Elizabeth Meins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking maternal sensitivity: mothers' comments on infants' mental processes predict security of attachment at 12 months
    E Meins
    Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:637-48. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal mind-mindedness and attachment security as predictors of theory of mind understanding
    Elizabeth Meins
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
    Child Dev 73:1715-26. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Maternal mind-mindedness and children's behavioral difficulties: mitigating the impact of low socioeconomic status
    Elizabeth 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathways to understanding mind: construct validity and predictive validity of maternal mind-mindedness
    Elizabeth Meins
    Psychology Division, School of Sciences, Staffordshire University, UK
    Child Dev 74:1194-211. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity, security and internal working models: bridging the transmission gap
    E Meins
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Science Laboratories, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 1:325-42. 1999
  6. doi request reprint The frequency of restricted and repetitive behaviors in a community sample of 15-month-old infants
    Bronia Arnott
    Department of Psychology, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:223-9. 2010
  7. pmc Individual differences in children's private speech: the role of imaginary companions
    Paige E Davis
    Department of Psychology and Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 116:561-71. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Brief report: Inner speech impairment in children with autism is associated with greater nonverbal than verbal skills
    Jane S M Lidstone
    Psychology Department, Science Laboratories, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1222-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The roles of private speech and inner speech in planning during middle childhood: evidence from a dual task paradigm
    Jane S M Lidstone
    Department of Psychology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 107:438-51. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Continuity in mind-mindedness from pregnancy to the first year of life
    Bronia 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking maternal sensitivity: mothers' comments on infants' mental processes predict security of attachment at 12 months
    E 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal mind-mindedness and attachment security as predictors of theory of mind understanding
    Elizabeth 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...
  3. doi request reprint Maternal mind-mindedness and children's behavioral difficulties: mitigating the impact of low socioeconomic status
    Elizabeth 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathways to understanding mind: construct validity and predictive validity of maternal mind-mindedness
    Elizabeth 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity, security and internal working models: bridging the transmission gap
    E 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...
  6. doi request reprint The frequency of restricted and repetitive behaviors in a community sample of 15-month-old infants
    Bronia 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...
  7. pmc Individual differences in children's private speech: the role of imaginary companions
    Paige E Davis
    Department of Psychology and Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 116:561-71. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint Brief report: Inner speech impairment in children with autism is associated with greater nonverbal than verbal skills
    Jane 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...
  9. doi request reprint The roles of private speech and inner speech in planning during middle childhood: evidence from a dual task paradigm
    Jane S M Lidstone
    Department of Psychology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 107:438-51. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Continuity in mind-mindedness from pregnancy to the first year of life
    Bronia 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Self-knowledge in childhood: relations with children's imaginary companions and understanding of mind
    Paige 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Links among antenatal attachment representations, postnatal mind-mindedness, and infant attachment security: a preliminary study of mothers and fathers
    Bronia 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of negative affect on reality discrimination
    David 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint A new spin on the Wheel of Fortune: priming of action-authorship judgements and relation to psychosis-like experiences
    Simon 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Repetitive behaviours in typically developing 2-year-olds
    Susan 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sociocultural influences on the development of verbal mediation: Private speech and phonological recoding in Saudi Arabian and British samples
    Abdulrahman S Al-Namlah
    Department of Psychology, Durham University, Durham, England
    Dev Psychol 42:117-31. 2006
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