Antonia F de C Hamilton

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Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emulation and mimicry for social interaction: a theoretical approach to imitation in autism
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:101-15. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Unbroken mirrors: challenging a theory of Autism
    Victoria Southgate
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, London, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:225-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Second person neuroscience needs theories as well as methods
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 36:425-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Reflecting on the mirror neuron system in autism: a systematic review of current theories
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 3:91-105. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Visual perspective taking impairment in children with autistic spectrum disorder
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Notts NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    Cognition 113:37-44. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Goals, intentions and mental states: challenges for theories of autism
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:881-92. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Lost in localization: a minimal middle way
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Neuroimage 48:8-10. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Repetition suppression for performed hand gestures revealed by fMRI
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2898-906. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Action outcomes are represented in human inferior frontoparietal cortex
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1160-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Dissociable substrates for body motion and physical experience in the human action observation network
    Emily S Cross
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1383-92. 2009

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Emulation and mimicry for social interaction: a theoretical approach to imitation in autism
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:101-15. 2008
    ..I suggest that top-down modulation of the direct M route may be dysfunctional in individuals with autism, leading to abnormal behaviours on mimicry tasks as well as other social disabilities...
  2. doi request reprint Unbroken mirrors: challenging a theory of Autism
    Victoria Southgate
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, London, WC1E 7HX, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:225-9. 2008
    ..We suggest the broken mirror theory of autism is premature and that better cognitive models of social behavior within and beyond the mirror neuron system are required to understand the causes of poor social interaction in autism...
  3. doi request reprint Second person neuroscience needs theories as well as methods
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 36:425-6. 2013
    ..They provide the closest link to brain imaging and can give important insights into social behaviour. ..
  4. doi request reprint Reflecting on the mirror neuron system in autism: a systematic review of current theories
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 3:91-105. 2013
    ..Current data can be better understood under an alternative model in which social top-down response modulation is abnormal in autism. The implications of this model and future research directions are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Visual perspective taking impairment in children with autistic spectrum disorder
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Notts NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    Cognition 113:37-44. 2009
    ..These findings resolve discrepancies in previous studies of visual perspective taking in autism, and demonstrate that level 2 visual perspective taking is a mentalising task...
  6. doi request reprint Goals, intentions and mental states: challenges for theories of autism
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:881-92. 2009
    ..More subtle theories which distinguish between different types of mirroring and different types of mentalising may be able to account for the present data, and further research is required to test and refine these theories...
  7. doi request reprint Lost in localization: a minimal middle way
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Neuroimage 48:8-10. 2009
    ..0? Neuroimage.) outline the need for a universal coordinate database and some possible approaches to creating one. I highlight the issue of minimal or maximal database scope and advocate a bottom-up approach to this problem...
  8. doi request reprint Repetition suppression for performed hand gestures revealed by fMRI
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2898-906. 2009
    ..Significant RS effects for action retrieval could be identified with as little as 5 min of fMRI data and underscores the potential of using RS to characterize representational structure within the motor system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Action outcomes are represented in human inferior frontoparietal cortex
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1160-8. 2008
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  10. doi request reprint Dissociable substrates for body motion and physical experience in the human action observation network
    Emily S Cross
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1383-92. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that the AON comprises separate and dissociable components for motor planning and observing other people's actions...
  11. pmc Physical experience leads to enhanced object perception in parietal cortex: insights from knot tying
    Emily S Cross
    Wales Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales LL57 2AS, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:3207-17. 2012
    ..Findings are consistent with a theory of embodiment in which there can be clear overlap in brain systems that support conceptual knowledge and control of object manipulation...
  12. doi request reprint Dissociation of mirroring and mentalising systems in autism
    Lauren E Marsh
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    Neuroimage 56:1511-9. 2011
    ..Thus, brain regions associated with mirroring and mentalising functions are differentially affected in autistic spectrum conditions...
  13. doi request reprint Triangles have goals too: understanding action representation in left aIPS
    Richard Ramsey
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Neuropsychologia 48:2773-6. 2010
    ..e., human or shape). Further, the results have consequence for theories of goal understanding in situations without access to biological form or motion...
  14. doi request reprint Understanding actors and object-goals in the human brain
    Richard Ramsey
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Neuroimage 50:1142-7. 2010
    ..Our data reveal an extended brain network for understanding other people and their everyday actions that go beyond the traditional action observation network...
  15. ncbi request reprint Imitation and action understanding in autistic spectrum disorders: how valid is the hypothesis of a deficit in the mirror neuron system?
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:1859-68. 2007
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  16. pmc Sensitivity of the action observation network to physical and observational learning
    Emily S Cross
    Department of Psychology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:315-26. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint The control of mimicry by eye contact is mediated by medial prefrontal cortex
    Yin Wang
    School of Psychology, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    J Neurosci 31:12001-10. 2011
    ..Thus, our results demonstrate how different components of the social brain work together to on-line control mimicry according to the social context...
  18. pmc Building a motor simulation de novo: observation of dance by dancers
    Emily S Cross
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6162 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Neuroimage 31:1257-67. 2006
    ..Furthermore, activity in premotor and parietal areas during action simulation is enhanced by the ability to execute a learned action irrespective of stimulus familiarity or semantic label...
  19. ncbi request reprint Goal representation in human anterior intraparietal sulcus
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Neurosci 26:1133-7. 2006
    ..These regions were not sensitive to the trajectory taken by the actor's hand. This result demonstrates that the anterior intraparietal sulcus represents the goal of an observed action...
  20. pmc Contorted and ordinary body postures in the human brain
    Emily S Cross
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Exp Brain Res 204:397-407. 2010
    ..Together, these data define a broad cortical network for processing static body postures, including regions classically associated with action observation...
  21. pmc How does your own knowledge influence the perception of another person's action in the human brain?
    Richard Ramsey
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:242-51. 2012
    ..This supports the hypothesis that brain regions within and beyond the putative human mirror neuron system are involved in action comprehension within social contexts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Where does your own action influence your perception of another person's action in the brain?
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 6162 Moore Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Neuroimage 29:524-35. 2006
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  23. pmc Eye contact enhances mimicry of intransitive hand movements
    Yin Wang
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Biol Lett 7:7-10. 2011
    ..Our results show that direct eye contact rapidly and specifically enhances mimicry of hand actions. These findings have implications for understanding the role of eye contact as a controlling signal in human non-verbal social behaviour...
  24. pmc Understanding the role of the 'self' in the social priming of mimicry
    Yin Wang
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e60249. 2013
    ..We suggest that these three studies can be best explained by the active-self theory, which claims that the direction of prime-to-behavior effects depends on how primes are processed in relation to the 'self'...
  25. doi request reprint Supramodal and modality-sensitive representations of perceived action categories in the human brain
    Richard Ramsey
    Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Exp Brain Res 230:345-57. 2013
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  26. ncbi request reprint Social cognition: overturning stereotypes of and with autism
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Curr Biol 17:R641-2. 2007
    ..New data suggest that even children with autism are subject to race and gender stereotypes. This result constrains theories of stereotype acquisition and social cognition in autism...
  27. doi request reprint Why does gaze enhance mimicry? Placing gaze-mimicry effects in relation to other gaze phenomena
    Yin Wang
    a School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 67:747-62. 2014
    ..We suggest that this effect is similar to previously reported audience effects, but is less similar to ostensive cueing effects. This has important implications for our theories of the relationships between social cues and imitation. ..
  28. doi request reprint The social modulation of imitation fidelity in school-age children
    Lauren E Marsh
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom School of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e86127. 2014
    ..Our data support social explanations of overimitation and show that the influence of social factors increases with age over the 5- to 8-year-old age range. ..
  29. pmc Social top-down response modulation (STORM): a model of the control of mimicry in social interaction
    Yin Wang
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham Nottingham, UK
    Front Hum Neurosci 6:153. 2012
    ..We suggest that this STORM account of mimicry is important for our understanding of social behavior and social cognition, and provides implications for future research in autism...
  30. pmc Evidence for a distributed hierarchy of action representation in the brain
    Scott T Grafton
    Department of Psychology, Room 3837, Building 251, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, United States
    Hum Mov Sci 26:590-616. 2007
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  31. ncbi request reprint Action understanding requires the left inferior frontal cortex
    Gorana Pobric
    Program in Cognitive Neuroscience, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, 34014 Trieste, Italy
    Curr Biol 16:524-9. 2006
    ..This demonstrates that the integrity of left inferior frontal gyrus is necessary to make accurate perceptual judgments about other people's actions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Controlling the statistics of action: obstacle avoidance
    Antonia F de C Hamilton
    Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
    J Neurophysiol 87:2434-40. 2002
    ..This demonstrates that controlling the statistics of movements in the presence of signal-dependent noise may be a fundamental and unifying principle of goal-directed movements...