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Professor Thomas Ormerod

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2015
  2. Published

    Sleep promotes analogical transfer in problem solving

    Monaghan, P., Sio, U. N., Lau, S. W., Woo, H. K., Linkenauger, S. A. & Ormerod, T. C., 10/2015, In : Cognition. 143, p. 25-30 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Helping to sort the liars from the truth-tellers: the gradual revelation of information during investigative interviews

    Dando, C., Bull, R., Ormerod, T. & Sandham, A., 02/2015, In : Legal and Criminological Psychology. 20, 1, p. 114-128 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. 2014
  5. Published

    Child witnesses and victims with Autism Spectrum Disorder: drawing to support episodic remembering

    Mattison, M., Dando, C. & Ormerod, T., 8/03/2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  6. 2013
  7. Published

    Detecting insider threats to organizations through language change

    Taylor, P., Dando, C., Ormerod, T., Ball, L., Jenkins, M., Sandham, A. & Menacere, T., 08/2013, In : Law and Human Behavior. 37, 4, p. 267-275 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Pseudodiagnosticity misdiagnosed?

    Bond, R., Ormerod, T. & Ball, L., 26/07/2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Speech

  9. 2012
  10. Published

    Do preference reversals generalise? Results on ambiguity and loss aversion

    Ball, L. J., Bardsley, N. & Ormerod, T., 02/2012, In : Journal of Economic Psychology. 33, 1, p. 48-57 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. Published

    Informing the development of a fraud prevention toolset through a situated analysis of fraud investigation expertise

    Ormerod, T. C., Ball, L. J. & Morley, N. J., 2012, In : Behaviour and Information Technology. 31, 4, p. 371-381 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. 2011
  13. Published

    When help becomes hindrance: Unexpected errors of omission and commission in eyewitness memory resulting from change temporal order at retrieval?

    Dando, C., Ormerod, T., Wilcock, R. & Milne, R., 12/2011, In : Cognition. 121, 3, p. 416-421 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. Published

    Explaining away the negative effects of evaluation on analogical transfer: The perils of premature evaluation

    Bearman, C., Ormerod, T. C., Ball, L. J. & Deptula, D., 2011, In : The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 64, 5, p. 942-959 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. Published

    Sentence memorability reveals the mental representations involved in processing spatial descriptions

    Fleming, P., Ball, L. J., Ormerod, T. C. & Collins, A. F., 2011, In : Thinking and Reasoning. 17, 1, p. 30-56 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. 2010
  17. Published

    Towards anomaly comprehension: using structural compression to navigate profiling call-trees

    Lin, S., Taiani, F., Ormerod, T. C. & Ball, L. J., 2010, SOFTVIS '10 Proceedings of the 5th international symposium on Software visualization . NEW YORK: ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, p. 103-112 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  18. 2009
  19. Published

    Does incubation enhance problem solving? A meta-analytic review.

    Sio, U. & Ormerod, T., 01/2009, In : Psychological Bulletin. 135, 1, p. 94-120 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. Published

    Effects of the change temporal order technique on eyewitness memory.

    Dando, C. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Taatgen, N. & van Rijn, H. (eds.). p. 2644-2649 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  21. 2008
  22. Published

    Investigative sense-making in criminal contexts

    Ormerod, T. C., Barrett, E. & Taylor, P. J., 07/2008, Naturalistic decision making and macrocognition. Shraagen, J. M., Militello, L., Ormerod, T. C. & Lipshitz, R. (eds.). London: Ashgate

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  23. 2007
  24. Published

    Preface: "HCI... but not as we know it"

    Ball, L. J., Sasse, M. A., Sas, C., Ormerod, T. C., Dix, A., Bagnall, P. & McEwan, T., 1/12/2007, In : People and Computers XXI HCI.But Not as We Know It - Proceedings of HCI 2007: The 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  25. Published

    People and Computers XXI - HCI... but not as we know it: Proceedings of HCI.

    Ball, L. J., Sasse, A., Sas, C., Ormerod, T. C., Dix, A., Bagnall, P. & McEwan, T., 09/2007, In : People and Computers. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    The Structure and Function of Spontaneous Analogising in Domain-Based Problem Solving.

    Bearman, C. R., Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 08/2007, In : Thinking and Reasoning. 13, 3, p. 273-294 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    HCI and Creative Problem-Solving at Lancaster

    Ormerod, T., Ball, L., Dix, A. & Sas, C., 2007, BCS-HCI '07 21st British HCI Group Annual Conference on People and Computers. BCS, p. 191-192 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  28. 2006
  29. Published

    Analogue versus propositional representation in congenitally blind individuals.

    Ball, L. J., Collins, A. F., Fleming, P. & Ormerod, T. C., 1/12/2006, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 13, 6, p. 1049-1055 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    How the detection of insurance fraud succeeds and fails.

    Morley, N. J., Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 04/2006, In : Psychology, Crime and Law. 12, 2, p. 163-180 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Why bad ideas are a good idea

    Dix, A., Sas, C., Gomes da Silva, P., McKnight, L., Ormerod, T. & Twidale, M., 03/2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  32. Published

    A comparison of heuristic and human performance on open versions of the traveling salesperson problem.

    MacGregor, J. N., Chronicle, E. P. & Ormerod, T., 2006, In : Journal of Problem Solving. 1, 1, p. 33-43 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. Published

    As useful as a bicycle to a fish: exploration versus constraint in creativity

    McKnight, L., Ormerod, T. C., Sas, C. & Dix, A., 2006, p. 291-291. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  34. Published

    It looks easy! Heuristics for combinatorial optimization problems.

    Chronicle, E. P., MacGregor, J. N., Ormerod, T. C. & Burr, A., 2006, In : The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 39, 4, p. 783 -800

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. 2005
  36. Published

    Planning and ill-defined problems.

    Ormerod, T. C., 2005, The cognitive Psychology of Planning. Morris, R. & Ward, G. (eds.). Hove: Psychology Press, 246 p. (Current issues in thinking & reasoning).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  37. 2004
  38. Published

    Doing ethnography and experiments together to explore collaborative photograph handling.

    Ormerod, T. C., Morley, N., Mariani, J., Lewis, K., Hitch, G., Mathrick, J. & Rodden, T., 09/2004, In : Design For Life. 2, p. 81-84 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. Published

    Spontaneous analogising in engineering design: a comparative analysis of experts and novices.

    Ball, L. J., Ormerod, T. C., Morley, N. J., Cross, N. (ed.) & Edmonds, E. (ed.), 09/2004, In : Design Studies. 25, 5, p. 495-508 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. Published

    Convex-hull or crossing-avoidance? : solution heuristics in the travelling salesperson problem.

    MacGregor, J. N., Chronicle, E. P. & Ormerod, T. C., 03/2004, In : Memory and Cognition. 32, 2, p. 260-270 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    What makes an insight problem? The roles of heuristics, goal conception and solution recoding in knowledge-lean problems.

    Chronicle, E. P., MacGregor, J. N. & Ormerod, T. C., 01/2004, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 30, 1, p. 14-27 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Mixing Research Methods in HCI: Ethnography Meets Experimentation in Image Browser Design.

    Ormerod, T. C., Mariani, J., Moreley, N. J., Rodden, T., Crabtree, A., Mathrick, J., Hitch, G. & Lewis, K., 2004, Hamburg, Germany, 16 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  43. Published

    Spatial representation and processing in the congenitally blind.

    Fleming, P., Ball, L. J., Collins, A. F. & Ormerod, T. C., 2004, Madrid: UNED Press, 12 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  44. Published

    Using task analysis for information requirements specification: The SGT method.

    Ormerod, T. C. & Shepherd, A., 2004, The Handbook of Task Analysis for Human-Computer Interaction.. Diaper, D. & Stanton, N. A. (eds.). London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 650 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  45. 2003
  46. Published

    A Negative Effect of Evaluation Upon Analogical Problem Solving.

    Bearman, C., Ormerod, T. C. & Ball, L. J., 08/2003. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  47. Published

    On the generation and evaluation of inferences from single premises.

    Ormerod, T. C. & Richardson, J., 04/2003, In : Memory and Cognition. 31, 3, p. 467-478 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. Published

    Spontaneous analogising in engineering design: a comparative analysis of experts and novices.

    Ball, L. J., Ormerod, T. C. & Morley, N. J., 2003, Proceedings of the design thinking research symposium 6: expertise in design (DTRS-6). p. 103-115 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  49. Published

    Using Ethnography To Design a Mass Detection Tool(MDT) For The Early Discovery of Insurance Fraud.

    Ormerod, T. C., Morley, N. J., Ball, L. J., Langley, C. & Spenser, C., 2003, CHI 2003: New Horizons Extended Abstracts. Cockton, G. (ed.). New York: ACM Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  50. 2002
  51. Published

    Dynamics and Constraints in Insight Problem Solving.

    Ormerod, T. C., Chronicle, E. P. & MacGregor, J. N., 1/01/2002, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 28, 4, p. 791-799 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    An Exploration of Real-World Analogical Problem Solving in Novices.

    Bearman, C., Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 2002. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Other

  53. 2001
  54. Published

    Representing design rationale to support innovative design reuse: a minimalist approach.

    Ball, L. J., Lambell, N. J., Ormerod, T. C., Slavin, S. & Mariani, J. A., 08/2001, In : Automation in Construction. 10, 6, p. 663-674 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  55. Published

    Information-processing and insight: A process model of performance on the nine-dot and related problems.

    Ormerod, T. C., Chronicle, E. P. & MacGregor, J. N., 1/01/2001, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 27, p. 176-201 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    When insight just won’t come: The failure of visual cues in the nine-dot problem.

    Chronicle, E. P., Ormerod, T. C. & MacGregor, J. N., 2001, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Series a Human Experimental Psychology. 54 A, 3, p. 903-919 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. 2000
  58. Published

    Applying ethnography in the analysis and support of expertise in engineering design.

    Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 07/2000, In : Design Studies. 21, 4, p. 403-421 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    Putting ethnography to work: the case for a cognitive ethnography of design.

    Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 07/2000, In : International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 53, 1, p. 147-168 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. Published

    A model of human performance on the traveling salesperson problem.

    MacGregor, J. N., Ormerod, T. C. & Chronicle, E., 2000, In : Memory and Cognition. 28, 7, p. 1183-1190 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. Published

    Evaluating the importance of the convex hull in solving the Euclidean version of the traveling salesperson problem: Reply to Lee and Vickers (2000).

    MacGregor, J. N., Ormerod, T. C. & Chronicle, E., 2000, In : Perception and Psychophysics. 62, 7, p. 1501-1503 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. Published

    The evaluation of desperado: a computerised tool to aid design reuse

    Lambell, N. J., Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T., 2000, PEOPLE AND COMPUTERS XIV - USABILITY OR ELSE!. McDonald, S., Waern, Y. & Cockton, G. (eds.). Godalming: Springer Verlag London Ltd, p. 437-453 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  63. Published

    The influence of co-designers on the generation and evaluation of design alternatives.

    Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 2000, Proceedings of the co-designing conference: collaborative design. p. 243-252 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  64. Published

    The Influence of Co-designers on the Generation and Evaluation of Solution Alternatives.

    Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 2000, Collaborative Design: Proceedings of Co-Designing 2000. Scrivner, S. A. R., Ball, L. J. & Woodcock, A. (eds.). London: Springer-Verlag Ltd.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  65. 1999
  66. Published

    Desperado: three-in-one indexing for innovative design

    Ormerod, T. C., Mariani, J., Ball, L. J. & Lambell, N., 1999. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Other

  67. Published

    Developing task design guides through cognitive studies of expertise.

    Ormerod, T. C. & Ridgway, J., 1999, European Conference on Cognitive Science (ECCS99). Bagnara, S. (ed.). Sienna, Italy, p. 401-410 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  68. Published

    From deep to superficial categorization with increasing expertise.

    Ormerod, T. C., Fritz, C. O. & Ridgway, J., 1999. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Other

  69. Published

    Global perceptual processing in problem solving: The case of the traveling salesperson.

    Ormerod, T. C. & Chronicle, E. P., 1999, In : Perception and Psychophysics. 61, 6, p. 1227-1238 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  70. Published

    Spatial and contextual factors in human performance on the travelling salesperson problem.

    McGregor, J. N., Ormerod, T. C. & Chronicle, E. P., 1999, In : Perception. 28, p. 1417-1427 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. 1998
  72. Published

    Enhancing the usability of a task analysis method: a notation and environment for requirements specification.

    Ormerod, T. C., Richardson, J. & Shepherd, A., 11/1998, In : Ergonomics. 41, 11, p. 1642-1663 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  73. Published

    The role of task analysis in capturing requirements for interface design.

    Richardson, J., Ormerod, T. C. & Shepherd, A., 11/1998, In : Interacting with Computers. 9, 4, p. 367-384 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  74. Published

    Satisficing in engineering design: psychological determinants and implications for design support.

    Ball, L. J., Maskill, L. & Ormerod, T. C., 01/1998, In : Automation in Construction. 7, 2-3, p. 213-227 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  75. 1997
  76. Published

    Rephrasing between Disjunctives and Conditionals: Mental Models and the Effects of Thematic Content.

    Richardson, J. & Ormerod, T. C., 05/1997, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Series a Human Experimental Psychology. 50 A, 2, p. 358-385 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  77. Published

    Enhancing the usability of usability design tools: the case of information requirements specification

    Richardson, J. & Ormerod, T. C., 1997, Proceedings of interact '97: human-computer interaction. p. 421-428 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  78. Published

    Facilitation in variants of the nine-dot problem: perceptual or cognitive mediation?

    Ormerod, T. C., Chronicle, E. P. & MacGregor, J. N., 1997, Proceedings of the nineteenth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Shafto, M. G. (ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 1005-1005 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  79. Published

    Information reuse and design expertise

    Ormerod, T., Maskill, L. & Ball, L. J., 1997, Proceedings of the nineteenth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society: August 7-10, 1997, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Langley, P. & Shafto, M. G. (eds.). MAHWAH: LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOC PUBL, p. 1006-1006 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  80. Published

    Information re-use and design expertise.

    Ormerod, T. C., Ball, J. J. & Maskill, L., 1997, Proceedings of the nineteenth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Shafto, M. G. (ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 1006-1006 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  81. Published

    Problem-solving Strategies and Expertise in Engineering Design.

    Ball, L. J., Evans, J. S. B., Dennis, I. D. & Ormerod, T. C., 1997, In : Thinking and Reasoning. 3, 4, p. 247-270 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  82. Published

    Rationalities 1 and 2: dual processes or different task demands?

    Ormerod, T. C., 1997, In : Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive / Current Psychology of Cognition. 16, p. 181-189 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  83. 1996
  84. Published

    Human performance on the traveling salesman problem.

    MacGregor, J. N. & Ormerod, T. C., 1996, In : Perception and Psychophysics. 58, 4, p. 527-539 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  85. 1995
  86. Published

    Mental models and rule rephrasing

    Richardson, J. & Ormerod, T. C., 1995, Proceedings of the 17th annual conference of the cognitive science society. p. 720-724 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  87. Published

    Structured and opportunistic processing in design: a critical discussion.

    Ball, L. J. & Ormerod, T. C., 1995, In : International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 43, 1, p. 131-151 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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