Professor Charlie Lewis

Professor

Research Interests

  • The role of the father in the family (with Michael Lamb (Cambridge))
  • Life experiences and family relationships
  • Theorizing the development of social understanding (with Jeremy Carpendale (Simon Fraser))
  • Social understanding and culture (with Masuo Koyasu and Ayako Ogawa (Kyoto))
  • Social understanding in children with autism
  • Preschoolers' understanding of irony (with Maki Rooksby)
  • Eye-witness testimony in children with learning disabilities (with Deirdre Brown (Wellington) and Michael Lamb (Cambridge))
  • The influence of advertising on children (with Susan Auty and Laura Owen)
  • Children's early grasp of number (with Kevin Muldoon (Heriot Watt) and Norman Freeman (Bristol))
  • Statistical models of developmental change (with Andrea Towse, Peter Diggle and Brian Francis)

Corrigendum to “Promoting child-initiated social-communication in children with autism: Son-rise program intervention effects” [J. Commun. Disord. 46/5–6 (2013) 495–506]
Houghton, K., Schuchard, J., Lewis, C., Thompson, C.K. 23/10/2017 In: Journal of Communication Disorders.
Journal article

Social attention in children with epilepsy
Lunn, J.F., Donovan, T., Litchfield, D., Lewis, C.N., Davies, R.A.I., Crawford, T.J. 04/2017 In: Brain and Cognition. 113, p. 76-84. 9 p.
Journal article

Attentional learning helps language acquisition take shape for atypically developing children, not just children with autism spectrum disorders
Field, C., Allen, M.L., Lewis, C. 10/2016 In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 46, 10, p. 3195-3206. 12 p.
Journal article

Saccadic eye movement abnormalities in children with epilepsy
Lunn, J.F., Donovan, T., Litchfield, D., Lewis, C., Davies, R., Crawford, T. 2/08/2016 In: PLoS ONE. 11, 8, 14 p.
Journal article

Are children with Autism Spectrum Disorder initially attuned to object function rather than shape for word learning?
Field, C., Allen, M.L., Lewis, C.N. 04/2016 In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 46, 4, p. 1210-1219. 10 p.
Journal article

Preserving the past: an early interview improves delayed event memory in children with intellectual disabilities
Brown, D., Lewis, C., Lamb, M. 07/2015 In: Child Development. 86, 4, p. 1031-1047. 17 p.
Journal article

Taking natural history seriously in studying the social formation of thinking
Carpendale, J.I.M., Lewis, C. 14/04/2015 In: Human Development. 58, 1, p. 55-66. 12 p.
Journal article

Impaired performance on advanced theory of mind tasks in children with epilepsy is related to poor communication and increased attention problems
Lunn, J., Lewis, C., Sherlock, C. 02/2015 In: Epilepsy and Behavior. 43, p. 109-116. 8 p.
Journal article

Communication and symbolic research in Autism Spectrum Disorder: linking method and theory
Allen, M., Lewis, C. 01/2015 In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45, 1, 3 p.
Editorial

Social cognition in children with epilepsy in mainstream education
Lew, A., Lewis, C., Lunn, J., Tomlin, P., Basu, H., Roach, J., Rakshi, K., Martland, T. 01/2015 In: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 57, 1, p. 53-59. 7 p.
Journal article

‘Theory of mind’ development of Pakistani children: do preschoolers acquire an understanding of desire, pretence and belief in a universal sequence?
Nawaz, S., Hanif, R., Lewis, C. 2015 In: European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 12, 2, p. 177-188. 12 p.
Journal article

Language acquisition from social cues, associative cues and conflicting cues in typically and atypically developing children
Field, C., Allen, M., Lewis, C. 15/10/2014 In: iCog Conference 2014.
Conference contribution

How do social and associative cues facilitate language acquisition in TD children and children with ASD?
Field, C., Lewis, C., Allen, M. 5/09/2014 In: British Psychological Society Developmental Section Annual 2014 Conference Abstracts. British Psychological Society p. 101. 1 p.
Conference contribution

Word learning from social and associative cues by children with ASD
Field, C., Allen, M., Lewis, C. 20/06/2014 In: Neurodevelopmental Disorders Seminar Series, Durham University.
Conference contribution

What cues help shape word learning for children with autism?
Field, C., Allen, M., Lewis, C. 17/12/2013
Speech

The NICHD investigative interview protocol: an analogue study
Brown, D., Lamb, M., Lewis, C., Pipe, M., Orbach, Y., Wolfson, M. 12/2013 In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. 19, 4, p. 367–382. 16 p.
Journal article

Is children’s understanding of non–traditional advertising comparable to their understanding of television advertising?
Owen, L., Lewis, C., Auty, S., Buijzen, M. 30/09/2013 In: Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. 32, 2, p. 195-206. 12 p.
Journal article

What processes underlie the shape and function bias in TD children and children with ASD?
Field, C., Allen, M., Lewis, C. 4/09/2013
Speech

Promoting child-initiated social-communication in children with autism
Houghton, K., Schuchard, J., Lewis, C., Thompson, C. 09/2013 In: Journal of Communication Disorders. 46, 5-6, p. 495–506. 12 p.
Journal article

Naming an object helps word learning take shape: investigating whether children with ASD show the shape bias
Field, C., Allen, M., Lewis, C. 17/07/2013
Speech

Social-cognitive processes in preschoolers' selective trust: Three cultures compared
Lucas, A.J., Lewis, C., Pala, F.C., Wong, K., Berridge, D. 03/2013 In: Developmental Psychology. 49, 3, p. 579-590. 12 p.
Journal article

Competence is in the eye of the beholder: perceptions of intellectually disabled child witnesses
Brown, D., Lewis, C. 2013 In: International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. 60, 1, p. 3-17. 15 p.
Journal article

Effects of Maternal Worm Infections and Anthelminthic Treatment during Pregnancy on Infant Motor and Neurocognitive Functioning
Nampijja, M., Apule, B., Lule, S., Akurut, H., Muhangi, L., Webb, E.L., Lewis, C., Elliott, A.M., Alcock, K.J. 11/2012 In: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 18, 6, p. 1019-1030. 12 p.
Journal article

The influences of delay and severity of intellectual disability on event memory in children
Brown, D., Lewis, C., Lamb, M.E., Stevens, E. 10/2012 In: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 80, 5, p. 829-841. 13 p.
Journal article

How Do Body Diagrams Affect the Accuracy and Consistency of Children's Reports of Bodily Touch Across Repeated Interviews?
Brown, D., Pipe, M., Lewis, C., Lamb, M.E., Orbach, Y. 03/2012 In: Applied Cognitive Psychology. 26, 2, p. 174-181. 8 p.
Journal article

Modeling Microgenetic Data
Towse, A., Lewis, C., Francis, B. 2012 In: Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer 4 p.
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Should We Trust Experiments on Trust?
Lucas, A.J., Lewis, C. 09/2010 In: Human Development. 53, 4, 6 p.
Editorial

The social origin and moral nature of human thinking
Carpendale, J.I.M., Hammond, S.I., Lewis, C. 08/2010 In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33, 4, 1 p.
Editorial

Brief Report: Are Children with Autism Proficient Word Learners?
Franken, T.E., Lewis, C., Malone, S.A. 02/2010 In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 40, 2, p. 255-259. 5 p.
Journal article

Epistemic flow and the social making of minds.
Lewis, C., Carpendale, J., Towse, J., Maridaki-Kassotaki, K. 2010 In: Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations between Social Interaction, Social Cognition, and the Development of Executive Functions.. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 80-110. 31 p. ISBN: 978-0195327694.
Chapter

Talking and Thinking : The Role of Speech in Social Understanding.
Carpendale, J.I.M., Lewis, C., Susswein, N., Lunn, J. 05/2009 In: Private Speech, Executive Functioning, and the Development of Verbal Self-Regulation. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 272 p. ISBN: 9780521866071.
Chapter

Why set-comparison is vital in early number learning
Muldoon, K., Lewis, C., Freeman, N. 05/2009
Literature review

Carruthers' marvelous magical mindreading machine
Lewis, C., Carpendale, J.I.M. 04/2009 In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 32, 2, 1 p.
Editorial

Culture, Executive Function, and Social Understanding
Lewis, C., Koyasu, M., Oh, S., Ogawa, A., Short, B., Huang, Z. 04/2009 In: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. 123, p. 69-85. 17 p.
Journal article

Introduction: Links Between Social Interaction and Executive Function
Lewis, C., Carpendale, J.I.M. 04/2009 In: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. 123, 15 p.
Editorial

Don't throw the baby out with the math water: Why discounting the developmental foundations of early numeracy is premature and unnecessary
Muldoon, K., Lewis, C., Freeman, N. 12/2008 In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 6, 8 p.
Editorial

Analogy as relational priming: the challenge of self-reflection
Cheshire, A., Ball, L.J., Lewis, C.N. 08/2008 In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 4, p. 381-382. 2 p.
Journal article

Mirroring cannot account for understanding action
Carpendale, J.I.M., Lewis, C. 02/2008 In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 1, p. 23-24. 2 p.
Journal article

Korean preschoolers' advanced inhibitory control and its relation to other executive skills and mental state understanding
Oh, S., Lewis, C. 01/2008 In: Child Development. 79, 1, p. 80-99. 20 p.
Journal article

Steering towards a developmental account of infant social understanding
Stack, J., Lewis, C. 2008 In: Human Development. 51, 4, 6 p.
Editorial

Predictors of early numeracy: Is there a place for mistakes when learning about number?
Berridge, D., Lewis, C., Muldoon, K. 19/11/2007 In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 25, 4, p. 543-558. 16 p.
Journal article

Children's understanding of advertising : an investigation using verbal and pictorially cued methods.
Owen, L., Auty, S., Lewis, C., Berridge, D. 11/2007 In: Infant and Child Development. 16, 6, p. 617-628. 12 p.
Journal article

Sibling Interaction of Children with Autism: Development Over 12 Months.
Lewis, C.N., Knott, F., Williams, T. 11/2007 In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 37, 10, p. 1987-1995. 9 p.
Journal article

Using Cardinality to Compare Quantities: The Role of Social-Cognitive Conflict in Early Numeracy.
Lewis, C.N., Francis, B., Muldoon, K. 09/2007 In: Developmental Science. 10, 5, p. 694-711. 18 p.
Journal article

Swapping stories, comparing plots: representing multiple perspectives in family interviews.
Warin, J., Solomon, Y., Lewis, C. 1/06/2007 In: International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 10, 2, p. 121-134. 14 p.
Journal article

Story contexts increase susceptibility to the DRM illusion in 5-year-olds.
Dewhurst, S.A., Pursglove, R.C., Lewis, C. 05/2007 In: Developmental Science. 10, 3, p. 374-378. 5 p.
Journal article

When knowledge is not enough: the phenomenon of goal neglect in preschool children.
Towse, J.N., Lewis, C., Knowles, M. 04/2007 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 96, 4, p. 320-332. 13 p.
Journal article

Supportive or suggestive: Do human figure drawings help 5 ' 7 year old children to report touch?
Lewis, C.N., Brown, D., Lamb, M.E., Pipe, M. 1/02/2007 In: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 75, 1, p. 33-42. 10 p.
Journal article

Modelling Change: New Opportunities in the Analysis of Microgenetic Data.
Cheshire, A., Muldoon, K.P., Francis, B., Lewis, C.N., Ball, L.J. 02/2007 In: Infant and Child Development. 16, 1, p. 119-134. 16 p.
Journal article

Psychosocial problems and seizure-related factors in children with epilepsy.
Lew, A., Lewis, C., Owen, L., West, S., Tomlin, P., Roach, J., Vassallo, G. 08/2006 In: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 48, 8, p. 704-704. 1 p.
Journal article

Father-child relationships and children's development : a key to durable solutions?
Lewis, C., Lamb, M.E. 2006 In: Durable solutions.. Bristol : Family Law / Jordans p. 87-101. 15 p.
Chapter

How children develop social understanding
Carpendale, J., Lewis, C. 2006 Malden : Blackwell Publishing. 311 p. ISBN: 9781405105491.
Book

The microgenetic method : time for change?
Flynn, E., Pine, K., Lewis, C. 2006 In: Psychologist. 19, 3, p. 152-155. 4 p.
Journal article

Parenting and attachment.
Oates, J., Lewis, C. 11/2005 In: Children's personal and social development. Oxford : Open University and Blackwell p. 11-51. 41 p. ISBN: 978-1405116947.
Chapter

Because it's there! Why some children count, rather than infer numerical relationships.
Muldoon, K.P., Lewis, C., Towse, J.N. 07/2005 In: Cognitive Development. 20, 3, p. 472-491. 20 p.
Journal article

Constructing perspectives in the social making of minds.
Carpendale, J.I.M., Lewis, C., Müller, U., Racine, T.P. 2005 In: Interaction Studies. 6, 3, p. 341-368. 28 p.
Journal article

Developmental psychology I : perceptual and cognitive development.
Bremner, J.G., Lewis, C. 2005 London : Sage. ISBN: 1412902304.
Book

Fatherhood and father involvement : emerging constructs and theoretical orientations.
Day, R.D., Lewis, C., O'Brien, M., Lamb, M.E. 2005 In: Sourcebook of family theory and research. Thousand Oaks, California : Sage p. 341-366. 26 p. ISBN: 978-0761930655.
Chapter

Introducing perceptual and cognitive development.
Bremner, J.G., Lewis, C. 2005 In: Developmental psychology : perceptual and cognitive development.. London : Sage ISBN: 1412902304.
Chapter

Introducing social and language development.
Lewis, C., Bremner, J.G. 2005 In: Developmental psychology II: social and language development. London : Sage p. xvii-xl. ISBN: 1412907845.
Chapter

Self-Explanation, Feedback and the Development of Analogical Reasoning Skills: Microgenetic Evidence for a Metacognitive Processing Account.
Cheshire, A., Ball, L.J., Lewis, C. 2005 In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Alpha, New Jersey : Sheridan Printing
Chapter

The role of parent child relationships in child development.
Lamb, M.E., Lewis, C. 2005 In: Developmental psychology : an advanced textbook. Mahwah, New Jersey : Lawrence Erlbaum p. 429-468. 40 p. ISBN: 978-0-8058-5163-2.
Chapter

Constructing an understanding of mind : the development of children's social understanding within social interaction
Carpendale, J.I., Lewis, C. 02/2004 In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 27, 1, p. 79-96. 18 p.
Journal article

The development and significance of father-child relationships in two-parent families.
Lamb, M.E., Lewis, C. 2004 In: The role of the father in child development.. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley p. 272-307. 36 p. ISBN: 0471231614 (acid-free paper).
Chapter

Lexical choice can lead to problems : what false-belief tests tell us about Greek alternative verbs of agency.
Maridaki-Kassotaki, K., Lewis, C.N., Freeman, N.H. 02/2003 In: Journal of Child Language. 30, 1, p. 145-164. 20 p.
Journal article

Fathers in Sure Start.
Lloyd, N., O'Brien, M., Lewis, C. 2003 London : The National Evaluation of Sure Start, Birkbeck College, 95 p.
Working paper

Fathers’ influences on children’s development. The evidence from two-parent families.
Lewis, C.N., Lamb, M.E. 2003 In: European Journal of Psychology of Education. 18, p. 211-228. 18 p.
Journal article

Intimate talk between parents and their teenage children : democratic openness or covert control?
Solomon, Y.J., Warin, J., Lewis, C., Langford, W. 11/2002 In: Sociology. 36, 4, p. 965-983. 19 p.
Journal article

Cohabitation, separation and fatherhood
Lewis, C., Papacosta, A., Warin, J. 2002 York : Joseph Rowntree Foundation. 60 p. ISBN: 9781842630587.
Book

Helping with homework? : Homework as a site of tensions between parents and teenagers.
Solomon, Y.J., Warin, J., Lewis, C. 2002 In: British Educational Research Journal. 28, 4, p. 603-622. 20 p.
Journal article

Social Cognition.
Lewis, C., Carpendale, J.E.M. 2002 In: Blackwell Handbook of Social Cognition. Oxford : Blackwell p. 375-393. 19 p.
Chapter

What good are dads?
Lewis, C., Warin, J. 2001 In: Father Facts. 1, 1, p. 1-6. 6 p.
Journal article

Maternal accounts of the costs and benefits of life experiences after parental separation.
Kier, C., Lewis, C., Hay, D.C. 09/2000 In: Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa. 16, 3, p. 191-202. 12 p.
Journal article

Representation of the cardinality principle: early conception of error in a counterfactual test.
Freeman, N.H., Antonucci, C., Lewis, C. 10/01/2000 In: Cognition. 74, 1, p. 71-89. 19 p.
Journal article

Inference neglect and ignorance denial.
Vrouxaki, A., Freeman, N.H., Peters, D., Lewis, C. 11/1999 In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 17, 4, p. 483-499. 17 p.
Journal article

Fathers, work and family life
Warin, J., Solomon, Y., Lewis, C., Langford, W. 1999 London : Family Policy Studies Centre. 48 p. ISBN: 190145536X.
Book

O pai no contexto familiar (Fathers in family life).
Lewis, C., Dessen, A.M. 1999 In: Psicologia: Teoria e Pesquisa. 15, p. 9-16. 8 p.
Journal article

Pre-school sibling interaction in separated and married families: are same-sex pairs or older sisters more sociable?
Kier, C., Lewis, C. 02/1998 In: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 39, 2, p. 191-201. 11 p.
Journal article

Como estudar a ‘famîlia’ e o ‘pai’ (How can we understand ‘families’ and ‘fathers’?).
Dessen, A.M., Lewis, C. 1998 In: Paidéia (Brazilian Journal of Psychology and Education). 8, 14, p. 105-122. 18 p.
Journal article

Gender differences: the child's perspective
Warin, J., Lewis, C. 1998 In: Men as workers in services for young children. London : Institute of Education p. 91-105. 15 p.
Paper

Mothers, fathers, and the development of sex roles in young children
Warin, J., Lewis, C. 1998 In: Current issues in infancy and parenthood. Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann p. 137-157. 21 p. ISBN: 9780750624428 .
Chapter

Infant-mother attachment in separated and married families.
Kier, C., Lewis, C. 1997 In: Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 26, 3/4, p. 185-194. 10 p.
Journal article

Why do fathers become disengaged from their children's lives? Maternal and paternal accounts of divorce in Greece.
Lewis, C., Maka, Z., Papacosta, A. 1997 In: Journal of Divorce and Remarriage. 28, 1/2, p. 89-117. 29 p.
Journal article

Social Influences on False Belief Access: Specific Sibling Influences or General Apprenticeship?
Lewis, C., Freeman, N., Kyriakidou, C., Maridaki-Kassotaki, K., Berridge, D.M. 12/1996 In: Child Development. 67, 6, p. 2930-2947. 18 p.
Journal article

Observer influences on fathers and mothers: an experimental manipulation of the structure and function of parent-infant conversation.
Lewis, C.N., Kier, C., Hyder, C., Prenderville, N., Pullen, J., Stephens, A. 1996 In: Early Development and Parenting. 5, 1, p. 57-68. 12 p.
Journal article

Is this man your daddy?: suggestibility in a children's eyewitness identification of a family member.
Lewis, C., Wilkins, R., Baker, L., Woobey, A. 1995 In: Child Abuse & Neglect. 19, 6, p. 739-744. 6 p.
Journal article

Narrativity and theory of mind.
Lewis, C., Maridaki-Kassotaki, K. 1995 In: Psychology. 2, p. 1-11. 11 p.
Journal article

Sibling interaction of children with learning disabilities: a comparison of autism and downs-syndrome.
Knott, F., Lewis, C., Williams, T. 1995 In: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 36, 6, p. 965-976. 12 p.
Journal article

Changing fatherhood? A European perspective.
Lewis, C. 1994 In: Children in Scotland Newsletter. 8, p. 2-2. 1 p.
Journal article

Narrative access and production in preschoolers' false belief reasoning.
Lewis, C., Freeman, N., Hagestadt, C., Douglas, H. 1994 In: Cognitive Development. 9, 4, p. 397-424. 28 p.
Journal article

The prevalence of specific arithmetic difficulties and specific reading difficulties in 9- to 10-year-old boys and girls.
Lewis, C., Hitch, G.J., Walker, P. 1994 In: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 35, 2, p. 283-292. 10 p.
Journal article

When is a mug not a mug? Effects of content, naming, and instructions on children's drawings.
Lewis, C., Russell, C., Berridge, D. 12/1993 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 56, 3, p. 291-302. 12 p.
Journal article

Mothers' and fathers' roles: similar or different?
Lewis, C. 1993 In: Report from the conference : fathers in families of tomorrow. Ministry of Social Affairs p. 87-106. 20 p. ISBN: 8760139412.
Chapter

Sex and drugs and nuclear war: secular, developmental and Type A influences upon adolescents' fears of the nuclear threat, AIDS and drug addiction.
Wilkins, R., Lewis, C. 1993 In: Journal of Adolescence. 16, 1, p. 23-41. 19 p.
Journal article

Sibling attachment: the development of a new infant-based measure.
Kier, C., Lewis, C. 1993 In: Early Development and Parenting. 2, 4, p. 243-246. 4 p.
Journal article

Sex stereotyping of infants: a re-examination.
Lewis, C.N.;., Scully, D., Condor, S.G. 1992 In: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 10, p. 53-63. 11 p.
Journal article