Max Coltheart

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Affiliation: Macquarie University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Cognitive neuropsychiatry and delusional belief
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:1041-62. 2007
  2. ncbi DRC: a dual route cascaded model of visual word recognition and reading aloud
    M Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychol Rev 108:204-56. 2001
  3. doi Abductive inference and delusional belief
    Max Coltheart
    Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2019, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 15:261-87. 2010
  4. ncbi Computational modeling of reading in semantic dementia: comment on Woollams, Lambon Ralph, Plaut, and Patterson (2007)
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychol Rev 117:256-71; discussion 271-2. 2010
  5. ncbi Are there lexicons?
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol A 57:1153-71. 2004
  6. doi The neuropsychology of delusions
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1191:16-26. 2010
  7. ncbi Computational modelling of the effects of semantic dementia on visual word recognition
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:101-14. 2010
  8. ncbi John Marshall and the cognitive neuropsychology of reading
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cortex 42:855-60. 2006
  9. pmc Schizophrenia and monothematic delusions
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 33:642-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Inference and explanation in cognitive neuropsychology
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cortex 39:188-91. 2003

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Publications82

  1. ncbi Cognitive neuropsychiatry and delusional belief
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:1041-62. 2007
    ..This paper describes some of the forms of delusional belief that have been examined from this perspective and offers a general two-deficit cognitive-neuropsychiatric account of delusional belief...
  2. ncbi DRC: a dual route cascaded model of visual word recognition and reading aloud
    M Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychol Rev 108:204-56. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that the DRC model is the most successful of the existing computational models of reading...
  3. doi Abductive inference and delusional belief
    Max Coltheart
    Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2019, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 15:261-87. 2010
    ..This is not deductive inference and it is not inference by enumerative induction; it is abductive inference. We offer a Bayesian account of abductive inference and apply it to the explanation of delusional belief...
  4. ncbi Computational modeling of reading in semantic dementia: comment on Woollams, Lambon Ralph, Plaut, and Patterson (2007)
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychol Rev 117:256-71; discussion 271-2. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi Are there lexicons?
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol A 57:1153-71. 2004
    ..Such results support the localist form of modelling rather than the distributed-representation approach...
  6. doi The neuropsychology of delusions
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1191:16-26. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Computational modelling of the effects of semantic dementia on visual word recognition
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 27:101-14. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi John Marshall and the cognitive neuropsychology of reading
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cortex 42:855-60. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Schizophrenia and monothematic delusions
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 33:642-7. 2007
    ..We propose that the 2-factor account of particular delusions like Capgras and Cotard still applies even when these delusions occur in the context of schizophrenia rather than occurring in isolation...
  10. ncbi Inference and explanation in cognitive neuropsychology
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cortex 39:188-91. 2003
  11. pmc Reasoning anomalies associated with delusions in schizophrenia
    Robyn Langdon
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 36:321-30. 2010
    ....
  12. doi The role of personal biases in the explanation of confabulation
    Kasey Metcalf
    Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, Sydney, NSW 1871, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 15:64-94. 2010
    ..In particular the content of confabulation has been shown to contain a positive emotional bias. This study investigated the role of personal biases in the confabulations of six patients with diverse aetiologies...
  13. ncbi Willed action in schizophrenia
    Robyn Langdon
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 150:193-7. 2007
    ..That the patients with marked negative symptoms performed best when their actions were more stimulus-driven than willed strengthens the case that negative schizophrenic symptoms reflect a disorder of willed action...
  14. ncbi Jumping to delusions? Paranoia, probabilistic reasoning, and need for closure
    Ryan McKay
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 12:362-76. 2007
    ..It was hypothesised that patients with a history of persecutory delusions would display higher need for closure and a more extreme jumping to conclusions bias than healthy control participants...
  15. ncbi A laboratory analogue of mirrored-self misidentification delusion: the role of hypnosis, suggestion, and demand characteristics
    Michael H Connors
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Australia Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Conscious Cogn 22:1510-22. 2013
    ..Overall, results from both experiments confirm that we can use hypnotic suggestion to produce a compelling analogue of mirrored-self misidentification that cannot simply be attributed to social cues or role-playing. ..
  16. doi Morphological processing during visual word recognition in developing readers: evidence from masked priming
    Elisabeth Beyersmann
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:1306-26. 2012
    ..This pattern of results indicates that morpho-orthographic decomposition mechanisms do not become automatized until a relatively late stage in reading development...
  17. ncbi The defensive function of persecutory delusions: an investigation using the Implicit Association Test
    Ryan McKay
    Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 12:1-24. 2007
    ..A central prediction of their model is that such delusions will be associated with discrepancies between overt and covert self-esteem...
  18. doi Can the dual-route cascaded computational model of reading offer a valid account of the masked onset priming effect?
    Petroula Mousikou
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:984-1003. 2010
    ..Experiment 2 examined whether it is facilitatory, inhibitory, or both, in order to adjudicate between the two versions of the model. The human results showed that primes exert both facilitatory and inhibitory effects...
  19. doi Semantic information can facilitate covert face recognition in congenital prosopagnosia
    Davide Rivolta
    Macquarie University MACCS, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 32:1002-16. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi Selective attention to threatening faces in delusion-prone individuals
    Deborah Arguedas
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 11:557-75. 2006
    ..The present study examined which of these processes operate in nonclinical delusion-prone individuals...
  21. doi A stranger in the looking glass: developing and challenging a hypnotic mirrored-self misidentification delusion
    Amanda J Barnier
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 59:1-26. 2011
    ..Findings are discussed in light of the dominant theory of delusions and highlight the advantages of using hypnosis to explore delusional beliefs...
  22. ncbi Face inversion superiority in a case of prosopagnosia following congenital brain abnormalities: what can it tell us about the specificity and origin of face-processing mechanisms?
    Laura Schmalzl
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 26:286-306. 2009
    ....
  23. doi Remediation of facial emotion perception in schizophrenia: concomitant changes in visual attention
    Tamara A Russell
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, 2109, Australia
    Schizophr Res 103:248-56. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi Computational modelling of phonological dyslexia: how does the DRC model fare?
    Lyndsey Nickels
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 25:165-93. 2008
    ..Instead, different individuals have different impairments (and combinations of impairments) that together provide the spectrum of patterns found in phonological dyslexia...
  25. doi Mirror agnosia and the mirrored-self misidentification delusion: a hypnotic analogue
    Michael H Connors
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 17:197-226. 2012
    ..This study examined whether a hypnotic suggestion for mirror agnosia can recreate features of the delusion...
  26. ncbi Covert face recognition in congenital prosopagnosia: a group study
    Davide Rivolta
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science MACCS, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cortex 48:344-52. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate covert face recognition in CP when participants could not overtly recognize the faces...
  27. doi The processing of emotion in patients with Huntington's disease: variability and differential deficits in disgust
    Catherine J Hayes
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cogn Behav Neurol 22:249-57. 2009
    ..This inconsistency could imply that loss of disgust is not a feature of all patients with this disease...
  28. doi Predicting generalization in the training of irregular-word spelling: treating lexical spelling deficits in a child
    Saskia Kohnen
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 25:343-75. 2008
    ..We suggest that the processes underlying treatment generalization are based on the interaction between the orthographic lexicon and the graphemic buffer. Clinical implications are discussed...
  29. doi An open clinical trial assessing a novel training program for social cognitive impairment in schizophrenia
    Pamela Marsh
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 21:122-6. 2013
    ..Training comprised 10 twice-weekly sessions, for 5 weeks, with a pre- and post-training assessment...
  30. ncbi Mirrored-self misidentification in the hypnosis laboratory: recreating the delusion from its component factors
    Michael H Connors
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 17:151-76. 2012
    ..This study gave participants separate hypnotic suggestions for these two factors to create a hypnotic analogue of the delusion...
  31. ncbi The neuropsychological basis of hypersociability in Williams and Down syndrome
    Melanie A Porter
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 45:2839-49. 2007
    ..In contrast, results from a battery of neuropsychological tasks suggested that abnormal social approach in WS and DS in everyday life is best explained by frontal lobe impairment, in particular, poor response inhibition...
  32. ncbi Theory of mind in Williams syndrome assessed using a nonverbal task
    Melanie A Porter
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:806-14. 2008
    ..amp; Coltheart, M. (2005). Cognitive heterogeneity in Williams syndrome. Developmental Neuropsychology, 27(2), 275-306...
  33. ncbi Information retrieval in Tip of the Tongue states: new data and methodological advances
    Britta Biedermann
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109
    J Psycholinguist Res 37:171-98. 2008
    ..Evidence that syntactic and phonological information are accessed independently was obtained for both languages. Implications for models of language production and further methodological issues in ToT research are discussed...
  34. ncbi Models of misbelief: Integrating motivational and deficit theories of delusions
    Ryan McKay
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Australia School of Social Sciences and Liberal Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Conscious Cogn 16:932-41. 2007
    ..It is therefore concluded that the most comprehensive account of delusions will involve a theoretical unification of both motivational and deficit approaches...
  35. ncbi Global and local processing in Williams syndrome, autism, and Down syndrome: perception, attention, and construction
    Melanie A Porter
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 30:771-89. 2006
    ..This study finds evidence of cognitive heterogeneity in WS, consistent with Porter and Coltheart (2005)...
  36. ncbi Cognitive heterogeneity in genetically based prosopagnosia: a family study
    Laura Schmalzl
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Neuropsychol 2:99-117. 2008
    ..In addition, we show that the heterogeneity of the cognitive profile in CP with respect to specific aspects of face processing is apparent from early childhood...
  37. ncbi Need for closure, jumping to conclusions, and decisiveness in delusion-prone individuals
    Ryan McKay
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:422-6. 2006
    ..Delusion-proneness is associated independently with jumping-to-conclusions bias on experimental reasoning tasks, intolerance of ambiguity, and indecision concerning real-life dilemmas...
  38. ncbi Paranoia, persecutory delusions and attributional biases
    Ryan McKay
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, 2109, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 136:233-45. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the putative link between persecutory ideation and attributional biases only manifests (if at all) when persecutory ideation is of delusional intensity, and that it is confined to a personalising bias...
  39. ncbi Attentional orienting triggered by gaze in schizophrenia
    Robyn Langdon
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 44:417-29. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in light of recent neuroimaging work investigating the neural basis of social orienting and social cognition...
  40. doi Models of confabulation: a critical review and a new framework
    Kasey Metcalf
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 24:23-47. 2007
    ..This is an overarching framework that can be used to model confabulations, and it builds upon links between delusions and confabulation...
  41. doi Left-right holistic integration of human bodies
    Rachel A Robbins
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:1962-74. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi Parallel processing of whole words and morphemes in visual word recognition
    Elisabeth Beyersmann
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:1798-819. 2012
    ..Taken together, our findings provide evidence for both whole-word access and morphological decomposition at initial stages of visual word recognition and are discussed in the context of a hybrid account...
  43. ncbi Assessment and treatment of childhood topographical disorientation: a case study
    Ruth Brunsdon
    Rehabilitation Department, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 17:53-94. 2007
    ..Clear benefits from treatment were evident. The assessment and treatment methods employed provide practical and useful ideas for management of this condition in other children...
  44. doi Early orthographic influences on phonemic awareness tasks: evidence from a preschool training study
    Anne Castles
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney 2109, Australia
    J Exp Child Psychol 108:203-10. 2011
    ..These findings point to the multidetermined nature of performance on tasks normally considered as measuring phonemic awareness and have implications for theories of the role of phonemic awareness in reading acquisition...
  45. ncbi Empathetic perspective-taking is impaired in schizophrenia: evidence from a study of emotion attribution and theory of mind
    Robyn Langdon
    Macquarie University, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 11:133-55. 2006
    ..e., beliefs and intentions and not emotions). This study examines whether the same holds true for schizophrenia...
  46. ncbi Training of familiar face recognition and visual scan paths for faces in a child with congenital prosopagnosia
    Laura Schmalzl
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 25:704-29. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi The effects of inversion and familiarity on face versus body cues to person recognition
    Rachel A Robbins
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 38:1098-104. 2012
    ..g., clothes) or because pose and identity tasks led to somewhat different processing. Our results are consistent with holistic processing for bodies as well as faces...
  48. doi "That's not my arm": a hypnotic analogue of somatoparaphrenia
    Alena Rahmanovic
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science MACCS, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 17:36-63. 2012
    ..We used hypnosis to temporarily recreate somatoparaphrenia, a delusional belief that one's own limb belongs to someone else...
  49. doi On the behaviour of senile dementia patients vis-à-vis the mirror: Ajuriaguerra, Strejilevitch and Tissot (1963)
    Michael H Connors
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 49:1679-92. 2011
    ..In a commentary, we discuss the importance of the findings and place them within the context of subsequent research...
  50. ncbi The persecutory ideation questionnaire
    Ryan McKay
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:628-31. 2006
    ..Finally, the PIQ shared unique variance with severity of persecutory delusions in the clinical group, providing good criterion validity for the PIQ as a measure of specifically persecutory ideation, rather than paranoia in general...
  51. doi Is the orthographic/phonological onset a single unit in reading aloud?
    Petroula Mousikou
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Ryde 2109 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:175-94. 2010
    ..A separate experiment was carried out to further adjudicate between 2 versions of the DRC model...
  52. doi The genesis of reading ability: what helps children learn letter-sound correspondences?
    Anne Castles
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Exp Child Psychol 104:68-88. 2009
    ..Overall, the data suggest that there is little value in training preschoolers in either letter forms or sounds in isolation in advance of providing instruction on the links between the two...
  53. ncbi Developing hypnotic analogues of clinical delusions: mirrored-self misidentification
    Amanda J Barnier
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 13:406-30. 2008
    ..However, hypnosis offers a technique for creating transient delusions that are resistant to challenge. The aim of this study was to develop an hypnotic analogue of one important delusion, mirrored-self misidentification...
  54. ncbi Nonword reading: comparing dual-route cascaded and connectionist dual-process models with human data
    Stephen C Pritchard
    ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 38:1268-88. 2012
    ..In addition to highlighting performance shortcomings in each model, the variety of nonword responses given by participants points to a need for models that can account for this variety...
  55. doi Early morphological decomposition during visual word recognition: evidence from masked transposed-letter priming
    Elisabeth Beyersmann
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science MACCS, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:937-42. 2011
    ..Significant priming was found in the suffixed but not in the nonsuffixed condition, suggesting that affix-stripping occurs at prelexical stages in visual word recognition and operates over early letter-position encoding mechanisms...
  56. ncbi Emotional context processing is impaired in schizophrenia
    Melissa Jayne Green
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 12:259-80. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi Externalizing and personalizing biases in persecutory delusions: the relationship with poor insight and theory-of-mind
    Robyn Langdon
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 44:699-713. 2006
    ..Our findings indicate multiple pathways to poor insight, one of which is a theory-of-mind difficulty, impairing the capacity to simulate other perspectives for the purpose of critically evaluating one's own beliefs and circumstances...
  58. ncbi Disgust and Huntington's disease
    Catherine J Hayes
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 45:1135-51. 2007
    ..The finding of impaired perception of disgust signalled through different input domains suggests that the inability to recognise the facial expression in this population reflects a fundamental problem with disgust processing...
  59. ncbi Photographs of facial expression: accuracy, response times, and ratings of intensity
    Romina Palermo
    Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Behav Res Methods Instrum Comput 36:634-8. 2004
    ..However, analyses revealed that some expressions were recognized more accurately in female than in male faces. The full set of these norms may be downloaded from www.psychonomic.org/archive/...
  60. ncbi How predictable is spelling? Developing and testing metrics of phoneme-grapheme contingency
    Conrad Perry
    Marquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:897-915. 2002
    ..The results suggest that when spelling, people are sensitive to positional information, morphological status, vowel type, and a number of more idiosyncratic constraints...
  61. doi Delusional belief
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Center for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney NSW Australia 2109
    Annu Rev Psychol 62:271-98. 2011
    ..Five difficulties confronting this two-factor account of monothematic delusion are then identified, and attempts are made to address each one...
  62. ncbi Topographical disorientation: towards an integrated framework for assessment
    Ruth Brunsdon
    Rehabilitation Department, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 17:34-52. 2007
    ..The aim of the paper is to present a preliminary framework that can be used as a basis for further refinement and development of theoretical proposals, and be employed by clinicians as a starting point for assessment planning...
  63. ncbi Cognitive heterogeneity in Williams syndrome
    Melanie A Porter
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:275-306. 2005
    ..Also, not all WS individuals show the profile of a strength in verbal abilities and a weakness in spatial functions...
  64. ncbi Delusions and reasoning: a study involving cognitive behavioural therapy
    Vlasios Brakoulias
    Nepean Clinical School, University of Sydney and Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 13:148-65. 2008
    ..Delusions are also effectively modified by cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). We sought to examine whether CBT reduces delusional conviction by changing such general reasoning anomalies...
  65. ncbi Is there a causal link from phonological awareness to success in learning to read?
    Anne Castles
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cognition 91:77-111. 2004
    ..However, we believe that such a study is possible and outline some ideas for its design and implementation...
  66. doi Are there universals of reading? We don't believe so
    Max Coltheart
    Centre for Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Behav Brain Sci 35:282-3. 2012
    ..If there are no universals of reading, there cannot be a universal model of reading...
  67. ncbi Recognition of metaphor and irony in young adults: the impact of schizotypal personality traits
    Robyn Langdon
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 125:9-20. 2004
    ....
  68. doi Methods for modular modelling: additive factors and cognitive neuropsychology
    Max Coltheart
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 28:224-40. 2011
    ..That is also the goal of the method of cognitive neuropsychology. I concur with Sternberg's view that these are complementary methods that can inform each other...
  69. ncbi Electrophysiological correlates of anticipatory and poststimulus components of task switching
    Frini Karayanidis
    Discipline of Psychology, School of Behavioral Sciences, Newcastle University, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Psychophysiology 40:329-48. 2003
    ..D-Neg peaked earlier with increasing R-S interval and its amplitude and latency were affected by task-set interference. D-Pos and D-Neg were interpreted within current models of task-switching...
  70. ncbi 358,534 nonwords: the ARC Nonword Database
    Kathleen Rastle
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:1339-62. 2002
    ..Items can be selected from the ARC Nonword Database on the basis of a wide variety of properties known or suspected to be of theoretical importance for the investigation of reading...
  71. ncbi Enlarged temporal lobes in Turner syndrome: an X-chromosome effect?
    Caroline Rae
    Discipline of Biochemistry, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Cereb Cortex 14:156-64. 2004
    ..These temporal lobe abnormalities are discussed with reference to genes which are absent in Turner syndrome and to hormonal differences between Turner syndrome subjects and 46,XX controls...
  72. ncbi What has functional neuroimaging told us about the mind (so far)?
    Max Coltheart
    Cortex 42:323-31. 2006
  73. ncbi Cumulative semantic inhibition in picture naming: experimental and computational studies
    David Howard
    School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    Cognition 100:464-82. 2006
    ..In their current form, all these theories are falsified by these results. We briefly discuss the obstacles that may be encountered by current models were they modified to account for our findings...
  74. ncbi Characterizing the motor execution stage of speech production: consonantal effects on delayed naming latency and onset duration
    Kathleen Rastle
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:1083-95. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the biomechanical properties of the articulatory system that may give rise to these effects and in terms of their methodological implications for naming experiments...
  75. ncbi Imaginary companions and young children's responses to ambiguous auditory stimuli: implications for typical and atypical development
    Charles Fernyhough
    Department of Psychology, Durham University, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1094-101. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine these relations using improved methodology and a younger sample of children for whom engagement with ICs would be expected to be particularly salient...
  76. ncbi Speed of lexical and nonlexical processing in French: the case of the regularity effect
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, CNRS and Université de Provence, Marseille, France
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:947-53. 2003
    ..This suggests that the delayed phonology assumption that characterizes nonlexical processing in the original model needs to be abandoned in a more regular orthography...
  77. ncbi When parallel processing in visual word recognition is not enough: new evidence from naming
    Martha Anne Roberts
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:405-14. 2003
    ..The DRC model simulated this interaction; no other implemented computational model does so. The present results are thus consistent with rule-based serial processing in reading aloud...
  78. ncbi Cross-task strategic effects
    Kathleen Rastle
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, England
    Mem Cognit 31:867-76. 2003
    ..We discuss implications of these results within time-criterion (Lupker et al., 1997) and strength-of-processing (Kello & Plaut, 2000, 2003) theories of strategic processing in reading...
  79. pmc Visual processing of social context during mental state perception in schizophrenia
    Melissa J Green
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 33:34-42. 2008
    ..To examine schizophrenia patients' visual attention to social contextual information during a novel mental state perception task...
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    Isabelle Peretz
    University of Montreal, Box 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 6:688-91. 2003
    ..The model rests essentially on the analysis of music-related deficits in neurologically impaired individuals, but provides useful guidelines for exploring the music faculty in normal people, using methods such as neuroimaging...
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    Timothy C Bates
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:194-203. 2007
    ..83, respectively, whereas two regions received little support (6p23-21.3 and 11p15.5). This study also identified two novel linkages at 4p15.33-16.1 and 17p13.3, which received suggestive support (max. lod 2.08 and 1.99, respectively)...