Fraser Watts Publication Archive

Please find below a complete list of Fraser’s Publications that have been released throughout his career.

 

Clinical Psychology Publications by Fraser Watts
Books
  • Watts, F.N. & Bennett, D.H. (1983/1991) Theory and Practice of Psvchiatric Rehabilitation. Chichester: John Wiley.
  • Watts, F.N. (1985) (ed.) New Developments in Clinical Psychology. Leicester: British Psychology Society.
  • Williams, J.M.G., Watts, F.N., MacLeod, C.M. and Mathews, A. (1988/1997). Cognitive Psychology and Emotional. Chichester, John Wiley.
  • Watts, F.N. (ed) (1988). New Developments in Clinical Psychology. Volume 2. Leicester, British Psychological Society.
  • Parry, G. & Watts, F.N. (eds) (1989). Skills and Methods in Mental Health Research. Hove, Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Watts, F.N. (1990) The Efficacy of Clinical Applications of Psvchologv: An Overview of Research. Cardiff: Shadowfax Publishing.
  • Watts, F.N. (ed) (1993) Neuropsychological Perspectives on Emotion. Hove, Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • Baddeley, A.D., Wilson, B.A. and Watts, F.N. (eds) (1995) Handbook of Memory Disorders. Chichester, John Wiley.

 

Articles and Chapters on Cognition and Emotion
  • Watts, F.N. & Blackstock, A.J. (1987) Lang’s theory of emotional imagery. Cognition and Emotion, 1,391-405.
  • Dalgleish, T. & Watts, F.N. (1990) Biases of attention and memory in disorders of anxiety and depression. Clinical Psvchological Review, 10, 589-604.
  • Watts, F.N. (1992) Clinical implications of some current theories of the emotions. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 31, 153-167.
  • Watts, F.N. (1993) The current state of jealousy: A review of recent books. Cognition and Emotion, 7, 217-223.
  • East, M. P. & Watts, F. (1999) Jealousy and envy. In T. Dalgleish & M. Power (eds.) The Handbook of Cognition and Emotion. Chichester: John Wiley. Pp. 569-588.

 

Articles and Chapters on Information Processing in Anxiety
  • Watts, F.N. & Sharrock, R. (1984) Fear and time estimation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 59, 597-598.
  • Watts, F.N. & Sharrock, R. (1984) Questionnaire dimensions of spider phobia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 22, 575-580.
  • Watts, F.N. & Sharrock, R. (1985) Relationships between spider constructs in phobics. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 58, 149-153.
  • Watts, F.N., McKenna, F., Sharrock, R. & Trezise, L. (1986) Colour-naming of phobia-related words. British Journal of Psychology, 77, 97-108.
  • Watts, F.N., Sharrock, R. & Trezise, L. (1986) Detail and elaboration in phobic imagery. Behavioural Psvchotherapy, 14, 115-123.
  • Watts, F.N. (1986) Cognitive processing in phobias. Behavioural Psvchotherapy, 14, 295-301.
  • Watts, F.N., Trezise, L. & Sharrock, R. (1986) Processing of phobic stimuli. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 25, 253-259.
  • Watts, F.N. (1988) Agoraphobia: the changing face of treatment. In F.N. Watts (ed) New Developments in Clinical Volume 2. Leicester: British Psychological Society. Pp. 53-66.
  • Watts, F.N. & Wilkins, A.J. (1989) The role of provocative visual stimuli in agoraphobia. Psychological Medicine, 19, 875-885.
  • Watts, F.N. (1989) Attentional strategies and agoraphobic anxiety. Behavioural Psychotherapy, 17, 15-26.
  • Watts, F.N. (1990) The cohesiveness of phobic concepts. In K.J. Gilhooly, et al. (eds) Lines of Thinking: Reflections on the Psvchologv of Volume 2. Chichester: John Wiley. Pp. 145-155.
  • Watts, F.N. & Dalgleish, T. (1991) Memory for phobia-related words in spider phobia. Cognition and Emotion, 5, 313-329.
  • Watts, F.N. and Coyle, K. (1992) Recall bias for stimulus and response anxiety words in spider phobics. Anxiety Research, 4, 315-323.
  • Watts, F.N., Coyle, K. (1993) Phobics show poor recall of anxiety words. British Journal of Medical Psvchology, 66, 373-382.
  • Watts, F.N. (1995) An information processing approach to compulsive checking. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2, 69-77.

 

Articles and Chapters on Cognitive Functioning in Depression
  • Watts, F.N. & Sharrock, R. (1985) Description and measurement of concentration problems in depressed patients. Psychological Medicine, 15, 317-326.
  • Watts, F.N. & Sharrock, R. (1987) Cucd recall in depression. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 26,149-150.
  • Watts, F.N., Morris, L. & MacLeod, A.K. (1987) Recognition memory in depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 96, 297-299.
  • Watts, F.N., MacLeod, A.K. & Morris, L. (1988). A remedial strategy for memory and concentration problems in depressed patients. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 12, 185-193.
  • Watts, F.N., MacLeod, A.K. and Morris, L. (1988). Associations between phenomenal and objective aspects of concentration problems in depressed patients. British Journal of Psychology, 79, 241-250.
  • Watts, F.N. (1988). Memory deficit in depression: the role of response style. In M. Gruneberg et al (Eds) Practical Aspects of Volume 2. Chichester, John Wiley. Pp. 255-260.
  • Watts, F.N. & Cooper, Z. (1989) The effects of depression on structural aspects of the recall of prose. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 98, 150-153.
  • Watts, F.N., Dalgleish, T., Bourke, P. & Healy, D. (1990) Memory deficit in clinical depression: processing resources and the structure of materials. Psychological Medicine, 20, 345-349.
  • Watts, F.N. (1993) Problems of memory and concentration. In C. G. Costello (ed) Symptoms of Depression. New York, John Wiley. P. 113-140.
  • Watts, F.N. (1995) Depression and anxiety. In A.D. Baddeley, B.A. Wilson and F.N. Watts (eds) Handbook of Memory Disorders. Chichester, John Wiley. Pp. 293-317

 

Articles and Chapters on Health Psychology, Stress and Insomnia
  • Watts, F.N. (1980) Behavioural aspects of the management of Diabctes Mellitus: Education, Self-care and metabolic control. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 18,171-180.
  • Watts, F.N. (1982) Attributional aspects of medicine. In: Attributions and Psvchological Change. C. Antaki and C. Brewin (eds.), Academic Press. Pp. 135-155.
  • Watts, F.N., Herbert, J., Moore, G.F. and Levey, A. (1986) Approaches to studying, personality and examination anxiety. Personality and Individual Differences, 7, 243-245.
  • Herbert, J., Moore, G.F., de la Riva, C., and Watts, F.N. (1986) Endocrine responses and examination anxiety. Biological Psychology, 22, 215-226.
  • Watts, F.N. (1988). Psychological contributions to the treatment of medical patients. In T.W. Robbins and P.J. Cooper (Eds.) Psvchology for Medical Students. London: Edward Arnold. P. 283-302.
  • Wing, A.M., Watts, F.N. & Sharma, V. (1991) Developmental dynamics of handwriting: Appraising the relation between handwriting and personality. In J. Wann, A. Wing & N. Sovik (eds.) Development of Graphic Skills: Research Perspectives and Personal ImplicationsLondon, Academic Press. P. 163-175.
  • Levey, A.B., Aldaz, J.A., Watts, F.N. & Coyle, K. (1991) Articulatory suppression and the treatment of insomnia. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 29, 85-89.
  • Coyle, K. & Watts, F.N. (1991) The factorial structure of sleep dissatisfaction. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 29, 513-520.
  • Watts, F.N., Webster, S.M., Morley, C.J. & Cohen, J. (1992) Expedition stress, cognitive coping and personality change. British Journal of Psychology, 83, 337-341.
  • Watts, F.N., Apps, J. and East, M.P. (1993) Personality change produced by expedition stress. Personality and Individual Differences, 15, 603-605
  • Watts, F.N., Webster, S.M., Morley, C.J. and Cohen, J. (1993). Cognitive strategies in coping with expedition stress. European Journal of Personality, 7, 255-266.
  • Watts, F.N., Coyle, K. and East, M.P. (1994) The contribution of worry to insomnia. British Journal of Clinical Psvchology, 33, 211-220.
  • East, M.P. & Watts, F.N. (1994) Worry and the suppression of imagery. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 32, 851-855.
  • Watts, F.N., Cohen, J. & Toplis, R. (1994) Personality and coping strategies on a stressful expedition. Personality and Individual Differences, 17, 647-656.
  • Watts, F.N., East, M.P. & Coyle, K. (1995) Insomniacs’ perceived lack of control over sleep. Psychology and Health, 10, 81-95.

 

Articles and Chapters on General Clinical Psychology
  • Watts, F.N. (1980) Clinical judgment and clinical training. British Journal of Medical Psvchology, 53, 95-108.
  • Watts, F.N. (1983) Mental illness: In: The Practice of Clinical Psvchology in Great Britain. A. Liddell (ed.), John Wiley, pp. 69-81.
  • Watts, F.N. (1989) Experimental abnormal psychology. In G. Parry and F.N. Watts (Eds) Skills and Methods in Mental Health Research. Brighton, Lawrence Erlbaum. Pp. 177-200.
  • Good, D. & Watts, F.N. (1989). Qualitative research. In G. Parry and F.N. Watts (Eds) Skills and Methods in Mental Health Research. Brighton, Lawrence Erlbaum. Pp 253-276.
  • Watts, F.N. (1992) Is psychology falling apart? Presidential Address to the British Psychological Society. The Psychologist, 5, 489-494.

 

Articles and Chapters on Behaviour Therapy
  • Watts, F.N. (1971) Desensitisation as an habituation phenomenon I: Stimulus intensity as determinant of the effects of stimulus lengths. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 9, 209-217.
  • Watts, F.N. (1971) The treatment of stammering by the intensive practice of fluent speech. British Journal of Disorders of Communication, 6.,144-147.
  • Watts, F.N. (1973) Mechanisms of fluency control in stutterers. British Journal of Disorders of Communication, 8, 131-138.
  • Powell, G.E. & Watts, F.N. (1973) Determinants of expectation in imaginal desensitisation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 37, 246.
  • Watts, F.N. (1974) The control of spontaneous recovery of anxiety in imaginal desensitisation. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 12, 57-59.
  • Watts, F.N. (1976) Self-Report of anxiety in imaginal desensitisation. British Tournal of Social and Clinical Psvchology, 15, 211-212.
  • Watts, F.N. (1979) The habituation model of systematic desensitisation. Psychological Bulletin, 86, 627-637.
  • Watts, F. (1988) Agoraphobia: The Changing Face of Treatment. In F. N. Watts (ed.) (1988). New Developments in Clinical Psychology. Volume 2. Leicester, British Psychological Society. Pp. 53-66.

 

Articles and Chapters on Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  • Watts, F.N. (1976) Chapter 21. Social treatments. In H.J. Eysenck & G.D. Wilson (Ed.) A Textbook of human psychologv, MTP Press. Pp. 295-301
  • Watts, F.N. (1976) The modification of the employment handicaps of psychiatric patients by behavioural methods. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 30, 487-491.
  • Watts, F.N. & Yu, P.K. (1976) The structure of attitudes in psychiatric rehabilitation. Journal of Occupational Psvchology, 49, 39-44.
  • Watts, F.N. & Bennett, D.H. (1977) Previous occupational stability as a predictor of employment after psychiatric rehabilitation. Psychological Medicine, 7, 709-712.
  • Watts, F.N. (1978) A study of work behaviour in a psychiatric rehabilitation unit. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psvchology, 17, 85-92.
  • Watts, F.N. & Bennett, D.H. (1978) Social deviance in a day hospital. British Journal of Psychiatry, 132, 455-462.
  • Watts, F.N. & Everitt, B.S. (1980) The factorial structure of the General Aptitude Test Battery. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 36, 763-767.
  • Watts, F.N. & Bennett, D.H. (1983) Introduction: The concept of rehabilitation. In: F.N. Watts and D.H. Bennet (eds.) Theory and Practice of Psychiatric Chichester: John Wiley. Pp. 3-14.
  • Watts, F.N. & Bennett, D.H. (1983) Neurotic, affective and conduct disorders. In: F.N. Watts and D.H. Bennet (eds.) Theory and Practice of Psvchiatric Chichester, John Wiley. Pp. 65-82.
  • Watts, F.N. (1983) Employment. In: F.N. Watts and D.H. Bennet (eds.) Theorv and Practice of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Chichester, John Wiley. Pp. 215-240.
  • Watts, F.N. (1983) Socialization and social integration. In: F.N. Watts and D.H. Bennet (eds.) Theory and Practice of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Chichester, John Wiley. Pp. 289-300.
  • Watts, F.N. & Bennett, D.H. (1983) Management of the staff team. In: F.N. Watts and D.H. Bennett (eds.) Theorv and Practice of Psychiatric RehabilitationChichester, John Wiley. P. 313-328.
  • Watts, F.N. & Lavender, A. (1987) Rehabilitation programmes for psychiatric patients. In: S. Lindsey and G.E. Powell (Eds.) A Handbook of Clinical Psychology. London, Gower. Pp. 420-432.
  • Watts, F.N. & Lavender, A. (1987) Assessment in psychiatric rehabilitation. In: S. Lindsey and G.E. Powell (Eds.) A Handbook of Clinical PsychologyLondon, Gower. Pp. 433-445.

 

Articles and Chapters on Psychological Therapy
  • Watts, F.N., Powell, G.E. & Austin, S.V. (1973). The modification of abnormal beliefs. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 46, 359-363.
  • Watts, F.N. (1975) Individual differences in response to treatment. British Association of the Behavioural Psychotherapy Bulletin, 17-12.
  • Watts, F.N. (1977) What sort of cognitive processes are involved in cognitive behaviour therapy? British Association of the Behavioural Psychotherapy Bulletin, 5, 21-26.
  • Watts, F.N. (1983) Strategies of clinical listening. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 56,113-123.
  • Watts, F.N. (1985) Individual-centred cognitive counselling for study problems. British Journal of Counselling and Guidance, 13, 238-247.
  • Watts, F.N. (1989) Listening processes in psychotherapy. In F. Flach (Ed) Directions in Psychiatry, Volume 5. London, W.W. Norton. P. 114-124.
  • Watts, F.N. (1990) Aversion to personal body hair: A case study in the integration of behavioural and interpretative methods. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 63, 335-340.

 

 

Religion Publications by Fraser Watts
Books
  • Watts, F. N & Williams, M. (1988). The Psychology of Religious Knowing.  Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. (Reissued in paperback, 1994 London, Geoffrey Chapman.)
  • Watts, F. (ed.) (1998) Science Meets Faith. London, SPCK.
  • Watts, F. (ed.) (2000) Christians and Bioethics. London, SPCK.
  • Watts, F, Nye, R. & Savage, S. (2002). Psychology for Christian Ministry. London, Routledge.
  • Watts, F. (2002) Theology and Psychology. Basingstoke, Ashgate.
  • Watts, F. & Dutton, K. (eds.) (2006) The Dialogue Between Science and Religion: An International Approach. Philadelphia, John Templeton Press
  • Watts, F, (ed.) (2008) Law and Probability. Basingstoke, Ashgate.
  • Watts, F. (ed.) (2011) Spiritual Healing: Scientific and Religious Perspectives. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
  • Watts, F. & Knight, C. C. (eds) (2012) God and the Scientist: Exploring the Work of John Polkiinghorne. Farnham, Ashgate.
  • Watts, F. & Dumbreck, G. (eds.) (2013) Head and Heart: Perspectives from Religion and Psychology. Philadelphia, Templeton Press.
  • Watts, F. & Turner, L. (eds.) (2014) Cognitive Approaches to the Evolution of Religion: Critical Perspectives. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • Khalili, S. & Watts, F. (eds) (in press) Science and/or Religion; A 21st Century Debate. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Press.
  • Watts, F. (in preparation) Embodied Spirituality: Psychology, Religion and the Body. Norwich, SCM Press.
  • Watts, F. (in preparation) Living Deeply: The Spiritual Journey.

 

Journal Articles and Book Chapters
  • Watts, F. (1991) Cognition, the world and God: A response to Arnheim. New Ideas in Psychology 9, 21-24.
  • Watts, F. (1991) Enabling authority: A psychological perspective. Modern Churchman, 33, 11-19.
  • Watts, F. (1993) Psychological Science and Christian Thought. In: A. E. McGrath (ed.) The Blackwell Dictionary of Modern Christian Thought. Oxford, Basil Blackwell. Pp. 531-535.
  • Watts, F. (1994) ‘Nothing but a pack of neurones’. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 1, 275-279.
  • Watts, F. (1995) Hell on earth. Epworth Review, 22, 80-87.
  • Watts, F. (1995) Science and eschatology. Modern Believing, 36, 46-52
  • Watts, F. (1996) The ends of humanity. In V. Brummer  & M. Sorot (Ed.) Happiness, Well-being and the Meaning of Life.  Kampen, Pharos. Pp 26-41.
  • Watts, F. (1997) Are science and religion in conflict? Zygon, 32, 125-138.
  • Watts, F. (1997) Psychological and religious perspectives on emotion. Zygon, 32, 243-260. (reprinted from the International Journal for the Psychology of Religion).
  • Watts, F. (1998) Science and religion as complementary perspectives. In N. H. Gregersen and W. van Huyssteen (eds.) Rethinking Theology and Science: Six Models for the Current Dialogue. Grand Rapids, Fortress Press. 157-159.
  • Watts, F. (1998) Towards a theology of consciousness. In J. Cornwell (ed.) Consciousness and Human Identity. New York, Oxford University Press. Pp. 178-196
  • Watts, F. (1998) Revelation and the mind. In V. White (ed.) Where shall We Find God? Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Publications. Pp. 29-40.
  • Watts, F. 1998) Brain, Mind and Soul. In F Watts (ed.) Science Meets Faith. London, SPCK. Pp. 59-72.
  • Watts, F. (1999) Cognitive neuroscience and religious consciousness. In R. J. Russell, N. Murphy, T. Meyering & M. Arbib (eds.) Neuroscience and the Person.Vatican City State, Vatican Observatory & Berkeley, California, Centre for Theology and Natural Science. Pp. 327-346.
  • Watts, F. (1999) Psychology & Theology. In C. Southgate et al (ed.) God, Humanity and the Cosmos. Edinburgh, T & T Clark. Pp. 173-196
  • Watts, F. (2000) The multi-faceted nature of human personhood: psychological and theological perspectives. In H. Gregersen , W. B. Dress and U Gorman (eds.) The Person: Perspectives from Science and Theology. Edinburgh, T & T Clark. Pp. 41-63.
  • Watts, F. (2000) Subjective and objective hope: propositional and attitudinal aspects of eschatology. In J . Polkinghorne & M. Welker (eds.) The End of the World and the Ends of God. Trinity Press International. Pp. 47-60.
  • Watts, F. (2000) Artificial intelligence. In R. L. Herrmann (ed.) Ten Scientists Consider Humility Theology. Philadelphia, Templeton Foundation Press. Pp. 279-300.
  • Watts, F. (2000) Brain science and religious experience. In R. Stannard (ed.) God for the 21st Century. Philadelphia, Templeton Foundation Press. Pp.121-123
  • Watts, F. (2000) Approaches to bioethics. In F. Watts, (ed.) Christians and Bioethics. London, SPCK. Pp. 1-12.
  • Watts, F. (2000) Psychological research questions about yoga. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 3. 71-84.
  • Watts, F. (2000) Psychology. In A. Hastings (ed.) Oxford Companion to Christian Thought. Oxford, Oxford University Press. Pp. 577-579.
  • Watts, F (2001) Shame, sin and guilt. In A McFadyen & M Sarot (eds) Forgiveness and Truth. Edinburgh, T & T Clark. Pp. 53-69.
  • Watts, F. (ed.) (2001) Prayer and psychology. In Watts (ed.) Perspectives on Prayer. London, SPCK. Pp. 39-52.
  • Watts, F. (2001) Psychology of religion. In N. J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (ed.) International Encyclopaedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 19, 13102-6, Oxford, Elsevier Science.
  • Watts, F. (2002) Interacting cognitive subsystems and religious meanings. In R Joseph (ed.) Neurotheology: Brain, Science, Spirituality, Religious Experience. San Jose, California University Press. Pp. 183-188.
  • Watts, F. (2002) Transsexualism and the church. Theology and Sexuality, 9, 63-85.
  • Watts, F. (2002) Evolution, human nature, and Christianity, Epworth Review, 29, 24-31.
  • Watts, F. (2003) Psychology. In J. W. V. van Huyssteen et al. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Science and Religion. New York, Macmillan Reference. Pp. 705-709.
  • Watts, F. (2003) Prayer and meditation In J. W. V. van Huyssteen et al. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Science and Religion. New York, Macmillan Reference. 696-698.
  • Watts, F. & Turner, L. (2003) Self. In J. W. V. van Huyssteen et al. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Science and Religion. New York, Macmillan Reference. Pp. 791-795.
  • Watts, F. (2003) Parapsychologie. In H. D. Betz et al (eds.) Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart. 4th Volume  6, 931-4
  • Watts, F. (2004) Reductionism: methodological and ideological. In European Commission (eds) Modern Biology and Visions of Humanity. Brussels, de Boeck. Pp. 79-91.
  • Watts, F. (2004) The glory of God revealed in natural science. In M Chapman (ed.) Celebrating Creation: Affirming Catholicism and Revelation of God’s Glory. London, DLT. Pp. 28-42.
  • Watts, F. (2004) Relating the psychology and theology of forgiveness. In F. Watts & L. Gulliford (eds.) (2004) Forgiveness in Context. Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue. London, T & T Clark International. Pp. 1-10.
  • Watts, F. (2004) Christian theology. In F. Watts & L. Gulliford (eds.) (2004) Forgiveness in Context. Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue. London, T & T Clark International. Pp. 50-68.
  • Watts, F. (2004) Concluding reflections. In F. Watts & L. Gulliford (eds.) (2004) Forgiveness in Context. Theology and Psychology in Creative Dialogue. London, T & T Clark International. Pp. 178-87.
  • Watts, F. (2005) Editorial. In Theology and Science, Pp, 249-250.
  • Watts, F. (2005) In C. Partridge (ed.) The New Lion Handbook of World Religions. 3rd. edition. Oxford, Lion Hudson. Pp. 26-28
  • Watts, F. (2006) Human Dignity: Concepts and Experiences. In R K Soulen & L Woodhead (eds.) God and Human Dignity. Grand Rapids, Eerdmans. Pp. 247-262.
  • Watts, F. (2006) Personal transformation: Perspectives from psychology and Christianity. In P. Hefner and J. D. Koss-Chioino (eds.) Spiritual Transformation and Healing. Walnut Creek, Altamira Press. Pp 152-167.
  • Watts, F. (2006) Science, religion and culture. In F. Watts & K. Dutton (eds.) The Dialogue Between Science and Religion: An International Approach. Philadeplhia, John Templeton Press. Pp. 53-61.
  • Watts, F., Dutton, K. & Gulliford, E. (2006) Human spiritual qualities: integrating psychology and religion. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 9, 277-289
  • Watts, F. (2006) Attachment, evolution and the psychology of religion: A response to Lee Kirkpatrick. In Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 28, 63-69
  • Watts, F. (2006) Experiencing liturgy. Liturgy, 21, 3-9.
  • Watts, F. (2007) Does Primacy Belong to the Human Sciences? Zygon, 42 (4), 807–811
  • Watts, F. (2007) Emotion regulation and religion, in J. J. Gross (ed.) Handbook of Emotion Regulation. New York, Guilford Press. Pp. 504-520.
  • Watts, F. (2007) Approaching the gospels psychologically. In F. Watts (ed.) Jesus and Psychology. London, Darton, Longman & Todd. Pp. 1-15.
  • Watts, F. (2007) Personal transformation. In F. Watts (ed.) Jesus and Psychology. London, Darton, Longman & Todd. Pp. 62-77.
  • Watts, F. (2008) Concepts of law and probability in theology and science. In F. Watts (ed.) Law and Probability. Basingstoke, Ashgate. Pp. 1-12.
  • Watts, F. (2009) Psychology, religion & theology: A response to Malcolm Jeeves. Science and Christian Belief, 21, 55-60.
  • Watts, F. (2009) Darwin’s gifts to theology. In N Spurway (ed) Theology, Evolution and the Mind. Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 53-67.
  • Watts, F. (2010) Psychology and theology, in P. Harrison (ed) Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Pp. 190-206.
  • Watts, F. (2010) The nature of light: perspectives from theology and science. Theology and Science, 8 (1), 39-50.
  • Watts, F. (2011) Conceptual issues in spiritual healing. In F. Watts, (ed) Spiritual Healing: Scientific and Religious Perspectives. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Pp. 1-16.
  • Watts, F. (2011) Concluding integration. In F. Watts, (ed) Spiritual Healing: Scientific and Religious Perspectives. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Pp. 167-180.
  • Bourne, C. & Watts, F. (2011) Conceptualizations of spiritual healing: Christian and secular. In F. Watts, (ed) Spiritual Healing: Scientific and Religious Perspectives. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Pp. 77-89.
  • Watts, F. (2011) Psychology. In C. Southgate et al (ed.) God, Humanity and the Cosmos. 3rd Edinburgh, T & T Clark. Pp. 204-222.
  • Watts, F. (2011) Morphic fields and extended mind: An examination of the theoretical concepts of Rupert Sheldrake. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 18 (11-12), 203 – 224
  • Watts, F. (2012) Doing theology in dialogue with psychology. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 40 (i), 45-50
  • Watts, F. (2012) Theology and scientific cosmology. In F. Watts and C. Knight (eds) God and the Scientist: Exploring the Work of John Polkinghorne. Farnham, Ashgate.
  • Watts, F. (2012) Parameters and limitations of current conceptualizations. In L Miller (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Religion & Spirituality. New York, OUP.
  • Watts, F. (2012) The mind sciences. In R. Re Manning (ed,) Handbook of Natural Theology. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • Watts, F. (2013) Dual system theories of religious cognition. In F Watts & G Dumbreck (eds) Head and Heart: Perspectives from Religion and Psychology.West Conshohoken, PA: Templeton Press.
  • Dumbreck & F. Watts (2103) Introduction. In F Watts & G Dumbreck (eds) Head and Heart: Perspectives from Religion and Psychology.West Conshohoken, PA: Templeton Press.
  • Watts, F. (2013) Conclusion: Head and Heart in Cultural Context. In F Watts & G Dumbreck (eds) Head and Heart: Perspectives from Religion and Psychology. West Conshohoken, PA: Templeton Press. Pp. 323-327.
  • Watts, F. (2013) Embodied cognition and religion. Zygon, 48 (3), 745-758
  • Watts, F. (2014) Mind, consciousness and religion. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 21 (3-4), 216-229
  • Watts, F. (2014) Religion and the emergence of differentiated cognition. In F. Watts & L. Turner (eds.) Evolution, Religion and Cognitive Science: Critical and Constructive Essays. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 109-131.
  • Williams, R. J. and Watts, F. N. (2014) Attributions in a spiritual healing context: An archival analysis of a 1920s healing movement. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 53(1), pp. 90-108.
  • Watts, F. (2014) Cognitive processes in religious discernment: A response to Nathaniel Barrett. Religion, Brain and Behavior, 4 (2), 169-171.
  • Watts, F. (2015) Coventry cathedral’s theology of society. Theology, 118(6), 429-437.
  • Watts, F. & Khalili, S. (2015) Science and Religion: Issues and Trends. Open Theology, 1, 478-9.
  • Watts, F. (2015) The interface of psychology and spirituality in care. In C. Swift, M. Cobb & A. Todd (eds.) Handbook of Chaplaincy Studies: Understanding Spiritual Care in Public Places. Farnham, Ashgate. Pp. 137-48.
  • Watts, F. (2015) Lawfulness, biological contextuality and a theology of interdependence. In N. Spurway (ed.) Laws of Nature, Laws of God? Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Pp.  139-148.
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