Melissa L Allen

Summary

Affiliation: Lancaster University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Brief report: decoding representations: how children with autism understand drawings
    Melissa L Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ, Scotland, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:539-43. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Brief Report: Imaginative Drawing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disabilities
    Melissa L Allen
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YF, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:704-12. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Implicit and explicit understanding of ambiguous figures by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Melissa L Allen
    Lancaster University, Psychology Department, Fylde College, Lancaster, UK
    Autism 15:457-72. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Evidence for syntactic alignment in children with autism
    Melissa L Allen
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, UK
    Dev Sci 14:540-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Associative learning of pictures and words by low-functioning children with autism
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Autism 12:231-48. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The specificity of inhibitory impairments in autism and their relation to ADHD-type symptoms
    Charlotte Sanderson
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1065-79. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Two-year-olds use artist intention to understand drawings
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    University of Edinburgh, PPLS, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Cognition 106:512-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Two-year-olds appreciate the dual nature of pictures
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    Yale University, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:1-2. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of inferences about referential intent in word learning: evidence from autism
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Cognition 97:B13-23. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Semantic fields in low-functioning autism
    Katharina Boser
    Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7222, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:563-82. 2002

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Brief report: decoding representations: how children with autism understand drawings
    Melissa L Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ, Scotland, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:539-43. 2009
    ..g. lollipop and balloon) after a delay, based upon what they intended them to be. Results are discussed in terms of intention and understanding of visual representation in autism...
  2. doi request reprint Brief Report: Imaginative Drawing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disabilities
    Melissa L Allen
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YF, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 46:704-12. 2016
    ..An autism-specific deficit was revealed in the task involving combining entities. Results suggest that children with ASD do not have a general imaginative deficit; impairment is instead related to planning demands. ..
  3. doi request reprint Implicit and explicit understanding of ambiguous figures by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Melissa L Allen
    Lancaster University, Psychology Department, Fylde College, Lancaster, UK
    Autism 15:457-72. 2011
    ..This research has implications for how individuals with ASD understand multiple representations and supports the Enhanced Perceptual Functioning theory...
  4. doi request reprint Evidence for syntactic alignment in children with autism
    Melissa L Allen
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, UK
    Dev Sci 14:540-8. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Associative learning of pictures and words by low-functioning children with autism
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    Autism 12:231-48. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The specificity of inhibitory impairments in autism and their relation to ADHD-type symptoms
    Charlotte Sanderson
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1065-79. 2013
    ..Symptoms of inattention were related to conflict task performance, and thus may be an important predictor of inhibitory heterogeneity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Two-year-olds use artist intention to understand drawings
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    University of Edinburgh, PPLS, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, United Kingdom
    Cognition 106:512-8. 2008
    ..These findings are consistent with the view that children are naturally disposed to reason about artifacts, including artwork, in terms of inferred intention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Two-year-olds appreciate the dual nature of pictures
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    Yale University, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:1-2. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of inferences about referential intent in word learning: evidence from autism
    Melissa Allen Preissler
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Cognition 97:B13-23. 2005
    ..Therefore, constraints that lead the child to map a novel label to a previously unnamed object under these circumstances are not solely based on assessments of speakers' intentions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Semantic fields in low-functioning autism
    Katharina Boser
    Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7222, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:563-82. 2002
    ..This is taken as evidence that his semantic fields are broader than otherwise apparent, and that he was capable of expanding his semantic representations independently of specific training...