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ERIC Number: EJ1133675
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
A Meta-Analysis and Critical Review of Prospective Memory in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Landsiedel, Julia; Williams, David M.; Abbot-Smith, Kirsten
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v47 n3 p646-666 Mar 2017
Prospective memory (PM) is the ability to remember to carry out a planned intention at an appropriate moment in the future. Research on PM in ASD has produced mixed results. We aimed to establish the extent to which two types of PM (event-based/time-based) are impaired in ASD. In part 1, a meta-analysis of all existing studies indicates a large impairment of time-based, but only a small impairment of event-based PM in ASD. In Part 2, a critical review concludes that time-based PM appears diminished in ASD, in line with the meta-analysis, but that caution should be taken when interpreting event-based PM findings, given potential methodological limitations of several studies. Clinical implications and directions for future research are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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