Michael Siegal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Signposts to development: theory of mind in deaf children
    Tyron Woolfe
    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 73:768-78. 2002
  2. pmc Agrammatic but numerate
    Rosemary A Varley
    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TA, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:3519-24. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Language access and theory of mind reasoning: evidence from deaf children in bilingual and oralist environments
    Marek Meristo
    Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Dev Psychol 43:1156-69. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Preschoolers' understanding of lies and innocent and negligent mistakes
    M Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, England
    Dev Psychol 34:332-41. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Culture and children's cosmology
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Dev Sci 7:308-24. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Conceptual development and conversational understanding
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:534-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience. Signposts to the essence of language
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Science 305:1720-1. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Aphasia, language, and theory of mind
    Michael Siegal
    University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Soc Neurosci 1:167-74. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Bilingualism and conversational understanding in young children
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Cognition 110:115-22. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural systems involved in "theory of mind"
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:463-71. 2002

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Signposts to development: theory of mind in deaf children
    Tyron Woolfe
    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 73:768-78. 2002
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  2. pmc Agrammatic but numerate
    Rosemary A Varley
    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TA, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:3519-24. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, these results demonstrate for the first time the remarkable independence of mathematical calculations from language grammar in the mature cognitive system...
  3. ncbi request reprint Language access and theory of mind reasoning: evidence from deaf children in bilingual and oralist environments
    Marek Meristo
    Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Dev Psychol 43:1156-69. 2007
    ..Particularly for native signers, access to sign language in a bilingual environment may facilitate conversational exchanges that promote the expression of ToM by enabling children to monitor others' mental states effectively...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preschoolers' understanding of lies and innocent and negligent mistakes
    M Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, England
    Dev Psychol 34:332-41. 1998
    ..In this context, many children distinguished mistakes from lies and displayed an incipient ability to discriminate between lies and negligent mistakes that often generate negative reactions and innocent mistakes that do not...
  5. ncbi request reprint Culture and children's cosmology
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Dev Sci 7:308-24. 2004
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  6. ncbi request reprint Conceptual development and conversational understanding
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:534-8. 2004
    ..We review recent research in this area, focussing on early knowledge of the appearance-reality distinction and knowledge of cosmological concepts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience. Signposts to the essence of language
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Science 305:1720-1. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Aphasia, language, and theory of mind
    Michael Siegal
    University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Soc Neurosci 1:167-74. 2006
    ..By contrast, difficulties shown by young children and by adults with right hemisphere brain damage on certain ToM tasks often appear to involve the absence of a pragmatic awareness that precludes the expression of ToM reasoning...
  9. doi request reprint Bilingualism and conversational understanding in young children
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    Cognition 110:115-22. 2009
    ..We suggest that bilingualism can be accompanied by an enhanced ability to appreciate effective communicative responses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural systems involved in "theory of mind"
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:463-71. 2002
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  11. pmc Bilingualism accentuates children's conversational understanding
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e9004. 2010
    ..In two experiments, we examined the children's ability to identify responses to questions as violations of conversational maxims (to be informative and avoid redundancy, to speak the truth, be relevant, and be polite)...
  12. pmc Contamination sensitivity and the development of disease-avoidant behaviour
    Michael Siegal
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:3427-32. 2011
    ..Through this process, the perceptual cues of contamination are linked to threats of disease outcomes and can act as determinants of disease-avoidant behaviours...
  13. pmc Disgust: the disease-avoidance emotion and its dysfunctions
    Graham C L Davey
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:3453-65. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Differentiating core and co-opted mechanisms in calculation: the neuroimaging of calculation in aphasia
    Yael Benn
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Brain Cogn 82:254-64. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that bilateral parietal cortex represents the core of the calculation network and, while healthy controls may recruit language resources to support calculation, these mechanisms are not mandatory in adult cognition. ..
  15. doi request reprint Language and spatial reorientation: evidence from severe aphasia
    Judith Bek
    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:646-58. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Mood as input and perseverative worrying following the induction of discrete negative moods
    Frances Meeten
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, BN1 9QH
    Behav Ther 43:393-406. 2012
    ..These findings support a view of mood-as-input effects where overall valency is the important factor in determining perseveration...
  17. doi request reprint The contact principle and utilitarian moral judgments in young children
    Sandra Pellizzoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Trieste, Italy
    Dev Sci 13:265-70. 2010
    ..Overall, the children's responses were remarkably similar to those reported in adult studies. These findings document the extent to which some constraints on moral judgment are present in early human development...
  18. doi request reprint Language in calculation: a core mechanism?
    Yael Benn
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Neuropsychologia 50:1-10. 2012
    ..A possibility is that it serves to integrate right hemisphere visuo-spatial and left hemisphere linguistic and executive processing in calculation...
  19. doi request reprint An experimental investigation of the role of negative mood in worry: the role of appraisals that facilitate systematic information processing
    Suzanne R Dash
    School of Psychology, The University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:823-31. 2012
    ..An experimental study assessed the potential role of systematic information processing in mediating the facilitative effect of negative mood on worry (e.g. Johnston & Davey, 1997)...
  20. doi request reprint The effect of disgust on anxiety ratings to fear-relevant, disgust-relevant and fear-irrelevant stimuli
    Graham C L Davey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QH, UK
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1347-54. 2008
    ..The results lend support to the view that disgust has a causal effect on anxiety, and implicates disgust as a risk factor for anxious psychopathology...
  21. doi request reprint Foreknowledge, caring, and the side-effect effect in young children
    Sandra Pellizzoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Trieste, Italy
    Dev Psychol 45:289-95. 2009
    ..The findings suggest developmental continuity in the link between reasoning about morality and intentionality...
  22. ncbi request reprint What ends a worry bout? An analysis of changes in mood and stop rule use across the catastrophising interview task
    Graham C L Davey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1231-43. 2007
    ..The results are discussed in the context of mood-as-input accounts of pathological worrying and the therapeutic implications of these findings are reviewed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Severe impairment in grammar does not preclude theory of mind
    R Varley
    Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK
    Neurocase 7:489-93. 2001
    ..These results reveal the functional autonomy of theory of mind from the capacity for propositional/grammatical language, and support its independence from executive function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evidence for cognition without grammar from causal reasoning and 'theory of mind' in an agrammatic aphasic patient
    R Varley
    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK
    Curr Biol 10:723-6. 2000
    ..Despite this profound impairment in grammar, he displayed simple causal reasoning and ToM understanding. Thus, reasoning about causes and beliefs involve processes that are independent of propositional language...
  25. doi request reprint Mood-as-input hypothesis and perseverative psychopathologies
    Frances Meeten
    School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:1259-75. 2011
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  26. ncbi request reprint Disgust and eating disorder symptomatology in a non-clinical population: the role of trait anxiety and anxiety sensitivity
    Graham C L Davey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Clin Psychol Psychother 16:268-75. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Experienced disgust causes a negative interpretation bias: a causal role for disgust in anxious psychopathology
    Graham C L Davey
    Department of Psychology, The University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QH, UK
    Behav Res Ther 44:1375-84. 2006
    ..Because the effect is a non-specific emotion-congruent one, elevated disgust levels will result in a predisposition to interpret information in a threatening way across a broad range of anxious- and threat-relevant domains...
  28. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of cognitive therapy for worry in generalized anxiety disorder
    Fidelma Hanrahan
    University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 33:120-32. 2013
    ..These findings support the increasing efficacy of CT as a treatment for GAD. However, CT interventions still need further refinement to help a greater proportion of sufferers achieve recovery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Inflated responsibility and perseverative checking: the effect of negative mood
    Benie MacDonald
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:176-82. 2005
    ..These effects of the various configurations of inflated responsibility and mood valency are predicted by the mood-as-input hypothesis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Using controlled comparisons in disgust psychopathology research: the case of disgust, hypochondriasis and health anxiety
    Graham C L Davey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QH, UK
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:4-15. 2006
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  31. doi request reprint Mood-as-input and depressive rumination
    Jack Hawksley
    Department of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:134-40. 2010
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  32. ncbi request reprint Once in contact, always in contact: contagious essence and conceptions of purification in American and Hindu Indian children
    Ahalya Hejmadi
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3604, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:467-76. 2004
    ..In keeping with Hindu culture, the Indian children responded significantly more strongly to stranger or cockroach contamination and, with increasing age, viewed contamination as more impervious to any kind of purification...
  33. ncbi request reprint Language and conceptual development
    Michael Siegal
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:287. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Competence and performance in belief-desire reasoning across two cultures: the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about false belief?
    Amir Amin Yazdi
    Department of Psychology, Ferdowsi University, Mashad, Iran
    Cognition 100:343-68. 2006
    ..These results challenge the theory-theory account and are discussed in terms of models of belief-desire reasoning in which both conceptual competence and performance factors play central roles...