C M Heyes

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Sensorimotor experience enhances automatic imitation of robotic action
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2509-14. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind in nonhuman primates
    C M Heyes
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 21:101-14; discussion 115-48. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Motor learning by observation: evidence from a serial reaction time task
    C M Heyes
    University College, London, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:593-607. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Experience modulates automatic imitation
    Cecilia Heyes
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 22:233-40. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Spatial S-R compatibility effects in an intentional imitation task
    Cecilia Heyes
    University College London, London, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:703-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Four routes of cognitive evolution
    Cecilia Heyes
    University College London, Department of Psychology, London, England
    Psychol Rev 110:713-27. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Robotic movement elicits automatic imitation
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1H OAP, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:632-40. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Do rats in a two-action test encode movement egocentrically or allocentrically?
    E D Ray
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Anim Cogn 5:245-52. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Automatic imitation of intransitive actions
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Brain Cogn 67:44-50. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Weak imitative performance is not due to a functional 'mirroring' deficit in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Jane Leighton
    Department of Psychology, UCL, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:1041-9. 2008

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Publications31

  1. pmc Sensorimotor experience enhances automatic imitation of robotic action
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2509-14. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind in nonhuman primates
    C M Heyes
    Department of Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 21:101-14; discussion 115-48. 1998
    ..It uses conditional discrimination training and transfer tests to determine whether chimpanzees have the concept "see." Commentators are invited to identify flaws in the procedure and to suggest alternatives...
  3. ncbi request reprint Motor learning by observation: evidence from a serial reaction time task
    C M Heyes
    University College, London, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 55:593-607. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Experience modulates automatic imitation
    Cecilia Heyes
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 22:233-40. 2005
    ..This outcome is consistent with the hypothesis that, rather than being innate, the cortical connections mediating motor activation by action observation are formed through experience...
  5. ncbi request reprint Spatial S-R compatibility effects in an intentional imitation task
    Cecilia Heyes
    University College London, London, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:703-8. 2004
    ..These findings, in line with general process theories of imitation, imply that intentional imitation is mediated by the same processes that mediate responding to inanimate stimuli on the basis of arbitrary S-R mappings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Four routes of cognitive evolution
    Cecilia Heyes
    University College London, Department of Psychology, London, England
    Psychol Rev 110:713-27. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Robotic movement elicits automatic imitation
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1H OAP, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:632-40. 2005
    ..They also indicate, as one would expect if this system develops through learning, that to varying degrees both human and robotic action can be 'simulated' by the premotor and parietal cortices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do rats in a two-action test encode movement egocentrically or allocentrically?
    E D Ray
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Anim Cogn 5:245-52. 2002
    ..With particular reference to the influence of scent cues, the results are discussed in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of this and other varieties of the two-action procedure as tests of imitation in animals and human infants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Automatic imitation of intransitive actions
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Brain Cogn 67:44-50. 2008
    ..This experiment therefore provides evidence of automatic imitation of intransitive actions, and support for the hypothesis that human and monkey mirror systems differ with respect to the processing of intransitive actions...
  10. doi request reprint Weak imitative performance is not due to a functional 'mirroring' deficit in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Jane Leighton
    Department of Psychology, UCL, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:1041-9. 2008
    ..These findings add to the weight of evidence suggesting that impairments in imitation skills should not be cited as evidence consistent with a 'mirror system deficit theory' of ASD...
  11. pmc Visuotactile learning and body representation: an ERP study with rubber hands and rubber objects
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:312-23. 2008
    ..These late modulations were absent when the stimulation of a rubber hand and the participant's own hand was uncorrelated during training, suggesting that preexisting body representations may affect later stages of tactile processing...
  12. doi request reprint Experience-based priming of body parts: a study of action imitation
    Helge Gillmeister
    University College London, UK
    Brain Res 1217:157-70. 2008
    ..Our results also support the hypothesis that the development of imitation and the mirror neuron system are driven by correlated sensorimotor learning...
  13. doi request reprint Stimulus-driven selection of routes to imitation
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AP, UK
    Exp Brain Res 188:147-52. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Through the looking glass: counter-mirror activation following incompatible sensorimotor learning
    Caroline Catmur
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 28:1208-15. 2008
    ..These results suggest that, rather than being innate or the product of unimodal visual or motor experience, the mirror properties of the mirror system are acquired through sensorimotor learning...
  15. doi request reprint Imitation of lateralised body movements: doing it the hard way
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Laterality 14:515-27. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Action preparation helps and hinders perception of action
    Clare Press
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2198-211. 2010
    ..Such effects of action on perception are likely to be crucial, not only for the control of our own actions but also in sociocultural interaction, allowing us to predict the reactions of others to our own actions...
  17. pmc Intact automatic imitation of human and robot actions in autism spectrum disorders
    Geoffrey Bird
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:3027-31. 2007
    ..The ASD group also showed an automatic imitation effect and a larger animacy bias than the Control group. We discuss these findings with reference to the literature on imitation in ASD and theories of imitation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor learning configures the human mirror system
    Caroline Catmur
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Curr Biol 17:1527-31. 2007
    ..Our findings indicate that the human mirror system is, to some extent, both a product and a process of social interaction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effector-dependent learning by observation of a finger movement sequence
    Geoffrey Bird
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:262-75. 2005
    ..Free generation and recognition tests also detected observational learning. These results imply that observational learning can be both explicit and effector dependent...
  20. doi request reprint Acquisition of automatic imitation is sensitive to sensorimotor contingency
    Richard Cook
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:840-52. 2010
    ..If this is correct, associative learning theory could be used to explain, predict, and intervene in mirror system development...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sequence learning by action, observation and action observation
    Geoffrey Bird
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychol 96:371-88. 2005
    ..These findings are consistent with a connection between motor systems and implicit learning, but do not support the hypothesis that overt action is necessary for implicit learning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bottom-up, not top-down, modulation of imitation by human and robotic models
    Clare Press
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2415-9. 2006
    ..However, the subjects' beliefs about the animacy of the stimuli did not affect their performance. These results suggest that bottom-up processing is primarily responsible for the visuomotor priming advantage of human stimuli...
  23. ncbi request reprint Action observation supports effector-dependent learning of finger movement sequences
    Magda Osman
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Exp Brain Res 165:19-27. 2005
    ..This group did not observe the model's responses. Results suggested that action observation was necessary for the effector-dependent observational learning demonstrated in Experiment 1...
  24. ncbi request reprint Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) copy virtual demonstrators in a two-action test
    Kieron Mottley
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Comp Psychol 117:363-70. 2003
    ..These findings provide the first demonstration of which the authors are aware that birds are able not only to detect and respond to a moving video image but also to copy its movements...
  25. pmc Associative sequence learning: the role of experience in the development of imitation and the mirror system
    Caroline Catmur
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1H 0AP, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2369-80. 2009
    ..We discuss the implications of the evidence reviewed for the evolution, development and intentional control of imitation...
  26. doi request reprint 'Goals' are not an integral component of imitation
    Jane Leighton
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Cognition 114:423-35. 2010
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  27. ncbi request reprint The interaction between response effects during the acquisition of response priming
    RĂ¼diger Flach
    Department of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 122:11-26. 2006
    ..By contrast, priming by the visual effect stimulus was potentiated when the auditory effect had been pre-trained. We interpret these interactions in terms of contemporary associative learning theory derived from studies of conditioning...
  28. ncbi request reprint General processes, rather than "goals," explain imitation errors
    Geoffrey Bird
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:1158-69. 2007
    ..g., the associative sequence learning model, ideomotor theory), these findings suggest that imitation is no more or less goal directed than other tasks involving action observation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The discrimination of natural movement by budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulates) and pigeons (Columba livia)
    Rosetta Mui
    School of Psychology, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:371-80. 2007
    ..Instead, this type of discrimination appears to be controlled by dynamic cues derived from changes in the posture of the demonstrators...
  30. ncbi request reprint Imitation: is cognitive neuroscience solving the correspondence problem?
    Marcel Brass
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:489-95. 2005
    ..This imitative capacity depends on learned perceptual-motor links. Finally, mechanisms distinguishing self from other are implicated in the inhibition of imitative behaviour...
  31. ncbi request reprint Infants' behavioral reenactment of "failed attempts": exploring the roles of emulation learning, stimulus enhancement, and understanding of intentions
    Chi Tai Huang
    Department of Human Development, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
    Dev Psychol 38:840-55. 2002
    ..This pattern of findings suggests that nonimitative social learning processes may influence infants' response in the behavioral reenactment paradigm...