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Professor David Williams

Professor of Developmental Psychology
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David Williams

Selected publications

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Article
Williams, D., Nicholson, T., & Grainger, C. (2018). The self-reference effect on perception: Undiminished in adults with autism and no relation to autism traits. Autism Research, 11, 331-341. doi:10.1002/aur.1891
Williams, D., Nicholson, T., Grainger, C., Lind, S., & Carruthers, P. (2018). Can you spot a liar? Deception, mindreading, and the case of autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research. doi:10.1002/aur.1962
Malkin, L., Abbot-Smith, K., & Williams, D. (2018). Is verbal reference impaired in autism spectrum disorder? A systematic review. Autism And Developmental Language Impairments, 3, 1-24. doi:10.1177/2396941518763166
Wallace, G., Peng, C., & Williams, D. (2017). Interfering with Inner Speech Selectively Disrupts Problem-Solving and is Linked with Real-World Executive Functioning. Journal Of Speech, Language, And Hearing Research, 60, 3456-3460. doi:10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-16-0376
Landsiedel, J., Williams, D., & Abbot-Smith, K. (2017). A meta-analysis and critical review of prospective memory in autism spectrum disorder. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders. doi:10.1007/s10803-016-2987-y
Williams, D., Peng, C., & Wallace, G. (2016). Verbal thinking and inner speech use in autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychology Review, 26, 394-419. doi:10.1007/s11065-016-9328-y
Williams, D., Bergström, Z., & Grainger, C. (2016). Metacognitive monitoring and the hypercorrection effect in autism and the general population: Relation to autism(-like) traits and mindreading. Autism: International Journal Of Research And Practice, In Press. doi:10.1177/1362361316680178
Botting, N., Bean-Ellawadi, A., & Williams, D. (2016). Language impairments in childhood - A range of profiles, a variety of reasons. Autism & Developmental Language Impairments, 1, 1-2. doi:10.1177/2396941516654609
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2016). Metacognitive monitoring and control processes in children with autism spectrum disorder: Diminished judgement of confidence accuracy. Consciousness And Cognition, 42, 65-74. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2016.03.003
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2016). Recognition memory and source memory in autism spectrum disorder: A study of the intention superiority and enactments effects. Autism, 1-9. doi:10.1177/1362361316653364
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2016). Judgment of Learning Accuracy in High-functioning Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 46, 3570-3582. doi:10.1007/s10803-016-2895-1
Lind, S., Williams, D., Peel, A., & Bowler, D. (2014). Episodic Memory and Episodic Future Thinking Impairments in High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Underlying Difficulty With Scene Construction or Self-Projection? Neuropsychology, 28, 55-67. doi:10.1037/neu0000005
Grisdale, E., Lind, S., Eacott, M., & Williams, D. (2014). Self-referential memory in autism spectrum disorder and typical development: Exploring the ownership effect. Consciousness And Cognition, 30, 133-141. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2014.08.023
Williams, D., Jarrold, C., Grainger, C., & Lind, S. (2014). Diminished time-based, but undiminished event-based, prospective memory among intellectually high-functioning adults with autism: Relation to working memory ability. Neuropsychology, 28, 30-42. doi:10.1037/neu0000008
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2014). Metacognition, Metamemory, and Mindreading in High-Functioning Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal Of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 650-659. doi:10.1037/a0036531
Williams, D., & Bowler, D. (2014). Autism spectrum disorder: Fractionable or coherent? Autism, 18, 2-5. doi:10.1177/1362361313513523
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2014). Online action monitoring and memory for self-performed actions in autism spectrum disorder. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 44, 1193-1206. doi:10.1007/s10803-013-1987-4
Williams, D., Boucher, J., Lind, S., & Jarrold, C. (2013). Time-based and event-based prospective memory in autism spectrum disorder: The roles of executive function, theory of mind, and time-estimation. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders, 43, 1555-1567. doi:10.1007/s10803-012-1703-9
Book section
Williams, D. (2017). Comorbidity. In D. M. Williams & Centifanti, L. (Eds.), Wiley handbook of developmental psychopathology (pp. 273-285). Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118554470.ch13
Conference or workshop item
Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., & Matthews, M. (2017). How social vs. visual perspective-taking determine the interpretation of linguistic reference by children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In 14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language. Lyon, France. Retrieved from http://iascl2017.org/
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining Impossible Counterfactual Worlds in Autism: An Eye Tracking Study. In Experimental Psychology Society meeting. Belfast, UK.
Malkin, L., Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., & Ayling, J. (2017). When do children with Autism Spectrum Disorder take common ground into account during communication? In 14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language. Lyon, France. Retrieved from http://iascl2017.org/
Malkin, L., Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., & Ayling, J. (2017). Children with autism spectrum disorder use common ground to comprehend ambiguous requests. In 14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language. Lyon, France.
Black, J., Ferguson, H., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In EASP Small Group Meeting on Counterfactual thinking in causality, emotion, communication, and behaviour. Aix en Provence, France.
Ferguson, H., Black, J., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining counterfactual worlds in autism spectrum disorder. In Experimental Psychology Society.
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Psychonomic Society 57th Annual Meeting. Boston, USA.
Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., Matthews, D., Pettifor, L., & Vince, N. (2016). How social vs. visual perspective-taking determine the interpretation of linguistic reference by 8-11-year-olds with ASD and age-matched peers. In Neurodevelopmental Seminar UCL. London, UK. Retrieved from http://www.neurodevelopmentaldisorders-seminarseries.co.uk/
Landsiedel, J., & Williams, D. (2016). Event-based prospective memory in autism: Effects of prospective memory cue focality. In 6th International Conference on Memory. Budapest, Hungary.
Malkin, L., Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., & Ayling, J. (2016). When do children with Autism Spectrum Disorder take common ground into account during communication? In Neurodevelopmental Seminar UCL. London, UK.
Landsiedel, J., & Williams, D. (2016). Event-based prospective memory in autism: Effects of working memory suppression. In British Psychological Society (Developmental Section) Annual Conference. Belfast, UK.
Williams, D. (2016). How can a working memory deficit explain (aspects of) autism spectrum disorder? In Experimental Psychology Society. London, UK.
Black, J., Ferguson, H., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Improving Literacy: Understanding Reading Development and Reading Difficulties across the Lifespan. Tianjin, China. Retrieved from http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/npb/people/kbp3/uk-china-researcher-links-workshop-september-2016
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2015). Understanding mental states in oneself and others in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In Data Blitz presentation, "It takes two to tango': A translational approach to self–other dynamics, one day conference. Birmingham, UK.
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2015). Metacognitive monitoring and control processes in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In BPS Developmental and Social Sections Conference. Manchester, UK.
Ferguson, H., Cane, J., & Williams, D. (2014). The role of executive functions in self and other perspective use. In Experimental Psychology Society (Vol. 67, pp. 2467-2477). Kent, UK: Taylor & Francis. doi:10.1080/17470218.2014.967029
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2014). Metacognition and mindreading (theory of mind) in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Experimental Psychology Society. The University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
Grainger, C., Williams, D., & Lind, S. (2013). Metacognition in adults with autism spectrum disorder. In North East Autism Research Group. Newcastle University, UK.
Williams, D., Jarrold, C., Lind, S., & Boucher, J. (2013). Prospective memory in children with autism spectrum disorder. In International Neuropsychological Society. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Edited book
Centifanti, L., & Williams, D. M. (Eds.). (2017). The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology. UK: Wiley. Retrieved from https://www.wiley.com/en-gb/The+Wiley+Handbook+of+Developmental+Psychopathology-p-9781118554555
Williams, D. M., & Centifanti, L. (Eds.). (2017). Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology (in press). John Wiley & Sons.
Edited journal
Williams, D. M. (Ed.). (2016). Associate Editor for the Journal Autism and Developmental Language Impairments. Autism And Developmental Language Impairments.
Williams, D. M. (Ed.). (2014). Editorial Board Member. Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders.
Williams, D. M. (Ed.). (2014). Associate Editor for the Journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Williams, D. M., & Bowler, D. M. (Eds.). (2014). Special issue on: The triad of impairments in autism: Unitary or fractionable? Autism: International Journal Of Research And Practice, 18, 1-60.
Williams, D. M. (Ed.). (2014). Editorial Board Member. Autism: International Journal Of Research And Practice.
Forthcoming
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Francisco, USA. Retrieved from http://www.autism-insar.org/imfar-annual-meeting/imfar-2017
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining counterfactual worlds in autism spectrum disorder. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, And Cognition. doi:10.1037/xlm0000500
Nicholson, T., Williams, D., Carruthers, P., & Lind, S. (2016). Distinguishing Between Implicit and Explicit Measures of Metacognition in ASD. In International Meeting for Autism Research. San Francisco, California.
Williams, D., Nicholson, T., Carruthers, P., & Bergström, Z. (2016). Metacognition, Mindreading, and the Hypercorrection Effect in ASD. In International Meeting for Autism Research.
Lind, S., Williams, D., Grainger, C., & Landsiedel, J. (2016). Facets of self and their relation to facets of memory in autism. In G. Goodman, Johnson, J., & Mundy, P. (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Autobiographical Memory, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and the Law. John Wiley & Sons.
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