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Jon May

 

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Jon May - (Professor Jon May BSc, PhD AFBPS, SFHEA)

  • Job title: Professor in Psychology, School of Psychology (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)
  • Postal address: A220, Portland Square, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Telephone: +441752584839
  • Email: jon.may@plymouth.ac.uk


Role
Professor in Psychology 

Qualifications & background

  • PhD Psychology: ‘A Cognitive Analysis of Flexible Thinking’, University of Exeter, 1987
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Exeter, 1983
 

Professional membership

  • AFBPsyS (Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society)
  • SFHEA (Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy)
 

Roles on external bodies

  • Grant Reviewer for the EPSRC, ESRC, and BBSRC; 
  • on the Peer Review Colleges of the EPSRC and BBSRC.

  • Referee for :
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Applied
  • Memory & Cognition
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Addictive Behaviors
  • ERAB: Foundation for Addiction research
  • British Journal of Medical Psychology
  • British Journal of Anaesthesia
  • Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction
  • Interacting with Computers
  • Behaviour and Information Technology
  • Information Science Review
  • and several international HCI conferences.
 


Teaching interests

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Applied Psychology
 

Staff serving as external examiners

  • Glasgow June 11 2002
  • Hertfordshire June 19 2002
  • Hull July 11 2002
  • UCL Nov 10 2006
  • Queensland, Australia March 9 2007
  • York April 25 2007
  • Cambridge June 12 2008
  • Kent Jan 29 2009
 


Research interests

  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Craving, Desire and Addiction
  • Causal Inference
  • Working memory, executive function and higher level cognition

 

UoP Research group membership

Centre for Research in Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (CBCB) 
Behaviour 
Brain 
Cognition 
Cognition Institute 
VOYAGE: Promotion of wellbeing 
VOYAGE: Risk and decision-making 

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

  • Dr. Nicandro Cruz-Ramirez: (Oct 98-Jan 02) Building Bayesian Networks from Data: a Constraint based Approach
  • Mark Irwin MPhil: (Oct 00-Jan 02) Interference in memory from pre-existing associates
  • Dr. Stuart Booth: (Feb 98-Mar 02 PT) Multi-sensory theory for interface design
  • Dr. Marc Bühner: (Oct 98-Mar 02 PT) Delay and Knowledge Mediation in Human Causal Reasoning
  • Dr. Evanilza Loureiro: (Oct 98-Dec 03) Logical and Emotional Argumentation by Brazilian Religious Ministers
  • Dr. Nathalie Panabokke: (Oct 01-Oct 04) Role of Visual Imagery in Craving
  • Graeme Stewart MPhil: (Oct 03-Jun 05) A Hybrid Computational Model of Interacting Cognitive Subsystem
  • Dr. Tim Gamble : (Feb 01-Sept 06 PT) Doing two things: the effect of task complexity and structure on switch costs
  • Dr. Lisa-Marie Berry : ( Oct 05 - Sept 08) Cognitive Models of Craving
  • Dr. Joanna Blackburn : ( Jan 07 - Dec 09) The role of imagery in eating disorders
 

Grants & contracts

  • £130000: University of PLymouth (07/10-06/13) S. Pahl, M.White, J. May, J. Andrade
    Dental Anxiety
  • £2500: Vice Chancellor's Community Research Awards (01/08-30/09/09) J. May, J. Andrade
    Prevalence and effects of self-harm, attempted suicide and suicide in young people in the Plymouth area
    in association with The Samaritans
  • £266000: Australian NHMRC (01/07 to 12/09) D. Kavanagh et al
    Randomised controlled trial of a new intervention for alcohol craving:
    Associate Investigator on Australian grant worth AUS$665.25 to the University of Queensland
  • £ 48,654 - ESRC (01/07 to 12/09) Jon May, J. Andrade & H. Batey
    Intrusive Thoughts and Mindfulness in Deliberate Self Harm:
    An Open Competition +3 Studentship
  • £ 42,494 - ESRC (11/05 to 2/07) Jon May, J. Andrade
    Effects of thought acceptance, diversion and suppression on food craving. :
    Our Elaborated Intrusion Theory predicts that increased intrusions will cause more frequent and intense levels of desire and increased relapse. We are comparing effects on food craving and intrusions of thought suppression and two alternatives: Mindfulness-based acceptance and thought diversion.
  • £ 60,340 - ESRC (10/05 to 9/09) Jon May, J. Andrade & J. Blackburn
    Cognitive Aspects of Craving in Eating Disorders:
    An Open Competition 1+3 Studentship
  • £ 47,505 - ESRC (10/05 to 9/08) Jon May, J. Andrade & L.-M. Berry
    Coping With Intrusive Thoughts Using Mindfulness Training:
    An Open Competition +3 Studentship
  • £ 239,676 - EPSRC 4/05 to 3/08 Jon May (PI)
    FilmICS: Designing dynamic displays with Supportive Evaluation Techniques. : Computer interfaces are becoming more film like, but are hard for people to understand, whereas people understand what happens in real films quite easily. This project seeks to understand the principles used to edit film sequences, to aid the design of computer interfaces
  • £ 39,500 - ESRC (1/02 to 12/02) Jon May & M Bühner
    The influence of delay on human casual reasoning:
    Showed that knowledge and experience could bridge delays between cause and effect, contradicting earlier research which argued that a delay prevents people from inferring any relationship.
  • £ 186,446 - EPSRC (1/01to 10/04) Jon May (PI)
    TICKS – Modelling Multiple and Collaborative Work Tasks:
    In collaboration with the University of Bath, this examined the application of Task Analysis to multiple, collaborative tasks. It combined an existing cognitive modelling approach, ICS, with the Task Analysis method, TKS.
  • £ 44,577 - EPSRC (10/99 to 9/00) Jon May (PI)
    Modelling the Perception and Comprehension of Dynamic Displays:
    Demonstrated that film making techniques for guiding the viewers’ gaze around the screen followed principles derived from cognitive theory, and justified their application in interface design.
  • £ 60,000 - BT: (2/98-1/01) Jon May (PI)
    MultICS2: : A studentship continuing the work begun in MultICS.
  • £ 131,231 - EU T&MR (1/98 to 12/02) Jon May (8 other sites funded)
    TACIT: Theory and Application of Continuous Interaction technologies:
    A Training & Mobility of Researchers network, involving nine sites across Europe. Within this project we addressed the role of temporal contiguity on human causal inference
  • £ 67,000 - EPSRC (10/97 to 9/99) Jon May (PI)
    Automating the approximate modelling of cognitive functio: n
    Developed an automated modeller of cognitive function in the domains of perception, memory and attention, by building an implementation of a particular unified model of cognition, Interacting Cognitive Subsystems (ICS)
  • £ 58,500 - BT: 2/97 to 2/98
    Jon May (PI), PJ Barnard, D Duke
    MultICS: Sensations in multiple modalities need somehow to be combined if we are to perceive them as being caused by a single event. This project examined the role of knowledge, expectation and task context
 


Journals
Articles
Tanja-Dijkstra K, Pahl S, White MP, Andrade J, May J, Stone RJ, Bruce M, Mills I, Auvray M, Gabe R & Moles DR  (2014)  'Can virtual nature improve patient experiences and memories of dental treatment? A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial' Trials  90  (15),   Publisher Site , DOI   PEARL 
Tanja-Dijkstra K, Pahl S, White MP, Andrade J, Qian C, Bruce M, May J & Moles DR  (2014)  'Improving Dental Experiences by Using Virtual Reality Distraction: A Simulation Study' PLOSOne  (9),  , DOI   PEARL 
Skorka-Brown J, Andrade J & May J  (2014)  'Playing 'Tetris' reduces the strength, frequency and vividness of naturally occurring cravings' Appetite  76,  pp 161 - 165  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
May J, Andrade J, Kavanagh DK, Feeney GFX, Gullo MJ, Statham DJ, Skorka-Brown J, Connolly JM, Cassimatis M, Young R & Connor J  (2014)  'The Craving Experience Questionnaire: A Brief, Theory-Based Measure of Consummatory Desire and Craving' Addiction   PEARL 
Connor JP, Kavanagh DJ, Andrade J, May J, Feeney GFX, Gullo MJ, White AM, Fry M-L, Drennan J, Previte J & Tjondronegoro D  (2013)  'Alcohol consumption in young adults: the role of multisensory imagery' Addictive Behaviors   PEARL 
Andrade J, May J, Deeprose C, Baugh SJ & Ganis G  (2013)  'Assessing Vividness of Mental Imagery: The Plymouth Sensory Imagery Questionnaire' British Journal of Psychology   Author Site  PEARL 
Hamilton J, Fawson S, May J, Andrade J & Kavanagh DJ  (2013)  'Brief guided imagery and body scanning interventions reduce food cravings' Appetite   Author Site  PEARL 
Kavanagh D, Connolly J, Tjondronegoro D, Andrade J, May J, Hides L, Witkiewitz K & McMahon T  (2013)  'TEST OF A NEW MOTIVATIONAL INTERVENTION FOR ALCOHOL MISUSE: FUNCTIONAL IMAGERY TRAINING' DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW  32,  pp 45 - 45  Author Site
May J, Andrade J, Willoughby K & Brown C  (2012)  'An attentional control task reduces intrusive thoughts about smoking' Nicotine Tob Res  14  (4),  pp 472 - 478  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
May J, Andrade J, Kavanagh D & Hetherington M  (2012)  'Elaborated Intrusion theory: A cognitive-emotional theory of food craving' Current Obesity Reports  (1),  pp 114 - 121  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Blackburn JF, Thomson AR & May J  (2012)  'Feeling good about being hungry: food-related thoughts in eating disorder' Journal of Experimental Psychopathology  (2),  pp 243 - 257 , DOI   PEARL 
Andrade J, May J & Kavanagh DK  (2012)  'Sensory imagery in craving: From cognitive psychology to new treatments for addiction' Journal of Experimental Psychopathology  (2),  pp 127 - 145 , DOI   PEARL 
Andrade J, Pears S, May J & Kavanagh DJ  (2012)  'Use of a clay modeling task to reduce chocolate craving' Appetite  58  (3),  pp 955 - 963  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Statham DJ, Connor JP, Kavanagh DJ, Feeney GF, Young RM, May J & Andrade J  (2011)  'Measuring alcohol craving: development of the Alcohol Craving Experience questionnaire' Addiction  106  (7),  pp 1230 - 1238  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
May J, Calvo-Merino B, deLahunta S, McGregor W, Cusack R, Owen AM, Veldsman M, Ramponi C & Barnard P  (2011)  'Points in mental space: an interdisciplinary study of imagery in movement creation' Dance Research  29  (2),  pp 404 - 430 , DOI   PEARL 
Berry L-M, May J, Andrade J & Kavanagh D  (2010)  'Emotional and Behavioral Reaction to Intrusive Thoughts' ASSESSMENT  17  (1),  pp 126 - 137  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
May J, Andrade J, Batey H, Berry LM & Kavanagh DJ  (2010)  'Less food for thought. Impact of attentional instructions on intrusive thoughts about snack foods' Appetite  55  (2),  pp 279 - 287  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Batey H, May J & Andrade J  (2010)  'Negative intrusive thoughts and dissociation as risk factors for self-harm' Suicide Life Threat Behav  40  (1),  pp 35 - 49  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
May J, Andrade J, Panabokke N & Kavanagh D  (2010)  'Visuospatial tasks suppress craving for cigarettes' Behav Res Ther  48  (6),  pp 476 - 485  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Buehner M & May J  (2009)  'Causal Induction from Continuous Event Streams: Evidence for Delay-Induced Attribution Shifts' Journal of Problem Solving  (2),  pp 42 - 80  Author Site  Publisher Site  PEARL 
Kavanagh DJ, May J & Andrade J  (2009)  'Tests of the elaborated intrusion theory of craving and desire: Features of alcohol craving during treatment for an alcohol disorder' BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY  48,  pp 241 - 254  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Andrade J, May J & Kavanagh DK  (2008)  'Conscious and unconscious processes in human desire' Psyche  15  (2),  pp 83 - 91  Publisher Site  PEARL 
May J, Andrade J, Kavanagh D & Penfound L  (2008)  'Imagery and strength of craving for eating, drinking, and playing sport' COGNITION & EMOTION  22  (4),  pp 633 - 650  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Berry L-M, Andrade J & May J  (2007)  'Hunger-related intrusive thoughts reflect increased accessibility of food items' COGNITION & EMOTION  21  (4),  pp 865 - 878  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Kavanagh DJ, Andrade J & May J  (2005)  'Imaginary relish and exquisite torture: The elaborated intrusion theory of desire' PSYCHOL REV  112  (2),  pp 446 - 467 , DOI   PEARL 
Buehner MJ & May J  (2004)  'Abolishing the effect of reinforcement delay on human causal learning' QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SECTION B-COMPARATIVE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY  57  (2),  pp 179 - 191  Author Site , DOI 
May J  (2004)  'An Information Processing View of Fringe Consciousness' Psyche  10  (1),  pp 1 - 9
Kavanagh DJ, Andrade J & May J  (2004)  'Beating the urge: Implications of research into substance-related desires' ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS  29  (7),  pp 1359 - 1372  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
May J, Andrade J, Panabokke N & Kavanagh D  (2004)  'Images of desire: Cognitive models of craving' MEMORY  12  (4),  pp 447 - 461  Author Site , DOI 
Barnard PJ, Scott S, Taylor J, May J & Knightley W  (2004)  'Paying attention to meaning' PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE  15  (3),  pp 179 - 186  Author Site , DOI 
Buehner MJ & May J  (2003)  'Rethinking temporal contiguity and the judgement of causality: Effects of prior knowledge, experience, and reinforcement procedure' QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SECTION A-HUMAN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY  56  (5),  pp 865 - 890  Author Site , DOI 
May J, Dean MP & Barnard PJ  (2003)  'Using film cutting techniques in interface design' HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION  18  (4),  pp 325 - 372  Author Site , DOI 
May J, Bühner MJ & Duke D  (2002)  'Continuity and Cognition' International Journal on Universal Access in the Information Society  1,  pp 252 - 262 , DOI 
Kemps E, Andrade J, May J & Szmalec A  (2002)  'Functional dissociation between visual imagery and visual short-term memory' AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY  54  (1),  pp 55 - 55  Author Site
Andrade J, Kemps E, Werniers Y, May J & Szmalec A  (2002)  'Insensitivity of visual short-term memory to irrelevant visual information' QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SECTION A-HUMAN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY  55  (3),  pp 753 - 774  Author Site , DOI 
Buehner MJ & May J  (2002)  'Knowledge mediates the timeframe of covariation assessment in human causal induction' Thinking and Reasoning  8,  pp 269 - 295
May J, Alcock KJ, Robinson L & Mwita C  (2001)  'A computerized test of speed of language comprehension unconfounded by literacy' APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY  15  (4),  pp 433 - 443  Author Site , DOI 
Kavanagh DJ, Freese S, Andrade J & May J  (2001)  'Effects of visuospatial tasks on desensitization to emotive memories' BRITISH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY  40,  pp 267 - 280  Author Site , DOI 
Barnard PJ, May J, Duke D & Duce D  (2001)  'Macrotheory for Systems of Interactors' New York: ACM Press  Human Computer Interaction in the New Millennium,  pp 31 - 52
Scott SK, Barnard PJ & May J  (2001)  'Specifying executive representations and processes in number generation tasks' QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY SECTION A-HUMAN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY  54  (3),  pp 641 - 664  Author Site
May J  (2001)  'Specifying the Central Executive may require complexity' Psychology Press: Hove  Working Memory in Perspective.,  pp 261 - 277
Barnard PJ, Scott SK & May J  (2001)  'When the central executive lets us down: Schemas, attention, and load in a generative working memory task' MEMORY  (4-6),  pp 209 - 221  Author Site
May J  (2000)  'Perceptual principles and computer graphics' COMPUT GRAPH FORUM  19  (4),  pp 271 - 279 , DOI 
Barnard PJ, May J, Duke D & Duce D  (2000)  'Systems, Interactions and Macrotheory' ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction  7,  pp 222 - 262 , DOI 
Barnard PJ & May J  (1999)  'Representing cognitive activity in complex tasks' HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION  14  (1-2),  pp 93 - 158  Author Site , DOI 
Duke DJ, Barnard PJ, Duce DA & May J  (1998)  'Syndetic modelling' HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION  13  (4),  pp 337 - 393  Author Site , DOI 
May J & Barnard PJ  (1996)  'A modest experiment in the usefulness of electronic archives' BEHAVIOUR & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  15  (3),  pp 193 - 201  Author Site , DOI 
Barnard P, May J & Salber D  (1996)  'Deixis and points of view in media spaces: An empirical gesture' BEHAVIOUR & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  15  (1),  pp 37 - 50  Author Site , DOI 
Bellotti V, Blandford A, Duke D, MacLean A, May J & Nigay L  (1996)  'Interpersonal access control in computer-mediated communications: A systematic analysis of the design space' HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION  11  (4),  pp 357 - 432  Author Site , DOI 
May J  (1996)  'The trouble with computers: Usefulness, usability and productivity - Landauer,TK' JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY  16  (4),  pp 381 - 382  Author Site
MAY J & BARNARD P  (1995)  'THE CASE FOR SUPPORTIVE EVALUATION DURING DESIGN' INTERACTING WITH COMPUTERS  (2),  pp 115 - 143  Author Site , DOI 
MOGG K, MATHEWS A, MAY J, GROVE M, EYSENCK M & WEINMAN J  (1991)  'ASSESSMENT OF COGNITIVE BIAS IN ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION USING A COLOR-PERCEPTION TASK' COGNITION & EMOTION  (3),  pp 221 - 238  Author Site , DOI 
EYSENCK M, MOGG K, MAY J, RICHARDS A & MATHEWS A  (1991)  'BIAS IN INTERPRETATION OF AMBIGUOUS SENTENCES RELATED TO THREAT IN ANXIETY' JOURNAL OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY  100  (2),  pp 144 - 150  Author Site , DOI 
MOGG K, MATHEWS A, EYSENCK M & MAY J  (1991)  'BIASED COGNITIVE OPERATIONS IN ANXIETY - ARTIFACT, PROCESSING PRIORITIES OR ATTENTIONAL SEARCH' BEHAVIOUR RESEARCH AND THERAPY  29  (5),  pp 459 - 467  Author Site , DOI 
BYERLEY P, MAY J, WHITEFIELD A & DENLEY I  (1991)  'THE ENABLING STATES APPROACH - DESIGNING USABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES' IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS  (4),  pp 524 - 530  Author Site , DOI 
MATHEWS A, MAY J, MOGG K & EYSENCK M  (1990)  'ATTENTIONAL BIAS IN ANXIETY - SELECTIVE SEARCH OR DEFECTIVE FILTERING' JOURNAL OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY  99  (2),  pp 166 - 173  Author Site , DOI 
MATHEWS A, MOGG K, MAY J & EYSENCK M  (1989)  'IMPLICIT AND EXPLICIT MEMORY BIAS IN ANXIETY' JOURNAL OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY  98  (3),  pp 236 - 240  Author Site , DOI 
MAY J & KLINE P  (1988)  'AN OBJECTIVE-MEASURE OF FATIGUE DERIVED FROM A SET OF BRIEF TASKS' WORK AND STRESS  (1),  pp 59 - 70  Author Site , DOI 
MAY J & KLINE P  (1988)  'PROBLEMS IN USING AN ADJECTIVE CHECKLIST TO MEASURE FATIGUE' PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES  (4),  pp 831 - 832  Author Site , DOI 
MAY J, KLINE P & COOPER C  (1987)  'A BRIEF COMPUTERIZED FORM OF A SCHEMATIC ANALOGY TASK' BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY  78,  pp 29 - 39  Author Site
MAY J & KLINE P  (1987)  'EXTROVERSION, NEUROTICISM, OBSESSIONALITY AND THE TYPE-A BEHAVIOR PATTERN' BRITISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY  60,  pp 253 - 259  Author Site
MAY J & KLINE P  (1987)  'FACTORS INFLUENCING FAILURE ON STRESSFUL ARMY TRAINING COURSES' PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES  (6),  pp 947 - 949  Author Site , DOI 
MAY J & KLINE P  (1987)  'MEASURING THE EFFECTS UPON COGNITIVE-ABILITIES OF SLEEP LOSS DURING CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS' BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY  78,  pp 443 - 455  Author Site
KLINE P, MAY J & COOPER C  (1986)  'CORRELATIONS AMONG ELEMENTARY COGNITIVE TASKS' BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY  56,  pp 111 - 118  Author Site
COOPER C, KLINE P & MAY J  (1986)  'THE MEASUREMENT OF AUTHORITARIANISM, PSYCHOTICISM AND OTHER TRAITS BY OBJECTIVE TESTS - A CROSS-VALIDATION' PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES  (1),  pp 15 - 21  Author Site , DOI 
MAY J, COOPER C & KLINE P  (1986)  'THE RELIABILITY OF REACTION-TIMES IN SOME ELEMENTARY COGNITIVE TASKS - A BRIEF RESEARCH NOTE' PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES  (6),  pp 893 - 895  Author Site , DOI 
MAY J  (1985)  'THE NATURE OF STERNBERG COMPONENTS' PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES  (3),  pp R9 - R9  Author Site
Kavanagh DJ, Statham DJ, Feeney GFX, Young R, May J, Andrade J & Connor JP  'Measurement of alcohol craving' Addictive Behaviors  , DOI 
Books
May J & Andrade J  (2003)  Instant Notes in Cognitive Psychology.  BIOS:Oxford, UK 
Byerley P, Barnard PJ & May J  (1993)  Computers, Communication and Usability.  North Holland 
Chapters
May J  (2013)  'Attentional Bias in Craving' in Miller P (ed.)  Principles of Addiction: Comprehensive addictive behaviors and disorders.  San Diego, CA.:  Elsevier Inc.  pp 435 - 443 , DOI 
May J & Barnard PJ  (2003)  'Cognitive Task Analysis in ICS' in Diaper D; Stanton N (ed.)  The Handbook of Task Analysis in Human-Computer Interaction  pp 291 - 325
May J  (2001)  'Human-Computer Interaction' in Smelser NJ; Baltes PB (ed.)  International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences  Pergamon, Oxford  pp 7031 - 7035
Duke DJ, Duce DA, Barnard PJ & May J  (2001)  'Human-Computer Protocols' in Stephanidis C (ed.)  pp 296 - 300
Reports
May J & Gnanasekaran K  (2013)  The Functionality, Interface and Uptake of an energy saving application for mobile devices.   PEARL