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ERIC Number: EJ464516
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Autistic Children's Difficulty with Mental Disengagement from an Object: Its Implications for Theories of Autism.
Hughes, Claire; Russell, James
Developmental Psychology, v29 n3 p498-510 May 1993
In one experiment, autistic children continued to fail a task that involved strategic deception when no opponent was present. In a second experiment that involved reaching for an object under direct and detour conditions, autistic children had greater difficulty with the task than did nonautistic, mentally handicapped children. Cites advantages for viewing autism as an executive deficit. (MM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom