, I., Barque-Duran, A., Tapper, K., Khrennikov, A. (2021). Information overload for (bounded) rational agents. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288, 20202957. pdf
  5. Tapper, K. (2021) Health Psychology and Behaviour Change. From Science to Practice. Red Globe Press: London. Link
  7. Bogosian, A., Hurt, C.S., Hindle, J.V., McCracken, L.M., Vasconcelos, D.A., Axell, S. Tapper, K., Stevens, J., Hirani, S., Salhab, M., Ye, W. & Cubi-Molla, P. (2021). Acceptability and feasibility of a mindfulness intervention delivered via videoconferencing for people with Parkinson’s. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, pdf
  9. Lewandowsky, S. et al. (2021). The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook. A practical guide for improving vaccine communication and fighting misinformation. Link
  11. Farrar, S.T.,Yarrow, K. & Tapper, K. (2020). The effect of mindfulness on cognitive reflection and reasoning. Mindfulness, 11, pdf
  13. Tapper, K. & Seguias, L. (2020). The effects of mindful eating on food consumption over a half-day period. Appetite, 145.pdf
  15. George, M.K., Bogosian, A. & Tapper, K. (2019). The effect of implementation intentions on use of dental chewing gum. Health Psychology Open, 6(1), 2055102919857176. pdf
  17. Tapper, K. & Turner, A. (2018). The effect of a mindfulness-based decentering strategy on chocolate craving. Appetite, 130, 157-162.pdf
  19. Tapper, K. & Ahmed, Z. (2018). A mindfulness-based decentering technique increases the cognitive accessibility of health and weight loss related goals. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 587.pdf
  21. Tapper, K. (2018). Mindfulness and craving: effects and mechanisms. Clinical Psychology Review, 59, 101-117. pdf
  23. Seguias, L. & Tapper, K. (2018). The effect of mindful eating on subsequent intake of a high calorie snack. Appetite, 121, 93-100. pdf
  25. Tapper, K. (2017). Can mindfulness influence weight management related eating behaviors? If so, how? Clinical Psychology Review, 53, 122-134. pdf
  27. Tapper, K. (2017). Children respond to food restriction by increasing food consumption. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e129. pdf
  29. Hunt, X., Nespola, A., Tapper, K. & Kagee, A. (2016). Sensitivity to reward and punishment: associations with fat and sugar intake among South African students. South African Journal of Psychology. First published date: September-06-2016.
  31. Simpson, S.A., McNamara, R., Shaw, C., Kelson, M., Moriarty, Y., Randell, E., Cohen, D., Copeland, L., Duncan, D., Espinasse, A., Gillespie, D., Hill, A., Owen-Jones, E., Tapper, K., Townson, J., Williams, S. & Hood, K. (2015). A feasibility randomized controlled trial of a motivational interviewing-based intervention for weight loss maintenance in adults. Health Technology Assessment, 19: 50.
  33. Jiga-Boy, G.M., Maio, G.R., Haddock, G. & Tapper, K. (2015). Values and behavior. In T. Brosch & D. Sander (Eds). Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  35. Jenkins, K.T., Benton, D., Tapper, K., Murphy, S. & Moore, L. (2015). A cross-sectional observational study of the nutritional intake of UK primary school children from deprived and non-deprived backgrounds: implications for school breakfast schemes. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12: 86. pdf
  37. Tapper, K., Baker, L., Jiga-Boy, G., Haddock, G. & Maio, G.R. (2015). Sensitivity to reward and punishment: associations with diet, alcohol consumption, and smoking. Personality and Individual Differences, 72, 79-84. pdf
  38. Tapper, K., Jiga-Boy, G., Maio, G.R., Haddock, G. & Lewis, M. (2014). Development and preliminary evaluation of an internet-based healthy eating programme: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16, e231. Access here

  39. Cleobury, L. & Tapper, K. (2014). Reasons for eating 'unhealthy' snacks in overweight and obese males and females. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 27, 333-341. pdf

  40. Jenkins, K.T. & Tapper, K. (2014). Resisting chocolate temptation using a brief mindfulness strategy. British Journal of Health Psychology, 19, 509-522. pdf

  41. Murphy, S., Moore, G., Tapper, K., Lynch, R., Raisanen, L., Desousa, C. & Moore, L. (2011). Free healthy breakfasts in primary schools: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a policy intervention in Wales, UK. PHN-2009-003631R. Public Health Nutrition, 14, 219-226. pdf

  42. Tapper, K., Pothos, E.M. & Lawrence, A.D. (2010). Feast your eyes: hunger and trait reward drive predict attentional bias for food cues. Emotion, 10, 949-954. pdf

  43. Calitri, R., Pothos, E.M., Tapper, K., Brunstrom, J.M. & Rogers, P.J. (2010). Cognitive biases to healthy and unhealthy food words predict change in BMI. Obesity, 18, 2282-2287.pdf

  44. Moore, S.N., Murphy, S., Tapper, K. & Moore, L. (2010). The social, physical and temporal characteristics of primary school dining halls and their implications for children's eating behaviours. Health Education, 110, 399-411. pdf
  45. Moore, S.N., Tapper, K. & Murphy, S. (2010). Feeding strategies used by primary school meal staff and their impact on children's eating. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 23, 78-84. pdf
  46. Kosnes, L., Pothos, E.M. & Tapper, K. (2010). Increased affective influence: situational complexity or deliberation time? American Journal of Psychology, 123, 29-38. pdf

  47. Moore, S.N., Murphy, S. Tapper, K. & Moore, L. (2010). From policy to plate: barriers to implementing healthy eating policies in primary schools in Wales. Health Policy, 94, 239-245. pdf
  48. Moore, S.N., Tapper, K. & Murphy, S. (2010). Feeding goals sought by mothers of 3-5 year old children. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 185-196. pdf

  49. Tapper, K. & Pothos, E.M. (2010). Development and validation of a Food Preoccupation Questionnaire. Eating Behaviors, 11, 45-53. pdf

  50. Pothos, E.M. & Tapper, K. (2010). Inducing a Stroop effect. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24, 1021-1033. pdf

  51. Pothos, E.M., Calitri, R., Tapper, K., Brunstrom, J.M. & Rogers, P.J. (2009). Comparing measures of cognitive bias relating to eating behavior. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23, 1-13. pdf

  52. Pothos, E.M., Tapper, K. & Calitri, R. (2009). Cognitive and behavioral correlates of BMI among male and female undergraduate students. Appetite, 52, 797-800. pdf

  53. Horne, P.J., Hardman, C.A., Lowe, C.F., Tapper, K., Le Noury, J., Patel, P. & Doody, M. (2009). Increasing parental provision and children’s consumption of lunchbox fruit and vegetables in Ireland: the Food Dudes intervention. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63, 613-618. pdf

  54. Tapper, K., Shaw, C., Ilsley, J., Hill, A.J., Bond, F.W. & Moore, L. (2009). Exploratory randomised controlled trial of a mindfulness based weight loss interventon for women. Appetite, 52, 396-404. pdf

  55. Tapper, K. (2008). Waistland. The (re)volutionary science behind our weight and fitness crisis. (Book review). Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 967-968. pdf

  56. Moore, G.F., Tapper, K., Moore, L. & Murphy, S. (2008). Cognitive, behavioral, and social factors are associated with bias in dietary questionnaire self-reports by schoolchildren aged 9-11 years. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108, 1865-1873. pdf

  57. Moore, L. & Tapper, K. (2008). The impact of school fruit tuck shops and school food policies on children’s fruit consumption: A cluster randomised trial of schools in deprived areas. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62, 926-931. pdf

  58. Brunstrom, J., Rogers, P.J., Pothos, E.M., Calitri, R. & Tapper, K. (2008). Estimating everyday portion size using a ‘method of constant stimuli’: in a student sample, portion size is predicted by gender, dietary behaviour, and hunger, but not BMI. Appetite, 51, 296-301. pdf

  59. Tapper, K., Pothos, E.M., Fadardi, J.S. & Ziori, E. (2008). Restraint, disinhibition and food-related processing bias. Appetite, 51, 335-338. pdf

  60. Tapper, K., Murphy, S., Lynch, R., Clark, R., Moore, G.F. & Moore, L. (2008). Development of a scale to measure 9-11 year olds’ attitudes towards breakfast. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 62, 511-518. pdf

  61. Moore, L., Moore, G.F., Tapper, K., Lynch, R., Desousa, C., Hale, J., Roberts, C. & Murphy, S. (2007). Free breakfasts in schools: design and conduct of a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative in Wales [ISRCTN18336527]. BMC Public Health, 7, Article number 258. pdf

  62. Moore, S.N., Tapper, K. & Murphy, S. (2007) Feeding strategies used by mothers of 3-5 year old children. Appetite, 49, 704-707. pdf

  63. Moore, G.F., Tapper, K., Murphy, S., Lynch, R., Raisanen, L., Pimm, C. & Moore, L. (2007). Associations between deprivation, attitudes towards eating breakfast and breakfast eating behaviours in 9-11 year olds. Public Health Nutrition, 10, 582-589. pdf

  64. Tapper, K., Murphy, S., Moore, L., Lynch, R. & Clark, R. (2007). Evaluating the Free School Breakfast Initiative in Wales: Methodological Issues. British Food Journal, 109, 206-215. pdf

  65. Moore, G.F., Tapper, K., Murphy, S., Clark, R., Lynch, R. & Moore, L. (2007). Validation of a self-completion measure of breakfast foods, snacks and fruit and vegetables consumed by 9-11 year old children. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61, 420-430. pdf

  66. Tapper, K. (2006). Predation versus competition and the importance of manipulable causes. (Invited commentary). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 29, 243-244. 

  67. Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Hardman, C.A. & Tapper, K. (2006). A peer-modeling and rewards-based intervention is effective in increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children. (Letter to the editor.) Preventive Medicine, 43, 351-352. pdf 

  68. Tapper, K. (2005). Motivating operations in appetite research. Appetite, 45, 95-107. pdf

  69. Moore, L., Tapper, K., Dennehy, A. & Cooper, A. (2005). Development and testing of a computerised 24-hour recall questionnaire measuring fruit and snack consumption among 9-11 year olds. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 59, 809-816. pdf

  70. Tapper, K. & Boulton, M.J. (2005). Victim and peer responses to different forms of aggression among primary school children. Aggressive Behavior, 31, 238-253. pdf

  71. Horne, P.J., Tapper, K., Lowe, C.F., Hardman, C.A., Jackson, M.A. & Woolner, J. (2004). Increasing children’s fruit and vegetable consumption: a peer modelling and rewards based intervention. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 58, 1649-1660. pdf

  72. Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Tapper, K., Bowdery, M. & Egerton, C. (2004). Effects of a peer modelling and rewards based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in children. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 58, 510-522. pdf

  73. Tapper, K. & Boulton, M.J. (2004). Sex differences in levels of physical, verbal and indirect aggression amongst primary school children and their associations with beliefs about aggression. Aggressive Behavior, 30, 123-145. pdf

  74. Tapper, K., Horne, P.J. & Lowe, C.F. (2003). The Food Dudes to the rescue! The Psychologist 16, 18-21. pdf

  75. Tapper, K. & Boulton, M.J. (2002). Studying aggression in school children: the use of a wireless microphone and micro-video camera. Aggressive Behavior 28, 356-365. pdf

  76. Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Bowdery, M.A., Egerton, C., & Tapper, K. (2001). Increasing consumption of fruit and vegetables in children. In J.S.A. Edwards & M.M. Hewedi (Eds.), Culinary Arts and Sciences III, Global and National Perspectives. Poole: Bournemouth University, 363-371.

  77. Tapper, K. & Boulton, M.J. (2000). Social representations of physical, verbal and indirect aggression in children: sex and age differences. Aggressive Behavior 26, 442-454. pdf