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ERIC Number: EJ380036
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Social and Pragmatic Deficits in Autism: Cognitive or Affective?
Baron-Cohen, Simon
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v18 n3 p379-402 Sep 1988
This paper reviews the literature describing the pervasive deficits in social relations and pragmatics found in autistic children. It then considers two different psychological theories of these phenomena, the Affective theory and the Cognitive theory, concludes that the Cognitive theory better predicts behavior patterns, and suggests future theory integration. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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