Tom Manly
Programme leader, Executive processes group
01223 760683
  • Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
  • Attention and executive disorders following brain injury
  • Unilateral Spatial Neglect
  • Attentional/executive function in children.
  • Functional imaging relevant to translational questions

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BAREHAM, C.A., Bekinschtein, T.A., Scott, S.K., MANLY, T. (In Press) Does left-handedness confer resistance to spatial bias?, Scientific Reports [Read More]

Fish, J., MANLY, T. , Kopelman, M., Morris, R. (2015) Errorless Learning of Prospective Memory Tasks: An Experimental Investigation in People with Memory Disorders, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 5(2), 159-188 [Open Access]

BAREHAM, C.A, MANLY, T. , Pustovaya, O.V., Scott, S.K., BEKINSCHTEIN, T.A. (2014) Losing the left side of the world: Rightward shift in human spatial attention with sleep onset., Scientific Reports, 4, 5902 [Open Access]

MANLY, T. , Fish, J., Molenveld, M., Davis, G., Grifiths, S. (2014) Unconscious Priming of Task-Switching Generalizes to an Untrained Task, PLoS, 9(2), e88416 [Open Access]

MANLY, T. (2013) Separable sustained and selective attention factors are apparent in 5-year-old children, PLOS, 8(12), e82843 [Open Access]

MURPHY, F.C., DUNN, B., Macpherson, K, MANLY, T. , Jeyabalasingham, T. (2013) Modulating mind-wandering in dysphoria, Frontiers in Psychology, 4: 888 [Open Access]

MANLY, T. & MURPHY, F.C. (2012) Rehabilitation of executive function and social cognition impairments after brain injury, Current Opinion in Neurology, 25(6), 656-661 [Read More]

MANLY, T. & Grahn, J. (2012) Common neural recruitment across diverse sustained attention tasks, Plos One, 7(11): e49556 [Open Access]

DUNCAN, J., & MANLY, T. (2012) A frontoparietal attention system in human and monkey brain: Constructing and assembling the fragments of thought and behavior, In M.I. Posner (Ed)., Cognitive neuroscience of attention (2nd Ed), 143-158, New York: Guilford [Read More]

Kapur, N., MANLY, T. , Cole, J. and Pascual-Leone, A. (2011) The paradoxical brain - so what?, In The Paradoxical Brain, Edited by Narinder Kapur, 418-434 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Robertson, I.H. and Kapur, N. (2011) Paradoxes in neurorehabilitation, In The Paradoxical Brain, Edited by Narinder Kapur, 74-93 [Read More]

Kapur, N., Pacular-Leone, A., MANLY, T. and Cole, J. (2011) The Paradoxical nature of nature, In The Paradoxical Brain, Edited by Narinder Kapur, p1-13 [Read More]

Hardy, G., GREENFIELD, E., Bateman, A., Evans, J., Fish, J., Ingham, J., Donna, M., MANLY, T. , WILSON, B., Gracey, F. (2010) A Case Study on the Effects of Content-free Cueing and Goal Management Training on Day-to-day Psychological and Cognitive Functioning, Brain Impairment 11 (2), 212 [Read More]

FISH, J., Wilson, B.A. & MANLY, T. (2010) The assessment and rehabilitation of prospective memory problems in people with neurological disorders: A review., Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 20(2), 161–179. [Open Access]

Dodds, C., Muller, U., MANLY, T. (2009) Effects of psychostimulants on alertness and spatial bias in healthy participants, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 21(3), 529-537 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Dove, A., Blows, S., George, M., Noonan, M.A.P., Teasdale, T.W., DODDS, C., FISH, J., Warburton, E. (2009) Assessment of unilateral patial neglect: Scoring Star Cancellation performance from video recordings - Method, Reliability and Normative Data, Neuropsychology, 23(4), 519-528 [Read More]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. Evans, J.J., and WILSON, B.A. (2009) The assessment of prospective memory: Correspondence between short-scale and naturalistic assessment procedures, and everyday performance, Brain Impairment, 10(2), 218 [Read More]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. & WILSON, B. (2009) Rehabilitation for prospective memory problems resulting from acquired brain injury, In M. Oddy and A. Worthington (Eds). Brain Injury and Executive Dysfunction. Oxford University Press [Read More]

MOUTSOPOULOU, K., MANLY, T. & CUSACK, R. (2008) Does Attention Modulate Actication in the Mirror Neuron System?, Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, B113 [Read More]

MOUTSOPOULOU, K., MANLY, T. & CUSACK, R. (2008) Attention Modulates Mirror Neuron Activation, Experimental Psychology Society Summer Meeting, Cambridge [Read More]

Dodds, C.m., Van Belle, J., PEERS, P.V., Dove, A., CUSACK, R., DUNCAN, J. & MANLY, T. (2008) The effects of time-on-task and concurrent cognitive load on normal visuospatial bias, Neuropsychology, 22(4), 545-552 [Read More]

Schweizer, T.A., Levine, B., Rewilak, D., O'Connor, C., Turner. G,, Alexander, M.P., Cusimano, M., MANLY, T. , Robertson, I.H. & Stuss, D.T. (2008) Rehabilitation of executive functioning after focal damage to the cerebellum, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 22(1), 72-77 [Read More]

George, M.S., Mercer, J.S., Walker, R. & MANLY, T. (2008) A demonstration of endogenous modulation of unilateral spatial neglect: The impact of apparent time-pressure on spatial bias, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14(1), 33-41 [Read More]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. , EMSLIE, H., Evans, J.J. & WILSON, B.A. (2008) Compensatory strategies for acquired disorders of memory and planning: Differential effects of a paging system for patients with brain injury of traumatic versus cerebrovascular aetiology, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 79(8), 930-935 [Read More]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. & WILSON, B.A. (2008) Long-term compensatory treatment of organizational deficits in a patient with bilateral frontal lobe damage, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 14(1), 154-163 [Read More]

DOVE, A., MANLY, T. , Epstein, R.A. & OWEN, A. M. (2008) The engagement of mid-ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior brain regions in intentional cognitive activity., Human Brain Mapping, 29(1) 107-119 [Read More]

MANLY, T. (2007) Within-subjects variability: Pain or Gain?, Invited lecture at the American Congress on Rehabilitation Medcine-American Society of Neurorehabilitation Joint Educational Conference, Washington DC, October 2007 [Read More]

MANLY, T. (2007) The Elizabeth Warrington Prize Lecture: A Tale of Two Bleeps, Spring meeting of the British Neuropsychological Society, held at the University of Nottingham, April 18th 2007 [Read More]

Datta, A.K., CUSACK, R., Hawkins, K., Heutink, J., Rorden, C., Robertson, I. and MANLY, T. (2007) The P300 as a marker of waning attention and error propensity, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 93968. [Open Access]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. & WILSON, B.A. (2007) Electronic Aids for People with Memory and Planning Problems Following Acquired Brain Injury, Presentation at the American Congress on Rehabilitation Medcine-American Society of Neurorehabilitation Joint Educational Conference, Washington DC, October 2007. [Read More]

FISH, J., Evans, J.J., Nimmo, M., Martin, E., Kersel, D., Bateman, A., WILSON, B.A. & MANLY, T. (2007) Rehabilitation of executive dysfunction following brain injury: "Content-free cueing" improves everyday prospective memory performance., Neuropsychologia 45(6), 1318-1330 [Read More]

GREENFIELD, E., Evans, J.J., EMSLIE, H., MANLY, T. & WILSON, B.A. (2006) Cognitive-Motor Dual Tasking in Alzheimer's Disease., Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 12(S2): 49 [Read More]

Savage, R., Cornish, K., MANLY, T. & Hollis, C. (2006) Cognitive processes in children's reading and attention: The role of working memory, divided attention, and response inhibition, British Journal of Psychology, 97(3), 365-385. [Read More]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. and WILSON, B.A. (2006) Modulation of executive function in acquired brain injury, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 12, S2:42 [Read More]

FISH, J., MANLY, T. , Evans, J.J., EMSLIE, H. & WILSON, B.A. (2006) Further investigation into the NeuroPage system for memory and planning disorders, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 12, S2, 11-12. [Read More]

FISH, J., Evans, J.J., Nimmo, M., Martin, E., Bateman, A., WILSON, B.A. & MANLY, T. (2006) External alerting strategies for the rehabilitation of executive dysfunction in Acquired Brain Injury, Brain Impairment 7(2), 158 [Read More]

Cornish, K., Kogan, C., Turk, J., MANLY, T. , James, N., Mills, A. & Dalton, A. (2005) The emerging fragile X premutation phenotype: Evidence from the domain of social cognition, Brain and Cognition, 57, 53-60 [Read More]

Cornish, K.M., MANLY, T. , Savage, R., Swanson, J., Morisano, D., Butler, N., Grant, C., Cross, G., Bentley, L. & Hollis, C.P. (2005) Association of the dopamine transporter (DAT1) 10/10-repeat genotype with ADHD symptoms and response inhibition in a general population sample, Molecular Psychiatry, 10(7), 686-698 [Read More]

Dobler, V.B., Anker, S., Gilmore, J., Robertson, I.H., Atkinson, J. & MANLY, T. (2005) Asymmetric deterioration of spatial awareness with diminishing levels of alertness in normal children and children with ADHD, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46(11), 1230-1248 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Cornish, K., Grant, C., Dobler, V. & Hollis, C. (2005) Examining the relationship between rightward visuo-spatial bias and poor attention within the normal child population using a brief screening task, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 1337-1344 [Read More]

MANLY, T. (2005) Commentary - Is there any value in the differential assessment of attention?, British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 23(4), 507-512 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Dobler, V., DODDS, C. & GEORGE. M (2005) Rightward shift in spatial awareness with declining alertness, Neuropsychologia, 43(12), 1721-1728 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , DODDS, C., George, M. & Dobler, V. (2005) Rightward shifts in visual attention with reduced alertness: Is the persistence of unilateral neglect an exaggeration of a normal pattern, Brain Impairment, 6(2). 123, 2005 [Read More]

MANLY, T. & Robertson, I.H. (2005) The Sustained Attention to Response Test (SART), In Neurobiology of Attention, 337 [Read More]

Cornish, K., MANLY, T. , Dobler, V., Grant, C., & Hollis, C (2005) Lateralized spatial attention in attentive and inattentive school-aged boys, Brain and Cognition, 56(1), 118-118. [Read More]

GEORGE, M., Dobler, V., Nicholls, E. & MANLY, T. (2005) Spatial awareness, alertness, and ADHD: The re-emergence of unilateral neglect and time-on-task, Brain and Cognition, 57(3), 264-275 [Read More]

O'Connor, C., MANLY, T. , Robertson, I.H., Hevenor, S.J. & Levine, B. (2004) An fMRI study of sustained attention with endogenous and exogenous engagement, Brain and Cognition, 54(2), 133-135 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Heutink, J., Davison, B., Gaynord, B., Greenfield, E., PARR, A., Ridgeway, V., & Robertson, I.H. (2004) An electronic knot in the handkerchief: 'Content free cueing' and the maintenance of attentive control, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 14(1-2), 89-116 [Read More]

Rigby, A.S., Turk, J., Mills, A.C., James, N., Hollis, C., Cornish, K., Dalton, A. & MANLY, T. (2003) Social functioning in male premutation carriers of Fragile X (FRAX) syndrome, American Journal of Human Genetics, 73(5), 383 The 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics [Read More]

O'Connor, C., Robertson, I.H., MANLY, T. , Hevenor, S.J., Levine, B (2003) Endogenous versus exogenous engagement of sustained attention: An fMRI study, Clinical Neuropsychologist, 17, 117 [Read More]

DOBLER, V.B., MANLY, T. , Verity, C., Woolrych, J. & Robertson, I.H. (2003) Modulation of spatial attention in a child with developmental unilateral neglect, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 45(4), 282-288 [Read More]

MANLY, T. (2003) Rehabilitation for disorders of attention., In B. A. Wilson (Ed.), Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice, 23 - 52 [Read More]

Wilson, F.C. & MANLY, T. (2003) Sustained attention training and errorless learning facilitates self-care functioning in chronic ipsilesional neglect following severe traumatic brain injury, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 13(5), 537-548 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , ROBERTSON, I.H (2003) The Rehabilitation of Attention., In P.W. Halligan, U. Kischka, & J.C. Marshall (Eds), Oxford Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press [Read More]

Ho, A.K., MANLY, T. , Nestor, P.J., Sahakian, B.J., Robbins, T.W., Rosser, A.E., & Barker, R.A. (2003) A case of unilateral neglect in Huntingdon's Disease, Neurocase, 9(3), 261-273 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , OWEN, A.M., McAvinue, L., Datta, A., Lewis, G.H., K, S.,Rodrden, C., Pickard, J., & Robertson, I.H. (2003) Enhancing the sensitivity of a sustained attention task to frontal damage. Convergent clinical and functional imaging evidence, Neurocase, 9(4), 340-349 [Read More]

CALDER, A.J., KEANE, J., MANLY, T. , Sprengelmeyer, R., Scott, S.K., NIMMO-SMITH, I. & Young, A.W. (2003) Facial Expression Recognition Across the Adult Life Span , Neuropsychologia, 41(2), 195-202 [Read More]

Cornish, K., Hollis, C., DOBLER, V., MANLY, T. , Grant, C., Kay, C (2002) Evidence for anomalous lateralization in ADHD subtypes, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 17(8), 788-788 [Read More]

Robertson, I.H. and MANLY, T. (2002) Cognitive routes to the rehabilitation of unilateral neglect, In HO Karnath, D Milner & G Vallar (Eds) The Cognitive and Neural Bases of Spatial Neglect (pp. 365-373), Oxford: Oxford University Press [Read More]

Rice, C. D., Done, D. J., MANLY, T. , & McKenna, P. J. (2002) Schizophrenic patients with symptoms show more impairment than those without symptoms on an ecologically valid test of executive function., XIth Biennial Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia, Davos, Switzerland, February 24-March 1, 2002. Schizophrenia Research, 53(3), 133. [Read More]

Chan, R.C.K. & MANLY, T. (2002) The application of 'dysexecutive syndrome' measures across cultures: Performance and checklist assessment in neurologically healthy and traumatically brain-injured Hong Kong Chinese Volunteers, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8(6), 771-780 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , NIMMO-SMITH, I., WATSON, P., Anderson, V., Turner, A. & Robertson, I.H. (2002) The Differential Assessment of Children's Attention: The Test of Everyday Attention for Children (TEA-Ch) , Normative Sample and ADHD performance., Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 42(8), 1065-1081 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Lewis, G.H., Robertson, I.H., Watson, P.C. & Datta, A.K. (2002) Coffee in the cornflakes: Time-of-day, routine response control and subjective sleepiness., Neuropsychologia, 40(1), 1-6 [Read More]

MANLY, T. ,Hawkins, K., EVANS, J.J., Woldt, K. & Robertson, I.H. (2002) Rehabilitation of Executive Function: Facilitation of effective goal management on complex tasks using periodic auditory alerts, Neuropsychologia, 40(3), 271-281 [Read More]

OWEN, A.M., Menon, D.K., JOHNSRUDE, I.S., BOR, D., Scott, S.K., MANLY, T. , Williams, E.J., Mummery, C. & Pickard, J.D. (2002) Detecting Residual Cognitive Function in Persistent Vegetative State (PVS), Neurocase, 8(5), 394-403. [Read More]

MANLY, T. , HAWKINS, K., EVANS, J., & ROBINSON, I.H (2001) Rehabilitation of Executive Function: Function of effective goal management on complex tasks using periodic auditory alerts., Neurocase, 7 [Read More]

DOBLER, V., MANLY, T. , Robertson, I. H., Polichroniadis, M., Verity, C., Goodyer, I., & WILSON, B. A. (2001) Modulation of hemispatial attention in a case of developmental unilateral neglect. , BNS Meeting 2000, Neurocase, 7(186) [Read More]

MANLY, T. & Mattingley, J.B. (2001) Attention, Spatial Neglect and Visuoperceptual disorders, Clinical Neuropsychology: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Management for Clinicians, John Wiley & Sons [Read More]

MANLY, T. (2001) The Rehabilitation of Attention, In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice [Read More]

MANLY, T. , WOLDT, K., WATSON, P. & Warburton, E. (2001) Is motor perseveration in unilateral neglect 'driven' by the presence of neglected left-sided stimuli?, Neuropsychologia 40(11),1794-1803 [Read More]

MANLY, T. (2001) Developments in the rehabilitation of unilateral neglect. Advances in clinical neurosciences and rehabilitation., Advances in Clinical Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, 1 (4), 18-19 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , OWEN, A.M., Datta, A., Lewis, G., Scott, S., Rorden, C., Pickard, J. & Robertson, I. (2001) Busy doing nothing?: Increased right frontal and parietal activation associated with self-sustained attention to an unchallenging task, NeuroImage, 13 (6): S331-S331, Part 2 [Read More]

DOBLER, V.B., MANLY, T. , Atkinson, J., WILSON, B.A., Ioannou, K. & Robertson, I.H. (2001) Interaction of hand use and spatial selective attention in children, Neuropsychologia, 39(10), 1055-1064 [Read More]

Micallef, S., Anderson, J., Anderson, V., Robertson, I.H., & MANLY, T. (2001) Sustained and selective attention in children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Specific Learning Disabilities., Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, 2, 1-23 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Ward, S., & Robertson, I.H. (2000) The Rehabilitation of Attention., In P. J. Eslinger (Ed.), Neuropsychological Interventions: Emerging Treatment and Management Models for Neuropsychological Impairments. [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Davison, B., Heutink, J., Galloway, M. & Robertson, I.H. (2000) Not enough time or not enough attention? Speed, error and self-maintained control in the Sustained Attention to Response Test (SART), Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, 3, 167-177 [Read More]

MANLY, T. , Datta, A., Heutink, J., Hawkins, K., CUSACK, R., Rorden, C.,& Robertson, I (2000) An electrophysiological predictor of imminent action error in humans., Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2000, 21E Suppl [Read More]

Wilson, F.C., MANLY, T. , Coile, D. & ROBERTSON, I.H. (2000) The effect of contralesional limb activation training and sustained attention training for self-care programmes in unilateral spatial neglect, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 16 (1), 1-4 [Read More]

ROBERTSON, I. H. & MANLY, T. (1999) Sustained attention deficits in time and space, In G. W. Humphreys, J. Duncan & A. Treisman (Eds.) Attention, space and action: Studies in cognitive neuroscience, pp297-310. Oxford: Oxford University Press [Read More]

Manly, T. , Robertson, I. H., Galloway, M., & Hawkins, K. (1999) The absent mind: Further investigations of sustained attention to response., Neuropsychologia, 37, 661-670. [Read More]

MANLY, T. , & ROBERTSON, I.H (1998) Sustained attention following traumatic brain injury, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, Suppl, 67 [Read More]

CLAPP, S., MANLY, T. , & WING, A.M (1998) A case study of impaired balance during cognitive activity, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, Suppl, 93. [Read More]

Anderson, V., Fenwick, T., MANLY, T. , & ROBERTSON, I. (1998) Attentional skills in children following traumatic brain injury., Brain Injury, 12 (11), 937-949. [Read More]

MANLY, T. , ROBERTSON, I. H., Anderson, V. & NIMMO-SMITH, I. (1998) The Test of Everyday Attention for Children (TEAch)., Bury St Edmunds: Thames Valley Test Company. [Read More]

ROBERTSON, I., MANLY, T. , Beschin, N., Daini, R., Haeske-Dewick, H., Hömberg, V., Jehkonen, M., Pizzamiglio, G., Shiel, A. & Weber, E. (1997) Auditory sustained attention is a marker of unilateral spatial neglect., Neuropsychologia, 35, 1527-1532 [Read More]

Robertson, I. H., Manly, T. , Andrade, J., Baddeley, B. T., & Yiend, J. (1997) ‘Oops!’: Performance correlates of everyday attentional failures in traumatic brain injured and normal subjects., Neuropsychologia, 35(6), 747-758. [Read More]

Manly, T. , Robertson, I.H. & Verity, C. (1997) Developmental unilateral visual neglect: A single case study., Neurocase, 3(1), 19-29. [Read More]

Manly, T. & Robertson, I.H. (1997) Sustained attention and the frontal lobes., In P. Rabbitt (Ed.) Methodology of Frontal and Executive Function, pp.135-150. Hove: Psychology Press. [Read More]