Affiliation: University of Durham
- Rethinking maternal sensitivity: mothers' comments on infants' mental processes predict security of attachment at 12 monthsE Meins
Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:637-48. 2001..5% and 12.7% of its variance. We suggest that these findings are in line with current theorising on internal working models of attachment, and may help to explain security-related differences in mentalising abilities...
- Maternal mind-mindedness and attachment security as predictors of theory of mind understandingElizabeth Meins
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
Child Dev 73:1715-26. 2002..Children's verbal ability was the only other independent predictor of ToM performance, accounting for 16% of the variance. These findings represent the earliest known social predictor of individual differences in ToM...
- Maternal mind-mindedness and children's behavioral difficulties: mitigating the impact of low socioeconomic statusElizabeth Meins
Department of Psychology and Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
J Abnorm Child Psychol 41:543-53. 2013..These findings are discussed with reference to possible ways in which mind-mindedness could inform interventions targeted at at-risk groups...
- Pathways to understanding mind: construct validity and predictive validity of maternal mind-mindednessElizabeth Meins
Psychology Division, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, UK
Child Dev 74:1194-211. 2003..Path analyses suggested direct links between mothers' use of appropriate mind-related comments and children's later understanding of mind...
- Sensitivity, security and internal working models: bridging the transmission gapE Meins
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Attach Hum Dev 1:325-42. 1999..This approach may also contribute to our understanding of certain consequences of attachment relationships, such as recent evidence for security-related differences in children's mentalizing abilities...
- The frequency of restricted and repetitive behaviors in a community sample of 15-month-old infantsBronia Arnott
Department of Psychology, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:223-9. 2010..To investigate the frequency and pattern of a wide range of restricted and repetitive behaviors in the second year of life...
- Individual differences in children's private speech: the role of imaginary companionsPaige E Davis
Department of Psychology and Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
J Exp Child Psychol 116:561-71. 2013....
- Brief report: Inner speech impairment in children with autism is associated with greater nonverbal than verbal skillsJane S M Lidstone
Psychology Department, Science Laboratories, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 39:1222-5. 2009..The hypothesis was supported: AS interference varied with cognitive profile among CWA but not among controls. Only the NV > V autism group showed no AS interference, indicating an inner speech impairment...
- The roles of private speech and inner speech in planning during middle childhood: evidence from a dual task paradigmJane S M Lidstone
Department of Psychology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
J Exp Child Psychol 107:438-51. 2010....
- Self-knowledge in childhood: relations with children's imaginary companions and understanding of mindPaige E Davis
Durham University, UK
Br J Dev Psychol 29:680-6. 2011..We consider how having an IC may provide children with opportunities to distinguish between knowledge that is inaccessible to an external observer and that which an external observer may glean without being told...
- Continuity in mind-mindedness from pregnancy to the first year of lifeBronia Arnott
Child Development Unit, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
Infant Behav Dev 31:647-54. 2008..Findings are discussed with reference to mind-mindedness being governed by caregiver-centered factors and differences between mothers and fathers in caregiving practices...
- Imaginary companions and young children's responses to ambiguous auditory stimuli: implications for typical and atypical developmentCharles 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...
- Associations between intrusive thoughts, reality discrimination and hallucination-proneness in healthy young adultsDavid Smailes
a Department of Psychology, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Cogn Neuropsychiatry 20:72-80. 2015..No study has yet examined whether these two factors interact to make a person especially prone to hallucinatory experiences. The present study examined this question in a non-clinical sample...
- Links among antenatal attachment representations, postnatal mind-mindedness, and infant attachment security: a preliminary study of mothers and fathersBronia Arnott
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Stockton on Tees, UK
Bull Menninger Clin 71:132-49. 2007..A preliminary longitudinal analysis suggested that parental mind-mindedness may help explain intergenerational transfer of attachment security...
- The impact of negative affect on reality discriminationDavid Smailes
Department of Psychology, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK Electronic address
J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 45:389-95. 2014..We examined whether inducing negative affect in healthy young adults would increase their tendency to make external misattributions on a reality discrimination task...
- Repetitive behaviours in typically developing 2-year-oldsSusan Leekam
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:1131-8. 2007..The current study investigated the frequency and factor structure of repetitive behaviours in a large community sample of 2-year-olds...
- A new spin on the Wheel of Fortune: priming of action-authorship judgements and relation to psychosis-like experiencesSimon R Jones
Department of Psychology, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Conscious Cogn 17:576-86. 2008..Implications of these findings are discussed with regard to a prominent model of passivity experiences...
- Sociocultural influences on the development of verbal mediation: Private speech and phonological recoding in Saudi Arabian and British samplesAbdulrahman S Al-Namlah
Department of Psychology, Durham University, Durham, England
Dev Psychol 42:117-31. 2006....