Max Coltheart

Emeritus Professor

  • 19762 Citations
  • 66 h-Index
1967 …2020
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Research Outputs 1967 2019

2019

Evident absence, absent evidence: a comment on Rotgans et al. (2018)

Watsjold, B. & Coltheart, M., May 2019, In : Medical Education. 53, 5, p. 530 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearch

Somatic delusions as motivated beliefs?

Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 53, 1, p. 83-84 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearch

2018

A computational model of the self-teaching hypothesis based on the dual-route cascaded model of reading

Pritchard, S. C., Coltheart, M., Marinus, E. & Castles, A., Apr 2018, In : Cognitive Science. 42, 3, p. 722-770 49 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reading
Teaching
Learning
Cues
Decoding

Belief, delusion, hypnosis, and the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study

Coltheart, M., Cox, R., Sowman, P., Morgan, H., Barnier, A., Langdon, R., Connaughton, E., Teichmann, L., Williams, N. & Polito, V., Apr 2018, In : Cortex. 101, p. 234-248 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Hypnosis
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Prefrontal Cortex
Suggestion

Charles Bonnet syndrome: cortical hyperexcitability and visual hallucination

Coltheart, M., 5 Nov 2018, In : Current Biology. 28, 21, p. R1253-R1254 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearch

Hallucinations
Neurons
Macular Degeneration
Visual Cortex
neurons

Do nonword reading tests for children measure what we want them to? An analysis of year 2 error responses

Castles, A., Polito, V., Pritchard, S., Anandakumar, T. & Coltheart, M., 2018, In : Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties. 23, 2, p. 153-165 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reading
England
critic
farm
Group

Taking the book from the bookshelf: masked constituent priming effects from compound words and nonwords

Beyersmann, A. E., Kezilas, Y., Coltheart, M., Castles, A., Ziegler, J. C., Taft, M. & Grainger, J., 2018, In : Journal of Cognition. 1, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Textbooks
Research

The effect of the position of atypical character-to-sound correspondences on reading kanji words aloud: evidence for a sublexical serially operating kanji reading process

Sambai, A., Coltheart, M. & Uno, A., Apr 2018, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 25, 2, p. 498–513 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reading
Kanji
Process of Reading
Sound Correspondences
Latency

Types of development dyslexia

Friedmann, N. & Coltheart, M., 2018, Handbook of communications disorders: theoretical, empirical, and applied linguistic perspectives. Bar-On, A., Ravid, D. & Dattner, E. (eds.). Berlin ; Boston: De Gruyter, p. 721-752 32 p. (Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL]; no. 15).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Variations within a subtype: developmental surface dyslexias in English

Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., Geigis, L., Coltheart, M., McArthur, G. & Castles, A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Cortex. 106, p. 151-163 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dyslexia
Reading
Articulation Disorders
Word Processing

Why is nonword reading so variable in adult skilled readers?

Coltheart, M. & Ulicheva, A., 24 May 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, p. 1-19 19 p., e4879.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Reading
Language
Databases
2017

Belief-bias reasoning in non-clinical delusion-prone individuals

Anandakumar, T., Connaughton, E., Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 56, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Short-Term Memory
Belief Bias
Sample Size

Belief-bias reasoning in non-clinical delusion-prone individuals

Anandakumar, T., Connaughton, E., Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., 1 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 54, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Confabulation and conversation

Coltheart, M., Feb 2017, In : Cortex. 87, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Amnesia
Delusions
Brain
Cognition
Drive

Déjà vecu for news events but not personal events: A dissociation between autobiographical and non-autobiographical episodic memory processing

Turner, M. S., Shores, E. A., Breen, N. & Coltheart, M., 1 Feb 2017, In : Cortex. 87, p. 142-155 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Deja Vu
Episodic Memory
Emotions

Different relationship of magnocellular-dorsal function and reading-related skills between Chinese developing and skilled readers

Zhao, J., Bi, H. Y. & Coltheart, M., 13 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, p. 1-14 14 p., e0179712.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Reading
Students
Language
elementary students
literacy

German and English bodies: no evidence for cross-linguistic differences in preferred orthographic grain size

Schmalz, X., Robidoux, S., Castles, A., Coltheart, M. & Marinus, E., 2017, In : Collabra: Psychology. 3, 1, p. 1-21 21 p., 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Language
Bayesian analysis
Interaction
Facilitation
Experiment

Grandmother cells and the distinction between local and distributed representation

Coltheart, M., 16 Mar 2017, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 32, 3, p. 350-358 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hand
Mothers
Grandparents
Distributed Representation
Grandmother Cell

Lexical and sublexical effects on visual word recognition in Greek: comparing human behavior to the dual route cascaded model

Kapnoula, E. C., Protopapas, A., Saunders, S. J. & Coltheart, M., 2017, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 32, 10, p. 1290-1304 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Population Groups
Psycholinguistics
stimulus
psycholinguistics
Dual Route

Semantic systems or system? Neuropsychological evidence re-examined

Riddoch, M. J., Humphreys, G. W., Coltheart, M. & Funnell, E., 2017, Acquired language disorders in adulthood and childhood: selected works of Elaine Funnell. Pitchford, N. & Ellis, A. W. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Semantics
Recognition (Psychology)

The assumptions of cognitive neuropsychology: reflections on Caramazza (1984, 1986)

Coltheart, M., 2017, In : Cognitive Neuropsychology. 34, 7-8, p. 397-402 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Neuropsychology
Language
Aphasia
Brain
Systems Analysis
2016

Analytic cognitive style, not delusional ideation, predicts data gathering in a large beads task study

Ross, R. M., Pennycook, G., McKay, R., Gervais, W. M., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 3 Jul 2016, In : Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 21, 4, p. 300-314 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Research

A quasi-randomized feasibility pilot study of specific treatments to improve emotion recognition and mental-state reasoning impairments in schizophrenia

Marsh, P. J., Polito, V., Singh, S., Coltheart, M., Langdon, R. & Harris, A. W., 24 Oct 2016, In : BMC Psychiatry. 16, p. 1-15 15 p., 360.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Feasibility Studies
Schizophrenia
Emotions
Cognition
Facial Expression

Beliefs about hearing voices

Connors, M. H., Robidoux, S., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 1 Jul 2016, In : Consciousness and cognition. 43, p. 89-101 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hallucinations
Hearing
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia
Interviews

Modelling the implicit learning of phonological decoding from training on whole-word spellings and pronunciations

Pritchard, S. C., Coltheart, M., Marinus, E. & Castles, A., 2 Jan 2016, In : Scientific Studies of Reading. 20, 1, p. 49-63 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reading
Dyslexia
Learning
Cytidine Diphosphate
learning

Morpho-orthographic segmentation without semantics

Beyersmann, E., Ziegler, J. C., Castles, A., Coltheart, M., Kezilas, Y. & Grainger, J., 1 Apr 2016, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 23, 2, p. 533-539 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Semantics
Zea mays
Anacardium
Psychology
Orthographic

Perception, cognition, and delusion

Ross, R. M., McKay, R., Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., Jan 2016, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, p. 47-48 2 p., e258.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearch

Phonotactic constraints: implications for models of oral reading in Russian

Ulicheva, A., Coltheart, M., Saunders, S. & Perry, C., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 42, 4, p. 636-656 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reading
phonology
Russian language
Language
Cytidine Diphosphate

Prefixes repel stress in reading aloud: Evidence from surface dyslexia

Ktori, M., Tree, J. J., Mousikou, P., Coltheart, M. & Rastle, K., 1 Jan 2016, In : Cortex. 74, p. 191-205 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dyslexia
Reading
Cytidine Diphosphate
Cues
Reflex
2015

Delusions

Coltheart, M., 2015, Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences: an interdisciplinary, searchable, and linkable resource. Scott, R. A. & Kosslyn, S. M. (eds.). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Monothematic
Causes

Getting to the bottom of orthographic depth

Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Coltheart, M. & Castles, A., 1 Dec 2015, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 22, 6, p. 1614-1629 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Reading
Linguistics
Language
Orthographic
Research

How word-beginnings constrain the pronunciations of word-ends in the reading aloud of English: the phenomena of head- and onset-conditioning

Ulicheva, A. & Coltheart, M., 2015, In : PeerJ. 3, p. 1-18 18 p., e1482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Principal component analysis
Reading
Head
principal component analysis
Principal Component Analysis

Hypnotic models of mirrored-self misidentification delusion: a review and an evaluation

Connors, M. H., Barnier, A. J., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 2015, In : Psychology of consciousness : theory, research, and practice. 2, 4, p. 430-451 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Suggestion
Agnosia
Healthy Volunteers

Jumping to conclusions about the beads task? A meta-analysis of delusional ideation and data-gathering

Ross, R. M., McKay, R., Coltheart, M. & Langdon, R., Sep 2015, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 41, 5, p. 1183-1191 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Meta-Analysis
Psychotic Disorders
Maintenance
Equipment and Supplies

Misidentification delusions

Connors, M. H., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 20 Jan 2015, Troublesome Disguises: Managing Challenging Disorders in Psychiatry. Bhugra, D. & Malhi, G. S. (eds.). 2nd ed. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, p. 169-185 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Mood Disorders
Dementia
Schizophrenia
Stroke

Neuroscience, education and educational efficacy research

Coltheart, M. & McArthur, G., 2015, Learning Difficulties Australia Bulletin, 47, 1, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

neurosciences
educational difficulties
scenario
technical literature
cognitive ability

Phenomenological and neurocognitive perspectives on polythematic and monothematic delusions

Coltheart, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : World Psychiatry. 14, 2, p. 186-188 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

The locus of serial processing in reading aloud: Orthography-to-phonology computation or speech planning?

Mousikou, P., Rastle, K., Besner, D. & Coltheart, M., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 41, 4, p. 1076-1099 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

orthography
Stroop Test
phonology
Reading
planning

The relative importance of heads, bodies, and movement to person recognition across development

Robbins, R. A. & Coltheart, M., 1 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 138, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Head Movements
Cues
Head
Age Groups
Learning

Various Ways to Understand Other Minds: Towards a Pluralistic Approach to the Explanation of Social Understanding

Fiebich, A. & Coltheart, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : Mind and Language. 30, 3, p. 235-258 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social psychology
everyday life
simulation
Social Psychology
Fluency

What can we learn about visual attention to multiple words from the word–word interference task?

Mulatti, C., Ceccherini, L. & Coltheart, M., Jan 2015, In : Memory and Cognition. 43, 1, p. 121-132 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reading
Visual Attention
Interference
Distractor

What kinds of things cause children’s reading difficulties?

Coltheart, M., 3 Jul 2015, In : Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties. 20, 2, p. 103-112 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dyslexia
developmental disorder
Reading
cause
Cognition Disorders
2014

Color naming of colored non-color words and the response-exclusion hypothesis: a comment on Mahon et al. and on Roelofs and Piai

Mulatti, C. & Coltheart, M., Mar 2014, In : Cortex. 52, p. 120-122 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

Delusions and prediction error: Re-examining the behavioural evidence for disrupted error signalling in delusion formation

Griffiths, O., Langdon, R., Le Pelley, M. E. & Coltheart, M., 3 Sep 2014, In : Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 19, 5, p. 439-467 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Dopamine
Mesencephalon
Neuroimaging
Research

Delusions in the hypnosis laboratory: modeling different pathways to mirrored-self misidentification

Connors, M. H., Barnier, A. J., Langdon, R., Cox, R. E., Polito, V. & Coltheart, M., 2014, In : Psychology of consciousness : theory, research, and practice. 1, 2, p. 184-198 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Hypnosis
Agnosia
Suggestion
Aptitude

Dismissing subliminal perception because of its famous problems is classic "baby with the bathwater"

Finkbeiner, M. & Coltheart, M., 2014, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 37, 1, p. 27 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Subliminal Stimulation
baby
Decision Making
stimulus
decision making

Dual-route model of reading development

Coltheart, M., 2014, Encyclopedia of language development. Brooks, P. J. & Kempe, V. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, p. 167-168 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference bookResearch

From the internal lexicon to delusional belief

Coltheart, M., 2014, In : Avant. 5, 3, p. 19-29 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

delusion
Delusions
brain damage
Research
Lexicon

Hypnotic analogues of delusions: The role of delusion proneness and schizotypy

Connors, M. H., Halligan, P. W., Barnier, A. J., Langdon, R., Cox, R. E., Elliott, J., Polito, V. & Coltheart, M., Jan 2014, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 57, p. 48-53 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Suggestion
Personality