1. Tapper, K. (2017). Can mindfulness influence weight management related eating behaviors? If so, how? Clinical Psychology Review, 53, 122-134  Link to full text
  3. 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.
  5. 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.
  7. 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.
  9. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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

  13. 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

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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Kosnes, L., Pothos, E.M. & Tapper, K. (2010). Increased affective influence: situational complexity or deliberation time? American Journal of Psychology, 123, 29-38. pdf

  21. 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
  22. 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

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

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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

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

  34. 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

  35. 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

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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

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

  41. 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 

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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

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

  49. 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

  50. 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.

  51. 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