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Hall, G., Shearer, D., Thomson, R., Roderique-Davies, G., Mayer, P. & Hall, R. (in press) Conceptualising commitment: A thematic analysis of fans of Welsh rugby. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise.

Lebens, M., Graff, M., G. & Mayer, P. (2011) ‘The affective dimensions of mathematical difficulties in schoolchildren’ Educational Research International. 20, 1-13.

Chasouris, A., Stuart-Hamilton, I. & Mayer, P. (2010) Variability in developmental milestones and developmental delay in children with Williams syndrome. Education & Child Psychology. 26, 102-116

Lebens, M., Graff, M., Mayer, P. (2009) Access, attitudes and the digital divide: children’s attitudes towards computers in a technology – rich environment. Educational Media International, 46, (3), 255-266.

Crowley, K., Mayer, P. & Stuart-Hamilton, I. (2009) Changes in reliance on reading and spelling sub-skills across the lifespan. Educational Gerontology 35 (6), pp 1-20.

Graff, M., Mayer, P. & Lebens, M.(2008) Evaluating a web based intelligent tutoring system for mathematics at German lower secondary schools. Education and Information Technologies, 13, (3), 211-230

Roderique-Davies G, Mayer P, Hall R, Shearer D, Thomson R & Hall G (2008) New teams, old enemies? A study of social identification in Welsh rugby supporters. Contemporary Wales, 21: 187-206.

Hendry, L.B., Mayer, P. & Kloep, M. (2007) Belonging or opposing? A grounded theory approach to young people’s cultural identity in a majority/minority societal context. Identity, 7, (3) 1-24.

Mayer, P., Crowley K. & Kaminska Z. (2007) Reading and spelling processes in Welsh/English bilinguals; Differential effects of concurrent vocalisation. Reading and Writing, 20:617-690

Kaminska, Z and Mayer, P.A, (2002) Changing words and changing sounds: A change of tune for verbal transformation theory? European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 14(3)

Evans, J., Workman, L., Mayer, P and Crowley, K., (2002), Differential bilingual laterality: mythical monster found in Wales, Brain and Language, 83, 291-299

Kaminska, Z, Pool, M. & Mayer, P. (2000). Verbal Transformation: Habituation or Spreading activation? Brain and Language. 71: 285—298.

Workman, L. Brookman, F. Mayer, P. F. Rees, V. & Belin, W. (2000). Language laterality in English/Welsh bilinguals: Language-acquisitional and language-specific factors in the development of lateralisation. Laterality. 5 (4); 289—313.


Social identity and rugby supporters

Orthographic depth and bilingual literacy

Psychology of Reading and spelling

Children with mathematical difficulties

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