Peter Mitchell

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Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Two routes to perspective: simulation and rule-use as approaches to mentalizing
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:513-43. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Do individuals with autism spectrum disorders infer traits from behavior?
    Rajani Ramachandran
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG9 1JA, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:871-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Susceptibility to the Shepard illusion in participants with autism: reduced top-down influences within perception?
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Autism Res 3:113-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Using virtual environments for teaching social understanding to 6 adolescents with autistic spectrum disorders
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:589-600. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief report: do individuals with autism spectrum disorder think they know their own minds?
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1591-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint How perception impacts on drawings
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:996-1003. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Autism and dimensionality: differences between copying and drawing tasks
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1039-46. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of meaning and dimensionality on copying accuracy in individuals with autism
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1913-24. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Perceiving the impossible: how individuals with autism copy paradoxical figures
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Autism 13:435-52. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Drawing the line: how people with autism copy line drawings of three-dimensional objects
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Perception 38:1104-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Two routes to perspective: simulation and rule-use as approaches to mentalizing
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:513-43. 2009
    ..We propose that although simulation is primary, rule-based approaches develop as a shortcut; we thus grow from individuals capable of using only simulation into individuals capable of both techniques...
  2. doi request reprint Do individuals with autism spectrum disorders infer traits from behavior?
    Rajani Ramachandran
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG9 1JA, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:871-8. 2009
    ..Attribution research demonstrates the influential role played by traits in social cognition. However, there has been little investigation into how individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) understand traits...
  3. doi request reprint Susceptibility to the Shepard illusion in participants with autism: reduced top-down influences within perception?
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Autism Res 3:113-9. 2010
    ..Notably, participants with autism were less susceptible to the illusion than typically developing individuals. The findings raise the possibility that in some instances top-down influences are attenuated in individuals with autism...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using virtual environments for teaching social understanding to 6 adolescents with autistic spectrum disorders
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:589-600. 2007
    ..The results demonstrate the potential of Virtual Reality for teaching social skills...
  5. ncbi request reprint Brief report: do individuals with autism spectrum disorder think they know their own minds?
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1591-7. 2008
    ..The findings are consistent with the possibility that individuals with ASD do not appreciate the value of having first-person privileged access to their own inner states...
  6. ncbi request reprint How perception impacts on drawings
    Peter Mitchell
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 31:996-1003. 2005
    ..Collectively, the results suggest that perceptual distortion is linked with errors in drawing the table stimuli...
  7. doi request reprint Autism and dimensionality: differences between copying and drawing tasks
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1039-46. 2009
    ..This suggests that any advantage for three-dimensional drawing in non-savant individuals with autism is confined to situations when the individual copies a line drawing with depth cues...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of meaning and dimensionality on copying accuracy in individuals with autism
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1913-24. 2007
    ..Participants with autism were less affected by dimensionality but not meaningfulness, apparently supporting EPF. Effects of dimensionality did not relate to drawing strategy, also contrary to WCC...
  9. doi request reprint Perceiving the impossible: how individuals with autism copy paradoxical figures
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK
    Autism 13:435-52. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that differences in high-level conceptual processing may account for group differences in effects of impossibility...
  10. ncbi request reprint Drawing the line: how people with autism copy line drawings of three-dimensional objects
    Elizabeth Sheppard
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Perception 38:1104-6. 2009
    ..3% versus 8.8% of group; chi(1)2 = 14.46, p < 0.0005). We argue that this is consistent with the perception of those with autism being less conceptually driven, but not necessarily less global...
  11. ncbi request reprint Children's judgments about their own self-knowledge: the role of disclosure to other
    Mark Bennett
    School of Psychology, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:731-42. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Do the eyes have it? Inferring mental states from animated faces in autism
    Elisa Back
    University of Nottingham, UK
    Child Dev 78:397-411. 2007
    ..Findings challenge claims that individuals with ASD are impaired at inferring mental states from the eyes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Shape constancy in autism: the role of prior knowledge and perspective cues
    Danielle Ropar
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:647-53. 2002
    ..Evidence suggests that individuals with autism may not attend to contextual information (conceptual or perceptual) when processing stimuli (Frith 1989; Shah & Frith, 1983)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Children's ability to impute inferentially based knowledge
    Roshan Rai
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Child Dev 77:1081-93. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that an early understanding of inference by elimination offers a route into understanding that people can sometimes gain knowledge without direct perceptual access...
  15. doi request reprint Recognizing faces based on inferred traits in autism spectrum disorders
    Rajani Ramachandran
    Department of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Autism 14:605-18. 2010
    ..Participants with ASD performed surprisingly well in associating traits, facts, and names to the appropriate person significantly above what would be expected by chance. Indeed, they performed as well as participants without ASD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do adolescents with autistic spectrum disorders adhere to social conventions in virtual environments?
    Sarah Parsons
    University of Nottingham, UK
    Autism 9:95-117. 2005
    ..It is suggested that some individuals with an ASD, low verbal IQ and weak executive ability require the most support to complete tasks successfully in the VE...
  17. ncbi request reprint The use and understanding of virtual environments by adolescents with autistic spectrum disorders
    Sarah Parsons
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:449-66. 2004
    ..This might be a sign that understanding personal space is impaired in autism. Virtual environments might offer a useful tool for social skills training, and this would be a valuable topic for future research...
  18. pmc Can people guess what happened to others from their reactions?
    Dhanya Pillai
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, Selangor, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 7:e49859. 2012
    ..This suggests people flexibly deploy their attention using a retrodictive mindreading process to infer events...
  19. ncbi request reprint How does narrative cue children's perspective taking?
    Fenja Ziegler
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Dev Psychol 41:115-23. 2005
    ..It thus seems that the form and the content of the narrative (that it is about a person) can combine to give a strong cue to perspective...
  20. ncbi request reprint Judging who knows best about yourself: developmental change in citing the self across middle childhood
    Sarah Burton
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, UK
    Child Dev 74:426-43. 2003
    ..Suggestions are made as to why this aspect of understanding minds develops later than other aspects of psychological understanding...
  21. ncbi request reprint Five-year-old children's difficulty with false belief when the sought entity is a person
    Roshan Rai
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park NG7 2RD, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 89:112-26. 2004
    ..This suggests that 5-year-olds' handle on states of belief is surprisingly fragile in this kind of task...
  22. doi request reprint Can adults with autism spectrum disorders infer what happened to someone from their emotional response?
    Sarah Cassidy
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham
    Autism Res 7:112-23. 2014
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  23. ncbi request reprint Six-year-olds' difficulties handling intensional contexts
    Sarah Hulme
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Cognition 87:73-99. 2003
    ..Experiment 4 suggested that answering according to own knowledge was not a result of pictorial salience. Results are discussed in relation to the simulation-theory debate...
  24. ncbi request reprint How do individuals with Asperger syndrome respond to nonliteral language and inappropriate requests in computer-mediated communication?
    Gnanathusharan Rajendran
    School of Education, The University of Edinburgh, St John s Land Holyrood Road, EH8 8AQ Edinburgh, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:429-43. 2005
    ..Evidently, there is a complicated relation between Asperger syndrome, verbal ability and executive abilities with respect to communicative performance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Text chat as a tool for referential questioning in Asperger syndrome
    Gnanathusharan Rajendran
    School of Education, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:102-12. 2006
    ..This article reports a study in which referential communication in 11 individuals with Asperger syndrome (AS) and 11 controls was compared between text chat and telephone, using a route-solving task...