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Professor Thomas Ormerod

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  2. 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)

  3. Chapter
  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Conference contribution/Paper
  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. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. Conference paper
  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Other
  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. Speech
  31. Published

    Pseudodiagnosticity misdiagnosed?

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

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

  32. Journal article
  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  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. 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

  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

    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

  60. 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

  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. 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

  70. 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

  71. Editorial
  72. 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

  73. Working paper
  74. 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

  75. 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

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