• Publications
  • Influence
Executive Functioning in Preschool Children: Performance on A-Not-B and Other Delayed Response Format Tasks
The A-not-B (AB) task has been hypothesized to measure executive/frontal lobe function; however, the developmental and measurement characteristics of this task have not been investigated.Expand
  • 210
  • 14
Absorption, openness to experience, and hypnotizability.
Absorption, a correlate of hypnotizability, is conceptually related to openness to experience. Study 1 found no evidence that gender moderated the correlation between absorption and hypnotizability,Expand
  • 166
  • 11
  • PDF
Dissociative tendencies and dissociative disorders.
Although dissociative disorders are relatively rare, dissociative experiences are rather common in everyday life. Dissociative tendencies appear to be modestly related to other dimensions ofExpand
  • 212
  • 10
New Procedures to Assess Executive Functions in Preschool Children*
Executive functions are difficult to assess in preschool children, yet the preschool period is particularly important, both in the development of behavioral control and of the brain, particularly theExpand
  • 155
  • 7
Mental images can be ambiguous: Reconstruals and reference-frame reversals
Philosophers and psychologists have debated whether or not mental images of ambiguous-figures are reversible as pictures of such figures are. Previously, empirical evidence both pro (Finke, Pinker, &Expand
  • 83
  • 5
  • PDF
Neuropsychologic function in toddlers exposed to cocaine in utero: A preliminary study
Patterns of neuropsychological performance on A‐not‐B, inhibition, motor, cognitive, language, and behavior tasks were examined in 34 toddlers—17 cocaine‐exposed (CE) and 17 nonexposed (NE) controls.Expand
  • 72
  • 2
Dissociation between verbal and autonomic measures of memory following frontal lobe damage
Objective: The objective of this study was to contrast overt verbal versus covert autonomic responses to facial stimuli in a patient with false recognition following frontal lobe damage. Background:Expand
  • 43
  • 2
  • PDF
Hypnotizability and facets of openness.
Absorption, a correlate of hypnotizability, is related to a broader dimension of openness to experience, one construal of the "Big Five" structure of personality. But openness itself is veryExpand
  • 48
  • 2
Hypnotizability and mental imagery.
Two studies investigated the relationship between mental imagery and hypnotizability, with the imagery measures administered in a hypnotic context. The correlation of hypnotizability with vividnessExpand
  • 37
  • 1