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Professor David Williams

Professor of Developmental Psychology

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David Williams

Selected publications

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Article
Ferguson, H., Black, J., & Williams, D. (2019). Distinguishing reality from fantasy in adults with autism spectrum disorder: Evidence from eye movements and reading. Journal Of Memory And Language, 106, 95-107. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2019.03.001
Nicholson, T., Williams, D., Grainger, C., Lind, S., & Carruthers, P. (2019). Relationships between implicit and explicit uncertainty monitoring and mindreading: Evidence from autism spectrum disorder. Consciousness And Cognition, 70, 11-24. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2019.01.013
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
Black, J., Barzy, M., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Intact counterfactual emotion processing in autism spectrum disorder: Evidence from eye-tracking. Autism Research. doi:10.1002/aur.2056
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
Nicholson, T., Williams, D., Grainger, C., Christensen, J., Calvo-Merino, B., & Gaigg, S. (2018). Interoceptive impairments do not lie at the heart of autism or alexithymia. Journal Of Abnormal Psychology, 127, 612-622. doi:10.1037/abn0000370
Malkin, L., Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., & Ayling, J. (2018). When do children with Autism Spectrum Disorder take common ground into account during communication? Autism Research, 11, 1366-1375. doi:10.1002/aur.2007
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, 11, 1129-1137. doi:10.1002/aur.1962
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2018). Imagining counterfactual worlds in autism spectrum disorder. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, And Cognition, 44, 1444-1463. doi:10.1037/xlm0000500
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
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
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
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
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
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). Metacognition, Metamemory, and Mindreading in High-Functioning Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal Of Abnormal Psychology, 123, 650-659. doi:10.1037/a0036531
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
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
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, D. (2018). Listening in Your Shoes: Can Children with Autism Take the Perspective of Others When Interpreting Language? In International Society for Autism Research Annual Conference. Rotterdam, Netherlands: INSAR. Retrieved from https://insar.confex.com/insar/2018/webprogram/Paper27246.html
Zaj?czkowska, M., Abbot-Smith, K., & Williams, D. (2018). Cognitive underpinnings of irony understanding in children. In 10th Dubrovnik conference on cognitive science: communication, pragmatics and Theory of Mind.. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining Impossible Counterfactual Worlds in Autism: An Eye Tracking Study. In Experimental Psychology Society meeting. Belfast, UK.
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/
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.
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/
Williams, D., Nicholson, T., Carruthers, P., & Bergström, Z. (2016). Metacognition, Mindreading, and the Hypercorrection Effect in ASD. In International Meeting for Autism Research. doi:10.1177/1362361316680178
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.
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2016). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Psychonomic Society 57th Annual Meeting. Boston, USA.
Ferguson, H., Black, J., & Williams, D. (2016). Imagining counterfactual worlds in autism spectrum disorder. In Experimental Psychology Society.
Williams, D. (2016). How can a working memory deficit explain (aspects of) autism spectrum disorder? In Experimental Psychology Society. London, 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.
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.
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/
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.
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). Metacognitive monitoring and control processes in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In BPS Developmental and Social Sections Conference. Manchester, UK.
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.
Edited book
Williams, D. M., & Centifanti, L. (Eds.). (2017). Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology (in press). John Wiley & Sons.
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
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). Associate Editor for the Journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Williams, D. M. (Ed.). (2014). Editorial Board Member. Autism: International Journal Of Research And Practice.
Forthcoming
Zajaczkowska, M., Abbot-Smith, K., & Williams, D. (2018). Cognitive underpinnings of irony understanding in children. In Social Communication Across the Lifespan. Canterbury, Kent. Retrieved from https://www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/downloads/CogSoCoAGEConference.pdf
Abbot-Smith, K., Williams, D., & Matthews, D. (2018). Listening in your shoes: social perspective-taking and verbal reference interpretation by children with autism. In Social Communication Across the Lifespan. Canterbury, Kent. Retrieved from https://www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/downloads/CogSoCoAGEConference.pdf
Black, J., Williams, D., & Ferguson, H. (2017). Imagining Counterfactual Worlds in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). San Francisco, USA.
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.
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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