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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1257574
Description: Background and objectives: It has been proposed that delusional beliefs are attempts to explain anomalous experiences. Why, then, do anomalous experiences induce delusions in some people but not in ot ... More
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Authors: Coltheart, Max
Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1251291
Description: Confabulation is sometimes defined – by Berlyne, for example – as a symptom that is seen only in one neuropsychological condition, amnesia. In this paper I argue for a somewhat more liberal – and, I c ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221779
Description: In déjà vu, the feeling that what we are currently experiencing we have experienced before is fleeting and is not accepted as true. In contrast, in déjà vecu or “recollective confabulation”, the sense ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/342243
Description: Over the past decades, delusions have become the subject of growing and productive research spanning clinical and cognitive neurosciences. Despite this, the nature of belief, which underpins the const ... More
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Authors: Clutton, Peter
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: Thesis MRes
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1070804
Description: Theoretical thesis.
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Authors: Coltheart, Max
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1048058
Description: A delusional belief is a belief adopted on the basis of insufficient evidence and held strongly in the face of much counterevidence. Some people with a delusional condition have a single delusional be ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1064171
Description: Hypnotic suggestions can be used to model the symptoms of clinical disorders. In recent work, we applied this approach to study mirrored-self misidentification delusion, the belief that one’s reflecti ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1052875
Description: It has been claimed that delusional and delusion-prone individuals have a tendency to gather less data before forming beliefs. Most of the evidence for this "jumping to conclusions" (JTC) bias comes f ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/337760
Description: Alien control delusions involve the belief that self-initiated actions are caused by an external agent. In 2 experiments, we developed hypnotic suggestions designed to model aspects of this delusion. ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/336441
Description: Mirrored-self misidentification is the delusional belief that one’s reflection in the mirror is a stranger. According to an influential theory, the content of this delusion can arise from either impai ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/170304
Description: Introduction. Mirrored-self misidentification is the delusional belief that one's reflection in the mirror is a stranger. Current theories suggest that one pathway to the delusion is mirror agnosia (a ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/155736
Description: Introduction. Mirrored-self misidentification is the delusional belief that one's reflection in the mirror is a stranger. According to Langdon and Coltheart's (2000) “two-factor” theory of monothemati ... More
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Authors: Bortolotti, Lisa
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/167117
Description: In this paper, I articulate the thesis that most delusional beliefs are continuous with other irrational beliefs. Any interpreter with some knowledge about the cognitive and affective life of subjects ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134494
Description: Delusional beliefs are seen in association with a number of neuropathological conditions, including schizophrenia, dementia, and traumatic brain injury. A key distinction exists between polythematic d ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/118703
Description: A special issue of the journal "Cognitive neuropsychiatry", Vol. 15, Issue 1-3. Delusional beliefs have sometimes been considered as rational inferences from abnormal experiences. We explore this idea ... More